Scosche Rhythm Plus Heart Rate Monitor is an optical heart rate monitor which measures your heart rate by transmitting LED light through your skin. You can wear it on your upper arm or lower arm. You need not wear a chest strap to monitor your heart rate.
Best of Scosche Rhythm Plus Heart Rate Monitor Features
Scosche Rhythm Plus Heart Rate Monitor is an optic heart rate monitor which measures your heart rate by transmitting LED lights into the skin through your capillaries. It is a basic heart rate monitor and provides accurate results. It is not an activity tracker which can monitor your daily activity, calories burnt etc.
The battery lasts for 8 hours on persons with lighter skin and 7 hours in those with darker skin tone. This is because optic sensor needs to work hard in those with darker skin compared to those having lighter skin tone. It also lasts longer on hairless, un-tattooed and sweaty people.
Where to Place the Unit
You can place the Scosche unit anywhere on your body where you have more blood flow. However, the best spots to place your heart rate monitor are the lower arm, near the elbow and upper arm.
Unlike other monitors, Scosche Rhythm+ Heart Rate Monitor and Armband have 3 LED lights, 2 green and one yellow.
It supports both Bluetooth Smart and ANT+ connectivity. It can support single Bluetooth connection and multiple ANT+ connectivities simultaneously.
You will get two straps with the device, one for your upper arm and another one that fits your forearm. The strap is made up of breathable neoprene and is comfortable to wear. The band uses Velcro to securely fit the device on your hand.
The straps are available in three different colors, pink, blue, black and neon green.
The reading provided by Scosche Rhythm Plus Heart Rate Monitor is accurate compared to other monitors.
Scosche Rhythm Plus Heart Rate Monitor is splash proof and sweat proof. However, you cannot use it while swimming or showering.
Scosche Rhythm Plus Heart Rate Monitor does not have its own app. But it syncs well with a number of fitness apps. Some of the apps which are compatible with the device include MapMyFitness, Runkeeper, and Strava etc.
You can use it with any ANT+ or Bluetooth compatible device. It is compatible with almost all Android and iPhone devices. It also syncs well with almost all watches including Polar, Garmin etc.
The device does not have any internal memory.
You can workout up to 100 feet away from your Smartphone or exercise device.
Frequently Asked Question on Scosche Rhythm Plus Hear Rate Monitor
How long does the battery of Scosche Rhythm Plus Hear Rate Monitor last?
The battery usually lasts for 8 hours.
Can it be used to measure our daily activity?
It is not capable of functioning as an activity tracker. It is a basic heart rate monitor.
Does it have a chest strap?
Scosche Rhythm Plus Heart Rate Monitor is worn on your forearm or upper arm. It does not require a chest strap.
Can it be used while swimming?
Scosche Rhythm Plus Heart Rate Monitor is waterproof only up to 1 ft. It is sweat proof and splash proof but you cannot use it while swimming or showering.