NODE 2

Stream music to any stereo you want.

Our Price

$499
$399

What We Guarantee

(Please see the current generation NODE 2i here)

Easily connect the NODE 2 to any existing stereo or home theater system, to unlock and discover a world full of music streaming services and Internet radio stations. Filled with an array of analog and digital input and output options, the NODE 2 brings infinite playback choices into your very own sonic domain.

  • 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

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STREAM MUSIC TO ANY STEREO YOU WANT.

Connect the NODE 2 easily to any existing stereo or home theater system to unlock and discover a world full of music streaming services and internet radio stations. Filled with a full array of analog and digital input/output/, the NODE 2 connects your gear to all the music ever recorded. Online streaming services, internet radio and even your own digital music library imprisoned on a computer, smartphone or external drive – the playback choices become infinite.
NODE2 wirelessly connected to a stereo with turntable

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.
Play more then just MP3 Bluesound will play FLAC

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.
A9 processor

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.
Music services

HIFI YOUR WIFI.

The NODE 2 uses your home wireless network, and sets up quickly. With an advanced WiFi antenna design and blazing-fast ARM Cortex A9 Processors, Bluesound ensures that there are no skips or delays in every corner of your home – even when streaming high-res audio files. Play your music in perfect sync, or play different music simultaneously, to any player in any room.
Bluesound Family image with wifi logo

Award-Winning Sound

Bluesound 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.

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, 8, Apple Macintosh

Free Internet Radio

TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise.

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.

Album Art

JPG

Connectivity

Network

Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
802.11 b/g/n WiFi

USB

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

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

Power

Universal bi-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)

Wireless

aptX® Bluetooth wireless built-in

USER INTERFACE

Mobile

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

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