There are many different types of microphones available for use with motorcycle helmets. This guide will help you choose the best microphone for your needs.
When choosing a microphone for motorcycle helmet use, it is important to consider the type of helmet you are using and your needs. There are three main types of motorcycle helmets: full-face, open-face, and half-face.
Each type of helmet has different requirements for a microphone. Full-face helmets need a microphone that is both waterproof and shock-resistant. Open-face helmets do not need a microphone, but they do need one that is noise-cancelling. Half-face helmets need a microphone that is waterproof and shock-resistant, but they do not need a noise-cancelling feature.
Below are three recommended microphones for use with motorcycle helmets:
1. Sena SMH-10C: This microphone is perfect for full-face helmets. It is both waterproof and shock-resistant, and it has a noise-cancelling feature. This microphone is also compatible with most audio devices.
2. Blue Snowball iCE: This microphone is perfect for open-face helmets. It is both waterproof and shock-resistant, and it has a noise-cancelling feature. This microphone is also compatible with most audio devices.
3. Shure SM58: This microphone is perfect for half-face helmets. It is both waterproof and shock-resistant, and it has a noise-cancelling feature. This microphone is also compatible with most audio devices.
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Our Top 10 Best Microphone For Motorcycle Helmet Features
- VERSATILE ON-THE-GO MIC: Capture broadcast quality audio in any setting with this compact gooseneck mini mic
- PERFECT FOR MOTO VLOGGING: With a flexible gooseneck design and sturdy dual clip attachment, this mic is ideal for capturing audio inside a motorcycle helmet
- SUPERIOR AUDIO PICKUP: This mini microphone features an omnidirectional pickup pattern with a generous capture range, making it ideal for recording voice in loud environments, such as while moto vlogging
- CROSS-DEVICE COMPATIBLE: Record directly into any device with a 3.5mm TRS audio jack, or connect with an adapter to use as an iPhone mic or with a GoPro device
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- 【Effective Distance 20m】One Helmet Bluetooth Headset wirelessly connected to two mobiles at the same time,Automatic connection and enjoy music,strong signal connection.Provide efficient and convenient communications in the riding.
- 【Long Play Time】 Built in 900mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery,Long stand-by and working time.Support 60 hours continuous talking and playing time, 500 hours standby time.Charging time 2 hours.Support display battery on phone.
- 【Waterproof Technology】No disturb Dustproof and IPX7 Waterproof by using Nano coating technology,Can protect the headset safely in Outdoors.No worry about the rain or snow even.
- 【Perfect Sound Quality】By using windproof and more stable connection.DSP noise cancelling technology,Loud volume,this helmet headset transfers clear and high-quality stereo music sound.Compatible with all the smartphones with Can be used for Riding motorcycles, skiing, horseback riding,MP3,GPS are supportable independently.
- 【EASY To In Stall】Design with detachable velcro,Easy to install it into the Helmet,fixed firmly. CE and FCC certification.Appearance patent, Bluetooth Association certification.Important: please check whether the size of your helmet is appropriate before buying, and look at the size of our headphones. You can see the size of headphones in the picture introduction.
- CSR Bluetooth Chip: It can realize full-duplex intercom with the longest distance of 800-1000m (no obstacles). After Bluetooth is connected to the mobile phone, priority switching between phone, intercom and stereo music can be realized. When intercom, it can automatically answer incoming calls, and can automatically resume intercom after hanging up.
- Noise Cancelling Technology: DSP echo cancellation and noise suppression technology ensures clear voice quality at high speed.
- Easy Hands-Free Communication: Equipped with Bluetooth 5.0 for access to Siri and S Voice commands, you can call or answer hands-free calling; listen to Hi-Fi stereo music; FM radio or use GPS voice guidance. Also Supply 2.5mm Audio Socket as wired connection , so you can connect the BT-S3 to cell phone, tablet PC, GPS or other devices which can transfer the music/voice into the earpiece through a 2.5mm to 3.5mm audio cable.
- Convenience: Suitable for any full-face helmets and most half-face helmets which can cover ears. Bigger push-button make it easy to operate even with gloves. And it adopts the buckle type connection between the headset and the clip, easy to assemble / disassemble.
