does this watch record heart rate without the use of the chest strap?
Polar FT1 Training Computer
exercise, fitness, sports, equipment
ITEM#: 13019434The new Polar FT1 makes exercise motivating and fun. This convenient heart rate monitor watch features easy single-button functions to help you safely exercise in your target heart zone and maximize your workout.
- Shows heart rate on large and easy-to-read display
- Helps improve your fitness with manual heart rate target zone
- Displays a summary of your latest workout
- Simple one-button start and coded heart rate transmission to avoid cross-talk
- Safely exercise within your target zone
- Records average and maximum heart rate
- Dimensions: Face is 1.5 inches long x 1.5 inches wide
- Color: Black
- Battery type: CR2032
- Water resistant up to 30 meters (100 feet)
- Suitable for bathing and swimming
- Made in Finland
|Type||Heart Rate Monitor Watch|
|Heart Rate Monitoring||Pulse Grips & Chest Strap Compatible|
|Materials||Plastic, electronic components|
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This one is sitting in my drawer. I had to buy a different one that does the heart rate, calorie count and more. If you are not really into heavy exercise and knowing exactly what your body is doing, this is okay. I however, would not buy this one again. Spend a little more and get the better quality. It will be worth it.Read More
In my opinion Pulsar is the best manufacturer for HR monitors. I like the one with all the bells and whistles but didn't want to spend that much.Read More
Accurate numbers which allows you to stay within your target heart rate. Quality is excellent!Read More
I was looking for a simple heart rate monitor. The Polar FT1 fit the bill. 1. The watchband is soft and comfortable. 2. The display is easy to read. 3. The chest strap fits snug and is comfortable. 4. Operation is flawless. Polar manufactures a solid product, period.Read More
This was very easy to set up and it makes you work harder. Would certainly recommend to those wanting to step up their cardio activity!Read More
Questions & Answers
Hello dori1225, this training computer does measure your heart rate with a chest strap. I hope this answer helps. Thank you for shopping with us.
What is the size of the watch strap around the wrist? I would need a watch that would fit a an 8 inches wrist. Thanks!
Hello alieb57, this watch is made to fit most. It is adjustable and should fit your wrist just fine. Thanks for shopping with us!
Does this heart rate monitor come with a chest strap?
Thank you for your interest in the Polar FT1 Training Computer. This does not come with the chest strap.
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