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The most effective way to improve posture and help eliminate pain and Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) for laptop users.
The most effective way to improve posture and help eliminate pain and Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) for laptop users.
The most effective way to improve posture and help eliminate pain and Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) for laptop users.
8,807 backers pledged $785,724 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. R. F.
      Superbacker
      on February 21

      @James: I would like to thank you for creating this stand. It has been quite useful ever since I have received it. It has travelled with me a few thousand miles so far and it is still working as expected. Well done!

    2. Chad Miguel on January 13

      Hi Creator!

      I would just like to thank you for creating the Roost Laptop Stand! Been using it ever since I received it, March 2016 here in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I really have been enjoying it, my laptop set-up is not complete without Roost! I've also been approached by people asking about the Roost when I work in the cafe. :) It's something you think you don't need until you get one! Thanks again for creating this awesome product!

    3. Brenda Boda Klenke
      Superbacker
      on January 9

      My desktop computer quit working so I set up my laptop with the Roost. Works great and no need to buy a new desktop. You saved me hundreds. Thanks for a successful KS project.

    4. James Olander 2-time creator on January 6

      @Bernd, Sam Mueller: I have sent you a note to get your Roosts shipped to you. We did not successfully collect shipping info first time around, happy to get these out to you.

    5. Bernd Sippel on January 6

      When to I get my products???

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      Sam Mueller on December 27

      James Olander: why no response? I'd like to receive the products that I backed!

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      Sam Mueller on December 2

      Hi James, I've yet to receive any product, and backerkit says the project is closed. Help!

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      Stanley Chen on November 30

      Asked about this a long while back, but are there still anything in the works for a bigger grip to hold thicker laptops? Obviously not the massive 2.5 inch thick desktop replacements, but even the latest Alienware 17" is 1.2" thick and that's not terrible given the power. It's barely doable with the rubber padding. If I remove the rubber padding then it holds ok, although not very comfortable with the bare plastic gripping at the laptop since it's got a soft touch coating.

    9. James Olander 2-time creator on November 28

      @Jona, Thank you for the note, I have sent you an email regarding how to get your Roosts, let's get them to you ASAP!

    10. jona ahearne on November 24

      Hello,

      I'm still yet to receive my product (2 stands, premium packahe) or any update on whats happening? I commented a few months back & received no response.

      How do i go about making a formal complaint & receive a refund here?

    11. Judith Ujobai on October 3

      Just wondering what happened. 2nd product I have backed on Kickstarter and 2nd product I have not received. Feeling foolish and duped. Ended up purchasing a similar product on Amazon. Is there any hope I will ever receive my order? Do you need additional info from me? I have not moved. Address is the same. Last time I checked in, James advised I would receive my order in December 2015. Would love to receive them by December 2016 for the holidays. Would be grateful for a reply. Thanks.

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      Bart Andre on October 2

      I have not received mine either.

    13. Philip Tong
      Superbacker
      on September 15, 2016

      Out not curiosity I bought a cheaper imitation Roost-ish laptop stand called 'NEXTSTAND'.

      While closed, it's 2 CM longer and 2cm wider than original Roost Laptop Stand.

      The opening and closing isn't as smooth and fluid as Roost.

      The material used isn't as solid as Roost. A little on the rubbery side. But it holds my thicker 15" zBook15 really well. Doesn't wobble.

    14. Anhthu Nguyen on August 24, 2016

      Hi, pledge number 7500 something. Was supposed to ship in February, and now it's August????? What's going on, majorly disappointed.

    15. jona ahearne on August 19, 2016

      Hey, i'm still waiting on the product, as stated below it seems like its going to be worth it! Could you provide an update please?
      Many thanks

    16. John Lieu on July 31, 2016

      FYI, James and his team was great. This item is a lifesaver!

      Highly recommended for any Macbook (or Laptop) users to help with any ergonomic-related pains or injuries.

    17. Anna Gordon on June 28, 2016

      Still waiting on product, but from what I hear it will be worth it! ETA?

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      kuan ning ger on June 22, 2016

      Haven't recvd mine either. Eta?

    19. Kit Man on June 21, 2016

      Hi Roost Team

      I got the product and really love it
      But I ordered two instead I only received one
      Please help to ship the other one to me

      Used it with macbook pro feeling quite good (my neck)

      Kit

    20. Kit Man on June 9, 2016

      Hi I still havent get my backed item
      is shipping done >? or not ?
      had been waiting for this for long LOL

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      Ronald on May 28, 2016

      Really love the product and have been using since on the first day. How can I purchase a second one? Thanks!

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      Alvaro Muhlethaler on May 27, 2016

      I just received it.

      It's awesome!!!

      Thanks for your concern. It took some time... but totally worth it.

      Thank you!

    23. Matthew Paul Elefant on May 25, 2016

      have not received mine either. Please give an update...

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      Col Lam on May 15, 2016

      I'm backer 1525. Still haven't received anything yet!

    25. Zelbinian on May 8, 2016

      Hey there. I'm backer 5,209 and I have not received anything from this campaign. Would love an update.

