Questions tagged [bluetooth]

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Physical button/momentary switch to trigger a keyboard shortcut in Excel on Windows

I work in a manufacturing environment and we use vba macros in excel spreadsheets on a laptop to log completion times when we finish up a process. I'm looking for a physical button that can be pressed ...
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Which bluetooth headphones connect through a base station to a PC?

The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless is more than what I'm looking for. I only really need the base station: It has a proprietary 2.4 Ghz wireless signal and base station with a variety of connection ...
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Can most modern flip phones with bluetooth capability normally be used with most bluetooth keyboards?

My father has a flip phone with its excruciatingly slow single-finger keyboard. His service is with Verizon, so he probably got his phone through Verizon too. He doesn't currently know what specific ...
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Which smartwatches has Bluetooth and WiFi on separate chip?

Integrated in SoC Bluetooth and WiFi may be considered security issue. Which smartwatches has Bluetooth and WiFi on separate chip? if such a smartwatch even exist?
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Hardware that can wirelessly charge the AirPods Max?

Is there already hardware that can wirelessly charge the AirPods Max? I already found The Max Stand, but the project is not finished yet.
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DIY silent disco party 🎧 hardware

I want to try to engage in a silent disco party in my house for a low-budget amateur party. Quick recap, a silent disco party differs from a club party as all participants wear headphones and music ...
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Bluetooth signal extension

The problem I'm facing is that my computer is in my office but the signal from the computer's Bluetooth is not strong enough to reach everywhere in the house. If I could use a Bluetooth signal ...
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iClever BK03 (Bluetooth keyboard) repairability or alternative

I´m searching for an edc (every day carry) keyboard, what is able to connect via bluetooth and is light/small. I was seeing online the iClever BK03 and think its interesting. Does anyone have some ...
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Battery powered single board computer with BLE or WiFi and a & IP67 housing

I need an IP67 housing with a dev board for a project in a damp environment. It must have either BLE (preferable) or WiFi. I use ESP32 generally (which has noth BLE & WiFi for around $3), but am ...
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A bluetooth speaker that does not feature a connection sound

I am looking for a bluetooth speaker that does not feature a connection-sound. All I have sampled so far do something along the line of beeep or Connection established or Connected I want one that may ...
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Wireless Ear Buds With Multipoint, ANC, and Mono Pod Usage

I have searched high and low for a set of ear pods that check all my boxes. Let's say cost is not an issue, cheap or expensive, either works. They need to be true wireless earbuds, no over ear or buds ...
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How to do directional finding with Bluetooth and UWB

Just jumped into the ocean of IoT and found myself drowning.... I am trying to make my small toy car(with remote) being able to follow me. Have discussed with my hardware friend and was told to get ...
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How to use regular (cabled) speakers by wireless?

I have regular, wired speakers and I use them for the computer. How can I use them wirelessly, by Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, from a smartphone or tablet? I guess I need a Bluetooth device that connects to ...
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Projecting video via bluetooth?

Is it possible to project films I access on my computer, e.g. on Netflix and Youtube, to some projectors via bluetooth?
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Bluetooth Barcode Scanner with Python Support (Windows 10)

I'm working on developing a Inventory / POS Management software. I'm developing this in Python using PyQt5. I've been looking for a Bluetooth Barcode Scanner that works with Python in a Windows 10 ...
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Mac-compatible Bluetooth mouse with internal battery charged via USB-C

I want a wireless mouse to use with my MacBook Pro 2018. Requirements: Internal battery. Rechargeable by USB-C. Usable while charging. Bluetooth. Compatible with current macOS. Fits large hand. ...
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Bluetooth keyboard with Mac layout and internal battery charged via USB-C

I want a wireless keyboard to use when my MacBook Pro 2018 is on a laptop stand. Requirements: Same layout and size as MacBook Pro's keyboard (pic below). In particular, the fn key needs to be ...
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I need a USB Bluetooth Hub with a decent range

I need a USB Bluetooth Hub that has a range of at least 30 feet. It should have low latency, at least 3 USB ports, little to no loss of input, and should have great quality with a decent price. The ...
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Could you advise a very good multi-button mouse for macOS?

I am looking for a very good mouse for my MacBook Pro (2016, 15", macOS 10.15.7). I have just returned the Logitech MX Master 3 because of the loudness of the left/right buttons and of how poor ...
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Headphones with embedded micro that supports both 2.4GHz wireless and bluetooth

I am looking for headphones that include all these features (basically TV headphones that can do bluetooth headphones too): Base to put on for charging Embedded microphone, or slot for plugging One ...
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Bluetooth headset with pro-like mic

I am looking for some great quality sound headset as well as microphone level close to pro/studio level. I really enjoy the sound quality and bass line on my Marshall Major III Bluetooth headset as ...
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USB mouse vs. Bluetooth mouse -- less battery drain

Which would drain a laptop battery less, a USB (LED) mouse or a bluetooth mouse? Nothing fancy, just a basic travel 3 button mouse in each case.
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Are there any truly wireless earbuds that support A2DP while using the microphone?

I'm finally catching up w/ the 21st century and bought my first pair of truly wireless earbuds: the Sony WF-1000XM3. My issue is that audio quality degrades significantly when I connect them to my ...
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Is there a bluetooth 5 usb device that works on a 2013 MacBook Pro Retina?

