Frequently Asked Questions

Can I install a FREEDOM+ Surf on a board with channels?
The FREEDOM+ Surf decal antenna is designed to be installed on a flat surface, channels on the underside a surfboard would not provide a flat surface r...
Wed, 8 Jun, 2016 at 3:39 PM
What is the physical size / dimensions of the FREEDOM+ Surf decal antenna?
The decal antenna is made of a flexible connecting cables and electrodes made of non-flexible 316L marine grade stainless steel. The overall heig...
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016 at 11:32 PM
What is the output voltage / current / frequency of the electrical field of the Shark Shield?
The effectiveness of an electrical shark deterrent is dependent on the electrical field generated. The  electrical field generated is dependent on a ...
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 at 11:27 PM
Does Shark Shield effect carbon fibre diving fins ?
Carbon fibre in most formats is conductive, so it is possible that the Shark Shield electrical field could be conducted through the fin, although unlikely...
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016 at 11:45 PM
Does Shark Shield offer sponsorship or testing assistance?
As the world’s only scientifically tested and independently proven electronic shark deterrent, we receive a large number of requests for sponsorship ann...
Wed, 3 Aug, 2016 at 1:05 AM
How does Shark Shield compare to magnet shark repellents?
There is no independent scientific research proving that a magnet will work as effective shark deterrents, no magnetic repellent produc...
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016 at 2:37 AM
Can I replace the lithium battery in my Shark Shield?
The lithium battery cannot be changed in any of the Shark Shield products.  As all our products are designed for underwater operation at depth,...
Wed, 7 Sep, 2016 at 10:08 PM
Can I use the new FREEDOM+ Surf on a soft board?
The FREEDOM+ Surf uses a sticker thin adhesive decal antenna which has been designed for fiber glass resin based surfboards.  Many of the soft ...
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016 at 2:03 AM
My FREEDOM+ does not appear to charge when placed on the charging dock?
The FREEDOM+ Charging Dock has been found to not automatically charge the removable power module if it is already at >80% charge. This is easily resolv...
Fri, 23 Sep, 2016 at 3:04 AM
Do I have to install the tail pad with my decal antenna?
The decal antenna has been designed to fit multiple board sizes, and the way we have achieved this flexibility is by allowing a large cable distance betwe...
Sun, 2 Oct, 2016 at 12:15 AM