Twelve South HiRise Adjustable Stand for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
Twelve South HiRise Adjustable Stand for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
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.
- 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 ForRaise 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
- Mfr. Part Number: 12-1222
- UPC or EAN No.: 851522002573
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Ratings & Reviews
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 Stuart M from Cheddar
54 of 61 people found this useful
If I could give this no stars I would
Do not buy... well, do buy if you want a stand that your laptop will just slide off.
Can't believe Apple stock this piece of a Do not buy... well, do buy if you want a stand that your laptop will just slide off.
Can't believe Apple stock this piece of a expensive junk.
The facts it's expensive. It looks like your Apple laptop i.e. it's made of the same looking metal (nice). Down side is that it looks great but performs terribly. You put you laptop on it and with the slightest (and I mean slightest) knock it well send you laptop hurtling to the floor or at least to your desk top. Why? because it has a smooth plastic edge as apposed to a rubber outer ring, it uses cheap plastic that offers no traction at all.
Avoid like the plague... Shame on you Apple for stocking such rubbish. …
- Written by Simon H from Privett
47 of 61 people found this useful
Just what I wanted
Saw the stand on display in Covent Garden and knew it was exactly what I needed. My main monitor is 30" but I like to keep my cha Saw the stand on display in Covent Garden and knew it was exactly what I needed. My main monitor is 30" but I like to keep my chat clients on the Macbook screen out of the way. Putting the Macbook on the desk next to large screen meant I had to keep looking down to see the screen. With this stand I can raise the Macbook up and position in right up against the edge of my monitor closer to being horizontally central. The base of the stand serves as a useful place to leave my iPhone charging hidden away under the Macbook. There is quite a bit of room underneath as the arms don't slant down too much like on other stands. It really makes everything look way neater and I can switch my focus between screens more quickly. …
- Written by Johnathan L from LONDON
35 of 42 people found this useful
Don't Believe the Negative Reviews
The item comes very well packaged, well in line with the Apple products themselves.
It even supplies an instruction manual the im The item comes very well packaged, well in line with the Apple products themselves.
It even supplies an instruction manual the implicitly states after MacBook is placed on the stand "now use an external mouse and keyboard".
This is a STAND.
It is NOT designed for use of the in-built keyboard / trackpad of the hardware whilst it is in use.
Makes my MacBook look like it is floating, and even allows me to hide external drives / usb hubs now, below the raised MacBook and remain out of site.
I couldn't recommend this enough. It is a quality product, with quality design, which is perfect for the job it was designed to do. …
- Written by David S from Glasgow
I bought it despite all the negative reviews, simply because I could not believe that original twelvesouth product would not be up I bought it despite all the negative reviews, simply because I could not believe that original twelvesouth product would not be up to their usual high standards. I am certainly very happy that I've decided to purchase the stand.
My mac air DOES NOT slip from it, DOES NOT wobble (even when I use the keyboard), and you have put considerable amount of force just to move (slide) the stand on the desk. IT IS stable and the stand looks great. Takes minimal amount of space on my desk and the adjustable height is very functional.
Maybe some of the negative reviews were based on fake products that unfortunately are around (even on amazon), the one I've purchased from the apple store is a first class product and if you are like me and tend to work a lot on your laptop with a side screen attached, you will not be disappointed with the stand …
- Written by Aga N from Sheffield
1 of 1 people found this useful
Do not believe the negatives... seriously
Having read the first few reviews I almost didn't buy this stand. I did in the end because of one review that was positive and ser Having read the first few reviews I almost didn't buy this stand. I did in the end because of one review that was positive and seriously questioned the comments about Mac Books sliding off at the slightest touch... really? Well all I can say is my experience is definitely not.
The stand arrived well packed and already assembled in its box. The rubber surface on the arms that provides the, quite frankly, awesome grip to secure your device in place has a protective film over it which needs removing. Then you simply place your valuable piece of kit onto the arms and they will not let go in a month of Sundays.
I even tried some gradually increasing lateral pressure to my MBP to test the stands stickiness and stability and all that happened after enough pressure was applied, was that the the stand (with the my MBP still firmly in place) moved on my desk surface. I should probably mention that my MBP also has a Speck shell case on it which probably provides less traction than the actual base of the Mac Book.
In addition to its excellent gripping ability, the stand is well designed, is of a very high quality and does exactly what Twelve South say it does. I am very pleased with it and would strongly recommend this stand. …
- Written by Allan S from Sheffield
2 of 2 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
What is the maximum height that it could be extended? I need to use it while standing.
- Asked by Su Hui T
The maximum lift of the stand is 6-inches.
- Answered by Edward N from Forest Hills
What is the maximum height it can be raised to?
- Asked by Jacki B from Sydney
No answers yet
Can I still use built-in keyboard and trackpad in the lowest position or an external keyboard and mouse are necessary?
- Asked by Diana F from Bogota
It depends on your comfort level. Personally I think it's just fine, but I use it for DJing. So I ha It depends on your comfort level. Personally I think it's just fine, but I use it for DJing. So I have a pair of turntables underneath mine, and I am comfortable with having my arms raised for it. Someone just using it for home use may find some issue with it. …
- Answered by Bryant D from Phoenix
how much does the stand for MacBook weigh
- Asked by Dexter W
Weight 1.75 pounds (0.79 kg) (Source: twelvesouth website)
- Answered by Jerome M from Oxford
Can the arm rotate separate to the base?
- Asked by Dirk R from Dianella
Does this unit work with a 17in MacBook Pro?
- Asked by Richard E
I would think yes, but on the packaging they say up to 15 inch. My roommate use it with a quite heav I would think yes, but on the packaging they say up to 15 inch. My roommate use it with a quite heavy Dell laptop and it's okay. …
- Answered by Luc F from Toronto