USB Bluetooth® v4.0 USB Dongle
    Product # 9386
    USB Bluetooth® v4.0 USB Dongle
    Product # 9386
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    USB Bluetooth® v4.0 USB Dongle

    Add Bluetooth™ functionality to your PC, or upgrade the Bluetooth version support on your existing system, by using this USB Bluetooth v4.0 Dongle from Monoprice!

    This Bluetooth® adapter provides full support for the latest Bluetooth 4.0+EDR Dual Mode standard and is backwards compatible with Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, as well. It utilizes the Broadcomm BTW driver and supports both Single-mode and Dual-mode connections.

    The driver for this adapter requires the Microsoft Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, or Windows 7 operating systems, with somewhat diminished capabilities on Windows XP (see Specifications for full details). It is a Class 2 Bluetooth device with transmission power of up to 4dBm and a full data rate of up to 3Mbps.


    • Full support for Bluetooth 4.0+ EDR Dual Mode
    • Compliant with Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
    • Uses GFSK & 8DPSK spread spectrum and modulations
    • 128-bit encryption security
    • Class 2 transmitter with up to 4dBm power
    • Supports both Single-mode and Dual-mode connections
    • Compatible with Bluetooth Low Energy devices

    Support Files:

    The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

    Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

    Primary Standard Bluetooth 4.0+EDR Dual Mode
    Compliant Standard Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
    Typical Spread Spectrum and Modulation GFSK & 8DPSK
    Security 128-bit encryption
    Operating Frequency 2.4 ~ 2.4835 GHz
    Transmission Rate up to 3Mbps
    Transmission Power Class 2, up to 4dBm
    Bit Error Rate < 0.01% BER, 3Mbps, at -75dBm
    < 0.01% BER, 2Mbps, at -80dBm
    < 0.1% BER, 1Mbps, at -80dBm
    Power Consumption 50mA TX (typical)
    Windows XP/Vista/7 Profile Support A2DP,AVCTP, AVDTP, AVRCP, BIP, BPP, DUN-DT,
    Windows Vista/7 Profile Support Generic Attribute, Find Me Profile, Proximity Profile
    Interface USB 2.0
    Dimensions (LxWxH) 0.7" x 0.6" x 0.3" (18 x 14 x 7 mm)
    Weight 0.1 oz (2.5g)
    Operating Temperature Range +14 ~ +122°F (-10 ~ +50°C)
    Storage Temperature Range -4 ~ +158°F (-20 ~ +70°C)
    Ambient Relative Humidity ≤ 90%
    Supported Operating Systems Windows XP*/Vista/7
    Regulatory Compliance CE, FCC, BQB

    * Windows XP provides support for fewer profiles than Windows Vista and Windows 7.

    115 Reviews

    79.83% of the reviewers recommend this product


    Works with LEGO Mindstorms NXT and EV3

    • Jeff Stevens,
    •  FAIRFAX, VA 
    • 10/2/2016 5:00:20 PM

    Pros: Inexpensive
    Drivers easy to download.

    Cons: Windows won't recognize it automatically
    Included drivers don't work correctly

    Inexpensive, works great, and compatible with LEGO Mindstorms NXT and EV3 perfectly. Used on Windows 10 and 8.1 at least, but I have every expectation it would work on any other OS that will use the drivers (SEE BELOW!)

    As Wibb said in the most helpful review on here, I can't say it any better:
    "This will work great once you go and get the BROADCOM WIDCOMM drivers. Don't even install the the disc that came with this, THROW IT AWAY. Goto
    and download the second item WIDCOMM Bluetooth Windows Software. This will handle everything you need and connect easily."

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    WOW! Great product, great range, great price

    • Sebastian,
    •  Toledo, OH 
    • 8/7/2016 8:18:21 AM

    Pros: - Easy to connect
    - Amazing range
    - Unbeatable price

    Cons: None so far

    This is my first review of a Monoprice product only because it's worth taking my time to write one. I am thoroughly impressed with this product. I had ZERO issues connecting this to my Windows 10 64-bit PC. I followed the comments and did not install the CD that came with the package and downloaded (not installed) the drivers recommended. As soon as I plugged this product in, my PC detected and installed the product with no need to install any drivers whatsoever.

    As far as the product itself, it's great! I primarily bought it so that I can listen to playlists on my PC in my office on a bluetooth speaker around different parts of my apartment while I clean and do chores. and shower. I must say, the range of this bluetooth is phenomenol, much better than my iphone 6s+. I can project to my cheap-o bluetooth speaker through all kinds of walls, all the way to the back of my apartment where my bedroom is. To give a visual, when you leave my office, you essentially make a U-turn down a long hallway to my bedroom which is separated from my office by at least 30-50 feet. I get a little bit of distortion in certain parts of my bedroom, but that's just because I was placing the speaker in awkward places to test the connection. This also works in my bathroom which has no direct straight path to my office. Would DEFINITELY recommend this product.

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    It Works.

    • Anonymous,
    •  Stockton, CA 
    • 6/19/2016 1:28:47 PM

    Cons: The CD is useless.

    It does what it is suppose to do, glad I read the reviews as the CD that comes with it doesn't help therefore you'll need to get the drivers from Broadcom. Works with my windows 7 pc and my laptop as well.

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    USB Bluetooth® v4.0 USB Dongle works great

    • Tracy Carroll,
    •  Reedsburg, WI 
    • 5/30/2016 10:13:39 AM

    Just plugged it in and it worked. Using on a cheapo Win 10 computer. For under $13 total, completely worth it. Wish I'd bought it sooner. And I got it within a week of ordering it.

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    Easy to install and configure

    • Anonymous,
    • 4/24/2016 7:53:08 AM

    Pros: Easy to install if you follow the comments.

    Take the disc that comes with it and throw it away. Then follow the instructions listed in the comments here for using the Broadcom drivers and you'll be up and running in minutes.

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