Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use a Shark Shield for waterskiing or wakeboarding?
The Shark Shield products have been designed primarily for diving, kayaking or surfing sports.  In both waterskiing and wakeboarding the board moves...
Tue, 4 Oct, 2016 at 11:34 PM
What is the best solution for a kite boarding or kite surfing?
We do not have an ideal solution today for kite-surfing. What we have seen some kite surfers do is carry a FREEDOM7 in a small back pack which they can de...
Thu, 6 Oct, 2016 at 9:37 PM
Can I use a Shark Shield on a bodyboard or boogie board?
The existing product range has not been designed for this sport, both the FREEDOM7 & SCUBA7 are primarily designed for diving, with the FREEDOM7...
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016 at 10:18 PM
My FREEDOM+ Surf electrodes have brown stains on them?
The FREEDOM+ Surf electrodes are made from the highest marine grade stainless steel known as 316L, there is no other known material more resistance to sal...
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017 at 6:40 PM
Can you use a Shark Shield for fishing?
Divers, Spear fishers, Kayakers and Surfers have long appreciated the protection Shark Shield affords them when engaging in their favorite pastimes. Sh...
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 1:33 AM
What is the difference between the FREEDOM7 and SCUBA7?
The main difference between the FREEDOM7 & SCUBA7 are the fitting options. Both products have exactly the same protective electrical field. The FREE...
Wed, 21 Dec, 2016 at 3:25 PM
Why can I use the FREEDOM+ Surf on a soft board?
Soft boards are made with a plastic material that leaches oil which prevents the 3M adhesive from working. Shark Shield does not support the use of the FREE...
Fri, 30 Dec, 2016 at 6:02 PM
The braid on my FREEDOM7 is damaged, what can I do?
If you have damaged the braid on your FREEDOM7 or SURF7 antenna, for example the strands have been torn, frayed or broken, it will not effect the performanc...
Tue, 3 Jan, 2017 at 7:54 PM
How can I prevent getting a shock when I duck dive during spearfishing?
Sometimes, it can be a simple as changing the leg in which you wear the Shark Shield. If you wear it on the leg that you kick straight up outside of the wat...
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017 at 12:30 AM
How do I clean the power module pins and connector after water exposure?
The FREEDOM+ removable power module has been designed to automatically switch off when water gets into the connector, the water will not cause the product t...
Thu, 3 Aug, 2017 at 1:59 AM