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I recently got a new TomTom Rider 2nd Edition, and it came with one Scala Rider Bluetooth headset.

In order to communicate with a passenger, do I need to buy another Scala Rider or is there a "slave" unit from Cardio?

I see on their website they sell a Teamset, which includes two headsets.

I wonder what the range might be as well, if you could talk bike-to-bike at all.

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Usual range of bluetooth is 32 feet. (10 Meters)

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Because my usual riding buddy has a Kwacker Cruiser, he is generally several KM's behind...
 

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Get a collett. Hell, you could take a day trip and buy direct.

In my opinion, never humble, it is the best bike to bike communicator on the market. Plus you canuks should support each other or something.

If you doubt me give them a call, I believe they are in winnipeg, and ask them their repair policy.

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In order to communicate with a passenger, do I need to buy another Scala Rider or is there a "slave" unit from Cardio?

I see on their website they sell a Teamset, which includes two headsets.

I wonder what the range might be as well, if you could talk bike-to-bike at all.

Cheers!
You cannot buy a slave for the Scala headset.

A Teamset will let you talk rider to pillion plus it will communicate with the TomTom. The Teamsets are factory matched so you cannot mix them.

The theoretical range of Teamsets is the Bluetooth standard or about 10 metres. We use a Master / Slave Teamset for bike to bike and it works reliability up to about 300 metres depending on conditions. You can always get at least 50 metres.
 

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Get a collett. Hell, you could take a day trip and buy direct.

In my opinion, never humble, it is the best bike to bike communicator on the market. Plus you canuks should support each other or something.

If you doubt me give them a call, I believe they are in winnipeg, and ask them their repair policy.

-GW
I have spoken to the fella's at Collett, they are only an hour away from me. Thats probably the route I will take, although I would like more range than 2 miles.

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A Teamset will let you talk rider to pillion plus it will communicate with the TomTom.
K1W1 - Have you or anyone, for that matter, actually been able to pair your Teamset master with a TomTom Rider? I have so far been unsuccessful.

The Rider only seems to have the option to connect to a 'TomTom headset' (which when selected does not discover the Teamset)...
 

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Actually the new scala rider Q2 is backwards compatible with the team set. Just use the Q2 as your primary, get a bunch of extra features and use the team set for your passenger. However a pair of Q2s is very nice and is ok bike to bike for insight range.
 

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Got it to work!!

The Rider only seems to have the option to connect to a 'TomTom headset' (which when selected does not discover the Teamset)...
I've since discovered that if you select 'No' to the question of whether or not you want to connect to a TomTom headset, the Rider will then search for any other discoverable bluetooth headset. It then successfully connects to the Teamset! :D

The same also works for the Q2 - I've tested both...
 

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how is the scala head set for full face helmets. any problems? does the mike fit inside the helmet? I have a shoei RF-1000 if that helps, thanks
 

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how is the scala head set for full face helmets. any problems? does the mike fit inside the helmet? I have a shoei RF-1000 if that helps, thanks
Shouldnt be a problem, I had to pull the helmet liner out a tad in order to install the Scala, and then re-insert the liner. No probs, works fine.
 

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I have that exact set up!

Shouldnt be a problem, I had to pull the helmet liner out a tad in order to install the Scala, and then re-insert the liner. No probs, works fine.
Yep, +1 for that.

Very easy installation. I have that exact helmet and Teamset unit.

The unit can only be attached to the left-hand side of the helmet (left-hand side when you're wearing it, that is). See first attached pic.

The microphone boom is flexible and bends under the front of the helmet. It can be positioned where it is most comfortable for you (see second attached pic).

The wires can easily be run behind the padding in the helmet.

The teamset units are great for rider to passenger comms - I can definitely recommend them.

Hope this helps...
 

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Thanks for the 411, its now on my must have list



Yep, +1 for that.

Very easy installation. I have that exact helmet and Teamset unit.

The unit can only be attached to the left-hand side of the helmet (left-hand side when you're wearing it, that is). See first attached pic.

The microphone boom is flexible and bends under the front of the helmet. It can be positioned where it is most comfortable for you (see second attached pic).

The wires can easily be run behind the padding in the helmet.

The teamset units are great for rider to passenger comms - I can definitely recommend them.

Hope this helps...
 

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how is the scala head set for full face helmets. any problems? does the mike fit inside the helmet? I have a shoei RF-1000 if that helps, thanks
The Scala Team Set is awesome. The wife and I use them 2-up. I will admit, with the Strom having little wind protection, you have to turn the volume up to max for 80mph interstate speeds. But we can still carry on a conversation without a problem.

I have heard of others that had trouble with the volume level (not loud enough), but several have come back and admitted....when the got the helmet speakers properly placed directly over the ears, it was just fine.

We love them.


The Teamsets are factory matched so you cannot mix them.
Particially true. Yes they come from the factory with matched frenquencies, but there are also instructions to 'sync' the units......kind of like sync'ing a garage door remote. Twice I have seen on Ebay the 'second unit' for sale by its self.
 
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