Bluesound NODE 2i (White) Wireless Streaming Music Player

Bluesound NODE 2i (White)

Wireless Streaming Music Player

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£499
”Sensational streaming skills for the money.”– ‘What Hi-Fi’ 2018 award winner.

Generation 2i

Version Gen 2i brings a whole raft of streaming improvements. Apple AirPlay 2 is now supported, as is aptX HD Bluetooth. The HD version of aptX Bluetooth streaming supports 24-bit audio, making this the best quality Bluetooth connection to date. Another bonus is the adoption of dual-band wi-fi. The new wi-fi chip lets you take advantage of the less noisy 5 GHz band. This results in faster connection times and fewer interruptions from other network traffic.

Two-way Bluetooth for compatibly with Bluetooth headphones
Another bonus with this Gen 2i version is two-way Bluetooth. This not only lets you connect up Bluetooth music sources put also outputs to Bluetooth accessories, primarily Bluetooth headphones in this case.

Bluesound – the connoisseurs’ choice for music streaming
Since it was first established, Bluesound has been committed to the highest quality, easy to use multi-room streaming system. Hi-Res music playback is at the heart of Bluesound, which is just one of the reasons it sounds so good. Don’t just take our word for it though; take a look at the myriad of rave reviews. What Hi-Fi, Stuff, EISA and AVS Forum are just a few of the big publications and sites to award Bluesound their highest laurels.

Stream music around your home
A wide range of Bluesound speakers and streamers let you set up a comprehensive music system around your home. Choose between Ethernet and advanced wi-fi for quick and easy set up with your existing home network. With blazing-fast ARM Cortex A9 processors at their heart, you can be assured of smooth, seamless sound with no skips or dropouts – even with Hi-Res music files. Play your music around your home in perfect sync or have different music playing in different rooms – the choice is yours.

Access Internet radio and cloud music services such as Spotify and Tidal
Although you can access your own digital music library, Bluesound also gives you access to near-unlimited music via Internet radio and the best streaming music services. Compatible with Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Qobuz and Napster, amongst others, the NODE 2i is ever-ready to play your favourite music. Being compatible with Hi-Res music files also makes the NODE 2i the perfect match for Tidal, Qobuz and other premium, Hi-Res music services.

Control by iOS, Android, Kindle, Windows or Mac
With the Bluesound streaming system, you’re not stuck with a single operating system. Full control is possible with Apple iOS (iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad), Android and Kindle Fire smartphones and tablets. Desktop control is also possible via Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8 and Apple OS X Mac.

Connect up to your existing Hi-Fi
The NODE 2i lets almost any hi-fi become part of the connected, Bluesound system. You can connect to your existing stereo’s AUX input by phono RCA analogue or optical/coaxial digital – perfect for stereo or home cinema amps. For added flexibility, there are also headphone and subwoofer outputs. Want to connect a USB memory stick? You can do that, too – letting you easily stream your music directly.

Stylish and unobtrusive
No bigger than a typical wi-fi router, the Bluesound NODE 2i fits in easily. A choice of black or white finishes also lets it blend with your décor. If you don’t have your phone or tablet to hand, a simple touch sensitive interface gives you direct control.

Hear more of your music, more of the time, with the Bluesound NODE 2i.

6 Year Supercare Guarantee
£49.85

Add our Supercare Guarantee to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years and give you your money back if unused.

Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.
* Selected Stores Only

”Sensational streaming skills for the money.”– ‘What Hi-Fi’ 2018 award winner.

Generation 2i

Version Gen 2i brings a whole raft of streaming improvements. Apple AirPlay 2 is now supported, as is aptX HD Bluetooth. The HD version of aptX Bluetooth streaming supports 24-bit audio, making this the best quality Bluetooth connection to date. Another bonus is the adoption of dual-band wi-fi. The new wi-fi chip lets you take advantage of the less noisy 5 GHz band. This results in faster connection times and fewer interruptions from other network traffic.

Two-way Bluetooth for compatibly with Bluetooth headphones
Another bonus with this Gen 2i version is two-way Bluetooth. This not only lets you connect up Bluetooth music sources put also outputs to Bluetooth accessories, primarily Bluetooth headphones in this case.

Bluesound – the connoisseurs’ choice for music streaming
Since it was first established, Bluesound has been committed to the highest quality, easy to use multi-room streaming system. Hi-Res music playback is at the heart of Bluesound, which is just one of the reasons it sounds so good. Don’t just take our word for it though; take a look at the myriad of rave reviews. What Hi-Fi, Stuff, EISA and AVS Forum are just a few of the big publications and sites to award Bluesound their highest laurels.

