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Model No. IMTL14072

Serial No.

Write the serial number in the space above for future reference.

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QUESTIONS?

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CAUTION

Read all precautions and instructions in this manual before using this equipment. Save this manual for future reference.

USER'S MANUAL

TABLE OF CONTENTS

IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 BEFORE YOU BEGIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 HOW TO USE THE HEART RATE MONITOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 OPERATION AND ADJUSTMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 HOW TO FOLD AND MOVE THE TREADMILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLE-SHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 CONDITIONING GUIDELINES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 PART LIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 ORDERING REPLACEMENT PARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 LIMITED WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Back Cover

Note: An EXPLODED DRAWING is attached at the center of this manual. Save the EXPLODED DRAWING for future reference.

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.

2.Use the treadmill only as described in this manual.

3.Place the treadmill on a level surface, with eight feet of clearance behind it. Do not place the treadmill on any surface that blocks air openings. To protect the floor or carpet from damage, place a mat under the treadmill.

4.Keep the treadmill indoors, away from moisture and dust. Do not put the treadmill in a garage or covered patio, or near water.

5.Do not operate the treadmill where aerosol products are used or where oxygen is being administered.

6.Keep children under the age of 12 and pets away from the treadmill at all times.

7.The treadmill should not be used by persons weighing more than 250 pounds.

8.Never allow more than one person on the treadmill at a time.

9.Wear appropriate exercise clothing when using the treadmill. Do not wear loose clothing that could become caught in the treadmill. Athletic support clothes are recommended for both men and women. Always wear athletic shoes. Never use the treadmill with bare feet, wearing only stockings, or in sandals.

10.When connecting the power cord (see HOW TO PLUG IN THE POWER CORD on page 7), plug the power cord into a surge protector (not included) and plug the surge protector into a grounded circuit capable of carrying 15 or more amps. No other appliance should be on the same circuit.

11.Use only a UL-listed surge protector, rated at 15 amps, with a 14-gauge cord of five feet or less in length. Do not use an extension cord.

12.Keep the power cord and the surge protector away from heated surfaces.

13.Never move the walking belt while the power is turned off. Do not operate the treadmill if the power cord or plug is damaged, or if the treadmill is not working properly. (See BEFORE YOU BEGIN on page 4 if the treadmill is not working properly.)

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14.Never start the treadmill while you are standing on the walking belt. Always hold the handrails while using the treadmill.

15.The treadmill is capable of high speeds. Adjust the speed in small increments to avoid sudden jumps in speed.

16.The heart rate monitor is not a medical device. Various factors, including the user's movement, may affect the accuracy of heart rate readings. The heart rate monitor is intended only as an exercise aid in determining heart rate trends in general.

17.Never leave the treadmill unattended while it is running. Always remove the key, unplug the power cord and move the on/off switch to the off position when the treadmill is not in use. (See the drawing on page 4 for the location of the on/off switch.)

18.Do not attempt to raise, lower, or move the treadmill until it is properly assembled. (See ASSEMBLY on page 5, and HOW TO MOVE THE TREADMILL on page 17.) You must be able to safely lift 45 pounds (20 kg) in order to raise, lower, or move the treadmill.

19.When folding or moving the treadmill, make sure that the storage latch is fully closed.

20.Inspect and tighten all parts of the treadmill every three months.

21.Never drop or insert any object into any opening.

22.The roller guards must be 1/8 inch from the rear roller. Remove the key and adjust the roller guards, if necessary.

23.DANGER: Always unplug the power cord immediately after use, before cleaning the treadmill, and before performing the maintenance and adjustment procedures described in this manual. Never remove the motor hood unless instructed to do so by an authorized service representative. Servicing other than the procedures in this manual should be performed by an authorized service representative only.

24.This treadmill is intended for in-home use only. Do not use this treadmill in any commercial, rental, or institutional setting.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

WARNING: Before beginning this or any exercise program, consult your physician. This is especially important for persons over the age of 35 or persons with pre-existing health problems. Read all instructions before using. ICON assumes no responsibility for personal injury or property damage sustained by or through the use of this product.

The decals shown below have been placed on the treadmill. If a decal is missing, or if it is not legible, please call our Customer Service Department, toll-free, to order a free replacement decal (see ORDERING REPLACEMENT PARTS on page 23). Apply the decal in the location shown.

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BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Thank you for selecting the IMAGE® 10.6Q treadmill. The IMAGE® 10.6Q treadmill combines advanced technology with innovative design to let you enjoy an effective form of cardiovascular exercise in the convenience and privacy of your home. And when you’re not exercising, the unique IMAGE® 10.6Q can be folded up, requiring less than half the floor space of other treadmills.

For your benefit, read this manual carefully before using the treadmill. If you have additional questions, 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). To help us assist you, please note the product model number and serial number before calling. The model number of the treadmill is IMTL14072. The serial number can be found on a decal attached to the treadmill (see the front cover of this manual for the location).

Before reading further, please review the drawing below and familiarize yourself with the parts that are labeled.

