Putting Atreus on top of a laptop keyboard?

Does anyone have a setup for placing their Atreus keyboard on top of their laptop, to replace the built-in keyboard. Like this:

This photo is from a kickstarter campaign of a specific keyboard, but I feel like you could just get some flat material from somewhere and stack an Atreus on top. The advantage here is that you still get to use the built-in trackpad, and it doesn’t take up much desk space.

looks cool, but you’d have to be careful to raise the Atreus up enough so that none of the keys got pressed, so you’d need a couple little side stands.

A friend of mine has a GlowForge and built this specifically to fit over a MacBook Pro :slight_smile:

If you’re using a Mac, you can use Karabiner-Elements to disable the built in keyboard specifically when the Atreus is plugged in. That’s what I do, and it works great.

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This is what I do and it works brilliantly.

The Karabiner-Elements solution is interesting, I hadn’t thought of it!

It turns out that the hardware solution is actually for sale as a real product, under the name of “keyboard bridge”. Here’s one on Amazon. I don’t have any manufacturing tools on hand, so it was nice to be able to order this as a ready-made product.

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You can even customize it!!! Now I have to figure out what to say…