Call it a desktop workstation, a sit-stand workstation, or a desktop riser, a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Ah, well, let’s step back from that a bit and just say that some of these products are on the rose spectrum while others may be closer to skunk cabbage. As always, caveat emptor, and that’s where we come in and lab test these units to find out what they’re really mad…
Sit Stand Workstations & Desktop Risers Category
Is it dual-monitor compatible? Ergonomically adjustable? We outline what you need to know to pick a great convertible standing desk.
Large standing desk converter that can hold 2-3 monitors while providing a good amount of work surface. But be careful of compatibility issues with monitor size, shaky surface while working, and possible wobbly monitors.
The key benefit of a corner stand up desk converter is to make use of space that would otherwise be underutilized, or not used at all.
The FlexiSpot Electric Aesthetic Sit-Stand Workstation EM6M is a unique looking standing desk converter with several convenient features.
The StandUpDeskStore AirRise Plus Standing Desk Converter has a pneumatic Z-Lift design and unfortunately comes with some big flaws.
The Stand Steady FlexPro Charge Standing Desk Converter costs $359.99 has two desktop surfaces and built-in wireless device charging.
The Stand Steady Premier Electric Standing Desk Converter starts at $359.99, has two desktop surfaces and utilizes an electric lift system.
The Stand Steady Premier Lift Standing Desk Converter is $319.99, uses a pneumatic lift, has two surfaces and features a magnetic backsplash.
The Stand Steady FlexPro Hero Corner Standing Desk Converter is designed for L-desks and corner desks. It assembles in two steps and has a keyboard tray.
The Stand Steady X-Elite Premier Standing Desk Converter comes fully assembled and has a large work surface, but it doesn't have a keyboard tray.
The Stand Steady FlexPro Hero Standing Desk Converter starts at $219.99, has two work surfaces, and has a pneumatic height adjustment system.
Stand Steady X-Elite Essential Standing Desk Converter is a very basic standing desk converter with only 20 lbs of weight capacity and no keyboard tray.
The Steady Steady Original Standing Desk Converter is very cheap, holds up to 75 lbs and will enable you to stand while working, but it has drawbacks.
The iMovR Tucker Pro kit addresses the need for cable management for standing desk converters, which is the first attempt we've seen and a great idea.
The ZipLift Patriot is a made-in-America standing desk converter by iMovR, based on the highly successful ZipLift+ design.
See what our experts have to say about the stability, design, and overall quality of the Varidesk Pro Plus 36 in our comprehensive review.
Despite excellent weight capacity and an attractive keypad for changing height, the UpLift E7 lacks flexibility in important ergonomic spots.