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Old 02-20-2017, 03:25 PM   #1
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Very low cost Bluetooth communicator

How low? Try $27
http://www.gearbest.com/motorcycle-p...924.html?wid=8

Very respectable customer reviews.
You Tube review states 80% of the features and quality of a Sena SMH10
worth a shot so I ordered one.

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Old 02-20-2017, 03:38 PM   #2
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I look forward to your review...
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Old 02-20-2017, 04:37 PM   #3
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Re: Very low cost Bluetooth communicator

Very interested in your review

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Old 02-20-2017, 04:39 PM   #4
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I`m sure he`ll say it won`t pair up with my sena 20 when we`re riding together
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Old 02-20-2017, 05:20 PM   #5
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I`m sure he`ll say it won`t pair up with my sena 20 when we`re riding together
I can't do that as I don't tell lies. I'll just conveniently forget to recharge the battery before we ride. Lol

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Old 02-20-2017, 05:39 PM   #6
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Will do. I know others that bought today also so maybe we get a broad spectrum of reviews. Hope it comes in time for my long ride next month to give it a good test.

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I hope it sucks because I already dropped $$$s on the SMH10 and don't want to feel bad about it.
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Old 02-21-2017, 08:23 AM   #9
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I hope it sucks because I already dropped $$$s on the SMH10 and don't want to feel bad about it.
This is the exact reason I hope they are awesome.. I am fixing to get a dual set of 10's..
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Old 02-21-2017, 09:38 AM   #10
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I bought three of these for my wife, son and I. While they may not have all of the "bells and whistles" of the much more expensive units out there we find they more than meet our needs. Bike to bike talk range is not very long so that is one shortcoming. FM radio works well as does Bluetooth connect to phone. At first I thought it did not have enough volume but since I repositioned the speakers it is more than loud enough (I ride with ear plugs in). Charge lasts more than 6 hours (longest continuous run so far). Fairly easy to use but I do better manipulating the buttons without gloves.
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Old 02-21-2017, 09:46 AM   #11
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I have bought a few items from Gearbest. They are reliable, but shipping will take a while.
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I bought three of these for my wife, son and I. While they may not have all of the "bells and whistles" of the much more expensive units out there we find they more than meet our needs. Bike to bike talk range is not very long so that is one shortcoming. FM radio works well as does Bluetooth connect to phone. At first I thought it did not have enough volume but since I repositioned the speakers it is more than loud enough (I ride with ear plugs in). Charge lasts more than 6 hours (longest continuous run so far). Fairly easy to use but I do better manipulating the buttons without gloves.
Thanks for posting. If your findings above are true for me then that's all that I'll ever need. $27 well spent.

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Old 02-21-2017, 10:37 AM   #13
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A little more info. We have been using these for around 4 months and so far so good. My son rides and uses his the most and no problems yet. I like the Bluetooth connect to my phone music files. I do not know if this unit will pair with another brand as we have never tried that. Another note is we have not used or owned any other brand/make to compare these to.
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I bought three of these for my wife, son and I. While they may not have all of the "bells and whistles" of the much more expensive units out there we find they more than meet our needs. Bike to bike talk range is not very long so that is one shortcoming. FM radio works well as does Bluetooth connect to phone. At first I thought it did not have enough volume but since I repositioned the speakers it is more than loud enough (I ride with ear plugs in). Charge lasts more than 6 hours (longest continuous run so far). Fairly easy to use but I do better manipulating the buttons without gloves.
Sounds promising. I purchased a pair yesterday. The main goal is to be able to talk to the wife or kids when riding two up.

I'll post up a review when I get them in hand and test them. I will take one for the team and try to pair mine with JMZ's Sena 20s. I can always just ride out of range if need be.
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.. I will take one for the team and try to pair mine with JMZ's Sena 20s. I can always just ride out of range if need be.
Good idea, I'll remember that and can charge up my battery now when we ride. Lol
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Old 02-24-2017, 12:40 PM   #16
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Re: Very low cost Bluetooth communicator

Hmm, enticing... But a few questions... Do these use a standard micro USB cable for charging? What is the 3.5mm audio jack for? (assuming this is wired audio IN)...

Is the headset using the USB port or something else?

Can these be charged while in use? (If the headset is a usb plug and thats the charging port, im sure this is NO)...
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Not a standard micro USB, comes with its own charging cable that is usb on one end and the other end usb mini b 8 pin flat. Speakers and mic plug in to the same port (USB mini) that is used to charge the unit so it cannot be used when being charged. 3.5 jack is an aux port to direct connect a music source such as an ipod or phone.

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Dont know about those but the sena 20`s easily last all day for me. Maybe those will also .
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New record battery life test. Did a 10 hour ride listening to fm radio and music on my phone the whole time. No intercomm use as I was riding alone.
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Re: Very low cost Bluetooth communicator

Received mine today, two weeks and two day shipping not terrible.

First thoughts:
solid unit, good quality.
paired easily with my cell phone. A couple pops and cracks when selecting function but once in use go completely away. Sound quality is good, volume adjusts on unit, was told voice quality good as well. Navigated a bank voice prompt phone menu without issue. Redial button works.

Music streaming simple and no frills. You can change tracks via the units buttons but sound volume only controlled from phone. Sound is good but extreme lack of bass compared to my custom molded ear buds. Normal listening level are fine though.

FM radio has great clear reception even inside the house. No volume control whatsoever though. Default level is just about right for me so no big complaint. If you like low volume elevator background music you might not be happy.

Will update again once I place some phone calls while riding, check battery life and test the pairing with other units and intercom.

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