Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill

The Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill is a preinstalled machine that is designed for home use.  

It supports 250 lbs./113 kg maximum user weight capacity and its 2.5 peak horsepower motor provides a 0.6-9 mph speed range.  

You can easily and effortlessly have it folded to be leaned against the wall or stored under the bed.  

However, it does not have an incline system, and its deck is also flat, unlike the Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7750 Treadmill that is the opposite in this regard.  

It is designed for walking, jogging, and light running activities.  

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The Frame and Construction 

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill

The construction of the Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill is made up of two components, steel, and ABS material.

The frame is made of steel while other parts such as the side rail/motor, and the console posts covers are made of durable plastic.  

It has a set of cushioned 14’’ siderails that provide support and safety during exercise. These can be swung upwards and out of the way when you don’t need them.  

Interestingly, the handlebars also provide support to quickly exit your workout by skipping onto the textured rails without turning off the treadmill.  

The base features adjustable levelers at the rear which are used to balance the unit on a surface that is not completely even. This enhances the overall stability of the treadmill and prevents any sort of wobbling during a workout.  

Moreover, it is further stabilized by its assembled weight of 117 lbs./53 kg, and this does not impede the relocation process because there are transport wheels at the front base.  

The overall assembled dimensions of the treadmill are 63’’ long by 29’’ wide by 49’’ high. Hence, a workout area with perimeters of 5’3’’ length by 2’4’’ width will be required. Although, for safety and ease of access purposes, extra clearance of 2’ are recommended to be added around it.  

On the other hand, the storage area needed is pretty small due to its space-saving slim fold design. When folded it can be stored under a bed that has at least a clearance of 11’’ or better still, it can be propped up against the wall.  

The Deck 

The Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill’s deck has a textured running surface with dimensions of 47’’ long by 20’’ wide. This is suitable for users that are up to 6’ tall.

Although, the taller you are the less likely you will be able to run on it without your stride being restricted.  

The desk’s step-up height is about 3” and it makes it easy to get on and off the running surface without hassles.  

Moreover, a shock-absorbing system is integrated to reduce the stress that could have been felt on the joints. Hence, you can exercise with confidence knowing that you won’t feel the fatigue that comes with running outdoor on a hard surface.   

There is a lubrication reminder that alerts you when the tread belt needs to be lubricated.  

The Motor 

As aforementioned, this treadmill comes with a 2.5 peak horsepower motor that provides a 0.6-9 mph speed range. It is designated at the front base of the unit and covered with an ABS made lid.

It needs to be powered by 110-120 V DC regular electricity outlet.  

The motor provides the drive needed for users that are up to 250 lbs./113 kg in weight to perform walking, jogging, and running exercises.  

You can increase the speed level using the 3 mph & 6 mph quick speed buttons on the console or do so by an increment of 0.1 mph via the -/+ buttons.

The latter (gradual speed keys) enables you to set a tailor-made speed range that is suitable for your physical specs and fitness level.  

When a speed level is changed, it transits gracefully without causing any hiccup that could make you try to recalibrate your speed.  

The motor noise level is fairly quiet that it won’t interfere with the sound of the TV or music that is turned at a moderate level, and neither is it going to disturb people around you.  

On the contrary, except you are walking on it, otherwise, the cadence of your feet will be heard over the noise of the treadmill.  

The Console 

The console of the Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill

The Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill incorporates a console that features an LED display. It tracks workout stats or feedback such as Time, Distance, Speed, Calories Burned, Steps, and Pulse so that you will remain focused and motivated on achieving your fitness goals.  

The readability is so good that it still retains its clarity even when viewed in a poorly-lit environment.  

As you may have noticed, the monitor also displays your heart rate and there was no mention of it having heart rate sensors. Well, it does have one on the right side of the handlebar, which upon pressing a finger on it initiates heart rate reading.  

It is also interesting to let know that the console is compatible with Sunny Health & Fitness mobile app. It is free and can be connected via Bluetooth.  

This does pretty much what the digital monitor does but it also allows you to save your workout data.  

There are 9 built-in interval-based programs that have predefined speed levels that alternate during each duration. These are designed to help you hasten the achievement of your fitness goals.  

You can further challenge yourself by setting up a count-down goal for Time, Distance, and Calories.  

Moreover, there are other additional features such as the USB/MP3 ports that are used for charging a smartphone and streaming music through the built-in speakers for quality output.

