A mouse tray provides a flat, even surface for holding a mouse and mouse pad. It is installed at the side of a computer desk or keyboard tray too free up desk space. It can be rotated to different angles and adjusted to different heights to suit all types of users. It may also include a wrist rest to reduce hand strain, especially during extended use.
Types of Mouse Trays
Kinds of Mouse Trays include the following:
Clamp-on mouse tray
A clamp-on mouse tray has a thick clip that clamps onto the side or a computer desk. It is less secure than a mounted tray, but it is easier to set up and remove.
Mounted mouse tray
A mounted mouse tray has a mounting arm that can be fixed on or beneath the shelf of computer table. It is fastened separately from the keyboard shelf.
Choosing Mouse Trays (Buying tips)
Construction: Choose a mouse tray made of medium density fiberboard (MDF). This material retains its form despite heavy weight and pressure.
Swivel: Choose a mouse tray that rotates up to 360 degrees to give you full control over angle and position.