GPS Sports Monitor User Manual...
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Introduction Features The SF-810 has a built-in heart rate sensor which will help you during workouts and make heart rate zone training easy. Chronograph function Allows you to measure workout data such as distance and time. You can measure split and lap times, as well as use the GPS signal to measure distance and pace. See “Measuring time, distance, and speed”...
Introduction Goal function (distance race) Allows you to set a distance as your goal and measure the distance taken until that goal is reached. You can exercise while checking the distance. You can also calculate the estimated total time to complete the set distance.
Introduction Settings Allows you to change the settings for the product. Communicate with external devices See “Smart Phone” on page 74. Invert the screen's display (Invert function) See “System Set. options” on page 76. Adjust the screen's contrast (Adjust contrast function) See “System Set.
Measurable items ......22 Epson Run Connect ......61 Basic operations .
Table of contents Settings Measurement settings ......71 Changing measurement settings ....71 Measure set.
Using your SF-810 safely Using your SF-810 safely Make sure you read the manuals (Quick Start Guide and User Manual) first to use this product safely. The product may malfunction, or an accident may occur if it is handled incorrectly. O Keep the manuals handy to help you resolve any problems.
Using your SF-810 safely Caring for your SF-810 Your Runsense product is made from materials commonly used in watches and other consumer products. Since you may wear your product over extended periods, including when you are exercising and sweating, it is important that you take care of your skin and your product according to these instructions.
Using your SF-810 safely Notes on Usage Notes on using the product and components Warning Exercise according to your physical capabilities. Stop exercising and consult your doctor if you feel unwell during exercise. Persons with high skin sensitivity, eczema, allergies, or asthma may be more likely to experience skin irritation or an allergic reaction from the Runsense product or similar products.
Using your SF-810 safely Notes on Electromagnetic Waves This product is equipped with Bluetooth® Smart technology. When operating supported smartphones, this function wirelessly sends and receives measurement data to the product. This product has been classified as a low electronic data communication system based on Radio Law. Therefore, this product does not require a radio station licence.
Using your SF-810 safely Do not use the product if you have a surgically implanted medical device such as a cardiac pacemaker. Do not bring the product into an operating room or intensive care unit, and do not use the product near medical equipment.
Setting up your SF-810 Setting up your SF-810 What’s in the box SF-810 Cradle Options You can purchase the following optional accessories. AC Adapter (Model no.: SFAC04/Part no.: E12E204001)
Setting up your SF-810 Wearing the product When wearing the product, make sure it does not touch your ulna bone. Wear the product closely around your wrist. Tighten the wristband if your pulse (heart rate) is not measured correctly. However do not wear the product too tight.
Setting up your SF-810 Charging Before use Important: O Make sure you use the cradle that came with this product. O Do not place the product in the cradle when the product is wet. The contact points on the cradle and the product could corrode, malfunction, or cause a communication failure.
Setting up your SF-810 Charging Important: O Charge the product before using it for the first time. O The product will not charge if the temperature is below 41° F (5° C) or above 95° F (35° C). If the temperature is too low or high when you charge the product, the following error screen is displayed, and charging stops.
Setting up your SF-810 After placing the product into the bottom of the cradle with the LCD screen facing out, push carefully on the top of the product until it clicks into place. Important: Make sure the product is placed in the correct direction; otherwise, the product or the cradle could be damaged.
Setting up your SF-810 When charging is complete, hold the cradle and press the product down into the lower part of the cradle to release product. Initial Settings After charging the product for the first time and Press C or D to highlight Yes, then press A to removing it from the cradle, follow the on-screen start GPS synchronization.
Setting up your SF-810 The Time screen is displayed. Note: O When you do not use the product for a while, it enters sleep mode and the time display turns off. The display is restored the next time you move the product.
Setting up your SF-810 GPS Positioning Measuring function for the product This product receives a signal from the GPS, and measures distance and pace. To make sure measurements are performed accurately, use the product under the following conditions to allow for easy reception of GPS signals: O Outside with no obstructions overhead O Wear the product with the screen facing up Locations where you cannot receive GPS signals...
Setting up your SF-810 GPS positioning Note: It usually takes less than two minutes to complete GPS positioning. When you switch to the Measurement screen, the product receives a signal from various satellites, and If it takes more than two minutes and Failed is identifies your GPS position.
Setting up your SF-810 Use either of the following methods to enter Indoor Note: mode. The basic configuration of the GPS system is 24 satellites orbiting the Earth at an altitude of about 12,500 miles O Press C or D to highlight Indoor during GPS (20,000 km), with at least four satellites travelling in six positioning, then press A.
