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UncategorizedCardo Unveils Special-Edition ‘Packtalk Black’ Mesh Intercom Headset

Cardo Unveils Special-Edition ‘Packtalk Black’ Mesh Intercom Headset

New PackTalk Black gets sound improvements, additional protection & more.

Published on 07.31.2020

Cardo Systems has announced the introduction of a new special-edition model to the Packtalk family called the Packtalk Black. In addition to utilizing Cardo’s proprietary, Dynamic Mesh Communication (DMC) technology, the Packtalk Black offers bigger 45mm JBL speakers (vs the Packtalk Bold’s 40mm), a blacked-out design and an extra year of warranty compared to the Bold’s two-year coverage.

Like other Packtalk motorcycle intercom models, the special-edition PackTalk Black’s DMC functions with a self-adjusting network that automatically maintains a connection, thus allowing up to 15 riders to seamlessly join, leave and rejoin at a claimed distance of up to five miles. The Packtalk Black is also waterproof and dustproof, offers 13 hours of battery life, and features the always-on Natural Voice Operation – allowing riders to keep their eyes on the road, hands on the bars, and activate their device by simply saying “Hey, Cardo.”

“With the industry first, and only three-year complete warranty, riders can reap the benefits of PACKTALK’s superior, proven technology and unmatched features, but do so with a darker, edgier expression of personal style,” said  Dan Emodi, Cardo Systems’ Chief Marketing Officer. 


The Packtalk Black special-edition unit also features the bluetooth system of the older models, which allows riders to manage phone calls, stream music from their phone and merge other bluetooth intercom devices with their mesh conversations. Plus the Cardo app allows you to configure the device settings like FM radio presets, VOX sensitivity, phone presets and more. 

The new Packtalk Black has an MSRP of $389.95 and is available for purchase at with a ship date starting August 12.

Packtalk Black Features

  • DMC Intercom: up to 1.6 km / 1 Mile in open terrain *can extend up to 8.0km (5.0 miles) between a minimum of 6 riders
  • Bluetooth intercom range: up to 1.6 km / 1 Mile
  • Talk time: 13 hours
  • Standby time: 1 week
  • Charging time: 4 hours
  • Fm radio Operating frequencies: 76 -108 MHz
  • RDS equipped – radio data system
  • 6 preset radio station memory
  • AGC – automatic volume control
  • Sound by JBL
  • Multilingual status announcements
  • Waterproof
  • Dustproof

Author: ADV Pulse Staff

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Mojo Man
Mojo Man
August 3, 2020 6:49 pm

I love my Sena 10U with handlebar remote. Does everything this gadget does and no ugly crap hanging on my helmet.


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