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December 5, 2013

USB Heated Futon Mouse Pad — Warming Winter Desktop Device


From the website:




No stick-your-hand-in-a-whale affair and no silly furry animals in sight.

Thanko has taken the best features of the kotatsu — Japanese heated table — and combined them into a Futon Mouse Pad, a USB-heated cover to keep your beavering hands toasty during the winter days at the office.

At first glance this looks just like the mattress and quilt that is so classically Japanese, but it's even more modern and practical than that.

It fits together with Velcro, so simple that you don't even need to be able to make a bed to work it.

Just connect the USB cable to your computer, slip in your hand — and you will be super snug in no time.

It even reaches temperatures up to 50°C (122°F).

Just be careful not to overuse it and burn yourself!

The heater can also be taken out, so the "pillow" can be used just as a regular arm or wrist rest for hands weary from typing.

Features and Details:

• Power: USB 2.0

• Weight: 115g (4.1 oz)

• Size: 255 x 275 x 38mm (10" x 10.8" x 1.5")

• Temperature: up to 50°C (122°F) — be careful not to burn yourself (!)

• Also be sure that USB cable cools down properly after it is disconnected



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That picture is funny - someone keeping their (one) hand warm without wearing a sweater.

Posted by: Lorelei | Dec 5, 2013 6:36:36 PM

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