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Are Polar Heart Rate Monitors waterproof?

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As I understand it, they are water resistant? I've used one in a swimming pool for swimming training before now with no problems. However, I'm not sure what depth they would reach before throwing a wobbly :)

I've got one of the cheapest polars, dont remember the model, but it's rated to 30m and I've taken it there without problem.
i have a polar a1. the cheapest of the cheapest models and i use it in static pool sessions to analyse different techniques. it cost me about 40 usd and i am very satisfied with it.

maybe of interest to some other freedivers:
i was in contact with suunto and asked them if we can expect a computer like the d3 in combination with a heart rate monitor, because at this moment there is a suunto instrument who reads out heart rate and altitude (i guess). the answere from suunto was: no there is neither such an instrument in production nor planned - the freediving market appears to be to small...

yours pat
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