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FINIS Neptune MP3 Player

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Experience unprecedented sound quality and clarity as you train with the FINIS® Neptune MP3 Player.

2013 red dot design award.


Features

  • Cutting-edge bone conduction technology for exceptional sound quality under water.
  • Clear, high-contrast OLED screen.
  • Hydrodynamic clips for a sleek, secure fit.
  • Rechargeable 8-hour Li-ion battery.
  • Waterproof up to 3m.
  • Gold-plated connection pins for dependability.
  • Compatible with iTunes® and most audio formats including AAC, MP3, and WMA.

Bone Conduction Audio Transmission

  • Amazingly clear sound in the water without the use of ear buds.

Plays all popular audio formats including AAC, MP3, WMA

  • Compatible with iTunes®, listen to music, audio books, podcasts and more.

4BG of Storage

  • Stores approximately 1000 songs or 60 hours of playback.

Highly Contrast OLED Screen

  • Easily scroll through artist and songs, and view playback features.

Hydrodynamic Clips

  • Spring clips slip on securely to goggle straps and rest on cheekbones for secure placement.

Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery

  • Lasts over 8 hours per charge.

Waterproof to 3 meters (10ft)

  • Sound is clearest when submerged in water.

Gold Plated Connection Pins

  • Allows for quick song upload and charging while preventing corrosion in the water.

Product Includes:

  • Neptune MP3 Player.
  • Charging cable.
  • Quick start guide including warranty.
  • Draw string mesh bag for storage.


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REVIEWS

  • 3.5 star rating (Based on 39 Reviews)

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  • rating star
    By from
    on 8/12/2013

    I have used Finis SwimP3''s since generation 1.  

    I loved my first generation product (blue and white).  No glitches at all.  Songs loaded up very quickly and hassle free.  Yes, it had limited capacity, but I was only swimming for an hour at a time, so didn''t really need that much space.  When those finally died, Finis was on the second generation of the product (yellow and black).  This one had firmware issues out of the gate and was not readable by a mac.  When I got the new firmware onto the set, these too worked very well.  Alas, these too died about three weeks ago.  Which brings me to the Neptune System.

    Pros:  
    (1) Songs loaded up like a charm.  Copied over mp3 files from my iTunes library and they played beautifully.
    (2) Sounds better than the old SwimP3.  If you are old enough and remember listening to music on an AM station and then listened to music on an FM station, that is the sound improvement you are looking at when you move from SwimP3s to Neptunes.

    Cons:
    (1) Design.  The ear pieces have clips that go from bottom up not from top down.  Imagine using a clothes pin and pinching from above (SwimP3) vs pinching from below (Neptune).  For me this is less sturdy than the top down approach.  
    (2) Design (2).  The back of the head unit is bulky.  It is a top down clip, but the back of the head unit is quite large especially if you wear a swim cap and wear the cap over your goggles.  It''s only a centimeter thick, but that extra centimeter makes your cap just that much tighter.
    (3) Song Display.  Do you really need to see the song title and artist displayed while the song is playing?  If you are like me, you''re swimming when the songs are playing and the unit is behind your head where you can''t even read what song is playing.  In my case, its even below my swim cap so I really can''t see it.
    (4) Reliability.  This is the HUGE con.  My Neptune is dead.  My Neptune was delivered on 8/1.  I didn''t start using it until 8/4.  It wouldn''t play any songs this morning 8/12.  In total, it lasted 6 workouts (11 miles).  I don''t believe it is actually waterproof.  I can see a water bubble under the screen.  The pool I swim in is only 6 ft deep (max), so I couldn''t have exceeded the depth.

    I am contacting Finis later today to discuss.  Will update when that conversation is done.

  • rating star
    By from
    on 1/7/2014

    I had the previous version for 4 years. I swim 5000 yards 3 times a week for exercise. This version is an improvement over the previous. Recharges quickly, storage of a lot more tunes. Controls are much easier to manipulate, one charge lasts at least 4 hours. Color is great and the clips on the ear pieces are a much better design. Makes the time pass quickly during swimming workouts. Love it !!!

  • rating star
    By from
    on 10/24/2013

    daily lap swim 1-2 hrs in chlorine/salt combo pool
    super improvement from early generations with Neptune''s easy to read screen. I have used Neptune for 6 months now.
    former waterfi user(two years) and still use the last generation finis swimp3(one-year and counting). I use both generations of swimp3, because once i load my music i don''t like to change until the weekend.

    I do this (honest admission coming) because I cannot figure out to load playlists or make them (even with the new Neptune) and that for me is  a drawback. I miss the convenience of loading itunes to waterfi''s ipod. I know its a platform issue, but geez!

