Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth Transceiver - For home and on the road
Sending and receiving music via Bluetooth, this task can be fulfilled by the new Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth transceiver, which Oehlbach Kabel GmbH presents as its latest solution, relying on the latest standard.
- Based on Bluetooth 5.2, the new Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 presents itself as a particularly flexible Bluetooth transceiver.
With the new Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2, Oehlbach Kabel GmbH presents a simple solution for equipping any audio system for signal transmission via Bluetooth. The company has been offering solutions of this kind for years and continues a good tradition with the new Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2.
However, the new Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 is now a solution that on the one hand uses a current standard and on the other hand is described by the manufacturer as a 2-in-1 adapter.
Transmitting and receiving – the Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 as a Bluetooth transceiver
The Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 is designed as a so-called transceiver, thus supporting the transmission and reception of audio signals. In practice, this means that it can be used on an audio system to integrate a smartphone or tablet as a source via Bluetooth, or to use Bluetooth headphones on an audio system.
Which task the Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth Transceiver ultimately takes on is determined with the help of a selector switch. Several other buttons and a display ensure simple operation. This also includes playback control, for example, when using the Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth transceiver to play music over Bluetooth headphones.
Bluetooth 5.2 with aptX LL, aptX and aptX HD and Multi-Point Connection
As the name suggests, Bluetooth 5.2 is already used here, and a Bluetooth module from the specialist Qualcomm Inc. is relied on. Specifically, it is a Qualcomm QCC3040. This allows signals to be transmitted with the codecs SBC and AAC, but also aptX, aptX LL and aptX HD.
Bluetooth 5.2 is also supposed to ensure stable data transmission, fast pairing and low power consumption.
It should also be mentioned that the new Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth Transceiver allows the connection with two devices at the same time, for example a notebook and a smartphone, whereby it is possible to switch seamlessly between them. The manufacturer refers to this as dual pairing, and it is commonly referred to as multi-point connect.
Jack for audio, USB-C for power, integrated battery for use on the road
The Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth Transceiver has a 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack, which serves as input or output depending on the operating mode.
Power is supplied via a USB-C interface, which is also used to charge the integrated battery of the Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth Transceiver.
And yes, this is a special feature, the new Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth Transceiver can indeed now be used on the go without any problems, with the integrated 550 mAh lithium polymer battery supposedly guaranteeing a playing time of up to 20 hours.
The Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth Transceiver measures 50 x 51 x 18.5 mm and weighs just 35 g. It comes with a Y-Cinch connector. It comes with a Y-Cinch to 3.5 mm jack cable, a 3.5 mm jack to 3.5 mm jack cable, a USB-C to USB-A cable and a user manual.
Prices and availability
The new Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth Transceiver is to be available immediately directly from Oehlbach Kabel GmbH, but should also be available from specialist retailers. The recommended retail price is € 99,-.
Getting to the point
The new Oehlbach BTR Innovation 5.2 Bluetooth Transceiver is a very flexible solution from Oehlbach Kabel GmbH that can be used in connection with any audio system and helps it to use the latest generation of Bluetooth. As a transceiver, it can transmit and receive, and thanks to an integrated rechargeable battery, it can also be used on the road without any problems.
|PRODUCT||OEHLBACH BTR INNOVATION 5.2 BLUETOOTH TRANSCEIVER|
|BRAND||OEHLBACH KABEL GMBH|
|Manufacturer||Oehlbach Kabel GmbH|
|Distribution||Magnat Audio-Produkte GmbH|
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