Bluesound Powernode Wireless Multi-Room Music Streaming Amplifier

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Wireless Multi-Room Hi-Res Music Streamer

The BLUESOUND POWERNODE is the HiFi amp reinvented for the streaming age, combining audiophile-grade componentry and multi-room music capabilities to create an intuitive “just add speakers” hi-res sound system for modern music lovers. The compact minimalist exterior disguises 2 x 80 watts of award-winning HiFi amplification, a premium hi-res DAC design, and access to all the music ever recorded with a tap in our BluOS Controller app for smart devices and laptops.

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  • Easily drive your existing pair of premium speakers.
  • 80 Watts per channel of HybridDigital™ amplification technology
  • A state of the art Quad-Core 1.8ghz ARM® Cortex™ A53 processor and a 32-bit/384khz premium DAC design ensure flawless playback with precision and clarity.
  • HDMI (ARC & eARC) connectivity.
  • Featuring digital, optical and analog input options, wired and wireless headphone and subwoofer outputs.
  • Wireless Dolby® surround sound.
  • Dual band Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet and support for 2-way Bluetooth aptX HD Bluetooth ensures music playback without interruption.
  • Hi-res audio streaming with access to 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.
  • Top panel touch controls with presets.
  • IR input and remote learning capability – Control it with the optional Bluesound RC1 Remote Controller.
  • Connect with the BluVoice 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.

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AUDIO: 

Supported Audio File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, WMA-L, OGG, ALAC, OPUS
Supported Hi-Res Audio File Formats: FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF, MPEG-4 SLS
Supported Multi-Channel Audio Formats: Dolby Digital
Processor: ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.8GHz per core
Native Sampling Rates: up to 192 kHz
Supported Network File Sharing: Server Messsage Block (SMB) up to 200,000 files
Native Sampling Rates: up to 192 kHz
Bit Depths: 16 - 24
Performance: SNR -100dBA
THD+N, 0.008%
DAC: 32-Bit, 384kHz
Differential Output design
Amplification: HybridDigital™
Rated Power Output: 80W x 2 (8 Ohms)
IHF Dynamic Power: 220W (4 Ohms) / 130W (8 Ohms) 

SOFTWARE & INTEGRATIONS

Operating System: BluOS
App Controller Operating Systems: iOS, Android, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, macOS 10-11
Network File Sharing: SMB up to 200,000 track index
Album Art Supported: JPG, PNG
Voice Control: Amazon Alexa Skills; Actions on Google
3rd-Party: AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, Roon Ready
Control Systems: Control4, Crestron, URC, RTI, ELAN, Lutron

USER INTERFACE & CONTROLS

Status Indicator: RGB LED x 2
Play/Pause Button: Touch LED
Volume Control Buttons: Touch Slider LED
Previous/Next Track Buttons: Touch LED
Preset Buttons: Touch LED x 5
Proximity Sensor: Yes

GENERAL

Finish: Black/White; Matte Satin Paint
Included Accessories: 230V AC Power Cord, Ethernet Cable, TOSLINK Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor x 2, Safety/Warranty Guide, Quick Setup Guide
Storage Environment: -10°C to 50°C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
Operating Environment: '0°C to 40°C
Product Weight: 1.78kg/3.9lbs
Product Dimensions:220 x 70 x 190 mm
Shipping Weight: 3.15kg/6.94lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 300 x 300 x 110 mm

CONNECTIONS

Network: Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac, 2.4/5GHz), Ethernet RJ45, GigE 1000 Mbps
Audio Input: Mini TOSLINK/3.5mm Stereo combo x 2, HDMI eARC
Audio Output: 5-Way Binding Post Speaker Terminals
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD, Two-Way (transmit & receive)
Headphones: 3.5mm Stereo Out, Wireless Bluetooth Out
Subwoofer: RCA, Network Pairing to PULSE SUB+
USB: Type-A Port for external drive connection (Fat32 or NTFS formatted)
IR Remote: IR Sensor Built In - front panel with IR Remote Learning, Universal 3-pin AC cord input (100-240AC)

Bluesound Powernode (2021) review

In every way, the Powernode is better than ever in its fourth generation, and all told that is really, really good. Whether used in solo or within a Bluesound multi-room system, the latest Powernode is a superb streaming amplifier. more...