Introduction: Mountable Logitech C270

To make a mountable Logitech c720 webcam (in this example: onto a Joby Gorillapod) you are going to need:

  • Power drill
  • Small Phillips Screw Driver
  • 2 1/4-20 in Hex Nuts (3 or 4 is not a bad idea)
  • 1 20 x 3/4 in Bolt. It should be at least 1" long. I used 3/4" in length
  • 1/4" drill bit
  • Super glue

Step 1: Remove Underneath Cover

Lay the webcam on it's back (screws pointing up). Open under cover fully. Remove the two screws highlighted in the picture. Remove that piece that the screws are holding in place.

There will be a metal weight on the inside of it. That can be discarded.

Step 2: Drill

The part that is still attached to the webcam, locate the center and drill a pilot hole from the inside through the plastic.

So as to not get confused, notice in the picture the black rubber pieces and where they are to get your bearings as to where the hole should be.

Once you are sure that this is the correct flip it over and drill through with the 1/4 drill bit.

Make sure that the bolt goes in and out of the hole easily, as it will be a tight fit otherwise for the mounting screw.

Step 3: Screw and Glue

Thread the bolt with one of the nuts most of the way.

Put some superglue on the underneath of nut (away from the top of the bolt) so as not to touch the threads of the bolt (just on the nut).

Push the bolt though the hole on the inside portion of the plastic until the nut pushed against the plastic. The glue should hold it in place.

Screw another nut through the other side of the plastic so as to sandwich the plastic tightly.

Add more superglue around the inside portion of the plastic, which you can see in the pictures.

Step 4: Remove Sandwich

Unscrew the nut that is not superglued and also unscrew the bolt.

This is shown in the pictures.

Step 5: Back Together

Reassemble the portion that you took apart.

Step 6: Done

All done. This can now be used as a mountable webcam

Comments

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vanderblugen made it!(author)2015-03-18

Combining a mountable webcam with a Joby Gorillapod, like the one that I use here is awesome. Always purchase one with the magnets on the end of the feet to open up more possibilities, like sticking it to the corner of a wall.

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jasoncoon made it!(author)2017-03-03

Worked great, thanks!

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Bongmaster made it!(author)2015-03-18

good cams :) i have 2 for motion capture

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tomatoskins made it!(author)2015-03-18

This is awesome! I love the idea of mounting a webcam!

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