Side Mount Clip

Dual Display

See two screens at once, with Mountie. This adjustable side mount clip attaches your tablet or phone to a laptop screen, letting you see both at once.

While you’re typing a document or reading, you can also keep an eye on text messages or social media. Or use it for video chatting. Or use it with apps that let you link two
screens together, increasing your visual playing field.

Mountie’s grips are adjustable to fit most phones and tablets, and work with many cases, too. Display vertically or horizontally, or to the left or right—whatever works for you. Now you can see what you want without moving or minimizing windows.

Founder Peter Skinner wanted to create a dual screen experience that didn’t sacrifice viewing quality. Streaming movies, in particular, was bumpy with multiple open windows on his laptop. His simple but smart solution lets you create a multi-screen workspace in a snap.
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Two screens are better than one.

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Grommet Launch Conversation

  • Dave

    Hi Grommet Community! If you're a multi-tasker, you'll love the Mountie. Clip your phone or tablet right to your computer screen for easy access and viewing. Check it out and let us know what you think!

  • Kieren
    2/26/2016 10:23 AM

    Gavin, I REALLY want one of these, but live outside the US (currently in UK). Can you PLEASE let me know how I can Oder direct without setting up a "ghost" US address as TheGrommet suggests? Many thanks.

  • Mike
    Mike – Grommet Team
    2/26/2016 10:30 AM

    Hi Kieren, glad to hear of your interest. If you contact our Customer Experience Team here, they can connect with you Gavin to make that happen.

  • Marc
    2/26/2016 10:38 AM

    Can the Mountie side mount clip be used to attach an iPad to a standard flatscreen monitor?

  • Dave
    Dave – Special Guest
    2/26/2016 10:53 AM

    @Marc Probably not. Mountie will clip to anything up to 9mm thick (and relatively flat). In general, the monitors we've seen people try have been too thick.

  • Carl
    2/26/2016 11:04 AM

    Great product, will it fit Lifeproof cases, phone and iPad?

    Thank You,


  • Dave
    Dave – Special Guest
    2/26/2016 11:09 AM

    @Carl Unfortunately, no. Lifeproof cases are a bit to thick to squeeze into Mountie.

  • Michael
    2/26/2016 11:27 AM

    Peter Skinner said in the YouTube video he designed it to work with his iPad.

  • Brian
    2/26/2016 12:32 PM

    @Michael it's the monitor that is too thick. these were made to add the iPad/phone /tablet to a laptop screen NOT a monitor.

  • Mimi
    2/26/2016 11:28 AM

    Will it work to attach an iPhone 6 Plus to an iPad Pro?

  • Dave
    Dave – Special Guest
    2/26/2016 11:34 AM

    @Mimi Great question and yes, you can use Mountie to hold an iPhone on your iPad Pro. We recommend to make sure you've got a good solid stand to hold iPad Pro before mounting your iPhone.

  • David
    2/26/2016 11:45 AM

    Wow. What a fantastic concept. Brill! as my UK friends used to say. I want two of them in my hands immediately, if not sooner! But I have to ask: Although your narrative doesn't use the word "apple" every single image, including the one of your packaging show nothing but apple. There is the ubiquitous assumption that everyone everywhere has nothing but apple. Obviously, I'm not in that subset, so here's my question. Can I assume that the spring-loaded clips accommodate a modern laptop by, say Lenovo, and a non-apple phone, say Samsung Note 4 with a protective case a few mm thicker than the device?

  • Dave
    Dave – Special Guest
    2/26/2016 12:04 PM

    @David Thanks! I'm glad you like it. Yes, although almost all of our photos reference Apple products, Mountie is not Apple exclusive. Mountie will hold any device up to 9mm thick. I do know that the Note 4 should fit without the case, though we haven't had a chance to try with a case yet. If your Lenovo laptop screen is thinner then your phone, you should be all set!

  • David
    2/26/2016 12:09 PM

    @Gavin Thanks for your quick response. Oh, that's too bad. The device plus case is 10.5mm, so I guess we're not on.

  •  Donna
    2/26/2016 12:20 PM

    I'm disappointed that both my flat-screen monitor at work, and my iPhone 6S Plus with a Mophie battery case on it, are too big to fit in this device.

    Maybe there can be a second Mountie model created to allow for items that are a bit thicker. Not everyone goes case-free with their (expensive, lol) phone, and not everyone is attaching a smartphone to a relatively thin laptop/tablet screen.

    Bonus: if the Mountie can be designed so that the smaller screen's angle can be adjusted, rather than having it be exactly parallel to the bigger screen 100% of the time.

  • Dave
    Dave – Special Guest
    2/26/2016 12:46 PM

    @Donna Thanks for sharing your thoughts on the product, I really appreciate hearing from you. I agree, it would be awesome to have Mountie accommodate as many screen and case sizes as possible. We're not sure what this would look like yet, although we continue to explore the possibility.

    When we originally designed Mountie, our first concepts held a mobile device exactly parallel to a laptop screen. We quickly learned that this was not ideal and went to work finding out what would be the best angle to set device used as a second screen. Since the angle would not be adjustable on this version, getting an angle that would fit with most users became a primary focus of the design. After some trial and error, we landed on what we felt was the most ideal inward angle for most users. That being said, I agree, adjusted angles would be an awesome feature.

  • David
    2/26/2016 1:42 PM

    @Gavin If the phone clamp width is increased to accept 11mm and the angle Donna is asking about can be adjusted, I'll be your next customer. I for one, would not mind it at all if I needed to tighten a wing-nut or screw once the angle was determined. The universality of this feature will be a tough design criterion unless you depend on the user to assist with the final adjustment (imho).

  • Dave
    Dave – Special Guest
    2/26/2016 1:50 PM

    @David This is really helpful feedback. Thanks for sharing!

  • Jean
    2/26/2016 6:21 PM

    You mention that some apps will allow someone to use the tablet with a Mountie to EXTEND the picture on the notebook screen. Which apps work for this?

  • Dave
    Dave – Special Guest
    2/26/2016 6:34 PM

    @Jean Our favorite app is called Duet Display.

  • Marsha
    2/26/2016 9:01 PM

    iPhone 6 to my iPad Air 2, please? Will it work?

  • Mike
    Mike – Grommet Team
    2/29/2016 9:06 AM

    Yes it will, Marsha!

The launch day conversation has ended. Please direct further questions about this Grommet to our Community Experience Team.