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Belkin Bluetooth USB Adapter F8T012 User manual
Bluetooth™ USB Adapter
Connect your peripherals and
computing devices, without cables
User Manual
F8T012 - F8T013
Table of Contents
Introduction ......................................................................................................... 4
Product Features .................................................................................................. 5
System Requirements ........................................................................................... 6
Package Contents ................................................................................................ 7
USB Adapter Specifications .................................................................................. 8
Software Setup .................................................................................................... 9
Hardware Setup ................................................................................................. 16
Initial Configuration Wizard ................................................................................. 19
Uninstalling the Software .................................................................................... 22
How to use the Belkin Bluetooth software ............................................................ 26
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Introduction
Thank you for purchasing the Bluetooth USB Adapter (the USB Adapter) from Belkin.
The USB Adapter features the breakthrough Bluetooth wireless technology that lets
you create efficient communications between your USB desktop PC or notebook and
devices using Bluetooth wireless technology—without physical connectors or cables.
Before you install and start using your new USB Adapter, please take a few minutes
to review some of the terms that you will be seeing throughout the document.
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Product Features
• Bluetooth allows you to create adhoc network
• Higher speed access up to 3Mbps (effective throughput of 2.2 Mbps)
• Adds Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR wireless technology to your
USB desktop computer, or notebook
• Fast paring time between 3.5 to 5 sec.
• Lower power consumption
• Bit Error Rate (BER) improved performance
• Manufacturer’s Lifetime Warranty
• Offers backwards compatibility with any Bluetooth v1.1 and v1.2-compliant device
• Installs easily with Plug-and-Play convenience
• Allows you to work at distances of up to 100 metres (Class 1) and 10 metres (Class 2)**
• Supports Microsoft® Windows® 98 SE, Me, 2000, XP, and Mac OS® X v10.3 and higher*
** Range is dependent upon environment, number of users and other wireless devices within immediate proximity.
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System Requirements
PC System Requirements
• PC-compatible computer, CPU speed of 200MHz or above
• Memory: 64MB or above, 128MB recommended
• One available USB port, USB 1.1 standard
• Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
Mac® System Requirements
• One available USB port, USB 1.1 standard
• Mac OS X v10.3 and higher*
*Mac OS X driver and software provided by Apple.
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Package Contents
• Bluetooth USB Adapter
• CD-ROM for installation software and documentation
• User Manual on CD
• Quick Installation Guide
• Registration Card
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USB Adapter Specifications
Bluetooth Compliance: Version 2.0
LED Indicator:
Power On/Data Traffic
Physical Interface:
Antenna Type:
Integrated, 0 +/- 1 dBi
Operating Frequency: 2.4 to 2.4835GHz
Dimensions:
58mm (L) x 18mm (W) x 8mm (H)
Output Power:
(F8T012) 4~20 dBm, Class I
(F8T013) -6~4 dBm, Class II
Weight:
0.2oz. (7g)
Operating Temp:
0 to 70 degrees Celsius
Sensitivity:
<0.1% BER @ -80 dBm
Storage Temp:
-30 to 80 degrees Celsius
Humidity:
5-90% (non-condensing)
(F8T012) Tx: 150mA, Rx 80mA
(F8T013) Tx: 65mA, Rx 45mA
Supply Voltage:
5.0V DC
Nominal Current:
100mA
Operating Range:
(F8T012) 100-meter radius indoors
(F8T013) 10-meter radius indoors
Spread Spectrum:
FHSS (Frequency Hopping
Spread Spectrum)
Network Topology:
Point-to-Multipoint
Modulation:
Packet Support:
1/3/5 Slots Packet
GFSK (Gussian Frequency
Shift Keying)
Operation:
Master/Slave
Certifications:
FCC, CE, ICES, C-Tick,
BQB, WHQL for XP
Data Rate:
Typical Power
Consumption:
Frequency Stability:
USB UHCI/OHCI 2.0-compliant
3Mbps (effective throughput of 2.2 Mbps)
+/- 10PPM
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Software Setup
1. Insert the CD and wait for the software to run automatically.
2. Press on “Install Bluetooth Software”.
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Software Setup
Software Setup for Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
To install the software for the USB Adapter, follow the instructions below:
Note: The installation process for Windows XP may look slightly different from
Windows 98 SE, Me, and 2000.
Note: Do not insert the USB Adapter into the USB port prior to software installation.
1. Insert the software installation CD-ROM into the PC’s CD-ROM drive.
2. The “Software InstallShield Wizard” window appears. Click on “Next” to begin the
installation process.
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Software Setup
3. Choose “I accept the terms in the
4. Specify the location where the software
license agreement” to accept the
license agreement. Click on “Next” to
continue.
files will be installed on your hard drive.
It is recommended that you install
the software in the default directory
“C:\Program Files\Belkin\Bluetooth
Software\”. Click on “Next” to continue.
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Software Setup
5. Confirm that the device software is
6. The InstallShield Wizard will begin to
ready to be installed and click on
“Install”.
install the Belkin Bluetooth Software.
This may take several minutes.
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Software Setup
7. The Driver Signature Notice window will appear. Press OK for the next step.
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Software Setup
8. During the installation process you may be prompted to insert your USB Adapter.
If your USB Adapter is not plugged into your computer at this time, you may
insert it into an available USB 1.1-compliant port on your desktop or notebook
computer, then click “OK” to continue. Click on “Cancel” to continue installation
without the Bluetooth device inserted. Refer to the “Hardware Installation”
section of this User Manual for instructions for installing the hardware.
