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Taking care of your M200

Like any electronic device, Polar M200 should be treated with care. The suggestions below will help you fulfill guarantee obligations and enjoy this product for many years to come.

Don't charge the device when its USB connector is wet. Let the USB connector dry, or wipe it dry with a soft towel before charging. This way you'll ensure smooth charging and syncing.

Keep your training device clean.

  • We recommend that you wash the device and the wristband after each training session under running water with a mild soap and water solution. Please remove the device from the wristband and wash them separately. Wipe them dry with a soft towel.

It is essential that you wash the device and the wristband if you wear them in a swimming pool where chlorine is used for keeping the pool clean.

  • If you don't wear the device 24/7, wipe off any moisture before storing it. Don't store in non-breathable material or in a damp environment, e.g. plastic bag or damp gym bag.
  • Wipe it dry with a soft towel when needed. Use a damp paper towel to wipe dirt from the training device. To maintain the water resistance, do not wash the training device with a pressure washer. Never use alcohol or any abrasive material such as steel wool or cleaning chemicals.
  • When you connect your M200 to a computer or a charger, check that there is no moisture, hair, dust or dirt on the M200's USB connector. Gently wipe off any dirt or moisture. Don't use any sharp tools for cleaning to avoid scratching.

Operating temperatures are 0 °C to +50 °C / +32 °F to +122 °F. Note that you can wear the training device also in colder weather when its on your arm because your skin will warm the device. But if you wear it, for example, on the handlebars of a bike, then follow the temperature limit for using the device.


Keep your training device in a cool and dry place. Do not keep them in a damp environment, in non-breathable material (a plastic bag or a sports bag) nor with conductive material (a wet towel). Do not expose the training device to direct sunlight for extended periods, such as by leaving it in a car or mounted on the bike mount.

It is recommended to store the training device partially or fully charged. The battery slowly loses its charge when it is stored. If you are going to store the training device for several months, it is recommended to recharge it after a few months. This will prolong the battery lifetime.


During the two-year guarantee/warranty period, we recommend that you have service done by an authorized Polar Service Center only. The warranty does not cover damage or consequential damage caused by service not authorized by Polar Electro. For further information, see Limited International Polar Guarantee.

For contact information and all Polar Service Center addresses, visit and country-specific websites.