Supported Bluetooth adapters for use with the BlackBerry Smart Card Reader

Article ID: KB14036

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-15-2011


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Smart Card Reader
  • BlackBerry® Smart Card Reader
  • Bluetooth® adapter

Research In Motion (RIM) supports several Bluetooth adapters, as long as the Microsoft® Bluetooth drivers can be configured for use. For a list of supported Bluetooth adapters, go to the Microsoft Knowledge Base and search for article 841803.

The following table lists additional Bluetooth adapters that have been tested by RIM and are supported for use with the BlackBerry Smart Card Reader on a desktop or laptop computer. For more information, contact the appropriate vendors.

Company Bluetooth Adapter Model
<generic> ORA USB Bluetooth Dongle 3226
Iogear Iogear® Bluetooth 1.2 USB Adapter – 66FT With Frequency Hopping GBU211W6
Linksys Linksys® USBBT100 Bluetooth Adapter (USB, 100m) USBBT100
Toshiba Toshiba® Canada USB Bluetooth Adapter 2.0 + EDR Capability PA3455U-1BTM
SMC SMC® Network EZ Connect USB Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Class 2 WIN MAC SMC-BT10
Belkin Belkin® Bluetooth USB Adapter F8T012
Rocketfish Bluetooth Adapter RF-BTDGLE
DLink PersonalAir DBT-120 DBT-120
Sony Sony® Vaio® Zl Laptop – Integrated Bluetooth <none>

Note: Other USB adaptors might work with the BlackBerry Smart Card Reader, but have not be tested by RIM.

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There are different hardware versions for some Bluetooth adapters, which may require additional setup steps. For additional setup instructions, contact the appropriate vendor.


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