Model No. PFTL51330 Serial No. Write the serial number in the space above for future reference. USER'S MANUAL Serial Number Decal QUESTIONS? If you have questions, or if there are missing parts, we will guarantee complete satisfaction through direct assistance from our factory. TO AVOID DELAYS, PLEASE CALL DIRECT TO OUR TOLLFREE CUSTOMER HOT LINE. The trained technicians on our Customer Hot Line will provide immediate assistance, free of charge to you. CUSTOMER HOT LINE: 1-800-999-3756 Mon.–Fri., 6 a.m.
TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 BEFORE YOU BEGIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock, or injury to persons, read the following important precautions and information before operating the treadmill. 1. It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure that all users of this treadmill are adequately informed of all warnings and precautions. 11. Failure to use a properly functioning surge suppressor could result in damage to the control system of the treadmill.
20. When using iFIT.com CDs and videos, an electronic “chirping” sound will alert you when the speed and/or incline of the treadmill is about to change. Always listen for the “chirp” and be prepared for speed and/or incline changes. In some instances, the speed and/or incline may change before the personal trainer describes the change. 23. Inspect and properly tighten all parts of the treadmill every three months. 24. Never drop or insert any object into any opening. 25.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN Congratulations for purchasing the PROFORM® 530i treadmill. The 530i treadmill offers an impressive array of features to help you achieve your fitness goals in the convenience of your home. From the advanced console to the cushioned walking platform, the 530i treadmill is designed to make each workout more effective and enjoyable. And when you’re not exercising, the treadmill can be folded away, taking less than half the floor space of conventional treadmills.
ASSEMBLY Assembly requires two persons. Set the treadmill in a cleared area and remove all packing materials. Do not dispose of the packing materials until assembly is completed. Note: The underside of the treadmill walking belt is coated with high-performance lubricant. During shipping, a small amount of lubricant may be transferred to the top of the walking belt or the shipping carton. This is a normal condition and does not affect treadmill performance.
2. Attach the six Base Pads (100) (three are shown) to the bottom of the Base (109) with six 3/4” Tek Screws (47). Note: The 3/4” Tek Screws are found in part bag C. 2 100 47 100 47 109 100 47 3. With the help of another person, raise the Right Upright (82) and the Left Upright (not shown) to the vertical position. Hold the Crossbar (90) between the Uprights, and align the notches in the Crossbar with the indicated welds on the Uprights.
5. Attach the Console Back (95) to the console assembly with five 3/4” Screws (6). 5 Console Assembly 6 6. With the help of another person, hold the console assembly near the Right Upright (82) and the Left Upright (not shown). 6 Console Assembly Connect the Wire Harness (83) to the wire harness in the console assembly. Make sure to connect the connectors properly (see the inset drawing); the connectors should slide together easily and snap into place.
8. Tighten the two 3/8” x 3 1/2” Bolts (81). Apply a Cap Decal (113) to each Crossbar Cap (84). 7 84 81 113 9. Remove the knob from the pin. Make sure that the collar and the spring are on the pin as shown. Insert the pin into the Latch Housing (75) and tighten the knob back onto the pin. 9 Hole With the help of another person, raise the Frame (54) about halfway to the vertical position. While the other person holds the Frame, hold the Latch Housing (75) against the inside of the Frame.
TREADMILL OPERATION THE PERFORMANT LUBETM WALKING BELT Your treadmill features a walking belt coated with PERFORMANT LUBETM, a high-performance lubricant. IMPORTANT: Never apply silicone spray or other substances to the walking belt or the walking platform. Such substances will deteriorate the walking belt and cause excessive wear. HOW TO PLUG IN THE POWER CORD DANGER: Improper connection of the equipment-grounding conductor can result in an increased risk of electric shock.
Note: If there is a sheet of clear plastic on the console, remove the plastic. Clip Key FEATURES OF THE CONSOLE cable, you can connect the treadmill to your home stereo, portable stereo, computer, or VCR and play special iFIT.com CD and video programs (iFIT.com CDs and videocassettes are available separately). iFIT.com CD and video programs automatically control the speed and incline of the treadmill as a personal trainer guides you through every step of your workout.
walking. As you exercise, change the speed of the walking belt as desired by pressing the Speed increase and decrease buttons. Each time a button is pressed, the speed setting will change by 0.1 mph; if a button is held down, the speed setting will change in increments of 0.5 mph. To change the speed setting quickly, press the Quick Start buttons. HOW TO TURN ON THE POWER 1 Plug in the power cord (see page 10). 2 Locate the reset/off circuit breaker near the power cord.
