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Massage Chair Comparison: Daiwa Hubble vs Luraco iRobotics 9

Massage Chair Comparison: Daiwa Hubble vs Luraco iRobotics 9

Today we're comparing two of our high end massage chair modes, the Daiwa Hubble and Luraco i9. The Luraco iRobotics 9 Medical Massage Chair and the Daiwa Hubble 3D Massage Chair are premium models built by trusted manufacturers.

If you’re looking for a way to relax or wanting a massage and don't have time to go to a massage therapist, both offer a host of great features for your relaxation and comfort.

If either of these chairs are in your crosshairs, before you make your final buying decision, you owe it to yourself to carefully review the features and specifications of both massage chair models. Here’s a comparison to help you get started.

What are some of the Best Features of the Luraco iRobotics 9?

    Split L-Track Design

    Most massage chairs feature either an S-Track or L-Track design, but the Luraco iRobotics 9 Medical Massage Chair takes it a step further with a next-generation split L-Track. You’ll enjoy all the benefits of a conventional L-Track as well as a stretching option typically only found on massage chairs with an S-Track design.

      Easy Entry Armrests

      Luraco iRobotics 9 Easy Entry Armrests

      The Luraco iRobotics 9 features easy entry armrests that slide back to make it easier to get into the chair. For those who have trouble getting in and out of a massage chair, you’ll find it much easier to sit down in the chair and stand up at the end of your massage.

        3D Robotic Massage System

        The Luraco iRobotics 9 features the best-in-class “Butterfly” robotic rollers that offer a massage experience that mimics the human touch and you'll appreciate the ability to adjust the strength of the rollers as well.

          Genuine Leather Upholstery

          The Luraco i9 is covered with luxurious, car-quality leather upholstery in your choice of cream, chocolate, or black.

            Four Sections of Arm Rollers

            The Luraco i9 includes multiple arm rollers that will massage your wrists and arms, and it can provide much-needed relief for users who use their arms and hands a lot. 

              Foot & Calf Rollers

              The Luraco i9 includes three foot rollers that deliver reflexology therapy to your soles. This will help you relax after a long day of being on your feet.

                Fast and Accurate Body Scan

                Each time you sit down for a massage in the Luraco i9, it will perform an automatic body scan to detect your height. The massage chair will calibrate settings to your body’s natural contours so that you’ll enjoy a fully immersive massage.

                  Touch-Screen Remote Control

                  Touch-Screen Remote Control

                  You can select your massage programs and manually adjust settings using the Luraco i9’s convenient and easy-to-use touch-screen remote control.

                    Improved Air Massage

                    The Luraco i9 features an improved massage system that offers targeted relief. The airbags inflate and deflate and combine with the robotic rollers to offer users full body comfort.

                      Heat Therapy

                      The Luraco i9 offers heat therapy for your hands, feet, and lower back to relax your tired muscles and improve your blood flow.

                        Variable Massage Intensity

                        Whether you’re interested in light massage or deep-tissue therapy, you can select five different massage intensity levels.

                          Zero-Gravity Design

                          You can elevate your legs at the touch of a button to improve your circulation and experience the sensation of weightlessness.

                            Multiple Languages

                            The Luraco i9 offers your choice of seven different voice response languages.

                              Body Stretching

                              The Luraco i9 offers body stretching and two-position foot stretching that will help you gently stretch out your tired muscles and lessen pressure on your joints.

                                Noise Reduction

                                The Luraco i9 offers whisper-quiet operation, even while you’re enjoying a high-intensity massage program.

                                  Bluetooth Audio

                                  You can connect your smartphone or mobile device to the Luraco i9 and enjoy your favorite music or audiobook during each massage session.

                                    Luraco i9 Auto Massage Programs 

                                    The Luraco iRobotics 9 massage chair includes nine automatic massage preset programs:

                                    • Health Massage
                                    • Soft Massage
                                    • Quick Massage
                                    • Morning Massage
                                    • Night Massage
                                    • Sports Massage
                                    • Shiatsu Massage
                                    • Stretch Massage
                                    • TV

                                    The Luraco iRobotics 9 also gives you the ability to save and edit up to five user-created custom massage programs.

                                    Luraco iRobotics 9 Pros and Cons


                                    • Butterfly 3D robotic massage system with split L-Track design
                                    • Genuine leather upholstery
                                    • Easy entry armrests
                                    • Arm Rollers
                                    • Ability to create and store five user-created custom massage programs
                                    • Heat therapy
                                    • Foot Rollers
                                    • Zero gravity recline
                                    • Touchscreen remote control
                                    • Noise reduction technology
                                    • Bluetooth-capable
                                    • Full body airbag massage
                                    • Made in the USA
                                    • User Height Range: 4’7” to 6’10
                                    • Maximum User Weight: Up to 300 lbs.


                                    • Doesn’t include a chair pad or foot pads like the Daiwa Hubble
                                    • Takes approximately one hour to assemble
                                    • Cannot accommodate a user that weighs more than 300 lbs.
                                    Luraco iRobotics 9 Massage Chair

                                    What are some of the Best Features of the Daiwa Hubble?

                                      48 Airbags

                                      The Daiwa Hubble 3D Massage Chair includes 48 compression airbags that deliver targeted relief to your body’s key pressure points. The airbags offer gentle all-around pressure that is thought to help your muscles relax and your circulation improve.

