Computers & Mobile
Power brick notebook stand

Not sure if this is a good idea or not. This guy added Velcro to the bottom of his notebook PC and the edge of the power supply unit to create a simple stand. There are obvious issues with the high heat of many power bricks and the shortening of the power cord by half. But I guess under some circumstances this would be a quick and dirty way of creating a stand.

Notebook/laptop stand from psu/power brick

4 thoughts on “Power brick notebook stand

  1. I’m glad to see I’m not the only one who does this. This is actually really useful and a great way for someone who doesn’t want to spend money on a stand to utilize what they already have.

  2. Its better to do this, regardless of heat, than putting a notebook on carpet. The feet sink in, and it blocks the ventilation holes completely. This prevents it.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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