Instructions for Polar heart rate monitors
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Polar Favor, Polar Beat Polar Tempo
Positioning the transmitter       Polar Favor heart rate monitor      Polar Beat, Tempo heart rate monitor
Attach the adjustable elastic strap to one end of the transmitter. Moisten the electrodes with saliva or water. The electrodes are the part with groves on them. You can use Buh Bump lotion for better transmission.  Secure the strap and lock the buckle,  the elastic strap should stretch at least 4-6 inches and the Polar Logo should be in a central upright position.  Small or Xlarge straps are available for $8;  the regular size fits from 32 inch to 54 inch chest size or from 90 to 240 lbs  approx.

Start heart rate measurement
Hold the face of the receiver next to the center part of the transmitter.  The receiver displays 888, heart rate will be displayed in 5 seconds and you can see your heart rate and the heart symbol in the display.   The heart symbol will flash to correspond to your heart rate.  If the heart symbol flashes inconsistently heart rate measurement will not be accurate, make sure that the transmitter is positioned correctly and there is no source of electrical interference.

The polar favor will rotate in the watch band and can be pushed out and mounted with a bike mount.  To push out rotate 90 degrees so that the numbers are parallel to the watch band, otherwise the plastic ring holding the unit in place may get damaged.  If your plastic ring is damaged you should send in your unit for a replacement ring and a battery change this costs $20 including shipping.

The Polar Tempo will display elapsed time when the face of the receiver is next to the center part of the transmitter.  The tempo will go into the heart rate mode after 5 seconds.

Polar Target

Polar Target heart rate monitor

Positioning the transmitter       
Attach the adjustable elastic strap to one end of the transmitter. Moisten the electrodes with saliva or water. The electrodes are the part with groves on them. You can use  Buh Bump lotion  for better transmission.  Secure the strap and lock the buckle,  the elastic strap should stretch at least 4-6 inches and the Polar Logo should be in a central upright position.   Small or Xlarge straps are available for $8;  the regular size fits from 32 inch to 54 inch chest size or from 90 to 240 lbs  approx.

Set daily alarm  
With time of day showing, push both buttons simultaneously: Alarm signal will blink, push the right button to toggle the alarm on/off.  Push the left button, am / pm  will blink push the right button to set.  Push the left button and hours will flash, use the right button to change, once set push the left button and do the same for tens or minutes.  Once set once set push the left button and do the same for minutes.  The daily alarm is set and now the monitor is ready to have time of day adjusted which is the next screen with the am/pm flashing. Proceed to adjust the time of day identically as you did for the alarm.   Press both buttons simultaneously to go back to time of day at any time.

Set time of Day
If you just set the daily alarm proceed to set the time of day as above.  Otherwise with time of day showing press both buttons, than push the left button 5 times to skip the daily alarm setting.  AM / PM will blink, push the right button to toggle the am/pm.  Push the left button and hours will flash, use the right button to change, once set push the left button and do the same for tens or minutes.  Once set once set push the left button and do the same for minutes.  The time of day is set.

Setting the target zones
With time of day showing, push the left button, the upper limit will blink, push the right button and the high limit will increase in 5 beat increments.  The highest setting is 240.  If the setting is increased after reaching 240 it will reset to 70.  Note: the high limit will not set below the number at which the low limit is set.  It may be necessary to decrease the low limit and then return to the high limit.  Push the left button, the lower limit will blink, push the right button and the low limit will increase in 5 beat increments.  The highest setting is 5 beats below the high limit.  Once the high limit is reach the low limit will drop to 15.   Sark Products recommends 120 for the low limit and 150 for the high limit for new users with no cardiac problems.  Target zone calculator

Start heart rate measurement
Press and hold the right button and the receiver displays a heart  , heart rate will be displayed in 5 seconds.   The heart symbol will flash to correspond to your heart rate.  If the heart symbol flashes inconsistently, heart rate measurement will not be accurate, make sure that the transmitter is positioned correctly and there is no source of electrical interference.  To stop heart rate measurement, push and hold the left button to return to the time of day mode or remove the the transmitter.  The Watch will automatically return to time of day in approximately 5 minutes.  

View time of day while exercising and another way to start heart rate.
In the time of day mode, hold the face of the receiver next to the center part of the transmitter and watch will go into the heart rate mode without pushing the right button.  In addition,  when in the heart rate mode, hold the face of the receiver next to the center part of the transmitter and time of day will be displayed for 5 seconds after the beep, and then will return to measuring heart rate.

