4 Simple Adjustments Give You Complete Control of Your Embody Chair
1. Backfit Adjustment
The Backfit adjustment is critical, allowing you to position the back of the chair to fit the curvature of your entire back, which places your head in a balanced position for alignment with your computer screen. Take your weight off the chair back. For the initial adjustment, rotate the back angle to full forward position (clockwise). Now lean back.
IF YOU HAVE A FLAT BACK: Rotate the Backfit adjustment clockwise to the full forward position or move it slightly back by turning the knob counterclockwise until you begin to shift your weight on the chair back. This allows your head to be held forward, positioning your eyes in relationship with the computer screen. There is a limited amount of lumbar support. With a flat back, little support is needed because there is no lumbar curve.
IF YOU HAVE A CURVED BACK: Rotate the Backfit adjustment clockwise to the full forward position. Your upper back will feel pushed forward and your eyes will be directed towards the floor. Rotate the back rearward (counterclockwise), which provides more room for your thoracic curvature, allowing your head and eyes to lift. At the same time, this adjustment brings added support to your lumbar region.
2. Arm Height & Width Adjustment
Press the button on the underside of the armpad to raise or lower it. The chair arms adjust low to avoid contact with a work surface. For proper adjustment, your arms should make contact with the armpad without any lift at your shoulders.
To adjust the arm width, place two hands on an armpad to pull in or push out. The arms are designed to be adjusted without too much force, but remain in place when presented with unintended movement.
3. Seat Height Adjustment
Angle the joystick fully and lower the seat to the lowest position. Lift your feet onto your toes to remove your thigh weight from the seat. Angle the joystick fully and lift your weight to raise the seat height to the desired level. For proper adjustment, there should be slightly less than 90° angle between your thighs and calves.
4. Tilt Limiter Adjustment
Lean slightly forward. Move the tilt limiter (rear left side) to the up position to lock the tilt in place. To disengage the tilt limiter lock, flip the handle fully downward. Now recline slowly in the chair.
You can tighten or loosen the tension by turning the tilt tension knob (found around the seat height adjustment joystick on right side) clockwise or counterclockwise.
If you are having difficulty reclining, loosen the tension knob counterclockwise. If you feel like you are reclining too far, tighten the tension by turning the knob clockwise.