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All-in-one Streaming Music System

Bluesound PULSE2

Features

  • Stream music to multiple Bluesound Players all over the home
  • Access and connect to internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library
  • Control music wirelessly with an intuitive Controller App for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac OS X desktops
  • Integrated high-performance speakers

Quick Specs

  • Type: Audio Components
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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Compact All-in-one Wireless Studio-quality Speaker.

Place the PULSE 2 on a bookshelf, countertop or end table, and hear the difference that 80 Watts of tri-amplified stereo sound can bring to any room. A patented dual-acoustic chamber with state-of-the-art DSP equalization maximizes bass power and clarity, while the high-performance 5.25" woofer pumps beautifully blended full-range sound into any room.

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Made for More Than Mp3.

Of course Bluesound is compatible with MP3s - and just about every other digital format ever created - but Bluesound was purpose-built for high-res audio. While other companies put a premium on style, Bluesound has spared no expense on the integration of advanced, innovative audio technologies that deliver blazingly fast error-free playback in maximum studio-master recording quality, resulting in absolutely unbeatable performance.

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The Future of Music Is Fast.

Using industry-leading 1GHz ARM Cortex-9 Multi-core processors, you'd think Bluesound was engineered for something more than just audio. Bluesound's 32-bit architecture combined with 8x oversampling, paired with our own innovative DirectDigital Amp and DAC platforms, ensures that your lossless high-res music playback is flawless, with precision, power and clarity - at any volume.

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Play Music Directly From Your Mobile.

Wirelessly stream any music stored on your iOS (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) or Android device directly to any Bluesound Player over WiFi to instantly enjoy your entire mobile music library - every song and every playlist. Bluetooth's highest bitrate protocol - aptX - is also built into every Player, opening up a whole new realm of CD-quality streaming possibilities for you, or anyone in the room with a Bluetooth device.

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Award-winning Sound

Bluesound has been the recipient of numerous awards-including multiple Product of the Year and Best Buys awards-from leading audio publications such as What Hi-Fi? and Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. Since its inception, Bluesound has been committed to delivering clear, detailed sound and it is this commitment that has been met with a wide range of positive reviews from the likes of Residential Systems, Home Cinema Choice, AVS Forum, and many more.

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Hands-free Voice Control With Alexa

Add the BluOS Voice Skill inside the Amazon Alexa app and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music collections, streaming services, and more using a list of simple streamlined commands. Using an Echo device you can ask Alexa to play popular songs from Tidal, queue up saved playlists, adjust the volume in different rooms, or ask what's playing in the Kitchen. No Echo device and want to try it out? No problem. Download the Amazon Alexa app, activate the skill, tap the speech bubble in the bottom drawer of the Amazon Alexa app and say anything from the list of commands.

Compact All-in-one Wireless Studio-quality Speaker. Place the PULSE 2 on a bookshelf, countertop or end table, and hear the difference that 80 Watts of tri-amplified stereo sound can bring to any room. A patented dual-acoustic chamber with state-of-the-art DSP equalization maximizes bass power and clarity, while the high-performance 5.25" woofer pumps beautifully blended full-range sound into any room.

Made for More Than Mp3. Of course Bluesound is compatible with MP3s - and just about every other digital format ever created - but Bluesound was purpose-built for high-res audio. While other companies put a premium on style, Bluesound has spared no expense on the integration of advanced, innovative audio technologies that deliver blazingly fast error-free playback in maximum studio-master recording quality, resulting in absolutely unbeatable performance.

The Future of Music Is Fast. Using industry-leading 1GHz ARM Cortex-9 Multi-core processors, you'd think Bluesound was engineered for something more than just audio. Bluesound's 32-bit architecture combined with 8x oversampling, paired with our own innovative DirectDigital Amp and DAC platforms, ensures that your lossless high-res music playback is flawless, with precision, power and clarity - at any volume.

Play Music Directly From Your Mobile. Wirelessly stream any music stored on your iOS (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) or Android device directly to any Bluesound Player over WiFi to instantly enjoy your entire mobile music library - every song and every playlist. Bluetooth's highest bitrate protocol - aptX - is also built into every Player, opening up a whole new realm of CD-quality streaming possibilities for you, or anyone in the room with a Bluetooth device.

Award-winning Sound Bluesound has been the recipient of numerous awards-including multiple Product of the Year and Best Buys awards-from leading audio publications such as What Hi-Fi" and Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. Since its inception, Bluesound has been committed to delivering clear, detailed sound and it is this commitment that has been met with a wide range of positive reviews from the likes of Residential Systems, Home Cinema Choice, AVS Forum, and many more.

Hands-free Voice Control With Alexa Add the BluOS Voice Skill inside the Amazon Alexa app and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music collections, streaming services, and more using a list of simple streamlined commands. Using an Echo device you can ask Alexa to play popular songs from Tidal, queue up saved playlists, adjust the volume in different rooms, or ask what's playing in the Kitchen. No Echo device and want to try it out" No problem. Download the Amazon Alexa app, activate the skill, tap the speech bubble in the bottom drawer of the Amazon Alexa app and say anything from the list of commands.

Features

  • Stream music to multiple Bluesound Players all over the home
  • Access and connect to internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library
  • Control music wirelessly with an intuitive Controller App for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac OS X desktops
  • Integrated high-performance speakers
  • Innovative award-winning DirectDigital amplifier and 35-BIT/844KHZ DAC
  • Highest quality built-in Bluetooth (aptX)
  • Instinctive touch control on unit
  • Works with Bluesound RC1 Remote Controller
  • Available in Black or White
Audio
Supported File Formats MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS

Hi-Res formats - FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF
Native Sampling Rates 32 - 192 kHz
Bit Depths 16 - 24
Performance Frequency Response: 45Hz - 20kHz
DAC 35-Bit, 844kHz
Distortion THD+N - 0.005%
Speakers 2 x 2.75", 1 x 5.25"
Power Output 80W Tri-Amplified, DIRECTDIGITAL Amplifier
Supported Operating Systems Plays music from network shares on the following desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8, Apple Macintosh
Free Internet Radio 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
Integration Partners Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon
Album Art JPG
Connectivity
Network Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
802.11 b/g/n WiFi
USB 1 x Type-A (Fat32 or NTSF formatted) port for connection to USB memory sticks and supported peripherals
1 x Type-B (mini) for product servicing
Audio Input Combo - Toslink/3.5mm
Audio Output Headphone output - 3.5 Stereo
Power Universal tri-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)
Wireless aptX Bluetooth wireless built-in
User Interface
Mobile Free Android and iOS App Available Online at Google Play and Apple App Store
Pushbuttons Simple top-panel touch controls.
Control IR Sensor built in - Front panel
General
Processor ARM CORTEX A9, 1 GHz
Unit Weight 6.12 kg / 13.45 lbs
Gross Dimensions 420 x 198 x 192 mm
16.5 x 7.8 x 7.55 in
Power Consumption (Idle) 14 Watts
Accessories 2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor
Ethernet Cable
Storage Environment -10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
Operating Environment 0° C to 40° C

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Audio Components

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

PULSE 2 Manual

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