Can I use 3rd party power sensors with my Polar device?

The compatibility table below shows which 3rd party power sensors you can use with Polar V800, Polar V650 and Polar M450. The sensors marked with (X) are compatible with your Polar device. We have tested the compatibility of Polar devices with 3rd party power sensors in close co-operation with the sensor manufacturers.

Please make sure that you use the latest firmware both in your Polar device and in the 3rd party power sensor.

Sensor Polar V800 Polar V650 Polar M450  
FSA PowerBox X X X V800 Full support,
V650/M450 Basic support
Extended data not supported
Power2max NG X X X V800 Full support,
V650/M450 Basic support
Extended data not supported
Powertap C1 X X X Basic support
L/R balance not supported
Powertap G3 X X X Full support
Powertap P1 X X X Basic support
Extended data not supported
Stages cycling* X X X Full support
Wahoo Fitness Kickr** X X X Full support
4iii precision X - X Full support, except V650
Rotor 2INpower X - X Basic support
Extended data not supported
LOOK Keo Power X X X Full support
Stryd X - - Running power meter. Support for running power and cadence.

 

Known issues with sensors

* Stages:

  • Polar devices (V800, V650 and M450) are compatible with Stages Power meter from version 2.0.76 onwards.
  • SW update done (v2.0.78), check Stages update page.

** Wahoo Kickr: