Ergotron WorkFit-PD, Sit-Stand Workstation: An In-Depth Review

The Ergotron WorkFit-PD, Sit-Stand Desk provides both comfort and convenience with for most computing environments. It allows users to switch their working position anytime they want. Like other Ergotron products, this workstation also leaves a lot of room for customization and upgrades through accessories to attend anyone’s specific workspace needs.

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Who is it for?

This sit-stand desk is designed for people who sit for long hours everyday in front of their computers. Designed to provide comfort and ergonomics, and encourages movements and activity, the WorkFit-PD is a great workstation for people who worry about their health and wants to make significant change in their sedentary lifestyle. This standing desk promotes a little more physical activity during working hours, improve metabolism, burn more calories, tone muscle, improve blood flow, and promote better posture.


Benefits

The Ergotron WorkFit-PD comes with some great benefits. A simple adjustment on the lever will let users switch from sitting to standing position, and vice versa.

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There have been a lot of studies done that shows how dangerous it can be for the human body to sit around seven (7) hours a day. Health risks range from physical ailments like eye strain, neck strain, back aches and even chronic health issues that may develop through time such as heart problems, hypertension, and even type 2 diabetes. This WorkFit product provides solution for this dilemma through its ‘stand’ option and encourages activity right in your workstation, such as stretching, and walking around.


Improves Energy and Productivity and Sit and Stand Options

The WorkFit-PD is a high-quality Sit-Stand desk designed to provide both comfort and boost productivity through sitting and standing options. Users can switch positions whenever they choose. Sitting is the usually the normal, less-demanding and more comfortable working position in anyone’s desk, while standing provides more activity for the body, keeping the body and mind active all day long.

Studies find that ergonomics office improves productivity from 12% to 18%, following an ergonomic intervention where employees are provided with well-designed ergonomic furniture. This is according from Office Ergonomics Research Committee (OERC) in Washington State Amazon.


Encourages Comfortable Computing for Healthy Neck, and Back

As said earlier, this is a sit-stand desk, which means it allows users to switch working positions anytime they wish to, but it does more than that. The design of this Ergotron WorkFit product supports healthy posture by encouraging healthy positions for the neck and back, reducing the risk of strains and aches accordingly.

Easy Assembly for Anyone to Setup and Enjoy


Like most models from Ergotron WorkFit product line, the WorkFit-PD is easy to setup and safe to use. It requires minimal effort to operate. The Patented Constant Force Lift technology endemic in WorkFit product line provides easy and effortless adjustments.


Equipped with the Patented Constant Force Technology for Optimum Ergonomics Quality

Like any other premium Ergotron products, the Ergotron WorkFit-PD, Sit-Stand Desk comes with the brand’s patented Constant Force (CF) technology, a feature unique to Ergotron. This technology lets users enjoy superb viewing experience through easy and hassle-free display adjustments; it allows users to put the display anywhere they want on their desk, lift, tilt, and turn computer monitor with minimal effort, and still keep the display stable and secured in place.

This technology also allows this Sit-Stand desk to handle wide range of display, while still offer wide range of adjustments and modifications through easy twists of screws. This makes fine-tuning of the display easy and leaves users with better flexibility for more productive and comfortable workspace. The CF technology leapfrogs the Ergotron products from the traditional spring technology found in most LCD arms.


Features and Specs

Features

The Ergotron WorkFit-PD, Sit-Stand Desk features a 19.5-inch (50 cm) height adjustment—patented CF technology for instantaneous, tool-free, non-motorized re-positioning while you work, and an integrated brake to secure table in place and easily releases to change heights.


Durable and Robust Structure

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Made with high-quality materials, Ergotron construction standards and certified with ANSI/BIFMA X5.5-2008, the Ergotron WorkFit-PD is designed to last longer than any other sit-stand desks in the market today.

Small But Spacious Worksurface

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The Ergotron WorkFit-PD is quite a small and compact workstation, making it a perfect choice for people with a limited work space. However, the desk space is big enough to support various computing tasks. Alternatively, it makes an excellent workspace for writing and even for gaming.

Of course, if you’re looking for more space to add more accessories and objects on your desk, you can always upgrade for a bigger desk space.

 

Designed for North American and European Standards

This Ergotron workstation is specifically designed to meet the demands of North American and European working standards.


Open Architecture for Upgrades

Like most Ergotron workstations, the WorkFit-PD’s open architecture makes it easy to complement with other computing solution accessories. Looking to add a second display or use your laptop with your computer and push it aside when not in use? You can upgrade the workstation with an LCD arm with a laptop holder. The possibilities for upgrades are endless, check out Add-ons for more upgrade options.

 

Tech Specs

  • It has a minimum worksurface height of 32 inches (82 cm) and a maximum worksurface height of 51.5 inches (132 cm).
  • 26 inch-wide (66 cm) keyboard tray retracts out of the way when not in use; includes 5° back-tilt to ensure wrists remain in a neutral position during data entry
  • Worksurface Dimensions: 31.5"W x 23.5"D x .87"T (60 x 80 x 2.2 cm)
  • Base Footprint Dimensions: 24" x 29.5" (61 x 75 cm)
  • The four metal leveling glides provide .75" (2 cm) adjustment to establish a firm footing, even on uneven floors, while the hand-brake under worksurface locks-in desired height.
  • This workstation from Ergotron complies with all international environmental regulations related to its design, manufacture and packaging. Read more about our Environmentally Responsible Process
  • Product Weight: 51 lbs (23 kg)
  • Shipping Dimensions: 38" x 38.5" x 29.5" (97 x 53 x 75 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 88 lbs (40 kg)
  • Five (5) years warranty

Package includes the height-adjustable platform, keyboard tray, worksurface, hand-brake system, steel base, and four (4) metal glides

Add-ons

WorkFit-PD Single LD Monitor Kit

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Upgrade your WorkFit-PD with a better single LD monitor kit to get 5 inch height adjustment and easy, lift and tilt to get the proper height for optimum ergonomic comfort for reduced neck and back pain and eye strain. This accessory also frees up your desk and comes with the patented CF technology unique to Ergotron products.

WorkFit-PD CPU Holder Kit

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Secure your CPU in your workstation with this universal CPU holder. This holder kit is designed to complement nicely with WorkFit-PD as it secures your CPU in your workstation’s main column, lift it off the floor. Its attractive and open design is paired with unique security fastener deter theft system. Like other upgrades, this accessory comes with scalable design, making it convenient for future upgrades as it safeguards your CPU in place.

WorkFit-PD Cable Management Box

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Tired of dealing with tangles and untidy cables in your workstation? Get the Cable Management Box to manage your power strip, cords and various computer cables to keep your workspace nice and tidy. It is quick and easy to setup and attach to your workstation and it provides safe working environment by removing free-hanging cables. It also comes with a cable to neatly wind the power cables on the desk’s main column, out of the way.

 

Bottom Line

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If you’re like millions of people today who use their computer a lot, for multiple of hours a day, every day, then the Ergotron WorkFit-PD is definitely for you. It is made with the same Ergotron quality we’ve loved, along with the patented CF technology that keeps everything nice and stable in place.

Having a desk that can switch between sitting and standing is really a great treat for professional computer users, as it provides a lot of benefits, from ergonomics to health. It alleviates a lot of back pain, neck pain, and even eye strain. This is definitely one of the good upgrades you can have for workstation comfort.



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