The Importance of Vehicle Mounting Solutions for Laptops and Tablets

Every year over 130,000 people are hurt by flying objects inside vehicles, not just during an accident but during sudden stops, turns and unexpected maneuvers.

Why would you want to use a vehicle mount for your computer? The answer is simple – you cannot afford not to! A vehicle mount is a must have if you are driving with your computer in the vehicle, and the selection of vehicle mounting systems Group Mobile carries makes it easy to choose the correct mounting solution for your specific needs.

Safety is one of the top reasons to use a computer vehicle mount. Every year over 130,000 people are hurt by flying objects inside vehicles, not just during an accident but during sudden stops, turns and unexpected maneuvers. Your computer, or your employee’s computer, becomes a very dangerous object at unexpected times. The computer itself can be damaged, causing down time and potentially costly repairs.

Group Mobile offers a wide selection of mounting options to choose from. We carry the top brands, including Gamber JohnsonRAM, and Havis. There are also computer specific cradles and docking stations available for many computer brands and models. These cradles and docking stations offer custom fit for your computer as well as port replication with some offering antenna pass-through to increase wireless reception. Whether mounting your computer in your car, truck, van or boat, we have the mounting system you need.

As you can see, there’s no shortage of vehicle mounts for every possible make, model, and mobile computing device. Finding a durable and reliable vehicle mount is essential for the longevity and efficiency of your mobile office, so take your time finding the perfect mount for your needs. If you have any questions about the mounts discussed here or any other type of vehicle mount, or would like assistance in selecting the proper vehicle mount for your purposes, please feel free to contact one of our mobile installation experts at Group Mobile. We pride ourselves on providing trusted technology advice for all mobile workers.

Group Mobile offers a Vehicle Printing Solution

Group Mobile’s Vehicle Printing Solution makes it simple to turn your car or truck into a mobile office. With this mobile computing bundle, you’ll save over $30 off the manufacturers’ suggested retail price. This is an ideal solution for field service and other mobile professionals who need to print reports, forms, contracts, and other important documents while they are away from the office. Bundle includes: Brother PocketJet 6 Portable Printer (200dpi) and a RAM® Vehicle Printer Mount to attach your printer to a vehicle laptop mounting system. 


This Vehicle Printing Solution is ideal for anyone who has printing needs while on the go. The Brother PocketJet 6 Portable Printer (200dpi) is a lightweight printer weighing in at 1.3 lbs. that does not sacrifice print quality. The Brother PocketJet 6 features thermal printing which eliminates the need of costly ink cartridges or printer ribbons. For only $79.00 more you can upgrade to the 300 dpi printer for higher quality resolution text and graphics.

The RAM Vehicle Printer System is specifically designed to hold the Brother PocketJet 6 series portable printer. The cradle uses a unique patent-pending, spring-loaded mechanism that holds strong to your RAM vehicle laptop mount, yet provides easy removal for printer storage. For more information about this Vehicle Printing Solution visit GroupMobile

Why Use a Vehicle Mount for Your Vehicle Computer?

Why would you want a computer mount when using your computer in a vehicle? The answer is simple – you cannot afford not to! A vehicle mount is a must have if you are driving with your computer in the vehicle, and the selection of vehicle mounting systems Group Mobile carries makes it easy to choose the correct mounting solution for your specific needs.

Safety is one of the top reasons to use a computer vehicle mount. Every year over 130,000 people are hurt by flying objects inside vehicles, not just during an accident but during sudden stops, turns and unexpected maneuvers. Your computer, or your employee’s computer, becomes a very dangerous object at unexpected times. The computer itself can be damaged, causing down time and potentially costly repairs.

Ergonomics and ease of use are additional reasons to install a vehicle computer mount. Having the vehicle computer in a comfortable and easy to reach position reduces back and eye strain as well as increases productivity. If you use a mobile printer, it can also be mounted keeping everything safe, within reach, and in a professional looking set up.

