Hot Octopuss Jett Male Vibrator Low Frequency in Action

Hot Octopuss Jett hands-free male vibrator long-term review, tips, and tricks

The Hot Octopuss Jett ($69.95) is a hands-free, dual frequency vibrator designed for men and optimized for a penis—they call it a “guybrator”. It’s relatively simple, but pleasurably effective and surprisingly versatile. In fact, it has taken over two years to write this review of the Hot Octopuss Jett because I (male) keep discovering new “tricks” and tips to include. It’s not just that the Jett feels amazing—though it truly does, but it’s all the different ways you can use it to enhance your solo and partner play that make it an underrated super-sex toy.

A vibrator—what’s in it for men?

Real quick—if you already know what’s up with vibrators in general you can skip to the next section—but for those of you who, as males, have never really explored or even contemplated the pleasure potential of a vibrator for your penis, here’s a little secret: it unlocks a whole other dimension of pleasure beyond what you’re likely used to feeling from jerking off (rhythmic pressure) and what you experience during sex or using a Fleshlight (lubricated friction).

With everything you’ve felt so far, the stimulation in the form of pressure or friction has always been momentary—felt only during the up-and-down action of stroking or the in-and-out of thrusting. In that motion, there are split second pauses as the direction changes. Up, down, up, down; in, out, in, out. The sensations almost blur together but not quite, which isn’t bad—it’s nature’s familiar and reliable rhythm that obviously works great. But what if someone told you there’s actually more that you can experience?

Imagine the pleasure of the ups and downs and ins and outs without the pauses in each direction. Imagine a constant sustained stream of stimulation and pleasure…like the pleasure of a never-ending single stroke or thrust that does not pause or stop until you cum?

That is the real magic of vibrators.

Now, imagine enjoying that sweetness hands-free, and you begin to understand why you might want to know more about the Hot Octopuss Jett.

Why the Jett, specifically, is so great for men

Until recently though, vibrators for men—specifically those optimized for a penis—have been relatively uncommon, and the few that already existed weren’t very thoughtfully designed. Most critically though, they usually repurposed the exact same vibe motors that had been designed for women. Not only has this left some men feeling a bit awkward about considering vibrators to begin with, but the nerve endings in a penis are more distributed than in clitoris, so a vibrator design that can quickly bring a woman to orgasm will not necessarily have the same effect for a man. It may feel arousing and enticing to a dude—great for foreplay, but not quite what is needed to reliably send us to space.

The Hot Octopuss Jett addresses this fundamental shortcumming head-on with its dual-frequency design.

Hot Octopuss Jett male vibrator in sleeve harness

Dual-frequency vibrator motors

The Jett is actually two separate extra-large bullet-style vibrators held together by a little harness. Each vibe has its own cable that connects to the controller via what looks like a tiny little headphone jack. One vibe delivers a low-frequency “Bass” vibration and the other a higher-frequency “Treble” vibration. The intensity of each can be independently adjusted with the controller so that you can use one or the other alone, or run them at the same time and adjust the intensity of each one individually from one to six, allowing you to dial in the sensations that work best for you.

The Low-frequency “Bass” makes a huge difference

Average vibrators designed for women are typically higher frequency and lower amplitude— high-speed rotation with moderate weight and movement. You could describe them as ”buzzy”. The Jett’s low-frequency “Bass” vibe is the complete opposite—lower speed (still fast, but not as fast) but with a heavier displaced weight inside that creates stronger feeling of movement and pressure, which is key to the Jett’s ability to deliver the kind of sensations that men will be more likely to feel a lot of pleasure from.

Imagine the tube is your penis. To help visualize the pleasure potential of the different vibrators, settings, and rhythms, the Jett was placed on a tube filled with colored water and lit from behind, revealing the actual movement of the waves through water.
The Bass vibe of the Hot Octopuss Jett in action on the lowest speed. Notice how in addition to the vibration, there is a slower rhythmic movement of the entire harness happening at the same time. This feels amazing.

