ProForm 500 V Treadmill User`s manual

Model No. PFTL49906.0
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
BEFORE YOU BEGIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
OPERATION AND ADJUSTMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
HOW TO FOLD AND MOVE THE TREADMILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
CONDITIONING GUIDELINES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
PART LIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
EXPLODED DRAWING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
ORDERING REPLACEMENT PARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Back Cover
LIMITED WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Back Cover
PROFORM is a registered trademark of ICON IP, Inc.
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IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock, or injury to persons, read the
following important precautions and information before operating the treadmill.
1. It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure
that all users of this treadmill are adequately
informed of all warnings and precautions.
page 12. To purchase a surge suppressor, see
your local PROFORM dealer or call the tollfree telephone number on the front cover of
this manual and order part number 146148, or
see your local electronics store.
2. Use the treadmill only as described.
3. Place the treadmill on a level surface, with at
least eight feet of clearance behind it and two
feet on each side. Do not place the treadmill
on any surface that blocks air openings. To
protect the floor or carpet from damage, place
a mat under the treadmill.
12. Failure to use a properly functioning surge
suppressor could result in damage to the control system of the treadmill. If the control system is damaged, the walking belt may change
speed, accelerate, or stop unexpectedly,
which may result in a fall and serious injury.
4. Keep the treadmill indoors, away from moisture and dust. Do not put the treadmill in a
garage or covered patio, or near water.
13. Keep the power cord and the surge suppressor away from heated surfaces.
14. Never move the walking belt while the power
is turned off. Do not operate the treadmill if
the power cord or plug is damaged, or if the
treadmill is not working properly. (See TROUBLESHOOTING on page 19 if the treadmill is
not working properly.)
5. Do not operate the treadmill where aerosol
products are used or where oxygen is being
administered.
6. Keep children under the age of 12 and pets
away from the treadmill at all times.
15. Read, understand, and test the emergency
stop procedure before using the treadmill (see
HOW TO TURN ON THE POWER on page 13).
7. The treadmill should be used only by persons
weighing 300 pounds or less.
8. Never allow more than one person on the
treadmill at a time.
16. Never start the treadmill while you are standing on the walking belt. Always hold the
handrails while using the treadmill.
9. Wear appropriate exercise clothes when
using the treadmill. Do not wear loose clothes
that could become caught in the treadmill.
Athletic support clothes are recommended for
both men and women. Always wear athletic
shoes. Never use the treadmill with bare feet,
wearing only stockings, or in sandals.
17. The treadmill is capable of high speeds.
Adjust the speed in small increments to avoid
sudden jumps in speed.
18. Never leave the treadmill unattended while it
is running. Always remove the key and unplug
the power cord when the treadmill is not in
use.
10. When connecting the power cord (see page 12),
plug the power cord into a surge suppressor
(not included) and plug the surge suppressor
into a grounded circuit capable of carrying 15
or more amps. No other appliance should be on
the same circuit. Do not use an extension cord.
19. The pulse sensor is not a medical device.
Various factors, including the user's movement, may affect the accuracy of heart rate
readings. The pulse sensor is intended only
as an exercise aid in determining heart rate
trends in general.
11. Use only a single-outlet surge suppressor that
meets all of the specifications described on
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20. Do not attempt to raise, lower, or move the
treadmill until it is properly assembled. (See
ASSEMBLY on page 6, and HOW TO FOLD
AND MOVE THE TREADMILL on page 18.)
You must be able to safely lift 45 pounds (20
kg) to raise, lower, or move the treadmill.
24.
cord immediately after use, before cleaning
the treadmill, and before performing the
maintenance and adjustment procedures described in this manual. Never remove the
motor hood unless instructed to do so by an
authorized service representative. Servicing
other than the procedures in this manual
should be performed by an authorized service representative only.
21. When folding or moving the treadmill, make
sure that the storage latch is fully closed.
22. Inspect and properly tighten all parts of the
treadmill regularly.
23. Never insert any object into any opening.
DANGER: Always unplug the power
25. This treadmill is intended for in-home use
only. Do not use this treadmill in a commercial, rental, or institutional setting.
WARNING:
Before beginning this or any exercise program, consult your physician. This
is especially important for persons over the age of 35 or persons with pre-existing health problems.
Read all instructions before using. ICON assumes no responsibility for personal injury or property
damage sustained by or through the use of this product.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
The decals shown here have been placed on the treadmill. If a decal is missing, or if
it is not legible, call the toll-free telephone number on the front cover of this manual
and order a free replacement decal. Apply the decal in the location shown. Note:
The decals are not shown at actual size.
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BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Thank you for selecting the new PROFORM® AT 500
treadmill. The AT 500 treadmill combines advanced
technology with innovative design to let you enjoy an
excellent form of cardiovascular exercise in the convenience and privacy of your home. And when you’re not
exercising, the unique AT 500 treadmill can be folded
up, requiring less than half the floor space of other
treadmills.
number and serial number before contacting us. The
model number of the treadmill is PFTL49906.0. The
serial number can be found on a decal attached to the
treadmill (see the front cover of this manual for the location).
To avoid a registration fee for any service needed
under warranty, you must register the treadmill at
www.proformservice.com/registration.
For your benefit, read this manual carefully before
you use the treadmill. If you have questions after
reading this manual, please see the front cover of this
manual. To help us assist you, note the product model
Before reading further, please review the drawing
below and familiarize yourself with the labeled parts.
