PowerPod Troubleshooting Guide032416

PowerPod Troubleshooting Guide032416
PowerPodTipsandTroubleshooting
March2016
1) PowerPodstatuslightdoesnotturnonwhenIclickitsbutton
a. PowerPodbatteryneedscharging.ConnectPowerPodtoUSBcharger.Click
button;statuslightwillflashredcontinuously.Whenthebatteryisfullycharged
thestatuslightwillturnoff
b. Aftercharging,ifPowerPodlightremainsunresponsivetobuttonclicks,pressholditsbuttonCONTINUOUSLYforabout10seconds,untilyouseethestatus
lightflash.This“HardReset”rebootsthePowerPod.
2) StatuslightisREDaftersensorpairing(PowerPodpairinginstructions,Step4)
a. MakesureyouhaveanANT+speedorspeed/cadencesensor(“SPEEDSENSOR”)
installedonyourbike.LookforanANT+logoonyoursensor:
b. WerecommendattachingmagnetlessANT+speedsensorstothefrontwheel.
c. MagnetANT+speedsensors:makesurethespokemagnetpasseswithin1-2coin
widthsoftheSPEEDSENSOR.
d. ConfirmproperoperationofSPEEDSENSORbyspinningbikewheel;bike
computerdisplayshouldshowspeed.Ifspeedisshown,pairPowerPodtospeed
sensorfollowingstep4ofPowerPodinstructions.
e. Ifbikespeedisnotshownindisplay,pairspeedsensortobikecomputer.Spin
bikewheelandconfirmspeedisshown.Ifnospeed,removespeedsensor
battery,insertbattery“backwards”momentarily,thenreinsertnormally(sensor
reset).Pairsensortobikecomputer,thenspinbikewheel;bikecomputer
displayshouldshowspeed.Ifconfirmed,pairPowerPodtosensor(step4).
f. Ifyoustilldon’tseebikespeed,replacespeedsensorbattery.Pairspeedsensor
tobikecomputer,thenspinbikewheel;bikecomputerdisplayshouldshow
speed.Ifconfirmed,performPowerPodStep4instructionsagain.
g. Ifyoustilldon’tseebikespeed,speedsensorisdefective.
3) Iseezerowattsonmybikecomputerscreenevenafterridingfor8minutes
a. PowerPodisturnedoff.Clickbutton.LightmustbecomesolidGreen.
b. IfPowerPodlightflashesgreen,thenlightturnsoff,spinthebikewheel,then
clickthePowerPodbutton.StatuslightmustbecomesolidGreen,indicating
successfulpairingwithSPEEDSENSOR.Ifsolidgreendoesnotappear,pairspeed
sensortoPowerPod(press-holdPowerPodbuttonfor4seconds,untilflashing).
c. Cadencesensorisnotfunctioningproperly.Makesurethatyourcadence
magnetpasseswithin1-2coinwidthsofthecadencesensor.Makesurethat
cadencesensorisattachedfirmlytochainstaysothatitcannotmove.Tocheck
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properoperationofcadencesensor,spinbikecrankbackwardsfor5seconds,
andconfirmthatnon-zerocadence(RPM)isshownonbikecomputerdisplay.
d. PairPowerPodtobikecomputer(instructionsStep5),makingsuretofollowyour
bikecomputer’spairinginstructions.
Iseezerowatts,orlowwatts,orhighwattsonlyforthefirst8minutesofmyride,then
powerbecomesnormal
a. PowerPodsensorisnottightlyfastenedtoitsmount.AfterattachingPowerPod
tomount,butbeforetighteningthemountboltfully,gentlyrotatePowerPod
forwardfromtherear,untilitsrotationisstoppedbythemount.Then,tighten
themountboltfirmly,sothatthePowerPodcannotrotate.
b. AfterreattachingthePowerPodsensor,sensorisinadifferentangledposition
comparedtoitspriorattachment.Beforetighteningthemountboltfully,gently
rotatePowerPodforwardfromtherear,untilrotationisstoppedbythemount.
Then,tightenthemountboltfirmly,sothatthePowerPodcannotrotate.
Iseezerowattsonmybikecomputerscreenafterstoppingforarestbreak
a. PowerPodhasgonetosleep.Clickbutton.Uponpairinglightissolidgreen.
Aftergoingoverabump,mywattschangeabruptlytohigherorlowervaluesforthe
next8minutes,thenbecomenormal.
a. PowerPodisnotfirmlyattachedtoitsmount,allowingittorotateafterhittinga
bump.GentlyrotatePowerPodfromtherear,untilitsrotationisstoppedbythe
mount.Then,tightenthemountboltfirmly,sothatPowerPodcannotrotate.
