However, prefer a non-metal tool for wrenching the battery out. Be careful not to damage the metal sound element (*) or the grooves. in. Dry with a soft cloth. http://brsgrp.com/heart-rate/polar-chest-strap-not-working.html
August 6, 2012 4:39AM 0 jacqui1612 Posts: 128Member Member Posts: 128Member Member I have a polar ft7, and it does something similar. Loading... Ps I have also noted the strap has to be rather tight to get a good reading. try tightening the strap to UNCOMFORTABLE, spit on it and lodge it there!
Moisture is needed for the electrodes to pick up your heart rate and send it to your watch display. I would try to return it. Since then it works great until the batteries get low.
The2012Mom 11,003 views 3:39 Polar Watch Review: Polar FT7 - Duration: 7:56. August 6, 2012 4:20PM 0 NBabi91 Posts: 270Member, Premium Member Posts: 270Member, Premium Member Wet the grey area and also your skin it will be touching. The receipt of the original purchase is your proof of purchase!The guarantee does not cover the battery, normal wear and tear, damage due to misuse, abuse, accidents or non-compliance with the Polar Heart Rate Monitor Not Detecting Heart Rate I feel weird throwing the starp in with the connectors, etc. (not talking about the actual HRM part that you clip in) Yep, just the strap.
April 4, 2013 8:17AM 0 bwquinn13 Posts: 4Member Posts: 4Member I am having the same problem. Polar Ft4 Reading 00 Think I'll get one as a backup. I shoved it under the underwire in my bra and it's back working.... http://support.polar.com/en/support/if_heart_rate_is_not_found_with_polar_heart_rate_sensor when I only bought my watch for $80 I wasn't going to buy a new strap that costs $40 every 6-12 months so changed brands to one that gave me a
I bought a new strap, readjusted it, made sure it was tight enough. Polar Heart Rate Monitor Not Pairing Loading... I haven't tried the gel or the strap personally, but I'll definitely be testing it out if I continue to get grief :P Hope this helps someone ^-^ February 6, 2013 I know I absolutely love mine(: April 30, 2013 8:44PM 0 78brownie_wechanged Posts: 291Member Posts: 291Member I had the same issue.
The test is to ensure the safety and reliability of the simultaneous use of the pacemaker and the Polar FT4.If you are allergic to any substance that comes into contact with lol...Anyway, I took mine back to Sports Chalet (where I purchased it) and they gave me a brand new one. Polar Ft4 Heart Rate Monitor Not Working I spend more time and energy trying to find it than I should, but hey its burning calories while I tear the house up! Polar H1 Heart Rate Sensor Not Working For additional information see Transmitter, Strap, and Battery Care.
Before beginning a regular training program, answer the following questions concerning your health status. check over here I try to put it on 5 minutes in advance to working out to make sure it picks up my heart rate. September 10, 2014 2:11AM 0 DerekConradie Posts: 1Member Member Posts: 1Member Member Interesting reading the above comments regarding batteries, washing, etc. Buttons are Not WorkingButtons are Not Working If there are no reactions to any buttons or the unit displays unusual readings, reset the training computer.To reset the monitor, take the following Polar Heart Rate Monitor Reading Too High
Dry and store the strap and the transmitter connector separately. 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. July 3, 2014 10:14PM 0 sucampbeN Posts: 256Member Member Posts: 256Member Member Mine stopped working after a few months of heavy use. his comment is here Make sure you do not use a machine dryer and never put the connector in the washing machine or dryer.
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. Polar Electrode Belt After its been attached and detached (everyday sometimes several) it becomes worn out. simultaneously from both sides, with metal or electrically conducting tools, like tweezers.
April 4, 2013 12:54AM 0 yesitsme Posts: 29Member Member Posts: 29Member Member Amazon has the newer Polar Soft Strap. Loading... I have changed the battery. Polar Watch Won't Turn On Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable.
Also, wash it every other week or so if you rinse it after every use, if not i would wash it at least once a week. Things You'll Need Polar heart rate monitor Mild soap Water Cleaning cloth Related Searches THE LIVESTRONG.COM MyPlate Nutrition, Workouts & Tips GOAL Gain 2 pounds per week Gain 1.5 pounds per The only time I had a problem was when I had lost weight and the strap wasn't tight enough or the strap needed washed vs just rinsed. http://brsgrp.com/heart-rate/polar-heart-rate-monitor-chest-strap-not-working.html Now I am unsure what to do next because I bought the item brand new from Heart Rate Monitors USA co.
October 12, 2014 4:03PM 0 Sign In or Register to comment. Sign in to report inappropriate content. To avoid any skin reaction to the transmitter, wear it over a shirt. February 1, 2013 2:10AM 0 chelledawg14 Posts: 502Member Member Posts: 502Member Member I've had my pretty pink FT4 for a year wearing it daily for six months straight followed by 4-5
But ever since I scrubbed the crap out of it in the shower, it has greatly improved. February 1, 2013 2:34AM 0 lsilly15 Posts: 137Member Member Posts: 137Member Member Wow guys thanks so much! Step 2 Put water on the electrodes and check that the strap is tight. Scott Schwartz 4,416 views 7:56 Polar FT4 Watch Heart Rate Monitor Review - Duration: 6:51.
Alycia Grayce 79,203 views 6:51 Top 5 Best Heart Rate Monitors - Duration: 3:59. elbee castro 1,858 views 6:14 Training Zones Explained - Duration: 5:17. Get StartedGet to Know Your Polar FT4 Training ComputerFT4 Buttons and Menu Start With Basic Settings3. Batteries should be disposed of properly according to local regulations.When handling a new, fully charged battery, avoid clasp-like contact, i.e.
Benefits of Your Polar FT4 Training Computer2. Make sure the sealing ring is in the groove to ensure water resistance. It was giving me strange readings like 275 beats per minute when I'd first turn it on! Add to Want to watch this again later?
These include cell phones, high power lines, TVs and CRT monitors. Hope it gets resolved November 21, 2013 2:00PM 0 dmgwalsh Posts: 17Member Posts: 17Member Glad I found this post. The heart rate sensor should be worn flat against the skin, Polar logo in upright position. Put the cover back on and turn it clockwise to CLOSE.
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