Schuberth C3 Pro SRC System
Good idea but fitting could be better
When you have a brand new Schuberth helmet, you will know external Bluetooth communicator will not do it justice. Thus come the C3 Pro SRC Communicator. Great style and idea but the fitting is a suspect. I bought a size L on the C3 pro and (2XS - L) on the SRC communicator. The fitting on is very difficult and at last after it's done, the face mask doesn't close properly. I wish the fitting is better but overall I would still recommend the SRC.
July 27, 2014
Do not DIY
I suggest you get a professional install for such an expensive piece of equipment. I read the instructions and watched installation videos (here at Revzilla and Competition Accessories). Installed the pins at the collar and attached the snaps and was massaging in the rest of the collar, when one of the plastic end pins sheared. If this happens you are %&#$'ed. The rest of the neck roll will not stay seated, and the system becomes unusable.
July 20, 2014
Excellent product, but expensive
Product works as advertised. I have only ridden with it in the helmet a few times, but pairs with my iphone automatically and call quality is excellent. Radio works very well and reception is good. Have not paired to GPS, so no comment. My only complaint is that it was a b_t_h to install! Instructions are minimal. Watched a couple of YouTube video that explained installation, which helped. I think I would have paid extra to have had the communication system factory installed. All-in- all it's worth the trouble, it works great!
July 14, 2014
Very high quality
This system is expensive, no debate. But definitely worth the extra expense. This system has quite a lot of features and the fit is designed and executed perfectly to work with the Schuberth C3 pro helmet. I thought the sound quality was very good. I think the trick to getting great sound from this system is having the speakers positioned. This took several tries. Overall, I'm very pleased.
July 14, 2014
Great Comm's but pricey
I got this to go with my C3 Pro becuase it would not leave an ugly wart on the side of the helmet. Works well but does take some time to learn all the options and use smoothly.
April 9, 2014
Phone calls can be easily made via pairing with iPhone. Sound is great. Easy to pair. Battery lasted me 10 hours. People say I come through clear as a bell while talking on the phone. Music volume automatically adjusts based on outside sound levels. No need to turn it down when coming to a stop. I love it. Why did I wait so long to buy it?
March 9, 2014
Too hard to use with gloves, tinny sound.
The installation is very difficult, especially the first time you do it. The placement and size of the buttons make it almost impossible to operate while wearing anything other than lightweight gloves. They make the helmet very hard to get on and off, as the mike interferes with the closure of the helmet. The audio quality is extremely disappointing. I have a set of Sena SMH10 on my other helmets and they are much more user friendly, and the sound is as good or better. The only reason I bought these were they were made to fit the Schuberth helmet and the Sena would not easily mount on the Schuberth. Definitely not worth the price, especially since I bought two of them.
January 6, 2014
pricey, but worth it…
I'd been looking for a BT solution for a while, and had settles on the Scala G9…then, I held off as I needed a new helmet. I was looking at Shoei and Arai, but was thinking I'd get a Simpson as they're based down the road from me (and the Stig wears one!). However, when I went into my local Triumph dealer, I tried the Schuberth C3 Pro just for comparison sake, and knew I had to get it.
That made this purchase for the SRC a lot easier…it's based on the Scala system but integrated, so no external 'wart' on the helmet. The integration is fantastic, the comfort is great, sound quality very good - and loud enough too, they have these pads to make the speakers closer to your ears if you prefer that, and while it's not exactly 'bassy' it's plenty loud doing 85 on the highway (I live near the tollroad where that's the limit here in TX) with no fairings on the Rocket.
I have yet to try the intercom feature but I ride about 50 miles every day and listen to music over BT from my iPhone 5S…no issues with pairing or compatibility. Even works with Siri! I've made and received phone calls with it, listen to the radio and it lasts all week on a single battery charge (at least 5 hours no problem) from my experience.
Yes it's more than the external option, but the cool factor is way up there, and I'm very happy I purchased it.
Oh, I did return the first one as a tiny little clip on the connector cable broke off…you only use it once really when you connect it to the helmet's antenna but both Schuberth and Revzilla were amazing and sent me a replacement before I'd even packaged up the one I had. The clip wasn't a big deal but they said they wanted it to be perfect for me, and their service certainly was!
Overall, extremely happy.
Current ride is a 2012 Rocket III Roadster (not a Touring as may be stated below)
December 9, 2013