Fan
Accessory Tray
Console
Handrail
Key/Clip
Storage Latch
Upright
Reset/Off
Circuit Breaker
Walking Belt
Power Cord
Foot Rail
Cushioned Walking Platform
for maximum exercise comfort
BACK
RIGHT SIDE
Rear Roller
Adjustment Bolts
5
Screw (90)–2
1/2” Screw (119)–1
3/4” Tek Screw (58)–8
ASSEMBLY
To hire an authorized service technician to assemble the treadmill, call toll-free 1-800-445-2480. Assembly
requires two persons. Set the treadmill in a cleared area and remove the packing materials; do not dispose of the
packing materials until assembly is completed. Note: The underside of the treadmill walking belt is coated with
high-performance lubricant. During shipping, lubricant may be transferred to the top of the walking belt or to the
shipping carton. This is a normal condition and does not affect treadmill performance. If there is lubricant on top
of the walking belt, wipe it off with a soft cloth and mild, non-abrasive cleaner.
Assembly requires the included hex keys
mallet
, adjustable wrench
and your own phillips screwdriver
, and needlenose pliers
, rubber
.
To identify assembly hardware, see the drawings below. The number in parentheses below each drawing is the
key number of the part, from the PART LIST on page 23. The number following the parentheses is the quantity
used in assembly. To avoid damaging plastic parts, do not use power tools for assembly.
Silver Ground
Screw (10)–2
1/2" Screw
(83)–8
Handrail Bolt (9)–4
1 1/2" Screw (66)–4
1/4” Star Washer
(8)–2
Wheel Nut (90)–2
3/4" Screw (3)–6
Handrail Star
Washer (11)–4
Upright Bolt (4)–4
Nut (12)–2
Upright Washer
(7)–2
Wheel Bolt (5)–2
Console
Bolt (2)–2
Frame Bolt (1)–2
1. Attach a Wheel (74) to one side of the Base (37)
with a Wheel Bolt (5), two Wheel Spacers (94),
and a Wheel Nut (90) as shown. Do not overtighten the Wheel Nut; the Wheel should turn
freely.
Wheel Spacer
(94)–4
Upright Star
Washer (6)–4
1
74
66
74 94
94
Attach the other Wheel (74) to the other side
of the Base (37) in the same way.
66
90
5
51
Hole
Attach the four Base Pads (51) to the Base (37)
with four 1 1/2” Screws (66); make sure that the
screws are in the indicated holes in the Base.
51
Hole
51
37
66
66
Hole
51
6
Hole
2. Identify the Right Upright (39), which has a
square hole in the location shown.
2
Orient the Right Upright (39) and the Base (37)
as shown. Attach the Right Upright to the Base
with two Upright Bolts (4) and two Upright Star
Washers (6); do not tighten the Upright Bolts
yet.
39
37
6
4
Square
Hole
3. Orient the Left Upright (38) as shown. Note the
location of the two small latch holes. Attach the
Left Upright to the Base (37) with two Upright
Bolts (4) and two Upright Star Washers (6); do
not tighten the Upright Bolts yet.
3
Latch
Holes
39
Raise the Uprights (38, 39).
37
38
6
4
6
4. Position the Base (37) near the front of the treadmill as shown.
4
39
Cut the small tie (not shown) holding the Upright
Wire (69) in a bundle.
Strap
39
Wrap the strap around the Upright Wire (69) and
secure the strap using the included plastic tie.
Then, insert the connector into the square hole in
the Right Upright. Pull the opposite end of the
strap until the end of the Upright Wire is pulled
through the Right Upright (39).
69
69
Strap
Tie
37
7
5. See the left inset drawing. Identify the two Frame
Spacers (71). Open the included packet of
grease, and apply grease to both sides of both
Frame Spacers. Then, identify the outer side of
each Frame Spacer.
5
36
Hold a Frame Spacer (71) between the Right
Upright (39) and the Lift Frame (41), with the
outer side of the Frame Spacer facing the
Right Upright. Attach the Right Upright to the
Lift Frame with a Frame Bolt (1), an Upright
Washer (7), and a Nut (12); do not tighten the
Nut yet.
12
7
1
41
71
71
39
12
Outer
Side
1
7
Inner
Side
71
41
6. See the left inset drawing. Identify the outer side
of the remaining Frame Spacer (71).
6
Hold the Frame Spacer (71) between the Left
Upright (38) and the Lift Frame (41), with the
outer side of the Frame Spacer facing the
Left Upright. Attach the Left Upright to the Lift
Frame with a Frame Bolt (1), an Upright Washer
(7), and a Nut (12); firmly tighten the two Nuts
used in steps 5 and 6.
38
12
41
71
1
7
71
38
12
Outer
Side
1
Inner
Side
8
7
71
41
7. Pull the indicated strap until the Upright Wire
(69) is extending from the upper end of the Right
Upright (39).
7
69
Strap
38
39
Slide the Right and Left Base Leg Covers (42,
33) onto the Left and Right Uprights (38, 39).
Starting at the front of the Base Leg Cover,
press them down onto the Base (37) as shown. If
necessary, pry lightly on the sides of the Base
Leg Covers to fit them over the Wheel Nuts (90)
and Bolts (5).
33
Front
42
37
5
90
8. Route the Upright Wire (69) through one of the
Handrails (40). Attach the Handrail to the Right
Upright (39) with two Handrail Bolts (9) and two
Handrail Star Washers (11). Do not pinch the
Upright Wire.
8
9
69
11
38
Attach the other Handrail (40) to the Left Upright
(38) with two Handrail Bolts (9) and two Handrail
Star Washers (11). Firmly tighten the Handrail
Bolts.
