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What bluetooth speakers can make a stereo pair wirelessly?

I know that the JBL range of products can do this ("JBL Connect" demonstration on YouTube), but what other companies support using two wireless speakers as a stereo pair? I would like portable ...
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What is a good Android-compatible Bluetooth keyboard?

I have a Galaxy Note 4, and sometimes it's nice to be able to do proper typing on it, and saving having to carry a laptop around. I'd like a Bluetooth keyboard I can carry with me (doesn't have to ...
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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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Standalone Bluetooth controller recommendation

For a hardware project, I'm looking for a simple, robust Bluetooth controller on which I can solder buttons. I found the Bluefruit EZ-Key but I don't like it that I can't change the name. I've ...
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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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What tools are there to connect a Bluetooth speaker to my PC?

I have several Bluetooth speakers I can use on my smartphone but I'm wondering if there is any way to connect them via Bluetooth to my PC? I thought there may be a gadget out there which connects my ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Hardware components for MESH network with Arduino

I am in the search for some recommendation on a good hardware component for building a mesh network with Arduino I am not experienced in building a mesh network. So all recommendations and guidance ...
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Flash drive with USB and bluetooth interface

Does it exist a USB/bluetooth flash drive? I frequently need to copy data from a personal computer (I do not have bluetooth dongle) and a tablet. So I'm thinking about an hardware key acting as a ...
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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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Bluetooth microphone for interviewing people

I run a 'Humans of' Facebook page, which involves me interviewing people on the street and taking photos of them. Till now I've been using a voice recording app on my phone to record 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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Which BLE transmitter should I use?

I'm making a BLE scanner to control locations of my devices. I have a scanner working and it is able to scan BLE devices, but I can't decide what I should buy (I need 150 of them). I just need ...
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What are some handheld-device/board with Wifi+Bluetooth+processor?

Problem I am looking for a portable device which should fullfill my following requirement: Device should be able to connect and communicate with bluetooth devices. Device should be able to connect ...
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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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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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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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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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what bluetooth dongle can support aptx audio as a sink (input) ? [closed]

This might sound strange but the setup is as follows. Raspberry Pi with very high quality sound card is a music centre. Tv/Projector with bluetooth and aptx support. Maybe another way to put it ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to know if a Bluetooth piece can transmit?

So I got an MP3 player (technically MP4, but the screen is about the size of my thumb), but it's old and obviously doesn't support Bluetooth headsets. Reason I wanted a Bluetooth headset was due to ...
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Bluetooth Cassette Adapter with Long Battery Life

I've been looking for an inexpensive device to get my car to play songs from my phone. I've got a wired cassette adapter, but the wires inevitably break (I have a teen that uses it too). I found ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 quality ...
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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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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 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 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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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 ...