We will be looking at two popular products, the HomCom 61 in. Modern L-Shaped Office Workstation Studio Desk and the Arch Tower Studio Desk With Slide-out Keyboard. Not sure which is right for you? With so many great options on the market that's hardly surprising, so read on and see if we can help you reach a decision. This product comparison article is just one in a series titled 10 Best Studio Desks for Home Recording
Everyone has different preferences, and we hope our frank reviews will make your decision easier. First, we will take a look at the HomCom 61 in. Modern L-Shaped Office Workstation Studio Desk. If you are looking for a modern looking home studio desk, with a minimalism look without any shelves or drawers, this HomCom 61 inch is the one for you. This desk was designed with maximum space in mind, and an open air feel – for the large L-shaped desk, free of any drawers or shelves, does indeed provide the maximum amount of surface area to place all of your equipment.
The second product we are looking at in this head-to-head review is the Arch Tower Studio Desk With Slide-out Keyboard. Set at a very affordable budget price, The Arch Tower studio desk is ideal for those looking to save a bit of cash while at the same time needing a good amount of storage space. For this Arch Tower achieves both a low sticker price and a good amount of storage. In particular, this cherry wood and black metal tower give much vertical storage room, so if you are a bit short on horizontal space, consider using this Arch Tower.
The desk is very lightweight because of its minimalism, yet still sturdy due to the thick MDF boards it uses, as well as the steel frame that holds the boards snug in place. There is also a keyboard tray built-in, along with a spot for your computer. Overall, the price is a steal for this quality.
This desk unit features a 47 inch by 25-inch main work surface. This is really the widest part of the desk, so this will be all the room you need to fit this thing in your office. Slightly above the main surface are two elevated speaker stands on each side. Above this, you will find two more small surfaces elevated higher up, while below the main surface you find a slide out keyboard and mouse surface, as well as a base to hold your tower.
|HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON|
|HomCom 61 in. Modern L-Shaped Office Workstation Studio Desk||Arch Tower Studio Desk With Slide-out Keyboard|
| + Modern look|
+ Sleek and minimal
+ Lightweight yet sturdy
| + Affordable price|
+ Great vertical storage unit
|WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT|
|Overall this HomCom home studio desk is priced very low for the good quality that you get. If you are interested in a modern, sleek look and feel – without any drawers or shelves, and with a lot of surface area – this desk should suit your needs.||This Arch Tower home studio setup is great for those looking for a compact desk able to hold a decent amount of equipment, and who don’t want to dent their bank account too much.|
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