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Bluesound

Pulse Flex 2i

£299

The smallest of Bluesound’s wireless streaming speakers, Pulse Flex 2i is as compact as hi-res music streaming gets, and it’s also portable (with the addition of a battery pack). This is a great little starter system for smaller rooms, to take on the go, or to pair together for stereo.

Dimensions:  125 x 183 x 100 mm
Weight:  1.23kg

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The PULSE FLEX 2i is a versatile, high-res Bluetooth speaker that delivers true wireless portability and the best in audio performance. Place two in any room, pair them together for stereo sound, or even take one with you to the park. It’s Bluesound’s smallest speaker that lets you enjoy streaming great-sounding music in every corner of your home.

  • Ultra-compact speaker that delivers crystal-clear, size-defying sound.
  • Digital amplifier and custom-tuned drivers energize your music with deep, detailed bass and no distortion.
  • Control music wirelessly with the intuitive BluOS Controller app for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows & Mac OS X desktops.
  • Place one in any or every corner of your home and watch it disappear into your home décor.
  • Group two PULSE FLEX 2i’s with the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i or POWERNODE 2i (with HDMI) and create a wireless surround sound system with dedicated rear channels.
  • Attach the optional rechargeable FLEX battery pack and take your music wherever you go with Bluetooth.
  • Works with Bluesound RC1 Remote Controller
  • Connect Bluesound to your Amazon Echo with the skill in the Alexa app and use Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant to control Players around the home.
  • AirPlay 2 lets you play music or podcasts from wireless speakers throughout your house — all in sync.

HIGH FIDELITY. ANYTIME. ANYWHERE.
The PULSE FLEX 2i uses your WiFi network and sets up in minutes right out of the box. Simply open the BluOS Controller app and watch as it walks you through the set-up process step-by-step. You can customize the speaker’s name and give it a room, adjust audio settings, and program up to five presets that let you quickly listen to your favourite radio stations, music services and playlists with a simple tap. Once the PULSE FLEX 2i is online connectivity stays rock-solid thanks to a new dual band Wi-Fi engine that ensures zero skips or delays while listening to music.

RICH, SIZE-DEFYING SOUND
The PULSE FLEX 2i exceeds all expectations by delivering a rich, detailed soundstage that will fill any room. A state-of-the-art bass driver adds some serious punch to this small but mighty speaker, and our advanced DirectDigital™ amp lets you experience all of your music to the fullest without compromising quality sound for portability and size.

RULE YOUR SONIC DOMAIN
The PULSE FLEX 2i uses your WiFi network and sets up in minutes right out of the box. Simply open the BluOS Controller app and watch as it virtually crawls your home looking for new Players and walks you through the set-up process step-by-step. You can customize the speaker’s name and give it a room, adjust audio settings, and program up to five presets that let you quickly listen to your favorite radio stations, music services and playlists with a simple tap.

STREAM ANY MUSIC. NO MATTER WHERE IT LIVES
As your all access pass to millions of tracks, the BluOS Controller app allows you to stream songs from your existing music services, tune in to your favourite podcasts, or even listen to music from your personal collection. Thanks to aptX® Bluetooth®, users can wirelessly stream any music or app from a Bluetooth-enabled device in pure CD-quality, opening up a whole new realm of streaming possibilities while on the go with the PULSE FLEX 2i.

SURROUND YOURSELF WITH SOUND
Easily group the PULSE FLEX 2i with other Bluesound Players to stream music across different rooms in perfect sync, or combine a pair of PULSE FLEX 2i speakers with the PULSE SOUNDBAR 2i and SUB to create a completely immersive Dolby Digital Surround system, for every lush cinematic detail.

COMMAND YOUR MUSIC WITH VOICE
With skills and support for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri, you can easily connect your Bluesound Player to the corresponding app and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music libraries, streaming services and more using simple, streamlined commands. Select a track, play your favourite playlist, pause or skip a song, and even say which room you want to listen to music in. A quick and easy to way control your music, voice control brings you a whole new way to experience music throughout the home.

Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i

Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i

SPECIFICATIONS

AUDIO

Supported File Formats

MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, ALAC, OPUS

Hi-Res formats – FLAC, MQA, WAV, AIFF

Native Sampling Rates

32 – 192 kHz

Bit Depths

16 – 24

Performance

Frequency Response: 50Hz – 20kHz

Distortion:

THD+N – 0.030%

Power Output

25 watts total system power at 0.030% THD

Speakers

1 x 4″ (102mm), Woofer
1 x 1″ 25mm, Tweeter

Supported Operating Systems

Plays music from network shares on the following desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista 7-10, Apple Macintosh 7-10

Free Internet Radio

TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise, LiveXLive, Radio.com

Supported Cloud Services

Spotify, Amazon Music HD, TIDAL, Deezer , Qobuz, HighResAudio (VAULT Required), Napster, KKBox, Bugs, Taihe Music ZONE, SoundMachine, IDAGIO, OraStream

Voice Control Integrations

Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant Skills

Integration Partners

Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, push, iPort, ELAN, Lutron, roon, Airplay 2

Album Art

JPG

CONNECTIVITY

Network

Ethernet RJ45, 100BaseT
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac, dual-band)

USB

1 x Type-A port for connection to USB memory sticks (Fat32 or NTFS formatted) and supported peripherals
1 x Type-B (mini) for product servicing

Audio Input

Combo – Toslink/3.5mm

Audio Output

Headphone output – 3.5 Stereo

Wireless

aptX® 4.1 Bluetooth wireless built-in

Power

Universal bi-pin AC Cord input (100 – 240AC)

USER INTERFACE

Mobile Operating System

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

Pushbuttons

Simple top-panel button controls.

Control

IR Sensor built in – Front panel

GENERAL

Processor

ARM® CORTEX™ A9, 1 GHz

Unit Weight

1.23 kg / 2.7 lbs

Gross Dimensions

125 x 183 x 100 mm
4.92 x 7.2 x 3.9 in

Power Consumption (Idle)

14 Watts

Accessories

AC power cords (Europe or North America)
Toslink Optical to 3.5mm Mini Adaptor

Storage Environment

-10° C to 50° C, 20% to 80% relative humidity

Operating Environment

0° C to 40° C

Finish

Available in White or Black Matte