Flexispot Standing Desk Converter Review

//Flexispot Standing Desk Converter Review
Flexispot Standing Desk Converter Review 2019-04-11T10:48:45+00:00

ClassicRiser Standing Desk ConvertersThe Flexispot Standing Desk Converter is an ergonomic sit-stand workstation that offers a number of height adjustments to provide maximum comfort and flexibility to its users. With its sturdy design and architecture, users can transition between sitting and standing positions within seconds. This desk was introduced in 2016 as an ergonomic sit-stand desk riser. It is offered in four models with different dimensions and load capacity to cater to varying needs of the users. Height-adjustment is achieved through smooth and stable dual-gas spring motion. This desk offers 12 different height levels from which clients can choose a level to make their working environment comfortable. The desktop moves up and down vertically which does not pose the risk of it tipping over. The large surface area and wide tray for the keyboard and mouse allow for comfortable movement while computing. The desk comes with a limited three-year warranty and technical support.

Features
  • Price: Starting at:
    • $269.99 for M1,
    • $299.99 for M2,
    • $349.99 for M3 and M4
  • Lift type: Manual Z-lift
  • Material: Wood, medium-fiber desktop, and painted steel frame
  • Sizes Available:
    • M1: Work Surface Dimensions: 26.4” x 31.1”, Keyboard Tray Dimensions: 26.4” x 12.2”
    • M2: Work Surface Dimensions: 35” x 31.5”, Keyboard Tray Dimensions: 35” x 12.2”
    • M3: Work Surface Dimensions: 47” x 23”, Keyboard Tray Dimensions: 23.3” x 10”
    • M4: Work Surface Dimensions: 41” x 23”, Keyboard Tray Dimensions: 34” x 11.8”
  • Colors Available: Black only in model M1, Black or White for all other models
  • Weight Capacity:
    • M1: 35 lbs (15.9 kg)
    • M2: 35 lbs (15.9 kg)
    • M3: 33 lbs (15 kg)
    • M4: 44 lbs (20 kg)
  • Manufactured: China
  • Shipping: Free shipping for 48 US states through FedEx
  • Warranty: Three-year limited warranty for the frame, medium-fiber desktop, and mechanisms
  • Rating: 4.5/5

Flexispot Standing Desk Converter Pros and Cons


Pros:

  • 12 different adjustable height levels
  • Spacious work area
  • Vertical lift mechanism
  • Easy mechanism of adjusting height with minimum effort
  • Three-year warranty

Cons:

  • Lacks ergonomics in the keyboard tray with no tilt provided
  • Assembly is required on the customer’s part
  • Keyboard tray loosens after some time whose screws have to be tightened

Overview of the Flexispot Standing Desk Converter


Specifications

The Flexispot Standing Desk Converter is a premium standing desk converter that offers four different models with different load capacity and sizes. The desk comes in 27”, 35”, 47”, and 41” Corner Cut Sizes. The weights of the four models are 46 lbs, 50.6 lbs, 53 lbs, and 54 lbs respectively. The corresponding load capacities are 35 lbs, 35 lbs, 33 lbs, and 44 lbs. All the models offer wide surface areas and spacious keyboard trays that provide ease of use and ultimate comfort. All models can be raised to increase the maximum height of the desk by 19.7” and by 14.2” for the keyboard tray. Two side hand bars are provided which can be squeezed lightly when making height adjustments. Only 13 lbs of force is required when raising the desktop and only 3 lbs of force required while lowering it. The keyboard tray can also be removed if it is not required. The height adjustments are carried out in a vertical direction which takes less space and offers greater stability to the whole structure.

