Is there some way to hold a phone on a PM3?

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Is there some way to hold a phone on a PM3?

Post by miket-nyc » December 30th, 2023, 8:51 pm

I saw in a Concept 2 ad that the PM5 can have a "device holder" for a tablet. I'm happy with my PM3 and I wouldn't replace it just to get that, but is there some gadget on the market to hold a phone on my PM3? I'm not interested in watching TV or whatever people do with the device holder. I just want to have the Polar beat app on my phone directly below the PM3's own display so I can easily monitor them both.

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Re: Is there some way to hold a phone on a PM3?

Post by Rumpled » December 30th, 2023, 10:23 pm

Concept2 and others (ebay, Amazon etc) sell phone holders.
C2 looks like it only $1 now. Shipping will be more than that, so maybe grab a few other things? Elastic cord, chain?
It puts your phone on top of the PM3.
If you happen to have an Android, get the cord and you can run Ergdata (have to find the old version) and get better data downloads.

https://shop.concept2.com/parts/353-sma ... d-pm5.html

https://shop.concept2.com/model-drowerg ... cable.html

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Re: Is there some way to hold a phone on a PM3?

Post by FreshCrabsJustCaught » February 8th, 2024, 3:44 pm

If you have access to a 3D printer (yourself, friend, library) there are plenty of models available to hold various items. I printed myself a holder for my surface pro 4 about a year ago, mounted under the PM3. Just today I also printed another holder for a kindle fire to connect my PM3 to the old ErgData app, as mentioned above.

If you don’t have access, I could print and send you a couple things for a couple dollars plus whatever it costs to ship if you’d like.

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Re: Is there some way to hold a phone on a PM3?

Post by jelekan » February 19th, 2024, 4:20 pm

I can highly recommend the phone holders by Vapor Fitness. They also sell adapters for the PM3/4.

https://vaporfitness.com/collections/pm ... er-adapter

Or you can buy the device holder retrofit at Concept 2..

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Re: Is there some way to hold a phone on a PM3?

Post by Carl Watts » February 19th, 2024, 5:11 pm

Concept 2 themselves made a phone holder that sat on top of the PM3, however because phones have now got bigger it doesn't work to well unless you have a really old phone you did not throw out, Just got an old Samsung A3 without a Sim on mine, used to only run ErgData.
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