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If you’re looking for a stand for your KORG nanoPAD2 series, then you’re in my position. I’m struggling to find a stand (even after stumbling for 3rd party options as well), but the music store in my area (in Kuala Lumpur), they didn’t even know what I mean.

Some people on YouTube even using real drum stand for this device. If you read this and you still have no idea what we’re talking about here, please check this video:

The D.I.Y Stand

So, here are the tips on how to build a custom stand for your KORG nanoPAD2 series using something that you’ve already familiar and easy to find.

The first thing I realized that this device has almost the same width as your smartphone. That’s when I thought that I can use a normal phone holder with a tripod screw mount to mount this device.

KORG nanoPAD2 and Smartphone Comparison

KORG nanoPAD2 and Smartphone Comparison

And it is true, when I put a phone holder for my old Phantom 3 Standard remote, actually it fits perfectly. If you don’t have this kind of phone holder, just look for a similar holder with a tripod screw mount at the back side.

Smartphone Holder

Smartphone Holder (notice there’s white rubber on the edge of the holder)

When it’s mounted, it will look like this:

Smartphone Holder Mounted (Back View)

Smartphone Holder Mounted (Back View)

Smartphone Holder (Front View)

Smartphone Holder (Front View)

From this point, as you can guess, what we need to do next is to mount this setup on your camera tripod. I’m using Benro Tripod on this picture, actually, this tripod is a travel tripod and the smallest tripod that I have. But I rarely use it, so that’s why I use it for this. 🙂

Mounted on Tripod

Mounted on Tripod

That’s it! What you need to do next is to adjust your tripod to your preferred height and position.

Position Adjusted on Tripod

Position Adjusted on Tripod

Ready for Action

Ready for Action

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