Wireless Powered Subwoofer
Wireless Multiroom Audio
Wireless Powered Subwoofer
Bluesound Pulse Sub: The Pulse Sub is designed to be used with an
existing Bluesound system. You can wirelessly connect directly to a Pulse
sold separately), or to other Bluesound products using Bluesound's wireless sub adapter
(813RT100; sold separately). The Pulse Sub accentuates the already immersive
experience created by the Pulse Soundbar and other Bluesound components.
Wireless or Wired Connection: The Pulse Sub wirelessly pairs over WiFi
with the Pulse Soundbar or Bluesound's wireless sub adapter using the
Bluesound Controller App for Apple iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac. The Pulse
Sub is also equipped with a LFE and stereo RCA input for a hardwired connection
to the Bluesound Soundbar or practically any soundbar or AV receiver with an
LFE/sub output. It can even be hardwired to the headphone output of a Bluesound
speaker using a minijack-to-RCA adapter. In addition, there is a LFE and stereo RCA output for daisy-chaining two Bluesound Pulses together for even bigger bass performance.
6.5" Woofer with 100 Watt Amplifier: The Bluesound Pulse Sub features
a 6.5" polypropylene cone woofer with an elliptical rubber surround. The woofer
is driven by a built-in 100 watt (RMS) / 200 watt (Peak) Class D amplifier. The
Pulse Sub can produce low frequencies between 26Hz to 150Hz (+/-3dB).
Sub Controls: The Bluesound Pulse Sub provides Volume (0-10) Crossover
(50-150Hz), and Phase controls (0-180°).
These controls can be operated from the
Bluesound Controller App on your Apple iOS/Android device or Windows/Mac
computer. These same controls can also be found on the Pulse Sub's enclosure,
hidden behind a rubber cover.
Room Friendly Design: While many powered subwoofers can be quite large
and not fit very well in the typical living room, the Pulse Sub offer a room
friendly design with several clever installation options. The Pulse Sub is both
slim and compact with a low-profile rectangular shape. It is designed to fit
beside, underneath, or behind living room furniture. The Pulse Sub can easily be
tucked away and still produce incredible bass without distortion.
Mounting Options: The Bluesound Pulse Sub can simply be placed on the
floor or mounted to a wall using the including wall-mount brackets (screws not
included). The pre-installed mounting feet will need to be removed when using
the included wall-mount bracket to mount the Pulse Sub to a wall.
Power Requirements: The Bluesound Pulse Sub includes a detachable
power cord which will need to be plugged into an AC wall outlet or surge
protector (sold separately).
Auto On/Standby: The Pulse Sub can be set to automatically turn on and
off when it senses an audio signal. You can also choose to manually turn the
powered sub on and off.
Wireless Multiroom Audio
Bluesound Wireless High-Resolution Audio Eco-System: The
Pulse Sub is part of
Bluesound's wireless high-resolution audio eco-system. The Bluesound
wireless high-resolution audio eco-system consists of music players, amplifiers,
hard-drives, and wireless speakers to playback your high-res and low-res music
files, along with your favorite online music services throughout your home using
your home's WiFi network. With an advanced WiFi antenna design and blazing ARM
Cortex9 Processors, Bluesound ensures a solid connection in every corner of your
home. Play your music in perfect sync or play different music simultaneously to
any Bluesound device in any room.
Note: Up to 16 Bluesound devices can be connected in a
strictly wireless environment. If you want to connect more than 16 Bluesound
devices, you will need to connect the Bluesound devices to your network
using a wired connection. Bluesound can then control up to 64 devices in a
strictly wired environment.
Wired or Wireless Network Connection: Bluesound
components can be connected to your home network and Internet provider via a
hardwired Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45) jack connector or wireless WiFi (802.11
b/g/n) connection. Either network/internet connection allows you to stream music
from your Windows or Mac computer and NAS drive (such as the Bluesound Vault,
sold separately); as well as stream select online music services.
Note: Bluesound operates only on 2.4GHz WiFi (not 5GHz).
Bluesound Controller App: The
Bluesound Controller App turns your Apple iOS (7.0+) iPod/iPhone/iPad,
Android (OS 4.0+) smartphone/tablet, Windows (Vista or higher) PC or Mac (O X
10.7+) computer into a full-featured remote control for the Bluesound wireless
music system. The Bluesound Controller App on your compatible device uses your
home's WiFi network to connect with Bluesound devices, so you can play all the
music you love anywhere in your home for a wireless multiroom music experience.
Get on-demand access to your music libraries on your home network, stream live
Internet radio from almost any place in the world, or listen to one of the many
music services available on Bluesound, all from the palm of your hand with the
easy-to-use Bluesound Controller App.
