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Bluetooth Connection Setup for USB FaroArm, Fusion, Legacy-Quantum, or Platinum

Quick Steps

Here is all you have to do. Click links for details.

  1. Connect your USB FaroArm to the computer using the Ethernet cable first, before connecting via Bluetooth. Doing this will install the FaroArm driver on your computer.
  2. Open your Bluetooth Device Panel
    • For Windows XP
    • For Windows 7
  3. Check your results.

Overview

Bluetooth wireless is a short-range communications technology intended to replace the cables connecting devices. The range of a Class 2 system, such as the FaroArm, is approximately 30 feet or 10 meters. In general, a connection by Bluetooth tend to be slower than a cable connection, but it may be the best option for your setup.

This 4.5 minute video and PDF file walk you through setting up the Bluetooth connection for the USB FaroArm, Fusion, Quantum, or Platinum.

Prepare

Please review this table before you begin to ensure your success.

Time to complete 20 minutes or less
Skills Needed
  • General computer skills
Prerequisites
  • A Bluetooth enabled computer

For Windows XP

For Windows 7