Polar Electro S150 Specifications

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HEART RATE MONITOR
Time of Day
Heart rate measuring
File
Options
Recall the latest file
Recording
Exercise Set
BasicUse
Function Set
Bike Set
User Set
Monitor Set
Watch Set
CountDown/
CountUp
Timer
Wheel
size
Birthday
Sound
On/Off
Alarm
HRmax
Units 1/2
Time 1/2
Help
On/Off
Date
ExeSet
Speed
On/Off
Timer 1
Timer 2
AutoStart
On/Off
Timer 3
Limits 1
Limits 2
ROAD MAP
Press OK
Limits 3
Recovery
Press Up/Down
Bike functions are included
in S150 model only
CONTENTS
This manual contains user information for both Polar S120™ and
Polar S150™ heart rate monitor owners.
The information specific only for the S150 is marked with a grey
background and a bike symbol.
A. GETTING GOING ................................................................. 4
POLAR HEART RATE MONITOR PARTS ..................................................... 4
FUNCTIONS OF BUTTONS .......................................................................... 5
HOW TO WEAR THE HEART RATE MONITOR .......................................... 6
HOW TO MEASURE HEART RATE ............................................................. 6
IF PROBLEMS OCCUR: SOURCES OF DISTURBANCE ................................ 6
S150: INSTALLING THE POLAR BIKE MOUNT AND
THE SPEED SENSOR ADAPTER .................................................................. 7
S150: INSTALLING THE SPEED SENSOR ................................................... 7
AFTER EXERCISING: HOW TO TAKE CARE
OF YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR ............................................................ 8
MODES AND THEIR FUNCTIONS ............................................................... 9
Time of Day Mode ................................................................................. 9
Heart Rate Measuring Mode ................................................................ 9
Recording Mode .................................................................................... 9
File Mode ............................................................................................. 10
Options Mode ...................................................................................... 10
B. SETTINGS (OPTIONS MODE) ............................................ 11
EXERCISE SETTINGS .................................................................................
1. BasicUse ...........................................................................................
2. Exercise Set ......................................................................................
How to Determine Your Target Heart Rate Zone ........................
FUNCTION SETTINGS ...............................................................................
Setting Independent CountDown/CountUp Timer ..........................
USER INFORMATION SETTINGS ...............................................................
Setting Your Birthday .........................................................................
Setting Your HRmax ...............................................................................
MONITOR SETTINGS ................................................................................
Turning Activity/button Sound On/Off .............................................
Selecting Measuring Units ..................................................................
Turning Help On/Off ...........................................................................
WATCH SETTINGS .....................................................................................
Setting Alarm ......................................................................................
Setting Time of Day ............................................................................
Setting Date .........................................................................................
Watch Setting Tips ..............................................................................
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BIKE SETTINGS (S150) .............................................................................
Setting Wheel Size ..............................................................................
Turning Speed Measurement On/Off ................................................
Turning AutoStart On/Off ..................................................................
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C. EXERCISE .......................................................................... 25
1. HEART RATE MEASURING MODE .......................................................
Selecting BasicUse or Exercise Set .....................................................
S150: Setting Bike Functions On/Off ................................................
2. RECORDING MODE ..............................................................................
FUNCTIONS DURING EXERCISE ...........................................................
Swapping the Displayed Exercise Information ................................
Independent CountDown/CountUp Timer .......................................
Storing Lap and Split Time .................................................................
Pausing the Exercise ............................................................................
Stopping the Exercise .........................................................................
Resetting Trip Distance (S150) ..........................................................
FUNCTIONS ONLY FOR EXERCISE SET ................................................
Turning Audible Heart Rate Zone Alarm On/Off .............................
Swapping Target Heart Rate Zones ...................................................
Checking Current Heart Rate Limits with Heart Touch Function ...
Recovery Calculation ...........................................................................
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D. RECALLING TRAINING INFORMATION (FILE MODE) ...... 32
Exercise Time/ Exercise Distance ........................................................
Recovery Information .........................................................................
Average/maximum Speed (S150) ......................................................
Cumulative Exercise Time ...................................................................
Heart Rate Limits .................................................................................
Times In, Above and Below Target Zones .........................................
Cumulative Riding Time (S150) ........................................................
Odometer (S150) ................................................................................
Lap Information ..................................................................................
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E. ADDITIONAL FEATURE: CONNECTION TO COMPUTER ... 35
F. CARE AND MAINTENANCE ............................................. 36
G. PRECAUTIONS .................................................................. 38
H. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ................................... 40
I. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION ............................................. 42
J. LIMITED POLAR INTERNATIONAL GUARANTEE ............. 44
K. DISCLAIMER .................................................................... 45
L. DISPLAY SYMBOLS .......................................................... 46
M.INDEX ............................................................................... 47
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GETTING GOING
This section describes the most essential issues of monitoring your
heart rate with Polar S120/S150. To fully benefit from your heart
rate monitor, after reading this section, please read Settings,
Exercise, and Recalling Training Information sections.
POLAR HEART RATE MONITOR PARTS
The transmitter detects your heart
rate and transmits it to the wrist
receiver.
The elastic strap holds the
transmitter comfortably, yet firmly,
in the correct position.
The wrist receiver displays your
heart rate and other data during
exercise. Enter your personal
settings into the receiver and
analyze the exercise
file after exercising.
The S150 set also contains
Polar Bike Mount™, which allows
you to attach the wrist receiver to the
bike’s handlebar
A speed sensor™, which measures
speed and distance when cycling
An adapter, which transfers data
from the speed sensor to the wrist
receiver
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FUNCTIONS OF BUTTONS
Signal
• Turns heart
rate zone alarm
on or off during
exercise.
Reset
• Resets the
heart rate
monitor.
Stop
• Stops measuring
heart rate.
• Exits the displayed
mode level and
returns to the
previous mode level.
• Pressing and
holding the button
brings you to the
Time of Day
display, wherever
you are in the File
or Options mode.
OK
• Starts
measuring
heart rate.
• Records laps.
• Locks in your
selection in
the File and
Options
modes.
Up
• Moves to
the following
mode.
• Moves
onward in
the menus.
• Increases the
selected value.
• Pressing and
holding the
button swaps
heart rate
limits in the
Recording
mode.
Down
• Moves to the
previous mode.
• Moves
backward in
the menus.
• Decreases the
selected value.
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HOW TO WEAR THE HEART RATE MONITOR
1. Attach the transmitter to the elastic strap.
2. Adjust the strap length to fit snugly and
comfortably. Secure the strap around your
chest, just below the chest muscles, and
buckle it.
3. Lift the transmitter off your chest and
moisten the two grooved electrode areas
on the back.
4. Check that the wet electrode areas are
firmly against your skin and the Polar logo
is in a central, upright position.
5. Keep the wrist receiver within
3 feet/ 1 meter of your transmitter.
HOW TO MEASURE HEART RATE
The display is blank when the receiver leaves
the factory. When using the receiver for the
very first time, activate the blank display by
pressing OK twice. Time of day will appear.
