Which FlexiSpot Desktop Riser Is Right for You?

30 October 2018

You’ve finally decided to treat yourself to a brand new FlexiSpot standing desk. Congratulations! But, who knew there would be so many choices when it came time to select the one that’s right for you? Not to worry. This shopping guide will help you navigate the features and benefits of the ClassicRiser, CompactRiser, and AlcoveRiser so you can make the best choice for your workspace and personal workflow.

Why So Many Options?
We admit, it can be a bit overwhelming when you visit FlexiSpot.com and see all the standing desk choices available. We promise, we don’t offer eight different models to make your decision more complicated. We do it to accommodate all the possible configurations there are for your existing workstation as well as the various monitors, computers, or laptops you may wish to use with your new desktop riser.

Here’s a breakdown of the key features and benefits of the desktop risers in each series. We’ve listed them in the order you will find them on the website for your convenience.


This is the latest addition to FlexiSpot’s line of desk converters! It is an economical standing desk for your laptop and mouse. Sleek and slim in design, it has a built-in handle so you can bring it wherever you go.


●Height Settings: 1.8”-15.9”

●Keyboard Tray: No

●Desktop Surface: 26’’ (17.7” * 23.6”)

●Adjustment Lever: 6 height settings

●Colors: 2 colors available (Black, White)

Most people find the desktop riser they are looking for in our bestselling ClassicRiser. It offers the widest range of height adjustments and has the ideal layout for most work situations. Here’s a quick look at the key product specs for this series:
●Height Settings: 5.9” to 19.7” (more suitable for tall people)
●Keyboard Tray: Spacious keyboard tray accommodates a full-sized keyboard and mouse.
●Desktop Surface Options: 4 different sizes to choose from (27″ / 35″ / 47″ / 41″ Corner)
●Adjustment Lever: Two-hand bar design
●Built-in Tablet Holder: Yes
●Colors: 9 colors available (Black, Beigewood, Cedar, Dark Oak, Mahogany, River Walnut, Shaker Grey, Teak, White)

Our CompactRiser is ideal for people who need a desk riser with a narrow configuration to fit into a smaller workspace.
●Height Settings: 6.5” - 16.7”
●Keyboard Tray: Relatively compact
●Desktop Surface Options: 2 different sizes to choose from (27” or 32”)
●Adjustment Lever: One-hand bar design
●Built-in Tablet Holder: Yes
●Colors: 3 colors available (Black, Mahogany, White)

If you’re looking for a more spacious lower deck for laptop use or writing and drawing, then our new AlcoveRiser is your best bet.
●Height Settings: 4.7”-17.7” (M7); 4.7”-19.7” (M7M)
●Keyboard Tray: An oversized u-shaped keyboard tray that accommodates flexible setup options like a 17-inch laptop or a full-sized keyboard and mouse.
●Desktop Surface Options: 2 different sizes to choose from (28” or 35”)
●Adjustment Lever: One-hand bar design
●Built-in Tablet Holder: No
●Colors: 2 colors available (Black, Walnut)

Just to recap:

● GoRiser best fits people who are always on the go
●ClassicRiser is the best choice for most people
●CompactRiser is the ideal choice for people with tight workspaces
●AlcoveRiser is the best choice for laptop users

No matter which FlexiSpot series you choose, you can feel confident that all of our standing desks are thoughtfully designed to improve the way you work. Remember, if you still have questions about which one is right for you, you can call, online chat, or email our caring customer support team for help.