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Source, control, and amplification come packed into the compact and minimalist POWERNODE. Get the most out of your favorite speakers with an award-winning audiophile-grade amplifier that features 80 watts per channel of zero-distortion power. A premium DAC design flawlessly delivers hi-res, studio-quality music, including support for FLAC, MQA, and other popular file formats. The BluOS Controller app connects you to popular streaming services like Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, SiriusXM, and dozens of others, or from your own music library through Apple Airplay2, aptX HD Bluetooth, or even a network-connected drive or USB hard drive.
Whether it’s one or many rooms, the POWERNODE is a versatile workhorse. It can be placed either freestanding or in a custom installation rack, allowing you to easily toggle back and forth amongst a number of listening set-ups. Looking for a traditional 2-channel audiophile listening experience? Just add a pair of your favorite speakers. Add the PULSE SUB+ to your 2-channel set-up to create a capable and musical 2.1 wireless system. Bring a pair of PULSE FLEX 2i to the party as rear channel additions to your 2.1 system for a wireless Dolby surround sound home theatre experience. Sprinkle other BLUESOUND players around your home for a whole-home multiroom audio solution.
The POWERNODE supports HDMI eARC, dual-band Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet, Apple Airplay 2, two-way aptX HD Bluetooth, RCA, Toslink optical, 3.5mm jack, and USB Type A connectors. Bring music into your POWERNODE from dozens of internet radio and streaming services, Bluetooth devices, TV and gaming consoles, network or local hard drives, nearby Apple devices, CD players, and many others. Then send your music into your favorite speakers, other Bluesound players or BluOS devices, Bluetooth headphones, wired headphones, Apple AirPlay devices, or other network-connected speakers.
With BluOS you can easily create a DIY multiroom hi-res audio system with a few taps of the BluOS Controller app. Additional hands-free controls are available through voice assistants like Siri, Google Voice, or Alexa. For professional smart home installers, full-feature drivers are available for Lutron, Crestron, RTI, Elan, and other popular control systems.
Seamlessly connect the POWERNODE to multiple Bluesound speakers throughout the home with the BluOS Controller app and create an intuitive multi-room music system unlike any other.
|Supported Audio File Formats||MP3, AAC, WMA, WMA-L, OGG, ALAC, OPUS|
|Supported Hi-Res Audio File Formats||FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF, MPEG-4 SLS|
|Processor||ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.8GHz per core|
|Supported Multi-Channel Audio Formats||Dolby Digital|
|Native Sampling Rates||up to 192 kHz|
|Bit Depths||16 - 24|
|Performance||SNR -100dBA THD+N, 0.008%|
|Rated Power Output||80W x 2 (8 Ohms)|
|IHF Dynamic Power||220W (4 Ohms) / 130W (8 Ohms)|
|Integration Partners||Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon, Airplay 2|
|Voice Control Integrations||Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant Skills|
|Album Art Supported||JPG, PNG|
|App Controller Operating Systems||iOS, Android, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, macOS 10-11|
|Included Accessories||120V AC Power Cord, 230V AC Power Cord Ethernet Cable, TOSLINK Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor x 2, Safety/Warranty Guide, Quick Setup Guide|
|Network||Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac, 2.4/5GHz) Ethernet RJ45, GigE 1000 Mbps|
|Audio Input||Mini TOSLINK/3.5mm Stereo combo x 2 HDMI eARC|
|Audio Output||5-Way Binding Post Speaker Terminals|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth with support for aptX HD Two-Way (transmit & receive)|
|USB||Type-A Port for external drive connection (Fat32 or NTFS formatted)|
|IR Remote||IR Sensor Built In - front panel with IR Remote Learning Universal 3-pin AC cord input (100-240AC)|
|Product Weight (lbs.)||3.9|
|Shipping Height (in.)||11.8|
|Shipping Width (in.)||11.8|
|Shipping Depth (in.)||4.33|
|Color Finish Name||White Matte|