Avid Pro Audio Community

Avid Pro Audio Community

How to Join & Post  •  Community Terms of Use  •  Help Us Help You

Knowledge Base Search  •  Community Search  •  Learn & Support


Avid Home Page

Go Back   Avid Pro Audio Community > General Discussion & Off Topic > General Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-07-2009, 08:50 PM
D Bag D Bag is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 78
Default Studio Chairs-Suggestions

Hi All,
I've been thru many chairs at my workstation over the years. Tried all the standard high end office ones, a couple from Relax The Back. Now I'm looking again.
Can anyone recommend a great chair with good lower back support?

Thanks

Mel
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-07-2009, 09:29 PM
tonepad tonepad is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: SoCal USA
Posts: 834
Default Re: Studio Chairs-Suggestions

Have you tried a Herman Miller Aeron? I've had one for 8+ years and it still feels great. I like that I can move the lumbar pad up and down depending on my lower back aches.
More importantly I found that the height of my monitors (3) and the height of my desk/trackball/keyboard relationship is almost as important for wrist and neck comfort. I remember experimenting an entire year to find the correct positions.

Wilson Dyer mpse
__________________
My day job:

Wilson Dyer MPSE
Sound Supervisor: NCIS Los Angeles, CBS Television
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-07-2009, 09:47 PM
albee1952 albee1952 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Norwich, CT
Posts: 36,600
Default Re: Studio Chairs-Suggestions

Agreed on the Herman Miller chairs but the price is tough to swallow. I have been happy with this chair from Staples:
http://www.staples.com/office/suppli...C2:CG32:DP2156
my only complaint is that the arms are maybe a bit high(even at the lowest position). It improved a bit by swapping them(left for right) which makes them angle back instead of forward, or you could opt to just leave them off.
__________________
Gigabyte X79/intel i7 3930K, 32GB RAM, Presonus Studio 1810C
https://www.facebook.com/search/top/...0sound%20works


I started in this business with nothing..........and I have most of it left

BTW, my name is Dave, but most people call me.........................Dave
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Studio Furniture and Chairs Dopamine 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 14 03-15-2005 06:07 AM
OT Stools.. I mean chairs Carl Z 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 3 08-03-2004 01:02 PM
Suggestions for Advertising Studio kickit Pro Tools TDM Systems (Mac) 0 07-16-2004 11:21 AM
OT: Aeron Chairs.... s0nguy 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 15 06-11-2004 08:45 AM
Suggestions for patchbay-less studio???? funkwrench 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 0 10-03-2000 01:42 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:19 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2008, Jelsoft Enterprises Limited. Forum Hosted By: URLJet.com