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“Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? #2920837 12/08/19 02:23 AM
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Hi

I’m giving serious consideration to buying the Kawai MP11SE but it’s too tall to fit under my studio desk when I’m not playing it.

Is anyone aware of a stand, on wheels, that can support its weight plus be able to raise and lower so that it could slide under a desk (I.e. too low to play) but can rise to playing height when slide our from under the desk?

Thank you.

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Re: “Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? [Re: Elphaba] #2921080 12/08/19 07:29 PM
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Hello Elphaba, welcome to the forum.

That's not something I'm familiar with, I'm afraid.

I wonder if a customer-built stand would be the best solution?

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Re: “Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? [Re: Elphaba] #2921121 12/09/19 12:15 AM
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I love my MP11se but that's a pretty heavy instrument to move up, down or sideways. The only thing I can think of would be something like a cart on rollers that you can roll out then roll back under the desk. Of course you'd want a heavy duty cart with good casters!

Re: “Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? [Re: Elphaba] #2921141 12/09/19 03:31 AM
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Perhaps raise the desk up a bit higher instead of an adjustable stand? You can buy castors separately and it's not much effort to attach them to something with solid wood legs too.

Maybe it's just not the right spot?


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Re: “Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? [Re: Elphaba] #2921770 12/11/19 02:09 AM
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https://www.sweetwater.com/store/de...powered-height-adjustable-keyboard-stand
Even at this price, I don't think it can lift a MP11se!

Re: “Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? [Re: Elphaba] #2921771 12/11/19 02:24 AM
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Apparently it can. The website says it has a 176.2 lb capacity and the MP11SE weighs 75 lbs so it's well within the specified load.


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Re: “Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? [Re: Elphaba] #2921802 12/11/19 05:50 AM
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And the price can raise your blood pressure!

Re: “Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? [Re: Elphaba] #2921837 12/11/19 08:43 AM
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Its gonna wobble left<->right.

I love my now discontinued Ultimate Support system.... but you need the cross(?) bracing or you get wobble. I hate wobble.

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Re: “Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? [Re: Elphaba] #2921840 12/11/19 08:47 AM
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What about this sit-stand desk from Summit?

https://cdn11.bigcommerce.com/s-bj9...26849.1504168021.jpg?c=2&imbypass=on

Compared to the one on Sweetwater, this one is a bargain at around $2,000.
It seems like it can go very low/high and comes in three different colors.

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Finding a desk with a keyboard tray that can fit an MP11SE will be tough. I have yet to find one at any price.

However, if you just want a good sit-stand desk to set the MP11SE on, the following seems to be a reasonably priced option:
https://www.upliftdesk.com/uplift-v2-standing-desk-v2-or-v2-commercial/

Re: “Sit-stand desk” type keyboard stand? [Re: Pete14] #2921882 12/11/19 10:46 AM
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What!? That's an awfully high price for IKEA-style furniture.
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