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Can the TPT2 be an A2DP (Bluetooth stereo audio) sink (receiver)?

2013-04-20, 9:34 AM

I'm trying to set up a system to record stereo into my TPT2. Ideally, the connection between the external microphone and the TPT2 would be wireless.

I bought a Bluetooth stereo audio adapter that sends Bluetooth audio from the line input. It works great with headphones. I was hoping to plug it into the monitor output of my Zoom mike, then have it transmit the TPT2. But it won't connect with the TPT2. As I understand it, the TPT2 can send Bluetooth stereo audio (for instance, to Bluetooth speakers or headphones), but not receive it because the drivers don't support being a A2DP **sink**.

Any solution? A setting in Windows to be an A2DP sink? A driver?

 

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Re: Can the TPT2 be an A2DP (Bluetooth stereo audio) receiver?

2013-04-20, 16:16 PM

I've found that the proper term for a "receiver" is "sink," as in "A2DP sink" (or "A2DP SNK").

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Re: Can the TPT2 be an A2DP (Bluetooth stereo audio) receiver?

2013-04-20, 23:55 PM

So it's possible to hook up a phone or MP3 player with Bluetooth capabilities so that it plays through the tablet--so the Bluetooth stack supports A2DP sink. This works whether I initiate the pairing from the tablet or the phone.

I still can't get the Bluetooth dongle to connect, however, even though I make the tablet discoverable.

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02-24-2013

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Re: Can the TPT2 be an A2DP (Bluetooth stereo audio) receiver?

2013-04-21, 8:26 AM

Paul,

There is a simple way to see.

Pair the devices and check services you have available.

I'm rather sceptic it will work the way you describe unless you try alternative bluetooth stacks (don't recommend).

I think you need one of those:

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Aluratek---iStream-Universal-Bluetooth-Audio-Receiver/6581843.p?id=1218759758130&skuId=6581843

 

Cheers!

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Maciek on TPT2 - 3679-25G (3G / NFC / pen) PL
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Re: Can the TPT2 be an A2DP (Bluetooth stereo audio) receiver?

2013-04-21, 15:36 PM

I thought of that and actually tried it using a Bluetooth headset which has a stereo output jack. It doesn't work because when you connect a regular 3-conductor stereo plug to the TPT2's input, the TPT2 won't regard that as input. It still uses the built-in microphones. I could not find a way to change that.

The problem is that there is no stereo audio input to the TPT2 other than a USB audio interface.

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