Supported Music Formats: The Bluesound wireless audio system
supports both low-res and high-res audio files; including MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG,
FLAC, ALAC, WMA Lossless, MQA, WAV, and AIFF. Bluesound has been designed to
work with today's larger music collections, and has indexed libraries up to
100,000 songs in demonstrated practice (this will depend on the music's metadata
& artwork). Bluesound also offers gapless playback by default for all supported
file music types.
| Compression || File Type || Sampling Frequency || Bit Rate or Bit Depth |
| Compressed || Lossy ||MP3 ||16-48kHz ||192-320
| Lossless ||WMA-Lossless ||up to 96 kHz ||up to 24-bit |
|FLAC ||192 kHz ||up to
| Uncompressed ||AIFF ||up 192 kHz ||up to
Notes: Bluesound cannot index or play AAC files with the
extension ".m4p". These files were purchased in iTunes prior to 2009 and are
subject to copy protection. Apple Consumers with an iTunes Match
subscription can delete and re-download these files free of charge from
their iTunes Cloud
MQA (Master Quality Authenticated): Bluesound is the first
wireless multiroom audio system to support MQA (Master Quality Authenticated).
MQA is a revolutionary end-to-end technology that captures and delivers master
quality audio in a file that's small enough to stream or download. Bluesound
worked closely with MQA to implement technology inside each Bluesound component
to ensure the listener will hear MQA encoded music and streams exactly like the
source and the way the artist intended you to hear it when it was approved in
Note: MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) support will
require a firmware update.
Online Music Services: With a network and internet
connection, Bluesound lets you access select online music services & internet
radio. The Bluesound Controller app on your Apple iOS or Android device will
serve as the controller for these apps and provide song/artist information with
Amazon Prime: With a Prime Music subscription, you can access
over 2 million songs ad-free and on-demand, as well as curated playlists and
personalized stations. Upgrade to an
Amazon Music Unlimited subscription to access tens of millions of songs.
- Spotify Connect:
If you subscribe to
Spotify Premium and have the Spotify App on your
Apple iOS or
Android smartphone, you can stream Spotify to the Bluesound system.
Spotify is a digital music service that gives you on-demand access to one of
the largest music libraries in the world (over 15 million tracks and
counting). Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage, and share
music with your friends. You can browse music by artist, album, track, or
most popular; and create your own music library with customized playlists.
TIDAL is a global streaming service that offers over 30 million songs in
high-fidelity CD sound quality. TIDAL has two pricing tiers; either $9.99 or
$19.99 a month. Both pricing levels allow you to access TIDAL's entire music
library. The $19.99 tier has the added benefit of high-fidelity sound at
The Bluesound system includes access to more than 70,000 free internet radio
streams from all corners of the globe via the TuneIn radio service. Just
select the TuneIn logo from the main Music menu and browse among the 70,000
stations neatly organized into popular categories and select a station that
appeals to your mood.
- iHeart Radio:
iHeartRadio is a free, all-in-one digital radio and music streaming
service that lets you listen to thousands of live stations from across the
country and allows you to create personalized custom stations featuring
songs from the artist you select and similar music.
Napster is a streaming music subscription service (starting a $10
per month) that allows you to play the full-length songs you choose on
demand from a collection of over 10 million songs, without ads and without
having to purchase or download the music.
Get the sound quality that you deserve with the new Slacker Radio® music
library available in high-quality AAC audio on Bluesound. Listen to music
streams at a bitrate of 320kbps and enjoy all your favorite Slacker stations
in pristine MP3-quality.
Note: Availability of online music services may vary by
region. Not all services may be available at time of purchase. Some services
may be added or discontinued from time to time based on decisions of the
music service providers or others.
Mobile Device Music Library: From the Bluesound Controller
App, you can stream music directly over WiFi from your Apple iOS or Android
device to your Bluesound speakers around your home. The app gives you complete
control of your compatible mobile device's music library with song/artist
information and album art.
Computer Audio: The Bluesound wireless music system will
pull music from an existing digital music library across the network on your
Windows PC or Mac computer using Windows or SMB File Sharing (SAMBA) and the
Bluesound Controller App for Windows & Mac.
- Windows: Music files stored on a Windows desktop or
laptop can be accessed by Bluesound using Windows File Sharing. You will
need to download the Bluesound Share Utility for Windows -
Bluesound Share Utility Windows v1.6.zip. This utility will work on
Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10.
- Mac: Music files stored on an Apple iMac or MacBook can
be accessed by Bluesound using SMB File Sharing. You will need to download
the Bluesound Share Utility for OS X -
Bluesound Share Utility OSX v1.2.zip.This utility will work on any
version of Apple OS X 10.8.x and higher.