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Bluesound NODE (2021 Edition) | Hi-Res Music Streamer | Audio Emotion
Bluesound NODE (2021 Edition) | Hi-Res Music Streamer | Audio Emotion
Bluesound NODE (2021 Edition) | Hi-Res Music Streamer | Audio Emotion
Bluesound NODE (2021 Edition) | Hi-Res Music Streamer | Audio Emotion
Bluesound NODE (2021 Edition) | Hi-Res Music Streamer | Audio Emotion

Product Description

The Bluesound NODE unlocks the world of hi-res music streaming and multi-room audio to create a modern addition to existing HiFi systems or your favorite set of powered speakers. Discover all the music ever recorded with access to hundreds of internet radio stations, dozens of streaming music services, or even your own digital music library, with a few taps of the BluOS Controller app for iOS, Android, or Mac or PC computers.

  • Connect to any existing stereo amplifier, AV receiver, or powered audio system.
  • Powered by state of the art Quad-Core 1.8ghz ARM® Cortex A53 processor and a 32-bit/384khz premium DAC design.
  • HDMI eARC connectivity, digital, optical and analog input/output options, with wired and wireless headphone and subwoofer outputs.
  • Hi-res audio streaming with access to Internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library.
  • Dual band Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet and support for 2-way Bluetooth aptX HD Bluetooth ensures music playback without interruption.
  • 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 optionalBluesound RC1 Remote Controller.
  • Connect with the BluVoice skill in the Alexa app and AmazonsAlexa voiceassistant to control Players around the home.
  • AirPlay 2lets you play music or podcasts from wireless stereo components throughout your house all in sync.
  • ROON Ready.
  • TIDAL, QOBUZ, Spotify, Amazon Music HD, Apple Airplay, Deezer, Napster, Hi-Res Audio, MQA (Native Unfold), Radio Paradise with MQA Streams (exclusive to Bluesound).


Bring 24-bit hi-res streaming to an existing stereo or to your powered speakers and access all the music ever recorded with a few taps of the BluOS Controller app for iOS, Android, or Mac or PC computers. Hundreds of internet radio stations, premium music services like Tidal, Qobuz, Deezer, AmazonHD, Spotify and dozens of other music streaming services, are integrated with the NODE's operating system, making music discovery seamless and exciting.

NODE is also fully ROON Certified.


Don't let the size and minimalist looks of the NODE fool you into diminishing its capabilities. Inside, the NODE features an audiophile-grade DAC design that not only supports 24-bit/192 kHz audio processing, but also MQA for master quality listening. Along with powerful software features like tone controls and fixed volume output, you can customise your listening preferences in detail.


Bring music into your NODE using HDMI eARC, Wi-Fi or Ethernet, Apple AirPlay 2, aptX HD Bluetooth, or USB, to hear audio content from streaming services, TV, and your own music library. Listen to your music through your HiFi system or through wired or wireless headphones, by connecting to the RCA, TOSLINK optical, aptX HD Bluetooth, 3.5mm jack, Apple devices, or other Bluesound or BluOS players.


Quick access controls like play/pause, track skipping, and volume are available as touch panel controls at the top of the NODE, via voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, or Google Voice, or by programming your own IR remote or the optional Bluesound RC1. Advanced controls, including tone controls, subwoofer crossover optimization, and settings to enhance external DAC connections are available in the BluOS Controller app. The NODE can also be integrated into a smart home with full-feature drivers for Lutron, Elan, RTI, Crestron, and other popular home control systems.


Supported Audio Formats MP3, AAC, WMA, WMA-L, OGG, ALAC, OPUS, FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF, MPEG-4 SLS
Sample Rate Up to 192 kHz
Analogue RCA input Combo Mini TOSLINK; 3.5mm Analog Line In
Analogue 3.5mm input Combo Mini TOSLINK; 3.5mm Analog Line In
Optical digital input Combo Mini TOSLINK; 3.5mm Analog Line In
Coaxial digital input x1 RCA
Bluetooth input? Yes
AirPlay streaming? Yes
WiFi streaming? Yes
Ethernet? Yes
USB connection? Yes
Analogue RCA Output Analog RCA Stereo with fixed option
Optical digital output TOSLINK digital optical
Coaxial digital output RCA
Headphone output? Yes
Subwoofer output? RCA x 1; Wireless to PULSE SUB+
Control App? iOS, Android, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, macOS 10.10-10.15, 11
MQA Compatible? Yes
ROON Ready Yes, full ROON certification
Finish Black, White
Product dimensions (mm) 220 x 46 x 146
Weight 1.09kg


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Delivery Information

Delivery is free for all orders over £250.

'In Stock' items ordered before 1pm will be dispatched the same day.

We use DPD Local 'Next Day Service' for most UK deliveries. Orders sent via 'DPD Local - Next Day Service' will be fully tracked with a 1-hour delivery timeslot on the day of delivery. Standard delivery is Monday to Friday.

Small items and LP's may be sent using Royal Mail.

Large/heavy items may be sent using TNT Express.

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Occasionally, due to stock demand, we can sell out. If this occurs when you make a purchase, we will inform you quickly. Most out of stock items are available for dispatch within 3 working days. If your purchase is urgent, please contact us to check availability.

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