- Excellent Waterproof: The all-silica gel waterproof is adopted. Even in rainy or snowy days, it will not affect the use, make your outdoor riding more exciting.
- 【10-Way Conference Intercom & Universal Pairing】The LX-B4FM motorcycle bluetooth headset share the riding experience and enjoy conversation with up to 10 riders talk at one time at an intercom range of 2000 meters (2 Riders 500m). Universal pairing feature, compatible with most of the Bluetooth headsets or earpiece in the market.
- 【Music Sharing & Noise Cancelling】This helmet bluetooth headset featured music sharing that allows two riders enjoy the same song during their trip. And it also functions well for speeds up to 120km/h with DSP& CVC advanced noise cancellation technology.
- 【Hands-free Speaker & Hi-Fi Stereo Sound Quality】 The LX-B4FM motorcycle helmet bluetooth provides easy hands-free communications for you while riding. And it featured Bluetooth 5.0 with access to Siri and S Voice commands, you can call or answer hands-free calls, listen to the best Hi-Fi stereo music, FM radio or listen to GPS voice guidance.
- 【Exchangeable Microphone & Great Helmet Compatibility】 The LX-B4FM motorcycle intercom has two interchangeable microphones – allows you the choice between a boom microphone for open face or flip-face (convertible) helmets, or a button microphone for full face helmets.
- 【IP67 Waterproof Design & Long Battery Life】 The LX-B4FM helmet communication systems featured IP67 waterproof tecnology can handle all weather conditions, and even work for your snowmobile with the temperature -15°F. And features an 800 mAh battery provides up to 15 hours music or intercom talk with over one week of standby time.
- 1000m Bluetooth Communication: This bluetooth headset uses CSR Bluetooth Chip, which can realize full-duplex intercom with the highest ideal speed of 80km/h-120km/h and the longest distance of 800-1000m (no obstacles). After bluetooth is connected to the mobile phone, priority switching between phone, intercom and stereo music can be realized. Ideal for communication between driver and driver.
- Excellent Noise Reduction & Clear Audio: Advanced DSP echo cancellation and noise suppression technology ensures clear voice quality at high speed. Even on noisy roads, you can keep a clear conversation with your teammates to avoid losing contact.
- Bluetooth Hands-free and Wireless Streaming Music (A2DP): Support answering or rejecting incoming calls; support redialing the last call; support automatic answering of incoming calls; support music playback, pause, up and down song switching; support FM station search in ultra-wide band (76-108MHz). Make you have a more relaxed and enjoyable driving experience.
- Convenient & Widely Compatible: Suitable for any full-face helmets and most half-face helmets which can cover ears. Ompatible with smartphones and BT-S series Bluetooth Headset. Communicate with pillion and other motorcyclists Bigger push-button ,easy to operate even if you wear the gloves. And it adopt the buckle type connection between the headset and the fixture, easy to assemble / disassemble.
- Excellent Waterproof: This motorcycle headset is made of waterproof silicone material. Even in rainy or snowy days, it will not affect the use, make your outdoor riding more exciting. Prefect for motorcycle helmet, Snowmobile and skiing.
- Helmet clamp kit with attachable boom microphone and wired microphone
- Works with Sena SMH10, SMH10R, SMH5, and SMH5-FM Bluetooth Headsets
- Part Number: SMH-A0302
- High quality: Built-in bluetooth 3.0,the maximum effective distance of 10 meters,support smartphone, MP3, GPS independently, keeps you connected to your phone and enjoy music, provide efficient and convenient communications in the riding.
- Easy to install and operate, unlike other complex helmet headsets, this one is just as a mormal bluetooth headset.
- Long working-time: With Li-ion 180mAh battery, it offers a 6 hours playback time and 50 hours standby time. The best gift or present for motorcyclists.
- Without parts outside the helmet, there is no worry about whether is rains or not. Used as snowmobile or skiing communicators.
- Hi-Fi earphone and advanced noise reduction, you can enjoy high quality music while riding.
