DT-29: not just for the 5800? Update: Make Your Own

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I'll admit that Nokia's DT-29 phone stand, as shipped with the 5800 XpressMusic is somewhat more professional than my own paper clip version. Aaron, over at the N82 blog has put up a gallery of photos and comments on how well it works propping up his N82 for video watching and capturing - I think he's right and Nokia should market this as a standalone accessory. [Updated: see below for the PDF template to Make Your Own]

Having decided (see comments below) to make my own, Blue Peter-style, here's the finished 'product':

Make your own DT-29 clone!

Make your own DT-29 clone!

And here's the PDF download you need: phoneholder.pdf (20K) Just follow the instructions. No screwdriver or hammer needed.

[Or you can buy the unit ready assembled in all good bookshops from AAS productions, finished in gold-leaf-plated cardboard for the very reasonable sum of £99.99! 8-)  ]

Steve Litchfield, All About Symbian, 12 Jan 2009