Find More Posts by CanadianBiker32 11-10-15, 11:58 AM #5 Marcus_Ti Furry Cruise Missile Join Date: Sep 2014 Location: Lincoln, Nebraska Bikes: Seven Axiom Race Ti w/Chorus 11s Posts: glad I found this website…..I thought that I was the only one with this problem…..Garmin HR straps are poorly designed…and do not work properly !! Hope this helps Sookie on May 14, 2015 at 3:51 am said: The algorithm of Garmin ANT+ sensor and the design of Garmin strap are both not optimal. Just before sending it of, as an experiment I decided to put the strap on upside down - and it started working as of old!
Name * Email * Website Comment I would like to support DCR and enjoy ad-free DC Rainmaker ($20 per year). here's a pic to clearly illustrate what i mean. August 24, 2010 at 4:28 am #4 YES!
The one you linked says its for the older Polar units.
I get HR spikes late in the workout when the shirt is really sweaty. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Inaccurate Works for the Garmin 310xt and the Fisica receiver on the iPhone. However, one of the terminals of the sensor looks slightly burnt. Some problem as reported hear.
I've found here that the "Geonaute digital coded soft strap HRM" (sold here in Decathlon stores) is compatible with my Garmin FR60. https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2010/08/solution-to-heart-rate-dropoutsspikes.html Each time I have done this, the new strap works for about 45-50 days before it starts some sort of shenanigans. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Not Working After Battery Change It's behaving the same for my husband and I know that my HR is not as high as the HRM is telling me. Garmin Forerunner 235 Heart Rate Monitor Not Working I'm now getting good data.
I have spoken to Garmin today who told me that they don't get many complaints about their straps failing! I don't think it's a salt build up alone, because, like most people I suspect, I rinse mine thoroughly in warm water in the shower with me after every use. Victoria on February 16, 2015 at 4:18 pm said: I just received my second strap after my HR data went exactly along the same lines as others posting on this subject. have a peek at these guys So, back to the forums I went and did some more research. Turns out…I was doing it wrong! I needed to actually swap out the Garmin ANT+ transmitter (little button-on plastic
It is junk. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Battery Life I'm not using the device for the same duration, but I do get the problems. You just need to tidy up each cut end somehow to stop the stitching unravelling.
So with the new HR monitor I was finally able to monitor my run accurately since I bought the very expensive 310XT.. In the past few months I've gone through two Garmin Forerunner 220's, and in both cases the bundled soft strap HRM began to fail in the same peculiar way after about So I went to Google and here I am. check my blog I had been using the belt for about 18 months before it happened the first time, a total of about 5000km indoor and outdoors combined.
In the meantime also ordered the polar strap; so now I will soon have two solutions. Pity they don't do an ANT+ strap so I had to get a Garmin one. One interesting thing written in the care instructions for the Polar strap is "Rinse the strap under running water after every use and hang to dry…Dry and store the strap and Melon Mexicano on February 23, 2015 at 7:36 pm said: I'm having the same problem, I was about to replace my garmin strap for the third time, but then I read