SENA BLUETOOTH - Inmate's Special GROUP BUY!

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  1. JRWooden

    JRWooden Long timer

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    I have one of the quieter helmets - Shoei Qwest - I always wear ear plugs.
    "In general" I find the Sena SMH10 to have plenty of volume.
    For some reason different "sources" have different maximum volumes... I have not figured out why that is the case.
    Phone calls are PLENTY loud, music is "more than loud enough", some podcasts are fine, while others are too weak to hear...

    I use an iPhone 3Gs as my only paired device.
  2. argentcorvid

    argentcorvid Some Guy

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    In my experience, it seems like the Sena's speakers are tuned for use with earplugs. If i have my music going without the earplugs in, it doesn't sound very good (way too loud on the high end) but with earplugs in it sounds a lot better.
  3. RocketMoto

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    ... and answered. Been working on my own bikes the past few days, trying to get some things done before it gets too crazy around here. Spring's a-comin'! :clap
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    Rick:

    Of the hundreds of Sena's we've sold, I can only recall one - maybe two - people that felt the volume was insufficient.

    Foam earplugs actually help with any bike audio system. They block the ambient noise and the music actually sounds better with them, than without. The key is to get the speakers aligned exactly with your ear canal. If these are a slight bit off center, you will lose a lot of volume.

    My trick for this is - install just one speaker. Pair up to your music source. Put on the helmet and move it up/down, side-to-side, and rock it front to back. If the music is louder when you move the helmet, just move the speaker - wash, rinse and repeat, 'til the music is the loudest with the helmet in the normal position.

    The, presuming that your ear placement is symmetrical - don't :lol3, we've had customers with ears that are not; then install the other speaker and :dj - go for a ride.
  6. psyco

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    Adam , thanks so much for spending the time on the phone answering all my questions . Looking forward to getting them .
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    I'm one... but you already knew that :ear:cry :wink:
  8. elroho

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    Got my Sena's a few days ago. Thanks Adam! Rocket Moto was pleasant to deal with, efficient and delivery was prompt. I'll be ordering from you again.
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  11. marco polo

    marco polo Been here awhile

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    For Adam at RocketMoto: I see at WebBikeWorld that Sena introduced a new SM10 Bluetooth Stereo Audio Adapter at the recent dealer Expo (see link below). I have two SMH10 intercoms (ride/passenger) and recently bought a Garmin Montana GPS, which is not Bluetooth-capable, but does have a 3.5mm audio out from the mount. I'd think that this new SM10 would be exactly what I'd need to get GPS voice prompts into my helmet.

    Do you have any idea when it might be available to you for sale to customers? BTW, I'm not interested in the SR10 because I have no interest in bike-to-bike capability.


    http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-intercoms/sena-sm10/
  12. RocketMoto

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    Thanks for the business :evil !
  13. RocketMoto

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    We saw the prototype at the Dealer's Expo in Indy a couple of weeks ago. The SM10 has two stereo inputs with as we understand it, one with priority over the other - ie. a GPS will mute a music source.

    I hedge to state expected availability, but I wouldn't anticipate these to be in dealer's stock anytime before mid-April. Often new product releases run (sometimes substantially) behind for one reason or another. We'll post here and on Facebook just as soon as we know when they'll be coming in.
  14. pej7445

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    UPDATE -

    First of all, the Sena SMH10's are amazing. I've been riding nearly everyday for the past 4 months and use the headset all the time. This is a great product! :rofl

    I ditched the Zumo 550 in favor of using my HTC Evo Shift mounted via a TechMount and a Ram-HOL-PD3U This setup is working like a charm for me on my 08 Yamaha FJR. I was able to sell the Zumo for $475, I really can't believe they sell for that much!

    The headset is remarkable. The charge lasts for a VERY LONG TIME! The sound quality in my Shoei RF1000 is excellent. People don't even know I'm on a bike when speaking to them on the phone.:D

    There is no more "clicking noise" since the last FW update and selling the Zumo.

    Hoping that this Inmate Special is still going on so some of my fellow riding buddies can pick up a pair.:clap
  15. WoodButcher

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    Question for Adam. I've got a couple of the smh10's and mounts for them on three helmets. Two are the standard mounts and on my Nolan flip face I have the mount that has the mic on a cord so you can mount it in a better position. In that helmet there was a perfect spot just under the cheek pad to put it.

    The question is, I just bought a Shoei Neotec modular and it doesn't look like there is going to be enough space for the same mounting. So I'm wondering if you have sold anybody a mount for the Neotec and which mount was it? I just need to figure out which to order.

    thanks.
  16. tencrore

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    Thanks RocketMoto for the opportunity to purchase the intercom and Thanks Adam for the prompt replies to my questions!

    Looking forward to using it! Will be ordering the dual set once my riding buddies see the light.

    Kumar
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  18. trizzo

    trizzo Been here awhile

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    Thanks RocketMoto for the deal and quick shipping! Arrived in 2 days from order to my place in KY. Really appreciate your help on sorting out the extra mount issue for a modular helmet, and the friendliness of the lady I spoke with on the phone.

    Whats the scoop on the 4.0 firmware? When is it going to drop? Should be any day now right???
  19. RocketMoto

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    WB:

    I took a brief look at the Neotec at the recent dealer's show. The construction is similar to the Schuberth C3, but the neck roll is three pieces.

    You can use any of the clamp kits with the 'metal finger' as you did on the Nolan, but it's probably easier to use the adhesive mounting plate that was included with the headset kit originally. If you don't have those pieces still, call us and we'll send you one. The A0302 and A0304 clamps are best for modular helmets because they have a boom mic that is not attached to the clamp. This is the same that you used on your Nolan.

    I would suggest picking up a 3M Adhesion Promoter pad, though. This will insure a proper bond between the hi-bond tape and the helmet surface. We have 'em, or you may be able to find one at a local auto body supply store. They're used for stick-on autobody trim.

    Hope that helps.
  20. WoodButcher

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