Sena +Mesh links unlimited Sena intercoms

Sean +Mesh Bluetooth adaptor review

Sena +Mesh review by Jim Hulme  The Sena +Mesh Adaptor is designed to seamlessly and easily link riders into a group conversation without broken links. We sent rider Jim Hulme out to test the $259 unit on the road with his riding partners. Here’s his review: Out of the box The +Mesh adaptor click-locks into either a …

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Sena Savage Bastic Macna

Sena Savage Bluetooth helmet review

If you have been looking for an open-face helmet with Bluetooth communication, the new Sena Savage is the answer. It features integrated controls, speakers and a microphone discretely in the brow section of the helmet. As you would expect, it’s noisier than a full-face helmet, the microphone is not as quiet as in a full face …

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Sena +Mesh links unlimited Sena intercoms

Sena +Mesh links unlimited intercoms

Bluetooth giant Sena has introduced a +Mesh wireless adaptor that will link any version of their intercoms to any number of other Sena headsets. It links most Sena Bluetooth intercoms with their +Mesh technology that allows people using the headset to come and go from a linked conversation without breaking the link. The unit is …

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BMW digital connectivity navigation bluetooth GPS phone

BMW updates digital motorcycling devices

BMW Motorrad has released its latest range of digital technology for connected riding featuring naturally spoken directions, cable-free charging and integrated intercoms. Navigation The new BMW Motorrad Navigator VI costs $A1290 and includes Australia and New Zealand lifetime mapping updates. It has some interesting features such as Natural Guidance which announces navigation directions spoken as …

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MotoChat allows rider to message traffic

Imagine being able to send a written message to traffic thanking them for leaving a gap, warning them of emergency braking or abusing them for cutting you off! A simple wave or finger gesture has always been enough for me, but some may like more precise communication. Now French company Omicron has launched a crowd-funding program …

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America's newest motorcycle company, Vanguard, has teamed up with fellow American Bluetooth company FUSAR and Isle of Man helmet company Veldt to offer an exclusive helmet. sound

5 ways to improve Bluetooth sound

Many riders now have Bluetooth intercom units in their helmets to talk to other riders, take and make phone calls and listen to music, but the sound quality isn’t great. Others think it is ridiculous and unsafe to have music or conversations while riding. They ride to enjoy the “solitude”. If you do like some …

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CrossHelmet smart helmet HUD bluetooth

Feature-packed smart CrossHelmet coming

One of the most feature-packed, expensive, heaviest and biggest smart helmets yet, the CrossHelmet X1, has achieved its crowd-funding goal and is set for production in 2018. Read about the coming smart helmet revolution The Japanese CrossHelmet X1 looks enormous, but that’s because it packs a lot of technology into the shell. Features include head-up …

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Sena updates 20S with 30K unit

The next-generation Sena 30K Bluetooth system will have improved networking so the connection isn’t lost when a rider leaves a group. The 30K will arrive in mid-2017, according to Earmold Australia, and is based on the popular 20S unit. It also uses the same mount so you can swap them over. Sena calls the new …

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Interphone Urban Sport Tour Bluetooth intercoms

Interphone updates Bluetooth intercoms

Interphone has released a range of new Bluetooth intercoms with a new low-profile design, more talk time, smarter pairing and increased range. The new Interphone units are only 22mm deep so they form a low aerodynamic profile on your helmet. The two-way Interphone Urban intercom ($199.95 single, $349.95 pair) comes with white controls, while the four-way Sport …

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Gear Best D2 Bluetooth intercom

Do cheap Bluetooth intercoms work?

You can pay hundreds of dollars for a Bluetooth intercom, or less than $50 for a cheap unit, but do they really work? We tested a cheap $40 Chinese-made D2 500m intercom from Gear Best and found that, yes, they do work, but there are obviously some shortcomings. For a start, this cheap unit only supports …

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