Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product Forerunner 101 Garmin
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owner’ s manual For erunner ® 101 personal trainer.
Garmin (Europe) Ltd. Unit 5, The Quadrangle, Abbey Park Industrial Estate Romsey , SO51 9DL, U.K. T el. 44/0870.8501241 Fax 44/0870.8501251 Garmin Corporation No. 68, Jangshu 2 nd Road Shijr , T aipei County , T aiwan T el. 886/2.2642.9199 Fax 886/2.2642.
i P ACE Y OURSELF Fun is now on the run! Strap this personal trainer to your wrist and let it do all the work, except the running of course. W elcome to the world of the Forerunner 101; a compact, lightweight, waterproof GPS sensor that pr ovides you accurate pace/speed, distance, and time data during your workout.
ii Introduction T able of Contents INTRODUCTION ............................................. I Product Registration ....................................i T able of Contents ...................................... ii Limited W arranty .................
iii Introduction Garmin International, Inc. 1200 E. 151st Street Olathe, KS 66062, U.S.A. Phone: 800/800.1020 or 913/397.8200 F AX: 913/397.0836 Garmin (Europe) Ltd. Unit 5, The Quadrangle, Abbey Park Industrial Estate Romsey , SO51 9DL, U.K. Phone: 44/0870.
iv Introduction FCC Compliance The Forerunner 101 complies with Part 15 of the FCC interference limits for Class B digital devices FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE. These limits are designed to pr ovide more reasonable pr otection against harmful interference in a residential installation, and ar e more stringent than “outdoor” requirements.
v Introduction SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT BY USING THE FORERUNNER 101, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE FOLLOWING SOFTW ARE LICENSE AGREEMENT .
vi Introduction W ARNING: The Global Positioning System (GPS) is operated by the United States government, which is solely responsible for its accuracy and maintenance. The system is subject to changes which could affect the accuracy and performance of all GPS equipment.
vii Introduction FORERUNNER AND WRIST STRAP CLEANING The Forerunner 101 is constructed of high quality materials and does not requir e user maintenance other than cleaning. Clean the unit using a cloth dampened with a mild detergent solution and then wipe dry .
viii Introduction mode reset enter lap start/stop Back View (without strap) Built-in GPS Antenna Battery Cover ENTER ST ART/ST OP POWER BA CKLIGHT MODE RESET LAP Serial Number Speak er LCD Display (wi.
ix Introduction Wrist Strap The Forerunner has been designed to comfortably ﬁt your wrist. For best performance, wear the Forerunner like a watch, with the top face of the unit oriented towar ds the sky . A strap extension provides additional length and easily attaches to the existing strap.
x Battery Usage Introduction Battery usage icon shows an estimate of battery life left. F our squares with the battery outline indicates a full battery . INST ALLING BA TTERIES The Forerunner 101 operates on two AAA alkaline batteries (not included), which are placed in the back of the unit.
1 Getting Started Down to the Basics WHA T IS GPS? The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a system of 24 satellites that circle the earth twice a day in a very precise orbit and transmit information to earth. The Forerunner must continuously “see” at least three of these satellites to calculate your location and track your movement.
2 ST ARTING UP THE FORERUNNER 101 Allow the Forerunner time to track satellites and determine your position the ﬁrst time you use it. Upon startup, the GPS signal bar appears. As the Forerunner 101 locates more satellites and the signal strength increases, the bar moves to the right.
3 Timer Mode Using the Timer Mode MAIN MODES All of the information needed to operate the Forerunner 101 is found on two main modes (or display screens). These modes are the T imer Mode and Menu Mode. Press the MODE Button to cycle through the 2 modes.
4 Timer Mode Data Screens Data Screens During your workout there are 3 data scr eens you can access by pressing the DOWN or UP buttons. These data screens are: • T imer Screen - T ime/Pace(Speed)/Di.
5 Menu Modes Using Menu Mode MENU NA VIGA TION Y our Forerunner 101 allows you to navigate thr ough menus quickly and efﬁciently using a combination of the ENTER button, the UP and DOWN buttons, and the MODE button. The diagram gives you a quick glance of all available options.
