What size power cord should I use?

What size power cord should I use?

If you must use an extension cord, then use the shortest cord length possible, and use at least a 12 gauge power cord, like the yellow one in the picture above.

What size extension cord do I need for a treadmill?

If your owner’s manual doesn’t expressly rule out the use of one and you must use an extension cord to reach your home treadmill, use one that has three 14 gauge conductors and is no longer than twelve feet. We recommend the TREADCORD, an extension cord for residential treadmills that is rated for 15 Amps and 1,875 Watts.

What size power supply do I need for a treadmill?

Most better quality home treadmills require a 15 Amp power supply and most general purpose extension cords rob some of that required power.

What type of extension cord should you buy?

With a solid power rating and durable construction, this cord can safely handle any job around a home or garage. Plus, it’s the most flexible cord we’ve tested, even in freezing temps. *At the time of publishing, the price was $75. If you buy only one extension cord, we recommend the U.S. Wire & Cable 50 FT. Extreme All-Weather Extension Cord.