The power meter is able to measure both power and cadence using the meter’s strain gauges and accelerometer. Every Gen 3 Stages Power meter also has two additional features that can be utilized for improved cadence readings in less common riding situations.
Within normal use, the gyroscope is not needed; it can be enabled to improve cadence values in certain bumpy riding conditions, such as mountain biking or gravel riding. The gyroscope is disabled by default to conserve battery.
To enable or disable the gyroscope:
Magnet cadence, which can be useful in high torque/low RPM conditions (such as high gear training or standing starts on the track), can also be enabled with the Stages Power meter.
To use this feature: