Mark Spurrell is a Canadian tech YouTuber who knows a thing or two about building productive layouts. His rig is aimed at getting things done. The mainstay is a 27-inch iMac in 2020, a total workhorse for a machine.
He uses a sit-stand SmartDesk 2 by Autonomous. This desk is great for long sandings, because when he is tired of sitting, he can get a new landscape with a simple click of a button. When he sits down, he sits in a Kinn chair, also made by Autonomous. This chair is basically an adapted Herman Miller Embody, the gold standard for ergonomic office chairs. -out to $ 41
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His chosen mouse is a Logitech G305 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse. This mouse camera has a response time of 1 millisecond which will ruin latency issues. He also has a Magic Trackpad. He uses both a mouse and a trackpad because it makes it easier to navigate the timeline in Final Cut Pro and for movements in macOS. To round off the peripherals, Spurrell uses a reliable Magic Keyboard. ->
Attached to the iMac is a Satechi Aluminum Type-C Clamp Hub Pro. This smart gadget adds a USB-C data port, three USB 3.0 ports and a Micro / SD card reader slot for increased accessibility and easier cable management. To keep ideas from slipping through his head, he writes them down on a Quartet Glass Desktop Computer Pad. Essentially a mini drywall board, he keeps it in front of him at all times. He also has a FlashForge Adventurer 3 3D printer in case he needs to build spare parts (or if he just wants to mess up).
Just as plants convert light into fuel via photosynthesis, Spurrell believes increased daylight leads to increased energy. His desk sits right in front of the window so he can soak up some rays. He also uses daylight-balanced Nanoleaf pads to enhance the natural light in the room.
Sometimes he even brings a large studio light into the office to really turn up the overall effect. He also has a BenQ Computer Monitor Light on top of the iMac for extra lighting.
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