At lower speed settings, the Bass vibe feels a bit more like a wobble than what you might imagine when you think of “vibration”, and that’s a really good thing. Imagine a wave of pressure that you feel not just on the surface of your penis, but more strongly deep within, and over and over again…like, 20+ waves of pleasure per second. (This actually causes movement of your penis as well. More on this later.) As you increase the speed, the wobble turns into more of a steady vibration that quickly becomes a constant uninterrupted stream of deep-reaching pleasure (unless you turn on vibration patterns, which we’ll also get into shortly) that you feel all over, from base to head, from surface to deep inside, and everything in between.

We’ll get more into how you use it and the overall experience shortly, but for now I’ll just mention that my initial uses of the bass vibe turned on without adding in the treble vibe or incorporating vibration patterns, brought on orgasms as quickly as 45 seconds. I’ve since developed more tolerance, but my first few weeks playing with it, the bass alone was kind of perspective-changing. If you’ve ever felt a typical vibrator (accidentally or intentionally) and thought, “this is nice, but I couldn’t cum from it”, be aware that this bass vibe is very different and much stronger. There’s a greater sense of movement and maybe even pressure than just vibration.

The High-frequency “Treble” vibe

Whereas the Bass vibe’s specialty is making you feel a really big, deep, penetrating pleasure, the Treble’s super power seems to be lighting up the surface area of your penis. Although the Jett’s high-frequency Treble vibe is closer in characteristics to a typical buzzy high frequency vibrator motor, it’s a big-as-fuck “buzz” that delivers significantly more intense and feelable sensations for a penis than what you will get from many vibes designed primarily for women.

The Hot Octopuss male vibrator’s treble vibe at speed 1. Observe the intense ripples at the bottom of the tube and try to imagine how those waves of movement might feel. Then contrast that with the Bass vibe.

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To start with, it is maybe 30-40% larger than a typical bullet vibrator so it has more mass and surface area than a lot of lady vibes right out of the gate. Then, on top of that, there’s also the dizzying higher rotation speeds. What I felt from it when using it at the higher speeds hands-free in the sleeve holder is a very unique and intense feeling that I can only describe as a “pleasure halo”.

The “pleasure halo” is something I’ve only felt when playing with the Treble vibe on its own at the highest speeds and leaving the Bass turned off. It feels almost like it’s making the surface of your penis and all of the surrounding nerve-rich skin itself actually vibrate independently from the inner structure of your penis. With my eyes closed, I visualized a kind of swirling and glowing mesh encircling my penis that was somehow making me feel amazing things but without actually touching me.

I guess that’s my brain trying to make sense of this absolutely unique feeling. Weird, huh? I can’t guarantee that you will feel it the same way or that you would describe it as a “pleasure halo”, but I’m pretty confident you’re going to like what you feel.

Treble + Bass = really interesting-feeling things

Both of these vibes alone can propel me to an orgasm pretty easily but in different styles: the Bass is a surge—like flooring the gas pedal and riding it towards 150 mph, while the Treble steadily elevates gently and gradually with building suspense. But when you run them together and start tweaking the intensities of each separately, some really interesting things start to happen, such as…

Resonance

Resonance is a physical phenomenon that occurs when an object vibrates at a frequency similar to a neighboring object. The interaction of those two frequencies results in a third, higher amplitude sub-frequency. With both of the Jett’s vibrators spinning, resonances are bound to occur at certain speed settings, and with those resonances occurring against your penis, you’re going to feel some exciting undulations, pressure waves, and unexpected sensations of movement—things you wouldn’t feel with any regular single vibrator.

Hot Octopuss Jett vibrator for men resonating with both vibrators spinning.
When both vibes are running, at certain combinations of frequencies, resonance begins to occur, which results in additional interesting and stimulating sensations. This GIF is choppy though, so for a better look, view the video.

Must-read: resonance between the balls and penis

Further down in this article is our exclusive tips and tricks section that reveals some of the different pleasure possibilities that you can try with the two vibes, including putting one of the two vibes under your balls while the other is attached to your penis. At certain speeds, a resonance will develop and you may be able to feel a wave moving back and forth from under your balls and up your penis and back down in addition to feeling the two vibes independently. Results may vary depending on your anatomy, but it works for me and I can’t get enough of it. (This is the type of content you won’t find in the manual, by the way.)

