Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 71.92Mb
Operating System: Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, MacOS X
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / 15 Oct 2003
The Belkin Bluetooth Adapter is under the category of Bluetooth that delivers the promises of freeing yourself from cables, but it still needs work to appeal everyone. With the USB Bluetooth Adapter, you can do PC-to-PC file transfer, synchronization with a Palm- or Pocket PC-OS PDA, and Internet access over Bluetooth cellular phones. Now you can add Bluetooth wireless capabilities to your USB desktop or notebook computer. The Adapter is ideal for home or mobile use. It allows your computer to make cable free connections to other Bluetooth devices quickly, without having to establish a networking infrastructure. Simply plug the Adapter into the USB port of your computer and connect to your cellular phones, printers, PDAs or other computers enabled with Bluetooth technology. Then wirelessly access the Internet and your email, print documents, transfer files, contact information and more. Bluetooth keyboards and mice are near, but they'll come with their own adapter.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
In Asia, Bluetooth has been successful in replacing the wired earphones with wireless counterparts. Some other interesting ideas have also materialized, including a Bluetooth hard drive, announced by Toshiba earlier and a Bluetooth battery powered pen for sending handwritings to another device. As developers continue to unleash the potential of Bluetooth, the possibilities in which devices can interact appear to be endless. The Adapter uses advanced technologies - Bluetooth standard v2.0 +EDR and USB 2.0 - to provide you with quicker connection times, enhanced voice and multimedia quality, greater Wi-Fi environments and up to three-times-faster data transfer speeds. The following features are present in the Belkin Bluetooth Adapter: Adds Bluetooth Wireless Technology to your desktop or notebook computer, provides cable free connections to devices up to 10 meters away, Delivers faster connection times and improved performance, Offers low power consumption, Backward compatibility with Bluetooth v1.1-, 1.2- and 2.0-compliant devices, USB 2.0 Plug-and-Play convenience, Fast pairing time (3.5 - 5 seconds), Compatibility with Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP and Mac OSX v10.3 and higher. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Belkin Bluetooth Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.