6 Menu Mode History: By Day HISTOR Y The Forerunner 101 stores up to 5000 laps in memory . A run may contain any number of laps. The 10 most recent runs have a basic track log of up to 250 saved points. Y our most re- cent run (one you have not reset) contains the most detailed track log with up to 3000 points.
7 Menu Mode History: By W eek 4. Highlight any single lap day or individual lap and press ENTER to view the Options menu. 5. Select ’VIEW ON MAP’ to review your work out or select ’DELETE LAP/ENTIRE RUN’ to erase that workout. By W eek Like ‘By Day’, selecting this option allows you to see a list of your workouts organized by week.
8 Menu Mode History: History T otals and Delete History T otals Selecting this option allows you to see an overview of your total workouts combined. T o view the History T otals mode: 1. With ‘HIST OR Y’ highlighted in the Menu Mode, press ENTER .
9 Menu Mode T raining Assistant: Auto P ause/Lap TRAINING ASSIST ANT The Forerunner’ s 101 T raining Assistant has training tools to maximize your workout ses- sions. This option allows you to set (or use) an auto pause and auto lap, use a virtual partner , use interval training, use a pace /speed alert, and use a time/distance alert.
10 Menu Mode T raining Assistant: Virtual P artner T o set the Auto Lap: 1. Highlight ‘TRAINING ASSIST ANT’ in the Menu Mode and press ENTER . 2. Highlight ‘ A UT O P AUSE/LAP’ and press ENTER . 3. Highlight the ‘ON/OFF’ option next to ‘ A UT O LAP TRIGGER:’.
11 Menu Mode T raining Assistant: Virtual P artner T o set Distance & Time Goals: 1. Highlight ‘TRAINING ASSIST ANT’ in the Menu Mode and press ENTER . 2. Highlight ‘VIR TUAL P AR TNER’ and press ENTER . 3. Highlight ‘SET DIST ANCE &TIME’ and press ENTER .
12 Menu Mode T raining Assistant: Virtual P artner 7. Press the DOWN or UP button to select the pace (speed) of your work out and press ENTER to select. Y ou can choose ‘CUST OM’ to set your own pace/speed. 8. Highlight ‘DONE’ and press ENTER .
13 Menu Mode Interval T raining Interval T raining enables you to improve your workout by alternating time intervals or distances of exercise with r est periods of stopping or slower speeds.
14 Menu Mode T raining Assistant: Interval T raining Once Interval T raining has started, the Forerunner automatically changes to the T imer Mode, showing your Lap Speed, Lap T ime, and Lap Distance. An audible alarm sounds when you have reached your rest time or distance period.
15 Menu Mode T raining Assistant: P ace/Speed Alert P ace/Speed Alert Use the Pace/Speed Alert when you want to know when you have reached either your fastest pace/speed or your slowest pace/speed. When you reach this preset speed during your workout, an alarm sounds.
16 Menu Mode T raining Assistant: Time/Distance Alert Time/Distance Alert Like the Pace/Speed Alert, you can set an alarm to sound when you reach a certain time or a certain distance. T o set Time Alert: 1. Highlight ‘TRAINING ASSIST ANT’ in the Menu Mode and press ENTER .
17 Menu Mode Navigation: Add/Remove Map Mode NA VIGA TION The Navigation Menu provides additional options for traveling with your For erunner 101. Refer to this menu option to add or remove the map mo.
18 Menu Mode Navigation: Mark Location Mark Location The Forerunner 101 can remember a location (latitude/longitude) to which you want to return later by using the ‘Mark Location’ option. The Forerunner 101 saves your location using a default three-digit number beginning with 001 and increases by one ther eafter .
19 Menu Mode Navigation: Mark Location 4. Scroll through the letters holders using the DOWN or UP buttons . ( UP button moves the cursor right to left, and the DOWN button moves the cursor left to right). When you reach the position place you want to change , stop , and press ENTER .
20 Menu Mode Navigation: Find Location T o change the location (latitude/longitude): 1. Highlight ‘NA VIGATION’ in the Menu Mode and press ENTER . 2. Press the DOWN button to highlight the ‘MARK LOCA TION’ option and press ENTER . The Review Location appears .
