Xterra Treadmill TR150 vs TR200

Treadmill is a device generally for walking or running or climbing while staying in the same place. In the modern days, treadmills are used as an exercise machines for running or walking in one place. The machine provides a moving platform with a wide conveyor belt driven by an electric motor or a flywheel. Treadmills continue to be the largest selling exercise equipment category. The treadmill industry counts with hundreds of manufacturers throughout the world. In this article we are going to see one of the brands with two specific type, the Xterra Treadmill TR150 and TR200.

TR150

TR150 is one of the most affordable treadmill that is available on the market. It is considered a light-capacity treadmill however it has a pretty durable frame, made of steel tubing. The ABS parts are the side rails covers, the motor cover, and the console dashboard. This machine is designed to support users up to 113.3 kg.The steel parts within the frame feature a corrosion-resistant paint finish, with the color black.

The dimension of TR150 is 161 cm long and 73 cm wide. It is recommended to leave at least two feet of clearance on each side, at least three feet of clearance at the rear and at least one at the front, all of this is for safe operation and ease of access.

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Product Dimensions63.4 x 28.8 x 51.4 inches 78.9 x 35 x 57.1 inches
Shipping Weight114.4 pounds293 pounds

The unit features a folding design, the dock can be folded up. The full assembled unit weight around 49kg. Relocating the treadmill would not be difficult since it has a set of transport wheels at the front base.

This treadmill is equipped with a heavy-duty, non-slip rubber belt, it has a running surface of 127 X 40.6 cm. It is made for walking and jogging, it provides a maximum running speed of 10 MPH.A. The deck is equipped with the XTRASoft cushioning system, it consists of three shock absorption elements on each side of the deck.

The shock absorption reduce up to 20% of the impact generated during each foot stroke, which results in a healthier and more comfortable ride.

There is a manual incline that is available by the adjustable rear stabilizers. They can be easily be locked into the desired position via a pop-pin. The three incline increments are approximately 0.5, 1, and 2 degrees. But with two degrees of incline there will be some difficulty to ride, in order to burn more calories. Depending on the incline setting selected, the deck step-up height may vary.

The XTERRA Fitness TR150 is equipped with a 2.25 HP motor. The motor offers a speed range between 0.5 MPH and 10 MPH. There are quick speed adjustment keys on the console for 1 MPH to 9 MPH. Since it is a basic motor, its power consumption is also minimal. The motor itself does not generate a lot of noise when in use. See also: Marcy Me 709 vs Exerpeutic 900XL.

The console of TR150 has an LCD display with pretty large, easy-to-read digits, which tracks time, distance, speed, calories and pulse. The console unit is not telemetric, which means it can only read the pulse through the sensors integrated into the handlebars. There are 12 preset programs available plus the manual program. The console features Stop/Start buttons, the stop buttons gives possibility to pause your workout if needed.

The TR150 comes completely assembled. The only thing needed to be assembled is the side console masts, the console and connect its wires. All the assembly instructions are clearly described in the manual. In terms of maintenance, the belt should be lubricated after every 40 hours of use.

TR200

Not much different form the TR150, the TR200 is also a lightweight treadmill. It is contemporary, convenient, simple, portable walking treadmill yet it is sturdy and small enough in any workout space. Xterra treadmill support users up to 113 kg. It is also a foldable treadmill, it is around 34cm tall when lying flat and 151 cm tall while standing.

The belt size of the TR200 is 43 by 121 cm. The dimension of this treadmill is around 77 wide and 130 height, a little shorter than the TR150. It is fully assembled out of the box. There are 10 incline levels that can be chosen.

The speed and incline buttons are particularly handy, with options on each side of the console display that let you skip directly to 3,4,5 or 6 miles per hour or incline level 4,6,8, or 10. This treadmill weighs around 53 kg.

Just like the TR150, this treadmill is equipped with the XTRASoft Shock Absorption deck. 3 levels of manual incline height to create variety is also available at the rear stabilizers. The motor on this treadmill is only 1.5HP with a range of speed between 0.5 to 6 miles per hour.

The console on this treadmill has a Blue LCD with simultaneous readouts and exercise program profile showing workout progress. The readouts from this console are time, calories, distance, steps, heart rate, speed and incline center. There is also a built-in speakers and a headphone port for plugging in an iPod or MP3 player.

There is an easy to use start button, up/down arrow keys and quick-start speed and incline buttons. To make the workout more efficient the console offers six exercise programs that helps to vary the exercise routine.

Xterra Treadmill TR150 vs TR200

- Large 16" X 50" Walking/running surface
- Large 5 inch LCD display is easy to read and keeps you updated on speed, incline, time, distance, calories, and pulse
- Speed range 0. 5 -10 MPH allows for users of all fitness levels
- Large 20" X 60" Walking/running surface
- Widescreen 7. 5 inch blue backlit display
- Lift assist folding deck with XTA soft cushioning

Conclusion

The big difference between these two treadmill is in the motor and the console display. All the other features and specification are pretty much the same. The winner this time comes down to the TR150 since it has a better motor and can speed up to 10 miles per hour. Even though the TR200 has a built-in speakers and headphone port but the other features are the same so that it’s not enough to win over the TR150.

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