9
40
11
40
Cut the plastic tie and remove the strap from the
Upright Wire (69).
39
9. Have another person hold the Console Base
(67) near the right Handrail (40). Attach the
ground wire on the Console Base to the right
Handrail (40) with a Silver Ground Screw (10).
9
67
Ground
Wire
10
Wire
Harness
Connect the wire harness on the Console Base
(67) to the Upright Wire (69) as shown in the
inset drawing. Important: If the connectors are
oriented correctly, they will slide together
easily and snap into place. If the connectors
are not oriented correctly, the console may
be damaged when the power is turned on.
69
40
Insert the connectors and excess wire into the
Console Base (67).
69
9
10. Set the Console Base (67) onto the top of the
Handrails (40). Next, start the two Console Bolts
(2) with 1/4” Star Washers (8) into the Handrails
and the Console Base. Do not fully tighten the
Bolts yet. Start all four 3/4” Screws (3) before
tightening them. Be careful not to overtighten
the Screws. Tighten the two Console Bolts.
10
67
Front View
40
40
8
3
3
2
8
2
11. Lower the Uprights (38, 39).
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Side View
See the inset drawing. Position the Uprights (38,
39) so that the treadmill Frame (36) is centered
between the Uprights.
4
Firmly tighten the Upright Bolts (4) on each side
of the treadmill.
38, 39
View from Above
38
12. Attach the ground wire on the Upright Wire (69)
to the indicated hole in the Base (37) with a
Silver Ground Screw (10).
12
Press the indicated Grommet (72) into the Right
Upright (39).
39
36
83
39
72
69
Align the holes in the Right Base Leg Cover (42)
with the holes in the Base (37). Note: It may be
necessary to press on the Right Base Leg Cover
to align the holes. Attach the Right Base Leg
Cover (42) with three 1/2" Screws (83). Be careful not to pinch the Upright Wire (69). Do not
overtighten the Screws.
Ground Wire
83
37
42
83
10
10
13. Align the holes in the Left Base Leg Cover (33)
with the holes in the Base (37). Note: It may be
necessary to press on the Left Base Leg Cover to
align the holes.
13
83
Attach the Left Base Leg Cover (33) with three
1/2" Screws (83). Be careful not to overtighten
the Screws.
83
37
33
83
14. Tighten a 1/2" Screw (83) into each side of the
Base (37) and each Base Leg Cover (33, 42). Be
careful not to overtighten the Screws.
14
Remove the plastic packaging from the bottom of
the Belly Pan (49).
37
49
83
42
33
15. Carefully raise the Uprights (38, 39).
15
Attach the Latch Housing (91) to the Left Upright
(38) with two 3/4” Screws (3). Make sure that
the large hole in the Latch Housing is on the
side shown. Do not overtighten the Screws.
Remove the knob from the pin. Make sure that
the collar and the spring are on the pin. Insert
the pin into the Latch Housing (91), and tighten
the knob back onto the pin.
38
91
Knob
Large
Hole
3
16. Make sure that all parts are properly tightened before you use the treadmill. Note: Extra
hardware may be included. Keep the included
hex keys in a secure place; the large hex key is
used to adjust the walking belt (see page 20). To
protect the floor or carpet, place a mat under the
treadmill.
Spring
Collar
11
Pin
39
OPERATION AND ADJUSTMENT
THE PRE-LUBRICATED WALKING BELT
tric shock. This product is equipped with a cord having
an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding
plug. Plug the power cord into a surge suppressor,
and plug the surge suppressor into an appropriate
outlet that is properly installed and grounded in
accordance with all local codes and ordinances.
Important: The treadmill is not compatible with
GFCI-equipped outlets.
Your treadmill features a walking belt coated with highperformance lubricant. IMPORTANT: Never apply silicone spray or other substances to the walking
belt or the walking platform. Such substances will
deteriorate the walking belt and cause excessive
wear.
HOW TO PLUG IN THE POWER CORD
This product is for use on a nominal 120-volt circuit,
and has a grounding plug that looks like the plug illustrated in drawing 1 below. A temporary adapter that
looks like the adapter illustrated in drawing 2 may be
used to connect the surge suppressor to a 2-pole
receptacle as shown in drawing 2 if a properly
grounded outlet is not available.
DANGER: Improper connection
of the equipment-grounding conductor can
result in an increased risk of electric shock.
Check with a qualified electrician or serviceman if you are in doubt as to whether the
product is properly grounded. Do not modify
the plug provided with the product—if it will
not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet
installed by a qualified electrician.
1
Grounded Outlet Box
Surge Suppressor
Grounding Pin
Your treadmill, like any other type of sophisticated
electronic equipment, can be seriously damaged by
sudden voltage changes in your home’s power.
Voltage surges, spikes, and noise interference can
result from weather conditions or from other appliances
being turned on or off. To decrease the possibility of
your treadmill being damaged, always use a surge
suppressor with your treadmill (see drawing 1 at
the right). To purchase a surge suppressor, see
your local PROFORM dealer or call the toll-free
telephone number on the front cover of this manual and order part number 146148, or see your local
electronics store.
Grounding Pin
Grounded Outlet
Grounding Plug
2
Grounded Outlet Box
Adapter
Use only a single-outlet surge suppressor that is
UL 1449 listed as a transient voltage surge suppressor (TVSS). The surge suppressor must have a
UL suppressed voltage rating of 400 volts or less
and a minimum surge dissipation of 450 joules.
