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Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth Headset

The SMH10 is a Bluetooth v3.0+EDR Class 1 Stereo Headset with long-range Bluetooth Intercom designed specifically for motorcycles. With the SMH10, you can call hands-free on your Bluetooth mobile phone, listen to stereo music or voice instructions of GPS navigations by Bluetooth wirelessly, and have intercom conversations in full duplex with a passenger or other motorcycle riders. Thanks to the latest Bluetooth v3.0+EDR and the advanced digital processing technology, the Sena SMH10 bluetooth 3.0 offers the best sound quality for both incoming and outgoing sound in its class. Also, the easy-to-access and intuitive button operations make the SMH10 a perfect companion for motorcycles.

Features

General

  • Talk time: 12 hours
  • Standby time: 10 days
  • Working Distance (Intercom): up to 900 meters (980 yards) in open terrain
  • 4-way conference intercom

Dimensions

  • Headset: 84.1 mm x 56.5 mm x 38.6 mm (3.3 in x 2.2 in x 1.5 in)
  • Clamp unit: 223.8 mm x 85.5 mm x 30.6mm (8.8 in x 3.4 in x 1.2 in)
  • Headset weight: 60g (2.11 oz)
  • Clamp unit: 84g (2.96 oz)

Bluetooth

  • Profiles: Headset Profile, Hand-Free Profile (HFP),
  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP),
  • Audio Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)
  • Bluetooth v3.0+EDR

Audio

  • Advanced Noise Control: Improved wind and engine noise reduction
  • Sidetone: Now you can hear yourself talk similar to a Goldwing or Harley Davidson intercom
  • Built-in SBC Codec
  • Voice prompts
  • Conference phone call with intercom participant
  • Noise cancellation
  • Wind noise reduction
  • Wide volume control
  • Sample rate: 48kHz (DAC)
  • Auxiliary audio-in connection via 3.5mm jack

Battery

  • Charging time: 2.5 hours
  • Type: Lithium polymer battery

In the Box

  • Headset Main Unit
  • Speaker-Microphone Clamp Unit
  • USB Power and Data Cable (Micro USB)
  • Cigarette Lighter Charger (Micro USB)
  • 3.5mm Stereo Audio Cable
  • Glued Surface Mounting Adaptor
  • Microphone Sponge
  • Velcro Pads for Speakers
  • Allen Wrench
  • Speaker Pads
  • Microphone Cap

Please Note:  Some of the above features require updating the firmware to the latest v5.0. The firmware is a free download from Sena Technologies.

