What is the expected battery life of the COROS Heart Rate Monitor?
The heart rate monitor offers a battery life of up to 38 hours of continuous activity and 80 days in standby mode.
How do I check the battery level of the COROS Heart Rate Monitor?
You can check the battery level of your heart rate monitor a few different ways:
- Within the COROS app: Profile page (4th tab) and selecting your COROS Heart Rate Monitor
- On your COROS watch: Navigating to System → Accessories → Added List → COROS Heart Rate Monitor (if connected, the COROS Heart Monitor will display a battery percentage)
- Prior to starting an activity on your COROS watch: After your watch detects and connects to your COROS Heart Rate Monitor
For non-COROS devices, use the simple LED charge status indicator on the device:
- A green light = battery > 5%
- An orange light = battery < 5%
Alternatively, some non-COROS devices may support battery level indicators.
How do I charge the COROS Heart Rate Monitor?
Connect the charging cable to the back of the heart rate monitor. An orange light will appear while the monitor is charging. The light will turn green once it's fully charged.
How do I wear the COROS Heart Rate Monitor?
For optimal results, wear the heart rate monitor on your upper bicep, between your bicep and deltoid muscles. Wear the HRM as snug as possible without being uncomfortable. Adjusting the band length is a breeze with the convenient buckle system, allowing for easy customization. Simply pull on the outer strap while holding the buckle with your other hand to loosen the band, or pull on the inner strap to tighten the band.
When you're ready to clean the HRM, open the velcro flap and slide off the sensor first. You can rinse both the band and sensor under fresh water. The band can also be washed with like colors.
Can I connect the COROS Heart Rate Monitor to multiple devices?
The heart rate monitor can pair with up to three devices at once.
How does the COROS Heart Rate Monitor connect to a COROS watch?
The heart rate monitor pairs as an accessory via Bluetooth.
Will the COROS Heart Rate Monitor support ANT+?
There will be no ANT+ support as we are using a newer Bluetooth chip which does not provide ANT+ support but has far better computing power and lower power consumption than chips with ANT+ support.
Can I pair the COROS Heart Rate Monitor with any COROS watch?
The heart rate monitor is compatible with any COROS watch.
What if I have multiple COROS watches connected to the COROS app?
Once connected to the COROS app, the heart rate monitor will connect with any watches that are also connected to the COROS app. Make sure to remove the heart rate monitor from the watch that you are not using, by going to System > Accessories > Added List > COROS Heart Rate > OFF.
Can I pair the COROS Heart Rate Monitor to a non-COROS device?
Yes! You can pair the heart rate monitor to up to three (3) Bluetooth-compatible devices such as a non-COROS watch, indoor trainers, bike computers, and more, with an incredible range of up to 120 meters.
How do I know if I am connected to the COROS Heart Rate Monitor?
When you're ready to start your activity, wait until the small heart rate icon turns solid before pressing Start to begin recording your activity.
You can also check after activity is completed by viewing the activity summary in the COROS app.
How does the COROS Heart Rate Monitor's built-in detection sensor work?
The heart rate monitor recognizes when it's being worn using its built-in detection sensor and will automatically connect to your paired devices every time you start a workout.
What is the COROS Heart Rate Monitor arm band circumference?
7.09-12.6 inches. Tighten or loosen the band by sliding it up or down your arm for the best fit.
Does the COROS Heart Rate Monitor work over tattoos?
Depending on the density of the tattoo, the heart rate monitor may be able to get a reading but it's not guaranteed. If you have tattoos, we recommend adjusting the placement (bicep, forearm, opposite arm).
Can the COROS Heart Rate Monitor be used in the rain?
Yes, the heart rate monitor can be worn in wet conditions and is water resistant up to 3 ATM. Be sure to allow the heart rate monitor to fully air dry after use in wet conditions to prevent risk of any possible skin irritation.
Is it possible to disable the workout optical heart rate sensor on my COROS watch?
Yes! To turn off the workout optical heart rate sensor and ensure the heart rate data you're seeing is always from the heart rate monitor, follow these steps on your COROS device:
- main watch face > System > Sensors > Optical HR > Workout HR > Disable
- Paired heart rate accessories are not affected by this setting.
What material is the COROS Heart Rate Monitor made out of?
Polyester Fiber, Nylon, Spandex. If you experience a rash or skin irritation, we advise consulting with a physician.