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Bluesound VAULT 2i Streaming Music Player


High-Res 2TB Network Hard Drive CD Ripper and Streamer

Rip it. Download it. Store it. The VAULT 2i lets you rip all your CDs in bit-perfect, high-resolution formats or copy your existing music library to the VAULT 2i’s hard drive. Hook it up the to your existing sound system, or pair it with a set of powered speakers and stream your digital music collection in studio-quality.

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    • Store thousands of tracks on the VAULT 2i’s 2TB internal hard drive.
    • Rip your CDs with bit perfect precision.
    • USB ports to backup and restore your personal music collection.
    • Innovative 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex processors.
    • Easily connect to wired home network for flawless streaming.
    • Control music wirelessly with the intuitive BluOS Controller app.
    • Control it with the optional Bluesound RC1 Remote Controller
    • Stream your music libraries to multiple Bluesound players throughout the home.
    • Connect Bluesound with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant or AirPlay 2.

    Warranty Details

    1 Year Limited Warranty 

    Meet the VAULT 2i.

    Audio files for audiophiles.

    Featuring an ultra-quiet, low power consumption 2TB hard drive, the VAULT 2i lets you easily rip all your CDs in lossless high-resolution FLAC, space-saving MP3, and everything in between. Giving users the ability to directly access their downloads, iTunes library and other content from any NAS drive via the USB port, the VAULT 2i provides endless possibilities when it comes to storing your music collection.

    No computer necessary.

    Once setup on your wired home network the VAULT 2i allows you to access and share your entire music library, and stream it to any Bluesound player, all without a computer. A powerful Dual-Core ARM Cortex A9 processor allows the VAULT 2i to effectively multi-task while streaming to multiple rooms with flawless playback.

    The power of BluOS.

    Take control of the most versatile music streamer with the easy-to-use BluOS Controller app. With the ability to play and store audio from multiple streaming services, Internet radio stations and podcasts, as well as rip your CDs, the VAULT 2i becomes yours to command with just a few simple taps on your mobile device or tablet. Seamlessly access and share your digital music library with the BluOS Controller app and stream it in studio quality sound to multiple rooms in your home.

    All-access pass, to all your music.

    The VAULT 2i uses your home network and sets up quickly. With advanced Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, the VAULT 2i ensures that there are no skips or delays even when streaming high-res audio files. Play music in perfect sync or play music simultaneously to any Bluesound speaker in any room. With an array of analog and digital input and output options, the VAULT 2i can also connect to your existing powered speakers, allowing you to take your music to the next level.

    Ultimate voice control.

    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.

    Hi-res music everywhere.

    Seamlessly connect the VAULT 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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    Supported File Formats

    Hi-Res formats - FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF

    2TB internal ultra-quiet hard-drive with low power consumption

    Rip Formats
    FLAC, MP3 (320kbps), WAV selectable

    Slot-loading mechanism for ripping standard audio CDs

    Native Sampling Rates
    32 - 192 kHz

    Bit Depths
    16, 24

    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

    THD+N - 110dBA
    Distortion - 0.005%

    32-Bit, 192kHz

    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


    Gigabit Ethernet RJ45

    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
    Analog RCA Stereo with FIXED option
    Coaxial RCA
    TOSLINK digital optical
    Headphone 3.5mm Stereo
    Subwoofer RCA
    12 Volt trigger out

    Bluetooth Quality
    Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD wireless built-in

    Bluetooth Connectivity
    Two-Way (transmit & receive)

    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

    Simple top-panel touch controls.

    IR Sensor built in - Front panel


    Dual-Core ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz

    Unit Weight
    1.84 kg / 4.05 lbs

    Gross Dimensions
    220 x 90 x 192 mm
    8.7 x 3.54 x 7.55 in

    Power Consumption (Idle)
    11 Watts

    2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
    Universal AC Power Supply
    Stereo RCA Cable
    Stereo 3.5mm mini-plug to RCA Cable
    Ethernet Cable

    Storage Environment
    -10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity

    Operating Environment
    0° C to 40° C

    Available in White or Black Matte