Getting Started with RowPro

Thanks for downloading RowPro! You're just a few steps away from your first row. Here's how to install and activate RowPro, connect your Concept2 PM, and set up your first row:

Step 1: Install RowPro

The RowPro download should have started already - check the bottom left of your web browser to see the download progress:

Points to check
  • If the download did not start automatically, use the button below:
  • RowPro needs Windows 10, not older versions, and a PC less than 5 yrs old.
Resources
  • The full installation steps are here
  • The RowPro brochure is here
Install RowPro
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Steps
  • Find the download - bottom left of your browser
  • Click to launch the RowPro setup installer
  • Complete the installer steps
  • A RowPro icon will appear on your desktop
Start RowPro
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Steps
  • Double-click the RowPro icon
  • The RowPro free trial will open
  • The free trial activation panel will show
  • Follow the free trial activation steps

Step 2: Activate RowPro

Once you've downloaded, installed, and started RowPro, you can activate it as a free trial:

Points to check
  • You need to be online to activate RowPro
  • Your email address needs to be valid
  • Your free trial product key needs to be current
  • Important: Make sure not to do any typos!
Resources
Option 1: Activate with email
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Steps
  • Enter your email address
  • Edit your name and country
  • Click or tap the Go button
  • RowPro will activate as a free trial
Option 2: Activate with product key
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Steps
  • Find your emailed free trial product key
  • Enter your free trial product key
  • Click or tap the Activate button
  • RowPro will activate as a free trial

Step 3: Connect your Concept2 PM

RowPro connects via a USB cable to Concept2 PM5, PM4 or PM3 Performance Monitors - here's how to connect:

Points to check
  • On the PM, use the square USB-B socket!
  • Insert the USB-B plug the right way around!
  • The PM indicator is on the black PM twin frame
  • If the PM indicator is red, the PM is not found
Resources
Get the right USB cable
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Steps
  • You'll need a USB A-B cable as shown above
  • An old printer cable will do
  • Computer stores sell them
  • Concept2 sells extra-long ones
Connect your Concept2 PM
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Steps
  • Close RowPro before connecting your PM
  • Connect both ends of the USB cable
  • Start RowPro again
  • Confirm RowPro's PM indicator is green

Step 4: Set up a row

RowPro is the world's #1 software for indoor rowing at home, school or gym with Concept2 Indoor Rowers.

Points to check
  • 'SUAR' is short for 'Set up a Row'
  • Confirm you are the User in SUAR
  • If not, click the User drop-down
  • To add a user go to Tools | Users
Resources
Choose your row
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Steps
  • On the RowPro main menu, tap Set up a Row
  • Choose row type, e.g. Set Piece 1
  • Choose a row, e.g. 500 meters 2
  • If you want, choose options at the right 3
Set up your row
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Steps
  • Confirm the PM indicator is green 4
  • Click the big green Row button 5
  • Confirm the row is set up on the PM twin 6
  • You can now start rowing

Need assistance?

Use the Resources listed in the panels above, or email us anytime at assist@digitalrowing.com for expert assistance. Enjoy the RowPro free trial, and all the best with your rowing!