Yep -- the same folks that enabled your iPod nano 5G to become an underwater camera have just created yet another underwater armband for Apple's latest. H2O Audio's Amphibx Grip is specifically designed to keep the latest iPod nano and iPod shuffle shielded from the harmful, oftentimes fatal effects of liquid, promising a "100 percent watertight and secure seal that provides waterproofing up to 12 feet." We're told that the ClearTouch Window allows for full operation of touchscreen and button controls, and if you're wondering, the company would be more than happy to sell you a set of waterproof earbuds to go along with it. Check it right now for a penny under $60. Michael Phelps would.
H20 Audio Announces Amphibx GRIP, the First and Only Waterproof Solution for the New iPod nano® and iPod shuffle®.
Designed for the new 6th generation nano and 4th generation shuffle, the Amphibx GRIP armband provides protection and full-functionality of controls
(SAN DIEGO – September 14, 2010) – H20 Audio, the leader in high-performance, waterproof sport headphones and accessories, announces the Amphibx GRIP armband – the first and only waterproof solution for the newest version of the iPod nano® and iPod shuffle® released by Apple last week. The Amphibx GRIP offers full access to controls while in or around water and provides extreme protection for iPods and MP3 players.
Listening to your playlist during any sport or activity has never been easier or more convenient with the Amphibx GRIP – a fully waterproof, sweatproof and sandproof armband for your new iPod nano® or iPod shuffle®. Users get a 100 percent watertight and secure seal that provides waterproofing up to 12 feet (3.6 meters) with the company's patented LatchTightTM Locking Closure. Fully compatible with standard headphone plugs and H2O Audio Waterproof Sweatproof headphones, the armband provides a comfortable fit and maximum performance. The Amphibx GRIP also has a ClearTouch WindowTM that enables full operation of touch screen and button controls on the iPod.
"The new Amphibx GRIP provides the early Apple product adopters a way to fully protect their new devices with our leading waterproof technologies," said Tom Kampfer, CEO of H20 Audio. "Not only does the Amphibx GRIP offer the first and only waterproof and sweatproof solution for the new nano and shuffle, but it provides extreme quality and performance for any indoor or outdoor activity."
Like all H20 Audio products, the Amphibx GRIP is precision engineered and individually tested to ensure 100 percent waterproof capability. Recommended accessories include the Surge and Surge Sportwrap headphones. Products are available now at www.h20audio.com, Amazon and various retailers, the Amphibx GRIP retails for $59.99. For more information and a list of retailers, visit the H20 Audio Web site.