Are you thinking about buying a bluetooth motorcycle helmet? There are a few things to look out for that could help to ensure that you make the best possible purchase for your needs.
Since this technology is relatively new, many buyers are still ensure of what to look out for. Let's take a closer look at the key features that you should examine.
1. What type of helmet will you be using? This may seem like a strange question to be asking, but it's absolutely vital to the buying process. You can purchase headsets that fit into your existing helmet, but you'll find that not all helmets will be compatible.
If you're intending on just buying a headset then you need to check that it will operate properly with your existing helmet. If it won't, then you'll need to look at an alternative, or consider buying a helmet that is specifically designed for this purpose.
2. What is the battery life like? If you're intending on using the bluetooth device during long motorcycle rides then it will be vital that the battery doesn't drain too quickly.
Look out for a device that offers a suitable battery life. They will usually be rated in terms of both standby and talk time.
3. Does it have automatic volume adjustment? Riding your motorcycle is a pretty noisy business. That can make it difficult to hear a mobile phone call and also for you to be heard by the person on the other end of the call.
The best bluetooth helmets will take this into account and will automatically alter the volume on the headset to take into account the noise level. A handy feature that makes the device much more effective.
By investigating the answers to the three questions listed above, you should be able to assess any bluetooth helmet and see if it is the right piece of kit for your needs.