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Old February 20th, 2019
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I ordered the M1 Tuesday and was to receive it today. In my spare times I found this site. Here I discovered the bug that involves T-Mobile customers sounds like more so with iPhones. Then this morning while having breakfast with the guys one of them told me someone broke into his car and stole his different brand dash cam. This got me to thinking. Anytime I park my Camero for any length of time out of my site I pop off my 360c which is simple to do. But the M1 will be left there for those prying eyes. So with those two problems I refused delivery from Fedex this morning. They need a simple way of dismounting both together before I buy again. And hopefully get the T-Mobile bug fixed.
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Old February 21st, 2019
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I ordered the M1 Tuesday and was to receive it today. In my spare times I found this site. Here I discovered the bug that involves T-Mobile customers sounds like more so with iPhones. Then this morning while having breakfast with the guys one of them told me someone broke into his car and stole his different brand dash cam. This got me to thinking. Anytime I park my Camero for any length of time out of my site I pop off my 360c which is simple to do. But the M1 will be left there for those prying eyes. So with those two problems I refused delivery from Fedex this morning. They need a simple way of dismounting both together before I buy again. And hopefully get the T-Mobile bug fixed.
If you are using the Sticky Cup mount for the detector, and you attach the M1 to it, why not take down the the Sticky Cup altogether?
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Old February 21st, 2019
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Because after taking it down in the past the only way you can garentee it won’t fall off after a few days is wash the cup in warm water and clean windshield. Build a bracket that clamps it to the detector maybe with the Mi pluging directly into the detector. This way unplugging the detector gets both. A little more thought would have been better.
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Old February 22nd, 2019
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Although I did keep mine, I totally agree with you Bigdog. I had posted this comment back in November:

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...This isn't really a question, but I wish that they had developed a mount that attached to the detector, rather than the sticky cup mount. I had always removed my detector from the slide mount on the sticky cup when parking my car to hide it (leaving it connected to the power cord). Now I have to disconnect the power jack from the detector first and the cam remains on the mount. The only other option is to remove the sticky cup every time I park and re-attach afterwards (or unscrew the cam from the mount, ugh). An adjustable sliding mount to the detector (to allow for the various models) would have been a much better coupling. Just my 2 cents...
I later realized that attaching the cam directly to the detector wouldn't work:

"Regarding my comments concerning the attachment to the detector itself, the bracket idea would not work as the vibration would cause problems with the video. The cam is solid when attached to the sticky cup mount. Maybe a slotted connection on the cam bracket to slip it off without having to completely remove the adjustment knob would work."

I had tried to remove the knob from the cam once when I went into a store and the knob slipped out of my hand and fell into the defroster vent (ugh). Called Support and, of course, you can not purchase just a plastic knob for the M1. I found a replacement screw and just left the cam on the dash, but had to unplug the power adapter each time from the detector/cam. (and we know what happens to the plastic clip on the RJ11 connectors after awhile).

Eventually the knob fell out from the heater onto the floor. The cam and knob are in the glove compartment until I modify the cam bracket (as highlighted in red, above).

The purpose of the quick release mount on the detector is so you don't have to remove the sticky cup mount and you can easily hide the detector. The same design concept should have been incorporated into the M1.

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Old February 22nd, 2019
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the M1 kinda small and compact looking, i just leave it on windshield but i do take the max360c down everytime i park outside.
the other time i take everything down is when i getting a full service car wash or take my car in for service.
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