1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

Tyke Supply Dual LCD Monitor Stand

Michael Larabel

Published on 26 November 2010
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 2 - 3 Comments

If you find yourself picking up any extra monitors this holiday season, you may be in need of a monitor stand. When it comes to monitor stands though, Ergotron is often regarded as the leading manufacturer of such LCD stands, but their products come with a hefty price tag where a simple side-by-side LCD arm can cost over $300 USD. If you do not want to spend several hundred dollars -- likely more than the cost of a monitor itself -- on a metal stand, I have a better solution. For the past two months, I have been using LCD monitor from Tyke Supply. They are wonderfully reliable, fully adjustable, and cost just a fraction of what it would cost if buying from Ergotron.

I have been using both the dual and quad LCD monitor stands/arms from Tyke Supply and both have been working out incredibly well. In this review, I am just commenting on the dual LCD arm, but in another article, I will have more photos and thoughts on the quad LCD version. Tyke Supply also offers LCD monitor stands that support triple displays as well as hex displays. Best of all, the prices on these stands are unimaginably low for their capabilities and build quality. The dual LCD monitor arm retails for just over $40 USD and even the six-display monitor stand goes for less than $100 USD.

Type Supply is a family-owned business based in Florida that specializes in high quality yet low-priced monitor stands. They do not assemble the stands themselves but rather deal with OEMs in Taiwan for manufacturing. I, like most people, were planning to go with Ergotron LCD stands but had come across several Tyke Supply stands at Amazon when shopping. Their dual LCD monitor stand (the one being looked at here) had a five-star rating from 65 customer reviews and the quad LCD monitor stand had a five-star rating too from 33 customer reviews. While I had never heard of Tyke Supply before or professionally dealt with them previously, I decided to order both the dual and quad LCD monitor arms for $110 USD total, where as if going with Ergotron for similar stands its $329 for their LX dual side-by-side arm and then $359 for their DS100 quad-monitor desk stand. A total price of $110 with dozens of positive customer reviews versus nearly $700 for Ergotron stands was enough to make me try out Tyke Supply products.

The Tyke Supply dual LCD monitor stand is designed to support up to two 24-inch LCD displays with a weight up to 7.25 kilograms per display. The stand is fully adjustable from the height of the arms to allowing the monitor to tilt, pivot, and rotate freely. These stands are actually more configurable than the latest Ergotron mounts that no longer have all of the tilt / pivot adjustments like earlier models. Both arms of the monitor stand can be adjusted independently aside from being locked in at the same height. The stand attaches to a desk via a sturdy C-clamp. The LCD monitor mounts support 75 x 75 mm and 100 x 100 mm VESA mounts. The entire monitor stand is made out of die-cast aluminum.

Latest Linux News
  1. Fedora 22 Risks Being Delayed Beyond Next Week
  2. Systemd 220 Has Finally Been Released
  3. LibreOffice 5.0 Beta 1 Released
  4. Allwinner Publishes New CedarX Open-Source Code
  5. ACPI 6 Non-Volatile Memory Device Support / NFIT / LIBND For Linux
  6. Fedora 22 Marches Closer To Release
  7. The Linux 4.0 EXT4 RAID Corruption Bug Has Been Uncovered
  8. Ubuntu 15.10 Release Schedule Firmed Up
  9. Will Ubuntu Linux Hit 200 Million Users This Year?
  10. Microsoft Open-Sources The Windows Communication Foundation
  11. Intel Skylake Adds ASTC Texture Compression, Open-Source Support Coming
  12. Qt Turns 20 Years Old, KDE Celebrates
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. Btrfs RAID 0/1 Benchmarks On The Linux 4.1 Kernel
  2. The State Of Various Firefox Features
  3. Intel Iris Graphics Performance With Mesa 10.6
  4. Fedora Workstation 22 Is Looking Great, Running Fantastic
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. The Linux 4.0 Kernel Currently Has An EXT4 Corruption Issue
  2. Rust 1.0 Language Officially Released
  3. AMDGPU Open-Source Driver Code Continues Maturing
  4. Oculus Rift Suspends Linux Development To Focus On Windows
  5. Wine 1.7.43 Works On Desktop Shell Window Support
  6. Spec Ops: The Line Is The Latest Linux Shooter
  7. RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver To Be Enabled For Android
  8. KDE Applications 15.08 Planned For Release On 19 August