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Image Gallery: Proporta BeachBuoy waterproof case

When you hit the beach or pool you want to make sure that your mobile phone or camera is safe from water damage. You may also want to use your camera to capture photos or video in or under the water. The Proporta BeachBuoy lets you keep your device sealed and let you fully access and use it in the water.
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By Matthew Miller, Contributor on
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When you hit the beach or pool you want to make sure that your mobile phone or camera is safe from water damage. You may also want to use your camera to capture photos or video in or under the water. The Proporta BeachBuoy lets you keep your device sealed and let you fully access and use it in the water.

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You can see the four Ziploc-like seals that you need to squeeze together to create the waterproof seal.

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The first step after closing up the case is to roll the two red dots onto each other.

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The red and green dots are designed to help you correctly seal up your device. The Velcro strip is used to seal up the case after you roll it closed.

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Here you can see the accessible controls and small preview screen on the Flip MinoHD.

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The Velcro seal holds the rolled down case closed.

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The digital camcorder is sealed up and the Velcro strap is sealed firmly in place.

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The BeachBuoy is loaded up and around my neck as I get ready to jump into the waters of St. Thomas to record some video.

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