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Polar CS500+ Cycling Monitor

RRP: $319.95
$299.95 (You save $20.00)
SKU:
CS500+CM

 Overview

Polar CS500+ Cycling Monitor

Monitor Heart Rate for Performance and Endurance

For ambitious cyclists seeking improved cycling performance.

Polar CS500+ Cycling Monitor Features:

  • Extended memory records more hours of highly accurate power data from the compatible Polar LOOK Kéo Power pedals
  • Allows quick and safe control with the rocker switch and oversized user-configurable display
  • Guarantees interference-free transmission with W.I.N.D. technology
  • Training Load graph at polarpersonaltrainer.com shows when you are ready for your next ride

Smart Coaching Features:

Training load

Shows you how your training affects your body and helps you compare the load of different workouts. Continuous monitoring of training load will help you recognize your personal limits and adjust your training intensity and duration according to your targets.

OwnZone

Knowing the right intensity to improve fitness can be a challenge. By using the OwnZone, you can be sure your training on an intensity that improves your aerobic fitness as the feature adjusts your heart rate training zone to perfectly match your body’s current physiological condition.

Smart Calories

OwnCal is the most accurate calorie counter on the market. It calculates the number of calories expended during a training session based on your weight, height, age, gender, your individual maximum heart rate (HRmax) and how hard you’re training.

In the box

Polar CS500+ 

  • Polar CS500+ cycling computer
  • Polar H3 heart rate sensor
  • Polar CS speed sensor W.I.N.D.
  • Polar Dual Lock Bike Mount
  • CS500 Getting Started Guide
  • CS speed sensor W.I.N.D. User Manual

Polar CS500+ cad 

  • Polar CS500+ cycling computer
  • Polar H3 heart rate sensor
  • Polar CS speed sensor W.I.N.D.
  • Polar CS cadence sensor W.I.N.D.
  • Polar Dual Lock Bike Mount
  • CS500 Getting Started Guide
  • CS speed sensor W.I.N.D. User Manual
  • CS cadence sensor W.I.N.D. User Manual

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 Specifications & Warranty

Polar CS500+ Cycling Monitor Features:

Body Measurement Features:

Manual target zone – bpm / % This feature enables you to define the target zone as you want and is suitable for your training. You can set the target zone for your training as beats per minute (bpm), as a percentage of your maximum heart rate, or as a percentage of your heart rate reserve (HRR%).
HRmax (user set)
HRmax (age-based) The highest number of heart beats per minute (bpm) during maximum physical exertion. For a rough estimate of your maximum heart rate, subtract your age from 220. HRmax is a useful tool for determining the intensity of training as intensity zones can be defined using HRmax. Some Polar products define maximum heart rate during the Polar Fitness Test, see also HRmax (Polar Fitness Test -based).
Polar OwnCode® (2.4 GHz W.I.N.D.) – coded transmission Coded heart rate transmission automatically locks in a code to transmit your heart rate to the training computer. The training computer picks up your heart rate from your transmitter only. Coding significantly reduces interference from other training computers. The 2.4 GHz W.I.N.D transmission is disturbance-free from other electronic devices.
Polar OwnCal® – Smart Calories with altitude adjustment Polar OwnCal calculates the number of kilocalories expended during training. This feature allows you to follow the kilocalories expended during one training session and cumulative kilocalories expended during several training sessions. The effect of the ambient air pressure is taken into account in the calorie expenditure calculations: in moderate and high altitude there is less oxygen in the air so you can do less work and expend fewer calories at the same heart rate.
HR-based target zones with visual and audible alarm You can define your target zones for a training session based on heart rate to help define the right intensity. When you are out of the preset zones, the training computer will give a visual and audible alarm.
Average and maximum heart rate of each lap
Automatic age-based target zone – bpm / % To help you train safely and effectively, the training computer determines your heart rate target zone limits automatically according to your age-based maximum heart rate (220 minus age). The limits are determined either in beats per minute (bpm), as a percentage (%) of your maximum heart rate, or as a heart rate reserve (% HRR). See also Maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) and Manual target zone.
Average, minimum and maximum heart rate of training
Heart rate – bpm / % / graphical trend Heart rate is the measurement of the work your heart does. Heart rate can be expressed as the number of beats per minute or as percentage of your maximum heart rate. Heart rate can also be expressed as a percentage of your heart rate reserve, meaning the difference between your resting heart rate and maximum heart rate (HRR = HRmax - HRrest). In Polar software or during strength training, heart rate can be displayed as a graphical trend.
Polar OwnZone® – personal heart rate zone Polar OwnZone® determines your personal heart rate limits for a training session. Depending on the day and time, your physical state may vary, for instance, if you are stressed or tired, or if you are not fully recovered from your latest training session, Polar can determine that information from your heart rate and guide you to your ideal training zone for that moment.

