Garmin 190-00004-00 GPS Receiver User Manual

quick start manual
FORERUNNER® 310XT
MULTISPORT GPS TRAINING DEVICE
Warning: Always consult your physician before you begin or modify any
exercise program. See the Important Safety and Product Information guide
in the product box for product warnings and other important information.
Warning: This product contains a non-replaceable lithium-ion battery.
See the Important Safety and Product Information guide in the product box
for important battery safety information
Product Registration
Help us better support you by
completing our online registration
today. Go to http://my.garmin.com.
Keep the original sales receipt, or a
photocopy, in a safe place.
Contact Garmin
In the UK, contact Garmin (Europe)
Ltd. by phone at 0808 2380000.
In Europe, go to www.garmin.com
/support and click Contact Support
for in‑country support information,
or contact Garmin (Europe) Ltd. by
phone at +44 (0) 870.8501241.
Contact Garmin Product Support if
you have any questions while using
your Forerunner®. In the USA, go to
www.garmin.com/support, or contact
Garmin USA by phone at (913)
397‑8200 or (800) 800‑1020.
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Forerunner 310XT Quick Start Manual
Buttons
➋ mode
➊
➏
➋
➎
➌
➍
➊ power
• Press and hold to turn the
Forerunner on and off.
• Press to turn on and to
adjust the backlight. A
status page appears.
• Press to pair with an
ANT+™ weight scale (optional
accessory).
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• Press to view the timer page and
menu page. The map page and
the compass page also appear if
they are active.
• Press to exit a menu or a page.
Your settings are saved.
• Press and hold to switch sport
modes.
lap/reset
➌
• Press to create a new lap.
• Press and hold to reset the timer.
start/stop
➍
Press to start or to stop the timer.
➎ enter
Press to select options and to
acknowledge messages.
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➏
arrows (up/down)
Icons
• Press to scroll through menus and
settings.
Tip: Press and hold the
arrows to scroll quickly through the
settings.
GPS is on, and the
Forerunner is receiving
satellite signals.
• Press to scroll through training
pages during a workout.
• On the Virtual Partner® page,
press and hold to adjust the
Virtual Partner pace.
The timer is running.
Forerunner Backlight
Press to turn on the backlight.
to adjust the backlight
Use
level. This window also shows
several status icons.
GPS is off for use indoors
or for training with the
optional foot pod sensor.
The heart rate sensor is
active.
The foot pod sensor is
active.
The cadence sensor is
active.
The power sensor is
active.
Battery charge level.
The battery is charging.
The device is uploading
data or pairing with
fitness equipment.
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Step 1: Charge the
Battery
Caution: To prevent corrosion,
thoroughly dry the charging
contacts and the surrounding area
before charging.
TIP: The Forerunner will not charge
when outside the temperature range
of 32°F–122°F (0°C–50°C).
1. Plug the USB connector on the
charging clip cable into the AC
adapter.
2. Plug the AC adapter into a
standard wall outlet.
3. Align the charging clip posts with
the contacts on the back of the
Forerunner.
Contacts
4. Clip the charger securely over the
face of the Forerunner.
A fully charged battery will last up to
20 hours, depending on usage.
Charging
clip
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When you initially turn on the
Forerunner and are completing the
setup wizard, use the table below to
set your activity class. Indicate if you
are a lifetime athlete.
A lifetime athlete is an individual
who has trained intensely for many
years (with the exception of minor
injuries) and has a resting heart rate
of 60 beats per minute (bpm) or less.
Training
Description
Activity Class Chart
Training
Frequency
Training Time Per Week
0
No exercise
-
-
1
Occasional,
light exercise
Once every two weeks
Less than 15 minutes
2
3
4
5
6
Regular
exercise and
training
7
8
9
10
Daily training
15 to 30 minutes
Once a week
Approximately 30 minutes
2 to 3 times per week
Approximately 45 minutes
45 minutes to 1 hour
1 to 3 hours
3 to 5 times per week
3 to 7 hours
Almost daily
7 to 11 hours
Daily
11 to 15 hours
More than 15 hours
The activity class information is provided by Firstbeat Technologies Ltd., portions of which are based
on Jackson et al. “Prediction of Functional Aerobic Capacity Without Exercise Testing,” Medicine and
Science in Sports and Exercise 22 (1990): 863–870.
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Step 2: Turn on Your
Forerunner
ensure that the face of the Forerunner
is oriented toward the sky.
Press and hold to turn on your
Forerunner. Follow the on-screen
instructions to configure the
Forerunner and set your user profile.
When the Forerunner has acquired
satellite signals, the training page
appears with the satellite icon ( ) at
the top.
The Forerunner uses your user profile
to calculate accurate calorie data.
Using the table on page 6, select
0–10 to set your activity class.
Step 4: Pair the Heart
Rate Monitor (Optional)
If you are using an ANT+ heart
rate monitor, select Yes during the
configuration to allow the heart rate
monitor to pair (connect) with your
Forerunner. See Step 4 for more
information.
