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Compare StairMaster Steppers
Compare Stairmaster Steppers side by side. Most accurate specs and information to help you pick the right Stepper or Climber by StairMaster for your needs.
Compare StairMaster Steppers: StairMaster Stepmill 3 SM3, StairMaster Stepmill SM5 D-1 with 2 Window LCD Console, StairMaster Stepmill SM5 TS-1 with 10" Touch Screen, StairMaster Stepmill SM5 TSE-1 with 10" Touch Screen & TV Tuner, StairMaster StairClimber SC5 D-1 with 2 Window LCD Console, StairMaster StairClimber SC5 TS-1 with 10" Touch Screen, StairMaster StairClimber SC5 TSE-1 with 10" Touch Screen & TV Tuner

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StairMaster Steppers and Climbers: Review & Comparison:

Quick Info on the different StairMaster steppers and climbers
All the SM5s are identical except for the console/display. The D-1 is a robust LED console. TS-1 is a 10" touch screen. TSE-1 is a touch screen with a 10" TV tuner. Connect any TV cable source to the bottom of the unit and your display becomes your entertainment and controller!
All the SC5 Climbers are the same except he console/display. Exactly like the above description for each of the 3 models.
The SM3 is perfect home home use. Basic LCD.
Ceiling height suggested 8'

StairMaster Stepmill 3 SM3


Your Price $2,999
MSRP $3,499

StairMaster StairClimber SC5 D-1 with 2 Window LCD Console


Your Price $4,549
MSRP $4,799

StairMaster StairClimber SC5 TS-1 with 10" Touch Screen


Your Price $5,149
MSRP $5,599

StairMaster StairClimber SC5 TSE-1 with 10" Touch Screen & TV Tuner


Your Price $5,549
MSRP $6,199

StairMaster Stepmill SM5 D-1 with 2 Window LCD Console


Your Price $5,949
MSRP $6,299

StairMaster Stepmill SM5 TS-1 with 10" Touch Screen


Your Price $7,099
MSRP $6,549

StairMaster Stepmill SM5 TSE-1 with 10" Touch Screen & TV Tuner


Your Price $6,949
MSRP $7,699
Workouts 10 Programmed WorkoutsQuick Start, Manual, Steady, Mystery Challenge, Build, Bell Shaped, Calorie Burner, Fat Burner, Heart Rate Zone Trainer and Heart Rate Intervals provide a wide variety of workouts. 10 programmed workouts. Include Quick Start, Manual, Fat Burner, Calorie Burner, Intervals, Bell-Shaped, Build, Mystery Challenge, Steady, and Heart Rate Zone Trainer 10 programmed workouts. Include Quick Start, Manual, Fat Burner, Calorie Burner, Intervals, Bell-Shaped, Build, Mystery Challenge, Steady, and Heart Rate Zone Trainer. 10 programmed workouts. Include Quick Start, Manual, Fat Burner, Calorie Burner, Intervals, Bell-Shaped, Build, Mystery Challenge, Steady, and Heart Rate Zone Trainer. 10 programmed workouts. Include Quick Start, Manual, Fat Burner, Calorie Burner, Intervals, Bell-Shaped, Build, Mystery Challenge, Steady, and Heart Rate Zone Trainer. 10 programmed workouts. Include Quick Start, Manual, Fat Burner, Calorie Burner, Intervals, Bell-Shaped, Build, Mystery Challenge, Steady, and Heart Rate Zone Trainer. 10 programmed workouts. Include Quick Start, Manual, Fat Burner, Calorie Burner, Intervals, Bell-Shaped, Build, Mystery Challenge, Steady, and Heart Rate Zone Trainer.
Display Backlit LCD Console. Easy-to-read blue backlit LCD console displays time, watts, calories, heart rate, level (1-20), floors per minute, segment time, floors climbed and workout profile. Backlit LCD Console (D-1). Two window backlit LCD console displays time, interval timer, level (1-20), heart rate, calories, floors climbed, floors per minute, watts, METs and workout profile 10" Touch Screen Console (TS-1). Displays time, interval timer, level (1-20), heart rate, calories, floors climbed, floors per minute, watts, METs and workout profile 10" Touch Screen Console with integrated TV Tuner (TSE-1). dislays time, interval timer, level (1-20), heart rate, calories, floors climbed, floors per minute, watts, METs and workout profile Backlit LCD Console (D-1). 10" Touch Screen Console (TS-1) 10" Touch Screen Console with integrated TV Tuner (TSE-1)
TV Tuner No No No Yes. Integrated TV tuner allows television viewing during your workout No No Yes. Integrated TV tuner allows television viewing during your workout
Fitness tests No Multi-stage Fit Test & CPAT Fire Fit Test Multi-stage Fit Test & CPAT Fire Fit Test Multi-stage Fit Test & CPAT Fire Fit Test Multi-stage Fit Test, CPAT Fire Fit Test and WFI StepMill Test Multi-stage Fit Test, CPAT Fire Fit Test and WFI StepMill Test Multi-stage Fit Test, CPAT Fire Fit Test and WFI StepMill Test
Heart Rate Monitoring Heart rate pulse grips on the handlebars provide feedback throughout your workout. Console also includes a built in receiver for Polar compatible telemetry heart rate monitoring (chest strap not included). Polar compatible telemetry heart rate monitoring Polar compatible telemetry heart rate monitoring. Polar compatible telemetry heart rate monitoring. Polar compatible telemetry heart rate monitoring. Polar compatible telemetry heart rate monitoring. Polar compatible telemetry heart rate monitoring.
