As you already know, the Workpro Quantum 9000 is a very popular ergonomic mesh chair on the market.
But in saying that, there are a lot of excellent ergonomic chairs on the market that would be suitable in any ergonomic office.
So the question is, how does the Workpro Quantum stack up to the competition?
In this review, I’ll go through everything you need to know about the chair.
I will also mention a few other chairs which that are very similar to the Workpro, and should at least be considered.
WorkPro Quantum 9000
Workpro Quantum 9000 Ergonomic Mesh Chair
The Workpro Quantum 9000 is the ideal office chair for people who not only want to feel comfortable while they work but also want to improve their posture in the process.
This is a mid-range office chair that has drawn a lot of comparisons to the hugely popular Herman Miller Aeron chair, particularly in terms of its appearance and design.
Despite being considerably cheaper than the Herman Miller chair, the Quantum 9000 with it’s high-quality and incredible features proves right away that it is not a cheap knockoff.
Yes, it just so happens to be an affordable chair, but in all honesty, people who have reviewed this chair agree that it is under-priced if anything.
Upon receiving this chair, the first thing you’ll notice is how heavy and sturdy it feels.
Workpro utilizes metal parts for durability, so people who buy this chair will not only be supported when sitting on it, but they’ll also feel secure.
The chair is built to last and will easily last upwards of 5 years according to most expert estimations.
The weight of the chair is around 60 pounds, so again, that shows just how well made and durable it is, which is exactly what you need from a chair.
At first glance, the Quantum 9000 looks basic, but when it comes to adjustability, it’s anything but that.
What we liked most is the simplicity in adjusting it. Basically, there is just one small knob used to adjust this chair, along with 3 switches.
The seat depth is adjustable between 19 and 21 inches, making it ideal for everyone, regardless of whether they have short or long limbs.
Additionally, users can adjust the armrests and the backrest, plus make use of its robust tilt mechanism as well.
The idea behind an ergonomic chair is that it supports and protects the user, and the Workpro 9000 does not disappoint.
The 3D armrests are padded with protective cushioning which helps prevent soreness in the elbows and forearms.
Furthermore, to support the arms at different angles, the armrests will pivot between 5 degrees outwards and 25 degrees inwards.
Backrest, Seat Depth, and Tilt
The backrest is height adjustable and as it is a mid-back chair, it can cater to short, average, and tall people with ease.
As mentioned before, the seat depth is also adjustable and the tilt mechanism can tilt the chair by up to 30 degrees from an upright position.
Users can also lock the chair into position once they find an angle that works for them.
Everything is adjustable, from the seat height to the position of the armrests, making it incredibly comfortable.
The cushioned padding is also very supportive and enables you to feel comfortable and supported throughout your workday.
The mesh material may not look very comfortable, but looks can be deceiving.
The chair is extremely comfortable and it’s breathable, which makes it not only hygienic but particularly comfortable during summer or in places with warmer climates.
What Customers Say
People who bought the Workpro 9000 say that it is a fantastic chair for the price. Customers have been most impressed with the build quality and the adjustability of the chair.
- Easily adjustable
- Very durable and well-built
- Stylish design
- Plenty of support
- Breathable mesh material
- You can’t rock the chair when the backrest angle is locked.
- The armrest pivot is a bit sensitive, so you may struggle if you are heavy-handed
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This is an earlier model to the 9000.
The WorkPro 1000 Series Mesh Mid-Back Task Chair isn’t the most aesthetically pleasing chair on the market.
But where Workpro has sacrificed aesthetics they’ve added features.
This chair features adjustable armrests, a 5-point starbase, adjustable seat height, and plenty of support on the backrest.
- Easy to put together
- Plenty of ergonomic support features
- Easy to adjust
- Not the most attractive chair to look at
SIDIZ T50 Highly Adjustable Ergonomic Office Chair
The SIDIZ T50 Ergonomic Office Chair has a clinical appearance, that again just looks like a generic office chair.
While it won’t win any awards for how it looks, it’s the functionality that matters. The T50 features a multi-limited recline function that customers have been especially pleased with.
With its ergonomic 5 curve design, adjustable seat slide and slope, 5 step multi limited tilting, mesh back, and 360 swivel gas lift, you can enjoy optimal support regardless of your size.
- 360 swivel gas lift
- Comfortable mesh support
- Adaptable angles for the seat and backrest
- The recline function gets a bit noisy
- Casters at the base are sensitive
NOUHAUS Ergo3D Ergonomic Office Chair
The NOUHAUS Ergo3D Ergonomic Office Chair is designed to provide optimal comfort and support.
It is best suited for small to average-sized people who are looking for a chair that can withstand the rigors of everyday use. It has a max user weight of 275 lbs and weighs 51 lbs.
This chair utilizes Dynamic Variable Lumbar (DVL) support technology, which alters the amount of support given as you adjust the position of the chair.
- Articulated headrest
- Innovative DVL support
- 3D adjustable armrests
- Does not come assembled
- Not suitable for larger individuals
Ergohuman High Back Swivel Chair With Headrest
The Ergohuman High Back Swivel Chair With Headrest looks exactly like you’d expect a mesh chair to look and feels extremely comfortable.
It offers a back angle adjustment with a 3-position tilt lock and a height-adjustable contoured lumbar support, making it ideal for the management and prevention of posture issues.
The seat and armrests are fully adjustable. so regardless of how tall you are, or how long or short your limbs are, you can adjust the chair to suit you perfectly.
- Contoured lumbar support
- Adjustable seat
- Adjustable pivoting armrests
- 3-position tilt lock
- Mesh material can get a little slippery
- Some users have complained the chair is a little too soft
Should You Buy It?
In a word – Yes!
The Quantum 9000 is vastly under-priced making it a real bargain for the price.
The chair is clearly as durable and well-made as its far more expensive counterparts, including the Herman Miller Aeron, and the differences are negligible at best.
For those who want comfort and ergonomic support as they work, the Workpro Quantum 9000 is very highly recommended. Seriously, just buy it and see for yourselves.