EMPEROR XT
USER MANUAL
MWE LAB
100A - 2205 Wilfrid-Hamel
Quebec, QC G1P 2H8
CANADA
www.mwelab.com
T +1 418 688 7246
US & CANADA 1 800 652 5403
USER MANUAL - EMPEROR XT
Proudly built in Canada with industrial grade components since 2010, the Emperor is a comfortable, and aesthetically unique environment
for people who spend many hours in front of their computer monitors.
Customize your Emperor to meet your needs, from an outstanding office to a state-of-the-art command and control center.
High end work environment for high intensity users.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE EMPEROR WORK ENVIRONMENT IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.MWELAB.COM.
© 2017 MWE LAB, INC. All rights reserved.
All information in this document and all Emperor pictures® are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights of MWE Lab, Inc. This material may not be
modified, reproduced or copied, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of MWE Lab, Inc. Additional information is available upon request.
MWE LAB®, EMPEROR®, and EMPEROR XT® are registered trademarks of MWE Lab, Inc. in CANADA. WORKSPACE HAS EVOLVED™ is a trademark
of MWE LAB, Inc. All other trademarks contained in this document are the property of their respective owners and their use herein does not imply sponsorship or
endorsement of their products or services. The unauthorized use of any trademark displayed in this document is strictly prohibited.
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1 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS4
2 OVERVIEW5
3 UNPACKING6
4 CONTENT OF THE BOX 6
5 MOVING THE EMPEROR7
6 CENTER MONITOR8
7 MONITOR MOUNT8
8 CENTRAL SECTION (IF APPLICABLE) 10
9 ADJUSTING THE ARMRESTS 12
10 ADJUSTING THE LEG REST 13
11 LATERAL WINGS14
12 TRIPLE MONITOR CONFIGURATION 14
13 CONNECTING YOUR MONITORS 16
14 FRONT PLATE17
15 LAPTOP TRAY (OPTION)18
16 OPERATING YOUR EMPEROR 18
17 SPECIFICATIONS20
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18 DIMENSIONS WITHOUT MONITORS 21
19 MAINTENANCE22
20 SUPPORT22
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TABLE OF CONTENT
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1 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Please read all warning notices carefully before using the Emperor.
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Read this manual and follow all instructions carefully before using the Emperor.
Do not use the Emperor near water or expose to rain or moisture.
Do not use near heat source such as radiators, stoves and other heat producing devices.
Read the warning and safety labels attached to your Emperor.
Do not remove these labels. If you need replacement labels, please call a MWE LAB representative at 1 418 688 7246.
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Never allow children to use the Emperor unsupervised. To do so could result in injury.
Never use your Emperor without installing your monitor(s) first.
Inspect your Emperor for any worn or loose components prior to use. Tighten or replace any worn or loose components prior to use. Pay close attention to the belts and their
connections.
Keep clear from all moving components when Emperor’s upper section is in upward or downward motion and/or when the workstation is tilting forward or backward.
Maximum user weight for the Emperor is 300 pounds (136 kg).
Keep your body weight centered on the Emperor at all time.
Do not use the Emperor if it is not connected to the power source specified in the user manual.
The Emperor’s actuators which provide upward and/or downward motion capability for the upper section/monitors and forward and/or backward tilting capability for the entire
workstation are designed and built to be used for a maximum of one (1) continuous minute. After one (1) minute of continuous use, the Emperor’s actuators must stay motionless
and unsolicited for five (5) consecutive minutes. Over passing this limit or using the Emperor workstation’s motion capabilities in an excessive way will damage important
components.
Do not use the Emperor if you are not aware of all the safety precautions of this user manual.
Do not allow others to use the Emperor if they are not aware of all the safety precautions of this user manual.
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Front plate logo
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Front plate
3
Upper section
4
LED working lights
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Upper controls
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Decorative domed accents
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LED accent lights
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Monitor mount extenders
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Back trims
10
Controls
11
Main power AC input
12
Lateral wing
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Leg rest
14
Cup holder
15
Keyboard tray
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USB inputs
A
Hidden pre-installed cables
(monitors, USB and power)
B
Iron Horse or MWE seat
C
Sand texture polyester
powder paint, scratch
resistant
D
3/16” (6 mm) thick
steel frame
E
Hidden subwoofer
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5
3
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6
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*Your Emperor may differ from picture based
on you requested configuration.
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3 UNPACKING
4 CONTENT OF THE BOX
3.1
4.1
Remove screws from the Emperor workstation’s skid using a Philips shaped tip screwdriver
and remove the box.
List of components located in the box and accessory box(es).
Standard components
Front plate (A)
Monitor mount (B)
Emperor black bag
Screws and nuts
Tools
Lateral wings (C)
Optional accessories
Additional monitors mount (D)
Additional VESA mount (E)
Additional mounting plates (F)
Laptop tray
3.2
Remove carefully the plastic bag and wrap but leave the black strap that holds the upper
section down. Move accessory box(es) and moving parts aside.