Stream music around your home
A wide range of Bluesound speakers and streamers let you set up a comprehensive music system around your home. Choose between Ethernet and advanced wi-fi for quick and easy set up with your existing home network. With blazing-fast ARM Cortex A9 processors at their heart, you can be assured of smooth, seamless sound with no skips or dropouts – even with Hi-Res music files. Play your music around your home in perfect sync or have different music playing in different rooms – the choice is yours.

Access Internet radio and cloud music services such as Spotify and Tidal
Although you can access your own digital music library, Bluesound also gives you access to near-unlimited music via Internet radio and the best streaming music services. Compatible with Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Qobuz and Napster, amongst others, the NODE 2i is ever-ready to play your favourite music. Being compatible with Hi-Res music files also makes the NODE 2i the perfect match for Tidal, Qobuz and other premium, Hi-Res music services.

Control by iOS, Android, Kindle, Windows or Mac
With the Bluesound streaming system, you’re not stuck with a single operating system. Full control is possible with Apple iOS (iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad), Android and Kindle Fire smartphones and tablets. Desktop control is also possible via Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8 and Apple OS X Mac.

Connect up to your existing Hi-Fi
The NODE 2i lets almost any hi-fi become part of the connected, Bluesound system. You can connect to your existing stereo’s AUX input by phono RCA analogue or optical/coaxial digital – perfect for stereo or home cinema amps. For added flexibility, there are also headphone and subwoofer outputs. Want to connect a USB memory stick? You can do that, too – letting you easily stream your music directly.

Stylish and unobtrusive
No bigger than a typical wi-fi router, the Bluesound NODE 2i fits in easily. A choice of black or white finishes also lets it blend with your décor. If you don’t have your phone or tablet to hand, a simple touch sensitive interface gives you direct control.

Hear more of your music, more of the time, with the Bluesound NODE 2i.
Brand Bluesound
Colour White
Apple AirPlay Yes
Optical Digital Inputs 1 (3.5mm combined with analogue)
USB Input 1
Audio Outputs 1
Sub Output Yes
Headphone Output Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes - Optical and Coaxial
Weight (KG) 1.12
Bluetooth Yes
Smartphone control Yes
High Resolution Audio Yes
Wi-Fi Built In yes
Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 220 x 146 x 46
MQA Compatibility 1
Audio Inputs 3.5mm x 1 (shared with optical)
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb addition to audio experience Spent some time dithering about this purchase, but should not have. The node 2i breathed new life into my old Cyrus audio system. I also upgraded all my interconnects and now Tidal Masters (MQA) sounds absolutely superb. Excellent all round solution to MQA decoder and renderer. Also pulled in my whole iTunes library over the network. Easy to set up and upgrade firmware out of the box. Highly recommend and excellent service from Richer Sounds.
Date published: 2020-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product, stylish, easy to use. I bought the Bluesound Node 2i to try and get round an unresolved technical problem with my Musical Fidelity Encore 225 (the internet radio feature kept dropping out after 5 mins, despite changing the buffering settings etc). And now the internet radio works perfectly! Plus You get an easier to use app, plus access to Radio Paradise which is great without all those annoying adverts! The Node 2i unit is wired to the Encore 225 through an optical lead where the DAC is superior to the Node 2i giving better quality sound. The Node 2i is also connected to a Musical Fidelity M5 amplifier through Chord Shawline RCA leads but this then uses the Node 2i DAC, slightly less sound quality but not noticeable on some stations like Classic FM, so hardly a major problem!
Date published: 2020-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great sound, app a bit dull Set up in minutes, easy to use with great sound. App a wee bit dull to look at but available for Amazon tablet. Had couple of times not connecting but may be my fault at initial setup up
Date published: 2019-05-22
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Bluesound NODE 2i (White) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3.
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Please call your local store Members of our team are happily working from home to provide advice, info on stock and other help. They can also process sales and arrange delivery direct from our warehouse. Buy by phone Call our national Telesales team on
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6 Year Supercare Guarantee
£49.85

Add our Supercare Guarantee to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years and give you your money back if unused.

6 YEAR SUPERCARE GUARANTEE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.

We think you’ll agree that our Supercare guarantee offers fantastic value. What’s more, if you don’t use our it in the 6 year period, we’ll refund the cost of it. You really can’t say fairer than that!
Plus, if we can’t fix a fault, we will give you a like-for-like replacement.
Find out full details here.

Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.