Treadmill review: Matrix T5x

Built Like a Tank

Let’s get straight to it—the Matrix T5X is a commercial-grade treadmill designed for heavy-duty use. What does that mean for you? Reliability and performance you can count on.

Engine That Roars

At its heart, the Matrix T5X features a 5 HP club-rated AC drive system. Translation? This treadmill has the muscle to back its good looks. It’s built to last, making it a valuable addition to any fitness facility.

The Ultimate Deck

What sets this treadmill apart is its ultimate reversible, maintenance-free polymer deck, perfect for a marathon on a treadmill. This is more than just a fancy term. The deck is designed to absorb shock and provide a smooth running experience for marathon training. Also, the fact that it’s maintenance-free means you are saving both time and money in the long run.

Wider is Better

Let’s talk about comfort. The extra-wide 22″ belt on this treadmill gives you all the room you need to run, jog, or walk. It feels less like a machine and more like a luxury running surface.

Less Work, More Workout

One of the best things about the Matrix T5X? It requires less maintenance. Spend less time with a toolkit and more time breaking a sweat.

User-Friendly Display

Let’s talk about the Matrix T5X’s intuitive LED console display. Gone are the days of confusing buttons and settings. This treadmill makes it easy to monitor your stats and stay in control.

Stay Cool, Stay Motivated

The integrated 3-speed personal fan is more than a “cool” feature. It is a game-changer. You can now run that extra mile without worrying about overheating.

Dynamic Drive

The 5.0hp Dynamic Response Drive System ensures you get the most efficient and responsive workout possible. This is not just a treadmill; it’s your new personal trainer.

Stay Connected

USB Connectivity? Yes, please! Plug in your device and say goodbye to workout boredom. Listen to your favourite tunes or catch up on podcasts as you exercise.

Quick and Easy Controls

The Matrix T5X comes with crossbar controls for a quick start, stop, and cool down—no need to fumble around with settings when you can get right into your workout.

The Belt That Means Business

The Matrix T5X has a Habisat – 2 – Ply commercial-grade belt. This is not your average treadmill belt; it is built to withstand the rigours of intense daily use.

Room to Roam

With a running area of 60″ x 22″, this treadmill offers a spacious canvas for your workouts. Whether you’re a jogger or a sprinter, you will appreciate the extra room.

Step Right Up

The deck step height is 9.5 inches, making it easy to hop on and get moving. It is a small detail that makes a big difference in accessibility.

Speed Demon

The speed range spans from a leisurely 0.5mph to a sprint-worthy 12mph. Coupled with the telemetric HR receiver and contact HR sensors, you can easily customise your workout based on your heart rate.

Matrix T5X Treadmill Specification

  • Weight: A hefty 394 lbs, ensuring stability and durability.
  • Dimensions: Measures 84.6 × 36.5 × 63.5 inches—substantial but fits well in most workout spaces.
  • Condition: Comes refurbished, offering top-notch performance without the brand-new price tag.
  • Power Requirements: Needs a dedicated circuit, so plan your space accordingly.
  • Exercise Focus: Primarily designed for cardio workouts, from light jogs to intense sprints.


Crystal Clear Display

The dot-matrix LED display on the Matrix T5X is all about clarity. From time and distance to calories and heart rate, every crucial detail is just a glance away.

Versatility in Workouts

Whether you are into manual runs or prefer preset programs like rolling hills and fat burn, this treadmill covers you. And let’s remember specialised workouts such as the Army PFT and Marine PFT for those looking for military-grade fitness tests.

Quick Start, No Fuss

One-button quick start? Check. No more scrolling through endless options. Hit the button, and you are off to the races.

Professional Certification

The Matrix T5X is CSAFE and FitLinxx™ Professional Certified, ensuring it meets the highest standards for performance and safety.