Installing the CITS880s USB driver on 32-bit Windows
Application Note AP622  

CITS880s software and driver installation


Install the CITS880s and USB driver software prior to connecting the CITS to the host computer via the supplied USB 2.0 cable. The USB driver will be installed when the CITS is powered up connected to the host computer.

Installing the CITS880s USB driver on 32-bit Windows

Log on to the computer as an administrator.

Installing the software

Once you have downloaded the software from the Polar web site, unzip the installer into a suitable folder and run Setup.exe from there. The CITS880s installation program proposes the destination location – the drive and folder of the hard disk onto which the CITS program is to be installed, by default:

C:\Program Files\Polar\CITS880s on a 32-bit system,
C:\Program Files (x86)\Polar\CITS880s on a 64-bit system.

Press <Continue> to accept the proposed destination drive and folder or type the name of an alternative drive and folder; note the location of the install folder – it will be necessary to navigate to this folder to install the USB driver.

Installing the USB driver

When the host PC senses the presence of the CITS it will attempt to install the device automatically. If it is unsuccessful, choose Control Panel|Devices and Printers – you should see the Polar USB device listed.

Right click the Polar USB icon, choose the Hardware tab and click Properties:

From the Properties dialog select the Driver tab, then click Update driver… (It may be necessary to click the Change Settings button and then choose Update Driver…)

Choose Browse my computer for driver software and navigate to the CITS880s install folder The install folder should contain the PolarCits.inf driver; click Next.

If Windows displays a warning relating to the driver security click Install this driver software anyway to complete the USB driver installation.

Windows confirms the successful installation of the Polar WinUSB Device.