Overview

Allows you to create your own sport profiles

Supports multisport training through swift switch between different sports

ZoneOptimizer personalizes your sport zones during your warm-up

Improves performance with endurance training programs, downloadable from polarpersonaltrainer.com with the Polar DataLink

Gives heart rate even in water with a comfortable hybrid transmitter.*

Compatible with Polar running, cycling and GPS sensors

Up to 8-11 months of battery life

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  • RCX5
  • RCX5

Features

  • Body measurement features
    • Manual target zone – bpm / %
    • HRmax (user set)
    • HRmax (age-based)
    • HRmax (based on Polar Fitness Test)
    • Polar Fitness Test
    • Polar OwnCode® (5kHz/2.4 GHz W.I.N.D.) - coded transmission
    • Polar OwnCal® – calorie expenditure with fat percentage
    • HR-based target zones with visual and audible alarm
    • Average and maximum heart rate of each lap
    • Automatic age-based target zone – bpm / %
    • Average, minimum and maximum heart rate of training
    • Heart rate – bpm / %
    • Polar ZoneOptimizer - personalized sport zones
    • Polar sport zones
  • Training features
    • Interval trainer guided workouts – heart rate / pace / distance

      Interval trainer guided workouts – heart rate / pace / distance

      Create interval workouts based on time, heart rate, speed/pace or distance and get guidance during training.

    • HeartTouch – button-free operation of wrist unit
    • Display zoom
    • Training computer settings

      Training computer settings

      Depending on your training computer, you can edit the settings either with the WebSync software or at the Polar Flow web service.

    • Number of laps – 99
    • Graphical target zone indicator
    • Automatic lap recording

      Automatic lap recording

      With this feature you can set your training computer to take laps based on preset distance, for example, every 1 km/mi. Depending on a product you can set also time or location based laps.

    • Sport Profiles (adjustable)

      Sport Profiles (adjustable)

      Lets you list all your favorite sports and define specific settings for each one of them. For example, you can create tailored views for each sport you do and choose what data you want to see when you train: just your heart rate or just speed and distance – whatever suits you and your training needs and requirements best. It will also automatically detect the sensors you have added. You can set up to 15 sport profiles with Polar RCX5, up to 20 sport profiles with Polar V800 and M400 and up to 4 sport profiles with V650.

    • Multisport training

      Multisport training

      With just a few button presses, you can change from one sport to another during training, for example in triathlon.

    • ZonePointer
    • User configurable displays – all lines

      User configurable displays – all lines

      This feature allows you to configure training computer displays to show the information that you need during your training session. You can do it either in your training computer, ProTrainer 5 software or at the Polar Flow web service.

    • Training reminder

      Training reminder

      Reminds you to drink, eat or take other important actions during training.

    • ZoneLock
  • Recording features
    • Totals
    • Memory left indication
    • Adjustable recording rate – 1s, 2s, 5s, 15s, or 60s
    • Training files (with summaries) – 99
    • Weekly history
  • Polarpersonaltrainer.com features
    • Training Load
    • Training diary
    • Training programs
    • Map view – optional with GPS sensor
    • Endurance programs
    • Advanced training analyzing

      Advanced training analyzing

      You can easily analyze every detail of your training and get a deeper insight into your activities with plenty of possibilities to learn from what you do.

  • CS cadence sensor W.I.N.D. features
    • Cadence – current, average and maximum
    • Bike settings – for two bicycles

      Bike settings – for two bicycles

      You can define settings up to two bikes in your training computer. When you start training, you can select the bike with the correct settings for that particular training session.

  • CS speed sensor W.I.N.D. features
    • SpeedPointer
    • Speed-based target zones with visual and audible alarm
    • Speed – current, average and maximum
    • Race Pace

      Race Pace

      Race Pace allows you to set a target speed/pace for a certain distance. It then helps pacing the run or ride by showing the current speed/pace and by telling in time, how much you are behind or ahead of the set target.

    • Autostart/stop
    • Bike settings – for two bicycles

      Bike settings – for two bicycles

      You can define settings up to two bikes in your training computer. When you start training, you can select the bike with the correct settings for that particular training session.

    • Distance based interval
    • Distance – training, lap, trip and total
  • G3 GPS sensor W.I.N.D. features
    • SpeedPointer
    • Distance – training, lap, trip and total
    • Distance based interval
    • Race Pace

      Race Pace

      Race Pace allows you to set a target speed/pace for a certain distance. It then helps pacing the run or ride by showing the current speed/pace and by telling in time, how much you are behind or ahead of the set target.

    • Route mapping – opt. with polarpersonaltrainer.com web service
    • Speed/Pace – current, average and maximum
    • Running Index
    • Altitude data via Google Maps – using the free polarpersonaltrainer.com web service
  • G5 GPS sensor features
    • Race Pace

      Race Pace

      Race Pace allows you to set a target speed/pace for a certain distance. It then helps pacing the run or ride by showing the current speed/pace and by telling in time, how much you are behind or ahead of the set target.

    • Distance – training, lap, trip and total
    • Distance based interval
    • Route mapping – opt. with polarpersonaltrainer.com web service
    • SpeedPointer
    • Speed/Pace-based target zones with visual and audible alarm
    • Speed/Pace – current, average and maximum
    • Running Index
    • Altitude data via Google Maps – using the free polarpersonaltrainer.com web service
  • s3/s3+ stride sensor features
    • Speed/Pace-based target zones with visual and audible alarm
    • Speed/Pace – current, average and maximum
    • Running Index
    • Average stride length
    • Cadence – current, average and maximum
    • Race Pace

      Race Pace

      Race Pace allows you to set a target speed/pace for a certain distance. It then helps pacing the run or ride by showing the current speed/pace and by telling in time, how much you are behind or ahead of the set target.

    • Distance – training, lap, trip and total
  • Data transfer
    • Compatible with PC via Polar DataLink
    • Compatible with polarpersonaltrainer.com via Polar DataLink
    • Compatible with Mac (Intel-based) via Polar DataLink
  • Watch features
    • Backlight
    • Date and weekday indicator
    • Display text in English, German, Finnish, Swedish, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian
    • Dual time zone
    • Button lock
    • Low battery indicator
    • Time of day (12/24h) with alarm and snooze
    • User replaceable battery
    • Water resistant – 30m

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