In June 2016 I joined Automattic the company behind WordPress.com which is fully distributed meaning we all work from home, co-working spaces or wherever we happen to find ourselves. New starters all get a budget to kit out their home offices which also covers buying a desk,… a really nice desk.
I’d wanted a sit / stand desk for ages and thanks to the company was at last able to get one and for me in the UK, options seemed to come down to the Ikea Bekant or the Posturite DeskRite series.
Now, we have loads of Ikea stuff at home but quality is a mixed bag and from my research, the Bekant has problems with its mechanised legs which are prone to failure and when that happens the desk needs dissembling and the legs returning to Ikea. Pretty sub-optimal.
So I went for the DeskRite 300 because of its more solid and modular design and construction, plus easy repairability in the event of component failure. If for example the motor unit failed, it could be easily removed and replaced.
A year of use later it has turned out very well, I switch from sitting to standing three or four times a day, the desk works like a charm and as solid as ever. Recommended!
3 thoughts on “Posturite DeskRite 300 Review”
Thanks for sharing your thoughts on the DeskRite. I’m interesting in getting one and would like to know how stable it is. Do you get much movement when typing, or resting your arms on the fron of th desk?
Hi, glad you found my review useful. No complaints there, it’s not as solid as a four legged table so there is minimal flex when resting my body weight on it, but I think it’s very solid. My desk is now coming up for three years old.