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I now wash them this way every couple of weeks (about every 300 miles or so) and I have not had a problem since. Reply link does not work in your browser because JavaScript is disabled.Reply Frederik BOnde December 19, 2012 at 4:35 am #19 Thanks alot for a very helpful website Reply link does August 24, 2010 at 4:28 am #4 YES! So I used my Polar strap with the Garmin HRM pod and it worked! Source

But all brands/types will be different. I'm a 310xt user, and I'm now on my 2nd polar Wearlink+ strap, which seems to last a little longer than the original Garmin soft strap, but still has problems of Reply link does not work in your browser because JavaScript is disabled.Reply biastee February 13, 2015 at 11:30 pm #70 Have u tried transfering the sensor (transmitter) to a known good Reply link does not work in your browser because JavaScript is disabled.Reply LittleRachet August 24, 2010 at 2:03 pm #17 I just got a new soft strap direct from Garmin. read this article

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But does changing the strap to Polar really make a difference in the long term? Thanks for the great work Ramos Reply link does not work in your browser because JavaScript is disabled.Reply Baruch November 15, 2010 at 12:46 pm #33 Hi Ray,Informative as usuall…I found I prefer the Garmin strap with the side clip, but its hard to justify paying $40 for a strap when I can spend $20 on one that does the same job. Top fishyweb Posts: 174 Joined: Fri Jun 29, 2007 07:18 am Contact: Contact fishyweb Website Re: Garmin HR monitor problem Quote Postby fishyweb » Thu Apr 25, 2013 07:23 am TakeTurns

As an example… link to connect.garmin.comHoping that the NEW new premium soft strap HRM is available as a standalone item from Garmin soon, and that it works. Garmin may be dumb, but is not as daft as say Polar (which needed you to send back the HRM to replace batteries on some models). worked perfectly for a 45 minutes run outside. Garmin Heart Rate Sensor Not Found Has a lot more rubbery/vinyl in it.

Reply link does not work in your browser because JavaScript is disabled.Reply Chip Aycock April 22, 2013 at 6:49 pm #52 I have had all the same problems as others have Garmin Forerunner 235 Heart Rate Monitor Not Working Recent Posts 2016 Bizz Johnson Trail Marathon Race Report Mt. Any help would be greatly appreciated. https://forums.garmin.com/showthread.php?32562-Heart-rate-monitor-suddenly-not-working Wetting the contacts.

The day before the event, I machine washed the strap and air dried it while lying flat, so it would be ready to go for the race. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Battery Replacement In a worst case without water available, I'll lick my fingers and then touch the strap. The soft one will cost $27 more.Which one would you recommend I choose? monitorheartrate 23,465 views 1:40 Swap Garmin HRM strap to a Polar HRM strap - Duration: 7:30.

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See comparison pic at: link to plus.google.com On both runs I wore shirts that were made of Polartec Power Dry material. try here I wonder why Garmin don't solve these issues around HR measuring once and for all! Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Not Working After Battery Change As an experiment, I washed it normally, but with distilled water. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Not Picking Up Heart Rate After using lotion or gel, it is very important to wash the heart rate sensor carefully.

However my experience is that it only works with Polar HR transmitters simply because if you try to clip the Garmin transmitter on it it will pop out. this contact form It worked for a little while, but soap is fairly lipophilic so I suspected non-dimethicone (silicon) based hair shampoo or even dishwashing detergent might be better. During a race the other week, the strap didn't work at all after the swim, think it started again at some point during the run. Replaced battery. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Not Detected

Garmin should really supply the Polar HRM strap with the Edge 500. In order to be at its best performance, it must be cleaned. Really. http://searchwebmedia.com/heart-rate/garmin-305-hr-not-working.html Rgds Reply link does not work in your browser because JavaScript is disabled.Reply Crispin Ellisdon September 16, 2012 at 9:21 am #98 Sorry to hear the Polar Soft Strap is not

So, having read this article, I thought I'd experiment with the Polar soft strap; which after several weeks of at least daily use is still working well for me. Garmin Heart Rate Monitor Battery Life Is the Garmin FR225 the implicit answer? I've yet to have any idiosyncratic BPM irregularities using this technique.

I'm getting static shocks when I touch the control panel.

Is that still your preferred? only a couple bucks, give it a try. Sometimes it works and others not. Garmin 235 Heart Rate Monitor Not Working Reply link does not work in your browser because JavaScript is disabled.Reply Brian April 15, 2010 at 4:29 pm #18 I bought the gel you linked to in your post and

After about an hour of more intense training, when I was really sweaty, I started getting HR readings in the 60s. Both straps are very tight, and the premium is already starting to stretch/show signs of wear after just a couple of months. Its the HRM3-ss. Check This Out I get the same result with the Garmin premium soft strap and two Polar WearLink+ straps (3 years old and 1 month old).

I made sure the two sections on the strap were wet and I even changed batteries, but nothing happened. Reply link does not work in your browser because JavaScript is disabled.Reply Rainmaker November 3, 2013 at 10:58 am #65 Yes, what you describe with the Polar strap + Garmin transmitter The reason I was reading this post was that I'm going to order an extra strap to be prepared when my current Garmin strap dies. You've save me $90 and the dread in having to buy another Garmin strap You rock Regards dennis Reply link does not work in your browser because JavaScript is disabled.Reply CD

UK based here! In doing so, the transmitter never reconnected, and Garmin sent me a new one. Big mistake. I have had polar for years and only seldom had spikes, They are rock solid.

I Have measured the contact pad resistance with an Ohm meter, on new straps (Unused) and obtained readings typically of 1 - 2k ohms. TS on June 25, 2015 at 12:15 pm said: Talked to Garmin on Tuesday about soft strap problems. It worked for 2 months very well (1 error with RR recording), then the quality of the reading went wrong, even I maintained very carefully You can check the polar forum Thomas on October 5, 2014 at 10:44 am said: Salt IS neutral 😉 Sookie on October 20, 2014 at 9:11 pm said: I have the exact same problem and tried varies

After reading your article it makes perfect sense. Polar has a very flexible fabric instead of the crappy plastic Garmin rubbish. Have you seen this issue? The trick I found was to take a towel and every 15-20m or so do a quick wipe of my chest under my shirt.

Cardiologist says that they are harmless but need follow up. Italy! Turn off ads with YouTube Red. No bogus spikes whatsoever.

in a device, an electrical circuit of lower resistance than that of a normal circuit, typically resulting from the unintended contact of components and consequent accidental diversion of the current.