Fastest, easiest to use, most stable pivoting iPad Air & iPad stand with or without a case or skin
The Stabile PRO is our pivoting iPad stand, for our fixed iPad stand see our Stabile 2.0.
The Stabile PRO is Made in USA from solid steel, this iPad stand is an artistic structure that is stable in every twist of the word.
At 2.2 times the weight of an iPad, with an extremely low and user focused center of gravity, the Stabile PRO has the stability that other iPad stands will not duplicate. For your daily use this iPad stand has Thought Out characteristics like a full pivoting holder, split back cable management, anti slip and non-skid feet and quality protective padding where your iPad rest. Use without or with a case or skin in portrait or landscape, and look great doing it.
Jeff Richardson iPhone J.D. "...The Stable PRO lives up to its name. It is heavy (just over 3 pounds), made of steel, and very strong and sturdy."
Uber Apparatus "...It’s a winning design and hands down the best iPad stand I have ever used"
Keyboard, case, cable and iPad not included
Stabile™ is a trademark of Thought Out Company
Consumer 2 Year Limited Warranty - Manufacturing Defect
Commercial 90 Day Limited Warranty - Manufacturing Defect
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Posted by Dave D on 22nd May 2013
This stand is both stylish and functional to hold your iPad at just the right angle. Unfortunately, shortly after the 1 year warranty expired, I noticed a small crack in the pivot ball nut which prevented my iPad from staying in position. The optional grapple kept my iPad from falling off, but it got to the point that I couldn't touch the screen without the iPad drooping down.
Brandi from Thought Out Company responded to my email the next day and said that they would extend the warranty for me. I boxed it up and sent it back and less than 1 week later, I'm back in business with a good as new stand.
I don't usually write reviews, but this kind of service deserves to be noticed!
*** Thought Out Company Note: All units since early 2012 have been manufactured with a new process for the pivot nuts, this issue no longer exist. ***
Posted by Rob Terry - RJT Designs on 6th Mar 2013
I use my ipad to view pdf files from clients instead of printing them out and wasting paper. The stand securly holds my ipad next to my computer so I can eaily view and comment on pdf files while I work on drawings. The stand is well built and looks great. I agree that the grapple should be a standard feature, not an accessory. I didn't purchase one, but easily made my own.
Posted by Steve Anderson on 4th Oct 2012
We wanted a stand that would look stylish and be stable for our ipad point of sale system.
Together with the grapple it is the perfect stand
Posted by Kevin R on 2nd May 2012
This stand is very sturdy and holds your tablet at the perfect height and angle. It will not slide on your desk or counter top while being used. The touch screen can be used on the tablet for typing and the stand will hold the position and angle set by you. This was purchased for an iPad but it works with all the tablets in our home. Easily the best designed stand available today. If there is one negative, it is not designed to be portable although it can easily be moved about your house or office.
Posted by Jenn on 27th Apr 2012
Great weight. With the Grapple added to the top (which in my opinion should be a standard piece not an accessory) the iPad is firmly secured. The ability to pivot it a nice touch. It seems to loosen very easily, but is also easy to tighten up.
Overall, a great product that I'm sure with future enhancements will be made even better.
Posted by Pm on 4th Nov 2011
Nice to have a sturdy platform to hold the iPad at the right angle and the iPad stays in place while typing or pushing the unlock button on the edge when horizontal. Works well next to my PC monitor at work. Excellent product so far
Posted by Chris A. on 7th Sep 2011
I purchased this stand to hold my iPad while I eat my morning breakfast. I don't like laying the iPad on the kitchen table, even with the smartcover as it isn't at the right angle and leaves it vulnerable to spills.
I got the stand in black and it has a rough textured finish. Its heavy and inspires confidence that it won't move. This model has a ball bearing that let's you adjust the angle, which is useful for up and down, but I don't see the benefit of right to left as you could just turn the stand. Unlike the iPod holders that they sell, the stabile pro does not curl around and grip the iPad, it's more like an easel. As such, you can leave your smartcover on and just flip it back over the top. It will also likely be the last tablet stand you'll ever need, as it should work with just about any tablet.
There are non slip feet on the bottom, as well as rubberized areas where your iPad makes contact as to not scratch it. You can set the iPad in either portrait or landscape.
What's not to like? Not much. I wish it came in gloss black like the iPod holders, but textured black looks nice too. When putting the iPad in landscape mode, the bottom right "foot" can hit the volume rocker on the iPad 2, so i generally put the rocker on the top, but that means i take off the smart cover since the magnetic side is down. Perhaps on next version leaving a space or making it more of a claw foot that goes around the volume rocker? Some will say it's a tad pricey, but tablets arent going away any time soon, and you'll likely have this thing forever. Short of running it over with your car, it's near indestructible. I purchased it having owned other thoughtout products, knowing I was paying a slight premium for a superbly built product. I doubt there is a better looking, better built, or better functioning stand out there anywhere...
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