All iPads Best desk stand for iPads

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  1. macrumors 6502

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    Hi all,

    What would be the best desk stand for iPads? Doesn't matter price (could be cheap or expensive). I have an iPad 4 now and I would like to get a stand for my desk but I don't know which one would be best/worth the money. If its compatible with minis or iPads with cases would be great too.

    Are there a stand that can hold both iPad(s) and iPhones together?

    Also, please post pics if you guys have some.

    Thanks!
     
  2. macrumors newbie

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    I like the looks of the Elago P2 stand from Amazon. It comes in silver or black.
     
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    I have the Coolermaster wave alloy stand. It's the first stand I've owned where I feel totally confident to use my ipad without a case, although it can be used with one. Highly recommended.
     

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    mattopotamus

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    yikes, that thing looks massive. Do you want just a stand, or a stand + keyboard? IMO, this is a great combo http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Ultr...UTF8&colid=I0B9MXPUPO0P&coliid=I1VPKWX0T8ULT9

    if you want just a stand, this works just fine and has built in speakers. You might have to get the ipad 4 version straight from logitech though
    http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-980-000590-Speaker-Stand-iPad/dp/B005A2RLXC
     
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    :D It's a camera trick..It's actually very small, folds up flat. You'd have no room for a KB...It's the angle I took the shots from!:)
     
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    I have a stump stand (Apple store and Amazon has them), its like a heavy rubber paperweight looking thing with two slots in the top. Incredibly simple but I use it all the time.
     
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    I got bored waiting for mine to deliver so I made "mk1" last night lol
     

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  9. macrumors 68000

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    Does this allow you to have it plugged in while in the stand? I'm looking for something to use while waiting for docks to become available for the iPad mini.
     
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    HazyCloud

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    This is easily my favorite of all that I've seen. It just looks like something Apple would release. Here's a picture of my Mini on it.
     

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  14. macrumors newbie

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    Same as Luigi408

    By strange coincidence, I was wondering the same a couple of weeks ago, and decided on the same stand as the OP, which arrived last week. Have to say i'm happy with it. Light, strong and adaptable. about £20.00, though I thinj it may be dic=scontinued?
     
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    I like this one as you can use it as a desk stand (the black bits come off) or on your lap, hands free.
     

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    Looks nice. Does the stand have padding or rubber inside so you can put the mini in it without risking metal on metal scratches?
     
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    There's foam on the legs, but not on the back. I just flip my Smart Cover over and use it that way. I guess if you wanted to, you could add some felt yourself if you were worried. I will say that I used this stand with my iPad 3 for over 6 months and it never scratched my iPad. Not even a single mark.

    Even without any back padding, this is still my favorite stand. I'll eventually get around to ordering the iPhone version as well.
     
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    I have the iPhone version and it works great for the mini as well. I flip over the Smart Cover to help protect the back from any scuffs that may occur. It's a great stand for charging and using FaceTime. Looks nice next to the iMac. :)
     
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    +1 for the Arkon stand. It's light weight but made of sturdy plastic and folds up flat. Very easy to carry with you.
     
  20. macrumors regular

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    I have 3 of those Arkon stands. Got 'em at Best Buy for $7 each. Excellent little buggers.
     
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    12South Compass is what I use. takes up very little space and looks very nice.
     
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    oh i like that!!!!!
     
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