Group Mobile offers a wide selection of mounting options to choose from. We carry the top brands, including Gamber Johnson, RAM, and Havis. There are also computer specific cradles and docking stations available for many computer brands and models. These cradles and docking stations offer custom fit for your computer as well as port replication with some offering antenna pass-through to increase wireless reception. Whether mounting your computer in your car, truck, van or boat, we have the mounting system you need.

Visit the Vehicle Mount Store to find a mount to fit your vehicle. Even if your computer is not rugged, our vehicle mounts fit all brands of laptops, tablets, and handhelds. You can make your selection based on the make, model, and year of your vehicle. If you can’t find the mount you are looking for, you can fill out our Vehicle Mount Questionnaire or call our vehicle mount specialist at 866-784-4338 ext. 207.

Universal, Netbook and Seat Mounts

NotePad V – Universal Computer Cradle
The NotePad™ V Universal Computer Mount meets military standards (MIL-810G) for resistance to shock and vibration and is built for the most rugged environments.

RAM Pod I for Netbooks
The RAM Pod I universal vehicle mounting base quickly and easily installs into a variety of vehicles and other applications.

RAM Seat-Mate Mount with Universal RAM Tough-Tray Laptop or Netbook Holder
Truly innovative in design, the RAM Seat-Mate™ mount is able to actively hold onto the seat and stabilize itself. For anyone who needs a temporary mobile workstation, the RAM Seat-Mate mounting solution is absolutely perfect.


Universal NotePad with Seat Mount
Gamber-Johnson’s new Universal Seat Mount can be mounted in any vehicle and be used with virtually all full size notebook computers.

See all of our Universal, Netbook and Seat Mounts here. For more information regarding rugged mobile computing visit http://www.groupmobile.com or call us at 1-866-RUGGED-8.

Free US Ground Shipping for all Online Orders

Group Mobile is proud to offer FREE Ground Shipping on every order placed online in the United States! So, start shopping now for your next Semi-Rugged or Fully Rugged Laptop, Tablet PC, Handheld Computer or UMPC from names like Panasonic, Motion Computing, Trimble, Getac, and Xplore Technologies. You can also take advantage of this offer on all Vehicle Mounting Equipment from our top brands RAM, Jotto Desk, Gamber-Johnson, and Havis. And don’t forget Accessories from LaCie, Wenger, Targus, and iKey. Fill your cart now and feel the joy of paying NO Shipping for all orders within the United States!

Click here for more details. For more information regarding rugged mobile computing visit www.groupmobile.com or call us at 1-866-RUGGED-8.

Group Mobile is your Vehicle Mount Superstore

A computer vehicle mount keeps your computer securely in place and close at hand for increased efficiency. Group Mobile carries an extensive line of vehicle mounts and computer stands to choose from. Even if your computer is not a rugged mobile computer, our car and truck computer mounts fit all brands including Dell, HP, Motorola, Lenovo, Fujitsu, Sony and others. If you can’t find the vehicle computer stand or mount you are looking for, please contact our Computer Vehicle Mount Specialist. Or visit our website to learn more about the Vehicle Mount brands that Group Mobile proudly offers… brands like RAM, Gamber-Johnson, Havis, Ledco, and Jotto. Or click here to learn more about computer vehicle mounts.

For more information regarding rugged mobile computing visit http://www.groupmobile.com/ or call us at 1-866-RUGGED-8.

Which vehicle mount is right for your laptop?

If you’re a mobile professional and you frequently find yourself on your computer while in the driver’s seat, a Vehicle Laptop Mount, which includes a universal laptop tray, is a good option for holding your laptop inside your vehicle.

If you have not found the right vehicle computer mount solution on our website, please feel free to call our Vehicle Mount Specialist at 1-866-784-4338 or complete our Vehicle Computer Mount Questionnaire. A vehicle mount specialist will contact you as we have many additional solutions available.