Cycle Ops / PowerTap power meter
The manufacturer Cycle Ops offers various devices for performance, including the PowerTap power meter. Cycle Ops also sells bike computers, roller retractors and indoor trainers.
PowerTap P1 power meter
The PowerTap P1 power meter from Cycle Ops is a pedal power meter, that measures the power directly, where the force is applied. Suitable the PowerTap power meter is for amateur cyclists as well as professional athlete. With the PowerTap P1 power meter, you can measure your cycling performance exactly and quickly. Drivers can evaluate the values on the software and create an optimal and individual training plan.
The PowerTap power meter measurement technology is built-in into the left and right pedal. So the power of the left and right leg is measure separately from each other. This make it possible, to the display other values (force distribution) on the bike computer in addition to the total value. The temperature adjustment, as well as the calibration, happens automatically. The installation of the PowerTap power meter is simple and fast. This allows the driver to change the PowerTap P1 power meter quickly between two bikes. The PowerTap P1 power meter has the ANT+ and Bluetooth smart technology.
PowerTap P1S power meter
The PowerTap P1S power meter is similar to the PowerTap P1 power meter. Not only because of the name, but also for their functions. However, the PowerTap P1S power meter differ from the PowerTap P1 power meter in the measurement technology. The measurement technology by the PowerTap P1S power meter is only install at the left pedal. That means the PowerTap P1S power meter is a one side performance measuring system, That has the advantage of being less expensive than the PowerTap P1 power meter.
The PowerTap power meter measures the power, where the force is applied. Measured values by the PowerTap P1S power meter are duplicate and as a total value displayed on the bike computer. The PowerTap power meter also uses the ANT+ and Bluetooth smart technology.
PowerTap G3C power meter
The PowerTap G3C power meter is the lightest power meter of all. The difference in the PowerTap G3C power meter is that, the measuring technology is built in the hub. The measuring system is at the outside of the coverage cover. The PowerTap G3C power meter has a self-replaceable battery. Furthermore, the PowerTap power meter has a mini-USB connection, so that the updates can be install by cable. It has the ANT+ technology, so you can connect it, to almost all bike computers.
PowerTap C1 power meter
The PowerTap C1 power meter is the first power meter, who have the measurement system in the chain ring. The PowerTap power meter is available in 3 versions. The chain ring are screwed to the existing crank. The PowerTap C1 power meter has the ANT+ and Bluetooth smart technology.