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A tough aluminum frame with threaded holes and a flexible insert to secure your iPad mini. CNET calls it a "must-have" for iPad video.
198 backers pledged $23,657 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 1 or more About US$ 1

    EVERYTHING HELPS! Become a member of the Padcaster Mailing List and remain up-to-date with all future Padcaster news. PLUS take a piece of Padcaster history: A signed copy of the first original sketch of the Padcaster design (yes it was on a napkin) in magnet form, as well as your name on our mailing list and our eternal gratitude.

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    DRESS TO IMPRESS! Get your hands on (and your body into) our fabulous "I Kickstarted the Padcaster" T-shirt!! Please indicate M, L or XL.

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    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    15 MINUTES OF FAME - We’ll feature you in our Kickstarter Success video and send you a T-shirt. All you need to do is submit a photo of yourself - or even better, a short video of yourself or footage you’ve shot - and you’ll get a spot in our final video. If you don’t submit something, we’ll feature your name in the fanciest word art we can find.

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    A TASTE OF NYC! You’ll receive two tickets to our launch party once the Kickstarter campaign has been successfully funded. If you’re an out-of-towner or an introvert you can opt for a baker’s dozen of fresh bagels from NYC’s Ess-a-Bagels delivered right to your doorstep instead! Customize your order - plain, sesame, pumpernickel, whole wheat, whole wheat everything, bialy’s (you get the idea) - you name it, you got it. Don’t forget the T-shirt!

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Be the first to donate and get one of the first 200 Padcaster Minis to roll off the assembly line, complete with a signed certificate of authenticity. If you’d rather the Original Padcaster, we can do that too! Just specify your choice. Either way, you’re getting a T-shirt!
    Estimated delivery for Original: March
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    Pledge US$ 149 or more About US$ 149

    PUT SOME AIR IN THERE! For $10 off the retail price, you will get a Padcaster Air Kit! This comes with an Original Padcaster along with the Air Clip adapter, making your iPad Air a perfect fit for The Padcaster.

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    Pledge US$ 249 or more About US$ 249

    HAVE IT ALL PACK! Need a new and improved Padcaster Air Kit (Original Padcaster included) for shooting AND a Padcaster Mini to use as a teleprompter? For a donation of $249 (or more!), you can have 'em both! You’ll get a matching set: the Kickstarted Padcaster Mini and the Padcaster Air Kit - plus of course the T-Shirt.

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    Pledge US$ 499 or more About US$ 499

    PADCASTER U BACHELORS DEGREE! Choose either the Padcaster Air Kit or the Padcaster Mini, and Josh Apter will conduct a HALF-DAY custom Livestream training session for you and your team. You can even customize the curriculum to suit your specific broadcast or filming needs. (cough, cough, T-Shirt!)
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    Pledge US$ 750 or more About US$ 750

    TRICK OUT YOUR PADCASTER! Donate now and we'll include all the extra gear you need to get shooting right away. Kit includes a Padcaster Mini OR the Original Padcaster PLUS an LED light, on-board microphone, Apogee Jam audio interface, accessory clamp and a monopod to hold your Padcaster nice and steady. And who can film without an official “I Kickstarted The Padcaster” T-shirt? Please view "Pledge Level Specifics" for more... specifics!
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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    READY FOR ACTION! Get the gear and the know-how. Not only will we provide you with a fully decked out Padcaster (see $750 pledge level) but we will also supply you with a Padcaster U Bachelors Degree to back it up. After receiving your Padcaster (Mini or Original) and the fancy things we send with it, Josh will conduct a half-day custom Livestream training session for you. We’ll even send you a T-shirt in every size!
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    PADCASTER STAR TREATMENT! In addition to a Padcaster Mini or Original Padcaster fully bundled with LED, microphone, lens, and monopod, Josh will personally fly to your town and give you a FULL-DAY hands-on training workshop. Play your cards right, and he might even spring for pizza! United States only. Ok, five T-shirts with this one!
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