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post #1 of 6
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So I moved into a condo and my new monitor is a 42" 1080p Sony Bravia. I hooked up my pc via hdmi and set the tv to gamer mode, so far so good!

However, its kinda awkward tryna sit on my couch with mouse and keyboard, and im not a fan of leaning over the coffee table.

Curious if any of you guys had a sweet setup you could show me for ideas!

Any feedback would be appreciated.
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I used a desk about 4-5 feet away from my 32 inch when I used my tv as my monitor.
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post #3 of 6
I got used to just keeping the keyboard on my lap, and the mouse on the armrest.

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post #4 of 6
I am lazy and use a couch with my keyboard and mouse (Logitech MX 5500 Revolution) that sit on this lapdesk...

To tell you the truth, it's not the best for gaming and I will eventually switch over to a chair and desk with a 23-27 inch monitor and wired keyboard/mouse for no input lag during gaming... Keeping the LCD for movies... Hopefully I will lose weight that way... biggrin.gif


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Edited by Chris13002 - 6/21/11 at 8:02am
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post #5 of 6
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Thats cool, a lapdesk sounds like a good idea, if its wide enough, thanks mang.
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Originally Posted by Chris13002;13950776 
I am lazy and use a couch with my keyboard and mouse (Logitech MX 5500 Revolution) that sit on this lapdesk...

To tell you the truth, it's not the best for gaming and I will eventually switch over to a chair and desk with a 23-27 inch monitor and wired keyboard/mouse for no input lag during gaming... Keeping the LCD for movies... Hopefully I will lose weight that way... biggrin.gif


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WD Caviar Black 1TB OEM DVD-R/RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Samsung 46" LED 1080P 
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