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EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stoolby Mey Chair Systems
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The EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool from Mey Chair Systems offers users looking for a sturdy leaning or sitting stool a larger-than-average seating surface, combined with extra cushioning for superior comfort. Height adjustment is accomplished via a gas spring that also serves to absorb impact as the user lowers themselves onto the seat. Two ranges of seat height adjustment are now available to provide seating options for people ranging in height from barely 5' tall to 6'6" tall.
Note: Users up to 5'9" tall should consider model numbers 11128 or 11129 (seat height adjustment ranges from 24" to 31"). Users who are between about 5'6" tall to 6'6" tall should consider model numbers 11122 or 11123 (seat height adjustment ranges from 28" to 37").
The EZSIT Comfort Elite models were developed in response to user feedback about other options in sit-stand seating. Many users found the seats and backs on other models too small and narrow, making those models uncomfortable for extended work sessions. The EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool, with its increased cushioning and greater surface areas, can provide comfort and support to users small and large, and for lengthy work sessions. The large 18.7" by 13" seat tilts from 0° to 15° and generous padding provides support without sacrificing comfort. Model 11122 includes a matching, heavily padded oversized back with a shallow curvature to accommodate broad-backed individuals. Independent angle adjustment on the back of this model ensures that a comfortable upright posture can be maintained regardless of the chosen seat angle.
Users who have adopted a leaning or semi-seated stance over either traditional seating or full-time standing might well appreciate the extra comfort offered by the EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool.
Reduces Weight Load on Legs and Feet
- Using a sit-stand stool such as the EZSIT can sigificantly reduce the weight load borne by the ankles, knees, and hips. Users can potentially transfer 60% or more of their weight onto the seat as an alternative to solely standing. This transfer greatly reduces the strain that the joint surfaces are subjected to and offers a potential reduction in risk of damage to these key joints.
Reduces Risk of Lower Limb Circulation Problems
- Static standing has been identified as a contributing factor in the development of edema (swelling of the lower legs). When the muscles of the lower legs are not being flexed they cannot pump blood and fluids through the circulatory system. When leaning or sitting on the EZSIT Stool the user can flex the muscles of the lower legs more easily.
Helps to Improve the Health of the Body's Systems
- The conventional seated position (i.e. 90º bend) restricts both blood and fluid flows through the internal organs. A leaning position such as the EZSIT offers can benefit internal systems, such as the digestive and cardiovascular systems, by opening up the core and allowing the diaphragm to move more freely. In comparison to the traditional static seated position, the more upright stance can significantly increase cardiovascular activity.
Increases Mental Alertness
- The open core stance, combined with the ability to flex the leg muscles, naturally increases cardiovascular activity. This moves more oxygen to the brain and contributes to a greater degree of mental alertness.
Reduces Risk of Lower Back Pain
- Standing with the feet flat for extended periods of time (such as at a standing desk or counter) requires the muscles of the lower back to remain in a state of constant tension (even more so if the abdominal muscles are weak). As the muscles tire, the back tends to curve or arch, which can often lead to an unnatural and unhealthy degree of lordosis (sometimes referred to as "swayback"). Since some degree of unnatural curvature is already common to many back problems, a standing workstation has the potential to increase, rather than decrease, pain and fatigue. By employing a leaning stool such as the EZSIT, which tilts the pelvis slightly forward, users allow the spine to return to the natural, gently curved S-shape that provides the greatest strength, stability and support for the entire body. The unnatural, extreme curvature is eliminated, and the overworked muscles of the back are able to relax and recover.
Reduces General Fatigue
- Many people who stand for prolonged periods during their work day already know how fatiguing this can be. The fatigue may begin in the feet and legs but typically extends its reach to affect the user both physically and mentally. After a day of standing, many people find themselves unable to actively participate in recreational activities or to enjoy other interests. A leaning stool such as the EZSIT helps to mitigate the factors that lead to fatigue, allowing users to conserve more energy for after-work activities. (Anti-Fatigue Mats, which provide cushioning for the feet when standing or leaning, can provide even more support.)
