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Sharkoon Elbrus 2 Gaming Chair Review

Rating: 7.0.

When it comes to reviewing gaming chairs we always see mixed opinions from our readers. There are plenty of options already out there but more manufacturers are entering the market with their own take on the established racing-style design. In this review we take a look at Sharkoon’s mid-range entry, the Elbrus 2. Priced at £179, it has a lot of useful features for a price undercuts quite a few competitors. 

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Specifications: 

  • Foam Type:High Density Mould Shaping Foam
  • Foam Density:50 kg/m³
  • Frame Construction:Steel (Diameter: 19 mm)
  • Seat Cover Material:PU / PVC
  • Color Versions:Blue, Green, Grey, Red
  • Adjustable Armrests: 3D
  • Armrest Pad Size (L x W): 25 x 8.6 cm
  • Mechanism: Conventional Tilt
  • Tilt Lock: Yes
  • Adjustable Tilt Angle: 3° – 18°
  • Gas Lift Piston: Class 4
  • Adjustable Back Angle: 90° – 160°
  • Headrest & Lumbar Cushion: Included
  • Headrest & Lumbar Cushion Cover Material:Fabric
  • Five-Star Base:Aluminium Five-Star Base
  • Wheel Size:60 mm
  • Assembly Required: Yes

Dimensions:

  • Seating Size (W x D): 38.5 x 48.5 cm
  • Maximum Seating Height: 59 cm
  • Minimum Seating Height: 49 cm
  • Maximum Armrest Height: 34 cm
  • Minimum Armrest Height: 26.5 cm
  • Backrest Height: 84.5 cm
  • Backrest Shoulder Width: 52 cm
  • Package Size (L x W x H): 86 x 70 x 38 cm
  • Max. Height of Recommended User: 190 cm
  • Weight: 21.74 kg
  • Max. Weight Capacity: 150 kg

You can find the Sharkoon Elbrus 2 for sale in the UK from Aquatuning for £181.51 HERE

Pros: 

  • Can be adjusted in several different ways.
  • Breathable synthetic leather means it’s easy to clean.
  • Steel frame construction.
  • Good price compared to other similar chairs.
  • Has an attractive design.

Cons: 

  • Can be awkward to assemble.
  • Arm rests are quite small and wobbly.
  • Cushions are hard and uncomfortable.
  • Less comfortable for extended use.

KitGuru says: The Sharkoon Elbrus Chair fills a relatively niche area of the market. It doesn’t have quite the same build quality or comfort as the more premium chairs, but with the attractive design it really does look the part and is more interesting than a standard office chair. We think it’s an option for casual users who want a gaming style chair without breaking the bank. 

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Rating: 7.0.

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