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Garmin Forerunner 310XT Waterproof USB Stick and Heart Rate Monitor Gray-Orange by Review Summary ,  Sep 24, 2015

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Garmin Forerunner 310XT Waterproof USB Stick and Heart Rate Monitor, Gray/Orange
Report Date: 09/25/2015
Based on 1255 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.1
Returned or considering to return: 3.5%

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Individual Feature Rating
Sensor5.0   above average
Tracking4.9   above average
Fit4.7   average
Track4.7   average
Display4.6   average
Control4.5   average
Weight4.5   average
Comfortable4.4   average
Running4.4   average
Waterproof4.3   above average
Run4.2   average
Battery3.9   above average
Monitoring3.8   below average
Quality3.8   below average
Charging3.6   average
Connection3.5   average
Strap3.3   average
Swimming3.2   average
Website3.2   below average
Button3.1   average
Computer3.1   below average
Sync3.1   below average
Software2.8   below average
USB2.8   average
Workout2.8   below average
Experience2.6   below average
Support2.0   below average


Quotes from the Reviews - What People Say about:

Battery

Battery:
"I ordered the 310xt and had to send the first one back as there was a problem with the battery."
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"This causes the battery to drain and when you want to use the device you discover that the battery is dead."
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"- Customer service is excellent (see note below in Cons).Cons:- Several times, the watch battery went from over 50% charged to dead in no time at all."
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"Five minutes into my third attempt at using it for an actual workout and the battery died."
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"I owned the 305 for two years prior to the 310XT and broke it when I attempted to replace the battery myself."
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"It is a good GPS just no updates I would recommend but if you need long battery life and do not want to spend the money on the newer versions."
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"Battery life is very good and finds satellite quickly."
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"Battery life has been fantastic and it automatically syncs once I have Garmin Express opened on my computer, then turn on my Forerunner."
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"Since it isn't an everyday watch the battery does last a good long time, though in truth the longest journeys I've logged were less than 4 hours each."
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"I trained to do marathons with it and the battery life is great."
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"great battery life and big screen makes it easy to read."
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Button

Button:
"Start stop and lap reset buttons right on the face make these options easy to use on the fly, and you don't have to worry about hitting the wrong buttons, since they are the only ones on the face."
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"The other buttons are easy to use, but aren't easily bumped by mistake."
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"Contact to Garmin has not yielded any response, and the 'help' button on the ANT stick says Failed to launch help."
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"Buttons that are hard to push and must be pushed multiple timesOne of the most frustrating things is that the buttons are difficult to push, especially while working out, racing or paddling - which makes it doubly annoying to have to deal with the superfluous alerts mentioned above."
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"When you press a button while the watch is locked, it gives you an annoying alert, Screen locked."
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"Start stop and lap reset buttons right on the face make these options easy to use on the fly, and you don't have to worry about hitting the wrong buttons, since they are the only ones on the face."
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"Love this watch, other than having to push the lap button for evey completed lap on the swim."
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"It is slightly bulky and requires some getting used to, but I prefer the large, easy to read screen, and easy to find buttons while running to smaller (and much more expensive) watch-like versions."
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"Nice buttons, big display and although pretty large, not bulky feeling or clunky while running."
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"The satellite acquisition is no faster or slower than the 305.The buttons on the sides of the body are easier to push in then the 305,the only improvement that I have found so far."
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Charging

Charging:
"Hello: the Garmin Forerunner 310xt its a nice device and fun to use, I wear my Forerunner every time I do my Rollerblading I enjoy it, but it has a few problems: The Battery from 100% charge it only last about 11.5 hours, the Forerunner flashes Low Batt."
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"About a year ago the clip of the charger broke."
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"Either the straps broke or the ability to charge had ended."
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"Perks:-Downloading workouts to the device means I don't have to keep track of when to speed up and slow down, and I set it to beep when my heart rate or cadence isn't in the right zone... almost like having a coach-ANT+ means compatible with power meters, when I decide to upgrade-If you turn it off between uses, you can go several days without charging-Easy to toggle between run & bike, or bike 1 and bike 2 (e. g. mountain bike -> road bike); can also easily turn off GPS to save battery during indoor workouts-Big display, with the option for 4 still very visible data fields-Wristband means you can pop it off the bike and go for a run no problem-Can navigate settings menu mid-workoutDownsides:-Not meant to be a sport watch in the wear it all day every day sense - too bulky-Have to remember to charge it-Wristband is a bit stiff and can be hard to get it on and off the bike mount with cold fingersI had the FR70 before this, and while I loved the battery that lasted ~1 yr with no need to charge, this device is way more adaptable and user friendly, and the GPS capability is really nice."
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"The battery of the 305 would last barely 2hrs on a full charge and connection to the charger was starting to fail."
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"Very easy to use, lots of features including 5-10 second light for early morning running, customizable screens, only takes 10-20 seconds to link up to satellites, easily re-charged with clip style charger."
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"Its got great features and works fine, but on a full charge I get less than 10 hours of use as the battery goes dead."
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"Hello: the Garmin Forerunner 310xt its a nice device and fun to use, I wear my Forerunner every time I do my Rollerblading I enjoy it, but it has a few problems: The Battery from 100% charge it only last about 11.5 hours, the Forerunner flashes Low Batt."
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"It is easy to set up and easy to use and easy to charge."
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"It is easy to charge and holds a charge for a while."
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Comfortable