The surge suppressor must be electrically rated for
120 volts AC and 15 amps. There must be a monitoring light on the surge suppressor to indicate
whether it is functioning properly. Failure to use a
properly functioning surge suppressor could result
in damage to the control system of the treadmill. If
the control system is damaged, the walking belt
may change speed, accelerate or stop unexpectedly, which may result in a fall and serious injury.
Surge Suppressor
Lug
Metal Screw
The temporary adapter should be used only until a
properly grounded outlet (drawing 1) can be installed
by a qualified electrician.
The green-colored rigid ear, lug, or the like extending
from the adapter must be connected to a permanent
ground such as a properly grounded outlet box cover.
Whenever the adapter is used it must be held in place
by a metal screw. Some 2-pole receptacle outlet box
covers are not grounded. Contact a qualified electrician to determine if the outlet box cover is
grounded before using an adapter.
This product must be grounded. If it should malfunction or break down, grounding provides a path of least
resistance for electric current to reduce the risk of elec-
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CONSOLE DIAGRAM
Pulse Sensor
Note: If there are sheets of
clear plastic on the console,
remove the plastic.
Clip
Key
FEATURES OF THE CONSOLE
HOW TO TURN ON THE POWER
The treadmill console offers a selection of features
designed to make your workouts more effective and
enjoyable.
Plug in the power cord (see
page 12). Next, locate the
reset/off circuit breaker on
the treadmill frame near the
power cord. Make sure that
the circuit breaker is in the
“reset” position.
When you select the manual mode of the console, you
can change the speed and incline of the treadmill with
the touch of a button. As you exercise, the console will
display continuous exercise feedback. You can even
measure your heart rate using the built-in pulse sensor.
Reset
Next, stand on the foot rails of the treadmill. Find the
clip attached to the key (see the drawing above), and
slide the clip onto the waistband of your clothes. Then,
insert the key into the console. After a moment, the displays will light. Important: In an emergency situation, the key can be pulled from the console, causing the walking belt to slow to a stop. Test the clip
by carefully taking a few steps backward; if the key
is not pulled from the console, adjust the position
of the clip.
The console also features four preset programs. Each
program controls the speed and incline of the treadmill
as it guides you through an effective workout.
You can even listen to your favorite workout music or
audio books with the console’s MP3 stereo sound system.
To use the manual mode of the console, follow the
steps beginning on page 14. To use a preset
program, see page 16. To use the stereo sound
system, see page 17.
To prevent damage to the walking platform, always
wear clean athletic shoes while using the treadmill.
During the first few minutes that the treadmill is
used, inspect the alignment of the walking belt, and
center the walking belt if necessary (see page 20).
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track will appear in succession until the entire track
appears. The track will then disappear and the indicators will again begin to appear in succession.
HOW TO USE THE MANUAL MODE
1
Insert the key into the console.
The center of the display will show the approximate number of
calories you have
burned and the incline
level of the treadmill.
When you use the built-in pulse sensor, the center
of the display will also show your heart rate.
See HOW TO TURN ON THE POWER on page
13.
2
Select the manual mode.
When the key is inserted, the manual
mode will be selected.
If you have selected a
preset program, reselect the manual mode
by pressing the
Program Select button
repeatedly until a track appears in the display.
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The lower right corner of
the display can show
the distance you have
walked or run, the
elapsed time, your pace
(in minutes per mile),
and the speed of the walking belt. Note: When a
preset program is selected, the lower right corner
of the display will show the time remaining in the
program instead of the elapsed time.
Start the walking belt.
To start the walking belt, press the Start button or
the Speed increase button. The walking belt will
begin to move at 1 mph. As you exercise, change
the speed of the walking belt as desired by pressing the Speed increase and decrease buttons.
Each time you press a button, the speed setting
will change by 0.1 mph; if you hold down a button,
the speed setting will change in increments of 0.5
mph. Note: After you press the buttons, it may take
a moment for the walking belt to reach the selected
speed setting.
The top of the display is
the priority display. The
priority display can
show the elapsed time,
your pace (in minutes
per mile), your pulse
(when you use the built-in pulse sensor), the
speed of the walking belt, or the distance you have
walked or run. Press the Display button repeatedly
until the priority display shows the information that
you want to view. Note: While information is displayed in the priority display, the same information
will not be displayed in the other displays.
To stop the walking belt, press the Stop button.
The time will begin to flash in the display. To
restart the walking belt, press the Start button or
the Speed increase button.
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Note: The console can display speed and distance in either miles or kilometers. To change the
unit of measurement, see THE INFORMATION
MODE on page 17. Note: For simplicity, all instructions in this section refer to miles.
Change the incline of the treadmill as desired.
To change the incline of the treadmill, press the
Incline increase and decrease buttons. Each time
a button is pressed, the incline setting will change
by 0.5%; if a button is held down, the incline setting will change quickly.
5
To reset the display, press the Stop button, remove the key, and then reinsert the key.
6
Follow your progress with the matrix and the
display.
Turn on the fan if desired.
To turn on the fan, press the Fan button. To turn
on the fan at high speed, press the button a second time. To turn off the fan, press the button a
third time. Note: If the fan is left on when the walking belt is stopped, the fan will automatically turn
off after a few minutes.
When the manual mode
is selected, the matrix
will show a track representing 1/4 mile (400
meters). As you walk or
run on the treadmill, the
indicators around the
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7
Measure your heart rate if desired.