1. Starting with the display showing the time
of day, press OK. Your heart rate appears in
a few seconds.
2. Press OK again. The stopwatch starts running. Your exercise
data is now being recorded.
3. Press Stop twice to stop heart rate monitoring.
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If the heart rate reading is irregular or abnormal, or if there is no
heart rate reading at all, check that
• the two grooved electrode areas on the back of the
transmitter are moistened
• there is no one else using a heart rate monitor within
3 feet/ 1 meter
• you are not near high voltage power lines, televisions, mobile
phones or other sources of electromagnetic interference.
S150: INSTALLING THE POLAR BIKE
MOUNT AND THE SPEED SENSOR
ADAPTER
Riding
direction
Check that the Bike Mount fits snugly on the
handlebar. If necessary, attach the rubber pad
on the inner surface of the Bike Mount.
Use cable ties to secure the Bike Mount
snugly on the handlebar. The correct place is
on the right side of the handlebar. Attach the
adapter to the Bike Mount so that the wire is
pointing to the left. Press the adapter so that
it stays firmly in its place. Attach the receiver
snugly by securing the wrist strap.
S150: INSTALLING THE SPEED SENSOR
1. Check the front side of the right front
fork to find a suitable place for the speed
sensor. Clean and dry the area.
Riding
direction
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-0
2" mm
0.1 - 5
3
0.12" - 0.2"
3 - 5 mm
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2. Pass the adapter wire from the Bike Mount to the chosen area
so that the wire is not hanging loosely. If necessary, wind the
wire around the front fork and brake or gear cables.
3. Place the rubber pad on the fork and the speed sensor on the
rubber pad.
4. Adjust the angle of the sensor as shown in the illustrations.
5. Pass the cable ties through the sensor and loosely adjust
the ties.
6. Install the spoke magnet so that it faces the sensor. Rotate the
magnet around the spoke before putting the metal cover on.
7. Check that the sensor does not touch the spokes. The distance
between the sensor and the magnet should be
0.12" - 0.2"/ 3 - 5 mm.
8. Tighten the cable ties securely and cut off the excess cable tie
ends.
9. Secure the adapter wire with cable ties.
Check that you can turn the handlebar normally, that cable
wires for the brakes or gearing do not catch on the sensor and
that the sensor does not disturb the use of the brakes or
gearing.
AFTER EXERCISING: HOW TO TAKE CARE
OF YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR
1. Carefully wash the transmitter with a mild soap and water
solution.
2. Rinse it with pure water.
3. Dry the transmitter carefully with a soft towel.
4. Keep the wrist receiver clean and wipe off any moisture.
5. Store the heart rate monitor in a clean dry place; dirt impairs
the conductivity and functioning of the transmitter and, sweat
and moisture can keep the electrodes wet and the transmitter
activated, shortening the battery life.
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MODES AND THEIR FUNCTIONS
This section gives you an overview of the functions of your heart
rate monitor.
Time of Day
Press
Up
Press
OK
FILE
Press
Up
OPTIONS
Heart Rate
Measuring Mode
Press
OK
Recording Mode
Time of Day Mode
Your Polar wrist receiver is a watch with two
time zones, date and weekday indicators, and
alarm function.
Heart Rate Measuring Mode
Displays your heart rate.
In this mode you can select whether you want
to exercise with BasicUse or an Exercise Set.
This choice will be activated when you start the
Recording mode.
Recording Mode
Displays your heart rate and other exercise
information according to your choice in Heart
rate measuring mode, and records the
information to the file.
1. BasicUse: you can measure and record
exercise information without entering any
settings
2. Exercise Set: program three timers with
different target heart rate zones to guide
your exercise; you can also program
a recovery calculation
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File Mode
Recalls the information of your latest exercise:
• total duration of the exercise
• average and maximum heart rate
• recovery value
• heart rate limits of the target heart
rate zones
• times spent in, above and below the target
heart rate zones
• lap information
• cumulative exercise time
• distance cycled during the exercise (S150)
• average and maximum speed (S150)
• cumulative riding time (S150)
• cumulative distance (S150)
Options Mode
Enter the following settings:
• Exercise settings:
select BasicUse with no settings, or
set your own Exercise Set with
timers and target heart rate zones
• Function settings:
set independent CountDown or
CountUp Timer
• User-specific information:
set your age and maximum heart
rate
• Monitor settings:
sound On/Off, select measurement
units, Help On/Off
• Watch settings:
set alarm, time and date
• Bike settings (S150):
set wheel size, speed measurement
On/Off, AutoStart On/Off
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SETTINGS
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Options mode
Press
Down
Time of Day
OPTIONS
Press
OK
EXE. SET Press FUNCTION SET Press BIKE SET
Up
Up
Press USER SET Press MONITOR SET Press WATCH SET
Up
Up
Up
To customize your Polar heart rate monitor to optimally serve
you, please read this section prior to using your heart rate
monitor as a training tool.
You can always return to the previous mode level by pressing
the Stop button. Press and hold Stop to return to the Time of
Day mode.
EXERCISE SETTINGS
OPTIONS
Press
OK
EXE. SET
Press
OK
BasicUse (0) Press ExeSet (1)
Up
Press
OK
Timer1 Press Timer2 Press Timer3 Press Limits1 Press Limits2 Press Limits3 Press Recovery Press
Up
Up
Up
Up
Up
Up
Up
In this mode, you select whether to exercise with BasicUse option
or your own Exercise Set. If you select an Exercise Set, you can set
three timers, three target heart rate zones and a recovery function.
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You can also make the exercise type selection in Heart rate
measuring mode, before entering the Recording mode.
1. BasicUse
BasicUse is a simple exercise type. No settings are selected
prior to exercising with BasicUse. There are no heart rate
limits in use in this mode. While exercising, the following
optional values can be seen in the display:
• current heart rate and average heart rate
of the exercise
• heart rate as a % of your maximum heart rate
• stopwatch
• time of day
• split and lap times
• CountDown or CountUp Timer
• current, maximum and average speed (S150)
• trip distance (S150)
Setting BasicUse
1. In the Time of Day display, scroll up or down until OPTIONS
is displayed.
2. Press OK. EXE. SET is displayed.
3. Press OK. Scroll up or down until “BasicUse” is displayed.
4. Press OK. The receiver returns to EXE. SET.
Press and hold Stop to return to the Time of Day display or scroll
up or down to continue your settings.
You have selected the BasicUse option and you can start
exercising. However, remember to set your age and HRmax (see
User information settings) so that your heart rate in % of HRmax is
correctly displayed.
2. Exercise Set
To fully utilize the functions of your heart rate monitor, set your
personal exercise set. While using an exercise set, you can see all
the same information as in the BasicUse mode. Additionally, you
can use timers, target heart rate zones and recovery calculation.
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Exercise Set
• Timers 1, 2 and 3
• Heart rate limits 1, 2 and 3
• Recovery calculation
On/Off
On/Off
On/Off
The timers follow each other sequentially. At the end of each
timer, the receiver will alarm you with a sound to swap the heart
rate limits. You can swap them by pressing and holding the upper
right button.
