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Troubleshooting V650 Sensors

Troubleshooting Heart Rate Sensor

Have you paired your heart rate sensor with V650?

To pair a heart rate sensor with your V650:

  1. Wear your heart rate sensor and go to General Settings > Pairing > Pair new device.
  2. V650 starts searching for your heart rate sensor.
  3. V650 lists the devices it finds. Tap the device you want to pair.
  4. Pairing succeeded is displayed when you are done.

Are you wearing the heart rate sensor correctly?

For more information, see How to wear a heart rate sensor with textile strap.

Is the heart rate sensor and the strap clean?

For more information, see Using and caring for Polar Soft strap.

Did the heart rate sensor you are using come in the V650 set?

If yes, check that you've paired the sensor with the training computer.

If not, check that the sensor is compatible with your training computer. For more information, see What sensors and accessories is my Polar training computer compatible with?

Are the heart rate signals unusually high or otherwise abnormal?

Relocating the training device or adjusting the heart rate sensor on your body may help. Possible sources of disturbance are listed  here.

Could the heart rate sensor battery be getting empty?

The battery lifetime of Polar H7 is about 200 hours.

Check the battery changing instructions here.

Troubleshooting Speed Sensor Bluetooth® Smart

Have you paired your speed sensor with V650?

To pair a speed sensor with your V650:

  1. Go to General Settings > Pairing > Pair new device.
  2. V650 starts searching for the speed sensor. Rotate the wheel a few times to activate the sensor. The flashing red light in the sensor tells you that the sensor is activated.
  3. V650 lists the devices it finds. Tap the device you want to pair.
  4. Pairing succeeded is displayed when you are done.
  5. Link the sensor to Bike 1, Bike 2, Bike 3 or Bike 4.

Does the light flash in the sensor when the speed magnet passes it?

The light indicates that the speed sensor is positioned correctly and that the sensor is alive. For more on positioning, see the speed sensor user manual or installation video.

Troubleshooting Cadence Sensor Bluetooth® Smart

Have you paired your cadence sensor with V650?

To pair a cadence sensor with your V650:

  1. Go to General Settings > Pairing > Pair new device.
  2. V650 starts searching for the cadence sensor. Rotate the crank a few times to activate the sensor. The flashing red light in the sensor tells you that the sensor is activated.
  3. V650 lists the devices it finds. Tap the device you want to pair.
  4. Pairing succeeded is displayed when you are done.
  5. Link the sensor to Bike 1, Bike 2, Bike 3 or Bike 4.

Does the light flash in the sensor when the cadence magnet passes it?

The light indicates that the cadence sensor is positioned correctly and that the sensor is alive. For more on positioning, see the cadence sensor user manual or installation video.

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