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Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth Headset 4.6 5 632 632
Not sure about durability, since I just began using it. I rec'd very promptly. Your Install Video was a huge help. So easy to boot-up and sync with my 5i. Sounds sweet, just as I was told. Hope to purchase a 2nd mount for my summer helmet. Thank you Revzilla! April 15, 2014
Excellent Very helpful and fantastic product. It can easily be installed even by a female rider. April 11, 2014
Pleased with this unit I bought the pair and note the nice ability to share music with my rider. Even with earplugs, the volume is quite good, much better than my previous Interphone F5. I did the ffirmware upgrade that's supposed to allow pairing with other brands, but so far have not succeeded with Interphone units. It is a bit bulky, but the upside is that it's easy to use with even heavy gloves. It connects easily with my iPhone's BT for music, phone, and GPS. VOX seems to work well including to answer a phone call. On my Nolan N104 helmet, mounting the unit diid not work with the clamp. I did not like the reports of the stick-on pad letting g and used 3M Dual-Lock tape that seems very secure. April 7, 2014
Good Product & Worked right out of the box!! Hm This product is good and worked right out of the box. However, sound quality at speed was not as good as I expected (too low). I installed 5.0 update as was recommended to improve perhaps improve music sound quality at higher speeds; no success. However, really good sound for Bluetooth phone quality. April 7, 2014
Great product, but a bit pricey It's an awesome piece of gear. Going on a small group ride or a general cruise with some friends, it's really easy to make sure that everyone is on the same page. The intercom feature is magnificent. It also makes long slabbing sections more entertaining because you can chat with a friend (still have to be careful about traffic though). The jog dial is easy to thumb and the phone button is pretty accessible. I had to fiddle with it and my phone to get it running decently with Android. The phone app kept crashing, but it seems to have sorted itself now. Also, I ride with plugs, so the volume isn't as loud as I'd like, but it's not too bad. Charge time and life is also pretty good. Not sure what I've gotten exactly, but it's plenty for a few hundred miles. The only thing that I'm not a huge fan of, is that the speakers stick out a bit. My helmet happens to have deep enough recesses that it doesn't touch my ears too much, but in a helmet without, it would get horrendously uncomfortable. The boom mic could stand to be a bit more flexible too. Finally, the price. I bought my set of 2, used, for $180. Definitely worth that price. $160 or something for 1 seems a bit much. April 3, 2014
great features and sound quality I could not use the clamp on my Schuberth C3 helmet so had to use adhesive, but overall I'm very satisfied with the purchase! March 31, 2014
Work for me I use this for bluetooth to my Windows Nokia 822, and I pod. Both sync very easily and with any trouble. I used this for a full week trip riding for 7 straight days and leaving the helmet on almost all day and never had to recharge. The hands free is great as well, Music is ok, not super great but good. March 31, 2014
My second I had one of these and it was stolen (along with my helmet, jacket, Camelbak, and gloves). I loved it so much I had to buy another. March 24, 2014
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Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth Headset
Already Asked: 56 Questions, 261 Answers
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Peter F: Full wireless communication with my co-rider and other bikes around me, especially good for long distance or group riding. Apr 17, 2014
Donald B: Because the SPH10H could not be fitted to my wife's Bell shorty helmet. I will be returning it. Apr 15, 2014
Derek F: Used my brothers on a 3500 miles 10 day motorcycle tour and absolutely LOVED everything about it. Money very well spent Apr 14, 2014
Tom S: a friend has one works great Apr 13, 2014
Ken M: It was recommended by two of my friends Apr 10, 2014
Joshua C: Plan on spending a lot of time off work on my bike and need to remain in contact with family. Reviews of this item especially from revzilla is why i bought this item in particular. Apr 6, 2014
Guy R: Great product! Already own one headset. This one is for the wife. Apr 6, 2014
Kenneth M: Recommendation from friends who have one. Apr 2, 2014
Christopher F: Some of the best reviews on this comm system. I'm psyched about having bluetooth so I can listen to my music, make calls, and narrate my gopro vids...and without a bunch of wires or having to wear earbuds :-) Mar 25, 2014
Brandon T: Friend recommended it, as well as your store Mar 25, 2014
Bryce B: On sale and good reviews Mar 23, 2014
Kimberly R: Gift for boyfriend Mar 17, 2014
Denny M: Others in my scooter club have these and swear by them. I'm looking forward to using mine too. Mar 15, 2014
Walesca S: I was looking for a universal bluetooth intercom to chat with my riding buddies. After looking at many devices I didn't see one that would communicate with other device brands. I sent RevZilla an email asking if such a thing existed and Spurgeon Dunbar quickly replied with a thorough response indicating that the latest firmware for the SMH-10 will pair up with other intercom brands. I chose this intercom because of Spurgeon's advice and I chose to buy through RevZilla because of Spurgeon. =) Mar 12, 2014
Joseph E: I wanted the ability to pair both my Zumo 660 and Droid cell phone Mar 7, 2014
Craig T: Your review sold me. Mar 2, 2014
Tim C: Sena is a great product and works very well. Mar 1, 2014
James N: Several friend have purchased one of these, so I joined the crowd. In particular I want the multiuser on bluetooth capability. I also want to try the noise cancelling feature. Feb 12, 2014
james b: recommended by friend who have them Jan 13, 2014
marcus c: GOTA HAVE TUNES Jan 9, 2014
Justin W: 500+ positive reviews... Enough said! Dec 25, 2013
Craig H: Have one and pins on back side broke off. Love the ease of it with gloves on Dec 20, 2013
Marc T: Bought this for my brother as a gift I already have one great product nice to be able to have a chat with your pillion or answer the phone changes the riding experience. Dec 17, 2013
Carlton M: Compared various communication/bluetooth headsets and felt the Sena SMH-10 had the features I desired for the price in such a unit. Dec 12, 2013
Linda T: recommended by brother in law. This is a gift for my husband christmas Dec 12, 2013
Barry D: already have two, great unit Dec 10, 2013
Jeff P: I have the same one and it's awesome. This one is for my daughter. Dec 9, 2013
Richard V: Anthony always talks about this one about being his favorite. Dec 5, 2013
R Kurt M: Will work well with recently purchased Nolan N43E Trilogy. Quality Flexabilty with blue tooth devices. Nov 28, 2013
Hector V: I have one of these and I love it. I bought this as a Christmas present for my son. Nov 28, 2013
Bill K: like reviews...large easy "jog" knob... handles phone, nevi, mp3 Nov 27, 2013
Jeff F: After a lot of research on these headsets, I decided to go with the Sena. I have been VERY happy with its performance. It is more than loud enough to listen to music. Phone calls are a bit quite and hard to hear above 70. The mic works fine at speed and people can hear me clearly. Nov 26, 2013
Cesar Z: Chose the product for the easy to used buttons and price point. Other friends have this item. Nov 11, 2013
Anthony C: Good Communicator Nov 7, 2013
F R: Because of your video. Oct 27, 2013
Dale I: I chose this item for the convience and reputation Oct 17, 2013
George J: Several of my riding buddies have been using this system and give it high reviews. Gives very clear bike to bike communication. Oct 6, 2013
Earl C: Easy to setup, easy to use. Great product. Sep 29, 2013
R I: I have one and this will be for my passenger. Sep 19, 2013
J P: best bluetooth around Sep 17, 2013
James L: I already have a Sena SMH10 on my helmet and love it and needed a second unit for my wife. Sep 15, 2013
Jacques C: seeing how well the unit integrates with the helmet and the testimonies of the sound quality. Sep 9, 2013
Jack D: revzilla reviews Sep 4, 2013
Gloria V: Good reviews!! Sep 3, 2013
RALPH E: Compatible to my new Shoei helmet and my riding buddy's system. Aug 30, 2013
Kevin H: This came highly recommended from friends who had them. Glad I bought it as we can now talk freely while on rides together. The talk quality and ease of use is amazing. We can carry on a conversation just like we were standing next to each other. Only regret is I wish they had longer range. It is rare we ride out of range of each other though. Aug 28, 2013
Bryan C: Best reviews. Aug 12, 2013
ray e: I liked the one I had so I got another one for a friend... Aug 9, 2013
Nery L: read lots of good things about the sena and the price at revzilla is great just got a new shoei so cant wait to install this!!!! Aug 8, 2013
Charles G: Adding a 3rd Sena SMH-10 to the two I already have. Outstanding range, clarity, and exceptional battery life. An absolute must have if you are riding with someone you want to share the ride with on different motorcycles or two up on the same bike. Dramatically adds to the enjoyment of any ride. Aug 7, 2013
Gar C asked: Is this unit water proof or even resistant? I ride in the rain quite a bit. Apr 4, 2014
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Lee H: I don't think it claims any water resistance. Tha said I have had mine for a year and have ridden in the rain, although none were frog stranglers, without incident. I haven't worried about it. Apr 4, 2014
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Richard B: Well, I'm one of those blessed individuals who must accept this fact: If I ride....it rains. I'm officially known as the Rain God in seven countries as of this writing. It's encountered several bouts of precipitation and one total deluge thus far. I have had one instance where it rained heavily when the motorcycle was parked and my helmet was hanging on its side. After pouring the water contents out of the helmet and placing it on my head, the Sena came to life flawlessly. There has been no issues to date. I had some concern particularly with the charger receptacle and the "not quite watertight" cover that it features, but I've not seen any problems arising from this. In all, I am quite satisfied with this unit and it's performance features. Apr 4, 2014
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Capt M: I ride on the west coast and we get a tone of rain, I have had no issues with my SMH10,. as per the Sena web site on the SMH10 it states it is water resistant for Inclement weather, just don't go scuba diving with it! :-) Apr 15, 2014
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Joshua G: I have used it in all weather conditions without any issues rain or shine. I just dry it off after riding in rain, haven't experienced any issues Apr 6, 2014
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michael m asked: Will the SMH-10 work with a half helmet? If so how are the speakers mounted(installed)?
Thanks,
Michael
Nov 3, 2013
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Ed W: There is a half helmet version for the Sena. I have not used it as I don't have a half helmet. But it looks like it zips in or fastens to certain half helmets and the speakers appar to b like ear flaps that go over the ear.
Other than that I am extremely happy with the Senas that we use.
Nov 3, 2013
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A s: No.

This setup needs at least 3/4 helmet. The speakers have a velcro reverse that allow you to install them right where your ears fit into your helmet.
Nov 3, 2013
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Frederick S: Michael,

I havent tried using my SMH-10 with a half helmet, but I'm pretty sure it won't work. The speakers attach with velcro to the inside of the helmet, so depending on your particular helmet, you might be able to work that out; but the real challenge is the mic. On a full helmet, its positioned inside and out of the wind. On those occassions when my mic has been inadvertantly moved down a little and is exposed, it's almost impossible to hear anything because of the wind. I can't imagine how it would be workable if its fully exposed on a half helmet.

Hope this helps!

FLS
Nov 6, 2013
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Mike B: I'm answering this because I bought this product and was sent an email by Revzilla asking me to answer this. I don't have a half helmet, so don't know if it will work or not. The speakers fit into the ear pocket/indentation in my helmet liner padding. The back of the speaker has a hook type material like Velcro, or the packaging supplies the hook sheets as stickers you can apply if needed. I haven't look at mine in a long time so am no longer sure. Hope that helps you.. Nov 3, 2013
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Alexander T: not really unless u make ur own speaker mounts for it, but sena does have the sph10h or the sph10h- fm that will fit half helmets Nov 3, 2013
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A shopper asked: this question is in relation to the one about the microphone/phone/earbuds compatibility. Sep 19, 2011
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Stan Z.: Let's be realistic here for a minute.

