I am interested in purchasing this stand but would like to know how sturdy it is when typing on the MacBook Pro? Is the stand solid for typing?
- Asked by Lynn H from Waukesha
- Nov 27, 2012
- Flag as inappropriate (I am interested in purchasing this stand but would like to know how sturdy it is when typing on the MacBook Pro? Is the stand solid for typing?)
3 Answers from the Community
Yeah! Totally sturdy and reliable. Use it for that all the time.
- Answered by Lara A from Pasadena
- Dec 5, 2012
- Flag as inappropriate Answer 1
I typed on this stand before and it is definitely stable for a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. Since the stand locks into place after a certain angle, it won't collapse on you. I hope this helps.
- Answered by Gatsby S
- Dec 4, 2012
- Flag as inappropriate Answer 2
This is a very sturdy stand and great portable design, but the angle is completely unsuitable for typing. Your will destroy your wrists and exhaust your forearms typing in this steep position for any length of time. If you use a Mac portable keyboard with the stand then you are in good shape.
If you are very tall in the upper body, you will want to bend the hinged screen further back so you are viewing it in the correct ergonomic position, but unfortunately the hinge opening has limitations. At 6'2" I cannot view the screen on this stand at near eye level and I find myself always looking down and over time giving me neck and should discomfort.
In a word this is a great stand loved by my wife (5'5") but it doesn't work for me.
- Answered by Aaron L from Toronto
- Jan 19, 2014
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Typing on iPad when the iPad is in the raised position in the stand.
- Asked by Paul C from Berri
- Sep 6, 2011
- Flag as inappropriate (Typing on iPad when the iPad is in the raised position in the stand.)
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