No space or budget for a full-size standing desk, a height adjustable standing desk riser is your answer.
Using your existing table, these desk risers offer different mode of working at your desk, moving from sitting to standing in seconds.
There is no need to throw out your table, or take up more floor space than you have to to accommodate a new standing table.
The new, healthier and more productive way of working that everybody has been talking about is now within your reach with a desk riser.
Standing or sitting, these risers can be adjusted to suit the way your work.
Top 10 Best Height Adjustable Workstation Risers
Here is an overview of our list of the best height adjustable workstation risers that can hold a laptop, to all-in-one desktop, keyboard and even dual screens.
- VARIDESK Pro Plus 36 Height-Adjustable Standing Desk Riser – TWO LEVEL, WIDE
- X-ELITE PRO Height Adjustable Sit / Stand Desk Riser – SINGLE LEVEL
- VARIDESK Pro Plus 48 Height-Adjustable Standing Desk Riser – TWO LEVEL, BIGGEST
- Avantree Quality Adjustable Laptop Tray, Portable Standing Desk Riser – LAPTOP, PORTABLE, TILT
- DeskRiser Standing Desk – Height Adjustable Sit / Stand Up Desk – TWO LEVEL
- UpTrak Grande Sit/Stand Desk Riser – TWO-LEVEL
- Rocelco ADR Height Adjustable Sit / Stand Desk Computer Riser – TWO LEVEL
- Halter ED-258 Preassembled Height Adjustable Sit / Stand Elevating Riser – TWO LEVEL, WIDE
- FlexiSpot M2W Height Adjustable Stand up Desk Riser – TWO LEVEL, WIDE
- Smonet Height Adjustable Standing Desk Riser – TWO LEVEL
Now for a closer look
1. VARIDESK Pro Plus 36 Height-Adjustable Standing Desk Riser – TWO LEVEL
- 36-inch wide Large enough to accomodate dual-display setup or for those whom are after a larger workspace – WIDE
- Two-tier design with bigger upper surface for laptop, monitor or both and a spacious lower deck for keyboard and mouse
- Height adjustable to 11 different positions for comfort, yet remain sturdy and stable even when fully extended
- Patented spring-loaded lifting mechanism to lift up to 35 lbs. in 3 secons
A smaller, narrower, 30-inch wide version is also available below
Also: VARIDESK Pro Plus 30 Height-Adjustable Standing Desk Riser – TWO LEVEL
2. X-ELITE PRO Height Adjustable Sit / Stand Desk Riser – SINGLE LEVEL
- Single level flat surface with depth to accommodate laptop, mouse and keyboard or all-in-one desktop, mouse and keyboard.
- Spacious workspace on steady stand with scissor type support with easy lift levers and air pup system.
- Workspace dimensions: 28-inch wide x 20-inch
- Base dimensions: 25.4-inch x 16.8-inch
- Height: 2.5-inch to 16-inch. Height adjustable from 7 to 16-inch for standing mode.
- Max load: 20lbs
3. VARIDESK Pro Plus 48 Height-Adjustable Standing Desk Riser – TWO LEVEL, BIGGEST
- Dimensions: 48-inch wide or 4-feet wide – WIDEST
- Height adjustable: 11 different positions while keeping the work surface sturdy and stable even when fully extended.
- Ample space for multi display setup or super big and wide screen.
- Two-tier design with upper and lower desk, upper desk for laptop, all-in-one desktop or displays while the lower desk for mouse and keyboard, workspace or writing space.
- Patented spring loaded lifting mechanism to lift up to 45lbs in 3 seconds.
- Available in black or white
4. Avantree Quality Adjustable Laptop Tray, Portable Standing Desk Riser – LAPTOP, PORTABLE, TILT
- Dimensions: Work Surface 20.5″ (52cm) x 11.8″ (30cm) x 0.35″ (0.9cm)
- Height: Two auto-lock buttons on each side easily enable quick changes in height (adjustable from 9.4″ – 12.6″) two clamps may be used to adjust the surface angle (from 0-30°).
