iPad Rotating Kneeboard

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Product ID: 4704A

The smallest, simplest solution for using an iPad in the cockpit. No bells and whistles, just a simple mounting surface with elastic straps on the corners for holding an iPad Air. Integrated rotating mechanism allows for portrait and landscape orientation.



Compatibility

Larger model works with iPad Pro 9.7", iPad Air 1-2, and iPad 2017 with thin cases. iPad Pro 10.5" fits but is tight. Mini model fits all iPad Mini models (1-4) with a thin case.

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The smallest, simplest solution for using an iPad in the cockpit. No bells and whistles, just a simple mounting surface with elastic straps on the corners for holding an iPad Air. Integrated rotating mechanism allows for portrait and landscape orientation.

Compatibility
Larger model works with iPad Pro 9.7", iPad Air 1-2, and iPad 2017 with thin cases. iPad Pro 10.5" fits but is tight. Mini model fits all iPad Mini models (1-4) with a thin case.

Does not work with large cases like Otterbox and Lifeproof.

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Reviews
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4.1 / 5
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Ease Of Use
4.5 / 5
Value
4.3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (15)
No (3)
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Great Value - Needs a tweak to be perfect
The only issue is that the elastic corner straps cover part of the screen. But for the price, this swiveling kneeboard is hard to beat.
April 12, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Affordable
It was what I expected. Works as advertised. IF there was a cheap way to have it tilt the iPad that would be an improvement but I wouldn't care to spend a lot more for that feature.
Even though it has a good leg strap it tends to slide around on my leg, minor issue.
Thank you for making this product and making it affordable.
March 31, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Cheap and to the point. I’m a little worried on the long term durability of the elastic straps because they’re so tight (which is awesome because my iPad stays in place) but even if I get a year or two of use before I have to buy another one, it’ll be well worth it.
March 21, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Performance
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
I threw this knee pad in the garbage within 5 minutes of putting my iPad in it. The corner straps are so large they cover up an unacceptable amount of space on the screen. If the designer wasn't just playing a joke on us, then he is definitely in the wrong business.
March 20, 2018
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
iPad Pro 10.5 kneeboard
Had to modify two of the straps so they didn't cvover key touch points at the top in Foreflight - used elastic half the width. Works a charm. Although the straps at the bottom still cover most of the corner touch points they are still usable.
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Added Feb 25, 2018
February 25, 2018
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Good option for the iPad
As an Instructor, I’m using multiple aircraft, thus a fixed mount for my iPad isn’t practical. This one is light weight and simple to use.
December 29, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Good With Modifications
I want to make it clear from the outset that I'm using this for an iPad Pro 10.5" and this is NOT designed for that. In particular, the elastic bands cover important portions of the screen. However, I liked the basic structure so I made some modifications to make it work for my application.

As shown in the attached photo, I replaced all of the elastic bands, the two on the bottom with soft plastic (from a convention name badge) that the bottom of the iPad slips into, and the two on top with narrower (1/4") elastic sewn closer to the top so as not to cover the screen or ports. I also added two 1/4" elastic band loops on the side hold the Apple Pencil.

So now it works very well for what I wanted.
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Added Dec 28, 2017
December 28, 2017
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Perfect solution for ipad mini in tight cockpit
This little kneeboard is perfect solution for my new ipad mini4 with Foreflight in my very cramped Robinson helicopter cockpit. I looked at much more elaborate and expensive kneeboards but this one is perfect. It does not have any addl pockets or places for pens or anything else. Rotating feature is very helpful. Just an ipad. My only minor complaint is that the right upper elastic strap can push the on-off button unless pulled away from the corner. Nice unit at good price!
December 28, 2017
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Nice little addition for the iPad. Could use a pen holder but a nice piece of kit
December 14, 2017
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Lightweight and fits well
It holds my ipad 3rd generaton well. Might need to be a little tighter leg strap for the older heavier ipads. Well made.
December 3, 2017
Purchased
6 months ago
Question and Answer
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Will it work with both a Samsung Tab A 8" and a Tab 4 10"?
A shopper on Jun 15, 2017
I have an iPad 3 and an iPad Pro 9.7. Will one kneeboard work with both iPads?
A shopper on Dec 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Mine is the mini 4 it works great with that one .Can't answer regarding the ones you have asked about.
I have the iPad 3. Which kneeboards work with it?
Casper B on Jan 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I have iPad mini 2. It works well with the rotating kneeboard.
How does rotation work?
A shopper on Nov 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The back has a circular pivot. After strapping to your leg you can rotate it 360 degress
Will it hold the Samsung Tab E tablet?
A shopper on Dec 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: If it's the 9.6 Tab E it should fit.
Will this fit a regular 9.7 inch Ipad with an otter box case?
Hill J on Mar 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, it will not fit the 9.7 with the otter box case.
I have a Speck case on my Mini 4. Will the kneeboard work with the case still attached?
K P on Feb 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The iPad is held in by the elastic bands on each corner. I believe it will fit.
Will it work with the Samsung Galaxy note 10.1?
Jose F on Nov 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It will depend on the size of the note. If the note is similar to larger models of the iPad Pro 9.7", iPad Air 1-2, and iPad 201
Will it work with an IPad Pro 12.9?
David C on Apr 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It does not work with the iPad Pro 12.9.
will it hold the ipad pro 9.7 with the ipad keyboard case ?
A shopper on Feb 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, this particular kneeboard is for the ipad air. Also even if used with the air it will not work. I have to take mine out of the case.
What size i pad fits in this ? I think i have the mini (about 51/2X7)?
A shopper on Jan 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This knee board comes in versions that fit the iPad air1/2 and pro 9.7 and the mini 1,2,3,4.
Do the elastic straps cover the headphone jack on a 9.7" iPad (2017)?
G T on Mar 27, 2018
iPad mini4 with an otterbox case. Anyone use this and does it fit?
A shopper on Mar 5, 2018
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