ghost garmin heart rate

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Simmo72
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ghost garmin heart rate

Postby Simmo72 » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:49 am

Hi
Any idea why after a uploading a ride onto strava, it has recorded a heart rate for the entire ride even though I wasn't wearing a sensor and was solo for the entire duration? I assume its the garmin 500 playing up. Anyone has anything similar and do you know how to stop it?

Having moved from an android device to garmin i'm not overly impressed. I've had this on 2 rides, and also its recorded the wrong date/time on another ride even though the device is showing accurate times. Thinking about sending it back and having nice clean lines on the handlebars again.

Dowtcha
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Re: ghost garmin heart rate

Postby Dowtcha » Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:08 am

Make sure you have the latest firmware, if you have then you counld try a factory reset.

http://support.garmin.com/support/searc ... es?caseId={af76b980-cd31-11e0-cf56-000000000000}

NITR8s
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Re: ghost garmin heart rate

Postby NITR8s » Mon Nov 11, 2013 13:30 pm

Mine did this the first time i rode my 500 without heart rate, afterwards it wouldnt read the heart rate at all.

I went into the garmin settings and turned the heart rate on an off and then it detected the heart rate monitor and I went for a ride yesterday with out the HR monitor on and it worked fine.

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Re: ghost garmin heart rate

Postby Chris Bass » Mon Nov 11, 2013 22:27 pm

mine has picked up a heart rate monitor of cyclists on the opposite side of the road a couple of times, gives an average for the whole ride.
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Simmo72
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Re: ghost garmin heart rate

Postby Simmo72 » Wed Nov 13, 2013 21:11 pm

Cheers, I'll check the firmware and turn the heart rate off and on again....global IT solution!


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