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Bluetooth Hub receiver

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Bluetooth Hub receiver

Free the music from your smartphones, tablet or computer. With the BTR100, you can wirelessly stream CD quality digital audio, via Bluetooth, directly to your home stereo system.


Free the music from your mobiles devices
Audiophile quality components
aptX for CD quality sound
AAC for CD quality sound from Apple devices

Free the Music!

Free the music from your smartphones, tablet or computer. With the BTR100, you can wirelessly stream CD quality digital audio, via Bluetooth, directly to your home stereo system.


Better Sound

The BTR100 sounds better than many other available Bluetooth receivers. The NuForce attention to detail ensures the components are of the finest audiophile quality. The latest version of Bluetooth and the use of both aptX and AAC codecs means that whatever technology your mobile devices – Apple, Android or Windows, your music will benefit from more dynamic range, deeper bass and crystal-clear top end.



If your mobile device supports aptX the BTR100 can support it as well. AptX allows music signal to be sent wirelessly in significantly higher quality than that available from standard Bluetooth. Standard Bluetooth codec (SBC) has variable performance and its weaknesses are very apparent to music lovers including a reduction in high end clarity, muddiness or dullness. The aptX codec works to ensure consistently excellent quality when music data is transferred wirelessly via Bluetooth connection With almost CD quality. Listeners will instantly experience significantly greater dynamics and infinitely more detail from the music.



AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) was designed to achieve better sound quality than MP3 at similar bit rates. Unlike aptX, it is supported by iOS devices. Apple implements AAC over Bluetooth at about 250 kbps - near CD quality.


Expert reviews

Tested Technology
Tested Technology
June 2015

"Bluetooth has evolved into a handy way wirelessly to hook up your phone to your home hi-fi equipment, but a lot of home hi-fi lacks Bluetooth capability. The answer is to add a Bluetooth receiver, a small device often powered through USB that turns an audio stream over wireless into an analogue stereo feed into your hi-fi’s RCA or jack sockets.
Optoma’s new BTR100 goes one step better, optionally delivering the stereo output optically into your hi-fi’s TosLink socket for the very best audio quality."

"Unlike some other Bluetooth adapters the Optoma BTR100 is up-to-date with these codecs (AAC and aptX), as well as being able to do them full justice by optionally injecting the output signal digitally into your hi-fi amplifier through an optical link. If your hi-fi isn’t TosLink equipped the BTR100 will still work through a conventional 3.5mm or RCA analogue stereo with respectable fidelity."

"It’s certainly one of the better consumer-grade Bluetooth receivers on the market, although strict audiophiles (if they deign to dabble in Bluetooth at all) will probably want to pay around £100 more for something along the lines of the Arcam rBlink."
April 2015

Grade: 1.1
Price/ Performance: very good

"Unlike most of its competitors, the BTR 100  makes music streaming in CD quality possible via its optical output. Also, it supports Aptx and AAC codes which reaches higher sound quality than the standard Bluetooth codec SBC."

"It is not necessary to replace your old hifi system, if you want to enjoy your music via Bluetooth now. The idea to connect the BTR 100 with your Hifi system to reach high quality music via Bluetooth, is even a reason to keep you old Hifi System. Also the impressive and stable Bluetooth connection should be underlined and  rewarded."

April 2015

"NuForce BTR-100 sounds smooth, with a good level of detail and rhythm."

"The device deserves to occupy a place in Hi-Fi-system, responsible for connection with gadgets."

Owner reviews

Verified Review
Dermot, North Yorkshire : United Kingdom, April 2018.Purchased from Richer Sounds
Having purchased a new Samsung TV I wanted to hook up the audio to my ‘old hi fi’ for improved sound. At the same time I thought it would be good if I could use the same arrangement to play music (Spotify etc) wirelessly. This device fitted the bill and connected 1st time with the TV (despite lots of advice on YouTube saying all sorts of engineer settings had to be adjusted!), my iPad and Android phone! Sorted:-)
Bit resolution
Supported codecs
aptX®, SBC, AAC
Connections output
1x 3.5mm Stereo,
1x Optical


Maximum sampling rate
Bit resolution
Frequency response
20 Hz – 20 kHz
-84 dBm
Signal to noise ratio
>90 dB
Power supply
5V 1A
Power consumption
< 0.4W/hour
Native bit rate
16 bit
Connections input
Bluetooth A2DP / IOPT
Connections output
1x 3.5mm Stereo,
1x Optical

Wireless information

Wireless type
Supported codecs
aptX®, SBC, AAC
Devices memorised
Wireless frequency
Operating range
10m (30ft)

Weight and dimensions

Weight (kg)
0.103 (103g)
Dimensions (W x D x H) (mm)
75 x 75 x 23

In the box

Standard accessories
1x External power supply Basic user manual
1x 3.5mm-3.5mm cable
1x 3.5mm- RCA L+R




Verified owner

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