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Old 01-29-2009, 02:21 PM   #1
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Old 01-29-2009, 03:09 PM   #2
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Nice review guys. I have been looking into getting an intercom stup, and this was one of them I was looking at.
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Old 01-30-2009, 06:52 AM   #3
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yeah looks pretty handy, being able to place and recieve calls while riding would be nice.
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It would save me from a lot of pain because this would negate my wife's current communication technique while riding of punching me in the back.

On the other hand if my wife's bossy cousin (a nurse) gets a hold of this we are screwed, "It's too cold. I need to stop. I don't wanna eat there. Yada yada yada."

Maybe they could add an electro-shock feedback feature.
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yeah looks pretty handy, being able to place and recieve calls while riding would be nice.
That's sarcasm, right?
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Old 01-30-2009, 07:30 AM   #6
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That's sarcasm, right?
I have teenage daughters...you never know what they're up to, best not to miss any calls.
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Old 01-30-2009, 09:07 AM   #7
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This seems great for communicating with a riding buddy on the fly.

However, I will never, I repeat, NEVER! give a woman a microphone and a direct line to my ear.

Whenever they ask if the geezer glide has an intercom, I just say it's broken.
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Old 01-30-2009, 11:28 AM   #8
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My wife and I both have this unit and it works pretty well as advertised.

We initially had a problem with the two units not communicating but, after sending them back to Scala, we've had no major issues. The FM radio doesn't work well but that's not a big deal for us. We've tested the Bluetooth connection with our cel phone (the iPhone) and she was surprised to hear that I was on the bike when I called her.

We have it connected up to our Garmin Zumo 550's too so we can also hear the 550 give direction and, if we wanted to, listen to music from the 550. It has the added benefit of showing who is calling on the phone by showing the name on the 550 so we can choose to take the call on the Scala or not.

Another minor issue is the mic sometimes needs to be "woken up" in order to talk but a quick little "bark" into it usually works.

Overall, I'd recommend the units.
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Old 12-17-2010, 01:48 PM   #9
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Interesting review, I was wondering how it would compare with a Sena SMH10 bluetooth headset?
I was thinking of getting a pair for me any my girlfriend for riding. Theres lot of reviews out there, but I thought I'd ask some people to get some real opinions.

I found these headsets on this web site: BlueVision Wireless Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset and Intercom
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