Sena SMH10 - Inmate's Special GROUP BUY!

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by RocketMoto, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. RocketMoto

    RocketMoto 2 Many Motersikles

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    Jim:

    Been so slammed here, I haven't had a chance to test out the version 4 firmware, yet. Anyone have an Adam cloning machine??? :ear
  2. RocketMoto

    RocketMoto 2 Many Motersikles

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    We just received our first big batch of SMH5 - the economy Bluetooth communicator from Sena. Check 'em out on RocketMoto.com!

    No group buy at the moment, but your ADV inmate discount applies.
  3. farcall

    farcall Bike-a-holic

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    Good advice Adam...

    I wanted a BT dongle that could remain "in use" whilst recharging. I eventually found this one - http://www.maxit.com.hk/pdf/BLUE Instruction Manual.pdf - and can confirm it works perfectly with my setup

    Zumo 550 > MaxIT BT dongle > SMH10
    Icom > SR10 > SMH10

    I bought my BT dongle from here - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MaxIT-Blu..._Headphones&hash=item4164139ae8#ht_1391wt_932
  4. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    I bet youll figure it out when you have time!
  5. markjenn

    markjenn Long timer

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    Could you give us a quick rundown of what's different from the 10?

    - Mark
  6. PDsgt

    PDsgt Realistic about life

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    I feel pretty stupid right now. I actually paired everything to everything. So the SMH-10 was paired to the phone and the Zumo. And the Zumo was paired to the phone and the SMH-10! Everything must have been fighting with each other internally. Also I didn't know that the Zumo wouldn't Bluetooth transmit. That's pretty lame.

    Anyway, thanks Adam. You guys at Rocket-moto are awesome!!
  7. Lomax

    Lomax Nanu-Nanu Adventurer

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    Subscribed to learn something. :lol3

    I just updated to V4 today and am having no issues with my Zumo 550 sending music via Bluetooth to the Sena SMH10. I also have my old, non super neat phone paired to the SMH10 and it works fine also.

    Now a really weird question. With the Zumo 500 paired to the Sena, when I change scale (zoom in or zoom out) is disconnects the paired intercom with another Sena unit. Taping the Jog Dial pairs them back up again but I find that strange ?????

    Marc
  8. KiloBravo

    KiloBravo Armchair Adventurer

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    On intercom, before and now after the update to V4 on two units and we get a drop also.
    One push does not reconnect, it may take several minuets to.
    One unit is paired with an iphone the other is not.
  9. JRWooden

    JRWooden Long timer

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    This may be of no value, but have you guys with the Zumo problems used Garmin's tool to confirm you have the latest firmware in your devices? I have found the "WebUpdater" does not work as well as actually logging in to the Garmin Website and letting it "find" your device that way.

    I was having some screwy problems with my Garmin Nuvi, and the firmware update fixed it!
  10. RocketMoto

    RocketMoto 2 Many Motersikles

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    It's all part of enrolling in Bluetooth University :huh . By the time you graduate you will have learned more than you ever wanted to know. Ten years from now, you'll look back and say - 'I remember when my phone, GPS and headset all used to fight each other for connections. It all works so much better now'...

    Or maybe not :wink:.
  11. RocketMoto

    RocketMoto 2 Many Motersikles

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    Now, that doesn't seem 'normal'. Please give Sena a call on 866.887.7362 option 2, during California business hours and see if Dan or Pedro have any insight.

    Then, let us know if there's something we need to do from the Rocket Moto side.
  12. argentcorvid

    argentcorvid Some Guy

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    :d
  13. markjenn

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    Missed it before, thanks,

    - Mark
  14. O'Ren

    O'Ren Been here awhile

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    Just wanted to give some feedback after almost a year of usage. So far the pair is working GREAT. I can't ride without them.
    Been through HEAVY south east asian downpour with the Sena, and it didn't even blink wrong.
    Went touring on super dusty roads (I can still find that sticky red dust under the "hood" of the bike to this date), and the Sena never stopped performing.

