The RCX5 is on your side whenever you are exercise. Whether you're running, riding or swimming - the large, readable display makes sure you have all the necessary information to hand. The new feature Race Pace will help to control your speed and shows you how far you are ahead or behind your target. The RCX5 listens to your heart and automatically adapts your heart rate zone for the training session. Whether you are swimming, riding or running - you always train with maximum effect. Polar has made the switch between the sports easily - with just one click you can switch the sport. The RCX5 also uses your default sports profiles, giving you more control during training and automatically detects the relevant transmitters, no matter the sport. With the Polarpersonaltrainer - Polar's web service - you can analyze your training in detail, personalized training programs and transfer them by the Polar data link on your device.
Smart Coaching Features of the RCX5:
All important features
- Endurance Programs: Guiding you to improve your running and cycling performance..
- Fitness Test: Tells you exactly how your fitness is developing.
- Training Load and Recovery: Helps you find the perfect balance between rest and training.
- ZoneOptimizer: Ensures you always train at the right intensity.
- Running Index: Illustrates how your running performance is developing.
- Smart Calories: Lets you know exactly how many calories you've burned.
Body measurement features:
- Manual target zone - bpm / %
- HRmax (user set)
- HRmax (age-based)
- HRmax (based on Polar Fitness Test)
- Polar Fitness Test
- Polar OwnCode® (5kHz/2.4 GHz W.I.N.D.) - coded transmission
- Polar OwnCal® - calorie expenditure with fat percentage
- HR-based target zones with visual and audible alarm
- Average and maximum heart rate of each lap
- Automatic age-based target zone - bpm / %
- Average, minimum and maximum heart rate of training
- Heart rate - bpm / %
- Polar ZoneOptimizer - personalized sport zones
- Polar sport zones
- Memory left indication
- Adjustable recording rate - 1s, 2s, 5s, 15s, or 60s
- Training files (with summaries) - 99
- Weekly history
- Interval trainer guided workouts - heart rate / pace / distance
- Training computer settings
- Number of laps - 99
- Sport Profiles (4 fixed sport profiles)
- Graphical target zone indicator
- Automatic lap recording
- User configurable displays - all lines
- Training Load
- Training diary
- Training programs
- Training analyzing
- Advanced training analyzing
- Map view - optional with GPS sensor
- Endurance programs
- Compatible with PC via Polar FlowLink
- Compatible with Mac (Intel-based) via Polar FlowLink
- Compatible with polarpersonaltrainer.com via Polar FlowLink
- Date and weekday indicator
- Dual time zone
- Button lock
- Low battery indicator
- Time of day (12/24h) with alarm and snooze
- User replaceable battery
- Water resistant - 30m
- Display text in English, German, Finnish, Swedish, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian
The RCX5 BIKE comes in a set with the new Polar H2 Heart Rate Sensor, DataLink USB Interface, W.I.N.D. Speed Sensor and handlebar bracket. The transmitter can measure heart rate while swimming. In addition, there are a number of other compatible accessories that work with the RCX5 and help to make your training more effective and to analyze it.