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Originally Posted by BakerMan1971 View Post

those LZ casings are really nice, bit pricey though smile.gif

and on the subject of fatigue, do take care fellow key punchers, make sure your hands are at a good angle, and not just the "defacto standard as set out by the ergonomics mob" because A: everybody is different, and B: they keep changing it anyway, as I currently sit at work with my keyboard almost at chin level due to their latest data! smile.gif

Experiment with different elevations of your hands and play around with your seating position, only you know when you feel comfortable, that will make even typing on an old mechanical easy.
(as in typewriter) thumb.gif
What do I do if my desk surface is too high, and I can't replace the desk or add a lower keyboard surface? If I adjust the chai height, my 5'6 statue says it's tiring in other places.

What do, ergonomics?

(Am serious)
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What do I do if my desk surface is too high, and I can't replace the desk or add a lower keyboard surface? If I adjust the chai height, my 5'6 statue says it's tiring in other places.

What do, ergonomics?

(Am serious)

I am in the same boat. I have a fairly tall chair and its high enough to reach, then my feet don't touch the ground.

I went to the store and bought their cheapest step stool, and am using it as a foot rest. It is much more comfortable now.
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well your desk and chair are just as important as the rest of your setup when investing in a system, a heck of a lot of people simply ignore this and go ahead and use whatever.
I am guilty of this myself, when going through my gaming laptop phase and sitting on the sofa (couch) hunched over a laptop then having neck and shoulder pains.

one of many resources of information http://ergo.human.cornell.edu/

for example if you need to raise your chair, then maybe a foot stool/platform will help create more comfort.

I am no expert and if you have any ill effects from experimenting with seating positions you should consult a professional.

Ergonomics is especially important for those of us who spend a long time in front of our computers at home, you don't move around anywhere near as much as if you were sat watching tv for example, this is why extra care must be taken.

Tired typing fingers to me screams of bad wrist positioning.
    
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No I do know of the optimal position for working at a computer. But I think I do need a foot rest/step stool for my feet. Because as of now my feet are always at the wall horizontally or hunched up at the chair's wheel feet. :/
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So get one of these...



Or something similar...
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That's what I meant when I said foot rest tongue.gif

Really don't want to spend money though... But I guess it's needed.
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platform shoes, done and done.
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I just use a recliner at my desk...







or I'll rest my feet on my sub now and then.
I'm gonna die young, aren't I?
lol.
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WASD Laser etched/printed image is good enough for me, since I only want positive/negative image, and there is the choice of cap colour.

Of course it still can't beat OCN's own MOTM cap... That's my motivation for planning my keyboard mod.... Well, I say "mod"....

Into Adobe Illustrator for some vectoring I guess. I don't think I'll print an OCN one though. Defeats the rarity, no? I do want to do an Evangelion Nerv keycap since Geek_Feng ones aren't perfect enough for me to pay £3 + £4 shipping on a single cap... Long plans ahead. tongue.gif

just an fyi for you on what WASD can do in terms of images
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WASD Laser etched/printed image is good enough for me, since I only want positive/negative image, and there is the choice of cap colour.

Of course it still can't beat OCN's own MOTM cap... That's my motivation for planning my keyboard mod.... Well, I say "mod"....

Into Adobe Illustrator for some vectoring I guess. I don't think I'll print an OCN one though. Defeats the rarity, no? I do want to do an Evangelion Nerv keycap since Geek_Feng ones aren't perfect enough for me to pay £3 + £4 shipping on a single cap... Long plans ahead. tongue.gif

just an fyi for you on what WASD can do in terms of images

That is freakin EPIC

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