Secure an iPad for Musicians of All Types

Posted by: on Jun 2, 2014

Drummers. Singers. Bass Players. Musicians of all types can easily integrate new technology, apps and tools into music more easily than ever before. Whether using sheet music apps, practicing along with an online video tutorial or simply keeping a set list handy during a performance, the most important element to using an iPad in your work is having it close by, at the right angle and not in the way while you play! 

The answer to achieve all of these benefits comes in the form of the Rock Solid iPad Music & Mic Stand Kit or Rock Solid iPad Drum Kit.

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Rock Solid Pro Music & Mic Stand Kit

The Rock Solid Pro Music & Mic Stand Kit allows for mounting an iPad securely to the top or column of any standard mic/music stand or boom in a studio, sound booth or concert venue, without requiring it’s own stand.

ccl15-tether-tools-rock-solid-easygrip-st-01b-webThe included EasyGrip ST comes equipped with an articulating ball-head assembly. This allows for a full-range of motion and optiomal angling of the screen. One end of the EasyGrip ST features a clamp that attaches to any round or flat surface 0-1.5″ and the other end has a 1/4″-20 male thread, which attaches directly into the Connect Lite Bracket for mounting the iPad.

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Connect Lite: Bottom View
Top View
Connect Lite: Top View

The Connect Lite Bracket features the ‘Wallee Locking-X’ technology allowing for a twist-type lock to the Wallee iPad Case (available for all iPad versions. Sold separately).  The iPad Case is available for all versions and holds the iPad securely at all times.  When locked in place with the Connect Lite and Easy Grip, musicians can achieve perfect positioning while or creative get the workflow they want to achieve.  Click for more information on the Music & Mic Stand Kit.

 

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Rock Solid Pro Drum Kit

The Rock Solid Pro Drum Kit opens up the possibility for the versatile placement of an iPad within your drum setup. Using an iPad as a recording or video device, and even as a replacement for sheet music, no extra stands are needed. Simply attach the included clamp and then angle the arm to get your ideal placement of the iPad.

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The included Rock Solid Master Clamp is lightweight and made of cast alloy with a unique wedge insert for clamping to any flat surface or shelf. The Master Clamp features an all-metal handle with a lift ratchet style design, allowing for easy and secure tightening in confined spaces. It also features a built-in locking 5/8″ (16mm) baby socket that tightly secures a hold onto the Matthews Hollywood Superflex Arm.

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The Matthews Hollywood Superflex Arm is a long reaching, 30″ (76cm) fully-extended articulating arm. With the ability to support up to 8lbs (3kg), it is strong enough to secure an iPad or tablet. One end features a Locking Hex Stud to prevent any movement when secured in the Master Clamp. The other end has a 5/8″ (16mm) Baby Receptor, 1-1/8″ (2.85cm) Stud that connects directly to the Connect Bracket.

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Connect Bracket: Bottom View
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Connect Bracket: Top View

The Connect Bracket is constructed of lightweight aerospace aluminum, made in the U.S.A. and backed by the Tether Tools Lifetime Warranty. The bottom of the Connect Bracket has four different options for mounting points:

  • 1/4″-20 Thread receptor
  • 3/8″ Thread receptor
  • 5/8″ Stud receptor
  • Arca style mount (for tripods)

Using the 5/8″ Stud Receptor point, the Connect Bracket is tightened with the included thumb screw to keep everything secure. Featuring the same ‘Wallee Locking-X’ technology on the top of the Connect Bracket, simply click and lock into the Wallee Case.

The Rock Solid Pro Drum Kit is the most ideal and compact system for transport and quick setup, giving you more time to focus on music making.

Click for more information on the Rock Solid Pro Drum Kit.

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The Wallee iPad Case is precision molded and features the ‘Wallee Locking-X’ receptor in the center back of each case. With a 90-degree twist of the device, the iPad rotates from portrait to landscape. Super thin in design, the cases are designed to stay on the iPad all the time and they work in conjunction with the Apple Smart Cover. *Currently, cases are available for iPad Generations 1, 2, 3/4, Air and Mini. Not sure which iPad model you have? You can check the model number here.

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BONUS TIP: For added protection, using the Pro Bumper Case around a Wallee iPad Case alleviates the impact of shocks and bumps should your stage presence get a little wild. 

*With new generations of iPad, cases will be continually updated as new versions are launched.

Click for more information on other iPad Mounting Solutions.

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