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02-06-2020, 18:02   #2386
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Not necessarily. If you have adjustable armrests on your chair you can have keyboard and mouse close to the edge of your desk.
Yeah. This is one of my main gripes with the Markus chair, and why I was eyeing up a Leap v2.
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02-06-2020, 19:42   #2387
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It's amazing the variety of setups people have and what you can get comfortable with. I have to have a huge desk I can sprawl both elbows over and have a huge distance between the keyboard and mouse, otherwise I'm just off in games. I play at low sensitivity/low dpi so I tend to make huge arm movements.

Then I see my housemate playing Overwatch, sitting back and using the edge of the couch as a mousepad with high sensitivity....and playing just as good.
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02-06-2020, 21:30   #2388
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Not necessarily. If you have adjustable armrests on your chair you can have keyboard and mouse close to the edge of your desk.
So much nope.
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02-06-2020, 22:49   #2389
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So much nope.
Why. I can't see how leaning forward in your chair to have forearms on desk is going to be more comfortable. Say goodbye to back support.
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02-06-2020, 23:41   #2390
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Why. I can't see how leaning forward in your chair to have forearms on desk is going to be more comfortable. Say goodbye to back support.
You have it backwards. Lean back into the chair, under the desk.
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03-06-2020, 03:32   #2391
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You were right my keyboard was too close to the edge. Turns out I had pulled it in close to get my short wired earphones closer to me while I was using a gamepad once (yes I plug my earphones into the keyboard) and forgot to push it back.

Now my desk is leaving marks on my forearm though. I could just wear something that covers my forearms but it's so hot these nights so I'm mostly in t-shirts. I think a wrist rest would still make things more comfortable so I'm open to suggestions if anyone uses them here.

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I play at low sensitivity/low dpi so I tend to make huge arm movements.
I'm the same in this regard although I haven't played anything that requires accurate or fast mouse movement in quite some time so I think I let the discipline go. I also get super triggered seeing people playing at 5 trillion DPI with mouse movement that doesn't go larger than the size of a fried egg. But whatever's comfortable for them I guess.

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Now my desk is leaving marks on my forearm though. I could just wear something that covers my forearms but it's so hot these nights so I'm mostly in t-shirts. I think a wrist rest would still make things more comfortable so I'm open to suggestions if anyone uses them here.

I find this to be really good, esp. for my mechanical keyboard. I got mine from UK but doesn't seem to be available so US is only option I could find at the min.

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03-06-2020, 16:24   #2393
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You have it backwards. Lean back into the chair, under the desk.
God no, that's a completely unnatural position for me. Arms extended fully like that.
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03-06-2020, 16:58   #2394
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I find this to be really good, esp. for my mechanical keyboard. I got mine from UK but doesn't seem to be available so US is only option I could find at the min.

I have the same one amazing best wrist rest ever I dunno what corsair were thinking of when they designed that pitiful thing they called a rest either,

I had a Razer death stalker keyboard and that was the best ever. for a wrist rest.
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03-06-2020, 20:11   #2395
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You have it backwards. Lean back into the chair, under the desk.
"And that my friends is how I started on the journey to my herniated disk....."
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I find this to be really good
Thanks for the recommendation I decided to get it from the UK site because I had some gift credit there. Ebay was a few euros cheaper but longer wait and no credit there I'll let y's know how I find it.
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04-06-2020, 14:09   #2397
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My new keyboards arrived.



Funny story: the Smart2 68 (purple/white) got lost in the post - it was due a month ago.
I bought the HyperX Alloy Origins Core on sale from Amazon on Friday, and they both arrived at the same time today.

Might send the HyperX back, or keep both.
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"And that my friends is how I started on the journey to my herniated disk....."
Have faith in the Aeron and it will have your back
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My new keyboards arrived.
Kiki this week:
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Have faith in the Aeron and it will have your back
That recommendation is assuming your chair is perfectly positioned and provides good lumbar support.

Sit on a stool for a few weeks, then move to the chair.
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