Assembling and Maintaining Adaptive Motion Trainers: AMT

This addendum accompanies your equipment documentation and is additional
information concerning the heart rate features for your equipment and console.
Important
The heart rate features are intended for reference only. They may not be accurate
for every user or at every speed and are not intended for use as a medical device.
Holding the heart rate handle touch sensor while exercising at higher intensity
may also decrease accuracy of the heart rate reading and is not recommended.
Please also read your product documentation and visit:
www.precor.com/en-us/customer-service/faq.
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Assembling and Maintaining
Adaptive Motion Trainers®
AMT® 885 • AMT® 835
Precor Incorporated
20031 142nd Avenue NE
P.O. Box 7202
Woodinville, WA USA 98072-4002
AMT 885/835 PAG/OM 300710-301 rev F
Warranty #36286-114
14 February 2011
Edition Information
ASSEMBLING AND MAINTAINING ADAPTIVE MOTION
TRAINERS: AMT 885 /835
P/N 300710-301 rev F
Copyright © February 2011 Precor Incorporated. All rights
reserved. Specifications subject to change without notice.
Trademark Note
Precor, AMT, and EFX are registered trademarks and Preva is
a trademark of Precor Incorporated. Other names in this
document may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of
their respective owners.
The Precor AMT is protected by one or more of the following
US and foreign patents:
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US 7,530,926
US 7,520,839
Other US and foreign patents pending.
Intellectual Property Notice
All rights, title, and interests in and to the software of the
Preva Business Suite, the accompanying printed materials,
any copies of such software, and all data collected via the
Preva Business Suite, are exclusively owned by Precor or its
suppliers, as the case may be.
Precor is widely recognized for its innovative, award-winning
designs of exercise equipment. Precor aggressively seeks U.S.
and foreign patents for both the mechanical construction and
the visual aspects of its product design. Any party
contemplating the use of Precor product designs is hereby
forewarned that Precor considers the unauthorized
appropriation of its proprietary rights to be a very serious
matter. Precor will vigorously pursue all unauthorized
appropriation of its proprietary rights.
Precor Incorporated
20031 142nd Ave NE, P.O. Box 7202
Woodinville, WA 98072-4002
1-800-347-4404
http://www.precor.com
Important Safety Instructions
Read the following precautions thoroughly before you begin
assembly, and save them afterward for future reference.
Safety Precautions
Always follow basic safety precautions when using this
equipment to reduce the chance of injury, fire, or damage.
Other sections in this manual provide more details of safety
features. Be sure to read these sections and observe all safety
notices. These precautions include the following:
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Read all instructions in this guide before installing and
using the equipment and follow any labels on the
equipment.
Make sure all users see a physician for a complete
physical examination before they begin any fitness
program.
Il est conseillé de subir un examen médical complet avant
d’entreprendre tout programme d’exercise. Si vous avez des
étourdissements ou des faiblesses, arrêtez les exercices
immédiatement.
Do not allow children, or people unfamiliar with the
operation of this equipment, on or near it. Do not leave
children unsupervised around the equipment.
Make sure all users wear proper exercise clothing and
shoes for their workouts and avoid loose or dangling
clothing. Users should not wear shoes with heels or
leather soles, and they should check the soles of their
shoes to remove any dirt and embedded stones. They
should also tie long hair back.
Never leave the equipment unattended when it is plugged
in. Unplug the equipment from its power source when it is
not in use, before cleaning it, and before providing
authorized service.
Note: The optional power adapter is considered a power
source for self-powered equipment.
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Use the power adapter provided with the equipment. Plug
the power adapter into an appropriate, grounded power
outlet as marked on the equipment.
Care should be taken when mounting or dismounting the
equipment.
Read, understand, and test the emergency stop
procedures before use.
Keep the power cord or optional power adapter and plug
away from heated surfaces.
Route power cables so that they are not walked on,
pinched, or damaged by items placed upon or against
them, including the equipment itself.
Ensure the equipment has adequate ventilation. Do not
place anything on top of or over the equipment. Do not
use on a cushioned surface that could block the
ventilation opening.
Assemble and operate the equipment on a solid, level
surface.
Proper Location for Equipment
 For all equipment other than treadmills: Locate at
least 40 inches (1 meter) away from walls or
furniture on either side of the equipment, and 40
inches (1 meter) away from objects behind the
equipment.
 For treadmills: Locate at least 40 inches (1 meter)
away from walls or furniture on either side of the
treadmill, and at least 80 inches (2 meters) away
from objects behind the treadmill.
Important: These location standards should also be used
when positioning equipment away from sources of heat,
such as radiators, heat registers, and stoves. Avoid
temperature extremes.
Keep equipment away from water and moisture. Avoid
dropping anything on or spilling anything inside the
equipment to prevent electric shock or damage to the
electronics.
Do not operate electrically powered equipment in damp
or wet locations.
Never operate this equipment if it has a damaged cord or
plug, if it is not working properly, or if it has been dropped,
damaged, or exposed to water. Call for service
immediately if any of these conditions exist.
Important Safety Instructions
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Maintain the equipment to keep it in good working
condition, as described in the Maintenance section of the
assembly and maintenance guide. Inspect the equipment
for incorrect, worn, or loose components, and then
correct, replace or tighten prior to use.
If you plan to move the equipment, obtain help and use
proper lifting techniques. refer to the "Moving the
Equipment" section of the assembly and maintenance
guide.
Use the equipment only for its intended purpose as
described in this manual. Do not use accessory
attachments that are not recommended by Precor. Such
attachments may cause injuries.
Do not operate the equipment where aerosol (spray)
products are being used or where oxygen is being
administered.
Do not use outdoors.
Do not attempt to service the equipment yourself, except
to follow the maintenance instructions in this manual.
Never drop or insert objects into any opening. Keep hands
away from moving parts.
Do not set anything on the stationary handrails,
handlebars, control console, or covers. Place liquids,
magazines, and books in the appropriate receptacles.
Do not lean on or pull on the console at any time.
CAUTION: DO NOT remove the cover, or you may risk injury due
to electric shock. Read the assembly and maintenance guide
before operating. There are no user-serviceable parts inside.
Contact Customer Support if the equipment needs servicing. For
use with single phase AC supply only.
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Educating Users
Take time to educate users about the Important Safety
Instructions found in both the User Reference Manual and
Product Owner’s Manual. Explain to your club or facility
patrons that they should observe the following precautions:
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Hold onto a stationary handrail or handlebar while
assuming the starting position on the equipment.
Face the console at all times.
Hold on to a stationary handrail or handlebar with one
hand whenever you operate the console keys with the
other hand.
Hazardous Materials and Proper Disposal
The batteries within self-powered equipment contain
materials that are considered hazardous to the environment.
Federal law requires proper disposal of these batteries.
If you plan to dispose of your equipment, contact Precor
Commercial Products Customer Support for information
regarding battery removal. Refer to Obtaining Service.
Product Recycling and Disposal
This equipment must be recycled or discarded according to
applicable local and national regulations.
Product labels, in accordance with European Directive
2002/96/EC concerning waste electrical and electronic
equipment (WEEE), determine the framework for the return
and recycling of used equipment as applicable throughout the
European Union. The WEEE label indicates that the product is
not to be thrown away, but rather reclaimed upon end of life
per this Directive.
In accordance with the European WEEE Directive, electrical
and electronic equipment (EEE) is to be collected separately
and to be reused, recycled, or recovered at end of life. Users
of EEE with the WEEE label per Annex IV of the WEEE
Directive must not dispose of end of life EEE as unsorted
municipal waste, but use the collection framework available
to customers for the return, recycling, and recovery of WEEE.
Customer participation is important to minimize any potential
effects of EEE on the environment and human health due to
the potential presence of hazardous substances in EEE. For
proper collection and treatment, refer to Obtaining Service.
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Important Safety Instructions
Regulatory Notices for the RFID Module
When equipped with a control console as described in this
document, this equipment may include a radio-frequency
identification (RFID) module. The RFID module has been
certified to operate at temperatures between -20ºC and 85°C
(-4°F and 185°F).
Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)
The RFID module conforms to the following national
standards defining acceptable limits for radio frequency
interference (RFI).
Federal Communications Commission, Part 15
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a commercial
installation. The equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the owner’s manual instructions, can cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
WARNING
Per FCC rules, changes or modifications not
expressly approved by the manufacturer could
void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
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Industry Canada
This device complies with RSS-210:2007 of the Spectrum
Management & Telecommunications Radio Standards
Specification. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian
ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme à la norme
NMB-003 du Canada.
ATTENTION: Haute Tension
Débranchez avant de réparer
European Applications
CE compliance is claimed to the following directives:
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1999/5/EC R&TTE Directive
2006/95/EC LVD Directive
2002/95/EC RoHS Directive
Directive compliance has been verified to the following
standards:
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EN 55022
EN 300 330-1 V1.5.1
EN 300 330-2 V1.3.1
EN 301 489-3 V1.4.1
EN 301 489-1 V1.8.1
EN 60950-1
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Important Safety Instructions
Regulatory Notices for Cardiovascular
Exercise Equipment
The regulatory information in this section applies to the
exercise equipment and its control console.
Safety Approvals for Cardiovascular Equipment
Precor equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the following applicable safety standards.
Cardiovascular Type Equipment:
 CAN/CSA, IEC, EN 60335-1 (Household and similar
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electrical appliances - Safety)
EN 957 (Stationary training equipment, class S/B
compliant equipment)
PVS and P80 Regulatory Notice
This Precor equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the following applicable safety standards.
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CAN/CSA, UL, IEC, EN 60065 (Audio, video and similar
electronic apparatus - Safety)
Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)
This Precor exercise equipment conforms to the following
national standards defining acceptable limits for radio
frequency interference (RFI).
Federal Communications Commission, Part 15
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a commercial
installation. The equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the owner’s manual instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
WARNING
Per FCC rules, changes or modifications not
expressly approved by Precor could void the
user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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Industry Canada
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian
ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme à la norme
NMB-003 du Canada.
ATTENTION: Haute Tension
Débranchez avant de réparer
European Applications
CE compliance is claimed to the following directives:
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2004/108/EC EMC Directive
2006/95/EC LVD Directive
2002/95/EC RoHS Directive
Directive compliance has been verified to the following
standards:
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EN 55022
EN 55024
EN 60335-1
EN 60065 (P80 and PVS)
Important Safety Instructions
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Electrical Recommendations: All Equipment
Excluding Treadmills
Note: This is a recommendation only. NEC (National Electric
Code) guidelines or local region electric codes must be
followed.
For equipment fitted with a P80 console or Personal Viewing
System (PVS) screen a separate power connection is
required. For a 20 amp branch circuit up to 10 screens can be
connected. If the branch circuit has any other devices plugged
into the circuit the number of screens must be reduced by the
wattage of the other devices.
Note: The typical splitter power cords that have IEC-320 C13
and C14 plugs have a recommended maximum capacity of
five screens.
