Bluesound readies Node 2i, Powernode 2i, Vault 2i

By | October 1st, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , |

Eye-eye, Cap’n. Bluesound has announced a Gen 2i update to their three wireless streaming hi-fi components. The Node 2 standalone streamer will become the Node 2i, the Powernode 2 – that appends a 60wpc loudspeaker amplifier to the Node 2’s streaming functionality – will become the Powernode 2i and the Vault 2 – that adds CD-ripping and internal storage to the Node 2’s foundation – will become the Vault 2i.

The ‘i’ indicates the addition of Apple Airplay 2 (which will arrive via a forthcoming firmware) and a new Qualcomm chip (the CSR8675) that adds aptX HD support and two-way Bluetooth functionality — stream to your Bluesound device or stream from it to a third party receiver.… Read the full article