Twelve South BookArc Stand for MacBook

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  • Overview

    Twelve South's BookArc stand is an elegant all-aluminum design created specially for MacBook. BookArc holds MacBook vertically, freeing up extra space on your desk and allowing a cleaner office setup. Use the arc shaped stand to dock your MacBook and connect to an external monitor, keyboard, and mouse, creating a desktop-style workstation. Three soft, interchangeable silicone inserts make BookArc compatible with the latest MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro models.

    Highlights

    Solid, one-piece aluminum stand

    Space-saving design holds MacBook vertically

    Cable-catching design prevents cables from slipping to floor

    Includes three silicone inserts to fit the latest MacBook models

    Bead blasted to perfectly match MacBook’s exterior

    Use as a docking station to pair with external monitor

    Silicone feet protect surface of your work space

    Did You Notice?

    You can use your MacBook closed when it's connected to an external display. Just add a mouse and keyboard.

    Apple Recommends For

    Keeping your MacBook neatly stored and freeing more desktop space.

    What’s in the Box

    Twelve South BookArc for MacBook

    Three interchangeable inserts to accommodate most MacBook models (12-inch MacBook, all MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2012 and later), MacBook Pro (2015 and later))

    Tech Specs

    Material : Aluminium

    Height : 2.2 in./5.5 cm

    Length : 8.46 in./21.5 cm

    Width : 3.6 in./9.2 cm

    Weight : 0.35 lb./0.16 kg

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number : 12-1505

    UPC or EAN No. : 811370020419

    Warranty

    Note : Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

  • 3.5 Average
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Very nice indeed!

      First off, I was surprised to see that the pricing through Apple was more than competitive. Of course, being in Canada our options through Amazon or Ebay are c First off, I was surprised to see that the pricing through Apple was more than competitive. Of course, being in Canada our options through Amazon or Ebay are challenged. Either limited offerings or high shipping from US vendors. And the Apple one came with a variety of inserts. It holds my "new to me" 13" Macbook pro retina well and it doesn't feel like it may tip over. The finish is excellent. I also looked at the Henge vertical dock (on the internet) and it wasn't obvious to me that it was actually made of aluminum. I saw one reference that suggested it was injection molded plastic with a metal finish. I can confirm that the BookArc is one solid chunk of aluminum. Nice silicone inserts as well that grip the surface of my desk rather nicely. I've experimented with two orientations ... exhaust down and exhaust up. I haven't really determined if it makes much difference at all to the internal temperatures. I was just thinking that exhaust up made more sense from a chimney effect consideration. It works well either way and there is little to block airflow. Connecting to my peripherals is a snap ... all I have is the power cord and a thunderbolt to my display. Can't see how much better a "dock" would be for me. Unless the dock had an "eject" button that signalled my laptop to eject attached drives and go into sleep. As it stands I have to get to Finder and eject them one at a time. Maybe I'll make a keyboard shortcut. It turned out to be a nice update and I'm hoping will keep my batteries a bit cooler and therefore last a bit longer. Before I had propped up my computer on some spacers (small 2"x2" ceramic tiles from Home Depot) to give it some airflow underneath. This is definitely an upgrade. Break over ... back to work!

      • Written by Mike A from Brockville

      44 of 51 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Very nice indeed!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Best IPad stand ever

      I bought this stand 2 years ago, I love it , multifunctional, I can carry every where , solid , safe , excellent design and material, best investment ever for m I bought this stand 2 years ago, I love it , multifunctional, I can carry every where , solid , safe , excellent design and material, best investment ever for my iPad and iPad mini , yes for both iPads this stand comes with the adapter to use both devices , Bravo .

      • Written by Luis R R from toronto

      41 of 56 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Best IPad stand ever

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Old stock, not compatible with MBP with touchbar

      The listing states this is compatible with all MacBooks this is not true, the version sold by Apple is not compatible with the latest 2016 MacBook Pros. I order The listing states this is compatible with all MacBooks this is not true, the version sold by Apple is not compatible with the latest 2016 MacBook Pros. I ordered one on 03/03/2017 and it came with inserts A, B, and C. However Insert D is required for the 2016 MacBook Pro's. The Twelve South website states that the latest model comes with Insert D so the one Apple are selling is old stock.

      • Written by Jamie D from Bristol

      22 of 24 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Old stock, not compatible with MBP with touchbar

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      Works as intended, but the rubber feet are poorly glued on

      Just got mine today for my MacBook Pro. Holds the MacBook fine, looks nice, just like the photos. My complaint is that the four rubber feet are just stuck onto Just got mine today for my MacBook Pro. Holds the MacBook fine, looks nice, just like the photos. My complaint is that the four rubber feet are just stuck onto the metal frame with low quality glue. One of them fell off the moment I removed it from the packaging. I had to use some adhesive tape to stick it back on. Twelve South really should improve on the design so that the rubber feet won't come off.

      • Written by Beau F from Singapore

      Is this review useful?Works as intended, but the rubber feet are poorly glued on

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Old stock, not compatible with MBP with touchbar

      The listing states this is compatible with all MacBooks this is not true, the version sold by Apple is not compatible with the latest 2016 MacBook Pros. I order The listing states this is compatible with all MacBooks this is not true, the version sold by Apple is not compatible with the latest 2016 MacBook Pros. I ordered one on 03/03/2017 and it came with inserts A, B, and C. However Insert D is required for the 2016 MacBook Pro's. The Twelve South website states that the latest model comes with Insert D so the one Apple are selling is old stock.

      • Written by Jamie D from Bristol

      22 of 24 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Old stock, not compatible with MBP with touchbar

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      Rubber Toes Come Off Easily!

      Beautiful stand, but unfortunately the rubber toes come off way too easily. A little super glue and you're back in business though…

      • Written by Brian T from Boynton Beach

      17 of 20 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Rubber Toes Come Off Easily!

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