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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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