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Old 18th August 2009, 15:25   #16
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I too got it from itdepot.com . The one is rediff shopping is priced higher and somehow i cannot trust rediff shopping.

The laptop's keyboard and trackpoint cannot be used if you use the Riser. So, yes, a separate keyboard and mouse is necessary. I got a Lenovo BT laser mouse with my Thinkpad. Got iBall Classique keyboard from ebay.

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Looks great, Pallavi. I just checked it out at itdepot.com and it is priced at Rs.1275.

Also, with this setup, a separate keyboard and a mouse becomes inevitable?
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I would suggest Logitech Notebook Riser N110.

I use the Notebook Riser and connect a keyboard and mouse to the docking station. With this setup, i can work comfortably for more than 2 hours at a stretch on my Thinkpad.

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and you call yourself a software engineer .

I also use a huge paper clip to raise the behind (!) of my laptop for air circulation. looking for something really stable now. But as far as external mouse and keyboard are concerned, my personal experience is mouse gave me RSI, my right index finger was in extreme pain for months. Ever since i started using inbuilt touchpad on laptop, I have not had many problems. I guess the repetitive clicking with the finger took a toll.
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Old 19th August 2009, 10:57   #18
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With this setup, i can work comfortably for more than 2 hours at a stretch on my Thinkpad.

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and you call yourself a software engineer .
"Comfortably" and "at a stretch" are the key words here . I dont want to end up with back ache problems due to wrong posture.

Or i can add another sentence to this "With this setup, i can work comfortably for more than 2 hours at a stretch on my Thinkpad. And i can continue working for 8 more hours with a stiff neck and back ache

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I do raise my laptop to a height that is ergonomically comfortable. In office, I either use the docking station or a stack of thick programming books!

At home, I have a DIY laptop stand.
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Guys, I went through this thread and wanted some advice on a laptop cooler which would cool my 15.6" laptop and also provide a nice angle for typing which is more ergonomic and less tiring.

Based on Amazon's bestseller lists and also external reviews, I have shortlisted the following two:

1. Cooler Master Notepal U2:(Rs. 1.4k in India)
Amazon.com: Cooler Master Notepal U2 Notebook Cooler with Two Fans R9-NBC-8PBK-GP: Electronics: Reviews, Prices & more


2. Targus Chill Mat: (Rs. 1.5k in India)
Amazon.com: Targus Lap Chill Mat AWE55US (Black with Gray): Electronics

The cooler master is rated higher, but its width of about 34.4cm is around 4 cm less than the width of my laptop. The targus on the other hand fits well.

Is the overhang of a couple of centimeters on either side a problem, or is it normal. That is the only thing that is stopping me from going in for the Cooler Master U2.
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I have an el cheapo 20$ laptop stand which works fine. I will post a pic tomorrow from office. Good air circulation and raise. Ofcourse I also have the luxury to put both my feet on the table for added comfort.
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Actually resting laptops on ones laps is a good means to control population in a Country like ours! The heat generated is bad for sperms health.
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Actually resting laptops on ones laps is a good means to control population in a Country like ours! The heat generated is bad for sperms health.
You don't need hot laptops for that. You need pesticide in foods and other audultrated agro products and pollution for that. Haven't you heard about the Georgia Guidestones and their pledge to bring down the population of the human race to about 500 million ? After plans like this who needs hot laptops.

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Food is an un-avoidable essential/basic commodity for sustaining life. I guess a laptop is not so essential but depends how much one is addicted!
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Food is an un-avoidable essential/basic commodity for sustaining life. I guess a laptop is not so essential but depends how much one is addicted!
I don't agree that laptops cause more harm down there than other out in the open sources. Besides many do use laptops as a tool to work.
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I know it is a proven fact, medically, but larger harm is done by engineered food than a few minutes of hot laptops on laps per week.
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So what do you choose, work or fertility!
I have proven my fertility twice, but, I'll quit work tomorrow to remain fertile

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I know it is a proven fact, medically, but larger harm is done by engineered food.

I have proven my fertility twice, but, I'll quit work tomorrow to remain fertile
As I said food cannot be avoided. So, there's no comparison between food & Laptop!

In my earlier post I wrote "good means to control population in a Country like ours". So, I won't mind men going in-fertile, the articles are for ones who bother!
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So, I won't mind men going in-fertile
Nope, can't argue with something as cold and heartless like that.
I wish you'd go through the Joy of Parenthood thread on this forum to know what it means. Last week my colleague had a baby girl after 11 years of marriage and I cannot express in words his joy in words. Anyway, coming back to the topic:

This is close to what I use to raise the height of my laptop.
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Nope, can't argue with something as cold and heartless like that.
I wish you'd go through the Joy of Parenthood thread on this forum to know what it means. Last week my colleague had a baby girl after 11 years of marriage and I cannot express in words his joy in words. Anyway, coming back to the topic:

This is close to what I use to raise the height of my laptop.
The device looks nice. Where did you buy it for 20 USD?

Do you use an external mouse and an external keyboard?
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