Combination of Polar HRM & Garmin Edge 500

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marcu5
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Combination of Polar HRM & Garmin Edge 500

Postby marcu5 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 17:06 pm

Hi,

I currently have a Polar FT2 HRM watch which I use, but currently debating upgrading my computer to a Garmin Edge 500. Does anyone know if the Polar HRM is compatible with the Edge 500?

Thanks,

Marcus

ricky1980
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Re: Combination of Polar HRM & Garmin Edge 500

Postby ricky1980 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 17:20 pm

nope, different wireless bandwidth
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marcu5
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Re: Combination of Polar HRM & Garmin Edge 500

Postby marcu5 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 17:27 pm

Ah, well that sucks!

Thanks for the quick reply

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Re: Combination of Polar HRM & Garmin Edge 500

Postby ricky1980 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 23:17 pm

Garmin works on ANT+ there are loads of HRM out there. Decathlon might have some cheap ones
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