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Re: [IP] Need advice!



I have had my paradigm for about 1 month now, I have been swimming about 10
times since the switch and have taken many showers and baths with it.  I
have not had any problems.  Usually in the pool for about 1 hour at a time
with pump under water entire time.

Laurie
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Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 2:45 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Need advice!


> The Paradigm is NOT waterproof, it is water resistant, like taking a
shower
> with it on.
> If you are satisfied with the 508 why switch?  You would be disappointed
if
> waterproof was the main reason for switching.
>
> ========Original Message========
> Subj:   [IP] Need advice!
> Date:   8/13/02 1:37:30 PM Central Daylight Time
> From:    email @ redacted (Heather Brooks)
> Sender:    email @ redacted
> Reply-to:    email @ redacted
> To:    email @ redacted
>
>
>
>
> Hi... I have to decide whether I want to upgrade to the paradigm or stay
> with my 508, and I am VERY indecisive!  My doctor thought they gave you
> a month to try it out, and could get your 508 back if not satisfied with
> the paradigm, but I was told this is not the case.  The rep I spoke with
> told me I can try the paradigm out at the group training session (which
> is 2-3 hours) and decide then if it would work for me.  This got me
> mad... 2-3 hours is insufficient time to tell if I'm going to like
> something that'll be attached to me 24 hours a day!  (and why can't I
> get a one-on-one training? ... I realize this is due to the amount of
> people switching over)
>
> I could rant and rave about how unfair this, but what I need is some
> advice.  I am completely happy with my 508, except for the fact that
> it's not waterproof.  I already took a few swims without thinking!  Is
> this reason enough to switch?  I was also told by someone with a
> paradigm that the clip is terribly bulky... more like a cell phone
> holster than the clip on my 508.  Also, I'm very comfortable with the
> menu on my 508.  I use the dual wave function often.  Do these things
> work as smoothly with the paradigm?  Also, will the quicksets still
> work?  I know these are stupid things to worry about, but that's me.
>
> All advice would be greatly appreciated!  Please email me directly at
> HYPERLINK "mailto:email @ redacted"email @ redacted
>
> Thank you... Heather
>
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