Bluesound POWERNODE 2 Wireless Multi-Room Streaming High-Res Amplifier

Model: PowerNode2-Black
by Bluesound
Authorized Dealer
$999.00
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  • Description
  • Features
  • Specification
  • Borrowing state-of-the-art technologies from our award-winning sister company, NAD Electronics, the POWERNODE 2 can do everything the NODE 2 can do, plus effortlessly drive your choice of speakers. With the same zero-distortion audio signature we’ve become known for, the POWERNODE 2 allows you to take your favorite tracks to new levels. Permission to turn it up, granted.

    HIGHLIGHTS:
    1. Stream music to multiple Bluesound Players all over the home
    2. Access and connect to internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library
    3. Control music wirelessly with an intuitive Controller App for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac OS X desktops
    4. Instinctive touch control on unit
    5. Simple setup, easily expandable
    6. Innovative digital amplifier
    7. Available in Black or White
  • 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 files. Play your music in perfect sync, or play different music simultaneously, to any player in any room.

    AWARD-WINNING SOUND
    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.
  • AUDIO
    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%
    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, 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.
    Album Art - JPG

    CONNECTIVITY
    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

    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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