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Teaching sensor for polar 800sd

Sensor would not found. Changed new batteries and removed all from the past. Would not register...

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Hi Wandawang,

I'm going to respond assuming the sensor you are referring to is the S3 stride sensor. If I am wrong, please let me know.

The S3 stride sensor uses a 2.4gHz frequency so when teaching the new sensor to the RS800 be sure to stay away from electrical equipment like cordless phones, wireless internet..etc.. This could be your issue.

Another issue could be that when replacing the battery, you bent the battery contacts in the sensor. So now the battery is not making a good contact with the sensor. You can fix this by taking the battery out of the sensor, and looking at the battery contact on the outer edge of the compartment. Take a pen, or small pair of pliers and bend those contacts back towards the battery. Place the battery back in, making sure the "open" is lined up to the "open" line on the battery cap. Insert the cap from the back end first and put pressure where the open symbol is to close the cap.

If this does not solve your issue, please contact us directly at www.polarusa.com.

Best regards,

-Chris @ Polar USA

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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    marathonjunk Jan 17, 2013

    Chris Zoller is a genius. I was frustrated thinking I had busted my S3. Four batteries later I read this post and BOOYAH! Stepped about 40 feet away from my internet wireless modem and bent the little wire toward the battery. Fantastic. Works as good as new once again.

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