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Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« on: June 29, 2011, 11:27:24 am »
   If you have a Sena SMH-10 Bluetooth headset you might be interested in this. The original SMH-10's had a round charging port/jack, weren't firmware-upgradeable and could only link to 4 other Bluetooth devices. The newer SMH-10's have a micro-USB connection for charging & firmware updates, and can (theoretically, at least) link to an unlimited number of Bluetooth devices. If you have the older model, Sena has an upgrade available until August 31 for $49. The upgrade kit consists of a new main unit, micro-USB type cigarette charger and micro-USB cable. There are 2 ways to do the upgrade:

1. Order the upgrade kit and send them your unit; when they get it they'll ship out the upgrade kit
2. Order the upgrade kit and let them put a hold on $100 from your plastic-money; when you get the new one, ship your old one to them and they'll release the $100 when they get it.

   The ordering page for the upgrade kit is here. I just ordered mine; I'll update this thread when I get the new one.
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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2011, 11:36:01 am »
Gee Willikers!  Thanks!   :goodpost:

Just ordered two kits....
 
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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2011, 05:04:37 pm »
I'll have to remember to do this in three weeks after I get back from my 10 day excursion.
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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2011, 07:42:33 pm »
Thanks for the info.

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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2011, 08:19:24 pm »
Got mine today! firmware upgradeable....so far I like them.  We'll see tomorrow

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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2011, 04:27:03 am »
Got mine today! firmware upgradeable....so far I like them.  We'll see tomorrow

Did they come with a new helmet baseplate or was it just the unit itself?
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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2011, 06:48:15 am »
You just exchange the main unit and charging cables.

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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2011, 09:13:00 am »
there was a baseplate however I didn't use it.  I rode with it today, AWESOME!!!!  Bluetooth phone (iphone) worked flawlessly, and I plugged my Ipod into it as well, great sound was cruising 80-90 mph with no problems in an Icon Airframe.  My Black 2011 just got even faster with tunes!!! 

I have to give them another shout out: REVZILLA did it again $299 for the DUAL Setup with free shipping, ordered Monday afternoon, was there yesterday when I got home. TWO DAYS and SHIPPING INCLUDED / NO TAX!

UNBEATABLE!!!!

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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2011, 03:48:05 pm »
Just ordered my upgrade and sent back my old unit. Thanks for posting!!!

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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2011, 07:36:29 pm »
Hmmmm... I sent back one of my old (bought in April!!!) units because the charging female port broke free from the circuit board. I wish I'd know they had the upgrade option. Of course, it would have been nice to have the NEW units when I got them in April!
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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2011, 01:31:18 pm »
I just ordered my dual kit from radioryder today. $300 plus it includes a separate bluetooth transmitter that'll work with my old non bluetooth itouch. Look forward to getting it next week

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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2011, 02:44:59 pm »
Hmmmm... I sent back one of my old (bought in April!!!) units because the charging female port broke free from the circuit board. I wish I'd know they had the upgrade option. Of course, it would have been nice to have the NEW units when I got them in April!

That is interesting! That is one of the main reasons I upgraded my units. I think I was one of the first to purchase dual set from Sena, so mine were way out of warranty. Mine didn't completely break from the circuit board, but were going in that direction. I had to support the charging cable just so, to get it to charge. I'm sure it would have broken soon enough.

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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2011, 07:27:35 pm »
I just ordered my dual kit from radioryder today. $300 plus it includes a separate bluetooth transmitter that'll work with my old non bluetooth itouch. Look forward to getting it next week

Did you get the forum discount?

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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #13 on: July 04, 2011, 03:33:27 pm »
I did'nt bother with the discount. I needed the transmitter anyhow and ordered the setup via ebay. The transmitter runs about $35 anyhow and it was still free shipping. Besides I gave up waiting for a response from them. Sent email and left messages but never heard a word back. Maybe they will read this and give me a deal:)

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Re: Sena SMH-10 Headset upgrade
« Reply #14 on: July 04, 2011, 05:09:50 pm »
What address do you send the unit(s) back to and do you need some sort of authorization to do it?
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