Vision TF20 Treadmill Review
Vision Fitness, US-based fitness equipment brand owned by Johnson Health Tech, is an innovative treadmill brand which can customized their home treadmill based on your need. Vision fitness used to only targeting commercial treadmill market, are just launched their e-commerce site, selling treadmill directly to consumer.
Currently, there are four model available to choose which is folding treadmill ( TF20 and TF40) and non-folding treadmill ( T40 and T80). Among the Vision Fitness treadmill line-up, Vision TF20 treadmill is the most entry level model features with Vision’s 2.75 CHP digital drive system and durable 20″ x 57″, 2-ply maintenance-free waxed belt. The selling price of T20 is ranging from $2,299 to $3,699 depending on the console (Classic, Touch + or the Elegant +)
- Motor : 2.75 CHP Johnson Drive system
- Belt : 20″ x 57″, 2-ply maintenance-free waxed belt
- Speed : 0.5 – 12 mph Speed
- Incline : 0 – 15% Incline
- Folding : Yes
- Display : Classic, Elegant+ or Touch+ Console
- User Weight Capacity : 375lbs
- Warranty : Lifetime Frame, Cushioning and Motor, 5-Years Parts, 2-Years Labor
- Staring Price : $1,999
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Motor – Digital Drive System
Vision TF20 folding treadmill utilizes a 2.75 CHP responsive digital drive system which will continuously re-calibrates at each speed and incline changes. The motor always run at low RPMs, and extremely quiet even at high speed. Lifetime warranty is covered for Vision Fitness motor.
Frame – Folding Heavy-gauge Steel
Vision TF20 treadmill comes with folding heavy-gauge steel frame and can be easily folded up for space saving. It also build with 2.4″ crowned rollers in order to reducing noise and wearing on treadbelt. All are very solid and heavy with assembled weight 268 lbs. It can without at least 375 lbs of user continue pounding on it.
Running Surface – Vision’s Infinity Deck System
Vision TF20 treadmill comes with 20″ x 57″, 2-ply maintenance-free treadbelt which is slightly shorter compare with standard length of 20″ x 60″ length. Actually I would expect for at least 60″ length for treadmill at this price point. Taller user might need to look for Vision TF40 for longer workout space.
The cushioning system of TF20 treadmill helps by Vision’s Infinity Deck System which combine with Vision’s maintenance-free waxed belt and the one inch thinkness, double phenolic coating deck. It is proven and tested can run up to 21,000 miles without maintenance.
Workout Programs & Heart Rate Monitor
The program variety is difference for each model with up to total 5, 15 and 19 workout program available for Classic, Touch+ and Elegant+ TF20 treadmill each with description as below:
- Classic (Total 5 program) : Manual, Intervals, Weight loss, Fitness Test, Target HR (speed based)
- Touch+ (Total 15 program) : Manual, Intervals, Weight loss, Fitness Test, 5K, 10K, Calorie Goal, Distance Goal, Sprint 8, Target HR Speed , % Target HR Speed, HR Incline, % HR Incline, 2 Virtual Active HD Videos
- Elegant+ (Total 19 program) : Manual, Intervals, Weight loss, Fitness Test, 5K, 10K, Calorie Goal, Distance Goal, Sprint 8, HR Speed, % HR Speed, HR Incline, % HR Incline, 3 Custom, Saved Program, 2 Virtual Active HD Videos
All the TF20 models are comes with contact grips and polar wireless receiver for both touch and wireless heart rate monitoring but chest strap is sold separately for Classic model. The remaining Touch+ and Elegant+ are comes together with free chest strap.
Sprint8 Workout Program and Virtual Active Programming
Sprint8 High Intensity Training (HIIT) cardio workout program is available on Elegant+ and Touch+ version which will helps to trim your fat, tone up muscles and boosting your energy for efficient workout in 8 weeks. This fat burning interval program will automatically adjust speed and incline as you move through the sprints and recovery intervals. Each 20-minute Sprint 8 workout contains only four minutes of high-intensity exercise per workout.
Similar to other treadmill brand, Vision Fitness also having their own “Virtual Active Programming” which using actual location around the world for virtual workout experience. Virtual Active Programming is available on Elegant+ and Touch+ version which comes with two destination courses (Northern Rockies and the American Northeast) without additional charges. Additional courses are sold separately if you wish to add on.
Console – Three Choice Available
There are three console available to customized your own treadmill based on your need.
- Classic Console: Extra-large LED, with basic pre-set workout program
- Touch+ Console :10″ high-definition touchscreen, access to ViaFit and Passport Media Player
- Elegant+ Console: 15.6″ High-definition touch screen display, access to ViaFit and Passport Media Player
Note: Passport Media Player is sold separately.
Extra Accessory – ViaFit Connectivity
ViaFit is introduced and available Touch+ and Elegant+ model where users can track, set and monitor workout data wireless. You may also share your individualized workout data to the fitness apps, tools, community via ViaFit. Speaker and iPod Integration are only available on Elegant+ model.
Warranty – 30-Day Free Trial Period
The warranty is really impressive on TF20 treadmill with lifetime warranties for the cushioning, frame and motor, five years coverage for parts, and two years for labor.
Added, it is a risk free purchase as Vision Fitness offers a 30-Day Free Trial Period with 100% Satisfaction Guarantee or you can get your money back.
Price – Ranging from $1,999 to $2,999 After Sales
The full website price is ranging between $2,299 and $3,699 before sales depending on version which consider very high price tag. It is lower down to $1,999 to $2,999 with offer included. Free inside delivery until the first available ground-level door of the house or building for every online purchase.
Wrap-up – High Price Tag
The best thing of Vision Fitness treadmill is its customized build based on your need. There are extensive list of features available for Vision TF20 treadmill where you can customized in Classic, Touch+ and Elegant+ model. The price tag is extremely high even at the most basic console in entry TF20 model. The quality of TF20 is in-deep very good and comes with intensive of features available. It depend on you wish and budget concern.