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Bluetooth USB Dongle

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by macca40, 4 Feb 2006.

  1. macca40


    Joined: 19 Oct 2002

    Posts: 209

    Location: Oldham

    Can anybody recommend Bluetooth USB Dongle for use with mobile phone also what does class 1and 2 mean.
  2. Duke

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 29 Jun 2003

    Posts: 33,700

    Location: Wiltshire

    I've got the MSI 100m dongle for connecting to a Samsung D500 phone. Works perfect within about ~10m, depending on walls etc.

    AFAIK Class 1 dongles are the '100m' ones, class 2 are the cheaper ones.
  3. macca40


    Joined: 19 Oct 2002

    Posts: 209

    Location: Oldham

    Thanks Duke
    The one I am looking at is Gigabyte GN-BTD02 -100m think it should be o/k.
  4. Greenlizard0

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 15 Mar 2004

    Posts: 28,189

    Location: Liverpool

    I've had lots of problems with USB bluetooth dongles and my mobile phone. If you have a cable supplied with the handset try using that...
  5. buckeejit


    Joined: 14 Aug 2004

    Posts: 2,993

    I bought the Belkin Bluetooth USB Adapter Class 1 - 100m v1.2 ages ago and it has done me no wrong. My phone is connected and my Bluetooth Wacom tablet is connected thru it. No Probs with it whatsoever.
  6. deadeyedic30

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 28 Jan 2005

    Posts: 1,545

    Location: Too Far from a good woman

    Second for the MSI 100m dongle, i use it with my Nokia 6230 and have no problems at all.