I have the Sena and the UClear units. The Sena is hands-down the winner in ease of use and also total system volume. BUT - at highway speeds of 70-80mph your music is going to compete head-to-head with wind noise, unless you're behind a windshield the size of a Goldwing's. The sheer velocity of wind hitting your helmet, even on a calm day, is LOUD without earplugs. With earplugs you sacrifice volume from the unit, period. The best thing about this though is the fact that Sena realizes this and offers a mount with an earbud jack. Earbuds are the way to go if you plan to use this unit for highway touring. At speeds of 65mph or less the speakers are fine, and you even have to turn down the volume a bit or it can be harsh on your ears for extended periods. Before the Sena, I used to always use my iTouch with a decent set of earbuds for my highway treks. It's still a better option than the Sena with speakers, but the Sena is great with earbuds, and louder than my iTouch was by itself.

Also remember that a higher collar also improves wind noise cancellation, and you also have the option of buying one of those helmet collars that I hear does a great job of killing a lot of wind noise too.
Jan 11, 2012
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PsychoCabbage: I am not an audiophile by any means. The position of the speakers is crucial to it all though.
I wear a Joe Rocket 201 and its great but at speeds over 80mph it gets crazy loud due to wind. I find this is because the helmet shifts ever so slightly due to the forces. A simple pat on the helmet and its where it should be and the speakers are lined up better with my ears so the sound is restored.

Take the time to optimally place your speakers and you should be fine.

If the speakers concern you too much, you can always get the Sena earbud headset connection unit. It allows you to use your earbuds with the headset system so the speakers will always be where you put them!
Mar 12, 2012
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ZepRider: Clear and loud are actually two separate things. It's been my experience that I wouldn't trade these for the world. They sound great although not high fidelity and they are plenty loud. There are some instances where wind and road noise can drown out the clarity of what your hearing and turning up the volume leads to louder audio that's just as unclear and hurts your hearing. This doesn't happen often. Sep 20, 2011
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Daniel Y: I don't own a modular helmet, but having a Bell Vortex (a pretty loud helmet) the speakers weren't clear enough for me at speeds over 50-60mph. However if you go on their website, you will find alternate mounts to the bluetooth that uses earphones/earbuds. It has an audio jack outlet instead of having speakers wired to it. I believe it costs around $35-$40. Hope this helps. Sep 19, 2011
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Millsan1: I would say that if your helmet is noisier than the speakers on this unit, you should replace helmet ASAP. I can not turn this unit all the way up, as it would literally be deafening. I ride at multiples of the speed limit and never had an issue. Apr 3, 2012
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Sean M: The speakers are great. I was supposed how loud and clear they are I had to turn down the unit a lot so I can hear other cars on the highway. I have a moto gp exhaust on my bike and it complete blocked the sound out Apr 30, 2012
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Grastech: Yes, I have the unit in both my HJC IS 33 which is a 3/4 helmet and I have it in my AFX FX90 full face helmet and the speakers are loud enough in both up to about 70 mph then some wind noise starts to be a factor. Oct 20, 2011
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Hemel: I can only say I ride a sports bike so I dont have a wind shield in front of me and even at very high speed 80+ I hear very well Sep 24, 2011
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rondmc: yes. sound quality will be a little tinny compared to full-range speakers or headphones, but they are totally adequate. Sep 27, 2011
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C14John: I wear a Scorpion 900 and have plenty of volume and the clarity is excellent Oct 17, 2011
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TadL: I think so. My Nolan is not quiet. Oct 24, 2011
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A shopper asked: I always ride with ear plugs. I've always been reluctant to use wireless units for that reason. Do these work well through a set of ear plugs. Jul 22, 2011
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CB750K: Yes they will work. However its all a balance between max volume and many factors wind noise, bike noise, speaker position, ear plug type (Correctly inserted earplugs, should not be visible if looking square in mirror).

Here is my current setup :
I wear good quality 'pinch and roll' type ear plugs and a noisy helmet (old Shoei X12 no chin curtain), naked CB750K2 with stock exhaust (quite), speakers tucked into chins strap channel (not ideal). At 100km/hr (70m/hr) and Sena at full volume is just useable. (I am 33 and do not suffer for any hearing loss as I recently had my hearing checked for work and have a strict hearing protection policy)

At non-highway speeds it is very easy to hear.

I plan to get a quieter touring helmet with integral speaker cutouts Shoei XR1100, I beileive this will improve the performance.
Jan 8, 2012
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JOSEGSADV: I have this set. the quality is excellent but if you use a loud helmet, it is a little hard to hear at low volume also they have a big lack on the bass, so i would recommend you use the earphone clamp and a good isolation earphone set... if you are looking for better sound quality. In general the quality and functions are the best.... Oct 17, 2011
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msfdude: Works great with ear plugs. I wear Howard Leight Super Leights with a noise reduction of 33db. I can still hear the phone, intercom, music, etc. I used to wear custom molded ear plugs, but not anymore. This is my new favorite riding accessory!!!! Jan 30, 2012
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Daniel Y: If you have a quiet helmet such as an Arai or Shoei it will work perfectly even with earplugs. My brother owns a Arai Quantum II and he can still hear me clearly with earplugs on while on the freeway. Sep 19, 2011
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Sean M: No they don't. The speakers are attached to the unit. I use to ride with beats by dre tours(ear buds) and they give same effect without a cord dangling and tugging on you when you turn your head Apr 30, 2012
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rondmc: they are adequately loud with ear plugs. however, bass response is lacking. clarity and volume when on a phone call may be a challenge, but that's more dependent on the call carrier. Sep 27, 2011
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Fred T.: My cousin and I got a set of these.
I don't wear ear plugs but he does and he says they work great.
We are both very pleased with this unit.
Top notch
Jul 23, 2011
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C.: Yes you can use with ear plugs. Sena sound quality and volume range are excellent. Sep 18, 2011
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A shopper asked: Just wondering if the sena smh10 r will work with othe blue tooth com systems. My old man has a Nolan and was wondering if they can be paired? Aug 20, 2013
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Robert R: I can't be sure about the Nolan system but I use several BT devices in other helmets and have tried with no success. The ones I have tried are an older SCALA unit, a unit put out by Dainese specifically for their helmets and, most recently a J&M Bluetooth unit.

I wish I could give you more info but it is my understanding that each BT manufacturer uses their own "code" which makes their systems incompatible with other manufacturers. For manufacturers to use someone else's code they would have to pay for licensing rights etc. which would make the units more expensive; not to mention that they want you (and your riding buddies) to buy their equipment.

