May 25, 2020 – Whether for students who are home-working or adults working from home or back in an outside office, Kensington has some cool tools to make work-at-home easier, more ergonomic (the buzz term for comfort and efficiency).
Oh, my aching feet!
I know it is a good idea to elevate one’s feet while sitting at the computer. My not-so-smart solution has been to put my feet on a box under my work table. What is wrong with this plan? For one thing, a flat-topped box forces the feet into an unnatural flat-footed position. A better plan is to place the feet on an elevated, height and angle-adjustable ramp. Duh.
Kensington® SoleMate™ Plus Foot Rest (K56146USF) is so very comfy for my tootsies. Yes, I know it is important to provide under-foot support while sitting hour after hour staring at a computer monitor. SoleMate is a smarter support than my cardboard box.
SmartFit is Kensington’s system for finding the best starting, if not final settings of height and tilt on this product. The footrest comes with a pictorial adjustment guide.
I had no idea my feet and my posture while sitting could be so improved, and by such a simple product that will last well into the foreseeable future.
No batteries. No software.
Not likely to wear out for a very long time. Just a comfy foot rest that will help keep you comfortable for a long, long time. Spending more time sitting at a computer just became more tolerable.
Get yours from Amazon here for a current price of about $44.
Stay tuned. More Kensington product reviews for at-home workers and students are coming up.