TriNowFitness logo

Polar Heart Rate Montitors      Finis Swimp3 and swimming      2XU      Garmin      TheStick the stick massage      SKINS compression tights      triggerPoint massage      WileyX sunglasses      Tifosi sunglasses      XLAB      Aqua Sphere      Hammer Nutrition      Nathan

 Home Site Map Contact Us Policies
 Customer Service & Repair FAQ
Affiliate Account Cart Checkout 

Phone: (877) 338-1283
Why TriNowFitness?

McAfee Secure sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
Internet Payment Gateway

 Shopping Cart
Qty 0
Total($) 0.00

Search by Brand


Join our Mailing List
Remove your Email

Top Sellers
1. XLAB Torpedo System 400
2. TriggerPoint Massage Total Body Package plus Ultimate Six Guidebook and U6 DVD
3. XLAB Carbon Wing 400i (World Champions' Choice)
4. yurbuds Inspire 200
5. Garmin - Bike Speed Sensor and Cadence Sensor
6. Garmin vivosmart
7. Garmin Forerunner 220 USB Charging/Data Cradle
8. Aqua Sphere Kayenne Lady Goggles - Polarized Lens
9. 2XU Men's Compression Tights MA1967b (XFORM)
10. XLAB Gorilla Carbon Cage

Our Customers Say
This store is AWESOME!! Watch out for the fake stores or you'll get ri...
-- Zach F
Hello: I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with your excell...
-- Peter
Less than 2hrs from order to ship... Will update again when order arri...
-- S.T.

Read More or Leave Your Comment

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

find a question   |  list all questions
Polar Heart Rate Monitor Servicing

Using the Polar HRM in a water environment

Polar Products in Water Environment

Polar products can be worn when swimming. They are not, however, diving instruments. To maintain water resistance, do not press the buttons of the product under water. When measuring heart rate in water, you may experience interference for the following reasons:

    • Pool water with high chlorine content, and seawater are very conductive. The electrodes of the transmitter may short-circuit, preventing ECG signals from being detected by the transmitter.
    • Jumping into water or strenuous muscle movement during competitive swimming may shift the transmitter to a location on the body where ECG signals cannot be picked up.
    • The ECG signal strength is individual and may vary depending on the individual’s tissue composition. Problems occur more frequently when measuring heart rate in water.

Those Polar products that use 2.4 GHz (W.I.N.D.) transmission will not measure heart rate under water. See also Related documents.

In the watch industry water resistance is generally indicated as meters of water pressure, which means static pressure of water at the level in question. Polar uses this same indication system. Water resistance of Polar products is tested according to International Standard ISO 2281. Every Polar device that has water resistance indication is tested before the delivery to stand water pressure.

Polar products are divided into three different categories according to their water resistance. Check the back of your Polar product for the water resistance category, and compare it to the chart below. Please note that these definitions do not necessarily apply to products of other manufacturers.

When performing any underwater activity, the dynamic pressure generated by moving in water is greater than the static pressure. This means that moving the product under water subjects it to a greater pressure than if the product were stationary.

Marking on the back of the product
Wash splashes,
sweat, raindrops etc.
Bathing and swimming
Skin diving with snorkel
(no air tanks)
SCUBA diving
(with air tanks)
Water resistant characteristics
Water resistant
Splashes, raindrops etc.
Water resistant 30/50 meters
Minimum for bathing and swimming*.
Water resistant 100 meters
For frequent use in water but not SCUBA diving.
*These characteristics also apply to Polar WearLink W.I.N.D. transmitter.


 Home Contact Us Policies Site Map

Internet Payment Gateway
Solution Graphics
Read Your Store Reviews