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Ingrid Wolsk <[log in to unmask]>
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SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration- <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 22 Oct 2004 11:32:24 -0700
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Dear Karl and Tami and I do mean Dear,
My problem exactly, I just figured it was part of computer life, like other
things in life that stress us. Thank you both for bringing this problem to
light and for the WONDERFUL and attracrive solution!

> From: Karl Gehrman <[log in to unmask]>
> Reply-To: SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration-
> <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 12:55:44 -0700
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: monitor height?
> One idea I have used to make an adjustable height monitor stand (instead
> of buying some ugly
> generic Office Depo stand):
> Order a piece of plate glass at least 3/8" thick from a local glass
> company.
> The length and dimensions will be up to you.
> For the legs (supports)...but 4 drinking glasses from your favorite
> glassware place.
> CostPlus has a great(cheap)selection.
> The tallness of the glasses will be the height of your platform.
> Invert the glasses on your desktop at four support points.
> Use a few of those self-adhesive silicone dots from a hardware store to
> stick on the top of the glasses
> (or not, I like them to stop earthquake rattle).
> Then place your plate glass on top of these glasses(which used to be the
> bottom of the glasses).
> Now you have a designer computer stand for your monitor/monitors...and
> perhaps a nice glass shelf if you factored one in.
> Karl
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration-
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Tami Tolpa
> Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 9:28 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: monitor height?
> I am experiencing some neck pain that I suspect may be related to my
> monitor height. With my monitor where it currently sits, I am looking
> slightly up at it.
> So I was wondering, where do you folks have your monitor set, with
> regard to your eye level? According to those ergonomic diagrams, the top
> of your monitor should be at eye level. My eyes currently hit about 1/4
> of the way from the top.
> (Have we already talked about this on the list?)
> Thanks.
> -Tami
> --
> Tami Tolpa, MFA
> Medical and Scientific Illustrator
> 310.733.7145