Compact but "sturdy" swivel arm

Ted Penner
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I need a portable swivel arm that secures to the edge of a table for my Magedok T1116D 1080P FHD Capacitive Touch Portable Monitor shown here http://magedok.com/touch-screen-monitor-t116c. It does not have VESA holes on the back despite the picture that shows them.  The screen is 7.5" tall when turned to landscape view. That's the shortest distance edge-to-edge, so the arm needs to be able to hold that securely.

The two pieces that I purchased on Amazon are noted below, and while they are portable enough to put in a laptop bag, which I like a lot; they are not sturdy enough to hold the Magedok where it doesn't move around too easily.
1. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07CTFZSXZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
2.  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00W51I2L6/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If I find something that works, the plan will be to get it fully assembled and leave it fully assembled so that I can just pull it out in a ready state, and attach it to the side of a table when I am ready to do a demo in a public place.

Assistance in finding the right monitor arm to give me this perfect balance between sturdy and compactness is greatly appreciated.
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Here is a link to a universal mounting bracket.  I got a similar one for my mother and it works great, because you do not need VESA holes--it can hold any tablet, phone, kindle, etc very securely.

https://www.amazon.com/suptek-Aluminum-Flexible-Samsung-YF208B/dp/B01IMN58US?psc=1&SubscriptionId=AKIAILSHYYTFIVPWUY6Q&tag=duckduckgo-d-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=B01IMN58US

I hope this information is helpful
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Great!  Please keep us posted on your success with it so that future members who search for similar questions can benefit as well!


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It works great for my small touch-screen monitor, and for my phone, but needed to be tightened at the base with an allen wrench. When I did this, I could not get it tight enough really before it stripped out, but it still works. I may keep it, especially if I can find a better solution for the allen wrench screw that it comes with.

It holds a camera with an adapter that provides a way to screw it in.

It can hold a phone or a small screen as well.

The drawback that I see aside from the tightening problem would be the ability to hold a much larger monitor of 32 inches, or simply provide an adapter that could make it also work for any device with VESA holes.

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