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Bluesound Powernode 2i HDMI

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BSPNODE2iHDMI
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From $1,317 Was $1,549

 

 

Winner of the Amplifier of the Year Under $2000 award at the 2020 Sound + Image Awards

Read more on the Powernode 2i in the review from Sound + Image magazine

 

 

 

 

 

"What Hi-Fi? Awards 2018 winner. The best 'just-add-speakers' system around for this kind of money."

 - What HiFi


POWERNODE 2i - Wireless Multi-Room Music Streaming Amplifier

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.

Key Features
- 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
- HDMI (ARC & eARC) connectivity.
- Featuring digital and analogue 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
- 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

Music changes with every generation, which is why the POWERNODE 2i was designed to breathe new life into the speakers you own. Easily hook up the POWERNODE 2i to your favourite pair of bookshelf, tower, or outdoor speakers using standard speaker wire, and instantly stream the music you want to hear in stunning quality. It's time to dust off your old speakers and enjoy the world of streaming.

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 zero-distortion free at any volume, with both large and small speakers.






Take Your Hi-Fi Wi-Fi

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.



 













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 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 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 POWERNODE 2i is the most flexible streaming amplifier 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. Easily 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 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.

More Information
Model Number BSPNODE2iHDMI
RRP 1,549.00
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

Power Output
HybridDigital™ Amplifier:
60 Watts x2 into 8ohms

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

Video Input: HDMI ARC

Audio Output
- Headphone output - 3.5 Stereo
- 5-way speaker binding posts
- Subwoofer output - RCA

Bluetooth Quality: Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD
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
Gross Dimensions: 220 x 70 x 190 mm
Power Consumption (Idle): 12 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
- Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor

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

Problems?
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Nothing! We offer free post on all orders to anywhere within the Australian mainland and Tasmania.

Can I pick up my purchase from your store?
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