[maemo-users] Bluetooth headset - N800

From: Rick Bilonick rab at nauticom.net
Date: Fri Jan 30 00:17:16 EET 2009
On Thu, 2009-01-29 at 12:40 +0100, Nils Faerber wrote:
> Matt Emson schrieb:
> > On 27 Jan 2009, at 17:36, Rick Bilonick wrote:
> >> I A2DP works in Maemo, it doesn't work out of the box. I have a
> >> Motorolla S9 stereo headset. It works with my N810 but not in stereo
> >> (I've tried).
> > 
> > IIRC, it was a dirty hack back in the ITOS2007 days. No idea if  
> > ITOS2008 improved that. Never owned a bluetooth headset, so no idea.
> Bluetooth headsets in normal mono HSP mode work well on 2008 - you can
> pair one, it will be detected as HSP and will be automatically
> connected/reconnected.
> But as far as I am aware of there is no A2DP (stereo) support in OS2008
> yet - though the Linux-BlueZ support is quite well by now.
> A2DP can have several sub-profiles defining the codec used to transport
> the audio stream, one of them is the "sbc" and there is also a MP3
> profile, i.e. you can directly stream MP3 data over A2DP to a headset
> that supports it. Most stereo headset though only support sbc not MP3 -
> and BlueZ A2DP currently only supports sbc.
> Long story short: Linux-BlueZ can handle A2DP sbc but this is not yet
> properly integrated into OS2008.
> Cheers
>   nils faerber

Thanks for the detailed information. We need A2DP in OS2008. A2DP sounds
much better than just mono. I hope it gets added soon!

Rick B.

More information about the maemo-users mailing list