Best Hackintosh Bluetooth Adapters

When you are going to use Apple Magic keyboard, Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad with a #Hackintosh you need a Bluetooth adapter, An adapter that functions with macOS is required because not all Bluetooth adapters work out of the box for macOS. You don’t need a Bluetooth adapter if you are using a MacBook, iMac, MacPro or Mac Mini because Bluetooth and wifi hardware are pre-built within the computer itself. Some of the macOS function like Airdrop 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

1 Atheros Wireless Card 802.11B/G/N (For Laptops)

  • 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

2 IOGEAR Bluetooth 4.0 USB Micro Adapter (GBU521)

  • Supports ultra-low power consumption and Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Supports maximum asynchronous transfer rate of 3Mbps
  • Supports wideband 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 the 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

3 GMYLE Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter (BCM20702)

  • Compatible with Bluetooth specification 4.0 and older versions

  • Support Bluetooth Low Energy Technology
  • Provide data access via USB interface
  • Can work with seven devices at the same time, support a maximum asynchronous transfer rate of 3Mbps
  • Range: 30 foot (10 meters) under open space
  • Transfer rates: Max enhanced data rates of 3 Mbps

4 IOGEAR USB 2.1 Bluetooth Micro Adapter (GBU421)

  • IOGEAR Bluetooth USB Micro Adapter offers Bluetooth connectivity at a fraction of the size of regular Bluetooth USB adapters

  • This Bluetooth Class 2 adapter is also compatible with both Mac and PCs and provides a wireless range of 30 feet (10 meters)

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