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Old 28-02-2007, 06:26 PM   #1
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Does anybody use anything other than greytronics? If so how do they rate the other kit? I was looking at the Tiger Performance Products site and they have some pretty nice stuff, anybody used it?
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Old 28-02-2007, 07:33 PM   #2
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Does anybody use anything other than greytronics? If so how do they rate the other kit? I was looking at the Tiger Performance Products site and they have some pretty nice stuff, anybody used it?
Not me mate, I used the stuff from Maplin, when it fooks up, sling it and start again. Cheap enough to not worry.
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I know someone who has used, amongst others, a Pelter system costing a fortune. He was very, very pleased with it until the moment it got..........wet! I spoke to Bob Grey about Pelter and he was not very complimentary but then he wouldn't be, would he?
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Old 28-02-2007, 09:14 PM   #5
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IMVHO, Gray do make the best. But what's the point in making the best if they refuse to sell em to you, or if you break it and they don't have any spares in stock.
The weakest link on the peltor systems are the connectors. Cut em off and replace them with the graytronics style connectors available from RS and you'll have fairly close to the best of both worlds.
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what about connecting the vhf into the intercom too?
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Old 01-03-2007, 06:58 AM   #7
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Toby, on the peltor system you can indeed use a vhf and even your mobile phone. IMHO the peltor sound quality and noise canceling is superior to graytronics, but they do suffer with the wet if everything is not waterproofed.
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intercoms

have a look at starcom
you can connect everything ie:vhf,mobile,pmr,mp3 and they sell
good bulkhead fittings as long as you stash the unit out of direct
water spray they work fine we have used one in ocr for a couple
of seasons with no probs
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D S Developements do a good range of this kind of kit.
A good number of the Honda F4S use it.
It can be stand alone or plugged into the VHF.

There is also a company called Comunica who offer the sme thing.

Gecko have started to offer a range as well but is early day's and I have not tested their kit.

I have used both the DS and Comunica kit.
I worked closely with DS to develope a system for some commercial PWC users.

Starcom would be worth a look at to.
Their kit is made for the motor bike market but they have started to offer it in the marine sector as well.

I have to agree that the Greytronics is regarded as the best but you pay the price for that.
Some of the other kit I have mentioned is as good but won't break the bank.

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Jon - I spent a fortune on DS intercom and it appears to be a Starcom in a box with different connectors at stupid money!
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Hi JC,

Was not aware of that, then go Starcom!
Least you get a good deal on your VHF's now

All the best
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Thanks for all the info guys, its a big help. Hope to see alot of you in Guernsey.
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Someone on rib.net tried em. They were too shite to bother using.
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Me and JBD have them. They are fantastic until you start your engine!
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Like I said, someone on boatmad tried em and they were to shite to bother using.
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