Press Release Summary:
Designed to accommodate recreational and technical scuba divers, snorkelers, and free divers, DV-i700 deep dive waterproof housing and headset unit works with AppleÂ® iPodÂ® and iRiver iFP-700 series mp3 players to provide music during underwater explorations down to 300 ft below surface level. Features include in-case amplification for optimal audio fidelity above and below water and design that facilitates access to mp3 player controls.
Original Press Release:
H2O Audio Releases the DV-i700 'Deep Dive' Waterproof mp3 Player Housing and Headset
Recreational and Technical Scuba Divers Are Now Able to Explore at the Unprecedented Depth of 300 Feet and Decompress With Hours of Musical Accompaniment
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5 / -- H2O Audio(TM) the leading provider of waterproof cases and headphones for Apple(R) iPod(R) and mp3 players, announced today the release of its new deep dive mp3 player waterproof housing and headset unit the DV-i700.
Coupled with the popular iRiver iFP-700 series mp3 player, the DV-i700 enables technical and recreational scuba divers as well as snorkelers and free divers to explore up to 300 feet below the surface while listening to their favorite play list of songs.
"Deep dives are truly an exhilarating experience that have intrigued, tempted and rewarded me with fond memories for over 45 years, but the down side has always been the long boring decompressions," said Tom Mount, M.S., D.Sc., BOD Caribbean Marine Research Center. "However, today even deco is enjoyable listening to Pink Floyd and other favorite performers on my DVi700."
Designed for extreme depths and the rigors of open-ocean and deep water wear and tear, H2O Audio's new DV-i700 features:
o Patented waterproof housing and headset design
o In-case amplification for optimal audio fidelity above and below water
o Easy-to-access and use mp3 player controls
o Compatibility with any iRiver iFP-700 series player
"Our DV line of cases and headsets have been enabling underwater sports enthusiasts to take music with them when snorkeling, free diving or on scuba adventures for over a year now," said Kristian Rauhala, president and CEO of H2O Audio. "With our new DV-i700 however, we have broken a huge barrier in providing waterproof protection for mp3 players up to 300 feet below the surface. This is very exciting and we believe divers from snuba and snorkel to advanced and technical levels will be thrilled with the flexibility and quality of this product."
The iRiver iFP-700 line of mp3 players provide users with a wide range of options with up to 1GB internal storage, as much as 40 hours of battery life (Single AA battery), a lighted 4-line text screen, download access via USB 2.0 and support for MP3, OGG, ASF, WMA and WMA-DRM music files.
Pricing and Availability
MSRP for the H20 Audio DV-i700 housing and headphones is USD $199.95 MSRP. H2O Audio is offering special DEMA dealer package pricing, details available at the booth #2651. Show offer good through 10/7/2005.
The DV-i700 is available now at selected retailers as well as from the H2O Audio eStore. http://www.h2oaudio.com/
About H2O Audio
H2O Audio is the leading provider of waterproof cases, headsets, and accessories for Apple iPod and mp3 players, supporting use in water, snow and other extreme environments. H2O Audio provides patented waterproof headsets and housings, allowing consumers to significantly enhance their action sports experience. For more information about H2O Audio please visit http://www.h2oaudio.com/.
H2O Audio is a registered trademark of Diver Entertainment Systems. iRiver America is a registered trademark of iRiver America, Inc. All other registered or unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.