At just £129, and offering 99 levels of vibration, the Mirafit Slimline Vibration Plate is one of the cheapest vibration plates on the market and an affordable introduction to vibration training.

If you’re looking for the best home gym equipment while on a budget, the Mirafit Slimline Vibration Plate could be just what you’re looking for. Here’s how it performed on test.

Men’s Fitness verdict

While on the one hand the Mirafit is a bargain vibration plate with all the speeds and settings you’ll need, on the other there are design issues that can compromise the experience.
  • Good value
  • Powerful motor
  • Noisy and jerky at high speed
  • Short power cable

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Boasting one of the most powerful motors for any small vibration plate, the Mirafit Slimline Vibration Plate is something of a pocket rocket. It’s easy on your pocket, too, as it’s one of the cheapest plates currently available at just £129. It’s not short on features, though, with nine workout programs and an impressive 99 speed levels.

Mirafit Slimline Vibration Plate features  

The thick rubber surface of the slim and stylish Mirafit Slimline makes it comfy to stand or sit on. Its grooved surface gives you plenty of grip too. Areas are marked for ‘walking’, ‘jogging’ and ‘running’ and are designed to provide the effect of each activity. 

Measuring 68cm x 38cm (26.7in x 15in) it provides a decent surface area. the platform weighs a sensible 13.5kg (30lb), striking a good balance between portability and stability. It’s sturdy enough not to move when in full vibration mode. The four suction pads help keep the machine in place on polished floors too.

The power cable plugs in neatly at the back so as not to get in the way of training. However, it’s not that long, which limits where you can use the plate without an extension lead.  

Mirafit Slimline Vibration Plate accessories

One of the best vibration plates on test, the Mirafit Slimline Vibration Plate comes with two resistance bands and includes a manual with 18 illustrated exercises. So when you first buy it you can get up and running in no time.  

It can handles a maximum weight of 150kg (330lb) and has a 1000w motor with a maximum output of 2500w – impressive for a budget plate.  

To operate the machine you have start, stop, speed and time buttons at the back of the platform. There’s also a display that shows your time and speed. You can manage these settings from the remote too, like the other plates on test.  

It’s a well made machine that’s available in black or orange. For £129 it’s hard to fault, and is ideal if you’re looking for cheap home gym equipment. Performance is impressive and it’s big enough to perform moves like squats and lunges. It’s raised grooves make it comfortable to lean on and grippy enough underfoot. However, the marked sections for your feet can be distracting and aren’t the most useful.  

It’s 99 levels may seem like a lot but the the unit judders at the highest settings. If you want to use the top levels, we suggest working slowly up to those speeds. The manual suggests not to max it out for longer than a minute.  

The vibrations on the highest speed are noisy on hard floors too, and even a yoga mat underneath doesn’t help. So it’s best to avoid early-morning high-speed sessions if you have neighbours living below you.