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Bluesound Powernode Edge Hi-Res Amplifier/Streamer

Bluesound Powernode Edge Hi-Res Amplifier/Streamer

Bluesound Powernode Edge

The Bluesound Powernode Edge is where HiFi meets WiFi. Add extra power to your setup with this single-zone sleek amplifier. Combining streaming sources, control and amplification into one place for the perfect start point to “just add speakers” and play. Whether you’re starting from scratch or building on an existing hi-res streaming setup, benefit from audiophile-grade componentry capable of up to 24 bits/192 kHz hi-res audio, and wireless multi-room capabilities.

Perfect for powering a pair of passive speakers 40 Watts per channel of DirectDigital™ amplification technology handling 24 bit/192 kHz files Support for Hi-Res Audio, MQA, Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, Apple Airplay & Roon Ready Dolby® Digital decoding.


Listen Your Way

Simply connect up a pair of passive speakers for an all-in-one HiFi solution. With HDMI eARC and a combo analog/digital input, connect wired sources including a TV or turntable to maximise your experience or use the Bluetooth wireless headphone output for a more personal listening experience.

Select your favourite songs from your chosen streaming service like Spotify, Tidal or Qobuz in the BluOS Controller App. Listen to your own library through Apple Airplay 2, aptX HD Bluetooth or via a USB hard drive or network-connected drive. Connects to your home network via WiFi or Ethernet.

Extend your setup and add powerful bass with the PULSE SUB+ Wireless Subwoofer for a 2.1 stereo system. Alternatively, add surround sound with the POWERNODE EDGE powering the rear channels of a wireless Bluesound surround sound setup.

Listen Your Way


Compact Size, Powerful Amplifier

The Powernode Edge breathes new life into your setup with a state-of-the-art Quad-Core 1.8GHz ARM® Cortex A53 Processor and 2 x 40watts per channel of DirectDigital amplification technology. With the ability to easily handle hi-res, 24 bit/192 kHz files and MQA-encoded tracks, enjoy clarity on all your audio playback.

Able to decode Dolby Digital content, the Powernode Edge can level up a wireless home cinema setup and power rear channel speakers.


Streamlined Design

Say goodbye to oversized, imposing amplifiers and hello to the slimmed down Powernode Edge. Roughly the size of an average hardback book, this compact yet powerful HiFi system can bring impressive performance while remaining discreet in your space.

Tuck away in a closet or behind furniture using the multi-orientation wall-mount bracket supplied in the box or choose to place it on show with a sleek, aesthetic design.


Simple, Accessible Control Options

Control is quick and simple whether you opt for the BluOS Controller app or use the capacitive touch panel for quick-access controls including Play, Pause, Volume Controls and Previous/Next Track. If you prefer a hands-free control, connect with the BluVoice skill to enable voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Google Voice. With IR remote learning capability, you can also control the Powernode Edge using the RC1 Remote Controller.

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 System: 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

Music Services & Internet Radio: 23+

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

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

Voice Control Integrations: Amazon Alexa Skills; Actions on Google

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

HDMI Input: HDMI eARC 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 only


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

Operating Environment: 0°C to 40°C

Finish: Black/White; Matte Satin Paint Version: N230

Product Dimensions 219 x 44.5 x 193 mm (W x H x D) 8.6 x 1.75 x 7.6 in (W x H x D)

Weight: 1.37kg/3.02lbs