The heart rate limits are independent from the timers. You can
also set only heart rate limits and swap them during exercise,
without using the timers.
Setting an Exercise Set
1. In the Time of Day display, scroll up or down until OPTIONS is
displayed.
2. Press OK. EXE. SET is displayed.
3. Press OK. Scroll up or down until “ExeSet” is displayed.
4. Press OK. "Timer1" is displayed.
5. Press OK. Scroll up or down to set Timer 1 on or off. Press OK.
If you set Timer 1 off, press Up and continue from step 9.
If you set Timer 1 on, continue from step 6.
6. Minutes start to blink. Scroll up or down to adjust minutes of
Timer 1. Press OK.
7. Seconds start to blink. Scroll up or down to adjust seconds of
Timer 1. Press OK and Up.
8. Repeat steps 5 - 7 to adjust timers 2 and 3.
If Timer 1 is set off, timers 2 and 3 will not be displayed.
If Timer 2 is set off, Timer 3 will not be displayed.
9. “Limits1” is displayed. Press OK.
10. “Lim1High” is displayed. Scroll up or down to set the upper
heart rate limit.
11. Press OK. “Lim1Low” is displayed. Scroll up or down to set the
lower heart rate limit. If you want to turn Limits 1 off, press
and hold Signal button.
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12. Press OK and Up.
13. Repeat steps 9 -12 to set limits 2 and 3.
If limits are turned off and you want to reactivate them, press
OK in the particular Limits display. OFF starts to blink. Press
and hold Signal. The limits will reappear.
14. After setting the limits, scroll up. “Recovery” is displayed.
15. Press OK. Scroll up or down to set recovery calculation on or
off. Press OK.
If you set recovery calculation off, skip the rest of exercise
settings. Press and hold Stop to exit exercise settings.
If you set recovery calculation on, continue from step 16.
16. “TIMER” or “Hr” starts to blink. Scroll up or down to select
A. Time-based recovery calculation (TIMER): recovery ends when
the preset time is reached
or
B. Heart-rate-based recovery calculation (Hr): recovery ends when
your heart rate drops to the preset heart rate.
Confirm by pressing OK.
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A. If you selected time-based recovery calculation, scroll up or
down to set the recovery timer (minutes and seconds). Confirm
your selections by pressing OK.
B. If you selected heart-rate-based recovery calculation, scroll up
or down to set the heart rate value that will end your
recovery. Press OK.
Press and hold Stop to return to the Time of Day display.
You have set an Exercise Set and you can start exercising.
However, remember to set your age and HRmax (see User
information settings) so that your heart rate in % of HRmax is
correctly displayed.
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HOW TO DETERMINE YOUR TARGET HEART RATE ZONE
Your target heart rate zone is a range between the lower and
upper heart rate limits expressed as a percentage of your current
maximum heart rate (HRmax).
(See User information settings about determining your HRmax.)
• Heart rate between 50% and 60% of your HRmax: Light
intensity zone. This zone is good for warm-up and recovery.
• Heart rate between 60% and 70% of your HRmax: Light to
moderate intensity zone. This zone is good for losing and
controlling weight. Staying in this target zone accustoms the
body to exercise. If you are aiming for competition, you will
start building your endurance base in this zone.
• Heart rate between 70% and 85% of your HRmax: Moderate to
heavy intensity zone. Especially effective for improving
aerobic fitness.
• Heart rate between 85% and 100% of your HRmax: Heavy to
maximal intensity zone. Training occasionally in this zone
increases your maximum performance capacity. It increases
muscles’ tolerance to lactic acid (shifts up anaerobic treshold)
and improves sprinting and hard, short-effort ability.
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FUNCTION SETTINGS
OPTIONS
Press
OK
EXE. SET Press FUNCTION SET
Up
Press
OK
CD/CU Timer
In this mode you can set an independent timer as a CountDown
Timer (running down to zero) or a CountUp Timer (running up
from zero). For example, you can use this timer to assist you in
interval training, or to prevent dehydration so that the timer
reminds you to drink regularly.
1. In the Time of Day display, scroll up or down until OPTIONS
is displayed.
2. Press OK. EXE. SET is displayed.
3. Press Up. FUNCTION SET is displayed.
Setting Independent CountDown/CountUp Timer
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. FUNCTION SET is displayed.
5. Press OK. “CDTimer” (CountDown Timer) or “CUTimer”
(CountUp Timer) is displayed.
6. The text starts to blink. Scroll up or down to select CountDown
or CountUp Timer.
7. Press OK. Minutes start to blink. Scroll up or down to set
the minutes.
8. Press OK. Seconds start to blink. Scroll up or down to set
the seconds. Press OK.
Press and hold Stop to return to the Time of Day display.
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USER INFORMATION SETTINGS
OPTIONS
Press
OK
Scroll
EXE. SET Up/
Down
USER SET
Press
OK
Birthday
Press
OK
HR Max
In this mode, you set your birthday and your personal maximum
heart rate (HRmax), which are used when displaying your heart rate
as a % of your maximum heart rate.
1. In the Time of Day display, scroll up or down until OPTIONS
is displayed.
2. Press OK. EXE. SET is displayed.
3. Scroll up until USER SET is displayed.
Setting Your Birthday
Units 1: setting order
(If you start from Time of Day display,
is day - month - year.
repeat steps 1 - 3.)
Units 2: setting order
4. USER SET is displayed.
is month - day - year.
5. Press OK. “Birthday” and “Month”/
”Day” blink in the display.
6. Scroll up or down to adjust your month/ day of birth.
7. Press OK. “Birthday” and “Day”/ “Month” blink in the display.
8. Scroll up or down to adjust your day/ month of birth.
9. Press OK. “Birthday” and “Year” blink in the display. Scroll up
or down to select the correct year. Press OK.
The setting range for the year of birth is 1921 - 2020.
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Setting the Maximum Heart Rate (HRmax)
(If you start from the Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 9.)
10. After setting your birthday, “HR Max” and a blinking number
are displayed. This is your age-based maximum heart rate
(HRmax) calculated according to your birthday
(HRmax = 220 - age).
11.
A. Accept the age-based HRmax by pressing OK.
or
B. If you know your exact clinically tested current HRmax, scroll
up or down to set the correct value and press OK.
The receiver returns to USER SET display.
The receiver calculates your age-based HRmax according to
your birthday and date settings. Check the date settings so
that the age-based HRmax is correctly displayed (see section
Watch settings).
If the receiver battery is replaced, your HRmax value will be
lost from the memory. Write down your clinically tested
HRmax so you can recall it: _________
Press and hold Stop to return to the Time of Day display.
MONITOR SETTINGS
OPTIONS
Press
OK
Scroll
EXE. SET Up/
Down
MONITOR SET
Press
OK
Sound Press Units Press Help
Up
Up
In this mode you can
• turn the activity/button sound on or off
• select measuring units
• select whether you want to use the help function
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1. In the Time of Day display, scroll up or down until OPTIONS is
displayed.
