The Sunny SF-T7860 is a walking treadmill specially designed for health and fitness freaks and the best fit for home use. It has a folding frame with a delicate drop system. This treadmill is a fantastic choice if you want to do medium and less intense exercise to tone your muscles or lose weight. You can reduce weight and build up your muscles and increase your stamina utilizing it.
This budget treadmill comes with a speed range between 0.5-7.5 MPH, helps you use the machine at your favorable pace, and a manual incline with 3 positions provides an easy exercise experience. Its 15 preset workout programs and BMI functions can be accessible with its console.
Read on to get to know more about the SF-T7860 electric treadmill.
What I Like About SF-T7860 Electric Treadmill
SF-T7860 has a number of reasons to go for it and make it your workout partner. Here are some of them listed below:
- The robust construction of the machine makes it usable for a long time.
- Minimal assembly required.
- Does not require much maintenance.
- It has a transport wheel that makes it easier to relocate.
- The front base stabilizer is adjustable.
- 0.5-7.5 MPH speed range.
- Shock-absorption components incorporated into the deck.
- Fast-speed controls with the help of the 1 to 6-speed settings.
- It has a space-saving design that can fit into your home quickly.
- You can utilize a manual incline with 3 different levels of adjustment.
- Consumes less electricity.
- LCD with LED backlight (multi-window 5”).
- USB charging port where you can place your tablet or smartphone on a charge while working out.
- Built-in water bottle holder in the dashboard.
- Enjoy 15 different pre-set exercise programs.
- Body mass index calculator and pulse sensor included.
What I Don’t Like About SF-T7860 Electric Treadmill
- It doesn’t provide accurate calories burned. So you have to be satisfied with the approximate result it shows.
- Apart from this, if you place a tablet in the support area, it blocks the display section.
- The 7.5 mph running speed is not suitable for serious running.
Frame, Construction, and Running Deck
Made up of a steel tubing frame with several ABS sections, Sunny SF-T7860 is a strong treadmill for regular use. The motor cover, dashboard, side rail covers are made up of ABS material for long-term use.
The deck of SF-T7860 is foldable and offers you excellent storage. The folding mechanism has a soft-drop hydraulic cylinder, meaning that no need to put much pressure to fold it. The deck has a 47.2’’ x 17.7” walking area, which is enough to enjoy light jogging.
With 2 visible cushioning elements, it has various features that provide a smooth and enjoyable exercise experience. The other 4 elements are hidden and placed at the front and back of the deck. The walking platform helps in reducing the impact on the back and joints during the exercise session.
The entire machine weighs 101 lbs and is not that heavy to carry. Also, it is equipped with a transport wheel that helps to move from here to there easily. You can relocate the entire machine whenever you want. It has a metallic base feature in front with 2 adjustable and rubberized stabilizers.
Like the XTERRA Fitness TR150 treadmill, the SF-T7860 is furnished with a manual incline system. it comes with 2 folding feet placed at the back of the deck, and each foot has 3 different adjustment positions. This helps to lock it in your favorable position with the help of a pop-in.
The machine can’t be controlled from the console as it is a manual incline treadmill. You need to step off the machine to change the incline by adjusting its two feet. Apart from this, the maximum incline by the machine isn’t intense.
When it comes to the step-up height of this treadmill, it is approximately 8”, making it one of the best treadmills for low ceilings. It is advised to place the machine in a room where you have at least 16” clearance for a comfortable workout.
Motor and Speed
The Sunny SF-T7860 is an electric treadmill and requires an external 11oV power source to be used. You can control the speed from the console or from the built-in control in the 2 side grips.
SF-T7860 has a high-capacity motor and is specially designed for walking, providing 1.25 peak power and 0.5 to 7.5 MPH speed range to operate the treadmill.
If you want to adjust the speed, it can be done in increments of 0.1 MPH. The motor doesn’t create much noise, as there are 2 shock absorption elements equipped on each side of the machine unit to help reduce vibration.
With the help of the 1 to 6-speed settings, you can select the speed quickly from the console section. The best thing is that the treadmill doesn’t consume more energy and you can use the machine regularly without thinking about the high electricity bills.
Sunny SF-T7860 treadmill has a console with an LCD display incorporated with an LED backlight. You can access every function of the machine with the help of its 5” display, and it is segregated into a few sub-areas that show different workout measurements at the same time.
The machine can track distance, speed, time, calories, and pulse rate while reflecting it on the display section. Also, speed and distance are shown in miles and MPH. To read your pulse rate, you can use the built-in sensor in the machine’s handgrip. Whereas the console can’t read your pulse rate via a wireless transmitter.
With the console, you can calculate body fat and set your fitness goals. Select the target and see how far you are from achieving it. But you can’t transfer the workout data online or save it anywhere. It has a USB port to charge your gadgets.
The treadmill doesn’t support any online fitness application but has an internal database program. It has 15 pre-set exercise programs from P1 to P15. The pre-set program auto-adjusts the speed as per the section. You can also manually adjust the speed anytime during the session.
It is not easy to assemble a treadmill. But the best thing about the Sunny SF-T7860 is that it comes pre-assembled. You just have to open and set it up in your preferent position by fitting its bar with a screwdriver.
It has an essential toolkit and a how-to-assemble manual included with the machine to help you assemble it within 10 to 15 minutes.
The Sunny SF-T7860 treadmill requires comparatively less maintenance than other treadmills in the market. But you don’t need to worry much about the lubricating stuff, although the machine requires periodically lubricating the belt to make it more convenient to use.
The package itself includes the lubricant. To increase the durability and longevity, you might need to keep it dirt-free (maintain the walking belt in regular intervals) and prevent it from pulling other objects towards its motor.