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.
- 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.
- Connect Bluesound to your Amazon Echo with the 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.
REINVENT YOUR HIFI
Music changes with every generation, which is why the POWERNODE 2i was designed to breathe new life into the speakers you own. Easily hook up the POWERNODE 2i to your favorite pair of bookshelf, tower, or outdoor speakers using standard speaker wire, and instantly stream the music you want to hear in stunning quality. It’s time to dust off your old speakers and enjoy the world of streaming.
SET YOUR MUSIC COLLECTION FREE
Featuring an array of analog and digital input and output options, the POWERNODE 2i gives you infinite playback choices to rule your sonic domain. With the ability to connect to a CD player or turntable, the POWERNODE 2i ensures that your physical music collection continues to thrive. Easily stream your favorite tracks from the source of your choice and hear it anywhere in the home.
ALL THE MUSIC EVER RECORDED.
With Airplay 2* built-in for easy integration into the Apple ecosystem, the POWERNODE 2i is the most flexible streaming amplifier ever. Premium high-res music services like TIDAL ®, Spotify ® and Qobuz ®—as well as virtually all other popular music services and Internet radio stations can be found directly inside the BluOS Controller app. Easily access your downloads, your iTunes library and any other content from a NAS drive, all without turning on a computer.
Outfitted with our award-winning, state-of-the-art HybridDigital™ amplification technology, the POWERNODE 2i delivers dynamic power with precision and clarity to your home stereo system. Complete with advanced DAC platforms, the POWERNODE 2i lets you hear your music zero-distortion free at any volume, with both large and small speakers.
ULTIMATE VOICE CONTROL
With skills and support for Alexa and Siri, you can easily connect your Bluesound Player to the Amazon Alexa or Apple Home app, and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music libraries, streaming services and more using simple streamlined commands. Just ask Alexa or Siri to select a track, play your favorite playlist, pause or skip a song, and even say which room you want to listen to music in. A quick and easy to way control your music, together Alexa and Siri bring you a whole new way to experience music throughout the home.
FILL YOUR HOME WITH MUSIC
Seamlessly connect the POWERNODE 2i to multiple Bluesound speakers throughout the home with the BluOS Controller app and create an intuitive multi-room music system unlike any other.
Supported File Formats
MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS
Hi-Res formats – FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF
60 Watts x2 into 8ohms
Native Sampling Rates
32 – 192 kHz
16 – 24
SNR – 110dB
Distortion, THD+N – 0.005%
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, Napster, KKBox, Bugs, Taihe Music ZONE, SoundMachine.
Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon, Amazon Alexa Skills, Airplay 2
*Some services, features and technologies will be available soon with a firmware upgrade
Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac, dual-band)
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
Combo – TOSLINK / 3.5mm
Headphone output – 3.5 Stereo
5-way speaker binding posts
Subwoofer output – RCA
Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD wireless built-in
Two-Way (transmit & receive)
Universal tri-pin AC Cord input (100 – 240AC)
Mobile Operating System
BluOS – Free Android and iOS App Available Online at Google Play and Apple App Store
Simple top-panel touch controls.
IR Sensor built in – Front panel
ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz
1.72 kg / 3.8 lbs
220 x 70 x 190 mm
8.7 x 2.75 x 7.5 in
Power Consumption (Idle)
2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor
-10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
0° C to 40° C
Available in White or Black Matte.
Bluesound now supports voice control. Amazon’s Alexa* is the first voice integration for BluOS, allowing you to use your voice to explore music services, select presets, adjust volume levels, switch up songs in different rooms, or even group your Players together and play your music in perfect sync throughout the house. Simply connect Alexa to your Bluesound system and command your music like never before.
Alexa will be available soon with a firmware upgrade
With AirPlay 2* on Bluesound 2i, you can connect multiple Players around the house and have them communicate with each other through AirPlay. Listen to your music in perfect sync as you walk room-to-room, or play different songs in different rooms, and control everything on your iOS device. You can even say the song you want to listen to and where and let Siri take control of your music experience.
Airplay will be available soon with a firmware upgrade
Certified by Audiophiles
High-resolution music tracks are either 24-bit/96kHz or 24-bit/192kHz, and contain up to 6.5x more data than standard CDs, letting you hear all the detail of your favourite music in superior quality. With full support for hi-res audio on all Bluesound players, listeners can stream uncompressed WAV, FLAC and ALAC music files over their existing WiFi network or a connected USB device.
Control Music from Anywhere
Available for iOS (iPhone, iPad), Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac desktops, the BluOS Controller app was built for music lovers. Simply open the BluOS app on your device and gain access to a wide range of features, including browsing your favourite music service, grouping Players, and many more. The music playing experience has never been more intuitive.
The BluOS dedicated support team is always ready and waiting to answer questions. Simply submit your questions directly through the BluOS Controller app or on the BluOS support website. Whether you’re experiencing an issue or simply want to learn more, the BluOS support team is here for you.
BluOS features seamless integrations with some of today’s most innovative 3rd party smart home control systems such as Control 4®, Crestron®, Lutron®, ELAN®, RTI®, and more. BluOS also allows for implementation among any enabled device, making it the best music operating system for any smart home.
Wireless Home Theater
With support for Dolby Digital®, the PULSE SOUNDBAR and SUB can be wirelessly connected with a pair of PULSE FLEX speakers to create the ultimate wireless home theatre setup. Bluesound’s wireless system can be seamlessly integrated into any TV room, placing listeners right in the heart of their entertainment with a high-quality surround sound experience.
Bluesound Players use an advanced WiFi chipset technology that results in much faster connection times and fewer interruptions from other network traffic. Bluesound also allows for users to stream audio using Gigabit Ethernet, making your connection method rock solid.
With aptX® Bluetooth on Bluesound, you can wirelessly stream any music or app from a Bluetooth-enabled device in pure CD-quality. aptX® Bluetooth significantly reduces the bit rate without affecting audio quality or introducing latency issues, which allows listeners to enjoy higher-quality streams on any Bluesound Player, in or outside the home.
Listen to Studio Recordings
Built into every Bluesound Player is a revolutionary end-to-end (studio -speaker) technology known as Master Quality Authenticated (MQA), which captures and delivers master quality audio from your favourite artists’ recording sessions to any room in your home. Each Bluesound Player includes a powerful decoder and audio renderer for the MQA system, allowing you to hear exactly what the artist recorded and approved in the studio.
Access & Stream Any Music
Discovering music has never been easier thanks to BluOS. Whether you’re streaming millions of songs from your existing music services, tuning in to your favourite Internet radio stations or listening to your music stored locally, BluOS lets you listen to your music anywhere in the home.