Currently Being ModeratedJan 29, 2013 10:39 AM (in response to archfoto)
Correct. Find my iPad requires the iPad to be turned on, and connected to the internet.
If its not there's no way to find it. Also if the iPad is wiped, and restored to Factory settings, it won't be able to find it.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 20, 2013 12:13 PM (in response to archfoto)
After some thought, I found a way to help recover a wifi iPad and I elaborated on it in our company blog at http://weshoot.com/wordpress/?p=591 . While it is not a guarantee that you will recover a lost or stolen iPad, it tips the odds in your favor!