We have developed a new firmware for the Wattbike heart rate monitor. In conjunction with some recent successful Wattbike firmware releases, this heart rate monitor firmware aims to greatly improve the connection process and the stability of the connection from your Wattbike heart rate monitor to the Wattbike you are connecting to.
Please download the new firmware file here or from the bottom of this article onto your smart device, and follow the below instructions to update:
- Download and install the app called 'nRF Connect' onto your iOS device from the App store.
- Download the firmware file (attached at the bottom of this article) onto your iOS device.
- Find the file in your device storage, and click on it to expand the Zip file.
- Open the nRF Connect app on your device. Under the 'Scanner' tab, find the Wattbike heart rate belt you are trying to update (the serial number of the heart rate belt is printed on the belt). Select 'connect' to the right of the Wattbike heart rate strap.
- Upload the Firmware to the Wattbike heart rate monitor by selecting 'open document picker'. Select the firmware Zip file which you have downloaded and saved to the iOS device in Step 2.
- Select “start” at the bottom right corner and wait for the progress to complete.
- The firmware update is now complete and your Wattbike heart rate strap is ready to use.
- Download and Install the 'nRF Connect' app onto your Android device from the Google Play store.
- Download the firmware file (attached at the bottom of this article) onto your Android device. Find it in your device storage, and click on it to expand the Zip file.
- Open the nRF Connect app on your Android device. Find the heart rate belt you are trying to update under the 'Scan' tab.
- Select 'Connect' to the right of the heart rate strap (you can find the serial number on the heart rate belt).
- Press the 'DFU' symbol at the top right of the screen.
- Select 'Distribution packet (ZIP)' and press the “OK” button.
- Select the zip file for upload.
- The Firmware will now start to upload. When it is 100% complete your Wattbike heart rate monitor has been updated and is ready to use.