IOGEAR Bluetooth 4.0 USB Micro Adapter

BH #IOGBU521 • MFR #GBU521
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IOGEAR Bluetooth 4.0 USB Micro Adapter
Key Features
  • Ultra-Low Power Consumption
  • Asynchronous Transfer Rate of 3 Mbps
  • Wideband Audio Support
  • Ultra Portable Design
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The Bluetooth 4.0 USB Micro Adapter from Iogear offers Bluetooth connectivity at a fraction of the size of normal Bluetooth USB adapters. You can plug the Adapter into your computer and exchange images, music, files and other data between your Bluetooth device and the computer. It allows you to connect to all the latest Bluetooth devices like cell phones, headsets, computers, PDAs, mice, keyboards, printers and more. The Adapter being small in size easily plugs into your computer without blocking any surrounding USB ports.

The Micro Adapter enables you to connect up to three Bluetooth devices together and transfer even the largest files quickly and easily. With its low power consumption you can enjoy longer battery life on your notebook computer and other devices. This Bluetooth Class 2 adapter is compatible with PC computers and offers a wireless range of 30' (10 m). It is great for a wide range of applications and smaller form factor devices in the healthcare, fitness, security and home entertainment industries.

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IOGEAR GBU521 Overview

The Bluetooth 4.0 USB Micro Adapter from Iogear offers Bluetooth connectivity at a fraction of the size of normal Bluetooth USB adapters. You can plug the Adapter into your computer and exchange images, music, files and other data between your Bluetooth device and the computer. It allows you to connect to all the latest Bluetooth devices like cell phones, headsets, computers, PDAs, mice, keyboards, printers and more. The Adapter being small in size easily plugs into your computer without blocking any surrounding USB ports.

The Micro Adapter enables you to connect up to three Bluetooth devices together and transfer even the largest files quickly and easily. With its low power consumption you can enjoy longer battery life on your notebook computer and other devices. This Bluetooth Class 2 adapter is compatible with PC computers and offers a wireless range of 30' (10 m). It is great for a wide range of applications and smaller form factor devices in the healthcare, fitness, security and home entertainment industries.

The Micro Adapter wirelessly communicates with Bluetooth-enabled cell phones, headsets, computers, PDAs, mice, keyboards, printers and more
It allows any computer with a USB port to be converted into a Bluetooth-enabled computer
The Adapter consumes less power as well as supports dual-mode and Bluetooth low energy feature
It supports maximum asynchronous transfer rate of 3 Mbps
The Wideband audio support provides clear perception of voice when using a Bluetooth headset and enhances the functionality of echo cancellation and noise reduction
The Micro Adapter's ultra portable design easily stays connected to your laptop without blocking any surrounding USB ports
It supports A2DP stereo audio wireless streaming
The Adapter offers a maximum wireless range of 30' (10m)
It features built-in security to assure the privacy of your communication-pairing, encryption and authentication
The Micro Adapter supports Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Dial-Up Networking (DUN), Bluetooth Proximity Profile, LAN Access (LAP), Object Push (OPP), File Transfer (FTP), Headset (HSP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Remote Control (AVRCP) and Synchronization (SYNCH) profiles
It is backwards compatible with Bluetooth 1.1, 1.2, 2.0 and 3.0
UPC: 881317509512

IOGEAR GBU521 Specs

General
System ConnectionUSB Type-A
Bluetooth ProfilesGAP, SPP, HSP, A2DP, AVRCP
Wireless ModulationGFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
Supported Operating SystemsWindows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Performance
Sensitivity-82 dBm
Transmit Power4 dBm
Encryption128-Bit
Wireless RangeBluetooth
32.8' / 10 m 
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 122°F / 0 to 50°C
Operating Humidity5 to 90%
Physical
Dimensions0.75 x 0.69 x 0.38" / 1.91 x 1.75 x 0.95 cm
Weight0.2 oz / 5.7 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.115 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.55 x 4.5 x 0.8"
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how do I install?
Asked by: joyce t.
IOGEAR says: Thank you for choosing IOGEAR . The GBU521 requires a computer with a windows operating system. For help with installation please feel to contact our customer support at 1-866-946-4327 or email us: [email protected] Once again, thank you for choosing IOGEAR.
Answered by: Larry L. IOGEAR Expert
Date published: 2020-10-16

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Mac compatible?
Asked by: Ronald
IOGEAR SAYS: Thank you for choosing IOGEAR. Most Macs already have internal Bluetooth so this would not work. This is listed as PC only. To better service you and understand your set up, please feel to contact our customer support at 1-866-946-4327 or email us: [email protected] Once again, thank you for choosing IOGEAR.
Answered by: Larry L. IOGEAR Expert
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Have the Startech version, which works BUT after every restart have to turn off bluetooth, reinsert dongle then turn on bluetooth again. Using with mid 2010 Mac Pro running Sierra. Will the Iogear version stay connected after restarts?
Asked by: Ronald
Thank you for choosing IOGEAR. There is no guarantee with a MAC using the GBU521. To better service you and understand your set up, please feel to contact our customer support at 1-866-946-4327 or email us: [email protected] Once again, thank you for choosing IOGEAR.
Answered by: Larry L. IOGEAR Expert
Date published: 2018-08-28

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does the GBU521 have windows 10 drivers?
Asked by: Terry M.
Yes, it is compatible with Windows 10.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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my TV has a USB port, can I use this and stream to bluetooth headphones?
Asked by: Alvin D.
I have not tried, so I can't say for sure, but this dongle requires Bluetooth software on the device it is put into in order to run. I would have to say no, unfortunately.
Answered by: Destin H.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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