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Oxford High Back Ergonomic Chair with Headrest - $239 (Save $40 & Get Free Shipping) with Coupon @ FDB Office Furniture

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FDB Office Furniture is happy to be able to offer the Oxford High Back Ergonomic Chair with Headrest to OzBargain Shoppers at a reduced price - and we've even thrown in Free Shipping!

Use the code ozb-oxford to score $40 off the price of the chair, and get Free Shipping at checkout.

The Oxford is the only Ergonomic Chair in our range that is available with a headrest, which many OzBargain shoppers have requested when we've posted deals for our sister site, Epic.

The Oxford high back ergonomic chair is the perfect combination of classic design and safe-working comfort for all day sitting, designed to help you get the job done in style.

Features:

• High-back fully ergonomic office chair
• Breathable mesh backing
• High-density foam seat
• Adjustable PU leather headrest
• Adjustable lumbar pad
• Adjustable and removable armrests
• Multi-lock seat positioning
• Gas lift and tilt lock
• Seat Dimensions: 64cm x 60cm
• Seat Height: 50cm to 55cm
• Product weight: ~16 kg
• Weight Rating: 120 kg
• Warranty: 5 years

FAQ

Q: What is FDB Office Furniture? Aren't you Epic Office Furniture?
A: Yeah, figured we'd pre-empt this one. Yes, we are. Epic is our general business site, FDB Office Furniture is the partner site to our commercial interior fitout business, FDB Commercial Interiors. The products we have on FDB Office Furniture usually come from projects we've done and have had specially made or ordered. Example: A client requests 950 chairs for their office building. The factory we use to make them will make 950 chairs at $100/piece, or 1000 chairs at $90/piece. So, naturally - we get 1000 made, taking advantage of the bulk pricing, which leaves us with 50 extra chairs, which we sell separately.

Q: I've added the chair to my cart, but Shipping isn't Free?
A: You'll need to add your state and postcode to the shipping calculator, make sure you've entered the coupon, and you should be able to select 'Free Metro Shipping'. NB: If there are other products in your cart, they may attract a separate shipping cost.

Q: What's Shipping Insurance? Do I Need it?
A: Honestly? Probably not, if you're just getting the chair. Shipping Insurance adds peace of mind to your order, so that if something gets lost in transit, we'll send another one out right away (or if something is being custom made, jump it back to the front of the production queue and then send it right away) - without having to wait for the freight carrier to go through their 'missing item' process, which can easily take up to a month.

Any other questions, by all means - ask away.

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  • +4 votes

    Any feedback from users of this chair?

  • -1 vote

    fyi, don't ship to NT.

    • +8 votes

      We do, you may just need to enter the extra '0' in front to make it a 4 digit postcode. E.g - Darwin 0820.

      There is also the possibility that we may be missing your postcode from our database. That shouldn't be the case - but if you do have any troubles, just let me know and I'll try to sort it for you.

      All the best,

      • +8 votes

        Never knew NT had 3 digit postcode

  •  

    What's the firmness/amount of padding on the armrests? I tend to rest a bit on my elbows

    • +4 votes

      It's a quite a high density foam at a depth of maybe 1 cm? And while it's comfortable to rest on, there's not all that much give to it. I can make an indent in it with little-finger pressure, but only just. If I'm doing a lot of mousework I tend to rest on my left elbow and right wrist (which has one of those wrist-rest mousepads under it) and can probably stay in that position for an hour or so until my back reminds me I should be sitting ergonomically. Note - it's my back that reminds me, not my elbow - so it's definitely fine for leaning on and pondering the mysteries of the universe for fifteen minutes at a time between doing 'actual work'.

      Sorry it's probably not as complete an answer as you'd like. I don't actually have any specs on the armrest foam itself, so that's the best I can do.

      All the best,

      •  

        Very useful actually haha. I have 2 monitors so tend to lean to one side if I'm focused on a document on one of them, so what you described is exactly what I was asking.

      • +1 vote

        Received the chair today but the armrest does not have any foam, it's a mould of hard plastic. The armrests are not adjustable once they are fitted I bought the chair after reading OPs comments. One of the armrests is slightly damaged as well.