Other sub-motions with combo frequencies

In addition to the resonance, different combinations of speed settings on each of the two vibes will result in different sensations or changes in the feeling of the vibration and movement. The variations are further multiplied depending on which vibe is spinning first. For example, if you start with the high-frequency vibe anywhere above a setting of two, and then start the low-frequency vibe on its lowest setting, it will feel almost like the Bass vibe is moving the spinning Treble vibe around. Start it the other way around and it will feel like the Bass vibe is wiggling. Every combination of speeds on the two vibes results in different layers of movements, so there’s a lot of new sensations to discover.

Dialing it in just right

While all of these combinations create a lot of variety, and some of it is going to feel really exciting, some of it probably isn’t going to do much for you either. What sends me to the moon might put you to sleep, or vice versa. The great thing about the dual vibe design of the Hot Octopuss Jett though is that most individuals should be able to find combinations of settings that work best for them and their anatomy, whereas with a single vibe design, if that one vibe’s settings don’t do much for you, you’re kind of out of luck.

Opportunity for improvement: the ability to save settings

As cool as it is that you can mix and match frequencies for different effects, you’re starting over every time you turn the Jett on. It would be great if you could save some custom preset combinations so that you can quickly return to something you like the next time you play.

Playing with patterns

But wait, there’s still more to discover and feel. You can choose from 12 different vibration patterns which can add additional exciting sensations and a sense of movement. Especially when combined with hands-free usage, these patterns take a good thing and crank it up to another level.

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Basically, these patterns create varying pauses and run times in the vibration. Have you ever been masturbating or having sex and then paused for just a moment? What happened when you resumed? You probably felt a bump in intensity—in the volume of pleasure you were feeling as soon as you started back up again. It’s as if during that short pause your penis regains some extra sensitivity and you start desperately craving the feeling again. So when stimulation resumes, it is so satisfying and feels extra good. Well, that’s the effect that these patterns have, but over and over again automatically in short succession. Sounds nice, right? It is. (Oh, and just wait. Look for the “must read” on playing hands-free with patterns in the next section!)

I don’t love all the patterns though and I wish there were more to choose from. There are a couple that I go to or switch between that can be really exciting if I’m in the right mood. The basic on/off patterns are nice because of what I detailed in the paragraph above, and then there is the second to the last one that has several short bursts followed by a really long run, and I love that one. It feels almost like having a partner doing things to you. But, there are a couple that are just kind of annoying to me. You do have to experiment with combinations of patterns, Bass/Treble vibes on or off or both on at the same time, and different vibe speeds. All of those factors yield different results.

Opportunity for improvement: user-generated patterns and app control

Mostly I appreciate the Jett’s simplicity, but there’s a huge opportunity to make it an even greater value (even if that means a bump in price) by adding app control and the ability to create and store your own patterns. It’s a little frustrating to have patterns that almost feel great, but not quite. I have so many ideas on things to try. Our We-Vibe gives you the ability to create and store patterns with an app, so it would be amazing to have that capability with the Jett. In fact, I actually did rig up control via Arduino with partial success and it has me even more convinced that app control would be a fantastic upgrade.

Hands-free heaven

As if all of that wasn’t enticing enough, the fact that the Hot Octopus Jett is designed to be used hands-free is instantly exciting. Just in case the appeal of this isn’t instantly obvious, I’ll spell it out: something being done to you is always going to feel more exciting than doing it for yourself. Try tickling yourself if you need proof.

How the Hot Octopuss Jett male vibrator fits hands-free on the penis, as depicted on the box illustration. However, most of the time, if you’re on your back, the Jett will actually be on top (though still on the underside of your penis).

Then there’s also the joy of laziness—effortless on-demand pleasure, no partner required. Just lay back and enjoy. Ready to order yet? I was. In fact, if I’m being honest, I had been imagining how awesome it would be to have something that just “does it” for me pretty much from the moment I discovered how to “do it” for myself. (We’re talking since age 12 or 13. Surely I can’t be the only one who ever thought about that, right?)

Basic hands-free use of the Jett

The Jett’s two vibes are inserted into a little easy-to-wash silicon harness with three thick rings or holes in it—two smaller ones to hold the vibes, and the third larger one goes over your penis. They call this thing a sleeve but it’s not like a Fleshlight sleeve—you don’t stroke with it, rather it holds the vibes against your penis.

