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The amp reinvented. The POWERNODE 2i is the streaming amplifier that merges several traditional components into one and unlocks a world of hifi streaming. Effortlessly driving your choice of speakers with audiophile grade amplification Bluesound that has become known for, the POWERNODE 2i becomes the core of a high-res streaming sound system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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 - 90dBA Distortion, THD+N - 0.005%|
|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|
|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 bi-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)|
|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|
|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|
|Color Finish Name||Black Matte|