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We have just taken delivery of a new bike only to find out that they are no longer supplied with the Honda headsets (at least in Oz)

Fortunately we already have Sena SMH10 (bluetooth) com sets which we find to be excellent and wonder if anyone has come up with a way to "bluetooth" the audio output from the bike to the coms ?

I have checked our local radio/consumer electronic outlets to no avail.

Would appreciate suggestions

Tks
 

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Thought it would be easy

mmmmm ? I thought it would have been a situation encountered & countered many times and we would have a relatively easy solution in a flash.

Seems like our best option is to get a cable with a 5 pin DIN plug one end & a suitable pin the other end to match the MP3 plugole on the Sena's :confused:

See how we go:)
 

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I don't know the answer myself but I am sure if you call J&M Tech Support, they can help you.
J & M Tech Support ??? No answer was the grim reply !
I am surprised that this seems to be an in-surmountable problem. Surely we are not the only Goldwing riders with it.

I went into a local electronics/communications specialists in W.Aust & was advised that 5 pin DIN plugs are not used anymore. When I advised that they were because I had just taken delivery of a new vehicle fitted with that particular plug I was advised that "they are not used anymore" :eek::confused::confused:
 

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Bluetooth Dongle

Have continued enquiring to find a solution, but just keep getting the same blank stare from the experts.

Apparently all we need to send signal from the bike to the helmet bluetooth comms is a "Dongle"

Thousands of them available on the internet ............................. but all seem to be for USB not DIN connection.

So I think we are stumped & will have to continue doing what we are doing. That's listening to the bike audio via its' external speakers & retain the SENA's for helmet-helmet comms & in-house singing ! (Not appreciated by 'She who must be obeyed' !!)

Oh well, it's not that tough. When the SENA's play up we may replace them with wired headsets. mmmmm ? :eek:
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In the meantime someone may come up with an answer :confused:
 

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Have continued enquiring to find a solution, but just keep getting the same blank stare from the experts.

Apparently all we need to send signal from the bike to the helmet bluetooth comms is a "Dongle"

Thousands of them available on the internet ............................. but all seem to be for USB not DIN connection.

So I think we are stumped & will have to continue doing what we are doing. That's listening to the bike audio via its' external speakers & retain the SENA's for helmet-helmet comms & in-house singing ! (Not appreciated by 'She who must be obeyed' !!)

Oh well, it's not that tough. When the SENA's play up we may replace them with wired headsets. mmmmm ? :eek:
:):)
In the meantime someone may come up with an answer :confused:
If you have access to some old computer equipment, look there. Some of the older printers and keyboards had 5 pin DIN plugs. Thats where I got mine to try and make this work but even with that, I have been stumped.
Hope that helped.
Isaac:)
 

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Thanks DreamWeaver

Thanks DreamWeaver, I just have trouble accepting that a resolution is so difficult to find in this technological age where it seems almost anything is possible provided you have a miniature package of electronic gizmos and a five year old kid ! Unfortunately I don't have either !

No doubt something will materialize one day :confused:

Next hurdle is to find out about buying/fitting a 40Ch UHF CB to the bike.

:):)
 

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Got an adapter locally here in sweden but this should be the same, http://www.directlineparts.com/product.asp?pid=8369&str=4
Also got a Bluetooth transmitter from JMCorp, http://www.jmcorp.com/SearchDetail.asp?ProductID=JBLU-DNG02

Connects to the Sena headset with music and GPS instructions, works great(so far just in the garage due to all the snow :mad: )
:) Sounds great, thanks for the information. We have been looking for an answer for some time now ..... seems like you have found it.

Does it still allow the nav or cb to over-ride the radio audio ?

Pity it doesn't melt snow as well :D:D (That's not a problem here !)

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5 Pin Din Plugs & cables

Male end of cable was 5 pin DIN other end was 3.5mm female, I used this for my headphone connection. Maybe you are not using the cable the same way I was. The 5 pin DIN can be wired as signal input and output.
 

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Music will stop when there´s a GPS instruction, just as the external speakers.
I don't think you will able to transmit through your CB since the bluetooth-dongle is only a sender to the headset
 

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I also found it weird that these systems is so hard to find. I ended up making my own system with a combination of bluetooth and the original intercom. Bluetooth for calls and GPS instructions only, everything else via the bikes system. Nolans setup made this easy and I only loose calls and GPS when the battery dies.
 

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We have just taken delivery of a new bike only to find out that they are no longer supplied with the Honda headsets (at least in Oz)

Fortunately we already have Sena SMH10 (bluetooth) com sets which we find to be excellent and wonder if anyone has come up with a way to "bluetooth" the audio output from the bike to the coms ?

I have checked our local radio/consumer electronic outlets to no avail.

Would appreciate suggestions

Tks
So many hits ................ so little feed back. Surely there are a few people out there that have a similar problem ??:confused:
 

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Some of the bluetooth headset are equiped with an aux in for music, if yours are then all you need is a wire from the 5 pin to the helmet and you are all set. The problem you will run into is that when the bluetooth battery dies you will have no com in your helmet. Stereo music is not very well tranfered via bluetooth so if you find a way to connect, make sure you test before dumping a whole lot of $$$ into it.

Hope that helps...
 

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Maybe try calling these guys. Don't know if they can help but I'm sure if anyone can it will be them.

http://www.sierra-mc.com/default.asp
Thanks, but I had already tried Sierra and received the following advice .....

You must first make the GL1800 Bluetooth. This is easy but expensive, You must purchase a J&M blue tooth dongle for the bike and J&M Bluetooth headsets as yours are not compatible with the J&M dongle. The J&M dongle uses proprietary software which they have developed. Cost to do this is around $1000 and we have this in stock. For the Honda audio system I still recommend wired headsets that can cost as little as $66 each to a little over $200 each. If we can answer any questions please give us a call.
Wayne W. Pence
mailto:[email protected]

Sierra Electronics
1-800-338-6938
1-937-3358939
http://www.sierra-mc.com


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