Rip It. Store It. Download It.
A 2 TB hard drive will let you rapidly rip all your CDs in lossless high-resolution or space-saving MP3 formats, and download and store high-res tracks. No computer necessary. Access and share your digital music library, and stream it in studio quality to multiple rooms in your home.
- Store and protect your entire digital music library on a 2TB hard drive
- Rip your CDs in high resolution FLAC format, space-saving MP3, or both
- 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
- Control music wirelessly with an intuitive Controller App for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac OS X desktops
- Instinctive touch control on unit
- Simple setup, easily expandable
- Available in Black or White
RIP IT. STORE IT. DOWNLOAD IT. ALL WITHOUT A COMPUTER.Rip all your CDs rapidly in lossless high-resolution formats, space-saving MP3, or both simultaneously. Purchase, download and store high-res tracks on a dedicated ultra-quiet 2TB hard-drive – with no computer needed. Access and share your entire digital music collection and stream it in studio-quality to multiple rooms all over the home.
MADE FOR MORE THAN MP3.Of course Bluesound is compatible with MP3s – and just about every other digital format ever created – but Bluesound was purpose-built for high-res audio. While other companies put a premium on style, Bluesound has spared no expense on the integration of advanced, innovative audio technologies that deliver blazingly fast error-free playback in maximum studio-master recording quality, resulting in absolutely unbeatable performance.
THE FUTURE OF MUSIC IS FAST.Using industry-leading 1GHz ARM Cortex-9 Multi-core processors, you’d think Bluesound was engineered for something more than just audio. Bluesound’s 32-bit architecture combined with 8x oversampling DAC platforms, ensures that your lossless high-res music playback is flawless, with precision and clarity – at any volume.
ALL THE MUSIC EVER RECORDED.Discover instant access to millions of songs. 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 and your entire iTunes library – or any other USB NAS drive connected – all without ever turning on a computer. Imagine – Your Music. Your way.
HANDS-FREE VOICE CONTROL WITH ALEXAAdd the BluOS Voice Skill inside the Amazon Alexa app and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music collections, streaming services, and more using a list of simple streamlined commands. Using an Echo device you can ask Alexa to play popular songs from Tidal, queue up saved playlists, adjust the volume in different rooms, or ask what’s playing in the Kitchen. No Echo device and want to try it out? No problem. Download the Amazon Alexa app, activate the skill, tap the speech bubble in the bottom drawer of the Amazon Alexa app and say anything from the list of commands.
Award-Winning SoundBluesound has been the recipient of numerous awards—including multiple Product of the Year and Best Buys awards—from leading audio publications such as What Hi-Fi? and Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. Since its inception, Bluesound has been committed to delivering clear, detailed sound and it is this commitment that has been met with a wide range of positive reviews from the likes of Residential Systems, Home Cinema Choice, AVS Forum, and many more.
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Supported File Formats
MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS
Hi-Res formats - FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF
2TB internal ultra-quiet hard-drive with low power consumption
Slot-loading mechanism for ripping standard audio CDs
Native Sampling Rates
32 - 192 kHz
Supported Operating Systems
Plays music from network shares on the following desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8, Apple Macintosh
THD+N - 110dBA
Distortion - 0.005%
Free Internet Radio
TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise, LiveXLive, Radio.com
Supported Cloud Services
Spotify, Amazon Music HD, TIDAL, Deezer , Qobuz, HighResAudio (VAULT Required), Napster, KKBox, Bugs, Taihe Music ZONE, SoundMachine, IDAGIO, OraStream
Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon.
Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
1 x Type-A (Fat32 or NTSF formatted) port for connection to USB memory sticks and supported peripherals
1 x Type-B (mini) for product servicing
Combo - TOSLINK / 3.5mm
Analog RCA Stereo with FIXED option
TOSLINK digital optical
Headphone 3.5mm Stereo
12 Volt trigger out
Universal bi-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)
aptX® Bluetooth wireless built-in
Free Android and iOS App Available Online at Google Play and Apple App Store
Simple top-panel touch controls.
IR learning remote capability
Dual-Core ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1Ghz Processor
1.84 kg / 4.05 lbs
220 x 90 x 192 mm
8.7 x 3.54 x 7.55 in
Vacation/Standby Mode 0.4 W*
Network Standby Mode 5.0 W**
2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
Universal AC Power Supply
Stereo RCA Cable
Stereo 3.5mm mini-plug to RCA Cable
-10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
0° C to 40° C
* - After Press and hold of top panel PLAY/PAUSE touch pad for at least 5 seconds
** - With established wired network connection, wireless Bluetooth connectivity and 10 minutes of BluOS playback at pause mode, no user interface interaction and no active source input.
NOTE: Bluetooth connectivity can be enabled or disabled via BluOS App. Wired network connectivity is always live when configured