Twelve South HiRise Adjustable Stand for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

Twelve South HiRise Adjustable Stand for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

Product Information

  • Overview

    The Twelve South HiRise for MacBook is a beautifully designed stand that's adjustable, so you can select just the right height for using your notebook as a desktop computer. HiRise has silicone lined, v-shaped arms that hold your MacBook like a tire gripping the road. The v-shaped arms also ensure maximum circulation of air around your Mac.

    HiRise's spring-loaded post makes it super easy to adjust the height of the stand. Elevate your MacBook off the desk to focus on the screen, or raise the height of your MacBook to align it with your external monitor for the ultimate dual-display setup.

  • Highlights

    • Adjustable stand that lets you use MacBook as a desktop
    • Compatible with MacBooks and users of all sizes
    • Spring-loaded post makes adjusting height a snap
    • Silicone-lined arms firmly grip bottom of MacBook
    • Allows you to align MacBook with an external monitor
    • Frees space on your desk for an external keyboard and mouse
    • Teflon rails on bottom of stand protect desk surface
    • V-shaped display stand provides maximum airflow for MacBook
    • Crafted from metal for a stable footprint
  • Did you notice?

    Metal construction and silicone-lined arms keep your MacBook securely in place.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Raise your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air to just the right height for use as a desktop computer.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Twelve South HiRise Stand
    • Owner's manual
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number : 12-1222
    • UPC or EAN No. : 851522002573

    Warranty

    • Note : Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.0 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • mStand v.s. HiRise for MacBook

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I've been using the mStand for a little over a year now, but when Twelve South came out with their new HiRise for MacBook stand I I've been using the mStand for a little over a year now, but when Twelve South came out with their new HiRise for MacBook stand I figured I would give it a try. I'm not going to compare unboxing because functionality it what ultimately matters.

    I dock/undock my Early 2011 MacBook Pro roughly 5-10 times a week. What is most important to me is that it is a seamless transition. Have laptop, put on stand, and connect cables. The mStand excels at this with its "feet" to catch the laptop and make perfect positioning an ease with each use. The HiRise however, does not have such a feature and this can become a tedious task to get the same position as you had once before. Placing your $3k MacBook Pro on a stand shouldn't be a guessing game, and you definitely shouldn't be worried that it might fall off given the incorrect position.

    Stand placement is another big issue for me and honestly, I didn't realize it was until I got the HiRise. The stand shouldn't move once placed in the proper position on my desk. The mStand doesn't move. The HiRise does, and abhorrently so.

    Lastly, elevation is also critical. While the HiRise will get the top of your MacBook Pro screen to roughly 15 1/2", the mStand will give you a full inch more. There is also more downward angle on the body of the Macbook Pro with the mStand. The is bound to be more beneficial to heat dissipation. I have also found it makes it easier to use the keyboard in those instances I forget to turn Bluetooth back on before docking my MacBook Pro.

    P.S. With the HiRise height set to the lowest point, the back(where the back of your laptop would sit) is at 3 5/8" and the front is at 2 1/8".

    • Written by from San Antonio

    131 of 167 people found this useful

    Was this useful? mStand v.s. HiRise for MacBook
  • It Does Stick! People are using it wrong!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Product, everyone that says that it does not stick and that the macbook slides off is using the product upside down! The V Great Product, everyone that says that it does not stick and that the macbook slides off is using the product upside down! The V shape part of the product is where the macbook sits on, and the base that sits on the desk is the rectangular part. Please consult the pictures on the box before using and criticizing.

    Personally, I love the product, it may not have the ability to change the tilt, but the height adjustments are great, the product is built strong and sturdy, and I love the design ascetics of the product!

    • Written by from Langley

    89 of 111 people found this useful

    Was this useful? It Does Stick! People are using it wrong!
  • Disappointed

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    My High Rise stand arrived today, and it is very well made, and looks great.

    Sadly though it does not hold either my MacBook Ai My High Rise stand arrived today, and it is very well made, and looks great.

    Sadly though it does not hold either my MacBook Air or MacBook Pro steady or securely enough. Both machines just rest on the support arms, but move about both front to back and side to side when touched, even lightly. This gives the impression that it is going to fall off.

    This may not be a problem if you intend to never touch the machine once it is one the stand, but if like me you will have to still use the keys from time to time this may not be the one for you.

    Sadly had to return the stand.

    • Written by from Cheddar

    68 of 76 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Disappointed
  • Wobbly stand

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I had a Rain stand before (and was very pleased with it) but I needed to buy one that would give me the ability to adjust the heig I had a Rain stand before (and was very pleased with it) but I needed to buy one that would give me the ability to adjust the height. I bought the HiRise but the stand came defective right out of the box. The piece that attaches the arms to the base tilts to one side causing the computer to sit unevenly. There is no way for me to return the stand so I'm stuck with it (such a waste of money)! If I put the stand up side down, the computer is not titled as much but it tends to slide off of the stand and it doesn't get proper air flow under it. I do not recommend this stand at all.

    • Written by from Durham
    Was this useful? Wobbly stand
  • Works great with MBP 15"

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I'm not sure what everyone elses issue is with slippage and wobbles. I use mine with a 15" MacBook Pro Retina and it's absolutely I'm not sure what everyone elses issue is with slippage and wobbles. I use mine with a 15" MacBook Pro Retina and it's absolutely perfect at what it does.

    • Written by from Toronto
    Was this useful? Works great with MBP 15"
  • Ideal if you want to break your laptop - Read this before you buy

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I bought this stand thinking that I was buying a quality product from the apple website, but be warned this is an expensive piece I bought this stand thinking that I was buying a quality product from the apple website, but be warned this is an expensive piece of junk. Firstly the base of the stand has a cheap strip of slippery plastic, so if you or anyone else walks past and accidentally bumps into you laptop it will slide around as if it were on an ice rink.

    Secondly the arms have some very soft rubber if you have a heavy laptopn like my MacBook Retina 15" it will just slide off and fall to the ground when you are not there! Warning: do not leave your laptop unattended on this stand it will plumet to the ground!! I have had my £2000+ laptop fall on the ground countless times and dented! Thanks Twelve South, If you like your macbook please take my advice and leave this stand well alone.

    • Written by from London

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Ideal if you want to break your laptop - Read this before you buy

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