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Stream It In High-Res Anywhere You Want.
All Without A Computer.

A 2 TB hard drive will let you rapidly rip all your CDs in lossless high-resolution or space-saving MP3 formats, and download and store high-res tracks. No computer necessary. Access and share your digital music library, and stream it in studio quality to multiple rooms in your home.

  • 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 White


AUDIO

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

Performance

THD+N - 110dBA
Distortion - 0.005%

Free Internet Radio

TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise

Supported Cloud Services

WiMP, Slacker Radio, Qobuz, HighResAudio, JUKE, Deezer, Murfie, HDTracks, Spotify, TIDAL, Napster, Microsoft Groove (with OneDrive), Classics Online, KKBox.

Integration Partners

Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, roon.

Album Art

JPG

CONNECTIVITY

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

USER INTERFACE

Mobile

Free Android and iOS App Available Online at Google Play and Apple App Store

Pushbuttons

Simple top-panel touch controls.

Control

IR learning remote capability

GENERAL

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

FEATURES

RIP IT. STORE IT. DOWNLOAD IT. ALL WITHOUT A COMPUTER.

Rip 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 MP3.

Of 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 FAST.

Using 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 RECORDED.

Discover 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 WIFI.

Bluesound 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.

 


reviews
"For those people looking for a nice, simple, convenient and good-sounding one box/one app solution for ripping CDs, playing your ripped and downloaded files, streaming music from Internet radio, Rdio, Slacker Radio, and Qobuz, and purchasing music from HighResAudio, the Bluesound Vault has got your number and its one of one in today's' marketplace. Just add an iOS or Android device as a remote and you'll be rollin' in tunes in no time."
Michael Lavorgna, Audiostream.com, January 21, 2014, review of original Vault model


"The Vault is something new to this product category. It's a CD-ripper with a 1 TB hard drive for storing your digital music. The Vault can rip CDs in the lossless FLAC format (or as MP3s if you're not concerned with high resolution). In fact, it can rip into both formats simultaneously. You can connect it via stereo outputs to a sound system and… stream the stored music to your other Bluesound components."
"The entire system is designed for easy setup with no computer required. Users operate it with a smartphone or tablet BlueOS app. Music from the Vault includes cover art to make it easy to find the album you're looking for. Playlists can be created on the fly. Each component can be controlled individually, or grouped, so users can play different songs in each room or the same music all over the house."
"I was able to listen to all the Bluesound components in a hotel suite in New York this week. The performance was pretty impressive on all of them, but what stood out the most was the Duo combined with a Power Node. Even in a room with 20-foot ceilings and one floor-to-ceiling window, the sound was powerful, detailed and offered a three-dimensional soundstage."
Grant Clauser, ElectronicHouse.com, October 18, 2013, review of original Vault model