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UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Standing Desk Base (Black)

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The UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Standing Desk Base (Black) is an affordable and durable standing desk base for those who don't require a large desktop. This sit-stand base allows you to take advantage of the many wellness benefits of a height adjustable desk with its electric motor that lowers the desk down to 26.75'' and up to 44.5''. Attach your own top to match your home or office. The UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Standing Desk Base (Black) is easy to use and assemble.

If you're looking for a complete adjustable height standing desk, the UpLift 970 is also available with a natural wood top, rectangular laminate top, and a curved black laminate top.

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The UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Standing Desk Base (Black) allows you to access the many benefits of an adjustable height workstation, including better posture, increased energy and focus plus more calories burned throughout the work day. This slim electric height-adjusting desk base easily moves from a sitting to a standing height and allows you to add your own top. We suggest pairing a 48'' W x' 30'' D desktop with this desk base. The DC motor can lift up to 165 lbs. with the push of a button. The UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Standing Desk Base (Black) can be used in the office or anywhere to create a sit-stand ergonomic setup.

Please note: While a pedestal, or single column desk, has a smaller footprint, making it ideal for limited space areas, stability is increased greatly with the addition of a second leg. For our most affordable and stable two-leg desk, check out the UpLift 900!

Our customers are saying...

  • ''Great customer service and an amazing desk!''
  • ''I am very happy with my UpLift desk. It is well made and high-quality. I have been using it for a few weeks now and am glad I found this company and product! They have better information, videos, and pictures than anyone else by far.''
  • ''I just received my desk yesterday and ergonomically, it's a great desk. It works perfectly. I assembled it with no problems because it came with good instructions.''

Features - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Standing Desk Base (Black)

  • Affordable ergonomic base for home or office
  • Smooth height adjustment at 0.8'' per second
  • Electric control box with soft-touch buttons
  • Adjustable leveling legs
  • Base offers a 165 lbs. lifting capacity
  • Desk base is assembled in Austin, Texas, and parts are sourced both globally and within the USA

UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Standing Desk Base (Black) Specifications

Weight capacity 165 lbs
Height range 26.75'' to 44.5'' H (without desktop)
Travel rate 0.8'' / second
Power supply DC power unit
Base Steel construction;
Available in black only
Warranty 5-year all-inclusive warranty on the entire desk base, which includes the motor, frame, controller, switch, electronics and mechanisms

Why is UpLift priced so low?
Many people ask us how we can afford to sell our high quality UpLift line of Height Adjustable Standing Desks and Accessories for such a low price. The answer is simple. With over 12 years experience in the standing desk industry, we have established industry-wide relationships with quality, cost-efficient component manufacturers. Our philosophy is to expand the standing desk to a wider audience by streamlining production - eliminating middle men - and building UpLift products in our plant. UpLift Desks are assembled in Austin, Texas, and parts are sourced both globally and locally. Enjoy our selection. We know you'll love UpLift products - we hope to see you back as a repeat customer!

Advanced Wire Management Kit - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Desk Base

The Advanced Wire Management Kit is a complete cable organization system for your height-adjustable desk. We developed this kit after years of desk installations. It's a proven way to easily manage all computer and electric desk cords. The kit includes the following:

  • Wire management tray - a large tray (3.6'' wide x 24'' long) attached to the bottom surface of your desktop that holds the included power strip along with any AC adapters or cord bundles. It is easy to add or remove items. (Note: While we recommend the full kit, this tray is also available on its own.)
  • 6-outlet power strip - fits in the wire management tray and allows your monitor, computer, phone, desk lamp or other corded accessories to ride up/down with the desktop so you never run out of cord length when the desk is fully raised.
  • 10 self-adhesive cable mounts
  • 100 single use cable ties
  • 10 reusable cable ties
  • Desk-to-wall cable organizer - conceals the power strip and Ethernet cords going to your wall outlet in a single attractive wire management tube. It's very easy to add/remove wires from the tube with the included wire funnel tool.

Click the video below to get some helpful tips on making the most of your UpLift Advanced Wire Management Kit:

The Advanced Wire Management kit includes everything you need to organize your desk's cable clutter.

The included cable organization tray forms the crux of your wire management solution with a sleek, black design that seamlessly blends with your desk's design and mounts securely to the desktop with two self-tapping wood screws or a strip of included double-sided tape. At 3.6'' wide, this tray is wide enough to accommodate cords, power supplies and the included power strip, minimizing below-desk clutter. While we recommend adding the entire advanced wire management kit for a full cable management solution with the most customization, this wire management tray portion of the kit can also be added to your desk order on its own.

The Advanced Wire Management kit includes a wire management tray.

10 self-adhesive wire mounts and 100 single-use cable ties allow for cables to be bundled and pulled taut against the bottom of the desk, eliminating hanging wires.

Wire mounts and cable ties allow for a clean, custom wire management solution.

As your workstation develops over the years, it's likely that you'll need to re-bundle wires for routing or storage inside the wire management tray. A set of 10 reusable cable ties is also included, allowing for modification of cable bundling as needed without needing to replace individual cable ties.

