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Old 04-26-2012, 02:52 PM   #16
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We have the Sena SMH10 and love them. They are set up with the optional earbud mounting brackets and truly do everything well.

BUT

Do you really need it?

I have a Shoei Qwest helmet with the air curtain under the chin. If solo, I simply use the normal Skullcandy earbud/mic set that I'd use with no helmet. I hold the inline mic in my lips when putting the helmet on and then release it to lay in the mouth area. The Blackberry phone is easily usable to highway speeds like this. I do have a tall windshield and am normally in a quiet pocket of air.

That said and despite it working while moving, I do pull over if needing to make or take a call. I criticize enough cage drivers distracted with their phones that I don't want to be a hypocrite. Having the mic already in the chin area means that you do NOT have to take your helmet off.

As for music with a BBY, you can download it or insert a miro-SD card and play it off that.
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:38 PM   #17
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How are the sena's with charging for long weekend camping trips where the only power is from the bike? I would have to be able to charge it for a full day, 10hour ride, use from something like the mini gorilla overnight.

https://powertraveller.com/iwantsome...r/minigorilla/

Or if it can be charged on the bike whilst in use would be an other option.
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:48 PM   #18
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How are the sena's with charging for long weekend camping trips where the only power is from the bike? I would have to be able to charge it for a full day, 10hour ride, use from something like the mini gorilla overnight.

https://powertraveller.com/iwantsome...r/minigorilla/

Or if it can be charged on the bike whilst in use would be an other option.
They have lasted me full days of riding. I sometimes charge them overnight, but mostly I just charge them while riding and using it. Which makes them awesome, got to love a device you can charge while riding and using.
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:26 AM   #19
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I wish Sena would make a clamp that had both in helmet speakers as well as the earbud option. It could simply turn off the speakers when the buds were in.
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:34 AM   #20
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I don't know if such a thing exists, but I'd like to be able to listen to music on my phone and answer my phone on the bike. I want my earpiece to be an earbud for the sake of external noise attenuation. Does this exist and if so can you give me some reviews and some links. Also, what mouthpiece would you recommend. I am an e-tard the likes of which you have never seen, so please frame your responses in a very non-technical manner. I know NOTHING about this. I have an old flip phone and may upgrade if I can get what I have described above for a reasonable price.
If you don't need bike to bike the Parrot SK4100? works well. Cheap too.

My son and I have two of these. No advanced features, but they work well for their intended purpose.
http://www.sharkmotorcycleaudio.com/...municator.html
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:31 PM   #21
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I wish Sena would make a clamp that had both in helmet speakers as well as the earbud option. It could simply turn off the speakers when the buds were in.
You could just cut your speakers off a speaker mount and buy a stereo connector from Radio Shack or Mouser or etc and solder them up and have both.
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Old 04-27-2012, 05:17 PM   #22
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Just get this one and use a headphone splitter to have both

http://www.senabluetooth.com/products/acc_SMH-A0304.php
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:02 PM   #23
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I just got the FUZE custom earphones, motorsports version (one red/one blue). Prerry nice earphones and the kit to make a custom molded ear insert which holds the earbuds in place, great for helmet use!

Only $35.

http://www.earfuze.com/store.html
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:10 PM   #24
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I bought this thing from Ebay in the fall. I have it installed in an AFX-39 full face helmet. The little box is in front of my mouth, ear pieces in the padding by my ears. I use it with a Casio Commando... a Droid that is mounted to my handlebars.

HUROB HSB-S100 Motorcycle Bluetooth Intercom for Motorcycle Helmet Singleset

I was a little concerned it was going to be some cheap Chinese shit. But it turned out to be Korean, and pretty good quality. Printed instructions are pretty cryptic, but it was pretty easy to figure out how to setup the Bluetooth.

I've used it about a dozen times over the winter. Music sounds great. Phone calls work up to about 45 mph before the wind noise is just too much for the other party to tell what I'm saying. Battery life is about a week, but my commute is only about 10 or 15 min too.
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Old 05-09-2012, 06:16 PM   #25
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I wish Sena would make a clamp that had both in helmet speakers as well as the earbud option. It could simply turn off the speakers when the buds were in.
+100

but apparently not enough of us have asked.
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:44 AM   #26
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I got a bluetooth adapter from Amazon to play music from my handlebar mounted droid, without have a wire draped across. http://www.cellularinnovations.com/product/12

It works great, and I would say easily does the 6 hours claimed for music listening, if not more. It has a mic in it and I am planning on looking at mounting the piece in my helmet (currently resides in my jacket pocket when riding) for answering calls. I do not use the controls on it, I stop/start, etc on my mounted phone.

I do have some concerns about how well it will work due to wind, but for the price it is still a deal.

I used it with my Entymotic HF5 in ear buds.

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Old 05-10-2012, 10:13 AM   #27
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I'll add my voice to the 'Sena, with accessory mount' club. I've found a couple of durability issues (mainly with the stick on base-plate) but overall I've been very satisfied. Easy to operate gloved, and paired with ER6is absolutely great sound quality and isolation.

Shame the ER6is are no longer made
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Old 05-27-2012, 06:55 PM   #28
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Found a few bluetooth devices that allow you to plug in your own headphones...

http://www.amazon.com/Motorola-89098...5056004&sr=8-1

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-Ericsson-.../dp/B003DQ1DCM

http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Stereo...pr_product_top

http://www.amazon.com/Jabra-CLIPPER-.../dp/B0040X33SE
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