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Brand new watch that does not want to pair with foot pod. Message received says sdm not found

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SOURCE: Pairing Food Pod

I had the same issue, it turned out to be a weak battery. Also when you replace the battery make sure it is making proper contact with terminal in the foot pod.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: can't pair garmin forerunner 50 with hrm and food pod

Hi - I had the same problem and took it back to the retailer before launching it from a top floor window. Turned out to be a dud battery in the foot pod.

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Can`t pair Garmin Forerunner 50 with footpod

Hi,

I've been having the same problem. I couldn't pair my footpod, but my heart rate monitor was working. I've only had the 50 for about eight weeks.

I reset the watch, holding view mode and Start/Stop at the same time.
This didn't do any good.

I swapped the battery in the HRM with that in the foot pod. The foot pod synched the HRM didn't.

Solution duff battery. I'd change yours it will probably do the trick.

Hope it helps

John-Paul ( AKA OldGreyWizard)

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Garmin won't recognize footpod

As your Forerunner 50 first time was syncronized with your husbands footpod, now it is linked to him and that's why it can't find yours. You may even have to reinstall software, but I'm not sure. Try this link and you may find wht you are looking for:

http://www8.garmin.com/support/userManual.jsp?market=67&subcategory=68&product=010-00679-05

Rate, please.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

SOURCE: my forerunner 50 is not pairing with the foot pod

you need to pair them

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

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Here is the link for all Garmin Forerunner 50 manuals:

http://www8.garmin.com/support/userManual.jsp?market=67&subcategory=68&product=010-00679-05

You may need completely reset your device, but as the very first step I'd advise to check compatibility with Windows Vista.
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Can't pair garmin forerunner 50 with hrm and food pod


First you have to assume the battery that comes with your HRM would be new - keep in mind that it may be stored in the warehouse for many moons.
Given that, open and take out the battery - that should make a hard reset on the HRM itself. Restore the battery and try the manual pairing again.
The heart icon should pop up again.

Otherwise, you have to suspect the battery is low and need to be replaced.

Good luck

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Pairing Food Pod


I had the same issue, it turned out to be a weak battery. Also when you replace the battery make sure it is making proper contact with terminal in the foot pod.

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Is there an idiot's guide to using the Garmin Forerunner 50


This is not exactly a watch- more like fitness device,so, it's not my experize, but I hope this link will help you to understand the basics of use:
http://www8.garmin.com/support/userManual.jsp?market=67&subcategory=68&product=010-00679-05
Do not forget to rate, please.

Jan 25, 2009 | Garmin Forerunner 50

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Can`t pair Garmin Forerunner 50 with footpod


Hi,

I've been having the same problem. I couldn't pair my footpod, but my heart rate monitor was working. I've only had the 50 for about eight weeks.

I reset the watch, holding view mode and Start/Stop at the same time.
This didn't do any good.

I swapped the battery in the HRM with that in the foot pod. The foot pod synched the HRM didn't.

Solution duff battery. I'd change yours it will probably do the trick.

Hope it helps

John-Paul ( AKA OldGreyWizard)

Jan 10, 2009 | Garmin Forerunner 50

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