Reusable cable ties allow for on-the-fly modification of your cable management system.

Additionally, the Advanced Wire Management Kit provides a desk-to-wall cable organizer to organize wires running from an outlet or equipment to your desk in a single bundle. The desk-to-wall cable organizer's heavy-duty "spiral" design protects the cables inside from wear and tear, while also allowing cables to be integrated into the organizer or removed from it easily. An included quick wire add/remove tool rapidly and efficiently routes cables into the organizer.

The desk-to-wall cable organizer neatly organizes and protects exposed cords running between your desk and the power outlet.

Finally, if you need more power outlets close at hand, or just need an all-in-one power solution, a clamp-on surge protector with USB charger can be added to the Advanced Wire Management Kit or ordered as a standalone product. This unique surge protector features six power outlets with space for two large AC adapters as well as a pair of ports for charging USB devices. Capable of clamping onto any surface up to 1 3/8'' thick, this surge protector can placed nearly anywhere on your desk for convenient outlet access. Please note that this surge protector will not fit inside of the wire management tray and must be mounted on the desk edge.

The UpLift clamp=on surge protector with USB charger offers an extra-convenient way to power your devices.

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Locking Casters - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Desk Base

The UpLift 970 Standing Desk can be ordered with optional casters. The casters come in a set of four, and can be locked to keep the desk stationary, but easily unlocked when you want to roll the desk.

Please note: the casters will add approximately 2.25 inches of height to your desk.

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Monitor Arm - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Desk Base

Monitor arms allow you to easily move your monitor in and out, side-to-side, and up and down, while allowing you to make use of your desktop surface. Monitor arms help you keep good posture as you look at your screen, while avoiding eye strain. Monitor stands that typically come with a new monitor are not ergonomic, and most people end up pushing their monitor too far back on their desks. Monitor arms give you more control, encourage comfortable posture, and save desk space. Most people that purchase a monitor arm come back and say they should have gone with a monitor arm years ago.

The Budget Single Monitor Arm allows you to elevate your VESA-compatible display off of your desk and easily move the monitor in the horizontal plane (in and out, side-to-side) by using your fingertips to move the monitor. To move the monitor vertically you need to manually adjust the vertical position of the arm where it connects to the pole at the back of your desk.

For users who want very easy adjustments, we recommend the UpLift Monitor Arm. This stylish, heavy-duty monitor arm comes in black, and provides complete fingertip adjustment for height, depth and lateral movement. It supports monitors weighing up to 17.5 lbs. and has an adjustable counterbalance system that allows for fingertip vertical monitor adjustment. If you are looking for dual monitor solution, check out the Innovative Dual EVO Mount Monitor Arm, with two articulating arms that will support up to 20 lbs each.

UpLift desks go great with an UpLift monitor arm.

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UpLift Desk Mat - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Desk Base

Add an UpLift Sit-Stand desk mat to your desk base order, and receive an additional discount off the regular mat price. Our UpLift Sit-Stand anti-fatigue desk mats are extremely durable and comfortable. The padding is an inch thick and the surface is puncture-proof to withstand high heels or even the wheels of your chair. Choose from a 2' x 3' size or a 3' x 5' size.

Note: If you wish to use your UpLift Sit-Stand desk mat as a chair mat as well, you will need the 3' x 5' size.

Nick's shoes look spectacular on the UpLift Standing Desk Mat.

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CPU Holder - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Desk Base

When using a sit-stand desk, we recommend mounting your computer beneath your desktop to prevent cables from being stretched and pulled out of their ports when moving the desk from sitting to standing positions. We don't recommend leaving your CPU on the floor, as most cords aren't long enough to stretch from a computer placed on the floor to the standing height of your desk. While one option is to place your CPU on top of your desk, a CPU holder allows you to securely attach your computer tower to the bottom of your desktop to free up desk space. For an adjustable CPU holder at a discounted price when bundled with this desk, our own UpLift CPU Holder features a 360° swivel mount and a gliding track mechanism for easy access to your computer.

A CPU holder is an important consideration when buying a sit-stand desk.

Click the video below to see the many features and benefits of the UpLift CPU Holder:

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Keyboard Tray - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Desk Base

An ergonomic keyboard tray is an excellent accessory for your UpLift Desk, and the Humanscale Keyboard Tray with 11'' Track has been specifically designed for use with a desk with a limited depth for mounting. This system comes with a shorter 11" track to mount the keyboard tray without interference from your desk's support beam underneath, as well as a shorter 5GSM mechanism that gives you 4" of height adjustment and 15° of tilt, and allows for four more inches of storage under the desk than a standard mechanism. While the 11'' track length will not allow you to fully store your tray under your desk (please note in the images below that the tray retracts to 7.75'' from the edge), we find that most users never fully retract their tray even if they have that capability.

