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Modern Collection Massage Chair with Body-Contouring Air Ottoman System & 4 Pre-set Programs - Black Leather - EP1285KL


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  • First Massage Chair to be approved by the ACA for its outstanding deep tissue relief
  • 4 Pre-set Programs: Shiatsu, Swedish, Chiropractic/Chiro Mode & Quick Mode
  • 8 Manual Operations: Knead, Compression, Swedish, Hawaiian, Full & Regional Roll, Soft Shiatsu & Tapping
  • Air Ottoman System with 14 airbags to target the lower body and controlled Power Recline to customize your tilt
  • Slim Body Profile and Sleek, Modern Design with Brushed Aluminum Accents and Detailed Stitching. Equipped with control panel.   
  • Warranty - 3 Year Parts and 1 Year Labor
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Endorsed by the American Chiropractic Association Panasonic massage chairs are the first massage chairs to be approved by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), the largest professional association in the world representing doctors of chiropractic. Recognizing the many health benefits of regular massage, the ACA found that Panasonic massage chairs provide outstanding deep-tissue relief, which can temporarily relax tense muscles, offering an ideal complement to chiropractic manipulation.
Panasonic Modern Collection Panasonic’s Modern Collection massage chair represents the latest luxury massage chair from the leaders in massage replication technology for over 35 years - Panasonic. The massage chairs modern design and slim body profile, make it perfect for smaller spaces. The Panasonic Modern Collection massage chair is designed to help you achieve therapeutic muscle relaxation and increased blood flow throughout your body to promote good health, with its 4 pre-set programs and 8 manual modes. The Panasonic Modern Collection is truly like having your very own massage therapist at home.

Get the most luxurious massage from the industry's latest technology.
This Modern Collection plush massage chair combines advanced Swedish massage, our exclusive Chiro Mode, as well as deep-tissue Shiatsu for greater muscle relaxation. The Modern Collection massage chair is equipped with five additional massage modes run the gamut of calming massage to energy-boosting massage techniques. Whether you're seeking stress relief, want to feel energized, or something in between, the Modern Collection has you covered.
Closer Look at Panasonic’s Premium Technology Acupoints
You have approximately 350 acupoints in your body, with nearly 100 in your back and neck alone. The Modern Collection massage chair uses a blend of gentle pressure and deep pressure massage delivered by 4 rollers that replicate the feel of real hands. From the soothing palm style of Swedish massage, to deep tissue kneading of Shiatsu massage, the Panasonic Modern Collection has a variety of techniques to target acupoints, resulting in invigorating energy and muscle relaxation.

Massage Therapist Techniques
Using 2 or 4 firm rubber massage heads, the Panasonic Modern Collection massage chair accurately simulates stroking with the palm of hand, pressing with the heel of the hand, kneading and applied pressure with thumbs. This chair delivers a masseuse experience right in your home without the time-demanding, costly downside.
Air Ottoman System
The EP1285 massage chair features a 14 airbag circulation system for a more complete, contoured lower body massage including: Calves - kneading and loosening of the shins and calf muscles. Feet - upward pressure is applied using four airbags for ultimate relief.

Leg Stretch
The massage chair works to alleviate stiffness in your lower back, hips and thighs. The air system in the ottoman squeezes the lower legs while it lowers and raises in 20 degree increments for gentle stretching.

Deep Neck & Shoulder Massage
The floating mechanism simulates the movements of a rotating wrist for an amazingly life-like massage. This outstanding feature lets the Panasonic Modern Collection massage chair perform various massage actions with the simple touch of a button.
Auto Recline This power reclining massage chair is controlled electronically and tilts to 170 degrees, allowing you to choose the position in which you're most comfortable while receiving your massage.
Advanced Massage Modes 4 Pre-set Programs

1. Chiro Mode - Exclusive!
An exclusive massage technique embedded in the Modern Collection massage chairs for better muscle relaxation and the promotion of good posture by helping eliminate fatigued muscles.

2. Swedish
Gentle pressure and long glides using 4 rollers to simulate the palms of hands and designed primarily to relax muscles. Swedish massage increases circulation and flexibility while lowering toxins in the muscles.

3. Shiatsu
Finger pressure massage using thumb pressure; hold and release for strong deep-tissue pressure and stretching using 2 massage heads. Deep tissue massage is to ease chronic and more severe muscle tension and promotes general health.

