NU Dolphin Waterproof 2GB MP3 Player from
The new NU Dolphin from New Universe Technologies is an MP3 player tailored for swimmers and water sports enthusiasts. The design concept is to create a portable music device that can be worn by swimmers and other water sport athletes while keeping the impact on their athletic performance to minimum. The NU design team come up with this ultra light weight ultra compact player that weighs only 25g with a dimension of 60 x 21 x 21mm. Its cylindricalshaped casing features a minimalist outlook with all control buttons located on one side and the headphone jack on the other side. The earphone attaches to the player via a special screwin jack to keep the device watertight. Both the earphone and the player were tested to comply with IPx7 international water resistant standard. The earphone employs a special nonwoven fabric membrane to keep the speaker vibration plate dry while maintaining a high quality sound output. The earpieces are attached with a soft silicon earplug that fits snugly in the ears. The earplugs not only keep the earphones dry but also prevent the earphones from coming loose during vigorous activities. Operating time for the NU Dolphin is roughly 8 hours when fully charged and recharging time is about 1.5 hours. Recharging (and file downloading) can be done via USB port. Initial release of the NU Dolphin is designed to be worn on swimmer goggles; there will also be an optional armband for surfing and other activities. Future plans for Dolphin include accessory kits designed to provide better functionality for different water sports activtities. Olympic Silver Medalist and Double Commonwealth Gold British Swimming Champion Sharron Davies says I think an MP3 player you can use in water is a great idea for fun and to relief hours of boredom if you have to ...