                                        Zero-Gravity Setting

                                        If you spend most of your day standing or walking, you’ll love the sensation of weightlessness during your massage. You can enter zero-gravity mode on the Daiwa Hubble at the touch of a button, and your legs will be elevated wahich is believed to improve your circulation and blood flow.

                                          Thermal Knee Massage

                                          Thermal Knee Massage

                                          The Daiwa Hubble offers heated knee massage to help give relief to sore knees. You can choose between 3 levels of heat.

                                            Footrest Extension

                                            The Daiwa Hubble includes an automatic adjustable footrest that extends an additional 6.3 inches to accommodate taller users.

                                              Adjustable Shoulder Massage

                                              If you have larger arms and broader shoulders, the Daiwa Hubble offers an adjustable shoulder massager to ensure a precision fit.

                                                Ergonomic L-Track Design

                                                The L-Track cradles you and guides the 3D massage rollers along your spine’s natural curvature from the shoulders to the top of the thighs.

                                                  3D Massage Rollers

                                                  The Daiwa Hubble’s 3D Massage rollers offer variable massage depth and width, and you have your choice of five different levels of massage intensity.

                                                    Surround Sound Audio

                                                    You can connect your smartphone to the Daiwa Hubble using the Bluetooth connection and listen to music as you relax. You can also select the unique “Rhythm” feature that will sync up your massage to the sound of the music.

                                                      Smartphone and Tablet + Charging Station

                                                      You can connect your tablet or smartphone wirelessly during your massage with the use of Bluetooth, or you can connect it to the built-in USB port.

                                                        Bonus Chair Pads and Foot Pads

                                                        The Daiwa Hubble includes soft chair pads and foot pads so that you can use the chair as a recliner between your massage sessions. It also includes a remote control pocket for the other electronic devices in your home.

                                                          Saffiano Style PU Leather Upholstery

                                                          The Daiwa Hubble features vegan Saffiano style polyurethane leather upholstery that's similar in texture to a luxury handbag. You have your choice of chocolate or black upholstery.

                                                            Triple Reflexology Foot Rollers

                                                            Triple Reflexology Foot Rollers

                                                            Reflexology is the ancient healing art believed to improve organ health by stimulating pressure points in the feet. The Daiwa Hubble includes three foot rollers to help relax and stimulate your soles.

                                                              Multi-Language Remote Control

                                                              You can set your remote control language to your choice of English, Chinese (traditional or simplified), Korean, Japanese, Spanish, or Vietnamese. 

                                                                Therapeutic Heat Therapy

                                                                The Daiwa Hubble offers gentle and even lumbar heat to relax your muscles and ease chronic back pain.

                                                                  Zero Space “Wall Hugger” Design

                                                                  Zero Space “Wall Hugger” Design

                                                                  If you live in an apartment or a small house, it’s hard to imagine where you could place a massage chair. The good news is that the Daiwa Hubble massage chair is engineered with a zero-space design that requires no additional wall clearance when you want to enter zero-gravity mode.

                                                                    Which Programs Come With the Daiwa Hubble?

                                                                    Daiwa Hubble massage chair offers users the ability to create and save two custom massage programs. You can also select three different levels of intensity for nine automatic massage programs x's three settings each for a total of 27 programs:

                                                                    • Royal Treatment
                                                                    • Stress Relief
                                                                    • Gentle Care
                                                                    • Relax
                                                                    • Recovery
                                                                    • Extend
                                                                    • Lower Body
                                                                    • Upper Body
                                                                    • Refresh

                                                                    Daiwa Hubble Pros and Cons


                                                                    • 3D massage rollers
                                                                    • 48 compression airbags
                                                                    • Saffiano style PU leather upholstery
                                                                    • Zero space “wall hugger” design
                                                                    • Surround sound audio with “Rhythm” feature that syncs your massage to the beat of your music
                                                                    • Heat therapy
                                                                    • Triple reflexology foot rollers
                                                                    • Ergonomic L-track design
                                                                    • Thermal knee massage
                                                                    • User Height Range: 4'8" - 6'6"
                                                                    • Maximum User Weight: 300 lbs.


                                                                    • Only two colors to choose from
                                                                    • Takes approximately one hour to assemble
                                                                    • User cannot weigh more than 300 lbs.
                                                                    Daiwa Hubble Massage Chair
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                                                                    The Luraco iRobotics 9 Medical Massage Chair and Daiwa Hubble 3D Massage Chair both offer spa-quality massages in the comfort of your home. The Luraco chair's upholstery is genuine car-quality leather while the Daiwa chair uses Saffiano style PU leather, a material made from polyurethane. Both models combine massage rollers, pneumatic airbags, and heat to offer a massage experience that’s second to none.

                                                                    Both accommodate a wide range of users, including people who are big and tall. The Luraco i9 can fit users from 4 feet, 7 inches to 6 feet, 10 inches tall. The Daiwa Hubble can fit users from 4 feet, 8 inches to 6 feet, 6 inches tall. People who weigh up to 300 pounds can use either chair.

                                                                    The Luraco i9 features next-generation “Butterfly” robotic rollers and the split L-track for a premium massage experience. The Daiwa Hubble offers nine automatic massage programs with three settings each, but it has fewer slots to save user-created programs than the Luraco i9.

                                                                    Be sure to review the features for both massage chairs carefully so you can decide on the chair that's ideal for your specific needs. If neither of these two chairs are what you're looking for, you can also take a look at some of the best massage chairs on the market.

                                                                    We hope you enjoyed this comparison and found it helpful. If you have any questions feel free to call us at 800-566-2798. Thank you for reading!

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