Aneros Helix Syn V — Test & Review

Moe Lawn
by Moe LawnUpdated:
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Overall Rating

4.5/5.0

Bedbible Rating:

4.4/5.0

Reviewed by: 

Moe Lawn

User Ratings:

4.5/5.0

Based on 30 user reviews

90/100
DesignBeginner

Rating: Aneros Helix Syn V was rated 90 out of 100, which means it is designed absolutely incredible.

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95/100
Ease of UseEase of Use

Rating: Aneros Helix Syn V was rated 95 out of 100, which means it is extremely easy to use and worked very well.

What it is: The Ease of Use rating is a score given on how easy the toy is to operate and use. Aspects that are considered is the suitability for different kinds of people, intuitiveness, and potential learning curve of using the product for pleasure (or pain).

95/100
QualityQuality

Rating: Aneros Helix Syn V was rated 95 out of 100, which means it is one of the absolute top quality toys.

What it is: The Quality rating is a score that takes into account the quality of the materials used in the toy, how well it was manufactured, the safety, durability and overall quality feel of the toy.

Moderate

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PricePrice

Rating: Aneros Helix Syn V was rated 3 out of 5, which means it is pricier than the rest, but not the most expensive.

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BeginnerBeginner

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My Verdict

In conclusion, I highly recommend the Helix Syn V, no matter what your experience with prostate play. It's small enough to be comfortable for a beginner and it has all of the stimulation and features that more advanced Aneros users like. Add in the vibrations and, with the proper technique, it will send you to the moon.

Buy, if you...

  1. Are new to prostate play and looking for something simple but great
  2. Are experienced with prostate play but want to try an Aneros massager
  3. Find other prostate vibrators too strong and numbing
  4. Find other prostate vibrators too large
  5. Want a massager that can be used with or without vibration
  6. Want a massager that is hands-free and will stay in place during sex

Don't buy, if you...

  1. Want teeth-chattering vibrations
  2. Want a massager that fills you up
  3. Are looking for a quick release
  4. Want a manually manipulated massager

About The Aneros Helix Syn V

Aneros prostate massagers are some of the simplest, most pleasurable devices on the market. The Helix Syn V augments the Aneros massage process by adding subtle vibrations. The Helix Syn V's vibration is meant to slightly enhance the slow build to prostate pleasure without leaving the user numb. Aneros recommends the lowest and medium setting to build towards prostate orgasm (Super-O). The high setting, it is advised, is for when the user is looking to add to traditional orgasm (Super-T) or as a Super O "Afterburner". The vibrations are controlled through a single button on the base of the device and the Helix Syn V does not have remote or app capability. The Helix Syn V is completely waterproof for fun in the shower and ease of cleanup.

The vibrations of the Aneros Helix Syn V are silent, quite powerful, and very buzzy

SoundSound rating

Rating: Aneros Helix Syn V was rated 1 out of 5, which means it is silent.

What it is: The sound rating provides a visual representation of how loud the vibrations of Aneros Helix Syn V felt to the reviewer.

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PowerSound rating

Rating: Aneros Helix Syn V was rated 3 out of 5, which means it is quite powerful.

What it is: The power rating describes how fast and strong the vibrations of Aneros Helix Syn V felt to the reviewer.

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BuzzyBuzzy
What it is: Buzzy vibrators have a high frequency that stimulates the surface (like a high pitch).
RumblyRumbly
What it is: Rumbly vibrators have low-frequency vibrations that stimulate deeper into the tissue (like the bass in music).

Pros

  • Small and simple
  • Vibrations don't overpower you
  • Works well even turned off
  • IPX-7 waterproof
  • Magnetic USB charger

Cons

  • More of the subtle patterns would be nice
  • Constand vibration is the first setting

My Experience With Aneros Helix Syn V

My Personal Experiences with Aneros Helix Syn V

The Aneros Helix Syn V is the newest massager in the Aneros line and the first vibrating prostate massager to really blow me away. The original Helix Trident was my introduction to the Aneros line of massagers, so the shape of the Helix Syn V was familiar. Once the Helix Syn V was in place and I had it turned on, I couldn’t believe how low the low setting is. At first, I had to fight the urge to turn it up because I felt it was too low to do any good. After about 10 minutes, however, the subtle vibrations began to cause involuntary contractions and the toy began to move. The buildup, once started, progressed much faster than normal and what usually takes 45 minutes to an hour to achieve was upon me in half that time.

