August 10, 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 additionally costs as I trip with a wi-fi charger attached through an extended result in the USB outlet beneath my seat.

Nonetheless, that charging solely works when the bike is switched on and it is probably not 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 gadget has an Ingress Safety (IP) ranking or ranking of IP66.

The primary quantity measures safety from international our bodies reminiscent of mud with 6 being the very 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 gadget charged anytime the cellphone is on the mount, or solely when the ignition is on or an auto mode.

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

You’ll be able to simply change 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.

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I like the comfort my Quad Lock gives, however I like to recommend you additionally match their vibration dampener as motorbike vibrations may cause the digicam in some iPhones to cease focusing and it’s not coated by your cellphone guarantee.