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Old 21 Mar 2002
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I Want Motorcycle Intercom

Hi you all!

I would like to know what kind of
cheap & reliable Motorcycle Intercom (touring)set do you recommend to buy
on the Internet. i prefer that it would
be a simple cordless system,easy to plug inside Arai helmets plus an optional FM Radio.
Thanx, Bary from Israel
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Autocom.

http://www.autocom.co.uk/main.htm

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I go with Grant and recommend Autocom. Although they are not the cheapest systems available, they are the only ones that really work in my experience. It took me about an hour to fit a bike-powered system to my R100GS and it was very easy.
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I've just got myself a 'Backchat' intercom at £56(uk). It works on acoustic pipes rather than electronic so doesn't require any batteries or wireing into the bike. It takes about 30 seconds to fit and once it is done its done! The ear plugs also fit directly into your ear so help reduce hearing problems (as in going def). The sound quality is good but maybe not as good as the electronic ones. It IS good enough though and as long as you are below 100mph it is very clear. All the parts are replaceable too!
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Wish I'd seen Chris Smiths reply before I bought an Autocom
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Interesting that the backchat gets a good review from Chris Smith - they must have improved a lot in the last few years.

I used an acoustic pipe intercom years ago, and gave up on it. It gave me very sore ears and the sound wasn't good. Also the stiffness of the pipe was a problem, and aggravated the ears every time one of us turned our head. The Sonic we used on our RTW was a big improvement, and Autocom is better still.

I don't like any intercom that has to go into my ears, as they never fit well. Personal preference, ymmv. At only 56 quid, if it works and you're happy go for it!


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