BT-8500 Bluetooth 5.0 Nano USB Adapter | EDIMAX - EDIMAX

Bluetooth 5.0 Nano USB Adapter


  • ​Bluetooth 5.0 BQB Certified+ EDR : Max speed up to 3Mbps
  • Single-chip Bluetooth 5 controller, combines a BT Protocol Stack (LM, LL, L2CAP, GATT, RFCOMM, SPP, and LE), BT Baseband, modem, and BT RF in a single chip
  • Supports dual mode (BR/EDR + LE Controllers), compatible with previous versions, including v2.1 + LE
  • Supports Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) - multiple Low Energy states
  • Supports Bluetooth classic (BR/EDR)
  • Supports Windows and Linux
Bluetooth logo BQB Certified



Nano Size | World’s Smallest

No matter if you are adding Bluetooth 5 to your desktop or laptop, you can expect to plug and forget, thanks to its ultra-small nano-sized housing. 

Edimax BT-8500 Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless USB Adapter, BQB Certified, Nano Size

Bluetooth 5.0 | The Latest Performance Standard

Speed, distance and connectivity set the new Bluetooth 5.0 apart from the older generation. Gain faster transfer speeds of up to 3 times (3Mbps with Enhanced Data Rate) and extended distance of up to 4 times that of Bluetooth 4.0 (40 Meters).

Edimax BT-8500 Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless USB Adapter, Performance 3X data rate, 4X indoor range, BQB Certified

Make it Wireless | Connect Your Devices

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 and mouse, printers, smartphones, tablets and more.

Edimax BT-8500 Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless USB Adapter, BQB Certified

Bluetooth BLE | Keeping the Energy Consumption Low

Supports Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), meaning that your devices are connected with optimal energy consumption. 

Edimax BT-8500 Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless USB Adapter, BQB Certified, EDR & Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

Real Bluetooth 5.0 | 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.

Edimax BT-8500 Bluetooth 5.0 Nano USB Adapter, BQB Certified


Interface 1 x USB 2.0 Type A
Antenna 1 x Internal PiFa Antenna
Dimensions 7.1 (H) x 14.9 (W) x 17.4 (D) mm
Weight 2g
Standards Bluetooth 5 specification compliant
Frequency Band 2402~2480MHz
Maximum Data Rate/Speed 3Mbps (Classic BR/EDR) : 2Mbps(BLE)
Output Power 8dBm
Receiver Sensitivity -94dBm (2Mbps EDR)
-87dBm (3Mbps EDR)
-98dBm (BLE)
-106dBm (125Kbps long range)
Certification CE, FCC, NCC, BSMI, BQB, IC
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)
Supported Operating System Windows 8.1/10/11 32bit/64bit
Linux: Kernel 2.6.32 - 5.3 (support Fedora & Ubuntu only)
*Additional version information will be announced on the EDIMAX website.
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.