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New owner seeking tips
Was just given a new 305. I've used it for pacing, checking distance run and time, checking my car odometer. Looking forward to using it in July when I visit...
Jun 17, 2009
USB Driver problems
Hi Folks I have a Forerunner 205 and an iPod Shuffle. The Garmin driver keeps getting lost and my Garmin comes up as an 'unknown device'. This forces me to...
Jun 11, 2009
New and totally lost
Hello Please Help! I just got a Forerunner 205 for my birthday and I have no idea how to work this thing. I have read the booklet and loaded the software onto...
May 12, 2009
Cross-Talk/Heart Rate interference.
The past couple of rides my Heart Rate has shown spikes up to 230 beats per minute. There have also been times when my monitor and the person I am training...
Apr 24, 2009
Measuring over more than one day
I've just done two days cycling in the New Forest. I monitored the first day, stopped the monitor, turned it off, re-charged it via the mains, and the next...
Apr 14, 2009
Data corruption after Marathon race???
Hi, Back in November, after long months of hard training, I ran the New York City marathon, my first and only marathon. When I downloaded the marathon data...
Mar 2, 2009
Filip De Weweire
hearth rate indoor
Hello Im new to this hearth rate monitor, The other day I whent inside de gym and try the chest strap and turn and have my garmin on my wrist, I could see hte...
Jan 2, 2009
My understanding is that the Forerunner 405 is WAAS enabled and the 305 isn't. Does that mean that the 405's GPS is more accurate than the 305's?...
Sep 11, 2008
Re: Digest Number 42
Hi all I've having trouble downloading data. It says something like 'transfer completed' but then I can't see anything downloaded. Any ideas? I have a mac - is...
Jul 10, 2008
Forerunner on the hills
Has anyone tried using this in the middle of nowhere - irght up on the hills? How was it? Also, is it possible to simply track where you've been, or do you...
Jul 7, 2008
altitude & distance
Does the garmin take account of changes in altitude when measuring distance, or calculating calories? Ed 70% of our clients use their PAs to find them new...
Jun 16, 2008
navigating and general use of garmin 205
Hello, Im I just got a forerunner 205, but i wuld like to get the most out of it, I dont know nothing about navigation or maping, is there any website where I...
May 25, 2008
Heart Rate Monitor
Has anyone had trouble with their heart rate monitor? I thought the battery had died, but after putting in two different new batteries, it's still not...
Mar 3, 2008
Importing courses from GPX files.
Is there anyway to create a GPX from google earth or something like that and import it as a course into the garmin Training Centre. I only see options to...
Feb 7, 2008
Convert .tcx file to something Microsoft Excel can understand
I want to analyze my data in Excel, how do I do it?...
Jan 29, 2008
Getting the location / GPS coordinates out
Hi Is it possible to get the current position outputted to the screen? I can only get it when I download at the moment and don't see a way of getting it on the...
Jan 28, 2008
Problem with Training Center update
Just updated my Garmin training center from 3.2.3 to the new 3.3.1, using the web updater tool. Update seemed to go fine, however when I went back into the TC...
Dec 27, 2007
Training based on heart rate alerts
I am just trying to get into running. I purchased a Forerunner 305 so I could try to use my heartrate as an indicator for pace etc. I want to get started by...
Dec 6, 2007
discuss garmin 305 use in training?
looking over this list, i don't really see any discussion of using this watch as a training tool. maybe that's not the purpose of the list, so please let me...
Nov 26, 2007
How do I start a new workout on the Garmin 305? All my runs are running together on the same data fields. Do I need to go to Quick Workout section to start...
Nov 26, 2007
Hi. Has anybody had the following problem. When I attempt to transfer in either direction nothing is tranferred but it says 'transfer Complete' on the GPS. It...
Nov 10, 2007
Garmin FR305/E305 ANT HRM belts and Suunto ANT HRM belts
Just had confirmed over on the SuuntoDOTcom user group that a single ANT HRM (heart rate monitor) belt can be picked up and listened to by TWO t4 wrist watches...
Oct 18, 2007
Setting the date on the forerunner 305
Hi Guys, I have just brought a Garmin forerunner 305. With one training run now under my belt using the 305. I love it. How ever viewing my training history (...
Sep 18, 2007
39; pace on my forerunner 205.
I have just purchased my unit and have read the 'book of words' to set the unit up. However I am unable to view my actual pace. For example if I run 1 mile and...
Jun 6, 2007
It does what it says on the tin
I bought the 305 and rather skeptically filled in the price match form. But to my surprise I received the refund next day along with the product by special...
Jun 6, 2007
battery charge life
Hi I am thinking of getting the new Garmin 305 how long does a it last on a battery charge. I have had an old 302 and it did not last long. Ror...
May 16, 2007
Map of London
Hi, I have just started using my 305 in the Maida Vale area of London and I have to say that it is great. However my one dissapointment is the level of detail...
May 9, 2007
Question with regard to the history section of 305 workouts
I just got my 305 and have enjoyed using it. I feel it's pretty accurate with regard to distance covered and average heart rates. The problem I have has to...
Apr 24, 2007
I would like to buy my wife a Forerunner 205 for hr birthday but am not prepared to pay £160 in the uK when I couldsourceone from th Stats for about £90 +...
Mar 21, 2007
My experience with Garmin and the Forerunner 305
I purchased a Garmin Forerunner 305 about two months ago, and while I really liked the idea of having the GPS and HRM and tracking data, my experience with...
Oct 3, 2006
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