Ancheer Under Desk Elliptical Machine Trainer Review 

ANCHEER Desk Electric Elliptical Machine Trainer

November 16, 2019

Are you finding yourself bound to your desk when you want to stretch your legs? Is your work preventing you from getting in your regular workout? What you need is to do a bit of strategic multi-tasking. With the addition of an under-desk elliptical machine, you’ll be able to burn through the calories during the workday. In this article, we check out the Ancheer Desk Electrical Elliptical to see if it can provide the answer to your work – workout dilemma.

About Ancheer

Ancheer is a California based distributor of fitness equipment that is sourced from Taiwan and China. They have been in business for more than 10 years and have, within that time, established a reputation for top-level service.

Ancheer Desk Elliptical Machine

ANCHEER Desk Elliptical w/Built in Display Monitor, Quiet & Compact, Electric Elliptical Machine Trainer (Gray)

Key Specs:

  • Size: 18 ×14 ×10 inch
  • Pedal Size: 14 × 6 inch
  • Bottom Size: 17 ×14 inch


  • Advanced pedal design
  • Auto + manual functionality
  • Quiet
  • Remote control


  • 1-year warranty

Pedal Design

The Ancheer Desk Elliptical machine provides you with oversized non-slip textured foot pedals that allow you to maintain a firm and secure foothold. The roomy design also allows you to adjust your foot positioning to wok the muscles of your legs slightly differently.

ANCHEER Desk Elliptical w/Built in Display Monitor, Quiet & Compact, Electric Elliptical Machine Trainer (Gray)

Quiet Performance

The 2019 version of the Ancheer Desk Elliptical machine provides an updated reinforced crank. This ensures that the pedal movement is both smooth and ultra-quiet. That’s great news if you’re wanting to use the machine in a busy office environment.


The integrated advanced display monitor on the Ancheer desk elliptical allows you to control the machine with buttons for speed, direction, mode, and different functions. It also provides a running record of the following key training data: time, distance, speed, and calories burned

ANCHEER Desk Elliptical w/Built in Display Monitor, Quiet & Compact, Electric Elliptical Machine Trainer (Gray)


The Ancheer desk elliptical is amazingly portable. It is lightweight and small, with dimensions of 18 x 14 x 10 inches. It even comes with convenient carry handles. This machine is also very easy to store away when it’s not being used.

ANCHEER Desk Elliptical w/Built in Display Monitor, Quiet & Compact, Electric Elliptical Machine Trainer (Gray)

Remote Control

The remote control that comes with the Ancheer desk elliptical means that you don’t have to bend down each time you want to adjust the controls on the display. This saves your back while also allowing you to continue exercising as you make adjustments. The remote includes Power, Start/Stop, Function, Direction, Mode, and Speed up & down buttons.

Multi Movement Options

This versatile desk elliptical allows you to choose between three levels of auto and five levels of manual operation. The auto functionality requires the power cord to be attached whereas the manual movement options are power free.

Assembly Free

The Ancheer desk elliptical arrives on your doorstep fully assembled so you don’t have to worry about putting it together. Simply unbox and begin working out.

Solid Design

The Ancheer desk elliptical is solidly made. It has a very stable and powerful base, along with sturdy and flexible pulleys to provide you with a reliable, durable unit that should last for many years.

What’s Not So Good

Being a desk elliptical, the Ancheer is not designed for a challenging workout. Rather it is intended to give you a gentle calorie burn that you can do while you are focusing on other things (such as your computer work).

Ancheer provides you with just a 12-month warranty. That is pretty standard for a budget desk elliptical but still does not afford you a great deal of protection for your purchase. It is worth noting, however, that Ancheer has developed a reputation for good after-sales service with problems being promptly dealt with.

We should also note that some of the advertising for this product mentions that it can be used as both a standing and a seated elliptical machine. However, this is clearly not the case. This is strictly a seated desk type elliptical machine.

What Customers are Saying?

There are over a hundred reviews for the Ancheer Desk elliptical online. The majority of them are complimentary, with the most commonly mentioned features being the remote control unit which allows you to operate the machine without bending down to the display, its solid, stable build, and its portability.

Ancheer vs Cubii jr

Cubii Jr: Desk Elliptical with Built in Display Monitor, Easy Assembly, Quiet & Compact, Adjustable Resistance (Turquoise)

Another popular under desk elliptical is the Cubii Jr. This is a very stylish ergonomic design which provides you with 8 levels of resistance, compared to the 5 levels that you get with the Ancheer. It provides you with a display on the monitor for real-time tracking of your progress but, unlike the Ancheer, it does not come with a remote control.

The Cubii Jr is available in a pro model, which provides you with access to an exercise app that is packed with extra functionality.

The Cubii Jr is quite a bit more expensive than the Ancheer desk elliptical though.


Is it easy to move? 

The Ancheer is very lightweight and compact. It even comes with a transportation handle!

Is it loud?

Not at all – in fact, the quietness of this model is one of its main selling points.

Does it require assembly?

Assembly is required on the Ancheer desk elliptical.

Is there a weight limit for the user?

You do not use the machine standing there is no minimum weight bearing on this machine. As a result, it does not have a weight limit.

Does it work well on the carpet?

This machine will work perfectly well on the carpet.

Final Thoughts

The Ancheer desk elliptical is a functional, well built and quiet exercise option for those who need an under-desk exercise option. It can also be used while watching TV or lounging by the pool. Overall, this is a solid little unit that is reliable and well-priced. Those looking for more features should consider the Cubii Pro.

About the author 

Kevin Lee

Health and fitness have always been a passion for me; whether its being in the weight room, going for a run before work or even participating in a half iron man triathlon. ShapeJunkie was created to share to knowledge and love of fitness with others.

  • I just received an Ancheer under desk as an Amazon purchase. No cord. No instructions. No manual. No remote. Online? No manual. No instructions. No response from Ancheer tech support.

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