RP3 wire cable improvements

By Rebecca Caroe

There are two leads which connect the RP3 Interface to your tablet monitor. The first lead is a standard USB A to USB B cable often used to connect a printer to a computer. Paul Doleman, the RP3 expert in the UK and Ireland recommends upgrading the cable to one with a lifetime guarantee. For example: […]

RP3 rating jumping problem

By Rebecca Caroe

When I use the RP3 for steady state rowing or hard pieces, the unit occasionally and sometimes often adds an extra stroke which registers in the RP3 app on the Acer monitor that I have at splits 10-15 seconds below what I am doing currently and also upsets the readings for rating (tends to jump […]

How to restore an earlier version of RP Rowing app

By Rebecca Caroe

We had a problem with downloading version 2.2.4 of the RP3 Rowing app from the Google Playstore.  I was keen to try it because ti says it solves the problem of emailing completed saved session files.  This doesn’t work in earlier versions… well, I actually don’t know if it works in this version as I haven’t […]

What you get to retro fit a Rowperfect monitor

By Rebecca Caroe

Rowperfect monitor mounts are easy to retro-fit to an RP3-S or Rowperfect Classic.  We did several this week and so I thought I’d show you the “pack” and what you get in the kit. Here are the formal instructions for RP3 retro-fit. You have to buy Android Tablet On The Go Cable The tablet computer […]

Different Rowperfect Interfaces and Software versions

By Rebecca Caroe

The original interface is called the Care Rowperfect interface designed to run on DOS.  Many of these have been reprogrammed for Rpw : Rowperfect for Windows. This allows the interface to be used with both the CARE/DOS software “CARE.EXE” as well as the Windows software Rpw : Rowperfect for Windows. This interface requires a so called […]

Troubleshooting RP3 tablet connection

By Rebecca Caroe

We got a message from a customer about a bad connection with RP3 and the supplied tablet computer. I assembled it 3 weeks ago and connected up the tablet. It worked perfectly for about a week. Since then, the tablet does not seem to recognise the RP3 as, when you go to the RP3 app, […]

What Rowing Force Curves reveal about rowers

By Rebecca Caroe

WorldRowing just published this article What Rowing Force Curves reveal about rowers – it  is so beneficial for us club coaches and athletes to get insight into what the top rowing coaches are doing with their crews. It’s also clear that the Concept2 force curves are not mentioned at all in the article.  This is because they are […]

Coaching rowing using the Rowperfect machine

By Rebecca Caroe

I coach junior athletes rowing extensively using our two Rowperfect machines, I would be grateful for further advice on the following four aspects of using the Rowperfect machines for coaching:- 1 – do you have a book or pamphlet on coaching sculling / rowing using the Rowperfect machine. 2 – How do you save a […]

How to set your force curve on RP3

By Rebecca Caroe

Using the new monitor, you can set a static template force curve to display in the background while you row.  Here is a quick tutorial showing the software options. Select Workouts on main screen to get into the curve options and select static curve. Watch this video How to Program workouts on RP3 monitor from […]

I want a used Rowperfect monitor

By Rebecca Caroe

I am looking to purchase a used rowperfect monitor. Please let me know when one is available. Thank you! I’m guessing you have an RP3 machine built before the monitor was added? You can buy a monitor and retro fit it yourself to an RP3 and RP3S machine buy RP3 monitor now. You don’t need to […]