The ring for your penis is quite snug. I’m textbook average in size, and I was a little worried about how it was going to feel. You have to be fairly aggressive in putting a couple of fingers from each hand into it and stretching it out to put it over your penis and into position. The silicon becomes less stiff and stretches more easily the more you do it, but when it’s new, it’s a little tight.

Opportunity for improvement: more sleeve sizes and materials

On the one hand, the sleeve does need to be snug enough to hold the powerful vibes in place and to effectively transfer the vibration to your body in order for it to feel like the kind of pleasure that can make you cum. However, it would be better to have additional sizes available for guys who are larger, and different levels of hardness for users to choose from, if for no other reason than variety.

Lube is optional but I recommend going without

You might be tempted to use some lube to slide the sleeve on—seems logical, but you’ll quickly find that once the vibrators turn on, you’ll have a lot of trouble keeping it positioned where you want it. Also, if enough lube gets between the sleeve and your skin, it causes a weird sound and little less sensation. It’s best to just stretch it open with four fingers and put it into position.

Occasionally I do feel a little discomfort from the sleeve sticking to and pinching the skin. When that happens, taking it off and putting it back on again usually helps. If it continues to be a problem, try applying a little bit of talcum powder or cornstarch (which is also used to powder Fleshlight sleeves) to keep the sleeve from sticking to your skin.

Different positions yield different sensations

The default recommended (and seriously effective) position for the Jett is on the underside of the penis just below the head—that sweet spot around the frenulum. You can see how the contour of the top of the sleeve echoes the contour of the glans. If you’ve ever taken the time to really notice just how rich and deep the sensitivity of this area is, you can already probably imagine how good hands-free vibration could feel right there. It is intensely wonderful.

Once you get used to that however, definitely explore more positions. Everywhere you position it, even if half an inch up or down from where it was, can feel significantly different. Sometimes you might not want to let the Jett take you over the edge so quickly for example. Try positioning the Jett halfway down the shaft of your penis, where there is another different-feeling nerve rich area, and try letting it edge you using lower settings, maybe even alternating between the two vibes for some contrast. You can also experiment with positioning it closer to the base of your penis and using other methods of stimulation further up for an even more interesting effect.

Must read: Hands-free surprise—watching your penis flex and orgasm

I can’t believe that no review, article, YouTube video or product description I had read before this purchase prepared me for what happens when the patterns kick in or when you reach an orgasm with the Hot Octopuss Jett while using it hands-free. You know how your erect penis flexes on its own sometimes when you (or a partner) squeezes it? Well, when going hands-free with the Jett, your penis will flex to the rhythm of the vibration patterns.

Hot Octopuss Jett hands-free male vibrator causes penis to flex
Unrestrained by your hand, the Jett’s stimulating rhythms can cause your penis to involuntarily flex in response to the waves of pleasure. (Again, imagine the tube is your penis.) Seeing the orgasmic contractions is even more spectacular. (if you can imagine it).

So…“buzz, buzz, buzz, buzz” goes the Jett, “flex, flex, flex, flex” goes your penis along with it. It’s kind of hilarious (especially when your partner sees it), but it’s also highly erotic—a powerful visual representation of the pleasure you’re experiencing.

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Hands-free orgasms are spectacular

As cool as that is, it’s nothing compared to what happens when your orgasm hits. All of the flexing and pulsing orgasmic contractions that are normally restrained or concealed by your hand, sleeve or a partner during an orgasm are completely untethered and on display. Your dick is completely free to flex, thrash, and throb in the air with every contraction while you cum. Even if you aren’t typically a long-distance shooter, your penis may sometimes practically fling the cum wherever it’s pointed, and if you are a shooter, be ready for some cleanup. It is fascinating and highly erotic to watch and experience.

Obviously results may vary, but for me, the Jett has been like a carnival ride for my penis.

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Pleasure pro-tips and techniques with the Hot Octopuss Jett male vibrator

You won’t read about this stuff in the manual, nor in most other reviews, because this epic long-term account is being written not after weeks or months of trying it out, but after nearly a year and a half of regular incorporation into both my solo and partnered adult fun with my wife. In that time, I’ve discovered some tricks and techniques that might not be so obvious at first glance, but in my opinion, it’s all of this stuff that really makes the Jett a great value.

