Ergotron WorkFit-S with Worksurface+; An In-Depth Review

Ergotron is one of the best leading brands in the market today when it comes to computer ergonomic solutions. They have a wide range and variety of products, from desk stands, desk mounts, wall mounts, to workstation, that all provide excellent comfort and super ergonomic for different types of setups. One of the latest additions in its growing number or amazing products is the WorkFit-S, Single HD with Worksurface+. This workstation transforms your desk into a modified height-adjustable workstation with the comfort, comfort and practicality you can expect from any other Ergotron products.

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Who is it for?

Like other workstations in Ergotron WorkFit series, the WorkFit-S is designed specifically for users looking for an alternative solution from their traditional work desk – a healthier sit-stand workstation, which allows users to switch from sitting to standing, and vice versa whenever they want. Dozens or studies and researches show the health risks of sitting for prolonged hours on a daily basis. This product looks to counter that through standing, while still provide the comfort and ergonomics needed for productivity.

 

Benefits

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The Ergotron WorkFit-S, Single HD with Worksurface+ is an upgraded version of Ergotron WorkFit-S, and we actually have made an in-depth review of it few months ago, you can check it here.

It is essentially almost the same product, except for the added Worksurface, which provides a lot of convenience by converting any surface into an adjustable-height standing desk, making computing more comfortable for extended periods, as users can stand up whenever they want.

 

Excellent Ergonomics for Productivity

The sit-stand ability lets users switch from sitting to standing working position (and vice versa), anytime they wish, for better work environment by promoting better health by encouraging users to stand up more often. Standing is way healthier than sitting, it significantly reduces back aches, neck pain, and even eye strain, making the workstation and healthier more convenient for work.

 

Reduces the Negative Effects of Sitting and Sedentary Lifestyle

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Regular standing promotes better health by counteracting the negative effects of sitting. As we all know, prolonged sitting doesn’t only result to backaches, neck strain, shoulder pain, etc., it also alters the blood flow throughout the body. This leads to variety of health risks, and many research shows inactivity and sedentary lifestyle, particularly among people who work in front of their computers, sitting on their station for hours, to be at higher risk for chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes type 2, obesity, heart problem, etc.

Standing on the other hand, forces more muscle involvement. It works the legs and the core, burning more calories and promotes better bone density.

 

Base Shaped Like Bird’s Foot for Strength and Stability

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Like its previous version, Ergotron WorkFit-S, Single HD with Worksurface+ stands on a base shaped like a bird’s foot, providing excellent stability and support for all the computer, hardware and components mounted on it.

 

Easy Installation Design

Like other models from the WorkFit series, the Ergotron WorkFit-S, Single HD with Worksurface+ comes assembled right out of the box, with some minor components to be added. The assembly process can be completed in as fast as 15 minutes, while setup to your home office can be completed in under 60 minutes. The packages comes everything you need, along with comprehensive instruction guide.

Simply assembly the parts, setup and mount the workstation to your desk, attach your monitor to its VESA mounting system and place your keyboard and mouse, thumbscrew to secure, and voila! You’re good to go.

 

Easy and Hassle-Free Adjustments

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This workstation comes with counterbalanced adjustment points, allowing instantaneous, tool-free re-positioning while you work. This means you can easily adjust your workstation (lift your LCD and keyboard for perfect height, etc.) The tension adjustment system lets you move your display and keyboard easily, but still keep your platform stable even when you type vigorously.

 

Equipped with Constant Force Technology for Excellent Comfort and Ergonomics

Like the other premium products in Ergotron, the Ergotron WorkFit-S, Single HD with Worksurface+ also comes with the Constant Force (CF) technology, the brand’s patented technology that allows its products to be adjusted, position and re-position smoothly, and easily (with just one simple touch and minimal effort). Users can tilt, pan, lift and rotate their monitor and still get that stability and robust feel.

Also Designed for Dual Monitor Setup

Like its previous version, the Ergotron WorkFit-S, Single HD with Worksurface+ also has a dual monitor version – the Ergotron WorkFit-S Dual with Worksurface+. This version lets you mounts two LCD screens of up to 24-inch big for a dual monitor setup – perfect setup for people who juggle and multi-task such as working on multiple programs, windows, tabs, files, open large spreadsheets, messaging, etc. Photographers, web designers, graphics designers will surely love this kind of setup, as it makes the job more convenient.

