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Hi-Res Music Streamer

Connect the NODE 2i easily to any existing stereo system to unlock and discover a universe of audio streaming. With more than enough analogue and digital input/output options to please the most ardent audiophile,the NODE 2i connects your gear to all the music ever recorded.


  • Small and Compact

  • 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

  • Airplay 2 Integration

  • Control music wirelessly with an intuitive controller app

  • Now Compatible with Tidal Connect

  • Instinctive touch control on unit

  • Control your Bluesound device with an RC1 controller - Click here

  • Headphone stereo mini jack

  • BluOs Ready



What Is Tidal Connect


Features

Bluesound Node 2i

Take your HiFi WiFi


First up, the NODE 2i has enhanced dual band WiFi, providing best-in-class performance even in crowded airspace. Bluetooth performance is also seriously stepped up with state-of-the-art aptX HD, supporting 24 bit streaming directly from your phone or tablet, and the ability to transmit studio-quality music to Bluetooth headphones and speakers. High-end DAC technology built into every Bluesound player can decode and stream MQA fi les in all their lossless glory.

All the music ever recorded

The NODE 2i is now more flexible than ever, with AirPlay 2 built-in for easy integration into the Apple ecosystem. 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, your iTunes library and content from any other NAS drive, all without turning on a computer.

Features

  • 1GHz ARM® CORTEX™ A9 PROCESSOR
  • 32-BIT/192kHz DAC
  • AIRPLAY 2 INTEGRATION
  • DUAL BAND WIFI + GIGABIT ETHERNET
  • QUALCOMM aptX® HD
  • STREAM TO/FROM PLAYER WITH BLUETOOTH
  • USB TYPE A INPUT
  • OPTICAL & ANALOG INPUTS
  • DIGITAL, OPTICAL & COAXIAL OUTPUTS
  • HEADPHONE OUTPUT
  • SUBWOOFER OUTPUT
  • STEREO ANALOG OUTPUT
  • IR INPUT
  • IR REMOTE LEARNING CAPABILITY
  • TRIGGER OUTPUT
  • SIMPLE TOUCH-PANEL CONTROLS
  • BLACK OR WHITE FINISH








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
Album Art JPG

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

GENERAL

Processor ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz
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
Power Consumption (Idle) 6 Watts
Accessories 2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
Ethernet Cable
Stereo RCA to RCA 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
Finish Available in White or Black Matte

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