2. Press OK. EXE. SET is displayed.
3. Scroll up or down until MONITOR SET is displayed.
Turning Activity/button Sound On/Off
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. MONITOR SET is displayed.
5. Press OK. “Sound” is displayed.
6. Press OK. On or OFF starts to blink.
7. Scroll up or down to set sound on or off. Press OK.
Press Stop to return to MONITOR SET. Press and hold Stop to
return to Time of Day display.
Activity/button sound consists of the button sound and, in the HR
measuring and Recording modes, the following activity sounds:
start, stop, lap recording, independent CountDown/CountUp
Timer alarms, and the recovery calculation end sound.
It does not consist of heart rate zone alarms, timer sounds
(1, 2 and 3), or the watch alarm.
Selecting Measuring Units
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. MONITOR SET is displayed.
5. Press OK and scroll up or down until “Units” is displayed.
6. Press OK. Scroll up or down to select units 1 or 2. Press OK.
Press Stop to return to MONITOR SET. Press and hold Stop to
return to Time of Day display.
Birthday setting:
Speed
Distance
Trip
Units 1
day-month-year
km/h
km
km
Units 2
month-day-year
mph
miles
miles
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Turning Help On/Off
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. MONITOR SET is displayed.
5. Press OK and scroll up or down until “Help” is displayed.
6. Press OK. Scroll up or down to set Help function on or off.
Press OK.
Press Stop to return to MONITOR SET. Press and hold Stop to
return to Time of Day display.
In the Heart rate measuring and Recording modes, if you change
the information in the middle row, Help displays the name of the
new function for a few seconds.
WATCH SETTINGS
OPTIONS
Press
OK
Scroll
EXE. SET Up/
Down
WATCH SET
Press
OK
ALARM Press TIME Press DATE
Up
Up
In this mode you can set time of day, date and alarm. You can set
the time for two different time zones (TIME 1 and TIME 2).
1. In the Time of Day display, scroll up or down until OPTIONS is
displayed.
2. Press OK. EXE. SET is displayed.
3. Scroll up or down until WATCH SET is displayed.
Setting Alarm
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. WATCH SET is displayed.
5. Press OK. ALARM is displayed.
6. Press OK. On or OFF starts to blink.
7. Scroll up or down to set alarm on or off. Press OK.
If you set the alarm off, skip the rest of the alarm settings.
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8. In 12 h time mode: Scroll up or down to select AM/ PM. Press OK.
In 24 h time mode: Skip this step.
If you want to activate the 12h time mode, see “Setting Time
of Day”, below.
9. Hours start to blink. Scroll up or down to set the correct hour.
Press OK.
10. Minutes start to blink. Scroll up or down to set the correct
minute. Press OK.
Press Stop to return to WATCH SET. Press and hold Stop to return
to the Time of Day display.
Setting Time of Day
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. WATCH SET is displayed.
5. Press OK. Scroll up or down until TIME1/ TIME2 is displayed.
6. Press OK. TIME1 or TIME2 starts to blink. Scroll up or down to
select time 1 or 2.
7. Press OK. 12h/ 24h starts to blink. Scroll up or down to select
12h or 24h time mode. Press OK.
8. In 12 h time mode: Scroll up or down to select AM/ PM. Press OK.
In 24 h time mode: Skip this step.
9. Hours start to blink. Scroll up or down to set the correct hour.
Press OK.
10. Minutes start to blink. Scroll up or down to set the correct
minute. Press OK.
Number 2 in the lower right corner of the Time of Day display
indicates that Time 2 is in use.
Press Stop to return to WATCH SET. Press and hold Stop to return
to the Time of Day display.
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Setting Date
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. WATCH SET is displayed.
5. Press OK. Scroll up or down until
12h Time mode:
DATE is displayed.
month - day - year.
6. Press OK. "Month"/ "Day" appears
24h Time mode:
in the display and the number
day - month - year.
starts to blink.
7. Scroll up or down to select the
correct month/ day.
8. Press OK. "Day"/ "Month" appears in the display and the
number starts to blink.
9. Scroll up or down to select the correct day/ month.
10. Press OK. “Year” appears in the display and the number starts
to blink.
11. Scroll up or down to select the correct year. Press OK.
Press Stop to return to WATCH SET. Press and hold Stop to return
to the Time of Day display.
Watch Setting Tips
These shortcuts allow you to set alarm and time quicker:
Shortcut to alarm and time setting
Time of Day display
press and hold Signal
can now be set
Alarm and time
Swap Time 1 / Time 2
Time of Day display
Time 1 and Time 2
swap between
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press and hold Down
BIKE SETTINGS (S150)
OPTIONS
Press
OK
Scroll
EXE. SET Up/
Down
BIKE SET
Press
OK
Wheel Press Speed Press AutoStrt
Up
Up
In this mode you can
• set wheel size
• select whether you want to measure your speed
• select whether you want the recording to start automatically
when you move your bicycle
1. In the Time of Day display, scroll up or down until OPTIONS
is displayed.
2. Press OK. EXE. SET is displayed.
3. Scroll up or down until BIKE SET is displayed.
Setting Wheel Size
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. BIKE SET is displayed.
5. Press OK. “Wheel” and a number are displayed.
6. Press OK. Scroll up or down to set wheel circumference (mm).
Press OK.
The wheel size is always given in mm, whether units 1 or 2 are
in use.
Press Stop to return to BIKE SET. Press and hold Stop to return to
Time of Day display.
If the receiver battery is changed, the wheel size will be lost
from the memory. Write down the circumference so that you
can recall it: ________mm
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Look at the wheel of your bike and find the wheel diameter
printed on it.
On the chart below, find your wheel diameter in inches or in
ERTRO reading and match it to the wheel size in millimeters on
the right.
ERTRO
30-559
35-559
44-559
47-559
622-20
622-23
622-25
Wheel size diameter (inches)
26x1.25
26x1.5
26x1.75
26x1.95
26x1 1/8 Tubular
650-20C
700x20C
700x23C
700x25C
700C Tubular
28 (700 B)
Wheel size setting (mm)
1953
1985
2030
2050
1970
1952
2086
2096
2105
2130
2237
Turning Speed Measurement On/Off
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. BIKE SET is displayed.
5. Press OK. Scroll up or down until “Speed” is displayed.
6. Press OK. Scroll up or down to set Speed on or off. Press OK.
Press Stop to return to BIKE SET. Press and hold Stop to return to
Time of Day display.
Turning AutoStart On/Off
(If you start from Time of Day display, repeat steps 1 - 3.)
4. BIKE SET is displayed.
5. Press OK. Scroll up or down until “AutoStrt” is displayed.
6. Press OK. Scroll up or down to set AutoStart on or off. Press OK.
Press Stop to return to BIKE SET. Press and hold Stop to return to
Time of Day display.
If you turn AutoStart on, the recording starts automatically when
you move your bicycle, and stops when you stop moving your
bicycle.
AutoStart and Stop provides accurate speed and distance
averages.
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EXERCISE
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You can use two modes in your exercise: Heart rate (HR)
measuring mode or Recording mode.
