Bluesound Node 2 - Stream music to any stereo you want.
Connect the NODE 2 easily to any existing stereo or home theater system to unlock and discover a world full of music streaming services and internet radio stations. Filled with a full array of analog and digital input/output/, the NODE 2 connects your gear to all the music ever recorded. Online streaming services, internet radio and even your own digital music library imprisoned on a computer, smartphone or external drive – the playback choices become infinite.
Made For More Than MP3
Of course Bluesound is compatible with MP3s – and just about every other digital format ever created – but Bluesound was purpose-built for high-res audio. While other companies put a premium on style, Bluesound has spared no expense on the integration of advanced, innovative audio technologies that deliver blazingly fast error-free playback in maximum studio-master recording quality, resulting in absolutely unbeatable performance.
The Future Of Music Is Fast
Using industry-leading 1GHz ARM Cortex-9 Multi-core processors, you’d think Bluesound was engineered for something more than just audio. Bluesound’ s 32-bit architecture combined with 8x oversampling, paired with our own innovative HybridDigital™ Amp and DAC platforms, ensures that your lossless high-res music playback is flawless, with precision, power and clarity – at any volume.
All The Music Ever Recorded
Discover instant access to millions of songs. 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. Access your downloads and your entire iTunes library – or any other USB NAS drive connected – all without ever turning on a computer. Imagine – Your Music. Your way.
Hi-Fi Your Wi-Fi
The Node 2 uses your home wireless network, and sets up quickly. With an advanced Wi-fi antenna design and blazing-fast ARM Cortex A9 Processors, Bluesound ensures that there are no skips or delays in every corner of your home – even when streaming high-res audio files. Play your music in perfect sync, or play different music simultaneously, to any player in any room.
Award Winning Sound
Bluesound has been the recipient of numerous awards—including multiple Product of the Year and Best Buys awards—from leading audio publications such as What Hi-Fi? and Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. Since its inception, Bluesound has been committed to delivering clear, detailed sound and it is this commitment that has been met with a wide range of positive reviews from the likes of Residential Systems, Home Cinema Choice, AVS Forum, and many more.
Access and connect to internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library
Control music wirelessly with an intuitive Controller App for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac OS X desktops
Instinctive touch control on unit
Simple setup, easily expandable
Innovative digital amplifier
Available in Black or White
Bluesound Powernode 2
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
SNR - 110dB
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, 8, Apple Macintosh
Free Internet Radio - TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise
Supported Cloud Services - Amazon Music, WiMP, Slacker Radio, Qobuz, HighResAudio, JUKE, Deezer, Murfie, HDTracks, Spotify, TIDAL, Napster, KKBox.
Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, roon.
Album Art - JPG
Network Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
USB - 1 x Type-A (Fat32 or NTSF formatted) port for connection to USB memory sticks and supported peripherals, 1 x Type-B (mini) for product servicing
Audio Input - Combo - TOSLINK / 3.5mm
Audio Output - Analogue RCA stereo, Digital coaxial RCA, Toslink digital optical, Headphone output - 3.5 Stereo, 12v trigger output, RCA Subwoofer output
Universal bi-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)
aptX® Bluetooth wireless built-in
Mobile - Free Android and iOS App Available Online at Google Play and Apple App Store
Pushbuttons - Simple top-panel touch controls.
IR Sensor built in - Front panel
Processor - ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz
Unit Weight - 1.12 kg
Gross Dimensions - 220 x 46 x 146 mm
Power Consumption (Idle) - 6 Watts
2x AC power cords (Europe & North America), Stereo RCA cable, Ethernet Cable, Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor
0° C to 40° C