Bluesound POWERNODE 2.1-Channel 160W Network Amplifier (Black)

BH #BLN330BLKUNV • MFR #N330BLKUNV
Bluesound POWERNODE 2.1-Channel 160W Network Amplifier (Black)
Key Features
  • Up to 80W per Channel at 8 Ohms
  • HDMI eARC, 2x 3.5mm Optical Combo Inputs
  • USB Type-A Input
  • Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and AirPlay 2
Enjoy 2.1-channel audio and wireless connectivity with your favorite speaker system and the black Bluesound POWERNODE 2.1-Channel 160W Network Amplifier. It has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and Apple AirPlay 2 connectivity built-in for wirelessly connecting your compatible smart devices, voice control through your Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri ecosystem, or via the BluOS app, and network streaming.
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Bluesound POWERNODE Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Just Add Speakers
  • 3High-Res Music Everywhere
  • 4Plays Well with Others
  • 5"B" is for "Brains"
  • 6Additional Features

Enjoy 2.1-channel audio and wireless connectivity with your favorite speaker system and the black Bluesound POWERNODE 2.1-Channel 160W Network Amplifier. It has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and Apple AirPlay 2 connectivity built-in for wirelessly connecting your compatible smart devices, voice control through your Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri ecosystem, or via the BluOS app, and network streaming.

The POWERNODE outputs up to 80W per channel at 8 ohms and features an HDMI eARC/ARC and two combination 1/8" / optical inputs. A USB Type-A port provides direct device connectivity and audio playback.

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. You can also play files 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 room 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 setups. 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 setup to create a capable and musical 2.1 wireless system. Bring a pair of optional PULSE FLEX 2i speakers to the party as rear channel additions to your 2.1 system for a wireless Dolby surround sound home theater 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, optical, 3.5mm, and USB Type-A connections. 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, the Google Assistant, or Alexa. For professional smart home installers, full-feature drivers are available for Lutron, Crestron, RTI, Elan, and other popular control systems.
Additional Features
  • Dolby Digital multichannel audio support
  • Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, and Roon Ready
  • Play/pause button, previous/next track button, and preset button touch LEDs
  • Touch slider volume control with LED
  • IR remote learning
UPC: 786357001739

Bluesound POWERNODE Specs

Audio Performance
Number of Channels2.1
Power Output80 W per Channel @ 8 Ohms
Dynamic PowerIHF: 130 W @ 8 Ohms, 220 W @ 4 Ohms
AmplificationHybridDigital
Frequency ResponseNot Specified by Manufacturer
Sampling RatesUp to 192 kHz
Bit Depth16 to 24
Signal to Noise Ratio-100 dBA
THD + N0.008%
Hardware
Operating SystemBluOS Gen 3
Supported Operating SystemsMicrosoft Windows Vista, 7 to 10
macOS 10.1 to 10.15, 11
iOS
Android
Supported File FormatsMP3, AAC, WMA, WMA-L, OGG, ALAC, OPUS
Hi-Res Audio Playback: FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF, MPEG-4 SLS
DAC32-Bit, 384 kHz
ProcessorQuad-Core Arm Cortex A53, 1.8 GHz
Network File SharingServer Message Block (SMB) up to 200,000 Files
Input File Format SupportFAT32
Connectivity
BluetoothVersion 5.0 with aptX HD (Two-Way)
Wi-FiDual-Band Wi-Fi 5 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac)
AirPlayYes, AirPlay 2
Input1 x HDMI eARC/ARC
2 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Optical Combo
Outputs1 x RCA (Subwoofer)
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone (Front)
Speaker Connectors2 x 5-Way Binding Post Pairs
Other Connectors1 x USB Type-A
1 x RJ45 Ethernet LAN (Gigabit)
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm IR In
Voice ControlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Siri
Control ProtocolsBluOS App, Crestron, Control4, RTI, ELAN, URC, Push, Lutron, iPort, roon, Airplay 2
Physical Specifications
Power Requirements100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power ConsumptionNot Specified by Manufacturer
Dimensions8.7 x 2.75 x 7.5" / 220 x 70 x 190 mm
Weight3.9 lb / 1.78 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.975 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.7 x 11.7 x 4.5"

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