Bluesound Vault 2 Wireless Music Streamer
Rip, Store & Download... Without a ComputerRip 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 – 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 MP3Of 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 FastUsing 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 DAC platforms, ensures that your lossless high-res music playback is flawless, with precision and clarity – at any volume.
All the Music Ever RecordedDiscover instant access to millions of songs. Premium high-res music services like TIDAL®, Spotify® 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 WifiBluesound uses your home wireless network, and sets up quickly. With advanced Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and a blazing-fast ARM Cortex A9 Processor, 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.
Award-Winning SoundBluesound has been the recipient of numerous awards—including multiple Product of the Year and Best Buys awards—from leading audio publications such as What Hi-Fi? and Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. Since its inception, Bluesound has been committed to delivering clear, detailed sound and it is this commitment that has been met with a wide range of positive reviews from the likes of Residential Systems, Home Cinema Choice, AVS Forum, and many more.
Store and protect your entire digital music library on a 2TB hard drive Rip your CDs in high resolution FLAC format, space-saving MP3, or both Stream music to multiple Bluesound Players all over the home Access and connect to internet radio stations, cloud music services, and your own local music library Control music wirelessly with an intuitive Controller App for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac OS X desktops Instinctive touch control on unit Simple setup, easily expandable Available in Black or WhiteTechnical: Supported File Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS Hi-Res formats: FLAC, MQA, 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 THD+N: 110dBA Distortion: 0.005% Free Internet Radio: TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise Supported Cloud Services: Amazon Music, WiMP, Slacker Radio, Qobuz, HighResAudio, JUKE, Deezer, Murfie, HDTracks, Spotify, TIDAL, Napster, KKBox. Integration Partners: Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, roon. Album Art: JPG Network: Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 USB Host: 1 x Type-A (Fat32 or NTSF formatted) port for connection to USB memory sticks and supported peripherals, 1 x 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, 12 Volt trigger out 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 Push buttons: 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 Accessories: 2x AC power cords (Europe & North America), Universal AC Power Supply, Stereo RCA Cable, Stereo 3.5mm mini-plug to RCA Cable, Ethernet Cable Storage Environment: -10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity Operating Environment: 0° C to 40° C