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Topic # 228827 24-Jan-2018 14:25
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I wall mounted a 10" Fire tablet in my kitchen and it's the best thing ever.  Perfect for TV at breakfast, great for Spotify control when entertaining.  Using ActionTiles to use it as a command centre for all my lights, AV and sensors.  Highly recommend.  Tablet was USD99 and the mount was USD40. 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1946054 24-Jan-2018 14:34
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Looks great! How are you powering the tablet?




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  Reply # 1946055 24-Jan-2018 14:36
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I installed one of these thinking i'd mount a TV

 

http://www.dynamix.co.nz/AV-RPS03

 

Tablet is way better imo. 


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  Reply # 1946065 24-Jan-2018 15:02
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where did you buy that recessed fitting from?  I need to get some.

 

I use to have tablets wall mounted, then I got an alexa, voice is so much easier IMO.  Tablets look cool though.




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  Reply # 1946067 24-Jan-2018 15:06
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Pretty sure we got it from Advance Electrical in Wellington.  I hear you on Alexa (we have three and this tablet has Alexa built in).  It's an and, rather than an or.  


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  Reply # 1946185 24-Jan-2018 17:02
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What mount did you use?




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  Reply # 1946188 24-Jan-2018 17:06
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From a guy called Bob in Austin, TX who 3D prints them.  Total good guy.  

 

You can order here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Fire-Wall-Wall-mount-frame-for-7-8-and-10-Fire-tablets/322997448007?hash=item4b3425ed47%3Am%3AmyXVMuCDzxBqDLFSiiDzf8A


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  Reply # 1946189 24-Jan-2018 17:08
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Thanks, I have been looking for a good mount that didn't cost an arm and a leg


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  Reply # 1946242 24-Jan-2018 19:18
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A couple of those with an intercom app would be cool.


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  Reply # 1946257 24-Jan-2018 19:42
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A couple of those with an intercom app would be cool.

 

 

I could never find one that was that great.  Alexas work ok at them, but you cant just broadcast to every other alexa in the house, can "call home" but then someone has to answer one alexa and then youre just talking to that alexa not everyone in the house.


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  Reply # 1946288 24-Jan-2018 21:16
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pedrogarcia:

 

From a guy called Bob in Austin, TX who 3D prints them.  Total good guy.  

 

You can order here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Fire-Wall-Wall-mount-frame-for-7-8-and-10-Fire-tablets/322997448007?hash=item4b3425ed47%3Am%3AmyXVMuCDzxBqDLFSiiDzf8A

 

 

Amazing little print! it looks perfect.

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1946363 25-Jan-2018 06:30
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How come you don’t wall-mount your pictures?




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  Reply # 1946369 25-Jan-2018 07:28
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BlinkyBill: How come you don’t wall-mount your pictures?

 

 

 

Hahahaha! Good laugh to start the day - thanks! ;-)


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  Reply # 1946383 25-Jan-2018 08:04
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What are you running as your HA platform?




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  Reply # 1946527 25-Jan-2018 12:20
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Mattnzl:

 

BlinkyBill: How come you don’t wall-mount your pictures?

 

 

 

Hahahaha! Good laugh to start the day - thanks! ;-)

 

 

 

 

What and ruin my newly painted walls?  Never! 


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  Reply # 1946531 25-Jan-2018 12:41
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Question - does the tablet show your ActionTiles layout at all times, or does it go to sleep and need to be swiped/opened again at intervals?  


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