Kickstands/Wedges for drawing on the Notebook 9?

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  1. aquarake

    aquarake Pen Pal - Newbie

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    Hi y'alls. I got the idea to buy my Notebook 9 from MOSTLY the recommendations from this forum group. It works pretty decently, except the angle of which I could draw is always lacking.

    Do you art types have some sort of wedge or cintiq-like kickstand solution that doesn't involve carrying a rubber grapefruit ball and shoving it behind the monitor? Or have you guys found a stand in the market that can keep the monitor stuck somewhere between 45-60 degrees?
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    thatcomicsguy Pen Pro - Senior Member Senior Member

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    The only consensus is that it IS a problem worth solving. We each do it in our own particular ways. Mine is made of wood, and doubles as a drafting board riser, and a stand-it-up-all-the-way thing, so I can have the screen at eye-level and plug in a USB keyboard.

    The moral of the story: Your backpack will have extra junk in it. It just seems to come with the territory.
     
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    Marty Pen Pro - Senior Member Senior Member

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    This might be not be exactly what you had in mind, but while searching for a portable stand that was fully-adjustable and sturdy (as most free-angle stands don't provide much resistance for the drawing hand), I came across the Hercules DG400BB:

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    It's a little bit expensive, but quite rigid for the incline flexibility it provides, has 3 levels of height adjustment, and most importantly is sized for larger 15" tablets.

    However, it is not the most compact and a little heavy (3lbs):
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    Overall, I'm quite satisfied with the build quality, but I'd use the stand more for semi-permanent drawing sessions rather than 'quick cafe' sketching, so to speak. ;)
     
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    Okay I gotta ask. Do you have a picture of said wooden stand? :D
     
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    aquarake Pen Pal - Newbie

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    Oh that's a thing! Might be a good solution for home use actually. Thanks for the recommendation!
     
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    Um... I had a look through my files and can't find any of the pictures I know I took. And I'm not feeling the urge to pull everything out right now and take pictures.

    But I did show it off in one of my videos a while back:



    It's around 40 seconds in.
     
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