Bluesound VAULT 2i Network Audio Player with 2TB HDD and CD Ripper (Black Matte)

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Bluesound VAULT 2i Network Audio Player with 2TB HDD and CD Ripper (Black Matte)
Key Features
  • Single-Disc Slot-Loading Design
  • Integrated 32-Bit, 192 kHz DAC
  • Bluetooth 5.0 with aptX HD / AirPlay 2
  • Works with BluOS Ecosystems
Enjoy audio from your local network, the internet, and CDs with the black matte Blusound VAULT 2i Network Audio Player. It supports the playback of multiple file formats over your wired network, plus Bluetooth compatibility for pairing with your compatible smartphone or tablet. For your optical media, it will play traditional CDs and can rip them onto the built-in 2TB hard drive in FLAC, MP3, or WAV formats. The VAULT 2i is controllable via the BluOS Controller app or by your Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri ecosystem. An Ethernet cable and various audio cables are included for instant connectivity.
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Bluesound Vault 2i Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Audio Files for Audiophiles
  • 3No Computer Necessary
  • 4BluOS Controller App
  • 5Access All Your Music
  • 6Voice Control
  • 7Surround Yourself with Sound
  • 8Free Internet Radio Supported
  • 9Supported Cloud Services
  • 10Additional Features

Enjoy audio from your local network, the internet, and CDs with the black matte Blusound VAULT 2i Network Audio Player. It supports the playback of multiple file formats over your wired network, plus Bluetooth compatibility for pairing with your compatible smartphone or tablet. For your optical media, it will play traditional CDs and can rip them onto the built-in 2TB hard drive in FLAC, MP3, or WAV formats. The VAULT 2i is controllable via the BluOS Controller app or by your Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri ecosystem. An Ethernet cable and various audio cables are included for instant connectivity.

Audio Files for Audiophiles
Featuring a quiet 2TB hard drive with low power consumption, the VAULT 2i lets you easily rip all your CDs in lossless high-resolution FLAC or WAV format, or space-saving MP3 format. Giving you the ability to directly access your downloads, iTunes library, and other content from any NAS drive via the USB port, the VAULT 2i provides virtually endless possibilities for storing your music collection.
No Computer Necessary
Once set up 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 on the same network, all without a computer. A dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor allows the VAULT 2i to effectively multitask while flawlessly streaming to multiple rooms.
BluOS Controller App
Take control of the VAULT 2i 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, and rip your CDs, the VAULT 2i becomes yours to command with just a few simple taps on your mobile phone 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.
Access All Your Music
With gigabit Ethernet connectivity, the VAULT 2i ensures that there are virtually no skips or delays even when streaming high-resolution audio files. Play music in sync, or play music simultaneously to any Bluesound speaker in any room on the same network. 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.
Voice Control
With skills and support for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri, you can connect the VAULT 2i to the corresponding app and enjoy hands-free voice control of all your audio. Select a track, play your favorite playlist, pause or skip a song, and tell your virtual assistant in which room it should play your music.
Surround Yourself with Sound
The VAULT 2i lets you view and control your music library on all Bluesound players on the same network 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 drive, the VAULT 2i delivers a truly innovative multiroom experience.
Free Internet Radio Supported
  • TuneIn Radio
  • iHeartRadio
  • Calm Radio
  • Radio Paradise
  • LiveXLive
  • Radio.com
Supported Cloud Services
  • Spotify
  • Amazon Music HD
  • TIDAL
  • Deezer
  • Qobuz
  • HighResAudio (VAULT required)
  • Napster
  • KKBox
  • Bugs
  • Taihe Music ZONE
  • SoundMachine
  • IDAGIO
  • OraStream
Additional Features
  • Select USB peripherals supported
  • Two-way Bluetooth connectivity
  • Simple top-panel touch controls
  • IR learning remote capability

Bluesound Vault 2i Specs

Hardware
CD PlayerSlot Loading Mechanism
HDD Capacity2 TB
Supported Operating SystemsMicrosoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7 to 10
Apple Macintosh 7 to 10
Supported File FormatsPlayback: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS
Hi-Res Audio Playback: FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF
CD Ripping: FLAC, MP3 (320 kb/s), WAV
Album Art: JPG
Supported FormatsFAT32, NTFS
DAC32-Bit, 192 kHz
ProcessorDual-Core ARM CORTEX A9, 1 GHz
Audio Performance
Frequency ResponseNot Specified by Manufacturer
Sampling RatesNative: 32 to 192 kHz
Bit Depth16, 24
THD+N110 dBA
Distortion0.005%
Connectivity
BluetoothVersion 5.0 with aptX HD
AirPlayYes, AirPlay 2 (via Ethernet)
Inputs1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Optical Combo
2 x USB Type-A
Outputs1 x Optical TOSLINK
1 x Digital Coaxial
1 x Stereo RCA with Fixed Option
1 x RCA (Subwoofer)
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm (Headphones)
Other Connectors1 x RJ45 Ethernet LAN
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm IR In
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm 12 V Trigger Out
1 x USB Type-B Mini (Service)
Voice ControlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Siri
Control ProtocolsBluOS App, Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon, Airplay 2
Physical Specifications
Power Requirements100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Idle)11 W
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage EnvironmentTemperature: 14 to 122°F / -10 to 50°C
Relative Humidity: 20 to 80%
WeightNot Specified by Manufacturer
Weight8.7 x 3.5 x 7.3" / 22 x 9 x 19.2 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight7.185 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.7 x 11.7 x 4.8"

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