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post #1 of 6 Old Nov 11th, 2005, 5:28 pm Thread Starter
 
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Motorola Bluetooth Helmet Headset

Has anybody tried one of these yet? I know it's phone only, but that would work for me when the wife's not along. I put a link below to one of the items on ebay for sale. I'm thinking about bidding on it. I thought I'd reach out to the board for feedback first.

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Motorola Wireless Helmet Headset HS830 with Bluetooth Wireless Technology

Brand New in Sealed Box!
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***USA VERSION, MEETS ALL USA REGULATIONS AND IS WARRANTED IN THE USA. GENUINE USA VERSION!!!***

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With the Motorola Wireless Helmet Headset HS830 Motorola expands their award-winning wireless accessory portfolio to further provide consumers with the ultimate tools for personal communication using Bluetooth wireless technology.

Delivering Motorola’s signature styling and wear-ability with up-to five hours of talk time, the user-friendly Motorola Wireless HS830 helmet and pendant headsets take wireless connectivity to the extremes by invisibly and reliably creating a hands-free connection between headset and mobile to meet all on-the-go communication needs. And, like all other Bluetooth enabled devices, the model HS830 works with virtually any make or model mobile phone that has Bluetooth wireless technology.


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post #2 of 6 Old Feb 11th, 2006, 9:20 pm
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Did you make the purchase?

I was looking at the same unit as a simple intercom based issue on this review.

http://www.helmetharbor.com/gear/motorola/opening.htm

I wanted it for the intercom primarily.

If you made the purchase I would appreciate any feedback on how its working out.
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post #3 of 6 Old Apr 25th, 2006, 7:56 pm
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Inter-bike use?

This sounds interesting....

Has anyone tried it between bikes? 30 feet doesn't sound like much, but in formation might be just good enough...
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post #4 of 6 Old Apr 26th, 2006, 2:05 am
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Talking Bluetooth helmets

My wife and I have the Dianese Ergon Jet EVO 1 bluetooth helmets. We bought them because we really liked the helmets. They are very light weight and comfortable. You can't get them in the USA w/o bluetooth so we were kind of forced to try it out.

They work fine as an intercom around town but they do not have a "VOX" function so they get very noisy at highway speeds. We usually turn them off (hold the control button down for 4 seconds) while not talking. It's really a pain actually. As a handsfree bluetooth phone headset it works very well but be aware that you have to "disconnect" from the other helmet to use the phone. That's also a hassle most times. Also, I've found no way so far to pipe music through them either.

Last week I installed J&M headsets so we could have music and better intercom function. There was room to leave the bluetooth hardware in the helmets so I did. We'll probably just use them for their phone functions now and leave everything else to the Voice II. I still like this little helmet though. It's very easy to wear.
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post #5 of 6 Old Apr 26th, 2006, 1:07 pm
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Just ordered 2 and will be here tomorrow. As soon as I can I will post an opinion.

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post #6 of 6 Old Apr 27th, 2006, 1:00 am
 
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Looks like Bluetooth 2.0 will be changing the comm system landscape. Check out: http://www.intaride.com/liberty.html
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