Introduction: Iphone Gopro Case

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This case gives you greater stability while using your gopro with the gopro app than you would get with a lcd screen. The idea was originally based off of the GoPhone case, check out the Kickstarter link here:

Step 1: Start Out With Case

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I started out with an iPhone 5 case, I have done this on many different cases such as the iPad mini, and Samsung Galaxy S5, you don't have to start out with an iPhone 5 case. I found many cases on

Step 2: Add Gopro Mount

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I found some models of flat gopro mounts and added them on top of, but sunk into the case. Here's just one of the mounts I found:

Step 3: Decide How to Print

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My Makerbot Replicator 2 would need to make supports to print correctly, and it would be a pain to take the off, so I chose to use shapeways, and that cost me roughly $20. Here's the link to buy the iPhone 5 case:, I will be adding newer phones soon.

Step 4: Getting the Case From Shapeways

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This is my favorite part of it! The case fits both the gopro mount and the iPhone perfectly. I put my Gopro on Wifi mode and now have full control of it right from my phone. Don't forget to vote for me in the 3d printing contest!

Step 5: The Test

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Testing if it works. It is best to have the gopro between your pointer and middle finger to have greater stability while shooting. Here's the link to the video:


dsirotic (author)2014-04-22

No *ucking way! Thats what I thought about doing. The point is that you can film with your go pro while watching in the camera app. As i don't want to spend $100+ for the LCD backpac this comes in handy. And the camera is more steady, as it has the weight of the phone too, plus you have a handle!

zowzow (author)dsirotic2014-04-22

Thank you, I should've put that in my description.

rhett5 (author)2014-04-19

why would u need a gopro mount if u have a camera

zowzow (author)rhett52014-04-20

Because first of all the gopro camera has a higher megapixels amount and if you are recording somebody skateboarding you would want to get a view of the skateboard right?

bcoetzer (author)zowzow2015-08-29

Great idea. Thanks man.

zowzow (author)bcoetzer2015-08-29

No problem bcoetzer.

pyrogeek (author)2014-04-21

Why would you need 2 cameras? You already have a phone camera. Make a case that has a go-pro compatible mount so you can put your phone on go-pro mounts.

ilpug (author)2014-04-19

I'm not sure I understand the point of this.

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