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.
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.