cf-30 bluetooth question

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  1. Stewboy

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    I've got two cf-30s (KC and KT mk 3s), and can't see any evidence that they have bluetooth modules installed. Is there a way to check that w/o removing the keyboard? I've "enabled" bluetooth in set up, but when I download corresponding drivers/software from Panasonic, I get "machine does NOT support" message.

    Assuming I don't have modules, does anyone have one they'd like to sell? Thanks.
     
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    Is bluetooth showing up or activated in BIOS?

    (one old bluetooth hack was using a mini usb module and putting it in the rear ports with the door closed, certain models would fit with the door closed)
     
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    Yes, bluetooth can be--and has been--enabled in BIOS. I just enabled it on one of the cf-30s, and the bluetooth light on the front came on during the boot up, but then went off.
     
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    Problem solved! Bluetooth was Bios enabled but was not turned on. Duh.
     
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    Bluetooth antenna is under the keyboard bezel next to the Esc F1 F2 keys. (If it's stock.)
     
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