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Precor M 9.2s Owner's Manual

Precor precision electronic treadmill owner's manual.

 
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Owner's Manual
Precision Electronic
Treadmill*
*Several versions of this owner's manual exist. This
is a copy of the last version published. If the
assembly instructions do not coincide with your
treadmill, please call Precor Customer Service.
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Summary of Contents

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    Owner’s Manual Precision Electronic Treadmill* *Several versions of this owner’s manual exist. This is a copy of the last version published. If the assembly instructions do not coincide with your treadmill, please call Precor Customer Service.

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    • Never operate the treadmill if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped or damaged, or dropped in water. Return the treadmill to a service center for examination and repair.

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    See Replacing the Battery in your Precor Smart Weights Owner’s Manual. Precor treadmills are designed for the enjoyment of the serious runner as well as the dedicated walker. By following the above precautions and using good common sense, you will have many...

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    FCC Communications Commission, part 15 The M9.1 or M9.2s treadmill has tested and it complies with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

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    Improper connection of the equipment-grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric shock. Check with a qualified electrician or service person if you are in doubt as to whether the treadmill is properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided with the treadmill—if it doesn’t fit the outlet, get a proper outlet installed by a qualified technician.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Safety Information ... ii Important Safety Instructions ... ii Personal Safety ... iii Precor Smart Weight Option—Safety Guidelines ... iii Information Regarding International Use ... iv Grounding Instructions ... v Before You Begin ... 1 Unpacking the Treadmill ... 1 Optional Equipment: Smart Weights ...

  • Page 7: Before You Begin, Unpacking The Treadmill

    • Precor Smart Weights The optional Precor Smart Weights are now available from your local dealer. Smart Weights can provide variety and intensity to your workout. Its remote capability allows you to work out with a combination of 1- or 2-pound hand weights and change the treadmill’s incline and speed, or stop the running belt, without ever touching the electronic console! Handrail carriers provide convenient locations to store your Smart Weights.

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    Diagram 1 page 2 Hardware kit After unpacking the treadmill, open the hardware kit (refer to Diagram 1) and make sure that you have the following items: (A) Five flanged nuts — for installing the base plate (B) four upper handrail console screws (C) four upper handrail clamp screws (D) one crank handle screw (M9.1 only)

  • Page 9: Setting Up The M9.1 Or M9.2s Treadmill, Installation Requirements, Assembly Instructions

    You do not need any special knowledge or experience to set up the M9.1 or M9.2s treadmill. However, you must carefully review and follow the instructions in this manual. If you do not assemble and use this treadmill according to the following guidelines, you could void the Precor limited warranty.

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    Note — M9.1 owners: Skip steps 7 and 8 if you have an M9.1 treadmill. Continue to step 9. On the M9.2s, clip the tie wrap holding the clevis pin in the elevation tube. Remove the clevis and hitch pins.

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    Since the connector is designed to engage in one direction only, do not force the connector into the receptacle. 11. Have your assistants help you return the treadmill to an upright position, so that the base is flat on the floor.

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    Diagram 5 Connector Plastic flange on receptacle Ribbon cable Potentiometer cable (M9.1 only) Handrail clamp not shown Incline crank shaft (M9.1 only) Lift column Diagram 6 Handrail clamp Handrail console screws (B) Electronic console Ribbon cable Lift column page 6 Attach cable to display 16.

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    Diagram 7 Incline crank handle Incline handle screw Incline crank shaft Diagram 8 Notched end of trim strip Velcro strip Ribbon cable Lift column Trim strip CAUTION: Make sure that the ribbon cable is situated in the trim strip’s center slot before you take the next step.

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    Attach lower handrails 23. To mount the lower portion of the handrails to the treadmill, refer to Diagram 10 while taking the following steps: Note: Perform these steps on one side of the treadmill before proceeding to the other side.

  • Page 15: Checking The Alignment Of The Running Belt

    Important: If you notice that the belt needs alignment, make the adjustments at once. Failure to do so might cause the belt to tear or fray which is not covered by the Precor limited warranty. Press STOP or SPEED until the running belt stops.

  • Page 16: Using The M9.1 Or M9.2s Treadmill, Locating The On And Off Switch

    M9.2s only — instructions for selecting the Time or Distance prompt Locating the ON and OFF Switch Use the ON/OFF (I/O) power switch to turn the treadmill ON or OFF. This switch is located at the front of the treadmill, near the power cord.

  • Page 17: Understanding The Electronic Console, Displays On The Electronic Console

    DISTANCE: The distance you have travelled appears once you begin a workout. Distance can appear in miles or kilometers. If you bought your treadmill in the U.S., it is programmed at the factory to display the U.S. standard unit of measure. If you wish to change the display, you can follow the instructions found in Changing the Display to U.S.