Training Features:

Number of laps – 99
Reminders – calorie expenditure, distance or time based You can set reminders to alarm you of different tasks or training sessions, for instance, reminding you to drink during a training session.
Graphical target zone indicator This feature points out graphically on the display the zone you are in during a training session helping you to stay on the desired intensity zone.
Automatic display scroll Lets you alternate between displays automatically during training without moving your hands from the handle bars. Activating automatic display scroll improves riding safety and comfort.
Automatic lap recording With this feature you can set your training computer to take laps based on preset distance, for example, every 1 km/mi. Depending on a product you can set also time or location based laps.
Time and distance based interval timers Use timers, for example, as a training tool in interval training to tell you when to switch from a harder to a lighter period and vice versa. The timers can be time- or distance- based.
ZonePointer

Recording Features:

Totals Totals includes your training data starting from the last reset enabling you to follow your long-term training.
Training files (with summaries) – 30
Weekly history – available via polarpersonaltrainer.com Weekly history gathers your weekly training data. By selecting a week, you can review your training data for the week.

Altimeter And Barometer Features:

Temperature
Altitude, ascent and descent – meters, degrees, percentage Altitude is measured with an atmospheric air pressure sensor. Altitude is shown as ascended and descended meters/feet and uphill/downhill steepness in percentages and grades (requires Polar Speed sensor Bluetooth® Smart).
Altitude with graphical trend – available via polarpersonaltrainer.com Altitude is measured with an atmospheric air pressure sensor. Altitude is shown as ascended and descended meters/feet and uphill/downhill steepness in percentages and grades.

Polarpersonaltrainer.com Features:

Training Load This feature is available in Polar software. When you transfer training results from your training computer to polarpersonaltrainer.com, you can follow your training load and recovery in the training diary. Continuous monitoring of training load and recovery will help you recognize personal limits, avoid over- or undertraining, and adjust training intensity and duration according to your daily and weekly targets.
Training diary Diary is available in Polar software. When you transfer training results from your training computer to your Diary, you can easily follow up your training as well as plan your future training sessions. You can choose to see your training sessions in a Month or Week view, along with a Month or Week summary.
Training programs The polarpersonaltrainer.com web service offers training programs for running, cycling, outdoor sports, and general fitness, for instance. The training program creates training targets which appear in your Diary. You can customize the program according your current fitness level.
Advanced training analyzing You can easily analyze every detail of your training and get a deeper insight into your activities with plenty of possibilities to learn from what you do.

CS Cadence Sensor W.I.N.D. Features:

Cadence – current, average and maximum Your cycling cadence stands for your pedaling rate in revolutions per minute (rpm). Cadence is the central factor in improving cycling performance. A higher cadence reduces the force needed for each pedal stroke, and thus improves overall performance. Running cadence measures how many times your either right or left foot hits the ground in one minute. Running cadence is measured as steps per minute. With this feature you can sharpen your cadence and make your ground contact time shorter. This will help you to find a balance between leg power and leg speed.
Bike settings – for three bicycles You can define settings up to three bikes in your training computer. When you start training, you can select the bike with the correct settings for that particular training session.

CS Speed Sensor W.I.N.D. Features:

Speed – current, average and maximum
Incline Measurement Incline measurement tells you the uphill or downhill inclination in numerical form, helping you to adjust cycling effort accordingly. The feature shows you the uphill/downhill steepness in percentages and grades.
Bike settings – for three bicycles You can define settings up to three bikes in your training computer. When you start training, you can select the bike with the correct settings for that particular training session.
Autostart/stop By activating Autostart/autostop feature, the cycling computer starts and stops training recording automatically when you start or stop pedaling.
Distance – training, lap, and total Distance (km, mi) can be set and measured in several ways. Training distance tells you the distance traveled during a training session. Trip distance tells you the distance from the latest trip reset. Lap distance tells you the distance of one lap. Total distance is the distance accumulated since the last reset. Odometer tells you the cumulative distance which you cannot reset.

Polar LOOK Kéo Power Features:

Power – current, average and maximum
Cadence – current, average and maximum Your cycling cadence stands for your pedaling rate in revolutions per minute (rpm). Cadence is the central factor in improving cycling performance. A higher cadence reduces the force needed for each pedal stroke, and thus improves overall performance. Running cadence measures how many times your either right or left foot hits the ground in one minute. Running cadence is measured as steps per minute. With this feature you can sharpen your cadence and make your ground contact time shorter. This will help you to find a balance between leg power and leg speed.

Data Transfer:

Compatible with PC via Polar DataLink
Compatible with polarpersonaltrainer.com via Polar DataLink
Compatible with Mac (Intel-based) via Polar DataLink

Watch Features:

Date and weekday indicator
Display text in English
Low battery indicator
Time of day (12/24 h)
User replaceable battery
Water resistant – IPX7 Not suitable for bathing or swimming. Protected against wash splashes and raindrops.

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