Comfortable:
"The heart rate monitor is comfortable and accurate, unfortunately would not sync with my Cateye Strada wireless bike computer."
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"I have had several other Forerunners and I really like this one the best, for the following reasons: the battery life is really long(I think it is over ten hours); easy to turn on and off; fast satellite reception; really easy to set up and use(no bezel); easy to see; comfortable and almost looks normal."
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"Easy to use and comfortable to wear, I'm so glad I invested the money in this watch."
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"The heart rate monitor is comfortable and accurate, unfortunately would not sync with my Cateye Strada wireless bike computer."
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"I usually end up running with the face twisted to the inside of my wrist and band on top for ease of running viewing, but it's comfortable enough."
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"Some of the things I really like about the watch (this will not be an exhaustive list):1) The heart rate monitor seems to be pretty accurate.2) The heart rate strap is as comfortable as I imagine one could be."
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"It is the most comfortable of the three on my small wrists and I love the number of slots on the band - very adjustable."
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Computer

Computer:
"However, after having my Windows 8 desktop computer getting a terrible virus and needing the hard drive reformatted, I can't get the Garmin to synch with it."
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"I feel the problem is with my desktop computer and not Garmin related."
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"I have had nothing but problems getting it to sink with the computer."
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"My second Garmin in 4 years to break (a 305 stopped chiming after 2 years).-Uploading with the ANT agent stick a hassle - have to select pairing on both the computer and the device every single time."
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"My only disappointment is with the ANT data tranfers to my computer and training center."
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"Initially worked as advertised then after a month the computer connect function seems to have failed."
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"Watch still works like day one and I love that it transmits your data wirelessly so you can see on your computer your path and others around you who choose to share their exercise data around you."
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"The large screen is easy to read on the run, and the computer interface works very well, with great graphics to track runs, shoe usage, courses, etc."
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"Watch still works like day one and I love that it transmits your data wirelessly so you can see on your computer your path and others around you who choose to share their exercise data around you."
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"I haven't had any problems with the watch synching wirelessly with my laptop computer."
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"They felt it was a setting or Windows 8 related since it synched perfectly with the desktop computer prior to reformatting the hard drive."
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Connection

Connection:
"The problems I encountered is that it may connect to Express or it may not."
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"caused a little frustration getting it to upload to Garmin connect but working fine now."
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"Garmin Connect offers no clear way for me to rectify this situation."
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"Many times, after completing a strenuous workout, I was unable to get all the data uploaded to Garmin Connect."
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"However, both of them had terrible issues downloading data to Garmin Connect."
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"I have intermittent problems with the ANT agent maintaining the connection between the GPS and computer and have to occassionally reinstall the software on the computer."
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"Especially like the easy uploading to Garmin connect."
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"The wireless ANT connection to my PC was a nice feature but I found it flakely in that it frequently took a while to wake up and transfer."
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"Accurate with the gps and their online connect breaks it down just about any way you can think of"
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"When the Ant connection works it is actually quite nice."
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"Easy to use and the garmin connect software is very extensive."
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Control

Control:
"In my opinion, Garmin has a serious problem with quality control, and they are not the least concerned about it."
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"Great for My running control"
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"The controls and menus are pretty user friendly."
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"Amazing, and it's helping me to control my progress."
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"Its so easy to use and I can control all historical perform with a friendly interface."
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"The control buttons are well placed."
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Display

