Installing the DAESSY Folding Mount - DFM2 and DFM2ROP

Steps in the Installation Procedure

Identify the Parts of the DAESSY Folding Mount

The Standard Parts of the DAESSY Folding Mount and common variations are listed below; Parts which may differ from situation to situation are indicated with a *.

Part CodePart NameDFM2DFM2ROP
STR16Horizontal Tube
*S22x3Vertical Tube
RTH+2RTHTMFolding Mechanism with 2 Tube Mounts
*TUSBTotal Quick Release Base
*xxxIPFrame Clamp Inner Piece
UFCOPFrame Clamp Outer Piece
IC1Index Clamp
RFCRRemovable Frame Clamp Receiver
ROPRemovable Outer Piece
SwivelSwivel Clamp
DMSToolsAssembly Tools

All the black anodized aluminum components have a part code stamped into the metal and these should be identified and laid out as shown in the picture. The Frame Clamp Inner Piece (UFCxxxxIP) may not be exactly as shown, and an Offset Link may be included.The ROP Version of the DAESSY Folding Mount will have a Removable Frame Clamp Receiver and Removable Outer Piece (RFCR-ROP) in place of the IC1 and UFCOP.


It is very important that all packaging be thoroughly inspected for loose parts and instruction papers. All the mount components must be identified and checked against the standard parts list, and the order list BEFORE any packaging is thrown away.

parts layout

The Swivel Clamp for joining the UFCxxxxIP (or other Inner Piece) and UFCOP (or RFCR) is normally fastened into the axial hole of the UFCOP. Pinch Clamps for securing the tubes into the TUSB and IC1 (or ROP) are normally installed in their holes in the parts and retained by a plastic plug in the tube hole.

The parts shown in the figure are for a standard order. A customized mount may have different parts substituted.

Specific installation instructions may be supplied with components, especially components that vary from the standard parts list. In the case of contradictory instructions, component specific instructions provided with the mounting components will supersede the installation procedures outlined on these pages.

[Next Step: Assemble and Install the Frame Clamp Components]

Steps in the Installation Procedure

Description | Parts | Fitting | Installing
Folding Mount

DAESSY Mounting System

Selecting a DAESSY Mount Assembly

Rigid Mount

Folding Mount

Locking Swing-Away Mount

Rear Folding Mount

Lockable Rear Folding Mount

Positioner Mount

Desk Mount & Clamp Desk Mount

Rolling Mount
RM-24 & RM-32

More information on the DAESSY Mounting System

Catalog, Ordering and Prices


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