E-WIN FLASH XL SERIES (FLH-XL) ERGONOMIC GAMING CHAIR REVIEW

A GREAT UPGRADE FOR A HOME OFFICE.

A few years ago I transitioned from using a standard desk/computer chair at work to a ‘gaming’ chair. I thought it made sense to use something that was not only designed for long-term use, but also for comfort since I spend most of my waking hours sitting at a computer desk. In my last job, some of my co-workers were actually jealous of my PC gaming chair because it held up so much better than the standard-issue computer chairs. A little over a month ago, I transitioned into a new position with a new company and given the environment we are all navigating with the COVID-19 pandemic, I found myself setting up a long-term workspace at home. Part of that workspace was a new gaming chair from E-Win Racing.

DETAILS

The FLH-XL model gaming chair from E-Win Gaming is made with stain resistant 2.0 PU leather. It’s designed to be able to be cleaned repeatedly and not cause surface damage. This material also surpasses industry performance standard for strength abrasion, hydrolysis, and UV stability. The interior cushion is made with a cold-cure, high-density foam. It’s engineered to be 2 times heavier per cubic foot than regular foam. This means the foam is close to the same quality as memory foam. The arm rests are designed to rotate in/out, adjust front/back, lift up/down, and move sideways. The seat can also be adjusted by height and tilt. The chair is designed to provide an option for users to nap, too, with the adjustable backrest. The back can reach a reclining position of 155º. Because this chair is graded as “XL” it can hold weight up to 550 lbs and has a 22-inch seat base.

E-WIN Flash Series Gaming Chair

 

USER EXPERIENCE

The Flash XL Series (FLH-XL) Ergonomic Computer/Gaming/Office Chair is essentially the upgrade to the Flash XL Series (FLC) model, which we reviewed in 2018. The two chairs are made with the same premium materials, but the seats are designed differently. With the FLC model, the seat is 23.6 inches wide, but only 16.5 inches of that is actually ‘seat’. The rest of it is sides to the seat. With the FLH-XL model, the seat is flat across the base. Therefore, the entire 22-inch seat is available for someone to sit on. For me, this was a big improvement over the FLC model. I really did not like the raised sides on that version of the chair because I felt constrained.

Assembly of the chair wasn’t difficult although the instructions could have been a little more clear. It seemed as though the instructions were generic in nature and not written specifically for this gaming chair. One of the things I like about this chair assembly is that most of the bolts are pre-installed. You have to remove them to use them, but it ensures that you don’t mix up screws during the process. The first set of steps has you attaching the back to the seat. You do this by removing the aforementioned screws from the back and then screwing them back through the metal bracket from the seat.

 

Once the back is attached to the seat, you will then place the plastic cover over the metal bracket. I have to admit that when I first went to install this piece, I didn’t look at the parts closely enough and didn’t notice they were different — but they are. The instructions aren’t particularly clear about which one goes on which side, but when you look at them and the differences in the sides of the chair, you will be able to tell. Once those plastic guards are in place, you turn your attention to the base. You will remove the bolts from the bottom of the chair (only the four in the center and not the ones that hold the arms in place) and then use them to attach the adjustment assembly.

Finally, you will push the wheels into the 5-star base. This base is all metal (with the exception of the actual wheels) and I can speak from experience when I say that it can withstand a lot of use. It’s very sturdy. I do wish the wheels were larger. I am actually currently using the chair on the carpet and surprisingly enough, the chair moves quite well (better than my previous chair) and the carpet is not getting torn up. Once the wheels are all snapped into place on the base, you will flip the base over and put the hydraulic cylinder into the center and then the plastic sleeve on top of it. Last, but not least, you will lift the back/seat assembly onto the base, and then the chair is ready to go.

I really liked the previous version of this chair with the exception of the seat sides that I already mentioned. Since this updated chair has a flat seat, it’s nearly perfect. I’ve been using it for a couple of weeks now for work and I’ve found it to be much more comfortable than my previous gaming chair (not an E-Win brand). I have some chronic back issues so having a sturdy comfortable chair is essential for me. I love the soft seat cushion that is also very supportive. This chair also comes with two detachable cushions — one for the back and one for the neck. I like the back cushion because it helps me sit up straighter. I do remove it from time-to-time so that I can sit back farther in the chair. The only thing I don’t like about this chair and could see it being improved is the location of the hydraulic cylinder. It ends up being off-center and toward the back of the seat. So, when you go to sit in the chair, if you are too close to the front edge, the chair can actually slide out from under you. This has happened to me a couple of times and thankfully was never hurt. While some people may not have problems with this, I wanted to address it since I did have issues. My fiancé will steel the chair from me after my workday to use it through the night for gaming. He says it’s super comfortable and wants to order one just for his gaming station. Nick says the ability to rock in this gaming chair is so wonderful, it keeps him calm when playing intense games.

 

CONCLUSION

The E-Win Flash XL Series (FLH-XL) Ergonomic Computer/Gaming/Office Chair is a wonderful option for home offices, traditional workspaces, or gaming areas. It’s comfortable, sturdy, and made with premium materials. I’m looking forward to using it for several years to come. MacSources readers can get 20% off by using the code Mac.

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Note: This is a review post from https://macsources.com

 

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Stuck at Home Review: EwinRacing Champion Series Gaming Chair

Like many of you, I am stuck at home, riding out this damned COVID-19 pandemic. To pass the time, I noticed I’ve been spending a lot more time on my rump in the home office, whether it be writing things for Droid Life or extended sessions of Call of Duty: Warzone.

