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The world’s first Bluetooth Cycling Communication and Entertainment System

Meet the cardo BK-1 DUO, the world’s first Bluetooth Cycling Communication and Entertainment system.
The cardo BK-1 offers intercom communication between up to 5 cyclists, mobile phone connectivity, in-the-ear instructions from GPS devices and MP3 stereo music streaming from compatible devices. Whether you cycle alone or in a group, the cardo BK-1will give your favorite outdoor experience a whole new dimension. The cardo BK-1 DUO includes two pre-paired cardo BK-1 units ready to use. 

 

Intercom

The cardo BK-1 allows simultaneous intercom cycling communication between 3 cyclists at a distances of up to 500 m / 1 640.4 feet *. Each cyclist can also talk to 2 additional cyclists using the intercom toggling feature. For added safety and convenience, the cardo BK-1 offers intuitive Voice Command operation as well as Click-to-Link® for spontaneous connections. Cyclists can therefore ride at a distance and still remain in touch.

Safety

With its intuitive embedded voice control technology, cyclists almost never need to remove their hands from the handlebars. A simple “yes**”, for example, will accept an incoming call.
Sharing quickly vital information between cyclists makes the ride a lot safer.
High-end speakers hovering above the ears (without touching them), deliver excellent audio quality and maximum comfort while allowing awareness of the surroundings.

Design & Comfort

Aerodynamic and lightweight (under 50 grams), fully waterproof and dustproof and adapts easily to any environmental conditions. The cyclist is not encumbered by wires and the speakers float without touching the ears.

Your World on the Move

While riding connect to your mobile phone, GPS device and MP3 player.

The cardo BK-1 is a revolutionary communication system that adds a whole new dimension to cycling. Whether you are on the road or cycling in the mountains, the cardo BK-1 provides saftey and freedom never experienced before.

* Under ideal road and topographical conditions and line of sight
** iPhone™ & Android smartphones compatible.

General

  • Fits virtually all bicycle helmet
  • Lightweight Aerodynamic design (under 50g)
  • Waterproof and dustproof
  • Up to 7 hours talk time/1 week stand by
  • Universal Travel Charger 110/240V 50/60Hz
     Battery type:  Rechargeable Li- Polymer
  • Charging time – 3 hours
  • Omni-directional microphone
  • Hovering speakers with flexible boom for
    maximum biker comfort
  • Multi – functional USB jack

 Multiple Device Connectivity

  • 3-Way Intercom Conferencing
  • One-on-one intercom toggling between 5 cyclists
  • Mobile Phone
  • GPS
  • MP3

Intercom

  •  3-way Bike-to-Bike intercom conference mode at a range of up to 500 m /1 640 feet*
  • One-on-one intercom toggling between 5 cyclists
  • Click-to-Link  Spontaneous intercom conversations with any cardo BK-1 user nearby

Key Functions

  • Make / Receive / Reject mobile phone calls either by voice
    command or at the push of a button
  • Receive in-the-ear GPS navigation voice
     Instructions
  • Upgradeable Software to support future enhancements/features USB cable for PC included

Advanced Technology

  • Voice-control for receiving or rejecting incoming mobile or intercom calls
  • Packet Loss Concealment: Real-Time compensation of audio losses in challengingenvironments
  • Digital Signal Processing Technology for
    advanced functionality
  • Volume-Per-Mode: Volume is set and saved at different levels for each audio function
  • AGC - Automatic Gain Control
  • Echo cancellation for increased audio clarity

 

* Under ideal road and topographical conditions and line of sight