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Bluesound Powernode 2i Streaming Amplifier

$1,999.00

Free Delivery in NZ
for orders over $100 or $5 under $100.

Product Description

The amp reinvented. The POWERNODE 2i is the streaming amplifier that merges several traditional components into one and unlocks a world of high-fidelity streaming. Effortlessly driving your choice of speakers with the same zero-distortion audio signature Bluesound has become known for, the POWERNODE 2i takes your favorite tracks to new levels. Permission to turn it up, granted.

Generation 2i

Gen 2i continues to strengthen the Bluesound line with dual-band Wi-Fi, Apple AirPlay 2 support, upgraded Bluetooth codecs, improved amplification and acoustics, and more while maintaining value for consumers with minimal changes to retail pricing.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ask for the music you want to hear and control it with Amazon Alexa*.
  • AirPlay 2* lets you play music or podcasts from speakers 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

Power Output

HybridDigital™ Amplifier,
60 Watts x2 into 8ohms

Native Sampling Rates

32 - 192 kHz

Bit Depths

16 - 24

Performance

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 7-10, 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, 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*

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)

12 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