2-Leg Height-Adjustable Frame

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Frame Color

Choose your desk frame's color to match your office decor. We have accessories to match your frame color, too!

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Frame Width

Our standard frame width fits most desktops, but if you have a top less than 43" wide, we recommend choosing the narrow frame.

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Frame Style

Our 27.5" feet work for most desks, but for desktops with depths less than 28", we recommend picking the 24" foot option.

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Keyboard Tray

Our Switch and Large Keyboard Trays are solid, easily adjustable, and let you type with your keyboard tray in your lap to lessen shoulder strain.

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Back Acoustic Privacy Panel

Acoustic panels significantly reduce noise in an open office environment and improve privacy at your desk, helping you stay focused!

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Modesty Panel with Wire Management

Modesty panels hide the view under your desk and are an ideal wire management solution. They're a perfect mix of privacy and organization!

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Make your desk mobile with locking standard or heavy duty casters. You'll be organizing and optimizing your office layout in no time!

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Discounted Chair or Stool

We recommend alternating between sitting and standing every few hours. Our ergonomic chairs are approved by our Certified Professional Ergonomist.

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CPU Holder

We recommend placing your computer on the desktop or in a CPU holder to avoid pulling cables and for easy access to ports and peripherals.

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Desk Mat

Standing desks are made to help you move! Choose our active mat to stand comfortably, stretch, and shift positions throughout the day.

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Desk Drawer

Clear your mind with a clutter-free desktop. Keep office supplies organized or personal items locked away with an under-desk drawer.

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Expedited Production

If you'd like to get your order even quicker, we advise selecting our expedited production option.

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Footrests can help vary your posture and improve circulation, and they help users under 5' 4" keep their feet grounded when using an ergonomic chair.

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We recommend the advanced keypad for its one-touch convenience and memory settings. Sit or stand with the push of a button!

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The right lighting can help improve your productivity and work quality. From desk lights to floor lamps, we have you covered.

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Monitor Arms

Monitor arms position your monitors at the perfect height and distance to help prevent neck strain. They also free up valuable desktop space!

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Motion Board

Really get moving! Balance, stand, and rock your way to better health while you work with a motion board underfoot.

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Promotional Item

Add a free accessory to your order, on us! Outfit your desk frame with the promo item of your choice.

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Side Acoustic Privacy Panel

Noisy neighbors? Turn down the volume while giving yourself additional privacy.

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Side Modesty Panel with Wire Management

We recommend adding side modesty panels if you want under-desk privacy and wire management on the sides of your desk.

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Side Table

Side tables free up valuable desktop space and match your new desk. Keep printers, supplies, and decor close by but off your work surface.

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Storage and File Cabinet

Fully assembled and ready to store! We recommend a filing cabinet that matches your new desk to help clear clutter and stay organized.

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Treadmill and Bike

Walk or pedal at your new desk to boost its health benefits. Choose a treadmill model based on how long you plan to walk or the bike if you prefer cycling

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Extended Warranty

All our frames come standard with an industry-leading 7-year warranty. Call, email, or chat - we're here to support you!

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Wire Management

See all those wires behind your current desk? Organize them with a wire management kit that will move up and down with your new desk!

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    • Side Modesty Panel
    • Back Acoustic Privacy Panel
    • Side Acoustic Privacy Panel
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    • Monitor Arms
    • Lighting
    • Footrest
    • Motion Board
    • Storage and File Cabinet
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    • Expedited Production
    • Extended Warranty
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    • Standing desks improve energy and encourage movement at work, leading to increased productivity and better health
    • Electric sit-stand three-stage frame offers 25.75" of height adjustment and is 33% faster than a two-stage frame
    • Dual-motor design makes the frame quieter, safer, stronger, and more reliable
    • Whisper quiet, soft start/stop motor in each leg comes with an energy efficient low-draw transformer
    • Width-adjustable frame fits desktops from 26" - 96" wide and 24" - 40" deep
    • Height adjustable desk frame comes with Hall effect sensor that reverses frame direction for safety if resistance is met
    • Crossbar positioned directly where the base meets the desktop for more legroom and space underneath to mount accessories
    • Desk frame is assembled in Austin, Texas, and parts are sourced globally and within the USA
    • Meets or exceeds all applicable section requirements in accordance with ANSI/BIFMA X5.5-2008 Desk Product Test Standards
    UPLIFT's 2-leg C-frame features quiet, soft start/stop motors built into each leg with an energy efficient low-draw transformer.

