I got it because it had the programmable interval function. For complete care and maintenance instructions, see Caring for Your Product page 52. This will be a major issue for many current Polar users. The Race Pace feature helps you to keep a steady pace and achieve your target time for a set distance. So here is the most up to date list of products I like and fit the bill for me and my training needs best! In the Summary of the content on the page No. Each data page hold 4 lines of data each, displayed one line on top of each other.
Is there anything i can do, or anything I am doing wrong? Which one do you think would perform better for tracking routes, distances and speed while doing these sports? Adjust the strap length to fit tightly but comfortably. Which was the one you instectivly liked the best? Over the course of just a lap or two of hard swimming the strap is usually no longer on my chest. Polar Customer Service indicates that the website for this device will no longer be available after December 2019. Hi Ray, outstanding review, many thanks! The test is performed at rest. You have to pause stop recording for a brief period , change profile eg from swim to bike , and then continue recording.
I am looking at testing Suunto devices, but at the moment the plate is pretty full. With rechargeable watches, especially with Garmin it would be helpful in your reports to add information about how many charge cycles can be expected from installed batteries before they drop, say, below 50% of their original capacity, and how much does it cost to replace it. I have 3 quick questions: 1. After Danger of explosion if the battery is replaced with wrong type. Check that the moist electrode areas are firmly against your skin and that the Polar logo of the connector is in a central and upright position. The speed sensor utilizes a small pod that you attach to your bike frame near either your front or rear wheel. Maybe you try to calibrate the sensor after a run over a known distance, like I did.
Never figured out if that was due to my stride changing or laces getting wet causing more stretch and a looser pod. Cannot change it to show less fields and larger fonts. You have ot press it several times to make it work. You have to change the time in the. Thanks all, and sorry for the delay here — been a bit of a crazy few months with wedding and honeymoon, just getting a chance to catchup on all the past comments.
There is thing which is not very clear. Any idea if this is still the case? Living in Thailand difficult, costly and pointless to send back. If you find my review useful, you can use any of the Amazon links from this page to help support future reviews. There you can view detailed information of your training data and get a better understanding of your training. To be able to download the program you need an account in the polarpersonaltrainer. Hi Ray, I read some of your reviews with big interest. Just kept the heart of the device.
Your email address will not be published. Heart rate sensors with Polar specific GymLink technology, e. The Polar Fitness Test is an easy and quick way to measure your cardiovascular fitness and aerobic capacity. How would it stand up to the pounding, and how does it compare to the competition? This is called pairing and only takes a few seconds. Returning a unit to Polar would be inconvenient and probably expensive. Select the sport and make the necessary profile settings for each of the sports to suit your training needs. I have have recently had a run where a part of the trip was underground and my Garmin Forerunner 305 didnt switch to the foot pod automatic.
Because I want to be transparent about my reviews, this unit was provided by Polar as a media trial. When changing training computer battery 2 , remove the battery cover and lift the battery out carefully with a suitable sized small rigid stick or bar, for instance, a toothpick or small screwdriver. Not sure if you can transfer the Polartrainer web files to Protrainer software but I love that software… Not having it might be death knell for my Polar use. I think I might miss that! Garmin told me none of their actually ready while underwater. With Polar DataLink data transfer unit and WebSync software it is easy to transfer training files to the polarpersonaltrainer. It is not, however, a diving instrument.
J Thanks for the detailed review. Thanks for a great review. I am wondering though whether the period of time when your hand is out of the water is sufficient to capture the data. And he is not even sure if it actually works while underwater and is checking with headquarters to get back to me. Polar H1 and H2, can be used with compatible gym equipment.
This works well both inside and outside. This button usually gets stuck and it is frustrating because it does not respond when you press it. But wait, are you a female and feel like these things might not apply to you? Sorry for so many words Keep well. So you get a view with 2 big data fields or 3 two small and one large. Running Average cadence Maximum cadence Visible if stride sensor or bike cadence sensor data available. It would be nice to have a mode where you could set up this up in advance, if it were flexible it would even cater for lap splits if pre defined. The training plans can be useful, but I think that in general you can grab the same thing from other sources online for free.
That very uncomfortable for me. Running Average stride length RunningIndex Visible if stride sensor data available. Next up is the footpod. This feature tells you if you have recovered enough for your next session, helping you find the balance between rest and training. Detailed, compleate and easy to understand. Ray and halfwayround I am aware of swimsense and pool-mate… i follow this blog avidly. This is called pairing and takes only a few seconds.