Precor AMT 885 with Open Stride Review
This model features fully adjustable features like an adjustable stride height from 6.5 to 10 inches and adjustable stride length from 0 to 36 inches. Using the Stride Dial™, users can easily set and monitor which muscle groups they are working based on the stride height and length that is adjustable. Whether users need a low impact workout or a high endurance run, this machine can cater to multiple needs and uses. There are also three sets of handlebars to match various workouts and add to the machine’s versatility and safety. On this model, there are 20 levels of resistance to choose from.
This 880 line of machines also features Precor’s new console, the P80; a more intuitive console designed with features like Ethernet connection and Motion Controls. On this particular model, the P80 console is designed with a 15 inch LCD touchscreen display that is also iPod/iPad compatible and features the new Motion Controls that allow users to make adjustments easily and without compromising the workout. This console also features 20 electronic workout readouts and 12 built-in workout programs.
Precor offers a lifetime warranty on the frame, 10 years on parts and 1 year on labor.
Our Favorite Features
- All-in-one design with 3 sets of handlebars
- C-SAFE enabled and FitLinxx compatible
- Heart rate strap included as well as built-in handlebar sensors
- Low-impact with wider range of motion
- Adjustable stride length from 0 to 36 inches
- Adjustable stride height 6.5 to 10 inches
- Stride Dial™ feature
- 12 built-in workout programs
- Motion Controls console feature
Precor AMT 885 with Open Stride - Notable Specs:
|Compact / Folding:||No|
|Stride Length:||0 - 36 inches|
|Programs:||12 Built-in workout programs|
|Weight Capacity:||350 LBS|
|Dimensions:||70" L x 32" W x 67" H|
Our Least Favorite Features
- Drive System information missing
- No built-in cooling fan
- Loud Motor
- Max Weight 350 pounds
The Bottom Line
The P80 console is what takes this trainer over the top in price, so if you are looking to save a few thousand dollars, you can go with the AMT 835, also with Open Stride™ technology, which has the P30 console (no touch screen, slightly less flashy, but cheaper). This 835 model is essentially the same machine, though a little more compact, with a different console and over $2,000 less expensive.