    2-Leg Height Adjustable Desk Frame

    Our 2-leg frame boasts an impressive weight capacity of more than 350 pounds thanks to its steel and aluminum construction and an offset, C-shaped design. The telescoping crossbars are compatible with desktops 26" to 96" wide, so if you decide to upgrade your desktop down the road, you can keep your UPLIFT Desk frame.

    We also use a three-stage frame, which adjusts 33% faster thanks to having three spindles instead of just two (found in most competitor desks). Your frame comes with leveling glides to support and stabilize your desk, which means that setting up on less-than-even flooring isn't an issue. You can also order casters to create a mobile workstation that works well in shared workspaces.

    All of this means that we've designed our height adjustable frames to provide you ideal comfort, stability, and reliability - all backed by an industry-leading 7-year warranty.

    Memory Keypad

    Upgrade to the advanced keypad to access your frame's memory functionality with the push of a button. With enough space for four height adjustments, feel free to share your new desk with a coworker. Or keep all of those presets to yourself when you want to save your seated, perched, standing, and treadmill heights. A handy digital readout displays height adjustment to the tenth of an inch.

    The Advanced 1-Touch Digital Keypad gives your standing desk a memory in which to store your preferrred heights.


    Height range (not including desktop thickness) 24.5" - 50.25" H
    Travel speed 1.5" per second (varies - slowest with maximum load) with soft start/stop actuator motors
    Noise level 50 decibels during motion
    Base width Adjustable from 42.25" - 70" wide
    Suggested desktop width range 36" - 80" wide
    Weight capacity 355 lb
    Keypad Advanced one-touch digital memory keypad is available, push and hold up/down keypad is standard
    Adjustable foot leveling studs 3/8" adjustment for uneven flooring
    Voltage Input: 110 V, Output: 31 V
    Transformer power 200 W (0.2 W on standby)
    Power supply current 5 amps
    BIFMA/ANSI X5.5-2008 certification Compliant with sections 4.3, 4.5, 5.2, 5.5, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and 15.0
    Safety certifications Lifting Column - TUV (Canada and U.S.)
    Control Box - TUV (Canada and U.S.)
    Power Cord - UL/CSA (Canada and U.S.)
    Warranty 7 year all-inclusive warranty on entire desk base: motor frame, controller, keypad, electronics and mechanisms included. Extension to 12 years available.
    Shipping dimensions 11'' W x 10'' H x 41'' D, 61 lbs


    • Weight capacity for UPLIFT frames assumes that weight is evenly distributed.
    • Improperly distributing weight will diminish lifting capacity, create a tipping hazard and may damage leg actuators.
    • Damage arising from any non-recommended use is not covered by warranty, nor will we be held liable from any damage or injury arising as a result.
    • Please observe all warnings, notices, and advisories in the provided user's manual.


    • Maximum desktop width depends on the material, thickness, and construction of the top you are providing.
    • Maximum recommended width tops of 96" may sag or bend if placed on our width-adjustable desk base without installing the crossbar.
    • The maximum recommended depth of your desktop is 40" (desk will overhang the feet of the base by about 5" in the front and rear).
    • A 40" deep desk will be slightly less stable, and we recommend a 3-leg base for those who require no desk movement. A 3-leg base supports a 50" deep desktop.


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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What kind of top can I attach to this frame?

      We recommend attaching a desktop that is at least 3/4" to 1" thick and 36" to 80" wide. Your desktop will also need to be compatible with wood screws, which are used to connect the frame to the desktop. Wooden, laminate, or other sturdy composite materials make for great desktops.

    2. Can I switch my UPLIFT Desk frame to a larger or smaller desk in the future?

      The adjustable UPLIFT Desk frame easily adapts to various desktop widths. Just loosen up a few bolts and then push the lifting columns closer together for a smaller desk or pull them further apart for a larger desk. Check out our installation video to see how easy it is to adjust the frame.

    3. Is a 2-leg frame sturdy?

      When properly installed, the UPLIFT Desk frame should not noticeably shake or wobble even when you are standing. Although, any sit-stand desk is susceptible to a small amount of wobble when fully extended, UPLIFT Desk frames rate as some of the sturdiest on the market as compared to our competitors.

    4. Is there an easy way to tell what version of control box I have?

      Absolutely! You can double-check which version of control box you have by glancing at the silver label on it. If that sticker says v4.1, v4.2, or v4.3, you know you have the newest version of UPLIFT Desk's control box, complete with exciting new features!