Given that I’ve been sitting more, I want to make sure I have a comfortable chair, so it was quite serendipitous that EwinRacing, a maker of PC gaming chairs, emailed me to see if I would be interested in checking out one of their chairs for review. I accepted because who doesn’t want to be comfortable. The chair arrived a few days later. I’ve now had it set up in my office for a few days and am ready to share a few thoughts.

Shall we?

Assembly

I’ve assembled a similar gaming chair before, but thankfully, assembling this EwinRacing gaming chair was nothing like that one. There are only a few pieces to put together, all of which are assembled with the use of one of two hex pins. You can view the entire assembly instruction list here (photo from Monitornerds), but I’d say it took me about 15 minutes from start to finish. Do note the red directional arrows on the instructions, though. I began reading left to right, top to bottom like you’d read a book and was very confused at first. Thankfully my fiancée caught me and corrected me that I need to follow the arrows. Bless her heart.

Once your chair is assembled, with all of its screws tightened, you’re ready to sit and relax.

Features

Can chairs have features? Well of course they can and the Champion Series is no different. This chair features a stain-resistant PU (polyurethane) leather over a  high-density foam cushion. According to the product’s listing, the foam is “engineered to be 2x heavier than regular foam per cubit foot, inching it near the realm of memory foam.” Obviously I’ll chat comfort in just a bit.

For adjusting the chair, there is a ridiculous amount of knobs, levers, and all that jazz. For specifics, there’s height adjustment, tilt adjustment, sideways and height adjustment for the armrests, and backrest adjustment. What I wasn’t sure of at first, but am now a major fan of, are the pillows the chair comes with. And since I’m talking about the pillows now, let’s get to the comfort section.

For a full look at “features,” check out the product listing here.

 

Mmm, new chair smell!

Comfort

This chair is comfy! The last gaming chair I tried, I hoped it might get softer or more comfy after I broke it in for a week or so, but that didn’t really happen. With the EwinRacing gaming chair, it was comfortable as soon as I sat in it the first time.

It is a lot different from the chair I am coming from, a high backrest IKEA office chair, but once I found out the level of tilt I liked, my body just sort of melts right into it. And this is where the pillows come in. My past chairs don’t have cute little pillows to support my lower back and neck, so the addition of these pillows has been a major bonus. If you don’t want the pillows, simply unclip them.

As someone with terrible sitting posture (I look more like a pretzel than a human when sitting), which has been confirmed by my primary care physician, acupuncturist, massage therapist and chiropractor, I honestly feel much more comfortable and less achey after extended periods of sitting. And with the pandemic and state-wide lockdown in full effect, I foresee a lot more sitting in my future.

Durability

I’ve only been using the chair for a few days, so I can’t give you much details in terms of durability, but I have faith that this chair can serve me for some time. The chair feels very durable and heavy, and according to the EwinRacing’s website, the chair can handle plenty of cleaning thanks to its PU leather and hub-less casters. The leather is detailed to “surpass industry performance standards for strength abrasion, hydrolysis, and UV stability,” so that seems good.

For now, it’s holding strong and maybe I’ll post an update to this review in six months or so.

Price

I don’t know how much anyone here spends on chairs, but for me, it’s never been more than $199. Anything higher than that seemed silly, but when I think more about it, if you want something that is high quality and comes with plenty of features, you might have to pay higher prices.

EwinRacing has a large selection of chairs that covers a wide range of prices, but for this Champion Series chair that I received, the price is currently $219. This is 42% off its list price of $379, but on top of that, there are different chairs in this particular series that range in color and size. Thinking objectively, even though I was gifted this chair in exchange for this review, I could easily see myself dropping a couple hundred dollars on this chair.


If you’re stuck at home like us, and you need a new chair for all of your work and/or gaming needs, feel free to check out the Champion Series by following the link below.

E-WIN Store Link (Use code “Droidlife” for 20% off select orders!)

Note: This is the review post from https://www.droid-life.com

 

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EwinRacing Gaming Chair Review

The time we spend behind a computer screen has increased so much throughout the years. Some of us get up from our computer desks at work and go straight back behind one when we get home. Whether it’s streaming our favorite video games, recording a podcast, or making content videos, we spend a lot of time sitting. Even those of us who just casually play video games, it’s all about being comfortable while we sit for extended periods of time. Well, we are here to tell you, EwinRacing Gaming Chairs are here to make you as comfortable as you can for all that sitting.

EwinRacing has been in the gaming chair scene since 2016, where they were an OEM leader in office chair manufacturing. They continue to strive for a professionalization in the gaming chair field while focusing on a strict quality inspection process. The chairs have a heavy metal-based frame, padded with memory foam, and then coated with high quality, stain-resistant PU-leather. That means, with a clean cloth, this chair can be cleaned repeatedly without surface damage. The craftsman truly stands out with each chair that can be easily seen from start to finish.

The EwinRacing Gaming Chair showed up in a pretty big box. We had help getting it in the door and in the room for the unboxing. Getting everything out of the box only took a few minutes and to our surprise, the neck and lumbar support cushions were already attached to the backrest. Typically these come separate when ordering from other companies, and we thought it was a nice touch that EwinRacing had already put the cushions on where they needed to go. After getting everything laid out, set up and building the chair was pretty easy. Overall it took us a tad over twenty minutes to build the chair with just one person.

The only real trouble we had was getting the backrest attached to the seat of the chair, which is the most common complaint when putting together any Gaming Chair. It took us a few minutes to get the bolts lined up into the backrest, but we feel with a second person it would have made this much easier, as we know from experience. The trouble was trying to balance the back of the chair to sit in the brackets of the chair. A bit of a hiccup, but not much of an issue. After getting the two parts together, the rest of the chair assembly was easy. The wheels snapped into the five-star base, and then the hydraulic system into that. The seat then sat down on that and before we knew it, we were done.

