Best Hackintosh Bluetooth Adapters


When you are going to use Apple Magic keyboard, Magic mouse or Magic trackpad with a #Hackintosh you definitely need a bluetooth adapter, An adapter that functions with macOS is required because not all bluetooth adapters function out of the box for macOS. You don’t actually need a bluetooth adapter if you are using a Macbook, iMac, MacPro or Mac Mini because bluetooth and wifi hardwares are pre built within the computer itself. Some of the macOS function like Air drop and Handoff require a supported bluetooth adapter for a Hackintosh and some hacks to tweak them on.

We have listed the best Hackintosh Bluetooth adapters below

Hackintosh Bluetooth Cards for Laptops

These are some of the compatible internal mini PCI Express  (PCIe X1) cards that are known to work with Hackintosh, But they are combo cards have bluetooth and wifi builtin which is really good.

  • Atheros AR9280 AR5BXB92 Wireless MINI PCI-E Card
  • Max Transfer Rate: 300 Mbps
  • Driver support for Windows XP, Vista , MAC & Linux operating systems
  • Support for 2×2 MIMO with spatial multiplexing and MRC
  • Support for ROS&UBNT

Atheros chip AR5BXB92 works natively with macOS

  • Supports ultra-low power consumption and Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Supports maximum asynchronous transfer rate of 3Mbps
  • Supports wide-band audio and A2DP stereo audio wireless streaming
  • Ultra portable – tiny enough to stay with your laptop
  • Up to 30ft (10m) maximum wireless range
  • Built-in security to assure the privacy of your communication-pairing, encryption, and authentication
  • Wirelessly communicates with Bluetooth-enabled computers, printers, PDAs, cell phones, headsets, and more
  • Allows any computer with a USB port to become a Bluetooth enabled computer
  • Ultra-low power consumption
  • Supports dual-mode and Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Supports maximum asynchronous transfer rate of 3Mbps
  • Wideband audio support: provides clear perception of voice when using a Bluetooth headset, and enhances the functionality of echo cancellation and noise reduction
  • 2.4GHz ~ 2.4835GHz ISM Band
  • Ultra portable – tiny enough to stay with your laptop

  • Compatible with Bluetooth specification 4.0 and older versions
  • Support Bluetooth Low Energy Technology
  • Provide data access via USB interface
  • Can work with 7 device at the same time,support maximum asynchronous transfer rate of 3Mbps
  • Range: 30 foot (10 meter) under open space
  • Transfer rates: Max enhanced data rates of 3 Mbps

  • IOGEAR Bluetooth USB Micro Adapter offers Bluetooth connectivity at a fraction of the size of normal Bluetooth USB adapters
  • This Bluetooth Class 2 adapter is also compatible with both Mac and PC computers, and offers a wireless range of 30 feet (10 meter)


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