Setting up your SF-810 Calibrating the sensors O When using the product for the first time, you need to run continuously for a certain amount of time to make sure that your pulse (heart rate) and stride are accurately detected by the sensor.Follow these guidelines to ensure the product learns your specific running style quickly:If you are outside with no obstructions overhead, make sure you run for approximately 10 minutes.
Setting up your SF-810 Basic operations Changing screens This product has a variety of screens: a Time screen, a Measurement screen, two Settings screens (Settings menu and Measure set. menu), and a Recall screen. You can navigate these screens with the following buttons: Short press Long press (two seconds or more) Time screen...
Setting up your SF-810 Note: O When you do not use the product for a while, it enters sleep mode and the display turns off. The display will turn back on the next time you move the product. You can also turn off the sleep function. See “System Set.
Setting up your SF-810 Measurement screen Button Description Short press You can display up to four Measurement screens and switch the screens using this button. Displays the Time screen. Long press (two seconds or more) Not available while measuring. Short press Turns the light on or off.
Setting up your SF-810 Button Description Short press Confirms a selection. From the Settings menu, the Time screen is displayed. Long press (two seconds or more) From the Measure set. menu, the Measurement screen is displayed. Short press Turns the light on or off. The light turns on for approximately 10 seconds. Long press (two seconds —...
Setting up your SF-810 Mode Alarm description Chronograph When the lap is paused Tap the product screen to perform any of the following Interval When measuring is stopped functions. You can adjust these settings via the Tap Goal When measuring restarts option in the Measure set.
Measuring your workouts Measuring your workouts The SF-810 has a built-in pulse (heart rate) sensor to track your activity during workouts and make heart rate zone training easy. Your product uses your GPS location to automatically measure your time, distance, and speed throughout your workout.
Measuring your workouts Measuring your pulse (heart rate) Press C on the Time screen to start GPS positioning. The Measurement screen is displayed when positioning is complete. When your pulse (heart rate) is detected, an alarm sounds, and the heart rate and heart rate zone are displayed.
Measuring your workouts Customizing the heart rate display Your heart rate and heart rate zone are displayed by default on the Measurement screen. The following can also be displayed: Options Setting Description 1 Line 2 Lines/3 Lines Current heart rate Average HR Avg.HR Av.HR...
Measuring your workouts Measuring time, distance, Measuring and speed What is the chronograph function? The chronograph function allows you to measure split times and lap times simultaneously. You can also automatically measure distance, speed, and route using the positional information and time from the GPS Press C on the Time screen to display the signal.
Measuring your workouts The data measured up to that point is stored in the product’s memory. You can check your past workouts by pressing D on the Time screen. See “Viewing past workouts” on page 49. Note: To stop measuring and return to the Time screen, do one Note: of the following: The screen shown may differ depending on the settings...
Measuring your workouts Screen Default display Default measurements shown Screen 2 2 lines Split Time Lap Time Screen 3 3 lines Altitude Time Screen 4 2 lines Stride The heart rate zone (indicated by in the image above) is displayed when the HR is set to ON (default) in the measurement setting.
Measuring your workouts Using the interval function What is the interval function? This function allows you to perform alternating sets of hard (sprint) and light (recovery) exercise. You can set the time and distance for each interval of hard and light exercise, as well as the number of times you want to repeat this pattern.
Measuring your workouts Hold down B on the Measurement screen, To select whether you want to measure your displays the Measure set. menu. intervals by a specific length of time or a set distance, press C or D to highlight Distance or Time, then press A.
Measuring your workouts Press C or D to check the settings that you have Measuring intervals selected. Press A to confirm them. Press C to start the sprint interval. When the sprint time or sprint distance has passed, an alarm sounds and the recovery interval starts automatically.
Measuring your workouts Hold down D while measuring is stopped to Press C or D to highlight Mode, then press A. reset the measurement results. Data measured up to that point is stored in the product’s memory. You can check this data by pressing D on the Time screen.
Measuring your workouts Press C or D to check and confirm the preset settings, then press A. Press A to select OK. Press C or D to highlight Completed, then press A. The preset Interval screen is displayed. Measuring See “Measuring” on page 31.
Measuring your workouts Screen display There are five different interval measurement screens available. Each screen shows different information about your current activity. Press A to switch between these screens. Note: You can customize the display on four of the measurement screens. See “Screen settings”...
Measuring your workouts Using the goal function What is the goal function? The goal function allows you to measure until a preset time or distance is reached. Time race Allows you to set a time as your goal and measure the time to go until that goal is reached. You can exercise while checking the elapsed time.