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      Alvaro Muhlethaler on April 29, 2016

      Hi James,
      My backer number is: 2,230 and I didn't receive my reward. I talked with UPS people and local post office but they don't have info and I never received it.
      I wrote you a message asking about it some time ago.. but no responses..
      I'm a little disappointed.. :(

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      Justin Petersen on April 15, 2016

      First roost was defective after a few uses and the team and Roost were honest about it

      Within about a day of e-mailing, another one was on it's way but the UK postal service, let me down, so they sent me another one (I hope they get the other one back) and I've got it.

      This is how you do customer service, the team and James have been absolutely brilliant, thank you and best of luck with your devices and expanding the line up, lots of people have taken interest in this product since I've used it.

      I'm thinking colours, iPhone holders, can you use it with an iPad (or other tablets)....seriously I'd back another campaign.

    28. Daniel Gomez on April 14, 2016

      Hi James.
      My backer numbers is: 5.423
      i would like to know if my roost was sent to follow the shipping, please let me know.
      thank you and have a great day:)

    29. Yasushi Amano on April 12, 2016

      Hi
      my backer #7,442. Could you let me know when can I get it.
      Thanks.

    30. James Olander 2-time creator on April 11, 2016

      @James Snyder: Message sent
      @Wonick Seo: Message sent
      @yuAn: Message sent
      @gryphonent: Very glad to hear you are enjoying new Roost!
      @Hector: Thank you for the info!

    31. James Snyder on April 10, 2016

      Any chance on an update? I am backer #7658. I've received the carry case some time ago.

    32. Wonick Seo on April 6, 2016

      Hello james
      My backer# 7710.
      How long I should wait for my stand? let me know..
      thank you!.

    33. YuAn Shaolin Maculelê Lai on April 6, 2016

      Hi James
      Can you please let me know if you have sent the product?

    34. gryphonent
      Superbacker
      on April 3, 2016

      Got version 2.0 … thanks a lot. As pleasant to use as the original (which I kinda like more due to the metal frame and green color).

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      Hector Silva
      Superbacker
      on April 2, 2016

      Removing the bands does make it work, but not because of it being too thick, it works because the lack of the bands do not make the grips want to go back to the original 'resting' position. With the bands on because of the curved top, there's nothing for it to hold on to and thus it slips out.

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      Hector Silva
      Superbacker
      on April 1, 2016

      Unfortunately I don't think it is a matter of it being too thick, it is just that the curved top front edge (which is great for wrists by the way) doesn't allow the 'pivot grip' to have anything to really hold on to. So what I was wondering is if anyone had tried to use anything modified to get it to work. I will investigate removing the bands. I was wondering if I could put something on it for it to grip.

    37. James Olander 2-time creator on March 31, 2016

      @Paola Saad, we have been asking for your shipping address, please send it to sales@therooststand.com

    38. Paola Saad on March 31, 2016

      Hi James,

      This is the second time I write - I still have not received anything - my backer number is 7,565.

      Can you please send update?

      Cheers, P.

    39. James Olander 2-time creator on March 30, 2016

      @Hector: for that lenovo, I don't think will fit the Roost out of the box. Others have had success with thick laptops by removing the elastic bands of the "pivot grips", this is allows for some more clearance in the gripping mechanism of the Roost, it looks a bit funny, but still very stable.

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      Jamie on March 30, 2016

      @hector Silva not sure if it counts, but i'm using the roost 2.0 with my Lenovo E540 at work everyday. what model notebook? is your notebook curved on the bottom edge or top edge of the section that 'hooks' into the roost?

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      Hector Silva
      Superbacker
      on March 29, 2016

      Does anyone have any experience getting a notebook with a slightly curved front edge to work with Roost 2.0?

    42. James Olander 2-time creator on March 21, 2016

      @Elizabeth Mathey: I made a demonstration video here: http://roo.st/demo, please let me know if any questions.

    43. Elizabeth Matney on March 21, 2016

      I love my Roost, but I bought several for friends and they tell me the instructions don't quite help with how to open it and set it up. Could you do a quick video that would show this? @lizmatney

    44. James Olander 2-time creator on March 21, 2016

      @Stanley Chen - Thank you for checking in. We are waiting on tooling samples, will have update soon.
      @Huihun Cho - Message sent, we'll get you that Roost
      @Seok Young Yoon - Message sent, we'll get you that Roost
      @YuAn Shaolin Maculelê Lai - Message sent, we'll get you that Roost
      @John Lieu - That's definitely a defective unit, I just sent you a PM, we'll get it resolved.

    45. John Lieu on March 20, 2016

      Forgot to add my backer #8,814. Thanks James. Looking forward to hear back from you regarding this.

    46. John Lieu on March 20, 2016

      Enjoy and love the Roost; but mine may be slightly defective out of manufacturing spec.

      Since it arrived, it has an issue where it will not open/close smoothly. It appears one of the legs that closes (back to front) into each other is misaligned or is warped. The other side is fine has no issue with the legs.

      I was hoping this would be something that would resolve itself over time and use; but it has not. This issue still occurs and the leg does not close all the way (as compared to the other side which closes smoothly with no hiccups).

      James, can you review this when you have a chance? I can provide photos also. If this simply a bad batch or if I could exchange, it would be greatly appreciated!a

    47. YuAn Shaolin Maculelê Lai on March 19, 2016

      Backer #6336. Not received yet!

    48. T Goh on March 18, 2016

      Loving the roost the moment the parcel reach me. Thanks..

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