Frequently Asked Questions

How do I move the FREEDOM+ Surf between boards, what if I have multiple surfboards?
The FREEDOM+ Surf has removable electronics module that moves between you boards, and each board needs the Ocean & Earth Tail Pad / Decal Antenn...
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016 at 1:51 AM
How do you tell if the battery is on and actually working, for instance, after several months of use how will I tell if is still working and that I don't need to replace it?
The Shark Shield FREEDOM+ has LED's which give indication of several checks; 1) a self-check on start-up to ensure the electronics and electrodes are...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 1:35 AM
Does the FREEDOM+ Surf require maintenance?
The Shark Shield FREEDOM+ electronics should be rinsed in fresh water after use and stored out of the sun. If being stored for any length of time ...
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017 at 6:44 PM
How do you know that the new FREEDOM+ Surf is as effective as the existing proven Shark Shield's?
Shark Shield has been building electrical deterrents for nearly twenty years, which means we have a lot of technical knowledge and historic...
Mon, 2 Jan, 2017 at 9:37 PM
Can I move my decal antenna to another board?
The decal antenna has the same design philosophy as a tail pad. As such it is not designed to be removable as the removable process will damage it, the sa...
Fri, 13 May, 2016 at 1:39 AM
What happens if I damage my decal antenna?
The decal antenna has been designed to withstand the elements with the electrodes made of marine grade stainless steel, and the connection between thes...
Thu, 7 Jul, 2016 at 11:59 PM
If the battery only lasts for 4-5 hours, how would you know when it's turned on and when it runs out of battery?
The Shark Shield has LED indicators as well as an audible sound to let you know when you have only 10 mins left of battery life, this is the case for a...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2016 at 12:29 AM
What is the E-Field Control Kit?
Research over the years has shown that people have different levels of sensitivity to electrical field produced by Shark Shield's. Where one person...
Mon, 30 Jan, 2017 at 12:26 PM
Which product is best for kayaking?
The best product for kayaking is called the FREEDOM7.    Most people place the trailing antenna through the scupper hole during fishing or have it...
Sun, 5 Jun, 2016 at 6:07 PM
Does the carbon fiber in my surfboard effect the FREEDOM+ Surf?
The carbon fiber in the board and/or on the rails will have no impact on the performance of the new FREEDOM+ Surf electrical field as the carbon is not...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2016 at 9:29 PM