This page is for lists of working and non-working bluetooth devices.
It is a compatability list for the wiimote. Note! Many non-working
adapters might work if you use a different Bluetooth stack. If you find
an adapter only works with a particular bluetooth stack that it doesn't
come with, list it under working with a link to the bluetooth stack to
Note, GlovePIE 0.26 now contains a menu item called "Troubleshooter
> Bluetooth Fix" which may fix the problems with some drivers that
are currently listed as not working.
ES-388 Bluetooth USB Adapter (doesn't appear to have a brand
name). Comes with an old version of BlueSoleil that does not seem to
work, but the current 2.3 version works great.
Swann USB Bluetooth adapter (1.1). Comes with old version of
BlueSoleil drivers, can download new version. Both old and new versions
work fine, except both reboot computer if you try to read wiimote
serial (Serial number is disabled in GlovePIE 0.24 for this reason).
All internal Bluetooth Cards in Apple computers (MacBook, Mac
Mini, iMac, etc.)
CompUSA brand USB dongle using BlueTooth version 1.2 and using
the default Toshiba stack.
IOGear USB dongle model GBU211 using default stack (BlueTooth
version 1.2) (2.0 doesn't work with Blue Soleil, and does not work with
the default stack)
IOGear Model GBU221 (NOT to be confused with GBU211) BT version
2.0 (GBU211 is version 1.2) using default MS stack, and will not
connect to BlueSoleil. Works in GlovePIE 0.26 with the "TroubleShooter
> Bluetooth Fix" menu. Works in MiiTransfer. Works under Linux. Uses
same chipset as Wii's BT board (BCM2045)
MSI Star Key 2.0 USB Bluetooth 2.0 Transceiver (BlueTooth 2.0,
using widcomm bluetooth stack, available on msi's web page)
Dell TrueMobile Bluetooth Modules (Standard issue included with
many Dell Laptops) Latitude D820 has onboard module that works best
Dell Wireless 355 Module with Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR Technology
(WIDCOMM, tested on a Dell Inspiron E1705)
Targus USB Bluetooth adapter (BlueTooth 2.0, Widcomm bluetooth
Tecom USB Dongle "Bluetooth USB EDR Dongle BT3034" (BT v. 2.0 )
(after days and days of work and reconfig. i managed to get it to work
fully. will update with exact stack etc..but its the widcomm drivers..)
Zoom 4320AF using BlueSoleil stack.
Zoom 4310 using Toshiba (v 3.03.13) stack.
Delock USB Bluetooth adapter (Uses widcomm bluetooth stack)
SiteCom cn502 stack Widcomm and cn521 stack Toshiba
Kensington Bluetooth dongle (model 33348) using WIDCOMM stack -
(see Discussion page for troubleshooting)
Trust Bluetooth 2.0 EDR USB Adapter BT-2100p (using Toshiba stack
4.00.35 included or BlueSoleil)
Trust Bluetooth 2.0 EDR USB Adapter BT-2200Tp (using both WIDCOMM
Belkin Bluetooth USB Adaptor F8T001 v2 (using BlueSoleil, WIDCOMM
Belkin Bluetooth USB Adapter F8T009
Belkin Bluetooth USB Adapter F8T012uk
Bus 001 Device 048: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd
Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)
ENCORE ENUBT-C1E USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter (BlueSoleil - Comes
Silicon Wave Internal Bluetooth (Toshiba stack)
JustCom 1.1/1.2/2.0 BTD1-6300E, (wrong VID listed), Cambridge
Silicon Radio, comes with Toshiba stack (works with Microsoft and
Sony Vaio SZ2, TX2 internal Bluetooth (Toshiba)
BlueSynchrOne COM ONE 1 Bluetooth Dongle USB
ISSC Bluetooth Device with included BlueSoleil 1.6 drivers
Motorola MPT 3.0 BT USB - Works with latest Bluesoleil. Not
tested with included BT stack.
Mikomi Bluetooth v1.2 Adapter BC03RUT1-01. Works with the
included Bluesoleil 1.6 Stack.
Logitech MX Bluetooth Mouse/Keyboard combo (dongle m/n:c-uv35) -
Logitech MX5000 Bluetooth Mouse/Keyboard combo (dongle
m/n:c-uv35) - WIDCOMM
TrendNet TBW-101UB (BlueSoleil)
TrendNet TBW-104UB (BlueSoleil)
Dell Bluetooth USB Reciever Mouse/Keyboard combo (same as
Logitech Mouse/Keyboard above)
Kensington 33085CA with included Widcomm driver. Working with
WIDCOMM tutorial above.
Hewlett-Packard BT450 with included Widcomm driver. Working with
WIDCOMM tutorial above.
HP Compaq nc6120 integrated Bluetooth module. Working with
Microsoft stack, does not work with original drivers (Widcomm stack).
Cables Unlimited Bluetooth Adapter with BlueSoleil driver.
Integrated System Solution Corp. KY-BT100 Bluetooth Adapter
USB2.0 (Debian-Kernel 2.6.18/bluez, WMD)
Acer BT-700 Bluetooth USB 1.1 Dongle (Works with the newest
Fake "Billionton Class 1" (is really Silicon Wave). LED is
centered, red and flashes. Hardware IDs:
USB\Vid_0c10&Pid_0000&Rev_1500 The 'antenna' is fake. Works
with Microsoft, Bluesolil (came with, works with latest) and Widcomm
IBM Thinkpad Integrated Bluetooth II (X31 series, maybe more) -
Conceptronic CBT100U with BlueSoleil driver.
Laser AO-USBBD using the latest BlueSoleil driver. Download from
Non-Working Bluetooth Devices
Microsoft Wireless Transceiver for Bluetooth 2.0 (BlueTooth
version 2.0 using Microsoft Stack)
Anycom 'Blue 200/250' (links with Wiimote and receives data
packets but nothing else. BlueSoleil drivers won't even see this
Quatech BTA-B01U (Broadcom chip w/antenna bundled with Widcomm
stack) Recognized Wiimote but won't pair, and BlueSoliel won't
recognize the dongle.
IBM Thinkpad A31p Integrated Bluetooth, Software version 1.4.2
(based on Widcomm or MS Stack ?), Recognizes Wiimote but won't
pair, not tested with BlueSoleil
Digicom Palladio 100M with Widcomm 220.127.116.110 driver. Finds RLV
and HID but is unable to finish pairing, bytes sent (1), bytes received
Belkin Bluetooth USB Adapter F8T013xx1, F8T012 (links with
Wiimote and receives data packets but nothing else, BlueSoleil won't
recognize the dongle, microsoft stack works but only partially (only
led and rumble nothing else.))
Unknown-Working Bluetooth Devices
Made-in-China brand. "BT2.0" VID=0A12 (Cambridge Silicon Radio,
Ltd) PID=0001. Comes with Extended Systems XTNDConnect Blue Manager.
Driver: Windigo Systems, PBTUSB02C2 Bluetooth, csrbc01.sys (see
Billionton, Cambridge Silicon Radio, Hardware Ids
worked with bluesoleil's trial drivers using GlovePIE and WiinRemote,
but could not get it to work using MS Bluetooth and widcomm 1.4.2 build
10. widcomm 1.4.2 build 10 drivers discovered the wiimote and hid
service and displayed packets being sent and received when using
GlovePIE and WiinRemote, but GlovePIE and WiinRemote couldn't seem to
work with the controller? Still trying.