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Bluesound Powernode Edge Compact Wireless Music Streaming Amplifier

UPC: 786357002019

SKU PowerNodeN230Black
Color: Black

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Bluesound Powernode Edge Compact Wireless Music Streaming Amplifier

The POWERNODE EDGE is the perfect segue into “just add speakers” HiFi for the streaming age, combining streaming sources, control and amplification in a sleek and affordable device.

Add a little extra power with the POWERNODE EDGE, the perfect entry point into “just add speakers” HiFi for the streaming age, combining streaming sources, control, and amplification all in one place. Audiophile-grade componentry capable of up to 24 bits/192 kHz hi-res audio, and wireless multi-room capabilities with smartphone controls combine to make the POWERNODE EDGE a great ‘building block’ amplifier to start, extend or complete a hi-res streaming audio system of any size.

  • Easily power a pair of passive speakers
  • 40 Watts per channel of DirectDigital™ amplification technology handling 24 bit/192 kHz files
  • A state-of-the-art Quad-Core 1.8GHz ARM® Cortex A53 Processor
  • HDMI eARC connectivity
  • Digital optical and analog input options, subwoofer output, and Bluetooth® wireless headphone output
  • Dolby® Digital decoding
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet and support for 2-way Bluetooth® aptX™ HD
  • Stream hi-res content from internet radio stations, cloud music services or your own local music players
  • Intuitive control with the BluOS Controller app
  • Elegant capacitive touch panel for quick-access controls (Play, Pause, Volume Up/Down, Previous/Next Track)
  • Includes an easy-to-install, multi-orientation wall-mounting bracket
  • IR remote learning capability – optional control using the RC1 Remote Controller
  • Connect with the BluVoice skill to enable voice assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri to control Players around the home.
  • AirPlay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from wireless stereo components throughout your house — all in sync.

All you need to do is connect a pair of passive speakers to experience an incredible all-in-one HiFi solution. Easily connect wired sources, like a TV or turntable, with HDMI eARC or the combo analog/digital input. Add the PULSE SUB+ Wireless Subwoofer for a powerful but compact 2.1 stereo system or even use the POWERNODE EDGE to power the rear channels of a wireless Bluesound surround sound setup. Using the BluOS Controller App, select songs from popular streaming services like Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, SiriusXM, from your own music library through Apple Airplay2, aptX™ HD Bluetooth®, or even a network-connected drive or USB hard drive.

Bring your speakers to life with the powerful, punchy 2 x 40 watts DirectDigital™ amplifier in the POWERNODE EDGE, able to handle hi-res, 24 bit/192 kHz files and MQA-encoded tracks with ease. Enjoy clarity in playback of everything from densely-layered heavy metal tracks to whisper-quiet dialogue in movies and TV shows. The POWERNODE EDGE decodes Dolby® Digital content on its own and can also be used to power the rear channel speakers of a wireless home theater system.

Your sonic oasis doesn’t have to take up all your real estate. With the POWERNODE EDGE, gone are the days of bulky, oversized amplifiers. Comparable in size to the average hardcover book, this small yet mighty HiFi system transforms any space into a high-fidelity haven.

The sleek and compact form factor of the POWERNODE EDGE makes it ideal for secondary rooms like offices and back porches. Equip speakers in every corner of your house with power plus streaming and hide the POWERNODE EDGE away from sight in nooks like closets or behind sofas using the included multi-orientation wall-mount bracket.

Control is always at your fingertips via the BluOS Controller app for iOS, Android, Mac, PC, or using the elegant capacitive touch panel for quick-access controls like Play, Pause, and Volume Up/Down, and Previous/Last Track. The POWERNODE EDGE connects to your home network via Wi-Fi or Ethernet. Hands-free control is possible with voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Google Voice. For professional smart home installers, full-feature drivers are available for Lutron, Crestron, RTI, Elan, and other popular control systems.


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

Supported Multi-Channel Audio Formats: Dolby® Digital

Native Sampling Rates: up to 192 kHz

Bit Depth: 16-24

Audio Controls & EQ: BluOS Controller App

Signal-to-Noise Ratio: -91dBA

Distortion: THD+N, 0.008%

Amplification: DirectDigital™

Rated Power Output: 40W x 2 (8 Ohms)

IHF Dynamic Power: 80W (4 Ohms) / 50W (8 Ohms)

Minimum Impedance: 4 Ohms

Operating System: BluOS

App Controller Operating Systems: iOS, Android, Windows, macOS

Processor: ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.8GHz per core

Supported Network File Sharing: Server Message Block (SMB) up to 200,000 files

Album Art Supported: JPG, PNG

Voice Control Integrations: Amazon Alexa Skills; Actions on Google

3rd-Party Integrations:
AirPlay 2
Spotify Connect
Tidal Connect
Roon Ready

Control System Integrations: Control4, Crestron, URC, RTI, ELAN, Lutron

BluOS Home Theater: Yes - rear surround channels

Power Supply: Universal bi-pin AC cord input (100-240AC)

Ethernet/LAN: Ethernet RJ45, Gigabit 1000 Mbps

Wi-Fi Built In: Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), dual-band

Bluetooth Quality: Bluetooth 5.0 aptX HD

Bluetooth Connectivity: Two-Way (transmit & receive)

IR Optical Built In: IR Sensor Built In - front panel with IR Remote Learning

IR Input: 3.5mm Jack

Optical/Analog Input: Combo - Mini TOSLINK/Stereo 3.5mm


USB IN: Type A (Fat32 Formatted)

Headphone Output: Bluetooth only

Subwoofer Output: RCA x 1; Wireless to PULSE SUB+

Speaker Terminals: 5-Way Binding Post

Status Indicator: LED

Play/Pause Button: Touch LED

Volume Control Buttons: Touch LED

Previous/Next Track Buttons: Touch LED

Preset Buttons: In-App

Finish: Black/White; Matte Satin Paint

Included Accessories:
120V AC Power Cord
230V AC Power Cord
Ethernet Cable
TOSLINK Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adapter
Metal Mounting Bracket
Metal Mounting Screw
Rubber Mount Attachment
Safety/Warranty Guide
Quick Setup Guide

Max Power Consumption: 210W

Storage Environment: -10°C to 50°C, 20% to 80% relative humidity

Operating Environment: '0°C to 40°C

Product Weight: 1.37kg/3.02lbs

Product Dimensions: 219 x 44.5 x 193 mm 8.6 x 1.75 x 7.6 in

Shipping Weight: 2.62kg/5.78lbs

Shipping Dimensions: 300 x 300 x 95 mm 11.8 x 11.8 x 3.74 in