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TreadDesk Update - Tread dead after 2 years

My Treaddesk Tread started making loud buzzing noises last September just a month outside of the 2-year warranty expired. I contacted Treadesk who thought it was probably the capacitor on the controller board, I could replace the board for $100 including shipping. I opted to replace the capacitor myself, as that could be sourced for $15. Replacing the cap didn't seem to make much difference. Initially the noise went away, but then the entire tread would cut out after 25 seconds, after a few…See More
Jan 28, 2015
J B Wyatt commented on pdxbrit's blog post TreadDesk Tread & GeekDesk Max Review
"hi, i have almost the exact setup. i bought the geekdesk top however.  my experience with the treaddesk was much improved when i raised the front legs by a SMALL amount.  i consulted the treaddesk people and they said it was ok, but they…"
Jan 4, 2013
pdxbrit posted a blog post

TreadDesk Tread & GeekDesk Max Review

After 6 months of using a standup desk, and then 12 months of using an older Smooth treadmill with a knocked together 2x4 & OSB desk I decided it was time to make a transition to a better setup. One of the things that prompted me to look at the GeekDesk, was that for the entire time since I switched to a standup desk I had no way of sitting down at all during the day. Working from home meant that I would often be walking and standing for 10+ hours a day. In the last few monts I started to…See More
Oct 15, 2012
pdxbrit replied to stebboko's discussion How much better is a treadmill over just a standup desk?
"Great work on the weight loss, switching to the standing desk I expected to lose some weight but stayed pretty much the same, but four days of treadmill desk and I've dropped 5lbs already.   Here is my experience over the last week.…"
Apr 22, 2011
pdxbrit replied to stebboko's discussion How much better is a treadmill over just a standup desk?
"I'm lucky enough to be a telecommuter, I work from home every day.  I jacked up my desk about 8 or 9 weeks ago to try out the idea of a standing desk before going the whole hog with a treadmill desk.  The first week was ok, definitely…"
Apr 18, 2011
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TreadDesk Update - Tread dead after 2 years

My Treaddesk Tread started making loud buzzing noises last September just a month outside of the 2-year warranty expired. 



I contacted Treadesk who thought it was probably the capacitor on the controller board, I could replace the board for $100 including shipping. I opted to replace the capacitor myself, as that could be sourced for $15. 

Replacing the cap didn't seem to make much difference. Initially the noise went away, but then the entire tread would cut out…

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Posted on January 28, 2015 at 3:01pm

TreadDesk Tread & GeekDesk Max Review

After 6 months of using a standup desk, and then 12 months of using an older Smooth treadmill with a knocked together 2x4 & OSB desk I decided it was time to make a transition to a better setup. 

One of the things that prompted me to look at the GeekDesk, was that for the entire time since I switched to a standup desk I had no way of sitting down at all during the day. Working from home meant that I would often be walking and standing for 10+ hours a day. In the last few monts I…

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Posted on October 15, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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