I’ve had the NiteIze Steelie Car Mount System for about a week now and I wanted to let you know my thoughts.
I installed “the steel ball” part on on my dash next to my stick shift. An alcohol wipe was included to clean my dash so it would adhere well through any temperature fluctuations. After the area is clean, it’s as simple as pushing it on the area for 10 seconds.
I then did the same for the install of the female end on my LifeProof phone case.
The install was simple, intuitive, and quick.
Once it was installed, I then could put it there while driving or sitting in the car. I have to say, it is now much easier to have a speakerphone call no-handed. It’s also much easier to check directions when I’m not exactly sure where I’m going. It also makes it seamless to connect to my AUX cable, charger, and headphones without my phone possibly sliding around the floor.
The only complaint I have, albeit minor, is the way the phone feels with the metal receiver attachment on the rear of the phone–it messes a bit with the balance of the phone and obviously adds a small bit of weight, which is slightly noticeable. Also, when putting the phone on a flat surface like a table, it sits on the metal ring, not flush, which makes the phone more prone to rotate or slide around. However, after using it for a week, I’ve now gotten used to these new tweaks, and I plan on keeping the system installed for the foreseeable future.
The Steelie System has a simple and intuitive install, and it makes using your phone in your car hands-free much, much easier, especially with an AUX-in cable, charger, or headphones.
The system does mess a bit with the balance and weight of your phone, but this is definitely something one can get used to. The rear metal ring is permanently installed on your phone’s rear, which means when it’s set down, it’s no longer flush with a given flat surface. These are minor things, which definitely outweighs the convenience of what this system offers.
I highly recommend the NiteIze Steelie Car Mount Kit–it think it’s a perfect stocking stuffer for the gadget guy or gal on your list!
Oh, and don’t forget, the Steelie System also works really well outside of the car–like presenting with a tablet!