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CycleOps PowerTap Power Meter

How To: Pair an ANT+ Power Meter

Pairing your PowerTap (Desktop)

Follow these instructions if you're on Windows or Mac:

  1. Open the TrainerRoad app and go to the Devices tab. 
    You will see this screen:ANTpm1.png
  2. Hover over your Power Meter and click to begin pairing.
    Once pairing is complete, the PM will be bordered in green.ANTpm2.png
  3. After it's paired, you can click on the Power Meter again to open the Device Settings menu. From here you can calibrate the PM.
    You're ready to ride after you calibrate! 
    ANTpm3.png

Pairing your PowerTap (Mobile)

Follow these instructions if you're on iOS or Android:

  1. Navigate to the Devices Tab and make sure ANT+ is turned on.20170705_194227000_iOS.png
  2. Wake up the PowerTap by pedalling.
  3. Tap on Power Meter
    After tapping on the Power Meter, note the green border showing it as 'paired'.20170705_194339000_iOS.png
  4. Tap on it once more to open the Device Settings screen.20170705_194404000_iOS.png
  5. Tap Calibrate
    You're ready to ride after you calibrate!20170705_195617000_iOS.png

Pairing your PowerTap (Legacy)

Follow these instructions if you're on the Legacy app: 

  1. Open the TrainerRoad app and go to the Devices tab
    You will see this screen:

    Are you seeing "ANT Channel Error" instead? Make sure your ANT+ is setup properly.
  2. Select Pair next to Power Meter
    Make sure that the signal is displaying as either "Good" or "Excellent". Anything less might give you odd data when TrainerRoad is straining to pick up the signal.

  3. Make sure that Enable VirtualPower is UN-checked
    If VirtualPower is enabled, TrainerRoad will ignore readings from power meters and derive power from speed readings. Un-check the box pictured below.
    You're now ready to ride!

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