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Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« on: January 10, 2014, 08:06:01 AM »
I want to start shopping and want others to do my research. I was looking at Sena Scala systems and also Schuberth helms to start with. I want iphone - gps - music capabilities.

What do you ride with?

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2014, 08:08:11 AM »
Sena SMH10.  Since basically the day they came out.
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2014, 08:59:58 AM »
Schuberth.
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2014, 09:05:04 AM »
Sena SMH10's.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2014, 10:16:32 AM »
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2014, 10:29:05 AM »
Scala Rider Q-something. Work pretty well, would go Sena next time, I think.
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2014, 10:33:31 AM »
BlueAnt Interphone F5

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2014, 12:26:41 PM »
I just moved from a Chatterbox XBi to a Sena SMH10.  Loving the Sena.  The Chatterbox was fine, but it had its shortcomings that the Sena easily overcame.
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2014, 12:38:56 PM »
Another Sena SMH-10 here. The upgradeable  firmware, standard format charging port, simple control scheme and innovation like the universal intercom feature put it way on top for me.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2014, 01:47:58 PM »
Sena SMH10.  Since basically the day they came out.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2014, 01:59:43 PM »
Tried them all at a demo.  The UClear was the best by far, and boom less. 
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2014, 02:00:33 PM »
Tried them all at a demo.  The UClear was the best by far, and boom less.

No boom on my Sena. Although I have the option.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2014, 02:33:20 PM »
I have not heard of Uclear. I need to get out more. #prison

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2014, 05:58:18 PM »
SENA for me.  I've been extremely pleased with the system.
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2014, 08:01:57 PM »
Thanks for the replies, seems like Sena should be seriously considered.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2014, 11:43:31 PM »
Sena 10,  Schuberth C3.
I have the bace with Earbuds (ER6i) and it ROCKS!!! but am getting sick of the cords, so I tried the speakers in helmet.
Not very loud but OK, tried upgraded speakers (sound quality was marginally better but less volume). Not having to plug the speakers in my ears and then put the helmet on is more of a connivence but will most likely go back to the ER6i's due to sound quality.
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #16 on: January 14, 2014, 11:48:29 AM »
Sena.  +1,000,000

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #17 on: January 30, 2014, 08:47:34 PM »
Sena.  +1,000,001

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2014, 10:30:57 AM »
I use an Acoustic Research ARWH1 stereo Bluetooth reciever w/ headset port and my Etymotic ear buds with my GPS and phone.
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #19 on: February 03, 2014, 02:03:17 PM »
Scala. Irritating thing. Taken it off.
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2014, 07:39:55 AM »
Sena SMH10R, no boom in an Arai Vector 2.  Winner, winner , chicken dinner.
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2014, 03:45:33 PM »
Sena.  +1,000,0011 8) 8)
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2014, 08:42:39 AM »
Another Sena SMH10 user here.  Also bought the bluetooth transmitter and hooked up my GPS and Radar to that.  No complaints.  Love the system, just wish it was louder so I could go with the in-helmet speakers instead of my earbuds...but I'm still wireless to the bike so its all good.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2014, 08:21:24 AM »
And yet I can still hear mine with ear plugs in.  You guys fall all over Sena and then list what you did to make it work to your liking.   :o

I have no complaints with the UClear.  Easy to use and great sound quality. 
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #24 on: February 11, 2014, 02:23:17 PM »
And yet I can still hear mine with ear plugs in.  You guys fall all over Sena and then list what you did to make it work to your liking.   :o

I have no complaints with the UClear.  Easy to use and great sound quality.

That's how I run my Sena. Stock speakers and ear plugs. It works just fine in my RF1100.

I can't hear the speakers at all over the wind noise without earplugs but it's great with ear plugs in. That works just fine since I don't ride without earplugs anyway.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #25 on: February 23, 2014, 10:45:18 AM »

Love my Sena, and I've got a 1st gen before they were "upgrade-able"
I may consider upgrading when the new one comes out.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #26 on: February 23, 2014, 11:28:25 AM »
Stopped using it all together. Put on the music and check the phone when I'm done.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #27 on: March 14, 2014, 05:37:27 AM »
I just ordered the SMH10R Dual Pack for me & Denise & it'll be here today or tomorrow! I think that I'll remove the BMW communication stuff later today... I never liked it but it was what I needed for the GT. I'm looking forward to trying out the Sena, I'm seeing/reading nothing but good things about it!
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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #28 on: March 15, 2014, 04:57:41 PM »
It showed up yesterday as I was expecting! Now to take the BMW stuff out of my C3 & see if I can figure out how to hook this mess up! Cheers


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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #29 on: March 16, 2014, 12:18:27 AM »
That is a lot of stuff!

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #30 on: June 13, 2014, 11:21:52 PM »
New Sena coming out soon, so I may get this and not the SMH10

http://www.sena.com/promo/20s

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The 20S is a state-of-the-art motorcycle and powersports Bluetooth communication system. The unit provides a sleek and aerodynamic design that offers a versatile jog dial that maximizes the ease of use for riders.

The 20S features several industry firsts for the motorcycle Bluetooth communication headset market. One industry first is the introduction of Bluetooth 4.0 technology with dual Bluetooth communication modules, to create one of the most advanced Bluetooth headsets in the market. The new Bluetooth technology increases the performance and reliability of the headset while also allowing for increased high definition audio quality. The advanced Audio Multitasking™ allows for a seamless blend of incoming and outgoing audio to create a mixed audio experience versus the traditional interruption based audio technology of other Bluetooth devices.

With the 20S, users can call handsfree with their Bluetooth mobile phones, listen to stereo music or voice instructions of GPS navigation by Bluetooth wirelessly, and have intercom conversations in full duplex with a passenger or other riders.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #31 on: June 14, 2014, 08:23:54 AM »
They've had quite a few issues getting the new model to market.  Just an FYI if you don't want to be a guinea pig.

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Re: Bluetooth Helmets - whatcha got?
« Reply #32 on: June 14, 2014, 08:44:05 AM »
I was sort if afraid of that