This wireless sensor works with your iPod nano*, iPod touch (2nd generation or later), iPhone 3GS or later, to track your workouts. Insert it into the built-in pocket beneath the insole of your Nike+ shoe and pair it with your existing Nike + iPod receiver attached to your iPod nano.
iPod touch (2nd generation or later), iPhone 3GS or later, include Nike+ support built in. So you can get all the benefits of the Nike + iPod Sport Kit without the extra receiver.
This sensor is also perfect as a replacement for a sensor that has been lost or has exhausted its battery. Or it's great if you want to have a sensor for a second pair of Nike+ shoes.
Please note: This package includes only the Nike + iPod wireless sensor. If you also need the wireless receiver for iPod nano, purchase the complete Nike + iPod Sport Kit.
What's in the Box?
- Wireless sensor for Nike+ shoes
- Printed documentation
- Height: 3.5 cm
- Width: 2.4 cm
- Depth: 0.8 cm
- Weight: 6.5 g
- Mac OS X version 10.3.9 or later
- PC with a USB 2.0 port and Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home or Professional (SP3) or later
- iPod nano* with the Nike + iPod Sport Kit receiver
- iPod touch (2nd generation and later)
- iPhone 3GS or later
- Nike+ shoes
- USB 2.0
- iTunes 10 or later (available via free download)
- Nike.com account
- Internet access
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Ratings & Reviews
I bought the new (at the time) second generation Nano back in Oct. 06 and bought the Nike+ kit the same day. I've ran over 270 day I bought the new (at the time) second generation Nano back in Oct. 06 and bought the Nike+ kit the same day. I've ran over 270 days this year and all of them have been with the Nike+.
I can't believe all the reviews talking about how bad the battery life is. Not only that but they mention following the instructions on how to maximize said battery life. In a year I've not done one thing to my sensor except put it in two newer pairs of shoes. I never take it out. I never turn it off. It's in my shoes through -5º days, it's in there in 95º days. It's been through rain, sleet, snow and not once have I even thought about removing it to dry out.
Finally a year later it's time for a new one. For about a week I knew I was running faster/farther than the data showed. Sure enough today I received a message on the Nano stating my sensor battery was low and needed replacement. Not bad.
I think I can pony up for a new sensor yearly. Especially since I've found you only need to buy the sensor and not the whole kit. …
- Written by Joel C from Greencastle
1712 of 2042 people found this useful
Good, but you have to buy one every year
My wife and I have really liked using the Nike + Ipod system for the last year or so. We both like how it keeps info about each of My wife and I have really liked using the Nike + Ipod system for the last year or so. We both like how it keeps info about each of our runs and I know I definitely run more after buying it. However, be aware that you'll need to buy a new sensor every year. We bought ours at the same time last year, and this year, within a few days, both of ours had ran out of juice and needed replacing - $40 + shipping for two of them. Still worth it, but it would be nice if future versions had a way of replacing the battery. …
- Written by Sean B from Bellingham
1494 of 1787 people found this useful
Needed this a month ago...
This is a great product, but a little advertising would have been nice. A month ago I needed a sensor and had to buy the entire k This is a great product, but a little advertising would have been nice. A month ago I needed a sensor and had to buy the entire kit. I would have much rather bought just the sensor. This should have been out since the kits started selling. …
- Written by Matthew B from Richfield
928 of 1393 people found this useful
No Support for iPhone 6
I have been a big fan of using this sensor for tracking my runs on the treadmill. I was disappointed to see that chip no longer ha I have been a big fan of using this sensor for tracking my runs on the treadmill. I was disappointed to see that chip no longer has an app for my iPhone 6. The Nike Running App is a good substitute for outdoor runs with GPS tracking, but tracking indoor runs will require you to hold your phone which is a real pain. I hope Apple decides to add support for the iPhone 6 soon, but I'm not counting on it with Apple watch coming out soon. …
- Written by Matt H from Denver
2 of 2 people found this useful
Save your money
Save your money and get a gps watch instead. All that this sensor monitors is a pace count. It doesn't track cadence, acceleration Save your money and get a gps watch instead. All that this sensor monitors is a pace count. It doesn't track cadence, acceleration, etc. If you plan on running at the same pace all of the time, this may be for you, but if you vary your pace and distance regularly, this sensor is useless. I've been training for a race and have been varying from fast sprints to slower, longer runs, and the speeds are always wrong. Five miles one day might be four or six depending on your pace. Just save your money and get a gps watch instead. …
- Written by Zackary W from Howards Grove
So far so bad
I bought this last night and it synced real easily. Then I went to run and my iPhone 4 will read it every now and then. All the su I bought this last night and it synced real easily. Then I went to run and my iPhone 4 will read it every now and then. All the sudden it pauses my workout. I hate it! I'm going to give it another shot tomorrow and see what happens. …
- Written by Second Y from Maplewood
10 of 14 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
can you use nike plus app without the sensor? If so how
- Asked by Davon P from Fort Washington
You cannot use the Nike + Ipod App because this is a pedometer app. However you can use the Nike + R You cannot use the Nike + Ipod App because this is a pedometer app. However you can use the Nike + Running app which tracks your distance using GPS. Because this is a GPS app you can only use it for outdoor runs not for runs on a treadmill. …
- Answered by Bharat Raj K from Buffalo Grove
I have a iphone 5s. do I need to purchase the sensor for the nike ipod app?
- Asked by Susan H from Portage La Prairie
will my nike+ sensor work with any shoes?
- Asked by Lorna B from Los Angeles
Yes, it will. Enjoy!
- Answered by Shannon J from Headland
How far apart can the phone and the sensor be before the sensor loses a connection? Thinking of wearing it during Football.
- Asked by Brad B from Eglinton
about maximum of 2 meters its now recommended too far .
- Answered by Ian P from Muntinlupa
If you use the sensor and reciever with the new ipod nano does the application have all the same fuinctions as it would on my iphone?
- Asked by Matthew C from Wynnum