900: Humanscale 900 Keyboard Tray System

  • Includes 900 keyboard platform and separate high-clip mouse platform, 5GSM mechanism, 11'' track and 19'' gel palm support with synthetic leather cover
  • Keyboard platform dimensions are 19" W x 10.625" D
  • Separate mouse platform is 8.5'' in diameter, easily snaps onto either side of the tray for ambidextrous use, and gives you height, depth, tilt, and forward/back adjustment separate from your keyboard platform

Humanscale 900 Keyboard Tray with 11'' Track for UpLift 900

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UpLift Half Circle Desk Drawer - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Desk Base

For a little bit of extra storage, this half-circle-shaped, swiveling drawer easily attaches to the underside of your desktop via a central mount and pivots in either direction, rotating out to give you quick and easy access to smaller accessories that you don't want cluttering up your desktop. Featuring pen and pencil trays, a notepad slot, a tape dispenser, and storage compartments, the 13.6'' W x 7.4'' D x 1.3'' thick UpLift accessories drawer will help keep your height adjustable desk cleaner and more organized.

UpLift Circular Accessories Drawer

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Discounted Chair - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Desk Base

The Raynor Evo Chair is an extra-comfortable executive task chair. Covered in soft foam and upholstered in stain-resistant fabric, this chair is available in three fashionable colors at a significant discount when purchased with your Uplift Desk. You won't be sitting as often anymore, but it's still nice to have an attractive and functional chair. We don't recommend this chair for users who sit more than 3-4 hours per day, as they should buy a more ergonomic chair like the Raynor Nuvo chair.

The Raynor Nuvo Mesh Chair with Headrest has an array of ergonomic adjustments that include adjustable lumbar support, a seat slider and adjustable arm rests. The Raynor Nuvo also features extremely comfortable and breathable Italian Soft Touch Mesh upholstery and a removable headrest. Already a great value, bundle this chair with your desk and get a great discount!

The Muvman Sit-Stand Stool is virtually the perfect accessory for your standing desk. With this ''active seating'' solution, you can take short breaks with your desk at standing height, giving you a third option somewhere between sitting and standing. The Muvman Sit-Stand Stool offers a height adjustable seat, a built-in handle for portability, and a non-slip base for the maximum range of motion with exceptional stability.

Please note: The Muvman ''factory'' model is only available with a black vinyl seat and black base. Red microfiber seat cushion is only available with black base.

We also have a variety of other ergonomic stools that make a great accessory for your UpLift Standing Desk.

These great chairs are available at a great price with your new desk!

Want to see all the features and adjustments available on these chairs? Watch the video below for a demonstration:

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Warranty - UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Desk Base

We are so confident in our product that we back each UpLift desk base we ship with a 5-year, all-inclusive warranty, which covers the frame, motor, controller, switch, electronics and mechanisms. You also have the option of upgrading to our 12-year, all-inclusive extended warranty to more than double the length of your warranty period. If you have any issues with your desk base within the warranty period, just give us a call, and we will ship you the necessary replacement parts free of charge. The warranty does not cover normal wear and tear of the desktop surface. Free shipping only available for United States addresses. You can read more details about our industry-leading warranty coverage on our UpLift Desk Warranty page.

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UpLift Advanced Wire Management Kit
Original Price: $79.00
Our Price: $59.00
UpLift Standing Desk Mat 2' x 3' x 1"
Original Price: $120.00
Our Price: $89.00
UpLift Standing Desk Mat 3' x 5' x 1"
Original Price: $160.00
Our Price: $149.00
UpLift CPU Holder
Original Price: $109.00
Our Price: $85.00
Humanscale CPU600 CPU Holder
Original Price: $160.00
Our Price: $104.99
Innovative 7500 Wing Dual LCD Arm
Original Price: $705.00
Our Price: $429.00
Raynor Ergohuman V2 Chair V210MEBLK
Original Price: $1,260.00
Our Price: $712.00
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Raynor Nuvo Mesh Chair With Headrest
Original Price: $1,020.00
Our Price: $489.00
Raynor Eurotech Evo Chair
Original Price: $695.00
Our Price: $289.00
Focal Locus Seat
Original Price: $799.00
Our Price: $689.00
Steelcase Buoy
Original Price: $336.00
Our Price: $199.00
Varier Move Standing Stool
Original Price: $505.00
Our Price: $475.00
ergoCentric 3 in 1 Sit Stand Stool
Original Price: $720.00
Our Price: $419.00
Evoluent Vertical Mouse 4: Right Hand Wired Mouse VM4R
Original Price: $99.95
Our Price: $89.95
Goldtouch V2 Adjustable Keyboard for PC and Mac - GTU-0088
Stand2Learn Standing Desk Footrest
Original Price: $149.00
Our Price: $119.00

Professor Ergo's Thoughts:

Burn more calories while you work and promote better posture and circulation by standing for at least 15 minutes every hour (during an average 8 hour work day) with this affordable and adjustable standing desk base. The UpLift 970 Height-Adjustable Pedestal Standing Desk Base is a base only model, so you'll need to attach your own top to make a full workstation.

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