The Respawn Specter Gaming Chair Review: Should I Go For It or Not?


The Respawn Specter gaming chair is a comparatively inexpensive piece of furnishings that emphasizes understated magnificence and luxury. It manages to provide the form of assist you want, all whereas pulling off a cultured look that stands out from different seats.

That is extra essential than you could assume. It is important to your bodily well being to discover a comfy chair that’ll get you thru lengthy hours of a Future 2: Past Gentle grind or to assist your decrease again whereas working arduous from the residence. The Respawn Specter ticks all these bins, and it is undoubtedly worthy of a spot on our greatest gaming chairs of 2020 checklist consequently.

Here is the whole breakdown of our Respawn Specter gaming chair assessment, from design to building to efficiency.

Design, options, & building

The Respawn Specter gaming chair boasts a mesh seat and a polyurethane adjustable headrest emblazoned with the Respawn brand. As for colors, it is available in both black or heather gray and black. Each choice is understated and nearly elegant, a far cry from the eyesore, which might be most gaming chairs.

It is sensible, too. That mesh stretches and shifts together with your body weight. There’s additionally a waterfall edge to the seat with a cushion beneath, which provides your thighs some further assist. Past that, one lever permits you to shift the chair ahead of and again to lower the strain on the backs of your thighs and your knees, whereas one other lever adjusts the peak.

In a lot of the identical method, the Respawn Specter will allow you to modify the armrests’ peak up and down, ahead and again, and side-to-side, which lets you set them in whichever place is most comfy for you. These armrests are detachable too, so when you’ve got a big desktop area, you’ll be able to simply take them off and use that to relax your forearms.

The one qualm regarding the Respawn Specter is its building, which will be troublesome for anybody attempting to place it collectively solo. Though it’s lighter than different gaming chairs, it is nonetheless fairly heavy. At barely beneath 50 kilos, this chair is an absolute unit, and attaching the seat to the chair again is fairly powerful because the angles are undoubtedly odd. The awkward construct was solely made tougher because the screws have been labeled incorrect, so I used to be consistently attempting to determine which screw went the place.


The Respawn Specter might not have the cushioned leather-based seat and seatback you’d anticipate from a typical gaming chair. However, the mesh is surprisingly comfy and cradles your body weight. Contemplating the truth that it is nearly utterly without padding, it is a triumph. The mesh additionally retains you cool and cozy, which implies no extra thighs getting caught to the chair on a particularly hot day—blessings on blessings.

Medium-sized people will discover this gaming chair fairly comfy – I am fairly small however, settle into the seat and lumbar assist with ease, though the extra steep curve of the seatback means my pelvis is tilted slightly bit greater than the typical top individual.

It is effortless to make changes to the Respawn Specter as you go, so shifting the chair to suit your wants after a number of hours of working or gaming is a cinch. The five-point wheelbase makes for straightforward motion – the chair feels rather a lot lighter than it truly is when pushing away from or pulling into your desk. It is also simple to lean again and use the higher again and neck relaxation to maintain your posture as pure and comfortable as potential.

Whereas the Respawn Specter has been comfy for 6-Eight hour periods, it is unclear if lengthier periods or a build-up of time within the chair will get the identical outcomes, contemplating the shortage of seat cushions. Nevertheless, for the previous week or so, it is offered a cushy and adjustable seat for gaming and dealing.

Do you have The Respawn Specter gaming chair?

The Respawn Specter is certainly valued its $299.99 price ticket. With gaming chairs starting from $200 – 400 generally, and outliers like Herman Miller’s Aeron chair charging almost $1,500, the Specter falls comfortably within the mid-range. For the worth, you are getting a glossy, low-profile chair that is surprisingly comfy regardless of its lack of apparent leather-wrapped cushions. It appears to be nice in any room in your own home too, and there aren’t any garish colors to cope with that may mess up your inside design.

Other than a careless building course, which can be large because of consumer error) The Respawn Specter is a chic, comfortable gaming chair that does not promote its operation at anybody who enters the room.

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