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Right out of the box the PULSE 2i uses your home wireless network and sets up quickly. Simply open the BluOS Controller app on your mobile device and follow the short setup instructions. While inside the app users can choose their listening preferences, program presets for their favorite radio stations, music streaming services and playlists, and even set alarms. Once the PULSE 2i is online connectivity stays rock-solid thanks to a new dual band Wi-Fi engine.
The PULSE 2i is the most powerful speaker in the Pulse family. Featuring all-new driver and amp technologies that more than double the output in the bass frequencies, the PULSE 2i also has the most sophisticated DSP engine available that extends its true stereo soundfield far beyond the limits of other speakers. Hear every rich detail of your favorite tracks like never before.
No matter where you place it, the PULSE 2i will deliver clear distortion-free sound to anywhere in the home. Featuring best-in-class dual band Wi-Fi allows the PULSE 2i to give a stunning performance free from skips or delays. The PULSE 2i also has native support for Bluetooth ® aptX ™ HD giving it the ability to transmit studio-quality music to Bluetooth headphones and speakers.
With AirPlay 2* built-in for easy integration into the Apple ecosystem, the PULSE 2i is the most flexible all-in-one speaker ever. High-end DAC technology also allows the PULSE 2i to decode and stream MQA files in all their lossless glory. Simply open the BluOS Controller app on your mobile device and choose tracks from your existing music services, tune in to your favorite Internet radio stations and podcasts, or even listen to music from your personal collection. When it comes to the PULSE 2i, the listening possibilities are endless.
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.
Easily group the PULSE 2i with other Bluesound Players to stream music across different rooms in perfect sync, or pair two PULSE 2i’s together and enjoy your music in stereo mode with separate left and right channels for a wider and more dynamic soundstage.
|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||Frequency Response: 40Hz - 20kHz ±1.5dB, -10dB @ 33Hz|
|Power Output||150W total system power, bi-amplified, 65W x 2 Woofer; 10W x 2 Tweeter|
|Speakers||2 x 5.25” (133mm) Woofers, 2 x 1” (25mm) Tweeters|
|Supported Operating Systems||iOS, Android, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, macOS X 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||Ethernet RJ45, GigE, 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|
|Bluetooth Quality||Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD wireless built-in|
|Bluetooth Connectivity||Two-Way (transmit & receive)|
|Power||Universal tri-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|
|Gross Dimensions||16.5 x 7.8 x 7.55 in|
|Power Consumption (Idle)||11 Watts|
|Accessories||2x AC power cords (Europe & North America), Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor, Ethernet Cable, Safety/Warranty Guide, Quick Setup Guide|
|Storage Environment||-10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity|
|Operating Environment||0° C to 40° C|
|Color Finish Name||Black Matte|