First impressions after we stepped back at the newly put together masterpiece were amazing. The chair that was right for us, more about that later, was the EwinRacing Hero series. The chair looked great and the pop of color really caught our eye. Just seeing the picture online doesn’t do it justice as it does in person. You can clearly see the handmade craftsmanship that goes into each chair.

As if it wasn’t love at first sight as it was, we were in for a real treat when finally sitting down and trying it out. It had a nice firmness to it, but not too hard where it was going to be uncomfortable after a long sitting period. We were quite impressed with how well it fit our body. The lumbar cushion was already paying dividends minutes in as we could tell we were already sitting with a better posture than our last chair. We didn’t understand how great the neck cushion would be, and after a slight adjustment, it was a pleasant surprise. We jumped right into our first streaming session with it and we could instantly tell how much better this chair was than our last sitting arrangement. We weren’t constantly trying to move around and find the comfy spot. Once we found the sweet spot with the lumbar and neck cushions, we were more focused on the game instead of how uncomfortable we were at the present time.

We can happily say after a week of consistent use, those first impressions have stuck with us. When we’d finish up a long gaming session in our other chair, our neck and back would be in a bit of pain. Sometimes we’d find our self ending our sessions early because we didn’t want to sit anymore. After using the EwinRacing Gaming Chair on those same long sessions, we felt the same as we did when we first sat down. The way the cushions position you for sitting can not be understated. We never understood how important posture was until we used this chair as much as we have over the last week. We love to stream and now that we are comfortable for longer, we can keep doing our passion for extended periods of time.

EwinRacing has five different series to choose from over on their website, https://ewinracing.com. They claim that one size doesn’t fit all, as each series has a list of height and weight requirements to find that perfect chair for yourself. From the lower-priced Knight series, to the top end priced Flash series, EwinRacing offers a wide variety for weight, height, and price. No matter your selection, the same care for quality and customer satisfaction goes into each series of chair. Each chair comes with a five-year warranty on defects found in the material or workmanship and a ten-year warranty on the steel frame of the chair.

Overall, we couldn’t be more happy with this chair. It has helped extend our gaming sessions and has made them so much more comfortable. Though we have only used the Hero series chair, we feel confident in suggesting any EwinRacing Gaming Chair to fit your needs. You actually feel you are getting great value as nothing looks or feels cheap and you can really see the handmade craftsmanship. So if you are tired of shortening your gaming sessions because you just can’t sit anymore, then EwinRacing Gaming Chairs are the perfect thing for the cure. You will not be disappointed.

Note: This is one review post from https://leveldowngames.com

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Forget keyboards and headsets, this is what you’ll need to succeed in esports

For maximum immersion in the world of the game, comfort is required. After all, if you are constantly distracted by the inconvenience, it is impossible to fully enjoy the world of video games. In the past, few people thought about comfort during the game, especially if they were gathered by the company or the whole family …

The members of the group were located, as a rule, haphazardly. During the era of consoles, a very voluminous TV box with a kinescope was located on an equally heavy pedestal stand. Moving such an array was very difficult. In addition, very often the length of the wire from the joystick to the console was about half a meter, and it was impossible to reach a comfortable sofa or chair with comfort in principle. In an attempt to make the pastime a little more comfortable, pillows were used, which at that time replaced much more comfortable chairs. Although much more often, everyone just landed on the floor near the console.

Of course, everyone understands that the player holding the gamepad was not worried about comfort. In addition, the joystick itself was often made of cheap plastic, and therefore, after ten minutes of active play, he strove to slip out all the time. Children were allowed to play for about half an hour a day, and therefore the hook position was not too critical for them. But parents didn’t mind relieving stress after a hard day and playing a game, often playing for longer than 30 minutes. And naturally, many of them later faced the problem of “how now, in fact, to straighten out?”.

Years passed, and thin plasma panels replaced the huge TV boxes. Gamepads have gained wireless connectivity and it has become possible to sit on a far-standing sofa or chair. The game audience has expanded significantly, new devices for games and gamers themselves appear on the market all the time. And even for the pickiest players, comfort has become not just a must, but an integral part. In the modern market, there is a whole series of products that fall under the category of gaming chairs, they will now be discussed.

Chairs with increased comfort is not a throne for the player, but a great solution for everyone who spends a lot of time behind the monitor. Most of these seats are “mesh” and ergonomic with much finer adjustment of the backrest and height.

To better understand the real value of a good gaming chair we look at Ewinracing Knight Series.

Upholstery made of excellent material, head restraints, adjustment of all parts – this is not an exception at all, but rather an unshakable rule. Such a chair will be a true decoration not only for the gaming room, but also for the office, because it well emphasizes status.

The pricing policy here is versatile, which means that the solution can be chosen for any pocket. For luxury models, you still have to pay a substantial amount, but in this case you get the maximum level of comfort and some exoticism.

Even a real racer doesn’t shun such a chair, because it’s almost a real car seat. Everything here testifies to the automotive design – from the angle of the backrest to its shape. The backrest is conveniently adjustable , and it effectively helps to maintain a flat spine if it is folded back.

The armrest is also adjustable in height and this allows you to adjust the overall design to the growth of the gamer. On the base of the cross is a plastic pad for a more comfortable foot support. The chair is made of steel and leather.

This is an ideal chair for both professional and gamers just starting out . This model ideally combines functionality and increased comfort. High-quality materials, stunning ergonomics, a sloping edge of the seat that prevents squeezing of the arteries, convenient adjustment of the armrests and the five-arm “Flake” are ideal for users who sit in one place for a long time.

