Cardo – Scala Rider Q2 Review

We recently bought the Cardo Scala Rider Q2 MultiSet so we can talk to one an other while we ride our quads , and man,  is it great to talk to one an other while you ride! We first saw the Scala Rider Q2 when we were taking our rider safety course in Prairie City, CA.  The instructors had them and said they worked great! Since then, we wanted to have a pair – but they weren’t cheap ($250.00 for the MultiSet of two), so we waited.  We now have had them for two ATV trips and they are fantastic. You can talk hands free for up to eight hours. The distance you can talk is about 1/4 of a mile, as long as there are absolutely no obstacles in the way. Any obstacle creates some static but as long as it is open between you and the other rider it is as clear as a bell. In the two rides we have used them the clearness of the talking to each other was about 90% of the time. Only around corners did we have any static. The unit clamps to your helmet and the two speakers have a Velcro strip that sticks in the ear openings in your helmet pads. They are Blue Tooth so they connect to your cell phone automatically if you have an incoming call. They also play your MP3 players music. If you want a longer range of over one mile I’d suggest the Scala Rider Q4, which might be what you are looking for.

I rate this Scala Rider Q2 Multiset as 4 thumbs up out of 5 –  and 4 just because of the little bit of static around corners.

THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN IN 2009 AND THE  Q2’s  ARE STILL WORKING JUST GREAT IN 2013.  YOU SHOULD RESEARCH TO SEE THE UPDATED PRODUCTS BY CARDO BEFORE BUYING. I hear the Q2’s are at 2300 ft now. And they were only $199.00

Happy Riding!

Harvey    @   ONEwithQUAD

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Scala Rider Teamset Scala Rider Q2 Multi set Cardo Systems Scala Rider MulitSet The new Scala-Rider trade; TeamSet trade; Bluetooth headset is a great solution to a real need: Now motorcyclists too can benefit from wireless handsfree communication without compromising security or comfort thus opening a whole new realm for cellular use. The Scala-Rider trade; MultiSet trade; is a truly innovative unique and immensely feature rich tool providing safe and convenient cellular communication for motorcycle riders. Features: Designed and Engineered for Heavy-Duty Performance Receive initiate and reject calls by voice control subject to mobile phone capabilities Two-way radio between rider and passenger INTERCOM Rider-to-Passenger communication Conference Call: Add passenger as participant to conversation with third party Weather protected headset fits open-faced and full helmets Self-installation of entire system within 5 minutes leaving no traces on helmet. HIB High Impact Balancing Microphone for high speed conditions AGC Technology automatically self-adjusts speaker volume according to ambient noise level and driving speed VOX Technology provides voice-controlled receiving and rejecting of incoming calls Special clamp allows attachment release of the headset within seconds. Up to 7 hrs. talk time 1 week standby recharging from regular outlet



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Cardo Systems Scala Rider Q2 Building on the successful scala-rider trade; line of Bluetooth reg; helmet mounted headsets Cardo now introduces the highly anticipated scala-rider trade; Q2 headset. The innovative scala-rider trade; Q2 unit allows bikers to receive GPS voice instructions communicate with the passenger on the back seat to conduct calls on their mobile phone and listen to the embedded FM radio. Features: Bike-to-Bike intercom communications among up to three bikers within a range of up to 500 m 1 640 ft. Rider-to-Passenger communications: Passenger may also conduct mobile phone calls or listen to the FM radio independently Full Duplex: No longer the walkie-talkie syndrome where one party can only speak when the other is silent. The scala-rider Q2 allows simultaneous speaking and listening between bikers and passengers. Multiple Connections: To a Mobile Phone : receive incoming calls by voice command and initiate calls by one-button push and voice command To a GPS unit : receive audio instructions via headset To other scala-rider Q2 Headsets : Communicate in parallel with up to two other scala-rider Q2 headsets within a range of up to 500 m 1 640 ft. Communicate with a scala-rider headset within a range of 10 m 33 ft. To the embedded FM Radio


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