Magnet mount indoors, screwed into wall. Had cameras for less than 3 weeks and the magnet failed. Camera is cracked but still functional. Very annoying and will not be using any more of these.
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Something isn't right... I use some of the ball mounts outside in all weather/wind and they haven't come down.
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Magnets don't just fail somehow. Either something bumped the camera and/or the camera wasn't fully seated on the mount (such as while trying to make it rotate to an extreme position).
As others have said, they don't just give up being magnetic and drop your camera. I have 5 or 6 of these in use outside, and the cameras also have skins fitted (so a little heavier). They have stayed perfectly stuck in position for a year or more in all weather. The only time one ever came off was when it was carried away by a fox.
The only thing we can think of is that a kind of adjacent wall has a door on it and the door might have been slammed by our dog walker but everyone is saying these can withstand wind and weather so I don't get how a slammed door would dislodge it either. We don't move the angle, it's just inside pointed at our dogs at a simple angle. It's the only one we have on the magnet so I have no other comparison.