May 22, 2024

Cardo Announces the Packtalk Pro

Cardo Announces the Packtalk Pro

In an announcement overnight Cardo, Makers of the Packtalk Edge and Bold before it, have released details on a new model to join the Packtalk family.

The Packtalk Pro will be released on the 7th of July 2024, and brings with it some new innovations in motorcycle safety. The biggest point of interest here would have to be the introduction of Crash Detection, where if the system detects you have been involved in an accident and are unresponsive, it will automatically call your emergency contact.

Also included in this model update is an Auto On/Off feature for those who forget to turn the unit off.

The Packtalk Pro shares the same form factor as the Edge, while coming in a matte black finish, and retains the standard DMC2.0 mesh connection and speakers and sound profiles by JBL.

We have not had pricing confirmed for NZ as yet, but in the EU this is expected to be priced at €469,95

Heres the full press release.

Cardo Systems, the global market leader in wireless communication systems for powersports riders, today unveiled a super-premium communicator, the PACKTALK PRO. The PACKTALK PRO introduces an all-new Crash Detection System which utilizes a three-part system. The unit sensors feel what your head feels, saving valuable response time when it’s needed most. The Cardo Connect App that adds phone parameters and communicates to the Cardo cloud, which in turn informs your emergency contact, creating a unique and dependable crash detection system made specifically for on-road motorcycle riders.

Cardo has gone to great lengths to ensure the system is the most robust and accurate in the business. Cardo Systems has commissioned numerous crash test trials, as well as conducted extensive and ongoing field data collection from numerous riders around the world. Cardo’s Crash Detection System is based on a perpetual learning algorithm. With thousands of Cardo riders worldwide who will contribute to the continuous data analysis and constant evolution of Cardo’s Crash Detection System, the current solution’s performance is just the beginning.

Powered by premium 45mm JBL speakers paired with an advanced sound processor, the PACKTALK PRO delivers arena-like audio whether listening to favorite ride-along music or talking to fellow riders. In addition, the matte black PACKTALK PRO turns itself on or off automatically. Once activated, the PACKTALK PRO will power down when standing still, and power back up for the ride for maximum battery-life.

“The PACKTALK Pro is the most advanced communication device we’ve developed in our history,” said Alon Lumbroso Chief Executive Officer, Cardo System. “The introduction of crash detection and emergency alerts arms riders with a heightened level of security, taking what is already the most advanced and feature-rich system on the market and elevating it to a new level.”

“For two decades we’ve committed ourselves to enhancing the riding experience and moving the industry forward with innovations that truly matter to riders. We intend to maintain that leadership position for many years to come,” said Lumbroso.

The PACKTALK PRO carries over the features synonymous with Cardo Systems industry-leading lineup of communicators. Including: Waterproof IP67, Bluetooth 5.2, Over-The-Air Software Updates, fast charging, USB type-C, built in FM Radio, universal Bluetooth intercom and a 3-year warranty.

Summary of Key features include:

  • Crash Detection
    • Silently watching over the rider when it’s needed most
  • Auto On/Off
    • We got it figured out, so you don’t have to
  • Air Mount
    • Patented magnetic mount
  • 2nd Generation DMC
    • Easy grouping
    • Auto healing
    • Best sounding intercom.
  • Sound by JBL audio system with 45mm speakers
    • Big sound is back!

Having an MSRP of $459 / €469,95 PACTALK PRO will be available from retailers as a single pack from the end of June. Alternatively, and available now, it can be ordered directly from The PACKTALK EDGE will continue to be offered alongside the PACKTALK PRO and available worldwide.