Bluetooth questions...

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by docwyte, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. docwyte

    docwyte Long timer

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    I'm thinking about picking up a bluetooth unit, mostly so I can listen to music.
    I have no desire to answer the phone while I'm riding.

    I would like to intercom/talk to my friends when we ride together though.

    I've heard that you can't link different companies units, in other words, there's no way to link a Sena to a Cardo. Is that true? If so, is there a work around?

    When you're riding with a few friends it's doubful everyone is going to have the same companies unit...
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  2. Trickie Dick

    Trickie Dick Adventurer

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  3. docwyte

    docwyte Long timer

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    Well that blows. Nice to see that they don't stick to a standard...
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  4. Wlfman

    Wlfman Long timer

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    I actually emailed both SCALA and SENA and asked them if their units would communicate with each other. Both said no and that they had no plans to do so
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  5. docwyte

    docwyte Long timer

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    Figures. Just stupid as not everyone is going to have one or the other. That means no talking to folks on your rides...
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  6. Cataract2

    Cataract2 Where to?

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    Bah, I don't like you folks anyways. Never would want to talk to a bunch of posers while I'm riding.:D
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  7. AVGeek94

    AVGeek94 Been here awhile

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    There are a few issues using just Bluetooth for bike to bike comms, mostly with distance and line of sight. Most comms have someway of tying in a 2 way radio (FRS, GMRS, CB or Ham), which would be a better option, but would also mean everyone you ride with would need a radio (of the same type) as well.
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  8. MelissaToBeMe

    MelissaToBeMe Been here awhile

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    They do all pair with cellphones...... you could call them? Team scala.
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