Display:
"The display wan't all that easy to read because the text was relatively small, but it was accurate."
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"Still haven't figured out if I'm able to display HR while running, which is why I didn't give it 5 stars."
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"Not only is the display clear and visible under any condition, the GPS unit functions smoothly and attains satellite reception quickly."
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"After losing my 305 I tried out an Ironman GPS watch but couldn't stand the unreadable display and weak backlight so I went back to Garmin."
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"It gets great signal strength during my distance runs and the information display is easy to customize."
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"Good GPS watch with clear display."
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"You can set up multiple displays for running and cycling and switch between them pretty easily."
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"I also like the big numbers and easy to customize displays."
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"Nice buttons, big display and although pretty large, not bulky feeling or clunky while running."
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Experience

Experience:
"I experience so much frustration with this product that I can't but give it 1 star."
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"After googling this problem it seems like many experience this issue."
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"At first, you will experience frustrations:- Interface on watch is similar to ForeRunner 305 but some changes definitely some good improvements."
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"Anyway, nothing wrong with it, and I don't have experience with others as a comparison, but all in all I wouldn't buy this one if I had to do it over."
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"Read the other reviews, but having extensive experience with multiple computers and watches, this thing is the worst."
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"I've found that the heart-rate based workouts are more challenging than anything I've experience previously, and welcome the new challenge."
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"It's a shame because I think the market is about to take off and the quality of my user experience with Garmin has always been spotty at best."
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"All round good experience."
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"I have yet to have an experience where I am not frustrated."
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"My experience is that the road GPS is satisfactory.2."
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"For what it's worth, once it's locked on, the distance measurements seem reasonable - in my experience they compare reasonably to a phone or bike computer."
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Fit

Fit:
"It takes forever to find satellites, the watch band fell apart within a year, it doesn't fit well under a wetsuit (annoying but not a major loss) and my screen started going on the fritz after a year; it would go blank for a month then start working again."
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"Although it is slightly bulky it fits comfortably and over time I hardly know its there."
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"exelent accuracy and Fit."
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"I know this is old and that's why it's cheap nowadays, however, it seems to fit my needs and I don't need the latest and greatest anything."
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"The watch also fits very comfortably on my wrist though, I obviously wouldn't where it around if I wasn't running -- it's much too big for that, which is fine."
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"The band fits comfortably on almost all wrist sizes, though wrists under 5.5 will have a loose fit."
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Monitoring

Monitoring:
"That solved the problem so I was very pleased with the customer service, but a little disappointed with the early failure of the chest strap monitor."
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"On the negative side the heart-rate monitor has a sharp edge that cuts into the skin (at the sternum)."
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"Works well enough for most of functions, however, the heart monitor does not function well at all and the garmin customer is all but useless unless you want to wait hours on the phone."
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"It doesn't work well in the pool but it pairs nicely with my HR monitor and my foot pod."
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"I would've give it a 4 stars but having some problem on the heart rate monitor."
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"I would not recommend this product if you are hoping to monitor your workouts."
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"Also Worked great with my heart rate monitor."
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"It works well: connects with HR monitor, cycle cadence sensor, GPS, etc."
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"If you're after accurate HR monitoring this is a good option."
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"Heart rate monitor is the best feature."
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"Heart monitor strap is much more comfortable since it is a soft strap and sending unit is much smaller."
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Quality

Quality:
"In my opinion, Garmin has a serious problem with quality control, and they are not the least concerned about it."
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"I've had many Garmins and none of them broke so I am surprised by this inferior quality of plastic they are using...must be a cost-saver of some sort."
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"I bought the 310XT just over a year ago hoping to have the same quality, but unfortunately the unit will not boot up sometimes."
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"Great Quality! "
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"So far I am very pleased with the charging speed & quality of all the accessories."
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"Excellent, great quality product."
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"Pros:- finds satellites quickly- integrates well with the wireless ANT stick, activities sync well with the garmin connect website- switches between bike and run functions smoothly and quickly- customizable home screen- nice alerts- route functions work well- long battery life (advertised 20 hour life is pretty accurate)- waterproof- heart rate strap is comfortableCons:- inaccurate elevation climbing data (typically undershoots elevation climbing, not sure why this is but my iPhone with runkeeper app is more accurate)- questionable build quality (see below)This week the mode button stopped working."
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"These devices aren't cheap and a basic quality expectation is functionality, ease of use, comfort, build quality and reliability."
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Run

