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Shield or Ipad mini 4

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For those that have tried both- what is your preference?
I have both- shield was for my xsp- ipad for my MP-
Looking at getting the EVO now- and looking to see
what one works best- what did AUTEL test with?
 

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Autel used a Shield tablet at CES. I would recommend the shield over the ipad just because it runs android and the android app seems to have less problems than iOS. However, both should work fine.
 
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I have a Shield tablet with my Evo but I find it hard to use during a sunny day with the glare though I love the real estate. Nothing new I guess.
 

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Thank you all.
I'll use the shield, as I did with my xsp
When my evo arrives.
 

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I really don't know- think I read in this forum that it will- however
I plan to buy aftermarket holder anyway-
 

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Spoiled by bigger monitors on my other drones.... I picked up a very light Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7" (8/OZ) and a sun shade for a RED CAMERA 7" monitor. My buddy over at at ShadowQuad 3D printed an extender for the monitor mount and I secured it all with Velcro. Should be a lot easier to see the video feed on the EVO and packs up nicely in the EVO case . Pictures attached if you have been thinking of something bigger than your phone as a monitor this is a pretty good option!
 

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I have read in another forum an email response from Craig at Autel stating that the default EVO clamp will hold devices up to 6" deep, including the iPad Mini -- however a couple of owners stated they needed an adapter, so go figure.

If your device doesn't fit, this $10 adapter may do the trick. Alternatively, this looks a neat home-made solution if you don't have access to a 3D printer:

 

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