Going hands-free means you can use your hands for other things

This was one of the most unexpected revelations about hands-free masturbation. It’s not just that it feels more exciting and novel to lay back and be pleasured, but also your hands are free to do other things to enhance your experience. For example…

Your hands are free to browse videos.

Your hands are free to browse media or sext with a partner

It was maybe months into using the Jett before it occurred to me that while laying back and enjoying myself, I could actually just grab my phone and browse some choice NSFW images and videos, which is awesome. The Jett even kept me entertained and hard while I tried to remember my passwords, which is saying something.

Use your free hands to tend to other erogenous zones

Even better, you can use one or both hands to caress other areas of your body, such as your balls, your inner thighs, chest, abs…your butt (as much as you care to). This might not sound exciting when you read it, but it’s actually really a severely underrated enhancement.

Use your free hands to pleasure other erogenous zones.

Another possibility is to use your free hands to tend to your partner while the Jett tends to you. More on that below.

Dual-vibe hacks: they don’t have to both be on your penis

Obviously one or both vibes can be used outside of the sleeve. In fact, you can take one or both out and use them with your hands wherever you want. However, there are a couple of amazing things you can still do hands-free with one of the vibes in the sleeve and one outside of the sleeve.

Pleasure your balls at the same with with this underwear trick

Mustn’t neglect the balls, right? With this trick you’ll leave one vibe in the harness on your penis and use the other one underneath your balls for a unique and supremely spoiling combo effect. I actually wish Hot Octopuss made additional harnesses to facilitate this (opportunity for improvement), but until then, you can utilize a pair of well-fitting or slightly tight briefs or boxer- briefs with a fly. (Loose boxers won’t work.)

Tuck one of the vibes under your balls for an amazing dual pleasure.
They should really make a harness that enables this, but until then, try this “underwear trick” with a pair of briefs or boxer briefs that helps you enjoy an amazing and unique pleasure from the top of your penis to under your balls.

The idea is that you’ll use the structure of the fly on your undies to hold one of the vibes in place right under your balls. You’ll need to bring your entire package—penis and scrotum—all the way through the fly, then tuck one of the vibes between the elastic or seams of the fly opening and your balls. You might also try to position your body so that you are slightly upright in order to let gravity help keep the vibe in place.

Experiment with swapping the position of the Treble and Bass vibes to see what effects you can get and which feels best to you in which position. This is where the resonance between the two vibes at certain speeds can yield an utterly unique and exhilarating sensation passing between your balls and the tip of your penis.

Externally-induced prostate or combo orgasms by vibing your perineum

I was able to experience my first prostate and first prostate+penis combo orgasms (a thing I didn’t even know was possible) using the Hot Octopuss Jett. If you aren’t familiar with this concept or the existence of the male G-spot, you’ll want to do some research because it’s sort of the holy grail of male orgasms. I’d recently tuned into the pleasure potential hiding deeper in my body via kegels, but penetrative anal play, which is usually required if you want to stimulate the prostate directly to orgasm, is just not something that appeals to me.

However, I’d read that indirect stimulation was possible—not easy, but possible—via the perineum, aka your taint…the spot between your legs and between your balls and your anus. I had tried massaging this area as I had read described but I never really felt like anything amazing was happening. But then one day while playing around with the underwear trick above, the vibe slipped further down and between my legs, which felt really good, and it occurred to me to try it against the perineum.

Using the Hot Octopuss Jett male vibrator for external prostate stimulation and orgasms.
The Hot Octopuss Jett is strong enough that it could potentially enable externally induced prostate orgasms by stimulating the perineum (taint). Experiment with swapping the vibe positions to see what works best for you. Again, it would be great to have a ring that helps with this.

For this move you can experiment with forgoing the undies completely (results may vary depending on body type) because you’re going to mostly be holding one of the vibes between your legs just by closing your legs, or you might actually have better luck using one of your hands to press or move the vibe rhythmically and more firmly against your perineum, especially if you find that spreading your legs makes it better.

