Panasonic EP-MA73KU Massage Chair Review 2019

Panasonic has been a dominant name within the market of electronic goods since 1918, its origin as Japanese manufacturers.

Products manufactured by Panasonic cover a vast range of electronics, including refrigerators, air conditioners, kitchen appliances, and most importantly, massage chairs for promoting relaxation and comfort.

Panasonic EP-MA73KU 3D Luxury Heated Massage Chair

Massage chairs manufactured by Panasonic cater a vast number of prospective buyers by consisting of models which satisfy those on a low price budget as well as those looking for luxury massage chairs. 

The Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair, in particular, can be categorized under the latter; therefore, the review below can be of much help with evaluating the effectiveness of the massage chair for prospective buyers with a higher budget.

Main Features of Panasonic EP-MA73KU Massage Chair

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1 - Dual Zone Heat Transmitters

Heat transmitters within massage chair primarily serve the purpose of enhancing the healing and recovery process than achieving optimal relaxation.

The Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair consists of heat transmitters incorporated within each massage roller being utilized to deliver massaging motions. The highly advanced thermal technology embedded within works well with soothing any tensed or sore muscles within the body of users.

The massage rollers initiating from the head, moving all the way till the toes when merged with an effective, yet consistent transmission of heat sufficiently enhances the level of massage penetration taking place. For the lower-back in particular, heat transmission can help decompress nerves via elimination of tension knots trapped within; therefore, aiding users suffering from chronic back pain conditions.

The Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair also has Shiatsu rollers incorporated within the footrest which specifically target the toes with a thermally treated massage experience.

2 - Automatic Body Scanner

A digital body scanner has become a necessity within massage chairs since it helps not only with perfectly contouring the massage motions as per each user's body curves but also functions to accommodate both tall as well as short users consistently.

Within the Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair, specially designed pressurized sensors are used to help analyze each user's body and create a virtual map for each massage motion to follow as well as adjust towards. This particular feature; therefore, enhances the ability of the massage chair to create a more customized and a personalized massage experience for each user regardless of their body type.

3 - Automatic and Manual Massage Programs

A total of 6 automatic massage programs are incorporated within the Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair for delivering users with an increased level of convenience. Each automatically preset massage program embedded within is specifically designed with the aid of professionals within the industry so that effective massage techniques can best be mimicked.

Alongside automatic massage settings, a vast number of manual massage motions are also available for users to create their customized massage settings as per their mood. A sheer total of 101 different types of massage settings can be set up from within the embedded manual massage motions which include massages like Shiatsu, Rolling, Kneading, etc.

4 - Effective Air-bag Massage

An aggregate of 33 highly advanced air-cells is incorporated within the Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair to ensure that a full body extensive massage experience can be delivered.

Each air-cell is designed to provide a relatively larger massage coverage area while taking in minimal energy; therefore, making the massage chair extremely energy efficient.

5 - 3D Massage Technology

The 3-D massaging technology is relatively new to the world of massage chairs. The Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair consists of rollers embedded with 3-D technology which efficiently delivers a hand-like massage experience to users.

This is specifically done to not only increase the levels of relaxation being delivered to users but also for enhancing recovery by deeper massage penetration via a deep-tissue massage.

6 - Specialized Junetsu Technique

Junetsu is a unique kneading massage technique which is best known for soothing and relaxing tensed muscles with the help of deep massage penetration. The Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair imitates the Junetsu by delivering 3-D thumb like circular, ultra-fine massage motions in a specially set intensity and speed to loosen tension knots.

The Junetsu massaging technique embedded within further divides into ten different types of kneading which target specific body parts of users, particularly core acupuncture points for optimal relaxation and recovery.

Pros and Cons of Panasonic EP-MA73KU Massage Chair

Things I Liked

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    Manufactured from high-quality leather categorized under vegan to increase levels of durability being offered to users.

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    A color coordinated, LED user-friendly remote enhances user convenience by making it not only easy to read but also easy to understand.

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    A contemporary, black outlook increases the aesthetics of the Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair.

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    Rear wheels placed at the backside help with positioning the massage chair relatively easy.

Things I Disliked

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    The Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair weighs a total of 218 pounds making it extremely heavy; therefore, difficult to move around.

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    The massage chair is delivered unassembled.


Although the Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair is rather expensive; yet, I highly recommend it to prospective buyers since it provides an exceptional full-body massage experience which even covers not only the hands but also thermal massage to the toes of users.

A 5-year warranty extensively covers any future defaults or breakdowns that may occur which highly increases user convenience; therefore, making the Panasonic EP-MA73KU Real Pro Massage Chair a must-have.


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