FAQ: SatchelBord: World's 1st Truly Portable Workstation
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How much does the SatchelBord weigh?

The bag chair apparatus itself is 4.5 pounds and the desk is just short of 2 pounds. Together about 6.5 to 7 pounds. However, when carried, it feels natural and very lightweight.

With the Kickstarter campaign support, we can go back to the lab and make it even lighter but without jeopardizing the great quality in material that makes up the SatchelBord.

A study done a few years ago by Consumer Reports in conjunction with The American Academy of Pediatrics reported in the New York Times found that on average, 6th graders were carrying backpacks weighing 18.4 pounds, although some backpacks weighed as much as 30 pounds!

Last updated: March 03, 2017 08:03

Any size/ weight limitations?

As far as size limitations, anyone MUCH MUCH wider than the seat portion of the SatchelBord (about 17.5-inches) probably wouldn't find it very pleasing. However, the seat apparatus is made of EVA foam and perforated leather so any user stretching over the seat by a little wouldn't hurt; it's only if an user is far beyond the width of the product.

The backrest and straps are reinforced so that they can support people that are at and under 230-240 pounds. The re-workings of the product that are set to take place in April after the campaign is complete are set to include an even better triple strap system and even more reinforced velcro and attachment points for better support.

P.S. - We're already working on the reworkings to the TabBord and SatchelBord presently, a month ahead of schedule, hence the new small videos in the Update section.

Last updated: March 06, 2017 01:44

How much does the SatchelBord weigh?

The bag chair apparatus itself is 4.5 pounds and the desk is just short of 2 pounds. Together about 6.5 to 7 pounds. However, when carried, it feels natural and very lightweight. With the Kickstarter campaign support, we can go back to the lab and make it even lighter but without jeopardizing the great quality in material that makes up the SatchelBord. A study done a few years ago by Consumer Reports in conjunction with The American Academy of Pediatrics reported in the New York Times found that on average, 6th graders were carrying backpacks weighing 18.4 pounds, although some backpacks weighed as much as 30 pounds! Last updated: Fri, Mar 3 2017 11:03 am EST

Any size/ weight limitations?

As far as size limitations, anyone MUCH MUCH wider than the seat portion of the SatchelBord (about 17.5-inches) probably wouldn't find it very pleasing. However, the seat apparatus is made of EVA foam and perforated leather so any user stretching over the seat by a little wouldn't hurt; it's only if an user is far beyond the width of the product. The backrest and straps are reinforced so that they can support people that are at and under 230-240 pounds. The re-workings of the product that are set to take place in April after the campaign is complete are set to include an even better triple strap system and even more reinforced velcro and attachment points for better support. P.S. - We're already working on the reworkings to the TabBord and SatchelBord presently, a month ahead of schedule, hence the new small videos in the Update section. Last updated: Mon, Mar 6 2017 4:44 am EST

Shipping Updates

Current Estimated Shipping Date: August 2017

Last Updated At: 04/20/17 | See Kickstarter Update
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