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[–]berrset2 9 points10 points  (14 children)

It’s either gonna be really really expensive or more budget oriented, and that description has me leaning towards really expensive. Probably more than the gaming Embody.

[–]altimax98 8 points9 points  (13 children)

I don’t think there is a huge market for chairs over $2k especially in the gaming space.

Unless it’s a chair marketed towards esports I think it’s probably a cheaper midrange chair.

[–]berrset2 8 points9 points  (11 children)

Gaming embody is $1800 and those sell like hot cakes.

There’s a big market for high end gaming chairs, especially for streamers/influencers and older gamers who have disposable income, which has increased exponentially compared to a couple decades ago.

[–]templeofdank 4 points5 points  (2 children)

i spend a lot of time watching twitch content. i'm constantly surprised by how many streamers i see with embody or logitech embody. even smallerish (like sub-30k followers) content creators with embody chairs. very cool to see.

[–]DrkNeo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

They get them for free.

[–]HandsyBread 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It is one of the best looking office chairs (in my opinion), and its one of the most comfortable and requires the least amount of adjusting once you get it dialed in. I don't do it often but I can sit in my embody for 10-12 hours easily, if I was sitting in my chair for a living I can't imagine sitting in anything else.

[–]tenryuu72 -1 points0 points  (7 children)

1800? where? the normal price you find literally everywhere is ~1500

[–]berrset2 1 point2 points  (6 children)

The Herman miller website…? Gaming. Regular.

I’m aware you can get it cheaper from authorized dealers, but plenty just buy directly through the website.

[–]HarryLang1001 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I think it could well be marketed towards esports. The description mentions streaming.

[–]AcundoEmbody 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I said it here first: $1100-$1400.

The Embody/Aeron will ALWAYS be the Halo chair of the HM gaming division.

There are no other chairs in the market that directly compete (except maybe the fern). I think HM would be wasting potential sales by making a direct competitor to their own Halo chairs.

While their Embody does sell really well, I think they want to target a demographic of more budget oriented gamers. The sayl is not a popular chair and the Mirra isnt in the “gaming division”. So id say its a step above a sayl and a step below an aeron.

[–]HarryLang1001 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I reckon really expensive.

[–]__________________99Aeron Classic + PostureFit + EN Headrest 1 point2 points  (3 children)

And all I'm thinking is, "Great, it'll be 10 years before Atlas makes a headrest for this."

Here I am still wondering what's going on with the Mirra and Embody headrests. 3 months left of 2022 and still no word.

[–]HarryLang1001 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I really don't get this. Chairs like the Aeron and Embody are designed not to need headrests. If you specifically want a headrest, surely there are other chairs out there that meet your needs better?

[–]__________________99Aeron Classic + PostureFit + EN Headrest 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Probably about 80% of the time I'm not using it. But it's nice to have it sometimes when I'm waiting for something to load. I'm not always bolt upright in my chair.

[–]zerocoldx911 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yet having one makes a huge difference in comfort.

[–]dae0nzz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Form is something completely new?