Bluesound Pulse Soundbar 2i

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Black
White

The soundbar your TV deserves

Designed to fit perfectly under your flat panel TV, the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i is the world’s first multi-room, high-res, wireless streaming home theater soundbar to feature crystal clear, 24-bit resolution sound and audiophile-grade bass response—without a subwoofer.

  • Seamless integration into your existing home theater system lets you hear movies, games and sports in true high-fidelity.
  • Support of many popular music services or your own digital music library or stream directly from your smartphone, tablet or laptop with hi-res aptX® HD Bluetooth streaming.
  • Combine a PULSE SUB with a pair of PULSE FLEX 2i’s or a POWERNODE 2i (with HDMI) to create the ultimate surround sound experience.
  • HDMI ARC input makes controlling your audio entertainment easier than ever.
  • Easily program IR remote commands from your existing remote and set listening preferences with the BluOS Controller app.
  • Connect Bluesound to Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant or Airplay 2 to control Players around the home.
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Meet the PULSE 2i.


Stream your soundtrack with all the feels.

The PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i features six integrated high-performance speakers and two advanced passive radiators, resulting in a fully immersive sonic experience that delivers high on emotion. Heightening every layer of acoustic detail, the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i elevates your favorite movies, sports, concerts and video games to new levels of lifelike sound.


Built for the main stage

The PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i uses innovative thinking and advanced design techniques to deliver blockbuster sound for your music, movies, and shows. Utilizing a unique three-way, tri-amplified speaker design, each driver inside the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i is driven by its own dedicated amplified channel where the low and high frequencies are seamlessly blended using DSP-powered crossover filters. Each driver is housed in individually optimized chambers to eliminate vibrations, allowing the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i to deliver the deepest bass without any distortion.


Surround yourself with sound.

Create the most advanced Dolby Digital Surround system by adding a PULSE SUB and a pair of PULSE FLEX 2i speakers as dedicated rears and hear every lush cinematic detail of your favorite movies and TV shows. With setup done directly in the BluOS Controller app, your living room will become the number one destination for movie nights and game day.
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Command your music with voice.

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.


Choose your preference.


Take control of the world’s first hi-res soundbar with your existing TV remote. With IR support users can seamlessly program IR remote commands directly into their PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i. Listeners also have the option of selecting the listening mode of their choice directly in the BluOS Controller app, which includes two dialog enhancing modes, a wide music mode and a wide cinema mode. The PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i is as versatile as it is incredible.


Total control.


Seamlessly connect the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i to multiple Bluesound players 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

Surround Formats
Dolby Digital

Native Sampling Rates
32 - 192 kHz

Bit Depths
16 - 24

Performance
Frequency Response: +/_ 1dB 70Hz - 20kHz, 3dB down @ 55Hz,

With Sub: +/_ 1dB 30Hz - 20kHz, 3dB down @ 25Hz

Distortion
THD+N, 0.030%

Power Output
120 watts of total system power

Speakers
2 x 1” (25mm) Tweeters
2 x 4” (102mm) Woofers
2 x 2” (50mm) Midrange Drivers
2 x 4” (102mm) Passive Radiators

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

Digital/Analog Input
Optical, RCA Line In, HDMI (ARC & eARC)

Output
Subwoofer out (RCA)
Subwoofer out (wireless for BluOS subs only or RT100 Accessory)

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

Control
IR Sensor built in - Front panel


GENERAL

Processor
ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz

Unit Weight
6.8 kg

Gross Dimensions
1073mm x 141mm x 70mm (42.25” x 5.5” x 2.75”)
(not including wall bracket or kickstands)

Accessories
120V AC Power Cord
230V AC Power Cord
HDMI Cable
Optical Audio Cable
Stereo RCA to RCA Cable
Ethernet Cable
Two Kickstand Feet
Two Kickstand Extenders
Wall Mount Bracket
Wall Mount Bracket Template 

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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