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Old 01-29-2014, 09:53 AM   #16
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Not yet, but then again I'm not in Arizona. I haven't used mine through the Summer yet. Something I hadn't considered, but will report back once it heats up here.
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Old 01-29-2014, 09:55 AM   #17
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hmm maybe i should be looking for a case that has cooling fins? or liquid cooled?
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Old 01-29-2014, 10:27 AM   #18
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hmm maybe i should be looking for a case that has cooling fins? or liquid cooled?
Lol, I'm sure you'll be fine in MA. I'm a little annoyed with iPhone because it overheats so easily when it's warm out. In the summer, mine overheats and turns off even in an outside jacket pocket. I have to bury it in my tankbag or in an inside jacket pocket. Even outside by the pool, I have to bury it under a couple of towels.

For winter months I do use a waterproof case I purchased from eBay for about $30. It has a mount that attaches to my handlebars and it will slide onto that. It has a waterproof port for the charging cable and it's been 100% waterproof. I bought this before there were any option in the states. Now I see a similar case sold for about $50-$60.
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Old 01-29-2014, 03:38 PM   #19
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Thanks for the replies keep them coming. The quad case looks decemt

http://www.quadlockcase.com/collections/run
i use a quadlock also and friggin LOVE it. They always have a cupon code floating around for 10-15% off when you order it online so search for that.

the pancho isnt waterproof (its more damp-proof, or mist proof) and will not allow to be plugged in to either headphones or charger - which is not a concern for me as it never rains in Sun Diego!
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Old 01-29-2014, 04:25 PM   #20
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Life proof case w/ bar mount. Waterproof with charge cap closed. Been on suspension bottoming rides and never budged. Had to modify holder in order to accept charging plug.







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Old 01-29-2014, 04:32 PM   #21
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My iphone shuts off after 5 minutes in direct sunlight on the bike. You guys don't have this issue?
Are you sure your auto lock is not set for 5 minutes? Can find this in your general settings.
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Old 01-29-2014, 05:12 PM   #22
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Are you sure your auto lock is not set for 5 minutes? Can find this in your general settings.
extreme heat will make the device shut off. ive left mine out in a summer patio table in direct sunlight and it gives a warming that its overheating, then shuts off...
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Old 01-29-2014, 06:57 PM   #23
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hmm maybe i should be looking for a case that has cooling fins? or liquid cooled?
Buy a Lifeproof case and sit it in a small clear pelican case full of water. zip tie to handlebar.

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Old 01-29-2014, 06:59 PM   #24
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extreme heat will make the device shut off. ive left mine out in a summer patio table in direct sunlight and it gives a warming that its overheating, then shuts off...
I've had this happen on an iPhone 4... 114 degrees out, something's bound to heat up.

I have a sun shield for my GPS, think I could rig one up for my phone too.
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Old 01-29-2014, 08:15 PM   #25
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Are you sure your auto lock is not set for 5 minutes? Can find this in your general settings.
Yeah, I'm sure. I get the overheat triangle warning. Even my 1200GSA overheats here. AZ should be the proving ground for adventure gear. If it'll work here, then it'll work almost anywhere. Unfortunately most gear doesn't last in the AZ summer sun/heat.
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Old 01-30-2014, 03:39 AM   #26
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Buy a Lifeproof case and sit it in a small clear pelican case full of water. zip tie to handlebar.



Genius that's brilliant!!!
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Old 01-30-2014, 06:48 PM   #27
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I second the zip-ties! I didn't need the ziplock bag full of water, though.

I carry some heavy duty zip-ties and strap the thing to the handlebar clamps. Works great for me - plus I hate all the RAM mounts and "robot arms" on the handlebars.
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