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What are the oldest OS X versions Echo will work with?

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What are the oldest OS X versions Echo will work with?
« on: August 06, 2016, 03:30:05 pm »
I have a Macbook Pro, version 10.7, and am interested in getting an Echo to pair with my Nexus 6 phone. I'm wondering if I'll be able to use it to amplify audio when streaming from the MacBook or if the bluetooth system will be too old. Anyone tried it?

Re: What are the oldest OS X versions Echo will work with?
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2016, 03:37:57 pm »
Find your specific MacBook Pro here...

http://www.everymac.com/systems/by_capability/macs-with-bluetooth-different-bluetooth-capabilities.html

...and it will tell you which version of Bluetooth it supports.

Re: What are the oldest OS X versions Echo will work with?
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2016, 01:46:20 am »
Also check the spec of the Echo BT, along with link above.  My understanding is that current BT is backward compatible, so unless the Mac BT is an "ancient" version, it ought to work.  How well does the Mac stream BT to your other devices?  If device has a current version of BT, thus it's similar to the Echo. and it works, then I would imagine the Echo would not have an issue either.

I have a 2009 model laptop running Win 7, and BT to my devices (Echo, Dot & Tap) and current BT speakers works fine.