Step 3: Acquire Satellite
Signals
It may take 30–60 seconds to acquire
satellite signals. Go outdoors to an
open area. For the best reception,
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While you are trying to pair your
heart rate monitor with your
Forerunner for the first time, move
10 m away from other heart rate
monitors.
Using the Heart Rate Monitor
The heart rate monitor is on standby
and ready to send data. Wear the
heart rate monitor directly on your
skin, just below your breastplate.
It should be snug enough to stay in
place during your run.
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1. Snap the heart rate monitor ➊
onto the strap.
➊
2. Wet the electrodes ➋ on the back
of the strap to create a strong
connection between your chest
and the transmitter.
Note: Some heart rate monitors
have a contact patch ➌. Wet the
contact patch.
➍ ➌
➋
➋
3. Wrap the strap around your chest,
and connect the strap hook ➍ to
the loop.
Note: The Garmin logo should be
right-side up.
erratic or does not appear, you may
have to tighten the strap on your
chest or warm up for 5–10 minutes.
5. Press menu > select Settings
> Run Settings > Heart Rate >
ANT+ HR > Yes.
tip: This step is unnecessary if you
have configured this in the wizard.
Heart Rate Settings
For the most accurate calorie
data, set your maximum heart rate
and resting heart rate. You can
set five heart rate zones to help
you to measure and increase your
cardiovascular strength.
1. Press mode > select Settings >
Run Settings > Heart Rate > HR
Zones.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
4. Bring the device within range
(3 m) of the heart rate monitor.
Note: If the heart rate data is
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Step 5: Customize Your
Sport Settings (Optional)
Press mode > select Settings > select
the sport setting option (depends on
your current sport mode).
Select Data Fields to customize up
to four data pages. Each data field
is defined in the Forerunner 310XT
Owner’s Manual. The manual also
contains information about Auto
Lap®, Auto Pause®, Auto Scroll,
additional ANT+ accessories, Virtual
Partner, and bike mode settings.
Step 6: Go Workout!
1. Press mode to view the training
page.
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2. Press start to start the timer.
3. After completing your run, press
stop.
4. Press and hold reset to save
your activity and reset the training
page.
Step 7: Download
Garmin Connect™
1. Go to www.garminconnect.com
/start.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Step 8: Send Workout
Data to Your Computer
1. Plug the USB ANT Stick into a
USB port on your computer.
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The USB ANT Stick drivers
automatically install the Garmin
ANT Agent. You can download
the USB ANT Agent if the drivers
do not automatically install. Go to
www.garminconnect.com/start.
2. Bring your device within range
(3 m) of your computer.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Viewing and Deleting
History
You can view the following data
on your Forerunner: time, distance,
average pace/speed, calories, average
heart rate data, and average cadence.
To view activity history:
1. Press mode > select History >
Activities.
2. Use
arrows to scroll
through the activities. Select
View More to view Averages/
Maximums. Select View More
> View Laps to view lap
summaries.
To delete activity history:
1. Press mode > select History >
Delete.
2. Select an option:
• Individual Activities—delete
individual activities.
• All Activities—delete all
activities from the history.
• Old Activities—delete
activities recorded more than
one month ago.
• Totals—reset all your totals.
Resetting the
Forerunner
If your Forerunner is not operating
properly, press mode and lap/reset
simultaneously until the screen goes
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blank.
This does not erase any of your data
or settings.
Clearing User Data
notice: This deletes all
user‑entered information including
history.
1. Turn off the Forerunner.
2. Press and hold mode and
until the message appears.
3. Select Yes to clear all user data.
Caring for the Heart
Rate Monitor
notice: You must unsnap
the module before cleaning the
strap.
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notice: A buildup of sweat
and salt on the strap can
decrease the ability of the heart
rate monitor to report accurate
data.
Go to www.garmin.com/HRMcare
for detailed washing instructions.
Getting the Owner’s
Manual
You can get the latest owner’s
manual from the web.
1 Go to www.garmin.com/
intosports.
2 Select your product.
3 Click Manuals.
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Garmin®, the Garmin logo, Auto Lap®, Auto Pause®, Virtual Partner®, and Dynastream® are trademarks
of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries, registered in the USA and other countries. Garmin Connect™,
myGarmin™, ANT™, USB ANT Stick ™ and ANT+™ are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.
These trademarks may not be used without the express permission of Garmin.
For the latest product information and accessories, visit the Garmin Web site at www.garmin.com.
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© 2009–2012 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries
Garmin International, Inc.
1200 East 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062, USA
Garmin (Europe) Ltd.
Liberty House, Hounsdown Business Park, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 9LR UK
Garmin Corporation No. 68, Zhangshu 2nd Road, Xizhi Dist.,
New Taipei City, 221, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
December 2012
Part Number 190-01064-01 Rev. F
Printed in Taiwan
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