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post #1 of 14 Old Jun 13th, 2012, 12:14 pm Thread Starter
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Aftermarket Bluetooth Questions

I am looking for a stereo bluetooth, noise cancelling, for phone, music, and talking to my passenger. We are wearing ARAI Vector-2 helmets.
Any educated guesses or suggestions?
The searching I have done is mind boggling confusing...lol

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Re: Aftermarket Bluetooth Questions

This report from Web Bike World is a little dated now but they have addition testing for newer intercoms posted. I don't think you can go wrong if you stay with the top makers. Read this report. and after that ask more questions if needed. BTW, I bought the Sena SMH10.

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This report from Web Bike World is a little dated now but they have addition testing for newer intercoms posted. I don't think you can go wrong if you stay with the top makers. Read this report. and after that ask more questions if needed. BTW, I bought the Sena SMH10.
+1 for the Sena units. Good customer service in my experience. I listen to music thru iPhone and chit chat with rider friend.
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Another vote for the Sena SMH10. Wife and I have been using them for several years. The newer units have a micro USB interface for charging AND firmware updates. Good gear.

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Wife and I have been using the Scala G4 as bike to bike com and individual music for the past few months and are very happy with them. My only comment is that I need to turn the volume up on my phone when I connect it via blue tooth. If I leave the phone at a medium volume, it is hard to hear phone conversations at highway speeds.
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++1 with Mr.Baker.
But we use the Interphone F4. Great unit. No issues.

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Another Vote for the Cardo Scala G4. We've had ours over a year & they work GREAT. One good thing is the long battery life. I have had mine on & in use (Music from bike & cel phone use) for over 16 hours & it was still going strong.

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After trying the Scala I switched to a Camos system and found it to have less distortion and better volume. The instruction manual that it comes with is a POS but there are multiple websites and uTube tutorials on pairing. I am now using the Sharktooth system in my Shark Evolline. It is a very good system but I do not think the sound quality is quite as clear as the Camos. Another advantage of the Camos IMHO is that the boom mike can be disconnected if you are just listening to music and gps directions and do not want it for intercom or phone functions. I would advise at least including the Camos in your on-line exploration of which unit you may eventually purchase.

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I am looking for a stereo bluetooth, noise cancelling, for phone, music, and talking to my passenger. We are wearing ARAI Vector-2 helmets.
Any educated guesses or suggestions?
The searching I have done is mind boggling confusing...lol

Sena SMH-10...great product...

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J&M Bluetooth Elite headset. The Elite speakers are deep and provide excellent sound.

Software upgradeable and BT or hardwired intercom.

http://www.jmcorp.com/SeeProducts.asp?PF=30

http://www.jmcorp.com/ProductDetail....-EBLU629EDR-FF



I've got mine paired with a Zumo 665 and Blackberry Storm II

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after a month of review and online reading i dcided to buy smh10 last monday on revzilla.

revzilla is taking a week to deliver the headset though.
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after a month of review and online reading i dcided to buy smh10 last monday on revzilla.

revzilla is taking a week to deliver the headset though.

I just got a dual pack from Cli-Max riding gear that shipped the same day I ordered them for $275.00 all in. They work great and I like them much more than my buddies Scala G4's.

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Sena SMH-10.

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I have the Scala Rider Teamset Pro - bluetooth connectivity to your phone, mp3, and com between rider and passenger. A great price, too, if you're only looking to connect with your pillion. The G4 will connect up to 6 others, which is nice if you're riding with other bikes with G4's. The com volume is great, but the mp3 has a bit to be desired.


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