Need help buying a bluetooth dongle

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Nov 3, 2011
  1. Patelitojoe

    Newcomer Patelitojoe Member

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    I want to buy a usb bluetooth dongle to use my wiimote on the Dolphin emulator. I was wondering which dongle is best for a WIn 7 64 bit pc.
     
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    My opinion: the cheapest/smallest dongle you can find on Amazon. These days they all perform pretty much the same. They'll all support BT1.2 and 2.0, some will support 2.1, with EDR to increase speed and functional range.
    I've heard about Bluetooth 3.0 in development, but it's not out yet so it doesn't matter.
     
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    I have that cheap $1 dongle from dx, been working fine for the last 2 years
    No need to pay $20 for a name brand one
     
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    I bought this one: http://www.dealextreme.com/p/super-mini-bluetooth-2-0-adapter-dongle-vista-compatible-11866

    Works fine with dolphin on my Win 7 64-bit

    It also work with a PS3 remote using the http://www.motioninjoy.com/ drivers
     
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    i agree i recently bought 1 from ebay for £1.27 n it works a treat
     
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    yea thats the one I have, probably buy from amazon so you dont have to wait 1 month to get it though
     
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    Thanks I found the same one on Amazon for the same Price. Another small question. Do you guys think I will need to buy that motion sensor+ for skyward sword on Dolphin? idk if they will bundle it with the game.
     
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    Skyward sword requires motion+? First I heard of this.
     
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    I know it uses it, I would assume it requires it. I mean, the HUD has the shape of a wiimote with motion plus attached
     
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    Windows should automatically install default drivers once it is plugged in.
    If not, either your adapter or usb port is defective.
     
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    I tried on both computers. Nothing happens. SHould I get better one?
    How come everyone said on forums how great and cheap that one is?
     
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    Mine didnt work in win7 'plug 'n' play' either . Try the Toshiba bluetooth stack. It works well with cheap BT dongles.
     

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