The HT1650 massage chair recliner is one of the top of the line Human Touch massage loungers on the market today. We will put the HT 1650 through an evaluation in five key areas. We will give it a rating in each and sum up the total. Check out how this truly unique massage chair stacks up.
Warranty & Customer Service: Your long term product protection is a function of the length and breadth of the warranty on the product you buy. Big ticket items like a massage chair need to have adequate coverage to offset the money you are paying. The HT 1650 comes with the following warranty coverage: you get 5 years on the structure; you 3 years of parts; you get 1 years of labor (factory service) and in field service is covered for 90 days. The warranty coverage provided by Human Touch for this luxury massage recliner is fairly good. Customer service is through a national call center and they are pretty responsive. We give the HT1650 a 17 in warranty coverage and customer service.
Comfort & Ergonomics: This massage chair is designed as a leather recliner, so it needs to be comfortable or it will not meet its use parameter. Human Touch has put some effort into this massage recliner to make it as much like a leather recliner as possible. The choice of leather material is soft, yet durable. All functions are contained in the slimly designed remote. The remote tucks away in a pocket which removes the sometimes unsightly remote control stand. Overall we give the 1650 a 19 in comfort and ergonomics.
Ease of Use: Massage chairs have more functions and features every single year. It is vitally important that the chair is intuitive to use and not overly complicated. The HT 1650 comes with a two-sided, slim controller. The controls are laid out well and the functions buttons are actually on two faces of the controller. The massage functions are clearly labeled and most functions can be set up with one or two button pushes. This massage recliner gets a 19 in ease of use.
Key Features: The key feature of the HT-1650 is the fact that it looks like a regular leather recliner. The other key feature is 8 automatic massage programs. The 1650 has a patent protected flipping leg ottoman built into the chair. When you don’t want a calf massage, you can hide it and it is concealed in the chair. When you are ready for a calf massage, you can flip it out and it’s ready for use. Nice! Hidden inside this recliner are eight automatic massage programs that will soothe and relieve you. This chair gets an 18 for its key features.
Massage Therapy: The true test of this leather recliner is whether or not it delivers on the massage therapy side. Who wants a secret massage chair if it ends up being just a leather recliner! Rest assured, the HT 1650 is packed with massage treatments for your total wellness and relaxation. Try one of the 8 automatic programs with a variety of treatments to suit all sorts of situations. You can also select from 4 manual massage techniques. The calves and feet can be soothed with the hidden ottoman. Overall, we rate the massage therapy a 17 for this recliner.
The HT-1650 is definitely a one of a kind massage chair or should we say leather recliner? Overall it gets a 90/100 points. This recliner comes with a solid warranty giving you long term protection. It has the unique flipping ottoman which enables you to put the chair in most rooms. The massage therapy is effective and comes with an excellent selection of treatments to choose from. If you do not want the traditional massage chair look, then you can have the traditional leather recliner look and have the best of both worlds.