As a user for more than 7 months I must say that the SMH-10 does everything I have wanted and more. I commute on my R1200GS almost 80 miles round trip every day and the system works flawlessly for both communications and entertainment. The J&M comes close but when you throw price into the equation it's the Sena all the way.
Aug 20, 2013
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Tony G: This is from the Sena website FAQ as of Jan 15 2014:

Yes, only if the headset has been updated to a firmware version that has the Universal Intercom feature and the non-Sena headset can be paired to a device such as a mobile phone. When paired to a Sena headset, the non-Sena needs to make a phone call in order to connect to the Sena headset for intercom communication since the non-Sena headset will act as if the Sena headset is another phone rather than a Bluetooth headset.
Mar 23, 2014
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Pierre L: Hi, to my best knowledge, even though all different brands use the same protocol; Bluetooth, interbrands communication is not possible. In other words, Sena must pair with Sena, Cardo with Cardo and so on ... This is something I was unaware of when I bought my SMH10. Had I known, I would probably have chosen a more popular brand like Cardo for instance.
This is the only thing that I found a bit disenchanting about this product, as over all, everything else is A+.
Aug 20, 2013
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Owen S: According to: webbikeworld dot com /motorcycle-intercoms/bluetooth-compatibility/

" Summary

We have not been able to pair two different brands of motorcycle Bluetooth intercoms.

Although it's impossible to definitively state that this is true for every Bluetooth intercom system, there is no indication that two different brands will pair, despite the rumours you may have heard."
Aug 20, 2013
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Freddie R: This question was answered by SENA on their site under Forum/FAQ's;
"Bluetooth intercom communication has not been widely standardized and each manufacturer uses its own proprietary mechanism. You will not be able to pair/connect SMH10 to another Bluetooth intercom headset."
Aug 20, 2013
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Raymond B: No. I have my Sena on a Nolan 104. My Nolan N90 has N-Com. Not compatible. Aug 20, 2013
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Lisa H: They can not be paired w other systems. Aug 20, 2013
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A shopper asked: Does this device connect to a samsung galaxy or any other smart phone? Also in the review it says you can listen to radio music, can you hook it up to the smartphone music and be able to play your own songs? Nov 25, 2013
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Pierre L: It interfaces very well with an iphone for telephony functions, GPS, music, hands free, etc. I presume it would mate just as well with any/most smaphones out there.
You can listen to radio IF the smartphone provides reception, as the SMH-10 does not have a radio tuner.
Finally, yes, you can listen to your own music, either via bluetooth or wired (cable included).
Nov 25, 2013
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MARK A: Yes. I connect in to my Motorola Razor HD utilizing its Bluetooth capabilities. Phone operation is fairly straight forward. Sound quality is great. Many times the other person not realizing I am on a motorcycle! I also listen to music while riding. I use both Pandora and mp3 for my listening pleasure. I am well satisfied with its capabilities. Nov 25, 2013
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Gregory H: I have a Galaxy Note II and before an iPhone 4 and I can play music or audiobooks through any of the apps as easily as if I had headphones connected to my phone. I have to be honest I don't know about connect to the radio through the unit but streaming music from my phone to the unit is perfect. Nov 25, 2013
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Greg C: I use my Sena SMH-10 with my iPhone by way of bluetooth primarily for taking and making phone calls while underway. It can also be used for listening to music but I dont choose to use it for that. In short, if the Samsung Galaxy has bluetooth, you can use it that way. Nov 25, 2013
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Kevin B: Absolutely ! I have a Motorola Atrix and I power it with a 12v adaptor and ride for hundreds of miles a day while listening to my GpS, music, and making and receiving phone calls ......if necessary . I have used it on 3 day trips without charging it. Hope this helps Nov 25, 2013
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Tom P: This device when blue tooth is activated on your phone works flawlessly. I have an android and my wife has an I-Phone and both work great. Nov 25, 2013
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Mark H asked: What's the difference between the SMH-10 and the SMH10? Apr 15, 2014
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Capt M: Mark there is no difference they are the same SMH-10 on the Revzilla web site refers to a single unit. The Dual pack is shown as SMH10 I would think the web designer just put the DASH in between in the first listing. Now there is a SMH-10R, same as the SMH10 but a slim and sleek profile so it sits more flush to your helmet. I prefer the SMH10 as the control knob is easy to operate with gloves on.

So to summaries there is a Sena SMH10 and a Sena SMH10R, there reference to the Sena SMH-10 is an oversight on the Revzilla web page, just of to the Sena Homepage it has all the units listed there.

Cheers!
M
Apr 15, 2014
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Charles C: From my experience the bluetooth unit is the same. The Revzilla website seems to designate two different type of mics, a boom mike for one and a wired mic for the other. The Sena website lists the product as SMH10, no hyphen. I have different type of clamps/mics on multiple helmets, open face and a couple of full face helmets, but only one bluetooth unit. The clamps remain on each helmet and the bluetooth unit swaps easily between helmets without having to remove the clamps/mics. Apr 15, 2014
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Ed W: The SMH-10 is the clamp kit for a helmet, while the SMH10 is the entire kit including the clamp kit and Sena Bluetooth intercom module.
I have a couple of extra SMH-10 clamp kits installed on other helmets that I don't wear often, thus, I can switch the Sena intercom module quickly by clipping the Sena Bluetooth unit to the clamp kit.
Hope this helps.
Ed
Apr 15, 2014
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kai d: No difference. Sena, the manufacturer of the SHM10 does not use the dash. Revzilla uses it both ways, but since Sena does not, i would assume the dash was inserted by whoever created the description. Apr 15, 2014
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Capt M: They are the same typo on the web site Sena makes a SMH10 and SHM10R. Apr 15, 2014
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A shopper asked: will this work ok with a flip up chin and face shield? Feb 23, 2014
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H Ross R: I purhased the accessory mike that is wired but not a boom mic. The regular unit mounts to my Neotech just fine. I mounted the mic element to the cheek pad. It works great but you need the chin bar down to use while moving and the face shield closed above about 25 due to wind noise. The mic element stiks to the cheek pad with its velro facing forward. It does not face my mouth but is off to the side. It works very well and you don't fiddle with the boom every time you raise or lower the chin bar. I sent pictures to Rev Zilla and Sena but neither seemed very interrested saying they always use the boom mic but I couldn't get it to work to my satisfaction. I'm in South America til mid march but could send pictures then if you'd like Feb 23, 2014
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kai d: I have my SHM-10 mounted on a Shoei Neotec modular helmet (and before that, a Shoei Multitec modular) and both work fine. I use the boom speaker because i like it better, but had earlier used the button speaker with velcro attachment. The latter worked fine as well as long as you route the wire carefully so there is enough slack that you can flip up the bottom. Feb 23, 2014
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Richard P: Yes! I've got this Sena installed within a Nolan N-90 modular helmet and it works just fine: love it!! Even though these Nolan helmets come prefitted to accept the N-Com proprietary intercom unit, you can install the Sena. Feb 23, 2014
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Sean M: It should. It works with me flying down the highway at night. Wind is only a issue when you get high up in speeds Feb 23, 2014
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Winston Y: Yes. It should work. Feb 23, 2014
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A shopper asked: Does it come with 2 headsets for passenger ? Or do I have to buy another headset ? Feb 10, 2014
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charles s: Single headset only. My preference is not to talk with my passenger but to save up all that conversation for those stops every couple of hours. This headset is one of the reasons I also stay with my iphone. It works wonderfully with Siri; with one push of a button I can do anything from this headset that I can do with my iphone using hands. Wonderful device. Feb 11, 2014
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Greg S: There is a set of two available and also individual. The dual pack is here:
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/sena-smh10-universal-bluetooth-headset-dual-pack
Feb 11, 2014
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John G: You can buy it either way - single or in a set. You can tell by the price <$200 1 set; <$400 a set Feb 10, 2014
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Robert T: Mine came with one set only. Feb 10, 2014
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Van B: buy another headset Feb 11, 2014
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A shopper asked: I have a 12DCV USB adapter to charge my iPad2. Will it charge the SMH-10? Mar 22, 2012
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Hovo: You should have no problem charging it from a wall wart adaptor.
If you plug it into a computer it may also charge but slower as most computers supply 5V at 500mA, you wont damage the computer or the device by trying this out. If anything the computer will give you a warning that you are drawing too much power from the port (though this is unlikely).
A 2A charger could charge it faster if the internal charger will allow this high flow of current.

