This guide covers all the differences between each AKRacing series and models. The guide has been breakdown to several topics to help better find which chair better fits your needs and body type.

Topics

**Recommended series depending on your height and weight**

Main features of each series

What they all have in common?

Cover types

Comparaison of the different bases

Armrests comparaison

    Recommended series depending on your weight and height

    AKRacing shopping guide

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    Main features of each series

    AKRacing EX

    AKRacing EX 

  1. Suggested user height: Up to 6'3" (190 cm)
  2. Suggested weight limit: 250 lb (185 kg)
  3. 3 different colors: Black, Blue, Red
  4. Chair height: 49.25" to 52.75" (adjustable)
  5. Type of cover: Fabric
  6. Adjustable backseat:¬†Yes (180¬į)
  7. Armrests: 3-Direction adjustable
  8. Mechanism: Conventional
  9. Base: Aluminum
  10. Wheels (casters): 2" PU
  11. Accessories included: Lumbar cushion & headrest cushion
  12. Price: $349.00 (Free Shipping)

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    AKRacing EX-Wide

    AKRacing EX-Wide 

  14. Suggested user height: Up to 6'3" (190 cm)
  15. Suggested weight limit: 275 lb (125 kg)
  16. 3 different colors: Black, Blue, Red
  17. Chair height: 49.25" to 52.75" (adjustable)
  18. Type of cover: Cover
  19. Adjustable backseat: Yes (180¬į)
  20. Armrests: 3-Direction adjustable
  21. Mechanism: Conventional
  22. Base: Aluminum
  23. Wheels (casters): 2" PU
  24. Accessories included: Lumbar cushion & headrest cushion
  25. Price: $369.00 (Free Shipping)

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    AKRacing LX Plus

    AKRacing LX Plus 

  27. Suggested user height: Up to 6'5" (195 cm)
  28. Suggested weight limit: 275 lb (125 kg)
  29. 3 different colors: Black, Red, Indigo
  30. Chair height: 51" to 54" (adjustable)
  31. Type of cover: Leatherette
  32. Adjustable backseat: Yes (180¬į)
  33. Armrests: 3-Direction adjustable
  34. Mechanism: Conventional
  35. Base: Aluminum
  36. Wheels (casters): 2.5" PU
  37. Accessories included: Lumbar cushion & headrest cushion
  38. Price: $449.00 (Free Shipping)

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    AKRacing Max

    AKRacing Max

  40. Suggested user height: Up to 6'7" (200 cm)
  41. Suggested weight limit: 350 lb (159 kg)
  42. 5 different colors: Black, Blue, Indigo, Red, White
  43. Chair height: 51.4" to 54" (adjustable)
  44. Type of cover: Leatherette
  45. Adjustable backseat:¬†Yes (180¬į)
  46. Armrests: 4-Direction adjustable
  47. Mechanism: Multi-Functional
  48. Base: Aluminum
  49. Wheels (casters): 2.5"
  50. Accessories included: Lumbar cushion & headrest cushion
  51. Price: $519.00 (Free Shipping)

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    AKRacing Obsidian

    AKRacing Obsidian

  53. Suggested user height: Up to 6'5" (195 cm)
  54. Suggested weight limit: 250 lb (113 kg)
  55. 1 color available: Black
  56. Chair height: 51.4" to 51" (adjustable)
  57. Type of cover: Leatherette
  58. Adjustable backseat:¬†Yes (180¬į)
  59. Armrests: 4-Direction adjustable
  60. Mechanism: Conventional
  61. Base: Aluminum
  62. Wheels (casters): 2.5" PU
  63. Accessories included: Lumbar cushion & headrest cushion
  64. Price: $479.00 (Free Shipping)

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    AKRacing Onyx

    AKRacing Onyx

  66. Suggested user height: Up to 6'7" (200 cm)
  67. Suggested weight limit: 275 lb (125 kg)
  68. 1 different color: Black
  69. Chair height: 50.4" to 53.5" (adjustable)
  70. Type of cover: Leatherette or Full Grain Leather
  71. Adjustable backseat:¬†Yes (180¬į)
  72. Armrests: 3-Direction adjustable
  73. Mechanism: Multi-functional
  74. Base: Aluminum
  75. Wheels (casters): 2.5" PU
  76. Accessories included: Lumbar cushion & headrest cushion
  77. Price: $629.00 to $699.00 (Free Shipping)