Figure 1: IEC-320 C13 and C14 plugs
Obtaining Service
Do not attempt to service the equipment except for
maintenance tasks. If any items are missing, contact your
dealer. For more information regarding customer support
numbers or a list of Precor authorized service centers, visit
the Precor web site at http://www.precor.com.
Obtaining Updated Documentation
Current documentation for Experience Series consoles and
Preva Networked Fitness software is available at
http://www.precor.com/productmanuals. You may want to
check in for updated information from time to time as the
universe of Preva features expands.
Table of Contents
Important Safety Instructions ................................................... 5
Safety Precautions ................................................................................ 5
Educating Users ..................................................................................... 8
Hazardous Materials and Proper Disposal .................................... 8
Product Recycling and Disposal ........................................................ 8
Regulatory Notices for the RFID Module ........................................ 9
Regulatory Notices for Cardiovascular
Exercise Equipment...................................................................... 11
Electrical Recommendations: All Equipment
Excluding Treadmills .................................................................. 13
Obtaining Service ................................................................................ 13
Obtaining Updated Documentation............................................... 13
Assembling the AMT................................................................ 17
Hardware Kit (not to scale).............................................................. 18
Required Tools ..................................................................................... 19
Performing the Assembly ................................................................. 19
Removing Access Covers..................................................................22
Threading the Cables .........................................................................22
Replacing Access Covers ................................................................. 24
Leveling the AMT ............................................................................... 24
Breaking in the Equipment ............................................................... 26
Installing the Console .............................................................. 27
Threading the Cable Assembly (P80)...........................................27
Connecting Cables (P80) ................................................................ 29
Completing the Console Installation (P80) .................................33
Threading the Cable Assembly (P30) ...........................................33
Connecting Cables (P30) .................................................................35
Completing the Console Installation (P30) ................................ 36
Verifying That the Heart Rate Display Is Operational ............. 36
Important Safety Instructions
Maintenance ............................................................................ 37
Daily Cleaning...................................................................................... 37
Daily Inspection................................................................................... 38
Weekly Maintenance......................................................................... 39
Monthly Maintenance ....................................................................... 39
Storing the Chest Strap .................................................................... 40
Moving the Equipment ..................................................................... 40
Long-Term Storage ........................................................................... 40
Self-Powered Features ............................................................ 41
Informational Displays Prior to Shutdown ................................... 42
Symptoms of a Low Battery ............................................................. 42
Using the Optional Power Adapter................................................ 42
The Optional Power Adapter Kit .................................................... 43
Replacing the Battery......................................................................... 43
Commercial Cardiovascular Equipment Limited Warranty .... 45
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Chapter
1
Assembling the AMT
Important: The instructions in the following procedures are
described from the perspective of a person standing directly in
front of the equipment (that is, on the opposite side of the
control console from a person using the equipment). These
descriptions may not match the names of certain parts in the parts
list, because such parts are named relative to the back of the
equipment.
To prepare the AMT for assembly:
 Open the box and assemble the components in the
sequence presented in this guide.
 Assemble and operate your equipment on a hard, level
surface in the area intended for use.
Important: Do not grasp any plastic parts of the unit while
lifting or moving the unit. The plastic parts are non-structural
covers and are not capable of supporting the weight of the
unit.
 Provide ample space around the unit.
 Assemble the equipment according to the guidelines in
this manual to ensure you do not void the Precor Limited
Warranty.
Important: Any damage caused during installation is not
covered by the Precor Limited Warranty.
 Attach all fasteners and partially tighten them. Do not
fully tighten fasteners until instructed to do so.
WARNING
You will need assistance to assemble this unit.
DO NOT attempt assembly by yourself.
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Hardware Kit (not to scale)
The hardware kit shipped with this equipment contains the
fasteners and other hardware components shown in the
following table. Before you begin assembly, make sure that
your hardware kit is complete. If not, please contact Precor
Customer Support.
Fasteners
Quantity
Locknuts (⁵₁₆-inch)
8
Hex head screws
(⁵₁₆-inch x 1³₄-inch)
4
Flat washers (⁵₁₆-inch)
8
Flat head hex drive screws
(¹₄-inch x ³₄-inch)
4
Plastic boots
2
End caps
2
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Required Tools
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⁵₁₆-inch hex wrench
⁵₃₂-inch hex wrench
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Rubber mallet
SAE standard socket set
Wire cutter
Torque wrench (calibrated in inch-pounds)
Performing the Assembly
DANGER Do not attempt to connect electrical power until all
assembly procedures are complete and the console
is properly installed.
Follow these steps to assemble the AMT base unit.
To begin assembly:
1. Remove the two side fasteners that hold the front frame
tube to the shipping pallet and cut the tie wraps that
secure the rear base.
CAUTION: Do not move the AMT off its shipping pallet
without assistance. To avoid unnecessary movement of the
foot plates, do not install the handlebars until you begin the
next procedure.
2. Lift the rear base and roll the AMT forward while your
assistant stabilizes the front base and guides it off the
shipping pallet onto the floor.
Note: Begin assembly in the area intended for use.
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3. Insert the end caps into the front frame tube. If necessary,
use a rubber mallet to tap them into place.
Figure 2: Removal of unit from pallet and insertion of end caps
To attach the handlebars:
1. Slide a plastic boot onto each handlebar.
Figure 3: Boot attachment
2. Use the following graphic to determine the proper
position of the handlebars.
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Note: When the handlebars are mounted correctly, each
bends slightly outward.
Figure 4: View of handlebar placement
3. Attach the handlebars using four ⁵₁₆-inch x 1¾-inch hex
head screws, eight ⁵₁₆-inch washers, and four ⁵₁₆-inch
locknuts. Using a torque wrench, tighten the fasteners
with 180 to 200 inch-pounds of torque.
Figure 5: Handlebar attachment
4. Rotate the plastic boot so that its tab aligns with the
cutout below it, and then press the boot downward to
secure it in place.
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Removing Access Covers
With its access covers removed, the AMT provides easy
access to its cables and internal components.
Tip: In the following procedure, set aside the covers and their
mounting hardware in groups, in the order in which you
remove them. This simplifies reinstallation later.
To remove the access covers:
1. Using a rubber mallet or the heel of your hand, tap at an
upward angle against the side of the top column cover to
snap it loose.
Figure 6: Where to place pressure when removing top cover
2. Lift the cover, then slide it toward the rear of the
equipment and out.
3. Using a ⁵₃₂” hex wrench, disconnect the two 1-inch
buttonhead screws at the bottom of the front cover, then
snap the cover loose.
Threading the Cables
Depending on the model of console you are installing and the
options it includes, you will need to install one or more of the
following cables:
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Television (coaxial with F connectors)
Power
Ethernet
Precor recommends threading new cables from the top down,
to take advantage of gravity. A fish tape (a thin metal strip
with a hook or clasp on one end, available from professional
hardware vendors) can be helpful during this procedure.
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To thread new cables through the equipment:
1. Select the console power cable (red and black, individual
leads), the Ethernet cable (flat and black), or the
television cable (round and black).
2. Thread the cable through the center column at the front
of the equipment.
3. Guide the end of the cable through the gap at the bottom
of the center column, then attach it to the appropriate
connector on the jack panel. Refer to the following
illustration and table for the position of each connector.
Connect …
To …
The console power
cable
The power cable assembly
The Ethernet cable
The eight-connector modular jack on the
jack panel
The television cable
The coaxial connector on the jack panel
4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 until all three cables are
completely installed.
5. Insert all cables into the cable clips on the center frame
pillar just below the bottom of the center column. Use
plastic ties to bind the cables together below the clips and
to route them away from any moving parts.
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Replacing Access Covers
After you install the console cables, you can return the access
covers to their previous positions on the equipment.
To replace the access covers:
1. Snap the front cover back into place. Reinsert the two
buttonhead screws you removed with the front cover,
then tighten them using a ⁵₃₂” hex wrench.
2. Position the top column cover between the handlebars
and the body of the AMT. Make sure that the sides of the
top column cover extend over the upper edges of the
body covers, then use the heel of your hand or a rubber
mallet to tap the cover back into place.
Leveling the AMT
It is important that you level and stabilize the AMT properly
every time you move it.
CAUTION: To eliminate movement, make sure the adjustable feet
are in contact with the floor. Also, make sure that the unit sits on
a flat surface. Adjusting the feet of the unit cannot compensate
for extremely uneven surfaces.
To level the AMT:
1. Gently rock the AMT while standing on one of its foot
plates and grabbing the opposite handlebar. First stand on
the left foot plate and grab the right handlebar to rock the
AMT, then repeat the step while standing on the right
foot plate and holding the left handlebar. If there is any
movement, ask your assistant to tip the unit on its side
while you locate the adjustable feet.
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2. Reposition the adjustable feet as needed.
If you want to …
Then turn the adjustable feet …
Raise the front end of the AMT
Counterclockwise
Lower the front end of the AMT
Clockwise
Figure 7: Location of adjustable feet
3. When you are finished positioning the adjustable feet,
place the unit on the floor. Try rocking it again, as
described in step 1, to verify that it is level.
4. To install the rear pedestal, align it over the rear
crosspiece and press it gently into place.
Figure 8: Rear pedestal placement
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Breaking in the Equipment
Precor equipment does not require an actual break-in period.
However, moving components such as belts, gears, and
bearings can settle while the equipment is being stored or
shipped. This can cause the equipment to operate with a
small amount of roughness or noise when it starts up for the
first time.
The equipment usually returns to smooth operation after a
day or two of normal use. If it does not, contact your dealer
for assistance. For more information, refer to Obtaining
Service.
Chapter
2
Installing the Console
To make installation easier, all Precor Experience Series
consoles use the same mounting hardware and connector
locations whenever possible. The installation sequence for
any of them is as follows:
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Threading the cable assembly
Connecting cables
Completing the installation (tightening the mounting
screws and attaching the back cover)
The following sections describe how to perform these tasks.
Threading the Cable Assembly (P80)
Earlier in the installation, you threaded the necessary cables
through the frame of the base unit and out the passthrough
opening in the console mount. As you line up the back plate
on the console with the console mount, you must make sure
that the cable assembly passes correctly through the
openings in both components.
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Important: Before you begin the following procedure, remove the
rear cover from the control console. To remove the cover, use your
fingernails to pry the lower edge loose, then swing the cover up
and out as shown in the following illustration.
Figure 9: Removing the access cover from the P80 console
To thread the cable assembly:
1. Make sure that as much of each cable as possible passes
through the opening in the middle of the console mount
on the base unit.
2. Position the console over the console mount.
3. Rest the console on the console mount so that the notch
on the bottom of the console’s back plate rests on the
rectangular hook at the bottom of the console mount, as
shown in the following figure.
Figure 10: Console positioning on base unit
4. Tilt the console forward until it stops. Use one hand to
steady the console in this position, or ask your assistant
to do so.
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Connecting Cables (P80)
After the console has been seated, separate the individual
cables out of the end of the cable assembly and attach them
to the appropriate circuit connectors inside the console. Refer
to the following diagram and table to identify the cables and
connectors.