Extends Range of Movement
- Working from a semi-standing position offers users a noticeable increase in range of motion and reach compared to conventional chairs or stools. This extends the Comfort Zone and allows access to a larger area of the work surface, while at the same time reducing the risk of overextension. Learn More About the Comfort Zone
- Large Seating Surface: Both models of the EZSIT Comfort Elite Stool feature a large seat that is 20% to 30% wider and deeper than similar seats, increasing comfort for most users.
- Extra-Thick Padding: EZSIT models are equipped with over 3" of padding in both the seat and back. This means that the cushioning effect will not 'bottom out', even for heavier users.
- Height Adjustable: A lever-controlled gas spring provides ranges of 24"-31" or 28"-37" depending on the model.
- Cushioning Gas Spring: The gas spring that provides height adjustment also serves as a shock absorber to help absorb impact as the user sits down.
- Large, Softly Curved Seat Back: Models 11122 and 11128 features a wide back with a shallow curve that can accommodate all users, even those with a broad build.
- Tilting Seat: The seat on the EZSIT can be tilted forward from 0° to 15° from horizontal. Adjustment is via a locking lever that enables infinite positioning.
- Independently Tilting & Height Adjustable Back: Users of Models 11122 and 11128 can easily adjust the angle of the seat back independently of the angle of the seat pan. The independent angle adjustment on the back ensures that a comfortable upright posture can be maintained regardless of the chosen seat angle. A 6" range of height adjustment enables users to find the position that works best for them.
- Rugged Construction: A large-diameter tubular steel frame and housing provide support for the gas spring column and seat.
- Easy Transport Rollers: Small rollers are incorporated into the back of the base, enabling users to tip the stool to move it between locations.
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EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool
EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool with Back
Seat: 18.7" (47.5 cm) wide x 13.2" (336 cm) deep
Back: 16.5" (42 cm) wide x 11" (28 cm) high
- Height Adjustment:
Back: 6" (15.2 cm) range
- (Models 11122 & 11123) 28" (71 cm) - 37" (94 cm)
- (Models 11128 & 11129) 24" (61 cm) - 31" (78.8 cm)
- Tilt Range:
Seat: 0° - 15° forward from horizontal
Back: Approximately 20° of adjustment range. (Angle of seat back can be positioned independently of the seat.)
- Back Curvature: 1" (2.5 cm ) deep at centre of back
- Padding Thickness:
Seat: 3.125" (8 cm)
Back: 3.125" (8 cm)
- Base Footprint: 20" (50.8 cm) wide x 17" (43.2 cm) deep
- Weight Rating: 264 lbs (120 kg)
- Warranty: 5 Years
- Package Contents:
11122: EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool with Back, Assembly Guide Sheet.
11123: EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool, Assembly Guide Sheet
11128: EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool with Back, Assembly Guide Sheet.
11129: EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool, Assembly Guide Sheet
- Choose first whether you wish to sit or lean. Adjust the tilt of the seat accordingly.
- Select the correct height. When adjusting the height of the seat, aim to position yourself in a posture where the angle of your thighs is between 25º and 40º off the vertical. If you are unable to make comfortable contact with the seat you have likely set the seat too high.
- Consider adding an Anti-Fatigue Mat to your workstation. If you notice that you do not feel secure, or would like a cushioned surface for your fee to rest on, consider adding a non-slip Anti-Fatigue Mat to your workstation.
- Consider bracing your feet. Some users of leaning stools find that bracing their feet against a sturdy, fixed bar or rail can substantially improve their comfort. Caution: Standard footrests are not recommended for this application.
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|11122|| EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool with Back, Imitation Leather Over Foam, Seat Height Range of 28" - 37". (AF5R-H-Comfort-KL-Schwarz)|
|11123|| EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool, imitation leather over foam, Seat Height Range of 28" - 37". (AF5-H-Comfort-KL-Schwarz)|
|11128|| EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool with Back, Imitation Leather Over Foam, Seat Height Range of 24" - 31". (AF5R-H-Comfort-KL-Schwarz-1225)|
|11129|| EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool, imitation leather over foam, Seat Height Range of 24" - 31". (AF5R-H-Comfort-KL-Schwarz-1225)|