 

Featured Specs

There’s always a unique kind of simplicity and beautify in Ergotron products, and the Ergotron WorkFit-S, Single HD with Worksurface+ is no exception. While some WorkFit products come with fully-articulating arm for excellent range of motion, this model provides vertical adjustment for better stability and durability, while providing sitting and standing options.

 

 

Design and Features

Brilliant Adjustability Powered by the Ergotron Tension Control

Like other products under the WorkFit line, this product right here comes equipped with the brand’s very own Tension Control technology, a feature that lets the WorkFit S slide smoothly, up and down, but still keeps both the display and work surface platform stable and secured in place.

Also, the monitor can be adjusted fast and easy by adjusting the tension. This makes finding the right spot and height for your display easy.

 

Solid But Elegant Design

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Ergotron is known for solid build that doesn’t compromise aesthetic design. The WorkFit series takes this to another level, as products under this line are made not just for home and business use, but also for commercial and industrial purposes. The WorkFit-S comes with durable build, easy-to-clean exterior, which are all made up of high-quality materials such as high-grade plastic and powder-coated painted steel.

 

Zip Ties and Mesh Hose for Cable Routing

 WorkFit-S doesn’t have the most sophisticated cable management system out there. However, Ergotron provides generous number of zip ties and mesh hoes to effectively rout your cables and cords to help keep your workstation neat and clean.

 

Improved Worksurface for Wrist-Friendly Keyboard and Mouse Position

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The new version of Ergotron WorkFit-S comes with an excellent worksurface to provide more space real estate for your workstation. This allows users to modify their cubes and spaces with a workstation that easily clamps to existing desks.

The large keyboard tray on the other hand, ensures neutral position for the wrists, providing comfort for extended hours of work. Specifically helpful for tasks that demands repetitive movements such as typing, data entry, etc.

Tech Specs

Package includes the height-adjustment column, crossbar, desk clamp, keyboard tray with left/right mouse tray and two (2) LCD pivots.

This workstation can accommodate maximum outside display width of up to 24.5 inches (62 cm) when display is 2 inches (5 cm) thick. It can accommodate most displays with screen-size up to 24 inches as well as some displays with screens as large as 26 inches. Actual allowable width of displays will vary slightly depending on display thickness.

 

Lift Range:

LCD display and keyboard can be adjusted up to 18inches (46 cm) in tandem; LCDs adjust 5 inches (13 cm) independently. While maximum LCD height adjustment is at 23 inches (58 cm)

Display can also be rotated 360° P/L

Note: that older versions of this product used a narrower crossbar, which accommodated monitors with screens up to 22 inches

Install displays at 3° or 8° upward angle for optimized viewing conditions

 

Weight Capacity:

Maximum load on height-adjustment assembly = 31 lbs (14 kg).

LCD weight = 6–14 lbs (2.7–6.3 kg) each, 12–28 lbs (5.5–12.7 kg) combined

 

Desk Clamp attaches to surface edge 0.47 inches to 2.4 inches (1.2 to 6 cm) thick

Mounting Standards: VESA FDMI MIS-D, 100/75, C (hole pattern: 100 x 100 mm & 75 x 75 mm)

NOTE: Mounting surface materials may vary widely. Make sure your mounting surface is strong enough to handle the mounted product and attached equipment.

Computer systems mounted on a WorkFit-S may require extra-long power cord and video cables in order to span between standing and sitting heights

Shipping Dimensions: 8 inch x 23inch x 44 inch (20 cm x 58 cm x 115 cm)

Shipping Weight: 40 lbs (18 kg)

5 Year Warranty

Package includes desk clamp, height-adjustment column, LCD pivot, worksurface, large keyboard tray. 

 

 

Bottom Line

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As we have said in our review of the previous version of Ergotron WorkFit-S, this workstation is a great system. The sit-stand system allows users to switch from sitting to standing anytime they want, while the industrial strength design ensures durability and dependability for years. Setting up this workstation to your existing desk is incredibly easy, while the signature smooth glide of Ergotron products ensures easy adjustments and transitions, while keeping both the LCD monitor and keyboard tray from shaking, even in rigorous typing.

The sleek and elegant design, plus the simple, yet smart sit-stand concept, along with user-friendly features makes Ergotron WorkFit-S quite an excellent choice for most types of users. It may not have the flexibility of monitor stands and wall mounts with articulating arms, but it can certainly fit and work perfectly for any type of users and work environment. Those who demand more screen real estate can opt for the Ergotron WorkFit-S Dual with Worksurface+ a dual monitor version. It's also available in two colors; black and white.

For more in-depth reviews like this, check out Dual Monitors Guide today!



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