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Bluetooth Adapters and Intercom Accessory


Sena SR10 Review: Part 1 of 6 The much-anticipated Sena SR10 Bluetooth “hub” has arrived! I viewed a prototype of the SR10 at the 2011 Dealer Powersports Expo (report) in Indianapolis back in February of this year. Sena has been working on the SR10 ever since and they sent a pair for this review. We’re …

Iasus GP3X2 Throat Mic System Review The Iasus GP3X2 helmet headset system is an extremely viable solution for those who do not need, or want all the latest bells ‘n’ whistles — wired or wireless. Well designed and well made, each component complements the other, forming a very functional system with impressive audio quality. The …

Intercom Microphone Cover Simple wind cover for motorcycle intercom systems helps reduce background wind noise. This is a tip adapted from the aviation industry. With so many variables it’s difficult to come up with a solution to headset wind noise that suits everybody. I’ve borrowed from the aviation industry for my solution. I ride a …

Connecting a Two-Way Radio to a Motorcycle Intercom System A case study in connecting a two-way radio to a motorcycle intercom system. Many motorcycle intercom owners would like to use their system to communicate with their friends, who may be using a different brand. Unfortunately, motorcycle Bluetooth intercom systems are not compatible. For example, there’s …

Max Volume With iASUS EAR3 Micro Amp and XSound 2.1 Speakers The brand-new iASUS EAR3 amplifier is the latest generation of iASUS amps. We reviewed the original iASUS Diablo mobile amp back in 2011 and the EAR3 is an update to that device. The EAR3 uses the same “mini” form factor as the Diablo and it includes …

A Nicely Designed Remote for UClear Intercoms Introduced by UClear at the 2015 AIMExpo (report), the Editor provided first insight into this simple but very functional remote, referring to it as the “Big Button Remote”. And now that we have one in hand for testing, the description is indeed very apt. It has to be the most …

BurnsMoto Dual-Port USB “Shorty” Adapter for BMW, DIN, Hella and Powerlet Outlets The new BurnsMoto “Shorty” is a smaller (shorter) dual USB adapter that fits the BMW type electrical accessory outlet. It’s easier to use than the much longerBurnsMoto Dual USB Port (review) we reviewed in 2014. The important point here is that this is a …

Interphone Pro Sound Speaker and Microphone Kit The Interphone Pro Sound audio kit is a set of high-performance speakers and a new microphone for Interphone intercom systems. The kit works with the current Interphone intercom lineup, including the new Interphone F5MC (review), along with the Interphone XT and S series intercom systems. The Pro Sound kit …

Sena GP10 Bluetooth Pack for the GoPro Hero3 Action Camera The Sena GP10 Bluetooth Pack for GoPro is a “Backpack” (actually, BacPac) add-on accessory for GoPro Hero3 series action camera. It allows the user to record voice-over narration in real time from Sena and other brands of Bluetooth intercoms. The Sena GP10 records in “Ultra …

UClear “Pro” Microphones and Universal Earbuds UClear has introduced the UClear Pro headset and Universal Earbud kits for the HBC100 Plus and HBC200 intercoms. These are designed for use with half-helmets, 3/4 helmets and/or flip-up, modular or full face helmets. They include the patented UClear boomless “Microphone Array Technology”. And the systems add a whole …

Sena SM10 Stereo Bluetooth Transmitter Review The Sena SM10 Dual Stream Bluetooth Stereo Transmitter is a timely and cost effective solution that allows both a rider and passenger to share audio from connected devices. This includes portable music players, navigation and radar warning devices and even wired motorcycle sound systems. Basically anything that has a …

UClear WT300 “Spider” Bluetooth Adapter Review An excellent universal Bluetooth audio adapter, the UClear WT300 “Spider” streams stereo sound from any connected device. It also connects a two-way radio with your motorcycle Bluetooth intercom system. The WT300 kit comes with a wireless Push-to-Talk (PTT) controller that can be attached to the handlebar or elsewhere. The …

Amp Up the Volume! The Iasus “Diablo” Mobile Amp increases the volume available from an electronic device such as an MP3 player or radio. It can pump up the volume by 50% with a 15 dB boost, so be careful — you can damage your hearing and ruin your earbuds at the same time! Tiny …

5,000 Miles With the Sena SMH-10 The mainstream Cardo scala rider G4 is one of the most popular Bluetooth helmet communications systems on the market, with a loyal following around the world. But I still see if as another leading edge example of a product whose potential has not yet been realized. The G4 is …

Chatterbox iCombi AG-12 and AP-21 Bluetooth Adapters The Chatterbox iCombi AG-12 and iCombi AP-21 Bluetooth “dongle” adapters can be used with compatible Chatterbox and other brands of Bluetooth headsets. The iCombi AG-12 is flawless in its performance and the tailored-for-iPod-use AP-21 might be just as good. The newer model has an open face connector that …

Sony Bluetooth Adapter Review An inexpensive way to listen to music while riding. Both devices are relatively easy to use and quickly pair with everything I’ve thrown at them. Many webBikeWorld visitors have asked about a wireless system that would allow them to listen to their MP3 player, iPod, GPS or other electronic device while …

Part IV: IMC Camos Bluetooth Adapter Review This kit and the wiREVO Bluetooth Stereo Headset Set, described in Part III of this series, were sent by Benchmark Helmets in the same box as the two BTS 300 systems. Over the past three months I have really come to appreciate all the items received. While the BTS …

Albrecht BPA 100 Bluetooth Adapter Review Bluetooth adapter connects to non-Bluetooth devices and allows wireless connectivity with a Bluetooth motorcycle intercom. The Albrecht BPA 100 Bluetooth adapter was purchased as an accessory for the Midland BT2 intercom set previously reviewed. Albrecht and Midland are companies owned by CE International (see summary table below). A Bluetooth …

Make Your Own Bluetooth Adapter! After thinking about it for the best part of two years, I finally purchased an Autocom Active plus intercom system. It worked brilliantly as promised — straight out of the box! Having bought the Autocom and laid it out (as suggested in the excellent article by Spyder), I was confronted with …

Ride With Your iPhone 6 and 6+ This is Part 3 of our “Using a Tablet as a Motorcycle GPS” series. It could be called “Using a Phablet as a GPS”, because the iPhone 6+ is about as close as you can get to being a tablet without actually being one! The focus of this …