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Best Bluetooth Headset to Get

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by nnila, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. Hi guys,
    Looking for recommendations on a good bluetooth headset to get.
    I had an Aldi one but it broke and they have no more stock to replace it with so are giving me a refund. Looking to buy something a little better this time.
    I mainly use it to pair up to my phone to listen to music. I want to be able to Play/Pause with it, Increase/Decrease Volume and use it outdoors so it has to be able to handle getting wet.



    Open to any other features that people think might be useful?

    Thanks
     
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  2. This for a helmet? or just for using around the back yard/car?
     
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  3. Sorry yeah - to clip onto my helmet when riding.
    Want to be able to answer calls too.
     
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  4. Mate - suggest you use the search function before a moderator gives you a bollocking. This topic has been discussed ad infinitum many times on this forum already.

    +1 for the Sena SMH10.
     
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  5. Sena

    SMH5, SMH10, or S20 they're all good just depends how much you have to spend
     
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  6. Don't need Bluetooth / music for when you ride!
     
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  7. Definitely do ;) Love it!

    Are Sena that great? They're hardly cheap. What makes them so much better than the others?
     
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  8. Listening to my Gsxr going thru the rev range is music to my ears.
     
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  9. lol Nick gsxr750Nick gsxr750 you're clearly a man after my own heart. Never have music, refuse to intercom even when riding with the other half, loooove the sound of the bike (and my cage fwiw)!
     
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  10. I have the Sena SMH10 and it's awesome. There's a new one now, but it's more pricey.

    Pretty good range, I like the sound, very easy to use with gloves on, several different microphone configurations, can now apparently pair with other brands (although I haven't tried it), can have up to 4 units paired. You can access the functionality of your smartphone too.

    Some people go for the Scala, and have good things to say about it.
     
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  11. nnila Sena SMH-5 covers all you want $149, over 8 hrs "talk time" next/last/start/stop tracks via jog dial, which also does volume ;-) , can pair up to 4 together, does 500m apart, 2 phones possible if needed AND can pair to a NON Sena too
     
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  12. Ditto with most people above. I have been using Sena SMH10 for 1 year and I am very happy with it.
    Here are the reasons why I purchased Sena SMH10:
    • Good ergonomic design. Basically there are only 2 buttons to use; an oversized jog dial and a side button. Easy to use even with gloves. Unlike other brands where you have to guess which button is which.
    • Universal bluetooth pairing. You can pair up with other intercom brands that has bluetooth function. (Including the Aldi ones)
    • Removable module. I find it very convenient when I leave my helmet locked to my bike. I don't have to worry about somebody snitching away my SMH10.
    • Conference intercom. I used this feature to link up with my other 2 mates during a 6 days Melbourne - Sydney trip.
    I hope this will help with your decision making.

    Good luck.
     
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  14. the a primary seller for the product in australia
     
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  15. Misread post
     
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  16. Did you buy one? Any good?
     
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  17. Ordered it yesty mate will let you know. Looks good in writing haha
     
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  18. How would you use that with those Itsy bitsy buttons with gloves on and you can't see?
     
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