Polar RCX5: Picture 1 regular $399.95

About Polar RCX5

The Polar RCX5 Run Training System (Red) for tri-athletes and endurance athletes looking for better performance. It allows you to create your own sport profiles and supports multisport training through swift switching between sports. The ZoneOptimizer personalizes your sport zones during your warm-up. It improves performance with endurance training programs. The multisport watch gives heart rate even in water with a comfortable hybrid transmitter. It is compatible with polar running, cycling and GPS sensors.

Polar RCX5 Features

  • EKG accurate heart rate displayed in either bpm or percent of maximum
  • Included WearLink+ hybrid transmitter uses both 5kHz and 2.4GHz W.I.N.D. transmission for maximum reliability and compatibility
  • Average and maximum heart rate of each lap
  • Average, minimum and maximum heart rate of each session
  • Heart rate target zones with audible and visual alarms
  • Maximum heart rate set by age or Polar Fitness test
  • Polar OwnCal - calorie expenditure with fat percentage
  • Polar OwnCode (5kHz/2.4 GHz W.I.N.D.) - coded transmission
  • Polar Sport Zones - sport based training zones
  • ZoneOptimizer coaches you to train at the right intensity
  • Sport profiles guarantee a swift switch between different sports
  • Provides heart rate even in water with the comfortable hybrid transmitter
  • Race Pace helps you cross the finish line in time
  • Automatic lap recording based on preset distance
  • All lines of display are configurable - customize the data you want
  • 99 training files with summaries
  • Weekly history and history since last reset
  • PC or Intel-based Mac compatible data transfer with included Polar DataLink interface
  • Light weight (46g) and always ready for use with no need for charging
  • Up to 8-11 months of battery life from user-replaceable CR2032 battery
  • KeyLock prevents accidental button presses during training
  • Full featured 12/24 watch with day/date, dual time zone and alarm with snooze
  • Water resistant to 30m

Polar RCX5 Specifications

Training computer: Battery life
Average 8-11 months (if you train on average 1h/day, 7 days/week)
Training computer: Battery type
CR 2032
Training computer: Battery sealing ring
EPDM O-ring 24.30 x 0.8 mm (No need to change during batteryreplacement, if sealing ring is not damaged.)
Training computer: Operating temperature
-10 deg.C to +50 deg.C / 14 deg.F to 122 deg.F
Training computer: Materials
PMMA lens with hard coating in top surface, training computer body ABS+GF metal parts stainless steel
Wrist strap & Buckle: Polyurethane (TPU) and stainless steel
Training computer: Watch accuracy
Better than ± 0.5 seconds / day at 25 deg.C / 77 deg.F temperature
Training computer: Accuracy
Heart Rate Monitor: ± 1% or 1 bpm, whichever larger. Definition applies to stable conditions
Training computer: Heart rate range
Training computer: Current speed range
0-127 km/h or 0-75 mph
Training computer: Water resistance
30 m (Suitable for bathing and swimming)
Training computer limit values
Maximum number of files: 99
Maximum number of training sessions in multisport file: 99
Maximum time recorded to file: 99 h 59 min 59 s
Maximum number of laps: 99
Maximum number of laps in multi sport sessions: 99 per sport
Total distance: 999 999 km / 621370 mi
Total duration: 9999h 59 min 59 s
Total calories: 999 999 kcal
Total training files count: 9999
WearLink+ Hybrid heart rate sensor
Battery life: 600 hours of use
Battery type: CR2025
Battery sealing ring: O-ring 20.0 x 1.0, material silicone
Operating temperature: -10 deg.C to +40 deg.C / 14 deg.F to 104 deg.F
Connector material: Polyamide
Strap material: Polyurethane/Polyamide/Polyester/Elastane/Nylon
Water resistance: 30 m (Suitable for bathing and swimming)
H2 Heart Rate Sensor
Battery life: 800 h
Battery type: CR2025
Battery sealing ring: O-ring 20.0 x 0.90 Material Silicone
Operating temperature: -10 deg.C to +40 deg.C / 14 deg.F to 104 deg.F
Connector material: ABS
Strap material: 38% Polyamide, 29% Polyurethane, 20% Elastane, 13% Polyester
Water resistance: 30 m (Suitable for bathing and swimming)
System Requirements
Operating system: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 or Intel Mac OS X 10.5 or newer
Internet connection
Free USB port for DataLink
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