Run:
"I bought it in March 2014 and it is dead by May 2014- I barely used it to record run bike data due to an injury because of which I swam (in an indoor pool) more."
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"Not very good: 1- inaccurate: I run the same course every day and what counts as 1 mile really varies day by day."
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"Super painful on a long run."
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"Still, those problems are minor and infrequent, and I have run many pleasant miles with the 310."
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"I bought it at the end of July 2014.When I was about to go for my third run I was surprised that the battery was dead, since my first two runs were short and I had left it turned off immediately after use."
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"Traded up for the Garmin Foerunner 220 which is lighter and way more comfortable on my long runs."
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"It gets great signal strength during my distance runs and the information display is easy to customize."
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"Great product for the run bike swim athlete and a super price."
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"The large screen is easy to read on the run, and the computer interface works very well, with great graphics to track runs, shoe usage, courses, etc."
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Running

Running:
"Not user friendly but when up and running it works great"
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"this thing is huge, bulky, and uncomfortable...like wearing a laptop on your wrist; terrible for running; it might be good for strapping on your handle bars for bike riding though"
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"I wear it on the inside of my wrist (instead of on the outside), because it tends to rotate on my wrist while running and is uncomfortable."
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"I do not recommend running without this!"
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"I AM A MARATHONIST AND WHEN I WANT TO PUT IN RUNNING SESSION IT GOES TO OTHER SPORT ITS TERRIBLE."
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"Works great if you just want to use for running, however the low rating comes from problems with the softwear when attempting to load to PC."
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"The best money I ever spent on my running."
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"No loss of signal, no problem with water (after running, I take a shower with it) and the only thing that ever happened to it is that when I did the Tough mudder when I crawled in the sand, the sand was so coarse and abrasive that it scratched the face."
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"No loss of signal, no problem with water (after running, I take a shower with it) and the only thing that EVER happened to it is that when I did the Tough mudder when I crawled in the sand, the sand was so coarse and abrasive that it scratched the face."
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"Excellent for bicycling and running."
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"I had 5+ great years of running with the older Garmin 305 model and hope I get as much use out of this one."
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Sensor

Sensor:
"It works well: connects with HR monitor, cycle cadence sensor, GPS, etc."
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"The heartbeat sensor works great, just everything you need for training."
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"I also got the sensors for my bike and it works great with those as well."
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"The watch works great for running, and I hear it's great for biking as well (I have the bike cadence sensor but haven't set it up yet)."
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"I pair it up with a HR monitor and cadence sensor for biking and it works great."
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Software

Software:
"Garmin software is not that great."
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"All that said, my only problem with Garmin is their software."
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"I've had some problems in the past with Garmin Express (the software you install on your computer to fetch activities from your device)."
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"My only complaint is the Garmin software and ANT+ method of wireless transferring data to my PC."
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"My problem may have been that I had a previous version of this device's software and a garmin auto gps software system on the computer as well."
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"I've had 205 and a 305... they have fixed everything about the 305 I hated,short battery and poor watch band... but made a miss of the upload software...online I see other with the same complaint ."
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"It just needed a software update and now it works perfectly."
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"One work around is to try the older ANT software, but it can have it's own issues as well."
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"In the process of updating the watch to be compatible with the latest software version, I lost 32 of my workouts."
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"Both times they worked with me to clear the watch out, do a factory reboot and reload software."
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"The watch is good but the software (ANT + sync) needs help."
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Strap

Strap:
"One of the straps broke clock and even this is under warranty .. you can do about itPlease may I answer my mail sarahm@ferrominera."
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"That solved the problem so I was very pleased with the customer service, but a little disappointed with the early failure of the chest strap monitor."
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"I've bought it replacing a Garmin Forerunner 210 that has a broken strap (that's the problem with such models once the strap is broken it can't be replaced because it is a whole piece) This one has the possibility of replacing it plus the gps works flowlessly compare to other Garmin models."
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"Either the straps broke or the ability to charge had ended."
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"Disappointed that the HR monitor strap stopped working properly in less than a year."
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"The elevation graphs are awesome and you can pair pretty close to any ANT+ heart rate strap with it and have it work."
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"Heart monitor strap is much more comfortable since it is a soft strap and sending unit is much smaller."
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"I use the heart rate monitor strap also and it works well but I wish it was all in the watch with no external straps."
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Support

