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arnies

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#257331 26-Sep-2019 11:00
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Can anyone recommend an electric standup desk?

 

 

 

The ones here look good, and well priced - but I'm wondering if they'll be wobbly at the larger 1800 sizes

 

https://unofurniture.co.nz/collections/standing-desks/products/copy-of-evolve-electric-standing-desk-1800-x-800?variant=29413026693235

 

 

 

PB Tech has similar looking ones for slightly more expensive.


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  #2325142 26-Sep-2019 11:08
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We have quite a number of desks very very similar to the one you have linked. They are not wobbly at all.

 

We also have the 1800 corner desks, which I also couldn't recommend enough.


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  #2325681 27-Sep-2019 07:50
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Consider the options of a fixed high desk and using a high-lift chair with it.  This is the approach I took and it works well for me.

 

https://www.officemax.co.nz/Furniture/Office-Chairs-Seating/Task-Chairs/Logic-Tech-Mid-Back-2-Lever-High-Lift-Chair-With-Foot-Ring-Keylargo-Fabric-Cherry-2531356

 

 





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  #2325685 27-Sep-2019 08:00
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I bought the "Premio" version a couple of months ago which is 1.5m long and has drawers in it.

 

I am impressed at how stable it is, I am 184cm tall and can lean on it, despite being on carpet and it can go higher than I need. I can't say the same for the cheap hand crank desk my colleague has at work which is wobbly and also doesn't go high enough so had to be put on blocks of wood to raise it (and he's not as tall as me).

 

Note that these are extremely heavy and the top & legs come in separate boxes. Mainfreight managed to lose one of the boxes, but Uno chased it up & got it located and delivered promptly for me. 

 

I would also very strongly recommend getting a mat to stand on or your feet will hurt very quickly. 


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  #2325760 27-Sep-2019 10:01
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i got this https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/DSKBRA0228/Brateck-M02-33R-3-Stage-Reverse-Triple-Motor-Elect

 

 

 

with the white table top  MP0102-01,  its been great. no issues at all over the last 14 months have bought it.

 

 

 

 


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  #2325767 27-Sep-2019 10:18
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I have one of these, and I'm very happy with it.

I have four large monitors on it, as well as tons of other stuff, and it is very stable even when used standing up (I'm 184 cm)


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  #2326310 28-Sep-2019 13:02
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Dynamic:

 

Consider the options of a fixed high desk and using a high-lift chair with it.  This is the approach I took and it works well for me.

 

https://www.officemax.co.nz/Furniture/Office-Chairs-Seating/Task-Chairs/Logic-Tech-Mid-Back-2-Lever-High-Lift-Chair-With-Foot-Ring-Keylargo-Fabric-Cherry-2531356

 

 

 

 

This.

 

I have a height adjustable desk at work and 95% of the time I stand, but when I want to sit I find it easier to have the high lift chair and just leave my desk where it is rather than lower the desk.


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  #2327111 30-Sep-2019 14:02
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I've ordered the one in my original link. Hope it is alright. I'll post here with updates.


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