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IOGEAR GBU521 Bluetooth 4.0 USB…

The manufacturer also has the GBU521W6 model, which differs only in the user manual in 6 languages ​​​​against the monolingual GBU521. Much depends on the devices with which the exchange is made. At the same time, it cost 5 dollars more at the time of ordering. The order was placed on 04/01/2013 and was received by mail on 05/23/2013. This whistle is based on Atheros AR3011 chip supporting Bluetooth 2.1 EDR and Bluetooth 3.0 (without HS). Having a negative experience with a Chinese whistle from a tray, I began to look for branded adapters.

IOGEAR GBU521 Bluetooth 4.0 USB Micro Adapter, Supports A2DP stereo streaming

First, ASUS USB-BT211 was bought in a nearby store. Googling, I found only one model from a more or less decent manufacturer – IOGEAR GBU521. The only gripe: subjectively, the adapter is slower than Asus. Control panel The adapter is based on the Broadcom BCM20702 chip supporting Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, Bluetooth 3.0 (without HS) and Bluetooth 4.0, i.e. all standards that, in principle, such a USB whistle can support. Both adapters on the same computer at the same time, unfortunately, do not work (one of them does not In principle, it worked flawlessly, of the minuses, one can only note the disgusting prompt translation of regular utilities from Atheros. Packaging

The adapter is packed in a blister: Packages

Included items – CD with drivers, manual and registration card: The adapter itself looks frivolous (green in the photo): The control panel looks very similar to Atheros, but translated much better: By the way, it is natively supported in Mac OS, ie. hackintoshniks will not need to bother with its launch. I had an idea to equip my home computer with a Bluetooth adapter to do all sorts of small things with mobile phones (such as throwing small files, contacts, using an HSDPA phone modem). Instead of a track, they gave some useless number like LN***US. Compared to Asus USB-BT211