[OntVFR] Schuberth Bluetooth SRC Headset for Schuberth C3 Pro For Sale.

Andrew Carlyle carlyle.andrew at gmail.com
Wed May 17 14:00:59 EDT 2017


 Every year I say I will be ready in plenty of time and every year I am
scrambling at the last minute.  You would think I would learn.

On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 11:12 AM, David Gale <dgale at cogeco.ca> wrote:

> 10-4
> Safe trip to NS
>
> D
>
> *From:* Andrew Carlyle
> *Sent:* Wednesday, May 17, 2017 10:02 AM
> *To:* The Ontario VFR Club mailing list.
> *Subject:* Re: [OntVFR] Schuberth Bluetooth SRC Headset for Schuberth C3
> Pro For Sale.
>
> I already have an offer on my headset so I think I am good.
>
> Also yours is slightly different as you have a C3 not a C3 pro.  The C3
> doesn't have the external antenna needed by the SRC designed for the Pro
> version.  I know yours is a C3 and not a C3  Pro because you got it from me
> :).  I remember that when the Pro version came out I wanted it because the
> reviews said it did away with the pressing on the forehead problem the C3
> had (aka the Mark of Schuberth). I was having problems with that "feature"
> so upgraded.
>
> In any event and more to the point we are off to Nova Scotia on the
> weekend and I am too busy at the moment getting ready with that to even
> think about adding another thing to my list.
>
> Andrew
>
> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 9:24 AM, David Gale <dgale at cogeco.ca> wrote:
>
>> Hi Andrew
>>
>> Sorry to be so slow responding – been busy.
>> Remember I have your Schuberth C3 Pro + another SRC system. Maybe we
>> should package them up as a set? Have you had any interest?
>> Skype me if you are interested.
>>
>> David
>>
>> *From:* Andrew Carlyle
>> *Sent:* Saturday, May 13, 2017 5:03 PM
>> *To:* The Ontario VFR Club mailing list.
>> *Subject:* [OntVFR] Schuberth Bluetooth SRC Headset for Schuberth C3 Pro
>> For Sale.
>>
>> If anyone has a Schuberth C3 Pro and is looking for the Schuberth SRC
>> Systems (bluetooth headset that fits into the C3 Pro) I have one for sale.
>> The unit I have is a few years old (maybe four or five years old) but it
>> works fine and is in good condition. A couple of things to note. Since this
>> is an older unit it is basically the equivalent of a Cardo G4.  The new SRC
>> has been updated to be the equivalent of a Cardo G9. All the electronics in
>> these units are made by Cardo and supplied to Schuberth. Cardo is probably
>> the biggest player in the motorcycle bluetooth headset game.
>>
>> Price of the current G9 equivalent is $419. For example see here:
>>
>> https://fortnine.ca/en/schuberth-c3-pro-helmet-src-system?gc
>> lid=CjwKEAjw3drIBRCOwfC-_qqyjQ8SJADvoWQpOcHdErRomt01BBbzrAkF
>> sj1YmwOYZjJEDobHpUhiJhoCpELw_wcB#493=7591
>>
>> I am looking to get $175 for this unit.
>>
>>
>> NOTE: This is specific to the Schuberth C3 Pro and will not fit any other
>> Schuberth helmet nor can it be used with any other brand of helmet. The
>> Schuberth C3 Pro has a built in antenna that you connect it to. Without
>> this antenna it is is basically useless. So far as I know the C3 Pro is the
>> only helmet that has this integrated antenna.
>>
>> Mini Review:
>>
>> This is an okay but not stellar unit. The speakers are kind of tinny and
>> can lack volume if you have a lot of wind noise around you. You can hear it
>> through ear plugs but don't expect high fidelity sound for your music.
>> Battery life is good and you can go all day on a single charge. It is
>> limited to a maximum of four rider to rider connections but to use it in
>> the four person configuration is a bit of a pain in my humble opinon. Works
>> fine when just paired to a second unit.  Pairs flawlessly with any Cardo G4
>> or later unit but may have trouble with the earlier Cardo units.  I also
>> had no problem pairing it to my Garmin 660 GPS and my iPhone 5S. It will
>> not pair with any other brands although Sena advertises a universal pairing
>> option for their units. I haven't tried it so can't comment on how well
>> that might work.
>>
>> One advantage it has over most of the external units is that is stated to
>> be waterproof versus water resistant for the external units. I have ever
>> had a problem with it even in day long downpours.
>>
>> It has VOX so you can activate the intercom by speaking to it. In my
>> experience you have to shout to get it going and if you swear loudly at it
>> then it seems to wake up faster. Range is stated to be 700 meters but all
>> these bluetooth devices are line of sight so range gets reduced sometimes
>> dramatically when you have any kind of obstruction in the way.
>>
>> Schuberth offers an app to configure it with your computer and to update
>> the firmware. However Schuberth does not update the firmware very much. I
>> think there have only been one or two updates since I got my unit. Cardo
>> has gone through a bunch more on their G4 units. However as noted it
>> functions fine and does the intended job.
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