Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back > News & Media > Motorcycle News & Media > Industry News
Forgot info?

Welcome to! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

FREE MH Decals by MAIL!


Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 03-04-2016, 02:00 AM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 128,946

Sena Bluetooth 10U Headset

10u section6?itokeU7R2oX0 Sena

Sena's overall unit fits snuggly into the Shoei NeoTech helmet, as well as many others.

We’re hooked on technology, more specifically Bluetooth helmet headsets. Sena Technologies is one company we’ve definitely grown fond of over the years because not only are the high-quality products easy to use, they're developed with riders in mind.

After Sena released the 10U, we were eager to get some test time in our Shoei Neotec Modular helmet. And the cool thing about the 10U’s sleek design is that you still get all of the functions you want: audiophile-worthy performance for your tunes and conversations in a stealthy setup that fits completely within the interior recesses of some of the world’s best helmets. Currently the 10U System is available in five different models for the Shoei GT-Air, Neotec and J-Cruise, Schuberth C3/C3 Pro, and Arai full-face helmets, with more to come in the future.

rc 01 2 0?itok6PFKK6mf Sena

Sena's bluetooth controller fits nice and snug on your handlebar for ease of use.

The 10U also comes with a neatly designed Bluetooth Handlebar Remote Control, which clips right onto your handlebar for ease of use and adjustability. However, if for some reason you don’t remember your Bluetooth controller, all functions are still easily navigated by the two buttons that mount inside the helmet as part of the main unit.

10u sh 01 thumbnail 3a?itoknU4O Axc Sena Bluetooth

Sena's 10U Helmet controller

First thing’s first: the 10U is incredibly sleek. Completely unnoticeable at first glance, the 10U was developed to work seamlessly within the above-mentioned helmets’ infrastructure so that there’s no bulbous modulator strapped to the side of your helmet. In other words, the unit itself is hidden toward the back of the helmet and routes easily under the NeoTec’s helmet liner.

10u sh 01 thumbnail 4?itokryrtbBC9 Sena

Sena's 10U Speakers are sleek and comfortable.

Second, the speakers have been completely redesigned and fit very well in place in between the cheek pads and the helmet liner/helmet straps. On other Bluetooth headsets we’ve tested, you’re basically wedging a hard piece plastic in minimally wrapped foam, which isn’t a very comfortable feeling after a full-day’s ride. Not the case here. In fact, there was very little fatigue overall with the 10U setup.
Please enable Javascript to watch this video

After putting a few miles on the road, we had some trouble with the handlebar remote control. We found the joystick toggle to be a bit more difficult to control at speed. Whether blasting down the freeway on cruise control, or around town at slow speeds, we found it very difficult to skip to another song in our playlist by toggling the joystick forward. Instead, we’d end up turning the volume up way past 11! Or a couple of times, we found that hitting certain buttons on the 10U buttons inside the helmet left us without any function at all, almost as if we hit the self-destruct button. However, a quick MacGyver-esque move to factory-reset the unit via paper clip put us back in business.

Overall, the Bluetooth Control is a cool design, but lacks some execution. Maybe it was our limited time spent with the gadget before testing, so we’ll give it another go-round on our next couple of trips and report back to you if we love it or hate it.

Overall, we are pleased with the Sena Bluetooth 10U, and we can't wait to get out on the road and answer more annoying blast our favorite tunes while ripping the twisties!


NewsBot is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
** SENA BLUETOOTH GROUP BUY** Solracer General Discussion (Moto Related) 102 05-04-2014 10:09 AM
Bluetooth- Sena vs Scala Rider D-Man General Discussion (Moto Related) 41 04-17-2014 10:27 AM
Where can I buy Sena bluetooth in HTown??? Swat267 General Discussion (Moto Related) 1 10-12-2012 03:39 PM

Thread Tools


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:12 AM. is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy