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This top-rated height-adjustable standing desk can be yours for $229.50

The FlexiSpot EC1 has never been cheaper.

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Desk goes up, desk goes down. Desk goes up, desk goes down. (Name the Simpsons reference.)


I'm a longtime fan of height-adjustable desks, which let you easily alternate between sitting and standing throughout the day. And with so many of us working (and schooling) from home, now's the time to consider investing in one.

Thankfully, you don't have to invest a fortune. For a limited time, and while supplies last, ZDNet Academy has the FlexiSpot EC1 48-inch height-adjustable desk for $229.50 with promo code CHEAP10.

That's for the model measuring 48 inches wide by 30 inches deep. Believe it or not, you can get a wider version (55 by 28 inches) for the same price (using the same code).

These are fairly basic, with a simple up/down electronic keypad that lets you adjust the height to your liking. They can hold up to 154 pounds; I defy you to possess office gear weighing anywhere near that much.

It's not clear where they're from, but the 110 user ratings here average out to 4.85 stars out of 5. Over at Amazon, where the desk sells for $250, over 2,600 buyers collectively rated it 4.6 stars. Chances are extremely good you'll like this. 

One problem with many desks like these, however: No storage. Problem solved: Here's a pair of self-adhesive under-desk storage drawers for $17.

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