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CD slot mounts are a great way to breathe life into what is, for many of us, a neglected part of our car. Depending on your vehicle's layout, these accessories stick smartphones where they're easy to see and very accessible, both for the driver and a passenger. Today two of Mountek's CD slot mounts are available as Gold Box deals. The nGroove Universal grip CD slot mount is going for $15.99, while the nGroove Snap 2 magnetic car mount goes for $18.99.

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For a better look at how this kind of thing works, take a gander at our Satechi CD slot mount review. Some of you recommended Mountek's products in previous comments as a great alternative, and now we're doing our part to pass the information along. Hit up the links below for more information on both products.

Mountek nGroove Universal CD slot mount

Mountek nGroove Snap 2 magnetic car mount

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • Eric Hoch

    Anyone know if they've got any cassette tape slot mounts? Because that's what I'm working with...

    • Wayne Randall

      Buy a new head unit?

    • Jorge

      best option is possibly a vent mount

  • CUEBALL

    I have been using this Mountek CD slot mount for months and love it. Works great especially since I haven't stuck a CD in my CD player for years.

  • Arnel Zapata Jr

    Which would be the better option for common cars like a Toyota Corolla? I have doubts on the magnet one...

    • CUEBALL

      I have the magnet one... works really well with my S3

      • Arnel Zapata Jr

        Do you need to have a case for the magnet to stick? Also, does it leave any sticky residue?

        • Nom

          Nope. They come with metal plates that you insert between the case so you don't have to stick to anything if you don't want to.

          • CUEBALL

            Nom is correct. I put the super thin magnet in my case and my phone still fits in the case perfectly.

  • afazel

    Nexus 5 has a magnet in it and would work with the magnetic one, right?

  • Bryan

    Was going to order one of these in the next couple of days. This is perfect. Anyone have experience with the magnetic one?

    • Nom

      Go with magnet one so you don't regret it. It's so much better.

    • Dan Albert

      Magnetic one for sure. Only complaint is I have had it fall out once or twice when removing the phone (over 3 months though) so make sure you have it tight in there. I found it also fits in my CD slot better 'upside down'

  • Erstam

    Does the magnet mess up wireless charging?

    • Dan Albert

      You put a metal sticker on your phone. I am also wondering if the metal sticker might mess with wireless charging?

  • Daniel Hottinger

    Thanks for the tip. I've ordered two days ago and decided to ask Amazon to refund the difference. They agreed:

    Thank you for waiting! Since the price of the item has changed within
    seven days of the delivery of the order, I've issued a refund for the
    price difference in the amount of $8.46. You should see the refund in
    the next 2-3 business days

  • Mr. Mark

    Don't these cd mounts usually come at the cost of obstructing your view and access to your head unit or at least parts of it? I mean, unless you have steering wheel controls, these could be quite annoying if you have to reach around them to change tracks/volume/source or maybe even adjust the thermostat. :-/

    • turdbogls

      all depends on the car. for me, the CD slot is at the top of the head unit...so all mine covers is the vent adjustment thingies and the hazard light button.

      the holder can be mounted either way as well. by default, the phone will be above the CD slot, but you can flip it and the phone will be below the CD slot.

      I have the one that clips in, not the magnet one, so that may be different....but personally, I love mine.

  • hooch

    Hoping this is a good option for my Mini Cooper. There aren't a whole lot of places you can mount a phone without obstructing your view. I use bluetooth for everything anyway, don't care if the mount covers a little bit. Thanks for the tip!

  • Godspoken

    Putting an iPad on one of those things, as pictured, would scare me very much...

  • turdbogls

    been rocking the universal one for about a year now. absolutely zero complaints. it was worth the $20 back then, Tempted to buy the magnetic one just because.

  • DirkBelig

    I bought the Satechi CD Slot Mount that was reviewed here a couple of weeks ago for my OnePlus One and it's terrific. So much safer to use navigation and music while driving than the old location on my center console which required looking down too far for too long.