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JUST ADD SPEAKERS.The POWERNODE is the amp reinvented, the

streaming amplifier that merges several traditional components into one

and unlocks a world of high-fidelity streaming. A high-grade DAC delivers

up to 24-bit/192 kHz of hi-res, studio-quality music, including support for

FLAC, MQA, and other popular formats. Source, control, and amplification

come packed into the compact and minimalist POWERNODE, allowing

you to stream your music from dozens of sources to your favorite speakers

effortlessly, in up-to 24-bit hi-res, with 80 watts per channel of

low-distortion power. Permission to turn it up, granted.


is a versatile workhorse for any listening set-up. Just add speakers for a

traditional 2-channel audiophile listening system. Add the wireless PULSE

SUB+ to create an enhanced 2.1 listening experience. Bring in a pair of

PULSE FLEX 2i as rear channel additions to create a Dolby® surround

sound wireless home theatre. Or sprinkle other Bluesound players around

your home for a whole-home multi-room audio solution. 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.

PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS.The POWERNODE is equipped with an array

of digital and analog inputs and outputs, including HDMI eARC, dual-band

Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet, Apple Airplay2, aptX HD Bluetooth, digital

optical, 3.5mm auxiliary, and USB Type-A connectors. Stream music

through your POWERNODE from dozens of internet radio stations and

premium streaming services, or connect Bluetooth devices, TV and gaming

consoles, network or local hard drives, nearby Apple devices, CD players,

and many others. Power your music into your favorite speakers, Bluetooth

headphones, wired headphones, or group it with other Bluesound players quickly and easily.

Operating System: BluOS

Supported Controller Operating System: IOS, Android, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, macOS 10.10-10.15, 11

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

Supported Multi-Channel  Audio Formats: Dolby Digital

Supported Network File Sharing: Server Message Block (SMB)

Native Sampling Rates: up to 192 kHz

Bit Depths: 16-24

Music Service Integrations: 23+

3rd-Party Integrations: AirPlay 2 Apple Wireless Accessory Configuration (WAC)

Control System Integrations: Crestron, Control 4, RTI, ELAN, URC, Push, Lutron, iPort

Voice Control Integrations: Amazon Alexa Skills; Actions on Google


Status Indicator: LED x 2

Play/Pause Button: Touch LED

Volume Control Buttons: Touch Slider LED

Previous/Next Track Buttons: Touch LED

Preset Buttons: Touch LED

Proximity Sensor: Yes

Audio Controls & EQ: In-App

Processor: ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.8GHz per core

DAC: 32-Bit, 384kHz

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: -100dBA

Distortion: THD+N, 0.008%

Amplification: HybridDigital™

Rated Power Output: 80W x 2 (8 Ohms)

IHF Dynamic Power: 220W (4 Ohms) / 130W (8 Ohms)


Power: Universal bi-pin AC cord input (100-240AC)

Ethernet/LAN: Ethernet RJ45, GigE 1000 Mbps

Wi-Fi Built In: Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), dual-band

Bluetooth Quality: Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD

Bluetooth Connectivity: Two-Way (transmit & receive)

IR Optical Built In: IR Sensor Built In - front panel with IR Remote Learning

IR Input: 3.5mm Jack

Optical/Analog Input: Combo Mini TOSLINK; 3.5mm Analog Line In x2


USB IN: Type A (Fat32 Formatted)

Headphone Output: 3.5mm Stereo; Bluetooth

Subwoofer Output: RCA x 1; Wireless to PULSE SUB+

Speaker Terminals: 5-Way Binding Post

Product Dimensions 220 x 70 x 190mm (W x H x D) 8.7 x 2.75 x 7.5 in (W x H x D)*

Weight: 1.78kg/3.9 lbs

Included Accessories

  • 120V AC Power Cord
  • 230V AC Power Cord
  • Ethernet Cable
  • TOSLINK Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor x 2
  • Safety/Warranty Guide

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