PowerPod V3 Power Meter
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The Power Pod V3 power meter is a seriously innovative power meter, without the seriously innovative price tag. By attaching the unit to the handlebar, the Power Pod V3 accounts for wind conditions, elevation and your weight to produce a power number required to travel a particular speed to an accuracy of +/- 2%. Setting up this power meter is a breeze. Simply pair the Power Pod V3 power meter with your speed and cadence sensors, and your ANT+ computer, complete a short calibration ride, and you're good to go. It's just that easy. Without needing to change pedals, cranks or wheels, and using the simple handlebar bracket provided, swapping the unit between your training bike and your race bike takes a matter of seconds.
- Power Pod V3 power meter
- Simple set up and calibration
- Easy to move between bikes
- +/-2% accuracy
- USB rechargeable
- Works with ANT+ bike computers, non-ANT bike computers such as Polar and Suunto, and iOS/Android smartphone bike apps
- Includes power meter unit, charging cable, 31.8mm handlebar bracket and user manual
- PowerPod V3 requires an ANT+ speed sensor which is not included.
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Top Customer Reviews
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So glad I bought this. So many reviews saying how good it is and so many also scaring you into possible incompatibilities with garmin sensors and difficult calibration etc. Was it simple to get it working - yes. Was it simple to fine tune the calibration - I'm quite techie so for me yes via the Isaac software on my laptop. I have a Tacx Neo so used to the beauty of Power training. Now outdoors too, very happy.
Most people are sceptical due to different approach to calculating power, though it works and works well! PROS: -light, small - out of the way (no damage in a fall to cranks/pedal) - no need to buy separate components (odd cranks, change preferred pedals etc.) - lower $ - Multiple bike compatible (major attraction for me) - because uses wind, gives a great profile of when you have head/tail wind CONS: - A bit fiddly to set up and calibrate initially. - Difficult to find a sample setting that is ideal ("3sec" intervals on reading seems to gives cumulative not average, ie. reading will be 300W not 100W) - s/w not as slick as many other user interfaces; looks very much like developed by scientific/engineering types. ;-) CONCLUSION: For less than half price than alternatives, good data output, this just makes sense and is good choice. Just because it does not measure direct input does not mean that it doesn't give good results by "back calculating".
Powerpod, saw this while browsing, I had never heard of or seen it before, did some homework, looked at in-depth tests and reviews from the likes of DC Rainmaker and decided to go for it, more than happy with its performance, set up was a bit hit and miss initially but I believe that was down to me rather than the unit, yes I would buy this product again and tell my friends about it, clever piece of kit, reviews compare accuracy with a wide and varied range of direct force power meters and it’s proved very accurate, you will need an ANT+ speed sensor for it to work, I use it linked to a Garmin 520+, it’s so neat, very lightweight and takes up next to no room on the bike, early days but pleased with what I’ve got
Great Power Meter
Easy to set up, connects easily with wahoo speed and cadence sensors, 4iiii heart rate monitor, and element bolt. Gives you exactly what you need from a power meter...accurate power readings, but for a decent price.
I have been following the Powerpod development for quite a while, as I have been constantly on the lookout for a device that can easily be switched from one bike to the next. While I was initially apprehensive, a series of excellent reviews convinced me to take the plunge. And I have had absolutely no regrets since I started using my Powerpod - it is an absolutely magnificent training tool, and very good value for money!
Have been looking at power meters for some time and always baulked at the price and impracticality of not being able to share between bike and having either replace existing kit or use new set ups i.e. pedals. Saw this and did some research DC rainmaker etc.. and looked legit with good science behind the design. Took the plunge and have been extremely impressed, simple to set up and it works. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend, its a no brainer.