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iphone 5 ant + adapters

Postby poohkies » Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:37 am

Hi,

Just wondering if anyone knows where to get one, i've been looking everywhere and can't find one :(

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Re: iphone 5 ant + adapters

Postby boss » Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:04 am

As of a few weeks ago, they didn't exist yet. Because the connector is (substantially) different I expect it will take a little while for companies to sort it out.

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Postby poohkies » Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:50 am

jimboss wrote:As of a few weeks ago, they didn't exist yet. Because the connector is (substantially) different I expect it will take a little while for companies to sort it out.



if anyone has used one of the adaptors old to the new connector and had luck ?

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Postby KonaCommuter » Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:14 pm

As of a few weeks ago, they didn't exist yet. Because the connector is (substantially) different I expect it will take a little while for companies to sort it out.





Hurry up already :evil:
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Postby darkelf921 » Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:18 am

The iPhone 5 connector has to have an authenticating chip in every new cable for it to work. So the only way you can currently get connectors is if they are from Apple or licensed. This makes them expensive and limited. However a Chinese firm has reportedly cracked and replicated the authentication chip. They believe they may be able to get cables and accessories out by Christmas. Don't hold your breath though as Apple's lawyers are waiting.
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Postby Phil » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:33 pm

Try the Wahoo Bluetooth Heart Rate and Speed/Cadence sensors.

Works with 4S or 5. I just helped out a workmate with the purchase/setup. Quite impressed. Given the choice now v 18 months ago I would not be buying my Edge 800.

http://www.wahoofitness.com/Products/Wahoo-Fitness-Wahoo-Blue-HR-Heart-Rate-Strap.asp
http://www.wahoofitness.com/Products/Wahoo-Fitness-Wahoo-Blue-SC-Speed-and-Cadence-Sensor.asp

No connection or tie with Wahoo, just reckon its the most cost effective and easy solution.
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Postby boss » Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:51 pm

Phil wrote:Try the Wahoo Bluetooth Heart Rate and Speed/Cadence sensors.

Works with 4S or 5. I just helped out a workmate with the purchase/setup. Quite impressed. Given the choice now v 18 months ago I would not be buying my Edge 800.

http://www.wahoofitness.com/Products/Wahoo-Fitness-Wahoo-Blue-HR-Heart-Rate-Strap.asp
http://www.wahoofitness.com/Products/Wahoo-Fitness-Wahoo-Blue-SC-Speed-and-Cadence-Sensor.asp

No connection or tie with Wahoo, just reckon its the most cost effective and easy solution.


That stuff is cool! No ANT+ dongle required.

Im surprised you'd not by a garmin though - battery life and durability in the elements easily justified the purchase of a 500 for me.

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Postby poohkies » Tue Nov 06, 2012 8:37 am

jimboss wrote:
Phil wrote:Try the Wahoo Bluetooth Heart Rate and Speed/Cadence sensors.

Works with 4S or 5. I just helped out a workmate with the purchase/setup. Quite impressed. Given the choice now v 18 months ago I would not be buying my Edge 800.

http://www.wahoofitness.com/Products/Wahoo-Fitness-Wahoo-Blue-HR-Heart-Rate-Strap.asp
http://www.wahoofitness.com/Products/Wahoo-Fitness-Wahoo-Blue-SC-Speed-and-Cadence-Sensor.asp

No connection or tie with Wahoo, just reckon its the most cost effective and easy solution.


That stuff is cool! No ANT+ dongle required.

Im surprised you'd not by a garmin though - battery life and durability in the elements easily justified the purchase of a 500 for me.


i've been looking everywhere, I just spent $200 on a speeds sensor and heart monitor for the trek :( o bugger!
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Postby poohkies » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:13 pm

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Postby RonK » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:45 pm

Phil wrote:Try the Wahoo Bluetooth Heart Rate and Speed/Cadence sensors.

Unfortunate the Wahoo bike apps are pretty ordinary. But a great alternative is Bike Brain, on the iPhone 5 it is compatible with the Wahoo sensors, and has by far the nicest bike computer interface I've ever seen. Oh, and it's free. Take a look.
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Postby poohkies » Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:47 pm

RonK wrote:
Phil wrote:Try the Wahoo Bluetooth Heart Rate and Speed/Cadence sensors.

Unfortunate the Wahoo bike apps are pretty ordinary. But a great alternative is Bike Brain, on the iPhone 5 it is compatible with the Wahoo sensors, and has by far the nicest bike computer interface I've ever seen. Oh, and it's free. Take a look.
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are you using the woohoo bt sensors ? heart and speed cadence?
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Postby RonK » Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:58 pm

poohkies wrote:
RonK wrote:
Phil wrote:Try the Wahoo Bluetooth Heart Rate and Speed/Cadence sensors.

