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 made of.
Electric Kangaroo Pro Desktop Riser
In the past few years desktop risers have stormed the market, providing sit/stand productivity benefits to users who for whatever reason have been unable to part with their fixed-height sitting desks. For most of their existence these risers have been manually-operated, relying on tensioning springs and counterbalance systems for worksurface and monitor adjustability. But recently, a new wave of risers has entered the marketplace, this time adjusted with electric motors. It seems that desktop risers have entered into an arms race of sorts, vying for technological superiority and market dominance in a rapidly-growing category.
Now, ErgoDesktop has hopped into the fray with their [...]