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Reminder Systems at Standing Desks Makes You Even More Productive

19 May 2020

Many people who owned height-adjustable desks are still unaware of the benefits they can still get from it. Aside from the fact they can sit and stand while working, some height-adjustable desks such as FlexiSpot's Electric Height Adjustable Standing Desk: 3-Stage C-Leg Option E7 is equipped with a  sit-stand reminder system that alerts you when it's time to stand and can be turned on or off anytime based on your workflow.

Comfort and forgetfulness were the top two reasons why some of us forget to alternate the sitting and standing work position. When you're too invested or absorbed in a task, sometimes we forget to stand at all, and this makes the height-adjustable desks useless. 

In this article, we'll discuss the types and why should you invest in a standing desk with a reminder system.

The Types of Sit-Stand Reminder Tools

Desktop Apps for Windows, Linux, and macOS. Tech companies are now investing into a healthier lifestyle for their consumers, thus the reminder apps. These are created to ensure that you take a break from time to time, and to avoid ending up sore, strained, and fatigued because of it. There the Time Out for macOS exclusive, Break Timer for Chrome Extension, and Awareness for Windows and MacOS.

Control Panel with Customizable Presets: This type of sit-stand reminder tool features three or four memory buttons so users can program their preferred height settings. All they have to do is press either of the buttons 1, 2, or 3 when the sit-stand reminder system alerts them that it's time to change positions. Included in the digital display also includes up and down buttons and the desk's exact height in real-time.

Bluetooth Standing Desk App: Some sit-stand desks feature a Bluetooth receiver plugged into the control box. It's a standing desk app (available for iPhone and Android users) that allows users to customize sit-stand reminders to their preferred schedule. What differs this reminder tool from the customizable presets is that you can program memory presets that are frequently used, and can both be used manually right from their smartphone.

Why You Should Buy the FlexiSpot 3-Stage C-Leg Option E7

1. Enhanced anti-collision tech

For standing desk users who have kids running around the house, or pets who kept on bumping your desks, this feature is made specifically for you. The E7 desk will automatically reverse if it encounters an obstacle to ensure your equipment’s safety.

2. Time Reminder

The E7 standing desk has a customizable type of reminding tools. To activate the function, press A. Two seconds later, press the up and down button to adjust the reminder time. Wait 5 seconds and the system will save automatically. However, if you want to turn off the long-time sitting reminder, press and hold the A button again.

3. Quick and Smooth Adjustments

Another great thing about the FlexiSpot E7 standing desk is that is features a dual-motor system that enables a faster and more stable adjustment. You can easily go from sitting to standing in less than 10 seconds.

4. Can Be Extended from 43.3" - 74.8"

If you have larger monitors and more accessories, you can extend the E7 desks up to 74.8". You can move the frame laterally so you can extend it ease. Not many brands can offer such feature but with FlexiSpot, it’s possible.

5. Modern Design but Robust in Quality

While many desk manufacturers focus on the aesthetic appeal without the quality, FlexiSpot E7 desk begs to differ. With its budget-friendly price, you get a modernistic design and stable construction. It's also made with double steel tubing that ensures stability even at its highest height.

Lastly, it has a very unique C-leg base design which gives more leg room and lower storage over the low-profile foot.