Why Does Apple's Monitor Stand Cost $999? - Monitor Stands Explained

  • Published: 09 July 2019
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  • Seán's Mobile
    Seán's Mobile  10 hours back

    You can drill your own Vesa mounts

    • Razor
      Razor  10 hours back


      Q: Why Does Apple's Monitor Stand Cost $999?

      TQ: Because that's a lot of money.

      • ZAIN AKBAR
        ZAIN AKBAR  19 hours back

        Apple is clearly run by Mr Krabs... there’s your answer.

        • Michael 2017 - CA
          Michael 2017 - CA  21 hours back

          Basically you will not your answer. Title is a hook

          • Mahmut Sözen
            Mahmut Sözen  24 hours back

            I wait for type c port or no cable power need with stand

            • Pickle Chin
              Pickle Chin  2 days back

              I like and apple and their and computers, BUT WHAT THE HELL 999 FOR A PEICE OF METAL 😂😂😂😂.
              Who ever designed this over dosed on cocaine

              • Ram
                Ram  2 days back

                I never thought I would have to see a “Monitor Stands explained” video.

                • Horacio Lerda
                  Horacio Lerda  3 days back

                  LTT Should do a project about creating your own stand below market price.

                  • Ramon Schepers
                    Ramon Schepers  3 days back

                    first roasting linus, now apple?

                    • Old Random Computing
                      Old Random Computing  3 days back

                      There's really no way to justify the exorbitant price.
                      that $h!t is too expensive!

                      • Rajvamshi Kumar
                        Rajvamshi Kumar  4 days back

                        lol 3:19

                        • SnowWhalez
                          SnowWhalez  4 days back

                          problems with mounting Apple computers back to the normal mount are common. Cheap screws can snap inside the computer making it irreparable. If you remove the old stand to attach the $999 stand do not put the old stand back on. Ever. It’s a nightmare.

                          • CITYOFHEROES CITYOFHEORES

                            APPLE can use NAZI DEMON RAT LIZARD MUTANT LAW to price there stupid stand at $1000.00 USA DOLLARS that is fine. I walk out the door APPLE Call the police due to my NO DEAL that is following the bank rules and regulation and I have to support FEDERAL LAW to follow the bank rules and regulations. TRUMP is the president APPLE hate that . fine there lost my gain. I am not going to bankrupt my bank account for NAZI DEMON RAT LIZARD MUTANT WOR:D WAR V LAW. if APPLE wants to arrest me for saying NO DEAL that is fine. I to can play the same F**KING game with the police and file my police reports. the police is going to tell APPLE its a civil mater not a police mater. Then SAGER send the dealer there gaming notebook. and I go online and buy it. F**K APPLE sorry the truth is not a sweet pepper mint candy cane. the bitter pill for the doctor.

                            • Wesley Furnish
                              Wesley Furnish  4 days back

                              Because rich people are retards

                              • Marc Hilton
                                Marc Hilton  4 days back

                                Ew, clickbaity bullshit. Linus is strong with this one.

                                • Scruffster
                                  Scruffster  4 days back

                                  Because they would look like idiots for charging $5999 for the Mac Pro, $4999 for the Pro Display, and only $100 for the retail price it should be. Instead it's people that buy them that look idiotic.

                                  • Verma Aman
                                    Verma Aman  4 days back

                                    Where's Dennis?

                                    • lucariomew358/2
                                      lucariomew358/2  4 days back

                                      Should retail under $100, which is already way overpriced (probably cost pennies to make and a few dollars to ship), but the Apple branding ta cked on an additional $899.

                                      • Phil Campana
                                        Phil Campana  5 days back

                                        This video zero answered itself. Didn't explain how the stand works or what could possibly contribute to its exaggerated price, apart from the Apple Tax.

                                        • Mateo G
                                          Mateo G  5 days back

                                          Apple fanboys be like:
                                          It's not only the product is the EXPERIENCE

                                          • Ghola Tleilaxu
                                            Ghola Tleilaxu  4 days back

                                            The experience and feelings you get when you realize you've been had!

                                        • pablojrl123
                                          pablojrl123  5 days back

                                          what's next? an iphone for over 1k, and the charger sold separately for another $500 😂

                                          • SylphidUndine
                                            SylphidUndine  5 days back

                                            title of the video should be renamed to why you should get other monitor stands not why does apple's monitor stand cost $999

                                            • snakewynd
                                              snakewynd  5 days back

                                              And on that day, Apple executives smoked weed and indulged in "what if" games

                                              • tihzho
                                                tihzho  5 days back

                                                Q: Why Does Apple's Monitor Stand Cost $999?
                                                A: Because Apple.

