Supported Bluetooth Dongles

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Supported Bluetooth Dongles

The following list will show which bluetooth dongles were tested and work with IOIO. For more information see IOIO Over Bluetooth

For a quick test of your phone and bluetooth dongle, you can use the IOIO Hardware Tester app with feedback functionality.

Supported Bluetooth Dongles

Bluetooth Dongle Address And Name Online Shop Range [m] Android Device Used For Testing Android Version IOIO Bootloader IOIO Firmware Comments
Miniature Bluetooth Dongle V2.0 Class I with 100m Range maplin 54-58m Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC One X 2.3.6, 4.0.3 3.03 3.23 ceramic antenna
Miniature Bluetooth Dongle V2.0 Seeedstudio 12m Several 2.2.x,2.3.x 4.x 3.03 3.23 Magic Dongle
…. 00:15:83:3D:0A:57 …. Bluetooth 2.0 EDR Class 1 Vista-Ready USB Dongle 100m DealExtreme 54-56m Nexus One,Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus, HTC One S,HTC One X 2.3.6, 4.0.3 3.03 3.23 antenna is a fake
Ultra-Mini Bluetooth 3.0 USB Dongle DealExtreme 50m Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC One X 2.3.6, 4.0.3 3.03 3.23 nice signal quality
…. 00:15:83:15:A3:10 …. Mini Bluetooth 2.0 Dongle DealExtreme 49m Nexus One, Nexus S 2.3.6, 4.0.3 3.03 3.23 big latency at higher distance
Bluetooth USB Dongle (Windows 7 Compatible) Inex 30m LG-P350, Samsung Galaxy Gio, Google Nexus S, Sony Tablet S 2.3.4, 3.2.1, 4.0.4 3.03 3.11, 3.23
…. 00:1F:81:00:08:30 …. Super Mini Bluetooth 2.0 Adapter Dongle DealExtreme 12m Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23 cheapest!
…. 00:1F:81:00:08:30 …. Super Mini Bluetooth 2.0 Adapter Dongle DealExtreme 12m Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23
Technaxx BT01 Bluetooth Dongle Class 1 Amazon 12m Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23
Mini Bluetooth 3.0 USB Dongle DealExtreme ? Xperia X8 2.3.7 3.01 3.11
CSR V4.0 DealExtreme not tested HTC Evo Design 4G 4.0.3 5.0 5.03
DYNAMODE MINI USB BLUETOOTH 100M BT-USB-M2 Ebay ? ? ? ? ?
PPA USB Bluetooth Adapter v2.0 + EDR FRYS ? ? ? ? ?
Kinivo BTD-300 Bluetooth 3.0 USB adapter Amazon ? Nexus 5, Nexus 7, HTC One V 4.1.1,4.0.3 ? ?
…. 00:15:83:3D:0A:57 …. Generic USB 2.0 BT Amazon ? HTC Sensation 4G 4.0.3 3.01 3.11 Useful red LED
…. 00:15:83:3D:0A:57 …. Generic USB 2.0 BT eBay ? HTC One V 4.0.3 3.03 3.23 Useful red LED
Silver Hawk Bluetoothstick 1.2 N.A. ? LG-P500, Acer A100 ? 3.03 3.23 Very old part, eos
…. 00:1F:81:00:08:30 …. Mini Bluetooth 2.0 USB Dongle Banggood ? Nexus One 2.3.6 3.03 3.23 antenna is a fake
…. 00:15:83:3D:0A:57 …. Mini Bluetooth USB 2.0 Adapter V2.0 EDR Dongle Banggood ? Nexus One 2.3.6 3.03 3.23
…. 00:11:67:D6:2F:49 …. MINI USB Bluetooth 3.0+ HS Compliant Dongle Banggood ? Nexus One 2.3.6 3.03 3.23 blue LED
…. 00:15:83:3D:0A:57 …. Bluetooth 2.0 USB Dongle DealExtreme ? Nexus One, HTC One X 2.3.6, 4.0.3 3.03 3.23 antenna is a fake
…. 00:15:83:0C:BF:EB …. Magic Dongle ? ? Nexus Galaxy, Nexus 7 4.1.1 3.03 3.23 used in Droidalyzer and IOIO Mint
…. 00:15:83:44:B9:E7 …. iConcepts v2.1 bluetooth adapter Microcentet ? Samsung Stealth V 2.36 3.03 3.23
…. 00:11:67:D6:44:2B …. ? ? Droid 2 Global, Nexus 7 2.3.4, 4.1.1 3.01 3.23
…. 00:1F:81:00:08:30 …. USB Bluetooth 2.0 DealExtreme ? Nexus One 2.3.6 3.03 3.23
…. 00:15:83:15:A3:10 …. Mini Mushroom Bluetooth Adapter TrendTech ? Galaxy Ace, Galaxy S III 2.3.3, 4.0.4 3.00 3.10
…. 00:1F:81:00:08:30 …. Kingsmart BUD-07B (Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR Class 2) Amazon ? Galaxy S II Skyrocket 4.0.4 3.04 3.24
…. 00:10:60:D1:13:8b …. Billington ? ? Huawei Ideos X3 (U8510), HTC Wildfire S (A510e) 2.3.5 3.03 3.24 Manufacturer Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd.
LogiLink Nano Bluetooth USB2.0 Adapter V2.1+EDR Class 2 CONRAD 10m Galaxy Pocket (GT-S5300) 2.3.6 3.03 3.26 Chipset Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd.
Sitecom USB micro adapter 2.1 version Media Markt 10m Galaxy Nexus 4.2.1 3.04 3.24
Gromo Mini USB 2.0 Wireless Bluetooth Dongle Amazon N.A. ASUS Zenfone 2 with Macbook Pro ? ? ? For users in India