8
To measure your heart rate, stand on the foot
rails and place your thumb on the pulse sensor
(see the drawing on page 13). Do not press too
hard, or the circulation in your thumb will be
restricted and your pulse may not be detected.
When your pulse is detected, a heart-shaped indicator in the lower right display will flash each time
your heart beats, one or two dashes will appear,
and then your heart rate will be shown. For the
most accurate heart rate reading, hold your
thumb on the pulse sensor for at least 15 seconds.
When you are finished exercising, remove the
key from the console.
Change the incline of the treadmill to the lowest level by holding down the Incline decrease
button. If this is not done, the latch may not
hold the treadmill in the storage position.
Step onto the foot rails and press the Stop button.
Next, remove the key from the console and put it in
a secure place.
Switch the reset/off circuit breaker to the “off” position and unplug the power cord.
If the displayed heart rate appears to be too high
or too low, or if your heart rate is not displayed, lift
your thumb for a few seconds, and then reposition
your thumb on the pulse sensor. Remember to
stand still while measuring your heart rate.
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When only three seconds remain in the first period
of the program, both the Current Period column
and the column to the right will flash and a series
of tones will sound. If the speed and/or incline of
the treadmill is about to change, the speed setting
and/or incline setting will flash in the display to
alert you.
HOW TO USE A PRESET PROGRAM
1
Insert the key into the console.
See HOW TO TURN ON THE POWER on page
13.
2
When the first period is completed, all speed settings will move one column to the left. The speed
setting for the second period will then be shown in
the flashing Current Period column and the treadmill will automatically adjust to the speed and incline settings programmed for the second period.
Note: If all seven of the indicators in the Current
Period column are lit, the speed settings may
move downward so that only the highest indicators
appear in the matrix.
Select a preset program.
To select one of the four preset programs, press
the Program Select button repeatedly until “P1,”
“P2,” “P3,” or “P4” appears in the upper display.
When a preset program is selected, the maximum
incline setting of the program and the maximum
speed setting of the program will flash in the lower
displays for a few seconds. The display will then
show how long the program will last. A profile of
the speed settings of the program will scroll across
the matrix.
3
The program will continue in this way until the
speed setting for the last period is shown in the
Current Period column and the last period ends.
The walking belt will then slow to a stop.
If the speed or incline setting for the current period
is too high or too low for you, you can manually
override the setting by pressing the Speed or
Incline buttons. Every few times a Speed button is
pressed, an additional indicator will appear or disappear in the Current Period column; if any of the
columns to the right of the Current Period column
have the same number of lit indicators as the
Current Period column, an additional indicator
may appear or disappear in those columns as
well. Important: When the current period of the
program ends, the treadmill will automatically
adjust to the speed and incline settings for the
next period.
Press the Start button or the Speed increase
button to start the program.
A moment after the button is pressed, the treadmill will automatically adjust to the first speed and
incline settings of the program. Hold the handrails
and begin walking.
Each program is divided into 30 one-minute periods. One speed setting and one incline setting are
programmed for each period. Note: The same
speed setting and/or incline setting may be programmed for two or more consecutive periods.
To stop the program temporarily, press the Stop
button. To restart the program, press the Start button or the Speed increase button. The walking belt
will begin to move at 1 mph. When the next period
of the program begins, the treadmill will automatically adjust to the speed and incline settings programmed for the next period. To end the program,
press the Stop button, remove the key, and then
reinsert the key.
The speed setting for
Current
the first period will be
Period
indicated by the flashing Current Period column of the matrix. (The
incline settings are not
shown in the matrix.)
The speed settings for
the next few periods will
be indicated by the columns to the right.
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4
THE INFORMATION MODE
Follow your progress with the matrix and the
display.
The console features an information mode that keeps
track of treadmill usage information and allows you to
select a unit of measurement for the console.
See step 5 on page 14.
5
Turn on the fan if desired.
To select the information mode, insert the key into the
console while holding down the Stop button. When the
information mode is selected, the following information
will be shown:
See step 6 on page 14.
6
Measure your heart rate if desired.
An “E” (for English
miles) or an “M”
(for metric kilometers) will appear
in the center of
the display. Press
the Speed increase button to
change the unit of
measurement, if desired.
See step 7 on page 15.
7
When the program ends, remove the key from
the console.
See step 8 on page 15.
HOW TO USE THE STEREO SOUND SYSTEM
The upper right side of the display will show the total
number of hours that the treadmill has been used.
To play music or audio books through the console’s
stereo speakers, you must connect your MP3 player or
CD player to the console. Plug one end of the included
3.5mm to 3.5mm stereo audio wire into a jack on your
MP3 player or CD player. Plug the other end of the
wire into the input jack on the console. Make sure that
both ends of the audio wire are fully plugged in.
The lower right side of the display will show the total
number of miles (or kilometers) that the walking belt
has moved.
To exit the information mode, remove the key from the
console.
Next, press the Play button on your MP3 player or CD
player. Then, adjust the volume of your MP3 player or
CD player.
If you are using a portable CD player and the CD skips,
set the CD player on the floor or another flat surface instead of on the console.
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HOW TO FOLD AND MOVE THE TREADMILL
HOW TO FOLD THE TREADMILL FOR STORAGE
Before folding the treadmill, adjust the incline to the
lowest position. If this is not done, the treadmill may be permanently damaged. Next, unplug the power cord. CAUTION:
You must be able to safely lift 45 pounds (20 kg) to raise,
lower, or move the treadmill.
