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I had the same problem and attempted what banjodoug suggested above. It did not help. I had a faint display even before I re-inserted it into my watch frame. I surmised it wasn't the battery position.

I then took apart the damn thing and put it back together several times, each time rushing to push the setting/center button only to derive the same problem over and over.

I then took it apart one more time and pinched in all of the sides of the metal frame that holds it all together, thinking that I had a bad ground. After I did that, I reassembed it and waited. The display came on with the test display and then eventually went to the standard display on its own and all was good to go.

I suspect the issue was solved by correcting an improper ground and a proper initialization process - both solved by the steps I took above.

Hope it works for you!

Polar F6 Wrist... | Answered on Dec 16, 2019

Take it to any walmart store and have them put one in

Polar Watches | Answered on Mar 24, 2019

Not enough information. Is this a serial number and not a model number? All I was able to locate was a book via basic search. We elect how much time we spend on questions depending on the question. Sometimes it is not cost effective to the site of us to offer extensive research when minimum information provided.
good luck

Polar Watches | Answered on Mar 02, 2019

I read an answer here:
= 24mm NATO-Strap + Polar m400 silicone housing

Polar RS300X SD... | Answered on Dec 29, 2018

Google (polar)(Ce0537)(manual) without parens.

Polar Electro... | Answered on Nov 14, 2018

Google (polar)(FT1)(manual) without parens for instructions.

Polar Watches | Answered on Nov 05, 2018

I don't know this watch in particular, but I know there are two main types of bands. Coded and non-coded. The S120 uses non-coded. That means you can use possibly any band on the market. Bands I know are compatible: Sigma and Ciclosport. The Polar bands are sealed, so you can use them while swimming. That's not true of the other two I mentioned - but the upside is you can replace the battery yourself once it wears down. You can probably get a replacement band from Polar directly, or buy a cheap knockoff elsewhere.

Polar S120 Wrist... | Answered on May 11, 2018

Access watch settings scrolling by UP/Down button.
<Settings> <Ok> <Watch> <Time and Date Settings>

In Time Settings:
Set the local time (Time 1) and a time difference to it (Time 2).
With Time zone, you can select which time zone is used.
In Time view, you can easily change the time zone from Time 1 to Time 2 by pressing and holding DOWN.

Set the date with Date setting.

You can also download the user manual from the link below

Polar RS300X... | Answered on Mar 13, 2018

I would think it is the sensor circuit in the watch. When you replaced the battery did you activate the processor all reset for the watch? I do not know on your model where or how this would be activated.

Electronic watches normally have a reset procedure for when the battery is changed. Very important the watch's processor reset is performed after changing the battery. This is not any of the user readings reset. This is a reset for the watch's processor and system. It is sometimes a contact that has to be shorted out with the jeweler's screwdriver, or it is a contact that has to be shunted, or etc., depending on the model. Maybe if you call the support for the watch they will tell you this. Normally they do not like the user opening the watch.

Polar AXN300... | Answered on Feb 11, 2018

Hi Terry ,

there are lots of instruction video's U Tube
this should help you in setting your watch.

Polar Watches | Answered on Jan 09, 2018

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