GARMIN HRM-PRO Heart Rate Strap
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Heart Rate Monitor Instructions
See the Important Safety and Product Information lead in the product box for product warnings and other crucial information.
Putting On the Heart Rate Monitor
You should wear the heart rate monitor directly on your bark, just below your sternum. It should be snug enough to stay in set during your activeness.
- If necessary, attach the strap extender to the heart rate monitor.
- Wet the electrodes on the back of the heart rate monitor to create a strong connection between your chest and the transmitter.
- Wear the heart rate monitor with the Garmin® logo facing right-side up. The loop and hook connection should be on your right side.
- Wrap the heart rate monitor around your chest, and connect the strap hook to the loop.
NOTE: Make sure the care tag does not fold over.
After you put on the kernel rate monitor, it is active and sending data.
Pairing and Setup
Pairing the Heart Rate Monitor with Your ANT+® Device
Before you can pair the heart pace monitor with your device, you must put on the heart rate monitor.
Pairing is the connect of ANT+ radio receiver sensors, like your heart rate monitor, with a Garmin ANT+ compatible device.
NOTE: The copulate instructions differ for each Garmin compatible device. See your owner ’ s manual.
- For most Garmin compatible devices, bring the device within 3 m of the heart rate monitor and use the device menu to pair manually.
- For some Garmin compatible devices, bring the device within 1 cm of the heart rate monitor to pair automatically.
TIP: Stay 10 m away from other ANT+ sensors while pairing.
After you pair the first meter, your Garmin compatible device automatically recognizes the kernel rate monitor each time it is activated. Pairing the Heart Rate Monitor with Your Bluetooth® Device
You can pair the heart rate monitor to your smartphone, pad, smartwatch, or seaworthiness equipment using Bluetooth engineering.
- Put on the heart rate monitor.
- Bring the device within 3 m (10 ft.) of the heart rate monitor.
- Open the Bluetooth settings on the device. The heart rate monitor should appear in the list of available devices.
- Select the HRM-Pro heart rate monitor.
TIP: Stay 10 m (33 ft.) away from other wireless sensors while pairing.
After you pair the beginning fourth dimension, your device mechanically recognizes the heart pace monitor each clock it is activated.
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Pairing the Heart Rate Monitor With the Garmin Connect™ App
To use the activity tracking feature of your kernel pace monitor, it must be paired directly through the Garmin Connect app, rather of from the Bluetooth settings on your smartphone .
- Put on the heart rate monitor.
- From the app store on your smartphone, install and open the Garmin Connect app.
- Bring your smartphone within 3 m (10 ft.) of the heart rate monitor.
TIP: Stay 10 m (33 ft.) away from other wireless devices while pairing.
- Select an option to add your device to your Garmin Connect account:
- If this is the first device you have paired with the Garmin Connect app, follow the on-screen instructions.
- If you have already paired another device with the Garmin Connect app, from the or menu, select Garmin Devices > Add Device, and follow the on-screen instructions.
You can use your compatible Garmin device paired with the HRM-Pro accessory or other running dynamics accessory to provide real-time feedback about your running form.
The running dynamics accessory has an accelerometer that measures torso movement in order to calculate six running metrics.
NOTE: To use the linear dynamics features, the HRM-Pro accessary must be paired to your compatible Garmin device using ANT+ technology. For more information, see your owner ’ randomness manual of arms.
Cadence: Cadence is the act of steps per minute. It displays the total steps ( right and left combined ).
Vertical oscillation: Vertical oscillation is your leap while running. It displays the vertical motion of your torso, measured in centimeters.
Ground contact time: Ground contact time is the total of time in each pace that you spend on the ground while running. It is measured in milliseconds.
NOTE: Ground contact time and balance are not available while walking.
Ground contact time balance: Ground reach time poise displays the left/right libra of your grind reach time while running. It displays a percentage. For exercise, 53.2 with an arrow pointing left or right.
Stride length: Stride length is the distance of your footstep from one footfall to the future. It is measured in meters.
Vertical ratio: Vertical ratio is the ratio of vertical oscillation to stride duration. It displays a percentage. A lower number typically indicates better running form .
Heart Rate While Swimming
The center rate monitor records and stores your kernel rate data while swimming. Heart rate data is not visible on compatible Garmin devices while the heart rate monitor is submerged.
You must start a clock activity on your pair Garmin device to view store heart pace data late. During rest intervals when out of the water, the heart rate monitor sends your average and utmost heart rate for the previous interval, and your real-time heart rate, to your Garmin device. NOTE: To record affection pace data while swimming, your HRM-Pro accessory must be paired to your compatible Garmin device using ANT+, preferably than Bluetooth engineering. entirely some Garmin devices support heart rate data while swimming. For more information, see your owner ’ sulfur manual.
Your Garmin device automatically upload store heart rate data when you save your time swim activity. Your heart rate monitor must be out of the water, active, and within image of the device ( 3 meter ) while data is upload. Your heart pace data can be reviewed in the device history and on your Garmin Connect account.
Pool Swimming NOTICE
Hand wash the kernel rate monitor after photograph to chlorine or other pool chemicals. drawn-out vulnerability to these substances can damage the affection rate monitor.
