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A30 Ascent Trainer | XR Console

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XR Simple XER Intuitive XIR Ultimate

Experience an amazingly smooth, exceptionally comfortable full-body workout thanks to our exclusive Suspension Elliptical™ Technology and PerfectStride™ Motion. Our A30 Ascent Trainer includes power incline and multiple integrated convenience features. Our XR console features a clean, bright display that makes it easy for you to check your workout data at a glance, keeping you on track to reach and surpass your goals.

  • Durable construction
  • Passport Ready

Why buy direct from the manufacturer:

  • 100% Guarantee — we stand behind the products we make.
  • Helpful support for set-up, or for parts and service in the future, should you need it.
  • Best in class lifetime warranty on frame. 5 year parts and 2 year labor warranty.

A30 Ascent Trainer | XER Console

Sprint 8 interval training program included. Save thru Tuesday.

ZMK4000738

Be the FIRST to review this product!
XR Simple XER Intuitive XIR Ultimate

Experience an amazingly smooth, exceptionally comfortable full-body workout thanks to our exclusive Suspension Elliptical™ Technology and PerfectStride™ Motion. Our A30 Ascent Trainer includes power incline and multiple integrated convenience features. Our XER console includes a clear display and an intuitive home screen that offers easy access to entertainment. Includes Bluetooth connectivity.

  • Touchscreen console
  • Passport Ready

Why buy direct from the manufacturer:

  • 100% Guarantee — we stand behind the products we make.
  • Helpful support for set-up, or for parts and service in the future, should you need it.
  • Best in class lifetime warranty on frame. 5 year parts and 2 year labor warranty.

A30 Ascent Trainer | XIR Console

Sprint 8 interval training program included. Save thru Tuesday.

ZMK4000739

Be the FIRST to review this product!
XR Simple XER Intuitive XIR Ultimate

Experience an amazingly smooth, exceptionally comfortable full-body workout thanks to our exclusive Suspension Elliptical™ Technology and PerfectStride™ Motion. Our A30 Ascent Trainer includes power incline and multiple integrated convenience features. Our XIR console includes a stunning HD display and an intuitive home screen that offers easy access to entertainment. Includes expanded Bluetooth connectivity to user devices.

  • Touchscreen console
  • Sprint8® interval training built in

Why buy direct from the manufacturer:

  • 100% Guarantee — we stand behind the products we make.
  • Helpful support for set-up, or for parts and service in the future, should you need it.
  • Best in class lifetime warranty on frame. 5 year parts and 2 year labor warranty.

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Why we made the A30:

You crave an exceptionally smooth full-body workout, and to burn more calories thanks to a 54% incline

You want a health-club quality workout experience with advanced entertainment options in the comfort of your home

You want a machine you can trust, that's proven and guaranteed by the manufacturer


Get better results with advanced power incline.

Exclusive PerfectStride motion technology eliminates surges and dead spots for a smoother experience. That means you’ll target the right muscles, burn more calories and be more comfortable during your workout. Experience PerfectStride technology only on Ascent Trainers by Matrix Fitness.