Support:
"Had some concerns about the ant stick issue, which I did have a problem after two months of use, and Garmin Support told me to use Garmin Express to upload!"
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"Garmin support has been grossly inadequate here."
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"Based on their support forum, many owners have similar problems, but Garmin does not provide easy public access to the answer."
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"Their support phone works only when I am at work myself, and their e-mail support page returns an error (HTTP Status 500, type Exception report,...)"
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"After an hour on the phone to Garmin tech support it turned out there was a problem with ANT Agent and Express conflicting."
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"While the 305, and Garmin in general, seem to have software and support problems which still exist in the 310, I will say that the 310 and the Garmin Connect are major improvements over the 305."
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"Customer support then suggested that buying a new watch was my best means to make sure this problem didn't happen again."
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"This was an unexpectedly nice thing to see from support - I knew what was going on and when."
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"Garmin support was happy to send me a new one when the original one kind of flaked out."
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"I opened a support ticket with Garmin and they were happy to help me fix the problem."
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"The phone support to make it happen was excellent."
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Swimming

Swimming:
"I read the manual and it doesn't say it's water proofI bought it for my swimming training and now I'm not sure if I'm able to use it for my trainings."
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"It doesn't work well swimming laps."
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"Unfortunately this watch is not a good watch to wear when you go to go swimming so I do not recommend buying it if you want to know the distance to swim in the sea."
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"As for swimming, not too accurate."
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"Original model had problems with accuracy with outdoor swimming (which I don't do) but this has been fixed with software updates which are pre installed in more recent models."
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"I haven't been able to try it out while swimming or biking yet due to the cold weather, but I plan to do some open water swims this summer."
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"I had a garmin 305 and liked that until i took it swimming."
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"The one exception is the accuracy of distance when swimming."
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"), the accuracy is woeful when used for swimming and it frequently freezes."
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"Like the over reviews state it is not an ideal watch for swimming, keeping time works good for your swims but any water proof watch can do that."
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"I have not tried swimming with it yet, but it works great for biking & running."
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Sync

Sync:
"I love everything about this watch -except all the glitches when trying to sync."
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"The newer Garmin models will sync via Bluetooth, and I do wish I had that feature -- the problem is that these things are indestructible!"
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"It will periodically stop syncing and the only way to get it working again is to go through a painful troubleshooting process."
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"The problem is that the Garmin Express sync to get the files is a disaster."
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"Thought I had gotten one workout successfully completed, however, the sync failed."
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"To top it off, after trudging up to the computer to sync figuring two thirds of a workout recorded was better than nothing, the sync failed--again."
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"Battery life has been fantastic and it automatically syncs once I have Garmin Express opened on my computer, then turn on my Forerunner."
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"It's a terrific training device and being able to see the stats on my route when I sync to Garmin Connect is an added benefit, especially as I look at the continual increase in my speed over the months."
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"Mine worked beautifully for about 60 days, and then the syncing stopped."
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"Cordless sync is a great touch, surpassed my expectations with that touch."
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"I haven't had any problems with the watch synching wirelessly with my laptop computer."
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Track

Track:
"It wasn't able to track my GPS the way the Garmin I had before this did."
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"I once ran around a dead flat track several times, and it decided there was a 90 foot hill in the middle of it."
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"If I need (or want) dead on exact distances I'll go up to the track and run there."
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"Otherwise Garmin found the winning combination in this device...wish they'd have used it in their Fenix or Epix line as this device CONSISTENTLY beats them in both track accuracy and altitude elevation graphs."
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"The large screen is easy to read on the run, and the computer interface works very well, with great graphics to track runs, shoe usage, courses, etc."
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"If your looking for a easy way to track your runs this is it...battery lasts a long time! "
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"This watch has held up great and seems to track miles no matter the country you are in."
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"It is very easy to use along with Garmin Express so you can track all of your activities which is a good motivator for me to continue running on a regular basis."
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Tracking

Tracking:
"Now it's even more ridiculous to buy a special purpose workout tracker since phones do it all and better."
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"Great for tracking my runs."
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"I have been wearing the Garmin 310XT under my cap, after reading that gives the most accurate tracking."
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"Again the device itself it good... but tracking your work outs is a real pain"
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"Makes tracking mileage easier."
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"This watch works great for tracking my runs, I use it all the time."
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USB

