Here’s how it sometimes starts…
I want to tether to a tablet…No, I don’t have an iPad. I have an Android Tablet…do you have a mount/case for that?…No?…Well, I guess I’m just going to have to figure something else out.
This conversation no longer has to exist.
Tether Tools this week released the AeroTab Universal Tablet Mount Series to the photography and videography world. The AeroTab comes in four styles: AeroTab S2/S4 (smaller size tablets), and AeroTab L2/L4 (larger size tablets). Depending on your mounting preference the Low-Profile S2 and L2 feature the LoPro-2 bracket and the S4 and L4 feature Tether Tools signature LAJO-4 ProBracket.
Oh, and we want to mention they are also all backed by a manufacturer Lifetime Warranty!
Mounting Options Available
The AeroTab S2 and AeroTab L2 both have a 1/4”-20 tripod thread which is compatible with all tripods as well as a built in Arca-style receptor for mounting the AeroTab on compatible Arca style ball-heads. The AeroTab S2/L2 features all the versatile functionality of Tether Tools LoPro2 ProBracket and is compatible with many 1/4″-20 arms, vacuum mounts and various other grip gear.
The AeroTab S4 and AeroTab L4 both are designed to mount to any 1/4″-20 tripod and Arca-style ball head but also includes a 5/8“(16mm) Baby Stud and 3/8” thread. The AeroTab S4/L4 features all the versatile functionality of Tether Tools LAJO-4 ProBracket and will mount to any lightstand, Master Clamp, Arm or Elbow and more.
An additional 1/4”-20 receptor on the back of ALL AeroTabs allows one to attach a camera sling strap or belt clip designed for cameras or it can be used to add a light, microphone, recorder, receiver or more to any set up.
But the real question we all want to ask here is Will It Fit My Tablet?
Will It Fit My Tablet?
To determine the right version AeroTab for your tablet, measure the tablet’s diagonal length from corner to corner and measure its thickness to confirm compatibility. If keeping your tablet in a case when mounting, be sure to measure it with the case on.
AeroTab S2/S4 sliding design holds tablets ranging in physical corner-to-corner diagonal length from 8.75”(22.2cm) to 14”(35.5cm) and accommodates tablets up to.75”(1.90cm) in thickness.
AeroTab L2/L4 sliding design holds tablets ranging in physical corner-to-corner diagonal length from 13.5”(34.3cm) to 20”(51cm) and accommodates tablets up to 1”(2.54cm) in thickness.