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A company based out of Portland, Oregon, dedicated themselves to finding innovative solutions to everyday problems. Living in the Pacific Northwest they know a little something about moisture and wet gadgets.
Surrounded by personal electronics that get subjected to damaging moisture constantly from sweat, rain, spills, & humidity, they set out to solve the problem and the BHEESTIE Bag® was born. It removes water from a wet gadget, saving you frustration, time and most of all... money.
The original bag design (shown below) has since been updated:
The new bag design:
above: The 28g (5.3 x 6.8 in / 13.4 x 17.3 cm) size fits all smart phones and smaller electronic devices.
above: The 56g (10.3 x 11.6 in / 26.2 x 29.5 cm) size it is large enough to dry out iPads, Tablets, foggy DSLR cameras, lenses, tablet computers and more.
BHEESTIE Bags not only removes water from your wet cell phone, it will pull moisture from any electronic gadget you place in the bag. When your device suffers a plunge into liquid, the key to preventing costly damage is to dry it completely and dry it fast. Don't rely on silica or rice when the life of your digital device is on the line. BHEESTIE Molecular Beads work up to 700% better than rice at removing moisture from your device.
The Bheestie Technology:
BHEESTIE Molecular Beads (TM) contain tiny pores of a precise and microscopic size that are used to specifically target and trap water molecules eliminating moisture from within the sealed BHEESTIE Bag (TM). Our beads are engineered to adsorb water up to 22% of their own weight.
As the humidity of the air contained within the sealed BHEESTIE Bag (TM) decreases, the hidden moisture contained within your electronic device transforms to a gaseous form and mixes with the air in the bag. This process continues until the moisture from your device becomes permanently trapped within the BHEESTIE Molecular Beads (TM). In most cases this takes between 48 and 72 hours. The trick is to keep the bag sealed and the target environment contained.
Unlike rice or silica gel, the BHEESTIE Molecular Beads (TM) continue to adsorb water beyond equilibrium humidity. Silica gel or rice that has absorbed moisture will actually release water into a dry atmosphere. BHEESTIE Molecular Beads (TM) are designed to keep the water molecules trapped within and can actually be used to dry out saturated silica gel and dehumidify rice. (Although our legal team states you shouldn’t do this for your bento leftovers or any rice meant for food consumption.)
Is this the best method to dry my wet cell phone?
The BHEESTIE Bag is up to 700% more effective than rice at removing moisture. Removing moisture completely and quickly is the key to preventing water damage in personal electronics.
Can I use BHEESTIE more than once?
BHEESTIE can be used to dry your wet cell phone or other small electronics for up to a year if the blue beads remain blue and you keep the bag sealed at all times. Once the blue beads turn white the bag needs to be replaced.
What do you mean by everyday moisture removal?
Most of your electronics are exposed to moisture on a daily basis from regular usage. When talking on you cell phone there is moisture on your hands, in your saliva, humidity, droplets of water. If you use headphones there is sweat, humidity, etc. By using BHEESTIE on a regular basis you will be removing that moisture decreasing the chance of corrosion or malfunctioning. Put your item in over night to remove moisture.
Why did all the blue beads disappear?
They are communicating with you that your BHEESTIE Bag needs to be replaced. If this happens before a year it could be that the bag was left open or an item placed in the bag had excessive moisture (aren't you glad you got that moisture out of the item).
Can I use it to dry out my wet cell phone and my iPod?
Help I dropped my phone in the toilet?
BHEESTIE works best if you get the item in the bag immediately. Turn Phone off, dry it, open it up, battery off, place in bag for 24-72 hours, may need to recharge before using.
How come you don't guarantee that my cellphone will work after getting it wet?
It's like weight loss; every body and every circumstance is different. With electronic items there are a lot of variables: size, ports, quality, age, etc. Each situation is different kind of liquid that the item was submerged in, time it was in the water, how fast it was placed in BHEESTIE. If you research the internet on how to save a wet phone you will find some interesting suggestions but your best chance for revival is BHEESTIE.
A month ago I spilled a drink on my phone can it be saved?
Probably not, but get yourself a BHEESTIE bag so you can be ready next time. Many people have one at home, in their car, in their sports bag, on their boat, and won't travel on vacation without one.
When I cut open the silver bag do I cut off the zipper?
No!!!!!! That is a very bad idea. It would be better to cut at the very tip top of the bag so you have extra room to close the zipper.
I keep having to replace my headphones on my ipod, can this help my wet head phones?
Yes, many people store their headphones in the bag to keep them from malfunctioning.
My camera got wet on vacation can BHEESTIE save it?
Get it in the BHEESTIE bag as soon as possible it is your best hope. Once again it is best to have BHEESTIE ready and available so you can do this on a regular basis and it will be available for emergency submersions.
Visit their site for bulk purchases, goverment purchases and press reveiews:
BHEESTIE bags official site