Bluesound Vault 2i

Streaming music player with 2TB drive, CD ripper, Apple® AirPlay® 2, and Bluetooth®
$1,299

Transfer CDs into a bit-perfect digital music archive

Keep a collection of digital music files on your computer? The Bluesound Vault 2i may just be the upgrade you're looking for. Its built-in CD ripper makes bit-perfect digital copies of your discs, ensuring every detail is preserved. And with 2TB of storage, there's plenty of room for big high-resolution audio files.

You can also transfer your existing digital music files, consolidating all your digital libraries into the Vault 2i for easy access. And with a wired Ethernet connection to your router, the Vault 2i can be part of a Bluesound multi-room wireless audio system.

Compatible with AirPlay 2*

Built-in Apple AirPlay 2 technology lets you stream audio directly from your iPhone®, iPad®, or Mac® computer through your Bluesound system. That includes soundtracks from YouTube® videos and Netflix movies.

And if you subscribe to Apple Music®, you can do even more. Use Siri on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV 4K to control Apple Music with voice commands. Tell it what selection or playlist to play — and which Bluesound speakers or components you want it to play through.

*Firmware update required.

High-quality Bluetooth streaming

The Vault 2i features aptX® HD Bluetooth streaming for higher-fidelity sound with compatible Bluetooth devices. The system is backward-compatible with earlier forms of Bluetooth, too. You can even share that Bluetooth source with other Bluesound music players around your house that are connected to your network.

A universe of music options

Bluesound is compatible with virtually all digital music formats — including high-resolution files up to 24-bit/192kHz. Access the music stored on your computer or a networked hard drive. Stream from internet radio stations and online services like Spotify®, Deezer, and TIDAL (including their high-res MQA service tier). You can also enjoy downloads from high-res music sites such as HDtracks.

Two USB inputs located on the back panel lets you play files from flash drives - ideal when friends come over with their own music.

Control it all with an app

The BlueOS controller app is a free download for both Apple® and Android™ devices. Select songs from your smartphone or tablet. The app displays all of your music services, internet radio stations, and digital music libraries stored on your computer or server. Play music in one room, all rooms, or different tracks in different spaces around your home through BluOS-compatible speakers and players.

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Product highlights:

  • communicates with other Bluesound players via your home network

    • Ethernet connection required (cable included)

  • plays MP3, AAC, WMA, WMA-L, OGG FLAC, MQA, ALAC, WAV, and AIFF files

    • supported sample rates: 32kHz to 192kHz

    • supported bit depths 16-24

  • slot-loading single CD ripper

    • selectable formats: FLAC, MP3 (320kbps), WAV

  • 2TB built-in hard drive

  • works with Amazon Alexa-compatible voice control assistants

BluOS Controller app:

  • free download from Apple App Store and Google Play

  • set up and customize your BluOS speakers and players

  • control multi-room playback with two or more Bluesound speakers or components

  • select Bluetooth as an input, then redistribute the stream to other rooms via Wi-Fi

  • access music stored on smartphone, tablet, computer or network drive

  • stream from-compatible services such as Spotify Premium, TIDAL, Amazon Music, TuneIn, and Deezer (subscriptions may be required)

General features:

  • Bluetooth wireless audio streaming with aptX support for better sound with compatible devices

    • Bluetooth streaming to paired headphones or speakers

  • Apple AirPlay® 2 lets you stream directly from an iPhone® or iPad® and ask Siri to play Apple Music

    • firmware update required

  • top-mounted controls for volume and muting

  • 2 USB Type-A ports for connecting with music files

  • combination mini-optical/stereo minijack audio input

  • analog RCA stereo audio output (stereo RCA-to-RCA cable included)

  • coaxial digital audio output

  • Toslink optical digital audio output

  • mono RCA subwoofer output

  • stereo minijack headphone output

  • Ethernet port (Ethernet cable included)

  • detachable AC power cord

  • 8-5/8"W x 3-9/16"H x7-9/16"D

  • weight: 4.05 lbs.

  • warranty: 1 year

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