Frequently Asked Questions

Can the Shark Shield be used by children?
The Shark Shield must not be used by children under the age of twelve years. It is well documented that children are possibly more sensitive to radiatio...
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016 at 9:17 PM
Who can use the Shark Shield?
Shark Shield devices can be used for a wide variety of water sports: FREEDOM7 – Scuba diving, free diving, spearfishing, swimming, kayaking, boati...
Sun, 2 Oct, 2016 at 3:58 AM
Do I have to leave the Shark Shield switched on all the time?
Yes, when in the water you should have your Shark Shield turned on all the time. According to the International Shark Attack File of the Ichthyolog...
Sun, 2 Oct, 2016 at 4:00 AM
When should I turn on the Shark Shield?
 Do not turn the unit on until you enter the water. Turn the unit off when exiting the water.
Tue, 10 May, 2016 at 4:26 AM
Does the Shark Shield harm sharks?
From the tests conducted to date, results show that Shark Shield does not harm the shark. The majority of testing on shark effect and health was carried out...
Tue, 10 May, 2016 at 4:28 AM
Has the Shark Shield been tested as safe for humans?
The field generated by the Shark Shield, when used in accordance with the instructions contained in the instruction manual supplied with each unit, poses...
Mon, 31 Oct, 2016 at 7:53 PM
What sort of testing has been done on the Shark Shield units?
The electronic wave-form used in the Shark Shield has been on the market since 1995, originally marketed the Shark POD by the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board, ...
Sun, 2 Oct, 2016 at 4:06 AM
What information do I need to ship Lithium batteries in Shark Shield's
When shipping Lithium Metal batteries, the lithium metal content of the cell or battery dictates which part of the relevant Packing Instruction are used t...
Tue, 10 May, 2016 at 7:40 AM
What happened to the ‘fin system’?
The fin system was a design concept which has been superseded by the Shark Shield adhesive decal antenna to provide a user installable solution.
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 1:31 AM
Does the FREEDOM+ Surf decal antenna stick to the board or does it need other screws etc?
The Shark Shield Surf decal antenna uses a 3M adhesive and that sticks to the bottom of your board. There is no need to screw anything into your board for...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 1:32 AM