Vibrations

The vibration patterns vary from rhythmic to random, and constant intensity to various intensity patterns.  Vibrating massagers have been hit-or-miss with me, especially when the vibes are rumbly, which tends to make me numb after a while. The vibration patterns of the Helix Syn V are, to me, perfect. The low setting is so low that even after a couple of hours, it still feels good. This is particularly good since the battery life on this unit is over five hours on the low setting and three hours on high.  I personally like vibration settings 2 and 7. These are low frequency, light, and rhythmic pulsing of about 4 pulses per second. What these settings do well is keep the muscles moving the toy on their own. I do wish there were more settings like these two, the other settings are either not consistently rhythmic or they vary intensity to a distractingly high level.

Use During Sex

After using the Helix Syn V solo a few times, I brought it to bed with my wife. This is another place where the vibrations really shine. I left it low throughout foreplay and my body took care of the movement. Normally I have to remember to engage the Aneros from time-to-time but the vibrating toy coaxed the contractions out of me like magic. Once ready for the main event, I cranked up the intensity to high and left it there through the finish. This amazing little toy delivered quite the climax and the vibes kept me feeling good during the few minutes after, while I lay there catching my breath.

Design

Aneros Helix Syn V Design

Aneros massagers are designed for movement on and around the prostate. The Helix Syn V has all of its components packaged into a size not much bigger than normal Aneros massagers (and smaller than some). This allows the toy to vibrate and move to create that sensation that Aneros is known for. With the same shape as the Helix Trident, it works just as well without the vibrations as the rest of the Aneros line. This photo compares the original Helix Syn Trident and the Helix Syn V.

Ease of Use

Aneros Helix Syn V Ease of Use

The size of the Helix Syn V makes it very approachable to the novice. The magnetic USB charging cable connects right up with its molded contour for the device holding the charger in place. The single-button control is very easy to use and understand.

Quality

Aneros Helix Syn V Quality

The quality of the silicone used by Aneros is superb. There are no perceptible seams or bumps to irritate sensitive tissues and the arm that balances on the perineum is soft and flexible which makes it much more comfortable compared to the plastic massagers Aneros produces. The Silicone coating is smooth and comfortable and washes easily. The charger feels solid and connects well; its recessed cradle for the device keeps it positively in place.

Price

Aneros Helix Syn V Price

The Helix Syn V sells for about $99 making it one of the less expensive name-brand prostate vibrators. Its performance, however, is well worth the money. The basic Aneros devices are around $55 where the Syn devices will run you $65 or so. For the extra money, the Helix Syn V’s vibration feature is a no-brainer, to me.

Performance

Aneros Helix Syn V Performance

With vibrations off, the Helix Syn V works just like the other Helix Tridents. This shape rests unbalanced against the prostate and subtle movements of the surrounding muscles gently massage the prostate building pleasure over time. This Helix Syn V is not prone to being pushed out during orgasm and is great for use during sex. The vibrations add to the experience by gently coaxing the muscles to contract and get the device moving so the user can just relax into pleasure without concentrating on making the device move.

Packaging

Aneros Helix Syn V Packaging

All of the Aneros products come in a nice book-style cardboard box. The front is latched magnetically and opens to the device lying neatly in its form-fitting cradle. The plastic insert that is the cradle can be removed for multiple devices to be stored in one box. This leaves a discrete case for you to store a few of your toys.

Materials and care

Aneros Helix Syn V Materials and care

The Helix Syn V is made of an ABS plastic “skeleton” coated with a silicone skin. It’s smooth to the touch and glides nicely once lubed and inserted. You will want to wash the toy before and after with a mild soap and water and since the Helix Syn V is waterproof, you don’t have to fuss with keeping water out of any areas. Do make sure you dry it before attaching the charger, though. As with any silicone toy, don’t use silicone lubes on it. The material reportedly holds up well to water-based lubes, coconut oil, shea butter, and petroleum jelly. Aneros highly recommends water-based lubes.

