The Mount-It! MI-7136 is a basic, budget-friendly choice for somebody who doesn’t have a lot of room to spare. Requiring about 23 inches of width and 14 inches of depth for installation, it is well suited to small desks on which other models may not fit.
- Can be set to three heights
- Good for lefties and righties
- Sliding mouse tray could be sturdier
Cartmay Under Desk Platform
The Cartmay Under Desk Platform is constructed from phenolic resin, a composite that is extremely light but can support a lot of weight. You can set it slightly above or as much as five inches below your work surface, rotating it side to side as needed.
- Generously sized at over 2 feet long
- 30 degrees of tilt adjustment
- Needs stronger mounting screws
Fellowes Professional Series Compact
The Fellowes Professional Series Compact is built for comfort and easy maneuverability. Its memory foam wrist pads help to reduce pressure on your forearms, lessening the chance of carpal tunnel syndrome, and it has a slim and unobtrusive design.
- Can adjust height with one hand
- Microban antimicrobial protection
- Doesn't allow for much of a tilt
Whether you sit or stand while you work, or like to switch positions partway through the day, the Mount-It! MI-7139 can accommodate you. It can be raised up to 8.7 inches above the surface it is attached to, yet it still stows completely out of sight when not in use.
- Quick-release tilt lever
- Swivels 180 degrees
- Doesn't slide smoothly
3M Knob-Adjust 60LE
The 3M Knob-Adjust 60LE is a well-crafted item that’s equipped with an easy-to-grasp adjustment knob and tough steel arm. Even better, it comes with a battery-saving mouse pad that you can stick to the left or right side of the platform.
- Thick wooden work surface
- All necessary hardware included
- Installation instructions are poor
Eureka Ergonomic Shelf
If you are a gamer, or simply want a model that looks a little edgy, then you’ll probably like the Eureka Ergonomic Shelf . It boasts an integrated, black, full-cover mouse pad with a striking scorpion graphic in an eye-catching red.
- Accommodates desks with crossbeams
- Attaches with self-tapping screws
- Some find the wrist rest to be hard
The Vivo Mount-KB01 strikes a great balance between value for money and quality. It provides enough space to support almost any standard keyboard and mouse, and can help minimize wrist pain, thanks to its attached plush padding, which is removable.
- Robust steel construction
- Straightforward installation
- Adjustment knob can hit your knees
Fellowes Office Suites Drawer
If you’re a bit clumsy, then you might consider the Fellowes Office Suites Drawer , which offers a strong, impact-resistant construction that can handle a few accidental bumps and knocks. It glides smoothly, too, thanks to its sturdy and reliable tracks.
- Three height settings
- Made with recycled materials
- Relatively wallet-friendly price
Stand Up Desk Store Retractable
The Stand Up Desk Store Retractable is a simple solution for those who don’t want to worry about having to drill into a desk. In fact, you won’t need any tools at all to install it, since it has thumb screw clamps that are a breeze to operate.
- Skid-resistant surface
- Chamfered front edge
- Choice of two sizes
3M Knob-Adjust 80LE
The 3M Knob-Adjust 80LE swivels left and right, conveniently allowing you to use it from a variety of angles. Not only that, but it is both tilt- and height-adjustable, as well as equipped with a battery-saving precision mouse pad.
- Strong injection-molded platform
- Supportive gel wrist rest
- Lifetime warranty on the arm