Choosing A Monitor Arm and A Monitor Stand Riser for Office

Choosing A Monitor Arm and A Monitor Stand Riser for Office

When you want to buy an accessory to place your monitor, a monitor arm or monitor riser will come to your mind. As they both can raise your monitor to meet your eye level, a lot of people may wonder which one they should choose?

Here we are going to introduce some WOKA monitor risers and monitor mounts to know more about where to use and how to choose.

Monitor arms VS monitor stand risers

Mount Pro monitor mounts

Product

Arm

Single arm

Single arm

Dual arm

Triple arm

Dual

Material

Steel

Steel

Polished aluminum

Steel

Steel

Installation

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cable management

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Price

 $32.99

 $39.99

 $64.99

$89.99 

 $39.99

 

Zimilar monitor stand risers 

Product

Material

Wood

Acrylic

Steel

Glass

Wood

Height adjustment

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

Storage

No

Yes

No

No

No

Height

3.63''

5.51''

3.9'' to 5.5''

2.9'' to 3.39''

3.94''

Assembly

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Price

 $16.99

 $45.99

 $29.99

 $17.99

 $32.99

 
Pros and Cons of a monitor arm or a monitor riser

Now we have learned something about them. The shape, function, and specifications can vary from each other. When it comes to choosing one of them, you should consider your need and your décor. We listed some benefits and disadvantages of them.

Benefits of monitor arms

  • Adjusting the height of the monitor freely
  • Adjusting different angles for sitting or standing
  • Saving up a lot of desk space by hanging up the monitor
  • Organizing the desk with integrated cable management
  • Some of them can accommodate more than one monitor

Disadvantages of monitor mounts

  • Requiring additional assembly
  • Only fitting for monitor with a VESA pattern

Benefits of monitor risers

  • Fitting almost any monitors with or without VESA pattern
  • Raising the monitor to a certain height
  • Having multiple uses
  • Having storage space to organize office suppliers
  • Some of them requires no assembly

Disadvantages of monitor stands

  • Taking up some desktop space
  • Some of them don’t have height adjustment

Choosing a monitor arm or a monitor stand?

Now we have known and understood them better. When we need to buy a monitor arm or a monitor stand, we want to raise our monitor to reduce eyes, back, or shoulder restrains, save up some desk space, organize the desk or improve the gaming or working experience. Given that they can do all these things, so which one should you choose? Here are some suggestions from WOKA to help you make the decision.

When to choose a monitor arm?

  1. If you have more than one monitor which has a VESA pattern
  2. If you need to share your screens with your colleague during work
  3. If your desk has a very limited space
  4. If you need to look at the monitor at different angles
  5. If you are working on a standing desk
  6. If you want to manage and organize the cables

When to choose a monitor stand riser?

  1. If your desk is tightly against the wall
  2. If you don’t need different angles to view your monitor
  3. If you need some additional space to organize your things
  4. If your monitor doesn’t have a VESA hole pattern

More monitor mounts and monitor stand risers are here!

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