Garmin Fenix 6 adds acclimation widget. dual HR broadcasting and more

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Acclimation Widget on Fenix 6

With the exception of the FR945, all the Fenix 6 series today received a BETA update that you can now try at your own risk following the instructions in the links further below.

The heat acclimation capability has been available since launch (more details) and the feature makes adjustments like VO2max correction, although note your body (and the algorithms) will likely take 4 or more days until full acclimation. Also of interest is the addition of dual ANT+/BLE broadcasting of optical HR.

  • What’s new: What’s new here is the ability to add the acclimation info as a widget and, with the new widget glances, I reckon these are implemented now in a much-improved manner.
  • What’s new: Despite some limitations it’s now possible to broadcast your HR from the FEnix 6 over either Bluetooth SMART or ANT+. More info on dcrainmaker.com

More Info: Fenix 6: Firstbeat Insights

Fenix 6s: https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15166
Fenix 6s Pro: 
https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15164
Fenix 6: https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15162
Fenix 6 Pro: 
https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15160
Fenix 6x Pro: https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15168

These new firmware versions contain oHR bug fixes, updates to the Surf & Golf profile and these

  • Added support for Altitude Acclimation widget. (Menu > Widgets > Edit > Add > Alt. Acclimation)
  • Improved Broadcast Heart Rate and added support for simultaneously broadcasting through ANT+ and Bluetooth.
  • Updated the user interface for Stress and Calories widgets.
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gingerneil

ACCLIMATISATION !! FFS.
🙂

Frank
gingerneil

The fact that link to Wikipedia is covered in words containing the letter z means it can be largely ignored on this UK site… 😂🙄
Zee, my arse. 😜

RiphRaph

Your assumption is wrong. To annoy EVERYONE, you’d have to cycle between those two and acclimatation. 😀

(Thank you Frank up above for the Wiki link, where I read that variant for the first time)

Raul

I think I saw something like this pass by on my Edge 830.

Dennis

Any rumors on garmin instinct 2 or fenix 6 sport

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“FORERUNNER_745” 
“FORERUNNER_945_LTE”,
“MAGO”,
“FENIX_6_SPORT”,
“FENIX_6S_SPORT”,
“PIPPEN”,
“STARBRIDGE”,
“HALEY”,
“HALEY_TITANIUM”,
“HALEY_SOLAR”,
“LUMEN”,
“RODMAN”,
“TACTIX_DELTA_SOLAR”,
“VENU_DAIMLER”,
“ELF”,
“ELF_MUSIC”,
“INDEX_SCALE_2”,

tfk, the5krunner

thank you, many of those already covered here https://the5krunner.com/2020/06/27/july-2020-sports-watch-update/
I think some may well be internal project code names eg HALEY is probably Vivoactive/Venu