And the sturdy construction underlying the Ewin seat is capable of supporting up to 150 kg — more than other similar chairs on offer.

This high-quality leather chair is suitable for both work and leisure. Outwardly, it resembles seats mounted on cool cars. And its improved frame, the presence of a multifunctional adjusting mechanism and a dense foam filler provides comfort and ease of use.

Comfortable fit, quality material, ergonomic design allow gamers to maximize your focus on the gameplay and achieve amazing results. Value for money will also please buyers making it easily one of the best gaming chairs on the market currently.

The big question is, just how much do you want to invest in a chair? Spend more for higher quality or save some and get best value for your money?

There is no definite answer on this issue because for different categories there are completely different prices. You can buy a chair for $200 US dollars and be very surprised why for a seemingly ordinary chair anyone would pay as much as $500 or even more. The taste and color, as they say,  as well as in chairs, are different. What can be definitely said is that the choice of gaming chairs differs in the breadth of the assortment and an interesting model can be selected for almost any pocket and for any needs.

Remember that a good chair is not all. Taking care of your comfort and your body is just as important in the long run.

Note: This is a review post form vieesports.com 

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How Getting The Right Chair Can Improve Your Life

Your office chair might be more more important to your health than you realize.

The average American work day is eight hours long. If you’re one of the many Americans who spend their work day sitting down at a desk, you could potentially be sitting down for eight hours a day, not considering the driving and extra sitting you do outside of work hours. But the big question we have is what kind of chair are you sitting in during your eight hour work day? Turns out, the quality of your office chair is really important in regard to your overall health, mood, and performance.

How many times has your dad told you to stand up straight, hold your shoulders back, fix your posture? It’s just as important to hold good posture while you’re sitting for long periods of time. Research has shown that slouching or just holding bad posture habits while sitting can cause backaches, headaches, and poor concentration skills. In fact, this study published by Health Psychology found that people who sit up straighter have higher self-esteem, alertness, and an overall better mood than their slouching co-workers, among other life improvements.

By simply improving your sitting or standing posture, you can improve your life. The reason behind most of these improvements is largely due to improved blood circulation. Valentina Sendin, the ergonomic project manager for Kaiser Permanente, states in the study that, “When you sit all day with poor posture, you’re preventing your body from getting the necessary circulation it needs. Taking the time to move throughout the day and making postural changes can not only help you have better posture, it can prevent you from serious health issues later in life.” It can also improve breathing efficiency. In order to breathe completely, the diaphragm needs to have enough space in your chest to properly release and contract with each breath. Poor posture causes spine misalignment, which can compromise how deeply you breath, which then limits oxygen supply to the brain, heart, and other vital organs.

To achieve better posture during your work day, it’s important to use an ergonomic chair like the Ewin Calling Series Ergonomic Computer Gaming Office Chair with Pillows. This chair uses a durable steel frame, high density memory foam, and additional support pillows to make sure your neck and back are supported, promoting good posture. This makes sure your skeletal system is not stressed through the day and that your neck is supported so you’re much less likely to develop stiffness in the neck and shoulder region. If the head and neck aren’t regularly supported, it can lead to more serious issues like cervical spondylosis.

Besides all that, ergonomic chairs are way more comfortable than your typical office chairs because of their user-friendly features. The EWin Calling Series Chair gives its users a plethora of adjustable features so that any individual can personalize the chair to their exact comfort. This includes 2D adjustable armrests, height adjustment, back reclining, and a tilt lock and tilt control mechanism. On top of that, this chair comes in 10 different accent colors for shoppers to choose from.

After you get your chair, make sure you’re sitting properly. According to the American Posture Institute, the proper sequence to implement good posture is as follows: sit up straight by extending the spine, pull your shoulders back, align your ears over your shoulders, evenly distribute your weight over both your feet and in your hips, and keep your feet forward. This will hopefully improve your healthy, and your life.

This post was written by our friends over at the Slumber Yard, a review website that focuses on home goods and more.

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E-WIN Champion Series Ergonomic Gaming Office Chair Review

E-WIN Racing was founded in 2016 after being part of a leading OEM office chair manufacturer. They are focused on designing and manufacturing ergonomic “racer” style chairs for both gaming and office use. E-WIN Racing uses the phrase “Quality, but cheap office gaming chairs” to describe their products, and we’re here to find out the accuracy of that statement, at least with the CP-BB3F Gaming Office Chair we had a chance to test.

Specifications & Features

(Courtesy of E-WIN Racing)

E-WIN Champion Series Specifications
Model CP-BB3F
Color Black
Materials Steel (Frame)
Aluminum (Base)
Polyurethane (PU) Leather
Cold Molded Memory Foam
Foam Density 55 kg/m3
Gas Lift Class 4, 120 mm
Weight Capacity 330 lbs
Dimensions

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Net Weight
Certifications  UL verified to meet EN1335-2-3, SGS, and BIFMA standards

Features

4D Adjustable Armrests

  • Front/Back Sliding Adjustments
  • Right/Left Sliding Adjustments
  • Rotational Adjustments
  • Up/Down Vertical Adjustments

Armrest Adjustment

Material Superiority

  • PU Leather surface blends perforation and diamond pattern stitching to make the contact area comfortable and breathable
  • Durable steel frame
  • Aluminum 5-point base
  • Cold molded memory foam

PU Leather

Frame & Foam

Height Adjustment

  • Class 4 Gas Lift, 120 mm

Height Adjustment

Lever Operated Back Recliner

  • Chair allows for 85-155° adjustment

Back Rest Recliner

Tilt Lock & Tilt Control

  • Control tilt angle and tension

Tilt & Lock Control

Packaging & Contents

The chair arrived without any major damage to the box, just the typical scuffs from shipping. The box itself has minimal branding with only “E-WIN” stamped on two sides, and there is product information on two sides in the form of stickers.

