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Bluesound Node X Limited Edition Wireless Hi-Res Multi-Room Music Streamer Open Box

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  • Bluesound Node X Limited Edition Wireless Hi-Res Multi-Room Music Streamer Open Box

     The NODE X marks 10 years of Bluesound, advancing the world of multi-room hi-res music streaming to create a modern addition to your existing hi-fi system or powered speakers.
    To celebrate 10 years of #LivingHiFi, the NODE X offers a new take on the iconic NODE with a silver finish, premium ESS Sabre DAC, and dedicated THX headphone amplifier. Enhance your existing HiFi setup or powered speakers with this modern addition. With a few taps on the BluOS Controller app, available for iOS, Android, Mac, and PC, you can explore near unlimited collections of music, from hundreds of internet radio stations to dozens of streaming services and your own digital music library.

    • Connect to any existing stereo amplifier, AV receiver, or powered audio system.
    • Powered by a state of the art Quad-Core 1.8GHz ARM® Cortex™ A53 processor and a premium ESS Sabre HiFi DAC.
    • State of the art headphone amplifier features THX’s Achromatic Audio Amplifier (THX AAA™) technology and a full-sized 1/4” (6.35mm) jack for no-compromise headphone listening
    • HDMI eARC connectivity, digital, optical and analog input/output options, with wired and wireless headphone and subwoofer outputs.
    • Hi-res audio streaming with access to Internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library.
    • Dual band Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet and support for 2-way Bluetooth aptX™ HD Bluetooth ensures music playback without interruption.
    • Create and control a seamless multi-room system with the intuitive BluOS Controller app.
    • Top panel touch controls with presets.
    • IR input and remote learning capability – Control it with the included Bluesound RC1 Remote Controller.
    • Connect with the BluVoice skill in the Alexa app and use Amazon’s Alexavoice assistant to control Players around the home.
    • AirPlay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from wireless stereo components throughout your house — all in sync.

    MEET THE NODE X
    Since its inception, the iconic NODE has proven that audio quality, convenience and affordability can live together in one compact unit. The NODE X re-imagines some of the best parts of the NODE’s product design and takes ‘just add streaming’ into the next generation of audiophiles.

    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 ¼” (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 Google Voice, 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.

    Specs

    CONNECTIONS

    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 Output

    6.35mm Stereo; Bluetooth

    Headphone Signal-to-Noise Ratio

    -95dB ref 1mW / 32ohms

    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)

    *Note

    *Available for free with future software update

    AUDIO

    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%

    SOFTWARE & INTEGRATIONS

    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

    Music Services

    Amazon Music Amazon Music HD
    Apple Music AirPlay 2
    iHeart Radio Yes
    Pandora No
    Qobuz Yes
    SiriusXM Yes
    Spotify Connect
    Tidal Connect
    TuneIn Yes
    YouTube Music No

    Voice Control

    Amazon Alexa Skills; Actions on Google

    3rd-Party

    AirPlay 2
    Spotify Connect
    Tidal Connect
    Roon Ready

    Control Systems

    Control4, Crestron, URC, RTI, ELAN, Lutron

    USER INTERFACE

    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

    GENERAL

    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

    Power Consumption

    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

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