    5. I have a new control box - what are the new features?

      Our latest version of control boxes comes several new features that you'll love, starting with a new safety feature - Collision Sensitivity. This feature allows you to set the sensitivity to one of 3 levels for your desk, so when adjusting your desk stops when it touches an object, instead of continuing to raise or lower. Keypad Lockout is another one, in addition to the ability to toggle between One-Touch and Constant-Touch modes with just a few buttons. Users will also be able to switch between inches and centimeters on their keypad.

    6. What's a dual-motor design?

      UPLIFT Desks 2-leg frames feature a dual-motor design, which means each leg gets its own motor. This makes UPLIFT Desks quieter to adjust, stronger, more reliable, and safer than desks with a single motor. Rest assured that your UPLIFT Desk is the most technologically advanced height adjustable desk you can buy today.

    7. What kind of motor is used?

      The UPLIFT Frame uses a direct-drive spindle motor.

    8. Can I use this on a circular top?

      Go for it! Just make sure your top is at least 3/4" - 1" thick and is centered on the frame.

    9. How big of a top can I put on this frame?

      Ideally your top should be between 36 - 80" wide. However, the frame will support a top that is no more than 96" long and 34" deep. If you try to install a larger top you will be compromising the stability of the UPLIFT Desk frame.

    10. What tools do I need to assemble the frame?

      All you will need to have on hand is a Phillips screwdriver or power drill. The frame will come with the necessary Allen wrench.

    11. Can I put a glass top on this?

      We do not recommend installing a glass top on the UPLIFT Desk frame as you will not be able to adequately secure the glass top to the frame.

    12. How difficult is assembly?

      Assembling the UPLIFT Desk frame is easier than assembling a bookcase, but check out our assembly video to see for yourself.

    13. Why is a three-stage frame superior to a two-stage frame?

      That has to do with many reasons, starting with the 3 spindles we have in each of our frame legs versus the standard 2 you find on cheaper height adjustable frames on the market. Because we have an extra spindle, our desks are 33% quicker to adjust! Also, three-stage frames offer users a higher range of height adjustability, so they fit a wider range of people, from petite people to the very tall, even kids! If you plan on adding a standing desk treadmill to your workstation, a three-stage frame is a must-have to give you the extra height you need to raise it high enough to use the machine.

    14. I live outside of the United States. Will this desk work with my power outlets and voltage?

      All of the control boxes on our desk frames are designed to run on the US electricity standard of 120V. This means if you're ordering an UPLIFT Desk frame from outside the United States (minus Canada), you'll need to plug your desk frame into a step down transformer. If you don't use a transformer you run the risk of overloading your control box, which is not covered by warranty. Have questions? Just give us a call, email us, or chat our support team.

    15. Are the screws to attach the frame to my desktop included?

      Yes, the frame will include the wood screws needed to attach it to your desktop. Just make sure you double check that the wood screws are not longer than the thickness of your desktop.

    16. Can the frame be painted?

      No, painting the frame would compromise the leg as it retracts.

    Warranty Info

    This product comes standard with a 7-year limited warranty. For more information on UPLIFT warranty coverage, click here.

    Return Instructions

    • All single-item UPLIFT Desk brand orders, with the exception of our custom laminate and solid wood desktops, are eligible for our 30-day trial. If you're not satisfied for any reason, return the item with no outbound shipping or restocking fees.
    • Return window closes 30 days after receipt of item. You must request the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number within this time. You are responsible for return shipping costs.
    • All items must be disassembled and returned in their original factory packaging and in "Like New" condition. Items not returned in this condition may be subject to additional fees.
    • To view the full return policy, click here.

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    • 5
      Great add on to existing desk

      Posted by BMP on Oct 17th 2018

      I have a few of these desks some tops and legs some just legs added to existing desks. Overall they are of high quality, consistent reliable operation with 0 maintenance required so far. The legs are powerful move in a smooth fashion without issues. Setup is super easy and takes very little time. I highly recommend the castors and larger memory keypad. Either way you cant go wrong with these desks \ legs \ and accessories. The company is top notch and stands by their product!

    • 5
      Got one for Home!

      Posted by Bruce on Feb 8th 2017

      I had work buy me an Uplift sit to stand desk because of a herniated disc in my back. I liked it so much I bought the legs by themselves for home. I refinished an old table-top that was easy to put onto these legs. Love it.

    • 5
      Great Solution

      Posted by Paula on Jan 27th 2017

      I previously had a keyboard/monitor arm solution and it was horrible. i purchased this a month ago and am so glad I did. I can't imagine what would be better. Smooth, easy operation and I still have all my desktop work space since this lifts and lowers the whole desktop. I put it together by myself, using a solid wood ikea desktop. instructions were easy to follow. I've extremely happy with my purchase. The real test will be to see how long this holds up. I go up and down with it a few times each workday.

