Create your own hands-free kit with magnets
Rightly so, it is illegal to use your phone, music or recording device while driving which is why thousands of motorists take the safe sensible option and use a hands free kit in their vehicle. Chris from Sutton Coldfield is one of those motorists who decided to create his own hands free kit for his mobile phone using self-adhesive rectangular magnets.
Chris is continually on the go dashing from one place to another, so mounting his phone to his car dashboard means his phone is securely in place when travelling.
Chris said: “It’s a great way for recording anything that comes to my attention whilst driving, or things I want to remember, but can’t note down any other way at the time.
“I used two Adhesive 25 x 10 x 1.5mm thick N42 Neodymium Magnet – 2.2kg Pull on the dashboard, plus two corresponding ones on the back of the device, to attach a mobile phone to my car dashboard, making it easy and safe to both to see and reach.”
The magnets used are really discreet but each can hold an impressive 0.44kg in a sheer position meaning they will hold most small electronic devices securely in place.
This handy trick can be used on any mobile phone or music device in the same way, allowing you to keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. What’s more, electronic devices such as smartphones are not adversely affected by small magnets, in fact many modern electronic devices will already have magnets within them.
We thank Chris for taking the time to send us the above photos.
Adhesive 25 x 10 x 1.5mm thick N42 Neodymium Magnet – 2.2kg Pull