Notable features of each brand

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Sun Ancon Chi Machine - Notable Features

“The Original” – a solidly constructed machine with AC motor and one fixed (high) speed.

  • Solidly built machine
  • One relatively high fixed speed of about 140 swings per minute

cc-surgeofchiSurge of Chi Exerciser - Notable Features

Note: The Surge of Chi has recently been replaced by the FlexxiCore Passive Exerciser 

It has a different badge and upgraded qulaity but with the same basic specification

 Quality DC motor, smooth ride, advanced speed controls & auto-modes

  • Heavy Duty DC motor 180 volts – smooth ride and low noise
  • Generous width of travel – increased mobilization of hips and spine
  • Elliptical swing (in contrast to the flat sideways swing of most machines) – accommodates natural rotation of the hips
  • Broad speed range – from gentle 80 to vigorous 160 swings per minute
  • Advanced digital controls
  • Automated pre-set programmes varying the speed gradually over a 15-minute session

cc-chivitalizerChi Vitalizer - Notable Features

Note: The Chi Vitalizer has recently been renamed as the Vitality Swing

Quality DC motor, smooth ride, variable speed controls

  • Heavy Duty DC motor 180 volts – smooth ride and low noise
  • Generous width of travel – increased mobilization of hips and spine
  • Elliptical swing (in contrast to the flat sideways swing of most machines) -accommodates natural rotation of the hips
  • Broad speed range – from gentle 80 to vigorous 160 swings per minute
  • Session time set to automatically cut off after 15 minutes

cc-evergainEvergain De Luxe CN308DL - Notable Features

Note: The CN308DL model has recently (2016) been out of stock for many months and we are not sure about its availablity in the future

Chi Exercise Machine with additional Massage features for use as All-round “Spa Machine”

  • Multi-purpose with added massage features
  • Vibrating pad to massage soles of feet or shoulders
  • Far Infra-red (FIR) heat nodules to enhance massage effect
  • Speed range 120 – 170 swings per minute
  • Session timer buttons (Up & Down) on hand module to set session times of 1 to 30 minutes
  • Power cord - 6 ft / 1.83 meter
  • 110v version available

* Use of shoulder massage function requires cushions or mattress of same height as underside of neck cradle

cc-reviberReviber Bodywave - Notable Features

[formerly “ZenChi”]

Basic Chi Exercise Machine with DC motor and one fixed (high) speed

  • Basic chi machine
  • Manufactured in Taiwan
  • Marketed by Zen Lifestyles (UK)
  • DC motor 50 watts
  • Width of travel – 1.25 inches / 3 cm lateral movement with each swing
  • One relatively high fixed speed of about 135 swings per minute with gradual start / slow-down feature
  • Padded leg cradles [synthetic leather cushioning]
  • Digital timer control on hand module
  • 220-240v version available

cc-swingmasterSwing Master - Notable Features

Basic Chi Exercise Machine with DC motor and adjustable speeds

  • Basic chi machine
  • Manufactured in PRC [mainland China]
  • Marketed by US Jaclean (USA)
  • AC motor 35 watts
  • Variable speeds – adjusted by hand dial on control module
  • Speed range 119 – 147 swings per minute
  • Semi-padded leg cradles [synthetic leather cushioning]
  • Session time set to automatically cut off after 15 minutes
  • Width of travel – 1.25 inches / 3 cm lateral movement with each swing
  • 110v version available

cc-chiswingChi Swing - Notable Features

Economy Chi Exercise Machine with DC motor and slightly adjustable speeds

    • Lightweight economy chi machine
    • Manufactured in PRC [mainland China]
    • Marketed by US Jaclean (USA)
    • AC motor 35 watts
    • Variable speeds over narrow speed range– adjusted by hand dial on control module
    • Speed range 138 – 148One relatively high fixed speed of about 143 swings per minute
    • Plastic Molded leg cradles [No padding / cushioning]
    • Hand dialled timer on hand control module - can be set to sessions of 1 – 15 minutes
    • Width of travel – 1.5 inches / 3.7 cm lateral movement with each swing
    • 110v version available

    Comparison Chart showing various brands available in North America & Europe

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    Model
    Name
    Sun Ancon
    Chi Machine
    Surge of Chi
    Exerciser
    Chi Vitalizer
    Evergain
    De Luxe
    Reviber
    Bodywave
    Swing Master
    Chi Swing
    Price Band
    1
    2
    3
    1
    3
    4
    5
    Summary
    Description
    "the Original"
    Robust Motor
    & Advanced Functions
    Good overall quality
    Multi-purpose with massage features
    Basic quality
    w/ one speed
    Basic quality w/adjustable speeds
    Economy product
    USA version [110 v]
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    tick
    tick
    tick
    cross
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    Europe/Uk [220-240 v]
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    cross
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    cross
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    Motor Type
    DC or AC
    AC
    45w
    DC
    45w
    DC
    40w
    AC
    55w
    DC
    50w
    AC
    35w
    AC
    35w
    Variable
    Speed
    cross
    tick
    tick
    tick
    cross
    tick
    tick
    Range
    Swings per min
    140
    80 to 160
    90 to 150
    UK: 110 to 150
    120 to 170
    150
    119 to 147
    138 to 148
    Swing
    Travel
    1.5 inches
    3.7 cm
    1.75 inches
    4.5 cm
    1.75 inches
    4.5 cm
    1.5 inches
    3.8 cm
    1.25 inches
    3 cm
    1.25 inches
    3 cm
    1.5 inches
    3.7 cm
    Digital
    Timer
    cross
    tick
    cross
    tick
    tick
    tick
    cross
    Weight
    15.5 lbs
    7 kg
    15.65 lbs
    7.1 kg
    13.5 lbs
    6.1 kg
    14 lbs
    6.35 kg
    13.2 lbs
    6 kg
    12 lbs
    5.5 kg
    11 lbs
    5 kg
    Padded
    Leg Cradle
    cross
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    tick
    tick
    tick
    tick
    cross
    LCD Digital
    Hand Control
    cross
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    tick
    tick
    cross
    tick
    cross
    Model
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    cc-swingmaster
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    Model
    Name
    Sun Ancon
    Chi Machine
    Surge of Chi
    Exerciser
    Chi Vitalizer
    Evergain
    De Luxe
    Reviber
    Bodywave
    Swing Master
    Chi Swing
    Retail Price
    US $
    $480
    $237 - $349
    $227 - $299
    $269 - $499
    Not Available
    in N.America
    $147 - $249
    $99 - $149
    N/A
    $201.45
    $192.95
    $228.65
    N/A
    $124.95
    $99.45
    Retail Price
    UK £**
    AU$ 750+VAT
    [approx.£600]*
    £227
    £187
    Not Available
    in UK
    £139.99
    Not Available
    in UK
    Not Available
    in UK
    N/A
    £190.30
    £184
    N/A
    N/A
    N/A
    N/A
    Retail Price
    Europe €**
    AU$ 750+VAT [approx.€672]*
    €297.75
    €237 - 369
    Not Available
    in Europe
    €299
    Not Available
    in Europe
    Not Available
    in Europe
    N/A
    €239 - 247
    €232 - 239
    N/A
    N/A
    N/A
    N/A
    *Sun Ancon machines are supplied to UK and Europe from Australia (priced in Aus. Dollars). Freight costs from Australia and VAT importation taxes must be added.
    ** Prices shown are based on the US$ prices on our sponsor's website for products that are available for delivery in Europe through their website, after adjusting for local delivery within the region