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2D Barcode Scanner, with Bluetooth

Having done many ERP integrations in warehouses and retail, there was pretty much one wireless barcode scanner that stood out and that was Symbol (now Zebra). They do make a Bluetooth scanner - ...
Digital Boffin's user avatar
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Computer is far away from my desk: Is it possible to wireless connect a display monitor to it? How?

You can use KVM over IP for that purpose. You just need to connect your PC and your desk with ethernet cable. It's not so cheap and has some limitations for screen resolution, but maybe it can solve ...
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Are there any budget Bluetooth trackballs?

Just buy the MX Ergo. Unfortunately, trackballs are a fairly narrow market with not a ton of demand; unsurprisingly, this means that prices aren't exactly the most competitive. Finding something ...
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Wireless Headset Quality

You can't, at least not on macOS. There's no high quality duplex audio Bluetooth profile, maximum what you can get is 16 kHz duplex SBC (mSBC, "Wideband speech"). It's better than SCO (8 kHz), but ...
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Plantronics M70 vs. M90 — what's the difference between them?

It took me a fair bit of Web searching to find the answer. In the end, I finally hit upon the correct set of terms to enter into Google. I did a Google search for [ plantronics m70 m90 vs | ...
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Decent quality portable bluetooth speakers.

I use a Jabra Speak 510, very good sound quality, can do much more than just speaker but a little expensive (about 100€) Edit for details : battery YES, autonomy more thant 10 hours, USB and jack 3....
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Decent quality portable bluetooth speakers.

I recommend the Juice Bar portable speakers. I've had one of these for about half a year, and I've been very happy with the quality of both the build and the audio - and that's coming from a ...
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Wireless headphones (radio or bluetooth) for watching films that don't give headaches

I've not tried these personally - and as with any headphones, its a good idea to try any headphones for fit (tight headphones cause headaches) and sound quality if possible, but it sounds like ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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Looking for programmable controller for linear actuators for use in a standing desk

I think you'd have excellent luck with the Raspberry Pi A+ for ~$25. It has excellent documentation, some preexisting servo driver software, and integrated GPIO pins, which are the things you solder ...
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Mobile phone in room missing calls

Most wearables have this functionality. The Charge 3 performs this function well. It will vibrate when the phone rings and show you who is calling and when you get a text. It has good range over ...
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Bluetooth Rechargeable Mouse that uses AA batteries

While I did not do much research on this because you did not have any real requirements other than replaceable batter and bluetooth. I have found this mouse on Amazon Mouse. Based on the reviews the ...
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Bluetooth speakers with USB charging and line in (aux input)

The Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM is a really good option. Now on Amazon UK for £127.99 https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00PDUE8TG Charges via typical Micro USB. Has a 3.5mm aux input But in general, it is a ...
Yisroel Tech's user avatar
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Cheap way to capture heart rate data wirelessly with my PC?

Use a Polar H7 strap which has Bluetooth Smart and use any application you like for your OS. Polar HR straps are well supported. Here is screenshot of Heart Beat Monitor from Windows 10 Store. It's ...
Mark Y. Taylor's user avatar
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Looking for a small analog pointing device, suitable for attaching to a tented split keyboard

This was a hard one to find! This is my recommendation, the Griffin PowerMate Multi-Media Control Knob with Bluetooth Connectivity - Wirelessly control your Mac from Volume to Key Commands It has ...
BigElittles's user avatar
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Multi Device Bluetooth keyboard and mouse

Any of the following Logitech Keyboards with their "Easy-Switch" technology will allow you to switch between multiple devices via Bluetooth. They have three buttons or a 3-way dial to switch instantly ...
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USB mouse vs. Bluetooth mouse -- less battery drain

Let compare electric components. I. The bluetooth is controller + bt. The WT12-A-AI5 (I found the datasheet) current is 31,5mA (Data transmitted @ 115200bps) * 3,6v. The power is 0,012 watt (max) II. ...
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Will the XBOX One Controller work work with my Bluetooth Mouse dongle?

I have a ... "Terabyte 100031N Ultra Slim Wireless Mouse (Black)" This mouse does not use Bluetooth at all. It is simply a "wireless" mouse that uses some sort of proprietary 2.4 Ghz signal to ...
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Bluetooth enabled, portable, battery powered, weighing scale for groceries weighing (commercial use)

Products like this seem to exist in the market - which are bluetooth enabled weighing scales. https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/pricing-scale-bluetooth-piece-counting-weighing_62434236667.html?...
siliconpi's user avatar
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Off the shelf cheap wearable BlueTooth Low Energy device

I feel that Hexiwear is a pretty good platform, although a little expensive. I feel it ticks most of your boxes: rubber wrist band - check rugged and robust - not really, but it's enclosed in that ...
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Off the shelf cheap wearable BlueTooth Low Energy device

I am answering my own question, in case it is of any interest to others. For development, I have found an excellent and extremely cheap solution. In fact, it could probably be used in non-profits. ...
Mawg's user avatar
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Bluetooth Wifi Bridge

Bluetooth is a proprietary technology which is managed by the Bluetooth SIG. Unlike "Wireless A/B/C/N/AC", which is the networking technology standardized by IEEE, Bluetooth is tightly managed by ...
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Replacement for Apple Magic Keyboard

Even if it's a Windows keyboard, should also work on a Mac. It's painful to use a windows keyboard on mac for writing. But I can really really recommend you the older 2nd Generation Apple Wireless ...
CodeBrauer's user avatar
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HP Pavillion Dv7 AC-Compatible Wi-Fi Chip?

Huffer posted an excellent response on (https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/WLAN-Module-Recommendations/td-p/6872092) He said that there are no AC-Compatible wi-fi ...
Sarah Szabo's user avatar
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Small workgroup printer for five users connecting by Bluetooth

HP Officejet 100 $356.99 Rate: 22 ppm Resolution: 1200 dpi Connective technology: USB, Bluetooth Printer Technology: Colorized Thermal Inkjet Supported Paper Formats: Letter (8.5" x 11"), A 4/5/6, ...
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Small device with Bluetooth low energy (BLE)

The Raspberry Pi Zero W It's $10, comes with Bluetooth LE and Wi-Fi onboard, and can be very easily set for use with an I2C sensor. Under full load it draws a only 1.2W, but has enough horses to keep ...
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Do wireless cables exist?

You can obviously buy 2 USB bluetooth 4 le dongles. Gets power and CPU from the computer Gets power from batteries, but you need some kind of CPU. Designing your own and getting it produced will ...
cybernard's user avatar
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Budget bluetooth headphones

You might take a look at the Photive BTH3 Headphones off Amazon.com They go for just under $50. They are bluetooth, over the ear, have a built in mic and have a battery life of 12 hours (as they claim)...
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FOSS-friendly Bluetooth TMC device

For quite some time it seemed as if the best bets would be: Use USB instead of Bluetooth. There are some Si470x tuner dongles out there for which open-source drivers exist. I have managed to port a ...
user149408's user avatar
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Scale USB / Wireless / Bluetooth Connected

I hope I understood correctly: You're asking for a computer connected scales that can weigh tube-like items about 1.2 m long and ~20 kg in weight, and that does not cost a fortune. A so-called "smart"...
tanius's user avatar
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