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Offline Brent

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sena smh10
« on: May 29, 2012, 10:17:49 am »
after much research I finally pulled the trigger on these units. I've heard both good and bad about the units but wanted to get ready for the rally. Hope to see at least a few people with these units.

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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2012, 11:36:28 am »
I just bought one, or thought I did, off a company on Ebay.  Today, when I hoped they would be shipping, I got an email claiming they had a run on them and wouldn't be shipping for another 10 days!   :-\  Which is too late for me to use them at the National.  Now I've got to cancel my order and get them elsewhere.

The company was Radiorider.com   Their listing showed multiple units available when I did a "Buy It Now", with an expected arrival date of May 31.  I was expecting to have them for a more local ride I'm going on this weekend.

EDIT:  They're still listing them as having "More than 10 available".   :-[
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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2012, 05:28:06 pm »
I purchased mine from great mills. I thought it was strands that I ordered it yesterday, being a holiday, and I got an email from them saying I already had a tracking number. Hope mine isn't 10 days out.

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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2012, 06:16:28 pm »
I got one and I love it, so easy to operate with gloves on as it has that turning jag as they call it. It also feels very sturdy compared to Chatterbox or Scala. Great battery life I got almost 8 hours during my last long trip with music from GPS non stop. Base sound could be better but overall as far as I am concerned better than any other bluetooth intercom-headset on the market. Hope you enjoy yours. Got mine from Amazon if I remember I got it in 5 days, I am in Michigan.

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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2012, 06:22:50 pm »
I recently bought the dual pack for me and the misses. My riding buddy and his girl also bought the dual pack for thier use. We synced all four and took a nice 200+ mile trip to Washington, DC this past weekend (first trial run). We ran the slabs (80+ MPH) and back roads and found the units to be......AMAZING!! We absolutely love them! The clarity is perfect in both talking and music (IPOD). I never synced the phone because I dont want to be bothered riding, but I would bet it is great as well. The full duplex's ability to allow us all to talk at once in normal conversation was fantastic.

We both had the Autocom sets with wires and this kit just blows them away. (I thought I loved the Autocom, but the difference is night and day!)

The only knock I would give them was with the inability to listen to music and talk (like Autocom) and the mounting to a HJC Sym-Max III modualr helmet (all four of us have them). I had to get creative and cut a portion of the mount as well and add a small insert to allow the shields to close without binding.

All in all, I am extremely happy with the purchase and quility of the system. I'd buy it again w/o hesitation.


I bought from Revzilla after reading warnings on the Sena site about the warranty possibly not being valid if purchased from an unofficial distributer.

Also, dont forget to immediately register and upload the latest free firmware. It allows four way communication. They are talking of adding more syncability for additional riders soon (6-8 way conversations)
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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2012, 07:11:37 pm »
I just bought one, or thought I did, off a company on Ebay.

I use rocketmoto.com for my purchases, great people and best prices I have found
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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2012, 12:37:53 am »
I just yesterday bought a J&m Bluetooth unit. For many years I have been using a Starcom1 advance system.
 I am able to interface the Starcom1 with my J&M so I can retain the CB radio system..
I wonder how well it works with  Sena.
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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2012, 01:04:34 am »
I looked into the j and m. I have a couple of buddies that have the sena so it helped a little bit with my decision. I didn't even think about the cb option. I have to take baby steps. I never really considered taking a bike far enough to ever worry about music, intercom or a cb. I'm thinking about adding a cigarette lighter and usb to the dash for recharging.

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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2012, 01:20:54 am »
I like mine. Been on 10 hour rides without the battery dropping out. Would like a bit more bass but found the speaker placement is really critical for good sound. Would also like to adjust the VOX. We usually can only ride with the PTT when listening to music as the VOX overides with just wind noise. But it may be just me singing to the oldies. :)
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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2012, 01:46:35 am »
yep, enjoy it.  I love mine.  Be patient with their tech responses, they don't come super quick but they are super helpful.
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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #10 on: May 30, 2012, 04:43:40 am »
Also, dont forget to immediately register and upload the latest free firmware. It allows four way communication. They are talking of adding more syncability for additional riders soon (6-8 way conversations)

I bought a Dual-Pack for my girlfriend and I, and for two-up riding they are just amazing!  However, I always wear ear plugs when riding, and even so, I can still hear conversations pretty well.  Not so, after I did the firmware upgrade- we noticed a significant drop in volume, making it very difficult to hear each other, compared to the original firmware.   So I changed the firmware back.  I have heard of other similar complaints (loss of volume) about the the firmware upgrade.   At any rate, the Sena intercoms are kind of pricy but in my opinion, money well spent!  :beerchug:

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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2012, 02:10:53 am »
Ok, after a total fiasco with the post office I really can understand why some may be inclined to go postal. I get an email with the tracking no. that says confirms my delivery at 11:23 today. Rushing home, I go right by the post office that distributed my cargo. Upon getting home I find no package, no "missed you" or come by to pick up.... Nada. Call the office and they tell me there's a new person on the route this week and that that driver had just left the office and got in early but left. She'll check and call me back. At 4:46 I decide they may have left it on the truck so I leave thinking I can make it before 5 and hopefully can pick it up. Make it in the door with one minute to spare only to hear a lady at the postmaster saying she keeps getting the neighbors mail and is expecting her important package as well. She gives her address and low and behold it's my next door neighbor. she says she has a letter for me but no package. P.O. doesn't have it and I don't have it. Come home and the neighbor lady is at my door telling me her husband took delivery of my sena's thinking they were his. Long story short, I wanted to have these to try out for tomorrow as I'm taking my first mini trip. Don't have much to compare them to but all I can say is that I rode for the last 3 hours listening to my music and taking a few phone calls trying to convince others that I really was riding down the highway on my Connie. I've become a nerd. pairing was simple. Voice control was simple and the quality is outstanding. I'm happy now....... The post office gets a pardon. 

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Re: sena smh10
« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2012, 06:27:07 pm »
I just bought one, or thought I did, off a company on Ebay.


I use rocketmoto.com for my purchases, great people and best prices I have found


Ditto.  Just bought a SMH10 from Rocketmoto.com as well.  If you are an ADVrider.com member you also get a discount. 
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=573145&highlight=smh10+sena

Very quick shipping and the best price I could find on the internet.  Adam from Rocketmoto who is promoting this deal is an industry member for COG as well according to my latest membership directory. 
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