Mywattsseemconsistentlytoohighortoolow.
a. MakesurePowerPodwindportisnotblockedorobstructedbybikecables
b. MakesureIndoorTrainermodesettingsarecorrect(seebelow)
8) WhenIputPowerPodonanotherbike,Ishowzeropower.
a. FollowPowerPodinstructions,steps4to6,tosetupPowerPodonyoursecond
bike.Eachtimeyouchangebikesyouwillneedtoperformsteps4through6,or
optional:seeIsaacinstructionsbelowtocreateaseparate“profile”foryour
otherbike.
9) PowerPoddoesnotworkwithmyindoortrainerorrollers.
a. UseIsaacinstructionsbelowtosetupyourPowerPodforusewithindoor
trainer/rollers
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USINGPOWERPODWITHISAACSOFTWARE
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InstallfreeIsaacsoftwareforMac/PC,availablehere:
http://www.ibikesports.com/index.php/downloads/
Macusers:ThefirsttimeyourunIsaac,makesuretoholdthe“control”buttononyour
keyboard,thenclickontheIsaacicon,thenselect“Open”fromthemenuthatappears.
ThisproceduretemporarilybypassesthesecurityfeaturesofOSX.
ConnectPowerPodtoyourcomputerusingitsUSBcable.ClickPowerPodbuttontoturn
iton.WhenPowerPodisconnectedtoIsaac,agreenboxwillappeararoundtheUSB
iconlocatedatthetopofmenubar:
ONLYifyouareusingthePowerPodcombomount,useIsaactoselectPowerPod
Profile2usingthecommandbelow.AfterselectingProfile2,click“SendtoNewton”
button.Then,performPowerPodinstructionssteps4),5)and6)tocompletethesetup
ofyourPowerPodforthecombomount.
IfyouareusingthePowerPodhandlebarmount,selectprofile1,3or4,followingthe
instructionsimmediatelyabove.
UsetheIsaaccommand“Device/SetupNewton…,”tofine-tunethesettingsofyour
PowerPod,orsetupinPowerPodanewprofileforanotherbike.
1)ConnectPowerPodtoyourcomputerandlaunchISAACsoftware
2)UsingISAACSoftware,“Device/SetUpNewton...”wizard:
3)Ifyou’refine-tuningyourPowerPod,thenselectProfile1or2
4)Ifyou’readdinganewbike,selectanewprofile(Profile1or2hasalready
beenusedforyourfirstbike)
5)Typeinanameyou’dliketohaveforyourprofile
5)Clickthe“Next”buttonandenteryourbikeandriderinformationas
instructedbythe“SetUpNewton”windows.
6)Inthefinalwindowofthewizard,choose“KeepAccuracy…”
7)IMPORTANT:FollowPowerPodinstructionssteps4)through6)topairyour
PowerPodtoyourbike’sspeedorspeed/cadencesensor
TIP:Ifyouhavemorethanonebike,andhaveusedIsaactocreateseparatePowerPod
profilesforeachbike,thenPowerPodwillautomaticallysetitselftotheprofilethatyou’re
usingfortoday’sbikeride.
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TousePowerPodwithyourindoortrainerorrollers:
1. ConnectPowerPodtoyourcomputer,clickbuttontoturniton,thenlaunchIsaac
software
2. SelecttheIsaaccommand“Device/EditTrainerSettings…”
3. SelectyourindoortrainerORrollersmodelfromthelistunderneaththetab.Inthe
examplebelow,“KineticCyclone”indoortrainerhasbeenselected.Then,inthebottom
ofthewindowclickthe“SendtoiBike”buttonbelowthespeed/powergraph.
PowerPodwill“memorize”theselectedindoortrainermodelinitsmemory.
4. Toturnonindoortrainermode,usethiscommandfromIsaac,thenwaitforIsaac’s
confirmationthattrainermodehasbeenturnedon:
5. IMPORTANT:ONCEENABLED,INDOORTRAINERMODEWILLREMAIN“ON”FORALL
SUBSEQUENTPOWERODRIDES,UNTILYOUTURNITOFF.
IMPORTANT:WHENTRAINERMODEIS“ON”,POWERPODWILLNOTPROVIDE
ACCURATEPOWERREADINGSWHENUSEDFOROUTDOORRIDES.
6. Toturnindoortrainermodeoff,selectthiscommandfromIsaac,thenwaitforIsaac’s
confirmationthattrainermodehasbeenturnedoff:
7. IMPORTANT:WHENINDOORTRAINERMODEIS“OFF”,POWERPODWILLNOT
PROVIDEACCURATEPOWERREADINGSWHENUSEDFORINDOORRIDES.
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