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Old 30th May 2006, 18:11   #1
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One of my friends has a laptop with Bluetooth. He wants to know whether he can use a bluetooth headphone and mic with it? Any special sound card required to transfer the sound through Bluetooth?

Similar technology is available for mobile phones. So something must be available for laptops also.

Also what is the cost of Bluetooth headphone and mic? In India and also in US? Any specific brands?
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Old 30th May 2006, 19:39   #2
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you can use a bluetooth headset like jabra, which should cost you about 3500/- INR. but it will give you only mono effect and not stero effect. i use the same for my mobile as well as for my laptop.
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Old 30th May 2006, 23:38   #3
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Hi.I use Motorola H500 Bluetooth Headset with my Nokia 6630 as well as my laptop(with built in bluetooth)..works fine with both products..
P.S. I used to have Jabra BT250V..even that worked well with laptop as well as Nokia cell phones.
So,you can go ahead with any bluetooth headset..it should work fine with laptops,as well as with cell phones.

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Many of the laptops are coming with bluetooth.. while others u can purchase Bluetooth Dongle which costs around 300 Rs. You can use it after using dongle.
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Jabra BT620 (not sure)

Motorola HT820

if your friend has a notebooks with integrated bluetooth antenna then the sound drivers are atuomatically installed in xp with sp2. I have personally confirmed this in Dell and HP/Compaq.
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Old 16th January 2010, 12:09   #6
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Hey Guys,

Was wondering on couple of things.

1. How to connect a Bluetooth Hands-free to a PC and use it as a headset ? I know this can be done, just want to know how ?

2. Is it possible to connect a phone to PC via bluetooth and use phones Speaker and mic ?

Not sure if second can be done, but it does not seem improbable to me.

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Not sure about #2 but in order to do #1 you will need right bluetooth driver stack. For exmaple most of the samsung drivers come with audio heatset support.

Search the internet and find right driver for your bluetooth chipset.

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Old 16th January 2010, 23:00   #8
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Was able to sort out number one. Works very well. Number 2 won't be required I guess.

Now, is it possible to attach and use 2 bluetooth devices to a PC ? Maybe with 2 dongles ?
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Care to share how you did it also please. Will be useful for others.
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Old 18th January 2010, 16:37   #10
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I simply downloaded the drivers from Broadcom Corp, installing the drivers, gave lot of connectivity with my PC. Using the hansfree for skype now...working like a charm..
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Dear Gurus at TBhp

Is there any way I can connect my Landline phone to my laptop ?
That should solve many of my mobility problems

any help?
Cheers

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Old 19th July 2010, 09:54   #12
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To use with a PC/Laptop, it is always preferred to go for a BT stereo headset.
I use this Motorola S805 DJ headset with both Laptop and Phones. The sound quality is very good compared to other BT headsets. The battery back-up is amazing. This can also be used as a wired headphone.
Bluetooth DJ Headphones S805 - Overview - undefined India
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my vote for the dell BH 200. awesome phones
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Old 26th July 2010, 11:04   #14
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Dear Gurus at TBhp

Is there any way I can connect my Landline phone to my laptop ?
That should solve many of my mobility problems

any help?
Cheers

Mods: if it is not in correct section please move it
That is the oldest trick in the book. Buy a modem and use it..
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