A
B
D
C
Do not allow children to play with the plastic bag and dispose of it properly.
E
Do not remove
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5.1
Remove wood pieces on each side of the Emperor.
5.2
From both sides (green dots), lift, pull out and place the Emperor Workstation, on a level
surface, directly on the floor at least two feet (61cm) from any wall, fireplace, refrigerator,
oven or other electric appliances. Do not place the Emperor workstation on a stand.
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5 MOVING THE EMPEROR
Do not use these parts to move the Emperor, you will damage the Emperor.
You may use these parts to move the Emperor.
At least 3 persons are required to move the Emperor. Caution, the Emperor is heavy!
While moving the Emperor, always keep the Emperor at level to prevent the upper
section to move.
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6 CENTER MONITOR
7 MONITOR MOUNT
6.1
7.1
Install the center monitor on mount using 4x M4 screws. Select the appropriate screw
length. Refer to your monitor user guide for more details about VESA mount installation.
X4
2.5mm
M4 (12, 16 or 18mm)
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Hook up the top of the monitor mount on the designated indents located at the front end
of the top section.
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Make sure both monitor mount hooks are properly inserted and stable.
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Remove the black strap and plastic hooks holding down the upper section to the base.
7.5
Place a screw and nut to secure the mount in place.
Installation of the retaining screw is essential before going further in this guide.
3/16”
5/16-18
X2
5/16
5/16-18 x 1
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7.3
7.4
Make sure the mount is 100% vertical/upright.
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8 CENTRAL SECTION (IF APPLICABLE)
8.1
Hold the aluminum cylinder in place and remove rubber band from belt.
8.3
Ask a helper to move the upper section up to allow you to align the cylinder in unused
holes of the upper section.
The upper section has been separated from the central section to lower down the upper
section for air shipping. This procedure may not apply to you if the cylinder is already
secured in place.
Do not use a cutter, a knife or
any sharp tool, it could damage
the belt and be dangerous.
8.2
Hold the aluminum cylinder in place and remove screws.
You may temporarily untighten this screw to
help you move the cylinder in place.
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Insert screws removed in Step 8.2 and tighten each one securely into place using provided
tool.
Make sure to tighten each one as much as possible.
3/16”
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8.4
Let go down the upper section gently.
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8.5
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9 ADJUSTING THE ARMRESTS
9.1
Untighten right armrest screws, a few turns, to allow the metal plate to slide outward
freely without scratching the surface.
9.4
Align armrests as shown below.
Do not removes screws.
3/16”
9.2
Repeat step 9.1 with the left armrest.
9.5
Tighten strongly armrests screws in place on both sides.
9.3
Push gently armrests outward.
3/16”
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10.1
Untighten leg rest screws, a few turns, to allow the leg rest to move.
1/8”
10.3
Tighten screws in place.
1/8”
Never sit on the legrest.
10.2
Gently rotate and align the leg rest to desired position.
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Never move the Emperor with the leg rest, it may damage the mechanism.
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11 LATERAL WINGS
12 TRIPLE MONITOR CONFIGURATION
11.1
12.1
Using provided screws and tool, install left lateral wing as shown.
Install monitor extenders as shown on both side. Tighten screws in order to still be able to
move the extenders.
3/32”
3/16”
X8
X4
5/16-18 x 1/2
X2
10-32 x 1/2
X8
10-32
11.2
Repeat step 11.1 with the left lateral wing.
12.2
Install the VESA adapter on your right monitor using 4x M4 screws.
Select the appropriate screw length. Refer to your monitor user guide for more details
about VESA mount installation.
2.5mm
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X4
M4 (12, 16 or 18mm)
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Install the VESA adapter on your left monitor using 4x M4 screws.
Select the appropriate screw length. Refer to your monitor user guide for more details
about VESA mount installation.
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Align and place the right monitor on the right extender as shown below.
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X4
10-32 x 1/2
M4 (12, 16 or 18mm)
X8
10-32
12.4
Make sure the brackets on the monitor are securely installed as shown below before
installing them to the mount.
12.6
Align and tighten screws and nuts as shown in order to secure the monitor in place.
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12.3
Right Monitor
Left Monitor
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13 CONNECTING YOUR MONITORS
12.7
Adjust the right monitor to desired position and tighten strongly the extender and VESA
adapter screws.
13.1
Gently connect video cables coming out of the upper section to your monitor’s video
inputs.
13.2
Connect power cable coming out the upper section to the provided power cord splitter.
13.3
Connect the LEDs from the monitor mount to the upper section output LED cable.
