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Heart Rate Monitor Replacement Soft Strap
Works with Polar, Garmin, Suunto and More
Available in sizes XS-S, M-XXL, and XXXL.
The Most comfortable replacement chest strap for heart rate measurement. This light training garment is compatible with all Polar and Garmin Soft Strap heart rate sensors, in addition has been tested to work with Timex, and Suunto transmitters utilizing the same snap attachment method. Black available in sizes XS-S, M-XXL, and XXXL.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
When your polar strap starts failing (for me about 12 months), you start dropping signal, or it behaves erratically. You change batteries in both the watch and transmitter, but no effect. Finally out of desperation you decide to order a new strap. You get the new strap and voila - problem solved. You make a mental note for next time...
I have ordered several straps from Polar. When they fail I use their warranty to exchange them, but this time I wanted to try a different brand.
If you are like me, you scrutinized the picture of this strap on Amazon and it looks exactly like the one from Polar. I figured what the heck - maybe it is the original with no logo.
I ordered a size medium/XXL and was shipped a XS/SM. I contacted the company and they indicated some sort of SKU mixup and shipped me the correct strap and gave me a prepaid label to return the old part. Kudos to HRM USA for taking care of the issue in a timely manner.
This replaced my Garmin strap which stopped working (and the Garmin straps are well documented for not working very long). Have had this strap for about 2 months now with no issues. Will update if it stops working for any reason. **UPDATE** 10 months later & the strap stopped working. HR readings are now super high. As soon as I put it on it reads 220+. I take it off and it still reads 170-190. I'm an avid mountain biker and wore this strap quite a bit last year (2-3x's week). I was injured for about 2 months so it really only lasted 8 months. However, the Garmin replacement strap is MUCH more expensive and didn't last as long. I see some reviews say they got only a week or two and others are still happy. I think if you can get a full season for $12.50, then that's best case scenario. None of these seem to hold up to the abuse of consistent use. Changed from 5 stars to 3 stars since it's essentially a throw-away item that may need to be purchased several...
I'm a triathlete, I train pretty much all-year so I use my heart-rate monitor a lot. My OEM Garmin strap has had enough of my activities and gave in last week (after two years of hard work). I wanted to get another Garmin strap but it was relatively expensive. Instead, I've purchased this strap, plugged in my Garmin heart-rate monitor and worked right out of the box. I tested it yesterday during a two-hour training and it held up like a champ. Given the price point, this is a great alternative.
Few more things to mention; it's nice to be able to pick a size. I wear small in men's t-shirt and I went to with small strap and worked great. The strap is even softer than the Garmin OEM strap. The metal plugs which holds the actual heart rate monitor are solid and tight; I don't expect the HRM to come off easily. The buckles which allow you to resize are plastic-coded metal - so it's pretty solid.
Even if this strap gave in, as some other folks here...
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