  •  

    Does the chair tilt independently of the base?
    I know that's an unusual question but I play the guitar and armrests can get annoying if I can't tilt back to get them out of the way, but at the same time I like armrests.

    Might be a dumb question but is there a physical store? Somewhere we could go to try these chairs out? Or is there a change of mind policy?

    •  

      Uhh… yes? The base stays on the ground, the back tilts separately of the seat pan - if that's what you meant?

      Depending on size of the body of the guitar, you should be good to lean back and play without the neck coming close to the armrests. That being said, they are adjustable - and removable, so if you have to get them out of the way, you can.

      We do have a couple of showrooms, but none have stock of these particular chairs unfortunately. They're all boxed in our warehouse in Vic.

      Hope that helps?

      •  

        Ok yes I had a brain fart, I meant the seat pan. That's great to hear I'll be considering this chair now. Is there some sort of return policy on these? Like a window in which if we're not satisfied we can return the chair?

        Thank you for answering the previous questions btw

        • +1 vote

          All good, though brain fart must be catching. I just re-read my post and I've worded it in the complete reverse of what I actually meant.

          The seat-pan and the seat-back tilt in sync, so the base stays flat on the ground (otherwise it'd be pretty useless as a chair) but the seat pan itself tilts back with the back, not independent of it. So if you make an 'L' with your thumb and forefinger, then tilt at the wrist, that's the motion. The angle between forefinger and thumb (back and seat) stays the same, but the angle between floor and seat (and therefore, back) gets greater. I hope that's clearer.

          We do offer returns, but generally charge a 25% restocking fee when it's just for change of mind - so… y'know… caveat emptor and all that. If the product is faulty or doesn't match the description - that's on us, and we'd of course refund or replace as necessary.

          If you're specifically looking for a chair where the back tilts independently of the seat… this isn't for you. Sorry to have steered you astray initially.

          Thanks,

  •  

    is the base same as cascade chair?

    •  

      Base is very similar (as far as prongs, castors and lift) - seat pan is actually a little different - and controls are completely different. The Cascade offers a little more customisation as far as ergonomics go. The Oxford essentially uses a single control to ascend/descend and tilt the seat/back together. The only real commonality between the two is the tensioning knob.

      All the best,

  • +5 votes

    updooted purely for thorough OP responses and description.

    • +2 votes

      Your updoot is appreciated. Gracias.

    • +1 vote

      Likewise, great service from the rep, answering all questions quickly and thoroughly!

      •  

        The Epic reps really do a good job and are friendly. They also have a sense of humour which is nice.

  •  

    When you say 'free metro shipping'
    Does that include Cairns?

    •  

      Sorry - that's a misnomer. It's actually straight up Free Shipping on this one. 'Free Metro Shipping' is just the title of the shipping rate, like 'Toll Express' or 'Overnight Delivery' (confusingly, of which we offer neither).

      TL;DR: Ignore the 'metro' part. If it shows as '$0' select that (instead of any priced option offered).

      Thanks for the heads up on that.

  • +1 vote

    ordered one, if it is good, will order more from this provider.

  •  

    It is a bit subjective but would this be better than cascade or vice versa? I guess just looking into some real differences between the both since the cascade had some pretty nice reviews based on the last post

    •  

      'Different' would probably be the word to describe them, rather than better or worse than. The Oxford has the headrest, which the Cascade is lacking, but the Cascade does offer a little bit more control over the overall seat setup.

      Then it'd come down to price. The Cascade is a little cheaper… but we also don't have stock of them at the moment. They're in production, but likely won't be ready to ship until at least late June - whereas we actually have stock of the Oxford ready to go now.

      Cascade's warranty is 10 years, with Oxford's being 5 - though fwiw, their durability and construction is about the same. We have had the lumbar support in the Cascade snap on one or two chairs when being 'over enthusiastically' manhandled up and down - we're quick to replace them if you just give us a call if that's the case, though.

      Essentially, that's a wall of text telling you to flip a coin.

      Enjoy.

      •  

        Will the Cascade have free shipping when it's available?

