Ergotron Neo-Flex LCD Arm: An In-Depth Review
The Ergotron Neo-Flex LCD Arm adds dynamic flexibility to your workspace. It comes with a simple push operation to let you move and position your display anywhere you want on your desk. It provides an ergonomic function to improve comfort for a very affordable price. It is an ideal solution for use single display, as screen can be personalized to find the perfect viewing angle.
Who is it for?
If you’re a single display user looking for ways to optimize your desk and free it up from clutter and space-hugging monitor stands, then check out Ergotron Neo-Flex LCD Arm. This monitor arm is designed for single monitor for ergonomic comfort, cleaner and minimalistic setup.
Computer has become an indispensable tool for any workspace in any type of environment, be it at home or in an office. The biggest challenge of having a computer though is the organizing the desk for better productivity. Our desks are usually occupied by related computer hardware such as huge monitors, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, tablet, etc., and other stuff like papers, books, etc. Cluttered workspace often results to distractions, which leads to inefficiency. One of the best ways to reduce the work desk clutter is through reducing computer monitor’s footprint, and the best way to do it is by using an LCD Arm like the Ergotron Neo-Flex LCD Arm.
Easy Positioning System for Comfortable Work Desk
Most monitors today offer great picture quality and show vivid images and videos for different use. However, they are not designed for optimum comfort. They can tilt on a limited range, which makes them unsuitable for every workplace. The Neo-Flex LCD Arm comes with all the position adjustment standards, including height adjustment, rotation, pivot and tilting. Display can also be rotated for portrait or landscape orientation to fit various computing needs.
Good Height Adjustment Range for Ergonomics
The 8 inch (20cm) monitor height adjustment range offers the best ergonomics for comfortable workspace of multiple display users. And we all know how important it is to find the right level of your monitor suited to your height and preference; it helps reduce or even avoid tension around the neck and shoulders.
Features and Specs
Like other Ergotron packages, the Neo-Flex LCD Arm comes in a nice box that protect each components very well, but everything is easy to unpack. It comes with an instructional manual for step by step guide of assembly and installation, a 75mm to 100mm VESA mounting adaptor, a desk mount adapter (to install the arm through a hole on your desk. Package also comes with all the tools and screws you need for mounting the arm to your desk.
Ease of Assembly and Versatile Installation Options
The whole product is very easy and straightforward to setup and install. Products ships fully assembled right from the box, with all the things you need. Depending on your expertise and complexity of your desk setup, it can take three (3) to ten (10) minutes to finish the installation.
As for monitor compatibility, this Ergotron LCD arm can accommodate VESA MIS-D compatible monitors that are less than or equal to 22inches in diagonal length and less than 18 lbs. Ergotron also offers many ways to install the arm on a desk to fit your needs. The easiest option is to simply clamp the arm to your desk. Some desks may not support this mounting option, and may require cutting a hole on the desk to clamp the arm, and this model of Ergotron works for that.
Also, like other Ergotron mounts, the base of this is model is padded with a rubber material to protect desk from scratches.
Keeps Display Stable and Secure
This LCD arm provides premium long-life LCD adjustment while maintaining touch-screen stability. The arm can extend display out up to 19.3″ (49 cm) to the point of need.
Like many mounting systems, this arm works by means of a mounting bracket that ensures your monitor to be safely mounted into the arm. Display is either free rotating or secured by screws. The middle hinge has a button style release than allows you to change the arm’s angle at the front when depressed.
Solid But Elegant Desk Tool
The Neo-Flex LCD Arm is nicely finished (silver spray paint) and made up of all-metal construction for durability. The streamline design looks great and uses little space. The joint comes with tough copper washers which provide the right grip for tightening.
Cable Management System to Keep Your Workspace Neat
Like other Ergotron monitor stands, the Neo-Flex LCD Arm doesn’t just free up your workspace from the monitor stand. The arm also comes with cable management clips to keep power and video cables out of the way as they run through the arm. This keeps your workspace clean and neat.
- Weight Capacity: 18 lbs. (8.2 kg) of monitor weight
- Monitor depth greater than 2″ (5 cm) may diminish capacity.
- Mounting Options: Desk Clamp attaches to surface edge up to 1.8″ (46 mm) thick; Grommet Mount attaches through hole up to 2″ (51 mm) wide and up to 1-3/4″ (44 mm) deep
- Mounting Standards: VESA MIS-D, 100/75, C (hole pattern: 100 x 100 mm or 75 x 75 mm)
- To change height of display, depress button on side of arm while positioning screen at desired height
- Product Weight: 6.7 lbs (3 kg)
- Three (3) year warranty
Package includes the arm, extension, grommet mount, desk clamp, mount, screws for LCD attachment, long screws with spacers for LCDs with recessed interface.
The Ergotron Neo-Flex LCD Arm provides an awesome way to take full control of your computer display while letting you get the best of your workspace as it raises your LCD monitor off your desk and leave more room for comfort. The arm is specially designed to help you adjust your viewing monitor on the fly to suit your viewing angle for a healthy viewing experience.