The Silicon Labs BLED112, Bluetooth low energy USB Dongle is a single mode USB device enabling Bluetooth low energy connectivity for PC’s and other devices having a USB port.
BLED112 Bluetooth Dongle integrates all Bluetooth 4.0 single mode features. The USB dongle can simulate virtual COM port. The COM port emulation enables simple host application development using Bluetooth Framework on any Windows OS.
Once plugge BLED112 appears as COM port in the system. Windows 10 and above installs the BLED112 driver automatically. Windows XP, Windows 7 and sometimes Windows 8 do not install the BLED112 driver automatically and you may need to download and install it manually. You can find the BLED112 driver by this link: BLED112 Windows Driver. Or directly from our site. You do not need any additional SDKs to be able to use BLED112 Bluetooth USB dongle with Bluetooth Framework.
As BLED112 is the single mode Bluetooth Low Energy module it does not support any Bluetooth Classic features. It does not support: RfComm client, RfComm server, classic Bluetooth devices discovering, classic pairing, etc.
BLED112 supports: GATT Client (it can connect to Bluetooth LE GATT enabled devices), Bluetooth LE devices discovering, Bluetooth LE devices (beacons) monitoring, BLE advertising, BLE pairing (passkey notification and passkey request pairing are only supported).
Should you have any questions about using BLED112 with Bluetooth Framework please do not hesitate to contact as at firstname.lastname@example.org.