Figure 11: Cable connections, P80 console
Table 1. P80 internal cable connections
Cable
Connector Type
Ethernet (LAN)
Eight-contact modular, on
round black cable
TV in
F-type coaxial
Power
Two-contact plug,
polarized and latched
Data from base unit
Eight-contact modular, on
flat gray cable
Circuit
Connector
Location
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Cable
Connector Type
Heart rate sensors
Four-contact strip, keyed
Safety key
(treadmills only)
Six-contact strip, keyed
CSAFE
Eight-contact modular, on
flat gray cable
Auto Stop sensor
(treadmills only)
Four-contact strip, keyed
Circuit
Connector
Location
To simplify installation and maintenance, route and connect
cables 1 through 5 according to the following instructions.
Note: In the illustrations in this section, some cables are
omitted for the sake of clarity.
Connecting the Television Cable
The console’s television tuner is mounted inside the console’s
back plate. The tuner includes a short cable adapter that
allows the television cable to be connected outside the back
plate.
To connect the television cable:
1. Pull the cable out through the lower right corner of the
back plate.
2. Route the cable counterclockwise around the outside of
the back plate.
3. Attach the connector on the cable to the connector on the
tuner cable and tighten the two connectors securely using
two ⁷₁₆-inch open-end wrenches. Position both
connectors above the upper right corner of the back plate.
4. Use a plastic tie to secure the connectors to the top of the
back plate. Pass the tie through the two small holes near
the upper right corner of the back plate, then wrap it
around the connectors and tighten it securely. Cut off and
remove the protruding end of the tie.
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The following illustration shows how the cable is positioned
once it is installed.
Figure 12: Connecting the television cable
Connecting the Ethernet and Base Unit Data Cables
Both the Ethernet and base unit data cables pass through the
cutaway opening at the upper right corner of the back plate
and connect to nearby modular jacks in the console. Because
of this, it is important to exercise caution when connecting
the cables. The black Ethernet cable connects to a jack just
underneath the perforated metal bracket at the very top of
the opening in the console. The gray base unit data cable
connects to a lower jack closer to the back plate.
Refer to the following illustration for the correct position of
both cables.
CAUTION: If you connect the base unit data cable to the wrong
jack, the equipment will not function.
Figure 13: Connecting the Ethernet and base unit data cables
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Connecting the Heart Rate Sensor Cable
The heart rate sensor cable passes through the cutaway
opening at the upper left corner of the back plate, then down
to the small circuit board at the lower left of the console. The
following illustration shows how the cable should look once it
is installed.
Figure 14: Connecting the heart rate cable
Connecting the Power Cable
Like the tuner, the console’s upper circuit board is equipped
with a cable adapter that relieves you of attempting to attach
a cable to a recessed jack. To connect the power cable, route
it through the cutaway opening at the upper left corner of the
back plate and plug it in to this adapter.
The following illustration shows how the cable should look
once it is installed.
Figure 15: Connecting the power cable
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Completing the Console Installation (P80)
Before you complete the final installation steps, double-check
the connections you have made. Make sure that all cables are
fully and securely connected, and that any unneeded cables
are tied back properly.
To complete the installation:
1. Feed extra cable back into the neck tube.
2. Tilt the control console backward (toward yourself) until
the tab on the top edge of its back plate slides along the
top edge of the console mount and the screw holes align
properly.
3. Insert the four ⁵₈-inch flat head screws through the holes
in the console mount and thread them into the holes in
the back plate on the console. Partially tighten the screws
using a ⁵₈-inch hex wrench.
4. Line up the two small tabs at the top of the console’s back
cover with the slots at the top of the opening in the
console case. Insert the tabs into the slots.
5. Insert the remaining tabs on the back cover with the
corresponding slots on the console case.
6. Press gently on the edges of the back cover to snap it into
place.
Threading the Cable Assembly (P30)
Earlier in the installation, you threaded the necessary cables
through the frame of the base unit and out the passthrough
opening in the console mount. As you line up the back plate
on the console with the console mount, you must make sure
that the cable assembly passes correctly through the
openings in both components.
Important: Before you begin the following procedure, remove the
rear cover from the control console. Set the cover and its mounting
hardware aside for later use.
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To thread the cable assembly:
1. Make sure that as much of each cable as possible passes
through the opening in the middle of the console mount
on the base unit.
2. Position the console over the console mount.
3. Rest the console on the console mount so that the notch
on the bottom of the console’s back plate rests on the
rectangular hook at the bottom of the console mount, as
shown in the following figure.
Figure 16: Console positioning on base unit
4. Tilt the console forward until it stops. Use one hand to
steady the console in this position, or ask your assistant
to do so.
5. Pull all cables upward and forward until you can drape
them over the top of the console’s back plate.
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Connecting Cables (P30)
After the console has been seated, separate the individual
cables out of the end of the cable assembly and attach them
to the appropriate circuit connectors inside the console. Refer
to the following diagram and table to identify the cables and
connectors.
Figure 17: Cable connections, P30 console
Table 2. P30 internal cable connections
Cable
Connector Type
Safety key
(treadmills only)
Six-contact strip, keyed
Auto Stop sensor
(treadmills only)
Four-contact strip, keyed
Data from base unit
Eight-contact modular,
on flat gray cable
Heart rate sensors
Four-contact strip, keyed
Circuit Connector
Location
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Completing the Console Installation (P30)
Before you complete the final installation steps, double-check
the connections you have made. Make sure that all cables are
fully and securely connected, and that any unneeded cables
are tied back properly.
To complete the installation:
1. Feed extra cable back into the neck tube.
2. Tilt the control console backward (toward yourself) until
the tab on the top edge of its back plate slides along the
top edge of the console mount and the screw holes align
properly.
3. Insert the four ⁵₈-inch flat head screws through the holes
in the console mount and thread them into the holes in
the back plate on the console. Partially tighten the screws
using a ⁵₈-inch hex wrench.
4. Line up the two small tabs at the bottom of the console’s
back cover with the slots at the bottom of the console
case. Insert the tabs into the slots.
5. Insert the two #8–32 x ¹₂-inch Phillips-head screws that
you removed earlier into the holes at the top edge of the
console’s back cover. Tighten the screws fully.
Important: Use caution not to pinch the cables between the
back cover and PVS mounting screw heads.
6. Fully tighten the four mounting screws (partially
tightened in step 3) using a ⁵₃₂-inch hex wrench.
Verifying That the Heart Rate Display Is
Operational
To verify that the heart rate display is operational:
1. Begin exercising on the equipment.
2. Grasp both touch-sensitive handlebars.
Note: The heart rate is read within ten seconds. During
that time, the heart on the display flashes.
3. Look at the HEART RATE display. After a few seconds, a
number appears indicating your heart rate.
4. If a number does not appear in the HEART RATE display,
check the cable connection to make sure it is properly
connected.
Chapter
3
Maintenance
To keep the equipment functioning properly, perform the
minor maintenance tasks in this section at the intervals
shown on the maintenance checklist. Failure to maintain the
equipment as described in this section could void the Precor
Limited Warranty.
DANGER
To reduce the risk of electrical shock, always
disconnect the equipment from its power source
before cleaning it or performing any maintenance
tasks. If the equipment is self-powered but also
uses the optional power adapter, disconnect the
adapter.
Daily Cleaning
Precor recommends that you clean the equipment before and
after each exercise session. To remove dust and dirt from the
equipment, wipe all exposed surfaces with a soft cloth that
you have moistened with one of the following cleaners:
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A solution of 30 parts of water to 1 part of Simple Green®
(for more information, visit www.simplegreen.com)
ENVIR-O-SAFE oxygen enhanced cleaner or multi-task
cleaner concentrate, diluted according to the
manufacturer’s instructions (for more information, visit
www.daleyinternational.com)
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Alternatively, you can clean the equipment with Athletix
fitness equipment cleaning wipes (for more information, visit
www.athletixproducts.com)
CAUTION: Read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions,
particularly dilution instructions, before using any cleaner on
Precor fitness equipment. Do not use concentrated cleaners at full
strength, or acidic cleaners of any kind; such cleaners weaken the
protective finish on the equipment and void the Precor Limited
Warranty. Never pour water or spray liquids onto any part of the
equipment. Allow the equipment to dry completely before using.
Vacuum the floor underneath the equipment frequently to
prevent the accumulation of dust and dirt that can interfere
with its operation. Use a soft nylon scrub brush to clean the
grooves on equipment with foot pedals.
Daily Inspection
At least once every day, examine the equipment for the
following problems:
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Slipping belts
Loose fasteners
Unusual noises
Worn or frayed power cords
Any other indication that the equipment may be in need
of service
Important: If you determine that the equipment needs service,
disconnect all power connections (television, Ethernet, and power)
and move the equipment away from the exercise area. Place an
OUT OF SERVICE sign on the equipment and make it clear to all
patrons and other users that they must not use it.
To order parts or to contact a Precor authorized service
provider in your area, refer to Obtaining Service.
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Maintenance
Weekly Maintenance
Perform the following maintenance tasks every week:
1. Disconnect the external power supply.
2. Clean the floor under the equipment using a vacuum
cleaner or a damp mop.
3. Verify that the stair-arm bumpers are aligned correctly.
4. When the floor is completely dry, reconnect the power (if
necessary).
5. Test all console functions, including heart rate monitoring
features.
6. Verify that the unit sits squarely on the floor. All of its feet
should be touching the floor and the unit should not rock
or wobble when in use. If not, re-level it as described in
Leveling the AMT.
Monthly Maintenance
Perform the following maintenance tasks every month:
1.
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6.
7.
Wipe the exterior of the console with a damp sponge or
soft cloth, and dry with a clean towel. Keep water away
from electronic components to prevent electrical shock or
damage.
Clean the touchscreen using a soft, lint-free cloth
dampened with a 91% isopropyl alcohol solution (either
as sold or diluted with an equal amount of water).
Remove the access covers. Vacuum out any debris, being
careful not to bring the vacuum cleaner nozzle too close
to any circuit board (unless your vacuum cleaner is
protected against static buildup).
Check the belt tension of the primary, brake, and drive
belts (refer to the service manual for detailed
instructions).
Check all fasteners for proper tightness and torque.
Replace all covers.
Verify that the unit sits squarely on the floor. All of its feet
should be touching the floor and the unit should not rock
or wobble when in use. If not, re-level it as described in
Leveling the AMT.
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Storing the Chest Strap
If you purchased the optional heart rate chest strap, store it in
a place where it remains free of dust and dirt (for example, in
a closet or drawer). Be sure to protect the chest strap from
extremes in temperature. Do not store it in a place that may
be exposed to temperatures below 32° F (0° C).
To clean the chest strap, use a sponge or soft cloth dampened
in mild soap and water. Dry the surface thoroughly with a
clean towel.
Moving the Equipment
The equipment is very heavy. If you plan to move it to a new
location, obtain the help of an adult assistant and use proper
lifting techniques. If the equipment includes roller wheels on
one end, use the wheels to reduce the load on yourself and
your assistant.
To move the AMT:
1. Disconnect, unplug, and remove all external connections
(television, Ethernet, and power).
2. Lift the rear platform molding to remove it.
3. Lift the rear foot supports to tip the AMT forward onto its
roller wheels.
