NOTE: Due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, please expect delays in your shipping and delivery times worldwide.

What is the difference between the Profile Tuning Suite (PTS) Dongles?

As of 22-Dec 2020, PTS v8.0.0 or later supports 2 dongle types (BR/EDR/LE and LE Only).

Both dongles will continue to be available and supported for the foreseeable future. 

Please note: In order to execute all test cases available in PTS 8.0, dongles of both types are required.

Dongles of each type DO NOT support 100% of the test cases available in PTS 8.0 by themselves.

BR/EDR/LE- up to Core Spec v4.2 supported NEW LE Only- up to Core Spec v5.2 supported (Laird Connectivity, part number 451-00004)



This PTS dongle supports LE/BR/EDR test cases up to Core Spec v4.2 only This PTS dongle supports only LE test cases, but up to Core Spec v5.2
  • Supports the majority of PTS test cases except for the ones that require Bluetooth Core Spec v5.0 or newer features such as Extended Advertising or Isochronous Channels
  • Only supported by PTS Version 8.0.0 and higher
  • Cannot be used for testing BR/EDR or AoA/AoD test cases
Purchase BR/EDR/LE dongle here.

LE Only dongle can be purchased from authorized distributors.

Arrow Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics

Future Electronics

Mouser Electronics


Note: Due to global supply chain constraints, distributors are experiencing limited stock and long lead times for the Laird dongle.