A desktop monitor arm is basically a flexible arm support
which mounts onto your desk top and allows you to move and place your screen in many different positions. Working with a monitor arm offer far more flexibility than simply having your computer screen sitting on your desktop. Good quality monitor arms allow an almost infinite variety of different positions: it really is as simple as just pulling or pushing your monitor to where you want it to be.
Here are 5 reasons you should consider using a monitor arm:
Perhaps the most vital reason to have a computer monitor arm is the importance of working in an ergonomic environment. By working in an ergonomic environment every piece of equipment used, whether it be your office chair or in this case the monitor which you use, is tailored to be adjustable to fit the unique individual’s body. Creating an ergonomic office environment will help you avoid neck and eye strain as well as shoulder pain and poor posture.
2. Clutter free office
With a flexible monitor arm you can move your monitor out of the way when you’re not using it. Reading, writing and proofing hardcopy documents can now be done right in front of your keyboard rather than off to the side. Transforming the dead space behind a flat panel monitor into usable space is instantly accomplished with a flexible monitor arm.
Beyond just the standard monitor arm adjustments, like height, depth, and angle, many monitor arms also allow you to quickly and easily switch from landscape to portrait mode or to quickly adjust dual monitors from a side-by-side configuration to stacked one over the other, both in portrait mode, both in landscape mode, or one of each. Monitor arms allow you to customize your workstation and working style.
4. Collaborate more effectively
It’s easier to collaborate when both of you can see and share the monitor easily. No matter where you’re sitting, your monitor can flex to the best possible position so your meeting is more productive.
5. Accommodate an aging workforce and varied visual abilities
With a monitor arm you can position your monitor at your eye level, swivel, rotate, tilt and fold it to fit perfectly. Increased flexibility benefits bifocal wearers and aging workforce.