Cardiosport Premier & Advanced Instructions

Button Description

  • Mode Button - moves you between the four main screens
  • Set Button - advances you through all setting screens
  • Adjust Button - used to change a value in the setting screens.
  • Light Button - turns on the monitor light and is also the key used to return you to the previous setting screen.   Watch battery type CR2025

Positioning the transmitter
Attach the adjustable elastic strap to one end of the transmitter.  Moisten the electrodes with saliva or water. The electrodes are the part with groves on them.  You can use Buh Bump lotion for better transmission.

Position on the chest and attach the other end.  Adjust the strap length to give a snug comfortable fit around your chest. Transmitter battery type CR2032

Positioning the chest strap

Switching the heart monitor on and off:
Position the chest strap and then press and hold the MODE key in any screen except the alarm (until the heart symbol appears.  To turn the monitor off, hold down the mode button, the monitor will turn off automatically after a few minutes if no heart rate signal is picked up, this saves the battery.

Setting the time
Press the mode button until the time of day and date are displayed.  Give a short press of the set button to start changes. Press the adjust button to reset the seconds to zero.  Then press the set button to move to hours.  Repeat for minutes, month and day.  Setting note:  A short press of the light brings you to the previous setting and a long press of the light returns you to the main menuHolding the adjust button makes the digits change quickly.

Setting the daily Alarm
Press the mode button until the daily alarm screen is displayed (AL).  Give a short press of the set button to enter the the alarm setting.  Press the adjust button to change the alarm setting.  Holding the adjust button makes the digits change quickly.  After the alarm time is set, holding the adjust button toggles the daily alarm on and off.  This can not be done while you are changing the daily alarm time.

Setting target zones (click for tips)
Press the mode button until the stop watch screen is displayed.  Press the set key to enter the settings for the high and low alarms.  Press the adjust to the desired limits.  ( I set mine from 123 to 153 for running)     Holding the adjust button makes the digits change quickly.  The high limit can be increased to a maximum of 240 bpm then it returns to 80 bpm, the low limit can be decreased to 30bpm and then it will return to the high limit value minus 5 bpm.

 

Using the stopwatch
Press the mode button until the stopwatch screen is displayed (STW).  Press the adjust key to start and stop the stop watch.   Once the stopwatch has been stopped, a long press of the adjust key resets the stopwatch to zero.

 

Time in zone
Press the mode button until the time in zone screen is displayed (TIZ). Note accumulated time in the target zone will only occur when the stopwatch is activated and you are exercising in the chosen target zone. To view the accumulated time in zone press the mode button until you are in the time in zone screen.  To reset the accumulated time in zone, press and hold the adjust button in the time in zone screen.  Note the stopwatch must be stopped.

Target zone alarm (turning on and off)
Press and  hold the set button to toggle the time in zone alarm.  This will work only when the heart rate is turned on (pressing the mode button) and the Premier is in time of day, stopwatch, or time in zone mode.

Features and instructions unique to the Cardiosport Advanced

Countdown timer
Press the mode button until the Countdown timer screen (TMR) is displayed. Give a short press of the set button to enter the countdown setting. Press the adjust button to change the setting for hours, minutes and seconds.  Use the set key  to move from hours, minutes and seconds.  A short press of the light brings you to the previous setting and a long press of the light returns you to the main menu.  Set timer to auto and the advanced will continually beep 10 times until you hold the adjust to reset.  The countdown value is then reset to zero.  Don't use the auto, and the countdown is performed once and reset to the value you assigned.

Setting Your Maximum Heart Rate.  (Click more info on finding your maximum)
A maximum heart rate (MHR) is required to accurately calculate and display the current heart rate as a percentage of  (MHR). From the stopwatch screen press the set button until either age or MHR is displayed.  Use the adjust key to change age between (10-99) and MHR (121-240).  If you use age MHR is calculated as 220-age.  Note as you hold down the adjust button the advanced will scroll quickly thru age and then Max heart rate. You get to take your pick.  Better yet go to our target heart rate calculator.

Recalling workout data
Press the mode button until the time in zone screen is displayed.  Press the set key to display the time above target zone and average heart rate. Press the set again and you can view time in zone and time below zone with average in each.  You can view this info during your workout.  Press and hold the adjust button to clear the workout once the stopwatch has been stopped.

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