Bluesound VAULT 2i
High-Res 2TB Network Hard Drive CD Ripper and Streamer
High-Res 2TB Network Hard Drive CD Ripper and Streamer
The VAULT 2i preserves your CD collection on a 2TB hard drive while modernizing your home audio system with its ripping and streaming capabilities.
Rip it. Download it. Store it. The VAULT 2i lets you rip all your CDs in bit-perfect, high-resolution formats or copy your existing music library to the VAULT 2i’s hard drive. Hook it up to your existing sound system, or pair it with a set of powered speakers and stream your digital music collection in studio-quality.
- Store thousands of tracks on the VAULT 2i’s 2TB internal hard drive.
- Rip your CDs with bit perfect precision.
- USB ports to backup and restore your personal music collection.
- Innovative 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex processors.
- Easily connect to wired home network for flawless streaming.
- Control music wirelessly with the intuitive BluOS Controller app.
- Control it with the optional Bluesound RC1 Remote Controller
- Stream your music libraries to multiple Bluesound players throughout the home.
- 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 stereo components throughout your house — all in sync.
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AUDIO FILES FOR AUDIOPHILESFeaturing an ultra-quiet, low power consumption 2TB hard drive, the VAULT 2i lets you easily rip all your CDs in lossless high-resolution FLAC, space-saving MP3, and everything in between. Giving users the ability to directly access their downloads, iTunes library and other content from any NAS drive via the USB port, the VAULT 2i provides endless possibilities when it comes to storing your music collection.
NO COMPUTER NECESSARYOnce setup on your wired home network the VAULT 2i allows you to access and share your entire music library, and stream it to any Bluesound player, all without a computer. A powerful Dual-Core ARM Cortex A9 processor allows the VAULT 2i to effectively multi-task while streaming to multiple rooms with flawless playback.
THE POWER OF BLUOSTake control of the most versatile music streamer with the easy-to-use BluOS Controller app. With the ability to play and store audio from multiple streaming services, Internet radio stations and podcasts, as well as rip your CDs, the VAULT 2i becomes yours to command with just a few simple taps on your mobile device or tablet. Seamlessly access and share your digital music library with the BluOS Controller app and stream it in studio quality sound to multiple rooms in your home.
ALL-ACCESS PASS, TO ALL YOUR MUSICThe VAULT 2i uses your home network and sets up quickly. With advanced Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, the VAULT 2i ensures that there are no skips or delays even when streaming high-res audio files. Play music in perfect sync or play music simultaneously to any Bluesound speaker in any room. With an array of analog and digital input and output options, the VAULT 2i can also connect to your existing powered speakers, allowing you to take your music to the next level.
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.
MULTI-ROOM MAGICAs a state-of-the-art network hard drive, the VAULT 2i allows listeners to view and control their music library on all Bluesound players directly inside the BluOS Controller app. Whether you’re streaming from a cloud music service, podcast, Internet radio station, or even your personal music collection stored on a USB, the VAULT 2i delivers a truly innovative multi-room experience.
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
FLAC, MP3 (320kbps), WAV selectable
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 7-10, Apple Macintosh 7-10
THD+N - 110dBA
Distortion - 0.005%
Free Internet Radio
Voice Control Integrations
Amazon Alexa Skills; Actions on Google
Control4, Crestron, URC, RTI, ELAN, Lutron
Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
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
Combo - TOSLINK / 3.5mm
Analog RCA Stereo with FIXED option
TOSLINK digital optical
Headphone 3.5mm Stereo
12 Volt trigger out
Bluetooth with support for aptX® HD
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
Simple top-panel touch controls.
IR learning remote capability
Dual-Core ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz
1.84 kg / 4.05 lbs
220 x 90 x 192 mm
8.7 x 3.54 x 7.55 in
Power Consumption (Idle)
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
Available in White or Black Matte