Bluesound Node 2i
- Stream In High-Res To Any Stereo System You Want
- Stream your digital music to any existing stereo system
- Connect to and access internet radio stations and cloud music services
- Control music wirelessly with an intuitive Controller App for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac OS X desktops
- Sync music with multiple Bluesound Players all over the home
- Simple setup, easily expandable
- Available in Black or White
Connect the NODE 2 easily to any existing stereo or home theater system to unlock and discover a world full of music streaming services and internet radio stations. Filled with a full array of analog and digital input/output/, the NODE 2 connects your gear to all the music ever recorded. Online streaming services, internet radio and even your own digital music library imprisoned on a computer, smartphone or external drive – the playback choices become infinite.
Of course Bluesound is compatible with MP3s – and just about every other digital format ever created – but Bluesound was purpose-built for high-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.
Discover instant access to millions of songs. Premium high-res music services like TIDAL®, Spotify®, Rdio® and Qobuz® – as well as virtually all other popular music services and internet radio stations are already built-in. Access your downloads and your entire iTunes library – or any other USB NAS drive connected – all without ever turning on a computer. Imagine – Your Music. Your way.
Using industry-leading 1GHz ARM Cortex-9 Multi-core processors, you’d think Bluesound was engineered for something more than just audio. Bluesound’s 32-bit architecture combined with 8x oversampling, paired with our own innovative HybridDigital™ Amp and DAC platforms, ensures that your lossless high-res music playback is flawless, with precision, power and clarity – at any volume.
NODE 2 uses your home wireless network, and sets up quickly. With an advanced WiFi antenna design and blazing-fast ARM Cortex A9 Processors, Bluesound ensures that there are no skips or delays in every corner of your home – even when streaming high-res audio files. Play your music in perfect sync, or play different music simultaneously, to any player in any room.
- Supported File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF
- Native Sampling Rates: 32 – 192 kHz
- Bit Depths: 16 – 24
- Performance: SNR – 110dBA, Distortion, THD+N – 0.005%
- DAC: 32-Bit, 192kHz
- Supported Operating Systems: Plays music from network shares on the following desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8, Apple Macintosh
- Free Internet Radio: TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio
- Supported Cloud Services: WiMP, Rdio, Slacker Radio, Qobuz, HighResAudio, JUKE, Deezer, Murfie, HDTracks, Spotify, TIDAL, Napster, Rhapsody.
- Album Art: JPG
- Connectivity: Network
- Gigabit Ethernet RJ45: 802.11 b/g/n WiFi
- USB: Type-A port for connection to USB memory sticks and supported peripherals (FAT32 Formatted) Type-B (mini) for product servicing
- Audio Input: Combo – TOSLINK / 3.5mm
- Audio Output: Analog RCA Stereo with FIXED option Coaxial RCA TOSLINK digital optical Headphone 3.5mm Stereo Subwoofer RCA
- Power: Universal bi-pin AC Cord input (100 – 240AC)
- Wireless: aptX® Bluetooth wireless built-in
- Mobile: 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: 1.12 kg / 2.45 lbs
- Gross Dimensions: 220 x 46 x 146 mm 8.7 x 1.8 x 5.7 in
- Power Consumption (Idle): 6 Watts
- Accessories: 2x AC power cords (Europe & North America), Ethernet Cable, Stereo RCA to RCA 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