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    AKRacing Opal

    AKRacing Opal

  79. Suggested user height: Up to 6'3" (190 cm)
  80. Suggested weight limit: 220 lb (100 kg)
  81. 1 color available: Black
  82. Chair height: 49.4" to 52.5" (adjustable)
  83. Type of cover: Fabric
  84. Adjustable backseat:¬†Yes (180¬į)
  85. Armrests: 3-Direction adjustable
  86. Mechanism: Multi-functional
  87. Base: Aluminum
  88. Wheels (casters): 2.5" PU
  89. Accessories included: Lumbar cushion & headrest cushion
  90. Price: $369.00 (Free Shipping)

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    AKRacing Premium

    AKRacing Premium

  92. Suggested user height: Up to 6'5" (195 cm)
  93. Suggested weight limit: 275 lb (125 kg)
  94. 6 models available
  95. 5 different colors: Black, White, Silver, Green, Blue
  96. Chair height: 51.4" to 54" (adjustable)
  97. Type of cover: Leatherette
  98. Adjustable backseat:¬†Yes (180¬į)
  99. Armrests: 3-Direction adjustable
  100. Mechanism: Conventional
  101. Base: Aluminum
  102. Wheels (casters): 2.5" PU
  103. Accessories included: Lumbar cushion & headrest cushion
  104. Price: $499.00 to $529.00 (Free Shipping)

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    AKRacing Pro

    AKRacing Pro 

  106. Suggested user height: Up to 6'7" (200 cm)
  107. Suggested weight limit: 275 lb (125 kg)
  108. 5 different colors: Black, Blue, Grey, Red, White
  109. Chair height: 48.25" to 51.75" (adjustable)
  110. Type of cover: Leatherette
  111. Adjustable backseat:¬†Yes (180¬į)
  112. Armrests: 4-Direction adjustable
  113. Mechanism: Multi-functional
  114. Base: Aluminum
  115. Wheels (casters): 2.5" PU
  116. Accessories included: Lumbar cushion & headrest cushion
  117. Price: $599.00 (Free Shipping)

  118. What they have in common?

    Matching color lumbar and/or headrest cushions. Even if the cushions are not showing up in the product's pictures, you can check the product description to confirm which cushion comes with your model.

    AKRacing cushions

    Footrest shaped base allows you to rest your feet comfortably on the base. The base's color matches the rest of the chair.

    Strong aluminium base

    Adjustable armrests. Up to 4-direction adjustable armrests available. Click here to get more details about the armrests.

    AKRacing armrests

    12 adjustable backseat¬†positions allowing¬†you to recline the backseat of the gaming chair up to 180¬į.

    Adjustable backseat

    Adjustable height and tilt tensionusing the specially designed handle allowing you to quickly adjust your chair.

    Adjustable height

    Ergonomic design allowing you to sit comfortably for long hours without causing any back pains or discomfort.

    Can support up to 350 lb depending on the Series.

    AKRacing weight limit

    Lifetime warranty on frame, 2-year warranty on parts and 1 year on accessories.

    Free shipping to the contiguous U.S. and Canada.

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    Cover types

                Polyurethane (PU) Leather Style Vinyl (PVC) Fabric
              • Feels and looks like leather compared to PVC
              • Waterproof
              • Easy to clean
              • Waterproof
              • Easy to clean
              • Often used to recreate carbon fiber design
              • More resistant to animal claws
              • Always stays at room temperature
              • Cheaper price due to¬†manufacturing cost
              • ¬†

                We highly suggest to not go for a Fabric cover if you:

                • Smoke (odors can be easily locked in the fabric, which can be¬†difficult to remove or cover)

                • Eat or drink a lot while sitting at your desk


                Comparaison of the different bases

                 

                Usually chairs have 2 different types of bases: nylon or aluminium. There is no major difference between them since they both offer the same features.

                Please keep in mind that both types can support the weight limit without any issues. 

                 

                  Nylon Aluminium

                   
                • Matte¬†finish
                • Only available in black
                • Footrest shaped
                • Shiny¬†finish
                • Available in black and silver (will be shown in the pictures of each chair)
                • Footrest shaped
                • Can support more weight than nylon
                • ¬†


                  Armrests comparaison

                   

                  3-Direction Adjustable 4-Direction Adjustable

                  3 Directions Armrest

                  3 Directions Armrest

                • Adjustable¬†height
                • Adjustable angle (15¬į)
                • Adjustable top part (2 directions: front/back)
                • Soft surface
                • Available on the EX,¬†EX-Wide, LX Plus, LX Plus, Onyx, Opal and¬†Premium
                • AKRacing 3 directions armrest

                  AKRacing 4 directions armrest

                • Adjustable height
                • Adjustable angle (15¬į)
                • Adjustable top part (all 4 directions)
                • Soft surface
                • Available on the Max,¬†Obsidian and Pro
                • AKRacing chairs

                  After reading this guide, you should have the information you need as far as what to look for when purchasing a Gaming Chair.

                    

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