Bluesound Powernode 2i Wireless Music Streamer With Built in Amplifier

The amp reinvented. The POWERNODE 2i is the streaming amplifier that merges several traditional components into one and unlocks a world of high-fidelity streaming.


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Product Description

Effortlessly driving your choice of speakers with the same zero-distortion audio signature Bluesound has become known for, the POWERNODE 2i takes your favorite tracks to new levels. Permission to turn it up, granted.

  • Easily drive your existing pair of premium speakers
  • HybridDigital™ amp and DAC technologies ensures flawless playback with precision and clarity.
  • 60 Watts x 2 into 8 ohms of HybridDigital™ power.
  • Featuring digital and analog input/output options, headphone stereo mini jack, subwoofer RCA mono.
  • Access and stream 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.
  • 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 speakers throughout your house — all in sync.
    Music changes with every generation, which is why the POWERNODE 2i was designed to breathe new life into the speakers you own. Easily hook up the POWERNODE 2i to your favorite pair of bookshelf, tower, or outdoor speakers using standard speaker wire, and instantly stream the music you want to hear in stunning quality. It’s time to dust off your old speakers and enjoy the world of streaming.

    With Airplay 2* built-in for easy integration into the Apple ecosystem, the POWERNODE 2i is the most flexible streaming amplifier ever. Premium high-res music services like TIDAL ®, Spotify ® and Qobuz ®—as well as virtually all other popular music services and Internet radio stations can be found directly inside the BluOS Controller app. Easily access your downloads, your iTunes library and any other content from a NAS drive, all without turning on a computer.

    Outfitted with our award-winning, state-of-the-art HybridDigital™ amplification technology, the POWERNODE 2i delivers dynamic power with precision and clarity to your home stereo system. Complete with advanced DAC platforms, the POWERNODE 2i lets you hear your music zero-distortion free at any volume, with both large and small speakers.

    With skills and support for Alexa and Siri, you can easily connect your Bluesound Player to the Amazon Alexa or Apple Home app, and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music libraries, streaming services and more using simple streamlined commands. Just ask Alexa or Siri to 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, together Alexa and Siri bring you a whole new way to experience music throughout the home.


    Supported File Formats
    Hi-Res formats – FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF

    Power Output
    HybridDigital™ Amplifier,
    60 Watts x2 into 8ohms

    Native Sampling Rates
    32 – 192 kHz

    Bit Depths
    16 – 24

    SNR – 110dB
    Distortion, THD+N – 0.005%

    32-Bit, 192kHz

    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, 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, Amazon Alexa Skills*, Airplay 2*

    Album Art

    *Some services, features and technologies will be available soon with a firmware upgrade

    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

    Audio Input
    Combo – TOSLINK / 3.5mm

    Audio Output
    Headphone output – 3.5 Stereo
    5-way speaker binding posts
    Subwoofer output – RCA

    Bluetooth Quality
    Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD wireless built-in

    Bluetooth Connectivity
    Two-Way (transmit & receive)

    Universal tri-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 Sensor built in – Front panel

    ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz

    Unit Weight
    1.72 kg / 3.8 lbs

    Gross Dimensions
    220 x 70 x 190 mm
    8.7 x 2.75 x 7.5 in

    Power Consumption (Idle)
    12 Watts

    2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
    Ethernet Cable
    Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor
    Storage Environment
    -10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity

    Operating Environment
    0° C to 40° C

    Available in White or Black Matte

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