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Old 12-05-2012, 08:34 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Somewhat similar stuff out there, but they seem to definitely be an Australian company, but I sent them off an email
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:42 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I bought the uclear bluetooth setup with the main reason of wanting to listen to music. I have a hjc symax2 modular and the results were horrible,the music is inaudible above 35 mph.no way gps directions would work but the phone cal quality is pretty good. Your best results for simply listening to music is going to be with in ear type buds.
The symax2 is a ridiculously loud helmet, I can't stand mine. The original symax was much quieter.

I went and bought a Nolan N90 to replace it, this is also much quieter (and I think even quieter than the original symax was)

I've got bluetooth running through clarion bluetooth adapter and then into my J&M as an aux in, and it's plenty loud with the same speakers I could hardly hear in the symax2 (and I'm now wearing earplugs, which I wasn't doing with the symax2).

My current speakers are just a set of skullcandy headphones that I cut up, put the speakers into the helmet behind the padding in the ear locations. J&M also makes some slim speakers which can be mounted in there that are very loud yet good quality, my buddy says his J&M slim speakers are much louder than my skullcandy ones.

It's a wired connection from the J&M to the helmet, though.

Before got the J&M and was using it for communications, I'd gotten a rechargable bluetooth headphone set from Best Buy, and I'd hacked that up and inserted those speakers (along with the charging system) into my helmet (with the speakers behind the padding in the earhole locations) and wired up some buttons on the outside to allow for changing tracks. Those worked great until I dropped the symax helmet, they weren't loud enough to be heard in the symax2. After that I ended up going the J&M route for communications reasons anyway.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:51 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I have a Nolan N43 and N103; both have the headset kits installed and I use a single Blurtooth box for both. I use it primarily to listen to music, but also use it for navigation and now that I have a bar mount I can use Siri to voice control a lot of other functions
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:12 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Hmm, here's a review of the earmolds from ADVrider, if anyone is interested

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=788618
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:18 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Silicone caulk is only $5.95 at Home Depot, I'm thinking I could pump my ears full and make my own....
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Hmm, here's a review of the earmolds from ADVrider, if anyone is interested

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=788618

A good thread, but it does not reflect my experience. My experience was all good. I would not have posted how good I think they are unless they were problem free for me. They are also problem free for my brother and our best mate. Best mate had some surgery on his ear and the plugs did not fit any more. The Earmold guys redid his plugs for nix.

Anyway, someone on that thread is using my avatar - must fix.
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That's good to hear, I just worry spending that much ($250, approx, comparable to other makers over here) on something, I'm really hard on stuff like that. I appreciate your input, I emailed them, and have bookmarked the page for future consideration.
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Stick with the 4 dollar ear buds from Dollar General.
My experience is for the extra bucks, it just isn't worth it.
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That's good to hear, I just worry spending that much ($250, approx, comparable to other makers over here) on something, I'm really hard on stuff like that. I appreciate your input, I emailed them, and have bookmarked the page for future consideration.

If you go ahead with the molded plugs - against Doggie's sound advice - maybe push your flat hands against your ears as the goop is drying, it may be a way to guarantee that the helmet will not cause the problem ol' mate had on the ADV rider site.
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Even in my symax std elcheapo earplugs are sufficient to hear music without any problems.
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