[OntVFR] Sena Bluetooth 10S communicator

Bil Harmer bil at harmer.ca
Thu Mar 21 17:11:05 EDT 2019


Yup SLR in a Neotec II.  No issues at all.  What have you heard?

On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 2:07 PM Brian Polley <rbpolley at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Bill
>  Are you saying you have the sena SLR in your Shoei helmet?
>
> I just bought Shoei Neotec II for my wife and I.  I heard the SLR has some
> issues and Sena has just released the SLR II.
> Did you have any issues?
>
> Thanks
> Brian Polley
>
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2019, 2:00 PM Bil Harmer, <bil at harmer.ca> wrote:
>
>> yeah Sena boots up and connects to bluetooth devices.  Then I press a
>> button and it opens the channel to my wife's.  From that point on it's VOX
>> but it doesn't clip the first word the way my old Cardo's did.  Honestly
>> much prefer the Sena.  The one that's in my Shoei is made specifically for
>> it and even has voice command so I can start and  stop music, calls etc
>> without touching it.
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 11:08 AM Andrew Carlyle <carlyle.andrew at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> As I say I haven’t tried using my Sena for bike to bike. I use it to
>>> connect to my GPS and for streaming music. That said I was under the
>>> impression it would work like my Cardo did but as with many things I am
>>> probably wrong.  Sounds like the Sena and Cardo are similar in that once
>>> properly set up you shouldn’t have to push any buttons while riding to
>>> initiate communication.
>>>
>>> Just to explain this is how my Cardo worked:
>>>
>>> Basically with the Cardo you pair the units and then each time you turn
>>> them on after pairing they would connect if they are in range.  They
>>> announce they are paired with a message like “Rider One Connected”. This
>>> tells you your buddies unit is connected to yours. After that assuming you
>>> are using VOX mode all you needed to do was start talking and it would
>>> start transmitting to the connected unit or units.  Once set up there are
>>> no buttons to push ever for basic communications between riders (other than
>>> the main power on button).  Only problem with the VOX mode was you
>>> sometimes miss the first word or two as the unit would go into low power
>>> standby when you weren’t talking and when you started talking it first had
>>> to power up and reconnect to the paired unit or units. This delay caused
>>> you to miss a word or two. The way around that was just say something like
>>> hello in a loud voice, and then wait for the beep to tell you it was
>>> connected and then start talking.
>>>
>>> Sena advertises a VOX mode so I assumed it would be similar to Cardo but
>>> since I haven’t used it I really don’t know. Of course there are different
>>> models and different generations of devices which often work slightly
>>> differently which is an added complication. Probably the best thing to do
>>> is look up the manual for the unit you want to buy and read up on how it
>>> works.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 10:37 AM William Harmer III <william at harmer.ca>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Wife and use Sena’s. Once paired you push a button to open the channel
>>>> and then talk normally. The channel stays open. You can push the button to
>>>> close the channel (still paired).
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 5:49 AM Levente Szabo <v4vfr at hotmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Good morning,
>>>>>
>>>>> Friend of mine bought the Sena 10S system and I am thinking to get one
>>>>> as well.
>>>>>
>>>>> Question: after you pair the two of them together to communicate with
>>>>> each other do you have to push a button to initiate a talk or both systems
>>>>> are always on and you just have a conversation with each other?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Levi
>>>>>
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