Loctek 5D5 Deluxe
The Loctek 5D5 Deluxe is a stout device, made primarily of metal (although it does have a few plastic parts, such as wire covers). Despite this, it moves smoothly until you secure it, at which point it stays locked in place, with little wobbling.
- Supports multiple configurations
- Makes it easy to share screens
- On the pricey side
Mount-It! Full Motion
The Mount-It! Full Motion can extend over a foot away from the wall, making it perfect for installing in a corner. It doesn’t just pull out in a straight line, either, as you can tilt it left or right using the three pivot points in the arm.
- Can support extra-wide monitors
- Rotating it is effortless
- Tends to drift forward on its own
If you need to put a screen somewhere other than the wall or on top of your desk, the StarTech Universal will be a huge help. It’s perfect for mounting on a rack, cabinet, or any other unconventional place you might think up.
- Adjustable depth
- Ideal for server rooms
- Stays secure once in
Set up a pair of screens in whatever configuration suits your fancy with the Vivo Dual , as it has two fully-adjustable arms capable of tilting, swiveling, and rotating to meet your needs. It’s perfect for both typical and nontraditional setups.
- Integrated cable management system
- Made of solid steel
- Not compatible with all desk types
The Wali M002 is a T-shaped option that can help anyone who needs to compare data on side-by-side displays. Each arm can hold a 27″ monitor weighing 22 pounds, so you won’t have to skimp on size in order to get all your information in one place.
- Has some heft to it
- Great for gaming
- Not much clearance off the desk
The gas spring on the single-arm Huanuo Adjustable enables you to raise and lower it with minimal effort. You can also adjust the tension on it easily — all you need to do is take an Allen wrench to it and rotate it in the desired direction.
- Attaches via clamp or grommet
- Comes with six-foot hdmi cable
- Ideal for smaller monitors
If you don’t need a screen in your face every second, the VideoSecu ML14B is a good choice, as you can push it against the wall to get it out of the way. When you do have use for it, though, it can extend up to 15 inches, eliminating the need to squint.
- Supports up to 44 pounds
- Easy for one person to install
- Excellent budget option
The Vivo V002 latches onto your desk using a C-clamp, making it easy to both install and remove. The interior of the vise is covered in a layer of thin padding, ensuring your work surface won’t look battered and beaten if you ever decide to take it off.
- Portrait or landscape orientation
- Fully-articulating arms
- Sturdy and stable
You’ll pay a little more for it, but the EleTab ELTGM03 is worth it, as it’s sleek and attractive enough to dress up an office and give the whole place a high-tech feel. It provides great flexibility too, as the arms allow for nearly 20 inches of height adjustment.
- Ideal for thick tabletops
- Can stack screens vertically
- Works well on standing desks
If you’re not trying to create a wall of displays, the Simbr Single is about as good as it gets for an old-fashioned stand. It can rotate 360 degrees, so you can always have the information you need readily available, even if you’re not planted in your chair.
- Two built-in sets of cable hooks
- Comes with installation tools
- Supports nearly 18 pounds