D.Core Stratus Massage Chair Review

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D.Core Stratus Massage Chair

Stratus massage chairs are harmoniously combining form and function. Combined with heat therapy, air compression, and zero gravity recline, this machine provides unrivaled therapy with its 3D+ True Shiatsu Action engine and patented forearm Wave arrays. As a result of its real black walnut trim, the Stratus offers tranquility and organic elegance to any room in your house.

Kristina Martin

Reclining Feature
Intensity settings & Coverage Area
Heating Feature
Kneading feature
User Experience & Ease Of Use
Space Saving
Design and Aesthetics
Unique Technology & Features
Brand Reliability & Support


D.CORE Stratus massage chairs are revolutionary pieces of relaxation technology that combine 3D+ True Shiatsu Action, Forearm Wave Arrays, heated back massages, and air compression to deliver an unparalleled experience. In addition to beautiful real black walnut trim, Japanese nature-inspired design, and zero-gravity recline, the D.Core chair offer a tranquil and elegant aesthetic. A single remote control allows users to easily link two massage sessions together, extending total massage time to 35-40 minutes. Combined with all these features, the D. CORE Stratus will help you relax and unwind like never before.


Reasons to Buy

Master Shiatsu Massage
Stratus’ 3D Patented Massage Action Mechanism
Elegance to Your Home
High-Grade Synthetic Leather +
Real Black Walnut Wood
Gentle to Vigorous Intensity

Reasons to Avoid

No Music
No Memory Setting
No Control With Mobile App


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What we look for & how we rate chairs compared to other models

Reclining Feature

We choose massage chairs that recline at least to zero gravity position (120 degree) or more

Intensity settings & Coverage Area

We seek massage chairs with intensity settings, so that you customize the strength of the massage. Also the coverage are based on chair’s track design

Heating Feature

We search for massage chairs with a heating feature, since warmth helps to promote blood flow and relax muscles.

Kneading feature

We want at least one setting to mimic the kneading motion of a massage therapist’s fingers, rather than simply vibrating.

User Experience & Ease Of Use

How easy and convenient is to use the chair.

Space Saving

We search for massage chairs with a heating feature, since warmth helps to promote blood flow and relax muscles.

Design and Aesthetics

How beautiful the design of the chair is and how it fits into your space


Warranty coverage compared to other similar chairs. Preferably warranty coverage should be 3 years or longer

Unique Technology & Features

How many new features or/and new developments are packed in the chair.

Brand Reliability & Support

How reliable the brand is how good is the customer service

D.Core Stratus Specifications

Color OptionsBlack, Cream
Massage TrackL-Track
Massage Track Length35.4″
Space SavingYes, 5″ Clearance from the wall
IntensityGentle to Vigorous
Back Roller Type3D- 16 ROLLERS (BACK x 4, ARMS x 10, FEET x 2)
Roller Width AdjustmentYes
Adjustable IntensityYes
Adjustable SpeedYes
Auto Pre-Programs9
Manual Techniques6
Zero GravityYes- 145°
HeatYes – on Back (Up to 113℉ / 45℃)
Stretch FunctionNo
Foot MassageYes (rollers)
Calf MassageYes (rollers+ airbags)
Glutes Air Bag MassageNo
Upper Arm-Shoulder MassageYes (airbags)
Arm MassageYes (rollers+ airbags)
Neck-Head MassageYes
Spot MassageYes
Deep TissueYes
Body ScanYes
Inversion TherapyNo
User MemoryNo
Control With Mobile AppNo
Timer10-30 min
Pause FunctionYes
Leg Length AdjustmentSpring Loaded, up to 9″
RemoteYes, Wired
Rocking TechnologyNo
Number of Airbags42
Bluetooth SpeakersNo
Suggested User Height5′ 0″ – 6’4″
Max User Weight265 lbs
Dimensions Upright (L x W x H)58.6″ x 37″ x 49.6″
Dimensions Reclined (L x W x H)72.4″ x 37″ x 37″
Chair Weight287 lbs
Minimum Entrance Width30″
Manufacturer OriginChina

Compared to Other Chairs

As one of the best chairs on the market today, the OHCO M.8 chair offers innovative design, technology, and space-saving features. The chair has an entry-side door-like armrest, neck pillow rollers, aromatherapy, an air ionizer, approach LED lighting, heated rollers, and Thera-Elliptical calves. You tend to be more flexible and have a larger range of motion with the OHCO M.8 Massage Chair when you use it every day.

