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Bluesound Node 2i

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NODE2i
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From $899 Was $999




NODE 2i - Wireless Multi-Room Hi-Res Music Streamer

Easily connect the NODE 2i wireless music streamer to any existing stereo system to unlock and discover a universe of audio streaming. With more than enough analogue and digital input/output options to please the most dedicated audiophile, the NODE 2i connects your gear to all the music ever recorded. Online streaming services, Internet radio and even your own digital music library held on a computer, smartphone or external drive - the NODE 2i brings infinite playback choices into your very own high-fidelity sonic domain.

Key Features
- Connect to any existing stereo amplifier, AV receiver, or powered audio system
- Featuring digital and analogue input/output options, headphone stereo mini jack, subwoofer RCA mono
- Seamlessly stream music from a CD player or turntable through the NODE 2i to other Bluesound Players
- Simple setup directly inside the user-friendly BluOS Controller app
- Access and stream Internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library to multiple Bluesound Players
- Control music wirelessly with the intuitive BluOS Controller app
- Ask for the music you want to hear and control it with Amazon Alexa*
- AirPlay 2* lets you play music or podcasts from speakers throughout your house - all in sync

*available soon via a free firmware upgrade








Reinvent Your Hi-Fi

Designed to connect traditional HiFi systems - including powered speakers - to the expanding world of streaming audio and Internet radio, the NODE 2i instantly breathes new life into your decades-old stereo equipment. Whether it be an aging amplifier or a long-forgotten receiver, the NODE 2i will have your favourite components sounding better than the day you brought them home.













Take Your Hi-Fi Wi-Fi

The NODE 2i has enhanced dual band Wi-Fi which provides best-in-class performance even in crowded airspace. With state-of-the-art Bluetooth® aptX® HD, the NODE 2i can easily support 24-bit streaming directly from your phone or tablet, as well as transmit studio-quality music to Bluetooth headphones and speakers. High-end DAC technology built into every Bluesound Player allows the NODE 2i to decode and stream MQA files in all their lossless glory.















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 hi-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.
















Set Your Music Free

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

 












All The Music Ever Recorded

With Airplay 2* built-in for easy integration into the Apple ecosystem, the NODE 2i is one of the most flexible streamers ever. Premium high-res music services like TIDAL®, Spotify® and Qobuz® - as well as virtually all other popular music services and Internet radio stations can be found directly inside the BluOS Controller app. Access your downloads, your iTunes library and any other content from a NAS drive, all without turning on a computer.














Fill Your Home With Music

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

More Information
Model Number NODE2i
RRP 999.00
Specs

Specifications

Audio
Supported File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS
Hi-Res Formats: FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF
Native Sampling Rates: 32–192 kHz
Bit Depths: 16–24

Performance
SNR: 110dBA
Distortion, THD+N: 0.005%
DAC: 32-Bit, 192kHz

Supported Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7-10, Apple Macintosh 7-10
Free Internet Radio: TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise, Slacker Radio
Supported Cloud Services: Spotify, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer , Qobuz, HighResAudio, Murfie , JUKE, Napster, KKBox, Bugs, Taihe Music ZONE, SoundMachine
Integration Partners: Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon, Amazon Alexa Skills*, Airplay 2*
Album Art: JPG

NOTE:
*Some services, features and technologies will be available soon with a firmware upgrade

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
- Analog RCA Stereo with FIXED option
- Coaxial RCA
- TOSLINK digital optical
- Headphone 3.5mm Stereo
- Subwoofer RCA
- 12 Volt trigger out

Bluetooth Quality: Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD
Bluetooth Connectivity: Two-Way (transmit & receive)
Power: Universal bi-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: 1.12 kg
Gross Dimensions: 220 x 46 x 146 mm
Power Consumption (Idle): 6 Watts
Storage Environment: -10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
Operating Environment: 0° C to 40° C

Accessories
- AC power cord
- Ethernet Cable
- Stereo RCA to RCA Cable
- Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor

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2 Years
This Bluesound product includes a 2 Year Australian warranty.

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