The HRM-Pro accessory is designed primarily for open water swim, but it can be used occasionally for pool swim. The heart rate monitor should be worn under a float befit or triathlon top during pool naiant. differently, it may slide down your thorax when pushing off the pool wall .
Whenever you wear the HRM-Pro device, it monitors your casual action metrics. The action tracking feature records your step count, calories, intensity minutes, and all-day heart rate. To use this feature, you must pair your heart rate monitor and any early Garmin devices with your Garmin Connect score ( Pairing the Heart Rate Monitor With the Garmin Connect™ App, page 1 ). After it is paired, the heart rate monitor sends activity data to your Garmin Connect account whenever the monitor is alert and within range of your smartphone. If you wear alone the HRM-Pro device during an activeness, the TrueUp™ feature of speech sends natural process tracking data to the daily compendious section in Garmin Connect and to your compatible Garmin devices. TIP: Activity tracking works by syncing your data with other Garmin devices. You should turn on TrueUp in the Garmin Connect app to sync activities, history, and data between all your Garmin devices .
Heart Rate Storage for Timed Activities
You can start a time activity on your mated Garmin device, and the heart rate monitor records your heart rate data even if you move aside from your device. For example, you can record heart rate data during fitness activities or team sports where watches can not be worn.
Your heart rate monitor automatically sends your store heart rate data to your Garmin device when you save your natural process. Your heart rate monitor must be active and within range ( 3 m ) of the device while data is upload. Accessing Stored Heart Rate Data
If you save a time action before you upload the store affection pace data, you can download the data from the HRM-Pro device.
NOTE: Your HRM-Pro device stores up to 18 hours of activity history. When the heart rate monitor memory is full, your oldest data is overwritten .
- Put on the heart rate monitor.
- From your Garmin device, select the History menu.
- Select the timed activity you saved while you were wearing the HRM-Pro device.
- Select Download Heart Rate.
Linking to Fitness Equipment
You can connect your heart rate proctor to compatible fitness equipment using ANT+ or Bluetooth technology indeed you can view your heart rate on the equipment comfort .
- Look for the ANT+LINK HERE logo on compatible fitness equipment.
- Look for the Bluetooth logo on compatible fitness equipment.
Tips for Erratic Heart Rate Data
If the heart rate data is erratic or does not appear, you can try these tips .
- Reapply water to the electrodes and contact patches (if applicable).
- Tighten the strap on your chest.
- Warm up for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Follow the care instructions (Caring for the Heart Rate Monitor, page 3).
- Wear a cotton shirt or thoroughly wet both sides of the strap. Synthetic fabrics that rub or flap against the heart rate monitor can create static electricity that interferes with heart rate signals.
- Move away from sources that can interfere with your heart rate monitor.
Sources of interference may include strong electromagnetic fields, some 2.4 GHz wireless sensors, high-voltage power lines, electric motors, ovens, microwave ovens, 2.4 GHz cordless phones, and wireless LAN access points.
Tips for Missing Running Dynamics Data
If running dynamics data does not appear, you can try these tips .
- Make sure you have a running dynamics accessory, such as the HRM-Pro accessory.
- Make sure your Garmin device supports running dynamics. For more information, go to www.garmin.com/runningdynamics.
- Pair the running dynamics accessory with your Garmin device again, according to the instructions.
- Make sure you are paired using ANT+, rather than Bluetooth.
- If the running dynamics data display shows only zeros, make sure the accessory is worn right-side up.
NOTE: Ground contact time and balance appears only while running. It is not calculated while walking.
Replacing the Heart Rate Monitor Battery
- Remove the sleeve 1 from the heart rate monitor module.
- Use a small Phillips (00) screwdriver to remove the four screws on the front of the module.
- Remove the cover and battery.
- Wait 30 seconds.
- Insert the new battery under the two plastic tabs with the positive side facing up.
NOTE: Do not damage or lose the O-ring gasket.
The O-ring gasket should remain around the outside of the raised plastic ring.
- Replace the front cover and the four screws.
Observe the orientation of the front cover. The raised screw 3 should fit in the matching raised screw hole on the front cover.
NOTE: Do not overtighten.
- Replace the sleeve.
After you replace the heart rate monitor battery, you may need to pair it with the device again.
Caring for the Heart Rate Monitor
A buildup of sweat and salt on the strap can decrease the ability of the heart rate monitor to report accurate data.
- Rinse the heart rate monitor after every use.
- Hand wash the heart rate monitor after every seven uses or one pool swim, using a tiny amount of mild detergent, such as dishwashing liquid.
NOTE: Using too much detergent may damage the heart rate monitor.
- Do not put the heart rate monitor in a washing machine or dryer.
- When drying the heart rate monitor, hang it up or lay it flat.
Heart Rate Monitor Specifications
|Battery type||User-replaceable CR2032, 3 V|
|Battery life||Up to 1 yr. at 1 hr./day|
|Water resistance||5 ATM1|
|Operating temperature range||From -10° to 50°C (from 14° to 122°F)|
|Wireless frequency||2.4 GHz @ 8 dBm nominal|
The Garmin standard limited guarantee applies to this accessory. For more information, go to www.garmin.com/support/warranty.html.
The device withstands press equivalent to a depth of 50 m. For more data, go to www.garmin.com/waterrating.
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