Swimming & Fitness — Swimbuds Bluetooth

A Guide to Swimbuds Bluetooth Headphones

A Guide to Swimbuds Bluetooth Headphones

First introduced in the 2017 Kickstarter campaign for Delphin, Swimbuds Bluetooth headphones have become a force in the waterproof headphones market. Featuring full-fledged Bluetooth connectivity, waterproofing to an IPX8 degree, and dedicated buttons for volume, skipping tracks and taking calls, it's no surprise that they've been one of our most asked-about products since before they were even released. You might have questions about them yourself - Should I purchase them in a bundle? How should I use them underwater? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this article. Ways to Purchase Swimbuds Bluetooth Headphones There are three different ways to...

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Why Wireless Connections Don't Really Work Underwater

Why Wireless Connections Don't Really Work Underwater

  A Little About Wireless Signals The first thing to understand is a little bit about the frequency (or wavelength) of the wireless signals we've all become so accustomed to over the last few years. All wireless devices communicate by emitting and receiving radio waves. Bluetooth, WiFi, cordless phones, even garage door openers and other gadgets all tend to operate on the same frequency. (Here's an interesting article about why.) That frequency is 2.4 GHz, and it's a pretty high, meaning the peaks of the waves are closer together.  Why Frequency Matters Water interacts with electromagnetic waves (of which radio waves are...

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