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START USING BLUETOOTH - Adds Bluetooth to your Windows 10, 8, and 7 PC. Supports Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora, and other Linux computers.
CONNECT YOUR DEVICES - Supports wireless Bluetooth headphones, speakers, headsets, keyboards, mice, phones, and more.
TINY DESIGN - This mini USB dongle can stay plugged in while you are on the move.
COMPATIBILITY - Not usable in car stereos, TVs, or Mac computers. Not recommended for employer-provided computers. Does not add Bluetooth 4.0 support to Windows 7 computers. Special drivers are needed in Windows 7 for Bose QC35 and some other recent Bose devices.
PEACE OF MIND - Full one-year warranty and personal US-based email support for as long as you own the adapter.
Plugable’s new Class 2 Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy adapter’s dual mode radio will enable your computer to communicate with other Bluetooth devices with high speed transfer rates of up to 3 Mbps. With a range of up to 10 meters (33 feet) depending on environmental factors. The adapter is compatible with both 32 and 64-bit Windows from XP through Windows 10. And offers market-leading Broadcom BCM20702 chipset, while also backwards compatible with classic Bluetooth (1.x and 2.x) devices.
Adds Bluetooth® support for Windows® 7 and later, Linux PCs, and Raspberry Pi
Extremely compact USB adapter. Safe to leave in for laptop travel
Supports Bluetooth keyboards, mice, headsets, and more
Supports Bluetooth stereo headsets, headphones, and speakers
Specifically works with Microsoft’s new Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy support in Windows 8® and Windows 10
Support built-in to Linux kernels 3.0.34 and higher (may have limited functionality vs Windows, some Linux distributions need additional manual configuration)
Supported Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, ATT, AVRCP, GAVDP, GATT, HCRP, HFP, HID, HID over GATT, OPP, PAN, SPP, and more (Note: Some profiles may require installation of included Broadcom Bluetooth or built-in Windows 8 stack)
Windows Driver Installation If another Bluetooth adapter has been used with your computer, disable it in the Device Manager and remove its driver as explained below in the FAQ section. Also, be sure to uninstall any associated software from “Programs and Features” in the Control Panel. Also, check for and remove any old version of the Broadcom driver. It will show up as “WIDCOMM” in the list of installed programs.
Linux Driver Installation Linux kernels after June 2012 or so have support for this adapter. Support has been back ported to kernels back to later point releases of stable kernels 3.0+, specifically 3.0.34, 3.2.20, and all versions of 3.4.The adapter’s USB VID is 0x0a5c (Broadcom) and PID 0x21e8.
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