4. Push the AMT into its new location.
5. Lower the rear foot supports to the floor, then reattach
the rear platform molding.
Long-Term Storage
If you do not expect anyone to use the equipment for a long
time, perform the following tasks to prepare it for storage:
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If it has a power cord, disconnect the cord.
If it has an optional power adapter, connect the adapter to
prevent damage to the internal battery.
Position it so that it will not become damaged and will not
interfere with people or other equipment.
Chapter
4
Self-Powered Features
Important: This chapter of the manual describes Precor fitness
equipment that can operate without being connected to AC
power. This includes units equipped with P40 or P20 consoles.
However, P80 consoles must be connected to AC power through
their power supplies to operate. For this reason, this chapter does
not apply to units equipped with P80 consoles.
On self-powered equipment, the system initializes and
displays the Welcome screen when a user starts exercising. A
minimum rate of motion must be maintained for the banner to
appear, as shown in the following table. When a person meets
the requirements, the power that is generated allows the
equipment to function properly.
Table 3. Minimum requirements for operation
Equipment Rate of Motion
AMT
56 strides per minute (SPM)
EFX
40 strides per minute (SPM)
Climber
30 steps per minute
Bike
20 revolutions per minute (RPM)
Informational displays appear when the battery is low or
when the rate of motion drops below the minimum
requirements. The display explains what to do to retain
power. If the messages are ignored, the equipment begins
shutdown procedures to maintain the charge of the battery.
Refer to Informational Displays Prior to Shutdown.
An optional power adapter can be purchased and provides
sustained power to the equipment. If you plan to change the
club settings, the power adapter is highly recommended. To
purchase the optional power adapter, check with your dealer.
Refer to Obtaining Service.
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Informational Displays Prior to Shutdown
The equipment saves its battery charge by moving into a
shutdown mode. If the user does not maintain the minimum
rate of motion, a 30-second shutdown process begins.
In this mode, the console displays a countdown indicator and
ignores all keypresses. If no movement is detected or the rate
of motion remains below the minimum, the indicator changes
as the countdown continues.
Note: The user can resume exercising before the countdown
period elapses and the program will continue from the point
at which it was paused.
Important: If the equipment is connected to a CSAFE master
device, it follows a slightly different shutdown process. Ten
seconds before the equipment shuts down, it ends the exercise
session and displays a reset message while it disconnects from the
CSAFE master device. It ignores all keypresses during these last
ten seconds.
Symptoms of a Low Battery
If no one has used the equipment for an extended period of
time, the battery may need recharging.
Symptoms of a low battery include the following:
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A flickering or erratic display
Loss of user and program information after the user stops
exercising, without any display of a workout summary or a
notification of pending shutdown
Important: To maintain a constant power source, use the optional
power adapter.
Using the Optional Power Adapter
After connecting the power adapter to the equipment, plug
the opposite end into the appropriate power source (120 V or
240 V).
CAUTION: When the optional power adapter is in use, make sure
that the power supply cord does not create a safety hazard. Keep
it out of the way of traffic and moving parts. If the power supply
cord or power conversion module is damaged, it must be replaced.
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The control console functions differently when the power
adapter is connected. Because the power adapter provides a
constant source of power, a user can pause for brief periods
without initiating shutdown procedures. When the pause time
limit expires and the user has not resumed exercising, the
console returns to the Welcome screen. The default pause
time is 30 seconds for all fitness equipment. Refer to the
manual for your control console for instructions on setting or
changing the pause time limit. To learn how to install the
power adapter, refer to The Optional Power Adapter Kit.
The Optional Power Adapter Kit
If you purchase the optional power adapter, you must also
purchase the internal cable kit. The kit supplies the cable,
bracket, and fasteners that connect the power adapter to the
lower electronics board.
CAUTION: The internal cable kit must be installed by authorized
service personnel. Do not attempt installation on your own as you
could void the Precor Limited Warranty. For more information,
refer to Obtaining Service.
Important: If this equipment includes a P80 console, the optional
power adapter and the internal cable kit must still be installed to
provide continuous power to the base unit and support its internal
battery.
Once the internal cable kit is installed, you can plug the
optional power adapter into the equipment. Plug the opposite
end into the appropriate power source for your equipment
(120 V or 240 V). Review the safety instructions found at the
beginning of this manual before using the power adapter.
Replacing the Battery
The equipment’s battery is built to last for a long time.
However, if you feel that the battery may need replacing,
check with an authorized service technician. Refer to
Obtaining Service.
CAUTION: The battery stored inside the equipment contains
hazardous materials and must be disposed of according to
Hazardous Waste Regulations. Refer to Hazardous Materials and
Proper Disposal.
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Chapter
5
Commercial Cardiovascular
Equipment Limited Warranty
PLEASE READ THESE WARRANTY TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE
USING YOUR PRECOR INCORPORATED PRODUCT. BY USING THE EQUIPMENT, YOU
ARE CONSENTING TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING WARRANTY TERMS AND
CONDITIONS.
Limited Warranty.
Precor Incorporated warrants all new Precor products to be free from defects in materials
and manufacture for the warranty periods set forth below. The warranty periods
commence on the invoice date of the original purchase. This warranty applies only against
defects discovered within the warranty period and extends only to the original purchaser
of the product. Parts repaired or replaced under the terms of this warranty will be
warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period only. To claim under this
warranty, the buyer must notify Precor or your authorized Precor dealer within 30 days
after the date of discovery of any nonconformity and make the affected product available
for inspection by Precor or its service representative. Precor’s obligations under this
warranty are limited as set forth below.
Warranty Periods and Coverage.
All Commercial Cardiovascular Products (excluding StretchTrainer, Strength
Products, and coverage specific to certain models and options as defined
below):
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Frame: 7 years
Treadmill drive motor: 5 years
Items subject to wear: 1 year
All other parts (including mechanical parts and electronic parts): 2 years
Labor: 1 year
880 Line Commercial Cardiovascular Products (superseding the coverage
above where applicable):
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Labor on the P80 console: 2 years
High wear items on the P80 console, including headphone jack, USB connector, and
iPod® connector: 90 days
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Options / Accessories
Many options or accessories have components that are connected internally or mounted
inside the electronic console. The following guidelines determine the warranty for these
components. If the internal components are installed by the factory or by an authorized
dealer as part of the original sale and delivery, they have a warranty that is identical to the
warranty of the equipment in which they are connected or mounted. If the internal
components are not installed by the factory or by an authorized dealer as part of the
original sale and delivery, they have a 90 days parts and labor limited warranty. All
components that are not internally connected have a 90 days parts only limited warranty.
Satisfactory proof of purchase is required in all cases.
Conditions and Restrictions.
This warranty is valid only in accordance with the conditions set forth below:
1.
The warranty applies to the Precor product only while
a. it remains in the possession of the original purchaser and proof of purchase is
demonstrated.
b. it has not been subjected to accident, misuse, abuse, improper service, or
non-Precor modification.
c. claims are made within the warranty period.
2. This warranty does not cover damage or equipment failure caused by electrical wiring
not in compliance with electrical codes or Precor owner’s manual specifications, or
failure to provide reasonable and necessary maintenance as outlined in the owner’s
manual.
3. Precor is not responsible for Internet connectivity to its products. This restriction
applies to services, such as those provided by an Internet service provider (ISP), and
also to hardware related to Internet connectivity, such as Ethernet cabling, routers,
servers and switches.
4. Precor is not responsible for the quality of television, video, audio, or other media
supplied to its products. This restriction applies to services, such as those provided
by a cable or satellite television provider; to signal strength and clarity; and also to
hardware related to the reception and delivery of television, video, audio, and other
media. Such hardware can include (but is not limited to) audio, video, and
radio-frequency (RF) cabling, connectors, receivers, modulators, combiners,
distribution amplifiers, splitters, and so on.
5. Precor cannot guarantee that the heart rate measurement system on its products will
work for all users. Heart rate measurement accuracy varies based on a number of
factors, including the user’s physiology and age, the method in which the heart rate
measurement system is used, external interference, and other factors that may
influence heart rate acquisition.
6. Except in Canada, Precor does not pay labor outside the United States.
7. Warranties outside the United States and Canada may vary. Please contact your local
Dealer for details.
Commercial Cardiovascular Equipment Limited Warranty
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This Limited Warranty shall not apply to:
1. Software version upgrades.
2. Software defects that do not materially and negatively affect the normal performance
of the product under normal conditions of use.
3. Consumable goods or cosmetic items of the product, the exterior of which has been
damaged or defaced as a result of abuse, misuse, accident, improper service or
installation, mishandling, or modification in design or construction not authorized by
Precor.
4. Repairs performed on Precor equipment missing a serial number or with a serial tag
that has been altered or defaced.
5. Service calls to correct installation of the equipment or instruct owners on how to use
the equipment.
6. Pickup and delivery involved with repairs.
7. Any labor costs incurred beyond the applicable labor warranty period.
Disclaimer and Release.
The warranties provided herein are the exclusive warranties given by Precor and
supersede any prior, contrary or additional representations, whether oral or written. ANY
IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE THAT APPLY TO ANY PARTS DESCRIBED
ABOVE ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE PERIODS OF EXPRESS WARRANTIES
GIVEN ABOVE FOR THOSE SAME PARTS. PRECOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS AND
EXCLUDES THOSE WARRANTIES THEREAFTER. Some States do not allow limitations on
how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you. PRECOR
ALSO HEREBY DISCLAIMS AND EXCLUDES ALL OTHER OBLIGATIONS OR LIABILITIES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARISING BY LAW OR OTHERWISE, WITH RESPECT TO ANY
NONCONFORMANCE OR DEFECT IN ANY PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO: (A) ANY OBLIGATION, LIABILITY, RIGHT, CLAIM OR REMEDY IN TORT, WHETHER
OR NOT ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF PRECOR OR ITS SUPPLIERS (WHETHER
ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED); AND (B) ANY OBLIGATION, LIABILITY, RIGHT,
CLAIM OR REMEDY FOR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO ANY EQUIPMENT. This disclaimer
and release shall apply even if the express warranty set forth above fails of its essential
purpose.
Exclusive Remedies.
For any product described above that fails to conform to its warranty, Precor will provide,
at their option, one of the following: (1) repair; (2) replacement; or (3) refund of the
purchase price. Precor Limited Warranty service may be obtained by contacting the
authorized dealer from whom you purchased the item. Precor compensates Servicers for
warranty trips within their normal service area to repair commercial equipment at the
customer’s location. You may be charged a trip charge outside the service area. THESE
SHALL BE THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES OF THE BUYER FOR ANY BREACH OF
WARRANTY.
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EXCLUSION OF CONSEQUENTIAL AND INCIDENTAL
DAMAGES.
