Maybe it’s the abnormally hot weather we’ve been having lately, but when we saw this new product release, we didn’t immediately scoff at it.
The Kensington CoolView Monitor Stand with built-in Desk Fan is designed to do two things: position your monitor higher, and keep you cool. Seems simple enough, but here’s what makes it interesting. It’s shaped to fit precisely under the monitor stand, and it’s powered by USB. So it takes up no additional space on your desk or along your power strip.
Yes, we’re accustomed to having fans in the office, whether they’re the large floor units, or a clip-on little fan near the monitor, or a box fan sitting on top of the printer. That shows how often we print, doesn’t it?
The beauty of the Kensington CoolView is the fan goes right under the monitor, so it can conveniently blast your face without taking up any more space, or potentially damage your monitor by hanging from it. There’s also an included cable management system with magnetic clips, so you can really keep the whole unit tidy.
The CoolView stand can hold monitors up to 27 inches and 200 pounds. And the white color make it a shoe in for an iMac workstation. There are two speeds in the fan, and they’re angled upward rather than blowing the papers off your desk. The fan has low-decible noise to keep it quiet – under 37 dba.
The modular design will enable users to swap the fan out with a heater or air purifier, both units coming soon.
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SAN MATEO, Calif., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kensington®, a worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business, and home office professionals and The Professionals’ Choice, announced the CoolView™ Wellness Monitor Stand with Desk Fan (K55855, SRP $89.99). The ideal monitor riser for modern offices focused on employee wellness, the CoolView™ Wellness Monitor Stand features an ergonomic monitor riser design and a low-noise, natural airflow cooling system.
The CoolView™ Wellness Monitor Stand’s steel base offers stylish and durable support for external monitors and all-in-one PC’s up to 27″. By elevating the monitor to an optimal viewing height, the monitor stand’s ergonomic design promotes a healthy posture and optimizes comfort for the neck and shoulders.
The integrated desk fan’s Dual-Fan Airflow System provides quiet and gentle airflow with two speeds, optimal indirect blowing angles, and low noise (<37dBA). The USB powered fan easily connects to a USB port on a docking station, laptop, power bank or mobile power adapter. Offering additional flexibility, the portable fan can be removed and used as a standalone desk fan in other spaces.
Promoting an organized working environment, the CoolView™ Wellness Monitor Stand’s sleek 2-in-1 patent-pending design supports a small desktop footprint. Magnetic clips keep cords organized, while Kensington’s modular design allows users to swap the cooling fan with an integrated heater (coming soon: K55465) or air purifier (coming soon: K55462) to accommodate different seasons, environments, or personal preferences.
Kensington understands that the right office environment supports productivity and is proud to introduce the first office accessories to combine ergonomic designs with wellness benefits. Improving posture, supporting correct eye positioning, and promoting a comfortable office temperature are just a few ways the CoolView™ Wellness Monitor Stand with Desk Fan supports employee wellbeing.
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Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington products empower people to dynamically interact with content, creating a better working experience for productive performance. In both office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being. Our core competencies in engineering, industrial design, product quality and responsive customer support make Kensington The Professionals’ Choice™.
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington operates as the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.
Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks, the acknowledged leader of Trackball innovation and offers a broad range of premium-branded desktop productivity solutions.
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