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Old July 18, 2012, 08:02 PM
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I got a Kindle Fire and while it does have the BT chip, it's not enabled. I'm looking for a BT transmitter that I can just plug into the 3.5mm jack. I been looking around the net but some people complained about an audio/video sync issue. Anyone care to make a recommendation?
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Old July 18, 2012, 08:39 PM
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BT is purely digital, and AFAIK the 3.5mm jack on the Kindle Fire is purely analogue (and there aren't any line out products for it) - you'd need an extra ADC to send a digital signal to a DAC. Quality and latency will be horrendous no matter how high quality the solution.
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Old July 19, 2012, 04:09 AM
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This is really your only option to get bluetooth on your Kindle, one of these: IOGEAR - GBU421 - Bluetooth 2.1 USB Micro Adapter . Now I'd either pick up one from futureshop/best buy and see if it works (may not have driver support for the device), incase it doesn't work, in which you can return without a re-stocking fee.
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Old July 19, 2012, 12:01 PM
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Can't use a USB based BT adapter because the KF doesn't have USB hosting ability. The micro USB is purely there to connect to PC and charge and I even checked the XDA forum.
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Old July 19, 2012, 01:35 PM
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Then you can't get bluetooth
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