CARDO PACKTALK EDGE – KTM Bluetooth Communication System
KTM has switched on with wireless comms and media specialist Cardo Systems for a special edition unit of Cardo’s premium connectivity device. The KTM PACKTALK EDGE is the top-of-the-range mobile communication and connectivity unit for riders and has been especially created for ‘orange bleeders’ ready to share their experiences whether ripping up the tarmac, terrorizing a trail or getting ruthless with a rut.
KTM’s alignment with Cardo Systems means the KTM PACKTALK EDGE comes with a distinctive KTM orange color and graphic but many other attributes also. The Bluetooth unit is water, dust and mudproof and comes with unique ‘Air Mount’ which means it can be quickly and easily magnet mounted to any helmet. It comes with a slim design, integrated antenna, and it keeps you more connected to the ride and those you ride with, than ever before. PACKTALK EDGE is the most advanced communication system in the world!
The KTM PACKTALK EDGE also has Natural Voice Operation and 2nd generation Dynamic Mesh Communication that pairs faster than ever and delivers crystal clear intercom sound. It also comes with an improved noise filtering microphone and enhanced speaker clarity from the one and only, JBL!
The main features of the KTM PACKTALK EDGE are listed below:
WATERPROOF – No matter what you throw at it, your waterproof KTM PACKTALK EDGE will take the beating and keep you connected. Rain, shine, mud, dust or snow.
AIR MOUNT – So simple. So Secure. Just bring your KTM PACKTALK EDGE near the magnetic mount and it will snap right on.
SOUND BY JBL – New and powerful 40mm high-definition speakers engineered to perfection by JBL experts, with an improved music processor and three redesigned audio profiles.
NATURAL VOICE – Cardo’s improved Natural Voice Operation engine rids you from the need to ever press a button again. Just say “hey Cardo” and tell it what you want, your KTM PACKTALK EDGE will do the rest.
DYNAMIC MESH COMMUNICATION GEN 2 – Cardo Systems took the world’s best motorcycle intercom, and made it better. 2nd generation DMC with unparalleled intercom sound quality, easy pairing, and robust performance. For up to 15 riders at a range of up to 1.6km/1mi.
(a) Easy Grouping – Lightning fast, easy and simple. Effortless grouping like never before.
(b) Auto Healing – DMC intercom adapts to your ride, and not the other way around.
(c) Private Chat – For those moments you want to gossip with only one member of the group.
(d) Sound Quality – The best sounding intercom in the World. Motorcyclists chatter has never sounded so good.
BLUETOOTH 5.2 – Your unit is equipped with the most advanced Bluetooth 5.2 chip in the market. It enables the integration of the latest audio technologies and improves significantly the quality of the Intercom. Bluetooth 5.2 is also more efficient and more secure, it offers faster pairing capabilities, as well as longer battery life.
UNIVERSAL CONNECTIVITY – Connects with any other Bluetooth headset of any brand.
AUTOMATIC VOLUME – Automatically adjusts your sound volume based on the outside ambient noise.
3 YEAR WARRANTY – Extended 3 year warranty for your peace of mind.
MUSIC STREAMING – All the music you ever wanted streamed directly from your smartphone. Control, share and experience your favorite tune on the road.
FM RADIO – Built-in FM Radio with RDS for automatic selection of the strongest signal – whether you are in town, or in the middle of nowhere.
OVER-THE-AIR SOFTWARE / UPDATES – Keeping your unit up-to-date has never been so easy. Use your Cardo Connect App to download and install latest software directly to your KTM PACKTALK EDGE. No cables needed.
PHONE & GPS – Make calls and control your GPS with a touch of a finger or the sound of your voice.
FAST CHARGING – Running out of Battery? Get 2 hours talk time battery after 20 minutes of charging.
USB TYPE C – Robust and universal USB type C for easy connections to any device.
CONTROL ROLLER – Extra convenience and control, all in one small roller.
Experience the edge, KTM PACKTALK EDGE!
- Magnetic air mount – bring your KTM PACKTALK EDGE near the magnetic mount and it will snap right on
- Distinctive KTM orange color
- Natural Voice Operation – just say “Hey Cardo” and tell it what you want, your KTM PACKTALK EDGE will do the rest
- Sound by JBL – powerful 40mm high-definition speakers, an improved music processor and three redesigned audio profiles
- Dynamic Mesh Communication Gen 2 – unparalleled intercom sound quality, easy pairing, and robust performance. For up to 15 riders at a range of up to 1.6km/1mi
Bluetooth 5.2 – more efficient, more secure, it offers faster pairing capabilities, as well as longer battery life
- Universal connectivity
Additional Information / Product Reviews
New KTM Cardo Packtalk edge!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between DMC Gen2 and Gen1?
