Insignia USB Bluetooth Adapter (NS-PCY5BMA2-C) - Black

  • Model #: NS-PCY5BMA2-C
  • Web Code: 10406383
$24.99
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Overview

Pairing multiple Bluetooth devices with your computer is easy with the Insignia NS-PCY5BMA2-C Bluetooth adapter. It uses Bluetooth 4.0 technology to wirelessly pair up to 7 compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices with your desktop or laptop. It has a range of up to 6m and connects to your computer via USB.

More Information

  • Adapter is compatible with most USB-enabled desktops and laptops
  • Connects to your computer via USB
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology allows you to wirelessly pair up to 7 compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices
  • Adapter has a range of up to 6m (20 ft.)
  • Compact design makes it portable

What's in the Box?

  • USB Bluetooth Adapter
  • Quick Start Guide

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)
  • Type
    USB Bluetooth Adapter
  • Material
    40% Plastic; 20% Metal; 20% PCB; 20% Electronic Part
  • Colour
    Black
  • Pattern/Theme
    No
  • Dimension
  • Height
    1.92 cm
  • Width
    1.67 cm
  • Depth
    0.56 cm
  • Weight
    0.12 kg
  • What's in the Box
  • Warranty Parts
    1 Year(s)


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Customer Reviews

2.6 / 5
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Positive vs. Critical Reviews

Positive 43%

7 Reviews

Critical 56%

9 Reviews

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  • from ON
5.0

Great product

Made an account so I could post this review. I was worried before purchasing after reading so many negative reviews, but this Bluetooth adapter worked perfectly for me. I am running Windows 10 on my PC and just plugged it in, connected my devices (through the Bluetooth settings option that comes up in the pop up in the bottom right of the screen by the time - just paired them like pairing Bluetooth on any other device and voila! Worked perfectly). There are a lot of negative reviews on here for this, but with Windows 10 it worked great for me.


  • from Toronto, ON
4.0

I like it!

i got this bluetooth adapter to connect my PS4 controllers to my pc. I got tired of using cables, hence why i got this. This little device does the job easily. (I'm running windows 10)


  • from Montréal, QC
1.0

Don't buy

This bluetooth adapter will and only will work with PC Microsoft software. Don't bother trying it with anything else. No, it won't work on your Smart TV. Neither on your Xbox or PS. Your staff doesn't know what they are talking about. They guaranteed me that it would work on my TV. I also tried to call Insignia support : Big pile of... You are going to fall in the infinite loop of saved messages. I am really not happy. It cost my time and money to go to the shop for nothing.


  • from London, ON
3.0

its good

i had an issue first with this bluetooth adapter it wont connect at all and theres no software for this device, but i fixed it after research " if your computer doesnt recognize you are missing software , intel" you have to download the lastest intel bluettooth sofware after you install it , restart your computer it will work.


  • from Edmonton, AB
1.0

Unbelievable..

I can't believe this people are still selling this garbage without knowing that the software for this product to work DOESN'T EXIST anymore and nowhere to be found! total waste of money. go and buy the asus adapter since it also came with the software adapter installer. DO NOT BUY THIS!


  • from Vancouver
1.0

Won't Pair With Win 7

Like everyone else, this won't pair when my Microsoft Surface. I did get the driver to work but it won't associate it with the device. I'm more frustrated than anything because I asked staff in store about this problem, and they assured me it would work.


  • from Kamloops, BC
5.0

Seemed to work fine for me.

Windows 10 automatically installs the necessary drivers. Headphones etc connected instantly. It even detected the neighbors BOSE speaker system, and that's a good 50 feet away at least. Not sure why others had so many problems!? The main reason I bought a bluetooth USB dongle was for PS3 controllers. I had my PS3 controllers working via Bluetooth in less than 10 minutes. Hint: SCP Driver and Zadig It's a Broadcom chip... pretty common. If you try hard enough it'll work fine.


  • from Mississauga
1.0

Terrible device - doesn't work with windows 7

The device won't pair with the computer although it says it is compatible with windows 7. After following instructions (including necessary downloads) still won't work. Had to YouTube instructions to find out that the device actually is no longer compatible with windows 7. Need to install manually. Still not working after an hour of trying to download and fix.


  • from Nepean, ON
1.0

No Windows 7 drivers for this device

There are no Windows 7 drivers available for this device. Windows XP and Windows 8 & 10 only.


  • from Hamilton, ON
1.0

Driver would not download

I purchased the Insignia Bluetooth 4.0 adapter as a gift for my father to go with his Bluetooth headphones I bought. the software downloaded from the website but no windows driver could be found. Broadcom does not offer driver downloads from their website. I tried to install the driver on two separate computers and neither worked out. On windows 7 ultimate and windows 10. both instances resulted in me wanting to rip my head off due to frustration. Windows would search for the driver and take up to 5 min looking for the hardware but couldn't find it. I tried a dozen times at least. after looking online I was able to confirm that my issue was common and that the driver seems to be non-existent. try to do more research before buying this adapter.


  • from Mississauga, ON
1.0

Not compatible with Windows 7.

Even though the product's packaging states that it works with a Windows 7 operating system, it doesn't. Your Win7 PC will fail to automatically install the driver for it. There are no Windows 7 drivers available to download for this product online, even on the Insignia website. Insignia's support said that "it's a Windows issue", and Microsoft support said "it's an Insignia issue". DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT FOR A WINDOWS 7 COMPUTER. Unless you enjoy returning things you've bought.


  • from Toronto, ON
1.0

ps3

it does not working for my ps3 do not buy it for your ps3


  • from Longueuil, QC
2.0

Bad sound quality

This unit is powered by a broadcom usb bluetooth chipset and should be avoided by linux users because of its proprietary firmware.


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