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    Can anyone recommend a decent laptop tray?

    Has anyone seen or is using a decent but not too expensive laptop tray?

    I often use my laptop sitting up on my bed and the ventilation and heat genrated from having it resting on my lap is a bit worrying and also I cant use my mouse. I am looking for something suitable which will allow me to work in bed (yes im lazy) as I dont have a desk in my bedroom.

    Anyone use or seen anything like this?
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    I use a box for an Icemat, but if you nip to any woodyard, they will cut you a piece of mdf to the size of your laptop (or a nit longer so you can use a mouse) and round the corners for about a fiver or less.

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    The following link looks the sort of thing. shame its only 40cm wide, not really big enough for a 17" laptop and mouse.

    http://www.insideandoutside.co.uk/BO...le_table_.html

    Maybe the DIY option is the way forward. Might have to pop into B&Q, get myself some MDF and break out the toolkit.

    Clunk, what sort of box do you use? When you say icemat do you mean one of those cooler boxes for taking beers out to the park?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fresco View Post
    Clunk, what sort of box do you use? When you say icemat do you mean one of those cooler boxes for taking beers out to the park?
    No, the Icemat is a glass mousemat for extending your e-penis. I just use the box for one of them for my laptop as it is pretty solid and just the right length.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    No, the Icemat is a glass mousemat for extending your e-penis.
    Nah, tis a must if you don't want to destroy your desk surface

    The other option perhaps is something with a fan in it, similar to the Akasa Notebook cooler that's available on Scan

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    breakfast in bed style tray?
    Exactly! But will need to be quite big to seat a 17" widescreen laptopn and use a mouse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    No, the Icemat is a glass mousemat for extending your e-penis. I just use the box for one of them for my laptop as it is pretty solid and just the right length.
    aah ok thanks.
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