Details History Current Bid: Yellow Zone: PC and Mac compatible. Public Questions There are no messages posted. The price and complexity of the device means it's not for everyone, but it should appeal to people who enjoy running and like data -- or anyone who wants to make running on a treadmill more interesting.
The Web site itself is clean and well presented, offering the ability to share workout data with your friends over Facebook.
This information is downloaded from the control module and synched with the miCoach Web site, where you get both a summary and a detailed overview of your most recent workout, as well as details of previous workouts.
There's a lot to like about the miCoach Pacer, but a buggy Web site and the lack of native application support undermine what otherwise could be a very useful tool.
If they do, they could very well have a winner on their hands. The shopping cart is empty.
But ever since, the system has worked flawlessly, detecting both devices without any problem. Sync workout stats with adidas. It offers runners a range of training programs, from its basic Learn to Run plans to a program designed to improve your marathon time.
Share your stats. If you don't see a plan that matches your needs, you can create your own. Things can get a bit tricky with the miCoach Pacer control module.
The soft, elastic strap is adjustable for a customizable, comfortable fit. Records pace, distance and stride rate. If you're going too slow, the miCoach tells you to pick up the pace. Each training program consists of workouts that include running intervals and recovery days, with the system keeping runners within heart rate "zones" that reflect how hard they are working. Adidas' miCoach Pacer, a set of three small devices that combine audio coaching with a stride sensor and a heart-rate monitor.
I never worried about losing it while running. Turning on the control module automatically detects the stride sensor and heart-rate monitor.
I liked the stride sensor's clip -- it was very easy to put on and seemed rock solid. The miCoach Pacer interacts with the Stride Sensor and Heart Rate Monitor both included to tell you what you need by using easy to understand color zones.
Setting up the miCoach Pacer requires you to connect a short audio pass-through cable that links the headphone jack on your MP3 player with the audio-in port on the control module, and then plug your headphones into the audio-out jack on the control module to hear audio cues over your music.
Accurately measures your heart rate. The best aspect of the miCoach Pacer is the data that it collects, including your time, heart rate, pace and distance. MP3 player is NOT required for use.