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An articulating keyboard tray attaches to a desk or work surface that may not be adjustable allowing for optimal positioning of keyboard, mouse and other input devices to support ergonomics work posture.

It is important that the tray be large enough to

  • accommodate the keyboard and mouse
  • provide leg clearance
  • have an adjustable height and tilt mechanism, and
  • allow you to be close to other work materials, i.e. telephone, document holder

An articulating keyboard can provide adjustablitily necessary to accommodate multiple workers at work area and improved comfort for all.

Last updated on May 1, 2010 by Ellen Meyer