Closed Box

Product Info

Branding

When opening the box there is a cardboard sheet underneath and covering the 5-point aluminum base, which separates the base from the rest of the chair for protection. The next layer is the chair’s back, which is laying on top of the seat and the box of assembly components. As you can see, there was a little room for the different parts to move during shipment. The empty space could be filled with foam blocks or something similar to create a more snug fit, but regardless, everything arrived in good condition.

Opened Box

Chair Base

Chair Back

Chair Seat & Accessory Box

The small box has the majority of parts for assembly. These include the assembly manual, gloves, bolts, L-shaped hex wrenches, casters, hinge covers, gas lift, gas lift cover, and the seat mount/adjustment mechanism. There are also some pre-installed bolts that are used for assembly and we’ll see those a little later. The included gloves were an unexpected surprise when opening the box. The gloves are good for initial assembly to prevent skin oils from getting on the chair for oil-free pictures. However, once the chair is assembled and being used, it’s basically inevitable that skin oils will make contact with the chair.

Assembly Components Box

Assembly Components Opened

Assembly Components

Assembly

Assembly begins by removing the four pre-installed bolts in the backrest. Now, the backrest can be placed on the seat, in line with the hinges. The four bolts that were removed are used to attach the backrest to the seat.

Chair Back

Chair Back – Preinstalled Hex Bolts

Chair Back – Preinstalled Hex Bolts Removed

Chair Back & Seat Assembly

Once the backrest and seat are assembled, there are a couple of hinge covers to hide the hinge and bolts. These covers just use a single bolt for mounting and a hole cap to hide the bolt.

Hinge & Bolts Cover

Hinge & Bolts Cover Installed

Cover Cap Installed

Next, we have to mount the tilt and lock mechanism to the bottom of the seat to get it ready for mounting on the base. There are four pre-installed bolts that need to be removed from the seat to make room for the tilt and lock mechanism, then use those same bolts to attach the mechanism to the seat. It’s also worth noting that the armrests are attached to the seat with four bolts and there are slots in the armrests for mounting….we’ll mention this again later.

Seat Bottom

Adjustment Mechanism

Now we need to assemble the chair’s base, which is really simple and doesn’t require any tools. The first step is pushing the casters into the ends of the 5-point base.

Base & Casters

Base & Casters

Base & Casters

Base & Casters Assembled

Next, the gas lift is installed by simply pushing it into the center hole of the base and placing the cover over it.

Gas Lift & Cover

Gas Lift Installed

Cover Installed

The last step is to set the backrest and seat assembly onto the gas lift of the base. That’s it! After maybe fifteen minutes we have a fully assembled E-WIN gaming/office chair.

Finished Assembly

E-WIN Champion Series Chair (CP-BB3F)

Here’s a 360° spin of the E-WIN Champion Series chair…

E-WIN Champion Series (CP-BB3F)

E-WIN Champion Series (CP-BB3F)

E-WIN Champion Series (CP-BB3F)

E-WIN Champion Series (CP-BB3F)

Build Quality

The overall build quality seems really good.

I can appreciate the metal components such as the steel frame and aluminum base.

The PU leather fits tight around the cold molded foam, and the seams look well-stitched. The combination of diamond pattern and dimples in the seat and on the backrest will help the contact areas be a little more breathable than flat leather.

PU Leather, Seam, & Zipper

Diamond & Dimple Pattern

The casters also aren’t the basic cheap plastic casters seen on most office chairs, the E-WIN casters’ two wheels are slightly softer and rubbery. This gives them a little more grip on hard floors, and they actually roll pretty well in my carpeted room as well.

Casters Installed

The lowest quality parts of the chair, in my opinion, are the plastic pieces. Particularly, the plastic parts around the hinge are really thin and flimsy. The plastic parts of the armrests seem to be better in quality, but there is quite a bit of a wiggle room in the armrests.

Ergonomics

There are many adjustments that can be made to the chair to better suit the individual. The back pillow can be adjusted to sit anywhere between the neck pillow and seat to ensure support and comfort. Also, both the neck and back pillows can be removed completely if you wish.

Pillows On

Pillows Off

One adjustment feature that I really like is the reclining backrest, which can recline to an almost flat laying position. Before using this chair, I’ve always had to use the tilt adjustment for reclining, which tilts both the seat and backrest together. The E-WIN Champion chair’s tilt feature is really tight, even with the tension knob turned all the way on its loosest setting. Now, once you recline the backrest some, it becomes easier to tilt the chair back and rock. I suppose the tightness of the tilt adjustment helps to reinforce good posture, but for those that enjoy a loose tilt feature and easy rocking, this could be a turn-off.

Reclined

The gas lift adjusts the seat by 4 inches which makes it so that the top of the seat can be between 19 and 23 inches off the ground. The lowest setting is higher than I’m used to, but it positions me so that my feet are flat on the ground with my knees at a right angle.

Gas Lift Lowered

Gas Lift Raised

The armrests can adjust in four different ways: forward/backward, left/right, vertical, and rotation. The forward and backward adjustment is around 2 inches, the left and right adjustment is maybe an inch, vertical adjustment is around 3.5 inches, and the rotation adjustment spins the ends about an inch in either direction. Also, when assembling the chair I noticed that the armrests are attached to the bottom of the seat with bolts that are placed through slots in the metal. This means that there is slightly more adjustment to be had in the left/right direction if you loosen those bolts and slide the armrests.

