Buena Park, CA (Feb 14, 2012) -- Hosa Technology is pleased to announce the introduction of a new product line by Goby Labs: stands for musicians. Incorporating ‘ruggedized’ metal construction designed for years of use, Goby Labs’ new product line includes two microphone stands, a keyboard stand, two guitar stands, and a Tablet Frame for iPad—all designed to aid musicians with everyday performing and rehearsal tasks.

A-Frame and Universal Guitar Stands
The Goby Labs GBA-300 A-Frame and GBU-300 Universal Guitar Stands offer the modern guitarist two durable, rock-solid means of securely holding one’s valuable instruments. The GBA-300 A-Frame stand utilizes a fully locking open- and closed-position leg engagement. With a stance that is 60 mm longer than that of most competing products—thus reducing the chance of tipping—this stand features a large diameter, 8 mm, mandrel bent steel rod frame. The Goby Labs GBU-300 Universal Guitar Stand incorporates a lock-open/spring-closed mechanism for performance and storage respectively, over-molded rubber touch surfaces that prevent abrasion and protect the instrument’s finish (compared to neoprene foam found on competing models), and full-cradle guitar retention. The head catch slides vertically to accommodate guitar necks of various lengths and full guitar-body support alleviates pull on the guitar neck. Both models fit dreadnaught acoustic through most electric guitars and feature over-molded, metal-core, rubber feet for exceptional stability.

The GBX-300 Tablet Frame for iPad
Featuring universal iPad compatibility (both 1st and 2nd generation), the GBX-300 Tablet Frame featuring ‘frame-change’ technology holds any iPad on all four sides for extra security. With its patent-pending pole lock that facilitates support on mic stands, music stands, and other tubular surfaces, the system features a counter-locking arm that engages as the clamp is tightened on a pole—forming a closed loop around the pole for added strength. This innovative design applies more force to the pole as opposed to open-sided designs. The GBX-300 Tablet Frame is a great tool for electronic sheet music, lyric support, and performance notes. Low-cost frame-change kits will be made available for new tablets so the Tablet Frame hardware will never become obsolete.

The Goby Labs stands are expected to be available Spring of 2012. MSRP is as follows:
• GBA-300 A-Frame Stand: $45.95
• GBU-300 Universal Guitar Stand: $63.95
• GBX-300 Tablet Frame: $42.95

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