Has anyone successfully paired with an Orangetheory HR monitor?

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  1. scriptkitten macrumors regular

    scriptkitten

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    My watch doesn't seem to see my OT chest strap under Bluetooth settings. How can I get it to pair?
     
  2. Julien macrumors G4

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  3. scriptkitten thread starter macrumors regular

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    i figured it out! you have to put the monitor on for it to pair.
     
  5. Newtons Apple macrumors P6

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    Well glad you got that worked out.
     
  6. Julien macrumors G4

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    Yes a HR sensor only does periodic checks until a HR is detected (a lot like sleep mode to save battery) and then it powers up the BT radio and reads HR regularly.
     
  7. scriptkitten thread starter macrumors regular

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    Aha!!! I was wondering what black magic was going on
     

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