1. Hold the metal frame firmly in the location shown by the
arrow at the right. CAUTION: To decrease the possibility
of injury, do not lift the frame by the plastic foot rails. To
raise the frame, bend your legs, keep your back straight,
and lift with your legs. Raise the frame about halfway to the
vertical position.
Frame
2. Move your right hand to the position shown and hold the
treadmill firmly. Using your left hand, pull the latch knob to
the left and hold it. Raise the frame until the hole in the isolator is aligned with the latch pin, and then slowly release the
latch knob. Make sure that the frame is held securely by
the latch pin, as shown.
Latch
Knob
To protect the floor or carpet from damage, place a mat
under the treadmill. Keep the treadmill out of direct sunlight. Do not leave the treadmill in the storage position in
temperatures above 30° C (85° F).
Engaged
Isolator
HOW TO MOVE THE TREADMILL
Deck
Before moving the treadmill, convert it to the storage position as
described above. Make sure that the pin on the latch knob is
resting securely against the catch.
Handrail
1. Hold one of the handrails and place your other hand on the
deck. Place one foot against one of the wheels.
2. Tilt the treadmill back until it rolls freely on the wheels. Carefully
move the treadmill to the desired location. To reduce the risk
of injury, use extreme caution while moving the treadmill.
Do not move the treadmill over an uneven surface.
3. Place one foot against one of the wheels, and carefully lower
the treadmill until it is resting in the storage position.
Wheel
HOW TO LOWER THE TREADMILL FOR USE
1. Hold the upper end of the treadmill with your left hand. Pull the latch knob to the left and hold it. Pivot the
frame downward and then release the latch knob.
2. Hold the metal frame firmly with both hands, and lower it to the floor. CAUTION: To decrease the possibility
of injury, do not lower the frame by gripping only the plastic foot rails. Do not drop the frame to the floor.
Make sure to bend your legs and keep your back straight.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Most treadmill problems can be solved by following the steps below. Find the symptom that applies, and
follow the steps listed. If further assistance is needed, please see the front cover of this manual.
PROBLEM: The power does not turn on
SOLUTION: a. Make sure that the power cord is plugged into a surge suppressor, and that the surge suppressor
is plugged into a properly grounded outlet (see page 12). Use only a single-outlet surge suppressor that meets all of the specifications described on page 12. Important: The treadmill is not compatible with GFCI-equipped outlets.
b. After the power cord has been plugged in, make sure that the key is inserted into the console.
c. Check the reset/off circuit breaker located on the
treadmill frame near the power cord. If the switch
protrudes as shown, the circuit breaker has tripped.
To reset the circuit breaker, wait for five minutes
and then press the switch back in.
c
Tripped
Reset
PROBLEM: The power turns off during use
SOLUTION: a. Check the circuit breaker located on the treadmill frame near the power cord (see the drawing
above). If the circuit breaker has tripped, wait for five minutes and then press the switch back in.
b. Make sure that the power cord is plugged in. If the power cord is plugged in, unplug it, wait for
five minutes, and then plug it back in.
c. Remove the key from the console. Reinsert the key into the console.
d. If the treadmill still will not run, please see the front cover of this manual.
PROBLEM: The displays of the console do not function properly
SOLUTION: a. Remove the key from the console and UNPLUG THE
POWER CORD. Remove the two Foot Rail Screws
(26) and the two 3/4” Screws (3) and carefully remove
the Hood (56).
a
3
26
56
Locate the Reed Switch (59) and the Magnet (63) on
the left side of the Pulley (84). Turn the Pulley until
the Magnet is aligned with the Reed Switch. Make
sure that the gap between the Magnet and the
Reed Switch is about 1/8". If necessary, loosen the
Screw (22), move the Reed Switch slightly, and then
retighten the Screw. Reattach the Hood (not shown),
and run the treadmill for a few minutes to check for a
correct speed reading.
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26
1/8"
22
84
59
63
Top
View
PROBLEM: The walking belt slows when walked on
SOLUTION: a. Use only a single-outlet surge suppressor that meets all of the specifications described on page 12.
b. If the walking belt is overtightened, treadmill performance may decrease and the walking belt may become damaged. Remove the key and UNPLUG THE
POWER CORD. Using the hex key, turn both rear
roller bolts counterclockwise, 1/4 of a turn. When the
walking belt is properly tightened, you should be able
to lift each edge of the walking belt 2 to 3 inches off
the walking platform. Be careful to keep the walking
belt centered. Then, plug in the power cord, insert the
key, and run the treadmill for a few minutes. Repeat
until the walking belt is properly tightened.
b
2"–3"
Rear Roller Bolts
c. If the walking belt still slows when walked on, please see the front cover of this manual.
PROBLEM: The walking belt is off-center or slips when walked on
SOLUTION: a. If the walking belt is off-center, first remove the key
and UNPLUG THE POWER CORD. If the walking
belt has shifted to the left, use the hex key to turn
the left rear roller bolt clockwise 1/2 of a turn; if the
walking belt has shifted to the right, turn the left
bolt counterclockwise 1/2 of a turn. Be careful not to
overtighten the walking belt. Then, plug in the power
cord, insert the key, and run the treadmill for a few
minutes. Repeat until the walking belt is centered.
b. If the walking belt slips when walked on, first remove
the key and UNPLUG THE POWER CORD. Using
the hex key, turn both rear roller bolts clockwise, 1/4
of a turn. When the walking belt is correctly tightened,
you should be able to lift each edge of the walking
belt 2 to 3 inches off the walking platform. Be careful
to keep the walking belt centered. Then, plug in the
power cord, insert the key, and carefully walk on the
treadmill for a few minutes. Repeat until the walking
belt is properly tightened.
