5 Stars By Jing on 2016-09-20
Great BT Receiver & Transmitter
I've had a chance to use a couple of different VicTsing bluetooth products. The latest one to arrive in their family is this VicTsing bluetooth receiver & transmitter. I've seen other types of bt receiver / transmitters previously but rarely of this form factor.
* Small form factor
* Can act as a bluetooth receiver or transmitter
* Easy to install
* No wall adapter
So having done a little research on amazon, I thought I was prepared for what to receive. But when I opened up the package I was really surprised. It's a cube shaped receiver that is tiny! In addition, it's very lightweight. I would be concerned that this can be broken easily.
* VicTsing Bluetooth Transmitter / Receiver
* MicroUSB Cable
* 3.5mm Audio Cable
* 2 Stickers
* Instruction Manual
The receiver has an internal battery but can also be used with the usb cable plugged into a wall adapter. I am using this with my old surround sound system so I don't really need to charge the battery. But I did so anyway to see if it really works as a portable unit. The charging took about 45 min. using a 850mA adapter.
I tested the BT transmitter first, which meant I flipped the switch from left to right so it's on the TX position. First, you must pair the bluetooth transmitter to your BT speaker or headset. I paired it with a headset. Then I used the audio cable and plugged one end into the transmitter and the other to my non-bluetooth Apple Nano 6 Gen. As I played song on the nano, I can hear it clearly in my headset. So transmitting have no issues. BUT, I never plan to use it as a transmitter. Even though this is extremely small and lightweight, its still not that portable.
I then switched the BT receiver to the RX position and started up my Galaxy S4 and paired it. Then I connected the receiver to my surround sound system with the audio cable. I now can play songs on my phone and have it blasting via my home speaker system. After completing my test, I left this plugged in and also plugged the wall adapter in. This really upgraded my old surround home system that still works great but doesn't have bluetooth capability.
Overall, this is a great product. I like the fact that you have an option to use it either as a transmitter or a receiver. Even though I planned to use it only as a receiver, it doesn't hurt to have an additional option.
5 Stars By Rick W. on 2016-11-27
Reliable. Good deal.
Tried a different brand first but got a lemon. This one installed easily and linked to my blue-tooth speaker right away. We are using it at the extreme ofthe recommended range and have never dropped the connection.
5 Stars By Sanada on 2016-09-26
Great for my TV that doesn't have bluetooth
This is one of those products that I knew should exist, but I just couldn't find it. I've been wanting some kind of device that would allow me to have wireless speakers or headphones to connect to a TV. My TV doesn't have bluetooth. It is located in a cabin that has a window air conditioning unit. When this unit is on, the TV volume has to be cranked up very loud to be able to hear it because the seating is close to the air conditioner. So, I couldn't wait to use the bluetooth receiver and transmitter from VicTsing.
The first thing I did was to plug it in to charge it. Then I paired and connected it to my headphones. This was very easy to do, following the instructions. When I went to plug it into the TV using the enclosed 3.5mm audio cable, I nearly panicked because all I saw for audio were the red and white RCA type ports. After searching the back of the TV with a flashlight, I finally found a nearly hidden 3.5mm port. When I plugged it in, the sound immediately came through my headphones.
The sound was great. I have noticed that occasionally there can be a slight delay where the words I hear are a little behind the lips I see moving on the screen. Most of the time, it seems to be perfectly in sync. The weird thing is that I notice it not being in sync more on commercials than on regular programming. In the room I'm in, the seating is not that far from the TV. I don't know if the lag would be worse if I were farther away from the TV. The next thing I'm connecting to the transmitter will be a speaker. Since this fits a need that I had, I don't see me using this as a receiver. There is a little switch on the cube to set for transmit or receive. The mode you select will determine the type of device you can connect via bluetooth.
5 Stars By K. LeCrone on 2016-08-25
Compact 2-in-1 Bluetooth Receiver and Transmitter Has 10 Hour Battery Life, 33 Foot Range, and Works Nicely
This is handy little device that can be used as a Bluetooth receiver or transmitter. The signal only goes one way at a time, though, so it's important to know that you will need to select receiving or transmitting via a switch on the back in order to make a selection, since it's not capable of both sending and receiving at the same time. A device like this works really well if a device you want to play audio on (such as a set of speakers, your car stereo, headphones, etc.) isn't Bluetooth-capable, and you want to be able to use a separate device to control the music, such as a phone or tablet. Likewise, you can use it to transmit audio from something like your TV's auxiliary port to your favorite set of Bluetooth headphones.
So for example, if your car doesn't have Bluetooth but it has a 3.5mm auxiliary port, you can plug this device in and then play your favorite playlist from your smartphone, send the Bluetooth signal out through the cell phone, and then receive it with this dongle and you can then hear the audio through your car stereo. It's really handy for the right niche, and has a number of handy uses depending on your current or desired audio set-up.
This device arrived partially charged, but it includes a small micro-USB cable which I was able to use to get it up-and-running in around thirty minutes. It is said to have a charge that will last for about ten hours, so if you're looking to use it extensively, you will want to come prepared to charge it regularly whether via your computer or a portable power pack.
It has four red LED lighst which lit when it was charging, and once it was ready to go, it was replaced by four blue LED lights. The port for the charging cable is on the same side as the 3.5mm plug as well as the RX/TX (receiver/transmitter) switch.
The pairing process was extremely simple and went very quickly. I was able to locate the device on my phone without any issues and complete the pairing and then get started listening to music right away. There is a small button on the top that powers the unit on and off as well as initiates the pairing process and can pause and resume music.
I tested this dongle with a variety of music, and what I found that it worked quite well. You won't have as good audio as if you used cables to directly access your devices, but it still sounds good for a wireless Bluetooth signal.