DMC Gen2 brings significant improvement, simplified and lightning fast pairing process, as well as a crystal clear wideband intercom sound.
Easier and faster pairing process: The pairing is rapid, lightning-fast, pairing a group of 10 communicators takes no more than a few seconds. We’ve also simplified the process itself by removing the group admin function. With DMC gen 2 pairing has never been so easy and so fast.
Wideband intercom: DMC gen 2 provides a crystal clear wideband intercom voice, second to none. Expect sound quality akin to a good video conference.
What is the difference between PACKTALK BOLD and PACKTALK EDGE?
PACKTALK EDGE offers several improved key features, including:
Air Mount: a completely revolutionary, simple, and secure magnetic mount.
DMC 2nd generation: lightning-fast pairing and a crystal clear wideband intercom voice
A complete redesigned sound system by JBL
An improved natural voice operation with an improved noise-filtering microphone. PACKTALK EDGE is powered by Bluetooth 5.2, and also features in addition:
Fast charging: 2 hours of talk time after 20 minutes of charge
A robust USB Type-C port
Over-the-air software uploaded via the Cardo Connect app.
Does the PACKTALK EDGE connect to other generation Cardo units (Packtalk, Freecom, G, Q)?
PACKTALK EDGE is fully compatible with all DMC products. It also connects to all Cardo units using regular Bluetooth pairing. G and Q units need to be on phone pairing mode before starting pairing.
Will it pair with any other Bluetooth intercom?
Yes, Cardo intercom systems come with universal connectivity. It will pair with any other Bluetooth communication system by Cardo or by other leading brands.
Can I use my unit in the rain?
Sure. All Cardo units are waterproof. This means you can ride in the rain, and enjoy top communication.
How can I update my unit?
No need for a cable, the Software update is Over the Air, using your mobile phone. Download Cardo Connect app to your mobile phone, go to Settings, select your unit, and then click on the latest available software update. Of course, you can also update the software with a USB cable on your computer. Download and open the Cardo Update app from Cardo website, connect your unit and follow the instructions. Updating with the latest software will keep your unit free of bugs and will provide you with additional new functionalities. We recommend to update your unit before first use.
What warranty does Cardo offer?
Cardo offers an extended 3-year warranty for PACKTALK EDGE, starting from the date of purchase, that covers product failures as detailed in the warranty document. Please keep your proof of purchase to reclaim your warranty.
What are the advantages of Bluetooth 5.2?
Your unit is equipped with the most advanced Bluetooth 5.2 chip in the market. It enables the integration of the latest audio technologies and improves significantly the quality of the Intercom. Bluetooth 5.2 is also more efficient and more secure, it offers faster pairing capabilities, as well as longer battery life.
What are the advantages of USB-C
A USB-C is more robust, it is easy to plug, and it fits with any standard USB-C cable. It also enables Fast Charging (2 hours talk time after 20 minutes of charging).
- Compatibility: Universal
- Operating Temperature: -20?C to 55?C / -4? F to 131 ? F
- Operating frequencies 76-108 MHz
- RDS – Radio Data systems
- 6 preset station memory
- Over-the -air updates
- USB cable updates
Cardo Connect App
Main unit: Height: 46mm, Length: 84mm, Depth: 23mm, Weight: 47g
Speakers: Diameter: 40mm, Depth: 10mm
2 channels for mobile phone and GPS
2nd gen DMC intercom
Auto-reconnect, HD Live Bluetooth Intercom
Universal Bluetooth intercom
Group size: up to 15 riders
Rider to Rider Range: up to 1.6km / 1mi
Natural Voice operation
Multilingual status announcements
Sound by JBL
40mm JBL speakers
JBL Audio profiles
Automatic Volume Control
Talk time: 13 hours
Charging Time: up to 2 hours
Fast charging: 2 hours talk time after 20 min charge
Standby Time: 10 days
CE IC/FCC SIG BT TELEC UKCA
What’s in the box?
Cardo KTM PACKTALK EDGE x 1 Kit
The Kit includes the following:
KTM PACKTALK EDGE Unit X 1
Mounting Clamp X 1
Glue Plate X 1
Cradle X 1
Set of 40mm JBL Speakers x 1
Hybrid-boom Microphone x 1
Wired Microphone x 1
Alcohol Prep Pads x 2
Booster Pads x 2
Rectangular Velcros x 2
Round Velcros x 2
Check the Installation Video above.
Mobile Application – Cardo Connect
CATEGORY: Bluetooth Communication System