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Schwinn 430 Elliptical CrossTrainers


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2022 updateIn our humble opinion, Schwinn ellipticals are overpriced. Instead, we suggest you to consider the Horizon EX-59 or even better and a bit more expensive Sole E25. These are machines of much better quality, sold at a similar price range.

When we had the opportunity to test the model 470, at the same time we were able to meet the Schwinn 430 and compare their performances with each other. The Schwinn 470 is considered as the best buy elliptical trainer in its price catogory. In-depth review on Schwinn 470 is published on the other page. Before I dive into the Scwinn 430 elliptical review, I must emphasize that both are great machines and both are equally as effective.

These two models of Schwinn elliptical trainers are very similar. In fact, according to its features the Schwinn 430 seems to be a cheaper version of the 470. In other words, the 470 is an upgraded version of the 430. Both machines come on a same sturdy frame that acccomodates users up to 300 lbs. The same high-end Eddy Currnet Brake system with high inertia perimeter weighted flywheel is built in both models, as well as large, cushioned footplates. The main difference is in the computer console and features that it provides.

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To save you time and my pencil while writing this review ;-) as well as to simplify the overview of their differences, I've compiled all the features which differ, in the comparison chart below:

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Schwinn 430

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Schwinn 470

Incline: 10 degree manual ramp range with 6 positions 10 degree motorized ramp range with quick keys
Console: Schwinn DualTrack two LCD window system 3 LED tracking lights Schwinn DualTrack two blue backlit LCD window system 6 LED tracking lights
Programs: 22 programs (9 profile; 8 heart rate control (4 Beginner; 4 Advanced); 2 custom user defined; 2 fitness tests (1 Beginner; 1 Advanced); 1 quick start) and additional features. 29 programs (12 profile; 9 heart rate control (4 Beginner; 4 Advanced; 1 Custom); 4 custom user defined; 2 fitness tests (1 Beginner; 1 Advanced); 1 recovery test; 1 quick start) and additional features
User Profiles: 2 user capability 4 user capability
HRM: Grip Grip / Telemetry enabled console
Retail Price: $699 $899

Both elliptical trainers feature a 3-speed coolng fan, speakers, USB conection, bottle holder, transport wheels, integrated levelers and more.

Conclusion: The Schwinn 430 elliptical trainer offers high-end features and customization but at a budget-conscious price. Here is a useful info you should know before you buy Schwinn 430: the maximum height of the footplate is 21" (53 cm). Add that to your height, plus several inches for comfortable clearance, to calculate the minimum ceiling height.

Here is a short video review so you can review all the details of the 430:

Where to Buy Schwinn ellipticals at Best Price

Unfortunately, most of the Schwinn elliptical crosstrainers are out of manufacture. It seems, the owner as decided to close the brand down. We suggest you to consider the other reputable brands, similar in quality and price range, such as:
Horizon Fitness
Sole Fitness

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