PRECOR AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE NO OBLIGATION OR LIABILITY,
WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT (INCLUDING WARRANTY), TORT (INCLUDING
ACTIVE, PASSIVE, OR IMPUTED NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT LIABILITY), OR
OTHERWISE, FOR DAMAGE TO THE EQUIPMENT, PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOSS OF USE,
REVENUE OR PROFIT, COST OF CAPITAL, COST OF SUBSTITUTE EQUIPMENT,
ADDITIONAL COSTS INCURRED BY BUYER (BY WAY OF CORRECTION OR
OTHERWISE) OR ANY OTHER INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, WHETHER RESULTING FROM NONDELIVERY OR FROM THE USE, MISUSE
OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT. This exclusion applies even if the above warranty
fails of its essential purposes and regardless of whether such damages are sought for
breach of warranty, breach of contract, negligence, or strict liability in tort or under any
other legal theory. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or
consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which
vary from state to state.
Complete this portion and keep for your records.
Purchased From:
Example: Dealer or store name.
Phone Number:
Example: Dealer or store telephone number.
Product/model:
Example: AMT 885 or EFX 883.
Serial number:
The serial number is found on the shipping container.
Effective 1 November 2010
P/N 36286-114
Assembling and Maintaining
Adaptive Motion Trainers®
AMT® 885 • AMT® 835
Precor Incorporated
20031 142nd Avenue NE
P.O. Box 7202
Woodinville, WA USA 98072-4002
AMT 885/835 PAG/OM 300710-301 rev F
Warranty #36286-114
14 February 2011
Operating and Maintaining
the P30 Console
Precor Incorporated
20031 142nd Avenue NE
P.O. Box 7202
Woodinville, WA USA 98072-4002
P30 OM 301096-141
18 January 2011
Edition Information
Operating and Maintaining the P30 Console
P/N 301096-141
Copyright ©2011 Precor Incorporated. All rights reserved.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
Trademark Note
Precor, AMT, and EFX are registered trademarks and Preva is
a trademark of Precor Incorporated. Other names in this
document may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of
their respective owners.
Intellectual Property Notice
All rights, title, and interests in and to the software of the
Preva Business Suite, the accompanying printed materials,
any copies of such software, and all data collected via the
Preva Business Suite, are exclusively owned by Precor or its
suppliers, as the case may be.
Precor is widely recognized for its innovative, award-winning
designs of exercise equipment. Precor aggressively seeks U.S.
and foreign patents for both the mechanical construction and
the visual aspects of its product design. Any party
contemplating the use of Precor product designs is hereby
forewarned that Precor considers the unauthorized
appropriation of its proprietary rights to be a very serious
matter. Precor will vigorously pursue all unauthorized
appropriation of its proprietary rights.
Precor Incorporated
20031 142nd Ave NE, P.O. Box 7202
Woodinville, WA 98072-4002
1-800-347-4404
http://www.precor.com
Chapter
1
Important Safety Instructions
This apparatus (hereinafter referred to as the console) is
intended to be shipped with a new Precor exercise equipment
(hereinafter referred to as the base unit). It is not packaged
for individual sale.
WARNING
To prevent injury, the console must be
attached securely to the base unit following all
assembly and installation instructions shipped
with the base unit. The console is intended to
be connected to AC mains power through the
furnished power supply ONLY. It should be
powered on only when installed as described
in the assembly and installation instructions
shipped with the base unit. The console is
intended for use only with a Precor fitness
equipment, not as a standalone device.
Safety Precautions
Always follow basic safety precautions when using this
equipment to reduce the chance of injury, fire, or damage.
Other sections in this manual provide more details of safety
features. Be sure to read these sections and observe all safety
notices. These precautions include the following:
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Read all instructions in this guide before installing and
using the equipment and follow any labels on the
equipment.
Make sure all users see a physician for a complete
physical examination before they begin any fitness
program.
Il est conseillé de subir un examen médical complet avant
d’entreprendre tout programme d’exercise. Si vous avez des
étourdissements ou des faiblesses, arrêtez les exercices
immédiatement.
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Do not allow children, or people unfamiliar with the
operation of this equipment, on or near it. Do not leave
children unsupervised around the equipment.
Make sure all users wear proper exercise clothing and
shoes for their workouts and avoid loose or dangling
clothing. Users should not wear shoes with heels or
leather soles, and they should check the soles of their
shoes to remove any dirt and embedded stones. They
should also tie long hair back.
Never leave the equipment unattended when it is plugged
in. Unplug the equipment from its power source when it is
not in use, before cleaning it, and before providing
authorized service.
Note: The optional power adapter is considered a power
source for self-powered equipment.
Use the power adapter provided with the equipment. Plug
the power adapter into an appropriate, grounded power
outlet as marked on the equipment.
Care should be taken when mounting or dismounting the
equipment.
Read, understand, and test the emergency stop
procedures before use.
Keep the power cord or optional power adapter and plug
away from heated surfaces.
Route power cables so that they are not walked on,
pinched, or damaged by items placed upon or against
them, including the equipment itself.
Ensure the equipment has adequate ventilation. Do not
place anything on top of or over the equipment. Do not
use on a cushioned surface that could block the
ventilation opening.
Assemble and operate the equipment on a solid, level
surface.
Keep equipment away from water and moisture. Avoid
dropping anything on or spilling anything inside the
equipment to prevent electric shock or damage to the
electronics.
Do not operate electrically powered equipment in damp
or wet locations.
Never operate this equipment if it has a damaged cord or
plug, if it is not working properly, or if it has been dropped,
damaged, or exposed to water. Call for service
immediately if any of these conditions exist.
Important Safety Instructions
5
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Proper Location for Equipment
 For all equipment other than treadmills: Locate at
least 40 inches (1 meter) away from walls or
furniture on either side of the equipment, and 40
inches (1 meter) away from objects behind the
equipment.
 For treadmills: Locate at least 40 inches (1 meter)
away from walls or furniture on either side of the
treadmill, and at least 80 inches (2 meters) away
from objects behind the treadmill.
Important: These location standards should also be used
when positioning equipment away from sources of heat,
such as radiators, heat registers, and stoves. Avoid
temperature extremes.
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Maintain the equipment to keep it in good working
condition, as described in the Maintenance section of the
assembly and maintenance guide. Inspect the equipment
for incorrect, worn, or loose components, and then
correct, replace or tighten prior to use.
If you plan to move the equipment, obtain help and use
proper lifting techniques.
Equipment Weight Restrictions: Do not use the treadmill
if you weigh more than 500 pounds (225 kg). If you weigh
more than 350 pounds (160 kg), do not run on the
treadmill. For all other fitness equipment, the weight limit
is 350 pounds (160 kg).
Use the equipment only for its intended purpose as
described in this manual. Do not use accessory
attachments that are not recommended by Precor. Such
attachments may cause injuries.
Do not operate the equipment where aerosol (spray)
products are being used or where oxygen is being
administered.
Do not use outdoors.
Do not attempt to service the equipment yourself, except
to follow the maintenance instructions in this manual.
Never drop or insert objects into any opening. Keep hands
away from moving parts.
Do not set anything on the stationary handrails,
handlebars, control console, or covers. Place liquids,
magazines, and books in the appropriate receptacles.
Do not lean on or pull on the console at any time.
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When using the treadmill, always attach the safety clip to
your clothing before beginning your workout. Failure to
use the safety clip may pose a greater risk of injury in the
event of a fall.
CAUTION: DO NOT remove the cover, or you may risk injury due
to electric shock. Read the assembly and maintenance guide
before operating. There are no user-serviceable parts inside.
Contact Customer Support if the equipment needs servicing. For
use with single phase AC supply only.
Hazardous Materials and Proper Disposal
The batteries within self-powered equipment contain
materials that are considered hazardous to the environment.
Federal law requires proper disposal of these batteries.
If you plan to dispose of your equipment, contact Precor
Commercial Products Customer Support for information
regarding battery removal. Refer to Obtaining Service.
Product Recycling and Disposal
This equipment must be recycled or discarded according to
applicable local and national regulations.
Product labels, in accordance with European Directive
2002/96/EC concerning waste electrical and electronic
equipment (WEEE), determine the framework for the return
and recycling of used equipment as applicable throughout the
European Union. The WEEE label indicates that the product is
not to be thrown away, but rather reclaimed upon end of life
per this Directive.
In accordance with the European WEEE Directive, electrical
and electronic equipment (EEE) is to be collected separately
and to be reused, recycled, or recovered at end of life. Users
of EEE with the WEEE label per Annex IV of the WEEE
Directive must not dispose of end of life EEE as unsorted
municipal waste, but use the collection framework available
to customers for the return, recycling, and recovery of WEEE.
Customer participation is important to minimize any potential
effects of EEE on the environment and human health due to
the potential presence of hazardous substances in EEE. For
proper collection and treatment, refer to Obtaining Service.
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Important Safety Instructions
Regulatory Notices for Cardiovascular
Exercise Equipment
The regulatory information in this section applies to the
exercise equipment and its control console.
Safety Approvals for Cardiovascular Equipment
Precor equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the following applicable safety standards.
Cardiovascular Type Equipment:
 CAN/CSA, IEC, EN 60335-1 (Household and similar
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electrical appliances - Safety)
EN 957 (Stationary training equipment, class S/B
compliant equipment)
Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)
This Precor exercise equipment conforms to the following
national standards defining acceptable limits for radio
frequency interference (RFI).
Federal Communications Commission, Part 15
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a commercial
installation. The equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the owner’s manual instructions, can cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
WARNING
Per FCC rules, changes or modifications not
expressly approved by the manufacturer could
void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
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Industry Canada
This device complies with RSS-210:2007 of the Spectrum
Management & Telecommunications Radio Standards
Specification. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian
ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme à la norme
NMB-003 du Canada.
ATTENTION: Haute Tension
Débranchez avant de réparer
European Applications
CE compliance is claimed to the following directives:
2004/108/EC EMC Directive
2006/95/EC LVD Directive
2002/95/EC RoHS Directive
Directive compliance has been verified to the following
standards:
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EN 55022
EN 55024
EN 60335-1
120 V and 240 V Equipment Designated for
U.S. Markets
Note: If you are not installing this equipment in the United
States or Canada, this section does not apply to you. You
should have received a power cable that meets your local
electrical code requirements along with the equipment. If you
need additional help with the power connections for the
equipment, contact your Precor authorized dealer.
Precor exercise equipment that is connected to an external
power circuit, such as treadmills or equipment with optional
power supplies for self-powered equipment, must be properly
grounded. In addition, Precor treadmills must be connected to
a 20 amp, dedicated branch circuit for power.
Important Safety Instructions
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Important: A true dedicated branch circuit provides discrete hot,
neutral, and ground lines to each plug. These lines must not be
looped or "daisy-chained" to any other lines in any way.
For non-powered equipment fitted a Personal Viewing System
(PVS) screens, up to 10 consoles or PVS screens can be
connected to a single 20 amp dedicated branch circuit, or up
to 7 consoles to a single 15 amp dedicated branch circuit.
The grounding plug on a treadmill or power supply looks like
the plug shown in one of the following two figures. The power
outlet must have the same configuration as the plug.
Important: Do not use any power cord adapter with this product.
