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Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by qom, Feb 8, 2009.
I saw some ad for a vertical stand for MBP, but can't remember where. Anyone know which one I mean?
Took me all of 4 seconds to Google it.
2 of them in that article.
Found those aswell, but those are not the ones I mean.
I saw this ad recently, maybe on macrumors, the stand was shown together with a Unibody MBP, and costed less than $50
That floater one seems neat and all, but not $300 neat
Well, iduno... Only ones I saw with the new MBPs in the ads were the floaters...
I'd actually say this the cheaper one looks better, but it doesn't fit the new MBs/MBPs according to the tech specs.
The Floater is one of the best vertical stands on general sale that I've tried, and the cable management is solved I suppose as best as possible without exorbitant additional cost given the nature of the notebooks.
But that aside, it's hard for me to take a company seriously who writes "look at it in the pale moonlight or in the light of the morning sun" regarding a Mac.
Or maybe it's how the real Mac user thinks. My imagination re: Macs runs more to "look at it in the fall down to the ground after I've thrown it out of the window or in the light of a reflective heavy-duty boot".
When considering a vertical stand however, it is worth bearing in mind the MBP's airflow requirements.
I've noticed that the Unibody MBP runs real hot when working in clamshell mode, but figured it would be alot better if it was standing vertical to optimize airflow, but maybe it's a no no anyway
Exposing slightly more of the underside to still air while denying it an intake is still insufficient, don't you think?
Isn't there a vent above the keyboard/below the center of the screen? I too was worried running a new unibody in clam mode wouldn't bode well for the unit due to this design.
Yeah, there is a vent, but there's no difference between its position in the new and old MacBook/Pros/iBooks etc - its identical in all...
But yeah, in alot of these stands, looks like the vent is being covered by the stand...
this is the one I meant, anyone who have tested one, perhaps?
not that pretty though