option for strapping/holding ipad to Cardio machines?

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by 10smom, May 1, 2010.

  1. 10smom
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    macrumors regular

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    Bring on the Smarty comments! :D I know they are coming!

    I need a way to view my ipad while exercising on cardio equipment at the gym, without it fall off every 5 seconds. The ledge space is way to slim to even think about placing the ipad there and expecting it to stay. I have tried that with the phone and it slips off often.

    I was think the Apple case may be an option and flipping over the top of the machine so it just hangs there but I still would want a way to secure it...

    I would appreciate any suggestions.
     
  2. 10smom
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    NO one has come up with a solution for this yet? Surely there are many others wit intention of using the Ipad for this purpose. What has worked for you. Thanks
     
  3. 3goldens
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    I'm sure there will be armbands for it soon enough!
     
  4. FirePak
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    My gym has these clear plastic shelf things that slide over the machine for reading a book or magazine. I'm pretty sure they would work fine with the iPad.
     
  5. JCT
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    Looking forward to that visual.

    For the OP, I'm heading into the basement to setup a magazine stand on my elliptical tonight. I think that I am going to use two thin velcro "straps" to hold it on at the top and bottom.

    JT
     
  6. IceMacMac
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    I'm shocked...I've googled for 30 minutes to find a case with a strap...for use at the gym.

    And found NOTHING.
     
  7. 3goldens
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    Did you look at the Otter utility strap, I think this could be used to rig to an elliptical machine.
     

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