Polar Pacer old,  Polar Edge 

     
Polar Pacer Old heart rate monitor        Polar Edge heart rate monitor

Positioning the transmitter       
Attach the adjustable elastic strap to one end of the transmitter. Moisten the electrodes with saliva or water. The electrodes are the part with groves on them. You can use  Buh Bump lotion  for better transmission.  Secure the strap and lock the buckle,  the elastic strap should stretch at least 4-6 inches and the Polar Logo should be in a central upright position.   Small or Xlarge straps are available for $8;  the regular size fits from 32 inch to 54 inch chest size or from 90 to 240 lbs  approx.

Set daily alarm  
With time of day showing, push both buttons simultaneously: Alarm signal will blink, push the right button to toggle the alarm on/off.  Push the left button, am / pm  will blink push the right button to set.  Push the left button and hours will flash, use the right button to change, once set push the left button and do the same for tens or minutes.  Once set once set push the left button and do the same for minutes.  The daily alarm is set and now the monitor is ready to have time of day adjusted which is the next screen with the am/pm flashing. Proceed to adjust the time of day identically as you did for the alarm.   Press both buttons simultaneously to go back to time of day at any time.

Set time of Day
If you just set the daily alarm proceed to set the time of day as above.  Otherwise with time of day showing press both buttons, than push the left button 5 times to skip the daily alarm setting.  AM / PM will blink, push the right button to toggle the am/pm.  Push the left button and hours will flash, use the right button to change, once set push the left button and do the same for tens or minutes.  Once set once set push the left button and do the same for minutes.  The time of day is set.

Setting the target zones
With time of day showing, push the left button, the upper limit will blink, push the right button and the high limit will increase in 5 beat increments.  The highest setting is 240.  If the setting is increased after reaching 240 it will reset to 70.  Note: the high limit will not set below the number at which the low limit is set.  It may be necessary to decrease the low limit and then return to the high limit.  Push the left button, the lower limit will blink, push the right button and the low limit will increase in 5 beat increments.  The highest setting is 5 beats below the high limit.  Once the high limit is reach the low limit will drop to 15.   Sark Products recommends 120 for the low limit and 150 for the high limit for new users with no cardiac problems.  Target zone calculator

Start heart rate measurement
Press the right button and the receiver displays a heart  , heart rate will be displayed in 5 seconds.   The heart symbol will flash to correspond to your heart rate.  If the heart symbol flashes inconsistently, heart rate measurement will not be accurate, make sure that the transmitter is positioned correctly and there is no source of electrical interference.  To stop heart rate measurement, push the left button to return to the time of day mode or remove the the transmitter.  The Watch will automatically return to time of day in approximately 5 minutes.  Note: The Polar Edge will display heart rate and elapsed time up to 1 hour.  After one hour the stopwatch will reset to zero.  When you press the left button the edge will display total time and time in target zone, press the left Button again and you return to time of day.
View time of day while exercising and another way to start heart rate.
In the time of day mode, hold the face of the receiver next to the center part of the transmitter and watch will go into the heart rate mode without pushing the right button.  In addition,  when in the heart rate mode hold the face of the receiver next to the center part of the transmitter and time of day will be displayed for 5 seconds after the beep, and then will return to measuring heart rate.

The polar pacer and polar edge will rotate in the watch band and can be pushed out and mounted with a bike mount.  To push out rotate 90 degrees so that the numbers are parallel to the watch band, otherwise the plastic ring holding the unit in place may get damaged.  If your plastic ring is damaged you should send in your unit for a replacement ring and a battery change this costs $20 including shipping.

Polar Pacer new,  Polar Edge NV
      Polar Pacer new heart rate monitor            Polar Edge NV heart rate monitor

Positioning the transmitter       
Attach the adjustable elastic strap to one end of the transmitter. Moisten the electrodes with saliva or water. The electrodes are the part with groves on them. You can use  Buh Bump lotion  for better transmission.  Secure the strap and lock the buckle,  the elastic strap should stretch at least 4-6 inches and the Polar Logo should be in a central upright position.   Small or Xlarge straps are available for $8;  the regular size fits from 32 inch to 54 inch chest size or from 90 to 240 lbs  approx.