Figure 1: 120-volt, 20-amp power plug
Figure 2: 240-volt, 20-amp power plug
Obtaining Service
Do not attempt to service the equipment except for
maintenance tasks. If any items are missing, contact your
dealer. For more information regarding customer support
numbers or a list of Precor authorized service centers, visit
the Precor web site at http://www.precor.com.
For the most current manuals, go to
http://www.precor.com/productmanuals.
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Table of Contents
Important Safety Instructions ................................................... 3
Safety Precautions .................................................................................3
Hazardous Materials and Proper Disposal .................................... 6
Product Recycling and Disposal ....................................................... 6
Regulatory Notices for Cardiovascular
Exercise Equipment ...................................................................... 7
120 V and 240 V Equipment Designated
for U.S. Markets ............................................................................. 8
Obtaining Service.................................................................................. 9
Getting Started .........................................................................13
Activating the Console for Self-Powered Equipment ................ 13
Identifying Parts of the Console....................................................... 15
Setting Up the Console ............................................................ 19
System Settings ....................................................................................19
Setting Club Parameter Values ........................................................ 21
Viewing the Informational Displays .............................................. 26
User ID Entry with CSAFE Equipment........................................... 29
Introducing Users to the P30 Console......................................31
Using the Touch Heart Rate Feature .............................................. 31
Using a Chest Strap Transmitter .................................................... 33
Using the Treadmill Safety Clip ...................................................... 34
Treadmill Auto Stop™ (Automatic Stop) Function ................... 36
Starting a Workout .................................................................. 37
Starting a Preset Programmed Workout ...................................... 38
Setting Options.................................................................................... 38
Pausing and Resuming an Exercise Session ............................... 40
Ending a Session...................................................................................41
Programs ............................................................................................... 43
Maintenance ............................................................................ 45
Cleaning the Console and Display ................................................. 45
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Chapter
2
Getting Started
The P30 console offers administrators the ability to set
default values that meet their specific needs. These settings
include items like language, units of measure, and setting a
maximum allowed workout time for each piece of equipment.
Activating the Console for Self-Powered
Equipment
Precor equipment is either self-powered or externally
powered using an optional power adapter. Self-powered
equipment requires the user exercise to initialize the battery.
This section provides more detail about powering equipment.
Activating the Console for Self-Powered Equipment
On self-powered equipment, when a user starts exercising,
the battery initializes and displays the Welcome banner. A
minimum rate of motion must be maintained for the
Welcome banner to appear. The words PEDAL FASTER (or
the equivalent message depending on the equipment type)
appear in the display when the battery is low or when the rate
of motion drops below the minimum requirements.
The equipment saves its battery charge by moving into a
shutdown mode. If the user does not maintain the minimum
rate of motion, a 30-second shutdown process begins.
In this mode, the console displays a countdown indicator and
ignores all keypresses. If no movement is detected or the rate
of motion remains below the minimum, the indicator changes
as the countdown continues.
Note: The user can resume exercising before the countdown
period elapses and the program will continue from the point
at which it was paused.
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Optional Use of the Power Adapter
An optional AC power adapter provides sustained power to
the equipment. This adapter allows you to change settings
without having to pedal the equipment. To purchase the
power adapter, contact your dealer.
If you purchase the optional power adapter, you must also
purchase the internal cable kit. The kit supplies the cable,
bracket, and fasteners that connect the power adapter to the
lower electronics board.
CAUTION: The internal cable kit must be installed by authorized
service personnel. Do not attempt installation on your own as you
could void the Precor Limited Warranty. For more information,
refer to Obtaining Service.
Once the internal cable kit is installed, you can plug the
optional power adapter into the equipment. Plug the opposite
end into the appropriate power source for your equipment
(120 V or 240 V). Review the safety instructions found at the
beginning of this manual before using the power adapter.
CAUTION: When the optional power adapter is in use, make sure
that the power supply cord does not create a safety hazard. Keep
it out of the way of traffic and moving parts. If the power supply
cord or power conversion module is damaged, it must be replaced.
The control console functions differently when the power
adapter is connected. Because the power adapter provides a
constant source of power, a user can pause for brief periods
without initiating shutdown procedures. When the pause time
limit expires and the user has not resumed exercising, the
console returns to the Welcome screen. The default pause
time is 30 seconds for all fitness equipment. Refer to the
manual for your control console for instructions on setting or
changing the pause time limit.
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Getting Started
Identifying Parts of the Console
The following diagram provides information about the console
keys. The number and actions of the console keys may differ
slightly depending on the type of equipment.
Figure 3: P30 console keys
Table 1. Parts of the console
Number Part Name
Average Speed
Pace
Details
Use the ▲ or ▼ arrows to change
which item you want to display
Distance
Calories
Displays the number of calories you
have burned
Heart Rate
Displays your heart rate
Time Elapsed
Use the ▲ or ▼ arrows to change how
the time is displayed
Time Remaining
Upper Text
Display
Scrolls information to guide the user
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Number Part Name
Details
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Muscle
•
Monitor - EFX
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Stride Length
- AMT
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Rate per
Minute Climber
The Muscle Monitor displays the
muscles used to perform that
workout.
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Stride Length describes the length
of your steps during a workout.
•
Rate per Minute displays the
number of meters, feet, or steps
that a user has gained during a
workout.
<blank> Bike,
Treadmill
Lower Display
Displays graphical information about
your workout progress
Workouts
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Manual: Available on all
equipment
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Heart Rate: Available on all
equipment
•
Interval: Available on all
equipment
•
Weight Loss: Available on all
equipment except AMT
•
Variety: Available on all
equipment except AMT
•
Performance: Available on all
equipment except AMT
•
Fat Burner - AMT only
Quick Start
Press to begin exercising
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Number Part Name
Details
Options - All
•
equipment except
AMT
•
Press to enter Goals, Language,
Weight, Age, and Target Heart
Rate information, More Options
Press More Metrics to view
additional metric information for
all equipment except the AMT
Metrics:
•
Percent Complete
•
Time in Zone
•
Segment Time Remaining
•
Average Speed
•
Pace - Treadmill only
•
Calories per Minute
•
Calories per Hour
•
WATTS
•
METS
•
Target HR
•
Average HR
•
Elevations - Treadmill and climber
only
•
Stride Length - AMT only
•
Show All
Metrics keyAMT only
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Use to view Metric information on
AMT
Back
Returns user to the previous screen
Pause
Use to momentarily stop machine
during a workout
OK and
Used to navigate options and settings
Up/Down arrows
Speed or
Intensity
Indicator
AMT, bike, treadmill, EFX (single),
and EFX (dual)
Incline or
Resistance
Indicator
Treadmill, EFX (dual), and climber
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Number Part Name
Number pad
Details
Use to enter numerical information
such as age, weight, and passwords.
Press Clear to delete the numbers
entered.
Press Enter after you have entered
numbers on this number pad.
Chapter
3
Setting Up the Console
Use the System Settings mode to configure settings in a way
that benefits your users and your facility. The System Settings
menu is visible only to administrators and registered service
technicians. Changes made to these settings are saved to the
fitness equipment.
The System Settings categories are:
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Club Settings
Informational Display
System Settings
System Setting features remain hidden from club patrons and
can only be accessed using special keypresses. To view the
System Settings, the equipment must be in the Welcome
state and display the Welcome banner. To access the
Welcome banner, you must power the equipment. For
self-powered equipment, use the optional power adapter,
otherwise you will have to maintain the minimum rate of
motion. For more information on self-powered equipment,
refer to Activating the Console for Self-Powered Equipment.
The equipment is in the Welcome state when it is on, but not
actually in use. This means that there is no exercise session,
data entry, or diagnostic operation in progress.
When the equipment is in the Welcome state:
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PRECOR scrolls on the lower text display. SELECT A
WORKOUT OR PRESS QUICKSTART TO BEGIN scrolls
in the upper text display.
The heart rate signal is the only segment activated.
On the treadmill, the belt is not moving and the lift motor
is off.
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Note: On self-powered equipment, the battery initializes
when you begin working out. You must maintain a minimum
rate of motion for the Welcome banner to appear.
The changes made in System Setting modes become the
default settings when the display resets to the Welcome
banner.
CAUTION: If you change the Unit of Measure display on the
treadmill, check the speed setting to verify that it is correct.
To view the Club Parameters settings:
1. At the Welcome banner, press Pause.
2. Press the following number keys in sequence to enter the
password:
5651565
3. Press OK.
The Set Club Parameters banner appears.
Table 2. Navigational keys for the system setting modes
Key
Function
▲ or ▼
Guides you through the settings menu and selections.
OK
Select a menu selection.
BACK
Returns to the previous menu level without saving
changes.
PAUSE
Exits the System Settings mode and returns to the
Welcome banner.
Setting Up the Console
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Setting Club Parameter Values
Use this information to customize the equipment for your
setting.
Safety Code (Treadmill only)
Value Range: Enabled or Disabled
(Default: Disabled)
When the equipment is shipped from the factory, the safety
code protection feature is disabled. If you enable the safety
code, your users will need to enter a four digit number to
begin their exercise session and start the running belt.
Select Language (All Equipment)
Value Range: English, Deutsch, Espanol, Francais,
Netherlands, Portugues, Rucckijj, and Italiano
(Default: English)
Select your preferred language for the console display.
Note: Programming prompts are not affected by language
selection. The prompts in this section continue to appear in
English.
Set Units (All Equipment)
Value Range: U.S. or Metric
(Default: U.S.)
The equipment can display measurements in either Metric or
U.S. Standard.
Important: If you change the Unit of Measure on a treadmill, be
sure to check the speed setting to verify that it is correct.
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Set Max Workout Time (All Equipment)
Value Range: 1 to 240 minutes
(Default: 60 minutes)
You can set a maximum workout time per session. Choose a
time limit between 1 and 240 minutes, or select No Limit if
you do not want to set a time limit. For example, if you set the
time limit to 20 minutes, users can only enter a workout time
between 1 and 20 minutes.
Select No Limit if you do not want to set a time limit.
Note: The Military Performance Programs will not complete if
the maximum exercise time limit is less than 40 minutes. Set
the maximum time about 40 minutes if you have enabled
these performance programs.
Set Max Pause Time (All Equipment)
Value Range: 1 to 120 seconds
(Default: 120 seconds)
This setting limits how long equipment remains in a paused
banner during a workout before it resets.
Note: The optional power adapter must be connected on
self-powered equipment to establish a definitive pause time
limit. If the optional power adapter is not attached and the
rate of motion drops below the minimum requirements, the
equipment begins its 30-second shutdown, effectively
eliminating pause mode
Set Cool Down Time (All Equipment)
Value Range: 0 to 5 minutes
(Default: 5 minutes)
Select the maximum amount of time the equipment remains
in the cool down mode. The cool down time is the period of
time following the completion of a program when the user
exercises at a reduced work rate.
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Creating a Custom Workout
Value Range: ON or OFF
(Default Value: OFF)
Create a customized program for your workout.
Note: This option is not available on all equipment.
To create a custom program:
1. At the SET CUSTOM PROGRAM prompt, press OK.
The program profile appears in the display and a blinking
column indicates your starting point.
2. Press the down arrow key on the navigational keypad, to
select the column you want to change.