        The Oxford only has 5 years warranty compared to 10y for the Cascade (10y is what i'd prefer), I can only guess that it's because the PU leather will generally degrade when it's over 5 years.

        •  

          "Clouded the future is"

          I honestly don't know what our next deal will be on Cascade - previously it's been a price discount, with Metro shipping @ $29 ($59 semi-metro and $88 regional) - and by the looks of things it might not make it into our next free shipping deal, just because it's unlikely for us to physically have stock of it while that deal is on.

  •  

    This looks almost identical to the Onex GE300 minus the colour accents.

    •  

      Kinda not really. Functionally - yeah, again - not quite. The GE300 is much more gaming focused, with the arms lifting up and down, the headrest more mobile, the PU paneling on the mesh and headrest, and that weird quilt-like texturing to the seat cushion itself. We don't usually do the gaming thing, so ours aren't quite like-for-like comparison.

      They have the same silhouette, but that's about where the comparison stops.

      Oh, they also have 5 little castors to roll around on. So, yeah… that.

  •  

    What would be the next chair up in your range in terms of comfort? The ergo? Any sale on those?

    •  

      Possibly the Ergo (though if you do go that route, make sure you pick up the arms too - it's a 'greater than the sum of its parts' thing; arms shouldn't make it feel that much more comfortable, but they really do) or the Luminous.

      The luminous has a very 'sturdy' feel to it, it sort of surrounds you as you sink into it, so it's like an office chair sofa - and not actually trying to upsell you here, but it does look awesome with either Cascade or Ink upholstery (obviously doesn't change what it feels like to sit in it, those two colours just set off great against the frame). There is a headrest available for the Luminous, except, uh… it's currently not available. I believe the headrests have only just been added back to the production schedule, so won't be ready til July.

      For the price, Hartley is actually very decent too - though to me personally, not quite the same level as Ergo or Luminous - just because of the shorter back height.

      As far as a Sale on either - not as of this post. Though if free shipping will get you across the line - hit me up again on Tuesday. ;)

      •  

        Any hot deals for Tuesday?
        I am keen on the Ergo or Luminous but need to keep total price including shipping at $300 or less.

        Or are there any model options that give similar features?

        •  

          Yes - but OzBargain doesn't want me telling you about it^, so come real close and I'll whisper.

          We've got Free Shipping at Epic Office Furniture - and both the Ergo and Luminous are available there. Not that it'll apply to your order if you're just grabbing a chair, but we're also giving away Free 600 x 450 Magnetic Commercial Whiteboards with any order over $1000.

          ^We're limited to 2 Deal posts a week - (which is actually per rolling 7 days) - so we can't post the Free Shipping deal here until Friday - it is available right now, though.

          All the best,

  • +1 vote

    What kind of adjustments can be made to the arms? They're one piece and looking at the assembly instructions, I don't see any adjustments being possible.

    • +1 vote

      From memory, the arms can be adjusted to be tighter to the seat or further out from the seat (horizontally - so you're increasing or decreasing the width between the arms) - other than that, they're removable entirely. I don't believe they're height adjustable though.

  •  

    Does the adjustable headrest can be removed completely if I don't want it? Never sit on a chair with headrest at home so I don't know if I like it or not

    •  

      Yes, absolutely. If you decide you do want it, it's just a matter of putting in the 2 screws (supplied) that hold it in place. If you don't want it, you just don't put them in during assembly (i.e - you skip 'Step C').

  •  

    What are the back dimensions?

    Also for the seat height, is that the height adjustable with gaslift?

    •  

      Seat is adjustable with Gas Lift from 50cm Floor to top of Seat Pan, to 55cm Floor to top of Seat Pan.

      I don't actually have the dimensions of the back. I've got the dimensions of the seat, even the dimensions of the arms - but for some reason I'm missing the back dimensions (I'm in Brisbane and all the Oxfords are now in Melbourne, so I can't just whip down to the warehouse with a tape measure).

      I can tell you the maximum height of the chair is 124cm - but I believe that's including the headrest. (Minimum height is 116cm).

      Sorry!