Armrest Lateral Adjustment Controls

Armrest Lowered

Armrest Raised

Warranty

Below is a quote from the E-WIN Racing warranty page.

EwinRacing promises to repair or replace any EwinRacing product or component that is found to be defective in material or workmanship within five (5) years from the date of original purchase so long as you, the original purchaser, still owns it. EwinRacing further warrants the steel frame for a period of ten (10) years. This is your sole and exclusive remedy. This warranty is subject to the provisions below. This warranty is effective with purchases made on or after February 28, 2017. Purchases made before that date have a different warranty term, please consult your retailer.

Conclusion

The most important thing everyone should keep in mind when looking to buy a new gaming chair or office chair is that comfort is subjective. All of the adjustment options available on the CP-BB3F will help broaden the range of types of individuals that could benefit from and enjoy the chair. The chair definitely forces me to sit with good posture, which is a good thing especially since I’m notorious for bad desk posture. I like the feel of the PU leather, memory foam, and how the edges of the seat and back wrap around me slightly.

The E-WIN Champion Series CP-BB3F Chair has an MSRP of $379 but happens to be on sale for $309. I’ve never spent more than around $100 on a chair before, so the price was surprising to me at first glance on E-WIN’s website. However, after using the chair I realized that the materials used and available features are what makes the Champion Series chair a chair in the $300-400 price range.

For me, the only real downside to the chair was the thin plastic parts covering the hinges on the side of the chair. I feel like those parts could be thicker and more sturdy for a chair pricing at close to $400 MSRP. However, this isn’t a deal breaker for whether or not I’d recommend the chair, just something the consumer should be aware of before purchase.

Overall, I feel like the E-WIN Champion Series CP-BB3F chair is a solid and comfortable chair that could be used for gaming, office or any setting that requires sitting for an extended time.

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– Matt T. Green (MattNo5ss)

P. S. – E-WIN Racing has also been kind enough to set up a promo code for us, so use the code Overclockers to save 10% at E-WIN Racing.

Note: This is a review post from Overclockers.

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E-Win Champion Series Gaming Desk Chair Impressions

One of the most important components of your gaming PC setup, is your desk chair. Sitting at a desk for extended periods of time is bad for your health, but a good gaming chair, like a Champion Series gaming chair from E-Win, can help limit the effects of marathon sessions at your desk. After about a month of kicking back in one of these chairs for both work and play, I can definitely say that my body notices the difference.

The first thing I noticed while assembling the Champion Series chair that E-Win sent me was that quality is clearly their top priority. The materials are all tougher than you’d expect, the stitching is all strong and clean, and overall the chair feels solid. Assembly itself was pretty simple, and all the parts fit together easily and securely. Upon resting my keister on the Champion Series chair, I could immediately feel my body rejoicing as it was finally properly supported.

I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that my previous desk chair at home was a whim purchase at Office Depot during my freshman year of college. Needless to say, it had seen better days, and it definitely wasn’t doing anything for my posture or rump. Having said that, I’ve been lucky enough to have an employer that has supplied me with a variety of high-quality desk chairs at work over the years. The Champion Series chair was a welcomed upgrade at home, and it easily rivals the most expensive office chairs I’ve had at work for a fraction of the price.

At the surface, the Champion Series chair has a pretty standard set of features: swivel base with wheels, gas cylinder for controlling the height of the chair, a lockable spring-loaded joint for leaning the chair back, and height adjustable armrests. It also comes with several features you won’t find on most chairs. The armrests can also be moved laterally (front, back, left, right) and rotated slightly to maximize comfort. Two cushions can be adjusted up or down to support your lower back and neck, or they can be removed.

One of my favorite features is the fully reclinable back. With a pull of a lever, you can recline back in the chair so that the back and base of the seat are nearly flat. The first time I tried this, I felt like I was doing a trust-fall exercise and I was a little worried that I’d topple right over once my center of gravity tipped too far to the rear of the seat. Luckily, E-Win thought of this and mounted the seat closer to the rear, so that it still properly supports your weight when fully reclined. This also puts the front of the seat further out over the legs of the base, so I find myself placing my feet flat on the floor rather than on the legs. The only downfall of this is that it makes leaning the entire seat back quite a bit more difficult. All-in-all, I think this is a better design, but perhaps E-Win will improve on this in the future.

After using the Champion Series chair for a while, I’ve noticed my posture is much better when sitting in it compared to any other office chair I’ve used. Its design almost makes it uncomfortable to sit any other way than straight up, no leaning or slouching, and feet flat on the floor. This is partially due to the aforementioned placement of the seat on the base, but mostly due to how the chair curves around you. The chair holds you in place a little more like a car seat than a desk chair, only a little less squishy. If you try to lean to the side or sit sideways, the stiff sides of the seat make it uncomfortable forcing you to sit with better posture. I consider this to be a good feature, however, one must be careful when purchasing a chair like this since it must be sized properly. I’m a smaller guy, and if my shoulders were an inch or two wider, I’d probably feel cramped in it. E-Win’s web site has very detailed dimensions that should not be overlooked when choosing a chair.

Overall, E-Win’s Champion Series chair is comfortable from the start to finish of even the longest gaming sessions, and it is one of the sturdiest chairs I’ve sat in. The premium materials, top-notch build quality, and the inclusion of some unique features make it a competitor in the higher-end desk chair market at a more budget friendly price. These points paired with the more professional appearance of this particular design, make the Champion Series chair a pretty solid option for this middle-aged gamer.

You can currently find this chair on E-Win’s web site for $309 (normally $379), and if you use our coupon code “CoOp”, you will take an additional 10% off. The coupon code also works on other chairs as well as gaming accessories.

