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Wendy Gail Young

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Ergo Doc Holders

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This section contains the document holders that can be placed between the monitor and keyboard. I love these types of holders because they do not require the side to side movement of the eyes. Instead they utilize the stronger muscles groups that move vertically (extraocular muscles) and this natural movement helps to reduce the risk of eyestrain.

It also contains an industrial strength document holder that will come handy with large documents or heavy books.

Best Ergo Doc Holders by Wendy Gail Young

The Best You Can Get

  • In Line Document Holder - Vision Vu

    Wendy says: The Vision Vu was created to place your documents in a comfortable viewing position for typing. The ergonomic design helps utilize the natural vertical movement of your eyes since it is placed between the keyboard and monitor. This type of eye movement uses the stronger muscle groups of the eyes therefore decreasing the risk of eyestrain. The height and angle is easily adjusted. It can be placed to the side of the monitor if that is more convenient or as a stand-alone holder in another location. The Vision Vu is available in 14” and 18” widths and multiple colors.

    • Reduces risk of eyestrain by placing documents at comfortable eye level
    • Models 14DC or 18DC; supports books and papers up to 200 pages
    • Works great with flat panel monitors
    • 18” wide colors: Clear and Graphite tint
    • 14” wide colors: Clear and Graphic tints; Strawberry, Ocean Blue, Tangerine, Concord Grape, & Key Lime
  • In Line Document Holder - Vu Ryte

    Wendy says: The Vu Ryte 14KB or 18KB is designed to be used with keyboard arm and tray that is placed below the desktop. It is easily adjusted in depth, vertical, and horizontal angle. It is attached to a one-inch stackable monitor riser. It is available in 18” and 14” wide depending on your particular document needs.

    It is available in clear and graphite colors.

    • Places documents at comfortable eye level
    • Ideal for use with below desktop keyboard arm and tray
    • Adjusts in depth, vertical, horizontal angle
    • Ideal for various types of documents
    • Models 14KB or 18KB; Easel is 14” or 18” wide, clear, graphite tint
  • Rite-In-Line™ Document Holders

    Wendy says: The Workrite Rite-In-Line™ Document Holder can be placed between keyboard and monitor for comfortable document viewing. This position allows you to access the stronger muscle groups of the eyes that move your eyes vertically. This is a natural movement therefore reduces the risk of eyestrain. It supports stacks of documents, binders, catalogs, and manuals.

    It is constructed of a lightweight material which makes it easily portable from home to road to office. The 40° of angle adjustment and 5” height adjustment lets you place it comfortably. It includes a non-slip base and Slide-Guide™ rule strip.

    • Places documents at comfortable eye level
    • Reduces risk of eyestrain
    • Lightweight and portable
    • 40° of angle adjustment
    • 5” of height adjustment
  • DH140 Document Wedge

    Wendy says: This tiny document holder has a unique spring action clip that secures your documents in place for easy and comfortable viewing. Holds letter and legal size documents. It lets you position paper in an easy-to-read, upright position. The weighted base prevents tipping and the compact and lightweight design makes it easily portable for home, road, and office use. It comes in Black/Silver and has a 20-sheet capacity.

    • Holds letter and legal documents
    • Place to the side or between monitor and keyboard
    • 20-sheet capacity
    • Weighted base prevents tipping
    • Compact, lightweight, and portable
  • Standard Atlas

    Wendy says: The Atlas family of document holders is unlike any on the market. The Standard Atlas will easily hold up to 27 lbs. With eleven inches of height adjustability and ten viewing angles between 15 and 60 degrees, it provides the stability you need. The industrial strength construction will hold large, heavy books such as dictionaries, text books, or reference books. It also holds three-ring binders, manuals, and short documents. Options include a reversible line guide and spring loaded clip that holds a stack of more than two inches thick. Law students and medical practitioners as well as library researchers will greatly appreciate the benefits it offers for large, heavy books.

    • Places documents at comfortable eye level
    • Holds heavy books or small stacks of paper
    • Easy angle adjustment; height-adjustable shelf
    • Wide, deep shelf holds large or awkward documents
    • Page stoppers keep pages in place

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  • Atlas Ultra

    Wendy says: The Atlas Ultra is another industrial strength document holder that you can take on the road with you. Just place it in your laptop case or briefcase. It has a simple design and assembly is easy, plus it weighs only 4.8 pounds, much less than the other Atlas products. It has over eleven inches of height adjustability as well as two viewing angles.

    The Atlas Ultra is constructed of ®Trespa, an earth-friendly product made from renewable forests. Trespa also has a unique strength and durability, which ups the benefits.

    The Ultra is available in Black, Silver Gray, and Wild Pear Woodgrain. Other colors are available from time to time. Atlas Ultras can be manufactured from most Trespa colors by special order in multiples of fifteen to twenty.

    • Places documents at comfortable eye level
    • Industrial strength document holder built for travel
    • Easily stores in briefcase or laptop case
    • Constructed of ®Trespa, an earth-friendly product
    • 11” range of height adjustment; weighs 4.8 lbs
  • Atlas-LC

    Wendy says: The Atlas-LC was manufactured in conjunction with a leading US Library to be able to handle the wear and tear of cataloging. They are now used in many libraries. With a footprint of 12 inches wide and 11 inches deep it saves the desk space that many open books take up. It has a 4-inch by 14-inch shelf that is supported by three stainless steel pins. These pins can be adjusted up or down at 1.25-inch increments depending on the comfort needs of the user.

    The shelf accommodates extremely large books. The stainless steel page stoppers can be placed midway back on the shelf, making it ideal for holding books open for cataloging. It comes with two short (approx. 1.5-inch) and two long (3-inch) stainless steel page stoppers.

    The Atlas-LC is available in black. Custom colors are available for quantity purchases.

    • Places documents at comfortable eye level
    • Industrial strength document holder
    • Handles the wear and tear of library cataloging
    • Height-adjustable in 1.25” increments
    • Holds extremely large books; available in black
  • Fellowes Flex Arm Copyholder

    Wendy says: The Fellowes Flex Arm Copyholder is perfect to hold your documents for comfortable typing. It is height and angle-adjustable and rotates 90 degrees for vertical or horizontal positioning. The line guide glides up and down or swings out of the way when not in use. Slide the base under your computer to save space and increase stability. Copy clip holds up to 230 sheets.

    • Places documents at comfortable eye level
    • Adjustable tilt
    • Measures 20” x 9.125” x 8”
    • Easily slides under computer for stability
  • Monitor Mount Copyholder - Office Suites

    Wendy says: This is another simple way to place your documents in a comfortable viewing position. Attach to either side of your computer screen. Adjust the tilt to a comfortable viewing angle. The line guide glides up or down and swings out of the way when not in use. Copy clip holds up to 150 sheets.

    • Places documents at comfortable eye level
    • Adjustable tilt
    • Measures 15” x 13.25” x 2”
    • Mounts to either side of monitor
  • 3M Flat Panel Document Holder

    Wendy says: The 3M Flat Panel Document Holder attaches to the right or left side of your monitor for easy and comfortable document viewing. They mount with 3M™ Command™ Adhesive strips for easy and clean removal, with no sticky residue. All fold away when not in use.

    It works great with either flat panel or traditional desktop monitors. The grooved ledge and height-adjustable clip secures sheets and entire unit swings out of the way when not being used. 35-sheet capacity. Color available: Black/Clear.

    • Places documents at eye level
    • Easily attaches to either side of monitor
    • Works great with flat panel monitors
    • Secures sheets in portrait and landscape
    • Model DH445; 35-sheet capacity

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