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Bluetooth 2.0 EDR Class II Wireless
USB Adapter
User Guide
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Rocketfish RF-BTAPDT
Bluetooth® Wireless
USB Adapter
Introduction ................................................................. 2
Features ......................................................................... 2
Using the Bluetooth adapter ................................. 3
Troubleshooting .......................................................11
Legal notices ..............................................................13
Congratulations on your purchase of the RF-BTAPDT
Bluetooth® adapter. This Bluetooth adapter lets you connect
any wireless Bluetooth device to any computer that has an
available USB port.
• Supports Bluetooth devices
• Bluetooth specification v1.2 and v2.0 compliant
• Compatible with the following profiles:
• Generic Access Profile (GAP)
• Generic Object Exchange Profile (GOEP)
• Serial Port Profile (SPP)
• File Transfer Profile (FTP)
• Object Push Profile (OPP)
• Dial-up Networking Profile (DUN)
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• Synchronization Profile (SYNC)
• Fax Profile (FAX)
• Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)
• Human Interface Device Profile (HID)
• Headset/Audio Gateway Profile (HSP)
• Hardcopy Cable Replacement Profile (HCRP)
• Basic Imaging Profile (BIP)
• Basic Printing Profile (BPP)
• Generic Audio Video Distribution Profile (GAVDP)
• Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
• Audio Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)
Refer to the device’s user guide for additional
instructions and security codes.
Package contents
• Bluetooth® Wireless USB Adapter
• Installation CD
• User Guide
System requirements
Intel® Pentium® processor (or equivalent)
One available USB port (USB 2.0 or 1.1)
CD drive
Operating system: Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service
Pack 1 or higher, or Microsoft® Windows® 2000
Using the Bluetooth adapter
Installing the Bluetooth software
This procedure assumes you’re installing the software onto a
Windows XP computer.
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To install the Bluetooth software:
1 Plug the Bluetooth adapter into an available USB port on
your computer. If you forget to connect the adapter to
your computer before installing the software, a warning
message will appear during the software installation.
2 Insert the provided installation CD into the CD drive on
your computer. The Bluetooth installation program runs
automatically, and the Welcome dialog box opens.
If the program doesn’t start automatically, open
Windows Explorer and run the file setup.exe on the
installation CD.
3 Click Next.
4 Read the agreement, click I accept the terms in the license
agreement, then click Next. A dialog box opens that shows
you where the program will be installed to.
5 To install the program to a different location, click Change,
then type the correct location.
6 Click Next.
7 Click Install. The program is installed.
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8 When the “Driver Signature Notice” message appears,
click OK.
9 If the “Bluetooth device not found” message appears,
plug the Bluetooth adapter into an available USB port,
then click OK.
The Found New Hardware Wizard installs software for
the USB Bluetooth adapter. Installation may take several
Setting up the Bluetooth software
To configure the Bluetooth software:
1 Double-click My Bluetooth Places on the Windows desktop,
or click the Bluetooth icon in the system tray.
The Initial Bluetooth Configuration Wizard starts.
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2 Click Next.
3 Enter a name, then and click either Laptop Computer or
Desktop Computer from the drop-down menu for this
4 Click Next, then click Next again.
5 Click to select the services that this computer will offer to
other Bluetooth devices, then click Next.
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6 If you have another Bluetooth device, click Next.
Otherwise, click Skip.
7 When the configuration is done, click Finish.
8 Insert the Bluetooth adapter into your computer, and
wait for the adapter’s LED to turn blue before connecting
to any Bluetooth device.
Connecting to a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard
Before the Bluetooth mouse or keyboard pairing, make sure the
1 Make sure that the Bluetooth software has been installed
and configured according to the instructions in this
2 Make sure that the batteries for the mouse or keyboard
have been correctly installed and are fully charged.
3 Make sure that the USB Bluetooth adapter has been
plugged into your computer.
4 If you are connecting a mouse, turn on the mouse power.
See the mouse’s user guide for instructions.
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5 Press the Connect button on the mouse or keyboard, then
press the Bluetooth adapter’s Connect button until the
adapter’s LED flashes blue and the following screen
Connect button
The software starts the search.
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6 If the following message appears, no Bluetooth mouse or
keyboard was found.
Make sure that you have pressed the Connect button on
the device to make it able to be seen by the computer. If
you are trying to connect a mouse, make sure it is turned
on. The search starts again in a few seconds.
7 When a Bluetooth mouse is detected and the following
confirmation message appears, click to confirm that the
mouse is connected.
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8 When a Bluetooth keyboard is detected and the
following Security Setup screen appears, use the
connected Bluetooth keyboard to type the digits shown
on the screen, then press Enter. The keyboard is
Note: The Bluetooth security code is randomly generated
each time.
Connecting other Bluetooth devices
To connect Bluetooth devices such as printers, modems, and PDAs:
1 See the guide that came with your Bluetooth device for
instructions on making them able to be seen by the
computer (in “discoverable mode”). Often this involves
just turning on the device and pressing a Connect button.
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2 Double-click My Bluetooth Places on the Windows desktop,
or click the Bluetooth icon in the system tray. The My
Bluetooth Places screen opens.
3 Click Bluetooth Setup Wizard, then follow the on-screen
If you experience problems connecting a Bluetooth device:
1 For detailed connection settings, double-click My
Bluetooth Places on the Windows desktop or click the
Bluetooth icon in the system tray. The My Bluetooth Places
screen opens.
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2 Click Help, then click Bluetooth Help Topics. The Bluetooth
Help file opens.
3 Click Bluetooth for Microsoft Windows Help, then click How to
Use Bluetooth. A list of devices and tasks appears, where
you can find detailed instructions for many types of
device connections.
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Legal notices
FCC Part 15
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation
of this product is subject to the following two conditions: (1)
this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply within
the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of
the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more
of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced technician for help.
FCC warning
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliance with the FCC Rules could
void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
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RSS 310 statement
To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the
antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the
equivalent isotropically radiated power (e.i.r.p.) is not more
than that permitted for successful communication.
Canada ICES-003 statement
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian
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