3. To change the height of the column, refer to the following
table.
Table 3. Custom Program keys
Equipment
Key Name
Description
Treadmill
INCLINE
Changes the column height and affects
the Custom Program incline.
EFX (835
only)
INCLINE
Changes the column height and affects
the Custom Program ramp incline.
Bike
RESISTANCE Changes the column height and affects
the Custom Program pedal resistance.
Climber
RESISTANCE Changes the height of the column and
affects the Custom Program step
resistance.
4. When you have set the column height, press the down
arrow key on the navigational keypad to move to the next
column. You can press the up arrow key to return to
previous columns.
5. Continue adjusting the profile for each column.
Note: Two custom programs are available on the
treadmill. Some Precor products contain only one custom
program. The prompt indicates which one you have
accessed. To select a second custom program (treadmill
only), press the down arrow key on the navigational
keypad, before pressing OK in step 6.
The Set Custom Program 2 default value is Disabled.
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6. When you have finished creating your program, press OK
to save the program profile, and return to the Welcome
banner. Press BACK, to exit this setting without saving
your changes to the custom profile.
Set Speed Limit (Treadmill only)
Value Range: Full speed range of equipment
(Default: Maximum speed)
This setting limits how fast the running belt moves and,
consequently, the number of speed settings that are available
to the user. Use it to set the maximum speed that a user can
enter when using the equipment.
The speed is displayed in miles per hour (mph) or kilometers
per hour (kph) depending upon the units of measure (U.S.
Standard or Metric) selected earlier. The speed ranges values
from 0.5 to 16 mph (0.8 to 25.5 kph).
Set Incline Limit (Treadmill only)
Value Range: Full grade range of equipment
(Default: Maximum grade possible)
Set the maximum percent incline that a user can enter when
using the equipment.
Hidden Programs (Treadmill only)
Value Range: Show Programs or Hide Programs
(Default: Hide Programs)
When set to Show Programs, all Performance Programs are
available to a user through the PERFORMANCE key. These
programs are: Gerkin Fitness Test, USAF PRT, NAVY PRT,
ARMY PFT, USMC PFT, and Federal Law Enf. PEB.
If set to HIDE PROGRAMS, when the user presses
PERFORMANCE, the message WORKOUT NOT AVAILABLE
will scroll in the upper text display.
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Set Resistance Range (Bike only)
Value Range: High, Medium, or Low
(Default: High)
You can set a low, medium, or high base resistance on the
recumbent or upright bikes. There are 25 levels of resistance
within each base setting, but the base setting affects the
overall resistance range. The following ranges are available:
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High: Provides full resistance range
Medium: Provides approximately two thirds of the
resistance that is available within the high group setting.
Low: Provides approximately one third of the resistance
that is available within the high group setting.
Set Crossramp Auto Level (EFX Dual only)
Value Range: 0 to 20
(Default: 10)
Use this setting to choose a specific ramp incline so that the
EFX automatically returns to that incline at the end of a
workout session.
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Viewing the Informational Displays
Information Display settings are values that provide you with
information about the equipment. Types of information
contained in this setting group include, an event log, software
and equipment serial numbers, and usage information.
To view the System settings:
1. At the Welcome banner, press Pause.
2. Press the following number keys in sequence to enter the
password:
65
3. Press Enter.
Use the following table to set up customized Informational
Display values.
Table 4. Informational Displays values
Product Value
Information provided
All
The odometer value correlates to the
type of equipment and the standard of
units, U.S. or Metric, selected in the
programs.
All
All
ODOMETER
HOUR METER
UPPER BOOT
SW PART
NUMBER
•
Treadmill: Displays the number of
cumulative miles or kilometers
logged to date.
•
EFX or AMT: Displays the number of
total strides logged to date.
•
Bike: Displays the number of total
revolutions logged to date.
•
Climber: Displays the number of
floors climbed.
•
Displays the number of hours that
the equipment has been in use.
•
The equipment tracks the elapsed
minutes, but the value that appears
is truncated to the nearest full hour.
Upper board application software part
number and version
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Product Value
Information provided
All
UPPER BASE SW Upper base application software version
PART NUMBER
All
LOWER BASE
SW PART
NUMBER
Lower application software version
All
METRICS
BOARD
Software number on the Metrics Board
AMT
STRIDE DIAL SW Stride Dial software number
PART NUMBER
All
SERIAL NUMBER Used to determine exact model and type
of equipment
All
USAGE LOG
All
EVENT LOG
•
The number of times each program
has been used and displays the
associated cumulative minutes.
•
Helpful in determining user
preferences in program selection.
Displays any event codes that may have
been detected by the software. For more
information, refer to Event Log.
Event Log
The event log holds a maximum of 30 events. After the log
reaches 30 events, older events are erased to make room for
newer ones.
Each event log entry contains the following information:
Event number
Odometer value when the event occurred
Hour meter value at the time the event occurred
Current drawn by the motor when the event occurred
(treadmill only)
The following table contains a list of events detectable by the
software.
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Table 5. Event log numbers and descriptions
Event
Number
Description of Event
00
Upper PCA memory location event
02
RAM location event
03
EEPROM checksum event
05
Depressed key at power up
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Event
Number
Description of Event
09
Lower PCA memory test event
10
Line Frequency out of acceptable range
11
Watchdog (Upper PCA) low voltage power
12
Watchdog (Lower PCA) low voltage power
13
Fan at incorrect speed (version 1 treadmills)
14
Fan fail (lower PCA)
15
AC input voltage too high
16
AC input voltage too low
20
Too many maximum power requests in one second
21
Too many maximum consecutive power requests
22
No motor pulses at start up
23
Motor pulses missing after start up
24
Reduce speed requested, speed is not reducing
26
Motor pulse width incorrect
27
Too much drive motor current
28
Temperature too high
29
Excessive AC input current
30
Communications event lower board to upper board
31
Incorrect Communications event upper board to
lower board
32
Communication event upper board to lower board
33
Incorrect communications event lower board to
upper board
40
Lift motion detected
42
Lift position value out of range
43
Zero switch not found
44
Un-commanded lift motion
45
Lift going in the wrong direction
50
Too much brake (magnet) current
53
Cannot read target, cannot find home switch
54
Target pulses lost during operation
55
Brake home switch activated unexpectedly
60
Auto Stop sensor failure (treadmill)
61
Auto Stop not present (treadmill)
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User ID Entry with CSAFE Equipment
This equipment is fully compatible with CSAFE protocols.
When the equipment is connected to a CSAFE master device,
the user is prompted to press ENTER and begin an
identification process. The user ID is displayed as five zeros
and indicates the starting point. The following table describes
key functions while in CSAFE mode.
Table 6. CSAFE access keys
Keys
Function
Number
Keypad
Use the number keys to enter a user ID. Once you have
entered the user ID number, press ENTER or OK to
submit the user ID.
CLEAR
Erases individual numbers in the user ID from right to
left.
ENTER or
OK
Submits the user ID.
PAUSE
Resets to the Welcome banner.
Note: User ID entry is bypassed when the user enters
five zeros. No workout statistics are recorded.
A message appears on the display and indicates when the
user ID is accepted by the CSAFE master device. Once
program selection is complete, the user can begin exercising.
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Chapter
4
Introducing Users to the P30
Console
CAUTION: Before beginning any fitness program, see your
physician for a thorough physical examination. Seek advice from
your physician to learn the target heart rate appropriate for your
fitness level.
The P30 console offers an easy-to-follow display and multiple
programs to help people meet their exercise needs.
Important: Please review the following sections in this guide with
your users before allowing them to use the fitness equipment:
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Important Safety Instructions
Getting Started
Using the Safety Clip (for treadmill only)
Using the Touch Heart Rate Feature
Note: Touch heart rate performance may vary based on a
user’s physiology, fitness level, age, and other factors. You
may experience an erratic readout if your hands are dry, dirty,
or oily, or if the skin on your palms is especially thick. Wearing
hand lotion can also cause an erratic readout. In addition,
make sure that the sensors are clean to ensure proper contact
can be maintained.
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To use the touch heart rate feature, place the palm of your
hands directly on the metal heart rate sensors on the
equipment’s handlebars. To ensure a more accurate heart
rate readout, make sure you follow these tips:
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Both hands must grip the sensors for your heart rate to
register.
It takes a number of consecutive heart beats (15-20
seconds) for your heart rate to register.
When gripping the sensors, do not grip tightly. Keep a
loose, cupping hold. Holding the grips tightly can affect
the reading.
As you work out, your perspiration will help transmit your
heart rate signal. If you have difficulty using the handheld
grips to determine your heart rate, try the sensors again
later in the workout to see if you can obtain a heart rate
signal.
If the touch heart rate feature does not work for you,
Precor recommends that you use a chest transmitter
strap.
Figure 4: Heart rate target zones
CAUTION: Your heart rate should never exceed 85% of your
maximum aerobic heart rate. Your maximum heart rate is equal to
220 minus your age.
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Using a Chest Strap Transmitter
WARNING Signals used by the heart rate straps may
interfere with pacemakers or other
implanted devices. Consult your physician
and the manufacturers of your heart rate
strap and implanted device before using a
heart rate strap.
Wearing a chest strap transmitter during your workout
provides steady heart rate information. For the equipment to
detect your heart rate, you must grip the touch heart rate
sensors or wear a chest strap transmitter while exercising. In
the presence of both touch and wireless data, the touch data
takes precedence and will display.
Note: To receive an accurate reading, the strap needs to be in
direct contact with the skin on the lower sternum (just below
the bust line for women).
To use a chest strap transmitter:
1. Carefully dampen the back of the strap with tap water.
Important: Do not use deionized water. It does not have the
proper minerals and salts to conduct electrical impulses.
2. Adjust the strap and fasten it around your chest. The
strap should feel snug, not restrictive.
3. Make sure that the chest strap is right-side-up, lies
horizontally across, and is centered in the middle of your
chest.
4. Test the chest strap placement by checking the heart rate
function on the equipment. If a heart rate is registering,
your chest strap placement is correct. If the equipment
does not register a heart rate, readjust the strap and
recheck the heart rate function.
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Using the Treadmill Safety Clip
The treadmill is equipped with two different stop functions,
which behave as follows:
If the user …
Then the
treadmill
belt …
And the console …
Presses down on the red Slows to a
STOP button
stop
Shows that the exercise
workout is paused
Pulls on the lanyard
Slows to a
stop
attached to the safety
clip and trips the restart
switch
Shows the words PUSH TO
RESET SWITCH and an
arrow pointing to the
Restart switch
The restart switch is located just below the console and
immediately behind the red STOP button, as shown in the
following illustration. When it is tripped, the bar pops up,
displaying the words PUSH TO RESET SWITCH on its front
side. The treadmill does not operate while these words are
visible.
Figure 5: Restart switch
Instruct users on how important it is to use the safety clip
while exercising on the treadmill, and demonstrate how they
should attach it to their clothing near the waistline.
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If the restart switch trips during exercise, perform the
following steps:
1. Reattach the safety clip if necessary.
2. Press the restart switch down until it clicks, returning it to
its normal position.
