Use Automatic Mode when you want to do a workout without a preset distance or time. To use the PM1 in Automatic Mode, simply start rowing. If some has been rowing before you, and their workout values are still displayed on the PM1, press Reset to clear the monitor.
After your workout when you have stopped rowing, the PM1 waits for six seconds. If no stroke is taken in that time, the PM1 removes those six seconds from your elapsed time. At this point, the PM1 waits two-and-a-half minutes. If no rowing occurs in that time, the PM1 automatically shuts off.