USB:
"The downside is the ANT USB dongle."
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"Often it takes me two or three attempts to get data off my watch and the included USB cord only charges and does allow data transfer, so there is no other way of getting it off the watch."
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"The USB Ant stick did not work easily."
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"With the 310 and its not so wonderful USB Ant stick, the first evening I spent hours installing, uninstalling and reinstalling Garmin software and eventually got it working."
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"I was concerned at first at the very small size of the USB ANT+ receiver, fearing it would be easily misplaced, but I just leave it plugged in to my laptop."
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"The package did not include a USB ANT Stick so I was unable to make use of the data benefits"
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"I find that if I connect the USB as well as plug in the ANT, my success rate to connect is higher (notice higher - not 100%).- Once it says that it got your new data, it always takes at least 2 tries to connect to web browser (I'm using FireFox).On the plus side:+ it's new, it replaces the Garmin 305 (which has been discontinued) :(+ satellite connection is instantaneous!"
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"The 210, 220, and 620 all offer USB connections which is great if you are just a runner."
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"I was concerned at first at the very small size of the USB ANT+ receiver, fearing it would be easily misplaced, but I just leave it plugged in to my laptop."
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"What I expect: to be able to plug in the USB device, download software as directed, and have the device work."
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"The software and super tiny USB dongle are really smooth and easy to use to track your logged info."
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Waterproof

Waterproof:
"Yes, the battery life is long, it locks onto satellites quicker than the 205, and it is waterproof, but I would not say it's reliable."
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"(By the way, the advertising originally was very misleading - it was not clear that the waterproof use was simply time, not GPS or HR.)"
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"I'd way rather use the not so waterproof 305 and cradle that broke if you looked at it funny."
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"Loved it for being waterproof and you can take it for a swim and run in the rain as well."
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"Perfect for triathlons as it is waterproof too."
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"Pros: waterproof, vibration setting, lots of great functionalityCons:- Body of watch cracked where wrist strap pin inserts after 17 months (out of warranty) with normal use."
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"And being waterproof is nice, even if you don't plan to use it when swimming."
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"Waterproof which is great, has nice features and is a little smaller than the previous models (305).Like the idea is vibrates at selected intervals."
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Website

Website:
"Their website is no better, when I tried to input the problem into their help engine, it crashed and deleted what I wrote."
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"I would not recommend this nor any other Garmin product unless they improve their website and customer service."
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"Only glitch has been syncing with the MyGarmin website when uploading activity."
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"I very much hope that I just have a defective device, and I'm planning to work with Garmin support to see if I can get it replaced (although their support website has failed to correctly submit a support claim for me multiple times already)."
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"Several reviewers complained about that, however Garmin does write on their website AND in their manual that the GPS does not work well in the water (I don't know that I would blame that on Garmin--probably the technology is just not there yet--besides, GPS signals do not penetrate water.)"
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"Autosync and Garmin website are easy to use."
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"The interface syncs quickly and the garmin website is amazing."
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"Overall, I did not know that this watch would be able to do so much and did not know the website would help bring that information together so well."
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"its great to upload my walk onto the garmin website and see it create a map of my walk! "
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"Pros:- finds satellites quickly- integrates well with the wireless ANT stick, activities sync well with the garmin connect website- switches between bike and run functions smoothly and quickly- customizable home screen- nice alerts- route functions work well- long battery life (advertised 20 hour life is pretty accurate)- waterproof- heart rate strap is comfortableCons:- inaccurate elevation climbing data (typically undershoots elevation climbing, not sure why this is but my iPhone with runkeeper app is more accurate)- questionable build quality (see below)This week the mode button stopped working."
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Weight

Weight:
"Also I was concerned about the size and it being too heavy, not a worry at all, great size and weight."
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"I have since gotten married and put on some weight but I am starting again because I want to look good and feel good."
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"I am a lightweight hobbyist triathlete who runs 30+ miles in a good week in the winter and backfills some of the distance with cycling and swimming from May through October."
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"Wish this was easier for cross-fit weight lifting."
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"I was worry about the size and weight but at the end is very comfortable."
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"It's so light that I don't feel the weight as well."
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Workout

Workout:
"I'm not able to upload my workouts to Garmin."
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"Five minutes into my third attempt at using it for an actual workout and the battery died."
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"Thought I had gotten one workout successfully completed, however, the sync failed."
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"To top it off, after trudging up to the computer to sync figuring two thirds of a workout recorded was better than nothing, the sync failed--again."
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"i really wanted to have a record of my workouts, so last week I broke down and bought the foot pod, read countless reviews, watched numbers of videos, got lost in Garmin's online help many times and finally got everything kinda working together."
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"They fail to upload your workout more often then successfully."
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"- The web site that stores all your workout data is nice and easy to use."
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"If you don't care about sharing your workouts online, then this watch is spectacular!"
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"In the process of updating the watch to be compatible with the latest software version, I lost 32 of my workouts."
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"The interval workout feature is nice: the device beeps at you to let you know the start stop of an interval so you don't have to touch the device."
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"If you are just looking for a great workout only appliance then it probably would work for you."
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