So in short, any 5V usb socket will charge this unit.
Jun 24, 2012
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Prof: Yes, but be aware the Sena likes 1 amp of 5 Volt DC power for a 2 1/2 half hour charge. ( this is the wall wart they sent with my Sena). The Ipad2 charger is a 2 amp - 10watt - 5 volt DC charging system. It will charge the Sena very fast. Be cautious of over heating the Sena.

Best Wishes,
Prof
Apr 19, 2012
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Millsan1: It should. I charge my SMH10 off a micro USB I have wired into my bike's 12volt system. The adapter drops the voltage down to 5 volts, for USB. Apr 3, 2012
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Sean M: Yes it will. I have it plugged into my ps3 sometimes and it charges fine Apr 30, 2012
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snowcatxx87: USB power is a standard. It is actually 5 volts.

So yes.
Mar 25, 2012
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A shopper asked: I have a Bell Mag 8 open face helmet with flip down visor how well will this unit sound with the added wind noise? Sep 16, 2011
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C.: Works fine with visor down. We currently use thw Sena SMF 10 with Arai FF snd a Nolan Trilogy (eith and without chinbar installed) with no problems. We use primarily for bike to bike talking and occassional phone call. Overall, extreamly happy with the Sena systems clarity, range, battery life and simplicity of use. We really hesitated to spend so much money on a 'toy' but now we don't know how we rode without it. Sep 18, 2011
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Daniel Y: I think your best option is to buy their alternate mount that utilizes earphones/earbuds instead of speakers. You just replace the original mount and it has an audio jack instead of speakers. The mic works flawlessly though even with a lot of wind noise. Sep 19, 2011
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Nick949: My girlfriend has an open face helmet with a flip down visor and it's sounds great. There's a little more wind noise over my full face, but we can hear each other with no issues. Aug 6, 2012
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Grastech: I have an HJC IS 33 open face helmet with flip down internal sunshade and faceshield. The sound quality is very good up to about 70 mph then some wind noise starts to creep in. Oct 20, 2011
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Millsan1: I have the Shoei NeoTec, which is a similar configuration, and it works very well with my helmet. There is added wind noise, but not enough to interfere with conversation. Apr 3, 2012
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A S asked: I was wondering how good is the audio speakers? I like listening to music so this is a main concern for me. Are there better ones in terms of audio quality? Feb 2, 2014
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Capt M: Good quality but also depends on how quiet your helmet is.... if you have an inexpensive modular helmet there is more wind noise that disrupts the sound but the quality is there you just need to control the outside noise...I find I get the best listening results in my Bell full fcae helmet. Feb 10, 2014
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Pierre L: I can't tell whether or not there's a better one out there to listen music as I have not tried another model or brand. But I can certify that music sounds really good with this one. Clear & crisp, but no bass. A very quiet helmet is a must to enjoy it though. Feb 3, 2014
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Mark G: I Really can't comment on the speakers because I never installed the in my helmet. I also listen to music and have a custom set of ear molds. Just buy the ear bud kit and you can plug in for amazing audio!!!! Feb 2, 2014
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Greg C: I have tried them all but the Sena has the best quality speakers and microphone on the market. Mar 6, 2014
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cory c asked: Hi, I am torn between this headset and the Sena SMH10R (the smaller profile one). What would this benefit over the other one? Vise versa. Dec 25, 2013
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Gene H: I don't know about the R since I don't have one but when I went to replace one of my SMH-10 clamps I thought the only advantage to the r was the lower profile, yet the parts are moved to the back of the helmet, and the mic is also a separate piece, so I really do not see any advantage. I like the jog dial easy to use even with bulky winter gloves and the boom mic integrated into the clamp kit make s things tidy. I also have multiple clamp kits since I have multiple helmets and it makes it very easy to move the module between helmets. Dec 26, 2013
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Matt C: I have the SMH-10R and it is awesome. I use it for both answering a quick phone call, music and when using GPS through my Samsung S4. The SMH-10r is so much more sleek in style than its predecessor. If you are on the fence go with the R! Dec 28, 2013
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Robert R: Greater range and longer battery life. The SMH-10 also allows me to pair both my Android smartphone and my BMW Navigator IV (similar to Garmin 660) as well as use the aux. wired input for XM Radio. Jan 1, 2014
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Capt M: Nice big DIAL button easy to operate with gloves on. Feb 10, 2014
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Joe L asked: The main thing that keeps me from pulling the trigger on one of these is: how does it perform when the rider is wearing ear plugs?
I've been using plugs for many, many years. Will not give them up. Can I use this system?
Dec 9, 2013
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Michael R: I use ear buds with a silicone tip so I get great sound from the Sena and road noise is blocked . For that you have to get the bracket that accommodates earbuds. Sena is a great system easy to use, the speakers that come with the system are not very good but with earbuds it's fantastic.
Mike
Dec 9, 2013
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Leland R: I've used this model for two years with earplugs. Works great. It's also completely weather resistant. I've used mine commuting for two years (20,000 mi yr). I use mine mainly for music, GPS directions and phone calls. Dec 9, 2013
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Steve W: I do not wear earplugs however a couple in our club have the molded plugs and use the headset with no problems. Dec 9, 2013
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Dave Y: sorry no input on that one Dec 9, 2013
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A shopper asked: Will the SMH-10 work with a half helmet? If so how are the speakers mounted?
Thanks,
Michael
Nov 3, 2013
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Thomas L: If the half helmet has removable padding it would be done the same way as with a full face. Take off the padding, mount the speakers next to where the ears will fall and snake the wires such that they are under the padding when you put it back. I would be skeptical of the mic being much good to you while in flight with no chin bar adding extra wind protection though. Nov 3, 2013
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Lee N: I use the adapter that allows you to use ear buds. I do not use speakers. I have custom fit ear buds that fit close to my ear so they fit under my helmet without rubbing against the inside of the helmet. Nov 3, 2013
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John G: I don't think so - nowhere to place the speakers and there would be too much wind noise for the mic Nov 3, 2013
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Tom Z: Don't think so, get the headset adapter and some good inear head phones like entyomic. 4's.... Nov 3, 2013
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A shopper asked: Does the Sena work well on an open face helmet? Oct 31, 2013
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Capt M: Yes the Sena SMH-10 works well with an open face you will need the attached boom mike unit to work best. My friend used this setup with a Bell Rouge helmet and it is good clear communication with him phone and intercom.

