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Edimax Bluetooth 5.0 Nano USB Adapter (BT-8500)

The Edimax Bluetooth 5.0 Nano USB Adapter is a great way to give your Windows, Android, or Linux devices the power and performance of Bluetooth 5.0. This Bluetooth 5.0 BQB Certified+ EDR dongle is capable of transfer speeds up to 3Mbps and supports most stacks and variations of Bluetooth going back to Bluetooth Classic. But one of the best features of Bluetooth 5 and the BT-8500 is the new 40 meter range. It supports dual mode, BLE, and Bluetooth Classic as well. It's Single-chip Bluetooth 5 controller, combines a BT Protocol Stack (LM, LL, L2CAP, GATT, RFCOMM, SPP, and LE), BT Baseband, modem, and BT RF in one adapter.

  • Bluetooth 5.0 USB Adapter
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Standards Bluetooth 5 specification compliant
  • Frequency Band 2402~2480MHz
  • Maximum Data Speed 3Mbps (class BT-BR/EDR) : 2Mbps(BLE)
  • Interface: USB 2.0 Type A
  • Antenna: Internal PiFa Antenna
  • Dimensions: 7.1 (H) x 14.9 (W) x 17.4 (D) mm
  • Weight: 2g
  • Output Power 8dB (max.)
  • Receiver Sensitivity 94dBm (2Mbps EDR)
    • 87dBm (3Mbps EDR)
    • 98dBm (BLE)
    • 06dBm (125K BLE long range)
  • Certification CE, FCC, NCC, BSMI, BQB
  • Environmental Condition
  • Operating Temperature: 32~104°F (0~40°C)
  • Storage Temperature: -4~140°F (-20~60°C)
  • Operating Humidity: 10~90% (NonCondensing)
  • Storage Humidity: Max. 95% (NonCondensing)
  • System Requirement Windows 8.1/10 32bit/64bit or above Linux: Kernel 2.6.32 - 5.3 or above (support Fedora & Ubuntu only)

Edimax Bluetooth 5.0 Nano USB Adapter (BT-8500) Product Help and Resources

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