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Microphone Hi ..Can you help ,I can hear someone talking to me but they cant hear me ..think its the mic ?? where can i get it repaired or can I do it myself ? not to bad with lectrics..Brian

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  • Damiano Migani Jan 18, 2008

    it happened to me too.

    I purchased a Scala Rider and I noticed that the mic wouldn't work. so I had it replaced under warranty and the new unit has the same proble.. Am I doing something wrong? I Installed the bluetooth, I can ear directions from my GPS in the helmet but if I make a phone call I can't hear the other person speaking, while the others can ear me.

    what can I do?



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It is the microphone, this happened to me. I was inquisitive and out of warranty so had nothing to lose. Fix using these steps:

1. Remove foam microphone cover
2. Slide ring collar back down the boom
3. Split open the plastic microphone unit
4. Solder any loose wires - black to the rim, white to the middle of the microphone
5. Reverse steps above to put back together

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Before you go slicing thing open, check this. Remove the whole headset/mic assembly by undoing the retainer allen screw. You'll find it plugs into the cradle section with a single gold plated 3.5mm aux connector. Just like the socket on an iPod / iPhone. Look at the male connector. Chances are you may see crusty green corrosion deposits on the gold plating. I simply wiped mine vigorously with a microfiber cloth and reassembled. Good as new!

Obviously some rain / moisture had got in there over the winter. As a daily commuter it's hard to keep it out.

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