With a daily massage, you can relax at home. OHCO’s Factory Certified M.8 Massage Chair is one of the best ways to ease tight muscles after a workout, long drive, or even flight. Its excellent stretch massage program will make your body feel better. A stretch massage is similar to a physical therapy session.

D.Core Cirrus

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With its enhanced wood arm design, the Cirrus is a top-of-the-line model. Although the Stratus has wood arms and side paneling, the arms are shorter. 
As far as 3D massage is concerned, the Stratus has 16 rollers, while the Cirrus has 22. Additionally, the Stratus doesn’t have the calf rollers that the Cirrus does. Rather than just airbags in the calves, you might want rollers in the calves if you’re looking for a deep leg massage. A high-demand feature of the Cirrus is its stretch feature, which is not available on the Stratus. Furthermore, the Cirrus has an additional airbag section in the glutes, giving it 43 airbags, while the Stratus does not have glute airbags.

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There are 42 airbags on the Stratus massage chair, compared to 76 on the OHCO M.8. These models have zero gravity features and are both space-saving.
Stratus does not have an app, whereas OHCO does. 14 automatic sessions OHCO M.8 has more than Stratus’ 9. The gradual transition between soothing colors helps deepen your massage experience. OHCO M.8 offers chromotherapy, unlike D. Core Stratus. As soon as you select a massage, the remote enters a color therapy session.
There is no memory setting on either model.

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D.Core Stratus Massage Chair Notable Benefits & Features

Forearm Wave Arrays

Wave Arrays provide healing deep tissue massage to areas of the body where most massage chairs only use air cells. These oscillating rollers extend the therapeutic power of the 3D+ True Shiatsu Action mechanism to your arms.


The L-Track of the Stratus delivers therapeutic and soothing relief from neck to hamstrings with its True Shiatsu Action mechanism.

Foot Rollers

By combining air cells and rollers, Stratus massages, mobilizes, and compresses the entire foot, stimulating blood flow and relaxing muscles.

9 Automatic Programs

It is easy to jump in the chair and start massaging right away with nine pre-programmed massages, including Quick, Master Shiatsu, Recovery, Circulation, Morning, Night, Neck & Shoulders, Lower Back.

Full Body Air Massage

Using air cells, Status gently compresses and massages your entire body to offer gentle therapy and relaxation.

D.Core Stratus Warranty

There is a 3-year limited warranty available from D.Core that covers parts and labor for the period of 3 years. In-home service means a qualified technician will come to your home to make any needed repairs without you having to take your chair to a repair facility. The manufacturer’s warranty covers parts and labor for three years.

What Do Users Say About D.Core Stratus Massage Chair?

“The deep tissue massage is very good on this chair. It is a high intensity chair and the special shiatsu massage movement is impressive. The massage rollers do a great job on the calves and the arms. Unlike any other massage chair, this one feels so good to the arms and calves. I considered other massage chairs as well (but they all cost a similar amount).”
Camila Q.
“I owned an Inada chair since 2005, so it was time for a new one. I was going to buy another Inada chair since so many new companies are entering the industry, but I chose the D.Core instead. Designed by Inada’s son, it offers quality, innovation, and a good price. Also, it is one of the most beautiful chairs on the market. I am satisfied with it. This chair was created by the son of his father, who was a great student of his father, and created an amazing chair. Move over father, this may be the next big thing in massage chairs.”
Bob E.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are The Differences Between the D.Core Cirrus & Stratus?

Using their 3D L-Track massages, both of these chairs allow you to decide when and how to massage.

Final Thoughts

With its exquisite Japanese craftsmanship, this chair will be an indulgent escape for a very long time. The OHCO M.8 Massage Chair is a great choice for those looking for an innovative, space-saving massage chair with a range of advanced features that can provide unrivaled therapy.

With its unique entry-side door armrest and neck pillow rollers, aromatherapy, air ionizer, approach LED lighting, heated rollers, and Thera-Elliptical calves, the OHCO M.8 Massage Chair offers a luxurious massage experience that Stratus and Cirrus simply can’t match. Furthermore, its 42 airbags are more than double Stratus’ 16, while its stretch feature is not available on Stratus or Cirrus. With all these features and more, the OHCO M.8 Massage Chair is the best choice for those looking for a top-of-the-line massage chair.

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Kristina Martin

Kristina Martin attended the University Of Florida and graduated in 2001 from the College Of Medicine. Kristina is a Master of Physical Therapy (MPT). Her focus is to help her clients be as healthy as possible by providing personalized training and advice that is unique to them.
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