Southern Insight is a family owned and run business that gives the friendly service and detail of a small company but can deliver the results of that of a large corporation. Southern Insight are the Distributers of Ram Mounts and Stormy Life Jackets.
Southern Insight is dedicated to providing you the best mounting solution there is to offer, whether fitting out a fleet of vehicles or needing a mounting option for your camera. And on the water providing you the best quality and peace of mind.
Southern Insight has been Distributing Ram Mounts now for 7 Years and Paul Bakker company Director has been Distributing and supporting Ram Mounts for 15 years. The knowledge is extensive when it comes to our products and we take great pride and dedication in getting you the right mount for the job and the best protection for the water.
Our Factory and Office is based in Sydney offering the best possible delivery and lead times to make sure your items are there on time.
So to get the right advice and the best solutions for your application please do not hesitate to contact our great staff
What is RAM?
RAM is a unique universal ball and socket mounting system that allows you to mount almost anything anywhere.
Unlike other mount systems available on the market, RAM allows you to mount items where you need them most.
Whether its for use in an aircraft, glider, microlight, car, 4x4, van, lorry, boat, ATV, snowmobile, farm tractor, motorcycle, fork lift or reach truck; RAM's family of interchangeable accessories can offer you solutions to suit even the most challenging of mounting problems. If you need to mount equipment such as a GPS receiver, camera, light, PDA, laptop computer, display terminal, mobile phone, speaker, mirror, antenna, or just about anything else, then look no further as a RAM mount will help you make a professional job easy and affordable.
Creating a RAM mount is easy, all you need to do is pick the cradle you want to match the device you wish to mount, then choose the arm/base.
RAM Prefix Code
To provide lightweight strength and corrosion resistance, RAM is made of marine grade aluminum with a black powder coated finish, stainless steel hardware and rubber balls. The standard mount bases include a yoke mount, round base, rubber suction cup and U-bolt handlebar for attaching electronic and GPS devices. Other configurations can be considered for laptop system's in vehicles and marine uses.
Recognized and accepted by the U.S. Patent Office, RAM is the only universal ball-and-socket system that holds tremendous amounts of weight in high vibration applications for military, commercial and private use.
RAp Prefix Code
Many of these parts are available in plastic, mount part number has the prefix code RAP.
The plastic components include both single and double socket arm assemblies with the same patented rubber ball and socket technology. The octagon button system works with the Quick Snap Belt Clip Holder, Quick Snap Surface. The new Snap Flex Link System is a male to female snap together configuration that has screws to tension the joint. The RAM Rail Mounts for handle bars and railings with a 1" rubber ball and or diamond base for adaptation to any other diamond base system. The Again, the possible mounting solutions are endless, affordable and backed by the NPI Lifetime Warranty.
The standard colour is black with the exception of the suction cups that are clear.
Remember when faced with a difficult mounting situation, Just RAM It!
Simplicity without sacrificing function is the ultimate goal that design engineers strive for. With only eight components, the unique design of the RAM mount system has set a new standard for ball and socket arm technology.
RAM Ball Sizes
RAM Balls are injection molded onto a marine grade aluminum post. The materials used to make the balls and/or posts may be varied to provide characteristics required for most applications.
A size ball - 9/16" diameter ball
B size ball - 1" diameter ball
C size ball - 1.5" diameter ball
D size ball - 2.25" diameter ball
RAM Cradles and Holders
The RAM range has custom formed cradles and holders suitable for many electronic, PDA and GPS devices as will become apparent as you tour around our web site. Where applicable, we shall show the cradle with a selection of standard mounts to ease the selection process and choice. However, for the more adventurous user wishing to build a customized mount system, then by selecting mating parts, you can achieve your own solution.
Getting It Right
When ordering a RAM mount system or additional components, its important that you understand the part number system.
To help you understand the part number format used, we are providing the following example. It is four different sizes of a basic RAM mounting system including the corresponding arm, round base with ball.
RAM-D-101 & RAM-D-202 have 2.25" balls (D size)
RAM-101 & RAM-202 have 1.5" balls (C size)
RAM-B-101 & RAM-B-202 have 1" balls (B size)
RAM-A-102 & RAM-A-238 have 9/16" balls (A size)