4. Quick Mode
5 minute program which incorporates all 8 manual modes for a quick massage.
8 Manual Modes

1. Kneading
Push & grasp for a deep maximum therapeutic effect that stimulates acupoints and increases energy flow; particularly useful for the neck and shoulder areas.

2. Hawaiian
Gentle rubbing motion across the back

3. Compression
Firmer rubbing motion across the back

4. Tapping
Invigorating sensation of hands rapidly tapping on back muscles giving you an invigorated and revitalized feeling

5. Soft Shiatsu
Simulates a pair of thumbs applying alternating pressure; perfect for loosening knots and reducing tension

6. Full/Regional Roll
Massage pads roll up and down along the spine: Pressure is relieved from compressed cervical disks and muscles are gently stretched

7. Swedish
Rhythmically kneads with the sensation of palms gliding over the skin; Recommended for loosening up large areas of the back

8. Remote
Easy-to-use remote allows for complete personalized massage at the touch of a button.
Modern Style Brushed Aluminum Accents
These striking accents on the arms and legs impart an ultra-modern look to enhance any decor.

The detailed stitching lends an even more upscale look to this already luxurious leather chair.

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  • More Details
    • Massage Modes(Total)
    • Air Massage Total Square Inches
    • Total Number of Air Bags
    • Chiro
    • Junetsu Massage
    • Swedish
    • Kneading
    • Hawaiian
    • Compression
    • Tapping
    • Shiatsu
    • Rolling
    • Pre-Programs
    • Float Mechanism
    • Speed Control
    • Massage Stroke
    • Massage Width
    • Reclining Angle
    • Massage Cycle
    • Upper Body Massage Area
    • Leg Massage
    • Auto Recline
    • Hand-held Remote Control
    • White Glove Delivery Service
    • Electronic Height and Width Adjustment
    • Upholstery
    • Ottoman Length Adjustment
    • Shin/Calf Massage
    • Leg Stretch
    • Foot/Sole Massage
    • Reclining Angle:
    • Automatic Shut Off
    • Power Reclining
    • Ottoman Up/Down Control
    • Program Time Indicator
    • Height Adjustment
    • Control Panel Cover
    • Reclining Buttons
    • Ottoman Buttons
    • Neck Roller Position
    • Programmed Operation
    • Quick Program
    • Timer
    • Legi Stretch
    • Tap/Soft Shiatsu
    • Leg Grasp Squeeze
    • Maximum User Weight
    • Minimum Distance from Wall
    • Power Source
    • Power Consumption
    • UL Approved
    • Color
    • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • Weight
    • Warranty
    • UPC 037988430550


Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very Happy with purchase of this massage chair This massage chair has a nice variety of settings. It is quiet in its operation. The quality is just as i expeceted from Panasonic- excellent. I use this chair at my office and it is a great way to start the day! March 31, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Subtle yet effective We have had this machine for 6 years now with complete satisfaction. It is simple and well built. While it lacks many of the new snazzy features like other machines offer - the plain task of getting a kneading or gentle massage is well performed with reliability and is a trouble free unit. The foot and calf section was a second unit which we note is now part of this one unit. That we have not used much as it offers only air compression and opposed to a full knead. Great product - bought from Costco 6 yrs ago which of course they do not offer now. November 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Beyond my expectation was surprised the features and effectiveness of this chair, it is definitely worth the $1390.50. I had tried many massage chairs such as Osim both are equally good in the same category but Panasonic is much, much cheaper. I like the manual set-up as you can control the massage head up, down and Adjusting the Width between Massage Heads and Increase or decrease the massage speed. You can customize your liking and positioning but too bad you cannot save it. Oh yes, I like the leg stretching and squeezing the feet and legs. As far as Reflexology I didn't feel anything. I have to ask customer support for that. November 21, 2008
Rated 4 out of 5 by Very good but a bit misleading This chair is everything Panasonic says it is except for the fact that there's no foot massage. The specs indicate that foot/sole massage is one of the features, but it only squeezes your foot sideway, there is nothing on your sole. Having said that, it is still a very good chair, but if I had known it does not do sole message, I would have ordered the one with the separate ottoman (EP1082KL) instead. November 14, 2008
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