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ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black)

B&H # CLM3000065 Mfr # M3000065
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You Pay: $149.99
Product Highlights
  • Bluetooth Keyboard & Case
  • Hardshell Protection
  • Apple-Style Chiclet Keys
  • Soft-Touch Surfaces
  • Shock Absorbing Anti-Scratch Pads
  • Instant Wake Capability
  • Special Function Keys
  • Snap-Close Hinge

The black ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation from ClamCase lets you email and message, update and organize, or search and surf with the utmost ease. It includes a Bluetooth laptop-style keyboard that folds out when you need it, and flips out of the way when you don't.

When you do pull it out to get a little work (or play) done, you'll find that the keyboard's slim scissor-action chiclet keys give you the tactile feel of a laptop. Of course, we all like to streamline our workflow -- and the ClamCase can help. In addition to the full QWERTY layout, the keyboard has several special function keys for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Generation iPads that let you copy, paste, control music and more.

The movement of the ClamCase's hinge is precise and smooth across 360 degrees. As you approach tablet or keyboard position, the ClamCase snaps securely closed. Whether you're taking to the road or just headed to the living room couch, the ClamCase provides hardshell polycarbonate/ABS protection and shock absorbing anti-scratch pads will cushion the ride for your tablet. It protects all sides of the iPad and guards against dents and dings.

An added convenience is the instant wake capability, and the soft-touch surfaces of the case allow for exceptional handling. All in all, the ClamCase offers added efficiency and sleek protection for your iPad without making you compromise the ultra-portable nature of your tablet.

Fold out the Bluetooth keyboard for typing-intense tasks; flip it back when you don't need it
Apple-style scissor-action chiclet keys provide the tactile feel of a laptop
Infinitely variable 360-degree torque hinge
Instant wake when opened with ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Generation
Polycarbonate/ABS construction ensures long-lasting protection
Soft-touch surfaces allow for exceptional handling
Quick attach and release
3M iPad anti-scratch and shock absorption pads for safe transportation
14 special function keys allow you to copy, paste, control music and more
Latch-free operation with a patented hinge design that snaps shut
Connectivity
Bluetooth Broadcom version 2.0 high performance BCM2042 Bluetooth chip 1
Please Note:

Fully compliant with version 2.0 Bluetooth specifications, including adaptive frequency hopping and fast connection

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Power
Battery Type Built-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion (Li-Po) battery
Battery Life 90 hours uninterrupted in-use time
100 days standby time
3 years battery life
90 minutes for full charge
Charging Method Charging with mini USB port with orange/green charging indication LED (charging cable supplied)
Environmental
Operating Temperature 32 to 95° F (0 to 35° C)
Non-operating Temperature -4 to 113° F (-20 to 45° C)
Relative Humidity 5 to 95% non-condensing
Altitude 10,000' (3000 m) (Maximum non-pressurized operating)
General
Dimensions (WxHxL) 8.1 x 0.95 x 9.8" (20.6 x 2.4 x 24.9 cm)
Weight 1.7 lb (771 g)
ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black)
  • ClamCase
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Start Setup Guide
  • 120-Day Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black)
     
    4.4

    (based on 10 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    88%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy connectivity (5)
    • Durable (4)
    • Versatile (4)
    • Comfortable keyboard (3)
    • Fast connection (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Office (4)
      • Home (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Power user (4)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (4)
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      It makes my iPad a mini laptop!

      I use my iPad 3 for note taking and with the ClamCase this makes doing the task of entering my notes more efficient and makes my iPad 3 a new mini laptop! It also...Read complete review

      I use my iPad 3 for note taking and with the ClamCase this makes doing the task of entering my notes more efficient and makes my iPad 3 a new mini laptop! It also puts the iPad 3 in a comfortable position wherever I use it, on the desk, the table and even in my lap, I'm one very happy ClamCase user! This is built tough and works great. It's also the best thing on the planet for protecting my iPad3! I might be the only person In Canada that has one because it's not sold in Canada. Thanks to B&H for having this wonderful item in stock when I visited NYC a couple of weeks ago! The surprise was that the friendly sales clerk didn't even know about the ClamCase until I mentioned that there is 3 in stock. He was sure they did not have it so he checked it on the computer and BINGO just like the listing on the B&H website stated, 3 in stock! The ClamCase made a scene at the counter because no one has ever seen one. Lucky me and a big thank you to B&H for the accurate inventory listing on B&H's website! ClamCase and B&H made my review for this FIVE stars!! Thank you , Michel

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Keyboard working but it's too heavy

      The main idea behind ClamCase is to have a keyboard for the iPad 2. This works very well (it's easy to pair the keyboard, good typing and nice feeling).

      The...Read complete review

      The main idea behind ClamCase is to have a keyboard for the iPad 2. This works very well (it's easy to pair the keyboard, good typing and nice feeling).

      The product is heavy - you need to be aware of this. So if mobility and weight is your main concern then do not buy this product.

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      5.0

      Love it

      By LSL

      from Coral Springs Florida

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Enhance Experience

        Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

        I originally purchased the basic model and was disappointed in the keypad as all keys were flat with no space in between. The Pro's keyboard is comparable with a laptop. I am using my iPad more than I ever have and it has really increased my productivity. A definite purchase if you want to max out the use of your iPad. Please add a mouse pad that would make iPad complete.