Also, the MP3 cable needed for the connection is included.  

Accessory 

Aside from the integrated MP3/USB ports, and the built-in speakers, the treadmill also has an anti-slip tablet holder that enables you secure a smartphone or tablet device.  

Therefore, you can listen to music, watch a movie, or workout videos that are available in Sunny Health & Fitness library

Incline 

No incline system and neither does the deck have a fixed incline.  

Storage 

The folded version of the Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill

Ease of storage is one of the selling points of the Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill.

It can be folded flat so that it will be possible to store it by propping it against the wall or putting it under the bed.  

Also, even though it weighs 117 lbs./53 kg, it can easily be moved to another location via the transport wheels at the front base.  

Pros/Features Overview 

  • It has a slim sleek space-saving design 
  • Durably built 
  • Portable with transport wheels 
  • Supports 250 lbs./113 kg maximum user weight capacity 
  • Tread belt size of 47’’ L x 20’’ W enable users up to 6’ to walk, job and perform light running activities 
  • 2.5 peak horsepower energy-efficient motor provides a speed range of 0.6-9 mph, and its noise level is very minimal and bearable 
  • 3 mph & 6 mph quick speed buttons and 0.1 mph incremental speed buttons available 
  • Low profile deck
  • The deck has a shock-absorbing system that reduces the impact and fatigue on the joints 
  • LED display tracks Time, Distance, Speed, Calories Burned, Steps, and Pulse 
  • 9 built-in interval-based programs 
  • Contact grip for heart rate monitoring 
  • There are levelers for optimum stability 
  • SHF app compatibility via Bluetooth 
  • Goal setting for Time, Distance, and Calories 
  • Lubrication reminder 
  • USB & MP3 ports for charging a smartphone and streaming music 
  • MP3 cable included 
  • Tablet holder included
  • Arrives preassembled 
  • No serious maintenance is needed 

Cons 

  • No water bottle holder 
  • No incline 

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Warranty 

  • 3 Years for the Frame 
  • 180 Days for Parts and Components 

Product Dimensions & Specifications 

  • Length: 63’’ 
  • Width: 29’’ 
  • Height: 49’’ 
  • Folded dimensions: 63’’ L x 29’’ W x 10.5’’ H 
  • Shipping dimensions: 66.5’’ L x 31.5’’ W x 9.5’’ H 
  • Net weight: 117 lbs./53 kg 
  • Gross weight: 135 lbs./61 kg 
  • Maximum user weight capacity: 250 lbs./113 kg 
  • Frame: Steel 
  • Motor: 2.5 peak HP 
  • Speed range: 0.6-9 mph 
  • Deck dimensions: 47’’ L x 20’’ W 
  • Deck step-up height: 3’’ 
  • Programs: 9 
  • Goals setting for Time, Distance, & Calories 
  • Bluetooth for SHF app connectivity 
  • Shock absorbing system: Yes 
  • Transport wheels: Yes 
  • LED monitor 
  • Emergency key 
  • Transport wheels: Yes 

Shipping 

The Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill comes in box that weighs 135 lbs./61 kg with dimensions of 66.5’’ long by 31.5 wide by 9.5’’ high. 

It is shipped out upon purchase and arrives in a couple of days.  

Assembly 

As aforementioned, no assembly is required, except to put on the handrail covers, which takes no time.  

In other words, it could be used out of the box. Simply unpack and connect it to a power outlet, and that’s it.  

Maintenance 

The maintenance needed is to make sure that the tread belt is lubricated when the lubrication reminder alerts you. This usually happens after 188 miles of coverage.   

Aside from that, make sure that the treadmill is kept clean at all times, and store it in a clean, dry, and cool area.  

Conclusion 

The Sunny Health & Fitness SF-T7718 Electric Treadmill is a sleek, compact, and foldable machine that might be perfect for your physical fitness quest.  

It has a 47’’ long by 20’’ wide tread belt, and a 2.5 peak HP motor that provides a speed range of 0.6-9 mph.  

Its low-profile deck that integrates a shock-absorbing system allows you to train with ease, comfort, and confidence.  

I am a health and sports enthusiast. I take anything that improves my health seriously. Hence, I try to share my knowledge in helping people that wish to up their health status to one that enables them to live strong with confidence. We review a lot of health and sports equipment such as treadmills, elliptical trainers, spin bikes. recumbent bikes and many more.

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