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If I walk 26 sq feet for every 10 steps then what is my stride? I am having a hard time figuring this out or the pedometer is very inaccurate.

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You cant walk in square feet as this is an area.
you walk in linear feet. a straight line.
if you walk 26 linear feet in 10 strides then your stride length is 2.6 feet or 2 and a half feet per step.

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(I got this from http://www.livestrong.com/article/93695-set-up-omron-pedometer/)
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Pace out an area that's long enough for you to take 10 normal steps, in your natural stride, without having to turn to one side or the other. Place a piece of tape at one end of this distance, then stand with your toes flush with the edge of the tape.
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Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/93695-set-up-omron-pedometer/#ixzz1uuGDz1tt

Nov 13, 2011 | Sportline 370 Traq Motion Sensor Pedometer...

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I want to convert the distance/speed from miles & mph to km & kph to assess the distance and speed after running?


Manual is here: http://www.sportline.com/manuals/370.pdf
SETTING USER DATA The Sportline TraQ is equipped with an advanced Pedometer that measures Steps, Speed, Distance, Calorie Expenditure and Exercise Time. In order to ensure exercise data is as accurate as possible, you must enter your personal profile. 1. Scroll to User Data (display will read AGE) by PRESSING the MODE key. 2. PRESS the RESET key to enter the programming sequence. 3. Adjust Age by PRESSING the INFO key. PRESS the MODE key to Advance to Set Weight. 4. Select Weight Units (LB or KG) by PRESSING the INFO key. PRESS the MODE key to Advance to Set Stride Length. 5. Select Units of measure (INCH or CM) by PRESSING the INFO key. PRESS the MODE key to Advance to Set Stride Length. 6. Select Stride Length Units (INCH or CM) by PRESSING the INFO key. PRESS the MODE key to Advance to Set Stride Length. 7. Adjust WALK Stride length by PRESSING the INFO key. PRESS the MODE key to Advance to Set RUN Stride Length. 8. Adjust Run Stride length by PRESSING the INFO key. PRESS the MODE key to Advance to Set daily step GOAL. 9. Adjust daily step GOAL PRESSING the INFO key and advancing to next digit by PRESSING the MODE key

Jan 02, 2011 | Sportline 370 Traq Motion Sensor Pedometer...

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I lost my directions and don't know how to change my stride to a lower number.


Manual is here: http://www.sportline.com/manuals/340.pdf
INPUT YOUR STRIDE LENGTH (Range: 12 inches to 60 inches or 30cm to 150cm) 1. Walk 10 steps. 2. Measure the distance that you've walked either from heel-to-heel or toe-to-toe. 3. Divide by the distance covered to arrive at your Stride Length. 4. Example: measured distance 360 inches, number of steps taken was 10 = 36 inches stride length. Important: Please remember that the length of your stride while walking is different than the length of your stride while running. If you plan to use this pedometer for both types of exercise, you will have to reprogram your stride length when you go from one to the other. 5. Press MODE button to reach the DISTANCE MODE showing MILE or KM. 6. In DISTANCE MODE, press the SET button. The display will show previous stride input in Inches or CM and start to flash. You will now have five seconds to start changing your stride length. If you do not adjust your stride length during these 5 seconds, you will have to start step 3 over again. 7. To change your stride length while the display is flashing, press the RESET button. Each press of the RESET button will increase the input by either 1 inch or 2 cm depending on which mode you are in. If you hold the RESET button, the numbers will increase continuously. Release when the display shows the Stride Length for you. 8. Once you have entered your stride length properly, wait 5 seconds - the display will flash and reset the memory - and the display will return to DISTANCE MODE

Dec 31, 2010 | Sportline 340 Step and Distance Pedometer...

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Lost the directions need to know how to set all the buttons


Hi,
Here see if this helps....

http://www.gaiam.com/product/pedometer+fitness+kit+-+intermediate+level.do

How to use the pedometer:

Take out battery insulator pull tab.
Set the metric / imperial system.
  • Press the S5 (Up/Mode) to enter step mode.
  • Press S3 (Set) and hold button for 3 seconds.
  • Press S5 (Up/Mode) to toggle between metric / imperial.
  • Press S3 (Set) to select.


