Author Topic: USB => Bluetooth via a dongle?  (Read 1100 times)

mlubrecht

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USB => Bluetooth via a dongle?
« on: January 27, 2016, 11:06:14 PM »
Hi!
I purchased my GS911 years ago, something like 2008 before I even owned any Bluetooth devices - mine is the USB-only version (I think). If I purchased one of the USB to Bluetooth dongles, could I then run my GS911 with my Samsung Note 5, or does Bluetooth have to be built-in to the GS911 unit? I suspect I know the answer, but would like confirmation anyway - thanks!

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Re: USB => Bluetooth via a dongle?
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2016, 03:09:11 AM »
Confirmed! It wouldn't work.

WayneC

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Re: USB => Bluetooth via a dongle?
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2016, 03:15:46 AM »
The alternative to using bluetooth would be to use a Win8 tablet, I use a small 7" tablet and it is working well to put in the tank bag for real time logging
« Last Edit: January 28, 2016, 04:13:28 AM by WayneC »

mlubrecht

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Re: USB => Bluetooth via a dongle?
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2016, 04:06:49 AM »
Thanks guys! I do have a little Dell touch screen mini-tablet floating around here with a micro USB port. I'll just use that while traveling, and repurpose one of my cast off laptops for shop use.