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Charge the Battery

The V650 has an internal, rechargeable battery. Use the USB cable included in the product set to charge your V650 via the USB connector on your computer.

  1. Push down to open the cap.
  2. Lift the cap and plug the micro USB connector into the USB port.
  3. Plug the other end of the cable into your PC.
  4. The charging animation appears on the display. Charging the battery fully takes up to five hours.

You can charge the battery via a wall outlet. When charging via a wall outlet, use a USB power adapter (not included in the product set). If you use a USB power adapter, make sure that the adapter is marked with "output 5Vdc" and that it provides a minimum of 500mA. Only use an adequately safety approved USB power adapter (marked with "LPS", "Limited Power Supply", "UL listed" or “CE”).

Do not charge Polar products with a 9 volt charger. Using a 9 volt charger can damage your Polar product.

The operating time of the battery is approximately 10 hours. The operating time depends on many factors, such as the temperature of the environment in which you use your V650, the features you select and use, and battery aging. The operating time is significantly reduced in temperatures well below freezing.

Don't leave the battery fully discharged for a long period of time or keep it fully charged all the time, because it might affect the battery life time.