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    Are Sena's good for music listening?

    I'm getting bored riding without music. Is it worth getting a Sena to listen to music? Is the sound quality remotely good at 70mph? I don't really need it for communication but turn by turn directions would occasionally be nice.
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    I have the 20s and work great. My helmet is loud and with ear plugs I can hear up to about 70. Laura has a quiet helmet and with out ear plugs no complaints. I imagine there is a cheaper option how ever. The sense are around 200 each.

    I'm not slow just conservative.

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    I have an smh10 (older model made for my helmet) and it makes you wonder how you rode before without it. I do just about every option and only time it isnt so good is hwy speed in a loud helmet with ear plugs for music because it is turned up so loud the sound is not so good. Intercoming, music, directions, incoming phone calls etc are easy and not distracting. When i wear quieter helmets and no ear plugs, it is plenty sound and I listen to at low volume anyways.

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    I have the 20s and love listening to music with mine. Even with earplugs in.
    I think I have a bit of a problem.....

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    I like mine.
    It has problems hearing me talk above 50.
    But as for music, it's fine.

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    ACR and I have the 20s and we always have the communication channel open and talk the whole time. When I ride alone, I will occasionally listen to music. The 20's have a headphone jack on the base, I have a set of Shure e2c or Shure e5c headphones I use while riding. They have foam inserts on them, and I put them in and plug them in the jack. Isolates noise and I can turn it down.

    I also have the speakers in the helmet, and I really need to remember to bring my headphones more, as lately, my ears are ringing after a long ride. The 1299 is just a touch loud...

    With the headphones in, I can hear and talk at any speed.
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    Also my sound quality on phone calls is superb with the mic installed in the helmet per all I've asked.

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    I have one also, I can barely hear anything over 70mph... I too purchased expensive SHURE headphones for it (because it appeared to be best fit for under helmet use) I haven't been able to use them once... Ugh, I can't get my helmet on and the headphones to stay in my ear to save my life. It rips them out of my ear every time I put my helmet on... How you do it railing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oneg808 View Post
    I have one also, I can barely hear anything over 70mph... I too purchased expensive SHURE headphones for it (because it appeared to be best fit for under helmet use) I haven't been able to use them once... Ugh, I can't get my helmet on and the headphones to stay in my ear to save my life. It rips them out of my ear every time I put my helmet on... How you do it railing?
    Mine fall out too when i tried ear buds so i gave up.

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