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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 12-16-2012, 07:31 PM Thread Starter
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helmet communication systems?

Anyone ever use this? My wife wants to be able to talk to me when she rides with me. I know this defeats the purpos of a nice quiet ride. I found this an wanted to know if anyone has ever used them https://www.denniskirk.com/fire-fox/...prd/407060.sku

I don't want to spend a small fortune so I thought I would give them a try. Hopfully it will make her happy probably not you know haw women are. Thanks
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post #2 of 28 (permalink) Old 12-16-2012, 07:40 PM
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I've never used that device, but it looks REALLY uncomfortable and difficult to use. I suppose it would be OK if you don't wear a helmet and can't use a regular wireless headset.
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post #3 of 28 (permalink) Old 12-16-2012, 09:45 PM
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I have no experience with the headsets in your post. I, like Siriusjoe think these would be very uncomfortable with a helmet on. I would wait to get some feedback from someone who has actually used them on a motorcycle.
I use Scala Rider Q2 headsets. They work flawlessly and are very comfortable and easy to install.They are a little more pricey than the ones in your post.
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I've never used or even seen that one but it did get some fairly decent reviews. You can do like I did and watch e-bay for some deals. I got a pair of Chatterboxes and the helmets they were attached to for $100. The helmets alone were worth that. Good luck.
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post #5 of 28 (permalink) Old 12-17-2012, 09:32 AM
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I played with the idea of those Firefox communicators. (for price reasons) They seem like they would work "in theory". You can take a mike and press on your throat and it will pick up your voice, but it is muffled. I would assume those would be too. But I finally decided to bite the bullet and pay 2 Ben's for a set of the Scala Rider "Team Set Pro".

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I went with the dual-pack of Sena SMH-10 headsets, they have been everything I wanted.

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post #7 of 28 (permalink) Old 12-17-2012, 11:58 AM
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I have the Sena SMH-10 also and like it. It works great with a full faced helmet and the open faced helmet, if the mic is not exposed directly into the wind. You can talk to your buddy up front, use a blue tooth phone, or a mp3 connected to a blue tooth transmitter. My iphone also has blue tooth so I listen to music from it. The speakers in the helmet work with no loss of comfort.
You can also talk to two or three people at the same time.
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post #8 of 28 (permalink) Old 12-17-2012, 03:59 PM
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Yet another Sena dualpack user. Works for me. Intercom, listen to music on my iphone, and receive phone calls (if I feel like it).
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post #10 of 28 (permalink) Old 12-17-2012, 06:51 PM Thread Starter
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