Speed display—This display shows the speed of the walking belt. To reset the displays, press the Stop button, remove the key, and then reinsert the key. 6 Measure your heart rate if desired. To use the handgrip pulse sensor, first make sure that your hands are clean. Next, stand on the foot rails and hold the Contacts pulse bar with your palms on the metal contacts. Avoid moving your hands.
The speed setting for the first segment is shown in the flashing Current Segment column of the matrix. (The incline settings are not shown in the matrix.) The speed settings for the next four segments are shown in the columns to the right. HOW TO USE PRESET PROGRAMS 1 Insert the key fully into the console. See HOW TO TURN ON THE POWER on page 12. 2 Select one of the preset programs. When the key is inserted, the manual mode will be selected.
To stop the program at any time, press the Stop button. The Time/Pace display will begin to flash. To restart the program, press the Start button or the Speed increase button. The walking belt will begin to move at 1 mph. When the next segment of the program begins, the treadmill will automatically adjust to the speed and incline settings for the next segment. 4 7 When the program ends, make sure that the incline of the treadmill is at the lowest setting.
During heart rate programs, the matrix will show a moving graphic that represents your heart rate. Each time a heartbeat is detected, an additional peak will appear. HOW TO USE HEART RATE PROGRAMS CAUTION: If you have heart problems, or if you are over 60 years of age and have been inactive, do not use the heart rate programs. If you are taking medication regularly, consult your physician to find whether the medication will affect your exercise heart rate.
7 If the speed or incline setting is too high or too low at any time during the program, you can adjust the setting with the Speed or Incline buttons. However, each time the console compares your heart rate to the current target heart rate, the speed and/or incline of the treadmill may automatically change to bring your heart rate closer to the target heart rate. Press the Start button or the Speed increase button to start the program.
HOW TO CONNECT YOUR PORTABLE STEREO HOW TO CONNECT THE TREADMILL TO YOUR CD PLAYER, VCR, OR COMPUTER Note: If your stereo has an RCA-type AUDIO OUT jack, see instruction A below. If your stereo has a 3.5mm LINE OUT jack, see instruction B. If your stereo has only a PHONES jack, see instruction C. To use iFIT.com CDs, the treadmill must be connected to your portable CD player, portable stereo, home stereo, or computer with CD player. See pages 18 and 19 for connecting instructions. To use iFIT.
HOW TO CONNECT YOUR HOME STEREO HOW TO CONNECT YOUR COMPUTER Note: If your stereo has an unused LINE OUT jack, see instruction A below. If the LINE OUT jack is being used, see instruction B. Note: If your computer has a 3.5mm LINE OUT jack, see instruction A. If your computer has only a PHONES jack, see instruction B. A. Plug one end of the audio cable into the jack on the front of the treadmill near the power cord. Plug the other end of the cable into the included adapter.
HOW TO CONNECT YOUR VCR HOW TO USE IFIT.COM CD AND VIDEO PROGRAMS Note: If your VCR has an unused AUDIO OUT jack, see instruction A below. If the AUDIO OUT jack is being used, see instruction B. If you have a TV with a built-in VCR, see instruction B. If your VCR is connected to your home stereo, see HOW TO CONNECT YOUR HOME STEREO on page 19. To use iFIT.com CDs or videocassettes, the treadmill must be connected to your portable CD player, portable stereo, home stereo, computer with CD player, or VCR.
If the speed or incline settings are too high or too low, you can manually override the settings at any time by pressing the Speed or Incline buttons on the console. However, when the next “chirp” is heard, the speed and/or incline will change to the next settings of the CD or video program. • Make sure that the audio cable is properly connected, that it is fully plugged in, and that it is not wrapped around a power cord.
Hold the handrails, step onto the walking belt, and begin walking. During the program, an electronic “chirping” sound will alert you when the speed and/or incline of the treadmill is about to change. CAUTION: Always listen for the “chirp” and be prepared for speed and/or incline changes. HOW TO USE PROGRAMS DIRECTLY FROM OUR WEB SITE To use programs from our Web site, the treadmill must be connected to your home computer. See HOW TO CONNECT YOUR COMPUTER on page 19.
THE INFORMATION MODE/DEMO MODE THE OPTIONAL CHEST PULSE SENSOR The console features an information mode that keeps track of total number of miles that the walking belt has moved and the total number of hours that the treadmill has been used. The information mode also allows you to switch the console from miles to kilometers. In addition, the information mode allows you to turn on and turn off the demo mode. An optional chest pulse sensor adds even more features to the console.