I need BT5 for my earbuds. I wasn't able to find an appropriate replacement of the internal networking adapter, so, now I'm hoping that somebody has a good experience with a USB BT5 adapter in an ...
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Is there a Bluetooth device that one can connect a wired headset

I'm trying to achieve two goals. Use my headset without plugging it into my phone configure smart lock with the bluetooth so my cell phone stays unlocked while in my home office. Currently I have a ...
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Connect USB keyboard to bluetooth

I have an USB keyboard here, and I would like to connect it on bluetooth to other devices (mostly to android phones/phablets/tablets). Yes, I know that buying a bluetooth keyboard would be more simple ...
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Hub for bluetooth mouse and keyboard

I have a bluetooth mouse and keyboard which I use for my personal and work laptops, sometimes they will both be on at the same time and I'll need to switch between them. This is a bit of a pain, is ...
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Android phone with powerful signal antenna (eventually exended), good Bluetooth and Wifi range

My scenario is that at ground level I do not have phone signal. At around 20m height I get quite a good phone sinal, including internet. I would like to use an Android phone to use it for voice ...
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Seeking microSD Memory with Bluetooth or WiFi

Does there exist a microSD card that acts as a memory (a ¼GB is sufficient) but allows read access via Bluetooth or even WiFi? I have a very sensitive (low light) camera that, under only starlight, ...
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Bluetooth footswitch for Android video

I've got an LG V30 smartphone that I would like to start using to record my band's performances. The problem is that there are substantial times between each song (long story) so I would like to use a ...
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Multi Device Bluetooth keyboard and mouse

I am looking for a keyboard (and optionally a mouse) that is Bluetooth-enabled and backlit and can switch between different Bluetooth devices (pc and tablet/phone).
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Is there a way to add a hardware button (linked physically or via Bluetooth) to an iPhone 7 which allows unlocking of the phone?

If the iPhone 7 button has become defective and non-replaceable - is there any way a physical button can be added / connected to the iPhone so that pressing it unlocks the phone (with appropriate ...
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Bluetooth Proximity Trackers

I would like to buy a Bluetooth distance tracker so that whenever my laptop is more than n feet distant from my Android phone the phone rings. I do not need GPS location, crowd finding etc. Is ...
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Dual Mode Bluetooth (BLT/BLE) -To-UART Bridge Module Recommendation

I need a module to server as a Bluetooth-UART/SPI bridge for an MCU, that has to have the following characteristics: Programmable Fast bring-up (a known manufacturer with straight-forward set-up and ...
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Is Bluetooth transmitter/receiver fine for connecting mouse/keyboard?

I want to buy this transmitter/receiver but in specifications I see everything about audio only. Can I use it with my PC to connect keyboard or mouse?
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Will the XBOX One Controller work work with my Bluetooth Mouse dongle?

I have a Bluetooth mouse "Terabyte 100031N Ultra Slim Wireless Mouse (Black)" and was planning to buy a XBOX one controller for my PC. Was wondering if the controller needs specific Bluetooth dongle ...
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Bluetooth enabled, portable, battery powered, weighing scale for groceries weighing (commercial use)

I'm looking for a physical weighing scale/machine that allows the cashier to weigh different groceries (one at a time, of course) - and the weight be reflected via bluetooth* into the cashier's ...
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Wireless earbuds for single sided deafness

I'm looking for wireless earbuds which are reversible and can be used individually. I can only hear in one of my ears and therefore getting earbuds which are not reversible is just extra junk for me....
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Programmable bluetooth button for Android and iOS

I'm trying to develop a mobile app that use physical bluetooth button to interact with the app and invoke one (or more) functions. I found two possible solutions Use media button and emulate media ...
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I'm looking for a bluetooth transmitter/receiver to connect bluetooth headphones to xbox

So I recently purchased some airpods and want to also use them with my xbox while playing online games. I have seen that you can use them with the xbox app using this guide But the app has it's ...
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USB dongle for bluetooth keyboard with keyboard driver

I’m looking for device that will allow to connect my Bluetooth keyboard to any computer – it should be like a bridge between keyboard and send keyboard keys via USB so no driver is needed. On receiver ...
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Effects of Radio-Frequency or Bluetooth Mouses on Laptop Battery Usage

I'm looking for a new mouse to work with on my laptop. I want it to be wireless, but I'm still deciding between Radio-frequency or Bluetooth. It needs to be precise since I often work with game ...
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FM/DAB radio which allows to connect bluetooth headset

I am looking for a device which offers FM radio or DAB radio No wifi connection required Can be plugged into a power socket (no batteries) Allows to connect a Bluetooth headset to listen to the music....
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Bluetooth Sniffer recommendation

I'm looking for recommendation on Bluetooth traffic sniffer instrument. I did my desk research to find-out the instruments available - I came across Nordic, Ubertooth etc.. but these are not meeting ...
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MMCX Bluetooth cable supporting current HighRes audio codecs

I am searching for a long lasting Bluetooth "cable" which: battery lasts at least 8 hours (assume a ~36 ohm in-ear headphone), supports for current audio codecs like LDAC, aptX, ..., high ...
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Cheap way to capture heart rate data wirelessly with my PC? [closed]

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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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 the 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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