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4.8 out of 10

Garmin Forerunner 201

The Forerunner 201 offers athletes an easy-to-read display, ergo Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Forerunner 201

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Overall 6
6.0

Great while it worked.

mercedeslady, Ebay
5 November 2012
  • Summary: I really liked this watch while it worked. The design fit my small wrist perfectly. Then is just stopped working. I'd turn it on and it would turn itself off. I was very sad when this watch quit because I liked the features especially the pace and distance alarms. The seller was nice enought to take it back and refund my money.
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Overall 6
6.0

Loss of signal very annoying.

Robin, Amazon
28 July 2007
  • Summary: I have to agree with some of the other negative comments written. I've had mine for about 9 months now and while it does give an indication of the distance covered, the constant loss of signal while running in a wooded or built up area is very annoying and gives doubts as to the accuracy displayed. The speeds it has displayed have been somewhat dubious at times as well.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Reliability 8
8.0
Looks 8
8.0

A runners training essential

dratcliff..., Ciao
8 November 2006
  • Excerpt: I started running about 18 months ago training for a half marathon - and as I live in a rural location I was finding it dificult to track the distances I was running as there is only so far a car can go! So I started using website such as mapmyrun.com to plot routes and this appeared pretty successful at the time - however come the big race and there was no way I had run the distances I thought I had and had to have a major rethink of how I was going to train for the...
  • Pros: Easy to use, accurate, light
  • Cons: looses signal easily
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Reliability 8
8.0
Looks 6
6.0

Keep On Running

killiefan, Ciao
15 December 2005
  • Excerpt: The problem I had when I started training seriously for my first half marathon was that although I knew how long I was running for, I just could not be sure of the distances I had been running. I only had a rough idea of my distance from driving the route but this was not ideal, especially as parts of my runs were over areas that you just cannot reach in the car. I did not think anyone would be very pleased if I drove my car over fields, just to measure distances.
  • Pros: Helps you to measure your runs, Can help you pace yourself
  • Cons: Quite expensive, Size of unit is a bit big
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Overall 6
6.0
Features 10
10

ottimo per gli allenamenti

nenu65, Ciao
21 December 2008
  • Summary: Ottimo per gli allenamenti .Ha un piccolo difetto : non segnala con precisione i piccoli circuiti corsi a ripetizione;quindi non usarlo nei percorsi circolari dei parchi....ma ricordati che dopo 2 - 4 anni è da buttare.La batteria non è sostituibile"Prima di costruire una torre siediti e calcola bene la spesa!
  • Pros: conosci la tua media reale
  • Cons: batteria insostituibile
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Overall 6
6.0
Design 6
6.0

Où sont mes satellites ?

felis, Ciao
11 October 2005
  • Summary: Que vendre de plus à un coureur que des chaussures chères, ou un maillot en peau de buse ? Ou encore un cardiofréquencemètre dernier cri, mais sans bruit, qui dit tout sur le cœur pendant l'effort ? Oui, un appareil qui totalise les kilomètres, indique les trajets, et calcule les moyennes, les maxis, les minis, et tutti quanti.
  • Pros: La vitesse moyenne et le nombre de kilomètres parcouru
  • Cons: Lourd, difficile d'utilisation, lent à la mise en route, données non récupérables, bref beaucoup de soucis
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