LEDs connections
12.8
Repeat step 12.5 to 12.7 with the left monitor and tighten strongly the extender and VESA
adapter screws.
Video cables
Power cord from upper section
13.5
Using provided ties, hide and gently hook cables to the monitor mount.
Avoid tight bending of video cables, it will damage internal wires.
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14.1
Align, and insert the top left front plate hook into the top left monitor mount indent as
shown below.
14.2
Bend gently the front plate in order to align and insert the other front plate hook in the
right monitor mount indent.
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14.3
Slide bottom plate into bottom monitor mount indent on both sides.
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14 FRONT PLATE
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15 LAPTOP TRAY (OPTION)
16 OPERATING YOUR EMPEROR
15.1
16.1
Align, and install the laptop tray on desired side using provided screws and washers.
Connect provided cables (video and USB) to your computer.
3/16”
Video Cables
X2
USB
5/16-18 x 1/2
X2
5/16
Place your computer at least 18” (45cm) away from the Emperor on the side.
16.2
Connect your Emperor with provided power cable to wall electrical outlet (110-120V or
220-240V) and turn ON your Emperor using main switch.
Main Switch
AC power cord input
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Motion operations
16.4
Audio – Kanto (option)
REAR PANEL
Upper section (monitors)
Tilt forward/backward
The Emperor’s actuators which provide upward and/or downward motion capability for
the upper section/monitors and forward and/or backward tilting capability for the entire
workstation are designed and built to be used for a maximum of one (1) continuous
minute. After one (1) minute of continuous use, the Emperor’s actuators must stay
motionless and unsolicited for five (5) consecutive minutes. Over passing this limit or
using the Emperor workstation’s motion capabilities in an excessive way will damage
important components.
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ON/OFF Switch and Volume Control
2
Right Channel Output Terminals
3
3.5mm Stereo Mini-Jack AUX
4
USB Audio Input Connector
5
Subwoofer Output
6
DC Input Connection
7
Bass Reflex Port
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17 SPECIFICATIONS
Operating Voltage
Power Management
100-240V~50/60Hz
1x Input (rear)
Up to 5X outputs (monitor mount)
Monitor Mount Capacity
Monitor Mount Configurations1
Video Support
USB Ports
Adjustments
70lbs (31.75kg)
Single monitor (34” ultra wide)
Three (3) monitors (up to 3x 27”)
Four (4) monitors (up to 4x 27”)
Five (5) monitors (up to 5x 24”)
As requested (HDMI, DVI, miniDP, DP, TB)
All cables required included
2x powered USB (left armrest)
1x powered USB (upper section)
Head rest2
Backrest2
Monitor height
Tilting
Keyboard
Leg rest
Armrests (installation)
Audio
Seat Options
LED Accent Lighting Options
Working Light Options
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No audio
Stereo
2.1
Digital surround
Standard
Iron Horse
Cool white
Red
Green
Blue
RGB with remote
Cool white
Day light
Frame
Paint Options
Controls
Electrical Motion
Accessories
In the Box
User Capacity
High quality Canadian steel with sand texture powder
coated textured or glossy paint
Sand texture powder
High gloss paint
Stainless steel switches (IP67)
12V linear actuators
Laptop tray / side table
Emperor XT as requested
Power cord
Power cord splitter (for the monitors)
All required cables
Tools for final assembly
User guide
Emperor laptop bag
300lbs (136kg)
Net Weight
225lbs (102kg) - 275lbs (125kg)
Package Size
63” (1600mm) L x 35” (1378mm) W x 63” (1600mm) H
Package Weight
Warranty
3
400lbs (182kg) - 480lbs (218kg)
Three (3) Years on electric/electronic components.
Five (5) years on metal frame.
1Other configurations available upon request. Monitors are not included.
2Iron Horse seats only.
3During the limited warranty period, MWE LAB will provide replacement parts necessary
to repair the Product. Replacement parts will be new or serviceable used, comparable in
function and performance to the original parts and warranted for the remainder of the
original warranty period or, if longer, 90 days after they are shipped. Additional protection
plans are available upon request.
H
A
B
E
C
F
G
D
Inches
mm
Inches
mm
A
61-3/4
1568
E
17
434
B (Min. Width)
27-1/4
692
F
24
610
C
39-1/4
996
G
60-3/4
1542
D
58
1473
H
76-3/4
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19 MAINTENANCE
20 SUPPORT
If you notice any abnormalities, please unplug your Emperor immediately and contact the
MWE Lab support team. Visit the MWE Lab website at www.mwelab.com on a regular
basis to check for possible safety notice releases.
If you need assistance, please have both the serial number of your workstation and the
date of purchase available when you contact the MWE Lab support team.
You may contact our support team at +1 800 652 5403 or
by email at support@mwelab.com.
Every 100 hours of use, check nylon belts/straps for any unusual wear.
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