Range testing conditions:

  • Bluetooth dongle and phone are line of sight and are oriented towards each other. The range is the maximum distance in which a connection to IOIO is possible.

Unsupported Bluetooth Dongles (Dongles that won’t work)

Bluetooth Dongle Online Shop Range [m] Android Device Used For Testing Android Version IOIO Bootloader IOIO Firmware Comments
ASUS USB-BT211 Mini Bluetooth Dongle Amazon N.A. Nexus S 4.0.4 3.03 3.23
Hama Class 1 Version 3.0 Nano Bluetooth USB Adapter with EDR Amazon N.A. Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23
Hama Class 1 Version 2.1 Nano Bluetooth USB Adapter with EDR Amazon N.A. Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23
Belkin Bluetooth USB plus EDR Adapter, 100m range, v2.1 Amazon N.A. Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23
LevelOne BlueCon MDU-0025USB Bluetooth 2.0 Class 1 Amazon N.A. Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23
Gembird BTD-MINI2 mini Bluetooth Dongle (v.2.1, Class I) Amazon N.A. Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23
USB Bluetooth Adapter with Antenna (Class 1) MiniInTheBox N.A. Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23
USB Bluetooth Adapter with Antenna (Class 1) DealExtreme N.A. Nexus One 2.3.6 3.03 3.23
Tiny Bluetooth 2.0 Wireless Adapter Dongle DealExtreme 5m Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23 Buggy
mumbi Nano Bluetooth Dongle Mini USB-Adapter Class2 EDR V2.0 100m Amazon 5m Nexus S 4.0.3 3.03 3.23 Buggy
EDIMAX EB-MDC1 Class1 EDR V2.1 100m EDIMAX N.A. Galaxy S5300 2.3.6 3.03 3.24 Chipset Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd.
rocketfish Micro Bluetooth 2.1 EDR Adapter ebay N.A. Galaxy S Captivate 2.3.3 3.04 3.24
Targus model: ACB10US1 Staples N.A. HTC Evo Design 4G & Asus laptop 4.03 3.03 default Not visible to laptop either
Satechi USB 4.0 Bluetooth Adapter for Windows XP/Vista/7/8 (32/64 compatible) Amazon N.A. Nexus 5 & Macbook Pro Late 2013 6.01 4.00 5.06 Not visible to laptop either

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