Set daily alarm  
With time of day showing, push both buttons simultaneously: Alarm signal will blink, push the right button to toggle the alarm on/off.  Push the left button, am / pm  will blink push the right button to set.  Push the left button and hours will flash, use the right button to change, once set push the left button and do the same for tens or minutes.  Once set once set push the left button and do the same for minutes.  The daily alarm is set and now the monitor is ready to have time of day adjusted which is the next screen with the am/pm flashing. Proceed to adjust the time of day identically as you did for the alarm.   Press both buttons simultaneously to go back to time of day at any time.

Set time of Day
If you just set the daily alarm proceed to set the time of day as above.  Otherwise with time of day showing press both buttons, than push the left button 5 times to skip the daily alarm setting.  AM / PM will blink, push the right button to toggle the am/pm.  Push the left button and hours will flash, use the right button to change, once set push the left button and do the same for tens or minutes.  Once set once set push the left button and do the same for minutes.  The time of day is set.

Setting the target zones
With time of day showing, push the left button, the upper limit will blink, push the right button and the high limit will increase in 5 beat increments.  The highest setting is 240.  If the setting is increased after reaching 240 it will reset to 70.  Note: the high limit will not set below the number at which the low limit is set.  It may be necessary to decrease the low limit and then return to the high limit.  Push the left button, the lower limit will blink, push the right button and the low limit will increase in 5 beat increments.  The highest setting is 5 beats below the high limit.  Once the high limit is reach the low limit will drop to 15.   Sark Products recommends 120 for the low limit and 150 for the high limit for new users with no cardiac problems.  Target zone calculator

Start heart rate measurement
Press and hold the right button and the receiver displays a heart  , heart rate will be displayed in 5 seconds.   The heart symbol will flash to correspond to your heart rate.  If the heart symbol flashes inconsistently, heart rate measurement will not be accurate, make sure that the transmitter is positioned correctly and there is no source of electrical interference.  To stop heart rate measurement, push and hold the left button.  Your total time and time in zone are displayed.  To return to the time of day mode, press the left button again or remove the  transmitter,  the Watch will automatically return to time of day in approximately 5 minutes.

Turning on/off the target zone alarm
Press and hold the right button while reading heart rate and the alarm  will turn off.  The alarm is automatically on once the heart rate is started.  To turn back on press and hold the right button while reading heart rate and the alarm  will turn back on.

Stopping and starting the stopwatch
In the heart rate mode press the left button to stop the stop watch.  Press the left button again and the stop watch will start.

View time of day while exercising and another way to start heart rate.
In the time of day mode, hold the face of the receiver next to the center part of the transmitter and watch will go into the heart rate mode without pushing and holding the right button.  In addition,  when in the heart rate mode, hold the face of the receiver next to the center part of the transmitter and time of day will be displayed for 5 seconds after the beep, and then will return to measuring heart rate.

Polar Fitwatch
Positioning the transmitter       
Attach the adjustable elastic strap to one end of the transmitter. Moisten the electrodes with saliva or water. The electrodes are the part with groves on them. You can use  Buh Bump lotion  for better transmission.  Secure the strap and lock the buckle,  the elastic strap should stretch at least 4-6 inches and the Polar Logo should be in a central upright position.   Small or Xlarge straps are available for $8;  the regular size fits from 32 inch to 54 inch chest size or from 90 to 240 lbs  approx.

Start heart rate measurement
ith wet electrodes and the transmitter belt on, push the left button on the watch,  your heart rate will register after 5 seconds.  To stop heart rate measurement, remove the transmitter belt, the fitwatch automatically turns off after 10 minutes to save the battery.

Target zone alarm signal
When the alarm symbol appears in the heart rate monitoring mode, you will hear a beep with each heart beat if you go above the upper target zone limit or below the lower target zone limit.  Push the right button to turn the target zone alarm signal on/off.

Setting the target zones
Push the left button once until an arrow appears in the upper left corner of the display.  Keep pushing and hold the button to set the high limit.  The numbers will increase in units of 5, automatically to 240.  The high limit will then go to the low limit plus 5.  Note: the high limit will not set below the number at which the low limit is set.  It may be necessary to decrease the low limit and then return to the high limit.   The desired high limit is set by releasing the left button.  The low limit will appear with a down arrow in the lower left corner.  Push and hold the left button, the low limit will increase in 5 beat increments.  When the low limit number reaches the high limit, the low limit will reset to 10.  The low limit is set by releasing the left button.  The fitwatch then automatically enters the heart monitoring mode

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