Cheers!
M
Oct 31, 2013
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Frederick S: I havent tried it, but I doubt that it will because the mic doesnt work well if its exposed to wind. It's really intended to be inside a full helmet Nov 6, 2013
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Dave Y: At high speeds you pick up a little wind noise,otherwise they are perfect.
Sena is a great great company.
Nov 1, 2013
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Randy H: No idea. I only use fullface helment. Oct 31, 2013
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A shopper asked: Can I use my own microphone that I already have mounted in my helmet, with a 3.5mm male connection? Oct 18, 2013
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Charles C: Unfortunately, from my experience the answer would be no. I have three different styles of clamps, boom mike (for open face), universal (for full face) which one of two different supplied mikes can be used with proprietary connectors (but not a 3.5 jack), and an earbud clamp which does have a 3.5 female output jack for your own ear buds instead of speakers. Sena may have something else available but of the three I have there is no female 3.5 input for an external mike. Oct 19, 2013
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jason e: The Sena wired mic has what looks like a proprietary end, so I would say no, unless you get creative and modify either your mic or the bracket. Oct 21, 2013
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james c: The SMH-10 headset is hardwired to the part that in mounted to your helmet and cannot be disconnected Oct 18, 2013
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Jeffrey M: The mic's are hard wired to the mounting base.. so, no, you can't use your own mic. Oct 18, 2013
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A shopper asked: Will the SMH-10 work with my Zumo 665 and Evo 4G ???? Oct 24, 2011
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Ihavetomakeupanickname: You can get half the answer without a SMH-10. Trying Bluetooth pairing your Zumo 665 and Evo 4G if that works you are over half way there. The recommend pairing to is a "star" pattern off the Zumo. So the next step is to pair the SMH-10 with the Zumo. I have the "Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth Headset Version 2.0" and a Zumo 660 paired without any problems. Of note is that the "SHM-10 v2.0" can have software updates performed by the owner after purchase. I had the "3.0" software as shipped and I have just applied the "3.2" software. Both worked with the Zumo 660 at its latest software version. If you have the earlier non "2.0" version of the Zumo, I do not know if there are any issues. Nov 21, 2011
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OldYeller: If your Zumo supports bluetooth then the sena will work with it. The EVO does do bluetooth and the sena will connect with it. Oct 26, 2011
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Mac36545: It works great with my Zumo 660....not sure about the rest. Nov 27, 2011
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msfdude: It works with my Evo 4G Shift. Jan 30, 2012
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A shopper asked: It was asked a while ago by another potential customer of this product: is it waterproof or water resistant? How does it perform in rain? Apr 4, 2014
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Ian C: I have had mine over a year, driven through heavy rain here in the Pacific Northwest (Seattle area) without any issues. Apr 15, 2014
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DON Y: No problems using in the rain. I have ridden in the rain often with no problems. Apr 15, 2014
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Domenick M: Don't know. Apr 15, 2014
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A shopper asked: Considering the SMH-10 or the SMH-10R for a new Shoei RF1200. Looks like the SMH-10 would be a tough fit, due to the helmet design (cut-out) on the sides.
I would prefer the larger control dial on the SMH-10 but will it fir the RF-1200?
Otherwise, I'll get the SMH-10R and use the sticky pads and deal with the smaller controls.

