Mounting Options for PageBotTM
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PageBot is delivered with an adjustable mechanical mounting arm that is articulated in four degrees of freedom. The mounting arm includes an integrated adjustable clamp that supports hard-mounting to table tops, shelves, or cylindrical rods of up to 1.5-inches (38 mm diameter). PageBot incorporates a standard 1/4-20 threaded insert for use with the delivered universal mount, tripods or other special mounting hardware.
A universal mounting arm is delivered with PageBot and attaches with an industry standard 1/4-20 tripod fastener. Therefore, many photographic mounting accessories can be also be used with PageBot.
|The universal mounting arm is composed of two separate pieces, a ball and joint assembly and a clamp. The ball and joint assembly aligns with the clamp using an orientation pin that fixes it in one of eight 45-degree orientations.|
|The single axis joint can be locked in one of thirteen positions (15-degree increments) over a range of 180-degrees as shown in the illustration.
The ball and socket provides additional capability to fix the universal mount at almost any angle.
The clamp v-groove facilitates attaching the clamp to a cylindrical object.
|Here the universal mounting arm is configured to use as a table top stand with PageBot for Kindle 2.|
|There are many possible ways to arrange the universal mount as a table top stand. There is no single "correct" arrangement. Rather, a proper arrangement is the one that meets your mounting requirement.|
|Here the universal mounting arm is used as a table top stand to position the PageBot for Kindle DX in a landscape orientation. To minimize the possibility of interference with the button actuators, position the buttons on top when reading in landscape orientation.|
|PageBot for Kindle DX is shown with an available USB battery pack for situations where AC mains power is not available. A battery pack can be attached to PageBot with hook and loop fasteners. There are many commercially available USB battery packs. Mounting will depend on the specific dimensions and connector locations.|
|The universal mounting arm can clamp to a table top, such as over-bed tables used in healthcare settings. The clamp can accommodate up to 1.5-inch thick table tops. Alternate clamps are available for situations that require a larger opening.|
|There are optional roll stands that can be used to position PageBot and optional accessories, such as the Origin Instruments Sip/Puff Switch. This stand can roll under beds and chairs. The mounting bar can be raised and lowered, and rotated to accommodate most situations.
A mobile reading station can accommodate multiple users by rolling to a new reader and changing the filtered mouthpiece. The disposable mouthpieces are simply changed by twisting off the old one and twisting on a replacement.
|PageBot for Kindle DX is shown with an optional rolling stand and the Origin Instruments Sip/Puff Switch with Gooseneck.|