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Peripherals USB Bluetooth with Apt-X that isnt expensive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Chunkers, 8 Mar 2015.

  1. Chunkers

    Chunkers Meat Popsicle

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    I live in the UK and am finding it hard to source a cheapie bluetooth adapter which supports Apt-X (for the supposedly better music quality)

    The ones which do, seem to be expensive.

    Has anyone found one?

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  2. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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  3. MSHunter

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    Either way wired will have better quality and use less power. What devices are you trying to connect? Is Bluetooth absolutely required? Which is more important ease of Bluetooth or sound quality?

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  4. Chunkers

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    You are right that the reviews on Amazon are inconsistent on this but the Manufacturers web page makes no mention of it so I suspect people are mistaken in assuming it support Apt-X.

    Thanks for the reply!

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  5. Chunkers

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    I travel a lot and use various wireless conferencing and handsfree devices, my main conference phone and presentation speaker which I also use for music and movies whilst away is a Denon Envaya Mini speaker - this needs Bluetooth. It actually works pretty well with standard BT but its sounds great and I want to ge the best out of it I can (without spending 45 UKP on a USB adapter)

    Thanks for the reply

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  6. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    It's "fulfilled by Amazon", so returning it if it doesn't shouldn't be a problem.

    Is it a works or not kinda thing, so easy to tell if it does support it (albeit undocumented)?

    EDIT: It does appear on this list: http://www.jessebandersen.com/2012/05/list-of-apt-x-compatible-devices.html
     
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  7. Chunkers

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    Good point, it also has the CSR8510 A10 Chipset which apparently does support Apt-X so for 8.99 I am going to buy one and see!

    I am away on business so it might be a couple of weeks before I can report back on it.

    Thanks

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    Yeah that makes sense in your situation. I have one of the wonderful mini rig speakers and do not have devices that require bluetooth, even so far as I prefer wired headsets to wireless for my phone.

    I hope the above mentioned solution helps you get more from your devices.

    Best of luck!
     

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