• in the HR measuring mode your heart rate is displayed but
exercise data is not recorded
• in the Recording mode the stopwatch and other calculations
start and your exercise is recorded
Time of Day
Press
OK
HR Measuring Mode
Press
OK
Recording Mode
1. HEART RATE MEASURING MODE
1. Start from the Time of Day display.
2. Press OK. Your heart rate appears in a few seconds.
The following information will be displayed:
Exercise type (ExeSet or BasicUse).
This is the exercise type that will be
activated when you enter the
Recording mode.
Time of day
E1 (Exercise set) / E0 (BasicUse)
Heart rate
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S150: the following display will alternate with the previous display:
Bike / Bike Off
S (speed) and A (autostart); underline
indicates that function is set on.
Time of day
Heart rate
b0 (bike off) / b1 (bike on)
Selecting BasicUse or Exercise Set
In the Heart rate measuring mode you can select between two
exercise types. This choice will be activated when you enter the
Recording mode.
• BasicUse (no settings)
• Exercise Set (ExeSet) with timers, heart rate target zones and
recovery calculation. Do the ExeSet settings in the Options
mode (see section Exercise settings).
You can select whether to exercise with BasicUse or ExeSet in the
HR measuring mode or in the Options mode.
Selecting the exercise type in the HR measuring mode
BasicUse or ExeSet is displayed in the top row. Press and hold Up
button until the desired choice is displayed.
Press OK to start Recording mode.
S150: Setting Bike Functions On/Off
In the HR measuring mode you can set the bike functions on or
off by pressing and holding Down button.
The choice is displayed in the lower right corner:
b0 = bike off
b1 = bike on
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2. RECORDING MODE
In the HR measuring mode, press OK to enter Recording mode.
In the Time of Day mode, press and hold OK to enter Recording
mode.
The stopwatch and exercise recording start when you enter the
Recording mode. Recording is indicated by running bars on the
right side of the display. The new exercise file is recorded over the
previous one.
FUNCTIONS DURING EXERCISE
The following functions can be used both in the BasicUse and the
Exercise Set.
MIDDLE ROW
Swapping the Displayed Exercise Information:
Briefly press the Down button to select the information in the
middle row. When you change information in the middle row,
the upper and lower rows also change.
lap time
CD/CU Timer
stopwatch
time of day
speed
Press Up button to select the information in the upper row.
UPPER ROW
time of day
stopwatch
laptime
trip
speed
CD/CU Timer
avg speed max speed
The same information cannot be displayed in the middle and
upper rows at the same time.
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LOWER ROW
Press and hold Down button to select heart rate information in
the lower row.
Heart rate as a % of your HRmax
Current heart rate
Average heart rate
Heart rate as a % of your HRmax is displayed only if you have
set your birthday and HRmax (see section User Information
Settings).
CountDown/CountUp Timer
You can use an independent timer during your exercise. The use
of this timer is not recorded in the file.
Set the timer as described in section Function Settings.
Press Signal button to start CountDown or CountUp Timer. While
the timer is running, it can be restarted by pressing the Signal
button again.
The timer will sound five beeps before it stops, if the activity
sounds are On (see section Monitor settings).
The timer can be restarted at any time in the HR measuring and
Recording modes.
Storing Lap and Split Time
Press OK to record a lap. Lap and split time will be displayed.
First
Lap time
Then
Split time
Average heart rate
of the lap
Number of the lap
You can record a maximum of 60 laps (S120) or 50 laps (S150).
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Pausing the Exercise
Press Stop. Stopwatch and exercise recording are paused; five bars
on the right side of the display stop running.
CountDown and CountUp Timers are not paused.
Press OK to continue exercising.
Or, press Stop again to return to Time of Day display.
The receiver automatically returns to the Time of Day display
within 5 minutes if you forget to quit the heart rate measuring
after having stopped the stopwatch and taken the transmitter
off your chest.
S150: If speed measurement is on, the timeout will be 30
minutes.
Stopping the Exercise
1. Press Stop to pause the exercise.
2. Press Stop again. Time of day is displayed.
Your lap and split times are automatically recorded, when you
end the exercise.
Resetting the Trip Distance (S150)
1. Scroll up until Trip is displayed in the upper row.
2. Press and hold Signal until the trip reading is zero, release.
3. To continue your exercise press OK.
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FUNCTIONS ONLY FOR EXERCISE SET (EXESET)
The following functions can be used only in Exercise Set. All the
functions described in the section “Functions during exercise” are
available also in this exercise type.
You can use three timers and three heart rate zones when
exercising with Exercise Set. Heart rate zones are independent
from the timers: the heart rate zone limits are not swapped
automatically but at the end of each timer, you will hear a sound
signal which alarms you to swap the limits manually.
Make sure that you have turned the sound function on
(
is displayed) in order to hear the beeps!
If timers are set on, they automatically start running once you
start the stopwatch. Timers alternate in the following order:
1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3 etc. You will hear 1 beep at the end of Timer 1,
2 beeps at the end of Timer 2, and 3 beeps at the end of Timer 3.
These beeps alarm you to switch the limits.
Timers stop running when you stop the stopwatch.
Turning Audible Heart Rate Zone Alarm On/Off
Press and hold Signal button.
When your heart rate is outside the target zone limits, and
displayed, the receiver will beep with each heartbeat.
S150: Trip distance is reset by pressing and holding Signal
button. Therefore trip should not be displayed in the upper
row when turning zone alarm On/Off.
Swapping Heart Rate Target Zones
Swap the heart rate target zones by pressing and holding Up
button. The limits are shown for a few seconds when they are
activated.
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Checking Current Heart Rate Limits with Heart Touch Function
Bring the receiver near the transmitter’s Polar logo.
1. The current heart rate limits of the exercise
are displayed.
2. Time spent in the selected target zone is
displayed.
Recovery Calculation
Press and hold OK to start recovery calculation. During the
recovery, you will see the following information:
Continue according to your settings: A. time-based or
B. heart-rate-based recovery calculation.
A. Time-based recovery
Recovery timer
Current heart rate
B. Heart-rate-based recovery
Difference between preset and
current heart rate
Current heart rate
At the end of recovery
Recovery duration
Drop in your heart rate
You can interrupt the recovery calculation by pressing Stop.
After the recovery calculation the exercise is paused. Continue the
exercise by pressing OK or stop the exercise by pressing Stop.
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RECALLING TRAINING
INFORMATION
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File mode
You can recall the information of your latest exercise in the File
mode.
Time of Day
Press
Up
FILE
Press
OK
Recall the latest file
1. Start with the display showing time of day.
2. Press Up. FILE is displayed.
3. Press OK. The main information of the file is displayed:
Exercise name (ExeSet or BasicUse)
Starting time and date
(alternating)
S150: Bike symbol, if speed
measured during exercise.
