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Old 12-05-2012, 01:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Educate me on Helmet speakers/Bluetooth

I'm looking for a better way to listen to music than my present setup, an ipod with earbuds. I have a Shei Neotech and a Nolan N02, both of which have speaker pockets. Let me stress, I want nothing to do with an intercom system or phone capabilities. I just want to listen to music and possible get GPS instructions (if I ever get a GPS).

I'm not sure I understand what Bluetooth is, I understand it to be a wireless communication system, but I'm thinking you would still need something to power the speakers. I guess I could deal with plugging a cable into my ipod, but not really sure how some integrate with GPS systems. I've looked a bit online, but everything looks like way more than I'm looking for, modules stuck on helmets, mics, etc. (or way less, "high quality" $2 speakers from Korea)
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My standard response to this kind of question is; get a set of these. They make everything else seem amateurish.

http://www.earmold.com.au/Motorcycle...-Headsets.html
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How does one purchase those when you are outside of Australia and New Zealand?
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And my Shoei is quite tight, do they stay in putting a helmet on?
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What's the price on a set of those babies?


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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.
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How does one purchase those when you are outside of Australia and New Zealand?
Dunno, but the hardware is American so it shouldn't be a issue with a bit of homework.

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And my Shoei is quite tight, do they stay in putting a helmet on?

The are custom molded into your ear - they are perfect for helmets - they may be used as ear plugs with out the sound - and when you play sound, the bike noise does not interfere.


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Can't remember zackly, about $150.
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