Bluesound POWERNODE 2i (with HDMI) Wireless Multi-Room Music Streaming Amplifier In Black

Model: POWERNODE 2i - Black
$1,099.00
  • Description
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • The amp reinvented. The POWERNODE 2i is the streaming amplifier that merges several traditional components into one and unlocks a world of high-fidelity streaming. Effortlessly driving your choice of speakers with the same zero-distortion audio signature Bluesound has become known for, the POWERNODE 2i takes your favorite tracks to new levels. Permission to turn it up, granted.

    Product Highlights:

    1. Easily drive your existing pair of premium speakers

    2. HybridDigital™ amp and DAC technologies ensure flawless playback with precision and clarity.

    3. 60 Watts x 2 into 8 ohms of HybridDigital™ power.

    4. HDMI (ARC & eARC) connectivity.

    5. Featuring digital and analog input/output options, headphone stereo mini jack, subwoofer RCA mono.

    6. Access and stream Internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library to multiple Bluesound Players.

    7. Create and control a seamless multi-room system with the intuitive BluOS Controller app.

    8. Works with Bluesound RC1 Remote Controller

    9. 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.

    10. AirPlay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from wireless stereo components throughout your house — all in sync.

  • Features:

    TAKE YOUR HIFI WIFI
    Enjoy streaming hi-res audio files with no skips or delays, in every corner of your home, with advanced dual band WiFi, providing best-in-class performance even in crowded airspace. In addition, the POWERNODE 2i supports state-of-the-art aptX HD Bluetooth, allowing you to stream studio quality music to wireless headphones and speakers, complete with dedicated volume controls. With your input choice of analog, optical and now HDMI ARC, connecting audio to the POWERNODE 2i has never been easier.

    SET YOUR MUSIC COLLECTION FREE
    Featuring an array of analog and digital input and output options, the POWERNODE 2i gives you infinite playback choices to rule your sonic domain. With the ability to connect to a CD player or turntable, the POWERNODE 2i ensures that your physical music collection continues to thrive. Easily stream your favorite tracks from the source of your choice and hear it anywhere in the home.

    ALL THE MUSIC EVER RECORDED.
    The POWERNODE 2i is now more flexible than ever, with support for Apple AirPlay 2 and easy integration into the Apple ecosystem. Premium music services like TIDAL®, Deezer®, Qobuz® and Spotify® – as well as virtually all other popular music services and internet radio stations are already built-in. High- end DAC technology built into every Bluesound player can decode and stream MQA files in all their lossless glory. Access your downloads, your iTunes library and content from any other NAS drive, all without turning on a computer.

    NO LIMITS
    Outfitted with our award-winning, state-of-the-art HybridDigital amplification technology, the POWERNODE 2i delivers dynamic power with precision and clarity to your home stereo system. Complete with advanced DAC platforms, the POWERNODE 2i lets you hear your music with zero-distortion at any volume, with both large and small speakers.

    COMMAND YOUR MUSIC WITH VOICE
    With skills and support for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri, you can easily connect your Bluesound Player to the corresponding app and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music libraries, streaming services and more using simple, streamlined commands. Select a track, play your favorite playlist, pause or skip a song, and even say which room you want to listen to music in. A quick and easy to way control your music, voice control brings you a whole new way to experience music throughout the home.

    FILL YOUR HOME WITH MUSIC
    Seamlessly connect the POWERNODE 2i to multiple Bluesound speakers throughout the home with the BluOS Controller app and create an intuitive multi-room music system unlike any other.

  • 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 - 90dB
    Distortion, THD+N - 0.008%
    DAC - 32-Bit, 384kHz

    Supported Operating Systems - Plays music from network shares on the following desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista 7-10, Apple Macintosh 7-10

    Free Internet Radio - TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise, LiveXLive, Radio.com

    Supported Cloud Services - Spotify, Amazon Music HD, TIDAL, Deezer , Qobuz, HighResAudio (VAULT Required), Napster, KKBox, Bugs, Taihe Music ZONE, SoundMachine, IDAGIO, OraStream

    Voice Control Integrations - Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant Skills

    Integration Partners - Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon, Airplay 2

    Album Art - JPG

    CONNECTIVITY

    Network
    Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
    Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac, dual-band)
    USB
    1 x Type-A port for connection to USB memory sticks (Fat32 or NTFS formatted) 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
    Bluetooth Quality - Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD wireless built-in
    Bluetooth Connectivity - Two-Way (transmit & receive)
    Power - Universal tri-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)

    USER INTERFACE
    Mobile Operating System - BluOS - 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) - 10 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
    Finish- Available in White or Black Matte

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