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a
b
CONDITIONING GUIDELINES
is to burn fat, adjust the speed and incline of the treadmill until your heart rate is near the lowest number in
your training zone.
WARNING:
Before beginning this
or any exercise program, consult your physician. This is especially important for individuals over the age of 35 or individuals with preexisting health problems.
For maximum fat burning, adjust the speed and incline
of the treadmill until your heart rate is near the middle
number in your training zone.
The pulse sensor is not a medical device.
Various factors, including your movement,
may affect the accuracy of heart rate readings.
The sensor is intended only as an exercise aid
in determining heart rate trends in general.
Aerobic Exercise
If your goal is to strengthen your cardiovascular system, your exercise must be “aerobic.” Aerobic exercise
is activity that requires large amounts of oxygen for
prolonged periods of time. This increases the demand
on the heart to pump blood to the muscles, and on the
lungs to oxygenate the blood. For aerobic exercise,
adjust the speed and incline of the treadmill until your
heart rate is near the highest number in your training
zone.
The following guidelines will help you to plan your exercise program. For more detailed exercise information, obtain a reputable book or consult your physician.
EXERCISE INTENSITY
WORKOUT GUIDELINES
Whether your goal is to burn fat or to strengthen your
cardiovascular system, the key to achieving the
desired results is to exercise with the proper intensity.
The proper intensity level can be found by using your
heart rate as a guide. The chart below shows recommended heart rates for fat burning and aerobic exercise.
Each workout should include the following three parts:
A Warm-up—Start each workout with 5 to 10 minutes
of stretching and light exercise. A proper warm-up increases your body temperature, heart rate and circulation in preparation for exercise.
Training Zone Exercise—After warming up, increase
the intensity of your exercise until your pulse is in your
training zone for 20 to 60 minutes. (During the first few
weeks of your exercise program, do not keep your
pulse in your training zone for longer than 20 minutes.)
Breathe regularly and deeply as you exercise—never
hold your breath.
To find the proper heart rate for you, first find your age
near the bottom of the chart (ages are rounded off to
the nearest ten years). Next, find the three numbers
above your age. The three numbers define your “training zone.” The lower two numbers are recommended
heart rates for fat burning; the higher number is the
recommended heart rate for aerobic exercise.
A Cool-down—Finish each workout with 5 to 10 minutes of stretching to cool down. This will increase the
flexibility of your muscles and will help prevent postexercise problems.
EXERCISE FREQUENCY
Fat Burning
To maintain or improve your condition, complete three
workouts each week, with at least one day of rest between workouts. After a few months, you may complete up to five workouts each week if desired. The key
to success is to make exercise a regular and enjoyable
part of your everyday life.
To burn fat effectively, you must exercise at a relatively
low intensity level for a sustained period of time.
During the first few minutes of exercise, your body
uses easily accessible carbohydrate calories for energy. Only after the first few minutes does your body
begin to use stored fat calories for energy. If your goal
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SUGGESTED STRETCHES
The correct form for several basic stretches is shown at the right. Move slowly as you stretch—never bounce.
1. Toe Touch Stretch
Stand with your knees bent slightly and slowly bend forward from
your hips. Allow your back and shoulders to relax as you reach
down toward your toes as far as possible. Hold for 15 counts, then
relax. Repeat 3 times. Stretches: Hamstrings, back of knees and
back.
1
2. Hamstring Stretch
Sit with one leg extended. Bring the sole of the opposite foot toward
you and rest it against the inner thigh of your extended leg. Reach
toward your toes as far as possible. Hold for 15 counts, then relax.
Repeat 3 times for each leg. Stretches: Hamstrings, lower back and
groin.
2
3. Calf/Achilles Stretch
With one leg in front of the other, reach forward and place your
hands against a wall. Keep your back leg straight and your back foot
flat on the floor. Bend your front leg, lean forward and move your
hips toward the wall. Hold for 15 counts, then relax. Repeat 3 times
for each leg. To cause further stretching of the achilles tendons,
bend your back leg as well. Stretches: Calves, achilles tendons and
ankles.
3
4
4. Quadriceps Stretch
With one hand against a wall for balance, reach back and grasp one
foot with your other hand. Bring your heel as close to your buttocks
as possible. Hold for 15 counts, then relax. Repeat 3 times for each
leg. Stretches: Quadriceps and hip muscles.
5. Inner Thigh Stretch
Sit with the soles of your feet together and your knees outward. Pull
your feet toward your groin area as far as possible. Hold for 15
counts, then relax. Repeat 3 times. Stretches: Quadriceps and hip
muscles.
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PART LIST—Model No. PFTL49906.0
Key No. Qty.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
2
2
29
4
2
5
2
2
4
5
4
5
1
1
1
2
4
2
2
2
2
16
2
1
1
8
1
2
8
2
2
4
1
4
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
2
1
1
1
2
2
1
2
4
R1106A
Description
Key No. Qty.
