Pairing and connecting general Bluetooth devices.

SHM10 can wirelessly connect to other Bluetooth devices supporting HSP/HFP (Headset Profile/Hands Free Profile) and A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile). There are several demonstration video links on the websites, www.sena.com and www.youtube.com/user/senabluetooth. Videos demonstrate SMH10 with the most commonly used Bluetooth devices such as phones, GPS navigation systems, mp3 players, Bluetooth audio dongles, and other SMH10s. Videos cover initial pairing, connection, and basic usage which answer most common questions from users.

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    Ken

    I have not been able to find the videos that you mentioned.  Link please. 

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    Sena

    I think this is a common scenario SMH10 pairing witih smartphone and zumo 550 GPS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HS_qXQclcs

    You can also go to following link for the list of videos:

    http://www.youtube.com/user/senabluetooth/videos

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    Ken

    Thank you.  I couldn't find the videos; there are a bunch of them.  

    So it appears that I should pair my 10R with my Zumo 650 by using the A2DP profile as if the Zumo is a telephone.  That works fine.  I was having an issue of the channel between the Zumo and Sena closing after a few seconds; requiring a couple of seconds for it to reopen when audio (XM radio, MP3, or driving directions) was transmitted.  In the case of driving directions, the delay was making me overshoot turns on occasion.  Zumo late, 2 seconds of delay; not enough time to slow or change lanes and turn.  

    Also, when connecting to the Zumo as if it's a phone, the sidetone is always active any time there is audio from the Zumo; as if I'm making a phone call.  Is this right?

     

    And thank you very much for your quick reply. 

     

    Ken

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    Peter Moyer

    Most of those videos are for the 20s.  I am looking to find info on pairing my SMH10 with a Bluetooth dongle that is hooked into my BMW R1200RT rear speaker plug.  Can't seem to find a way to pair them.

     

     

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    Sena

    Peter,

    I will assume that your dongle uses A2DP. 

    1) Turn on your SMH10

    2) Press and hold the small button for 5 seconds until you see the red and blue LED flash

    3) Put your dongle in pairing mode. And wait for them to pair.

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    Peter Moyer

    Dean, 

    I can't answer your question on the technology of my dongle (there's a dirty joke there somewhere).  This is the dongle I picked up from Amazon (eForCity Universal Bluetooth Transmitter with 3.5 mm Audio Cable).  I have tried all three of your steps and am still stuck.

    Any other suggestions??

    Thanks

    Peter

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    Sena

    Can you confirm on the SMH10 that when you held the small button for 5 seconds did the LED start flashing red and blue rapidly? If it did, that means you need to confirm that the dongle is in pairing mode as well - check the user manual. 

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    Peter Moyer

    Dean, the SMH10 was flashing red and blue.  The dongle was also flashing red and blue.  The dongle did not come with a manual.  The rider that has been helping me with this project also has the two units gave me the same instructions you did but with negative results.  His works but mine does not.

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    Peter Moyer

    Dean, just checked the listing on Amazon on the Bluetooth transmitter I purchased.  Might not be A2DP.  Here is their description - Standard Convention / Signal Output: Bluetooth V2.0, Class II / Power Supply: 5V DC, 100 - 240V AC adapter.

    Your thoughts.  Is this an outmoded or obsolete technology??

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    Gerhard Fackler

    I just bought two 10U headsets for two Shuberth helmets, hoping to get better performance than the neck rings, which have stopped working. No handlebar remote was included in the box. The manual was terrible. A trilingual screed that is impossible to follow and nearly worthless. There is no information on how to pair my headsets. Just awful. I'd always heard that Sena has the best bluetooth solution. So far I am not impressed. 

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