Twelve South MagicWand

Twelve South MagicWand

A$29.95

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 55 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    MagicWand is a clever accessory that connects the Magic Trackpad to your Apple Wireless Keyboard, creating one convenient input device for your Mac. MagicWand lets you position your trackpad on either side of the keyboard, great for both right- and left-handed users.

    Even more convenience and control

    Instead of separate pieces, use your keyboard and trackpad as one consolidated device at your desk or on the sofa. You can even combine this kit with a mouse for even more control at your fingertips. Gesture, swipe and zoom with Magic Trackpad while you use your mouse for more precise work like retouching, painting, and drawing.

  • Highlights

    • Connect the Magic Trackpad to your Apple Wireless Keyboard to create one device
    • Position the Trackpad on the left or right side of your keyboard
    • Use to control your Mac-equipped home theater from the couch
    • Combine with a mouse to put more control at your fingertips
    • Helps you maintain a neat, tidy workspace
  • Did you notice?

    MagicWand creates a one-piece device for easily controlling your Mac-powered home theater.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Join your your Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad into one convenient device.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Twelve South MagicWand
    • H-beam stabilizer
    • T-pad insert
    • Owner's guide
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: 12-1101
    • UPC or EAN No.: 851522002221

    Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products

    • Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.

    Manufacturer Note

    • Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad not included

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • wow its not even metal 30.00 for plastic!?

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    It does work however I assumed that as it was so expensive that it would be made from sturdier materials, as it stands its cheap p It does work however I assumed that as it was so expensive that it would be made from sturdier materials, as it stands its cheap plastic.

    • Written by from Mountain View

    365 of 447 people found this useful

    Was this useful? wow its not even metal 30.00 for plastic!?
  • Very Nice... (with one minor fault)

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    Keeps things together perfectly as advertised if you plan on using it in a "couch" scenario. One thing to note is that if you're Keeps things together perfectly as advertised if you plan on using it in a "couch" scenario. One thing to note is that if you're going to use it on a desk (as I do) the vertical "I" bar that attaches the trackpad and keyboard slightly restricts the use of the physical pad click (makes it a bit harder to push down). The solution I found is to install the long "C" clamp without the "I" bar. This still keeps the keyboard neatly together with the trackpad but allows the click feature of the trackpad to "float" and it's physical click feater is unaltered. If you're going to use it in a couch scenario, install it as directed since as you won't be using the physical click but rather tapping on the pad.

    • Written by from Corinth

    215 of 240 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Very Nice... (with one minor fault)
  • Works well with a couple flaws

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    When using on my lap, I would like to "click" the magic trackpad, but alas, the only option it the tap-to-click option in settings When using on my lap, I would like to "click" the magic trackpad, but alas, the only option it the tap-to-click option in settings because there's no hard surface.

    When using on a desk, if you have a heavy typing hand (I only learned of mine after using this product), you will unintentionally click the trackpad when pressing keys near the bottom corner of the keyboard. This can become extremely irritating because the curser will jump around as if you intended to move or it; or it will recognize a double-click and select the text, overwriting already typed words.

    I love the concept of the MagicWand and I think the design is sleek and beautiful. I only wish the usability wasn't hindered in practice. I'm keeping mine, but training myself to use it differently. Some people may not want to bother.

    • Written by from Astoria

    196 of 227 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Works well with a couple flaws
  • Only Plastic! Bad

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    only plastic

    Horrible quality and not fit right.

    • Written by from Cranford

    1 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Only Plastic! Bad
  • Really bad design

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    The wand couples together the keyboard and magic trackpad (obviously). However, in doing so they become a single unit. This means The wand couples together the keyboard and magic trackpad (obviously). However, in doing so they become a single unit. This means when pressing down on the keyboard to type or on the return key, the trackpad can be inadvertently clicked, moving the point at which you want to be typing. This is beyond annoying. Received and returned in the same day.

    • Written by from Huddersfield

    1 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Really bad design
  • Great product!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Been an Apple lover for a few years, but only just recently (past 8 months) discovered this GRRRRRREAT company, Twelve South.
    T Been an Apple lover for a few years, but only just recently (past 8 months) discovered this GRRRRRREAT company, Twelve South.
    This MagicWand works great. I just ordered mine, after having "test-driven" one owned by a friend. I read the reviews online, and was astonished that people expected a piece of metal for $30.00.
    As for me, I wouldn't want metal touching my Apple wireless keyboard and track pad. I understand that this is a matter of preference. However, I have owned a lot of Apple products in the past 10 years (*ALL* versions of the iPhone, a couple of iPads, numerous iPods, an iMac and a MacBook Air), and the thought of metal on my Apple products, to me, is akin to the sound of fingernails on a chalk board.
    If it will help the next buyer behind me, this product is made of polycarbonate. Yes, YES! People have said the word "polycarbonate" simply means "plastic". Ok, I get that. But can I tell you that my MacBook Air is made of the same material? (And I paid well over $1,300 for mine!)

    • Written by from Bossier City

    1 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Great product!

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