Note: This is a review post from Co-Optimus.

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E-Win Champion Series Gaming Chair Review – Sitting Done Right

 

We’ve been using the E-Win Champion Series gaming chair for a week. Should you consider one of these for your office or home gaming set up?

Read our review to find out.

If you spend a lot of time in an office, then you probably spend a lot of time sitting on your butt. The same can be said for PC gamers and YouTube and Twitch streamers. A comfortable office chair is a must for those long hours of sitting on that butt, but your standard office chair can costs you a thousand dollars or more if you want a really nice one. When the EwinRacing team reached out to us and offered us one of their Champion Series gaming chairs, we were skeptical of how comfortable their chairs could be at such a low price point of US$289 (10% less if you use code TERMINAL at checkout).

Easy Assembly

We’ve been using the E-Win Champion Series gaming chair for a week. Should you consider one of these for your office or home gaming set up?

Read our review to find out.

If you spend a lot of time in an office, then you probably spend a lot of time sitting on your butt. The same can be said for PC gamers and YouTube and Twitch streamers. A comfortable office chair is a must for those long hours of sitting on that butt, but your standard office chair can costs you a thousand dollars or more if you want a really nice one. When the EwinRacing team reached out to us and offered us one of their Champion Series gaming chairs, we were skeptical of how comfortable their chairs could be at such a low price point of US$289 (10% less if you use code TERMINAL at checkout).

Easy Assembly

The chair shipped fast and arrived in a pretty big box. Assembly instructions, hand tools, and even a pair of white gloves are included and made assembly a fairly quick and easy process. From start to finish it only took us around fifteen minutes for the full assembly of the gaming chair, and a few extra bolts and washers are included in case anything is missing. Below you will find our unboxing and assembly video of the gaming chair, and for the record parts of it are sped up by us. I really can’t move that fast.

Cushy Comfort

Once we planted our butt in the fully assembled chair, we were pleasantly surprised at how soft and comfortable the gaming chair was. The form fitting back almost felt like a wrap around racing seat in a sports car. The chair shipped with a lumbar support cushion and head rest cushion already in place. Personally, I suffer from long time back injuries and the lumbar support isn’t for me, but it only took a few seconds to undo the clasps holding that in place. If you are wanting to kick back and relax, maybe watch some of your favorite streams on YouTube, the head rest cushion is a nice touch.

Adjustments Galore

Once assembled, the chair has several adjustments to make it as comfortable as possible. You have your standard height adjustment thanks to the sturdy hydraulic piston under you, and for those longer legged folks, it goes fairly high. The arm rests are also adjustable. They can be raised and lowered, swiveled in and out, and even extended. We borrowed this image from the EwinRacing website to better explain the armrests.

Kickback and Relax

The vertical back of the chair has a huge range of motion, with the ability to lay it down almost flat. With 85-155 degrees of motion, you can find just about any angle you wish to watch those gaming streams or type out that report or blog. You could lay it back far enough if you need a nice afternoon nap, but don’t tell your boss I said that.

Comfort and Looks at an Affordable Price

We have used quite a few different office chairs over the years, and most weren’t cheap. Dropping $500 or $600 on a decent chair is usually the norm, and as much use as they get they are generally worth the investment. With the EwinRacing Champion Series gaming chairs, you get great quality and comfort at a much more affordable price.

Great job EwinRacing Team and thanks for this awesome chair!

Note: This is a review post from Terminalgamer.

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E-WIN FLASH-XL GAMING CHAIR REVIEW

For years I have only ever used standard office furniture you can get at almost any supply store. More often than not, I would pick up a cheap chair and have it start breaking down on me within a year or so. Now, however, many companies have entered the market sporting gaming chairs with a design reminiscent of car racing seats.

It seems almost everywhere you look online you will find someone sitting one of them, and it becomes hard to not notice the trend of people using them. When I was offered to review an E-Win gaming chair, I was both excited to have a new chair but hesitant due to the inherent designs of them. Still, I was hoping this would be a comfortable replacement for my current chair.

First I should probably explain the condition of my old chair. I purchased it years ago from a local office supply store for about $300. What attracted me to get it was that it was comfortable with my height and size. Being 6 foot 5 inches tall, many chairs only support my lower back when I lean back. Likewise I have a habit of crossing my legs while in my chair when using my computer.

Within a matter of a couple of years it took quite a bit of abuse. Between 3 home moves, 6 cats, dozens of people jumping into it, and many drunken gaming nights, the chair began to fall apart. First the chair began to lean off slightly to one side. Soon after the chair began to creek when moving in any direction and over time it became louder. Worse yet, the fake leather laminate would peal off easily and I would have to spend a considerable amount of time finding every piece that came off as it easily stuck to my clothing and arms. Needless to say, it was time for a new chair.

When the new chair was offered, I opted for the Flash-XL series. Being the largest in size I felt it would be the one that would be the most comfortable for me. Within the week it arrived to my doorstep in a box weighting over 60 pounds. Opening it up I come to find everything neatly placed and each piece being well protected from one another, helping ensure the quality of the product.

Using two different key wrenches throughout the assembly and doing it without any outside help, it was one of the easiest chairs for me to assemble out of every chair I had before. While their was a short list of instructions with images, most of it was relatively self explanatory.

The only minor issue I had during assembly was my own fault. The side guards were not labeled and I didn’t notice one of them was a bit larger sticking out to protect the area where I can pull a leaver in order to lean my chair back much like a car seat. Still, I was happy I got the entire chair assembled within 15 minutes.

The overall quality of the chair is fantastic. Despite not being made with real leather but polyurethane faux leather, it still looks clean and is smooth to the touch. The two pillows for both levels of lumbar support are held using a elastic band, and can be removed if needed.

