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I like the GL1500 audio system. but it is dated. I want to be able to use my WHOLE phone(talk to text,voice activated phone,music,etc...) Any such system out there less than $100?
What is the CHEAPEST but reasonable way to get a blue tooth headset to work with phone?
Here is where it gets tricky. I don't care if I have a cord attached to my helmet(the way it is now). I hate to have to charge the headset and it die. That is the way I see a lot of them now. I would not mind if it was charging while riding.
I see systems $200 and up. I don't have that kind of money to put into a system. One place wants you to buy 8-10 parts to make a "system". $250 worth.
I would either like a style the plugs into the USB on my phone or have voice command for the phone.
Any ideas on a system like this? Or am I just going to buy a ear piece and live with it?
 

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Kennedy Technology used to have some excellent adapters at reasonable prices. I'm not sure if they got back in the business after they closed down a few years ago.
 

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I contacted them(one guy now) He quoted me $150-175 for all the stuff I needed to make it work on my GL1500 system.(3 weeks behind also) Like I said. I just can't afford to go the "BEST" route right now. I can get a Sena style for the same price. Not sure what I am going to do right now. Thanks for the response.
 

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Sorry to say, but pay now, or pay later.....the difference in the end is maybe a couple tanks of gas anyway or a few less weeks of through the coffee shop drive through...
A lot of the cheap ways to go you end up with crappy sound, battery, etc....

Better off going with a name brand unit whether Scala, Sena, or whatever....

We have the Sena SMH10's, quite happy, will go two full days on a charge. Properly designed to integrate with most phones. Sena even has a new version with built in fm (might work good with fm transmit gps?).

They've got a 3.5mm input jack too sure you can directly wire in your ipod, gps, or whatever...
 

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I recently asked this question and this was an answer that i got.

I did this by putting power into the left glove box, then a usb power adapter powering a usb wireless bluetooth adapter plugged in to the aux cable. usb power adapter..less than $5, wireless bluetooth, $9 or so on the web. Piece of cake
 

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Maybe look for an older GPS if you don't have one. If you get one with bluetooth you can link the telephone to the gps. That's what I did to start and then ran a wire from the GPS to the connector that runs to the plug the helmet plugs into on the bike. It takes using a matching transformer soldered to the correct pins.
If you decide you want to go that way I can dig up the details.
The old GPS I used was a Garmin Nuvi 360. I see them used online from $40 - $99.
 
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