Monday, October 20, 2014

My Forerunner 910XT punctured!

After 2.5 years of faithful service, the side button (up and down buttons) decided to give way. About a month ago, I observed the fogging up of the front panel crystal during my run. I checked thru the case after the run and found that the down button is punctured. Don’t observed water ingression, but the unit will fogged up when the power turned on. Also, the down button no longer working, but I was lucky to have the last run with the virtual partner pace set to my target marathon pace, and all other functionality were working too. I can still using it to guide me thru the SCKLM (even though I missed my personal target).

Now the unit was sent back for repair, and I need to continue my workout with the Polar FT4. As all the training for sub 4 was completed, I only planned easy runs for these few weeks just to maintain the momentum. Most of the workout will be running at easy pace with <140BPM. Still some adjustment needed to run solely by effort, but I think soon I will get used to it. Hopefully 910XT will return home timely for the APBIM.

Garmin announced the all new 920XT (link to DC Rainmaker review page, 6 Nov updated in-depth review here), which look really great. It will definitely on my wish list, but properly only get mine towards end of next year.
Forerunner 920XT (photo from internet)

9 comments:

  1. New gadget for the new year? ;)

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  2. Hello, I have the same problem too. Can I know where or who got provide such service? As well as how long it take and also cost. Hope to hear from u soon.

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    1. Hi Lee, you can go direct to AECO Malaysia website
      http://www.aeco.com.my/contact-us.html

      They usually respond very fast.
      If your warranty expired, the most will cost you around USD99 to "recondition" the unit. Depends on the situation or damage, they will advise you the cost after their preliminary check. Repair service usually took 1 month (4-5 weeks).

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  3. Hello,Im having same problem too...just go to aeco..so expensive for the replacement and it cost RM508...

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  4. Hello,Im having same problem too...just go to aeco..so expensive for the replacement and it cost RM508...

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    1. wow, like this i think u better got for new one...

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