Controller Mod to Hold My Phone

Discussion in 'Spark Discussions' started by Dave Skowron, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. Dave Skowron

    Dave Skowron Member

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    Apologies if this has been posted before. I'm new here and didn't read every thread so . . .

    My phone (LG Stylo 2) wears a rugged armored case that is necessary due to the fact that I destroy phones on a regular basis without them. I'm just not that careful with them. Whatever. But, my Spark controller couldn't hold this phone because the phone in it's case is too thick. I'm not going to remove and replace the case every time I want to fly my drone so I did a little mod on the controller's arms. I just removed one of the little rubber "grabbers" inside the arms and the phone now fits perfectly.

    Remove these three little screws and the little "grabbers" slide out of the ends of the arms. I initially removed both from each arm, but then realized I could use one on each side. Works like a charm. Using a tiny little Torx driver, remove these three screws and slide the "grabbers" up and out. I'd show a pic of the controller with the phone mounted but my phone is my camera so I can't.

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  2. Playthru

    Playthru Well-Known Member

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    There are items that you can buy on amazon that work very well that can hold most any size or thickens for either a phone or tablet.
    You did do a good job and did not cost you much.
     
  3. Dave Skowron

    Dave Skowron Member

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    Yeah I know. I have one on order. This was free though. :)
     
  4. thewhatever

    thewhatever Well-Known Member

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    It looks like the RC can take a max of 8.5cm thickness and my htc u11+ is already 8.5! So no way to use even a tpu cover, I will take in consideration your mod