Professionals at the American Heart Association and the National Academy of Sports Medicine recommend exercising in a target heart rate zone for safe and effective cardio workouts. I tried the Tesco brand, and the spikes came back. I did not think you could get the battery replaced in the transmitter. Can you please make photo how exactly you wear it?
I have ordered a soft strap off the internet for my Polar FT4, it was dispatched today so hopefully, I will get that within the next couple of days.
Is it possible that I could wash it and it start working again or will I need to get a new strap? Polar Heart Rate Monitor Not Detecting Heart Rate I haven't had any spikes, only dropouts in my graphs. Polar Heart Rate Monitor Not Pairing My wife has had the same results with her strap.
I'm sure these guys have seen a "Buh-Bump" in sales since your post (sorry couldn't resist). Polar Watch Won't Turn On I've tried changing HRMs/straps/monitors, using spit/salt water/ECG gel. February 1, 2013 3:38PM 0 smw1023 Posts: 34Member Member Posts: 34Member Member I received my Polar FT4 and the same thing...00.
I shoved it under the underwire in my bra and it's back working.... Curious - how long have they lasted? That was a monumental and very expensive mistake. Polar Ft4 Troubleshooting Step 2 Check that the transmitter and elastic strap are snug to your body below your pectorals.
For further information, see here. Contacted Garmin and got a replacement - same problem again. Is it possible that I could wash it and it start working again or will I need to get a new strap? I use the strap at least 14 hours per week.
February 11, 2013 5:06PM 0 «12» Go Sign In or Register to comment. Relocating the training computer or adjusting the heart rate sensor on your body may help. January 6, 2014 7:01PM 0 roseeerickson Posts: 306Member Member Posts: 306Member Member I have heard Polar heart rate monitors (FT4 & FT7) are the best. Ive tried to take it off and put it back on, re-wet it.
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Too bad. So with the new HR monitor I was finally able to monitor my run accurately since I bought the very expensive 310XT.. Reply With Quote 02-20-2011 #2 theBreeze Power Napper Reputation: Join Date Jan 2002 Posts 2,853 Polar has always been a very reliable brand for me. Followed the advice and bought a bottle of gel through Amazon.
I was hoping there was something better on the market, but doesn't look that way. Has to do with atmosphere condition, clothing ( mainly synthetic).