Appearance and Maintenance

The Flexispot Standing Desk Converter comes in four different models. M1 is available only in black color whereas both black and white colors are available for the remaining three models. The desktop’s solid color appearance and smooth finishing offer a pleasing design that goes with any kind of room interior. The smooth finishing of the desk prevents it from scratching the top of the desk or table on which it is placed. The height-adjustment feature works smoothly with minimum effort. The keyboard tray is spacious which provides ample space for hand and wrist positioning. Once the desk is assembled, it requires minimum maintenance. The painted steel and medium-fiber top allow for easy cleaning and dusting. The keyboard tray can be connected or removed from the desktop according to one’s requirement. It can sometimes become loosened which makes the keyboard wobble while typing. This can be corrected by tightening the keyboard screws as described in the support documents. Other troubleshooting articles are also provided in the support documents to correct any kind of problems that may occur during the usage of the Flexispot desk.

Assembly and Accessories

The Flexispot Standing Desk Converter is shipped in one box. Upon opening the box, the desk requires minimum assembly. Most of the desk components are already attached. Only the keyboard and mouse tray has to be screwed to the main desk. The desk can then be placed on top of any table and users can start benefiting from its features immediately. An installation guide is provided with the desk which describes in detail all installation and assembly instructions. The height can be adjusted on 12 different levels to provide maximum comfort while in the sitting or standing positions. Some accessories are offered with the Flexispot desk to make the work experience more enjoyable for the users. This includes a floor mat that allows users to stand in a comfortable position while computing to minimize strain on the feet. A monitor mount can also be attached to the main work surface to increase the surface area of that level. It also offers ergonomic monitor positioning to increase efficiency and productivity.

Packaging and Shipping

The Flexispot Standing Desk Converter offers an ergonomic sit-stand desk which enables users to transform between sitting and standing positions with ease and flexibility. The desk is manufactured in China and shipped to four different warehouses in the US. From there, the company offers free shipping to 48 states of the US excluding Hawaii and Alaska. Free shipping is offered through FedEx. For Hawaii and Alaska, the FedEx posted shipping rate applies. The shipping dimensions of the package are 35” x 31.5” x 5.9”. The shipping weight is approximately 62.1 lbs (28.1 kg). The shipped box contains the main desk with its steel frame, keyboard tray, the screws and bolts, installation guide, and other support documents. The three-year warranty is also supplied along with the package.

Benefits of the Flexispot Standing Desk Converter

The Flexispot Standing Desk Converter is an ergonomic sit-stand desk that offers a number of beneficial features and specifications. It comprises a beautiful design which is aesthetically pleasing and sturdy. Once placed on the desktop, it offers a stable work surface which does not wobble as long as one remains within the load capacity. It allows users to switch between sitting and standing positions by just squeezing the side handles and simultaneously lowering or raising the desk. It has a wide range of height adjustment which allows it to be appropriate for individuals as tall as 6’1” if placed on a table of 28” height. If placed on a higher table of 31”, it can be appropriate for individuals as tall as 6’5”.  The vertical mechanism of adjusting the height makes the structure quite stable and takes less space. The extra wide keyboard tray allows the wrists to be positioned at a level that puts minimum strain on the hands and arms.

The Bottom Line


The Flexispot Standing Desk Converter offers comfort and flexibility through its four different models. Each has its unique features, dimensions, and load capacity that can cater to a wide array of needs and user requirements. It allows easy movement of the desktop through which its height can be adjusted at 12 different levels. Users can transform their workstation between sitting and standing positions in just a few seconds. This switching of positions allows them to promote fitness and health which otherwise cannot be achieved by working while sitting for long periods of time. Raising or lowering the desktop is achieved with a simple push or pull while pressing the side handles. This desk is also ideal for tall people as it has a wide range of vertical movement. No other accessory is required to make it feasible for taller people. The desk has a stable and sturdy design which makes it an ideal choice for people looking for an ergonomic sit-stand workstation. It comes at a reasonable price which seems appropriate when one considers the level of comfort and scalability that it offers. Thus, this desk is perfect for anyone who wants a stable sit-stand desk that offers comfort and flexibility with minimum effort in less time.

Flexispot Standing Desk Converter Review
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