A Van Der Westhuizen on April 26, 2016 at 6:43 am said: Mine would not communicate with the Fenix 3, but has absolutely no problem to communicate with the Wattbike, so Do I need to shave off some of the rubber that holds the metal parts on the polar strap for a better fit? I am surprised that the customer service people have little idea about this problem. Nothing seems to make any difference. http://sistemainmo.com/heart-rate/garmin-305-hrm-not-working.php
Well, I guess we are not alone. I Have measured the contact pad resistance with an Ohm meter, on new straps (Unused) and obtained readings typically of 1 - 2k ohms. Appreciate you taking the time to track down a link, too. The last thing I wanted is for it it be accurate, that my heart rate really was surging.
It works perfectly!!! Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Not Detected I have shutdown both watches, to no avail. Lavender on January 1, 2016 at 7:09 am said: Well, the sensors are not always off.
Bought the old Garmin strap and it has been working great for 18 months.
avant01 on October 12, 2016 at 10:59 said: Thanks a million - my 2 sensors are working again perfectly fine ! Garmin Heart Rate Sensor Not Found I cut the strap and it worked perfectly. Same problems here and I did all of the remedial steps and same problems. However, one of the terminals of the sensor looks slightly burnt.
Glad to know of these solutions. https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2010/08/solution-to-heart-rate-dropoutsspikes.html Also, I am not sure there would be any that are compatible with my Garmin 310XT. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Not Working After Battery Change The readings were getting worse with each workout, so I attempted to start simple and change the battery (it was running the original battery still). Garmin Forerunner 235 Heart Rate Monitor Not Working After every use, I rinsed it thoroughly.
Commion problem is that until I build up a sweat the readings are of little use and the strap can slide down a bit too so that I end up having news It breaks that permanent or sporadic short circuit caused by bad design - or salt buildup… short cir·cuit noun 1. It's been working now for 5 minutes straight. When the errors start I just return it again.Garmin needs to figure this one out and I do not need to be purchasing 7-8 straps a year. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Not Picking Up Heart Rate
After three months of use, the newer Garmin PREMIUM started to give me erratic mid-workout readings. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Battery Life your explanation was right on. SUCCESS!
Finally I did some research on the web and then bought as suggested the Polar strap that looks very similar, I have had no problems in nearly 2 years, it was You can either buy another Wearlink strap, or, better, buy the old (solid plastic) Garmin strap. It solves the issue you describe (I had the same issue and by following his advice I have had perfect readings for all my runs (inside, outside, 1 hour-4hour). Garmin 235 Heart Rate Monitor Not Working I tried using the gel with my garmin strap, but it didn't seem to make any difference.
I actually cut out about 1cm of strap so during the ride the cut ends would not touch at all. I too followed all the instructions, have tried turning it around, etc. -- After a few runs of low BPM it then stops registering or connecting and disconnecting randomly during my Been frustrated with my Garmin Strap's inconsistency for over a year. check my blog Laura on September 17, 2015 at 4:33 am said: Hi there, I got a Garmin Vivofit and HRM strap after reading your review, I have also ensured to keep the strap
However, the polar straps have the holes recessed compared to the garmin strap. It is faulty ! August 24, 2010 at 4:28 am #4 YES! I say this for 2 reasons: 1) my Polar soft-strap did NOT spike, and 2) I have the ORIGINAL premium Garmin strap now (the one that has a plastic coating over
The straps always start to give trouble after a few months, and none of the fixes (clean, tight, gel, etc.) seem to help long term. Saved me from buying a new GPS Watch.