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Tips Several things you can do to prevent problems with your Polar heart rate monitor. Re-enter the basic settings if you changed the training computer batteries. I will try this out this weekend February 1, 2013 3:14PM 0 IWTBFCIN3 Posts: 1,365Member, Premium Member Posts: 1,365Member, Premium Member Make sure you wet the side close to your chest The watch should be able to detect that it can't receive a signal from the strap. More about the author

June 28, 2012 11:57PM 0 Eve1972 Posts: 297Member Posts: 297Member I'm on my 3rd one, they keep breaking, and I follow the proper instructions to a "T"" It's very annoying to alexandraleaden Posts: 99Member Posts: 99Member in Fitness and Exercise Hi! That's what I've been afraid of. I replaced the strap but it still didn't work.

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April 30, 2013 8:32PM 0 78brownie_wechanged Posts: 291Member Posts: 291Member I had the same issue. On a few occasions when jogging it has jumped from 145 to 175 in an instant. OFFICIAL PARTNER OF THE LIVESTRONG FOUNDATION CANCER SUPPORT SHOP TEAM LIVESTRONG DONATE Copyright © 2016 Leaf Group Ltd. Don't wear it all day - not even close to accurate.

  1. The salts in your sweat can interfere with the readings.
  2. online and unsure if I need to see if they'll replace it, or if Polar would replace it...
  3. August 6, 2012 5:31AM 0 ramasavage Posts: 12Member Posts: 12Member Thanks, everyone!!
  4. You can Google it, or I also found KY Jelly to have about the same consistency, is water soluble and you can find it anywhere. :blushing: April 30, 2013 8:38PM 0
  5. I did have to replace the battery about 6 months ago.
  6. To avoid any skin reaction to the transmitter, wear it over a shirt.
  7. Do not soak, spin-dry, iron, dry clean or bleach the strap.
  8. I want to buy one but I read some negative reviews on Amazon that make me hesitant.
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Therefore the RS100 not my heart. The products it describes are subject to change without prior notice, due to the manufacturer’s continuous development program.Polar Electro Inc. / Polar Electro Oy makes no representations or warranties with respect Always clean it after use and dry it completely with a towel. Polar Heart Rate Monitor Not Pairing My Ft4 worked great for 10 months or so and then started having problems.

If you feel it corresponds to the high reading on the display, you may be experiencing cardiac arrhythmia. Polar H1 Heart Rate Sensor Not Working June 28, 2012 9:48PM 0 montana_girl Posts: 1,420Member, Premium Member Posts: 1,420Member, Premium Member I've only had my since March (have the FT4) and haven't had any problems. If you feel unexpected pain or excessive fatigue when training, stop the exercise or continue at a lighter intensity. original site It searches and searches and comes up with 00 multiple times.

Section 6, page 29 says wash after every use and to store the transmitter and strap not attached to each other. Polar Electrode Belt I am totally frustrated and am ready to just get my money back. The only time that has happened is when I didn't fasten or snap the transmitter on the belt tight enough. Please note that these definitions do not necessarily apply to products of other manufacturers.

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June 28, 2012 9:25PM 0 TourThePast Posts: 1,791Member Posts: 1,791Member Yes, it happened to my FT4, it's very common and it turns out that in most cases it's down to poor xj on July 1st at 11:43 am Thank you so much for this post! Polar Ft4 Reading 00 August 6, 2012 4:16PM 0 MinnieInMaine Posts: 6,439Member Member Posts: 6,439Member Member Ditto all the advice above... Polar Heart Rate Monitor Reading Too High But has anyone run into problems with them suddenly not working correctly after just a few months?

Two wins for me. my review here I feel weird throwing the starp in with the connectors, etc. (not talking about the actual HRM part that you clip in) April 30, 2013 8:29PM 0 bzmom Posts: 1,352Member Member The electrode belt must be very clean and the electrodes must be moistened before each use. February 11, 2013 5:06PM 0 «12» Go Sign In or Register to comment. Polar Heart Rate Monitor Not Detecting Heart Rate

I agree that it should be kept clean but that does nothing for everyday wear and tear. Another tip I would add is making sure those contact points get wet right before a workout. The names and logos marked with a ™ symbol in this user manual or in the package of this product are trademarks of Polar Electro Oy. G5 GPS sensorH1 Heart Rate SensorH2 Heart Rate SensorH3 heart rate sensorH6 heart rate sensorH7 heart rate sensorIrDA USB 2.0 AdapterIrDA USB Adapter Kéo PowerM200M400M450M600Other productsPhysical performance testing made easyPolar ActivePolar

Other than that i love it, it's pretty accurate, i need it during HIIT exercises. Polar Watch Won't Turn On I need help as well. I set it up, watered the strap and put it on tight and off i went.

They should be used for dedicated cardio exercises and aren't accurate for weight lifting either.

This never worked properly. OK so I take off the actual hear rate monitor and then just throw the whole strap in detergent water to clean? March 22, 2014 10:29AM 0 Chakra_090 Posts: 1Member Posts: 1Member I have similar problem. Polar A300 Heart Rate Monitor Pairing I ordered the new one from and got the FT7 again, but also got the NEW style of chest strap so much nicer as you do not have to wet

Nada, nothing, zero. When i went to sync for my heart rate, it kept coming up 00. A Polar heart rate monitor lets you do just that without having to stop and check your pulse, which might cause your heart rate to drop. See more here.
Does the ECG signal strength vary?

June 29, 2012 12:35PM 0 dad106 Posts: 4,875Member Member Posts: 4,875Member Member I've had two Polars an FT4 and FT60.. It worked for about two weeks and then it just kept saying my heart rate was 00. I would like to stay with Polar since is like having it work with the treadmills and elipticals I use at the gym. Use a mild soap and water.

To avoid erratic readings, move away from possible sources of disturbance.If the abnormal reading continues despite moving away from the source of disturbance, slow down and check your pulse manually. June 28, 2012 11:28PM 0 tracyhall63 Posts: 83Member, Premium Member Posts: 83Member, Premium Member I have an FT7 and if I had it to do over I would go for the July 3, 2014 10:22PM 0 FeraFilia Posts: 404Member Member Posts: 404Member Member I haven't had this issue with my FT4, but definitely talk to Polar. Since then, I haven't had that issue.

Would anyone else recommend this model? The first one was a FT7. Move the training computer around until you find an area in which it displays no stray reading or does not flash the heart symbol. About Mark IocchelliAlso known as the "Running Blogfather", I'm a 40-something marathoner who has beaten stress fractures and terrible shin splints.

About 20 seconds after I stopped it would drop down to 135 in an instant as well. I also agree with the sweat between the girls I never have to re-wet it & I have worn my all day already. I love to talk about running form and Arthur Lydiard.