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Vibration Plate Model VT007 Just Launched !

......Reasonably Simplified, Reliable & Durable

Model VT007 vibration plate is re-invented from our popular model VT003F. While keeping the same vibration movement patterns as VT003F, VT007 is crafted with optimized structure and refined materials, with the focus on performance and user-friendliness, in order to produce a perfect linear vibration stimulation to human body. Like VT003F, VT007 is a versatile vibration machine featuring a wide adjustable frequency range from 15Hz to 40Hz and two amplitude switch.

Major efforts are taken to reduce the number of parts on VT007 and simplify the structure, in order to improve the system's reliability and durability. It is not made to shine but to deliver a strong, consistent and evenly distributed vibration. It comes with an industrial style. There is no cosmetic decoration and cover-up. All parts are kept in their original manufactured form. However, VT007 is aesthetically pleasing on its industrial style appearance. You will like its touch and feel.

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VT007 Major Upgrades

VT007 has the following major upgrade in comparison to VT003F.

Reduced Parts Count

Fewer parts mean fewer assemblies. For a machine that vibrates, fewer assemblies let to increased stability, performance and consistency. Because the gaps and frictions are reduced, the mechanical noises are also reduced.

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Separated Control Box

Instead of having the control box mounted on the machine body, VT007 has the control box designed as a plug-in type. The control box lays on the floor and does not vibrate with the machine. The circuit board, soldering and electronic components will last longer.

Refined Materials

The upper and lower platforms are made of high-density fiber board with strong ABS edge. The ABS edge is mold injected to warp the edge of the HDF board, very strong and durable. Compared with VT003F that has ABS board screwed on a steel tube frame structure, VT007's whole piece HDF board is solid and allow vibration intensity evenly distributed on the entire work surface.

linear vibration plate rubber spring

With reduced assemblies and refined materials, less high pitch mechanical noises are generated due to the impact and friction between parts during the vibration. The remaining low pitch vibration noise come is less annoying.

Tech Specs

Vibration Pattern Linear Vibration
Vibration Frequency 15 - 40 Hz Adjustable, 1 Hz incremental
Amplitude at Hi
1.5 - 3.0 mm without load
Amplitude at Lo 0.7- 1.2 mm, without load
Max G-force 3.8 without load, 3.3 at 180 lb load
Machine Size 560mm x 480mm x 15mm
L22" x W16" x H5.7"
Machine Net Weight 10.4 kg / 23 lb
Electric Motor 80W PMDC Motor, 900-2400RPM
Power Supply US Model:AC 110V / 60Hz
Europe Model: AC 220V / 50Hz
Max User Body Weight 120 kg / 264 lb

Frequency range for tissue resonance

VT007's vibration frequency range is designed to match the natural frequency of human soft tissues in order to achieve resonance effect. At resonance, the vibration most effectively induces muscle contraction, creating an intensive and rapidly repeated mechanical stimulation to the musculoskeletal system and neuromuscular system. This unique simulation may be utilized to produce health benefits.

The chart below exhibits vibration frequency ranges of different types of vibration plates, compared to the natural frequency of human body soft tissues.

Tissue's Natural Frequency & Vibration Frequency
Vibration Frequency Comparison

Control Functions

User can easily adjust the session time, frequency, and amplitude from the remote control. The buttons on the control box perform the same function as the remote control does.

Before start the vibration, user can choose manual control mode or any of three program control modes, then press Play button to start the session.

Manual Control

In manual control, user can adjust the following parameters.

Session Time 1 - 20 minute, default 10 minutes
Frequency 15 - 40 Hz, one hertz incremental
Amplitude Lo / Hi switch

Program Control

VT007 is designed with three program control modes (P1, P2 and P3). Each program automatically run a spectrum of frequencies, changing every 5 seconds, in a total 10-minute session time.

In P3 mode, amplitude switch is added to the frequency change spectrum.

The charts below exhibit each program control frequency and amplitude pattern.

P1 - Low Amplitude - Relaxation Exercise vibration frequency pattern P1
Each dot represents a 5 second period vibration.
Green dot: Low Amplitude | Red dot: High Amplitude

Other Facts of VT007

Structure & Mechanics

VT007's main machine body comprises of an upper plate and a lower plate connected by four supporting rubber springs. The vibration drive is a motor/eccentric wheels assembly mounted on the upper plate from below.

