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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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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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Need iBeacon capable of lower TX power than -20 dBm

I've got an application using beacons for location/proximity. I've looked at a lot of beacons, and so far none of the currently available beacons I can find allow setting the TX power for the beacon ...
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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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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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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 powered 4G dongle with a Bluetooth interface

I'm looking for a USB powered 4G dongle, that allows network connectivity via Bluetooth. This is for a different, legacy device that doesn't have Wifi. Possibly, the BT aspect may need to be via ...
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4+ multipoint BT headphones

I'm trying to find headphones for using with multiple equipment: TV tablet smartphone PC All the multi point I can find handle only two devices. Don't need to use multiple devices simultaneously, ...
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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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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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Need reccomendations for genuine stereo Bluetooth adapter

I say "Genuine" because apparently so many are not! I wanted to add the ability to send streamed music from my phone (which happens to be an Iphone SE) to the aux input in my car radio, and ...
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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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UK Layout foldable bluetooth keyboard with touchpad

I'm looking for a foldable bluetooth keyboard and touchpad combination to use with my Steamdeck. Must haves: UK layout (with \ between left shift and z and a large Return key) Staggered keys over ...
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Simplest bluetooth low energy token that always stays connected to the phone

Problem I'm trying to solve: I want some sort of bluetooth token that would always be in my pocket/backpack (e.g. on my keychain), and I want to lock my phone automatically when it loses connection ...
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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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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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How was my phone cloned or mirrored by my roommate and how do i get evidence to prove it and shut her down. I believe she used a usb-c port hook up [closed]

It's like everything I go through in life is instantly on facebook or a social media platform. Being made fun of in some way plus passwords change within seconds of logging in when I try to logout ...
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Break through the speed limit of 1.5 Mbps for Bluetooth tethering

My mobile phone brand is Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC and I want to share my mobile internet data with my PC using the Bluetooth tethering feature because tethering over Bluetooth consumes less charge from my ...
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WiFi to Bluetooth Streaming

I'm looking for a solution for the following scenario. I don't know whether or not there's such a device available, but for the sake of convenience, I'll call the requested solution a "device&...
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Hardware Bluetooth devices providing tongue-smartphone interface

As there is some medication that deeply sedates patients, leaving them only able to eat and move the tongue, I was wondering if there are or if anyone has the intention to produce hardware mouth ...
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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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hardware for exporting timecode to camera

I have cubase pro generating timecode (TC), which I want to export to a camera with DIN connection (eg., Canon R5C). What would you recommend if such thing exists for 3m to 5m distance beween PC and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bluetooth headset with USB/3.5mm connection

I want a headset. I have similar requirements to USB headset with good headphone quality and comfort?: I want a Bluetooth headset (so no cords hanging off my head) but it should connect to my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mobile phone in room missing calls

I always keep my phone in my room and go to watch TV so I end up missing calls. I don't want to keep the phone with me all times and still get some sort of notification about a call or message I am ...
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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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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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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 ...