Old 05-16-2018, 11:50 AM   #1
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Default Bluetooth, battery-powered usb hub?

If this exists someone please show me 🙏

If it does not exist is there some reason for this, like it canít feasibly be made for some reason? I realize it would need software to act like usb instead of a Bluetooth connection but Iíve seen similar things achieved with virtual drives and such.

This would be a dream come true. I have 2 USB ports on my MacBook and do audio editing. I HATE that I need 2 USB ports just for software license dongles. I also would rather not have things sticking out of the computer because Iím that guy who might bump the protruding drive and break my $50 iLok software key.

I want a rechargeable Bluetooth usb hub for use with devices like thumb drives that donít take up much energy. I have searched high and low for this and have come up with nothing so far.

I did buy the ďBelkin Network usb hub.Ē It doesnít meet my needs because itís bulky, requires WiFi configuration (IE: not for location editing), needs to be plugged in, and sometimes the connection drops out (as reported by many users).

My dream is to push a button on a Bluetooth usb hub, it connects to my MacBook and my thumb drives are mounted without having to plug anything in.

I know this so sort of a vent and not exactly perfectly on topic but hell, maybe it does exist and Iíve been looking in all the wrong places!

Thanks for listening and all that.

TL;DR: battery powered Bluetooth usb hub please.
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Old 05-16-2018, 11:58 AM   #2
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Even if it was battery powered WiFi usb hub with a slick way to connect to new wifi networks, that would fit the bill.
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Old 05-16-2018, 04:58 PM   #3
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I know for a fact that bluetooth thumb drives exist, because I own one. I haven't seen anything like a wireless reader, though, but that seems so obvious that there'd be a zillion of them available.

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Old 05-17-2018, 09:28 AM   #4
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Have you tried it with waves central? Iíd be very curious to know if his works!


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I know for a fact that bluetooth thumb drives exist, because I own one. I haven't seen anything like a wireless reader, though, but that seems so obvious that there'd be a zillion of them available.

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