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Silver Bluesound NODE X

Bluesound N131SLVUNV

Features

  • WIFI YOUR HIFI
  • FORM MEETS FUNCTION
  • FULLY EQUIPPED
  • FROM ANYWHERE TO EVERYWHERE.

Quick Specs

  • Type: Audio Components
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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WIFI YOUR HIFI

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, Spotify and dozens of other music streaming services, are integrated with the NODE X's operating system, making music discovery seamless and exciting.

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FORM MEETS FUNCTION

Don't let the size and minimalist looks of the NODE X fool you into diminishing its capabilities. Inside, the NODE X features a premium ESS Sabre DAC design that supports 24-bit/192 kHz audio processing, along with a high-end headphone amplifier driven by THX AAA™ technology and a full-sized 1/4" (6.35mm) headphone jack for the ultimate no-compromise, wired headphone listening experience.

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FULLY EQUIPPED

Bring music into your NODE X 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.

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FROM ANYWHERE TO EVERYWHERE.

Bit-perfect music listening can happen away from your HiFi system with the NODE X as your multi-room hub. The award-winning BluOS platform is the only platform in the world that can support up to 64 players, all streaming in 24-bit hi-res audio. With a growing stable of brands and devices being added to the BluOS platform, the NODE X opens up a world of hi-res listening options throughout your home that no other player can.

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CONTROL FREAK.

Quick access controls like play/pause, track skipping, and volume are available as touch panel controls at the top of the NODE X, via voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, or by programming your own IR remote or the included 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 X can also be integrated into a smart home with full-feature drivers for Lutron, Elan, RTI, Crestron, and other popular home control systems.

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THE MULTI-ROOM DREAM.

Seamlessly connect the NODE X to multiple Bluesound speakers throughout the home with the BluOS Controller app and create an intuitive multi-room music system unlike any other.

WIFI YOUR HIFI 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, Spotify and dozens of other music streaming services, are integrated with the NODE X's operating system, making music discovery seamless and exciting.

FORM MEETS FUNCTION Don't let the size and minimalist looks of the NODE X fool you into diminishing its capabilities. Inside, the NODE X features a premium ESS Sabre DAC design that supports 24-bit/192 kHz audio processing, along with a high-end headphone amplifier driven by THX AAA™ technology and a full-sized 1/4" (6.35mm) headphone jack for the ultimate no-compromise, wired headphone listening experience.

FULLY EQUIPPED Bring music into your NODE X 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.

FROM ANYWHERE TO EVERYWHERE. Bit-perfect music listening can happen away from your HiFi system with the NODE X as your multi-room hub. The award-winning BluOS platform is the only platform in the world that can support up to 64 players, all streaming in 24-bit hi-res audio. With a growing stable of brands and devices being added to the BluOS platform, the NODE X opens up a world of hi-res listening options throughout your home that no other player can.

CONTROL FREAK. Quick access controls like play/pause, track skipping, and volume are available as touch panel controls at the top of the NODE X, via voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, or by programming your own IR remote or the included 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 X can also be integrated into a smart home with full-feature drivers for Lutron, Elan, RTI, Crestron, and other popular home control systems.

THE MULTI-ROOM DREAM. Seamlessly connect the NODE X to multiple Bluesound speakers throughout the home with the BluOS Controller app and create an intuitive multi-room music system unlike any other.

Features

  • WIFI YOUR HIFI
  • FORM MEETS FUNCTION
  • FULLY EQUIPPED
  • FROM ANYWHERE TO EVERYWHERE.
  • CONTROL FREAK.
  • THE MULTI-ROOM DREAM.
Network Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), dual-band
Ethernet RJ45, GigE 1000 Mbps
Audio Input Mini TOSLINK/3.5mm Stereo combo
HDMI eARC
Audio Output Analog RCA Stereo with Fixed Output option
USB Audio 2.0 (Type A)
Bluetooth Bluetooth with support for aptX™ HD
Two-Way (transmit & receive)
Headphone (HP) Output 6.35mm Stereo; Bluetooth
HP Continuous Output Power (THD<0.1%) 100mW, 16

130mW, 32

17mW, 250

11mW, 600
HP SNR (-3 with respect to clipping, 32 ) -113dB
Headphone Distortion THD+N, 0.002%
Subwoofer RCA Out
Network Pairing to PULSE SUB+
USB Type-A Port for external drive connection (Fat32 or NTFS formatted)
Trigger 12V Trigger Out
IR Remote IR Sensor Built In - front panel with IR Remote Learning
IR Input 3.5mm Jack
Power Universal bi-pin AC cord input (100-240AC)
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
Processor ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.8GHz per core
Native Sampling Rates up to 192 kHz
Bit Depths 16-24
Performance SNR -118dB
DAC ESS 9028Q2M
Distortion THD+N, 0.0003%
Operating System BluOS
App Controller Operating Systems iOS, Android, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, macOS 10.10-10.15, 11
Network File Sharing SMB up to 200,000 track index
Album Art Supported JPG, PNG
Internet Radio Click here
Music Services Click here
Voice Control Amazon Alexa Skills
3rd-Party AirPlay 2
Spotify Connect
Tidal Connect
Roon Ready
Control Systems Control4, Crestron, URC, RTI, ELAN, Lutron
Status Indicator RGB LED x 2
Play/Pause Button Touch LED
Volume Control Buttons Touch Slider LED
Previous/Next Track Buttons Touch LED
Preset Buttons Touch LED x 5
Proximity Sensor Yes
Finish Silver
Included Accessories RC1 Remote Control
120V AC Power Cord
230V AC Power Cord
Ethernet Cable
Stereo RCA to RCA Cable
TOSLINK Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor
Safety/Warranty Guide
Quick Setup Guide
10th Anniversary Insert
Storage Environment -10°C to 50°C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
Operating Environment 0°C to 40°C
Product Weight 1.09kg/2.4lbs
Product Dimensions 220 x 46 x 146 mm
8.7 x 1.8 x 5.7 in
Shipping Weight 2.28kg/5.03lbs
Shipping Dimensions 300 x 300 x 74 mm
11.8 x 11.8 x 2.75 in

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Audio Components

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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