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1

I have a 40 GB, 4G iPod. I've always thought the ProClip holders looked very sharp. They are a bit pricey, but then again, so are iPods. grin

I would already have bought a ProClip holder, except that I'd really prefer something where I didn't have to plug and unplug wires into my iPod every time I get in and out of the car.

What I'd love to see is a ProClip holder that has a dock on the bottom. Just slide in the iPod and go.


Any chance of that happening?

Posted by Slappyman in Ohio, USA on February 16, 2005 at 5:21 PM (PDT)

2

I thought of making rigging my pro-clip to do just that...but im not real saavy with that.

Posted by neila23 in Bay Area, CA on February 16, 2005 at 5:58 PM (PDT)

3

I use a ProClip for my mini in my car. It's perfect and mounts wonderfully. It gives a very professional look to the car installation and was money well spent for me.

Posted by King Ding a Ling in Earth on February 16, 2005 at 8:46 PM (PDT)

4

If they could provide a Clip like this with a built in dock for my iPod Photo I'd buy two in an instant smile

Posted by rscorer on February 16, 2005 at 8:52 PM (PDT)

5

There is a better one that support more and the corners at the bottom, its all sides paddy. available at a fraction (a sixth of this price) its an ipod car, belt, holder at ebay! 3 adjustments for ALL ipods one model fits ALL, even with ipod skins!

Posted by angelito in Québec, Canada on February 17, 2005 at 4:51 AM (PDT)

6

See it with 2 photos at ebay number: 5751832512

Posted by angelito in Québec, Canada on February 17, 2005 at 4:53 AM (PDT)

7

sorry bud, thats a pretty ugly mount... looks generic, but then again... so does the pro clip

Posted by apple juice in USA on February 17, 2005 at 5:22 AM (PDT)

8

screw heads never really look good in a car interior... unless they are allen heads. They should have done a bit more to hide those I think.

Posted by apple juice in USA on February 17, 2005 at 5:23 AM (PDT)

9

screw heads never really look good in a car interior... unless they are allen heads. They should have done a bit more to hide those I think.

Posted by apple juice in USA on February 17, 2005 at 5:36 AM (PDT)

10

I don't know why it *'d me out there.... what I said was S-C-R-E-W heads...

Posted by apple juice in USA on February 17, 2005 at 5:38 AM (PDT)

11

An improvement over the earlier model. I still love my Seido iMount holder which has a dock, DC power and audio output. I can get my iPod running in my car in about 2 seconds.

http://www.seidioonline.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=CRCAI3-WH

Posted by A. Cheng in Dallas, TX on February 17, 2005 at 6:16 AM (PDT)

12

ProClip is top-shelf, but I have chagrins with this velveteen fuzz applied holder. There is no mention of the velveteen fuzz material composition and I suspect that is a spray applied product that will eventually come off in chunks or its fuzziness will simply wear away from repeated usage. I almost see an image of Elvis painted on the surface...is that an available option?

Posted by FahrenheiPod 451 on February 17, 2005 at 6:40 AM (PDT)

13

I feel that this was an unnecessary change for Proclip. I didn't find that the old holder was scratchy at all. What they SHOULD have done was release a model that can accommodate an iPod with silicon skin or other case.

Sorry Proclip, I like the product but I went with the Freeway PDA holder by Bracketron as a result . I still use the mount (which is a great product) but needed something that didn't require my iPod to be naked.

Posted by PVR on February 17, 2005 at 7:52 AM (PDT)

14

I just use a PDA holder ($25) that happens to fit my iPod...seems much simpler. 'Course, I have a 2G iPod

Posted by Whyren in Midwest on February 17, 2005 at 9:46 AM (PDT)

15

I have a 60GB iPod photo and use an iSkin with it regularly. I also happened to have an older ProClip that I used for my Treo 300 smartphone. Believe it or not, the fit is nearly perfect for iSkinned iPod! It works great. In case you needed a solution now...

Posted by geeknow on February 17, 2005 at 6:13 PM (PDT)

16

Could placing the ipod in front of the vent damage it? Like from the A/C blowing on it or the heater?

Posted by rant and rave on February 17, 2005 at 8:02 PM (PDT)

17

The way I see it... you spend $200 - $600 on an iPod, I think another $40 - $70 on a customized, elegant solution is worth every penny. If you wanted to save money, you would have bout a Dell Jukebox or somehting... but you have an IPOD, the sleekest piece of audio mastery made. This isn't about practicality... it's about sexiness... shouldn't your iPod accessories be just as sexy?

I had a DLO TransPod because I wanted a cool looking car solution... guess what? That $100 piece of crap scratched my iPod, jiggled at every turn and completely stopped working after just 3 months! Also, depending on your car, solutions that go in cigarette lighters or cup holders suck in terms of access and viewing.

I'm in my car 30 miles a day to and from work in ever worsening San Diego traffic... being able to slip my iPod into a sleek fitted holder and simply plug in my Monster iPlay Plus for charging and FM transmission is about as sexy as you can get without paying for an Alpine head unit / iPod converter solution at $500 or more!

Posted by Robert David Torres in San Diego | CA on March 2, 2005 at 9:20 PM (PDT)

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