My cheap WFH whiteboard setup

Full picture

Schematic of the whiteboard drawn on the said whiteboard!

1. Camera

2. Camera stand

3. Whiteboard

4. Cable management

5. Markers

My setup

A picture from my setup
  1. Camera: EIVOTOR Webcam Full Hd 1080p (200 SEK). A simple USB webcam with no AutoFocus.
  2. Camera stand: Volking Webcam Mount with 5.4" Gooseneck Camera Tripod (141 SEK). It is a flexible and compact stand. One can use a scissor arm like this one (224 SEK) which is more solid but it takes more space.
  3. Whiteboard: CKB Ltd® Shiny Dry Magnetic Whiteboard Fridge Magnet A3 (80 SEK). This also comes with a market which died after a couple of months.
  4. Cable management: GothicBride Cable Ties 50 Pieces Velcro Straps 150 x 12 mm (90 SEK). The afformentioned camera stand comes with some cable management, but I got this one because I needed the rest for other stuff too
  5. Markers: Staedtler 301 WP4, Multi-Colour, 4-Piece (64 SEK). Love the quality of these markers. The package can also be used as a stand.

Usage

I use this almost on a daily basis and lately started using Slack’s async video messages to share scetches in a DM (direct message) or channel.

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Alex Ewerlöf

Alex Ewerlöf

Sr. Staff Engineer, Knowledge Worker, MSc Systems Engineering, Tech Lead, Web Developer

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