Rated 5 out of 5 by Antitragus Polar FT7 Black/Red
The Polar FT7 works exactly as described by the company. The heart rate monitor is very accurate and the chest strap is very comfortable. The one-touch function is a neat and useful feature. The FT7 is also a really comfortable and nice looking watch. The black/red color combo with the "negative" screen is really unique and shows the number well. Overall, it is a great HRM watch.
February 9, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Trish Good product for the price
I really like my HR monitor because it allows me to meet zones. The only complaint I have is it sometime only detects every other beat. I gave up trying to figure out how it was placed incorrectly and decide just double the number. So if I'm in the range of 125 and then the monitor reads 62 I know I'm still in my zone. You do get cheated out of calories burned. My main goal is to maintain a HR for x amount of minutes which it's great for.
October 4, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Yami Disappointed
I looooved this monitor at the beginning but about 6 months down the line, the battery died. That's understandable - I replaced the batteries on both the watch and strap. It only worked one or two weeks after that. I tried changing the batteries again and nothing. It never worked again. Now it's just in one of my drawers. So yes, I am very disappointed.
September 29, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Rafael Dissapointed with band lasting
I am very happy with the features and the design of the watch.
However I am very disspointed with the band. I don´t use this watch everyday, only at weekend and it is seldom. I also never used for swiming. But even so the band has broken with less than 5 years of usage. As a Material´s Engineer I really don´t understand how this band can last for such a few time of usage...
One technical doubt I have is how to set up the target zone for training once it automatically sets it.
September 10, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by cllhnstev The old style worked better
The readings I get are mostly nowhere near accurate. They go from well over 200 then down to accurate then back to over 200. On a 25 mile ride it's wrong about 3/4 of the time. I've tried the suggestions for an abnormal reading correction but they've been useless even with electrode gel.
Why did you take away the ability to set a lower HR limit? This was an important feature so I could set the bpm zone I want to be training in such as 117bpm to 130 bpm. The old one also told me how long I was training in that zone. A little bar would appear for each ten minutes.
May 4, 2015