Bluesound Vault 2i 2TB Network Hard Drive CD Ripper and Streamer

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 Hi-Res 2TB Network Hard Drive CD Ripper 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.

  • Store thousands of tracks on the VAULT 2i’s 2TB internal hard drive
  • Rip your CDs in FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA, and many other formats
  • 1 Type-A port for USB connection to add your personal music collection
  • Innovative 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex processors
  • Easily connect to wired home network for flawless streaming
  • Control music wirelessly with the intuitive BluOS Controller app
  • Stream your music libraries to multiple Bluesound players throughout the home
  • 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.

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 BLUOS

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. Seamlessly access and share your digital music library with the BluOS Controller app and stream it in studio quality sound to multiple rooms in your home.

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.

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.

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. Whether you’re streaming from a cloud music service, podcast, Internet radio station, or even your personal music collection stored on a USB, the VAULT 2i delivers a truly innovative multi-room experience.

SPECIFICATIONS

AUDIO

Supported File Formats

MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS

Hi-Res formats – 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

Native Sampling Rates

32 – 192 kHz

Bit Depths

16, 24

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

Performance

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, 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

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 Quality

Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD wireless built-in

Bluetooth Connectivity

Two-Way (transmit & receive)

Power

Universal bi-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 learning remote capability

GENERAL

Processor

Dual-Core ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz

Unit Weight

1.84 kg / 4.05 lbs

Gross Dimensions

220 x 90 x 192 mm
8.7 x 3.54 x 7.55 in

Power Consumption (Idle)

11 Watts

Accessories

2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
Universal AC Power Supply
Stereo RCA Cable
Stereo 3.5mm mini-plug to RCA Cable
Ethernet Cable

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

Below are just some of the advantages of using BluOS.

Voice

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

Airplay

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.

Next-Day Support

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.

Installer-Friendly

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.

Blazing-Fast Streaming

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.

Endless Possibilities

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.

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Additional information

brand

Bluesound

model

Vault 2i

colours

Black, White