Special feature

Aneros Helix Syn V Special feature

What really sets the Helix Syn V off from other prostate vibrators is the size and vibration level. Other vibrators in this category seem to take the jackhammer approach to vibration and size where the Helix Syn V is like a fine-tuned chisel that coaxes the user into pleasure over time. The fact that it’s IPX-7 waterproof and not just splash-proof is a large improvement over most products. With the actual rating, you can be sure of how much the Helix Syn V can withstand. When others just say “waterproof,” it leaves you guessing.

Specifications and features

Vibration patterns8 
Vibration speeds3 
Length(101.6mm) 4 inches
Insertable length(91.4mm) 3.6 inches
Diameter(23.4mm) 0.92 inches
MaterialsSilicone, ABS Plastic 
WaterproofYes 
Battery Life120-360 minutes
RechargeableYes 
Charging Time120 minutes
Travel LockNo 
Storage Bag IncludedNo 

Comparing Aneros Helix Syn V with alternatives

Compare Aneros Helix Syn VAneros Helix Syn V
Overall score4.5 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 2.3 / 5.0 4.7 / 5.0
Bedbible rating4.4 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 1.0 / 5.0 4.6 / 5.0
User rating4.5 / 5.0
from 30 users
4.4 / 5.0
from 123 users
4.4 / 5.0
from 32 users
4.5 / 5.0
from 6 users
3.5 / 5.0
from 212 users
4.7 / 5.0
from 44 users
PriceModerate Moderate Pricey Moderate Moderate Premium
Design90 / 100 85 / 100 50 / 100 100 / 100 30 / 100 95 / 100
Ease of use95 / 100 80 / 100 90 / 100 100 / 100 30 / 100 90 / 100
Quality95 / 100 100 / 100 75 / 100 95 / 100 20 / 100 95 / 100
Sound20 / 100 40 / 100 20 / 100 -60 / 100 40 / 100
Power60 / 100 80 / 100 20 / 100 -20 / 100 80 / 100
Buzzy/Rumblyneither really buzzy nor rumbly somewhat rumbly very buzzy -very buzzy somewhat rumbly
Vibration patterns8 -7 -9 -
Vibration speeds3 3 3 -3 Unlimited in app + 3 pre-programmed
Length(101.6mm) 4 inches7 inches3.5 inches-4.5 inches5 inches
Insertable length(91.4mm) 3.6 inches3 inches3 inches(88.9 mm) 3.5 inches3.75 inches4 inches
Diameter(23.4mm) 0.92 inches1.43 inches1.25 inches(24.9 mm) .98 inches1.25 inches1.75 inches
MaterialsSilicone, ABS Plastic -Plug: Silicone, Remote: ABS Plastic ABS Plastic Silicone Silicone
WaterproofYes Submersible Plug: Submersible, Remote: Splashproof Yes Yes Yes
Battery Life120-360 minutes-Up to 120 minutes-45 minutes230 minutes
RechargeableYes Yes Yes -Yes Yes
Charging Time120 minutes180 minutes90 minutes-90 minutes90 minutes
Travel LockNo Yes No --No
Storage Bag IncludedNo -No No No Yes
Vibration modes-4 ----
Flexibility-firm -Firm -Flexible neck
Texture-silicone ----
Remote Controls--Physical Remote & App Controls -No App
Colors Available--Blue, Purple -Black -
Thrust Modes----4 -
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FAQ

How does the Aneros Helix Syn V compare to the Helix Trident range?
The Helix Syn V is identical in shape to the Helix Trident range. It is a tiny bit larger, but not noticeably. By itself, it's basically a Helix Syn Trident but add the vibrations and it has a whole new dimension.
Is the Aneros Helix Syn V good for beginners?
Yes, absolutely! The original Helix Syn Trident is the most popular beginner model in the Aneros line. The Helix Syn V is almost identical in shape to the Trident model and only a tiny bit larger.
Who can use the Aneros Helix Syn V?
Anyone can use the Helix Syn V as a plug, but it's target is the prostate. So, for best effect, you'll want a prostate to use it on (either yours or someone else's!).
Is the Aneros Helix Syn V better than a butt plug?
It's a different animal. A plug will just fill you up and, if it vibrates, will "massage" the whole anal area. The Helix Syn V is a prostate massager, so it targets the male G-spot (the prostate). Both can be pleasurable for different reasons, but the targeted approach to the prostate is the goal with the Helix Syn V.
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Sexual orientation: Heterosexual
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