    • 4
      Great product

      Posted by Ivan on Dec 28th 2016

      I installed under my current desk which is 68 inches in length and 24 inches deep. Install took me around 20 mins, it attached really quite nicely. The operation of the lift works great very stable, love that it has overloading function where if anything is blocking the operation it will stop and not put barely any pressure on the objects that are obstructing it operation.

    • 5
      Awesome Desk Legs

      Posted by Matt B on Dec 20th 2016

      This desk is amazing. I installed a maple top to the legs and it came out wonderful. Having the preset heights are very cool. I actually have found myself adjusting the height very frequently to get more comfortable as I sit (sometimes 12 hours at a time). This desk lifts with hardly any noise and super smooth when going up and down.

    • 5
      Well Engineered

      Posted by James N. Smith A.I.A. on Dec 20th 2016

      My Uplift desk exceeded my expectations. As an Architect, I was looking for a well designed and well built desk and it appeared that Uplift would work well. The system is very solidly constructed, well designed and simple to assemble. The large desk surface is also very stable. My back is already doing much better after only a few days of use.

      Thanks for a great product!

    • 5
      Far better than the hacked desk I've been using for four years

      Posted by Unknown on Nov 15th 2016

      Four years ago I picked up a large IKEA FREDRIK desk for $25 on Craigslist and "lifted it" by placing 7hx5wx18l" wood planter boxes from Millstores underneath its feet. I also added a two-arm monitor/laptop holder to get good eye level height. It worked! But my home office looked less than stellar.

      So when my company offered to offset costs of making home office worker spaces more comfortable, I jumped on the chance to get a real lifty desk.

      UpLift was super easy to assemble (< 1 hour) and I just used my old IKEA desktop so I didn't spend a lot plus got to keep the same desk space I had before. I used a power drill to add new holes for the power supply and lift controls, and a few holes for the desk frame (some of the IKEA holes match up). I assembled everything myself but asked for help turning it over after assembly, as recommended in the instructions.

      Even with the additional weight of the monitor/laptop holder, the desk goes up and down nicely, and quietly. The stand/sit pre-set options are perfect - I always sit or stand comfortably (so glad I got that option).

    • 5
      Nice base, accessories could use some basic improvement.

      Posted by MIke S on Oct 27th 2016

      I bought the standing base a couple of weeks ago and built a top for it ( Meranti and Maple ).

      I think it is an excellent base. I bought one for home because I use a standing desk at work ( and like it ).

      Very sturdy and very little movement in any direction.

      I would buy again. Now if you want the negatives ( all minor nits )
      read on.

      1: The power brick does not naturally sit flush to the bottom of the desktop. The screw holes stick out below the brick. There is also some kind of clip area in the center under the brick. I fixed this by using a one sided padded tap in two strips under the brick. Alternatively you could route out the top slightly for where the screw holes go.

      2: The up/down control is nice, but the screws fit into a very narrow space between to plastic flanges. This could be better planned.

      3: The CPU Holder mounts directly to the desktop. It would be
      nice it the holder mounted onto the frame directly. Honestly it
      would be really nice if the frame had places to mount the Power brick and the CPU holder.

      4: I built my own top which ended up costing me around 300 dollars including clamps and glue. I would have just ordered a solid top but the delivery time ( 7-8 weeks ) was too long ).

      5: The feet are fairly hard and the entire setup slides fairly easily
      if you push against it ( like to push a chair back when you are
      going to get up ). A softer better gripping foot would be nice.
      The desk sits on a bare hardwood floor.

      Ok, enough complaining, If I had to pick out a desk frame all over
      again I would pick this product. It is a very good value for the money.

    • 5
      Seriously The Best. Buy This.

      Posted by Brian on Oct 13th 2016

      I have a custom live edge desk that I love dearly. The only problem was that after using it for a year I was starting to cramp and feel stiff after long work days. I'm a software developer who works from home 4 days a week and has a standing desk at the non-home office. Based on the 1-day-a-week I spent with my standing desk I knew I had to get one for home. This was PERFECT because I was able to keep my desk and just replace the legs.

      I should note that I am not handy... at all. When it comes to anything house related I balk and am fearful. I was able to get these installed in about two hours from opening the box to having the wires tucked away. There's a review in here from another developer and that was the review that sold me on these legs. I'm so glad I bought them and installed them... never going back.

      These are the best.