A 2 TB hard drive will let you rapidly rip all your CDs in lossless high-resolution or space-saving MP3 formats, and download and store high-res tracks. No computer necessary. Access and share your digital music library, and stream it in studio quality to multiple rooms in your home.
INDUSTRY-LEADING HYBRIDDIGITAL™ AMP + 32-BIT 192KHz DAC
Our award-winning, state-of-the-art, audiophile-grade HybridDigital™ amplification and DAC technologies brings dynamic power and high-current delivery to your high-res music experience, resulting in the ability to play louder than ever before, with the same zero-distortion precision audio signature we’ve become known for. Permission to turn it up, granted.
MADE FOR MORE THAN MP3.
Of course Bluesound is compatible with MP3s – and just about every other digital format ever created – but Bluesound was purpose-built for high-res audio. While other companies put a premium on style, Bluesound has spared no expense on the integration of advanced, innovative audio technologies that deliver blazingly fast error-free playback in maximum studio-master recording quality, resulting in absolutely unbeatable performance.
THE FUTURE OF MUSIC IS FAST.
Using industry-leading 1GHz ARM Cortex-9 Multi-core processors, you’d think Bluesound was engineered for something more than just audio. Bluesound’s 32-bit architecture combined with 8x oversampling, paired with our own innovative HybridDigital™ Amp and DAC platforms, ensures that your lossless high-res music playback is flawless, with precision, power and clarity – at any volume.
ALL THE MUSIC EVER RECORDED.
Discover instant access to millions of songs. Premium high-res music services like TIDAL®, Spotify® and Qobuz® – as well as virtually all other popular music services and internet radio stations are already built-in. Access your downloads and your entire iTunes library – or any other USB NAS drive connected – all without ever turning on a computer. Imagine – Your Music. Your way.
HIFI YOUR WIFI.
The POWERNODE 2 uses your home wireless network, and sets up quickly. With an advanced WiFi antenna design and blazing-fast ARM Cortex A9 Processors, Bluesound ensures that there are no skips or delays in every corner of your home – even when streaming high-res audio 10918. Play your music in perfect sync, or play different music simultaneously, to any player in any room.
Bluesound has been the recipient of numerous awards—including multiple Product of the Year and Best Buys awards—from leading audio publications such as What Hi-Fi? and Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. Since its inception, Bluesound has been committed to delivering clear, detailed sound and it is this commitment that has been met with a wide range of positive reviews from the likes of Residential Systems, Home Cinema Choice, AVS Forum, and many more.
|Supported File Formats||MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS, Hi-Res formats - FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF|
|Power Output||HYBRIDDIGITAL™ AMPLIFIER, 60 Watts x2 into 8ohms|
|Native Sampling Rates||32 - 192 kHz|
|Bit Depths||16 - 24|
|Performance||SNR - 110dB Distortion, THD+N - 0.020%|
|Supported Operating Systems||Plays music from network shares on the following desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8, Apple Macintosh|
|Free Internet Radio||TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise|
|Supported Cloud Services||Amazon Music, WiMP, Slacker Radio, Qobuz, HighResAudio, JUKE, Deezer, Murfie, HDTracks, Spotify, TIDAL, Napster, KKBox.|
|Integration Partners||Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, roon.|
|Network||Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 802.11 b/g/n WiFi|
|USB||1 x Type-A (Fat32 or NTSF formatted) port for connection to USB memory sticks and supported peripherals 1 x Type-B (mini) for product servicing|
|Audio Input||Combo - TOSLINK / 3.5mm|
|Audio Output||Headphone output - 3.5 Stereo 5-way speaker binding posts Subwoofer output - RCA|
|Power||Universal tri-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)|
|Wireless||aptX® Bluetooth wireless built-in|
|Mobile||Free Android and iOS App Available Online at Google Play and Apple App Store|
|Pushbuttons||Simple top-panel touch controls.|
|Control||IR Sensor built in - Front panel|
|Processor||ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz|
|Unit Weight||1.72 kg / 3.8 lbs|
|Gross Dimensions||220 x 70 x 190 mm 8.7 x 2.75 x 7.5 in|
|Power Consumption (Idle)||12 Watts|
|Accessories||2x AC power cords (Europe & North America) Ethernet Cable Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor|
|Storage Environment||-10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity|
|Operating Environment||0° C to 40° C|