One of the most underrated items of office equipment is laptop stands. Their impact on your comfort, posture, and productivity can be significant. In this article we will look at some different types of laptop stands that you can buy or make yourself. If you want to read a bit more about desk setups and how to create your first minimal desk setup, please read our guide.
A laptop stand will help you make the most of your desktop arrangement. It enables you to use your laptop both independently and in combination with other gadgets like phones and tablets. If you want more insight into top accessories for your desk setup, read this article.
Laptop supports are available for purchase online or at retailers like Office Depot and Amazon. There are various sorts of stands available, including desktop models, wall- or table-mounted variants, and L-shaped stands that let you adjust the screen’s angle to suit your needs (more on this later).
A breakdown of the featured setup
|Monitor||LG 27inch Monitor|
|Monitor Mount/Desk Shelf||Iron Meets Wood Laptop Tray|
|Mice||Logitech Vertical Mouse|
|Keyboard||Apple Wireless Magic Keyboard|
|Desk mat||Desk Pad by MDS|
|Monitor Lamp||Xiaomi Monitor Light Bar by MDS|
|Laptop||Macbook Pro 2020|
|Daily To Do List||Ugmonk Analog|
|Microphone||Shure MV7 USB Microphone|
|Charging Dock||Nomad Base One Max|
Laptop stands come in a wide variety of styles. Some are more portable than others, and some are better. If you like to move your desk around, some models have movable legs that can be useful (or if you just want to move it. Some might even be less expensive than their competitors!
If you’re looking for a great laptop stand, here’s what I’ve found:
- Laptop Stands – This is the best option for stability and durability. It has four legs that extend up from the base so that they don’t get in your way when typing or playing games on an uneven surface like carpeting or hardwood flooring. It also has an adjustable elevation feature so that users can adjust how high their laptops sit comfortably before placing them onto the table top surface itself; this makes sitting down at desks with uneven surfaces much easier! The only downside here is cost (it costs about $60), but considering its quality features alone makes this product worth every penny spent on it!
Buying a laptop stand
- Look for one that fits your computer.
- Look for one that is adjustable. You’ll want to adjust the height of your laptop so you can see it clearly, but you don’t want it so high in the air that it’s difficult or impossible to use.
- Look for one that is lightweight and easy to carry around with you wherever your meetings occur (or if there are multiple meetings scheduled on different days). It also shouldn’t be too heavy or cumbersome when carrying around at home or work—this will make it less likely that you’ll use this stand regularly enough to justify its purchase price!
- Look for a durable product; primarily if this will be used daily by multiple people over time, durability becomes an important factor in choosing which type of laptop stand would work best for them (and vice versa).
Here are some laptop stands you can buy online:
If you’re looking for a simple, compact laptop stand that’s easy to clean and adjust, look no further than the Rain Design mStand. This aluminum-made model measures just 11 inches high—perfect for even cluttered desks—and comes with an integrated cable management system built right in. You can route all of your wires through the holes in its base and keep them out of sight on the underside of your desk while still having them close at hand (and kept safe)
Moft’s X Snap-On Stand is an adjustable laptop stand that can be used with a desk or table, and it works with either a monitor or laptop. The adjustment range is wide enough to accommodate most people, regardless of height or arm length.
For those who want to be able to use their laptops as standing desks but aren’t quite ready to give up their desks yet, the Nulaxy Laptop Stand is the perfect device. This versatile product can be used for both purposes, which means greater flexibility in your desk setup. It’s made of aluminum alloy, which makes it light enough to hold up even the heaviest laptops (up to 15 pounds). The rubberized base ensures that your computer will remain stable while standing on its non-slip rubberized surface.
The Elago Adjustable Aluminum Laptop Stand is an affordable option for anyone looking to elevate their laptop while still saving space on their desk. The stand can be adjusted to multiple angles and supports any laptop, making it an excellent choice for both Mac laptops and Windows PC devices.
Vertical Laptop Stands
If you want to use your laptop as a decorative piece for your desk setup, then vertical laptop stands are the way to go. Remember that when you use a vertical laptop stand, you cannot access the screen, so it is vital to use an external monitor with it.
Here are some Vertical laptop stands you can buy online:
DIY laptop stand
Another choice is to use an old desk as your DIY makeshift laptop stand if you don’t like the thought of shelling out money for one or would rather create one yourself.
This is particularly advantageous if your desk has wheels and can be moved about the room with ease. Remember that if your laptop is heavy or an older model with little room between its legs, this might not be the best option for you. However, for most individuals who don’t need their laptops on show all day (like students), it will work just fine!
The final thoughts on this topic are that laptop stands are affordable and easy to use and you can also buy a laptop stand that attaches to your desk. To avoid having to reach as far when using your laptop on its own without a stand attached; you might also want to think about getting an extra-long USB cable better yet a good cable management setup (which is another good topic we will tackle!)
It can be difficult to choose a laptop stand. You want one that is simple to set up, attractive, and constructed of sturdy materials. But you also want something that will protect your computer from knocks and bumps on the road.
So how do you make a choice? There is a wide range of options available, from straightforward wooden supports to specially built solutions that include everything you need, such as additional storage space or speakers so you can jam out while working. If none of these solutions appeals to you, don’t worry; The Minimal Desk Setups has many more articles on laptop stands available!