Designed for maximum compatibility, small size, and low power, this Plugable adapter upgrades Windows and Linux PCs with the contemporary Bluetooth 4.0 enhance.
The adapter is a compact USB Class 2 Low Energy Bluetooth Adapter with LED. It works with other Bluetooth devices within approximately 10m (30 foot) radius, depending on environmental factors, with transfer rates up to 3 Mbps. The adapter offers the market-leading Broadcom BCM20702 chipset and backwards compatibility with classic Bluetooth (1.x and 2.x) devices.
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 (with included driver installer)
Windows 8 & 10 (drivers install automatically through Windows Update, some devices require addtional software)
Linux kernels 3.0.34 and higher include basic drivers. Profile enhance by way of open-source BlueZ stack (some Linux distributions need additional manual configuration as a result of out of date BlueZ stack, potentially less profiles than Windows)
Does NOT enhance Mac OS X, macOS, or ARM-based Windows RT computers.
Does NOT enhance adding Bluetooth functionality to home theater systems, televisions, or automotive systems.
Supported Bluetooth Devices
Wireless Bluetooth keyboards, mice, headsets, speakers, modems, serial devices, phones, and more. Supports Xbox One S Bluetooth-capable controller in Windows 10 with Anniversary Update applied.
Supported Bluetooth Profiles
A2DP, ATT, AVRCP, GAVDP, GATT, HCRP, HFP, HID, HID over GATT, OPP, PAN, SPP, and more (Note: Profile enhance varies depending on operating system used, and whether WIDCOMM software is used in Windows.)
START USING BLUETOOTH – Adds Bluetooth to your Windows 10, 8, and 7 PC. Supports Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora, and other Linux computers.
CONNECT YOUR DEVICES – Supports wireless Bluetooth headphones, speakers, headsets, keyboards, mice, phones, and more.
TINY DESIGN – This mini USB dongle can stay plugged in whilst you are on the move.
COMPATIBILITY – Not usable in car stereos, TVs, or Mac computers. Not really helpful for employer-provided computers. Does not add Bluetooth 4.0 enhance to Windows 7 computers. Special drivers are needed in Windows 7 for Bose QC35 and a few other latest Bose devices.
PEACE OF MIND – Full one-year warranty and personal US-based email enhance for so long as you own the adapter.