Insights into how and why a XOOT system operates the way it does.

F.A.Q.

I posted on Reddit/Wacom yesterday and got some good questions about XOOT.  There’s some good Q and A in there so I’m adding meat of it below.  (I’ll keep updating as things go along) Q: huh, when i first heard about these, i was under the impression theyd be cheaper than an ErgoStand A:  Early…

A Kit For Each Screen

The XOOT system is not an expensive stand that goes obsolete when a new screen model comes out. Instead, as newer screens come into the market, we will add Kits to support them. A Kit is a collection of parts for a specific screen model.  Initially, you will order a XOOT system with the Kit pre-installed. …

XOOT System Ergonomics

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] Note: The concepts shown below may not apply to your situation or physicality.  They are provided as guidance for general use cases.   The most important ergonomic benefit of a XOOT system is not shown in the pictures below. That benefit is the easy movement of the screen.  Changing the screen position requires…

Evolution of the XOOT System

The XOOT system has gone through many revisions.  The diagram above shows a sampling of prior designs (there were several others). Counterweights Early designs used counterweights.  They have an advantage where you can slide the base all around the desk (no clamps needed).  However, they:  are big,  are heavy,  bump into things,  can pinch fingers …