Note: If at any time during the installation process you receive a “Driver Signature
Notice”, click “OK” to continue the installation process.
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Software Setup
9. Confirm the completion of the software installation; click “Finish” and restart the
system if prompted to do so.
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Hardware Setup
Hardware Setup for Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
Follow these instructions to install your USB Adapter on your PC.
Note: Your USB Adapter is sensitive to static electricity, which can damage its
delicate electrical components. To protect your device, always touch the metal chassis
of your computer before handling the USB Adapter. This will ground any potential
electrostatic discharge. Avoid touching the metal connector when handling the USB
Adapter. Dry weather conditions or walking across carpeted floors may cause you to
acquire an electrostatic charge.
1. Connect the USB Adapter directly to
an available USB A-type connector on
your desktop or notebook computer.
Your system should register a new USB
device found.
2. Choose “Install from a list or specific
location”; then click “Next”.
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Hardware Setup
3. Browse for the location of the device
4. If you receive the following “Hardware
driver “:\Program Files\Belkin\
Bluetooth\Software\bin\” then click
“Next”.
installation notice”, click on
“Continue Anyway” to continue with
the installation process.
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Hardware Setup
5. A window will appear that confirms the completion of the hardware installation;
click on “Finish” to complete the installation process.
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Initial Configuration Wizard
Configuring your computer for Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
1. Once the installation process is complete you will be prompted by the “Initial
Bluetooth Configuration Wizard”. This Wizard will guide you through the initial
setup of your Bluetooth device. Please follow the Wizard as prompted.
2. Name your computer with a friendly name. This is the name, which will be made
available when your computer is discovered by other Bluetooth devices.
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Initial Configuration Wizard
3. Choose the type of computer on which
4. Continue the Wizard to configure the
you have installed the Belkin USB
Adapter from the drop-down menu in
the window.
Bluetooth services that this computer
will make available for use to other
Bluetooth devices. Click “Next”.
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Initial Configuration Wizard
5. Choose the Bluetooth services that
6. If you wish to configure another
your computer will offer. The most
common service for your computer
type will be checked by default.
Bluetooth device on this computer,
click “Next”. Otherwise click “Skip”.
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Uninstalling the Software
Uninstalling the Software for Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, and XP
Follow these instructions to uninstall your USB Adapter on your PC.
Go to your Taskbar and click Start.
Click on settings and go to control panel.
1. In the Windows Control panel go to “Add and Remove programs”
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Uninstalling the Software
2. select ‘Belkin Bluetooth Software’
3. Press “Yes”
and press “Remove”
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Uninstalling the Software
4. When removing the software, the following Windows message appears
‘Un-installing Bluetooth Devices..’ press “OK”.
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Uninstalling the Software
5. You will need to restart your PC to finish with the process, press the “YES”
button.
The Bluetooth device software has now been removed from your computer.
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth software
1 . If you have installed the device properly, a Bluetooth icon
appeared on your desktop.
2. Double click on the
icon “My Bluetooth places”
The following “My Bluetooth places” window will appear:
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will have
How to use the Belkin Bluetooth software
3. Make sure your phone has Bluetooth capability and the Bluetooth function
on your phone is enabled and detectable.
4. Click on “View Devices in range” in the menu on the left.
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth software
When pairing a device without numeric
input buttons (example: headset, car
kit), please enter default pin code 0000.
The majority of devices will use pin
code 0000, however default pin code
1234 is also used in isolated cases.
5. Once you can see your phone in
the list, right click on the icon of the
Phone. A menu will appear. Choose
“Pair device”.
When pairing two devices with numeric
input buttons (example: mobile phone,
PDA, PC etc.), choose any pin code
from 1-10 digits.The pin code must be
the same on both devices being paired.
6. Enter ‘0000’ and press OK. In some
rare cases you have to enter ‘1234’.
The next window will appear;
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth software
7. Your phone will then ask you to accept the connection, please enter the
same pin code in the phone.
8. Once you have entered the pin code on the phone and you accept, the icon
of the phone will appear with a red tick as in the image below.
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth software
When the phone is paired, you can double-click on the icon of your phone to
see the profiles services on your phone. You can now start using the Bluetooth
profiles.
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How to use the Belkin Bluetooth software
Using third party software
When using third party software, please
make sure to configure the software you
are using first. You will need to set PC
Suite or Active Sync to use the same
com port as that which the device is
currently using.
Dial Up:
If you want a Dial-up connection, double
click on Dial-up Networking and will
ask you for a user name, password and
telephone number to dial.
Obex File transfer:
Double-click on this service to see the
files on your phone. You can copy and
paste files from the PC to this folder
or from this folder to the PC by rightclicking on the file you wish to copy
and pasting into the desired destination
folder.
How do I know what com port the
device is using?
1. Go to “My Bluetooth places”
2. Go to “View my Bluetooth
Service”
3. When you see the “Bluetooth
serial port” right click on it and
select “Properties”
4. You will see which com port the
Bluetooth device is currently
using.
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Bluetooth™ USB Adapter
Belkin Ltd.
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Rushden NN10 6GL, United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1933 35 2000
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The Bluetooth name and the Bluetooth trademarks are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and are used by Belkin Corporation under
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