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BLUESOUND - PowerNode 2i with HDMI Digital Music Player/Amplifier

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BLUESOUND - PowerNode 2i with HDMI Digital Music Player/Amplifier

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The Traditional Amplifier Redefined for the Wireless Age: Bluesound Powernode 2i with HDMI Streams Music, Drives Speakers, Comes with Built-In Music Services, aptx HD, More

A tech-savvy update on the traditional integrated amplifier bolstered by a 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor and updated advanced DAC circuitry, the Roon-ready Bluesound Powernode 2i wireless music streaming amplifier pairs with and drives nearly any loudspeakers to deliver wireless high-resolution streaming in ravishing fidelity. An ideal match for wireless speakers or a multi-room Bluesound system, this Absolute Sound Editors' Choice Award-winning, Stereophile Class B Recommended, and zero-distortion component pumps out a powerful 60Wpc, automatically interfaces with premium music services, supports aptX HD Bluetooth, and much more. Amazon Alexa and Siri voice-command ability are here, too. Ditto HDMI ability, which makes ARC and eARC functionality and convenience a reality. What fun! 100% Music Direct Guaranteed.

"The finest just-add-speakers hi-fi system for less than a grand."
What Hi-Fi?, Best Hi-fi system under £1000

The Traditional Amplifier, Reinvented
Powernode 2i is a streaming amplifier that merges several traditional components into one and unlocks a world of high-fidelity streaming while effortlessly driving your choice of speakers. It takes your favorite tracks to new levels and lets your speakers loose on a world of high-fidelity streaming. Permission to turn it up granted.

Advanced Dual-Band Wi-Fi
Enjoy streaming hi-res audio files with no skips or delays in every corner of your home with advanced dual-band, providing best-in-class Wi-Fi performance even in crowded airspace. Powernode 2i also 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 plus a choice of analog or optical connections to other music sources.

Apple AirPlay 2, MQA Decoding, and Built-In Music Services
Powernode 2i is ridiculously flexible, with onboard AirPlay 2 for easy integration into the Apple ecosystem. Premium high-res music services like TIDAL, Spotify, and Qobuz – as well as virtually all other popular music services and Internet radio stations are already built-in. High-end DAC technology decodes and streams 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.

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Supported File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS
   Hi-Res formats - FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF
Power Output: 60 Watts x2 into 8ohms
Native Sampling Rates: 32 - 192 kHz
Bit Depths: 16 - 24
SNR: 90dB
THD+N: 0.008%
DAC: 32-Bit, 384kHz
Supported Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista 7-10, Apple Macintosh 7-10
Free Internet Radio: TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise, Slacker Radio
Supported Cloud Services: Spotify, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer , Qobuz, HighResAudio (VAULT Required), Murfie, Napster, KKBox, Bugs, Taihe Music ZONE, SoundMachine.
Integration Partners: Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon, Amazon Alexa Skills, Airplay 2
Album Art: JPG
Network: Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
Wi-Fi: 5 (802.11ac, dual-band)
   1 x Type-A port for memory sticks and supported peripherals
   1 x Type-B (mini) for product servicing
Audio Input: 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)
Mobile Operating System: BluOS
Pushbuttons: Simple top-panel touch controls
Control: IR Sensor built in - Front panel
Processor: ARM CORTEX A9, 1 GHz
Power Consumption (Idle): 10 Watts
Storage Environment: -10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
Operating Environment: 0° C to 40° C
Dimensions: 8.7" x 2.75" x 7.5"
Weight: 3.8 lbs.
   2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
   Ethernet Cable
   Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor

User Manual (PDF, 339 KB)

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