INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing the HJA-301 GOsmart Pace and Distance Tracker Featuring ACTIVE ENGINE. Fill-in for future reference: DATE PURCHASED: • Staple your purchase receipt here • Register your product on-line at www.register-omron.com The HJA-301 GOsmart Pace and Distance Tracker Featuring ACTIVE ENGINE features the best technology to ensure accuracy and ease of use.
FEATURES Active Engine Active Engine is an exclusive technology designed by OMRON to measure physical activity intensity to provide a more accurate calculation of calories and fat grams burned. The HJA-301 measures the amount of calories and fat burned based on a concept call Metabolic Equivalent of Task or, MET.
IMPORTANT SAFETY To assure the correct use of the product, basic safety measures should always be followed including the warnings and cautions listed in this instruction manual. SAFETY SYMBOLS USED IN THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL WARNING CAUTION OPERATING THE DEVICE For your safety, do not check readings while running or walking in any situation which presents hazards such as on roads, sidewalks or trails which have vehicles, congestion, obstacles, uneven terrain or other hazards.
Always remove the battery before disposing of the unit. CARE AND MAINTENANCE Do not disassemble or modify the unit. Changes or modifications not approved by Omron Healthcare will void the user warranty. Do not subject the unit to strong shocks, such as dropping the unit on the floor.
KNOW YOUR UNIT Front of the main unit Strap Clip Back of the main unit Battery cover screw Components How to attach the strap to the main unit Create a loop to attach the strap. Holder Attach/remove the holder as illustrated below.
SETTING THE TIME, WEIGHT, HEIGHT AND STRIDE LENGTH The unit comes with the battery installed. When you use the unit for the first time or you want to change settings, follow the steps below. For setting range details refer to “Specifications” on page 29. NOTE: Remove the protective film from the face of the display.
Setting the hour. A) Press value for a setting. • Press one. • Hold back) rapidly. B) Press to confirm the setting. Repeat step 2 to set the minute. Repeat step 2 to set the weight. Repeat step 2 to set the height. Repeat step 2 to set the stride length for workout.
Display the screen with workout time and distance. Press for 2 seconds. Set the workout distance for measuring stride length. Press • Press • Hold NOTES: • To cancel stride length measurement mode, select “- - - - mile”. • If you select 0.1 mile, you will need to walk or run that distance for the unit to accurately determine your stride length.
ATTACHING THE UNIT The HJA-301 can be used in any direction (up/down, sideways, flat) in a bag, pocket, at the waist or hanging from your neck on a lanyard (not included). For best accuracy during your workouts, or while in Workout Mode, attach the unit in the holder at your waist.
ATTACHING THE UNIT Hanging the unit from your neck. Attach a secure string or cord to the unit. Place the string around your neck and hang the unit as illustrated. NOTE: Make sure the string is correctly sized to easily remove the unit from around your neck.
USING THE UNIT USING THE WORKOUT MODE Use the Workout Mode to separately track pace, distance, time and calories burned and steps during a specific workout time. Attach the unit at your waist (refer to page 11). Start a workout. Press for 2 seconds to start Workout Mode.
USING THE UNIT COUNTING STEPS (WORKOUT MODE IS OFF) The unit also tracks daily steps, distance, calories and fat burned from daily activities, even when the Workout Mode is not being used. Simply bring the unit with you wherever you go. NOTE: In order to avoid counting steps that are not part of a walk, the unit does not display the step count for the...
USING THE UNIT THE UNIT MAY NOT COUNT STEPS CORRECTLY IN THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: When running When the unit is attached somewhere other than your waist. Irregular movement • When the unit is placed in a bag that moves irregularly because it hits your foot or clothes.
ABOUT THE DISPLAY ABOUT THE INDIVIDUAL DISPLAYS The values do not change after Workout Mode has been stopped. Workout time/Distance display Distance Distance during Workout Mode. Workout calories burned/Average pace display Average pace Average pace from the start of the workout to the present time. NOTES: •...
ABOUT THE DISPLAY Step count/Time display Time Calories burned/Fat burned display NOTE: If a workout continues for more than 30 minutes, the message “Good job” scrolls on the display after you finish Workout Mode. Step count Displays the total for the day, including those in a workout.
CHANGING THE DISPLAY This unit has different screens to display your data. WORKOUT MODE IS OFF to scroll through the data. Workout results Today’s Total To start Workout Mode, press Workout time/ Distance display (Refer to page 16) Workout calories burned/ Average pace display (Refer to page 16)
CHANGING THE DISPLAY DURING WORKOUT MODE to scroll through the data. Workout results Today’s Total To stop Workout Mode, press Workout time/ Distance display (Refer to page 16) Workout calories burned/ Average pace display (Refer to page 16) Step count/ Time display (Refer to page 17) Calories burned/...
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION The unit stores your fitness achievements in memory for up to 7 days or 7 sessions for Workout Mode. There are two ways you can view your data in memory. Refer to A. and B. below for more information. The measurements for one day (calories burned, fat burned, number of steps) are automatically stored in memory and reset to 0 at midnight (12:00AM) each...
USING THE MEMORY FUNCTION B. VIEW ALL INFORMATION FOR EACH DAY Press button to display the day. Then press stored data for that day. Workout Mode memory Workout time/ Distance display Today’s Total memory Step count/Time display NOTES: • The time is not displayed while viewing previous results.
BATTERY REPLACEMENT When the low battery indicator appears on the display, immediately replace the battery with a new CR2032 battery. Blinking Appears continuously NOTES: • Do not replace the battery around 12:00AM. The measurement results of the day when the battery was removed will be added to the measurement results for the day the battery was inserted.
BATTERY REPLACEMENT Battery life The battery life will vary depending on how frequently you workout and on how long the unit is worn. The following examples offer a guide to expected battery life. • Worn during everyday life - Approx. 4.5 months (4 hours of activity each day) Everyday life is defined as wearing the unit for 15 hours a day, of which 4 hours are counted as walking steps.
BATTERY REPLACEMENT Remove the screw on the battery cover located on the back of the unit, and remove the battery cover. Use the small screwdriver included with this unit to remove the screw on the battery cover. Remove the old battery. Take the battery out with a non-metal object or thin stick that will not break easily.
USING THE SYSTEM RESET Use the system reset function in the following cases: • When you want to reset the initial setup data (weight, height, clock, etc.) • When you want to delete all data TO RESET THE SETUP DATA: Press the SET button on the back of the unit.
To keep the unit in the best condition and protect it from damage follow the directions listed below: CAUTION Do not disassemble or modify the unit. Changes or modifications not approved by Omron Healthcare will void the user warranty. Clean the unit with a soft dry cloth.
TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS Problem The low battery indicator blinks The battery is low or appears or worn. continuously. The display of the Workout Workout Mode is does not off. change. Battery saving mode is active. The polarities of the battery (+ and -) are Nothing is aligned in the displayed.
TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS Problem “Err” is A malfunction has displayed. occurred. The display is unusual or the buttons do not operate normally. NOTE: If a malfunction has occurred and you need to repair your unit, all settings and measurement results will be deleted. We recommend that you record measurement results.
FCC STATEMENT NOTE: POTENTIAL FOR RADIO/TELEVISION INTERFERENCE (for U.S.A. only) This product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
Repair or replacement is our only responsibility and your only remedy under the above warranties. To obtain warranty service contact Omron Healthcare’s Customer Service by calling 1-800-634-4350 for the address of the repair location and the return shipping and handling fee. Information for warranty service is available on our website at www.omronhealthcare.com.