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Metrics for laps are wrong in swimming and running - exophunk - 01-30-2019

Hi everyone,

I saw others already discussed issues with automatic laps while swimming etc., I feel the lap functionality with manual laps on my Vantage is broken in every way.

I have 22 activities since december and I use the Lap button (Red button) fairly often to try to measure interval laps. I do this for running and swimming very often. I didn't count laps for cycling.

- Of 22 activities, I can't remember a single activity where laps shown in Polar Flow, Strava or Training Peaks are correct. Or even remotely close to correct.

Swimming:
Either there are no laps at all or a random amount of distances that I can't correlate with the times I pressed the lap button. Every activity is completely off.

In the activity below, I did several 100m splits, 4x250m splits and a 1000m time trial. I can't see any of this below.

(Besides that, Every single swim metric is wrong. Distance is wrong, swim style is wrong, average pace is completely wrong, number of strokes is wrong. I start to doubt if the watch actually is able to record "time" correctly. But this issues were mentioned in another thread already.)

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hsm0o5945geeaxw/Screenshot%202019-01-30%2013.50.12.jpg?dl=0



Running:
While the laps seem to actually exist (below, the high intensity splits do correctly start when I pressed the lap button), all the results were wrong. 8/9 laps show 0.0km distance, while the final lap shows some random 1.24km distance. The same nonsense gets exported to Strava and TP.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3e0cehuubq4rbvr/Screenshot%202019-01-30%2013.50.29.jpg?dl=0


As the issues actually happens every single time – even 3 months and firmware updates after release – I wonder if my watch maybe has a hardware issue?


What are your experiences with laps?