2-footed windscreen mount ?

(with the usual caveat I have googled for ages ...)
Does anyone know of a windscreen mount which would be able to straddle an obstruction on the windscreen.
In this case it's a Citroen C4 which has a ****ing annoying housing behind the mirror making the natural location for a dashcam impossible.
I'm thinking of something which can be mounted either side with a joining "plate" to which the actual dashcam suction mount could be attached.
Mounting to one side isn't an option unless I want to ignore the rear- facing camera feature (which I don't).
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Ah, does your dashcam see backwards from the same housing (via a more telephoto lens) rather than having a completely separate camera stuck to the rear window? Is that the normal way rear-view dash cameras work? Presumably the view is blocked if you have a third passenger on the rear seat in the middle.
I'd never thought of mounting a dashcam directly under/behind the mirror fixing, because so few modern cars allow that. Our Honda CRV has a huge plastic V-shaped housing which contains the mirror mount, the rain-sensor for the wipers and a camera for dipping/raising the headlight beam automatically if you enable that feature. When we first got a dashcam, we mounted it slightly on the driver's side of that V-shape, and noticed that the headlights no longer reliably dipped and went back to high beam. Then I realised that the dashcam was obscuring the headlight camera so I moved it to the corresponding position on the passenger's side. On most cars, you also have to take into account which parts of the windscreen are cleared by the wipers: the last conspicuous places. near the edge of the screen, are usually outside this so the camera just sees raindrops and dirt.
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Sounds like you need a car with a periscope then.
Brian
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On 6/23/2017 3:23 PM, Jethro_uk wrote:

I have a tablet holder which has two suction mounts, but they are quite close and probably would not span such a feature. Bought it online a number of years ago and I don't recall the supplier. I guess the other option would be to canibalise two standard units.
Here is one example (from Google Images)
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dual-Suction-Car-Van-Windscreen-Mount-Tablet-Holder-for-Kindle-Fire-HDX-7-/162432964818
and another
http://www.tablets.ie/?product=ultimateaddons-dual-suction-car-windscreen-mount-with-x-tablet-holder-for-microsoft-surface-pro-3
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On 23/06/2017 15:23, Jethro_uk wrote:

Could you buy two single sucker ones and construct a simple bridge from balsa or similar?
Bill
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