When you get a new office chair it’s important to understand how it’s adjusted and operates so it can be customized to fit your specific needs. Every office chair is different, so sometimes it can be tricky to understand what each lever or knob does and how to properly adjust different parts. If you’re using your chair and it’s causing you discomfort, you may not be using it properly. Knowing how to sit in and adjust your chair can make a world of a difference in your sitting experience. In this blog, we’ll tell you how to adjust the seat height, seat depth, backrest, lumbar, and headrests on the BTOD Akir Office Chair.
The BTOD Akir chair features a handful of useful adjustments to ensure you’re as comfortable as possible. These adjustments include seat height and depth, back tilt angle and tension, lumbar support, and different armrest adjustments.
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Steelcase Leap v2 Adjustments
- Seat Height
- Seat Depth
- Tilt Angle
- Recline Tension
- Lumbar Height
- Armrest Height, Width, and Pivot
- Final Thoughts
BTOD Akir Office Chair Adjustment Guide Video
The first, and most well-known adjustment, is the seat height. To lower the seat height, simply put your body weight on the chair and pull up on the right-side lever. To raise the seat height, take your weight off the chair and lift the same lever, stopping at your desired level. To sit ergonomically, you’re going to want to be seated with your feet flat on the ground with your knees bent at a 90-degree angle.
The seat depth is the measurement from the back of the chair to the front of the seat edge and determines how far you sit back in your chair. To properly adjust the seat depth, pull up on the left-side, back lever and slide the seat forward or backward. To sit ergonomically, you’ll want there to be a one-inch gap from the back of your knees to the front of the seat edge.
The back tilt angle on the Akir chair can be adjusted by turning the front knob on the left side forward to unlock and backwards to lock. This chair has four different lock position to choose from that you can unlock, and then lock into.
Once you have your seat and back fitted correctly, you can adjust the tension on the recline to your liking. To make this adjustment, turn the knob on the front, right side of your seat. To make the tension tighter, turn the knob clockwise to tighten and counterclockwise to loosen the tension.
The lumbar adjustment on this chair is a simple yet important adjustment for seat comfort. You’ll find the lumbar cushion on the lower part of the back of your chair. This sits on a track that can be adjusted up or down so the lumbar cushion lines up with the small of your back.
This chair features height adjustable arms as well at arm pads with adjustable width, depth, and pivot. When adjusting the arm height, you’ll find a button on each arm of the chair. Press these buttons in and move the arm pads to your desired height. To sit ergonomically, you’ll want your armrest set so that your arms can rest at your sides with your elbows bent at 90-degree angle.
To adjust the arm cap width, depth, and pivot, slide or push them until you find a spot where your arms are rested comfortably at your sides.
Now that you know how to properly adjust your BTOD Akir Office Chair, you should be able to sit as ergonomically correct as possible. You’ll find great benefits in overall comfort from sitting correctly in your chair. If you have any questions about office chair adjustments or how to properly sit in your chair, don’t hesitate to reach out.