 

 

Console

Reading Rack

 

 

 

Water Bottle

 

Accessory Tray

 

Holder (Bottle

 

 

 

not included)

 

Handrail

 

 

 

Upright

 

Key/Clip

 

 

 

 

Lock Knob

 

On/Off

 

 

 

Switch

 

Walking Belt

 

 

 

 

 

Circuit

Foot Rail

 

 

Breaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

Power Cord

 

 

 

RIGHT SIDE

Rear Roller

 

 

 

Adjustment Bolt

BACK

Cushion Knob

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ASSEMBLY

Assembly requires two people. Set the treadmill in a cleared area and remove all packing materials. Do not dispose of the packing materials until assembly is completed. No tools are required for assembly.

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. If there is lubricant on top of the walking belt, simply wipe off the lubricant with a soft cloth and a mild, non-abrasive cleaner.

1.With the help of a second person, carefully raise the Uprights (115) until the treadmill is in the position shown.

2.Press the Lock Knob Sleeve (100) into the left Upright

Remove the Lock Knob (99) from the Lock Pin (103). Make sure that the Lock Pin Collar (102) and the Spring

(101)are on the Lock Pin. Insert the Lock Pin into the left Upright (115) and tighten the Lock Knob onto the Lock Pin.

3.Remove the backing from the Adhesive Clip (94). Press the Adhesive Clip onto the base of the Uprights (115) in the indicated location. Press the Allen Wrench (95) into the Adhesive Clip.

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115

 

2

 

115

101

 

 

102

99

103

 

100

 

3

 

 

115

 

95

 

94

4.Make sure that all parts are tightened before you use the treadmill. Place a mat under the treadmill to protect the floor or carpet.

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HOW TO USE THE HEART RATE MONITOR

HOW TO PUT ON THE HEART RATE MONITOR

The heart rate monitor consists of two components: the chest strap and the sensor unit (see the drawing below). Insert the tab on one end of the chest strap through one of the holes in the sensor unit. Press the end of the sensor unit under the buckle on the chest strap. The tab should be almost flush with the front of the sensor unit.

Chest Strap

Tabs

Buckle

Sensor Unit

Tab

Next, wrap the heart rate moni-

tor around your chest and

attach the other end of the chest strap to the sensor unit. Adjust the length of the

chest strap, if necessary. The

heart rate moni-

tor should be under your clothing, tight against your skin, and as high under the pectoral muscles or breasts as is comfortable. Make sure that the logo on the sensor unit is facing forward and is right-side-up.

Pull the sensor unit away from your body a few inches and locate the two electrode areas on the inner side. The electrode areas are the areas covered by shallow ridges. Using saline solution such as saliva or contact lens solution, wet both electrode areas. Return the sensor unit to a position against your chest.

HEART RATE MONITOR CARE AND MAINTENANCE

Thoroughly dry the heart rate monitor after each use. The heart rate monitor is activated when the electrode areas are wetted and the heart rate monitor is put on; the heart rate monitor shuts off

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when it is removed and the electrode areas are

dried. If the heart rate monitor is not dried after each

use, it may remain activated longer than necessary, draining the battery prematurely.

Store the heart rate monitor in a warm, dry place. Do not store the heart rate monitor in a plastic bag or other container that may trap moisture.

Do not expose the heart rate monitor to direct sunlight for extended periods of time; do not expose it to temperatures above 122° Fahrenheit (50° Celsius) or below 14° Fahrenheit (-10° Celsius).

Do not excessively bend or stretch the sensor unit when using or storing the heart rate monitor.

Clean the sensor unit using a damp cloth—never use alcohol, abrasives, or chemicals. The chest strap may be hand washed and air dried.

HEART RATE MONITOR TROUBLE-SHOOTING

The instructions on the following pages explain how the heart rate monitor is used with the console. If the letters “PLS” appear in the PULSE/CALORIES display or if the displayed heart rate is excessively high or low, try the steps below.

Make sure that the heart rate monitor is under your clothing, tight against your skin, and as high under the pectoral muscles or breasts as is comfortable. The logo on the sensor unit must be facing forward and be right-side-up. Note: If the heart rate monitor does not function when positioned as described, try moving it slightly lower or higher on your chest.

Use saline solution such as saliva or contact lens solution to wet the two electrode areas on the sensor unit. If heart rate readings do not appear until you begin perspiring, re-wet the electrode areas.

As you walk or run on the treadmill, position yourself near the center of the walking belt. For the console to display heart rate readings, the user must be within arm’s length of the console.

The heart rate monitor is designed to work with people who have normal heart rhythms. Heart rate reading problems may be caused by medical conditions such as premature ventricular contractions (pvcs), tachycardia bursts, and arrhythmia.

The operation of the heart rate monitor can be affected by magnetic interference caused by high power lines or other sources. If it is suspected that this is a problem, try relocating the treadmill.

The CR2032 battery may need to be replaced.

