August 8, 2022

My Ducati Scrambler 1100 Sport options an Aussie-designed Quad Lock sitting proudly atop the handlebars.

It not solely securely holds my iPhone so I can use it as a satnav, but in addition fees as I trip with a wi-fi charger attached by way of an extended result in the USB outlet below my seat.

Nonetheless, that charging solely works when the bike is switched on and it might not be completely waterproof though it hasn’t faulted but.

Now the intelligent guys at Quad Lock have launched a $A49.95 Sensible Adaptor that they declare is waterproof, which is nice for these on journey bikes who could wade by means of water.

The system has an Ingress Safety (IP) score or score of IP66.

The primary quantity measures safety from international our bodies resembling mud with 6 being the best, whereas the second from 0-9 measures resistance to water, so it’s fairly good. Click on right here for extra particulars.

It additionally options the choice to have the system charged anytime the telephone is on the mount, or solely when the ignition is on or an auto mode.

The latter “good” mode retains the system switched off till enter voltage rises above 13.5V and turns off when enter voltage drops beneath 12.5V to keep away from draining your battery drain.

You may simply swap between modes utilizing the toggle. 

It additionally has in-line fuse and reverse polarity safety within the uncommon occasion of a fault. It may be hooked as much as a USB outlet or your 12V bike battery.

See also  Dashcam made for bikes

I really like the comfort my Quad Lock affords, however I like to recommend you additionally match their vibration dampener as bike vibrations could cause the digital camera in some iPhones to cease focusing and it’s not lined by your telephone guarantee.