Computer desks are specially organized with office furniture to contain every part of the computer; tower, keyboard, monitor, printer, and mouse. This makes them very different from any other type of desk. Some of them also have specific arrangements to contain a printer, scanner, web-cam, and other peripherals. Keyboards and mice are placed in retractable shelves just under the top of the desk. Towers are usually arranged in a compartment below the desk, while the monitors are placed on the desk. If there are printers and scanners then they may be adjusted on the desk itself next to the monitor.
Computer Desks Make the Connections
There are no backs on computer desks. They are open. This provision is made to pass the cables connecting the various parts of the computer. Some desks may have plywood at their backs, but there are usually slots to pass the cables through them. The front of the desk can be locked, especially the compartment containing the keyboard and mouse so that no one may operate the computer without permission. Some desks have arrangements to lock the compartment containing the CPU in addition to the shelves for the keyboard and mouse. Computer desks are handy office furniture.