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Machine Specs A30 A50 E30 E50
Flywheel 30 lbs N/A 10.5 kg / 23.1 lbs N/A
Stride Length (inches) 20" - 24" 20" - 24" 20 20"
Step on Height (inches) 8.7 8.7 9.1 9.1
Incline Range 24% - 54% 24% - 54% n/a n/a
Resistance Range 20 levels, electronically adjustable 30 levels, electronically adjustable 20 levels, electronic 30 levels, electronically adjustable
Electrical Requirements 120V AC power, 15A circuit 120V AC power, 15A circuit 120V AC power, 15A circuit 120V AC power, 15A circuit
Assembled Dimensions (L x W x H) 186 x 73 x 164 cm / 73" x 29" x 65" 186 x 84 x 180 cm / 73" x 33" x 71" 148 x 73 x 166 cm / 58" x 29" x 65" 148 x 76 x 180 cm / 58" x 30" x 71"
Folded Dimensions (L x W x H) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Max User Weight (lbs) 350 350 325 325
Assembled Weight 142 kg / 313 lbs 146 kg / 322 lbs 129 kg / 284 lbs. 133 kg / 293 lbs
Active Footprint × × 173 x 73 x 172 cm / 68" x 29" x 68" 173 x 76 x 180 cm / 68" x 30" x 71"
Frame Type Ascent Trainer Ascent Trainer Suspension Elliptical Suspension Elliptical
Home Warranty - Frame Lifetime Lifetime Lifetime Lifetime
Home Warranty - Brake × × 5 years 7 years
Home Warranty - Generator NA NA NA NA
Home Warranty - Parts 5 years 7 years 5 years 7 years
Home Warranty - Labor 2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years
Commercial Warranty - Frame NA NA NA NA
Commercial Warranty - Parts NA NA NA NA
Commercial Warranty - Labor NA NA NA NA
Extras Accessory Tray, Heart Rate Grips, Resistance Toggles, Water Bottle Holder Accessory Tray, Cushioned Pedal Inserts, Heart Rate Grips, In-reach Resistance Controls, Resistance Toggles, Water Bottle Holder Accessory Tray, Heart Rate Grips, Resistance Toggles, Water Bottle Holder Accessory Tray, Heart Rate Grips, Water Bottle Holder
Johnson Exclusive Technologies Passport™ ready, PerfectStride® Motion, Sprint 8® program, Suspension Elliptical™ Technology, ViaFit™ connectivity, Virtual Active™ program Exact Force™ Induction Brake, Passport™ ready, PerfectStride® Motion, Sprint 8® program, Suspension Elliptical™ Technology, ViaFit™ connectivity, Virtual Active™ program Passport™ ready, Sprint 8® program, Suspension Elliptical™ Technology, ViaFit™ connectivity, Virtual Active™ program Passport™ ready, Sprint 8® program, Suspension Elliptical™ Technology, ViaFit™ connectivity, Virtual Active™ program
Console Specs A30 A50 E30 E50
ViaFit Connectivity Yes Yes Yes Yes
Passport Ready Yes Yes Yes Yes
Virtual Active Integrated Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console
Sprint 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console
Workout Tracking Yes Varies by console Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Enabled Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console
Bluetooth Enabled Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console
Speakers Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console
Smartphone Compatible Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console
USB Port Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console
Console × × × ×
Home Warranty (Console) - Parts 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years
Home Warranty (Console) - Labor 2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years
Display Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by Console
Entertainment Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console
Programs Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console
Workout Feedback Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console Varies by console

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What does it mean to shop in a Johnson Premier Showroom?

It means you’ll get to try a wide selection of hand-picked products before you buy, and get fitted with the right machine for your goals, lifestyle and budget. It means you’ll get personalized services by a Johnson Certified Sales Associate who has advanced training in fitness, products and service. It means you’ll be offered secure and easy financing, and convenient delivery and installation options. Lastly, you’ll walk away with the feeling that you are taken care of. And you’ll be inspired, motivated and empowered to make progress on your fitness journey.

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Travel the world by connecting your machine to your home television

Bring an immersive workout experience to your home TV with high-definition destination footage displayed on your large screen and synced to the speed and intensity of your workout. Passport Player is sold separately and comes preloaded with two destination courses: Northern Italy and the American Southwest.

Achieve more, manage less

The ViaFit connectivity system sends your home workouts to the fitness apps and tools you already use and shares them with the communities where you already belong.

Travel the world, right from your machine’s console

Bring an immersive workout experience to your home with high-definition destination footage displayed on your machine’s large touchscreen console and synced to the speed and intensity of your workout. Consoles come preloaded with two destination courses: Northern Rockies and the American Southwest.

Shorten your workouts to increase your fitness

Sprint 8 can help you trim fat, tone muscles and boost energy. Some users experienced a 27% body-fat loss in just 8 weeks without changing their diets. These remarkable results are possible because Sprint 8 is a remarkable approach

The natural way to get optimal results

Our unique suspension elliptical design with PerfectStride® motion eliminates surges and dead spots so you move more smoothly, burn more calories and get better results

Natural, smooth motion

Exclusive wheel-free Suspension Elliptical Technology reduces noise and friction for long-lasting quality while providing a smooth, consistent feel through the ellipse.

