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  • Offline Michel1960

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    Helmet speakers
    on: Sep 11, 2017, 07.50 pm
    Sep 11, 2017, 07.50 pm
    Hello ,

    I'm looking for recommandations for helmet speakers , right now I have sena 20s , the speakers are ok for voice intercomm but not so great for music...Since there is a 3.5 mm jack on the unit I would like to replace the speakers with some that use those jacks and are of good quality ...saw a ton of cheap chineese for a few dollars ...dont want to go there for sur but also dont want to spend 200$ on those either.

    anybody here have some that they like for music?
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    Re: Helmet speakers
    Reply #1 on: Sep 12, 2017, 06.15 pm
    Sep 12, 2017, 06.15 pm
    From what I understand, the speakers in these headphones are quite good: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00007056H/ref=s9u_simh_gw_i1?ie=UTF8&fpl=fresh&pd_rd_i=B00007056H&pd_rd_r=JFV9QCP8J9KM95A2KE81&pd_rd_w=xh4uZ&pd_rd_wg=Ty5v9&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=&pf_rd_r=7MBTW732VG5E2V3D75VD&pf_rd_t=36701&pf_rd_p=1cf9d009-399c-49e1-901a-7b8786e59436&pf_rd_i=desktop

    People generally cut the wires from their Sena and solder in these drivers. Haven't done it myself but people say they're great who have. They do use a little more battery, though, apparently.
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    Re: Helmet speakers
    Reply #2 on: Sep 12, 2017, 08.21 pm
    Sep 12, 2017, 08.21 pm
    I tried the wafer thin speakers from my scala in my Shoei. Nearly ripped my ears off, twice.. on the way on and again on the way off  :114:

    Ended up cutting the wires, fitting a line socket and using plugfones.. not great quality but alright and the plugs stop you from hearing the clatter from the engine  :745:

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    Re: Helmet speakers
    Reply #3 on: Sep 13, 2017, 01.31 am
    Sep 13, 2017, 01.31 am
    Granted I'm not an audiophile but I find the speakers across all my Sena's (10C, 10R, 3S, 20S) to be more than adequate. I did find the Sena speakers are very sensitive to placement. I recommend playing around with positioning and the foam spacers. If the speakers aren't right over your ear canal, the perceived volume will be cut in half or more.

    I find that my speakers are loud and clear even with 32db ear plugs in and when I don't have ear plugs I definitely have to crank the volume down a few notches.

    I also set my iPod/iPhone to "Small Speakers" in the EQ settings to get the best sound quality for me.

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    Re: Helmet speakers
    Reply #4 on: Sep 13, 2017, 06.32 am
    Sep 13, 2017, 06.32 am
    I just managed to lose my U Clear setup by not zipping up my pocket after knocking it off my helmet.   :087:  I want a new one to listen to the radio and the GPS  ect. This is of interest to me ...
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    Re: Helmet speakers
    Reply #5 on: Sep 13, 2017, 04.36 pm
    Sep 13, 2017, 04.36 pm
    I have Tork Xpro speakers in my Nolan N104, and they have more output than the older Sena SMH10 speakers and have a 35mm plug.  You can also buy an amplifier to boost the output for them that plugs into the Sena and then plug the speakers into that and keep it in your pocket.  They also have Tork Maxx speakers now that have built in amplification.  I've had my Xpro's for years.  I most often wear earbud instead since I have the adaptor plate with the 3.5mm female connector.
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    Re: Helmet speakers
    Reply #6 on: Sep 13, 2017, 05.19 pm
    Sep 13, 2017, 05.19 pm
    *Originally Posted by BigPoppa [+]
    I find that my speakers are loud and clear even with 32db ear plugs in and when I don't have ear plugs I definitely have to crank the volume down a few notches.

    I also set my iPod/iPhone to "Small Speakers" in the EQ settings to get the best sound quality for me.

    Ditto. When I don't have my earplugs in, I have to drop the volume to less than 50%.
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