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Quick Mounts For HTC Vive Lighthouses

Discussion in 'VR Headsets and Sim Gaming - Virtual Reality' started by Zed, Apr 30, 2018.

  1. Zed

    Zed VR Simming w/Vive

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    These are just a way to quickly set up and take down the Lighthouses in case you have a setup where a significant other doesn't want them hanging off the wall all the time. (Guess why I made these... :grin)

    There are also two blank plates in the .zip - one with a Vive logo and one without - to dress the bracket when the Lighthouse mount isn't in place. 8-32x3/8" machine screws to an 8-32 nut in the pocket on the back mount the ball mount base to the slide.

    Mount1.jpg Mount2.jpg Mount3.jpg

    Edited to change the Lighthouse base mounting screw to 8-32x3/8" and to upload a slightly modified wall mount with another hole centered between the top two to provide a two screw mounting option. The photos don't show the added screw hole but it's there in this new V2 version.

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    Action shots? These show the mounts actually on the wall now and the modified base plate with the extra hole between the top two to allow two-screw mounting. These are very sturdy. I pulled hard on the mount and no flex or other issues and the screws aren't even that big. They go into wood, though.

    My wife got back from a trip and didn't even notice the mounts until I pointed them out to her. She likes these much better than a permanent mounting. These would also allow easy setup in multiple rooms if anyone wants to do that. I like my light stands but these eliminate those, bumping them, and give me a bit more room.

    I had a color that pretty closely matches the wall so am reprinting. That's why no photo of the blank plate yet, but I'll add later. I actually think it looks best when the mounts are not in use with the blank plate with no logo. They are just the wrong color unless I want to paint them and I don't. :)

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