Node

Bluesound™ Node


Set your digital music collection free.

  • Finally stream your digital music collection to your existing stereo system
  • Stream internet radio and cloud music services
  • Simple setup, easily expandable
  • Intuitive touch control via iOS, Android or Kindle Fire apps
  • Convenient desktop controller for Windows/OS X
  • Available in Gloss Black or White

Unlock your Digital Music Collection

Connect your existing stereo system to the world of streaming HiFidelity audio, and access cloud music services and internet radio.

Native High-Res Format Player

Hear every detail of the world’s most accurate 24-bit/192kHz studio master recordings in lossless FLAC format (assuming your speakers are up to the challenge). Also plays WAV, AIFF, AAC, WMA, MP3, and other standard audio formats with gapless playback.

Instantly Inspiring

4x the processing speed than other comparable systems allows you to access your music exactly when you want to hear it.

Designed and Engineered by Audiophiles

Tested and perfected at one of North America’s most advanced sound labs, by some of the same engineers and musicians who started the original HiFi revolution in the 1970s.
Audio

Supported File Formats

MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF

Native Sampling Rates

32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz

Bit Depths

16, 24

Album Art

JPG

Cloud Services

WiMP, Rdio, Slacker Radio, Qobuz, HighResAudio, JUKE, Deezer, Murfie, HDTracks, Spotify, TIDAL.

Supported Operating Systems

Plays music from network shares on the following desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8, Apple Macintosh

Performance

SNR - 100dB (A-weighted)
Distortion - 0.005% THD

Free Internet Radio

TuneIn Radio
Connectivity

Network

Ethernet RJ45, 802.11n WiFi

USB Device

Type-B mini port for product servicing

Audio

Analog RCA stereo jack, TOSLINK digital optical output, trigger output

USB Host

Type-A port for connection to USB memory sticks and supported peripherals

Power

Universal bin-pin AC cord input (120 - 240VAC)
User Interface

Android

Free App Available Online at Google Play Store

iOS

Free App Available Online at Apple App Store

Push Buttons

Top-panel mute button with integrated tri-color status LED
General

Unit Weight

1.0 kg

Gross Dimensions w x d x h (mm)

205 x 167 x 146

Power Consumption

3 watts

Accessories

2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
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
INTERNET CONNECTION

Bluesound products need to be connected to the internet in order to access Internet radio stations and online streaming music services. A paid subscription may be required to access some streaming music or internet radio services. An internet connection is essential for Bluesound software/hardware updates. Bluesound can be connected to the internet using a LAN-based, DSL, Wi-Fi or cable modem connection. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Node
iPad Wirelessly Intuitive

Control your music in every room with your Android™ device, iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad™

Make your smart device into a Bluesound Commander and control all your Bluesound Nodes with one touch. Simply download the apps for free on the iTunes App Store or Android Market™.

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