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[Review] Single Slim Mechanical Spring Monitor Arm - MACHDESK MD49-A01SN



VESA Compatible

Cable stuck while rotating

Tension Indicator

Clamp can't fit a thick table

Cable management slot

MachDesk MD49-A01SN RM278

Featuring slim arms and outstanding flexibility, the MACHDESK MD49 Series Monitor Arm combines both a nice look and flexible movement bringing a better work experience. The MD49 is ideal for applications that require often display adjustments such as programmers, creative works, and more.


Monitor arm and Mounting dock

The MACHDESK MD49-A01SN is a single slim mechanical spring monitor arm that is covered with premium slim aluminum. MD49-A01SN comes in Fine Texture White with powder coating as a finish. When assembled, the MD49-A01SN can extend up to 479mm (18.9”).

The MD49-A01SN also features a silver plastic cover for you to hide the screws and cable management for a cleaner setup. The installation of the MD49 monitor arm is a grommet and clamp mounting system that is easy to be installed on the table instead of wall mounting.



The MD49-A01SN is able to fit a curved monitor with a maximum monitor weights capacity of 2 ~ 9kg which is also a screen size of 17” to 32”. Besides, it is VESA-compatible with either a 75 x 75mm or 100 x 100mm square hole pattern for ease of installation. On top of that, it also features a detachable VESA plate that allows for effortless installation and removal of the monitor without damaging it in the process.

Furthermore, there is a tension indicator located on top of the monitor arm designed for spring tension alignment when installing multiple monitors. The tension indicator allows users to counterbalance the weights of the monitor to provide safe and secure movements of the monitor.

In addition, the MD49-A01SN comes with good ergonomics that offer wide adjustment ranges as below:

  • Tilt Range - +40° ~ -40°

  • Swivel Range - +90° ~ -90°

  • Screen Rotation - +180° ~ -180°

Apart from that, the monitor arm also supports a self-adjusting counterbalance for full-range movements with effortless control up to 180° / 360°.

As mentioned above, the monitor arm consists of a few silver covers to hide the screws and allow cable management for your monitor.



In closing, the MD49-A01SN monitor arm is quite an affordable option for creative creators who frequently adjusts their monitor for a better viewing angle. For people who require a lot of space on their desks, the MD49 helps to make this possible by providing full-range movement on their monitor arms.

The good thing about the MD49-A01SN is that it provides a slot for you to keep the Allen key along with the monitor arm so that you wouldn’t need to look for it every time you need to adjust the mechanical spring.

MACHDESK offers a wide range of monitor arms and even 2 screens monitor arms are available for purchase. For now, the White MACHDESK MD49 Single Slim Mechanical Spring Monitor Arm is one of the best options that cost only RM278 where u get a VESA-compatible monitor arm with a spring gauge allowing you to adjust your monitor seamlessly.


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