In Barn: Bluesound Node 2i

 

Bluesound Node 2i Wireless Multi-Room Hi-Res Music Streamer ($499.00).

Features

  • Connect to any existing stereo amplifier, AV receiver, or powered audio system.
  • Featuring digital and analog input/output options, headphone stereo mini jack, subwoofer RCA mono.
  • Seamlessly stream music from a CD player or turntable through the NODE 2i to other Bluesound Players.
  • Simple setup directly inside the user-friendly BluOS Controller app.
  • Access and stream Internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library to multiple Bluesound Players.
  • Control music wirelessly 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.
  • AirPlay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from wireless stereo components throughout your house — all in sync.

Specifications

Audio

Supported File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS
Hi-Res formats: FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF
Native Sampling Rates: 32 – 192 kHz
Bit Depths: 16 – 24

Performance

SNR: 110dBA
Distortion, THD+N: – 0.005%

DAC

32-Bit, 192kHz

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, 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

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: 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)

Power: Universal bi-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: 1.12 kg / 2.45 lbs
Gross Dimensions: 220 x 46 x 146 mm / 8.7 x 1.8 x 5.7 in
Power Consumption (Idle): 6 Watts

Accessories: 2x AC power cords (Europe & North America), Ethernet Cable, Stereo RCA to RCA 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