Nowadays, a dual monitor setup is quite common. Both for work and entertainment purposes. Once you have made the decision to set up a dual monitor configuration the only thing left is finding one. And of course, making sure that you have enough space on your workstation.
In this article we have collected the best adjustable height dual monitor stands. Since why not go right away with a solution that can be customized to your needs.
1. AmazonBasics – Adjustable height dual monitor stand
- Dual side-by-side monitor arm adjusts effortlessly for easy use; easy viewing no need to toggle between applications
- Arms extend and retract, tilt to change reading angles, and rotate from landscape to portrait mode; tilt range 70° back and 5° forward
- Increases desktop space (desk clamp fits desks between 0.4 inches up to 2.4 inches); ergonomic positioning for reduced strain
- Easy to set up; built to hold monitor from 5lbs to 20lbs (2.3~11.3kg)
- VESA compatible (100 x 100 millimeter and 75 x 75 millimeter)
Amazon Basics Adjustable height dual monitor stand works with nearly all LCD monitors up to 27 inches and supports several configurations. Based on the discussion in Amazon, people have managed to install larger screens than 27 inches to the adjustable height dual monitor stand. The largest screen according to the discussion being 40 inches. However, most of the larger screens that the users have installed have ranged somewhere between 32 and 34 inches.
Screens can be both horizontally and vertically side by side. For a seamless transition between both (especially when gaming), we recommend combining two edgeless monitors.
The AmazonBasics adjustable height dual monitor stand can be installed in two ways. You can either use the clamp and attach it to the edge of the desk or use the mount. Cables can be neatly organized under the arms for a tidy appearance, or you can even hook up a wireless computer monitor to rid yourself of that problem.
How to adjust the monitor height
For good ergonomics, it is important that you adjust the monitor to the right height. When you are seated, the monitor should be:
- Eyes in line with a point on the monitor approximately 2-3 inches below the top of the monitor casing.
- While seated, the chair should be somewhere between 100-110 degrees and you should be able to touch with your middle finger to the center of the screen.
- Monitor about 17-18 degrees horizontal
Source: CU Ergo – Ergoguide