Bluesound Powernode 2i

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Wireless Multi-Room Music Streaming Amplifier

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.

  • 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.
  • HDMI (ARC & eARC) connectivity.
  • Featuring digital and analog input/output options, headphone stereo mini jack, and subwoofer out.
  • 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.
  • Connect Bluesound to your Amazon Echo with the skill in the Alexa app and use Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant to control Players around the home.
  • AirPlay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from wireless stereo components throughout your house — all in sync.
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Meet the POWERNODE 2i.


Wi-Fi your hi-fi.

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.


Set your music collection free.

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.


All the music ever recorded.

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.



No limits.

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.



Hi-res music. Everywhere.


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.

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SPECIFICATIONS


AUDIO

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 - 90dB
Distortion, THD+N - 0.008%

DAC
32-Bit, 384kHz

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

Album Art
JPG



CONNECTIVITY

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 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

GENERAL

Processor
ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz

Unit Weight
1.72 kg / 3.8 lbs

Gross Dimensions
220 x 70 x 190 mm
8.7 x 2.75 x 7.5 in

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

Finish
Available in White or Black Matte

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