Thermaltake Cyberchair E500 Ergonomic Chair Review 3

Thermaltake Cyberchair E500 Ergonomic Chair Review

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Introduction

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We would like to thank Thermaltake for supplying the review sample.


Thermaltake has its headquarters in Taipei and was founded in 1999. The company initially produced DIY kits for PC cooling, gaming gear, and memory solutions. However, peripherals and gaming are broad categories, and the need for innovative products has since increased, which has had Thermaltake expand into more categories, including gaming/office chairs.

The Cyberchair E500, an ergonomic chair, is today's review subject. It fits into various spaces well mainly because of its appearance. This specific model was released this year, and it is their first attempt at leaving behind the omnipresent bucket seat design. For the time being, it is only available in black with aluminium details. The aluminium frame and heavy-duty five-star base allow for users of up to 150 kg (331 lb).

A couple of things that make this chair interesting and comfortable are the permeable high-tension mesh and ergonomics based on a wire-control mechanism and levers. At €599.99 including VAT in Europe and $599.99 before tax in the States, the Cyberchair E550 is quite expensive, though.

Specifications

Thermaltake Cyberchair E500 Ergonomic Chair
Features & Specifications
Model ColorBlack
Color AvailabilityBlack
Cover Type

High Tension Permeable Mesh

Stitching ColorBlack
Upholstery MaterialPU and Mesh
Logo Embroidery Color

White & Gunmetal

Frame Material

Aluminium Alloy

Total Height with Base117–136 cm (46.06–53.54 in.)
Height Adjustability52–62 cm (20.47–24.40 in.)

Adjustable Headrest's Width & Height

Two-directional, 33 x 14–24 cm (12.99 x 5.51–9.44 in.)

Adjustable Lumbar Support

Built-in

Backrest's Width & Height with Headrest

51 x 83 cm (20.07 x 32.67 in.)

Backrest's Recline Range

90–117 degrees

Width, Depth & Height of Seat Base

50.7 x 50 x 52–62 cm
(19.96 x 19.68 x 20.47–24.40 in.)

Armrest's Length & Width27–10 cm (10.6–3.9 in.)
Armrests AdjustableYes, four-dimensional (4D)
Five-star Base70 cm (27.5 in.), aluminium
Rocking MechanismYes, adjustable tension
Gas LiftClass 4
Maximum Weight of User
150 kg (331 lb)
Casters & Wheel Material7.62 mm (3 in.), PU-covered
Gross Weight32.3 kg (70.98 lb)
Package Dimensions92 x 71 x 42 cm / 36.22 x 29.95 x 16.53 in.
Net Weight27 kg (60.62 lb)
Tests & CertificationsPassed SGS 100,000 impact fatigue tests and California Technical Bulletin 117 flame resistance test
WarrantyTwo years in the EU (by law)
One year for the rest of the world
Price at Time of Review$599.99 (excl. VAT) in the US
€599.99 (incl. 19% VAT) in the EU
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