Like with the underwear trick, you’ll want to experiment with which vibe works best against your perineum and which is best on your penis. I’ve actually achieved prostate-based and combo orgasms with both in different positions, but the way the orgasm comes on is a different experience in each case. I’m still new to it as of this writing and have only probably only had five or six of them, but holy shit, they knock the breath out of me. It’s hard to describe, but it’s pretty close to what I’d imagine a whole-body orgasm would feel like. Like, I was a little worried my body was going to forget to breathe during it. It reminds me of how huge and new the first orgasm I ever experienced was, but take that experience and multiply it by 4x.

I don’t know that you’ll be able to just go straight into finding the feeling and riding it to an orgasm without having found that pleasure center on your own already. It’s honestly something that hadn’t occurred to me until here in middle adulthood, so if the appeal of a prostate or prostate-penis combo orgasm isn’t immediately obvious to you, you might need to do a little research and learn to do some kegels. It’s worth the effort, and especially if you are interested in discovering the feeling but you are NOT interested in anal play, the Jett’s potential to help you feel it via external stimulation is possibly the Jett’s best-kept secret.

Partner play

The Jett’s other less obvious secret trick is that it actually makes a fantastic, albeit simple, couple’s toy, whether you’ve got an opposite or same-sex partner.

One for you, one for your partner

Let’s start with the semi-obvious thing to try: there are two vibes, use one for you and one for your partner. Out of the harness, you can put one in your hand and the other in your partner’s hand and then use them on each other at the same time. This is great for foreplay at the very least, but if it’s feeling good enough for both of you, it could be the main course.

Out of the sleeve, the two vibes turn the Jett into a perfect couple’s toy.

Similar to the concept of freeing your hands to give attention to other parts of your body though, you could also use one of the vibes on your penis while you use the other vibe in your hands to pleasure your partner.

…or both for your partner, just take turns

Also, a word to opposite-sex couples, though the Jett’s vibes were optimized for a penis, they will do some amazing things for a clitoris as well. Just test things out slowly with your partner to find out what settings work well for her. In our bed, the Jett has actually become my wife’s second favorite vibe. In fact, using both in different positions on her seems to do something really special for her much like it does for me.

The Jett’s sleeve can secure it effortlessly to your hand just as easily as it does to your penis.

For same-sex male couples engaging in penetrative sex, the bottoming partner might enjoy wearing the Jett for additional hands-free stimulation to the penis while enjoying prostate stimulation at the same time! (Like a high-tech reach-around.)

Enjoy the Jett while you go down on your partner

More hands-free fun: use the Jett hands-free as you normally would but enjoy it while going down on your partner.

Enjoy the feeling of the Hot Octopuss Jett male vibrator while going down on your partner.

Being able to feel the pleasure of the Jett on you while also enjoying the mental pleasure of going down on your partner is exquisite. In my experience doing this, the fact that we were both experiencing pleasure at the same time made us feel even more connected. It was sort of like a 69 experience but more comfortable for both of us.

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Treat your partner to the Jett + going down

If your partner is female, you can use the Jett on her in combination with or alternating with going down on her. The Jett isn’t technically waterproof (specifically the control box), but the vibes themselves are sealed enough for washing so you can still press it up against her vulva or just inside her vagina while you give her clit attention with your tongue. (Verified, effective.)

If your partner is male, or if you are the male on the receiving end, you’ve actually got two great options: one is to use one or both of the vibes against or under his balls or against his perineum (as described in the sections above) using your hand while going down on him. This takes giving attention to the balls during a BJ to a whole new level.

The second option is to place the Jett on his penis but as far down towards the base as possible and actually give him a blow job on the top half of his penis while he feels the Jett at the same time.

Regular review stuff (after two years of use)

I kicked the product details down here to the end because there’s just so much I wanted to talk about first in regards to discovering, as male, how awesome vibrators can be, and the overall experience of the Jett. Really good vibrators for men are kind of a new-ish thing and they unlock a whole new world of pleasure—that’s the headline. But let’s take a step back and cover some basics.

This is my first Hot Octopuss product and I bought it with my own money as an individual because the idea of going hands-free and trying a vibrator was appealing to me. I’d been reading about Hot Octopuss for a number of years and I’ve been particularly impressed by the innovation they’ve been pushing in the male and couples’ markets, as well as what appears to be a company ethic that embraces human diversity and sex-positivity.

