Secretlab Chair Throne 2019 Gaming Chair Review

Secretlab has kind of revolutionized the industry when it comes to gaming chairs, and the many chairs you see everywhere are a testament to their design success. They’ve recently revitalized one of their first original releases, the Throne series chair. The Secret Lab Chair Throne series is an updated version of one of the first gaming chairs they ever sold in the marketplace.


As one of the first models put into full production, the original was ergonomically designed, made with high-quality materials and to rigid standards with comfort and function in mind. This new model continues that trend of delivering a refined chair with the bells and whistles that will pass even the most discriminating gamer’s quality inspection. They’ve also done a lot of revamping to their Secret Lab Chair series. This latest gaming chair is up to today’s standards in terms of comfort and expected features. Let’s take a closer looker to see if there really was an improvement.

Secretlab Throne Series Gaming Chair 

From Secretlab, no stranger to gaming chairs, comes the all-new Throne series chair for 2019. The latest iteration of the chair keeps all the original elements intact but improves features and functions. As one would expect, the quality remains and there’s also a lot of new and improved features to go around as well.


The Secretlab Throne series chair has undergone changes as they improve the ergonomics of the chair. First, the racing seat design has received a more comfortable surface covering and a few quality of life adjustments.


Second, the armrests included with this Secret Lab Chair Throne are completely adjustable to your preferences, as they move in several different directions. You can configure them to meet your specific comfort and support needs.


Third, the velour pillows included with this chair are now extremely durable and very soft. They are almost as soft and comfortable as actual pillows that you’d use in a bed, just not as big.


Finally, the durability and longevity of this chair have been increased thanks to an upgraded class 4 hydraulics piston system and a strong framework used in the chair. You don’t have to worry about quality defects at all.

 Secret Lab Throne chair

Pros


  • Has two free lumbar and head pillows included in the packaging to help promote proper spine alignment and relieve stress from pressure points.
  • The tilting mechanism in the base of the chair is multi-functional and allows for a wide array of different chair movements.
  • The base is made from sturdy aluminum, and the 6cm polyurethane casters are rock solid.
  • Has a much appreciated two-year warranty included with the purchase. If anything goes wrong with your Secret Lab Throne, you won’t have to worry about repair costs.
  • The polyurethane coated armrests are slightly concave to conform to your arms so that your elbows, wrists, and hands will be comfortable when you place them on the armrests for long periods.
  • Has a hydraulic piston which can be adjusted to different height positions to meet the preferences for a good many users, whether that be high or low. position

Cons

  • This iteration of the Secretlab Throne is a little hard to put together, so you’ll have to set aside about an hour to get this chair up and running.

Features of the Secretlab Throne Series 2019 Chair

Soft Seating Surfaces – The upholstery of the Secretlab Throne series 2019 gaming chair was given a complete facelift and an upgrade. According to their website their new PU leather is hand-picked and considered prime quality. Extremely soft to the touch, the leather is water and stain resistant and very durable. 

Comfortable Recline –The Secretlab Throne Series 2019 gaming chair seatback reclines all the way back and locks into place so you can even take a nap if you want. The entire chair can be tilted back and locked into any position. You can customize seating comfort for relaxing, watching TV or playing games.

Lush Padding – Secret Lab Chair Thrones are widely known for their comfort, but the Throne series gaming chair takes it a step further. They’ve increased the padding levels over their previous versions. It’s more comfortable to the touch and feels very soft when seated. One of the major upgrades that Secretlab gave to this Secret Lab throne Chair to make it softer was to use something called “cold cured foam.” This new foam helps distribute weight more evenly across the seat bottom when someone sits down. This promotes even weight distribution, minimizes pressure points, and enables you to game much longer.

Soft Armrests that are Adjustable – The armrests of the Secret Lab Chair Throne are coated with a soft PU material which makes them gentle on your forearms, and they won’t break down after extended use as a lot of armrests do today. Something new for this chair is called 4D armrests. They are sold as four-dimensional because they move in four ways; up/down, left/right, forward/backward, tilt left/right. This enables the person seated to customize their forearm position for more comfort which translates to long hours of gaming, working or relaxing.

Extra Strong Base – The Secret Lab Chair Throne series chair’s base is made with Aluminum, so it is light, corrosion resistant and very strong. The base sits on top of a strong hydraulic gas piston that enables the seat to go up and down. At the heart of it all, though, is the sturdy Aluminum chair legs and five smooth rolling wheel casters that are safe for every floor type.

​Testimonials

Thanks for helping me find my love of Secretlab again. This is one of the best chairs I’ve ever used, and I’ve bought some expensive chairs before. I’ll never use another company’s gaming chair again so long as this chair holds up. It’s extremely comfortable, far more than any other Secretlab chair I’ve ever used and I’m really glad I got this when I did.


I fell for the hype, and I’m pretty glad that I did because this chair has surpassed my expectations for what it can do as a gaming chair. I use this chair for pretty much anything now, even movie nights where I will roll my chair out to the living room and sit in this rather than on the couch.

The Results You’ll Get with this Product

Much like the first iteration of the Secret Lab Chair Throne series chair, this chair was built specifically for comfort by people who want you to be comfortable – all the time. The company was founded by gamers, and they make chairs specifically for gamers. Also, this version of the chair focuses a lot on improving blood flow throughout the body. Healthy circulation carries more oxygen which reduces fatigue. Circulation also reduces the chance of blood clots forming, which can be very dangerous. The risk of getting clots is increased significantly when you’re in a seated position for prolonged periods of time with reduced circulation.


The lumbar support pillow and headrest are both contoured specifically to put your lower back and neck in the best position to align your spine and relieve stress. Not only will this keep your back healthy, but it reduces body fatigue so you can sit for longer and be more productive when working or gaming.


The armrests are padded and comfortable, and also reduce the chance of fatigue in your hands and wrists. They can be adjusted in four distinct directions (which Secretlab calls 4D); they can be adjusted up or down, tilted at any angle, folded up and out of the way or extended away from your body in case you need more room in the Secret Lab Chair Throne.


What to Watch Out For

If you’re looking to get the Secret Lab Chair Throne series gaming chair, then you need to make sure that’s exactly what you’re getting because there’s a lot of imitators out there trying to sell knock-off versions of the Throne series chair but under a different name. Secretlab is the only company who is authorized to sell these chairs, and their website is the only place you can buy them.

​Buying Advice

After you buy this chair and it arrives, you want to make sure you have about 45 minutes to an hour set aside to put it together because it’s not the easiest chair to assemble. Thankfully, the instructions for this Secret Lab throne included are crystal clear and will help you immensely. 


Also, you want to keep an eye out on the Secretlab’s website for deals because they always do a lot of limited time specials like free shipping, money off with a code, etc. Keep an eye out for these opportunities because they’re never active for too long.

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Conclusion

The Secret Lab Throne series gaming chair is a smaller design than some of the other chairs they’ve made, but how does this chair hold up overall? Does this chair stand up to the other Throne series iterations and the rest of the product line? How does it stack up to other gaming chairs on the market? Well, pretty good. In fact, we rate this chair a solid 10 out of 10 based upon our experience. This chair rolls smoothly, it’s extremely comfortable, it doesn’t make any noise, and it’s made with solid construction. For the price of $300-$400 (depending on deals), we can definitely recommend this Secret Lab throne chair as a must-have accessory for your game room or office. We recommend that you act fast because they currently have free shipping and a 23% off deal.  For this chair, that is a steal.



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