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Questions tagged [bluetooth]

For questions about devices that use a Bluetooth protocol interface to communicate.

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Cheap way to capture heart rate data wirelessly with my PC?

I need to wirelessly capture hearth rate to PC. I was thinking using something like Xiaomi band, but it seems there is no API for that. I just need real time tracking of my hearth rate. And I think ...
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Off the shelf cheap wearable BlueTooth Low Energy device

I am trying to design an employee tracking system, to track employees from room to room, for saftey purposes. Somewhat obviously, if requires each tracked person to carry a device which uniquely ...
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Control WiFi Beacon remotely [closed]

I am trying to figure our if it is possible to control WiFi Beacon remotely. Did some research and found that people suggest Kontakt.io. However, it does not really seem what I need. We have a park of ...
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Are there any budget Bluetooth trackballs?

I love using trackballs on bed/couches as I don't need to worry about the surface at all. However, tablets are cutting down on usb-A ports and I don't want adapters hanging off my tablet so I'm ...
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Replacement for Apple Magic Keyboard

Not so long ago I bought an iMac but the keyboard is in the Swiss QWERTZ layout and I absolutely hate it (the layout). I can't get accustomed to not having the tilde, curly brackets and square ...
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wireless headset with instant response that works in wind

I'm looking for a bluetooth headset which meets the following requirements: primary use to talk on the phone, so audio quality must be good wind cancelling, so if I'm riding a bike and talking on the ...
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Connecting 25+ bluetooth devices and 3+ displays

I want to set up a special training room in the gym I work for, but being mostly a software guy, hardware is sometimes a mystery to me. The idea is the following: have 3+ displays showing videos of ...
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HP Pavillion Dv7 AC-Compatible Wi-Fi Chip?

I was reading the HP Dv7 service manual looking for a replacement wi-fi chip, and I think that my brother's chip finally kicked the bucket after around a decade of service. I did all the usual ...
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Small workgroup printer for five users connecting by Bluetooth

Seeking a small workgroup printer (monochrome OK) where five users can print less than 50 plain paper pages (8.5"x11") a day from Windows 10. For security reasons, WiFi and wired LAN are out. Can't ...
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Wireless Headset Quality

I have a set of bluetooth earbuds and I have been using them with my MacBook running High Sierra. I use them for Slack calls and the quality basically sounds like I'm talking on my phone. I ...
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bluetooth/wireless keyboard that logs everything without needing to be connected

I frequently find that I need to type up my thoughts at hand before I forget them, but I am not always in a spot where I can whip out my laptop. It would be super convenience if I could just start ...
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3rd party Bluetooth transponder

I'm using an Apple Magic Keyboard on a PC at work by means of a USB cable. I'd like to do away with the cable, but the PC has no Bluetooth transponder. Can I buy a USB transponder that will work with ...
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Gamepad/Controller for PC/Notebook with strong signal

I'm looking for a gamepad with strong wireless signal. I'm not very sure what exactly is supposed to be strong, either bluetooth receiver or both gamepad and receiver. If you can suggest strong ...
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Bluetooth Headphones for the Gym

I'm currently searching some bluetooth headphones to take with me when going to the gym. Problem with that is, all the ones I found so far are in-ear headphones (compare pic below), which I absolutly ...
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Wearable Oxygen Monitor / SPO2 Sensor

I a looking for a SPO2 monitor for my mother who has COPD. Requirements: It must be able to be worn overnight so it needs to measure either on a wristband or on a non compression finger monitor. ...
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Bluetooth Wifi Bridge

I have seen many articles online about using a phone or computer to act as a Bluetooth-WiFi(internet) bridge, where you can share the internet connection with other devices over Bluetooth. But I have ...
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Bluetooth module with external antenna?

I was referred here from the Raspberry Pi stack exchange. I'm looking for a bluetooth module that can use an external SMA antenna, that I can interface with a raspberry pi. I'm very new to raspberry ...
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Furuno GP32 chartplotter with multiplexer bluetooth setup

I have a couple of guys with Furuno GP32's set up like this: GP32 <---> COMPUTER I'm looking for a way to insert a multiplexer, or some device in the middle that has the ability to broadcast ...
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Bluetooth speakers with USB charging and line in (aux input)

I am looking for a bluetooth speaker that can: charge through USB, so I don't have to worry about not losing a proprietary charger connect through a 3.5 mm line in (aux input) - so I can use it as a ...
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Generic wireless USB Adapter/ Bluetooth transmitter

I recently bought a long HDMI cable to connect my PC to my TV. Works fine, but I have a corded mouse and keyboard. It works, but it is rather inconvenient to drag the cables around. I will propably ...
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Small device with Bluetooth low energy (BLE)

I need an small device with bluetooth that has to do the following: Have an accelerometer attached and read his data. After x seconds, send the accelerometer data to the paired device over bluetooth. ...
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Do wireless cables exist?

Are there "cables" that are just 2 bluetooth dongles that will interact with each other? I am looking for one for a custom mechanical keyboard. USB type c would be the best, but I think anything would ...
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Arduino compatible Bluetooth Cat. 1 module

I'm looking to add a Bluetooth module to an Arduino project that I'm working on that will take outdoor temperature measurements. I plan to have several measurement stations over distances of several ...
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Programmable Bluetooth router

I previously posted this on Stack Overflow but moved the post here because I feel this forum is more relevant. I am looking for some kind of hardware that I can buy that has multiple Bluetooth radios,...
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Computer is far away from my desk: Is it possible to wireless connect a display monitor to it? How?

