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Bluesound B&W Hi-Res Streaming System


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As low as $3,599

RRP $3,995.70

This is a modern system with a great sound that will shine in a small-medium sized room. Bluesound's Powernode 2i is a simple one-box streaming solution with plenty of power for these Bowers & Wilkins speakers.

We've been listening to this system ourselves and we love it. Take it home and hear the difference!

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    Bowers & Wilkins 706 S2 + Bluesound Powernode 2i Hi-Res Streaming Pack

    Want to remove the cables from your hi-fi system, but not the quality? This hi-res streaming system includes everything you need to start listening to the best quality music without any wires. BYO wi-fi enabled device, and hear the difference this system makes to your room.

    The modern Bluesound streaming amp matched with these classic Bowers & Wilkins speakers offers a refined and warm sound. You'll hear details in your music that you didn't know were there.  A range of colour options are available, so you can bring home a system that once in your room, will look as good as it sounds.

    We have included 6m of high-quality speaker cable, so you have everything you need to hook the speakers up to the amp, and start listening!

    What's Included:

    Bluesound Streaming Amp
    Bowers & Wilkins Bookshelf Speakers
    6m of 12AWG Ugly Speaker Cable


    Bluesound Powernode 2i 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
    - 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


    Bowers & Wilkins 706 S2 Bookshelf Speakers

    With its larger bass/midrange unit, the 706 S2 delivers a sound that feels fully formed and entirely true to life. From what you've come to expect from the Bowers & Wilkins 700 Series, these bookshelf speakers make the most of technology trickled down from the 800 Diamond Series speakers.

    Key Features:
    - 2-way, full-range speakers
    - Capable of performing well even in larger rooms
    - Decoupled Carbon Dome tweeter
    - Continuum cone midrange/bass driver
    - Flowport technology for controlled bass
    - Biwirable
    - Luxurious cabinet finish

    Stands sold seperately 
    Mount these speakers on the Bowers & Wilkins FS700 stands, which are designed especially for the 700 Series bookshelf models.

    More Information
    Model Number POWERNODE2i 706S2
    RRP 3,995.70

    Bluesound Powernode 2i

    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

    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

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

    - Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
    - Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac, dual-band)

    - 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
    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

    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

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


    Bowers & Wilkins 706 S2

    2-way vented-box system

    Decoupled Carbon Dome tweeter
    Continuum™ cone bass / midrange

    Drive units
    1x ø25mm (1 in) Decoupled Carbon Dome high-frequency
    1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum cone bass / midrange

    Frequency range
    -6dB at 45Hz and 33kHz

    Frequency response
    50Hz - 28kHz ±3dB

    88dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)

    Harmonic distortion
    2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
    <1% 100Hz - 22kHz
    <0.5% 150Hz - 20kHz

    Nominal impedance
    8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω)

    Recommended amplifier power
    30W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme

    Height: 340mm
    Width: 200mm
    Depth: 285mm cabinet only / 301mm including grille and terminals

    Net weight

    Cabinet finishes:
    Gloss Black
    Satin White

    Grille finishes:
    Grey (White only)

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    5 Years
    Bowers & Wilkins products are covered by a Five-Year (passive models) or Two-Year (powered models including subwoofers) International Warranty

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

    If you experience any issues with this product please don't hesitate to contact us.
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    Nothing! We offer free post on all orders to anywhere within the Australian mainland and Tasmania.

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