Bluesound Vault 2i Server and Streamer

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Rip it. Download it. Store it.

The VAULT 2i lets you rip all your CDs rapidly in bit-perfect, high-resolution formats. Store thousands of tracks on its internal ultra-quiet 2TB hard-drive that doubles as a network NAS drive. Hook up the VAULT 2i to your existing gear, pair it with a set of powered speakers or stream your digital music collection in studio-quality to Bluesound players all over the home.

Audio files for audiophiles

Featuring an ultra-quiet, low power consumption 2TB hard drive, the VAULT 2i lets you easily rip all your CDs in lossless high-resolution FLAC, space-saving MP3, and everything in between. Giving users the ability to directly access their downloads, iTunes library and other content from any NAS drive via the USB port, the VAULT 2i provides endless possibilities when it comes to storing your music collection.

No computer necessary

Once setup on your wired home network the VAULT 2i allows you to access and share your entire music library, and stream it to any Bluesound player, all without a computer. A powerful Dual-Core ARM Cortex A9 processor allows the VAULT 2i to effectively multi-task while streaming to multiple rooms with flawless playback.

The power of Blu-OS

Take control of the most versatile music streamer with the easy-to-use BluOS Controller app. With the ability to play and store audio from multiple streaming services, Internet radio stations and podcasts, as well as rip your CDs, the VAULT 2i becomes yours to command with just a few simple taps on your mobile device or tablet.

All-access pass, to all your music

The VAULT 2i uses your home network and sets up quickly. With advanced Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, the VAULT 2i ensures that there are no skips or delays even when streaming high-res audio files. Play music in perfect sync or play music simultaneously to any Bluesound speaker in any room. With an array of analog and digital input and output options, the VAULT 2i can also connect to your existing powered speakers, allowing you to take your music to the next level.

Command your music with voice

With skills and support for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri, you can easily connect your Bluesound Player to the corresponding app and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music libraries, streaming services and more using simple, streamlined commands. A quick and easy to way control your music, voice control brings you a whole new way to experience music throughout the home.

Multi-room magic

As a state-of-the-art network hard drive, the VAULT 2i allows listeners to view and control their music library on all Bluesound players directly inside the BluOS Controller app. The VAULT 2i delivers a truly innovative multi-room experience.

AUDIO

• Supported File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS, FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF
• Storage: 2TB internal ultra-quiet hard-drive with low power consumption
• Rip Formats: FLAC, MP3 (320kbps), WAV selectable
• CD Slot-loading mechanism for ripping standard audio CDs
• Supported Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista 7-10, Apple Macintosh 7-10
• THD+N - 110dBA• Distortion - 0.005%
• DAC: 32-Bit, 192kHz
• Free Internet Radio: TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise, Slacker Radio
• Supported Cloud Services: Spotify, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer , Qobuz, HighResAudio, Murfie , JUKE, Napster, KKBox, Bugs, Taihe Music ZONE, SoundMachine.
• Integration Partners: Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon, Amazon Alexa Skills*, Airplay 2

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

CONNECTIVITY
• Network: Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
• USB Host: 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 In: Combo - TOSLINK / 3.5mm
• Audio Out: Analog RCA Stereo with FIXED option, Coaxial RCA, TOSLINK digital optical, Headphone 3.5mm Stereo, Subwoofer RCA
• 12 Volt trigger out
• Bluetooth Connectivity: Two-Way (transmit & receive)Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD wireless built-in 
• Power: (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 learning remote capability

GENERAL
• Processor: Dual-Core ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz
• Unit Weight: 1.84 kg / 4.05 lbs
• Dimensions: 220 x 90 x 192 mm / 8.7 x 3.54 x 7.55 in
• Power Consumption (Idle): 22 Watts
• Accessories: Universal AC Power Supply, Stereo RCA Cable, Stereo 3.5mm mini-plug to RCA Cable, Ethernet Cable
• Finish: Available in White or Black Matte