  • Page 18: Keys On The Electronic Console

    OFF: After completing your workout by pressing the STOP key, place the magnetic safety key on the OFF position. This turns OFF the treadmill. Remove the magnetic safety key and store it in a safe place to ensure that children or an unauthorized person will not be able to activate or use the treadmill.

  • Page 19: Changing The Display To U.s. Standard Or Metric

    The M9.1 or M9.2s treadmill can display speed in either miles per hour (mph) or kilometers per hour (kph). When the treadmill is shipped from the factory, it is set to display in U.S. Standard units of measure. You can easily change these settings by taking the following steps: Note: The treadmill will retain your selection even when it is turned OFF and unplugged.

  • Page 20: Working Out On Your Treadmill

    • information about using Manual, Interval, and Program modes Before using your treadmill, we recommend that you read these instructions and go through a preliminary demonstration of the treadmill. Then, you will be familiar with the treadmill when you begin your workout.

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    On the electronic console, place the magnetic safety key in the ACTIVATE position. Walk to the front of the treadmill and turn ON the treadmill using the ON/OFF switch. The safety key must be in the ACTIVATE position before you can turn ON the treadmill.

  • Page 22: Changing Incline On The M9.1, Retrieving The Previous Workout Program, Pausing Your Workout

    To retrieve the previous workout program, simply tap the ENTER key successively three times while the start-up prompt “ENTER WEIGHT” is being displayed. Note that if someone else has exercised on the treadmill after your workout, whatever program he or she used will be the one that is restored from memory.

  • Page 23: Using The Manual Course Mode, Changing The Interval Course Profile

    All of your workout statistics are compiled and displayed on the electronic console. To use Manual mode, follow the steps in Working Out on Your Precor Treadmill . At the “SELECT COURSE” prompt, choose “MANL.”...

  • Page 24: Using The M9.2s Preprogrammed Courses

    On the electronic console, move the magnetic safety key to the ACTIVATE position as shown in Diagram 11, page 10. Walk to the front of the treadmill and turn ON the treadmill using the ON/OFF switch. The treadmill switch will not turn ON unless the safety key is seated securely in the ACTIVATE position.

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    When you are finished working out or you have come to the end of the course, hold onto the handrail and press STOP. The treadmill will come to a safe stop. Be sure to remove the safety clip from your clothing and return it to the OFF position on the electronic console. To prevent unauthorized use, remove the safety key and store it in a safe place.

  • Page 26: Getting The Most Out Of Your Workout

    20 Getting the Most Out of Your Workout A workout on the M9.1 or M9.2s Precision Electronic Treadmill provides excellent and efficient cardiovascular conditioning, while strengthening and toning all the major muscle groups in the lower body. Darkened areas in Diagram 13 indicate the muscles improved.

  • Page 27: How Hard Should I Exercise

    Diagram 14 Training zones How Hard Should I Exercise? Studies show that to achieve the benefits of aerobic exercise, it is necessary to work out hard enough to raise your heart rate to a certain minimum level, called the “training zone.” Your training zone depends on your age and level of fitness.

  • Page 28: How Long Should I Exercise, How Often Should I Exercise

    Regardless of your fitness level, avoid doing too much too soon. Running or walking too fast or choosing too high of an incline are common errors. Give yourself time to become familiar with your treadmill and to improve your fitness level. Then you can gradually increase speed and incline to make your workouts more challenging.

  • Page 29: Maintaining Your Treadmill, Cleaning The Equipment, Aligning The Running Belt

    Precor limited warranty. Cleaning the Equipment Your Precor treadmill relies on low friction for efficient operation. To keep the friction low, the treadmill must be as clean as possible. Before a workout, use a damp, soft, clean cloth to clean the side platforms and running bed, (refer to the callouts in Diagram 15 on page 24).

  • Page 30: Adjusting The Tension Of The Belt

    (step). To adjust the running belt tension, take the following steps: Make sure that the treadmill is OFF. If the treadmill is ON, switch it to OFF. Wait for the running belt to come to a complete stop.

  • Page 31: Servicing The Treadmill, Power Cord Maintenance, Obtaining Service

    The treadmill does not contain any user-serviceable parts. For information about product operation or service, contact an authorized Precor dealer or a Precor Factory Authorized Service Company. To locate the dealer or servicer nearest you, call 1-800-4- PRECOR.

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    Specifications subject to change without notice. 1-800-4-PRECOR NOTICE: 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’s product designs is hereby forewarned that...

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