                                                • tihzho
                                                  tihzho  5 days back

                                                  1:48 That's some awesome cable management there.

                                                  • Animiles
                                                    Animiles  5 days back

                                                    I thought LTT was against clickbait..
                                                    Also, why doesn't this video have more dislikes?...

                                                    • Orion MA
                                                      Orion MA  4 days back

                                                      People like this video because of the content , not because they like Apple .

                                                  • Bradley Spinks
                                                    Bradley Spinks  5 days back

                                                    Does it require updates?

                                                    • Hans B
                                                      Hans B  5 days back

                                                      Just dont buy apple, instead of wasting your time on these shit

                                                      • efrain borja
                                                        efrain borja  5 days back

                                                        the stand is overpriced period no further explanation idiot

                                                        • Capn Rotbart
                                                          Capn Rotbart  6 days back

                                                          "Speaking beautiful of things that are worth it" *snorts* Linus must be so proud of you...

                                                          • Hannah Winter
                                                            Hannah Winter  6 days back

                                                            In another video (can't remember the author sorry although it may have been a WAN show episode) the author explained that people who are going to buy that monitor are either

                                                            - Pros with a previously-owned HQ stand
                                                            - Companies who will make the cost of each stand back within days

                                                            • Kreasu Arikawa
                                                              Kreasu Arikawa  6 days back

                                                              Make sure you check the Weight LIMIT OF YOUR DESK, I've had people destroy monitors (and desks) when they put a triple arm onto an ikea tabletop. (it's made of cardboard come on guys!)

                                                              • Valhalla Awaits
                                                                Valhalla Awaits  6 days back

                                                                999 for a stand, new tax on stupidity

                                                                • Smitty Werben Jagger Man Jensen

                                                                  Well, this one didn't bring the answer for the question. 👎

                                                                • Robyro Nz
                                                                  Robyro Nz  6 days back

                                                                  Dont worry kids , the Chinese will save us with the exact same stand for only $40

                                                                  • allan lansdowne
                                                                    allan lansdowne  6 days back

                                                                    999 sounds better than 1000

                                                                    • XDLugia
                                                                      XDLugia  6 days back

                                                                      I would be someone elses monitor stand for 999$.

                                                                      • hh hh
                                                                        hh hh  6 days back

                                                                        fuck velcro, its for uppêr class janx. i go for tape like a real man does (thus i banned breathing to avoid my screen come crashing down. did i mention it doesnt even have a stand?)

                                                                        • SaintTrill
                                                                          SaintTrill  6 days back

                                                                          This was very clickbaity wtf LTT. Y’all didn’t even answer the question

                                                                        • RAGman
                                                                          RAGman  6 days back

                                                                          Because Tim Crook said so.

                                                                          • Fullmetal Xeno
                                                                            Fullmetal Xeno  6 days back

                                                                            With the cost of the monitor heing what it is vs it's other enterprise competitors, it's entirely possible they're subsidizing the cost of the monitor with the stand.

                                                                            • Brian Abad
                                                                              Brian Abad  6 days back

                                                                              I could buy 6-7 Audio Technica Headphones with that money or an actual desktop setup!

                                                                              • Mitch
                                                                                Mitch  6 days back

                                                                                because apple thinks they can sell a fucking stand for this price and they're right.

                                                                                • Mhr Hxssxn
                                                                                  Mhr Hxssxn  6 days back

                                                                                  Waits the whole time for him to talk about Apple stand
                                                                                  Concludes to we dont know , what a waste of time lol

                                                                                  • Samir Andrade
                                                                                    Samir Andrade  6 days back

                                                                                    Man ,for 999 that stand better have Jojo stand abilities

                                                                                    • ggibby0
                                                                                      ggibby0  6 days back

                                                                                      All this talk about stands makes me sad for the lack of a very easy JoJo reference.

                                                                                      • Connor Garry
                                                                                        Connor Garry  6 days back

                                                                                        Why does it cost so much? Fast forward to the last minute and a half....

                                                                                        • crossmission
                                                                                          crossmission  7 days back

                                                                                          F%ck!ng idiot!!! hahahahah "prop it up with Velcro"
                                                                                          I’m dying, I can’t stop laughing, I’ve literal tears down my cheeks!!!

                                                                                          Seriously though, despite loving what Apple has done for PCMR by giving a great design for others to follow, what person in their right mind would have said 999 for a plain stand worth 45-70 bucks in material, labour and shipping is a good idea?