Giveaway: PED4 Planet CH50 Tabletop Stand & Tripod Mount for iPhone

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The PED4 Planet CH50 is a fully pivoting adjustable iPhone stand and tripod mount. With or without a case, you can use the PED4 Planet and the PED4 CH50 mount to hold your iPhone in position securely for many purposes.

This week, we’re giving away two PED4 Planet CH50 tabletop stands. To learn more about this accessory and to be eligible to win one, keep reading past the jump.

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The PED4 Planet CH50 is a pretty solid table top iPhone stand. It’s adjustable so it will work with the new iPhones, iPhone 5, iPhone 4 models, and some other mobile phones as well.

The pivoting head rotates 360° so you can orient your iPhone horizontally or vertically. The PED4 Planet can be used to hold your iPhone in position and steady for FaceTime calls. Rotate the mount to landscape position to hold your iPhone while watching movies on it. I use mine to hold my iPhone while I surf the Internet over breakfast and coffee.

The PED4 Planet works with both naked, (without a case) and cased iPhones.

Using the supplied tools, you size the mounting fingers to your phone. I found the set up to be a little clunky for me, but it’s something you only have to do once. After that, your device is held securely but pops in and out easily. I use an olloclip Quick-Flip case and I have no problems using this mount. All of the controls, ports and camera are fully accessible at all times. The mount has plenty of clearance for using with either olloclip lens system. It works okay when using lenses with the olloclip case, but I found for some reason the mount was a little loose when the case’s lens cover is flipped.

The PED4 Planet can also be used as a tripod mount. Just unscrew it from the base and mounts easily onto any standard 1/4″-20 tripod mount.

The PED4 Planet is pretty a solid accessory, not cheap lightweight plastic. As a stand, it’s much more steady than other stands available. It’s not very portable – nothing about it is pocket-sized. It’s useful for hands-free operation of your iPhone at home or in the office.

The complete tabletop unit is priced at $49.99 it may be more than some might want to spend, but especially if you’re frustrated with the lack of stability of other iPhone stands, this may be worth a look to you. With the holidays coming up, this might make a good gift for the iPhoneographer who has everything.

Don’t need a tabletop? The PED4 CH50 Tripod Mount without the base is also sold as a standalone unit for about $35.

For more information on all of Thought Out Company’s tabletop stands, check out their website. They’ve got some cool iPhone and iPad stands there.


PED4 Planet CH50 Tabletop Stand Giveaway

This week, we’ve teamed up with Thought Out Company to give away two PED4 Planet CH50 Tabletop Stands for iPhone 5s, 5c, 5, 4S or 4. This retails for about $50.

To be eligible to win one, simply enter the giveaway below. By following Life In LoFi on Facebook and Twitter, you can get additional chances to win.

Cut-off time to enter is 11:59 PM Eastern Time, Monday, Sept 23, 2013. Winners will be determined by

Winners will be notified by email, Facebook message or Twitter direct message — be sure to check your spam filter. If you enter, be sure your email info is correct or your code will go to someone else. Please read the giveaway rules before entering. By entering this contest, you agree to opt-in to the olloclip email mailing list. They use MailChimp so you can always easily and safely opt out.

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UPDATE 09.17.13: Clarified the use of the mount with an olloclip Quick-Flip case.

Big thanks to Brandi Talmadge for helping us put together this giveaway.

About Marty Yawnick 1808 Articles
Marty is a self-employed graphic designer in the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex. He is an avid Rangers baseball, Chicago Cubs, Packers and Highbury Arsenal fan. In addition to capturing random moments with whatever camera is close by (usually his iPhone), his other interests include coffee, film, music, and traveling in seats 5E and 5F with his fiancé.
  • GregMills

    Hmm, so the bolt looking part is also where it would mount to a tripod?

    • Marty Yawnick

      Yep. It unbolts from the base and the entire top part of the unit can be mounted to a tripod.


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  • Roberto

    This iPhone mount would sure look sweet with my new iPhone 5s (hint hint). Thanks!

  • murphy

    Great. This will be good for my nightstand. :)

  • Jack Varnell

    I could really use this about now…

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  • Lily Sheng

    I’ve never won a hardware giveaway, maybe this time! Thanks Marty

  • Tyler

    Looks like the perfect early in the morning reading stand.

  • morplett

    Love the hardware!

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    Here be my entry comment.

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  • Stefan

    Sweden needs one????

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  • clix2020

    Love the versatility this affords, having not only a desktop stand but also a tripod mount, too. Perfect!

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  • melia

    not sure about the lack of portability, but it looks interesting to try

  • Mohsen

    I want it please! :))

  • Kyle

    looks like a great accessory

  • april eom

    awesome! thanks for this opportunity!

  • Jo Jo

    Would be good for using with a tripod! : )

  • myztero

    What a great giveaway from a great site!

  • Kim Martino

    Looks nice!! I wouldn’t mind having one!!

  • gericentonze

    Well, I’m always up for new gear for my iPhone! This sounds terrific. I’m ordering the 5S on Friday so it will be a smart new accessory for the new Space Gray iPhone!

  • Aaron

    Thanks LifeinLofi for this opportunity.

  • queenmarylady

    Hi! =) Thank you for the contest!

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    i want this! and hi!

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    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Ramon

    Another great contest !! Thanks !

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  • Akhil

    Looks cool

  • Mandolina Moon

    Love LifeinLoFi – sure would love to have a Ped4 Planet CH50 TableTop Stand Tripod Mount for my iPhone!

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    hi, I hope I’ll be lucky for once in my life…

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  • Pedro Lobo

    Yet another great giveaway. Great work guys. Keeping my fingers crossed.

  • WitChi

    looks like a stand up item…

  • Noé Hernández

    Great giveaway!!!

  • Sam

    It’s a great giveaway :)

  • franwhite

    This would SO ROCK with the iPhone5S I’m going to get right now.. ta ta

  • Jennifer Burton Brannon

    This is awesome! I need one for my selfies!

  • melia

    this looks fantastic. in time for my new iphone 5S!

  • Iradania Syamsul Adhil

    Would make an awesome gift for my dad! 😀

  • Stephanie Ann

    thanks for the chance!!

  • Penelope

    Looks smashing!

  • Trina

    Thanks for the chance to win! It would look good on my nightstand too!

  • JTBWPhoto

    Hey Hi Hello!

  • Dan Retz

    Life in LoFi has the best givaways. :)

  • Sergio Caballero

    I find this a great iphone accessory

  • Airedale Jacinto

    I want a PED4 Planet CH50 Tabletop Stand & Tripod Mount

  • Joseph

    What an excellent piece of hardware for watching Netflix and for clear, unshaky pics.

  • kachouro

    Cool tripod!