What is the expected battery life of the COROS POD 2?
The COROS POD 2 has 28 hours of continuous running and 50 days in Standby Mode of battery life.
How do I check the battery level of the COROS POD 2?
- Within the COROS app Profile page (4th tab) and selecting your COROS POD 2
- On your COROS watch by navigating to System -> Accessories -> Added List -> COROS POD 2 (if connected the COROS POD 2 will display a battery percentage)
- Prior to starting an activity on your watch, after your watch detects and connects to your COROS POD 2
How do I know if I am connected to the COROS POD 2?
Start an activity and look for the blinking COROS POD 2 on the watch face. It will stop blinking and display the COROS POD 2's battery level when it is connected to the watch.
How do you wear the COROS POD 2?
The COROS POD 2 can be worn 2 ways, either on the forefoot of your shoe, or clipped on the waistband/shorts. On the waist, the COROS POD 2 should be perfectly centered, not clipped to the side or slanted, and not covered by a shirt, running belt, or other material to ensure proper readings.
Does the COROS POD 2 automatically detect wearing location (shoe or waist) or do I have to manually set the location?
The COROS POD 2 will automatically detect the position it is worn in.
Can I switch wearing position during an activity?
No, the COROS POD 2 needs to remain in the same position it started in for the duration of your run, it cannot be switched during it or the data will not be accurate.
Where should I wear the COROS POD 2 when running on a treadmill?
When running on a treadmill the COROS POD 2 will perform best when worn on the foot.
Can the COROS POD 2 be worn in the rain?
Yes, the COROS POD 2 can be worn in wet conditions and is water resistant up to 3 ATM. Be sure to allow the COROS POD 2 to fully dry after use in wet conditions, as moisture can impact barometric altimeter (elevation) readings.
How do I wear the POD 2 on shoes that have irregular laces?
The COROS POD 2 should always be worn as straight as possible. On shoes with slanted laces (like the Nike Vaporfly) make sure the narrow end of the COROS POD 2 is aligned with the middle toe cap of the shoe.
Can I connect two COROS POD 2's at the same time?
No, you cannot connect two COROS POD 2's at the same time.
Can I connect a COROS POD 1 and COROS POD 2 at the same time?
Yes, you can connect a COROS POD 1 and COROS POD 2 device at the same time. The COROS POD 1 must be worn on the waist and connected using ANT+, and the COROS POD 2 must be connected using Bluetooth.
Can I connect a Stryd and COROS POD 2 to my watch at the same time?
No, you cannot connect a Stryd and COROS POD 2 to the same watch because of the limited amount of Bluetooth connections.
Can I connect a COROS POD 2 and a heart rate monitor at the same time?
Yes, you can connect a COROS POD 2 and a heart rate monitor at the same time.
What if I have two different watches connected to the COROS app?
Once connected to the COROS app, the COROS POD 2 will connect with any watches that are also connected to the COROS app. Make sure to remove the COROS POD 2 from the watch that you are not using, by going to System > Accessories > Added List > COROS POD 2 > OFF.
How do I charge the COROS POD 2?
The COROS POD 2 can be charged via the included Charging Dock. The Charging Dock does not need to be plugged in in order to charge the COROS POD 2. When fully charged, the COROS POD 2 Charging Dock can fully charge the COROS POD 2 5 times, and the Charging Dock can be charged via the included USB-C charging cable.
Can I use the COROS POD 2 with any watch?
The COROS POD 2 will only be compatible with COROS watches, and a COROS watch is required to make use of the COROS POD 2. In particular - PACE 2, APEX 42mm, APEX 46mm, APEX Pro, APEX 2, APEX 2 Pro, VERTIX 1, VERTIX 2, and all new watches going forward. COROS POD 2 is also compatible with the Decathlon GPS 500 and Decathlon GPS 900.
How does the COROS POD 2 connect to a COROS watch?
The COROS POD 2 pairs as an accessory via Bluetooth.
Will GPS enhancement work in either wearing position?
No, the COROS POD 2 GPS enhancement will only work when worn on the foot.
Does the POD 2 measure power?
No, the COROS POD 2 uses Effort Pace, a much more personalized and easier to understand metric, so you know exactly how hard your body is working.
How can the COROS POD 2 improve my training?
The COROS POD 2 can help you train by providing you with more accurate information during your workouts, and more data to review after each workout. Go into your COROS App or Training Hub account to see metrics and data to help identify your strengths and weaknesses. This tool is designed to provide you with the best data possible so you can continue to further your training and performance.
How can the COROS POD 2 help me for racing?
The COROS POD 2 can help you race in two ways. On hilly terrain you can utilize the Effort Pace to gain a better understanding of your effort regardless of the terrain. On flat terrain, instant pace can help you better dial in your pacing. With instant pace, you can know your pace with no GPS delay to ensure you never go above or below your intended pace.
How do I know if the COROS POD 2 recorded data during my session?
If you wore the COROS POD 2 on your foot, within the activity summary on the COROS app, scroll and look for "Temperature" data. If you see temperature data recorded throughout your activity - this means the COROS POD 2 was successfully paired! If you wore the COROS POD 2 on your waist, simply look for the L/R balance metric within the activity summary and if the data is there, the COROS POD 2 recorded data successfully!