The base of the chair is built to last, as it’s made completely out of dense aluminum frame. Overall, with most of the package offers I am satisfied. However there are a couple of flaws that stood out to me right off the bat.

Looking over each individual part of the chair I only saw one minor flaw with the product. On the side of the chair, between two of the screws on the side of the backing, the leather had a small puncture.

When checking the box for any type of punctures that could cause this, I found nothing that would indicate this would be from an outside source. Lucky, however, I noticed that when I would assemble it, this hole would be covered and protected so the damage would not potentially worsen.

First and possibly my biggest complaint has to do with the plastic arm rests. Despite the majority of the chair being of a superb build and materials, these feel cheaply made compared to the rest of the chair. More often than not they can rattle a bit, and feel somewhat loose. While the looseness is due to the rests being adjustable, it still is a low part to the overall design.

The other issue I have with the chair is the neck pillow. While lumbar support pillow can be adjusted in height, the neck pillow is mostly stationary. Oftentimes, when I want to use it before putting my full back in the chair, I have to pull it up a bit and hold it in place until my head is leaning into the back of the chair. While disappointing and annoying, the other parts of the chair are great.

Part of my skepticism of these types of chairs have to do with how comfortable they are. Almost every one of them, from the many companies I have tried all had the same issues. The seats have always been too narrow, the front of the seat rises up and pushes into my legs causing discomfort, and the back was always too small or overly rounded, causing me to pinch my shoulders together slightly. Far too often these have caused me to turn away from these type of chairs.

Luckily, with the Flash-XL series, most of these problems have been eliminated. First, the back is tall enough for me to rest my head on is fantastic. Despite my minor complaint with the neck pillow, this is overall welcome as it’s usually very hard to find a chair tall enough for myself.

Likewise I don’t find myself having to adjust my upper body in order to sit right or be comfortable. The lumbar pillow is also a great addition and forces me to sit more upright then hunched over the keyboard like other chairs before. Overall my lower back felt great where a few other chairs hurt it, especially sitting with poor posture.

The lower body is majorly comfortable as well. Unlike the other chairs, the Flash-XL does not push up against the undersides of my legs. Likewise the seat allows me to have my legs spread out just enough to not feel uncomfortable. However, on the sides of the seat the chair does have parts that do stand out on it. The memory foam seat does cause pressure when spreading my legs out too far, which does lead to discomfort on the sides. However, within one full day of working and gaming (about 14 hours), my legs felt fine as long as I wasn’t overly excessive with how far apart my legs were.

Much akin to a normal car seat lever, a lever on the right side allows the back of the chair to lean backwards up to 155 degrees. It was nice being able to do this when I just wanted to take a break from looking at my computer, kicking up my legs on my desk and just relaxing for a moment. The complaint I had with the neck pillow did not apply here as with minimal adjustments, it sat perfectly. However, it’s best to lift the lever completely before tilting back as with a car lever it will make a harsh click and fall backwards roughly if you’re not prepared for it.

One thing of note is that the Flash-XL series sits very high compared to most chairs. At full height my feet lightly touches the floor. This is an experience I’ve never had with something, other than a bar stool. Even at its lowest it still sits higher than most office chairs. For myself, where before my legs went under comfortably my desk, now without tucking my legs under the chair slightly can I fit under it. While not a flaw, in a matter of fact I love the chair sitting higher, some people will need to check the height of their desks in order to make sure that they can sit comfortably.

Where at some points I leave my desktop PC to do work sitting on the couch due to discomfort from my chair before, throughout the last several days of use I have not left the chair to go work elsewhere.

While the price of the chair can be steep for some, for myself its a bit more than I usually would have to spend on a lasting office chair. Is the E-Win Flash-XL chair the best chair I have owned for sitting at my computer? Its tough to say but it does stand out as one of the best I have had within the last 10 years.

It’s hard to find a chair that is comfortable enough and fits my size, and this chair does it very well. While I have yet to see how it lasts over the long term, just from what I have experienced with it in my own home I am thoroughly enjoying my time with it.

If you’re looking to check out the various gaming chair options provided by E-Win, head on over to their official website. We also now have a partnership with E-Win to provide a nice 15% discount, just use the coupon code “NicheGamer” at checkout.

The E-Win Flash-XL Gaming Chair was supplied for review by E-Win. You can find additional information about Niche Gamer’s review/ethics policy here.

The Verdict: 8


The Good

  • Overall build quality of the chair is great.
  • Easy and quick to assemble
  • Overall very comfortable and adjustable.
  • Lumbar support pillow helps especially when sitting for a long period of time.

The Bad

  • The arm rests feel cheap compared to the rest of the chair.
  • The neck pillow when sitting up needs to be adjusted to sit right.
  • The sides of the chair can cause some pressure to the legs depending how you sit.
  • Might need to check your desk height.

This is a review post from nichegamer.com.

 

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EWIN FLASH XL SERIES GAMING CHAIR For racing car seat style

For racing car seat style

REASONS TO BUY
+4D adjustable armrests+Ergonomic design+High density memory foam

If you want a gaming chair that looks more like a high-end racing car seat FLRthan a stuffy office chair, then the Flash XL from Ewin is your best bet. It’s an ergonomic design built for maximum comfort, with a durable frame, pillows for neck and lumbar support, high density memory foam and tilt-tension control. It’s one of the best on the list for making armrest adjustments with so-called ‘4D armrests’, which can be fine-tuned in all directions before holding them in place. It comes in bright blue and black or bright red and blue, ideal for those who are after a colourful chair that packs a punch.

Note: This is a review post from T3.com.

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