Further down the page, you’ll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Horizon 7.8 AT and the Nordictrack Commercial 1750.
But before checking out explanations regarding their specs and features here’s a table that summarizes the main technical summary sheet for these 2 treadmills:
Both Horizon 7.8 AT and Nordictrack 1750 are priced under 2000$. However, the Horizon 7.8 AT is much more affordable at the price of 1,000$.
The Horizon 7.8 AT can hold up to 350 pounds, while the Nordictrack 1750 has the capacity of 300 pounds.
Following this, both have different workout programs which help users to accomplish different fitness goals. However, several programs of Nordictrack are much larger than Horizon as the Nordictrack 1750 has 38 exercises while the Horizon only has ten exercises.
The Horizon 7.8 AT’s running deck was changed to be thicker than its former versions, and thus holds a thickness comparable to the Nordictrack 1750.
The Horizon 7.8 AT is equipped with a 4.0 CHP motor, its smallest range in the Studio Series of treadmills. Therefore, this treadmill is the best fit for smaller users who prefer to walk, jog, or in need of something in compact sizes. On the contrary, the Nordictrack 1750 is energized with a 3.75 HP motor, which can speed up the tread belt up to 12 miles per hour.
In terms of incline/decline ranges, Nordictrack 1750 has a greater range between -3% and 15% while the Horizon 7.8 AT has a smaller range up to a maximum of 15%. But surprisingly, you can run with a maximum speed of 12 miles per hour on both treadmills.
The Horizon 7.8 AT has small console fans positioned to instantly cool runners down, while Nordictrack 1750 is equipped with a more superior system with two cooling fans. In addition, both machines are equipped with EKG sensors in the handlebars for easy access to heart-rate monitoring functions.
The Nordictrack 1750 clearly gains victory with its heavier weight of 309 lbs. Meanwhile, the Horizon 7.8 AT has a smaller weight, not recommended for long training sessions.
The Nordictrack 1750 provides more ease in transportations thanks to its Lifting Assist and Hydraulic Valve features. In addition, runners can easily move the treadmill around with two small wheels on both sides at the front ends. The folded size of the Horizon 7.8 AT is 46″L x 61″H x 34″ W and the Nordictrack 1750 is 46.6″L x 39.25″W x 75.25″H.
The trainer’s track size may be a problem that buyers will be concerned about when purchasing this product. More specifically, both the Horizon 7.8 AT and the NordicTrack Commercial 1750 have similar running surface dimensions of 60 inches in length and 22 inches in width.
Handlebars of both machines are positioned within reach of runners. In addition, the EKG Grip is attached to these horizontal bars, which are meant to calculate your heart rate.
Next is the cooling system. The Horizon 7.8 AT has a small fan that can be turned on and off manually through the buttons on the console, while the cooling system of the Nordictrack 1750 works automatically. The degree of the cooling fans is adjusted automatically based on your body’s heat, which helps save considerable energy.
When using the Horizon 7.8 AT, you can select your training lessons through the manual buttons on the console. For the Nordictrack 1750, you can select your lessons on the interactive screen.
Another surprise is that the Nordictrack 1750 provides runners with a sound speaker which can be synchronized through your mobile phone.
The Horizon 7.8 AT provides you with a USB port on the right side of the machine while the Nordictrack 1750 does not. The Horizon 7.8 AT also includes an Audio Input/Output port on its right side while the Nordictrack 1750 only has one Wifi connectivity available.
What type of information is displayed on the screen of each treadmill? You can see six built-in work-outs on the Horizon 7.8 AT. On the contrary, you can enjoy up to 50 built-in workout programs with a variety of Coach guidances on the Nordictrack 1750 even without subscribing to the iFit Coach Membership.
In addition, if you’ve subscribed to iFit training Coach, you will be able to gain access to Google Maps, where you can select your real-time training routes and the Nordictrack 1750 will automatically adjust your incline/decline range according to your route, providing your workout sessions with the most ease and convenience.
Last but not least, the Horizon 7.8 AT is equipped with two water bottle holders on its sides. This is also present on the Nordictrack 1750 in addition to its accessory tray.
Quick Rundown Of Horizon 7.8 AT
- item height: 64.0 inches
- item length: 76.0 inches
- included components: Console, 2 uprights, power cord, hardware pack (holds all bolts and tools), 2 lower mast covers
- sport type: Exercise & Fitness
Quick Rundown Of Nordictrack Commercial 1750
- 30-Day iFIT Family Membership Included; Stream live & on-demand workouts on your equipment with Global Workouts & Studio Classes; Add up to 5 users; Elite trainers adjust your equipment ($39 value)
- Immersive 10-inch interactive HD touchscreen streams on-demand iFIT workouts directly to your equipment and provides easy stats tracking; SMART-Response motor for effective running and cardio training
- -3 to 15 % OneTouch incline control; 12 MPH SMART OneTouch speed control; Your iFIT Trainer auto-adjusts your speed and incline to meet trainer requirements and match real-world terrain
- Innovative SpaceSaver design with EasyLift Assist means your treadmill can fold up after your run for compact, simple storage; 22” x 60” tread belt for leg and elbow space; Runners Flex cushioning
- 300-pound user capacity; Protected with a 10-year frame warranty, 2-year parts warranty, and 1-year labor warranty; 62.75” H x 39.25” W x 81.25” L
In comparing both treadmills, we’ve finally concluded that the Nordictrack 1750 is the winner with more modern specifications as well as better features. Overall, it shall be the best purchase for a treadmill under 2000$.