PULSE 2

All-In-One Streaming Music System

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The PULSE 2 is an all-in-one streaming wireless speaker, complete with built-in speakers. A full range of frequencies comes through rich and clearly, and blends seamlessly together through careful engineering and design that fits a woofer in with two mid-to-high range drivers.

  • 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
  • Integrated high-performance speakers
  • Innovative award-winning DirectDigital amplifier and 35-BIT/844KHZ DAC
  • Highest quality built-in Bluetooth (aptX®)
  • Instinctive touch control on unit
  • Available in Black or White

COMPACT ALL-IN-ONE WIRELESS STUDIO-QUALITY SPEAKER.

Place the PULSE 2 on a bookshelf, countertop or end table, and hear the difference that 80 Watts of tri-amplified stereo sound can bring to any room. A patented dual-acoustic chamber with state-of-the-art DSP equalization maximizes bass power and clarity, while the high-performance 5.25” woofer pumps beautifully blended full-range sound into any room.
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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, paired with our own innovative DirectDigital™ Amp and DAC platforms, ensures that your lossless high-res music playback is flawless, with precision, power and clarity – at any volume.
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PLAY MUSIC DIRECTLY FROM YOUR MOBILE.

Wirelessly stream any music stored on your iOS (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) or Android device directly to any Bluesound Player over WiFi to instantly enjoy your entire mobile music library – every song and every playlist. Bluetooth’s highest bitrate protocol – aptX – is also built into every Player, opening up a whole new realm of CD-quality streaming possibilities for you, or anyone in the room with a Bluetooth device.
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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

Frequency Response: 45Hz - 20kHz

DAC

35-Bit, 844kHz

Distortion

THD+N - 0.005%

Speakers

2 x 2.75", 1 x 5.25"

Power Output

80W Tri-Amplified, DIRECTDIGITAL™ Amplifier

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, 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.

Album Art

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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

Headphone output - 3.5 Stereo

Power

Universal tri-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

6.12 kg / 13.45 lbs

Gross Dimensions

420 x 198 x 192 mm
16.5 x 7.8 x 7.55 in

Power Consumption (Idle)

14 Watts

Accessories

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

Storage Environment

-10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity

Operating Environment

0° C to 40° C

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