Office Star ProGrid Managers Chair Review

Office star products, established in 1987 offers a wide array of office chairs that are ideal for both commercial workspaces and private home use.

They add comfort, style, and durability to any working space. The company specializes in high-value furniture for competitive prices.

The Office Star ProGrid Managers chair has many embedded desirable features creating an office chair that is fit for any manager’s needs.

Office Star ProGrid Managers Chair Review

It comes with a mesh back for extra breathability, providing a cooler sitting experience when compared to thicker leather chairs, which can be stuffy.

The chair includes several adjustable ergonomic features suiting a range of users.

The mesh back is lined with built-in lumbar support that gives you a structure for your lower back, reducing aches and pains when sitting for extended periods of time.

What makes Office Star ProGrid Managers Chair worth buying?

Office Star Breathable ProGrid Back with Leather and Mesh Seat...
  • Breathable progrid back with built-in lumbar support
  • Black leather and mesh seat
  • One touch pneumatic seat height adjustment

The Office Star ProGrid managers chair has several ergonomic features that are customizable to meet the needs of different users.

The multifunction control includes a seat slider, forward pitch, 360-degree swivel, adjustable tilt tension, and locking.

The Office Star ProGrid manager chair comes with a simple pneumatic seat adjustment mechanism that allows you to raise or lower the chair quickly.

The one-touch system utilizes a button that is within reach of the user for quick and simple height adjustments.

The seat can be tilted at a preferred angle both forward or backward and can be locked into a preferred position. The tilt tension can be adjusted with the help of the knob.

Lifting the lever helps the seat to slide forward or backward fitting different individuals and their preferred depths.

The height of the armrests can be adjusted up and down with the help of a button located beneath the armrests. The width can be adjusted as well.

This ergonomic chair is made up of plastic and high density mesh back offering cool breathable back support for users. The armrests are coated in PU padded leather

Office Star ProGrid is warranted from the date of purchase against failure due to material and workmanship as lifetime on component parts including pneumatic cylinder, control mechanism, base, and casters.

Three years on upholstery fabric and foam against wear and deterioration.

Product Description

Office star ProGrid manager chair comes in beautiful black color in the dimensions of 24.8*26.8*40.5 inches and weighs 51 pounds. The weight capacity of the chair is 250 pounds.

The assembled height is 40.5 inches, the assembled width measures 24.75 inches and the assembled length is 26.75 inches.

Office Star ProGrid Managers Chair Review

With the lowest setting of seat and arms, the distance from the floor to the top of the arm is 25 inches.

The maximum seat height from the floor to the top of the seat is 22.75 inches while the height of the chair is 19 inches.

The seat dimension at its widest is around 20 ½ inches.

The office star ProGrid managers chair is manufactured with green guard certification. This basically means that the chair’s material and manufacturing process both fall within acceptable eco-friendly ranges to meet this certification (it has been tested for more than 10000 chemical emissions).

Some Useful Features of Office Star ProGrid Managers Chair

Seat height- Adjust the seat height with the help of lever located just beneath the right side of the seat. Pulling up allows you to adjust the height up or down and releasing the lever keeps adjustment in place. To raise the seat, remove pressure from the seat and then lift the lever up. To lower seat height, sit on the chair and lift the lever up.

Tilt tension adjustment: To adjust tilt tension, turn knob present beneath the right side of the chair clockwise to increase tension and counterclockwise to decrease or ease the tension. Be careful not to completely loosen the tension knob.

Backrest locking adjustment: Turn knob beneath the left side of the chair clockwise to unlock backrest position. Turn knob counter-clockwise to lock backrest into position.

Office Star ProGrid Managers Chair Review

Seat slider adjustment: To slide the seat forward or backward lift lever up. Release the lever to lock the desired lock position.

Arm height adjustment: To adjust the arm height, push-button beneath the arm pad to allow the arms to move up or down freely. Release the button once the desired height is reached.

To adjust the width of the armrests, loosen the knobs located where the armrests connect to chair under the seat.

What we like about Office Star ProGrid Managers Chair 

The office star ProGrid chair is extremely well built is quite friendly on the pocket. It is one of the best ergonomic chairs available under 200 dollars with a comfort level far more than expensive chairs.

The assembly of the chair is quite simple and does not take a lot of time. The seat is padded and firm combining leather and mesh making the seat comfortable.

One of the good features of this chair is that it can be tilted forwards or backward and locked at the preferred comfortable angle. The backrest is made up of mesh allowing good air circulation in the back with the lumbar support giving additional support.

The pneumatic controls enable the height adjustment of the seat with just a touch of the button.

The armrests move up and down, forward and backward and can be removed as well. The chair can be used without the armrests. It gives you the freedom to play guitar, sit on the chair or do gaming without worrying about elbows hitting the armrests.

Office Star ProGrid Managers Chair Review

The width of the armrests can be adjusted side to side to place it near or further away from the body.

The seat cushion is dense and comfortable in a mixture of mesh and leather wicking away moisture and giving a good sitting experience.

The dual-wheel casters run smoothly on the carpeted floors or hard floors and are easy to clean. The base of the chair is heavy-duty nylon. The chair overall is sturdy and durable.

Office star ProGrid manager chair comes with an amazing lifetime warranty on component parts. 15 years on all non-moving metal parts and three years on upholstery fabric and foam against wear and deterioration. The company has good customer support Monday to Friday 8-5 pm.

All warranties are limited to the original purchaser for normal usage defined as a standard 40-hour workweek by persons weighing 250lbs or less. For more information refer to the leaflet here.

Office star company has a goal to provide a smooth and simple shopping experience. The corporate headquarters and main warehouses are located in Ontario and Fontana, California.

There are additional locations in New Jersy, Georgia, and Toronto as well that allow office star to ship quickly to anywhere in North America. The company has over 30 years of experience.

What’s not so great about office star Progrid managers chair

The back of the chair is not independent of the seat. Although the tilt and the seat height can be adjusted and locked, the back has only one position. There is also no synchro-tilt feature in this chair. Also, the tilt tension can use a bit more range.

Although the arms can be moved up and down, they cannot be flipped up and away. One has to unscrew to completely remove the armrests. The armrests can use a bit of padding.

The chair is slightly noisy and creeks a bit on movement. The lumbar support present in office star ProGrid managers chair is mediocre and not very robust. It is also non-adjustable. The chair is not contoured very well in the lower back.

Lastly, the chair is available only in black color which can be dampening for those looking for bright chair interiors.

Conclusion

The ProGrid back of the chair is a high-density mesh that provides support as well as breathability. The design is basic yet functional.

It provides support and comfort at just the right price. Being black in color, it can blend in any office scheme.

The chair has many ergonomic features that help to cater to people of different heights and statures. The height of the chair can be increased or decreased with one touch.

The back tension can be increased or decreased according to preference and locked.

The arms are also height and width adjustable. The dual-wheel casters are durable and work well on carpeted or hard floors equally.

The sleek design and comfortable breathing material make it a good choice all year round. With an amazing warranty, economical and solid customer service, you can’t go wrong on this one.

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