    Had a bit of trouble with the auto-pickup for phone calls and to initiate communication between the two sets, but ended up switching the feature off and doing everything manually. Not sure if due to me not setting it up correctly, or to the iPhone. Will give that feature a try again now that I ride mostly to commute again and I'm not touring so much during the week.

    All in all, Adam's service was flawless (And I dont live next door...) and the product is so far performing much better than the BlueAnt set which gave up on us a few months after getting it.
  15. chrisinmo

    chrisinmo n00b

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    Thanks for the group buy Adam. I've been a lurker here for around 2 years since I ride a cruiser and don't have much to contribute but read gear reviews here. and finally registered to join the Sena group buy. Fantastic customer service from RocketMoto and fast shipping. I ordered Monday received them Wednesday and installed them into helmets that evening. Plan to give the features a test on a 300 mile ride Sat. Thanks again!

    4/29 update.
    I have had the chance to use the Senas on a couple of weekend rides now as well as day to day on my commute to work. If anyone is on the fence about ordering these for music and intercom my advice is DO IT! Easily one of the best motorcycle accessories I have ever purchased.
  16. excTC

    excTC Carbon Ktm lifeform

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    Adam or others a group of us are interested in the sena for mainly the intercom and if you can help with a few queries would be appreciated.
    If you use the intercom feature then maximum no is 4?
    If say 4 riders want to communicate do you have to pair all the sets?
    If you add the radio hub and radio is that likely to be better for inter bike comms?
    With the radio hub do you need to use the push to talk button.
    For the arai xd3 helmet can you use a cable mike and would this be better than a boom mike?
    Can you pm your pricing for the Smh10 and sr10 or do I need to call or fax?
  17. sonic578

    sonic578 Been here awhile

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    Just an FYI, I posted similar query in the other Sena thread:
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18411087&postcount=1375

    No response there yet, but another place to keep tabs on.
  18. Emanuele

    Emanuele Adventurer

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    Adam,

    I'd like to buy a Sena SMH10. Sent you an email today and hope you got it.

    Thank you,
    E.
  19. RocketMoto

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    If you use the intercom feature then maximum no is 4?
    Yes - maximum of a 4-way conference, in that 4 headsets can be paired together in a group and you can all talk in 'full-duplex'.

    If say 4 riders want to communicate do you have to pair all the sets?
    Yes, you have to pair all four.

    If you add the radio hub and radio is that likely to be better for inter bike comms?
    I think so. This way you're not limited to a group of four headsets, you'll get better bike-to-bike range, depending on the 2-way radio and antenna you have, and you can talk with riders that don't have Sena headsets.

    With the radio hub do you need to use the push to talk button.
    Yes, and it's included with the SR10 hub kit.

    For the arai xd3 helmet can you use a cable mike and would this be better than a boom mike?
    For the XD3, you can do either. If you have two finger's space from your mouth to the chinbar, you can go with the clamp kit/boom mic that is included with the kit. The XD3 is a very noisy helmet and you may need to block off the chinbar air vent with a piece of tape or soft Velcro.

    Can you pm your pricing for the Smh10 and sr10 or do I need to call or fax?
    PM'ing you now.
  20. PDsgt

    PDsgt Realistic about life

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    Yesterday I started my ride, and for some reason my unit kept shutting off my busic through my iphone. After about 10 miles of being frustrated, I finally shut it off. The music would go into pause, and I would get a series of beeps, before the unit would finally shut itself down. Spent another 20 miles thinking about where all my packaging stuff was, so I could send it back. Then realized that the boom mic was not tucked into the helmet, as I was riding alone and not talking to anyone.

    Tucked boom mic into full faced helmet, turned unit back on and worked as designed. I blew into the mic and low and behold, kicked music into pause again. So it seems that I have somehow turned on the voice activation mode.

    I went to the instruction manual when I got home, and tried to figure out how to turn that off, but either I am not very smart, or the instructions are a little vague. Can someone tell me the best way to deactivate the voice activation on this thing?

    Thanks for any help.