HOW TO FOLD AND MOVE THE TREADMILL HOW TO FOLD THE TREADMILL FOR STORAGE Before folding the treadmill, adjust the incline to the lowest position. If this is not done, the treadmill may be permanently damaged. Next, unplug the power cord. CAUTION: You must be able to safely lift 45 pounds (20 kg) to raise, lower, or move the treadmill. 1. Hold the treadmill in the locations shown at the right. To decrease the possibility of injury, bend your legs and keep your back straight.
HOW TO LOWER THE TREADMILL FOR USE 1. Hold the treadmill frame firmly with your left hand. Pull the latch knob to the right. Pivot the treadmill down until the pin on the latch knob is below the handgrip. Slowly release the latch knob. Frame Pin Handgrip 2. Hold the treadmill firmly with both hands, and lower the treadmill to the floor. To decrease the possibility of injury, bend your legs and keep your back straight.
TROUBLESHOOTING Most treadmill problems can be solved by following the instructions below. If further assistance is needed, please call our Customer Service Department toll-free at 1-800-999-3756, Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Mountain Time (excluding holidays). PROBLEM: The power does not turn on SOLUTION: a. Make sure that the power cord is plugged into a surge suppressor, and that the surge suppressor is plugged into a properly grounded outlet (see page 10).
Locate the Reed Switch (24) and the Magnet (18) on the left side of the Pulley (120). Turn the Pulley until the Magnet is aligned with the Reed Switch. Make sure that the gap between the Magnet and the Reed Switch is about 1/8”. If necessary, loosen the Screw (25) and move the Reed Switch slightly. Retighten the Screw. Reattach the Hood. Make sure the Screws are return to the correct holes (see step A). Run on the treadmill for a few minutes to check for a correct speed reading.
EXERCISE GUIDELINES uses easily accessible carbohydrate calories for energy. Only after the first few minutes does your body begin to use stored fat calories for energy. If your goal is to burn fat, adjust the speed or incline of the treadmill until your heart rate is near the lowest number in your training zone. WARNING: Before beginning this or any exercise program, consult your physician. This is especially important for individuals over the age of 35 or individuals with preexisting health problems.
SUGGESTED STRETCHES The correct form for several basic stretches is shown at the right. Move slowly as you stretch—never bounce. 1. Toe Touch Stretch Stand with your knees bent slightly and slowly bend forward from your hips. Allow your back and shoulders to relax as you reach down toward your toes as far as possible. Hold for 15 counts, then relax. Repeat 3 times. Stretches: Hamstrings, back of knees and back. 1 2. Hamstring Stretch Sit with one leg extended.
PART LIST—Model No. PFTL51330 R1003A To locate the parts listed below, refer to the EXPLODED DRAWING attached in the center of this manual. Key No. Qty. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31* 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 2 2 1 2 4 46 1 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 4 4 2 1 2 1 7 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 7 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 11 1 1 1 Description Key No. Qty.
Key No. Qty. 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 2 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 Description Clevis Pin Hairpin Cotter Rear Roller Star Washer 5/16” Star Washer U-Nut Wheel Housing Wheel Bolt Wheel Base Pulse Bar Incline Motor Bolt Incline Motor Cap Decal 1/2” Ground Screw 5/16” Allen Wrench iFit.com Cable Motor Bracket Key No. Qty. 118 119 120 # # # # # # # # 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Description Pulse Wire Front Roller Adj.
60 6 103 61 115 6 64 55 74* 59 63 6 11 10 60 61 6 6 6 57 58 6 16 6 62 75 15 2 103 12 1 5 4 55 11 69 15 3 2 54 52 66 53 67 65 17 16 16 6 18 1 15 120 22 67 23 16 21 24 25 5 65 20 26 4 6 66 30 15 47 17 21 27 21 29 47 51 31* 28 49 119 34 50 117 33 48 32 22 9 47 36 36 37 35 43 42 38 45 6 46 78 6 39 47 47 6 116 41 44 40 EXPLODED DRAWING—Model No.
6 6 6 13 8 68 110 6 73 6 114 7 6 6 14 68 89 8 6 87 6 76 6 6 6 86 80 6 6 118 79 85 6 72 88 6 70 77 99 47 100 104 111 112 111 93 21 105 21 100 47 110 103 19 56 9 91 113 100 81 107 47 100 47 109 19 69 84 104 93 99 106 92 36 101 108 21 71 100 47 83 102 6 102 93 104 19 101 90 6 21 100 47 108 106 6 6 107 92 105 95 6 71 97 98 82 94 113 83 84 6 96 36 81 EXPLODED DRAWING—Model No.
HOW TO ORDER REPLACEMENT PARTS To order replacement parts, call our Customer Service Department toll-free at 1-800-999-3756, Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Mountain Time (excluding holidays).