Why Work Is Better with an UPLIFT Desk
Designed with high expectations for both functionality and style, when you invest in an UPLIFT V2 Sit-Stand Desk Frame, you get so much more than height adjustability. You'll get some pretty brag-worthy benefits, too:
- Certified sturdy and strong, it passed the ANSI/BIFMA X5.5-2021 Desk Standard for durability
- Ability to attach desk accessories directly to your frame via 48 patent-pending mounts
- 3-stage legs are 33% faster than 2-stage legs, so you get to sitting and standing heights quicker
- Powerful dual motors (one in each leg) can lift up to 355 lb of gear
- Included anti-collision sensitivity restricts your desk from moving if it bumps into people or things
- 15 year warranty on all frame, mechanical, and electrical components
- Distraction-free 50 dB operation noise lets you raise and lower the desk without breaking your focus
Let's Discuss Height Ranges
We're excited to give users two different frame options when it comes to their desks: the UPLIFT V2 Frame and the UPLIFT V2-Commercial Frame. Click here (pdf) to see their differences at a glance.
We'll start with the UPLIFT V2 Frame. This office-ready frame has a height range of 25.5" - 51.1" (with a 1" desktop installed). Users love it for its sturdiness, its quiet adjustments, and its smart features—which are just a few of the reasons why it was selected as the "Best Standing Desk" by Wirecutter.
Our other frame option is the UPLIFT V2-Commercial Frame. This frame has a lower minimum height of 22.6" (with a 1" desktop installed). It also has a larger overall height-adjustment range compared to the UPLIFT V2 Frame. And you'll be glad to know it meets both the ANSI/BIFMA G1-2013 height standard and the ANSI/BIFMA durability standard.
The commercial frame also supports working postures (pdf) for 5th percentile females through 95th percentile males, sitting and standing.
An Easier Way to Add Accessories
If you look underneath your new UPLIFT V2 Sit-Stand Desk Frame and see a team of holes—you just found our patent-pending mounting system. These spots let you use your desk with a growing collection of desk accessories, and remain discreetly hidden, so you keep a clean look at your workstation.
Your accessory options are many, and include attachable CPU holders, a foot hammock, power strips, and even an under-desk hammock. This is perfect for when you're in the mood to take a load off (and maybe even a mid-afternoon nap).
With a wide array of accessories planned for release, you'll be able to piece together the perfect workstation that works for you.
Please note: the under desk hammock is only compatible with the UPLIFT V2 Frame. It's not compatible with the UPLIFT V2-Commercial Frame, due to its interference with the stability crossbar.
Upgrade to the Advanced Keypad for More Features
Our standard keypad will get you working, but if you want access to all of your desk's features, you'll need the Advanced Keypad.
This desk has a great memory, and lets you work with one-touch adjustments on four easy-to-program buttons. Just tap a button and move.
You'll get advanced safety features, too. Activate the keypad child lock so that curious little fingers don't adjust your desk without your permission. And set your frame's max and min height limits, preventing your desk from knocking into shelves above, or file cabinets below. If it does bump into something, the control box has an anti-collision sensitivity feature that stops the desk from moving.
Last but not least, an auto-dark LED display will help you reduce distractions; 10 seconds after use, your keypad will dim to focus-assisting darkness.
Instructions & Specs Sheets
|Frame height range||24.3" - 49.9" H without desktop installed (be sure to include desktop thickness to get actual height range)|
|Travel height||25.6" of travel|
|Travel speed||1.57" per second (varies - slowest with maximum load) with soft start/stop actuator motors|
|Noise level||50 decibels during motion|
|Frame width||Accommodates desktops from 42" - 80" W|
|Lifting capacity||355 lb|
|Keypad||Advanced one-touch digital memory keypad is available, push and hold up/down keypad is standard|
|Adjustable foot leveling studs||3/8" adjustment for uneven flooring|
|Voltage||100-120VAC, 50/60Hz (400W max)|
|ANSI/BIFMA X5.5-2014 Durability Certification||UPLIFT V2 and UPLIFT V2-Commercial Frame both passed ANSI/BIFMA X5.5-2014 Durability Standard Testing (passed all applicable sections 4.3, 4.4, 4.6, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 15, and 18)|
|ANSI/BIFMA G1-2013 Height Standard||UPLIFT V2-Commercial Frame is ANSI/BIFMA G1-2013 Height Standard compliant. Click here (pdf) to learn what that means|
|CAN/CGSB 44.227-2008E certification||Canadian desktop deflection specification compliant with section 6.6.1/8.4 Surface Deflection|
|Safety certifications||Lifting Column, Power Cord, & Control Box - UL/CSA (Canada and U.S.)|
Bamboo Desktop FAQs
- What types of desktops can I install on this frame?
You'll have the freedom to install most types of tops, but we do advise choosing a desktop that's at least 3/4" to 1" thick and 42" to 80" wide. The top you choose will also need to be compatible with wood screws, which are used to connect the frame to the desktop. Some good desktop materials that we've found to be ideal include: solid wood, laminate, bamboo, and other sturdy materials.
- Is it possible to add a circular desktop?
We have seen our customers install circular tops, yes! Just make sure your top is at least 3/4" - 1" thick and is centered on top of the frame.
- Can I install a glass desktop?
