Upgrading BT headset - Sena 50s vs Cardo Pactalk

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Upgrading BT headset - Sena 50s vs Cardo Pactalk

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Upgrading my BT headset.

Would you recommend the Zumo XT - Sena 50s combo?
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Re: Upgrading BT headset - Sena 50s vs Cardo Pactalk

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First off the Garmin XT and my Sena units (I have 20s, 20 and SL2) have all paired well with my Garmin XT. I have not tried Cardo...

I will say my Sena units do not provide a great sound IMHO via the stock speakers (in helmet) which is disappointing, though I have seen they have an upgraded speaker option. Controls can be cumbersome until you are used to them. The basics I got done easy enough, but I have had to pull our the quick reference guide on occasion. Also note I have not used the intercom/bike to bike communications and limit my use of phone calls. Really use for GPS and music and pull off if urgent phone calls/texts.

I have heard good things about the Cardo units, but have never tried them. I went with Sena primarily due to 1) freebie! can't argue with that, and 2) my Shoei Neotec had a 20s already installed, and my Shoei J-Cruise 2 has the SRl2 system integrated into the helmet.
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Re: Upgrading BT headset - Sena 50s vs Cardo Pactalk

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Thanks!