  • Basic operation buttons:
    Time mode
  • The display shows the current time.
  • Press S6 (Down) to toggle 12/24 hour display format. If 12-hour display format is selected, PM times are indicated with a P.
  • To set time: press and hold S3 (Set) to adjust mode. Hour will flash and display.
  • Press S5 (Up/Mode) of S6 (Down) to adjust the flashing digits. Hold the button for fast scrolling. Press S3 (Set) to confirm and move to minute. Adjust the minute.
  • Press S3 (Set) to confirm, and return back to the time mode.


  • Step mode:
  • Press MODE key to enter step mode.
  • The display shows the steps you have dones.
  • Press and hold S2 (CLE) to reset the step count. All information regarding the step counter/distance/calorie will be erased.


  • Distance mode:
  • Press mode to key enter distance mode. It shows the distance traveled.
  • To set personal stride: press and hold S3 (Set) to adjust mode.
  • Press S5 (Up/Mode) and / or S6 (Down) to adjust the flashing digits. Hold button for fast scrolling. Press S3 (Set) to confirm, and return back to distance mode. Set stride: 30-180CM (12-70 inch).


  • Calorie mode:
  • Press mode key to enter calorie mode.
  • It will show the calories burned.
  • To set personal weight: Press and hold S3 (Set) to adjust mode.
  • Press S5 (Up/Mode) and S6 (Down) to adjust the flashing digits. Hold button for fast scrolling. Press S3 (Set) to confirm, and return back to calorie mode. Set weight: 10-15kg (20-330 lbs.)


  • Measuring your own stride:
  • An individual's stride may vary in length. Input the appropriate length by measuring the distance of 10 steps and dividing by 10 to get your own stride length.


  • How to adjust:
    Motion sensitivity slide switch
  • Attach the unit correctly and walk 100 steps. If the reading is 105 steps or more, slide the Motion sensitivity switch to the left. If the reading is 95 steps or less, slide the motion sensitivity switch to the right.


  • How to wear your pedometer:
  • Your pedometer clips easily and snugly to either side of the hip portion of your pants or shorts. For best results, keep the unit in line with the crease line of your pants.
  • The pedometer must be directly perpendicular to the ground. The pedometer needs to be at a 60 degree angle to the ground. Dragging your feet, walking with sandals or uneven footsteps in a crowded area can affect the accuracy.
  • The pedometer only works when walking, jogging, or walking up/down stairs.


  • How to use the panic alarm:
  • Pull out the panic alarm pin S7 (Panic Alarm) from the unit to trigger the alarm.
  • Press and hold S1 (RES) to stop sound temporarily.
  • Insert the panic alarm pin back into the unit to stop the alarm instantly.


  • Battery replacement:
    Panic alarm and LED Torch battery:
  • Open the battery door by unscrewing the secure screw.
  • Flip out the exhausted battery and replace with two new *CR2016 (3V) batteries. Make sure the polarity is correct. Close battery door and fasten the screws.



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    How to measure your stride?


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    My Omron Walking Style 1 pedometer is not recording all steps.


    OK I couldn't find the owners manual for the original posters unit however I did write to the manufacturer so I will keep you updated on that. So basic pedometer trouble shooting. If you replaced the batteries you have to reset all your settings including your stride length. make sure the unit is not hanging off where you click it as irregualr movements will mess up the accuracy. also ensure the unit is upright at all times. Also make sure you are not shuffling or wearing sandals as that will mess up the stride count as well Here is the manual for the HJ-112 model http://www.omronhealthcare.com/img/shop/hj-112---2005-112inst-rev-d.pdfll.

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    Pedometer # 4202


    The Sportline 4202 has three buttons, Top MODE, Right S/R (RESUME/STOP), Left SET.

    MODE - press once to alternate between Steps (how many steps you taken) and Miles (how many miles walked).

    S/R - Clears the count to 0 for any mode by pressing one second. To change from Kilometers to Miles or Back Press S/R for 6 seconds.

    R/S press one sec and then press SET one second to set "goals" for both steps and miles.


    To change length of stride: press the buttons one at a time in the following order- R/S-SET-MODE.

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