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ASUS Bluetooth Dongle - Compose SMS On PC, Access Web Via Handsets

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. today introduced the WL-BTD201 Bluetooth dongle, which leveraged the latest Bluetooth 2.0 specifications and Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) to provide high-speed connection with a full array of Bluetooth-applicable devices.

The WL-BTD201 helps those who are not proficient in typing on their handsets. The ASUS dongle connects PCs and notebooks to handsets wirelessly, allowing users to type SMS on normal keyboards, then send via any Bluetooth phone. In addition, users can pick up and dial out through computer systems equipped with microphones and speakers.

Besides, with the WL-BTD201, online access is always available. It enables notebooks to go online through connection with handsets that are Internet capable.

The latest Bluetooth specification enables wireless transmission of stereo quality audio signal. With the WL-BTD201 connected to a Bluetooth stereo headphone, users are free to roam while enjoying their favorite tunes stored in their PCs or notebooks.

The WL-BTD201 also allows handheld users to sync up with their PC Outlook accounts.

Specification summary:

  • Standard: Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR
  • Interface: USB 2.0 (type A)
  • Data Rate: Up to 3Mbps
  • RF Power Class: Class 1
  • Range: Up to 100 meters in free space
  • Bluetooth Profile for Windows: 19 Profiles for Windows (A2DP, AVRCP, BIP, BPP, DUN, FAX, FTP, GAP, GAVDP, GEOP, HCRP, HFP, HID, HSP, OPP, PAN, SDAP, SPP, SYNC)
  • Bluetooth Profile for Mac OS: DUN, FTP, HCRP, HID, HSP, OPP, SPP, SYNC
  • Frequency Band: 2.400~2.4835 GHz unlicensed ISM band
  • Spectrum: FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum)
  • Input Power: DC 5V (via USB Port)
  • OS Support: Windows 2000 / XP; Mac OS X.3 or above
  • Physical Dimensions: 52.4 x 18.5 x 9.4 mm

The WL-BTD201 is now available.

Source: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

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