Bluesound Node Wireless Multi-Room Hi-Res Music Streamer - Gen 3

Model: N130BLKUNV UPC: 786357001678 Item: 3401

$549.00 OR

Color: Black - In Stock

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Introducing the NODE

Bluesound’s best-selling hi-res music streamer just keeps getting better! With every passing product generation, the Bluesound NODE has opened the eyes and ears of audiophiles all over the world to hi-resolution streaming, quickly becoming the HiFi industry standard of a modern, digital music source. The NODE is the perfect ‘just add streaming’ component for the quality-conscious music lover. Add it to any audio system – an amplifier, an AVR, or a pair of active loudspeakers – to unlock the endless possibilities of hi-res music streaming.

Bluesound continues to lead the HiFi streaming revolution, and the latest generation NODE represents technology upgrades and audio improvements that set the bar higher than ever before. What the previous generation Players did, the new NODE does better. On top of their next-gen processor platform, Bluesound has layered several improvements sure to delight the modern audiophile: a new and improved DAC design, an HDMI eARC input, an updated and intuitive touch control panel with proximity sensing, support for USB audio output to an external DAC, and a premium matte satin paint finish, ensuring the NODE fits seamlessly into any listening setup.

Bluesound’s mission is to bring hi-resolution, HiFi listening to everyday life. The NODE is the latest benchmark of this worthy pursuit – the perfect blend of audio quality, modern design, and value for the music lover.

Premium DAC Design

A brand-new DAC design, with differential output engaged, means that Bluesound's audiophile-grade streamer now sounds even better. The NODE boasts a signal-to-noise ratio of -113dB and a distortion level of 0.002%, a notable performance enhancement over the previous model. In that sense, the NODE just may be the most affordable high-end audio component on the planet.

A True Hi-Fi Streamer

The NODE stays true to its hi-res audio foundations while providing incredible flexibility for any HiFi setup. In addition to its own high-performance internal DAC, the NODE now supports USB Audio 2.0 output on the Type-A port, with the ability to send 24bit/192kHz digital audio via USB to a separate, external DAC of choice. Of course, you also get BluOS, the world’s leading hi-res multi-room system that connects the NODE to all the music ever recorded – endless possibilities to unlock the full potential of your listening setup.

Intuitive Touch Controls

An elegant, full-glass interface with capacitive touch LED controls graces the top of the NODE, providing you with an intuitive touchpoint for play, pause, volume, and presets. The NODE also features a proximity sensor, ensuring that the array of LEDs on the top panel do not cause any unwanted light pollution, only turning on as you place your hand close – when the controls are needed.

Future Forward

The next generation Bluesound quad-core processor boasts all the power and speed required for the latest and greatest audio processing, with built-in headroom for whatever technologies the future may hold. In that sense, the NODE is over-specified, so it can be a staple in your listening room for years and decades to come.

Specifications

Specifications

  • Quad-core 1.8GHz ARM® Cortex™ A53 Processor
  • 32-bit/384kHz Premium DAC Design
  • BluOS™ wireless multi-room music capability
  • MQA music and hi-res audio streaming
  • AirPlay 2 integration
  • Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi + Gigabit ethernet
  • Two-way aptX™ HD Bluetooth
  • IR remote learning capability
  • IR input
  • 12V trigger output
  • Wired & wireless headphone output
  • Wired & wireless subwoofer output
  • Touch controls with presets
    • Full-size glass top panel
    • Capacitive touch LEDs
    • Volume slider
    • Presets x 5
    • Proximity sensing
  • Audio Ins/Outs
    • In: Optical, Analog, HDMI eARC
    • Out: Optical, Analog, Coaxial, USB
  • Dimensions & weight
    • Product (W x H x D): 8.7" x 1.8" x 5.7"
    • Product Weight: 2.4lbs

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • 120V AC Power Cord
  • 230V AC Power Cord
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Stereo RCA to RCA Cable
  • TOSLINK Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor
  • Saftey/Warranty Guide
  • Quick Setup Guide

Reviews

Customer Reviews for Bluesound Node Wireless Multi-Room Hi-Res Music Streamer - Gen 3

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Bluesound Node Performance
Amazing unit. The sales person recommended it. He also recommended Tidal as a premium streaming service which I added. The clarity is amazing. I'm using B&W 606's that I also purchased from you. Overall, I'm greatly satisfied.
The Node
The Node
October 5, 2021
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Streaming DAC
I bought this for myself for my birthday and I was not disappointed. Easy to hook up and real easy to use. I use this with my Simaudio Moon I5 Amp along with my Focal/JM Labs Cobalt 816 speakers. The Node is paired with my Samsung G10 Phone using the Samsung music app, Spotify and TuneIn Radio. In the near future I will transfer my 100gigs of music over to a NAS and plug it in to the network to utilize Roon software. But for now, my current setup works wonderful. Love the ease of setup and the ease of use.
September 24, 2021
Purchased
1 month ago

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