I have a big desktop that needs to stay in a room next door to mine. Not that far but of course I cannot run a monitor cable from the desktop to my desk. So my question is simple: Is there any ...
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Recommandations for small warehouse RFID management with detectors including batteries

As a computer technician, I have about 500 IT equipements to manage (hard drives, computers, displays, printers, a.s.o.). I'm looking for a passive RFID equipment in order to know for each equipment ...
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Bluetooth Headset that works well with Windows

I have been on something of a quest for something which I am finding to be a very elusive piece of equipment: a Bluetooth headset that works well with Windows. My Windows 10 PC has an onboard ...
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Bluetooth HID device

I have a bluetooth keyboard which I would like to use on my laptop. My laptop runs Linux and I have had it working in the past but it wasn't stable. I'm now looking for a bluetooth adapter which will ...
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Bluetooth Rechargeable Mouse that uses AA batteries

Rechargeable batteries have existed for quite some time, and Bluetooth peripherals have had time to mature as well. Does a Bluetooth mouse exist that draws its power from a AA battery, but can also ...
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Bluetooth 5 adapters

I was wanting to play with with Bluetooth 5 with some current code. Does anyone know where I could get a bluetooth 5 (low energy HCI) adapter? Preferably USB.
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Headset with Bluetooth and Wired

I have recently gotten back into online gaming after being introduced to Overwatch. I've found that in order to get the most out of the game it's important to be on voice. I have a pair of bluetooth ...
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Outdoor Bluetooth scanner

I need a computer that comes with a Bluetooth antenna, GPIO pins (only need one 5v output to trigger a door), ethernet port, and can execute .NET code that I have developed. I'm currently ...
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FOSS-friendly Bluetooth TMC device

I'm looking for a Bluetooth-based Traffic Message Channel (RDS-TMC) receiver which communicates over a known protocol, allowing me to query it via a program I'm going to develop myself. There are ...
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What's a pair bluetooth headsets that doesn't vibrate/make noise when low battery?

I sometimes listen to audio when I sleep. Main Question: What's a bluetooth headset product that will not make noises/vibrate when low battery? No noise, including the device telling you "battery ...
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Scale USB / Wireless / Bluetooth Connected

I am looking for a scale to use for a project. I have scoured and found some options that are mostly for weighing humans and small items as well as some fully integrated systems for inventory ...
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Looking for a small analog pointing device, suitable for attaching to a tented split keyboard

I just purchased a tented split keyboard to alleviate some of the repetitive stress on my hands from typing, which I use with my MacBook Pro. It's working great overall, but I'm annoyed by the need to ...
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3.5mm to Bluetooth converter with support for both audio and microphone

Okay, so I have an on-board sound card that I really like. I also have a high quality stereo Bluetooth headset with a built-in microphone that I really like. Now I want them to play together. And also,...
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2D Barcode Scanner, with Bluetooth

I'm looking to find a Bluetooth 2D Barcode scanner. I work at a local schoolboard and we receive shipments of Chromebooks for student use, so we have to tag and inventory each unit by inventory number ...
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Budget bluetooth headphones

I'm looking for a pair of bluetooth head phones to tide me over until I can afford a good pair. (I love the Jaybird Bluebuds X - but after two years they've broken.). What's the best Bluetooth ...
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Looking for programmable controller for linear actuators for use in a standing desk

I'm trying to build a sit-stand desk solution with motors that can be controlled by a computer. I've found some good instructions for building your own electric height adjustable desk here, however, ...
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Decent quality portable bluetooth speakers.

I would like some speakers primarily for use in my bedroom. I would like to be able to play sound through both my laptop and my phone. Loudness is not of particular importance, but I would like ...
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Apple security fob

I work with a software development team inside local government. Our team have developed an app for Apple IPhone 6 SE with Cordova that requires carers to "check-in" to client visits. Clients ...
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Self-powered bluetooth receiver with 3.5mm TRS (often: “universal stereo adapter”)

I'm seeking recommendations for a self-powered (rechargeable) Bluetooth receiver with an integrated 3.5mm male TRS plug. It's a stand-alone device which enables use of Bluetooth headphones/speakers ...
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Wireless headphones (radio or bluetooth) for watching films that don't give headaches

I'm EMF concerned but still need wireless headphones to watch films on my projector without bothering neighbors. They need to be powerful, robust, highly user friendly and not give EMF-related ...
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What's an accurate and affordable indoor positioning system

TL;DR version I'd like hardware capable of doing these things Triangulate positions of nodes Be accurate down to 1-6 inches Able to see through fairly thin objects, like people/trees Fairly ...
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Bluetooth MP3 Player with m3u playlist support?

I'm looking for a bluetooth mp3 player with playlists support. Playlists in preferably editable text format (m3u,pls,xml), and not in binary non-editable format. I've been searching since quite some ...
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Wireless Microphone with USB Receiver that works with Macs

I'm desperetely looking for a products similar to the Behringer ULM100USB but that actually works with Macs... Does any of you know something like that? Don't point me to radio-based stuff... I'm ...
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Plantronics M70 vs. M90 — what's the difference between them? [closed]

I'd like to buy a Bluetooth headset. I have a long list of criteria, and have done some research. From what I've found, the Plantronics M70 or M90 would be reasonable choices for me. What's the ...
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I need Bluetooth-enabled keyboard and mouse?

I need a keyboard and a mouse. They should run on Bluetooth, but be chargeable via USB as well, if that's possible? Preferable both in one go. Price limit: INR 1000/-. Bluetooth essential. Price ...
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A true wireless alternative for the Logitech K740 keyboard

I've always used full sized keyboards, with high profile keys. (I'm a developer) I think it's time to make some changes. Today I went to a big computer shop. Tried out many keyboards. Mainly from ...