New Bluetooth USB Adapters

Posted: May 4 2003, 12:00pm EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 9:40am CDT, in Shopping | Shopping Tips


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New Bluetooth USB Adapters
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So you got your new cool bluetooth device. Now how to connect it to your PC or notebook ?

You need a bluetooth USB Adaptor. Those rather low-cost little devices are as small as USB keychain drives and just plug directly into your USB port.

Most of them give you bluetooth 1.1 access up to 10 meters away from the PC. So you can enjoy wireless synchronization with your PDA, mobile phone or what ever other bluetooth device you own.

List of available USB Bluetooth Adaptors:

Belkin Components Bluetooth USB Adaptor Belkin Components Bluetooth USB Adaptor

• Offers built-in security using 128-bit encryption and authentication, allowing you to securely access any Bluetooth device without wires 
• Installs easily with Plug-and-Play convenience 
• Allows you to work at distances of up to 10 meters*
*10m range is dependent upon environment, number of users, and other wireless devices within immediate proximity. 
• Adds Bluetooth connection capability to your USB desktop computer 
• Works with any device enabled with Bluetooth v1.1 technology 
• Supports Microsoft® Windows® 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP 
• Compatible with Mac OS X v10.2 and higher


IOGEAR Bluetooth to USB Adaptor IOGEAR Bluetooth to USB Adaptor

• Allows any computer with USB connections to become a Bluetooth enabled computerEliminates cables between your computers
• Enables your computer to connect to your Bluetooth printer and Bluetooth enabled mobile devices (such as PDAs and mobile phones) wirelessly
• Enables wireless Personal Area Network (PAN) connectivity
• Bluetooth specification 1.1 compliant
• USB specification 1.1 compliant
• Class 1 Bluetooth device enables you to connect your hardware up to 100 meter (330 feet) away
• Backward compatible with Bluetooth Class 2 and 3 devices
• Up to 723 Kbps data rate
• Small form factor makes it easy to carry and place
• Easy, fast, and intuitive installation and setup
• Built-in security to assure the privacy of your communication – paring, encryption, authentication
PC and Mac compatible
• Requires: available USB port and CDROM drive, Windows 98 or later, OS X or later


D-Link Bluetooth 2.4ghz USB Adaptor D-Link Bluetooth 2.4ghz USB Adaptor

The D-Link DBT-120 USB Bluetooth Adaptor enables short-range wireless data connectivity between computers and Bluetooth enabled devices. Personal digital assistants, cellular phones, and other devices can connect wirelessly with your Mac. In a nutshell, Bluetooth unplugs your digital peripherals and makes cable clutter a thing of the past.

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