The BT-Pro is a Bluetooth® direct box designed to capture the wireless transmission from a Bluetooth® enabled device and convert the signal to a balanced line for use in a PA or recording system. It employs an innovative T-shaped access cavity behind which is located the antenna. This is protected by a milled insert made from Sintra® – a rugged closed-cell PVC – that permits the wireless transmission signal to pass without interference, allowing reception distances of 12 meters (40′) or more with line of sight between devices.
Connecting to the BT-Pro is easy. The BT-Pro is powered by an external 5V supply via a mini USB port and may also be powered from a laptop or USB hub. Once turned on, two top-mounted LEDs will toggle as it awaits pairing. Turn on your Bluetooth device and its transceiver sends an initial pairing message to identify the BT-Pro. This will show up as ‘RadialEng’. A connection pass code is then used to initialize the connection. This important safety feature ensures other nearby Bluetooth devices cannot ‘pollute or hijack’ the system. Once paired, the BT-Pro’s blue LED will flash every 3 seconds to let you know the two Bluetooth devices are talking to each other.
- Bluetooth reception to 12 meters (40 feet!)
- Dual balanced XLR outputs to connect to PA system
- Built-in headphone amp for troubleshooting
- Isolation transformers to eliminate buzz and hum