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Pair Stride Sensor with RCX5

When using a Polar s3+ stride sensor / Polar s3 stride sensor W.I.N.D for the fisrt time or when purchasing one as an accessory, the sensor has to be introduced to Polar RCX5 training computer. This is called pairing and it takes only a few seconds. Pairing ensures that the RCX5 receives signals from your stride sensor only, and enables disturbance-free training in a group.

You can pair only one stride sensor to RCX5 at a time. If you pair a new sensor, the new sensor always replaces the previous one you had paired.

Stride sensor can be paired in defaulf sport profile Running or in Sport profile created in Polar WebSync software.

To pair a stride sensor
Make sure the stride sensor is correctly attached to your shoe. For more information on attaching the stride sensor see Related documents.

1. Press Up or Down button to enter the Menu.
2. Select Settings with Up or Down button and press OK.
3. Select Sport profiles and press OK.
4. Select Running and press OK.
5. Select Stride sensor and press OK.
6. Select Search new and press OK.

Searching for new stride sensor is displayed. The training computer starts searching for the stride sensor signal.
Once the new stride sensor is identified, Stride sensor found is displayed. Pairing is complete.

If the search is not successful, Stride sensor not found or Other stride sensors interfering. Move further. Try again? YES / NO is displayed.
Select YES to start the search again.
Select NO to cancel the searching.

You can return to time mode by pressing and holding the Back button.

Before entering an event or race, make sure that you do the pairing at home. This is to prevent interference due to the long-range data transmission. When pairing a sensor make sure you are not near (40 m/131 ft) other similar sensors.

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