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Cabinet Ergonomy
« on: February 12, 2020, 03:26:34 am »
I've started to project my first cabinet, using as reference different cabinets plan. I'm working towards an hybrid vewlix cabinet based on a 27" lcd monitor.
In my last project iteration , control panels heights near 80cm ( 31" 1/2 inches more or less) , granting 72 cm - 28" 1/3 of clearance for my legs ( this is similar to my desktop, with 69 cm - 27" clearance).
I'm a bit concerned about control panel height: is it too much?
I can solve it probably with a stool, but i'd love to hear your opinions.
Here's some images of the project as attachment

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Re: Cabinet Ergonomy
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2020, 09:43:43 am »
To be honest, itís kind of odd seeing a Viewlix stretched out like that. Iíve never thought of them as anything other than sit-down cabs.


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Re: Cabinet Ergonomy
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2020, 05:12:43 am »
To be honest, itís kind of odd seeing a Viewlix stretched out like that. Iíve never thought of them as anything other than sit-down cabs.


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Yeah, I've reworked on a new shorter iteration because probably this tends to be neither good for standing nor for sitting. Still working on it though, I'll post it later on.

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Re: Cabinet Ergonomy
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2020, 08:45:29 am »
If we were to ask Jenn, I guessing she would be all like... "From a design standpoint including height of the C/P it has a nice look, the back of it serves no real purpose however, and kinda has the feel like it fell off the truck, and would be better served as strait as to sit up against a wall, simplify construction and give more options for sideart."
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Re: Cabinet Ergonomy
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2020, 06:16:41 pm »
I like a 5 degree angle on my CPs.

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Re: Cabinet Ergonomy
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2020, 08:46:23 am »
My CP has 5 degrees too..  after messing around with it for a while..  that was it..
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Re: Cabinet Ergonomy
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2020, 07:34:41 am »
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I've started to project my first cabinet, using as reference different cabinets plan. I'm working towards an hybrid vewlix cabinet based on a 27" lcd monitor.
In my last project iteration , control panels heights near 80cm ( 31" 1/2 inches more or less) , granting 72 cm - 28" 1/3 of clearance for my legs ( this is similar to my desktop, with 69 cm - 27" clearance).
I'm a bit concerned about control panel height: is it too much?
I can solve it probably with a stool, but i'd love to hear your opinions.

It's a great project, I think.
« Last Edit: March 24, 2020, 09:42:36 am by manuel1NM »