Measuring your workouts Setting and measuring a goal Press C or D to highlight Goal, then press A. Setting the time or distance Press C or D to highlight either time or distance, then press A. Press C on the Time screen to display the Measurement screen.
Measuring your workouts The Goal Measurement screen is displayed. Hold down D while measuring is stopped to reset the screen. Measuring Data measured up to that point is stored in the product's memory. You can check it by pressing Press C on the Goal Measurement screen to start D on the Time screen.
Measuring your workouts Screen display There are five goal measurement screens available. Each screen shows different information about your current activity. Press A to switch between these screens. Note: You can customize the display on four of the goal screens. See “Screen settings”...
Measuring your workouts Recording laps Hold down B on the Measurement screen to display the Measure set. menu. automatically Use the AT Lap function to automatically record laps whenever a set time or distance is reached. Press C or D to highlight AT Lap, then press A. Note: You can also adjust the AT Lap function from the Run Connect PC application.
Measuring your workouts Hold down C or D to quickly scroll through the Press C on the Time screen to display the available settings. Measurement screen. GPS positioning starts. The Measurement screen is displayed once positioning is complete. Hold down A to confirm the AT Lap settings and return to the Measurement screen.
Measuring your workouts Setting a pace Hold down B on the Measurement screen to display the Measure set. menu. You can use the Target Pace function to sound an alarm if you fall behind your preset pace. Set your target time per one mile or kilometer (your target pace) and the range at which the alarm sounds when you fall behind that target pace.
Measuring your workouts Press C or D to select the pace range, then press A. An alarm sounds if you are outside the set pace range. Hold down C or D to speed through the numbers. Hold down A to confirm the Target Pace settings and return to the Measurement screen.
Checking past workouts Checking past workouts You can check your past workouts on the Recall screen. “Viewing past workouts” on page 49 “Measurement icons” on page 49 “Deleting past workouts” on page 50...
Checking past workouts Viewing past workouts Measurement icons The following icons appear on the Recall screen: Press D on the Time screen to display the Recall screen. Use C or D to highlight the workout you want to view, then press A. Workout icons Run mode Walk mode...
Checking past workouts Press A. Measurement icons Split Time Lap time Lap pace Deleting past workouts Press C or D to highlight Delete, then press A. You can delete past workout logs from the stored history. Press C or D to highlight Yes, then press A. Press D on the Time screen to display the Recall screen.
O You can also manage the measurement data using the Run Connect mobile app. See the Runsense iOS or Android manuals for details. “What is RUNSENSE View?” on page 52 “Installing Epson Run Connect software” on page 53 “Creating a RUNSENSE View account” on page 53 “Checking uploaded workout data” on page 57...
Using RUNSENSE View What is RUNSENSE View? RUNSENSE View is a web app that stores your SF-810 data and allows you to monitor, analyze, compare and share your running route, distance, speed, heart rate, calories burned, and other measurements. RUNSENSE View can export all of this information in a GPX format, making it easy for you to use the measurement data with other workout-tracking applications.
If you are using your product with a Windows PC, you need Run Connect to upload measurement data to RUNSENSE View. Follow the steps below to install Run Connect. Visit epson.com/support/sf810 (U.S.) or epson.ca/support/sf810 (Canada) and download Run Connect. Run the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. Creating a RUNSENSE View account You need to create a RUNSENSE View account before you start uploading your workout data.
Using RUNSENSE View Click Create Account in the Run Connect screen that appears. Note: If Run Connect does not start, disconnect the cable from the cradle, wait a few seconds, then reconnect. Do not remove the product from the cradle. Enter a Login ID (email address), and Password, then click Create Account.
Using RUNSENSE View Uploading data to RUNSENSE View Connect the cradle to your computer with the USB cable. Place the product into the cradle. Check that the contact points on the product are pointing up and match the contact marks on the cradle. After placing the product into the bottom of the cradle with the LCD screen facing out, push carefully on the top of the product until it clicks into place.
Using RUNSENSE View Note: If the Select Upload box is checked, the data list selection screen is displayed when you click Upload, and you can select the data you want to upload. Your workout data is uploaded to RUNSENSE View. When the upload is complete, the RUNSENSE View Home screen appears.
Checking uploaded workout data Check your uploaded workout data on the RUNSENSE View web app. Do one of the following to start RUNSENSE View: O Visit https://go-wellness.epson.com/runsense-view/. O Right-click the Run Connect icon from the Windows taskbar, then select Start RUNSENSE View.
