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#1 SHaGGGz

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 10:05

I want to be able to listen to podcasts as I swim laps but don't trust supposedly waterproof cases to not drown my iPhone. The ideal solution would be something that would let me keep the phone by the poolside, i.e. Bluetooth, but the few waterproof Bluetooth earbuds I've found have had reviews saying that the signal is too weak to reliably generate a signal while one swims laps. These reviews were a couple years old, though, and I'm wondering if anyone knows of anything that has come onto the market more recently.


#2 ka-la

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 11:56

Sony walkman W series maybe? You get the whole player

#3 +BudMan

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 15:50

From a quick google I would say this is prob your best bet

https://blog.sony.co...an-at-2013-ces/

#4 sc302

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 18:54

Well the issue with bluetooth is the radius it has. Only about 30ft. You get out of that radius then you will not hear anything. You would need something RF but that would require an attachment to your iphone/mp3 player.

The lifeproof case is water proof.
http://www.lifeproof...ifeproof/water/

#5 peter_uk

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 15:07

Just came across uwaterg4. http://www.amazon.co...aw/d/B005S15QS2 could be a good option also cheaper that the sony one I think.