Planning to build a sit-to-stand desk or treadmill desk with your own desktop lumber? There are some great options available. We'll take you through the pluses and minuses of each model. Understandably, DIY'ers are always looking to find the lowest cost option for any components they need to buy versus make. In the case of electric height-adjustable bases spending a little more, as a rule of thumb, is going to buy you a quieter, faster, heavier-lifting, more reliable desk base, a longer warranty period, and a longer "stroke" (total distance between top end and bottom end).
iMovR Upsilon Electric Stand Up Desk Review
iMovR is known for making some of the nicest standing desks in the industry, such as their high-end Omega models (Everest and Denali) that integrate the SteadyType™ keyboard tray right into the desktop, optimized for treadmill desking like no other. Their mid-tier ThermoDesk line (Elite, Electra, Ellure) offers plenty of great options for standing as well as treadmill desking. But until now, iMovR has shied away from mixing it up with low-end competitors. That’s all about to change with the introduction of their new Upsilon line. iMovR has brought their classic technology innovations to bear - including 3D-laminated work surfaces and powerful, whisper-quiet motors – in order to create [...]
Ergotron WorkFit-S Sit Stand Workstation Review
Attractive, simple, and user friendly. The WorkFit-S may lack the flexibility of other sit-stand options, but it more than makes up for it with superb stability and ease-of-use. And Ergotron stands behind their products; customers can expect a rock-solid 5-year warranty and outstanding support. Our Editor’s Pick for desk-mounted sit-stand workstations.
An early innovator in this category, VariDesk has since fallen behind other newer and more exciting product offerings from faster competitors, and so we have re-scored our review with deference to new competitors such as Ergotron, iMovR, Flexispot and a few dozen more that have since jumped into the field.
The Quad-Modal Office Fitness DreamStation: Sit, Stand, Walk and Pedal While You Work
This sit-stand-walk-cycle workstation as pictured here would price out at about five thousand dollars, but its lucky owner would have four positional modalities to choose from without ever having to move their computer, for the ultimate in office productivity and health.