Glass is a little trickier to install, but if you have a bit of experience with DIY, you might be able to install a glass desktop that has been first installed on another material (like wood). This will allow you to successfully attach it to the UPLIFT V2 Stand Up Frame.
- Does this come with the hardware needed to attach a desktop to the frame?
Yes, your new frame will include the wood screws necessary to attach your frame to your desktop. Just double-check that the wood screws are not longer than the desktop is thick before starting the installation process.
- Can I paint my frame?
No, painting the frame would compromise the leg as it retracts.
Made with the same UPLIFT V2 Frame that Wirecutter named the "Best Standing Desk, 2019-2020 and in 2020-2021" you'll be able to do so much more at this workstation—thanks to increased stability, newly-added safety features, and a patent-pending mounting system (which lets you really customize your desk down to the last detail).
Enjoy working at this powerfully reliable desk frame. Made with steel and sealed with a powder-coat finish, this frame gives you carte blanche for your desktop, meaning that you can DIY it or choose one of ours. If you're looking for this frame and a desktop, see our UPLIFT V2 Standing Desk.
You can choose this frame or the UPLIFT V2-Commercial Frame. Click here (pdf) to see the contrast between the two frames.
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After having the parts sitting in my office for a month, I finally found a bamboo laminate counter top and put it all together. With one of THS's keyboard trays that I've been using for 4 or 5 years. After only a week or two switching between sitting and standing, my back feels better already. Wonderful product. I hope it lasts. It is very well made. I would recommend it to everyone.
I actually have the uplift 700 base, but I don't think they sell that anymore. It's very similar to this base. I just had to write this review because the company's customer service is so awesome. I've owned my base for over a year, and due to a user mishap (my kid's fault!), one leg was a little bit higher than the other. Customer service walked me through the reset procedure, and when that did not fix the problem, they just shipped me a new leg.
This desk serves me very well every day, and The Human Solution is just great to work with.
I had a desktop that I already enjoyed but wanted to take advantage of the standing desk at times. This kit worked GREAT for converting my current desk to a convertible desk! It took me about an hour after receiving the kit to modify my desktop to fit it and I was good to go. It holds my laptop cradle and dual monitor setup with ease. I never even think about the weight of things I stack on it. Very powerful indeed. Some people have complained that it shakes too much, but I have not experienced this. I am 6'5" and stand on an anti-fatigue mat and have not had swaying issues. I also tend to lean on the desk from time-to-time and it never feels unstable.
Excuse the dirty desk...been a crazy beginning of the year!
Pros: Solid, powerful, and easy to construct. Very heavy duty construction.
Cons: None that I have found.
I bought myself this frame as a Christmas present and to help me be more healthy this year. I used a Table top as my desktop. It went together muc easier than I expected. The up/down movement and controls are great and the quality of it seems top notch. I would definitely recommend this to anyone in this market.
Couldn't be easier to set up or use. Owner spends hours in home office. He has seen improvement in his muscular discomforts.
I bought a beautiful piece of irregular shaped black walnut to put on top and it looks and works great. I really like the design and build quality of this base and may make a couple more for a few friends. Thanks for a great product!
Pros: Design, Ease of Use, Quality of materials, just what I wanted for a base
Cons: None so far
We bought the frame and threw a 96x36 butcher block on top of it. Assembly was pretty straightforward and simple, no complaints there. I personally have had some circulation problems caused from the way I sleep (and sitting at a desk 8 hours a day certainly didn't help), and being 6'4" it wasn't going to get any better unless I did something.
I can say without hesitation the desk has helped me and it's night and day. I'll sleep through the whole night, AND I don't wake up with my arms dead asleep for 20 minutes.
Besides that it's also great practice for standing for longer periods of time. This is huge if you're like me and travel all the time to conferences. Networking is great, but having feet that are killing you from networking --- not so much.
Incredibly sturdy and capable of carrying 100 lbs of gear even when installed with a tabletop extending the substructure fully. Motors and gearing sound and feel solid and the four memory positions are very easy to set and use. So far, it has served me well for several months and my back has never felt better. Kudos to you Human Solution for building a rugged tank of a desk. Look forward to using it daily for years and years to come.
I write for a living so spend a great deal of time at a computer. I have a solid oak table I had made as my workspace, really did not want to give that up but needed a solution to sitting all day. I bought the uplift 900 Frame. It fits under the table with no obstruction and it works perfectly. My initial concern that the desk would be too heavy to lift and still be stable (it is around 100 pounds empty but with printer, two monitors on it around 150 pounds). Those concerns are long gone. The uplift handles it without strain and is as stable up as down. I also have a Humanscale Freedom Saddle Seat which I bought before (one that goes up quite high). It works perfectly with the desk so I can sit, stand or sort of Stand-Sit. Both are great products. For those who want to keep their own desk or table but want to stand they are a perfect solution.
Resetting Your Desk
Most desk issues can be solved quickly by following the UPLIFT Desk reset and troubleshooting instructions page. These steps can be completed in just a few minutes. If you still need assistance, please visit the UPLIFT Desk Contact page.
UPLIFT Desk Warranty Policy
We stand firmly behind the quality of our products. All UPLIFT Desk products come with a 15 Year Warranty, visit the UPLIFT Desk Warranty page for the full policy.
Free Returns with Free Return Shipping within 30 days, visit the UPLIFT Desk Returns page for the full policy.