Any advice or opinions? Thanks!
Mar 20, 2014
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Nicholas A: I recently purchased the SMH-10 and it mounted beautifully on my Shoei GT Air. I would expect that you will have no problem mounting it on the RF1200. Shoei has the ear pad area designed with Bluetooth in mind, the speakers fit perfectly and the install was easy. The big jog dial is a huge plus, super easy to use even with gloved hands. I previously had a cardo unit with buttons only and there is literally no comparison. The larger jog dial makes it much easier and quicker to use. Less distracting/fiddling = greater safety. Mar 20, 2014
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Capt M: I just installed the SMH10 on a new Shoei RF-1200 Beacon helmet no probe. I chose the Sena mounting bracket (new one) that allows for either earbuds or speakers. Tried the earbuds for about a week then installed the speakers just a whole lot easier off/on with a full face helmet, Apr 15, 2014
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Anthony F: I have one mounted on a Shoei RF1000. As long as the mount can fit between the helmet shell and the padding, you should have no problem. I have the SMH10 with the boom mike attached. Mar 22, 2014
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Ryan C asked: Will this fit my hjc symax iii? Feb 15, 2014
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Richard B: Greetings :o) I have mine mounted to a Shoei RF1000 just like the one described in the video. Sadly, I'm not familiar with the HJC, but the easiest way to check would be to take a look at the bottom of the helmet just below where your ear would be located. (The unit is intended to reside on the left side) The SMH-10 is a "clamp" design intended to clip onto the outer shell of the helmet. If you can separate the inner liner (i.e. padding and such) from the outer hard shell of the helmet at the bottom, you will most likely be able to clip the bluetooth unit to your HJC. The clip will fit over most helmet shells with no problem. Another thing to check is that there is sufficient "pocket space" in the helmet padding where your ears are located in order to stow the ear speakers, which are approximately 1/4 inches thick and about the size of a fifty-cent piece. The wiring can be easily stowed into the creases of the interior padding with little trouble. A neat little trick is that tiny pieces of velcro can be utilized to secure the wires as it often will stick to helmet lining :o) Just be sure that it won't chafe your skin when wearing the helmet. As for operation, the headset works great. It integrates seamlessly with my iPhone and I can use Siri to call, text, get directions and such through voice commands. In my opinion, it's a great product. I hope that this helps :o) Feb 19, 2014
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Cris L: I'm not sure which helmets the unit will fit but the clamping system is very universal. So far they have ever helmet I've placed them on. I have two units but have bought additional mounts so I can move them to different helmets. We used these units on a two month trip to Alaska and the unit worked great. Really liked the ability to coach my son through the ride. They were invaluable a few times. We were In a hail storm and cars were parked all over the road we talked our way through the traffic. We have had a minor challenge getting them to disconnect so my son could go back to his music. My unit is the first generation and probably should be upgraded. the battery life was great and easy to charge from the bikes since we were camping. Good Luck Cris Feb 18, 2014
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Gregory A: Yes, I have HJC Symax helmet and the base fits just fine. I bought another base for my other helmet and just transfer the Sena unit to the helmet I'm going to use that day.
Greg
Mar 10, 2014
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A shopper asked: I am considering purchasing 4 units but concerned from the videos that there is only specific rider to rider conversation capabilities. I want to ensure the ability to address all riders at the same time is there as well. Remembering if you click 1 or 2 times seams to be a pain as well. Mar 17, 2013
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RevZilla: The Sena SMH10 does support 4 way conference call style communication. As long as you have 4 Sena SMH10 units paired together you can speak with everyone at once, which would be exactly what you would be doing if 4 people were in one room and talking to each other. Also, the button clicking can be a little overwhelming at first, but once you ride with the unit for a couple hours it becomes almost second nature. You can even practice while sitting at home, just so you don't get distracted while riding with the unit for the first time. Mar 20, 2013
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LIRoadie: No problem with 4 way conversation at once. Just be sure to use the latest firmware.
The jog dial is not a problem,
Apr 15, 2013
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stan6770: Yes, when you use intercom mode. May 18, 2013
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A shopper asked: Looking at the Sena SMH10. The Sena site shows that the new SMH10 has a removable boom mic. Is this the one you're selling ? Aug 8, 2012
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RevZilla: There are two different versions of the Sena SMH-10, both of which are available on the site. The new version, the Sena SMH10-11 Universal Bluetooth Headset has been linked to below. Aug 9, 2012
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dhillr: The unit I received did not have the removable boom mic. However, I ordered a second mount kit and it did come with a removable boom mic and mini-mic included. Aug 13, 2012
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Jeffri: The removable boom and wired micrphone is part of the SENA SMH-10 Helmet Clamp Kit which is purchased seperately. Aug 24, 2012
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A shopper asked: Does the SMH-10 come with a usb cable that can be used to charge the unit? Will it work with iphone wall plug to charge? Jul 25, 2012
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RevZilla: The Sena SMH-10 now comes in two different versions. One including the wall charger, and a version that does not. The version without the wall charger comes with a USB cable in order for you to charge your device. You will be able to use your iPhone wall charger to connect your device with the USB cable provided. Jul 26, 2012
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Sean M: The USB cord will work with anything that is USB. Ive hooked it up to my Iphone wall charge, PS3, PC, TV, Laptop and it charges Oct 22, 2012
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TJK1: Yes, it comes with a micro USB and it will plug into your computer or cell charger. Aug 13, 2012
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A shopper asked: If I am using the Sena clamp kit for earbuds can I still plug in my non-Bluetooth MP3 player to the SMH10? Apr 29, 2012
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RevZilla: No, you will not be able to plug your non-Bluetooth MP3 Player with the Sena SMH10. You will need a Bluetooth compatible device in order to make it work. May 8, 2012
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Mailtiger: The clamp kit has a jack in the back for audio input from a music player. Jun 18, 2012
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tigg3r: Yes you can, mp3 is usually plugged with wire to Sena. Jul 6, 2012
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A shopper asked: will the boom mic (or regular mic) work if i use earbuds with a built in mic or will the earbuds mic supercede the sena microphone? Aug 16, 2011
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C.: Wimth the Sean, you wouldnt use your earbuds or the cord attached mic. The Sena is bluetooth - just pair your device (phone, ipod, etc) to the Sena snd everything will then work through your helmet - speakers (small disks that mount via velcro in your helmet) and the Sena boom mic. I use my Sena for bike to bike communication and also have it paired bia bluetooth with my iphone which I keep in the small underseat storage area. If I get a phone call ehile I am also talking to the other bike I am riding with, I just tap the button on Sena and I can answer the phone call; after phone call, I just tap the button again to hang up and tap again to resume talking to other bike riding companion or tap to listen to ipod music etc. After a few minutes of playing with Sena, you find it is super easy to use. Very happy with its sound qualty, battery life and ease of use. Sep 18, 2011
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Dahveed: You have an iPhone? If you have ear buds plugged in your iPhone, all music and calls will be played through the ear buds and that microphone. There is no way that I know of playing music through one output and taking calls on another without physically changing the source on the phone. You don't really need to do that. The phone and music features work well on this unit and when I have received a call, they didn't know I was riding until I told them. I was moving at about 55 mph at that time. Sep 19, 2011
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Chris K: The Sena microphone will always super-cede an auxiliary microphone. However, you can purchase the ear bud helmet clamp to use ear buds instead of the speakers. Aug 17, 2011
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A shopper asked: What is the difference between this and the one that says universal? Feb 10, 2014
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Capt M: The universal version has two microphones a BOOM mic that can be placed anywhere as it has a velcro attachment and then also a smaller wired mic that can be used in a FULLFACE helmet. Feb 10, 2014
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Greg C: The one in the picture has a fixed boom mic. The universal version has a microphone that adjusts to different configurations. Mar 6, 2014
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A shopper asked: I own a Scorpion EXO 100 and I just purchased a Scorpion EXO 900. I am looking at purchasing the Sena SMH10 with the boom mic. Is there an option I can purchase so I can use the base unit between both of my helmets? Mar 2, 2013
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RevZilla: To use the Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth unit in two helmets, you will need to purchase an extra Sena SMH-10 Helmet Clamp Kit. Mar 5, 2013
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Scottbmwlt: Just buy and extra clamp unit. There are 3 styles and priced $29.99 each. Mar 11, 2013
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A shopper asked: Can I install this unit on my CL-16 and if I can, will I need any extra parts or adapters?

