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Topic # 207822 15-Jan-2017 15:57
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Looking to buy a good charging dock for my iphone 7 that also has an Apple leather case for my nightstand. A few nice ones on Amazon but they wont ship to NZ sadly.

 

Anyone got a good one they can recommend?


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  Reply # 1703585 15-Jan-2017 16:25
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TwelveSouth HiRise is good, but Apple's Lightning Dock is good enough and should work with any case.





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  Reply # 1703734 15-Jan-2017 20:15
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I use the official Apple dock with an Apple leather case, works perfectly.




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  Reply # 1703779 15-Jan-2017 21:26
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Thanks for this....the Apple dock seems very expensive and doesnt even come with any cable.


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  Reply # 1703865 15-Jan-2017 23:50
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Yup it is expensive, but it is good quality. I think there's an assumption you use the cable that came with the phone to plug it in to the dock.




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  Reply # 1703867 16-Jan-2017 01:57
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Im not an apple user currently but why not investigate the NZPost forward service where you can by of where ever you like in US for example





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  Reply # 1704000 16-Jan-2017 11:13
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Most docks don't come with cable. Some, like Belkin, does have built-in cable but then they're not universally case friendly.





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I just bought a HiRise 2 deluxe and at $99 it is expensive but it comes with cables and is fully adjustable for any case.  It also has back support that the Apple dock does not have.

 

I used to find locating my phone on the apple dock was a pain and quite often the connector would slip between the case and the phone - and scratch the phone mildly.

 

With the hiRise this does not happen because the back support is adjustable forward and back.

 

There is a non deluxe version but it is plastic and it does not come with the cable, and I don't know if the back support is adjustable or not.

 

I now have a apple dock (black - without cable) that I am looking to part ways with if you are interested?  Although I may have just talked you out of a sale.  I wish I had bought the HiRise 2 deluxe to start with.

 

 





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  Reply # 1704686 17-Jan-2017 14:01
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Thanks for tips...I had read bad review for the Apple dock and great reviews for the TwelveSouth HiRise, but it just seems a bit high for a bed stand.


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  Reply # 1704701 17-Jan-2017 14:23
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Pumpedd:

 

Thanks for tips...I had read bad review for the Apple dock and great reviews for the TwelveSouth HiRise, but it just seems a bit high for a bed stand.

 

 

high in price or in actual height? 

 

I find it is a perfect height and a great viewing angle (and the bottom speakers aren't obstructed because it is elevated).  It is also extremely stable in comparison to the apple dock so you can use the phone.





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  Reply # 1704706 17-Jan-2017 14:34
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Also a correction of a previous post.

 

The Deluxe model is the same as the regular model, except that colour matched MFi-certified Lightning and micro-USB cables are included in the box so you don’t have to sacrifice one of your OEM Apple Lightning cables to use it (micro-USB is for Android phones, if you have one).





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I just thought I would post an update on my experience with the HiRise delux. In a word it's awesome. I have had Belkin docks and the official iPhone dock in the past and this one beats them all hands down.
It is a good looking unit and the build quality is great. It is also adjustable so it fits with the two cases I have. It is by far the easiest I have found to locate the phone onto because of the back support.
I thought I wouldn't like the height on the bedside table but I find it perfect. My mattress is the same highly as the bedside table so with my head on the pillow it is the right height to look at.

I posted this as I have had it a couple of weeks now.




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