Always hold the power cable by the plug when plugging in
and out of the wallmount unit. Never pull it by the cable because you may
damage the cable.
Never plug a search protector into a UPS. The UPS
(sawtooth) output is experienced as a constant stream of searches which will
ultimately damage the search protector and shorthen the battery live. The
laptop but even worse the power adapter of the laptop can leave internal
burns when kept in the lap or against a body part for too long. There are
numerous stories of batteries that have exploded in the past leaving nasty
Posture behind the PC
best posture behind the comptuer is with the screen at arms length in front
of you. This is more for CRT-screens as the LCD and LED screens give of less
radiation. Your eyes should be at the hight of the top of the monitor.
Your knees bend at 90º
Elbows bend at 90
Your hands extend straight from your polse.
Lean back into your chair
Most important is for you to be comfortable.
Never stay longer that two hours straight in your chair.
Get up and take a two minute walk or fall back in your chair and let your
hands hang loose alongside your body for a few minutes.
The newest product on the market is the footrest.This
product relaxes the Achilles tendon and forces your body back in the backrest
of the chair.
Whether wired or wireless these keyboards often come with
an integrated touchpad.
The keyboard can be kept on your lap and the touchpad on
the keyboard can be used as a mouse.
This setup gives great relief in terms of your posture
and RSI (repeated strain injury) can be omitted.
The wireless ergonomic keyboard with integrated touchpad
is my absolute favorite.
Extension keyboard slides
These slides slide out from under your desktop to bring
your keyboard over your lap.
This setup also greatly improves your posture.
The prices of the keyboards range from USD 50,- but can
be as expensive as USD 1500,- online.
Prices of the slides will be around USD 15,- online.