Bluesound Powernode 2i

$1,399

Brand Bluesound

Re-Invented Integrated Amplifier

  • Easily drive your existing pair of premium speakers
  • HybridDigital™ amp and DAC technologies ensures flawless playback with precision and clarity.
  • 60 Watts x 2 into 8 ohms of HybridDigital power.
  • Featuring digital and analog input/output options, headphone stereo mini jack, subwoofer RCA mono.
  • Access and stream Internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library to multiple Bluesound Players.
  • Create and control a seamless multi-room system with the intuitive BluOS Controller app.
  • Connect Bluesound to your Amazon Echo with the skill in the Alexa app and use Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant to control Players around the home.
  • AirPlay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from wireless stereo components throughout your house — all in sync.

    Features

    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®, Rdio® 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 files. Play your music in perfect sync, or play different music simultaneously, to any player in any room.

    SPECIFICATIONS

    AUDIO

    Supported File Formats

    MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, FLAC, ALAC, 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%

    DAC

    32-Bit, 192kHz

    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

    Supported Cloud Services

    WiMP, Rdio, Slacker Radio, Qobuz, HighResAudio, JUKE, Deezer, Murfie, HDTracks, Spotify, TIDAL, Napster, Rhapsody.

    Album Art

    JPG

    CONNECTIVITY

    Network

    Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
    802.11 b/g/n WiFi

    USB

    Type-A port for connection to USB memory sticks and supported peripherals (FAT32 Formatted)
    Type-B (mini) for product servicing

    Audio Input

    Combo - TOSLINK / 3.5mm
    5-way speaker binding posts

    Audio Output

    12 Volt trigger out
    Headphone output - 3.5 Stereo
    Subwoofer output - RCA

    Power

    Universal tri-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)

    Wireless

    aptX® Bluetooth wireless built-in

    USER INTERFACE

    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

    GENERAL

    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

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