Using RUNSENSE View O Click Start RUNSENSE View on the Run Connect screen. The Run Connect screen is displayed when you place the product in the cradle connected to the computer. RUNSENSE View starts and the Home screen is displayed. Go to step 3. Note: The Start RUNSENSE View button is not available in the following circumstances.
Using RUNSENSE View Click the data you want to check from the uploaded data. Note: For information on using RUNSENSE View, see the RUNSENSE View Help links on the bottom of the web page.
Using your SF-810 with a computer Using your SF-810 with a computer “Epson Run Connect” on page 61 “Viewing the Model Settings screen” on page 62 “Adjusting the AT Lap settings” on page 64 “Setting the Target Pace Function” on page 65...
Run Connect to adjust various settings on your RUNSENSE product directly from your computer. Note: See the following pages for information on how to install Run Connect. See “Installing Epson Run Connect software” on page 53. Login screen You can set up a RUNSENSE View account, upload measurement data, and start RUNSENSE View from this screen.
Using your SF-810 with a computer Model Settings - Interval settings screen When making the Interval setting, you can also customize your sprint and recovery intervals. Viewing the Model Settings screen Connect the cradle to your computer with the USB cable. Place the product into the cradle.
Using your SF-810 with a computer Click Model Settings on the Run Connect screen that appears. The settings on the product are saved to Run Connect, and the Model Settings screen is displayed.
Using your SF-810 with a computer Adjusting the AT Lap If you’re creating a new preset, select one of the No Data entries, then click the button. settings If you have already created a preset, select the preset you want to edit, then click the button.
Using your SF-810 with a computer Set the distance or time to divide the lap, then Select the settings you want to update on the click OK. product, then click Write to Wrist Device. Use any of the on-screen settings to edit the presets.
Using your SF-810 with a computer Select the Target Pace tab. Click the button to create the preset. Enter your target distance or time, then click If you’re creating a new preset, select one of the No Data entries, then click the button.
Using your SF-810 with a computer Enter how far off of your target pace you must See the following sections for additional be before the alarm sounds as the Pace Range. information on the Target Pace settings and measuring workouts. See “Setting a pace”...
Using your SF-810 with a computer If you’re creating a new preset, select one of the Set the Distance, Time, and HR Zone for the No Data entries, then click the button. Sprint Section (hard) and Recovery Section (light), If you have already created a preset, select the enter the total No.
Using your SF-810 with a computer Select the settings you want to update on the product, then click Write to Wrist Device. Click Yes. Click Close. See the following sections for additional information on the Interval settings and measuring workouts. See “Using the interval function”...
Settings Settings Follow the instructions in these sections to change the settings on your SF-810. “Measurement settings” on page 71 “General settings” on page 73 “Screen settings” on page 77...
Settings Measurement settings Hold down B on the Measurement screen to display the Measure set. menu. Changing measurement settings Press C or D to highlight an option, then press A. Do one of the following to display the Measurement screen: O If want to use GPS positioning, press C on the Time screen and wait for the GPS to determine your location.
Settings Measure set. options Setting Options Description Activity Type Run* Use this setting when running or jogging. Walk Use this setting when walking or exercising at a reduced pace. Bike Use this setting when performing any exercise that does not require you to swing your arms, such as riding a bike.
Settings Setting Options Description You can perform an operation by tapping the screen while measuring. (Measurement screen Light only) When Bike is selected as the Activity Type, the tap function may Screen Chg. trigger randomly depending on the road conditions. If this occurs, change the setting to OFF.* OFF* See “Tap”...
Settings Press C or D to adjust the setting, then press A. Depending on the option, you may need to select additional settings. Follow the on-screen instructions. Hold down C or D to quickly speed through the available settings. When you are done adjusting settings, hold down A to return to the Time screen.
Settings Setting items Options Description HR Zone Zone1 Set the maximum and minimum heart rate for each zone. Various options You can set five zones to suit the exercise intensity. 30 to 100 bpm* For Auto HR Zone, the heart rate is automatically set based on the Zone2 date of birth you have selected.
Settings System Set. options Select general settings for your Runsense product. Setting items Value Explanation Language English* Changes the display language. Deutsch Units Adjusts the units for distance. mile Clock 12 Hour* Selects the format for the time. 24 Hour Adjusts Daylight Saving Time.
Settings Setting items Value Explanation Alarm Tones Adjusts the alarm type and time (1 to 10 minutes). You can also set this from the Measure set. menu. Vib. (vibration) Tones & Vib. (vibration)* Key Tones Turns button sounds on or off. Initialize —...
Settings Hold down B on the Measurement screen to A sample Measurement screen is displayed. display the Measure set. menu. Press A. Press C or D to highlight Screen, then press A. Do one of the following: O If you selected the 1 Line, 2 Lines, or 3 Lines screen layouts, continue to step 8.