Note: If the restart switch trips, all information about the
current workout is deleted.
3. Start the workout from the beginning, reducing the time
as needed to account for the amount of exercise that has
been completed.
Figure 6: Attaching the safety clip
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Treadmill Auto Stop™ (Automatic Stop)
Function
Important: The default setting for this feature is ON. An
administrator can turn off this feature in the System Settings;
however, Precor recommends it remain ON.
The Auto Stop™ (Automatic Stop) feature is designed to
bring the treadmill to a gradual stop when it is not in use. This
might occur if a user steps off the treadmill before the end of
a workout and leaves the treadmill running.
Sixty seconds after a treadmill workout starts or resumes, the
equipment begins Auto Stop monitoring. If a user is detected,
then no message appears, and the selected workout
continues.
If no user is detected after an additional 30 seconds, the
console displays the message NO USER DETECTED,
STOPPING IN 10 SECONDS as notification of the pending
stop. During the display of this message, a ten second
countdown begins. If a user does not override the countdown,
the belt comes to a gradual stop after the countdown is
complete.
Note: Users weighing more than 90 pounds are detected
within the speed and position limits of the feature. Users
weighing 50 to 89 pounds may not be detected depending on
their speed and location. Always be aware of and follow the
console’s instructions for proper operation.
Chapter
5
Starting a Workout
CAUTION: If you are using a treadmill, be sure to attach the
security clip to your clothing before starting your workout.
The equipment is in the Welcome state when the words
SELECT A WORKOUT OR PRESS QUICKSTART TO BEGIN
scroll across the scrolling upper text display and PRECOR
scrolls on the lower text display.
If the equipment is connected to CSAFE, the words SELECT A
WORKOUT, PRESS QUICKSTART, OR ENTER TO BEGIN
scroll across the upper text display.
If anything else appears on the screen, press Pause to display
the Welcome banner.
From this screen, there are two ways to begin a workout:
Press GO (Quick Start™ method).
This action launches the Manual program. Calculations,
such as calories used, are based on a 150-lb (68 kg),
35-year old individual. You can complete a workout using
this program with default values, or you can change
workout settings.
 Press one of the preset workouts.
When a user reaches the club time limit during a workout, the
workout limit in minutes appears before the words CLUB
TIME LIMIT REACHED, WORKOUT ENDING, appear in the
upper text display.
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Starting a Preset Programmed Workout
Preset workouts are a great way to tailor your workouts to
your fitness goals, stay challenged, and add variety to your
sessions. The P30 includes the following preset programs
depending on the type of equipment:
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Manual
Heart Rate
Interval
Weight Loss
Fat Burner
Variety
Performance
Setting Options
Goal, Language, and Unit options can be set before you begin
a workout. Once you begin a workout or press Quick Start,
you can also enter Age and Weight, and a Target Heart Rate
goal.
To choose a workout goal before you begin exercising:
1. From the Welcome banner, press OPTIONS.
Goal is the first option.
2. To choose the Goal option, press OK.
Goal options are Time, Distance, and Calories.
3. Use the Up and Down arrows to increase or decrease
your time, distance, or calorie goal.
4. Once you have entered a goal, press OK.
5. To continue to the next option category, Press OPTIONS
again.
To choose a language setting before you begin exercising:
1. From the Welcome banner, press OPTIONS.
2. Press OPTIONS again to choose the Language option, and
press OK.
3. Use the Up and Down arrows to navigate the list of
available languages. To select a language, press OK.
Language choices are: English, Deutsch, Espanol, Francais,
Nederlands, Portugues, Rucckijj, and Italiano.
4. To continue to the next option category, press the Up or
Down arrows.
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To choose a unit of measure before you begin exercising:
1. From the Welcome banner, press OPTIONS.
2. Press OPTIONS twice to go UNITS.
3. Use the Up and Down arrows to select a unit of measure.
4. Once you have selected a unit of measure, press OK.
Setting Options after You Begin a Workout
Once you begin a Quick Start workout or choose a Workout,
you can enter your Weight and Age, and a Target Heart Rate
goal. The Language and Units settings are also available.
To enter your Age and Weight during a workout:
1. Press OPTIONS.
2. Weight/Age is the first option. To choose this option,
press OK.
3. Use the Up and Down arrows to increase or decrease
your weight.
4. Once you have selected your weight, press OK.
5. Repeat steps 1 - 4 to enter your age.
6. To continue to the next option category, press the Up or
Down arrows.
The Target Heart Rate option appears.
7. Enter a target heart rate goal, and press OK.
At this time, you can set Units and Language if you have
not selected these options prior to beginning your
workout.
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Pausing and Resuming an Exercise Session
When you interrupt a workout, the equipment responds in
one of two ways, depending on how it is powered.
Paused (Externally Powered Equipment)
When the session is paused, the belt speed is slowly reduced
to zero, or the resistance is slowly reduced to the minimum.
The lift motor is turned off leaving the incline or crossramp at
its current position. Data entry is canceled.
When you press Pause on all non-treadmill equipment, it
displays the summary screen with your workout metrics.
After displaying the summary, it returns to the Welcome
screen.
Pending Shutdown (Self-Powered Equipment)
On self-powered machines, the paused state is equivalent to
the pending shutdown state. When you stop working out, the
equipment begins a 30 second countdown.
The accumulated metrics (e.g., time, strides, distance,
calories) hold their current values and do not change. Data
entry may not be started.
To restart the program, begin working out again. The
resistance is reset to what it was when the program was
paused.
If the equipment remains inactive for more than 30 seconds,
the power is lost and the equipment bypasses the workout
summary screen.
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Starting a Workout
Ending a Session
Cooling down is an important aspect of your workout because
it helps reduce muscle stiffness and soreness by transporting
excess lactic acid out of the working muscles. In addition, a
three to five minute cool down allows your heart rate to
return to its normal, resting state.
At the end of your workout, a Summary screen displays your
average heart rate during your workout and your accumulated
workout metrics.
If you performed a fitness test exercise program, an initial
message presents a fitness score.
The next two messages display the user’s average and
maximum heart rate during the session. These messages are
only displayed if heart rate data was acquired during the
session, i.e., a valid heart rate number was displayed at least
once during the session.
A fourth message shows the minimum and maximum heart
rates that correspond to that zone. This message is only
displayed if:
The first two messages are displayed.
The user’s age has been entered.
The user’s heart rate has been in the zone for at least one
second.
The summary state times out in two minutes, causing a return
to the Welcome banner. If the machine is in a CSAFE Finished
state then the summary state must last for at least the CSAFE
timeout value, typically 10 seconds. If it has not lasted that
long, then before returning to the Welcome banner, the word
RESETTING appears until the CSAFE finished state ends.
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Three different types of metrics are captured during a
workout.
Controlled Metrics can be set and changed. They include:
Resistance Level (AMT, EFX, bike)
Speed (treadmill)
Incline (treadmill)
Steps/Minute (climber)
Current Performance Metrics describe the intensity of a
workout in real time. They include:
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Calories/Minute, Calories/Hour
Heart Rate
Speed (treadmill, bike)
Revolutions/Minute (bike)
Strides/Minute (AMT, EFX)
Accumulated Metrics describe the overall performance
throughout the entire exercise session. They include:
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Time:
Count-down Mode
Count-up Mode
Calories
Distance:
Average Strides/Minute (AMT, EFX
Average Speed (treadmill, bike)
Floors (climber)
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Programs
Preset workouts are a great way to tailor your workouts to
your fitness goals, stay challenged, and add variety to your
sessions. Most P30 equipment contains six preset workouts.
Manual
Heart Rate
Interval
Weight Loss
Variety
Performance
The one exception is the AMT. It does not contain Variety or
Performance workouts, and the Weight Loss workout has
been replaced with a Fat Burner workout.
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Manual
In this workout, resistance and speed changes are completely
under your control. The profile is initially a flat line. Any
increase or decrease made in one workout segment will
increase or decrease all remaining portions by the same
amount.
Heart Rate
This workout computes your target heart rate based on the
calculation, 60% of 220 minus your age; however, you can
override this value. The equipment adjusts resistance and/or
incline to maintain your target heart rate while you work out.
When a heart rate signal is not received, a heart shape with a
question mark appears in the upper text display. Recheck your
hand grip on the handheld sensors or the placement of your
chest strap.
For the unit to detect your heart rate, you must grip the
handheld heart rate sensors or wear a chest strap while
exercising. In the presence of both handheld and wireless
data, the handheld data takes precedence and displays.
Interval
The Interval workout is primarily for conditioning your
cardiovascular system. This workout is designed to raise and
lower your heart rate in a repeating fashion for a user-defined
period of time by alternating rest and work intervals. Workout
intensity is adjustable.
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Weight Loss
The workout time is fixed at 28 minutes. The workout
consists of four intervals, each lasting eight minutes. You can
change the resistance at any time during the work interval.
Variety
During this workout, resistance and speed vary throughout
the workout in a random pattern.
Performance
Note: When a user presses PERFORMANCE, the message
WORKOUT NOT AVAILABLE will scroll in the upper text
display, if the console is set to HIDE PROGRAMS in the
Settings menu.
The Fitness Test, available by pressing the PERFORMANCE
key, provides a means of comparing your fitness level with the
official fitness test of the International Association of
Firefighters (IAFF). It is written using the Gerkin Protocol,
which is the basis for the official IAFF fitness test and part of
their Wellness and Fitness Initiative.
During the test, the equipment gradually increases the incline
and speed in specific stages. The keypads are disabled.
Whatever stage you are at when the test ends determines
your aerobic capacity and establishes your VO2 max. Once
you complete the test, a fitness score appears as part of the
workout summary.
Chapter
6
Maintenance
To keep the equipment functioning properly, perform the
minor maintenance tasks in this section at the intervals
suggested. Failure to maintain the equipment as described in
this section could void the Precor Limited Warranty.
DANGER
To reduce the risk of electrical shock, always
disconnect the equipment from its power source
before cleaning it or performing any maintenance
tasks. If the equipment uses an optional power
adapter, disconnect the adapter.
Cleaning the Console and Display
The console requires little maintenance once installed. Precor
recommends that you clean the console before and after each
exercise session.
To remove dust and dirt from the console:
 Wipe all exposed surfaces with a soft cloth that you have
moistened with a solution of 30 parts of water to 1 part of
Simple Green® (for more information, visit
www.simplegreen.com).
Important: Do not use any acidic cleaners. Doing so will weaken
the paint or powder coatings and void the Precor Limited
Warranty. Never pour water or spray liquids directly on the
console or console’s screen.
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It is important to avoid using any corrosive chemicals on the
console or screen.
Always dampen the cloth and then clean the screen. Be sure
to spray the cleaning liquid onto the cloth, not the console, so
that drips do not seep into the console.
Apply the cleaner with a soft, lint-free cloth. Avoid using gritty
cloths.
Operating and Maintaining
the P30 Console
Precor Incorporated
20031 142nd Avenue NE
P.O. Box 7202
Woodinville, WA USA 98072-4002
P30 OM 301096-141
18 January 2011