Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Sena SM10 Dual Stream Bluetooth Transmitter Unboxing

 

Sena SM10 Dual Stream Bluetooth Transmitter

I just received Sena’s newest Bluetooth gadget: the SM10. The SM10 is a dual stream stereo bluetooth transmitter. Wow, what a mouth-full. It allows two Bluetooth headsets to listen to the same audio source. Both rider and passenger could listen to the same music, GPS, phone, or anything else with a line out (your old Walkman tape player!). The use doesn’t stop with just motorcycle headsets either. This could be really fun to use on an airplane (or train) if you have Bluetooth stereo headphones. Two people could listen to the same movie.

The box wasn’t very big, and everything was expertly packed away.

Sena SM10 Dual Stream Bluetooth Transmitter

The contents of the box:

  • SM10
  • Manual
  • Adhesive mount
  • Handlebar mount
  • USB cable
  • cigarette charger
  • 4-pole 3.5mm audio cable
  • 3-pole 3.5mm audio cable

Sena SM10 Dual Stream Bluetooth Transmitter

Simple operation. There are only two buttons: power (left) and pair (top).

Sena SM10 Dual Stream Bluetooth Transmitter

micro USB for charging or firmware updates like the SMH10. 3.5mm audio in and 3.5mm aux port for extra audio in like from a GPS or radar detector.

Sena SM10 Dual Stream Bluetooth Transmitter

The SM10 is small. For some reason, I thought it would be bigger based on the product photos I saw earlier. Official dimensions: 3.3 in x 1.8 in x 1.0 in and it weighs 1.76oz.

Sena SM10 Dual Stream Bluetooth Transmitter

I think the SM10 could be fun. My wife and I can enjoy the same song together at the same time from her iPod. I might have to disable the voice activated intercom on the SMH10 first. I wouldn’t want to hurt her ears with my singing.

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6 comments:

  1. Neat little device though you aren't supposed to use Bluetooth on a commercial airplane flight. It uses the ISM band just like 802.11B though power is normally considerably less. (depends on the class of the device.) Are you using the headset on a regular basis?

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    1. Good to know. I use the headset when I ride with my wife. I don't like music when ride. I feel it takes away from the experience for me.

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  2. Dear Chris:

    This is a cool and practical thing. Can I ask what you paid for this?

    Fondest regards,
    Jack/reep
    Twisted Roads

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    1. It is about $120 on amazon. This unit was given to me to review.

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  3. It piqued my curiosity when I read 'cigarette charger', not only with the question of how do you charge a cigarette, but why is it still called a cigarette charger? Vehicles no longer come with the heating element to glow red to light a cigarette so they now label them as a 12v power outlet.
    Sooooo, that's how my brain works.

    Anyway, nice little gadget you got there.

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