Frequently Asked Questions

Press and hold the Center Button and the (+) Button at the same time for 1 second to turn the headset on or off.


The Bluetooth Communication Module can be charged using many common methods via the
supplied USB power & data cable:

1. Plugged into a computer’s USB port.

2. With a USB-equipped AC adapter via a wall outlet charger.

Note: Please make sure to take off your helmet while charging. The headset automatically turns
off during charging.

Depending upon the charging method, the Bluetooth Module will be fully charged in about 2.5 hours.

Checking the Bluetooth Module’s Battery Level
There are two ways to check battery level:

1. Visually, with LEDs when powering on.


Note: Blinking LEDs alternate from blue to red
when battery power is low.

2. Audible method: Press and hold the Center Button and the (+) Button for 3 more seconds
as the headset powers on. A prompt will announce the remaining battery level.

Mobile Phone

1. Execute Phone Pairing in the Configuration Menu.

2. With your mobile phone in Bluetooth-pairing mode, select Sena X1 in the list of devices
detected.

3. If your mobile phone asks for a PIN, enter 0000.

 

 

1. Execute Second Mobile Phone Pairing in the Configuration Menu.

2. With your mobile phone in Bluetooth-pairing mode, select Sena X1 in the list of devices
detected.

3. If your mobile phone asks for a PIN, enter 0000.

Pairing with the Remote Control

1. Turn on the Bluetooth Module and the Remote Control device.

2. Execute Remote Control Pairing in the Configuration Menu.

Access Remote Control Pairing in the Configuration Menu

3. Enter pairing mode in the Remote Control device. The Bluetooth Module will automatically connect with the Remote Control device in pairing mode. You will hear a voice prompt, “Remote control connected,” when they are successfully paired.

Enter Pairing Mode

 

 

To answer a call tap the center button.

To end/reject a call press and hold the center button for 2 seconds.

To make a call with Voice Dialer hold the center button for 3 seconds.

Note: If you have a GPS device connected, you will not hear its voice navigations during a phone call.

Playing Music with Bluetooth Devices

1. To play or pause music, press and hold the Center Button for 1 second until you hear a
double beep.

2. To adjust the volume, tap the (+) Button or the (-) Button.

3. To track forward or back, press and hold the (+) Button or the (-) Button for 1 second.

 

 

Music Sharing

You can share the music you’re listening to with an Intercom Friend during an intercom conversation.

To start or terminate sharing music, press the Center Button for 1 second during an intercom
conversation until you hear a double beep. Both you and your Intercom Friend can control music
playback.

 

Fault Reset

When the helmet’s Bluetooth Module is not working properly, you can easily reset the unit:

1. Locate the pinhole reset button below the (+) Button.

2. Gently insert a paper clip into the hole and press and Fault Reset Button for 1 second with light pressure.

3. The communication module will shut down.

Note: Fault Reset will not restore the Bluetooth Module to factory default settings.

To erase all of your settings and start fresh, the headset can be restored to factory default
settings using the Factory Reset feature in the Configuration Menu.

 

Universal Intercom allows you to have intercom conversations with users of non-Sena Bluetooth headsets. You can pair the X1 Smart Cycling Helmet with only one non-Sena headset at a time. The intercom distance depends on the performance of the Bluetooth headset to which it’s connected. When a non-Sena Bluetooth headset is paired with the Bluetooth Helmet, if another Bluetooth device is paired via Second Mobile Phone Pairing, it will be disconnected.

1. Execute Universal Intercom in the Configuration.

2. Put the non-Sena Bluetooth headset in Pairing Mode. The X1 Smart Cycling Helmet will
automatically pair with a non-Sena Bluetooth headset.

3. You can have Two-Way Intercom or Multi- Way Intercom communication with up to three
Intercom Friends using non-Sena headsets by following the procedures described below.

 

Group Intercom allows you to instantly create a Multi-Way Conference Intercom with three of the most recently paired headsets.

1. Pair intercoms with up to three people you want in the Group Intercom.

2. Tap the (+) Button and the (-) Button simultaneously to begin Group Intercom. The alternating blue and red flashing lights indicates that the device is now in Group Intercom mode and you will hear a voice prompt, “Group intercom.”

3. When all of the headsets are connected together, everyone will hear the voice prompt, “Group intercom connected.”

4. To terminate Group Intercom, press the Center Button for 1 second during Group Intercom. You will hear a voice prompt, “Group intercom terminated.”

 

You can have a Three-Way Conference Phone Call by adding an Intercom Friend to the mobile phone conversation.

1. During a mobile phone call, tap the Center Button to invite one of your Intercom Friends to
the conversation.

2. To disconnect the intercom during a conference phone call, tap the Center Button.

3. To disconnect the mobile phone call during a conference phone call, press the Center Button for 2 seconds.


Note: When you have an incoming intercom call during a mobile phone call, you will hear a voice
prompt, “Intercom requested.”

You can start or end an intercom conversation with an Intercom Friend by tapping the Center Button.

1. Tap once for Intercom Friend 1.

2. Tap twice for Intercom Friend 2.

3. Tap three times for Intercom Friend 3.

 

Up to three people can communicate via intercom with the X1 Smart Cycling Helmet simply by pairing their headsets.

1. Press and hold the Center Buttons of two Bluetooth Modules for 5 seconds until you hear
the voice prompt, “Intercom pairing”.

2. Tap the Center Button on either Bluetooth Module and wait until the LEDs of both turn blue.

3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to pair with Intercom Friends C & D.

 

FM Radio On/Off

To turn on or shut off the FM radio, press the (-) Button for 1 second until you hear a double beep.

 

Scan and Save Radio Stations

The “Scan” function automatically searches for radio stations, starting with the current station’s frequency, then up from there.

1. Press and hold the (+) Button for 1 second to scan for stations.

2. The Sena tuner pauses at each station it finds for 8 seconds before moving to the next.

3. To save the current station, tap the Center Button. The station will be saved as the next preset number.

4. To stop scanning, press the (+) Button for 1 second.

 

Seek and Save Radio Stations

The “Seek” feature searches for radio stations.

1. Double tap the (+) Button or the (-) Button to search for radio stations.

2. To save the current station, press and hold the Center Button for 3 seconds until you hear the voice prompt, “Preset (#).”

3. Tap the (+) Button or the (-) Button to navigate through the preset numbers that you want to store.

4. Press and hold the (+) Button for 1 second to save the station in the preset number you choose. Or, press and hold the (-) Button for 1 second to delete the station from memory.