Frame Bolt
Console Bolt
3/4” Screw
Upright Bolt
Wheel Bolt
Upright Star Washer
Upright Washer
1/4” Star Washer
Handrail Bolt
Silver Ground Screw
Handrail Star Washer
Nut
5/32” Hex Key
Hex Key
Motor Pivot Bolt
Motor Bolt
Belt Guide Screw
Motor Tension Bolt
Rear Roller Bolt
Platform Bolt, Front
Platform Bolt, Rear
3/4” Tek Screw
Lift Frame Bolt
Incline Motor Bolt, Top
Incline Motor Bolt, Bottom
Foot Rail Screw
Power Cord Bracket
Power Bracket Star Washer
Flat Washer
3/8” Flange Nut
3/8” Nut
Platform Nut
Left Base Leg Cover
U-nut
Audio Wire
Frame
Base
Left Upright
Right Upright
Handrail
Lift Frame
Right Base Leg Cover
Rear Roller Bracket
Motor Bracket
Console Support Bracket
Stop Bracket
Belt Guide
Isolator
Belly Pan
Frame Pivot Spacer
Base Pad
52
1
Power Cord Grommet
53
4
Handrail Endcap
54
1
Left Foot Rail
55
1
Right Foot Rail
56
1
Hood
57
1
Left Rear Foot
58
1
Right Rear Foot
59
1
Reed Switch
60
1
Lift Motor
61
1
Drive Motor
62
2
Power Cord Bracket Screw
63
1
Magnet
64
1
Controller
65
1
Reset/Off Circuit Breaker
66
4
1 1/2” Screw
67
1
Console Base
68
1
Console
69
1
Upright Wire
70
1
4” Black, F/R
71
2
Frame Spacer
72
2
Grommet
73
1
Power Cord
74
2
Wheel
75
3
Plastic Tie
76
9
Wire Tie
77
1
8” Releasable Tie
78
1
Clip
79
1
Releasable Tie
80
1
Hood Cover
81
1
Walking Platform
82
1
Walking Belt
83
12
1/2” Screw
84
1
Front Roller/ Pulley
Motor Belt
1
85
86
1
Rear Roller
87
1
Warning Decal
ProSoft Decal
88
1
89
2
Caution Decal
90
2
Wheel Nut
Latch Housing
1
91
92
1
Key/Clip
93
1
Latch Pin Assembly
4
Wheel Spacer
94
10” White Wire, M/F
1
#
#
1
10” Blue Wire, 2F
#
1
4” Black Wire, M/F
4” Green Wire, 2Ring/F
1
#
#
1
6” Red Wire, M/F
#
1
User’s Manual
#These parts are not illustrated
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Description
24
19
22
77 8
43
26
13
29
14
22
57
32
21
26
87
19
88
58
29
8
86
48
29
3
22
26
22
43
32
21
54
82
20
32
26
17
47
26
29
36
81
88
50
78
59
26
84
31
85
48
29
15
63
22
3
26
12
20
10
17
66
28
10
30
62
44
18
65
52
47
50
32
31
61
26
27
62
28
55
73
6
18
16
EXPLODED DRAWING A—Model No. PFTL49906.0
R1106A
EXPLODED DRAWING B—Model No. PFTL49906.0
80
56
3
83
83
46
24
23
12
7
31
25
60
41
12
31
10
64
23
7
22
70
22
49
72
22
25
R1106A
EXPLODED DRAWING C—Model No. PFTL49906.0
R1106A
53
9
3
11
2
8
40
92
53
53
34
69
93
9
91
3
11
2
8
3
40
53
89
34
38
33
83
83
39
71
1
66
7
6
4
83
51
7
1
66
37
71
66
5
94
74
69
83
90
94
51
83
72
89
10
51
83
66
42
83
6
90
83
94
74
94
26
5
51
4
EXPLODED DRAWING D—Model No. PFTL49906.0
3
3
67
3
68
3
3
45
3
10
3
3
3
35
79
3
76
77
10
3
75
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R1106A
ORDERING REPLACEMENT PARTS
To order replacement parts, please see the front cover of this manual. To help us assist you, be prepared to
provide the following information when calling:
• the MODEL NUMBER of the product (PFTL49906.0)
• the NAME of the product (PROFORM AT 500 treadmill)
• the SERIAL NUMBER of the product (see the front cover of this manual)
• the KEY NUMBER and DESCRIPTION of the desired part(s) (see the PART LIST and the EXPLODED
DRAWING on pages 23 to 27)
LIMITED WARRANTY
ICON Health & Fitness, Inc. (ICON) warrants this product to be free from defects in workmanship and
material under normal use and service conditions. The drive motor is warranted for five (5) years after
the date of purchase. Parts and labor are warranted for ninety (90) days after the date of purchase.
This warranty extends only to the original purchaser. ICON's obligation under this warranty is limited to
replacing or repairing, at ICON's option, the product through one of its authorized service centers. All repairs for which warranty claims are made must be pre-authorized by ICON. If the product is shipped to a
service center, freight charges to and from the service center will be the customer’s responsibility. For inhome service, the customer will be responsible for a minimal trip charge. This warranty does not extend
to any product or damage to a product caused by or attributable to freight damage, abuse, misuse, improper or abnormal usage or repairs not provided by an ICON authorized service center; products used
for commercial or rental purposes; or products used as store display models. No other warranty beyond
that specifically set forth above is authorized by ICON.
ICON is not responsible or liable for indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the product or damages with respect to any economic loss, loss
of property, loss of revenues or profits, loss of enjoyment or use, costs of removal or installation or other
consequential damages of whatsoever nature. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, the above limitation may not apply to you.
The warranty extended hereunder is in lieu of any and all other warranties and any implied warranties of
merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose is limited in its scope and duration to the terms set
forth herein. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts. Accordingly, the
above limitation may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
ICON HEALTH & FITNESS, INC., 1500 S. 1000 W., LOGAN, UT 84321-9813
Part No. 246525 R1106A
Printed in USA © 2006 ICON IP, Inc.