Hot Octopuss was the first (I believe) to coin the term “guybrator” to describe a vibrator made for men. Their first and most innovative product is actually a different male product called the Pulse, which I’m interested in giving a shot soon too, but it was the 100% hands-free and dual vibe design that made me want to try the Jett first.

Discreet delivery and packaging

I ordered direct from hotoctopuss.com for $69.95 + shipping. The company is London-based but they have operations in the U.S. so if you’re in the U.S., your shipping should be quick. It’s worth noting, as I believe it’s always something that concerns us in the back of our heads, that the shipping package and label were all perfectly nondescript. It arrived in a generic Priority Mail box (I chose 2-day delivery because I was horny) with the return address attributed to STEME360 and billing attributed to “HOUSA”.

Here’s how the Jett was shipped to me from Santa Clara, CA.
Hot Octopuss Jett male vibrator exterior box shot
Here’s the obligatory product packaging shot. It’s a pretty nice first-impression.

Materials are…decent

Part of the Hot Octopuss Jett’s appeal is its simplicity—it’s really just two wired bullet vibes, a little sleeve, a controller box and it runs on batteries. There’s not a lot of tech or material to really ooooh and ahhh over. It’s silicon and basic plastic. The controller box doesn’t feel as cheap as it could be—like any of the dozens of basic bullet vibes you could get from Amazon for under $10, but it’s not premium either. The controller box may or may not survive being dropped on a tile floor. Mine has survived a couple of falls but it landed just right. I got lucky.

The silicon sleeve is super easy to wash and quick to dry, as are the bullet vibes, but you do have to remember that the box is not waterproof so make sure you detach before washing the materials.

Small tears in the sleeve after a year

After a little over a year of stretching it open to put it on or adjust the position, the sleeve began to develop some little tears in the thinnest parts of the silicon material, which was a little disappointing but only cosmetically. Although the tears have worsened slightly over the second year, it hasn’t really diminished the functionality. The sleeve has become slightly less tight, which is actually appreciated because it sometimes felt like it was bordering on too tight, so it has naturally adjusted.

All in all, it is still going strong after many many hours of use, putting it on, adjusting, and taking it off hundreds of times.

Very quiet operation the first 1.5 years, a little noisier more recently

Though remarkably quiet the first year and a half of use, they’ve become a little more noisy over the past few months. It’s not disruptive or truly loud, but it’s enough that I’d be a little concerned about someone in the next room hearing them, whereas when they were newer, I really felt like I could get away with it. In fact, I was very surprised by just how quiet they were considering how powerful they are. It’s still not bad, and considering how much I’ve used it, I’m satisfied, but I can imagine needing to get another one in the next year or so if it continues to get louder.

The pros and cons of old school AA battery power

Unlike most other vibrators, female, male, and couple vibes alike, the Jett does not have its own built-in rechargeable battery. It runs on four AAs, and honestly it feels like swapping the batteries in an old TV remote. On the one hand this feels a little lame and wasteful. On the other, it is kinda nice to not worry about keeping it charged. Coincidentally we had bought a huge pack of AAs from Amazon for other purposes right around the same time, so I’ve always had fresh batteries available. You’ll want to plan ahead in order to make sure your enjoyment isn’t disrupted.

I’ve been using the Jett at least two or three times a week, usually for 10-20 minutes at a time, with speed settings rarely above three (half power) and at that rate of usage I’m changing batteries about once a month. So, you’re looking at probably around four hours of run time per set of batteries. I intend to try out rechargeable AAs in the coming year.

Conclusion: love it

Hands-free pleasure. Versatile. Introduces new forms of pleasure, new sensations, and expands your sexual thrills. Great for solo or partner play. Simple. Not super expensive (relative to other quality male vibrators). What’s not to love?

While there are certainly opportunities for improvement, and I hope we’ll see a V 2.0 sooner than later, as it is, after over two years, I’m still enjoying the fuck out of it and until something as versatile and hands-free made for men comes onto the market, I would not hesitate to buy another Jett if this one ever gives out. And if it ever does give out, it’s done pretty well because I’ve used it a lot.

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