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Bluesound Powernode (Gen 3) Wireless Music Streaming Amplifier (Each)

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The BLUESOUND POWERNODE is the HiFi amp reinvented for the streaming age, combining audiophile-grade componentry and multi-room music capabilities to create an intuitive “just add speakers” hi-res sound system for modern music lovers. The compact minimalist exterior disguises 2 x 80 watts of award-winning HiFi amplification, a premium hi-res DAC design, and access to all the music ever recorded with a tap in our BluOS Controller app for smart devices and laptops.

FEATURES

  • Easily drive your existing pair of premium speakers.
  • 80 Watts per channel of HybridDigital™ amplification technology
  • A state of the art Quad-Core 1.8ghz ARM® Cortex™ A53 processor and a 32-bit/384khz premium DAC design ensure flawless playback with precision and clarity.
  • HDMI (ARC & eARC) connectivity.
  • Featuring digital, optical and analog input options, wired and wireless headphone and subwoofer outputs.
  • Wireless Dolby® surround sound.
  • Dual band Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet and support for 2-way Bluetooth aptX HD Bluetooth ensures music playback without interruption.
  • Hi-res audio streaming with access to Internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library to multiple Bluesound Players.
  • Create and control a seamless multi-room system with the intuitive BluOS Controller app.
  • Top panel touch controls with presets.
  • IR input and remote learning capability – Control it with the optional Bluesound RC1 Remote Controller.
  • Connect with the BluVoice 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.

JUST ADD SPEAKERS

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.

HIGH RES MUSIC EVERYWHERE

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.

PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS

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.

"B" IS FOR "BRAINS"

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.

    AUDIO
    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
    Native Sampling Rates up to 192 kHz
    Supported Network File Sharing Server Message Block (SMB) up to 200,000 files
    Native Sampling Rates up to 192 kHz
    Bit Depths 16 - 24
    Performance SNR -100dBA
    THD+N, 0.008%
    DAC 32-Bit, 384kHz
    Differential Output design
    Amplification HybridDigital™
    Rated Power Output 80W x 2 (8 Ohms)
    IHF Dynamic Power 220W (4 Ohms)
    130W (8 Ohms)
     
    SOFTWARE & INTEGRATIONS
    Operating System BluOS
    App Controller Operating Systems iOS, Android, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, macOS 10-11
    Network File Sharing SMB up to 200,000 track index
    Album Art Supported JPG, PNG
    Internet Radio Click here
    Music Services Click here
    Voice Control Amazon Alexa Skills; Actions on Google
    3rd-Party AirPlay 2
    Spotify Connect
    Tidal Connect
    Roon Ready
    Control Systems Control4, Crestron, URC, RTI, ELAN, Lutron
     
    CONNECTIONS
    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 5.0 aptX HD
    Two-Way (transmit & receive)
    Headphones 3.5mm Stereo Out
    Wireless Bluetooth Out
    Subwoofer RCA
    Network Pairing to PULSE SUB+
    USB Type-A Port for external drive connection (Fat32 or NTFS formatted)
    IR Remote IR Sensor Built In - front panel with IR Remote Learning
    IR Input 3.5mm Jack
    Power Universal bi-pin AC cord input (100-240AC)
     
    USER INTERFACE & CONTROLS
    Status Indicator RGB LED x 2
    Play/Pause Button Touch LED
    Volume Control Buttons Touch Slider LED
    Previous/Next Track Buttons Touch LED
    Preset Buttons Touch LED x 5
    Proximity Sensor Yes
     
    GENERAL
    Finish Black/White; Matte Satin Paint
    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
    Storage Environment -10°C to 50°C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
    Operating Environment '0°C to 40°C
    Product Weight 1.78kg/3.9lbs
    Product Dimensions 220 x 70 x 190 mm
    8.7 x 2.75 x 7.5 in
    Shipping Weight 3.15kg/6.94lbs
    Shipping Dimensions 300 x 300 x 110 mm
    11.8 x 11.8 x 4.33 in

     

    Bluesound Powernode (Gen 3) Wireless Music Streaming Amplifier (Each)

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