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Company: M.Brdz/DMAC

Website: www.mbrdz.com

Model: Crystalstand

Price: 89,000 Won/$82

Compatible: iPad (2010)

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M.brdz Crystalstand for iPad

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Category: Cases - iPad, iPad (2010), Stands + Mounts - iPad

Released on the late side given that the original iPad has been discontinued already in most of the world, Korean stand and case designer M.brdz / DMAC Crystalstand for iPad (89,000 Won/$82) is nonetheless a physically interesting alternative for users who want to transform their iPads into miniature iMacs. The clear plastic rear housing rotates on a machined aluminum base resembling the leg of a recent iMac computer, complete with a cable hole in the back; a thin clear iPad shell doubles as a half-case and a mount integration system to connect the tablet to the stand when you want to keep it upright on a flat surface. Pivoting and 90-degree rotation are both supported by the stand. An iPad 2 version is apparently in the offing.

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