OPERATION AND ADJUSTMENT

THE PERFORMANT LUBETM WALKING BELT

electric shock. This product is equipped with a cord

 

 

 

having an equipment-grounding conductor and a

Your treadmill features a walking belt coated with

grounding plug. Plug the power cord into a surge

PERFORMANT LUBETM, a high-performance lubricant.

protector, and plug the surge protector into an ap-

Important: Never apply silicone spray or other sub-

propriate outlet that is properly installed and

stances to the walking belt or the walking platform.

grounded in accordance with all local codes and

They will deteriorate the walking belt and cause ex-

ordinances.

 

 

cessive wear.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This product is for use on a nominal 120-volt circuit,

HOW TO PLUG IN THE POWER CORD

 

and has a grounding plug that looks like the plug illus-

 

 

 

trated in drawing 1 below. A temporary adapter that

DANGER: Improper connection

looks like the adapter illustrated in drawing 2 may be

used to connect the surge protector to a 2-pole recep-

tacle as shown in drawing 2 if a properly grounded out-

of the equipment-grounding conductor can

let is not available.

 

result in an increased risk of electric shock.

 

 

 

 

Check with a qualified electrician or service-

The temporary adapter should be used only until a

man if you are in doubt as to whether the

properly grounded outlet (drawing 1) can be installed

product is properly grounded. Do not modify

by a qualified electrician.

 

the plug provided with the product—if it will

 

 

 

 

not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet in-

The green-colored rigid ear, lug, or the like extending

stalled by a qualified electrician.

 

 

from the adapter must be connected to a permanent

 

 

 

 

 

 

ground such as a properly grounded outlet box cover.

Your treadmill, like any other type of sophisticated

Whenever the adapter is used it must be held in place

by a metal screw. Some 2-pole receptacle outlet box

electronic equipment, can be seriously damaged by

covers are not grounded. Contact a qualified elec-

sudden voltage changes in your home’s power.

trician to determine if the outlet box cover is

Voltage surges, spikes, and noise interference can re-

grounded before using an adapter.

sult from weather conditions or from other appliances

 

 

 

being turned on or off.

 

 

 

 

 

To decrease the pos-

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sibility of your tread-

Grounded Outlet Box

 

 

mill being damaged,

 

Treadmill Power Cord

 

 

 

always use a surge

 

Grounding Pin

 

 

protector (not in-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cluded) with your

 

 

Grounding Plug

Grounding Plug

treadmill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surge protectors are

 

 

 

Grounding Pin

sold at most hardware

 

Grounded Outlet

 

 

 

stores and department

 

 

 

 

 

stores. Use only a UL-

 

 

 

 

 

listed surge protector,

2

 

 

 

 

rated at 15 amps, with a

Grounded Outlet Box

 

 

 

 

 

14-gauge cord of five

 

 

 

 

 

feet or less in length.

 

Adapter

 

 

This product must be

 

 

Grounding Pin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

grounded. If it should

 

 

Grounding Plug

Surge Protector

malfunction or break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

down, grounding pro-

Lug

 

 

 

 

vides a path of least re-

 

 

 

 

Metal Screw

 

 

 

sistance for electric cur-

 

 

 

rent to reduce the risk of

 

 

 

 

 

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DIAGRAM OF THE CONSOLE

A

B

 

C

 

D

E

 

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

Note: If there is a thin sheet of clear plastic on the face of the console, remove it.

CAUTION: To reduce the risk of serious injury, read the following precautions before operating the console.

Do not stand on the walking belt when turning on the power or starting the walking belt.

Always wear the clip (see part “O” in the drawing above) while operating the treadmill. If the key is pulled from the console, the walking belt will stop.

The treadmill is capable of high speeds. Adjust the speed in small increments.

The heart rate monitor is not a medical device. Various factors may affect the accuracy of heart rate readings. The heart rate monitor is intended only as an exercise aid in determining heart rate trends in general.

If you have heart problems, or if you are over 60 years of age and have been inactive, do not use the two pulse driven programs. If you are taking medication regularly, consult your physician to find whether the medication will affect your exercise heart rate.

To reduce the risk of electric shock, keep the console dry, avoid spilling liquids on the console, and use only a sealed water bottle.

FEATURES OF THE CONSOLE

The treadmill console offers an impressive array of features designed to make your workouts more effective.

When the console is in the manual mode, the speed and incline of the treadmill can be changed with a touch of a button. As you exercise, the console will display instant exercise feedback—you can watch your progress on the LED “track,” while the four displays show your heart rate, the number of calories burned, the incline, workout time, speed, pace, distance, and laps completed.

Eight preset programs are also offered: three incline programs automatically control the incline of the treadmill as they guide you through effective workouts; three speed programs automatically control the speed of the treadmill; and two pulse driven programs automatically control the speed and the incline of the treadmill to keep your heart rate within a predetermined range during your workouts.

The console also features two custom programs that allow you to create your own workout programs and store them in the console’s memory for future use.

To use the manual mode, follow the steps beginning on page 10. To use an incline program or a speed program, see page 12. To use a pulse driven program, see page 13. To create a custom program, see page 14. To use a custom program, see page 15.

Note: The console can display speed and distance in either miles or kilometers (see SPEED/PACE DISPLAY on page 11). For simplicity, all instructions in this section refer to miles.

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