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#142452 13-Mar-2014 13:42
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Hi,
Looking for rowboat system for cox to use wireless headset (bluetooth?) to bluetooth speakers.

 

  • They're not allowed cellphones in case coaches communicate
  • Trouble is they want it cheap and I know where that leads....
They use a battery in the boat but a wireless charging system would be ideal and obviously any delay would mean they would be out of time.
I thought ipod touch with headset and bathroom bluetooth speakers.

Any ideas or thoughts are appreciated.



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  #1004979 13-Mar-2014 14:39
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Doesn't someone already make wired systems? Why does it need to be wireless? Is the boat 'solid' as in a cable cannot be run?

When I was rowing (20+ years ago) our boats all had a little system in them that counted the stroke rate and had a microphone going to a couple of speakers under the seats.

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#1004995 13-Mar-2014 15:04
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Yeah just did more research and dont see any benifit going "wireless" and really needs to be robust. 
I'll suggest this to them http://www.nkhome.com/rowing-sports-products/cox-box-mini if they're on a limited budget.

Usual story of built for purpose etc.

Thanks for the reply though.

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