Best Exercise Bikes with Video Screen of 2017
Exercise bikes with video screen present vital exercise data including time spent exercising, calories burned and heart rate. Exercise bikes with video screen may also feature built-in games as well as display data related to the iPod/mp3 (if applicable). Most exercise bikes with video screen feature LCD or LED display...
Top 5 Best Rated Exercise Bikes with Video Screen
|Type||Indoor Cycle||Recumbent||Recumbent||Indoor Cycle||Indoor Cycle|
|Resistance||40+||24 Levels||40 Levels||40+||Adjustable|
|Display||22" Smart HD Touchscreen||7" Color Touchscreen||9" Backlit Blue LCD||10" Smart HD Touchscreen||3" x 4" LCD|
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Exercise Bikes with Video Screen Buying Guide
Distractions, distractions, distractions. Among one of the most popular excuses for avoiding readily exercise is that people are just too busy. Plus, it’s not exactly like working out is an enjoyable or entertaining experience, right? Consequently, exercise equipment manufactures over the past several years have made it a priority to make trainers more personable and enjoyable. Among their achievements? Exercise bikes with video screen.
In an ever-increasing multi-tasking world, exercise bikes with video screen allow you to exercise while A) using the video screen as a distraction or B) using the video screen as a supplement to your workout. While some trainers are equipped with built-in games and/or work with the iPod dock to display music info on the screen, the vast majority of exercise bikes with video screens are actually designed to provide vital exercise data. The readouts may include everything from your heart rate and time spent exercising to motivating messages and calories burned.
Exercise bikes with video screen simply make the workout experience more educational, thereby guarantying a more proficient fitness routine. While you may think exercise bikes with video screen are only reserved for top-end, expensive models LCD or LED display is actually becoming a pretty common spec on exercise equipment universally — exercise bikes included. In fact, many of the exercise bikes in the under $500 price range actually have a video screen. What does vary depending on price, however, is the size of the video screen as well as other details like what color provides the backlight (blue, green, etc), whether or not it’s hi-res and/or touchscreen.
Exercise bikes with video screen traditionally feature LCD or LED display. You may have heard the terms before, but what exactly do they mean and which one is better?
- Liquid Crystal Display (LCD): are used in a wide range of applications, including computer monitors, television, instrument panels and aircraft cockpit displays. They are common in consumer devices because LCD is more energy efficient and offer safer disposal than CRTs. Its low electrical power consumption enables it to be used in battery-powered electronic equipment.
- Light Emitting Diode (LED): are used as indicator lamps in many devices and are increasingly used for other lighting, including everything from automobile lighting to consumer electronics to traffic signals.
Which one is better?
Well, it all depends on a variety of factors. You have probably heard of terms like LCD and LED first and foremost when flat screen TV’s made a huge splash on the home market. Some are plasma, some are LCD, some are LED. LED TV’s are usually more expensive, thus making them better, right? It’s true LED produces a higher picture quality in televisions (compared to LCD TV’s) because of the higher contrast ratios. The result is a clearer, more vibrant picture.
Purchasing an exercise bike with video screen and deciding between LCD and LED is not nearly as important as selecting a type of display for your “55 television. Both display versions look great on trainers, though if you have the option between LCD or LED you might as well buy the exercise bike with LED display. This is not to say that LCD vs. LED is one of the most important buying factors for your next exercise bike. Rather, it’s all about what the video screen is capable of displaying. Generally, most exercise bikes with video screen display similar data.