The second generation Stages Power Meter for Shimano Ultegra 6800 is perfect for the enthusiastic cyclist, from those new to training using power to the seasoned professional looking for a simple, super light and inexpensive package. This is a replacement left hand crank with 20 grams unit which houses an array of high technologies adapted from the rapid advancement in modern electronics. The second generation features better weather seals making it meet IPX7 weather resistance standards, and a slimmer lower profile design. The accelerometer based cadence measurement is made possible thanks to technology developed for use in smart phones. Meaning there's no need for magnets or zip ties on the bike. Stages Power meter's uses bilingual communication between ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart protocols, the latter gives Stages the ability to 'future proof' this power meter by updating it's firmware wirelessly using iPhone 4S or iPad 3 (or later) devices. This keeps the housing impenetrably sealed from the elements. By using Bluetooth Smart, it means that you can upload your ride directly from your iPhone to Strava or Training Peaks before your shoes and helmet are even off. Available in Ultegra Grey in 170, 172.5 or 175mm lengths. Chainring Not Included Bottom Bracket Not Included Compatibility Compatible with all styles of Shimano 6800 cranksets (including compact and standard), compatible with ANT plus or Bluetooth smart ready devices and most software, e.g. Training Peaks, Strava, Garmin Training Center. Accurate to within 2 percent plus / minus, IPX7 water resistance, 20-220 (RPM) cadence range and 0-2500 (watts) power range. Weight only adds 20 grams to the base crank arm Uses CR2032 Coin Cell Battery, giving more than 200 hours of battery life.
|Ultegra 6800 Power Meter Specification|
|Components Type||Power Meters|
|Size||170mm, 172.5mm, 175mm|
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Want to accurately measure how many watts you are pushing out on the pedals? You'll need a power meter, which are either crank or pedal based. These meters log how much force you are outputting whilst pedalling, and can be a handy training or racing device. Power meters are not a small investment, so it's worth waiting for one to come on offer before buying, as it will save you hundreds of pounds.
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