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Heartrate monitor / Flight deck compatibility(4 posts)

Heartrate monitor / Flight deck compatibilityChas
Jul 2, 2001 9:01 PM
Does anyone know if a Polar heartrate monitor will interfere with the reception of a wireless flight deck?
no problemDuane Gran
Jul 4, 2001 5:40 AM
I have both of these and there is no problem. Just a word of advice on the wireless flightdeck... avoid storing your bike in damp conditions. I had to leave my bike outside during a multi day ride event and the moisture of the morning air drained the battery of the fork transmitter. I suspect that some moisture created a contact and drained the battery. Not a big issue, but at the time I was concerned that the whole unit was malfunctioning.
no problemWild Bill
Jul 4, 2001 7:03 AM
The moisture may have speeded things up,But the sensor never shuts off!!!! That's right it is on 24hours a day seven days a week! I have to put a new battery in my sensor every 2months (depending on how much I ride)
You would think that Shimano would have figured this out by now.
no problemChas
Jul 5, 2001 12:34 PM
Thanks Guys,
Just had the battery replaced in my heartmonitor so I'll start using it.

My flightdeck is two months old, only about 800 miles though. Still going strong.