iPhone/iPad Mounting

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MRhet
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iPhone/iPad Mounting

Postby MRhet » Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:02 pm

For reasons too uninteresting to write down, I want to use either my iPhone or iPad as metronome on a couple of live shows with a band I'm subbing in.

Does anyone have an easy (or cheap) way to mount one or the other? (I know you can buy dedicated stuff and I suppose if I make a habit of doing it I will try one.)

In the meantime . . . anything workable?

Thanks.
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Re: iPhone/iPad Mounting

Postby Lucas Ives » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:45 pm

Those black, industrial-strength music stands have always worked well for me (as long as the bolt is tight). Otherwise, I'd just get a fairly rugged case and stick it on my stick stand / a tom case?
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Re: iPhone/iPad Mounting

Postby MRhet » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:25 am

Lucas Ives wrote:Those black, industrial-strength music stands have always worked well for me (as long as the bolt is tight). Otherwise, I'd just get a fairly rugged case and stick it on my stick stand / a tom case?


Do you use any gaffer tape or the like -- in other words, what keeps it in place?
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Re: iPhone/iPad Mounting

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Re: iPhone/iPad Mounting

Postby MRhet » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:09 pm

Paul Marangoni wrote:
MRhet wrote:what keeps it in place?


The two inch lip on the bottom?


:) Ahh yes -- well probably true on the music stand (though vibration is still a concern) -- not so much on the stick stand or tom case.
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Re: iPhone/iPad Mounting

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Re: iPhone/iPad Mounting

Postby Lucas Ives » Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:27 pm



That's f'ing brilliant -- never seen that before.
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Re: iPhone/iPad Mounting

Postby cnath » Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:39 pm

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Here's what I use - Tama multiclamp with a short gooseneck and an Ipad Holder ( the kind that usually go on a mic stand ) - an similar iphone holder should work also...

I've used this with a Mic clip clamping a Tama Rhythm Watch also... I have it attached to my HiHat stand....
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Re: iPhone/iPad Mounting

Postby MRhet » Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:08 pm

Ended up deciding I was spending too much time trying to figure out a work around. So I bought this:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007K7JTY4/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Will see how it works tomorrow at the show.

Thanks.
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Re: iPhone/iPad Mounting

Postby MRhet » Fri Nov 15, 2013 10:26 pm

Just got home -- worked reasonably well. Having the iPad metronome was great -- if nothing else, it gave rhetorical power.

The holder was pretty good -- but it drifted a bit, so I had to tighten it fairly often. You can actually screw it directly into the top of a mic stand -- I think I'll try that.

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