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Overall good app, however, it has a little bit of a ways to go still. I am using the Android version, which does have different features than the Apple version. Pros: *Stable and I haven't had any issues. *Intuitive to use and manage. *Rowing tutorials included are good for beginners. *Racing feature is fun to use. *Pairing with Strava is great- it worked really well and is better than what my watch uploads when I do a rowing workout. *Bluetooth heart rate connectivity is good.
10 people found this review helpful
Good app overall, but could use a few tweaks. I've had my Waterrower for a week or so, and so far the app is performing as advertised. The pace boat feature is helpful and the other metrics displayed are clear and customizable. I haven't had any of the issues a few others have noted around connectivity (I did have a brief problem with an older phone, but that was because I had disabled location services which impacts all Bluetooth LE connections it appears). My cheap no name HR band connects fine as well. Strava syncs happen immediately for me too. The one thing missing is the ability to add custom workouts by time/HR zone/power etc. I am currently using a tabata timer app with audio cues to help me track intervals or relying on my Suunto watch to buzz if I go out of zone. It would be better if this was integrated with visual cues on the screen to avoid the mental gymnastics of trying to track what you are supposed to be doing with the data on display.
6 people found this review helpful
Brilliant app - loads quickly, very stable, connects to SmartRow and heart rate monitor in seconds. Very easy to pair with Strava; workouts are synched literally a few seconds after you finish your session. Loads of public races, custom workouts, and metrics to sink your teeth into. Personally I love the force curve, and have already found it useful in improving my form. Such a HUGE improvement over the S4 - this is a workout computer for 2020 and beyond, rather than a glorified calculator!
7 people found this review helpful
Ergometer Innovations B.V.
April 16, 2021
Thank you for your positive review! We are glad you like the SmartRow app and PowerMeter!