Thank you.
Nov 1, 2012
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ihsan o: Yes you can. You don't need anything extra. Everything you need comes out of the box. The clamp kit will install to the helmet nicely. Please watch a few YouTube videos about how it installs you will see what I mean. I have the modular version of that helmet and I had 0 (zero) problems installing the clamp kit. That kit would install to any helmet. Nov 13, 2012
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MikeR: I dont know about specific helmets. I put it on my Schuberth C3 and install was a breeze. The unit works great. The only thing i changed is I bought the bracket for ear buds to get good quality sound on the music and reduce road noise. I get my music, Garmin, Phone, and fellow riders without issues. Nov 5, 2012
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A shopper asked: If compatible with exo-900, which microphone option is best? Oct 23, 2012
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RevZilla: For installation on a Scorpion EXO-900, the standard SMH-10 may not be the best option due to its fixed boom microphone that could interfere with the chin bar operation. The SMH-10-11 has a wired boom microphone that can be mounted internally with its base between the cheekpad and inner shell. This would allow you greater flexibility with the location of the Bluetooth unit itself and better microphone performance with or without the EXO-900's modular chin bar. Oct 23, 2012
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MikeR: Should work with every helmet. I put it on my Schuberth C3 with no problems Nov 5, 2012
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A shopper asked: And will it scratch the side of the helmet were it mounts? How is the audio quality of the speakers given the Bell Star has a lot of wind noise meaning, will ill still be able to hear the music properly? Oct 5, 2012
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RevZilla: The SMH10 should mount to a post 2010 Bell Star with no problem (we haven't installed on at pre-'10 to know for sure). The clamp for the unit itself has foam rubber pads so as to not mar the finish of the helmet. We find the SMH-10 speakers to be among the best available for Bluetooth devices. While helmet noise and sufficient speaker volume is highly subjective, our experience with this and other devices used on a Bell Star indicate that the speakers do a decent job of drowning out wind noise. The more wind protection you have (e.g. fairings, windscreens, helmets, etc.) the better you will experience the SMH-10's sound quality. Oct 5, 2012
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Sean M: I have the bell star and I have no problems with hearing anything. I have to turn down the music because it can be soo clear and loud. WHen i receive a phone call is when i really have to turn the device down. I've asked everyone who called me while i was riding if they can hear my bike and any other noises. They all said no. Oct 22, 2012
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A shopper asked: The radio has Bluetooth capability for pairing with an external boom headset. It also has VOX capability. The radio is made for a motorcycle and comes with intercom, AM/FM, PA, Weather, and 2mtr-440 Ham capability. Sep 9, 2012
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RevZilla: While we believe that the SMH10 should be able to pair to this device without any issues, we would recommend checking with Yaesu to find out exactly what Bluetooth Profiles their device will support (at the moment their website does not provide much information about Bluetooth abilities, other than that they have some Bluetooth accessories coming soon). Generally though, almost any device that supports a connection to a Bluetooth headset will work with the SMH10. For example, the GARMIN GPS systems that are made for cars do not support a connection to a Bluetooth Headset, which is why they do not work with the SMH10 even though they have a Bluetooth ability that will work with other devices (IE, not all Bluetooth is the same). Additionally, there are some newer GARMIN GPS systems for cars that support audio only to a Bluetooth Headset, and these will not allow all the features of the SMH10 to work properly either. However, the GARMIN Zumo GPS systems have all the appropriate profiles to support a feature rich headset, which is why they do work with the SMH10. Sep 11, 2012
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USAFPJ: No it will not pair with an FTM 10-R. I know from personal experience. Jan 7, 2013
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A shopper asked: Will the unit clamp onto the helmet and will the left speaker wire fit the left ear cutout? I currently have a Scala and had to paste the unit to the helmet and the left speaker wire is not long enough to fit properly. Jul 9, 2012
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RevZilla: You will not be able to clamp the Sena SMH-10 to your helmet without doing modifications, and you will have to use the Sena SMH-10 Helmet Clamp Kit - Attachable Boom and Wired Microphone. You will have the same issue if you try to install the Sena SMH-10 on your Schuberth C3 as these two devices have to be installed the exact same way. Jul 10, 2012
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MikeR: That is what I have. A Schuberth C3. The Sena clamped on without a problem. I did order the clamp set for ear buds because the speaker quality is just ok. With the ear bud i get great sound and noise reduction. Also no problem with the boom mic. Nov 5, 2012
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A shopper asked: Will this product work with this helmet, which is designed for Chatterbox? If so, does everything I need come in box with product? Jul 8, 2012
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MikeR: I don't know about specific helmets. I think it should fit every helmet. I put mine on a Schuberth C3 and no problem. Everything is included in the box. The only thing I did was order the ear bud clamp because i like a better sound with quality ear buds and the road noise reduction they provide. The speakers in the box are just ok. Nov 5, 2012
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RevZilla: Yes, the Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth Headset will be compatible with the HJC SyMax 3, and all you need for the product installation will be included in the package. Jul 10, 2012
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A shopper asked: Will the unit fit in a Nolan N-90? My old Autocom speakers would not fit in my Nolan N-90. Also there is not a lot of room for the microphone between my chin and the chin bar. Apr 30, 2012
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ihsan o: well, this won't fit "IN" anything. my friend has Nolan N90 and he actually has the nolan bluetooth kit installed as well. but after using the sena he fell in love with the jog dial and bought it and istalled it "on top of" the Nolan bluetooth kit. please note that sena installs on a clamp kit, which clamps on to your helmet on the outside. nolan's proprietary bluetooth kit installs into the cavity that's designed for it. no other kit would fit inside that groove. so it's either Nolan's kit in the groove, or put the cover on, and mount the clamp kit of sena and be on your merry way. there are tons of youtube videos that shows how the clamp kit is installed, I strongly suggest you watch those before you make up your mind. Nov 14, 2012
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TBWPC: Use the wired mic, it is much smaller and should fit. My colleague had to pull some padding out around his ears to make them fit Jul 24, 2012
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A shopper asked: can i buy this one and talk to any one else with any other kind of headset? Apr 9, 2012
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thecynic: According to the Sena website, the answer is no. You can only connect with other SMH10's. Jun 10, 2012
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Sgtburg: No, Sena nor any other helmet communication device will not pair with each other. Jun 19, 2012
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A shopper asked: Will the Sena fit a Nolan N103 helmet and still allow for easy operation of the sun visor? Apr 8, 2012
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ihsan o: tested. the boom mic goes right underneath the sun visor thing. you cannot reach the visor operating thing without hitting the boom mic. it's a real hassle, but manageable if you put your heart into it :) the thing is, your heart won't fit in there when you are wearing thick winter gloves. thin gloves, summer time I think you can maneuver the visor, but with thick gloves - no way. Nov 14, 2012
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RevZilla: Yes, you will have no trouble using the Sena SMH-10 with the Nolan N103 as the sun visor command is located high enough. Apr 12, 2012
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A shopper asked: Any chance this headset will work with Siri(iPhone 4s)? Apr 6, 2012
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Rufusisnodufus: Yup. Pressing the "phone" button with your iPhone connected will kick off Siri. Just wait for the beep prompt before saying your piece. (It also works with the older voice control software in older iPhones) Apr 9, 2012
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Sean M: It operates like a regular Bluetooth so I don't see why not. I use it with my iPhone 4 and my touch. The voice control comes up when you hold the units select button down. Apr 30, 2012
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A shopper asked: I'm thinking of purchasing the SMH-10, but I would like for my dispatcher to be able to get a hold of me while I'm riding via the PTT/walkie talkie function on my Nextel phone. Anyone know if this works via bluetooth? Mar 24, 2012
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ihsan o: here: if the phone can pair with a bluetooth headset that has a microphone and work nicely, then it will work with sena as well. sena is practically a glorified bluetooth headset as far as your phone is concerned. so you can test this easily. but something inside me says the PTT is not a part of the actual phone operation, it's more like a system that sits on your phone that has its own buttons and its own thing. try with a regular btooth headset which also has a microphone to test. Nov 14, 2012
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RevZilla: You will not be able to pair the PTT function of your Nextel i335 phone with the Sena SMH-10. The best option for you to use your PTT/walkie talkie function would be to use the Sena SR10 Bluetooth Two-Way Radio Adapter that would allow you to emit and receive radio frequency. Mar 28, 2012
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Gordon K asked: Is this the correct Sena to purchase with the Bell adapter kit for the Bell Mag 9 Sena Helmet?

I can only find the Bell Mag-9 Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth Headset Dual Pack but I only need a single
Mar 26, 2014
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Capt M: Yes you need the specific mounting bracket to install the SMH10 on to the Bell Mag 9 Helmet Apr 15, 2014
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Brent P asked: What is the difference (if any) between this unit and the Universal version? Mar 21, 2014
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Ed W: The universal unit doesn't have the microphone attached to the clamp kit. It comes with two mikes; a boom mike and a small mike for full face helmets.
You can either use the mike kit for full face helmet or the boom mike has a velcro attachment that can be affixed to other type helmets.
Ed
Apr 15, 2014
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A shopper asked: Will this headset work with my wife's HD Diva Helmet? Dec 3, 2013
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Sena B: If the internal liner is able to be seperated from the outer shell so that the mounting plate for the clamp kit can fit in betweeen then there is no problem with the SMH10 working with that helmet. If not then you can use the Glued Surface Mounting Adapter as an alternative. Mar 20, 2014
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A shopper asked: What Sena products do I need for a half helmet? Aug 12, 2013
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Chris KStaff: The SPH-10H or SPH 10H with FM Radio are the two options from Sena. Aug 12, 2013
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