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Choosing Your Wireless Bike Computer

Wireless bike computers are pretty self-explanatory. They consist of a main unit and sensor, which shall inform through radio signals instead of traditional cable transmitter.

Wireless computers are fairly easy to configure and install. Wireless computers eliminate the tedious task to wind the cable around the brake lines to make an extra length of wire. An experienced mechanic can probably install a wireless computer to less than 5 minutes. A novice user can probably still make the task less than 10 minutes. If your computer has cadence sensor, wireless sensors to get rid of problems with cable routing for long-stay chain without change and brake pipes.

Some runners prefer to use computers in contexts out of circulation, since they are usually cheaper to replace in an accident. However, the absence of the child in the models reduces the possibility of connecting the sensor to the roots, rocks, brush, etc. .. Suspension forks and create additional obstacles. With the corded models, a pilot should be concerned with changing the length of the fork. wireless sensors allow the holder free travel without worrying about the tight rope or hook.

When choosing a wireless computer, the set of cycling accessories, it is important to think about riding needs. There are several options with a range of features, technologies and prices to help cloud the decision-making. Riders must think things like screen size, buttons, advanced features such as cadence and heart rate. Big screens make viewing data easier, but the computer mainframe is generally much larger and makes the computer a bit more urgent. There are several options out there for computers. The best option is to visit some local shops and take really using computers.

bicycle computers Vetta V100 Series provides an excellent opportunity for a cheap but feature-packed wireless bike computer. There are three models in the series, V100 WL2X - Standard V100HR WL2X - includes a heart rate monitor, and V100A WL2X - includes altimeter functions. All three computers include wireless speed and cadence sensor and has features such as high speed, cadence characteristics, formation lap and hours of service. V100 computers scored the best runners in several bars and left their mark in the Tour de France cycling by cycling team USPS.

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Below is the answer from Cat Eye's website. 9 times out of 10 the magnet has moved either up the spoke or the front wheel was put on with the magnet on the opposite side from the sensor. After that the sensor could of moved outboard a cm or 2 from the magnet. Then start with the battery tests as outlined below. Remember with a wireless model you have two batteries, one in the computer and one in the transmitter.

From Cat Eye's website http://knowledgebase.cateye.com/questions/67/How+do+I+get+my+computer+head+unit+to+register+a+signal+with+the+sensor%3F

How do I get my computer head unit to register a signal with the sensor?
If you computer head unit does not pick up a signal or does not seem to "communicate" with the sensor - check the following:

First, make sure the "AT" icon or "AUTO" is displayed on the screen (computer is in auto-timer mode, not manual stop/start mode).

Second, make sure the magnet is passing within 2-3 mm of the mark on the sensor (on the fork blade or chainstay, depending on model).

If neither help restore a consistent signal, then it could be either a low battery or a damaged wiring (Bracket/Sensor) kit.

Even if the LCD display is clear and bright, the battery may be too low to transmit a signal from the sensor to the computer head unit.

Next, with a fresh battery installed, try performing a manual restart operation to bring the LCD display back to life. Do this by either 1. pressing both buttons (Mode and Set on back) OR 2. all three buttons (Mode, Start/Stop, and small Set button on back) at once and then releasing all three OR 3. by pressing the AC (all-clear) button if your computer has one. This should bring the display back to life, and the unit can now be re-calibrated for your bike. See if consistent signal is re-established.

Finally, If that does not help, take a paper clip and bridge the 2 diagonally opposed metal contacts on the back of the computer head unit. If random information appears in the current speed display (upper portion of screen) while bridging the contacts, then the computer head unit is fine and the problem lies with the bracket/sensor kit. It may be stretched or damaged just enough to interrupt the signal transmission, even if not visibly so. If that is the case, please visit our small parts site to purchase the appropriate replacement sensor kit.

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