4. Press OK. Exe. Time is displayed. Scroll up to recall the
values stored in the file in the following order:
S120:
Exe. Time
RecoHR/RecoTime
Tot. Time
Limits1
InZone/Above/Below 1
Limits2
InZone/Above/Below 2
Limits3
InZone/Above/Below 3
LAPS
S150:
Exe. Time/Exe. Dist
RecoHR/RecoTime
Spd. Avg/Spd. Max
Tot. Time
Limits1
InZone/Above/Below 1
Limits2
InZone/Above/Below 2
Limits3
InZone/Above/Below 3
Rid. Time
Odometer
LAPS
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You can always return to Time of Day display by
pressing and holding Stop.
1
Exe. Time: The amount of time that you exercised with
stopwatch running.
Exe. Dist (S150): Distance cycled during exercise. Alternating
with Exe. Time.
Average heart rate of the exercise
(AVG) and
maximum heart rate of the exercise
(MAX) are alternating in the lower row.
2
Recovery Information
(displayed only if recovery calculation was used during the
exercise):
RecoTime (displayed if time-based
recovery was used):
recovery duration
drop in your heart rate
Or
RecoHr (displayed if heart-rate-based
recovery was used):
time required to reach the preset heart rate
reading
drop in your heart rate
3
Spd. Avg/Spd. Max (S150): Average and maximum speed of the
exercise (values alternate in the display).
4
Tot. Time: Cumulative exercise time during several exercise
sessions, starting from the previous resetting. The time is
displayed in hours and minutes until 99 hours 59 minutes is
reached. After this the time is displayed in hours until 9999 hours
is reached.
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6
Limits 1/ 2/ 3: Target zone limits 1, 2 or 3 are displayed if you
exercised with an Exercise Set and the limits were on during
exercise.
InZone 1/ Above 1/ Below 1, InZone 2/ Above 2/ Below 2,
InZone 3/ Above 3/ Below 3: Times spent in, above and below
target zone 1, 2 or 3 (the values alternate in the display). These
were calculated when the particular limits were used.
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Rid. Time (S150): Cumulative riding time during several exercise
sessions starting from the previous resetting.
8
Odometer (S150): Cumulative cycled distance of several exercise
sessions starting from the previous resetting.
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LAPS: Lap information, displayed if laps were recorded during
the exercise.
Start with the display showing LAPS and number of recorded laps.
Press OK. Scroll up or down to recall the recorded laps:
Split time
Lap time
S150: speed at the end of the lap
Lap number
Heart rate at the end of the lap and
average heart rate of the lap (two
values alternating in the lower row).
Press Stop to exit laps recall.
Resetting the wrist receiver and battery replacement reset the
cumulative counts (Tot. Time, Rid. Time, Odometer). Therefore,
we recommend keeping a training diary.
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ADDITIONAL FEATURE:
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CONNECTION TO COMPUTER
Your Polar S120/S150 offers you the option of downloading one
exercise set and monitor icons via Polar UpLink from our web site:
• USA and Canada: www.polarusa.com
• other countries: www.polar.fi
To be able to use the UpLink, you need a PC with a sound card
(compatible with SoundBlaster™) and dynamic loudspeakers or
earphones. See further instructions at our web site.
You can see the monitor icon by pressing and holding Up button
in the Time of Day display. The default logo is the model name.
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CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Your Polar heart rate monitor is a high-tech instrument of
superior design and workmanship and should be treated with
care. The suggestions below will help you fulfill the guarantee
obligations and enjoy this product for many years to come.
Taking Care of Your Polar Heart Rate Monitor
• Wash the transmitter regularly after use with a mild soap and
water solution. Dry it carefully after washing with soft towel.
• Never store the transmitter wet. Sweat and moisture can keep
its electrodes wet and the transmitter activated, which
shortens the battery life.
• Store your Polar heart rate monitor in a cool and dry place.
Do not store it in any kind of non-breathing material, such as a
plastic bag or a sports bag if it is wet.
• Do not bend or stretch the transmitter. This may damage the
electrodes.
• Do not dry the transmitter in any other way than with a towel.
Hard-handed handling may damage the electrodes.
• Keep your Polar heart rate monitor out of extreme cold and
heat. The operating temperature is 14 °F to 122 °F/ -10 °C to
50 °C.
• Do not expose the Polar heart rate monitor to direct sunlight
for extended periods, such as by leaving it in a car.
• Do not immerse the speed sensor in water.
• Avoid hard hits to the speed sensor as these may cause
damage.
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Batteries
Transmitter
The estimated average battery life of the transmitter is 2500
hours of use. Contact your authorized Polar service center for a
replacement transmitter. Polar recycles used transmitters. See
your Customer Care Charter for detailed instructions.
Wrist Receiver
The estimated average battery life of the wrist receiver is 1,5
years in normal use (1h/ day, 7 days a week). Note also that
excessive use of the alarm signals will use the battery more
rapidly. Do not open the Polar wrist receiver yourself. To ensure
the water resistance properties and the use of qualified
components, the wrist receiver battery should be replaced only by
an authorized Polar Service Center. At the same time a full
periodic check of the Polar heart rate monitor will be done.
Service
Should your Polar heart rate monitor need service, see Customer
Care Charter to contact an authorized Polar Service Center.
Water resistance cannot be guaranteed after unauthorized
service.
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PRECAUTIONS
Using Heart Rate Monitor while Cycling
While riding a bike, please keep your eyes on the road to prevent
possible accidents and injury.
When using the speed sensor, check that you can turn your handlebar
normally and that cable wires for the brakes or gearing do not catch
on the sensor. Check also that the sensor does not disturb pedaling or
the use of the brakes or gearing.
Using the Polar Heart Rate Monitor in a Water Environment
Your Polar S120 is water resistant to 160 feet/ 50 meters.
Your Polar S150 is water resistant to 100 feet/ 30 meters.
Heart rate measurement in a water environment is technically
demanding for the following reasons:
• Pool water with a high chlorine content and seawater may be very
conductive and the electrodes of Polar transmitter may get short
circuited and EKG signals cannot be detected by the transmitter
unit.
• Jumping into the water or strenuous muscle movement during
competitive swimming may cause water resistance that shifts the
transmitter on the body to a location where it is not possible to
pick up EKG signal.
• The EKG signal strength varies depending on the individual’s tissue
composition and the percentage of people who have problems in
heart rate measuring is considerably higher in a water
environment than in other use.
Polar Heart Rate Monitor and Interferance
Electromagnetic Interference
Disturbances may occur near high voltage power lines, traffic lights,
overhead lines of electric railways, electric bus lines or trams, televisions,
car motors, bike computers, some motor driven exercise equipment,
cellular phones or when you walk through electric security gates.
Exercise Equipment
Several pieces of exercise equipment with electronic or electrical
components such as LED displays, motors and electrical brakes may
cause interfering stray signals. To try to tackle these problems,
relocate the Polar wrist receiver as follows:
1. Remove the transmitter from your chest and use the exercise
equipment as you would normally.
2. Move the wrist receiver around until you find an area in which it
displays no stray reading or flashing of the heart symbol.
Interference is often worst right in front of the display panel of
the equipment, while the left or right side of the display is
relatively free of disturbance.
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3. Put the transmitter back on the chest and keep the wrist receiver
in this interference-free area as far as it is possible.
