Dual-channel Bluetooth connectivity and Zwift Play compatibility
July 12, 20232 min read
With the introduction of dual-channel Bluetooth connectivity, and compatibility with Zwift Play controllers, you can both ride your Wattbike Hub workout or training plan, AND get all the benefits of the Zwift immersive worlds. In this blog, we'll explore the benefits of these new features and guide you on how to make the most of them with your Wattbike Atom (Next Generation) to enhance your indoor cycling experience.
The latest update on the Wattbike Hub, version 6.2.0, brings an exciting new feature for Wattbike Atom users that allow you to ride Wattbike Hub workouts, including Hub+ custom built sessions, whilst using third-party apps like Zwift and Rouvy simultaneously. Plus, get in the know with how to fit the all-new Zwift Play controllers on your Wattbike Atom.
Dual-Channel Bluetooth Connectivity
With the introduction of dual-channel Bluetooth connectivity, this means you can connect two devices simultaneously, allowing you to use the Wattbike Hub for features such as pedalling technique feedback and live in-session data insight on one device, while using another device to run your preferred third-party app.
Simply update your Wattbike Hub to version 6.2.0 and click on 'Use Beta Firmware' in the ‘Preferences’ menu. Follow the on-screen prompts to connect your Wattbike Atom and update the firmware - full guide here. Once the update is complete, you can connect two devices via Bluetooth. The last connected app or device will be in control, providing you with a seamless and personalised indoor cycling experience. Here is a useful guide on how to use dual-channel bluetooth.
Zwift Play Compatibility
One of the most exciting additions with dual-channel connectivity is you can use the Wattbike Hub alongside riding in Zwift, including using the all-new Zwift Play controllers. Zwift Play takes your riding to new heights by allowing you to control everything from your handlebars, unlocking immersive gameplay with steering and braking controls.
With the Zwift Play controllers, you can navigate virtual worlds in Zwift, make precise turns, and experience the feeling of realistic outdoor riding. The controllers bring an additional layer of interactivity and engagement to your workouts.
Upgrade your indoor cycling experience today with the award-winning Wattbike Atom and by updating your Wattbike Hub - installing the beta firmware, and following the provided guides. Embrace the freedom to ride in your favourite third party apps while benefiting from the advanced features of the Wattbike Atom.