- Compact design, can be used in the office, living room or bedroom.
- Place it on a regular desk and convert it into a standing desk or fold it and keep it away when you do not need it.
- Work surface can be tilted, with butt on the bottom that stops laptop from slipping off.
- Light and sturdy making it portable and allowing you to work anywhere.
- Dimensions: 32.5-inch Wide X 20.5-inch Deep. Can Fit Two (2) 24-inch Monitors. Slide out keyboard and mouse tray.
- Height: raise from 6.5-inch to 16.5-inch with 2 simple hand levers one on either side to lift up or lower down.
- Similar to FlexiSpot and Rocelco also featured here.
- Load 50lbs
6. UpTrak Grande Sit/Stand Desk Riser – TWO-LEVEL
- The Grande comes with two-tier workspace, upper desk for screen or laptop, and lower desk for full size keyboard and mouse.
- Dimensions: Monitor level 15.5 x 11.5-inch enough room for one laptop or all-in-one desktop only. Keyboard level when out, 25.5 x 25-inch, when stowed away 25.5 x 17.5-inch.
- Height: Adjustable monitor level from 3.5-inch to 21-inch, adjustable keyboard level from 10 to 19-inch.
- Load per level 25 lbs. Lightweight Standing Desk. A single level version is also available below.
Also: STAND STEADY UpTrak Standing Desk Riser – SINGLE LEVEL – converts any desk or cube to a sit/ stand up desk
- 32-inch wide Dual Monitor Capable, large work surface,
- With Retractable Keyboard Tray with staggered height between keyboard and monitor.
- Height: Up to 16.3-inch from table surface with 4 incremental height positions.
- Load: 50lb Capacity with strong gas spring design.
8. Halter ED-258 Preassembled Height Adjustable Sit / Stand Elevating Desktop – TWO LEVEL, WIDE
- Halter is another big riser so make sure you have a table or desk big enough for it.
- Dimensions 35.6-inch wide both monitor and keyboard level. Monitor level depth up to 20.4-inch. Keyboard level depth up to 16.9-inch. – WIDE
- Height: from desk height up to 16.14-inch (410mm) with gas spring and easy access levels. Switch from sitting to standing in seconds squeezing the handles on both sides and applying up or down ward pressure to raise or lower the riser. Simpy release the levers at the desired height.
- Load: 44.1 lbs (20kg) capacity
9. FlexiSpot M2W Height Adjustable Stand up Desk Riser – TWO LEVEL, WIDE
- Standing Desk Riser with Removable Keyboard an Mouse Tray 35-inch wide platform – WIDE
- Dimensions: (Weighted Base): 31″(W) x 22.3″(D), (Flat): 5.9″(H) x 35″(W) x 31.5 “(D), (Extended): 19.7″(H) x 35″(W) x 31.5″(D)
- Height: up to 19.7″ (Footprint Surface) & 14.2 ” (Keyboard Tray) smooth and stable movement with gas spring. Use the handles to raise or lower the riser
- Surfaces: 35″(W) x 31.5″(D) (Display Surface & Keyboard Tray)
- Load: 35lbs capacity
- Available white (M2W) or black (M2B)
ALSO: FlexiSpot M2B Height Adjustable Stand up Desk Riser 35-inch wide (black) – WIDE
10. Smonet Height Adjustable Standing Desk Riser – TWO LEVEL
- Similar in design to Rocelco, DeskRiser and Lorell seen above.
- Dimensions: 32″(W) x 20.5″(D) x 16.3″(H) 32-inch Wide (Work surface – 32″ x 20.5″) enough for 2 monitors and retractable keyboard tray
- Height: up to 16.3-inch with smooth height adjustment. Free movement with strong gas spring, easily move up and down
- Load: 50lbs capacity
WARNING: Please note that the collapse and raise mechanism on the bottom of the work surface is prone to catching little fingers so be aware when operating the riser especially when there are children nearby. It is just common sense.