Kettler Elyx 3 Elliptical Crosstrainer

8.5 Total Score

Kettler Elyx 3 not only provides the excellent feature of the latest Kettler system but also a latest mechanism for folding in order to gain space for storage. The flywheel of 48.5 lbs guarantees an even elliptical movement in spite of different degrees of resistance you apply.

Build Quality
8.3
Features
8.5
Assembly
8.6
Noise
9
Price/Value
8

At a Glance: Kettler Elyx 3
BrandKettler
Capacity330 lb.
Price RangeUnder $2500
Flywheel48.5 lbs
Resistance15
Stride Lenght20″
Dimension200 x 70 x 180 (L x W x H in cm)
Programs8
InclineN/A
HR MonitorContact and Wireless

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The link structure of the machine provides you natural feelings to you each pace.Built in Germany the trainer features 8 programs along with training of pulse Hand grip sensors to track your condition of heart.

If  you aim at effective cardiovascular exercise in a homely environment  get the Elyx 3 today. The product features a flywheel drive, that weighs 45 pounds, gives an impressive smooth operation. The excellent ergonomics motion of the trainer offers replicative feelings like jogging. In spite of this you will receive no harm to your knees,ankles, hips. The electronic LCD computer of high resolution record heart rate that controls your workout according to the condition of your heart by changing automatically the color of the monitor.  The different colors indicate different conditions of the heart.

  • The Blue Color of the monitor indicates  the below level of the perfect training sector.
  • The Green color of the monitor is the indication that  your training is perfect level.
  • The Red color of the monitor indicates that your training is exceeding the desired level


The automatic programming of the trainer adjusts the multiple resistance system to maintain and achieve the targeted zone for heart rate for achieving the best result in the workout.

The durable construction and quality of the machine is remarkable.  For silent operation high Carbon Coated  frame made of steel has been used. Poly ”V” Drive Belt and  Sealed Ball Bearings at every turning point gives you smooth and comfortable operation. The Built-In Floor Levelers adjuster makes a good bond with  bumpy floors. The  Transport Casters of the machine offers the facility of  effortless movement of the machine somewhere else.

High Resolution Backlit LCD Computer Display  offers Digital and Graphical Data entry facility that  consists of 8 stipulated Programs. The  Heart-Rate-Control Programming which mechanically corrected the Color of Display Based on condition of Heart Rate. Regular utilization of  revival feature provides rating of one’s wellness of heart that is highly inspiring that  shows upgrading in course of time. The Telemetric Heart Rate Hand Grips on Static Handlebars offer monitoring of heart rate. The Infrared Ear Lobe Clip Heart Rate Sensor of the machine also keeps an eye on the functioning of the heart during workouts.

Manufacturer’s  Warranty of Elyx 3 is different for different parts.  The company offers  a 3 year parts warranty. Lifetime guarantee is for the frame and the 3-Years warranty for electronics and other parts. In addition, one year guarantee is offered for Labor.

The best features of this trainer that are highly acceptable for the workout  achiever are:

  • The Resistance Brake Levels
  • The Backlit LCD display
  • Heart Rate Control Program
  • Integrated Polar Wireless Receiver
  • The Built-in iPod or TV remote, or MP3 player holder
  • Inbuilt floor levelers for adapting any kind of floor.
  • The trainer offers impressive  flowing operation.
  • The ergonomics of the machine gives incredible natural feelings like jogging without doing any harmful effect on any part of the body.
  • The automatic changes of color display according to your heart rate saves you from any danger of cardiovascular risk.
  • The trainer keeps you motivated  with its console and computer.
  • The drive and the flywheel of the trainer give you a super sense of naturalness of your stride.

  • Though made for home  the trainer is mostly of gym quality. The automatic programming adjust with multiple resistance levels  are not always sufficient for giving an indication of targeted work out.
  • The upper weight limit of the product is not allowable for a number of users.
  • Assembly of the parts to some extent is necessary that  may lead to confusion.

Technical Specifications

Features
  • Winner of the Plus X Award for Innovation, Design and Functionality / Kettler 45 lbs. Drive System Offers a Smooth, Fluid, and Effortless Glide that Provides an Ultra Low Impact and Natural Motion
  • Durable Quality Construction and Design: Powder Coated, High Carbon Steel Frame / Poly V Drive Belt for Silent Operation / Sealed Ball Bearings at Every Pivot Point for Smooth Operation / Built-In Floor Levelers Adapt to Uneven Floors / Transport Casters for Easy Relocating
  • Variable Resistance Levels Indexed from 1 to 15 / Stride Length: 20in When Measured with a Straight Line / Footplates Travel 22in Along their Elliptical Path / The Footplates Narrow Q Factor Maximizes Comfort and Stability
Specifications
Stride length20”
Resistance typeMagnetic brake system
Resistance levelsVariable Resistance Levels Indexed from 1 to 15
Adjustable pedalsNo
Upper bodyYes
HandgripYes
Heart rate controlYes, Multiple Heart Rate Sensor Systems
Flywheel weight45 lbs.
DisplayHigh Resolution Back-Lit LCD Computer Display – Provides Easy to Read Digital and Graphical Data
programsIncludes 8 Preset Programs, as well as Heart-Rate-Control Programming which Automatically Changes the Display Color Based on Heart Rate – Glows Green to Indicate Training in the Ideal Zone, Blue if Below, and Red if Exceeds the Ideal Zone
Water bottle/accessory holdersYes
Capacity330-Pound
Weight150 kg
Warranties
FrameLifetime
Parts and Electronics3 Years
Shipping Information
Dimensions200 x 70 x 180 (L x W x H in cm)
Weight155kg

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