Polar launches the new RS800CX - The ultimate multisport training tool - now with route mapping (tr)

15/09/2008

Polar Electro, market leader and pioneer of heart rate technology has introduced route positioning functionality to its RS800 training system to create the most advanced and flexible training management tool for the multisport market, the RS800CX.

In addition to speed and distance information, the RS800CX records positioning information with the G3 GPS sensor and enables users to download route information to their PC after the training session. Routes are shown in ProTrainer 5, the software included with the RS800CX, and can also be easily exported to other mapping and positioning software such as Google Earth.

All RS800CX products are fully compatible with the range of W.I.N.D. sensors from Polar, including speed and cadence sensor for cycling. The user also benefits from the ability to combine different sport sessions into one training file. Whatever the terrain or sport, from running and cycling to Nordic skiing and kayaking, the RS800CX is an essential tool for the multi-discipline and endurance athletes looking for an accurate way to measure, plan, monitor and analyze their training.

The sleek, lightweight RS800CX training computer comes in silver. Combined with pioneering Polar technology it offers the perfect solution for the most uncompromising sportsmen and women, looking to optimize their competitive advantage by making their training mean more.

Joona Laukka, Cycling Segment Manager for Polar Electro Oy, says: "With the introduction of route mapping and this product's cross-functionality, the RS800CX is the most comprehensive planning and analysis tool for competitive individuals who want to train across disciplines to their highest possible potential."

On sale through authorized Polar retailers from September 2008, the RS800CX will be available in ‘Run', ‘Bike' and ‘Multi' sets or as a stand alone training computer for those who already own sensors or want to create their own package.

About Polar
Polar has been pioneering a revolution in training and leading the heart rate monitoring category with original thinking and innovative products. With over 30 years of experience Polar is the global leader in providing training technology and solutions with true passion and personality for those who seek fitness and sports performance. For more information please visit www.polar.fi.

For further information contact:
Joona Laukka, Cycling Segment Manager, Polar Electro Oy
Tel: +33 (0) 672 845 486
Email: joona.laukka@polar.fi

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