4. If the Polar heart rate monitor still does not work with the exercise
equipment, this piece of equipment may be electrically too noisy
for wireless heart rate measurement.
Minimizing Possible Risks in Exercising with a Heart Rate
Monitor
Exercise may include some risk, especially for those who have been
sedentary.
Before starting a regular exercise program you are recommended to
answer to the following questions for health status checking. If the
answer is yes to any of the questions, we recommend to consult a
doctor before starting an exercise program.
1. Have you not exercised for the past 5 years?
2. Do you have high blood pressure?
3. Do you have high blood cholesterol?
4. Do you have symptoms of any disease?
5. Are you taking any blood pressure or heart medication?
6. Do you have a history of breathing problems?
7. Are you recovering from a serious illness or medical treatment?
8. Do you use a pacemaker or another implanted electronic device?
9. Do you smoke?
10. Are you pregnant?
In addition to exercise intensity, medications for heart, blood
pressure, psyche, asthma, breathing, etc. as well as some energy
drinks, alcohol and nicotine, can affect heart rate.
It is important to be sensitive to your body’s reactions during
the exercise. If you feel unexpected pain or excessive fatigue when
exercising, it is recommended to stop the exercise or continue at a
lighter intensity.
Notice to persons with pacemakers, defibrillator or other
implanted electronic device. Persons who have a pacemaker use
the Polar Heart Rate Monitor at their own risk. Before starting use,
we always recommend an exercise test under doctor’s supervision. The
test is to ensure the safety and reliability of the simultaneous use of
the pacemaker and the heart rate monitor.
If you are allergic to any substance that comes into contact
with the skin or if you suspect an allergic reaction due to using
the product, check the listed materials in the "Technical
Specifications" chapter. To avoid any skin reaction risk with the
transmitter, wear it over a shirt. However, moisten the shirt well under
the electrodes to ensure flawless operation.
The combined impact of moisture and intense abrasion may cause
a black color, which might stain light-colored clothes especially, to
come off the transmitter's surface.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED
QUESTIONS
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What should I do if...
...I don’t know where I am in the Options or File cycle?
Press and hold the stop button until time of day is displayed.
...I cannot find the previous exercise’s file?
You may have used the Heart rate measuring mode during your
exercise, which means that your exercise was not stored. To
record the exercise you have to turn the stopwatch on by
pressing the OK button in the Measure mode.
...there is no heart rate reading (- -)?
1. Bring the wrist receiver up to your chest near the transmitter’s
Polar logo. The receiver starts looking for the heart rate signal
again.
2. Check that the electrodes of the transmitter are moistened
and that you are wearing it as instructed.
3. Check that you have kept the transmitter clean.
4. Check that you are not near other people that have heart rate
monitors, high voltage power lines, televisions, mobile phones
or other sources of electromagnetic disturbance.
5. Have you had a cardiac event which may have altered your
EKG waveform? In this case consult your physician.
...heart symbol flashes irregularly?
1. Check that the wrist receiver is not further than 3 feet/ 1
meter from the transmitter.
2. Check that the elastic strap has not become loose during
exercise.
3. Make sure that the electrodes of the transmitter are
moistened.
4. Make sure that there is no other heart rate transmitter within
3 feet/ 1 meter.
5. Cardiac arrhythmia may cause irregular readings. In this case
consult your physician.
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...heart rate reading becomes erratic or extremely high?
You may have come within range of strong electromagnetic
signals which cause erratic readings. Check your surroundings and
move further away from the source of disturbance.
...the display is blank or fading?
If the display is blank, activate the wrist receiver by pressing the
OK button twice, after which the Time of Day display appears. If
the display is fading, have the batteries checked.
...there are no reactions to any buttons?
Reset the Polar heart rate monitor. Resetting clears watch settings
which will return to the default settings.
1. Press the RESET button with a pen tip. Display becomes full of
digits. If you don’t press any button after reset within one
minute the wrist receiver returns to the Time of Day display.
2. Press any of the buttons once. Time of day is displayed.
...the battery of the wrist receiver must be replaced?
We recommend having all service done by an authorized Polar
Service Center. The guarantee does not cover damage or
consequential damage caused by service not authorised by Polar
Electro. Polar Service will test your wrist receiver for water
resistance after battery replacement and make a full periodic
check of the complete Polar heart rate monitor.
...the speed reading is 00 or there is no speed reading on
the display while cycling?
1. Check the correct position and distance of the speed sensor
with the spoke magnet.
2. Check that you have set bike functions on.
...the S150 wrist receiver displays speed and distance
readings when I am using it in my wrist?
Turn the speed measurement off. This prevents the receiver from
recording incorrect speed signals which may occur due to
moisture in your skin.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
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Polar Heart Rate Monitors are designed to indicate the level of
physiological strain and intensity in sports and exercise. No other
use is intended or implied. Heart rate is displayed as number of
heartbeats per minute (bpm).
Transmitter
Battery type:
Battery life:
Operating temperature:
Material:
Completely waterproof
Elastic Strap
Buckle material:
Fabric material:
Wrist Receiver
Battery type:
Battery life:
Operating temperature:
Water resistance:
Wrist strap material:
Back cover and wrist strap
buckle material:
Built-in Lithium Cell
Average 2500 hours of use
14 °F to 122 °F / -10 °C to +50 °C
Polyurethane
Polyurethane
Nylon, polyester and natural rubber
including a small amount of latex
CR 2032
Average 1,5 years
(1 hour/day, 7 days/ week)
14 °F to 122 °F / -10 °C to +50 °C
S120: to 160 feet/ 50 meters
S150: to 100 feet/ 30 meters
Polyurethane
Stainless steel complying with EU
Directive 94/27/EU and its
amendment 1999/C 205/05 on the
release of nickel from products
intended to come into direct and
prolonged contact with the skin.
Watch accuracy better than 2,0 seconds/ day at 77 °F/ 25 °C
temperature.
Accuracy of heart rate measurement: ±1% or ±1 bpm, whichever
larger, definition applies to steady state conditions.
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Speed Sensor and Adapter
Operating temperature
14 °F to 122 °F/ -10 °C to +50 °C
Accuracy of speed
and distance
measurement:
± 1%, wheel size being 2000 mm
Splash-proof
Default Settings
Time of day
Alarm
Date of Birth
Activity sound
Units
Help
CountDown/
CountUp Timer
Timer 1, 2, 3
Limits 1, 2, 3
Recovery function
Recovery heart rate
Recovery timer
Speed (S150)
Wheel size
for bike (S150)
AutoStart (S150)
Limit Values
Exercise time
Heart rate limits
Target zone time
Recovery time
Cumulative exercise time
Laps recorded to memory
S120:
S150:
Odometer (S150)
Riding time (S150)
Speed measurement (S150)
24h
OFF
0 (adjustable range for year is
1921 - 2020)
On
1
On
CountDown Timer/ 01.00
OFF/ 2 minutes
80/ 160
OFF/ recovery timer
80
1 minute
On
2000
OFF
99 h 59 min 59 s
30 - 240
99 h 59 min 59 s
99 min 59 s
9999 h
60
50
999 999 miles/km
9999 h
0-62 mph/ 0-100 km/h, wheel size
being 2000 mm
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LIMITED POLAR
INTERNATIONAL GUARANTEE
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• This limited Polar international guarantee is issued by Polar
Electro Inc. for the consumers who have purchased this
product in the USA or Canada. This limited Polar international
guarantee is issued by Polar Electro Oy for the consumers who
have purchased this product in other countries.
