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Scosche today announced the launch of a number of new products in its MagicMount product lineup, along with other MagSafe-compatible accessories like wireless chargers and speakers.

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The MagicMount Pro Charge5 mounts from Scosche are compatible with Apple's MagSafe iPhones, which includes the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 models. Scosche promises a strong hold, but it's worth noting that these are not using Apple's MagSafe protocol and are limited to 7.5W wireless charging.

There's a 360-degree adjustable head to allow the iPhone to be used in portrait or landscape mode, and all mounts come with a car adapter for charging and a 20W USB-C charging port for when faster charging is needed.

Though designed for MagSafe iPhones, the MagicMount Pro Charge5 mounts can also be used with older iPhones by attaching the included MagicPlate magnet. Scosche's MagicMount Pro Charge5 can be purchased in four options: Window/Dash, Dash/Vent, Telescoping, and Cup Holder, with a launch planned for spring 2022 at a $64.99 price point. There are also less expensive MagicMount Pro MagSafe options at $44.99.

Scosche is also introducing MagSafe-compatible speakers and wireless chargers. The $40 BoomCanMS Portable is a small, Bluetooth-enabled speaker that's designed to adhere to the back of a MagSafe iPhone. The MagSafe technology doesn't add anything for sound, but it does keep the speaker from becoming lost and it also doubles as a kickstand.

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The larger $130 BoomBottle Magnetic Portable Speaker allows the iPhone to be attached to the top for easy access to streaming music, hands-free calls, and more. Both new speakers are set to launch later in 2022.

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For those who already have a MagSafe Charger from Apple, Scosche is introducing the BaseLynx MS, which is designed to integrate with the BaseLynx system for multi-device charging. The BaseLynx MS accommodates a MagSafe Charger and allows for charging in an upright position, and because it's using Apple's own technology, it charges at the full 15W (12W for the iPhone 12 and 13 mini models).

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The BaseLynx MS Wireless Stand for MagSafe Charger is set to launch in spring 2022 for $50.

Article Link: CES 2022: Scosche Launches MagSafe-Compatible MagicMounts, Speakers and Chargers
 

HiVolt

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Aren't these 5W-7.5W chargers becoming more and more useless the larger the batteries are in our phones?

When I'm riding my bike and have the screen on and gps on, I have a USB battery pack that outputs 1A (5W). It barely maintain the battery level on my iPhone 12 Pro Max, much less charge it.
 
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ShaneReactions

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I cannot find a decent magsafe car cupholder to save my life. The layout of my car really only allows for something in the cupholder, plus it's a very convenient place for me to access the phone if needed. But the couple they have on Amazon are really cheap with bad reviews. Are car cupholders that unpopular?
 

macduke

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Is there a MagSafe car mount yet? Tired of all these companies putting out old slow tech! This is why I wish I had a 3D printer so I could just print a ball mount for my existing arm and pop one of my MagSafe pucks into it. Maybe I'll buy myself one for my birthday.
 

EugW

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I cannot find a decent magsafe car cupholder to save my life. The layout of my car really only allows for something in the cupholder, plus it's a very convenient place for me to access the phone if needed. But the couple they have on Amazon are really cheap with bad reviews. Are car cupholders that unpopular?
They make one. I wonder if it's any good.


BTW, if you leave their site without ordering anything, they pop up a DONTGO15 discount code for 15% off.
 

Michael Scrip

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Is there a MagSafe car mount yet? Tired of all these companies putting out old slow tech! This is why I wish I had a 3D printer so I could just print a ball mount for my existing arm and pop one of my MagSafe pucks into it. Maybe I'll buy myself one for my birthday.

What size ball does your arm use?

RAM Mounts now has a MagSafe adapter in their lineup of mounting equipment. It uses their 1" Size-B ball.


I actually built my own solution out of RAM parts after I got my iPhone 12 Pro Max... but this adapter didn't exist back then. I just used double-sided tape to affix the MagSafe to a flat plate. :)
 

LeadingHeat

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They make one. I wonder if it's any good.


BTW, if you leave their site without ordering anything, they pop up a DONTGO15 discount code for 15% off.
Scosche is a pretty good company. I have their AC vent mounts and they work great! Thanks for posting this.
 

jonblatho

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Aren't these 5W-7.5W chargers becoming more and more useless the larger the batteries are in our phones?

When I'm riding my bike and have the screen on and gps on, I have a USB battery pack that outputs 1A (5W). It barely maintain the battery level on my iPhone 12 Pro Max, much less charge it.
While battery life is less of an issue each year in the first place (charging speed aside), I could see a MagSafe charging mount being useful for me in my drives between where I live now and my hometown to visit family, about a 6-hour drive one way. Navigation drains the battery, especially if the screen is on, and something to even inhibit the battery drain would be nice.

I don't think this product is necessarily $65 useful to me, so I don't intend to buy it, but I can see some good use cases for it. Might be helpful for food delivery drivers with DoorDash or whatever else, too.
 

bababooie

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I cannot find a decent magsafe car cupholder to save my life. The layout of my car really only allows for something in the cupholder, plus it's a very convenient place for me to access the phone if needed. But the couple they have on Amazon are really cheap with bad reviews. Are car cupholders that unpopular?
Hey man, non charging, but I went with a pop socket mount holder and removable magnetic plate which i basically leave in cup holder mount and just set phone on the plate, line it up and let magnets do their thing.. Its pieced together from 3 different things but works great and i put a pop socket mount in gf car for when im in it.
generic cup holder mount - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07QYKQ7ZZ
magmount plate for pop socket - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B095TZ1HBW/
pop socket mount - take apart and put holder on the cup holder mount - https://www.amazon.com/socket-holder-iphone-android-rotation/dp/B07PS8YVR2/

and finally any cheap ass standard pop socket you can find.
I also use a magmount case from apple (bought used on ebay)

The beauty of that plate is its magsafe, doesnt have to stay on phone, keeps popsocket out of your pocket, but also works incredibly well
 
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MareLuce

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Yah
They make one. I wonder if it's any good.


BTW, if you leave their site without ordering anything, they pop up a DONTGO15 discount code for 15% off.
Many thanks for the tip @EugW !
I am in same place as @ShaneReactions - looking for one.

Does anyone here have feedback on actual usage of that Scosche phone cup holder magsafe mount?
 

CaptainV

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I’ve just bought the Anker MagSafe car charger and am happy with it. Also 7.5w but it charges my phone even with wireless CarPlay an screen on.
 
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