The package includes:
1x Bluetooth Receiver and Transmitter Adapter
1x User Manual
1x micro-USB Charging Cable
1x AUX 3.5mm coupler
2x Rubber pads
Bluetooth Version: 3.0+EDR
Frequency Range: 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Profile: A2DP/AVRCP
Bluetooth Range: up to 33 feet
Working Time: about 10 hours
Size: 1.57 x 1.57 x 1.57 inches
It had a very stable Bluetooth signal and I was quite pleased with the audio signal it transmitted. I didn't notice any drops or interference while using it as long as I was nearby and within range.
On the whole, if you're looking for a compact and versatile 2-in-1 Bluetooth receiver and transmitter, this is a great option which I would certainly recommend you consider. Just keep in mind it only has a battery life of around ten hours, so make sure to plan your charging sessions accordingly.
I am a longtime BTA-MALL Prime customer who enjoys writing reviews in my free time. I was appreciative to be given an opportunity to test and review this Bluetooth receiver and transmitter complimentary for my honest and unbiased review. If you have any questions or comments about this product or my review, feel free to message me and I'll be glad to help!
5 Stars By Girlieeee on 2016-09-13
Cute and easy to use!
I bought it to work to use on my old iHome speaker that has an AUX input on the back. My new phone has a lightning cable but my iHome speaker has the 30-pin connector...so they are no longer compatible and I can't play my music on my iHome speaker. By plugging this little transmitter into the back of the iHome (using the included cord) I was able to easily play my music on my speaker! No static or interference at all! It was easy to synch the receiver to my phone and directions are included to help walk you through it.
You can also take a call on the transmitter but I'm not sure if I would use that feature or not since I'm sitting at work and wouldn't want the other people in the office listening. Overall, I'm thrilled with it!
I have included a few of my own product photos for you to see rather than relying on “stock” photos in the listing. *I received a sample of this item at a discount in return for an honest and unbiased review*
5 Stars By Hector Robledo on 2016-09-23
This is a great item to have and the way technolgy is including ...
This is a great item to have and the way technolgy is including Bluetooth in everything, it will be almost a necessity soon. This works flawlessly and is simple to use. This is a very small device also so you wont have to make room for it. You get the transmitter/receiver, a high quality AUX cable and a power adapter.
I have an older home theater receiver that doesn’t support Bluetooth and I’ve just been using a regular 3.5mm AUX cable to be able to play songs from my phone to my surround sound speakers. With this wireless music receiver from VicTsing, I am now able to play songs wirelessly to my home stereo system without having to worry about wires.
To get it working, all you do is plug one end of the included 3.5mm cable into your 3.5mm input of your receiver (or speakers if you are doing it that way) and plug in the power adapter. Then you sync your phone, tablet, or tablet to the unit and start playing music and it will play through your speakers. It also works in reverse as a transmitter and can stream music from your speakers or your TV to a pair of Bluetooth headphones.
The device also has an internal battery rated at up to 12 hours. If using it at home however, you can just keep the device plugged all the time with the included micro USB charger. The product works great, no static that I can tell, and the sound quality is just as good as the 3.5mm auxiliary cable method.
Pros and Features:
1) Easy to set up and use
2) Bluetooth 4.1
3) Transmitter and Receiver all in one
4) LED indicate lights
5) Small and lightweight
7) No hissing or cracking noises
8) transmits stereo sound
9) Long battery life rated at 12 to 13 hours (I have gotten 10 hours many times)
10) Recharges in just a couple hours
11) 2 devices can be connected at the same time
12) Can be used with many different devices like TV, stereos, phones, computers, tablets, etc
13) Recharges with standard Micro to USB cable (Included)
14) Works with in a distance of 10 meters / 33 feet
This is the perfect solution for me so I can use my wireless headphones with my TV. My TV does not have Bluetooth so I hooked up this little gadget to my TV and now I can listen to the TV through my Bluetooth headphones and not longer wake up my wife as she goes to bed before me. Works great for me.
Highly recommended, 5/5 stars.
5 Stars By stephanie preston on 2016-09-06
Works great on so many devices
This Bluetooth Receiver and Transmitter by Vic Tsing is a very nice device and so useful. This can be hooked up to so many different items. It can help you hook up your headphones to the tv. This can also help me listen to my music from different devices. This has worked really well. The instructions that come with this are very easy to read making this very simple to use. It hooks up to your blue tooth quickly and immediately starts working perfectly. I am very pleased with this device. I did receive this for free or at a discounted rate for my honest review which is what I have given.
5 Stars By Vista Bill Raley on 2016-09-29
Bluetooth technology remains a mystery for me but this outstanding VicTsing product eases the way. Since I have few Bluetooth capable devices in my home, this was a challenge for my electronics capabilities. But success was near soon after I opened the box. I was able to connect my tv via bluetooth to a nearly speaker. Why? I am hard of hearing and my tv's volume is not enough for me to hear it comfortably. This proved to be a solution. Wonderful! This tiny well-made device certainly offers a lot. I'll look deeper into what I can do with it. Very nice!
1 Stars By Tony Byrne on 2016-10-23
Very poor performance with iPhone
Very poor performance with iPhone. The buttons are really difficult to press, and are counter-intuitive. There is one button for on/off, play and pause. I bought two, for two different speaker sets in my house, and they are a complete headache. I spend more time frustrated trying to set them up than I would getting up to switch songs every time. The units have been charged, but flash red and blue instead of only blue. A previously paired phone can now no longer find any of the units. Cheap, unreliable and a nuisance.
Little surprise that I had to pay for my units, rather than having received them free to make this review.
5 Stars By Mark Azevedo on 2017-07-29
It works just like it saidit would.