yes. you can drop it in the creek for a few minutes without worry. don't go scuba diving with it though.
This also has many excellent screen shots!The entire Edge 705 casing is sealed to protect the unit from the elements (the Edge 705 is waterproof rated to IPX-7 standards, meaning it can be completely submerged in water for up to 30 minutes).
You can flood it with rubbing alcohol to soak up the water too, will not hurt the electronics. Just dry it will before turning it on.NateHawk said:I would suggest if you push those waterproofness limits, you pull the batteries out and dry it off. My 76CSx (same waterproofness rating) got thrashed in a river for awhile before we got it (and the canoe it was lashed to) unpinned from the rock. It still worked, but water got inside. By the time I got home, it did not work. So I removed the batteries and trained a hairdryer on it...and then let it sit about 24hrs before reinstalling the batteries. It fired back up then, but it definitely had me worried.
You definitely don't want your rubber to be loose.Resist said:If the rubber mini USB port cover is not on tightly then water can get inside the 705.
Since it is just a plug, it fell out of mine in the first week, poor design IMHO.Resist said:If the rubber mini USB port cover is not on tightly then water can get inside the 705.