Water Bottle Holder Reading Rack and Water Bottle Holder Water bottle holder combined with an accessory tray for personal items such as an MP3 player. Water bottle holder combined with an accessory tray for personal items such as an MP3 player. Water bottle holder combined with an accessory tray for personal items such as an MP3 player. 3.25 CHP DurX Commercial Pro Motor 3.8 CHP Mach Z Commercial Pro Motor Dual-Grip EKG Heart Rate Monitor with Polar Wireless Chest Strap Included
iPod connectivity No iPod charging cable included to charge iPod/iPad/iPhone devices Integrated iPod connectivity with video playback, audio controls and charging capabilities Integrated iPod connectivity with video playback, audio controls and charging capabilities style="vertical-align:top"iPod charging cable is included to charge iPod/iPad/iPhone devices. Integrated iPod connectivity with video playback, audio controls and charging capabilities Integrated iPod connectivity with video playback, audio controls and charging capabilities
Drive System Electronically controlled alternator, brake, and drive chain precisely controls the stair speed allowing a wide range of users to exercise smoothly within their comfort zones Electronically controlled alternator with chain drive precisely controls the pedal descent allowing a wide range of users to exercise smoothly within their comfort zones Electronically controlled alternator with chain drive precisely controls the pedal descent allowing a wide range of users to exercise smoothly within their comfort zones Electronically controlled alternator with chain drive precisely controls the pedal descent allowing a wide range of users to exercise smoothly within their comfort zones Electronically controlled alternator with chain drive precisely controls the pedal descent allowing a wide range of users to exercise smoothly within their comfort zones Electronically controlled alternator with chain drive precisely controls the pedal descent allowing a wide range of users to exercise smoothly within their comfort zones Electronically controlled alternator with chain drive precisely controls the pedal descent allowing a wide range of users to exercise smoothly within their comfort zones
Step Action Revolving staircase with six, 6" inch steps Patented, independent pedal geometry with four-bar linkage keeps pedals level ensuring a safe, biomechanically correct movement Patented, independent pedal geometry with four-bar linkage keeps pedals level ensuring a safe, biomechanically correct movement Patented, independent pedal geometry with four-bar linkage keeps pedals level ensuring a safe, biomechanically correct movement Revolving staircase with eight steps, 8" (20cm) high, 9" (23cm) deep and 22" (56cm) wide Revolving staircase with eight steps, 8" (20cm) high, 9" (23cm) deep and 22" (56cm) wide Revolving staircase with eight steps, 8" (20cm) high, 9" (23cm) deep and 22" (56cm) wide
Step Range 9" Fixed step 1" to 14" (2.5cm to 36cm) 1" to 14" (2.5cm to 36cm) 1" to 14" (2.5cm to 36cm)
Step rate 26 to 162 steps per minute 26 to 174 steps per minute 26 to 174 steps per minute 26 to 174 steps per minute 26 to 162 steps per minute 26 to 162 steps per minute 26 to 162 steps per minute
Product Dimensions 46" L x 29" W x 73" H (117cm x 74cm x 185cm) 68" H x 43" L x 27" W (173cm H x 110cm L x 69cm W) 68" H x 43" L x 27" W (173cm H x 110cm L x 69cm W) 68" H x 43" L x 27" W (173cm H x 110cm L x 69cm W) 58" L x 34" W x 89" H (147cm L x 86cm W x 226cm H) 58" L x 34" W x 89" H (147cm L x 86cm W x 226cm H) 58" L x 34" W x 89" H (147cm L x 86cm W x 226cm H)
Product Weight 227 lbs (103 kg) 155 lbs (70 kg) 155 lbs (70 kg) 155 lbs (70 kg) 343 lbs (156 kg) 343 lbs (156 kg) 343 lbs (156 kg)
Maximum user weight 275 lbs 300 lbs (136 kg) 300 lbs (136 kg) 300 lbs (136 kg) 350 lbs (159 kg) 350 lbs (159 kg) 350 lbs (159 kg)
Power requirements 110 V cordless - battery charger included cordless - battery charger included cordless - battery charger included 110 V 110 V 110 V
Ceiling height Requirement 8" 8" 8" 8" 10" 10" 10"
Warranty Residential Warranty
-Frame Lifetime
-Mechanical 5 years
-Electronics 2 years
-Labor and wear items 1 year
Light Commercial Warranty
-Frame 10 years
-Mechanical 2 years
-Electronics 1 years
-Labor and wear items 1 year
U.S. Commercial Warranty
-Frame 15 years
-Mechanical Parts 3 years
-Labor 1 year
-Wear Items/Electronics 1 year
U.S. Commercial Warranty
-Frame 15 years
-Mechanical Parts 3 years
-Labor 1 year
-Wear Items/Electronics 1 year
U.S. Commercial Warranty
-Frame 15 years
-Mechanical Parts 3 years
-Labor 1 year
-Wear Items/Electronics 1 year
U.S. Commercial Warranty
-Frame 15 years
-Mechanical Parts 3 years
-Labor 1 year
-Wear Items/Electronics 1 year
U.S. Commercial Warranty
-Frame 15 years
-Mechanical Parts 3 years
-Labor 1 year
-Wear Items/Electronics 1 year
U.S. Commercial Warranty
-Frame 15 years
-Mechanical Parts 3 years
-Labor 1 year
-Wear Items/Electronics 1 year


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This article was published on Tuesday 10 December, 2013.
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