I have recently been informed by Zwift (via ticket re my devices won’t pair) that because my sensors (HRM, speed & cadence - purchased in 2017) are Garmin, I need to use ANT+ dongle or a bridge to connect to my MacBook Pro. The reason given being that “Garmin devices mainly connect via ANT+”. All of my Garmin sensors and my MacBook Pro have Bluetooth, so I’m confused & miffed. After reading pages of comments here on Zwift, it seems evident that there is an issue with Garmin vs Zwift in varying degrees! I have done all sorts of troubleshooting based on what I’ve read here, and my laptop meets all the requirements for compatibility. I don’t have a smart trainer.
So, what I’m asking now is…
Has anyone had any success with their Bluetooth Garmin devices without using ANT+?
What ANT+ brand works best with Zwift? I’ve read contradicting reviews for Garmin (which is what I was thinking of getting because I have Garmin products).
Thanks in advance!