- ▶【Share the Same Music with Passenger/ Rider】Since 2020, riders bought FX6/ M1-S PRO motorcycle helmet communication system asked if they can listen to the same music with partner? We achieve it! Now, you can share favorite tunes between 2 M1-S Plus through intercom ability. When 2 M1-S Plus motorcycle helmet Bluetooth headset pair with each other, one unit receive music from cellphone, it will transmit music to the other simultaneously.
- ▶【Mute/ Unmute Mic Anytime】Have you ever sneeze or cough on call? Are buddies' external audio too noisy when team leader notifying route & gas station? If there's conference call while chatting with friends, you want the other line hear him? You'll like mute microphone feature, meet various talking needs. Press Volume+ for 2 sec, M1-S Plus Bluetooth motorcycle communication help you receive critical info efficiently, keep private talk secret.
- ▶【Built in FM Motorcycle Bluetooth Intercom, 8 Riders Group Communicators】From new rider to tech lover, M1-S Plus motorcycle Bluetooth headset meet your needs. The intercom for motorcycle helmet keep you connect with up to 8 riders. You're able to voice dial, sing along tunes & follow GPS navi. With Bluetooth helmet headset built in FM radio, you'll get real-time traffic condition and weather forecast.
- ▶【Talk In Natural Voice, High-Fidelity Sound Experience】Against roaring engine and constant wind noise, helmet to helmet intecom equipped with CSR chip and 40mm dynamic speakers ensure clear sound, you'll feel more expansive & wonderful music. Aim at echo generated on calls, CVC intelligent noise cancellation tech reduce ambient noise through wind-proof microphone, you'll hear crystal clearly during call, no need to say " Again" anymore.
- ▶【Universal Motorcycle Intercom with 900mah Larger Battery】Compared to other 500mah motorcycle helmet Bluetooth unit, 2~3 hours single charge give you 12~20 hours talk, 15 hours music stream and 300 hours standby. Bluetooth motorcycle headset comes with 2 interchangeable microphones: boom mic for 3/4 open face, modular and flip up helmet, soft-wire mic for full face helmet. Waterproof motorcycle helmet intercom keep you connected even in rainy day.
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- Designed to work with moto/bike racing helmet.
- Noise cancelling with boom mic microphone.
- Dual speakers with sticker, can be pasted to inside of the helmet.
- PTT button with velcro which can be fixed to handlebar is convenient to use.
- 【2000M Maximum Distance】M1S Pro is equipped with Bluetooth 5.0 version, It has high compatibility and stability. If there are no obstacles such as buildings in a straight line, the motorcycle helmet intercom maximum communication distance of the group is about 2000 meters, the maximum effective communication distance between two motorcycles is about 500 meters, both can speak with clear sound quality.
- 【Support 8 Riders Group Intercom】Full duplex call for group motorcycle headsets system, Support for multiple people simultaneous call. With M1-S headsets, you can ensure hands-free security and convenience, listen to music, retrieve GPS routes, and receive voice commands wirelessly via Bluetooth, let you enjoy racing fun.
- 【Crystal-Clear Sound Quality & Handsfree】This helmet headset intercom uses high sound quality full-range membrane monomer. The M1-S Pro has high definition sound quality, especially for the bass has a high reproducibility. M1-S Pro has handsfree function, the factory setting defaults to manual answering, Switch manual/automatic answering calls: While in standby, press and hold the intercom button and volume “+ ”“- ”button at the same time for 3 seconds, you can set it to your liking.
- 【Noise Reduction & Waterproof】Since the microphone of motorcycle bluetooth headset has a CSR chip, ambient noise such as wind noise and engine noise are not annoying. The voice quality is not affected even at high speeds. Moreover, it is waterproof and dustproof, can be used in any weather conditions.
- 【Long Standby Battery & Two Options For Microphone】The motorcycle helmet communication with 900mAh rechargeable battery, Standby Up to One Week, working time up to 20 hours. M1-S Pro bluetooth motorcycle headset has hard mic and soft mic, Suitable for all kinds of helmets. You can choose the hard mic for open face helmet, and soft mic for full face helmet.