• Polar Electro Inc. / Polar Electro Oy guarantees to the original
consumer/ purchaser of this product that the product will be
free from defects in material or workmanship for two years
from the date of purchase.
• Please keep the receipt or International Guarantee Card,
which is your proof of purchase!
• The guarantee does not cover the battery, damage due to
misuse, abuse, accidents or non-compliance with the
precautions; improper maintenance, commercial use, cracked
or broken cases.
• Guarantee does not cover any damage/s, losses, costs or
expenses, direct, indirect or incidential, consequential or
special, arising out of, or related to the product. During the
guarantee period the product will be either repaired or
replaced at an authorized service center free of charge.
• This guarantee does not affect the consumer’s statutory rights
under applicable national or state laws in force, or the
consumer’s rights against the dealer arising from their sales/
purchase contract.
This CE marking shows compliance of this product with
Directive 93/42/EEC.
Copyright © 2002-2004 Polar Electro Oy, FIN-90440 KEMPELE, Finland.
All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be used or reproduced in any form
or by any means without prior written permission of Polar Electro Oy.
The names and logos marked with a ™ symbol in this user's manual or in the
package of this product are trademarks of Polar Electro Oy, except that Sound
Blaster is a trademark of Creative Technology, Ltd.
The names and logos marked with a ® symbol in this user's manual or in the
package of this product are registered trademarks of Polar Electro Oy.
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DISCLAIMER
• The material in this manual is for informational purposes only.
The products it describes are subject to change without prior
notice, due to the manufacturer’s continuous development
program.
• Polar Electro Inc. / Polar Electro Oy makes no representations
or warranties with respect to this manual or with respect to
the products described herein. Polar Electro Inc. / Polar Electro
Oy shall not be liable for any damages, losses, costs or
expenses, direct, indirect or incidental, consequential or
special, arising out of, or related to the use of this material or
the products described herein.
This product is protected by one or several of the following
patents:
FI 88223, DE 4215549, FR 92.06120, GB 2257523, HK 113/1996,
SG 9591671-4, US 5491474, FI 88972, DE 9219139.8,
FR 92.09150, GB 2258587, HK 306/1996, SG 9592117-7,
US 5486818, FI 96380, US 5611346, EP 665947, DE 69414362,
FI 68734, DE 3439238, GB 2149514, HK 812/1989, US 4625733,
FI 100924, FI 100452, US 5840039, FI 4150, DE 20008882.3,
US 6477397, FR 0006504, FI 4069, US 6272365, FR 9907823,
GB 2339833, DE 29910633, FI 104463, US 6183422, FI 4157,
DE 20008883.1, FR 0006778, WO 97/33512, GB 2326240,
FI 107776, US 6327486, US 6277080, US 6361502, US 5719825,
US 5848027, EP 1055158.
Other patents pending.
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DISPLAY SYMBOLS
l
Indicates an ongoing heart rate measurement and flashes to the beat
of your heart.
Indicates there has not been heart rate reception for at least 5 seconds.
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Indicates there is no heart rate reception.
Time of Day mode: the alarm is on.
Recording mode: beeps if you are exercising outside your target heart
rate zone.
Recording mode: Indicates the heart rate above the target heart rate
zone.
Recording mode: Indicates the heart rate below the target heart rate
zone.
The graphic bar consists of five blocks. A flashing block indicates the
current level in the Options settings or File recalling menus.
Continuously running bars indicate that exercise is being recorded.
Options mode: Indicates that you are setting the bike functions.
HR measurement and Recording modes: Indicates that speed
measurement is on. File mode: Indicates cycling information.
MAX Indicates the highest heart rate during the exercise.
AVG Indicates average heart rate during the exercise.
MAX % Indicates that the heart rate is displayed as a percentage of your
maximum heart rate.
CD Indicates that the independent timer is set as a CountDown Timer.
CU Indicates that the independent timer is set as a CountUp Timer.
Lp In the upper row: lap time.
Sw In the upper row: stopwatch.
Avg In the upper row: average speed of the exercise.
Max In the upper row: maximum speed of the exercise.
Spd In the upper row: current speed.
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INDEX
12/24h time mode ........................................................................................ 21
Activity/button sound On/Off ..................................................................... 19
Alarm settings .............................................................................................. 20
AutoStart On/Off ......................................................................................... 24
BasicUse exercise .................................................................................... 12, 26
Bike settings ................................................................................................. 23
Buttons ............................................................................................................ 5
Care and maintenance ............................................................................ 8, 36
CountDown/CountUp Timer ................................................................. 16, 28
Date settings ................................................................................................ 22
Display configuration .................................................................................. 27
Easy start ......................................................................................................... 6
Exercise Set ............................................................................................. 12, 26
File ................................................................................................................. 32
Frequently asked questions ........................................................................ 40
Functions during exercise ........................................................................... 27
Function settings .......................................................................................... 16
Guarantee ..................................................................................................... 44
Heart rate limits settings ............................................................................. 13
Heart rate limits checking (Heart Touch function) ................................... 31
Heart rate limits On/Off .............................................................................. 13
Help On/Off .................................................................................................. 20
Interrupting recovery calculation ............................................................... 31
Lap and split time storing ........................................................................... 28
Maximum heart rate (HRmax) ....................................................................... 18
Measuring units settings ............................................................................. 19
Modes and their functions ............................................................................ 9
Monitor icon ................................................................................................. 35
Monitor settings .......................................................................................... 18
Odometer ..................................................................................................... 34
Pause an exercise ......................................................................................... 29
Precautions ................................................................................................... 38
Recall training information ........................................................................ 32
Recovery calculation .................................................................................... 31
Recovery settings ......................................................................................... 14
Reset the trip distance ................................................................................. 29
Return to the Time of Day display ............................................................... 5
Selecting exercise type .......................................................................... 11, 26
Settings ......................................................................................................... 11
Start an exercise set ..................................................................................... 26
Start measuring heart rate ........................................................................... 6
Swap displayed exercise information ........................................................ 27
Stop measuring heart rate ............................................................................ 6
Swap exercise type ....................................................................................... 26
Swap heart rate target zones ..................................................................... 30
Swap time zones 1/ 2 ................................................................................... 22
Technical specification ................................................................................. 42
Time of day settings .................................................................................... 21
Timer settings ............................................................................................... 13
Transmitter ................................................................................................. 4, 6
User information settings ........................................................................... 17
Watch settings .............................................................................................. 20
Wheel size ..................................................................................................... 23
Zone alarm On/Off ....................................................................................... 30
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