Star Trac E SMI Stairmill Review

Star Trac E SMI Stairmill Review

Summary: Innovation meets design meets high intensity fitness workouts with the Star Trac E SMI Stairmill. This high-end home gym equipment provides a workout with extra burn. You will make your way up a potentially endless flight of stairs. The impressive HD LCD display allows you to follow world famous landmark routes as you train. Can you make it to the top of the Empire State Building? Monitor your progress with different outputs and enjoy the range of programs than can be fitted around you.

This is the ultimate home stepmill in more ways than one.

Check out the full picture gallery and see the mind-blowing technical spec of the Star Trac E SMI Stairmill here.

Detailed Review of the Star Trac E SMI Stairmill

The Star Trac E SMI Stairmill is a top of the range stepmill. At its core it is an endless flight of stairs – though as you will see, it is much more than this. The e SMI provides a wide range of workouts.

This stairmill comes in at a width of 86cm, length of 147m and height of 229cm. The stairmill effectively recreates a never-ending staircase, with 20cm high steps and a 22.8cm step platform.

Users of up to 159kg can safely use this equipment, which equates to 25 stone. For peace of mind, there is a 10-year warranty of the frame of the stairmill, as well as a 2-year warranty for all other parts. If you have bought Star Trac equipment before, you will already know that their service is world-class.

Star Trac Stairmill Screen

Viewing Screen and Connectivity of the Star Track E SMI

One of the standout features of this Star Trac product is the 15.6 inch high definition LCD personal viewing screen.

This sits on top of the standard display and gives you intuitively placed channel and volume controls – using the latest touch screen technology. The screen features either a NTSC/ATSC/QAM digital tuner or PAL/SECAM tuner. That gives you compatibility with all the major phone apps / tracking tech and entertainment options.

There are four viewing modes when using the screen – Progress View, Famous Steps® View, Heart Rate View, and Simple View.

Famous Steps: Bring Your Workout to Life

Famous Steps Star TracThe Famous Steps® mode really brings the Star Trac E SMI to life. This lets you to make your way up some of the most famous landmarks in the world. These include virtual trips up the Empire State Building, Eiffel Tower and even the pyramids of Egypt.

The Stairmill also offers integrated iPod connectivity. A USB charging station means that you’ll have no worries that your device will run out of charge as you watch a movie or a TV show while you train.

On the display you’ll find readouts relating to time, floors climbed, heart rate, course profile, resistance level, calories, calories/hour, watts, distance, speed. You will monitor your current progress but track your overall fitness going forward. Programs on this Star Trac Stairmill include Glute Sculptor, Thigh Toner, Fat Burner, Multi-Stage Fitness Test, Dynamic Heart Rate Control® Constant Heart Rate Control – ensuring a workout that meets your own personal requirements.

Tech Specs of the Star Trac E SMI Stairmill

This Star Trac stairmill is powered by a 110 volt NEMA 5-15 cord and the equipment is certified by the UL/CSA, CE, FCC, and CISPR. There are 20 different levels of workout intensity, and the heart rate is monitored using polar telemetry and the contact heart rate system.

The supportive handrails in place (use of the handrails is optional, many users will not make use of them) are designed with the user in mind, offering comfortable hand placement at every point. An integrated and adjustable personal fan is there to keep you cool as you make those climbs.

About Star Trac

Star Trac were launched in 1979 and more than forty years later are still one of the leading manufacturers of high-end gym equipment (both for commercial and home use).

Suppliers of advanced equipment, their aim is to mould lifelong habits for health and fitness into their equipment. Alongside the stairmill, the company is known for its range of ellipticals, treadmills, exercise bikes, recumbent bikes and much more. They are also known for developing high-end extras, such as the impressive personal viewing screen found on the E SMI Stairmill. A variety of consoles from Star Trac can be purchased independently from the equipment itself.

Is the Star Trac E SMI Stairmill Right for You?

If you’re looking for a top of the range high-intensity piece of home gym equipment, the Star Trac E SMI Stairmill is the perfect fit. Whether you use it at home, or want a stairmill for your fitness centre / commercial gym that has the best possible spec – Star Trac will never let you down.

This solid piece of machinery allows you to go an endless climb – yet keeps it entertaining. Make a trip up those famous landmarks and feel a sense of achievement when you’ve hit the top, while burning those calories and toning as you go. The technology behind the equipment is set up to impress, with innovative controls and ultra-modern design.

Check out the impressive gallery, technology, and latest pricing now over on the Star Trac E SMI Stairmill page.


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