3D Printed iPad Stand

A friend of ours lost his trusty stand for an iPad that’s a few years old. Since it’s a bit out of date there aren’t many replacement stands in the stores, we took a look at Thingiverse to see if we could find anything to work with. 

Thanks to a brilliant Clip Stand design by Walter Hsaio we made a quick modification to increase the width by 20% and that seemed to be enough for an iPad. 

Modified clip stand design from Walter Hsaio to fit landscape iPad
Clip stand design thanks to Walter Hsaio

We also managed to print some in glow in the dark filament so that they’re easier to find in dim morning or evening light. 

We also learned that a wee dab of glue from a glue gun helps the stand hold fast to the device; more grippy, less slippy. Just put a slight line of glue on the inside of the “C” that clips the stand to the device. A small dab along other edges might improve stability and durability.