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Company: Kensington

Website: www.Kensington.com

Model: BlackBelt

Price: $40

Compatible: iPad (2010)

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Kensington BlackBelt Protection Band for iPad

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Category: Cases - iPad, iPad (2010)

Pitched as an edge protection solution for the iPad, Kensington's new BlackBelt ($40) is a thick silicone rubber ring that wraps around the top, bottom, and sides of 2010's iPad models, adding a grip plus shock and limited scratch protection. Holes in the sides provide port, speaker, microphone, and switch access, while button covers on the top and side offer play-through access to Sleep/Wake and volume controls.

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