What to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Monitor Stand

What to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Monitor Stand

A monitor stand is your entry into ergonomic products especially if you are looking for an economical price point.  A simple, no-mounting free-standing installation is another advantage. Place it directly on your tabletop (no drilling required), attach a monitor and you are good to start work.                                 Unlike a monitor arm, a monitor stand will however provide limited adjustability, that is, limited height adjustment and…

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4 Benefits of Multi-Monitor Mounts

4 Benefits of Multi-Monitor Mounts

Is your neck sore from staring at your monitor in the same position for hours? A monitor arm or mount could help. Monitor arms, mounts, and stands are flexible, allowing you to make ample adjustments and re-adjustments to the height and tilt of your screen, rather than being bound to one viewing position. You can also move your arm side-to-side to share content with co-workers or clients.  Adjustable arms can be great additions to sit-stand solutions so that you can…

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6 Ways Point-of-Sale Mounts Can Work For You

6 Ways Point-of-Sale Mounts Can Work For You

A Point-of-Sale mount lets you place technology exactly where you need it with convenience, style, and security. Point-of-Sale (POS) mounting solutions are ideal for monitors and tablets that work as checkout or signature-capturing devices, price check stations, or display screens in restaurants,  retail stores, libraries, or other customer-facing industries. Use a POS mount to avoid placing expensive monitors or kiosk technology on counter surfaces. Instead, elevate your monitors and kiosks above the counter, or even attach them to the wall…

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Why Do You Need a Vertical Track System?

Why Do You Need a Vertical Track System?

Get more height adjustment by mounting a monitor or TV on the wall using a wall track system. What is a vertical track system? A vertical track system is composed of a few different pieces: a thin strip of metal (the track) that is installed on the wall or other vertical surface, and brackets that attach workstation components to the track, such as a monitor arm or CPU holder. When installing a vertical track system to the wall, installing onto…

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How Can You Keep Your Laptop Safe From Theft?

How Can You Keep Your Laptop Safe From Theft?

The convenience and portability of laptops make them ideal for employees on the go and public areas like libraries or check-in stations where a full desktop isn’t suitable. However, having laptops publicly accessible means a bigger emphasize on their safety and security. There’s a wide variety of ways to keep your laptop safe. We’ve compiled a small list to help you find the solution you’re looking for. The first two options are complete laptop solutions to keep your laptop safe,…

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The Importance of Workstation and Monitor Arm Minimum Weight Requirements

The Importance of Workstation and Monitor Arm Minimum Weight Requirements

When purchasing a monitor arm, there’s a wide variety of components to think about: number of monitors, mounting options,  adjustments, budget, weight requirements, etc. Most of the time, maximum weight requirements have more influence over a purchasing decision because you want to ensure that your monitor will be supported. But in fact, minimum weight requirements are just as important. The average weight of modern computer monitors is less than 10 lbs, and most are about 5 lbs. (Unless of course…

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What is an Ergonomic Mouse For?

What is an Ergonomic Mouse For?

Mouse use can lead to a variety of pains and strains in the wrist and hands, usually referred to as musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs include repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), tingling or numb fingers, tennis elbow, carpel tunnel syndrome, and hand pain. Ergonomic mice are designed to keep your hand in a neutral resting posture in order to lessen the strains placed on the body. This posture refers to the position of muscle joints in the forearm, wrist, and fingers. Like…

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How to Install a Keyboard Tray Track on a Crossbar Desk

How to Install a Keyboard Tray Track on a Crossbar Desk

If you type for several hours a day you could be at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome, a repetitive-stress injury (RSI), or other ergonomic strains (forearm aches, numb or tingling fingers, and finger pain). Investing in a keyboard tray can help keep your forearms, wrists, hands, and fingers in a more ergonomic position to prevent injuries. Larger keyboard trays may even have enough room to accommodate 1-2 mice. As we mentioned in our gaming posture blog, your elbows should rest…

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Is the New Japanese Gaming Chair Really Ergonomic?

Is the New Japanese Gaming Chair Really Ergonomic?

There’s a new gaming chair on the market in Japan, claiming to be ergonomic and posture correcting. But is it true? Limited news released so far says the Buddy chair “helps you maintain good posture” and encourages gamers “to sit near the screen“. However, I have yet to read exactly how this chair helps with posture, or how sitting closer to a screen is more ergonomic. The chair rests on the floor, without a stand or wheels, and can be…

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7 Ways Posture Can Help You Game (Or Work!) Longer

7 Ways Posture Can Help You Game (Or Work!) Longer

Neutral, relaxed positions put less strain on the body, reducing the likelihood of problems like sore wrists, neck ache, and back ache. Follow our guidelines below to adjust your PC gaming setup for better posture. Find seat height – The distance from the floor to just below your kneecap is your ideal seat height.  Feet flat on the floor – While sitting, your feet should rest flat on the floor, knees bent at a 90 degree angle, hips above knees,…

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