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Check Out The Amphi, A New Bionic Monofin

A new monofin, the Amphi, is making a big splash with its new thruster technology.

The Amphi comes with a built-in propulsion unit which helps push the wearer effortlessly through the water. The Amphi borrows the ideas behind popular electric bicycles by providing a hybrid propulsion system, that is partly powered by human muscles, and part by an electric motor.

Once the swimmer is wearing the Amphi, the device will smartly detect the strength of the kick and will adjust the thrust power accordingly. The swimmer can modify the system in two ways; they can either alter the time the Amphi thruster stays on after stopping kicking, alternatively they can increase or decrease, the Amphi’s sensitivity to the strength of their kicks.

Keeping up with our connected world, the Amphi will be able to communicate with the cloud via a cellphone. The company behind the Amphi plans to offer the product with six different types of fin blade, and three different battery packs.

You can find out more information here, and check out a video of the Amphi in action below.

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmyhttps://www.deeperblue.com
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for DeeperBlue.com

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