Manatee:The stand for iPad using in bed and sofa.
Manatee is a partner that enables maximum enjoyment of your iPad while in bed. you can remove both hands and relax while using it.
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It would certainly be great fun if you could comfortably use your iPad in bed.Acting upon this belief, we challenged to make an assistant for using iPad in bed.That’s how Manatee was born.
Manatee securely holds your iPad
Manatee makes it possibly to be truly comfortable while using your iPad in bed.Lie on your bed, set your iPad in Manatee and then let go.Manatee helps by securely holding your iPad in the desired position, almost as if it were floating.You can enjoy your iPad with a completely different ease of use than when you used to hold it by hand.Of course, Manatee is also a big help when using your iPad in other places like on sofa.
Design and quality worthy of iPad
In order to create a superior product worthy of using with an iPad, Manatee was made through uncompromising dedication to ultimate materials, design, strength and comfort. Other iPad stands seek to reduce costs by using holders made from cheap, thin plastic or metal suited for mass production. This results in stiff, mechanical stands. In contrast, Manatee's holder is made from soft silicone which won't damage your iPad or cause injury when bumping into your face or body. The form of Manatee features a refined simplicity which matches the décor of your bedroom or living room. Manatee is a stable stand which offers unparalleled strength and comfort through free adjustment of direction and height.
Freely rotatable and adjustable in all directions
The combination of this large maple ball and the silicone enables smooth rotation. It is also possible to freely adjust the direction.Also the height of Manatee can be freely adjusted from 730mm to 1030mm(28.7 in 〜 40.5 in) in order to match various kinds of beds.
Setup in bed takes only 5 seconds!
To setup the Manatee in bed, simply insert the base under your mattress. If your bed has an attached mattress, Manatee can also be placed directly on the floor for use.
-- SPEC --
< Size and Weight >
Height : 28 in（Max 40 inch）, Width : 13.7 in, Depth : 15.3 in, Weight : 7.8 lb
< Approximate dimensions of supported iPad cases >
Height: 10 in , Width: 8 in , Thickness: 1.2 in
< Country of Origin >
Made in Japan
Silicone,Steel,Stainless Steel,Maple wood
-- FAQ --
Q What is the product named “Manatee?”
A As shown in the picture above, the arms of our Manatee (stand) resemble the arms of the actual Manatee (animal).
Risks and challenges
We think that it is very important to prepare very carefully for realizing the mass production of ultimate MANATEE.
On that belief, we have met and discussed with meny people of several factories so many times and we have completed perfect prototype which is entirely suitable for mass production.
And we have manufactured ultimate 10 MANATEEs using the actual method of mass production.
Now, we are doing our best to complete our project with world-best MANATEE in addition to that we also do our best to deliver MANATEE to our backers as soon as possible.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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