Bluesound NODE 2i Music Streamer

Regular price $649.00

REINVENT YOUR HIFI

Designed to connect traditional HiFi systems—including powered speakers—to the expanding world of streaming audio and Internet radio, the NODE 2i instantly breathes new life into your decades-old stereo equipment. Whether it be an aging amplifier or a long-forgotten receiver, the NODE 2i will have your favorite components sounding better than the day you brought them home.
  • Connect to any existing stereo amplifier, AV receiver, or powered audio system
  • The Node 2i has support for virtually any other streaming service on the planet
  • Plays Master (MQA 24bit/96KHz) quality from the Tidal streaming service
  • Music library access: Easy. I can play your own local music library 
  • Featuring digital and analog input/output options, headphone stereo mini jack, subwoofer RCA mono
  • Seamlessly stream music from a CD player or turntable through the NODE 2i to other Bluesound Players
  • Simple setup directly inside the user-friendly BluOS Controller app, easily expandable. Control music wirelessly with the intuitive BluOS Controller app
  • Airplay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from speakers throughout your house.
  • You can now pair your Bluetooth Headphones wirelessly to Bluesound 2i Players.  aptX HD is an enhanced codec that supports 24-bit audio over Bluetooth and has been engineered to improve the signal-to-noise ratio, resulting in lower background noise. With the ability to support streams up to 24bit/48kHz

 SPECIFICATIONS

Audio

Supported File Formats

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

Hi-Res formats - FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF

Native Sampling Rates

32 - 192 kHz

Bit Depths

16 - 24

Performance

SNR - 110dBA
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*

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

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 Sensor built in - Front panel

Unit Weight

1.12 kg / 2.45 lbs

Gross Dimensions

220 x 46 x 146 mm
8.7 x 1.8 x 5.7 in

Accessories

2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
Ethernet Cable
Stereo RCA to RCA Cable
Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor