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Old 06-03-2015, 02:28 PM   #1
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Any reviews on the Dx bluetooth setups?

DX.com has a number of chinese bluetooth helmet setups, about $40 each. Has anyone tried any of them out? I'm looking to get helmet comms for a group of 4 riders, and I have no interest in ponying up Sena money for something we'll use once or twice a year.
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Old 06-03-2015, 03:55 PM   #2
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DX.com has a number of chinese bluetooth helmet setups, about $40 each. Has anyone tried any of them out? I'm looking to get helmet comms for a group of 4 riders, and I have no interest in ponying up Sena money for something we'll use once or twice a year.
I tried a set, they were garbage, I returned them and this should tell you something - they didn't even want them back. Just refunded my money.

I delighted in stomping on them in the driveway, very satisfying. Poor volume, dropped connectivity, laughable weather resistance.

I'm not afraid to roll the dice on bargain stuff or DX merch, obviously, but I think you might wanna re-think it. You can spend DX money for something you'll be frustrated with once or twice a year.

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Old 06-03-2015, 04:12 PM   #3
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I'm with swingset on this. Buying the cheapest junk headsets you can find are only going to cause you all kinds of headaches and not go over at all with your riding friends.

It's something you plan to use a couple of times a year, quality headsets are going to last you many years of use. I use my Sena SMH10 nearly daily in one form or another (bike-to-bike communications, listening to music, making and receiving phone calls, listing to turn by turn directions from the Garmin, etc) for the past two years with no issues.

A pair of the SMH10's are available for about $250, cheaper if you look around and much cheaper if you'll take a used set. Spend the money and get something you are all going to enjoy using instead of something everybody gets a headache using each time the group of you go out.
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Old 06-04-2015, 09:36 AM   #4
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Thanks for the review, that's what I was looking for. I guess we'll just continue to yell at each other. As for buying the cheapest chinese junk, well, sometimes its junk and sometimes its quality stuff, maybe even made in the same factory without a brand name. Hence the review request.
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Old 06-05-2015, 11:15 AM   #5
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Bought the same stuff as dx from an ebay seller. Both of them broken (physically broken at the microphone jack) within a month. Returned for refund and bought some used scala q2s. Have been working great for 4 years.
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