Bluetooth 5.0 Nano USB Adapter


  • Bluetooth 5.0: BQB Certified
  • Dual Mode: Supports both Classic (BR/EDR) and Low Energy (LE) modes
  • Data Rate: Up to 3Mbps (BR/EDR) or 2Mbps (LE)
  • Small and Stylish Design: Extremely small Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter
  • LE Support: Features LE (Low Energy) mode to connect battery-powered peripherals
  • Long Range Support: Supports longer distance connectivity compared to former v4.2
  • Plug-and-Play: Supports plug-and-play on Windows system
  • Supported OS: Windows and Linux


Bluetooth 5.0 with BQB Certified

The BT-8500 Bluetooth 5.0 Nano USB Adapter is qualified with BQB certification.

The Bluetooth logo is only available for products that passed the Bluetooth qualification process

and earned the BQB certification. Therefore, high compatibility and quick connections are expected.







Go Faster and Farther

Get up to 3X the speed and 4X the range with this adapter compared to Bluetooth 4.2.
Enjoy faster and reliable throughput via this Bluetooth 5.0 EDR Bluetooth adapter.


Nano Size, Plug-and-Forget

No matter if you are adding Bluetooth 5.0 to your desktop or laptop,
you can expect to plug and forget, thanks to its ultra-small nano-sized housing. 


Plug-and-Play, Easy Upgrade

There are a lot of products with Bluetooth built-in, yet you can’t fully utilize those products because your machine does not have Bluetooth connectivity. You can now connect Bluetooth enabled devices such as controllers, headphones, speakers, keyboards, mouse, printers, smartphones, tablets and more. (Plug-and-Play for Windows system only)

Plug-and-Play, Easy Upgrade

3X Enhanced Data Rate

Features with Bluetooth EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), the BT-8500 maximum transfer rate up to 3Mbps. You can send files, videos, and music between a smartphone and PC via Bluetooth provided with Edimax Bluetooth 5.0 nano USB adapter 3 times faster transmission speed than Bluetooth 4.2.

3X Enhanced Data Rate

Single-Chip Bluetooth 5.0

The Bluetooth 5.0 chip is a reliable, efficient and high performance single-chip,  equipped with it means that you will have strong stability and  faster transmission. Furthermore, it also features Classic (BR/EDR) and LE(Low Energy) modes to support diverse applications.

Reliable, Efficient and High Performance Single-Chip

Embedded Wireless Adapter Solution for Industrial IoT

For over 10 years, millions of users and devices count on EDIMAX adapters to connect to the internet. Choose EDIMAX for reliability and ease-of-use.


Tiny yet Powerful

Designed to be incredibly small, so it can stay plugged in the USB port of your portable or embedded devices. Just plug and forget.




•1 x USB 2.0 Type A
•Internal PiFa Antennas x 1
•7.1 (H) x 14.9 (W) x 17.4 (D) mm
•Bluetooth 5 specification compliant
Frequency Band
Maximum Data Speed
•3Mbps (class BT-BR/EDR) : 2Mbps(BLE)
Output Power
•8dB (max.)
Receiver Sensitivity
94dBm (2Mbps EDR)
87dBm (3Mbps EDR)
98dBm (BLE)
06dBm (125K BLE long range)
•Operating Temperature: 32~104°F (0~40°C)
•Storage Temperature: -4~140°F (-20~60°C)
•Operating Humidity: 10~90% (NonCondensing)
•Storage Humidity: Max. 95% (NonCondensing)
System Requirement
•Windows 8.1/10 32bit/64bit or above
•Linux: kernel 2.6.32~4.15, suggest 4.4 (after)
•Easy setup wizard with auto run configuration
Package Content
•Bluetooth 5.0 USB Adapter
•Quick Installation Guide

*Must be in well ventilated semi-outdoor spaces such as eaves of a house, verandah, balcony, porch, covered patios, etc..
*Must not be installed in locations that are subject to extreme weather conditions such as typhoon, heavy rain or dust storm; or it must be sheltered from the conditions.
*Must not be installed in locations that are subject to extremes of humidity or temperature such as near fire or other heat sources.
*Must not be installed in locations directly exposed to sunlight or reflected light source.


*Maximum performance, actual data rates, and coverage will vary depending on network conditions and environmental factors.
*Actual viewing resolution and frame rate of network cameras depend on connection speed.
*Product specifications and design are subject to change without notice.