Bretford MobilePro Desk Mount

Bretford MobilePro Desk Mount

$179.95

4.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 6 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    The MobilePro mount allows you to adjust and articulate your Apple display or iMac to any position—height, depth, tilt and portrait-to-landscape orientation. Its adjustable arm provides for a considerable vertical lift of 16 inches/40.6 cm. Plus, the integrated cable management channels keeps everything neat, tidy and out of the way.

    Strength and support

    This universal design features a no-tension adjustment system for maximum safety and support of your Apple hardware. And it's backed by a 12-year Bretford warranty.

    Mounting requirements: Proper installation requires a solid surface that is between 0.5 and 1.125 in./1.3 and 2.9 cm thick. Solid surface must be secured to a table base or something similar.

  • Highlights

    • Accommodates any Cinema Display or iMac that accepts a VESA adapter bracket and weighs 31 lbs./14.1 kg or less
    • Position your display for maximum ergonomic comfort to relieve eye, neck and back strain
    • Free up more workspace on your table or desktop
    • Add more ergonomic adjustments to your Apple hardware
    • Rotate screen between portrait and landscape viewing
    • Cable management channel keeps everything neat, tidy and out of the way
    • Easy-to-use, simple installation and effortless operation
    • No-tension adjustment system for maximum safety and support
    • 12-year warranty
  • Did you notice?

    The flexible knuckle allows you to position the monitor at the best viewing angle and cord management keeps everything nice and neat.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Placing your Cinema Display or iMac in the perfect position to achieve maximum ergonomic comfort.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Bretford MobilePro Desktop Mount
    • Mounting hardware
    • Cable clips
    • Installation instructions
  • Tech Specs

    • Weight: 9.0 lb./4.2 kg
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • UPC or EAN No.: 96633328680

    Warranty

    • Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
    • Warranty: 12-years (For details, please visit http://apple.bretford.com/files/downloads/Bretford-Warranty.pdf)

    Manufacturer Note

    • Compatible with Macs and Apple Displays when used with the Apple VESA Mount Adapter Kit (not included). Proper installation requires a solid surface that is between 0.5 and 1.125 in./1.3 and 2.9 cm thick. Solid surface must be secured to a table base or something similar.

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (4.0 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Solid, but you will have to drill holes

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    The unit is very solidly built. Has a definite feel of quality, and would seem well up to the weight of any monitor. Unfortunate The unit is very solidly built. Has a definite feel of quality, and would seem well up to the weight of any monitor. Unfortunately, you must drill holes through your desk to install it, as there is no clamp mount available for it. This ended up being a deal breaker for me, but if you are willing to do it -- and need something that swivels easily -- it's a good product. In the end, however, I'm going with a (much simpler) product by Lindy, instead.

    • Written by from Toronto

    95 of 101 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Solid, but you will have to drill holes
  • Super quality product but has limitations for adjustment

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    I am 5' 2" and wear progressive bifocal lens. When I got the 27-inch iMac I found I was always craning my neck to see that tiny li I am 5' 2" and wear progressive bifocal lens. When I got the 27-inch iMac I found I was always craning my neck to see that tiny line at the top of the screen thru "just the right place" in my glasses. I was getting stabbing pains in my neck after using it for an hour or so.
    First, I lowered my adjustable desk, but there is a limit to how far down it could go and still get my knees under. (I read the 27-inch is perfect for a 6'2" person!)
    I bought the Bretford desk mount to lower the display further, since the original stand has no vertical adjustment at all.
    This desk mount is super heavy-duty quality! The material and workmanship are top-notch. You also need the Apple VESA mount for the 27-inch and installing that took some doing. Expect you will have to read the directions and have patience to do this whole process.
    Installation is not for the faint of heart. You need two people and be willing to take the time to drill the five holes perfectly plumb or the screws coming up thru the desk will have a hard time meeting the holes in the stand. Don't expect to use a fancy or antique desk because all the holes will be unsightly when this is removed someday.
    The vertical adjustment is NOT the automatic slider you might expect - there is a pull-pin that sets the position in 1-inch increments, and then you insert two big Allen head screws to hold it where you set it. You need someone to hold the weight of the monitor while you make this adjustment. It is not quick, and you have to be careful you don't drop it.
    The side-to-side and front-to-back adjustments are easy and smooth, like you would expect.
    The tilt, however, is not just "grab and adjust" as it was on the original stand. The tilt joint is held by two Allen screws, and it feels very tenuous. I put a block underneath the display because I thought there was a good chance they might slip and the display would crash into the desk. My husband really tightened them but, with everything else in this mount so QUALITY and heavy-duty, it would seem there would be a more secure and quickly adjustable tilt.
    I don't need it to be motorized, but if you look at the photos, you expect to be able to grab the monitor and move it all over to adjust and tilt and that is not the case. Yes, you CAN set it VERY precisely in every direction to where you are comfortable on a desk you don't care that much about. But do not get the idea that you can easily make quick changes for tall and short people. This is best used to completely customize a set up just for you.

    • Written by from Sinking Spring

    59 of 59 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Super quality product but has limitations for adjustment
  • Good product

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    When I bought my iMac with a 27" display it stood to high causing you to strain your neck. This product was the perfect answer. When I bought my iMac with a 27" display it stood to high causing you to strain your neck. This product was the perfect answer. The display seats a inch or two lower now which makes all the difference.

    • Written by from Annville

    26 of 27 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Good product
  • Awesome

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    This stand is the best i've seen. I have just mounted my late 2013 VESA iMac to it, after upgrading my from late 2009. The stand This stand is the best i've seen. I have just mounted my late 2013 VESA iMac to it, after upgrading my from late 2009. The stand is durable, it's a great way to keep things off of your desk. I didn't mind drilling at all as i will have the stand for many many years, and will continue to mount my computer in this way. A definite recommend if you want to clear things off of your desk. My country style desk can be repaired if i no longer want to have the mount, a little bit of liquid wood and sanding and my desk would be good as new.

    • Written by from Ottawa
    Was this useful? Awesome
  • Bought the one with a monitor and laptop holder

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I love this product. Has plenty of adjustments for me. Able to use my Retina screen alongside my 27" display. Bolted mine to a sma I love this product. Has plenty of adjustments for me. Able to use my Retina screen alongside my 27" display. Bolted mine to a small moveable drawer stand from IKEA and use it for teleconferencing at my conference table too.

    • Written by from Washington

    2 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Bought the one with a monitor and laptop holder
  • Good product

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    When I bought my iMac with a 27" display it stood to high causing you to strain your neck. This product was the perfect answer. When I bought my iMac with a 27" display it stood to high causing you to strain your neck. This product was the perfect answer. The display seats a inch or two lower now which makes all the difference.

    • Written by from Annville

    26 of 27 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Good product

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