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Old 02 April 2010, 16:15   #1
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Gecko comms

Anybody using comms for their Geckos?
A wireless or bluetooth something or other version that would be hands free and have inputs for MP3 and/or VHF?
I have just ordered a couple of Geckos and want to fit comms for use within the boat just to not be cut off from conversation and don't like the look of the wired versions or the various bike versions I have seen about.
Unless someone has used something and can recommend it, preferably as compact as possible?
It is only for use within 5.8m range of each other , any further and they are in the water.........
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Old 02 April 2010, 17:07   #2
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Boat intercoms have such system to fit Gecko, call Nathan on 01724 720720

He has been doing lot of works for us and good quality.

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Something like this, don't mind if the unit is in your pocket as long as you can walk around the boat without wires.
A unit that can integrate with an MP3 player and VHF would be nice but not essential.
http://www.interphoneuk.com/products.html
Will call the couple of numbers I have been PM'ed or have been posted and see what is available.
The reason I haven't bought helmets before is because of the anti social non communicative issue with them, the wind and rain though are big persuaders!
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I tried the various numbers I had been given by PM etc and none of them do a wireless version.
It looks like motorcycle comms are the way to go, probably because boat comms are such a limited market compared to bikes.
When I have the helmets delivered I'll have a look at how I could mount comms and probably buy something like the Interphone F3 or F4
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I tried the various numbers I had been given by PM etc and none of them do a wireless version.
It looks like motorcycle comms are the way to go, probably because boat comms are such a limited market compared to bikes.
When I have the helmets delivered I'll have a look at how I could mount comms and probably buy something like the Interphone F3 or F4
I've been looking at these, just not sure how good they are on an open helmet

http://www.ukbikegear.com/midland-bt...ack-p-547.html
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I am actually just researching an article for Sportsboat and came across this company: http://www.deckband.co.uk/
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I am actually just researching an article for Sportsboat and came across this company: http://www.deckband.co.uk/
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This is a company that do race stuff www.boatintercoms.co.uk or a bit more money www.dsdevelopments.co.uk and good enough for the RNLI
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