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NK Stroke coach Surge rate

NK Stroke coach Surge rate


With every purchase Stroke Coach - SURGE RATE you get STROKEMAN'S FRIEND FOR FREE


The StrokeCoach with Surge Rate is NK’s most basic performance monitor. View stroke rate, stroke count and elapsed time with no wiring. Just snap the StrokeCoach into a compatible bracket fixed to the boat, turn it on and row.

  • Overview

    The StrokeCoach you love, updated with 21st Century technology! The StrokeCoach with Surge Rate provides every StrokeCoach function – stroke rate, stroke count and elapsed time – with absolutely NO wiring or seat magnet required! NK’s proprietary stroke algorithm, combined with a sensitive three-axis accelerometer, gives immediate accurate stroke rating in any boat – rowing shell, dragon boat, canoe or kayak – and in any position. The StrokeCoach Surge comes with a convenient "strap-on" mounting dock that makes short work of attaching it to your boat. Have a team boat? No problem! The StrokeCoach with Surge Rate will give you an accurate stroke rate in ANY seat in the boat! And, in response to your requests, we've added a backlight so no more flashlights during those early morning rows. Our test team of rowers and paddlers have told us loud and clear - this might be the most useful addition to the NK® line ever! The mounting strap is highly-adjustable and designed to quickly secure the unit to a footstretcher plate, cross-brace, wing rigger, bench seat or a coxswain’s or drummer’s leg. You can also use a traditional T or A bracket with a wireless mounting dock. If you find yourself in a wired boat, the mounting dock can still be used to hold the StrokeCoach with Surge Rate, so even if your club needs to pay a little more attention to their wiring, or the seats have gotten switched around (again), you’ll be in business. We're developing additional mounting options as well to ensure we give you a solution for every kind of boat you want to row or paddle.

    Want even more functionality? The SpeedCoach GPS can do everything a StrokeCoach can do, plus much more!


    Engraving Note: Please make sure that everything is spelled correctly, as your engraved product cannot be returned. All sales are final on engraved products.

    What is the difference between the StrokeCoach and the SpeedCoach GPS?

    To answer this question, we created the chart below to show all of the features of the StrokeCoach, the SpeedCoach GPS, and the SpeedCOach GPS with the additional Training Pack. Make sure that you consider not only where you are in your rowing needs, but where you eventually want to be and what will be required to get there.

    Feature StrokeCoach w/ Surge Rate SpeedCoach GPS2 SpeedCoach GPS2 w/ Training Pack
    Stroke Rate
    Stroke Count
    Elapsed Time (Chronograph)
    Auto-Start with First Stroke
    Memory Recall
    High Contrast Display
    Protective Rubber Bumper
    Zippered Carrying Case
    2-Year Limited Warranty
    Impeller-Free Split/Speed (GPS)  
    Impeller Compatibility  
    Time of Day  
    Rechargeable Battery  
    Free Firmware Updates  
    Option to Add Training Pack    
    Empower Oarlock Compatibility    
    Bluetooth Heart Rate Belt Compatibility    
    Programmable Interval Workouts    
    Bluetooth Data Download to Computer or Phone    
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  • Specifications

    Included in Package
    • Carry Pouch
    • CR2032 Batteries (2)
    • Lanyard
    • Quick-Wrap Mounting Strap
    • Speed/StrokeCoach Protective Bumper
    • StrokeCoach
    Water Resistance Waterproof (IP67, NEMA-6).
    Memory Stroke rate and count automatically stored every 10 seconds, up to 1hr
    Control Unit Weight 3.5 oz (99.2 g) for control unit.
    Unit Dimensions 3.5 x 2.3 x 0.8 in (88.9 x 58.42 x 20.32 mm).
    Buoyancy Floats
    Note: Control unit alone floats. Control unit with bumper and lanyard does not float.
    Display High contrast monochrome LCD
    Backlight Blu/green electroluminescent backlight, auto-on
    Controls 1 buttons with tactile response.
    Battery Type 2 CR2032 (1 display, 1 backlight).
    Battery Life Expectancy 175hrs, backlight battery: 20hrs.
    Power Conservation Auto-off after 8 minutes of no accelerations or button presses.
    Case Injection-molded polymer case, acrylic lens, injection-molded elastomeric bumper.
    Warranty Period 2 Year Warranty
    Metric Units Range Notes
    Chronograph 00:00.00 00:00.00 - 59:59.99 Auto roll-over at 1 hour
    Stroke Count 000 0 - 999 Rate input from seat sensor, auto start with first stroke, auto roll-over at 1000 strokes
    Stroke Rate 000 ½ Rate input from accelerometer, auto start with first stroke
  • Downloads

    SpeedCoach/StrokeCoach Troubleshooting Documents

     Replacing the Stroke Rate Sensor (HD Harness, Part Number 0214)   (Size: 1.7 MB)

    Replacing the Stroke Rate Sensor (HD Harness, Part Number 0214)


     Replacing the Stroke Rate Sensor (Legacy Harness, Part Number 0212)   (Size: 1.4 MB)

    Replacing the Stroke Rate Sensor (Legacy Harness, Part Number 0212)


    SpeedCoach/StrokeCoach Instruction Manuals

     StrokeCoach Instruction Manual   (Size: 1.6 MB)

    StrokeCoach Instruction Manual

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