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Old Mar 11, 2009, 10:20 PM   #1
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Can I used iPhone in sauna at the gym?

or would the heat ruin my phone? I would use it for music. Just curious, I plan on getting another gym account.
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Old Mar 11, 2009, 10:21 PM   #2
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Personally, i wouldnt take the risk, those things are very hot and can get very humid.
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Old Mar 11, 2009, 10:22 PM   #3
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I wouldn't. Extreme temperatures and technology do not mix well.
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Old Mar 11, 2009, 10:25 PM   #4
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for the record I used to have the treo 755 and I used it in the sauna for about 25 mins every time i went to the gym. But I had insurance on the phone.
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Old Mar 11, 2009, 10:45 PM   #5
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If you want to be cafeful, I would suggest putting it in some sort of container to keep the heat out. Perhaps a zippable water container, or something like that. The heat shouldn't do too much to the phone. Normally, I just take the phone and leave it by my side.
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Old Mar 11, 2009, 10:46 PM   #6
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I have a feeling it'll tip off the humidity sensors...
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Old Mar 11, 2009, 11:07 PM   #7
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Nevermind...thanks for the advice. I would be in the sauna for for only 25 minutes, I can workout without music. im not gonna chance it.
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Old Mar 12, 2009, 08:46 AM   #8
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Hey, I would like to take my iPhone with me swimming, anyone think that would be OK? Just kidding. Anyways, I have seen waterproof cases and headphones, maybe that could work for you in the sauna.

http://www.radtech.us/Products/OtterboxArmoriPhone.aspx
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Old Mar 12, 2009, 09:25 AM   #9
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If you want music in a SAUNA () I'd recommend getting a Nano or a shuffle.
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Old Mar 12, 2009, 10:28 AM   #10
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i take mine into the shower to play some music. its still alive so.... try at ur own risk
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Old Mar 12, 2009, 10:43 AM   #11
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i take mine into the shower to play some music. its still alive so.... try at ur own risk
I knew this girl once who would zip lock (or something) her cordless phone so she could use it in the shower.

I remember liking her, and still being like "Hm, that's pretty weird" when she told me that.
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Old Mar 12, 2009, 10:52 AM   #12
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Apple iPhone Specs

Environmental requirements
  • Operating temperature: 32 to 95 F (0 to 35 C)
  • Nonoperating temperature: -4 to 113 F (-20 to 45 C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
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Apple iPhone Specs

Environmental requirements
  • Operating temperature: 32 to 95 F (0 to 35 C)
  • Nonoperating temperature: -4 to 113 F (-20 to 45 C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
The noncondensing is the fail part. You get condensing in a sauna.
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Old Mar 12, 2009, 12:11 PM   #14
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Nevermind...thanks for the advice. I would be in the sauna for for only 25 minutes, I can workout without music. im not gonna chance it.
Please tell me you're not one of those guys who go and sit in the sauna at the gym for 30 minutes and then say they've just done a great workout.



Also: Cameras in the saunas/changing rooms? Hmmmmmm.
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Old Mar 12, 2009, 12:56 PM   #15
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I knew this girl once who would zip lock (or something) her cordless phone so she could use it in the shower.

I remember liking her, and still being like "Hm, that's pretty weird" when she told me that.
Did you do her?
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Old Mar 12, 2009, 02:02 PM   #16
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The noncondensing is the fail part. You get condensing in a sauna.
You also get condensing when you live next to a body of water, go for a walk outdoors in winter (but not necessarily below -20C) temperatures, and then step into a heated house. If that voids the warranty, then the warranty isn't worth the time it takes to read it.
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....are you trolling?




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Old Mar 12, 2009, 02:34 PM   #18
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Doesn't a nano have a screen? I wouldn't do that. Now a shuffle should be ok since it has no screen or moving parts

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If you want music in a SAUNA () I'd recommend getting a Nano or a shuffle.
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Old Mar 12, 2009, 03:30 PM   #19
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The high temperatures/humidity with electronics do not mix well.. I wouldn't recommend bringing anything electronic into a sauna.

Also, you may set the humidity sensors off on your iPhone if brought in the sauna. (voiding your warranty)
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would the heat ruin my phone?
Probably not. But it will ruin your sauna session.

Taking your phone with you would be just as stupid as wearing a swimsuit.
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