Bluesound Powernode 2i V2 Streaming Amplifier
The Bluesound Powernode 2i V2 is the latest iteration of the class-leading hi-res streaming amplifier, the Powernode 2i but now includes an HDMI ARC input - yet another way to connect your audio content to a true Hi-Fi system. HDMI has become an increasingly popular method of connecting audio components, because of its convenience, availability, and ability to deliver many types of audio formats.
By adding another input, the Powernode 2i is ready to become the audio hub for the modern living space. Features such as IR remote learning and auto-sense input selection help to position the Powernode 2i as the ultimate two-channel receiver, able to do so much without taking up too much space. Connect just about any source - and up to three external components at once - for high quality playback. Just add speakers!
The POWERNODE 2i is now moreflexible 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 turningon a computer.
The Powernode 2i now features Dolby Digital support. Dolby-encoded content (up to 5.1) being played through the digital outputs of your TV can be decoded by the Powernode 2i via the Optical or HDMI ARC inputs and will be down mixed to stereo. The BluOS App will let you know if a Dolby signal is playing.
IMPROVED DAC DESIGN
Bluesound's acclaimed DAC design continues to evolve on the Powernode 2i. The 32bit/384kHz DAC has been selected specifically for its match with the Powernode's HybridDigital™ amplifier.
HYBRIDDIGITALTM AMPLIFIER 32-BIT/384kHz DAC
HDMI (ARC & eARC) CONNECTIVITY 1GHz ARM® CORTEXTM A9 PROCESSOR 60 WATTS PER CHANNEL INTO 8 OHMS AIRPLAY 2 INTEGRATION
DUAL BAND WIFI + GIGABIT ETHERNET
aptX® HD BLUETOOTH
STREAM TO/FROM PLAYER WITH BLUETOOTH USB TYPE A INPUT
2 x TOSLINK/3.5mm OPTICAL & ANALOG INPUTS
IR REMOTE LEARNING CAPABILITY SIMPLE TOUCH-PANEL CONTROLS BLACK OR WHITE FINISH