A1 Quick Start Monitor

The A1 Monitor is intuitive to use and displays all key indoor rowing performance metrics. Ideal for users looking to measure key rowing machine performance without the need for in-depth analysis.

Metrics measured include:

Time, Distance, Intensity (Meters per second)

Miles per hour

Split time per 500 m

Split time per 2 km

Watts, Calories per hour

Strokes per Minute

Workouts can be preprogrammed to monitor performance closely

S4 Performance Monitor

The S4 Monitor is designed to be user-friendly while providing ample advanced functionality.

The monitor displays metrics including:

Time, Distance, Intensity (measured in meters per second)

Miles per hour

Split time per 500 m

Split time per 2 km

Watts, Calories per hour

Stroke Rate and Heart Rate (with optional sensor)

The S4 Performance Monitor is our most popular option, used in hundreds of thousands of homes and gyms around the world. When fitted with our ComModule the S4 transmits workout data by Bluetooth connecting your WaterRower to a family free to use and subscription tablet and smartphone apps.

S4 Performance Monitor + ComModule

The WaterRower ComModule plugs neatly into the back of the S4 Performance Monitor and allows user to have an interactive rowing experience by turning their S4 Performance Monitor into a Bluetooth enabled device. Enjoy connecting to WaterRower and Third-Party developed apps via an Android or iOS device.

A popular alternative with high performance athletes and those that like to anaylse indepth training data.

SmartRow is an intelligent power meter that provides a highly precise measure of WaterRower performance.

The electronics inside SmartRow measures absolute force and stroke length to calculate power output.

Performance data wirelessly transmits via Bluetooth to the free to use SmartRow app (iOS and Android compatible).

WaterRower Monitor Comparison

The WaterRower has four different performance monitoring options to suit the requirements of different users

A1 Quick-Start Monitor

S4 Performance Monitor

S4 Performance Monitor with ComModule

SmartRow

WaterRower Model

  • WaterRower A1 Studio
  • WaterRower Original Series
  • Perfrormance Ergometer
  • WaterRower M1 Series
  • WaterRower S1 Series

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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • WaterRower Heart Rate Monitor
  • SmartRow App
  • WaterRower Connect App
  • CITYROW Go App
  • Coxswain App

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Display Units

  • Time
  • Distance
  • Intensity
  • Strokes per minute
  • Heart Rate
  • Calories
  • Power Curve
  • Stroke Length

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Intensity Units

  • Meters per second
  • Miles per hour
  • Kilometers per hour
  • Split time per 500 meters
  • Split time per 2 kilometers
  • Watts
  • Calories per hour
  • Newtons
  • Joules

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Distance Units

  • Meters
  • Miles
  • Kilometers
  • Strokes
  • Calories

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Workout Programs

  • Time
  • Distance
  • Distance Intervals
  • Time Intervals
  • Virtual Racing
  • Suggested Workouts

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WaterRower Apps

The continuously developing library of WaterRower compatible smartphone and tablet apps offer a range of features that will help you to get the most from using your WaterRower rowing machine.

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    WaterRower Connect

    WaterRower Connect is a free to use WaterRower companion app that turns your handheld device into a rowing machine performance monitor. Features of the app include:

    View workout data in real time as you row

    Performance metrics displayed include Distance Rowed, 500m Split Time, Watts, Time, and Stroke Rate

    Select from Distance, Time, Free Rowing, and Interval mode

    Automatically share workout data with fitness tracking platforms including Strava and Apple Health

    Choose from pre-designed workouts or build your own custom interval workout

    Monitor heart rate with compatible Bluetooth heart rate monitoring straps

    Please note that connection to the WaterRower Connect apps requires the S4 Performance Monitor fitted with a ComModule. Alternatively, workout information can be manually uploaded to WaterRower Connect after each row.

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    CITYROW Go

    With the CITYROW Go at-home rowing machine app you can take on-demand classes featuring rowing, cardio, strength training and more from top NYC instructors.

    CITYROW Go classes offer high-intensity sweat, low-impact burn and total body results. Watch on your phone, tablet, or cast to your smart TV using any rowing machine. For the fully connected experience, use the ComModule available for the S4 monitor. N.B. A subscription fee is payable after free trial.

    Coxswain

    An alternative to WaterRower Connect, Coxswain allows users to view WaterRower performance data on their Android handheld device as they row. The coxswain app has a range of suggested rowing machine workout programs as well as Google Fit integration.

    Coxswain is only available for Android devices.

    Your Waterrower S4 monitor can be connected to the Coxswain app in two ways:

    USB-OTG adapter (USB-A-female to USB-micro/USB-C resp.), requires On-The-Go (OTG) support on your device

    Bluetooth, requires the Waterrower S4 Bluetooth Comm Module

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    SmartRow

    Compatible with WaterRower rowing machines fitted with the SmartRow intelligent performance monitoring device, the SmartRow app is for fitness enthusiasts look to analyse their indoor rowing performance in detail.
    Features of the app include:

    Customise your SmartRow display to show the workout metrics that matter to you, including Power (W), Work (J), Energy (kCal), Stroke Length (CM), Average Speed (/500m), and much more

    Tutorial mode offers technical advice and workout suggestions

    Improve rowing technique. Force Curve mode gives feedback allowing users to optimise stroke length, peak force and total energy every stroke

    Track and analyse progress. The SmartRow app saves all workout data, personal records and fitness-variables including heart rate (with Bluetooth heart rate monitor) and maximum power

    Share results anywhere. Integration with popular fitness tracking apps including Strava and Apple Health

    Race. Compete live and be ranked against other WaterRower Performance Erg users around the world. Or use Pace mode to compete against your previous best effort

    WaterRower App Comparison

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    S4 Performance Monitor

    S4 Performance Monitor with ComModule

    SmartRow

    App

    • WaterRower Connect
    • CITYROW Go
    • Coxswain
    • SmartRow
    • Kinomap

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