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cell phone

Post by toanogreen » Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:46 pm



I want to use my cell phone with my stereo. I had a set up on my 1500 that switched from radio to phone, but it doesn't work on my 1800. I have a Bluetooth set up on one helmet but it only works with the phone. I like the corded setup when I use the radio and would like to use that for the phone as well. Help please.



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Re: cell phone

Post by raven41951 » Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:47 pm

It depends on how much you are willing to spend. There are a few posts here from those who have built up their own systems that work quite well. On the other end of the sprectrum is the Sena 10s and the Sena Freewire which will do what you want but be prepared to spen upwards of $600.

As I said, you can glean a lot of good information here from the do it yourselfers to develop a system that does what You want and not force you into what someone thinks you want.

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Re: cell phone

Post by keithg64 » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:54 pm

Do you have the auxiliary cable in the left pocket? Hook you phone in that and use the auxiliary button on the radio and a 5 pin din cable from helmet to bike.
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Re: cell phone

Post by Metal Mangler » Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:07 pm

Will using the plug in left fairing pocket allow you to talk? I know you can use it to play music but I didn't think you could talk. Also the phones are so large now mine will not fit any more.
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Re: cell phone

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:43 pm

Metal Mangler wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:07 pm
Will using the plug in left fairing pocket allow you to talk? I know you can use it to play music but I didn't think you could talk. Also the phones are so large now mine will not fit any more.
No, it's a listen only - you can play music from the phone, but not use it to talk on.

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Re: cell phone

Post by toanogreen » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:48 pm

Back again. Still looking for some good answers. The plug in the glove box is for listening only, got that. I want to talk on my phone, and I want to use the cord. Someone said there is a company that makes it. Who? Or someone that makes their own setup. Whom?

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Re: cell phone

Post by C-dub » Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:06 pm

You still have the usb connection in the truck, right?

It’s duplication, but I put the same music on my phone on a thumb drive and plug in back there and use the aux button to listen and control it.

Then, I believe you would still have your Bluetooth connection between your phone and helmet to make calls. No?

And if you do get the Sena Freewire thing that will send anything coming from the bikes sound system into your helmet.


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