    But once on, it''s effortless (i do like Neptune''s control box) and always NO HASSLE with earplugs while flip-turning!!! You can''t beat this product for convenience and cool-ness!

  • rating star
    By from
    on 9/9/2013

    I absolutly love my mp3 player, it''s the best...it sounds like I''m in surround sound when I''m in the water. I also was able to connect it to my car usb radio and played my songs in my car...double function. real easy to load songs from the internet. 10 thumbs up!!!!

  • rating star
    By from
    on 8/8/2013

    I bought this product because I got board with the same swim routine. I find that music takes your mind off of the workout and lets you relax.
    PROS: Shipped very fast,does what it claims, easy to operate
    CONS: Can not load playlists from ITunes. You have to load them individually.

  • rating star
    By from
    on 8/7/2013

    This was a gift for my husband who is an avid swimmer and loves music. We weren't sure how well in would work but after six weeks of use are very happy with the outcome. He uses it everyday while swimming to listen to his favorite tunes!

  • rating star
    By from
    on 7/26/2013

    Overall its a really good product. This is my first waterproof mp3 player so I''m not sure how it stacks up to the rest. Here are the things I like about it:
    -sound quality is clear and loud...even better underwater!
    -easy to upload music
    -charges quickly and lasts for 3-4hours
    -you don''t notice that you''re wearing it and it stays in place when doing flip turns
    -you can easily skip/pause songs and adjust the volume during your workout
    -can play a playlist or songs from a particular artist

    Downside (which can be user error):
    -it doesn''t allow you to shuffle music so songs play in the order that they were uploaded

  • rating star
    By from
    on 4/29/2014

    I use this player about 5 times per week for about an hour per session.   I was a little worried about the battery life, as some reviews indicated that it was relatively bad.  I can confirm that my battery life has faded over the 3 months that I've had it, however,  not to the point that it worries me, yet, though.  One charge is easily enough to get through 3 nights of swimming without a problem.   It's pretty easy to move music to and from the player, and it charges up easily and quickly enough.  

    Sounds good under water, and not that terrible above,  although it's inconsistent if you're popping your head in and out of the water to breathe.  I have not tried ear plugs, as others have recommended,  yet, so that may solve the problem.

    Overall, a great piece of equipment.  I knocked off a star due to the fact that I feel the battery will not hold up for as long as I initially expected.  Great in all other aspects.

  • rating star
    By from
    on 3/19/2014

    The model finis earlier was much handy

  • rating star
    By from
    on 1/20/2014

    MP3 player hesitates between songs for a very long time when trying to shufflie songs, like 2 minutes!  Songs are from itunes like the instructions say but the delay makes you think its not working.  Not a good product.

ABOUT THIS BRAND

FINIS
FINIS is Latin for "The End" or "Finale", and it signifies in the name of this company both the developmental goals that swimmers have and the end that they strive to reach—the finish line. Founded in 1993, FINIS provides highly technical competition suits, training equipment, child water-safety products and high end goggles. Their very popular SwiMP3 water-proof digital media player is revolutionary in its streamlined design, enabling a swimmer to listen to music while practicing laps and other exercises in the pool.
FINIS Neptune MP3 Player

Experience unprecedented sound quality and clarity as you train with the FINIS® Neptune MP3 Player.

2013 red dot design award.


Features

  • Cutting-edge bone conduction technology for exceptional sound quality under water.
  • Clear, high-contrast OLED screen.
  • Hydrodynamic clips for a sleek, secure fit.
  • Rechargeable 8-hour Li-ion battery.
  • Waterproof up to 3m.
  • Gold-plated connection pins for dependability.
  • Compatible with iTunes® and most audio formats including AAC, MP3, and WMA.

Bone Conduction Audio Transmission

  • Amazingly clear sound in the water without the use of ear buds.

Plays all popular audio formats including AAC, MP3, WMA

  • Compatible with iTunes®, listen to music, audio books, podcasts and more.

4BG of Storage

  • Stores approximately 1000 songs or 60 hours of playback.

Highly Contrast OLED Screen

  • Easily scroll through artist and songs, and view playback features.

Hydrodynamic Clips

  • Spring clips slip on securely to goggle straps and rest on cheekbones for secure placement.

Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery

  • Lasts over 8 hours per charge.

Waterproof to 3 meters (10ft)

  • Sound is clearest when submerged in water.

Gold Plated Connection Pins

  • Allows for quick song upload and charging while preventing corrosion in the water.

Product Includes:

  • Neptune MP3 Player.
  • Charging cable.
  • Quick start guide including warranty.
  • Draw string mesh bag for storage.


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