Settings If applicable, repeat steps 6 through 9 to When you’re done making adjustments, hold customize additional lines of the Measurement down A to confirm your changes. The screen. Measurement screen is displayed. Note: Note: When 3 Lines is set, Latitude/Longitude can only Hold down A on the Measurement screen to display the be selected for Line 2.
Settings Screen Pattern Screen Description HR & Graph This shows whether or not you are within the limits of the set heart rate zone. When the HR Zone option is set to OFF, only the current heart rate is displayed. A: A bar graph displaying average heart rate for the intervals you have set (example: Displays the average heart rate for every 10 seconds with the latest at the far...
Settings Measurement display abbreviations Measurement screen Display name Measurement Description 1 line 2 lines/3 lines Distance Distance Dist. Total distance from the start of measurements Lap Distance LapDistance LapDist. Distance for each lap Pace Pace Pace Current pace (time taken for one mile or kilometer) Average Pace Avg.Pace...
Settings Display name Measurement Description 1 line 2 lines/3 lines Lap HR LapHR LapHR Average heart rate for each lap Steps Steps Steps Number of steps from the start of measurements Lap Steps LapSteps LapStp Number of steps for each lap HR Zone Time Spent.HR Spent.HR...
Maintenance Maintenance Follow the instructions in this section to care for your product, replace its battery, and update its firmware. “Caring for your product” on page 84 “About your SF-810 battery” on page 84 “Updating the firmware” on page 84...
Maintenance Caring for your product About your SF-810 battery Important: O If the product is placed in the cradle when it is About the product’s built-in covered in water, sweat, or dirt, the contact points may corrode, malfunction, or cause a rechargeable battery communication failure.
Hold down A to return to the Time screen. Updating the firmware Download the firmware for RUNSENSE View from epson.com/support/sf810 (U.S.) or epson.ca/support/sf810 (Canada) and update the firmware. Important: Do not disconnect the cradle USB cable from your computer while running the firmware update or...
Troubleshooting Troubleshooting This section explains how to solve problems that may occur during use. “Caution” on page 87 “Problem solving” on page 87 “Resetting the system” on page 89 “Where to get help” on page 90...
Troubleshooting Caution O If there are issues with charging or data transfer, clean the contact points and sensor on the product and the cradle with a damp cotton bud and allow them to air dry. O If product operations become unstable or if functions do not operate correctly, perform a system reset (hold down all four buttons at the same time).
If the same error occurs, reconnect the cradle to start the communication again. If you still cannot solve the problem, contact Epson. See “Where to get help” on page 90.
Troubleshooting Resetting the system If your product is not functioning correctly, you can reset it. Hold down all of the buttons (A/B/C or D) at the same time. The screen resets and the product restarts. You will need to re-select the initial settings after the restart. See “Initial Settings”...
Where to get help Internet support Visit epson.com/support/sf810 (U.S.) or epson.ca/support/sf810 (Canada) for solutions to common problems. You can get tips, usage information, and FAQs, download utilities, or e-mail Epson. Telephone support Call (800) 241-5789, (562) 276-4394 (U.S.), or (905) 709-3839 (Canada).
Appendix Appendix “Understanding product icons” on page 92 “Specifications” on page 92 “Glossary” on page 94...
Appendix Understanding product icons Icon Name Run mode (measuring while running) Walking mode (measuring while walking) Bike mode (measuring while riding a bike) The signal is being received from the GPS (GPS On) GPS positioning Measuring pulse (heart rate) Average pace Distance Calories Burnt Split Time...
Appendix Possible memory time (total distance time) Approx. 70 hours Maximum number of laps (one split) Pitch/stride measurement Indoor mode Display range Distance/Lap Distance/Estimated Distance 0.000 to 999.99 mi (0.000 to 999.99 km) Pace/Lap pace/Average pace 0'00'' to 45'00''/mi (0'00'' to 30'00''/km) Speed/Lap Speed/Average Speed 0.0 to 999.9 mi/h (0.0 to 999.9 km/h) Split/Lap time...
Appendix Glossary Term Definition Water resistant at 5 barometric The product is water resistant at up to 5 barometric pressures. pressures GPS function A system that receives signals in a GPS receiver from satellites orbiting the earth and calculates your current position. This function allows you to accurately understand positional and time information.
Appendix Term Definition Lap Pitch Your average pitch per lap. Lap pace Your pace for the current lap. Total Descent The total value of the height descended from the measurement start point. Total Ascent The total value of the height ascended from the measurement start point.
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