Bluesound Powernode 2i (with HDMI) Streaming Amplifier

£799.00

Brand Bluesound

The Bluesound Powernode 2i is a streaming amplifier perfect for streaming from all the 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. all you need to to is add speakers.

The BluOS Controller app lets you control all your music from anywhere around the house or even in your garden this makes the Bluesound Powernode 2i a perfect amplifier to power in-ceiling or outdoor speakers.

The Powernode 2i is a hi-res, streaming amplifier, boasting 60W per channel and now featuring a new-and-improved DAC design. At the end of the day, it's the perfect modern music machine.

The 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.

Features

  • Great for Custom install applications (In-ceiling or outdoor speaker configurations)
  • 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, subwoofer RCA mono.
  • 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.
  • Apple AirplayII lets you play music or podcasts throughout your house — all in sync.


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.
Seamlessly connect the POWERNODE 2i to multiple Bluesound speakers (available separately) or even extra Powernode 2i amplifiers throughout the home with the BluOS Controller app and create an intuitive multi-room music system unlike any other.

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

NOTE:

*Some services, features and technologies will be available soon with a firmware upgrade

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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