Guide to LCD Monitor Arms

LCD Monitor Arm : What is it?

Lcd Monitor Arms

An LCD monitor arm supports a flat screen monitor and holds it from a fixed surface.  It consists of a four-bolt plate that fastens to the back of the monitor, a stand, and mounting hardware. It is installed on surfaces such as computer tables, walls, or ceilings. It usually has a swivel and tilt attachment that allows the monitor to face different directions. It is used to save desktop space, improve visibility, and provide a more ergonomic viewing position.

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Types of LCD Monitor Arms

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Kinds of LCD Monitor Arms include the following:

Clamped LCD monitor arm

A clamped LCD monitor arm uses a clamp to secure the monitor to a table, computer desk, post, or rail. It is easy to install and remove, but not very stable. It is usually designed for temporary installation.

Screw-on LCD monitor arm

A screw-on LCD monitor arm provides a more permanent installation. The arm can be screwed on a table, wall, or ceiling. It is designed for permanent or semi-permanent installation.

Standalone LCD monitor arm

A standalone LCD monitor arm has a wide base that can support both the mount and the monitor. It is commonly used on computer tables and desktops. It allows less movement than other monitor arms.

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Choosing LCD Monitor Arms (Buying tips)

VESA approval: Choose an LCD monitor arm that meets the standards set by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA).

Capacity: Choose an LCD monitor arm that can support the weight of your monitor. Its capacity is usually indicated on the package.

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