PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i
Wireless Streaming Multi-Room Sound System
Designed to fit perfectly under your flat panel TV, the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i is the world’s first multi-room, high-res, wireless streaming home theater soundbar to feature crystal clear, 24-bit resolution sound and audiophile-grade bass response—without a subwoofer. This is the soundbar your TV deserves.
- Seamless integration into your existing home theater system lets you hear movies, games and sports in true high-fidelity.
- Support of many popular music services or your own digital music library or stream directly from your smartphone, tablet or laptop with hi-res aptX® HD Bluetooth streaming.
- Combine a PULSE SUB with a pair of PULSE FLEX 2i’s or a POWERNODE 2i (with HDMI) to create the ultimate surround sound experience.
- HDMI ARC input makes controlling your audio entertainment easier than ever.
- Easily program IR remote commands from your existing remote and set listening preferences with the BluOS Controller app.
- Control it with the optional Bluesound RC1 Remote Controller
- Connect Bluesound to your Amazon Echo with the skill in the Alexa app and use Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant to control Players around the home.
- AirPlay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from wireless home theater speakers throughout your house — all in sync.
STREAM YOUR SOUNDTRACK WITH ALL THE FEELSThe PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i features six integrated high-performance speakers and two advanced passive radiators, resulting in a fully immersive sonic experience that delivers high on emotion. Heightening every layer of acoustic detail, the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i elevates your favorite movies, sports, concerts and video games to new levels of lifelike sound.
BUILT FOR THE MAIN STAGEThe PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i uses innovative thinking and advanced design techniques to deliver blockbuster sound for your music, movies, and shows. Utilizing a unique three-way, tri-amplified speaker design, each driver inside the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i is driven by its own dedicated amplified channel where the low and high frequencies are seamlessly blended using DSP-powered crossover filters. Each driver is housed in individually optimized chambers to eliminate vibrations, allowing the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i to deliver the deepest bass without any distortion.
SURROUND YOURSELF WITH SOUNDCreate the most advanced Dolby Digital Surround system by adding a PULSE SUB and a pair of PULSE FLEX 2i speakers as dedicated rears and hear every lush cinematic detail of your favorite movies and TV shows. With setup done directly in the BluOS Controller app, your living room will become the number one destination for movie nights and game day.
COMMAND YOUR MUSIC WITH VOICEWith skills and support for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri, you can easily connect your Bluesound Player to the corresponding app and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music libraries, streaming services and more using simple, streamlined commands. Select a track, play your favorite playlist, pause or skip a song, and even say which room you want to listen to music in. A quick and easy to way control your music, voice control brings you a whole new way to experience music throughout the home.
CHOOSE YOUR PREFERENCETake control of the world’s first hi-res soundbar with your existing TV remote. With IR support users can seamlessly program IR remote commands directly into their PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i. Listeners also have the option of selecting the listening mode of their choice directly in the BluOS Controller app, which includes two dialog enhancing modes, a wide music mode and a wide cinema mode. The PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i is as versatile as it is incredible.
TOTAL CONTROLSeamlessly connect the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i to multiple Bluesound players throughout the home with the BluOS Controller app and create an intuitive multi-room music system unlike any other.
"The Bluesound Pulse Soundbar is a rare gem that made listening to music through a sound bar a real pleasure."
"This is one of the most musical portable devices I've listened to in a long while and was a genuine pleasure to review."
"There's a new leader in the wireless multi-room music market - Bluesound combines high-res audio and ease of use in one impressive system."
"A superb high-end wireless speaker offering muscular-yet-musical sound and premium design"
"When it comes to multi-room audio, it really doesn't get better than this."
"If you're after one of the best-sounding wireless network speakers around, look no further."
Supported File Formats
MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS
Hi-Res formats - FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF
Native Sampling Rates
32 - 192 kHz
16 - 24
Frequency Response: +/_ 1dB 70Hz - 20kHz, 3dB down @ 55Hz,
With Sub: +/_ 1dB 30Hz - 20kHz, 3dB down @ 25Hz
THD+N - 0.030%
120 watts of total system power
2 x 1” (25mm) Tweeters
2 x 4” (102mm) Woofers
2 x 2” (50mm) Midrange Drivers
2 x 4” (102mm) Passive Radiators
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, 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
Voice Control Integrations
Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant Skills
Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon, Airplay 2
Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac, dual-band)
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
Optical, RCA Line In, HDMI (ARC & eARC)
Subwoofer out (RCA)
Subwoofer out (wireless for BluOS subs only or RT100 Accessory)
Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD wireless built-in
Two-Way (transmit & receive)
Universal bi-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)
Mobile Operating System
BluOS - Free Android and iOS App Available Online at Google Play and Apple App Store
IR Sensor built in - Front panel
ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz
15 lbs / 6.8 kg
1073mm x 141mm x 70mm (42.25” x 5.5” x 2.75”)
(not including wall bracket or kickstands)
120V AC Power Cord
230V AC Power Cord
Optical Audio Cable
Stereo RCA to RCA Cable
Two Kickstand Feet
Two Kickstand Extenders
Wall Mount Bracket
Wall Mount Bracket Template (Universal TV stand sold separately)
-10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
0° C to 40° C
Available in White or Black Matte