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Interesting Bluetooth problem with APX8000

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Premium Subscriber
Jun 29, 2002
College Station, TX
Hey everyone --

I have something I can't quite figure out why it's happening ... I have an APX8000 that pairs with a Windows 10 PC without any problem. But I'm moving over my daily work to a MacBook (CPS is installed in VMware Fusion on the Mac) and I'm trying to pair the APX8000 with the Mac, and it refuses to cooperate. If I make the radio visible, it appears in the Mac's Bluetooth devices list but I can't initiate a pair to the radio. If I search for the computer on the radio, I can initiate a pair, both ends present the same PIN, but when I accept it the pair never completes. Best I can figure is the Mac doesn't have the right drivers to be compatible with the radio's Bluetooth modem device, because I can hook the radio up to the Mac via cable and present it as a USB device to VMware and read/write without any issue.

Has anyone ever heard of something like this?
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