The upper plate and the lower plate are made of high density fiber board with ABS model injected edge. The four supporting rubber springs are mounted between the upper plate and the lower plate, each using a set of aluminum brackets.

The control box is separated from the main machine body. It is connected to the motor with a 3-pin secure connector. The connector a plug-in and screw-on type. It can be easily connected.

Because the control box does not vibrate with the machine, the product lifespan is extended. In any case the control box is broken, it can be replaced very easily.

eccentric wheel vibration drive Motor & Eccentric Wheel Assembly

The vibration drive is an assembly consists of a DC motor and 3 pairs of eccentric wheels. The DC motor rotates the eccentric wheels to create centrifugal force that pushes the upper plate to move on a circle. The movements are regulated by four strong springs that support the upper plate, and form the desired vibration, mostly on vertical direction.


Close-up of eccentric wheel sets

The vibration frequency can be adjusted by changing DC motor's input voltage. The amplitude can be switched between high and low by changing motor rotation direction, which engage different numbers of eccentric wheels.

When switching the amplitude between Hi and Lo while the machining is running on vibration, user can hear a clank sound. It is a sound the eccentric wheels hit the stop block when the motor reverse the direction in order to switch the amplitude. It is normal, and does not do any damage to the machine.

Floor Vibration & Machine Drifting

It is recommended to use VT007 on a carpeted solid floor to avoid floor vibration and machine drifting issues.

Floor Vibration

While VT007 transmits vibration to the user, it also transmits some vibration to the floor. Ideally, VT007 should be used on a solid floor that does not vibrate.

If used on a wood frame floor, VT007 will vibrate the floor and the connecting structure, and may cause damage to the structure.

Floor vibration is a major issue that limits the use of high frequency vibration machine like VT007 in wood frame construction houses.

anti-vibration mat

Depending on the solidity of the floor, placing an anti-vibration cushion beneath the machine may be a solution. A large piece of exercise mat may serve this purpose better.

In a light-frame wood structure building, VT007 should be used on the ground floor or in the basement.

VT007 should not be used in a mobile home.

Machine Drifting

VT007 is light weighted. The machine body only weigh 21 lb. If there is no body weight on the vibration plate, the centrifugal force generated by vibration can overcome the machine weight and cause the machine to drift on the floor. User should always step on the machine before starting the vibration. Never let the machine to run unattended.

A carpeted floor can provides some buffer and friction that prevents the machine from drifting with vibration.

Vibration Noise

VT007's noise is a combination of sound wave noises and mechanical noise.

Sound wave becomes audible to human ears when the vibration frequency is about 20Hz. Sound wave noise is not avoidable.

noise of vibration

Mechanical noise is produced by the friction and impact between the moving parts of the vibration machine. It is also not avoidable, but could be reduced through design optimization, parts precision and assembly accuracy improvement.

As VT007 is designed for household use, we have been making a lot of efforts to reduce its mechanical noises, in order to achieve better user experience.

One of the major source of mechanical noise is the impact and friction between the upper plate and the supporting springs, due to the gaps produced between these two components during vibration. This noise will be greatly reduced when user steps on the machine with body weight centered.

Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

Like other household electric appliances, VT007 produces electric field and magnetic field (EMF).

EMF exposure of VT003F

For VT007, the main source of magnetic field is from its electric motor. At one foot above VT007's upper plate, the maximum magnetic field strength measured is 1.3 milligauss, and the maximum electric field strength measured is 44V/m.

For an electric motor, the EMF frequency equals the motor rotation frequency. VT007's EMF frequency is no more than 40Hz. EPA classifies this type of EMF as extremely low frequency EMF, or ELF EMF. Scientists have not found ELF EMF poses any safety concern to human.

EPA advises that there is no clear scientific evidence that EMF affects health. EPA does not define a safe or hazardous level of EMF exposure.

Reader's discretion is advised.

We will provide detail EMF measurement report very soon. For now you can refer to VT003F's EMF measurement report linked below. We consider VT007 and VT003F has very similar EMF pattern.

Where to purchase VT007

VT007 Vibration Plate is available for purchase at our e-commerce store.

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