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#1 Sacedog

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 12:44 AM

Since the last time I updated this iPad mount list, Cocoontech has published a much more extensive list that you should check out.

The official Cocoontech iPad Mount list can be found here:

http://www.cocoontec...le-ipad-mounts/


I'll add my personal opinion to the end of this thread, but it made sense to me to redirect people to the official CT list, since this thread comes up on the first page of Google when searching for "iPad wall mount".

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 08:52 AM

I have been trying to find an iPad wall mount for the past couple of weeks, and have not found one that really floats my boat yet. As discussed in another thread, I feel that the iPad will become the touchscreen of choice as it is affordable (as in-wall touchscreens go), is silent, is powerful, and has a wonderfully bright capacitive touch screen.

I thought I would post some of the mounts I have found, and am hoping others will do the same.

Please reply with any MANUFACTURED wall mounts for the iPad.

Here is what I have found so far:

Pad Holder - Nice mount, inexpensive, does not charge
http://padholdr.com/index.asp

iBracket - A bit large, but attractive, expensive, will charge the iPad while docked
http://www.gravityswitch.com/ibracket/

iPad Frame Dock - Pretty attractive, expensive, charges while in frame (does not seem like it would be sturdy while on wall)
http://www.theipadframe.com/

modulR iPad swing arm - attractive, no pricing yet, don't see charging ability
http://modulrcase.com/swingmount.php

iPad Capsual - odd looking, inexpensive, charges ipad
http://www.arodsinre...me=ipad_capsule
http://appadvice.com...gner-treatment/


For me it would have to be a sleek flush mount/in wall solution. The only one that comes close is your first link, but that does seem big, and too expensive.. I'll keep searching and if I find anything I'll post back.

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 12:17 PM

Don't the usual suspects have anything available, e.g. Sanus/Chief, Peerless, Premier etc?

http://www.cepro.com...ctionality/K359

Have you searched for an iPad cradle, that could then be mounted?

http://www.ram-mount...14/Default.aspx

Here's another mount:
http://www.theipadmount.com/

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 09:58 AM

I am following this thread with great interest as well. An Ipad can end up cheaper than a Elo + thinclient to drive it, etc.

I am also mainly interesting in a flushmount/picture frame type solution that has the thing permanently mounted. The nice though would be that you only need a power connection and no data (wifi on the ipad). And with the battery the thing woudl actually work during a power outage for a while (assuming you have your server and wireless AP on a UPS).

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 11:03 AM

I am following this thread with great interest as well. An Ipad can end up cheaper than a Elo + thinclient to drive it, etc.

I am also mainly interesting in a flushmount/picture frame type solution that has the thing permanently mounted. The nice though would be that you only need a power connection and no data (wifi on the ipad). And with the battery the thing woudl actually work during a power outage for a while (assuming you have your server and wireless AP on a UPS).


Yes, that is my main interest. I want it mounted to the wall, and be able to continue charging without having a white USB cable hanging out.

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 11:32 AM

I am following this thread with great interest as well. An Ipad can end up cheaper than a Elo + thinclient to drive it, etc.

I am also mainly interesting in a flushmount/picture frame type solution that has the thing permanently mounted. The nice though would be that you only need a power connection and no data (wifi on the ipad). And with the battery the thing woudl actually work during a power outage for a while (assuming you have your server and wireless AP on a UPS).

This one sounds like you described except for the flush mount but then again a picture frame isn't flush mounted.
http://www.theipadframe.com/

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 01:34 PM

Yes...this does sound good...except i can't find a price and it states out of stock..

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Posted 29 June 2010 - 03:13 PM

I work for the company that makes the Walet mount. It's not a flush mount like you were hoping for (it's more of a wall-mounted pocket) but it's VESA compatible and can hang using keyholes too. Also it's made out of bamboo so it's really attractive.

PS: I saw that as a representative for a company I'm supposed to disclose my affiliation with them but I'm not allowed to edit my signature yet! I'm glad to have found this forum. I program Crestron systems too and this is a great forum to find!

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Posted 29 June 2010 - 03:52 PM

I work for the company that makes the Walet mount. It's not a flush mount like you were hoping for (it's more of a wall-mounted pocket) but it's VESA compatible and can hang using keyholes too. Also it's made out of bamboo so it's really attractive.


Is this the swedish one that you make? I didn't see one above called the Walet.

My ideal wall mount would allow me to mount the iPad in landscape mode, with enough space behind it to have a recessed AC outlet to keep the dock plugged in all the time. Then I could always keep the iPad powered while docked, but remove it when I wanted to use it for other purposes.

Maybe I just need to redo my templates for my HA system to be in portrait mode. ;)

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 06:23 PM

I work for the company that makes the Walet mount. It's not a flush mount like you were hoping for (it's more of a wall-mounted pocket) but it's VESA compatible and can hang using keyholes too. Also it's made out of bamboo so it's really attractive.


Is this the swedish one that you make? I didn't see one above called the Walet.

My ideal wall mount would allow me to mount the iPad in landscape mode, with enough space behind it to have a recessed AC outlet to keep the dock plugged in all the time. Then I could always keep the iPad powered while docked, but remove it when I wanted to use it for other purposes.

Maybe I just need to redo my templates for my HA system to be in portrait mode. :D


I think landscape mode is absolutely the way to go for HA with the iPad. Don't change!

I can't post a link since I'm such a n00b here. You can google "walet mount" though.

I like your suggestion about the recessed outlet. The Walet may accommodate... it would depend on the outlet you use.

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 04:18 PM

I found a new one coming out soon. It's made for a kiosk style application, and is not terribly friendly for home use, but it might work.

http://labshield.com/

For some reason, I cannot edit the first post to add this one to the list; so I guess I will just starting posting new ones at the bottom.

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 09:22 PM

I saw this one while looking through the links (from the first post) http://www.dockalot.com/

Don't see any pricing.... currently vaporware.

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 11:27 AM

I saw this one while looking through the links (from the first post) http://www.dockalot.com/

Don't see any pricing.... currently vaporware.


Nice find. That is the most promising yet! I E-mailed the address on their website to see if they had any additional information, and will post here if they reply.

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 12:11 PM

Nice find. That is the most promising yet! I E-mailed the address on their website to see if they had any additional information, and will post here if they reply.


I agree. This the best yet. I asked them it it was paintable or if there is space to stick a mirror on the back plane.

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 12:24 PM

Labshield will be creating a household version where locking and security isn't a concern. The current model is for public locations for kiosk use. The future household version will provide and access to all the iPad buttons. Additional photos are now on the site if you would like to see how the charger is tucked away. I think for the household version that a dock would be more in order so you don't have to attach the wire each time. Easy-in-out would be my preference. What did you think of the Pad Holdr? It seemed to accomplish what you were wanting for the most part. You would still have to use the cable and charger versus a simple drop-in dock.




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