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POWERNODE 2

Re-Invented Integrated Amplifier

Borrowing state-of-the-art technologies from their award-winning sister company, NAD Electronics, the POWERNODE 2 can do everything the NODE 2 can do, plus effortlessly drive your choice of speakers.

With the same zero-distortion audio signature they have become known for, the POWERNODE 2 allows you to take your favorite tracks to new levels. Permission to turn it up, granted.

  • Stream music to multiple Bluesound Players all over the home
  • 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

INDUSTRY-LEADING HYBRIDDIGITAL™ AMP + 32-BIT 192KHz DAC

  • Our award-winning, state-of-the-art, audiophile-grade HybridDigital™ amplification and DAC technologies brings dynamic power and high-current delivery to your high-res music experience, resulting in the ability to play louder than ever before, with the same zero-distortion precision audio signature we’ve become known for. Permission to turn it up, granted.

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.

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.

HIFI YOUR WIFI.

  • The POWERNODE 2 uses your home wireless network, and sets up quickly. With an advanced WiFi 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.

SPECIFICATIONS POWERNODE 2

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 – 0.020%

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

Spotify, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer , Qobuz, HDTracks, HighResAudio, Murfie , JUKE, Napster, Slacker Radio, KKBox, Bugs.

Integration Partners

Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon.

Album Art

JPG

CONNECTIVITY

Network

Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
802.11 b/g/n WiFi

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

Headphone output – 3.5 Stereo
5-way speaker binding posts
Subwoofer output – RCA

Power

Universal tri-pin AC Cord input (100 – 240AC)

Wireless

aptX® Bluetooth wireless built-in

USER INTERFACE

Mobile

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