SUPPORT : AIRcable Host XR ™
The AIRcable Host XR is a USB Bluetooth "Dongle" for wireless communication. Works with Windows, Linux, OSX. Aluminium case for reduced interferrence and increased sensitivity.
The AIRcable Host XR is a standard USB Bluetooth adapter.
You can use it with:
Some older Windows systems do not have Bluetooth software pre-installed. We do not provide Windows software. If you have an older Windows machine, you will need to purchase a Bluetooth driver for Windows 2000 or older XP.
Here are some available Bluetooth Stacks/drivers:
For more information on available bluetooth software, see the AIRcable Host XR software page.
Example Uses for the AIRcable Host XR
Cellphone Connected to the Internet
Connect your cell phone (or PDA) via Bluetooth to the Internet. It is fairly easy to make the LAN profile available on you home machine (Linux, OSX or Windows). Then have you cell phone use the LAN profile to access the Internet through your PC. In contrast to WiFi (802.11), Bluetooth uses much less battery power than WiFi, which can drain your Cell Phone's battery in as little as an hour of use. And, you can sync your phone and PDA this way too from further away.
Greater roam range with Skype calls
Make Skype calls with your Bluetooth headset. You can still walk around to the next room or in the yard without losing the connection
Print range extender
Print to a Bluetooth printer from your PC directly to the printer down the hall.
Stereo Headphone range extender
Use a Bluetooth stereo headset and listen to your music at the pool with the PC still in your room. Control the media player with the buttons on the headphones.
Send files long distances to cell phones
Send a file to a cell phone from far away. This could contain a coupon or an advertisement. Bluetooth advertisement is a growing business. Or, send a flie with conference/meeting information. Linux machines can handle more than one AIRcable Host XR connected via USB, allowing you to increase the number of cell phone connections at the same time. Each AIRcable Host XR give you 7 simultaneous connections
Robotics & Machinery
Control Bluetooth enabled robots or machines from 100s of meters away.
Receive Sensor Data
Receive data from Bluetooth enabled sensors in a warehouse or factory hall with one receiver. Or, receive data from sensors connected to an AIRcable Industrial XR over extremely long distances up to 30 km!
...and so much more!
Mac OS X
|Industrial strength aluminum case||small size: 83mm x 65mm x 23mm
case mounting flanges
Industrial operating temperature range -40ºC …85ºC
|Power supply||Powered through USB, 5V, max 200mA|
|Bluetooth with external
|omni-directional antenna up to 2km with 9dBi
directional antenna up to 10km with 18dBi
professional installation up to 30km with 24dBi parabol
external cable available
|Bluetooth profiles||depends on the bluetooth software & drivers on the computer to which it is connected|
|Certifications||Bluetooth certified (BQB)
Bluetooth 2.0 compatible with 802.11b tolerance (AFH)
FCC authorization 15C
raw output power: 19.5dBm
NOTE: If you are using the AIRcable Industrial XR outside the USA, please check with your country and local output power regulations.