21 Menu Mode Navigation: Find Location T o ﬁnd and select a location: 1. Highlight ‘NA VIGATION’ in the Menu Mode and press ENTER . 2. Press the DOWN button, highlight the ‘FIND LOCA TION’ option, and press ENTER . 3. With ‘LIST ALL ’ highlighted, press ENTER .
22 Menu Mode Navigation: Find Location T o view the selected location on the Map Mode: 1. In the Review Location mode , press the DOWN or UP button to highlight ‘MAP’. Press the ENTER button. The selected location is displayed on the map . Y ou can use the DOWN/UP buttons to zoom in and out on the map .
23 Menu Mode Navigation: Back T o Start/ Orient Map North/Ahead Back to Start This option allows you to return to your start point along a traveled path without marking any locations. The Forerunner 101 draws a ‘track log’ or ‘electr onic breadcrumb trail’ as you travel during your workout.
24 Menu Mode Settings: Set Time T o select Orient Map Ahead: 1. In the ‘NA VIGATION’ mode , press the DO WN or UP button to highlight ‘ORIENT MAP AHEAD’, Press ENTER . The Map Mode appears with the orientation pointing ahead. SETTINGS The ‘SETTINGS’ menu allows you to customize your Forerunner 101.
25 Menu Mode Settings: Set Time T o change the Time Zone: 1. Highlight ‘SETTINGS’ in the Menu Mode and press ENTER . 2. Press the DOWN or UP button to highlight ‘SET TIME’. Press ENTER . 3. Press the DOWN or UP button to highlight the ‘TIME ZONE’ ﬁeld and press ENTER .
26 Menu Mode Settings: Set Units Set Units The Forerunner 101 allows you to select statute (feet, miles, and miles per hour) or metric (meters, kilometers, and kilometers per hour) units of measure for all speed and distance readouts. It also allows you to choose either your pace (running) or speed (biking) mode.
27 Menu Mode Settings: Custom P age 3. Press the DOWN or UP button to highlight the ‘P ACE SMOO THING’ ﬁeld. Press ENTER. 4. Press the DOWN or UP button, highlight ‘MOST’, ‘MORE’, ’LESS’, or ‘LEAST’ and press ENTER . ’MOST’ produces the maximum amount of smoothing.
28 Menu Mode Settings: Set Proﬁle T o customize the data screens: 1. Highlight ‘SETTINGS’ in the Menu Mode and press ENTER . 2. Press the DOWN or UP button to highlight ‘SET CUST OM P AGE’. Press ENTER . 3. Press the DOWN or UP button to highlight the data ﬁeld to change .
29 Menu Mode Settings: Set Display Set Display This option allows you to change the backlight setting and the contrast of the screen. T o change the backlight setting: 1. F rom the Menu Mode press the DOWN or UP button to highlight ‘SETTINGS’. Press E NTER .
30 Menu Mode Settings: Set System Set System This option allows you to change the beeper setting, select the language of your choice, and select battery type. T o change the beeper setting: 1. F rom the Menu Mode press the DOWN or UP button to highlight ‘SETTINGS’.
31 Menu Mode Settings: Restore Settings/ About F orerunner Restore Settings This option allows you to restore the factory settings to options in the SETTINGS menu ONL Y . Data and settings in other menus, such as HISTOR Y and TRAINING ASSIST ANT , are not affected.
32 Physical Case: Fully-sealed, high-impact plastic alloy , w aterproof to IEC 60529 IPX7 standards (waterproof to 1 meter for 30 minutes) Size: 3.26”W x 1.71 “H x 0.91”D (83 x 43.5 x 23 mm) Weight: Approx. 0.6 ounces (55g) T emperature Range: -4° to 140°F (-20° to 70°C) (operating) Display: 100 x 64 pixels, 1.
33 Index A About Forerunner 31 Add/remove map mode 17 Auto Lap 10, 14 Auto Pause 4, 9, 14 B Backlight 29 Back to Start 23 Batteries x, 30 Beeper 30 C Calories 6, 7, 27, 28 Caution vi Cleaning vii Cont.
34 Index Location 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 M Main Modes 3 Map Mode 17, 22, 23 Mark Location 18, 19 Memory 6, x Menu Mode 5 N Navigation 17 Nearest Location 20, 21 O Orient Map Ahead 23, 24 Orient Map North .
35 Run Notes.
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