Payment and Financing

Checkout with confidence

Checkout securely online with Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

Easy Monthly Financing

We are happy to offer our customers FuturePay — a secure, convenient, easy-to-use financing option with monthly payments starting as low as $25/mo. To buy now and pay later, select FuturePay on the payment tab during checkout or apply now.

Talk to an expert

Call our customer support team at 800.962.3596 between 7am-5pm CST. A fitness expert can answer questions about machines, help you apply for financing, share exclusive offers and place your order.

Get special financing in stores

You can get special financing offers when you buy from a one of our specialty dealers. When you visit a store, a fitness expert will help you find the right machine for your budget and make sure you get the very best deal.

Shipping and Delivery

Free shipping on every online home cardio order – we even bring your purchase inside

We won’t leave your new fitness equipment outside and unattended. We schedule delivery and then we bring your boxes inside the first available ground-level door of the house or building.

Shipping time can range between 6-9 business days after purchase. The shipping company will contact you to schedule your delivery a few days prior. Delivery is performed during business hours, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Please note: At this time, we can only accept orders for shipment within the contiguous 48 US states. We regret we cannot ship to P.O. boxes or to international destinations, including Canada. To read full shipping details, please visit our policies page.

Purchase in-store

Enjoy in-home delivery and setup: let one of our certified partners bring the product into the room of your choice, set it up and show you how to properly use it. Stop in or call the store nearest you for more details on our installation and enhanced delivery options. Additional fees may apply. Find your store today.

Console Specs Xr Simple Xer Intuitive Xir Ultimate
ViaFit Connectivity Yes Yes Yes
Passport Ready Yes Yes Yes
Virtual Active Integrated No Yes Yes
Sprint 8 Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen No Yes Yes
Workout Tracking Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Enabled Software Updates, ViaFit Connectivity Software Updates, ViaFit Connectivity, Entertainment Apps Software Updates, ViaFit Connectivity, Entertainment Apps
Bluetooth Enabled No Yes Yes
Speakers No Yes Yes
Smartphone Compatible No Yes Yes
USB Port No Yes Yes
Console XR XER XIR
Home Warranty (Console) - Parts 5 years 5 years 5 years
Home Warranty (Console) - Labor 2 years 2 years 2 years
Display 8.5" Extra-wide blue LCD 10" class touchscreen 16" class HD touchscreen
Entertainment Passport Ready, ViaFit Change Workout, Facebook, Hulu Plus, MyFitness Pal, Netflix, Sprint 8, Track, Twitter, ViaFit, Virtual Active, Weather, YouTube Change Workout, Facebook, Hulu Plus, My Media, MyFitness Pal, Netflix, Sprint 8, Track, Twitter, Virtual Active, Weather, Web Browser, YouTube
Programs Calorie, Intervals, Manual, Rolling Hills, Sprint 8, Target Heart Rate (speed based) Calorie, Calorie Goal, Distance, Distance Goal, Fat Burn, Incline, Intervals (Incline), Intervals (Resistance), Manual, Rolling Hills, Speed, Sprint 8, Target HRT, Time Calorie, Calorie Goal, Distance, Distance Goal, Fat Burn, Incline, Intervals (Incline), Intervals (Resistance), Manual, Rolling Hills, Speed, Sprint 8, Target HRT, Time
Workout Feedback Calories, Current Speed (MPH/KPH), Heart Rate, Incline, Miles/Kilometers, Pace, Time Elapsed, Time Remaining Average Pace, Calories, Calories Per Hour, Clock, Current Speed (MPH/KPH), Elevation, Heart Rate, Incline %, METs, Miles/Kilometers, Pace, Peak Heart Rate, Previous Incline %, Previous Speed (MPH/KPH), RPM, Time Elapsed, Time Goal, Time Remaining, Watts Average Pace, Calories, Calories Per Hour, Clock, Current Speed (MPH/KPH), Elevation, Heart Rate, Incline %, METs, Miles/Kilometers, Pace, Peak Heart Rate, Previous Incline %, Previous Speed (MPH/KPH), RPM, Time Elapsed, Time Goal, Time Remaining, Watts