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        5.0

        The best Ipad case available

        By Drifter

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Business Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Keyboard
        • Good Battery Life
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Web Browsing

          Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

          Makes typing a breeze as well as protects your ipad while traveling.

          • Usability:
          • Simple Enough

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          5.0

          It makes my iPad a mini laptop!

          By Michel

          from Ontario, Canada

          About Me Tech Savvy

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Keyboard
          • Good Battery Life

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Word Processing

            Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

            I use my iPad 3 for note taking and with the ClamCase this makes doing the task of entering my notes more efficient and makes my iPad 3 a new mini laptop! It also puts the iPad 3 in a comfortable position wherever I use it, on the desk, the table and even in my lap, I'm one very happy ClamCase user! This is built tough and works great. It's also the best thing on the planet for protecting my iPad3! I might be the only person In Canada that has one because it's not sold in Canada. Thanks to B&H for having this wonderful item in stock when I visited NYC a couple of weeks ago! The surprise was that the friendly sales clerk didn't even know about the ClamCase until I mentioned that there is 3 in stock. He was sure they did not have it so he checked it on the computer and BINGO just like the listing on the B&H website stated, 3 in stock! The ClamCase made a scene at the counter because no one has ever seen one. Lucky me and a big thank you to B&H for the accurate inventory listing on B&H's website! ClamCase and B&H made my review for this FIVE stars!! Thank you , Michel

            • Usability:
            • Simple Enough

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            5.0

            Clam Case for iPad 2

            By Chris

            from Swinburne Uni, Lilydale, Australia

            About Me Business Professional, Grandparent, Parent, Technically Challenged

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Keyboard

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Email
              • Out-of-office Productivity
              • Word Processing

              Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

              I've had my Clam Case for a couple of weeks now and I love it. It so easy to use. Nice and strong and easy to link to iPad for first use. I use it to take minutes at meetings. If you download Pages from the App store you can type straight into your minutes template so They're done when you leave the meeting. It's a little heavier but not as heav as a laptop. Highly recommend the Clam Case. Would love to see it come out in orther colours.

              • Usability:
              • Intuitive

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Keyboard working but it's too heavy

              By Rikard Strand

              from Norway

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

                    The main idea behind ClamCase is to have a keyboard for the iPad 2. This works very well (it's easy to pair the keyboard, good typing and nice feeling).

                    The product is heavy - you need to be aware of this. So if mobility and weight is your main concern then do not buy this product.

                    • Usability:
                    • Intuitive

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great Addition to Ipad !!

                    By PS1

                    from Brooklyn, NY

                    About Me Power user

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy Connectivity
                    • Fast Connection
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home
                      • Office

                      Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

                      I use it mostly for typing emails.
                      The keyboard is amazing!! works well with most of the apple application
                      It would be nice, if they built in Bluetooth spreakers and a track pad but I'm not really complaining.

                      great product!

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Computer Platform:
                      • Mac

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      A case if you will need a keyboard often

                      By RogerRogerATX

                      from Austin, TX

                      About Me Power user

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy Connectivity
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Dorm Room
                        • Office

                        Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

                        My company was deployed over 20 of these in the last few months. Bought 2 from B&H because the manufacturer ran out.

                        The iPad 2 snaps into the top of the shell, with the bluetooth keyboard on the bottom. (It does not protect the iPad screen!) Pairing the two together is a snap. The case has three modes: closed - the ipad screen is protected as the case looks like a closed laptop. Laptop mode - just like the main picture here. And tablet mode - the ipad lid can swivel all the way around so it's on the back side of the bluetooth keyboard. You only have to remember to turn off the keyboard first!

                        I gave it 4 stars because we're experiencing about a 10% failure rate with either loose USB ports (to charge it, the battery is internal and is non-replaceable) or "battery won't hold a charge".

                        But otherwise this a great way to turn your iPad 2 into a laptop/netbook (without a touchpad mind you!)

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • PC

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        ClamCase

                        By ErgoMan

                        from Minnesota

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy Connectivity
                        • Ergonomic
                        • Fast Connection
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Home
                          • Office

                          Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

                          This is a sweet case! Like the keyboard and the protection. Postions available let you use it like a laptop or the I-Pad.

                          Only thing I think would be nice is when the unit is completely opened to use the I-Pad without using the Clamcase keyboard if a thin cover could be flipped or slid to cover the keys versus just being able to shut-off the keyboard

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Computer Platform:
                          • PC

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          cool produc

                          By mila skydiver

                          from Dana Point, CA

                          About Me Power user

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy Connectivity
                          • Fast Connection

                          Cons

                          • Functionality

                          Best Uses

                          • Home
                          • Office

                          Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

                          i really like the case. The keyboard has room for improvement. keys are very close to each other making it a little uncofortable to type. Also its not 100% funcional but I really like it in general

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Computer Platform:
                          • Mac

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Love this thing

                          By The Nerd

                          from CA

                          About Me Power user

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy Connectivity
                          • Ergonomic
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                          • Little heavy

                          Best Uses

                          • Typing tasks

                          Comments about ClamCase for iPad 2nd, 3rd & 4th Generation (Black):

                          I have had trouble typing on a touchscreen for things like emails and blogs. This thing was a life-saver. Its cool looking and works flawlessly. I love this thing.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Computer Platform:
                          • Mac

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