Unfortunate the Wahoo bike apps are pretty ordinary. But a great alternative is Bike Brain, on the iPhone 5 it is compatible with the Wahoo sensors, and has by far the nicest bike computer interface I've ever seen. Oh, and it's free. Take a look.
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are you using the woohoo bt sensors ? heart and speed cadence?

Yes, that's what I meant - use the Wahoo sensors with the Bikebrain app.
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Postby poohkies » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:03 pm

RonK wrote:Yes, that's what I meant - use the Wahoo sensors with the Bikebrain app.



and how do u find them, did you order them from the states (a lot cheaper there than here)
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Postby RonK » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:54 pm

poohkies wrote:
RonK wrote:Yes, that's what I meant - use the Wahoo sensors with the Bikebrain app.



and how do u find them, did you order them from the states (a lot cheaper there than here)

Yes, I ordered online, but I can't recall who I got them from.
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Re: iphone 5 ant + adapters

Postby mirz » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:51 am

I was looking for a similar solution for iPhone 4S and found this thread.

Anyone tried wahoo heart strap with strava? Does it work? Thanks.
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Re: iphone 5 ant + adapters

Postby poohkies » Tue Jan 01, 2013 1:20 pm

it's supposed to :P but yes does it actually work! im wanting to just use my phone, i'm over having to use a few devices to monitor my riding, i should have just saved and got the garmin 800 :( o wells!
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Postby Dr_Mutley » Tue Jan 01, 2013 11:45 pm

Can't u just use a lightning to standard iPhone (6 to 30pin) adaptor, then plug the wahoo into that?



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iPHONE5 iPAD DOCK ADAPTOR LIGHTNING CONNECTOR to iPHONE 3 4 PLUG SOCKET CHARGER

http://bit.ly/UD9Q9F

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Re: iphone 5 ant + adapters

Postby poohkies » Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:05 am

Dr_Mutley wrote:Can't u just use a lightning to standard iPhone (6 to 30pin) adaptor, then plug the wahoo into that?



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EDIT
Like this:
iPHONE5 iPAD DOCK ADAPTOR LIGHTNING CONNECTOR to iPHONE 3 4 PLUG SOCKET CHARGER

http://bit.ly/UD9Q9F



It's supposed to work but the shop hasn't had anyone actually do it, so in Theory it should, but know one has or anyone who has they havn't confirmed it!
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Postby Dr_Mutley » Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:57 am

poohkies wrote:
Dr_Mutley wrote:Can't u just use a lightning to standard iPhone (6 to 30pin) adaptor, then plug the wahoo into that?



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Like this:
iPHONE5 iPAD DOCK ADAPTOR LIGHTNING CONNECTOR to iPHONE 3 4 PLUG SOCKET CHARGER

http://bit.ly/UD9Q9F



It's supposed to work but the shop hasn't had anyone actually do it, so in Theory it should, but know one has or anyone who has they havn't confirmed it!


Haha I just realized I should test it, as I have a wahoo to calibrate my quarq with, and just upgraded to the iPhone 5... I'll give it a try soon..,

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Re: iphone 5 ant + adapters

Postby poohkies » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:50 am

That would be fantastic :)
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Postby Dr_Mutley » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:15 pm

Sorry guys, doesn't work via yumcha eBay adaptor... I don't have a genuine apple one however to try...

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Postby RonK » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:35 pm

A Bluetooth HR Monitor Strap for iPhone 5 is available for $80.

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A Bluetooth Speed & Cadence Sensor is $60.
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Re: iphone 5 ant + adapters

Postby Trixilicious » Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:27 am

Don't know if anyone is still interested in this, but using a proper apple 30-pin to lightening adaptor to plug in the ant+ works really well. I've been using it for several months now without any difficulty. You just need to be careful with it as it sticks out quite a bit from the bottom and you could easily give it a solid whack. I would love to have a proper iPhone 5 ant+, but until then I'm pretty happy with this.

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Re: iphone 5 ant + adapters

Postby Yoda junior » Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:47 am

The Viiiiva HRM has ANT+/Bluetooth connectivity which allows you to connect your ANT+ sensors to the iPhone 4S/5 (via Bluetooth) without an adapter sticking out of your phone. You get Heart Rate Data, Cadance, Speed, Power, etc....transmitted to the iPhone app. I have been using it with Wahoo, Strava, iSmoothrun, etc and it is great.

You can use it while running too!

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