Cheapest Garmin watch/head unit for outdoor workouts and AT progression

Does anyone have a view on the cheapest Garmin watch/head unit that can pickup ant+ power pedals, and be able to send outdoor workouts to and then allow those to show up as input into Adaptive Training?

Thanks in advance,

Greg

Recommend the Edge 530, probably $300USD. Might be able to find it for a little less. If you can afford the Edge 830 with touch screen ($400USD) I highly recommend it for ease of use.

Im in the uk so the 530 is £259, was thinking I could get a previous generation watch for sub £200??

I use an Edge 130 plus which is about £150. No bells or whistles but works for outdoor workouts and AT. It doesn’t support the more advanced Garmin training measures.

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I wasn’t ready to shell out for a new headunit and I was interested in smartwatches, so I found a model from this list that has phone and/or wifi connectivity and was available second-hand (also no asterisk next to the name): Garmin Devices Compatible with Outside Workouts – TrainerRoad

I got a second-hand Fenix 3 HR smartwatch for 135 AUD (75 GBP). I use it for recording and timing workouts, but I still use my Pioneer headunit for displaying realtime power, lap times because following very short intervals is tricky with a watch only.

I use a forerunner 910xt. can be had for $75 or so used.