EX DEMO! Bluesound POWERNODE EDGE (N230) Wireless Streaming Amplifier Black

Special Price $899 Was $1,199
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Ex-Demo units available.

We have ex-demo units of the Bluesound POWERNODE EDGE (N230) to clear at both our Hallam & Thornbury stores, in excellent condition.

Please contact the store directly for more info:
Hallam store (VIC): (03) 9999 7735
Thornbury store (VIC): (03) 9999 7717

The POWERNODE EDGE is the perfect segue into "just add speakers" HiFi for the streaming age. Combining streaming sources, control and amplification in a sleek and affordable device.

POWERNODE EDGE - Compact Wireless Music Streaming Amplifier

Add a little extra power with the POWERNODE EDGE, the perfect entry point into "just add speaker" Hi-Fi for the streaming age! Combining streaming sources, control, and amplification all in one place. THe POWERNODE EDGE also features audiophile-grade components capable of up to 24 bit/192 kHz hi-res audio, and wireless multi-room capabilities with smartphone controls. All this combined makes the POWERNODE EDGE a perfect building block amplifier to start, extend or complete a hi-res streaming audio system of any size.

Key Features
• Easily power a pair of passive speakers
• 40 Watts per channel of DirectDigital™ amplification technology handling 24 bit/192 kHz files
• A state-of-the-art Quad-Core 1.8GHz ARM® Cortex A53 Processor
• HDMI eARC connectivity
• Digital optical and analog input options, subwoofer output, and Bluetooth® wireless headphone output
• Dolby® Digital decoding
• Dual-band Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet and support for 2-way Bluetooth® aptX™ HD
• Stream hi-res content from internet radio stations, cloud music services or your own local music players
• Intuitive control with the BluOS Controller app
• Elegant capacitive touch panel for quick-access controls (Play, Pause, Volume Up/Down, Previous/Next Track)
• Includes an easy-to-install, multi-orientation wall-mounting bracket
• IR input and remote learning capability – Compatible with the optional Bluesound RC1 IR Remote Control
• Connect with the BluVoice skill to enable voice assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri to control Players around the home
• AirPlay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from wireless stereo components throughout your house - all in sync

Just Add Speakers

With POWERNODE EDGE, all you need to do is connect a pair of passive speakers to enjoy all it's features in this incredible all-in-one Hi-Fi solution. Easily connect wired sources, like a TV or turntable, with HDMI eARC or the combo analogue/digital input. Optionally add the PULSE SUB+ Wireless Subwoofer for a powerful yet compact 2.1 stereo system, or even use the POWERNODE EDGE to power the rear channels in a wireless Bluesound surround sound setup. Using the BluOS Controller App, select songs from popular streaming services like Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, SiriusXM, from your own music library through Apple Airplay2, aptX™ HD Bluetooth®, or even a network-connected drive or USB hard drive.

Compact Power

Bring your speakers to life with the powerful, punchy 2 x 40 watts DirectDigital™ amplifier in the POWERNODE EDGE, able to handle hi-res, 24 bit/192 kHz files and MQA-encoded tracks with ease. Enjoy clarity in playback of everything from densely-layered heavy metal tracks to whisper-quiet dialogue in movies and TV shows. The POWERNODE EDGE decodes Dolby® Digital content on its own and can also be used to power the rear channel speakers of a wireless home theatre system.




Space Saving

Your sonic oasis doesn’t have to take up all your real estate. With the POWERNODE EDGE, gone are the days of bulky, oversized amplifiers. Comparable in size to the average hardcover book, this small yet mighty Hi-Fi system transforms any space into a high-fidelity haven.



Hi-Res For Every Corner

The sleek and compact form factor of the POWERNODE EDGE makes it ideal for secondary rooms like offices and study rooms. Equip speakers in every corner of your house with power plus streaming and hide the POWERNODE EDGE away from sight in nooks like closets or behind sofas using the included multi-orientation wall-mount bracket.


Intuitive Control

Control is always at your fingertips via the BluOS Controller app for iOS, Android, Mac, PC, or using the elegant capacitive touch panel for quick-access controls like Play, Pause, and Volume Up/Down, and Previous/Last Track. The POWERNODE EDGE connects to your home network via Wi-Fi or Ethernet. Hands-free control is possible with voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Google Voice. For professional smart home installers, full-feature drivers are available for Lutron, Crestron, RTI, Elan, and other popular control systems.



All The Music Ever Recorded

With Airplay 2 built-in for easy integration into the Apple ecosystem, the POWERNODE EDGE is one of the most flexible streaming amps ever. Premium hi-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.



RRP 1,199.00


Supported Audio File Formats

Supported Hi-Res Audio File Formats

Supported Multi-Channel Audio Formats
Dolby Digital

ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.8GHz per core

Native Sampling Rates
up to 192 kHz

Supported Network File Sharing
Server Messsage Block (SMB) up to 200,000 files

Native Sampling Rates
up to 192 kHz

Bit Depths
16 - 24

SNR -91dBA
THD+N, 0.008%

32-Bit, 384kHz
Differential Output design


Rated Power Output
40W x 2 (8 Ohms)

IHF Dynamic Power
80W (4 Ohms) / 50W (8 Ohms)

Minimum Impedance
4 Ohms



Operating System

ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.8GHz per core

App Controller Operating Systems
iOS, Android, Windows, macOS

Network File Sharing
SMB up to 200,000 track index

Album Art Supported

Internet Radio & Music Services
Click here for info

Voice Control
Amazon Alexa Skills; Actions on Google

AirPlay 2
Spotify Connect
Tidal Connect
Roon Ready

Control Systems
Control4, Crestron, URC, RTI, ELAN, Lutron



Status Indicator

Play/Pause Button
Touch LED

Volume Control Buttons
Touch LED

Previous/Next Track Buttons
Touch LED

Preset Buttons



Power Supply
Universal bi-pin AC cord input (100-240AC)

Ethernet RJ45, Gigabit 1000 Mbps

Wi-Fi Built In
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), dual-band

Bluetooth Quality
Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD

Bluetooth Connectivity
Two-Way (transmit & receive)

IR Optical Built In
IR Sensor Built In - front panel with IR Remote Learning

IR Input
3.5mm Jack

Optical/Analog Input
Combo - Mini TOSLINK/Stereo 3.5mm

HDMI Input

Type A (Fat32 Formatted)

HDMI Input

Headphone Output
Bluetooth only

Subwoofer Output
RCA x 1; Wireless to PULSE SUB+

Speaker Terminals
5-Way Binding Post



Black/White; Matte Satin Paint

Included Accessories
AC Power Cord
Ethernet Cable
TOSLINK Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor
Metal Mounting Bracket
Metal Mounting Screw
Rubber Mount Attachment
Safety/Warranty Guide
Quick Setup Guide

Max Power Consumption

Storage Environment
-10°C to 50°C, 20% to 80% relative humidity

Operating Environment
0°C to 40°C

Product Weight

Product Dimensions
219 x 44.5 x 193 mm

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

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