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Bluetooth A2DP and iMac 21.5

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ziopiero Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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Mar 9, 2010 6:17 AM
Does the new iMac (late 2009) have the A2DP Technology ?
I would like to pair it with the Belkin Bluetooth Music Receiver.
I know Snow Leopard supports this protocol but is it necessary to have a special chip and is the iMac equipped with it ?
Thanks
iMac 21.5" 1TB late 2009 -iMac G4 Flat panel 1.25 GHz, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
  • Dah•veed Level 7 Level 7 (29,535 points)
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    Mar 9, 2010 11:47 AM (in response to ziopiero)
    The hardware should support it as well. Many folks are using there Macs with stereo systems and headphones that support A2DP.

    The biggest complaint is the sound quality. Some folks have overcome the poor quality by editing the BluetoothAudioAgent.plist (~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.BluetoothAudioAgent.plist) either with a .plist editor or with Terminal.

    You need to raise the Apple BitPool minimum from the default of 2 to 40 or 50. To do this with Terminal open a session and cut and paste;
    defaults write com.apple.BluetoothAudioAgent "Apple Bitpool Min (editable)" 50

    Dah•veed
    2.0 GHz Early '09 Mac mini - 2GB RAM - 250GB miniStack v3, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Magic Mouse + BetterTouchTool - Happily using Macs since 1984!

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