Taking a Chance on a DX Case

Discussion in 'Acer Iconia Tab A500 Accessories' started by kes601, May 31, 2011.

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    Wish I had seen that one first, then I would have reason to return it if it didn't actually fit...oh well. Here's hoping for the best.

    Sent from my A500 using Android Tablet Forum
     
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    I hope it works! Let us know when it gets in!
     
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    If that case works, I will definitely be buying one.

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    I have a Kindle DX case, the M-Edge Latitude case, I just tried my Acer tablet in it....it fits, there's a little wiggle room. Its just enough that I'm not comfortable using the case for my Acer. I hope your case fits better!
     
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    I'll find out Monday. It is supposed to be delivered tomorrow, but I have it going to work, so it won't actually get here until Monday. I figured I might have to mod the case a bit to get a snug fit....
     
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    I have custom cases on the way to the states for us. I'm hoping they will be here this week. :)

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    The case is a perfect fit. Will try to post pics later.

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    Mine fits well enough ... though the picture of mine with the magnetic closure working from back to front was a lie. Your picture was correct. And boy does it stink! I assume that will "air out" with time.

    I'm still holding out for the Navitech I also ordered ... though the review indicates that the product sold also does not match the product pictured. One of them will be going back ... probably (I only need one case) ... and both can be because "what was pictured is not what was delivered."

    Pam
     
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    I clicked your link.....now this case is sold directly for the Iconia. No mention of kindle dx.
     
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    Very interesting!

    Especially since the one I received has the closure strap that runs from front to back. :( I still have yet to decide whether I find it to be an issue or not.

    I'll try to take a couple of pics either tonight or tomorrow and post for everyone.
     
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    Here goes nothing!

    The case is of good quality. It's fake leather-like material as you would expect from a $20 case. The stench is almost overpowering once removing it from the box it came in, but that soon dissipated. 15 hours out of the box and I can only smell it if I hold it up to my nose.

    The corners are a smidge too tight. It doesn't matter for the upper corner elastics as they are just a piece of elastic with a leather bit. The "bottom" corners are the leather bits that aren't quite large enough ... yet. Maybe it'll stretch out with time?

    Once closed I'm not worried about the unit falling out. It's much easier to carry around as I'm not as worried about it slipping from my grasp and falling.

    The cover folds all the way back without any noticable buckling. I don't forsee any binding failures from that kind of use. I thought that bending the closure strap around and snapping it while open all the way around might prop it up a bit ... I was wrong ... it's still fairly flat.

    Front:
    $01 Front.jpg :

    Back:
    $02 Back.jpg

    Bottom:
    $03 Bottom.jpg

    Open Side:
    $04 Open side.jpg

    Top:
    $05 Top.jpg
     
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    Pictures continued:

    $08 Open4 tab.jpg
    $07 Open2 empty.jpg

    $10 Open6 tab.jpg
    $09 Open5 tab.jpg
    $06 Open1 empty.jpg
     
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    Corners:
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    $13 corner top inside.jpg $14 corner top outside.jpg

    Bottom:
    $11 corner bottom inside.jpg $12 corner bottom outside.jpg

    I guess it doesn't look so bad in the pics, but it's holding the tablet by such a little bit ...

    It's definitely worth $20 if you don't need the stand function and want a "while-in-use" jacket.
     

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