Our take on the Bluesound Vault 2
The Bluesound Vault 2 is at the center of the modern digital music world. The Vault 2 acts as both a streaming music player and a cd ripper. The Vault 2 allows you to rip all of your CD’s in a lossless high res format, and purchase, download and store high res tracks onto a hard drive – all without a computer! Made for more than MP3 the Vault 2 was built for high res audio. Using advanced and innovative technologies the Vault 2 delivers an unbeatable performance.
Bluesound Vault 2 Digital Streaming Music Player and CD-Ripper
Rip, store and stream your entire digital music collection in lossless formats without ever turning on a computer! The VAULT 2 is the heart of a modern digital music ecosystem. And with Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, you can put the player anywhere in or out of sight, and stream your music to any room
Bluesound Vault 2 Player and Ripper Highlights:
- Store and protect your whole digital music library on a 2TB HD
- Rip your CDs in high resolution FLAC format, space-saving MP3, or both
- Stream stored music to multiple Bluesound Players all over the home
- Connect to and access internet radio stations and cloud music services
- Control music wirelessly with a Controller App for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac OS X desktops
- Simple setup, easily expandable
Bluesound Vault 2 Player and Ripper Features:
Rip it. Store it. Download it. All without a computer.
- Rip all your CDs rapidly in lossless high-resolution formats, space-saving MP3, or both simultaneously. Purchase, download and store high-res tracks on a dedicated ultra-quiet 2TB hard-drive (upgradeable) – with no computer needed. Access and share your entire digital music collection and stream it in studio-quality to multiple rooms all over the home.
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 HybridDigital Amp and DAC platforms, ensures that your lossless high-res music playback is flawless, with precision, power and clarity – at any volume.
All the music ever recorded.
- Discover instant access to millions of songs. Premium high-res music services like TIDAL, Spotify, Rdio and Qobuz – as well as virtually all other popular music services and internet radio stations are already built-in. Access your downloads and your entire iTunes library – or any other USB NAS drive connected – all without ever turning on a computer. Imagine – Your Music. Your way.
HiFi your WiFi.
- Bluesound uses your home wireless network, and sets up quickly. With an advanced WiFi antenna design and blazing-fast ARM Cortex A9 Processors, Bluesound ensures that there are no skips or delays in every corner of your home – even when streaming high-res audio files. Play your music in perfect sync, or play different music simultaneously, to any player in any room.
Bluesound Vault 2 Player and Ripper Specifications:
- Supported File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF
- Storage: 2TB internal ultra-quiet hard-drive with low power consumption
- CD: Slot-loading mechanism for ripping standard audio CDs
- Native Sampling Rates: 32 - 192 kHz
- Bit Depths: 16, 24
- Supported Operating Systems: Plays music from network shares on the following desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8, Apple Macintosh
- Performance: THD+N - 110dBA, Distortion - 0.005%
- Free Internet Radio: TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio
- Supported Cloud Services: WiMP, Rdio, Slacker Radio, Qobuz, HighResAudio, JUKE, Deezer, Murfie, HDTracks, Spotify, TIDAL, Napster, Rhapsody.
- Album Art: JPG
- Network: Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
- USB Host:
- 2x Type-A port for connection to USB memory sticks and supported peripherals (FAT32 Formatted)
- Type-B (mini) for product servicing
- Audio In: Combo - TOSLINK / 3.5mm
- Audio Out:
- Analog RCA Stereo with FIXED option
- Coaxial RCA
- TOSLINK digital optical
- Headphone 3.5mm Stereo
- Subwoofer RCA
- Power: Universal bi-pin AC Cord input (100 - 240AC)
- Wireless: aptX Bluetooth wireless built-in
- Mobile: Free Android and iOS App Available Online at Google Play and Apple App Store
- Pushbuttons: Simple top-panel touch controls.
- Control: IR learning remote capability
- Processor: Dual-Core ARM CORTEX A9, 1Ghz Processor
- Unit Weight: 1.84 kg / 4.05 lbs
- Gross Dimensions:
- 220 x 90 x 192 mm
- 8.7 x 3.54 x 7.55 in
- Power Consumption (Idle): 22 Watts
- Storage Environment: -10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity
- Operating Environment: 0° C to 40° C
What's In The Box:
- 2x AC power cords (Europe & North America)
- Universal AC Power Supply
- Stereo RCA Cable
- Stereo 3.5mm mini-plug to RCA Cable
- Ethernet Cable