IRVINE, Calif. (April 17, 2019) – Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth® communication devices for Powersports, is proud to announce the North American release of it’s new Bluetooth® 5 flagship communication devices, the 50R and 50S featuring Sena’s groundbreaking Mesh 2.0 Intercom technology. To celebrate this highly anticipated event, Sena will be offering two exciting ways for current Mesh Intercom™ customers to experience the robust reliability of Mesh 2.0
- A Mesh 2.0 firmware update for all current Sena 30K, Momentum EVO, and +Mesh users
- A limited-time 50R and 50S trade-up program for existing Sena 30K users
50R & 50S: THE ROBUST RELIABILITY OF MESH 2.0 INTERCOM IS HERE
Proven by over one hundred of the world’s top ADV riders during the arduous Int.GS Trophy 2020, Sena’s Mesh 2.0 Intercom brings a new level of robust, reliable connections and flexible network message routing to the 50S and 50R thanks to significant technical enhancements made to the original Sena Mesh Intercom™ algorithm. Mesh 2.0 Intercom transfers up to 80% more data between headsets, even in harsh environments, resulting in clear and crisp conversation. Mesh 2.0 technology offers an unprecedented level of intercom audio quality and robust connectivity.
50R and 50S users will also benefit from the two innovative Mesh 2.0 Intercom modes: Multi-Channel Open Mesh Intercom and Group Mesh Intercom. Similar to standard handheld or CB radios, Multi-Channel Open Mesh Intercom mode features the industry's first mesh intercom function which allows users to switch between nine different channels! Open Mesh also supports a near-limitless number of users within a range of up to 5 miles / 8 km (min. 6 riders @ 1 mi / 1.6 km intervals) and one-click-to-connect allows users to join Open Mesh conversations with the single click of a button. Alternatively, Group Mesh Intercom mode allows for a private conversation with up to 24 users.
Some additional 50R & 50S highlights include:
- Redesigned HD Speakers with more power, clarity, and comfort
- Bluetooth® 5.0 enabled
- Voice-activated digital assistant access (‘Hey Google’/’Hey Siri’)
- 30% faster Rapid Charging
- Automatic firmware updates via the included WiFi Adapter
- Multi-language Voice Command support
- 4-way Bluetooth Intercom
Mesh 2.0 Upgrade for 30K, Momentum EVO, and +Mesh Users
On May 1st, Sena will launch an unprecedented global firmware update providing, at no cost, the substantial technical advancements of Mesh 2.0 found in the flagship 50R and 50S devices to all current first-gen Sena Mesh Intercom™ products! With this firmware update, Sena 30K, Momentum EVO, and +Mesh users will immediately level-up to the new features and robust reliability found within the Sena Mesh 2.0 Intercom network and will have the ability to seamlessly communicate with the new Flagship 50R and 50S headsets. Sena is eager to continue to support our long-time and loyal customers with this latest technical update.
Trade-Up to the 50R & 50S
In addition to the Mesh 2.0 firmware update, Sena will be offering a limited time Trade-Up program in North America. Current 30K users will qualify to trade-up to the new 50R or 50S at a substantially reduced price. More details about the Sena 50 Series trade-up program will be shared in the coming days.
The 50S and 50R are now available in North America on BuySena.com, and through preferred Sena dealers. Both the 50R and 50S will retail for $339 USD / €359 EUR (Incl. VAT). The 50R and 50S will also be available in a dual pack option, which will retail for $599 USD / €629 EUR (Incl. VAT). Like all Sena products, the 50S and 50R are firmware upgradeable and come with Sena’s industry-leading two-year warranty.