That's the same as all the ones here have. It must be a pre-requisit from Compal to use that particular card. But you say you get FM radio from it or is that the radio stations from your cable company? Does it just pic up FM from the air? Also, can you tell if the card is connected to a slot or the internal USB? How do you like the quality of the TV?
Ah. I'll look into sending a mail to the store and see if they'll share the model name.
TV quality is wonderful already when using the little portable antenna and FM is also available with it (I dont know if FM's available via cable at all). Regarding the slot/internal USB question, I'll have to ask the store when I ask for the model name.
as for the bluetooth module, any internal module should work, such as the dell truemobile 350. if you compare the pictures they look exactly the same, and all bluetooth devices run off of the usb hub. so they should be interchangable with the foxconn mentioned earlier.
also, as far as internal TV Tuner is concerned, it is a mini PCI-Express module, and all mini PCI-express TV tuner modules would work, the problem is that at this time i personally havent found a mini PCI-Express TV Tuner anywhere. once mini-PCI Express becomes more mainstream in the dells and hp's, they should become more widespread, but until then, i'd say skip the tv tuner, but the bluetooth should work.
i personally am going to try the dell truemobile 350 since its only like, 10 bux for one. i'll tell you how it works out.
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after reading up on the dell module some more, it appears that it uses 10 wires that plug into it, while the cable in the hel80 has only 8 wires. i think it's because the dell has a bluetooth switch, while the compal doesnt, so im no longer so confident that it will be as simple as i had hoped.
i've found a hp/compaq model that would work as it is 8-pin, but it is only bluetooth 1.1 compliant, hence slow transfer. but it's quite cheap on fleabay.
model # is 348276-001 theres also 348277-001 which is about 50 bux + shipping, but im not sure if it supports bluetooth 2.0, or what. all i know is the 76 is rev1.02, and the 77 is rev1.03.
is there really any advantage to 2.0 over 1.1 other than transfer rate? would the 1.1 not support as many devices, or would it be incompatible with mice or headsets or anything like that?
if anyone comes up with a better module, please post
Bummer about the Dell module! Thanks for check it out though.
Wikipedia says this about the difference between Bluetooth 1.1 and 2.0
3 times faster transmission speed (up to 10 times in certain cases).
Lower power consumption through a reduced duty cycle.
Simplification of multi-link scenarios due to more available bandwidth.
Further improved BER (bit error rate) performance.