Humanscale Keyboard Tray 5GAD Mechanism Side ViewHere at The Human Solution, we’ve told you about how important it is to get up out of your chair and stand for at least a couple of hours during a normal eight hour work day. While upgrading your standard desk to an adjustable height desk is the best way to go from sitting to standing at work, for some this is not a feasible option. We get questions often about how to be able to work at a standing height without having to completely change the desk at which you work. One alternative we suggest is a keyboard tray with an above-desk mechanism.

For those unfamiliar with the parts of a keyboard tray, the mechanism is the arm that controls the movement of your keyboard tray out from under your desk, as well as the height adjustment and tilt range once it’s extended out. It’s basically the part that attaches the tray platform your keyboard sits on to the track mounted underneath your desktop. An above-desk mechanism has a higher adjustment range above the track, meaning that you can actually place the keyboard tray higher than it would be sitting on your desktop. [ Read more ]

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