360-Degree Sound: No matter where your place it, the BeoSound 2 fills
every corner of your room with a warm, rich sound featuring crystal clear highs
and deep, accurate bass. With immersive 360-degree sound
performance everyone shares the same experience. The BeoSound 2 features a 3-way
driver system with one 0.75" tweeter, two 2" midrange drivers, and one 5.25"
woofer. The BeoSound2 utilizes Class D amplification with 40 watts for the
tweeter, 11 watts for each midrange driver, and 40 watts for the woofer. The
speaker system has a frequency response of 33Hz to 23,400 Hz.
Crafted of High-Grade Aluminum: The BeoSound 2 is crafted in
high-grade aluminum with incredible attention to detail. Aluminum provides
superior acoustic properties thanks to its material stiffness and seamless
surfaces that eliminate any distortion of your sound.
Wireless Connectivity: The BeoSound 2 is a wireless speaker that supports
many of the major streaming technologies. You can stream your music using Apple
AirPlay, Chromecast built-in, or Bluetooth.
Wired or Wireless Network Connection: The BeoSound 2
provides wired and wireless connectivity to your home network. It has a RJ-45
Ethernet jack for its wired connection and features built-in, dual-band
(2.4/5GHz) WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n) for a wireless connection. A network connection
is required for the Bang & Olufsen App, Chromecast built-in
Bang & Olufsen App: The Bang & Olufsen app (for
Apple iOS 9.0+ and
Android OS 5.0+) is the simplest way to configure, control and enjoy the
BeoSound 2 wireless audio speaker. It offers wireless network setup, access to
your music and select music apps, multiroom control, and EQ settings.
- Network Setup: You can wirelessly connect the BeoSound 2 speaker system
to your home network and WiFi router via the Bang & Olufsen app on your
compatible smartphone or tablet device.
- Music Playback: The Bang & Olufsen app aggregates music stored on
your mobile device, your DLNA servers and computers, select music services
and Internet radio into one interface. All this content can be streamed to
the BeoSound speaker system via a network connection. The Bang & Olufsen app
will provide you with a quick overview and swift control of what is
currently playing, regardless of source.
- TuneIn: With more than 70,000 radio stations and 2
million on-demand programs registered,
TuneIn is an online
Internet Radio service where you can enjoy music, sports and news from
all over the world.
- Deezer: Enjoy full integration with the
streaming service. Use the app to navigate and search over 35 million
tracks, access your playlists and add new songs to your favorites with
just one click.
- Spotify Connect: The integration of
Connect will enable
Spotify Premium users to instantly see, select and stream to the
speaker from within the Spotify app (Apple
Android). Spotify Connect will stream crystal-clear lossless audio
over WiFi to the BeoSound 2 speaker system. Once Spotify Connect is
selected on the Bang & Olufsen app, it will take you to the Spotify app for
- Multiroom Audio: From the app you can unite multiple
Bang & Olufsen speaker systems (sold separately - see Accessories Tab) to
play different music sources from within in different rooms, or let one tune
flow throughout your home. You get a quick and simple overview of the music
in every room and can control it from wherever you are with the Bang &
Olufsen app on your compatible mobile device. Compatible multiroom
audio sources include Chromecast built-in, AirPlay, DLNA, and Bluetooth.
- Audio Settings: The Bang & Olufsen app also offers Position
Optimization Settings and a built-in EQ to maximize the quality of sound
depending if the speaker is placed in a corner, by a wall, or in free space.
- Firmware Updates: Firmware & software updates for the BeoSound 2
are done over the network through the Bang & Olufsen app on your compatible
Apple iOS or Android OS device.
Chromecast built-in lets you instantly stream select music apps from your
Apple iOS or Android mobile device to the BeoSound 2 speaker system. Unlike
Bluetooth, Chromecast built-in works over WiFi so you can connect more than one
device to the BeoSound 2 speaker system at a time and control what's playing from
anywhere in the house on your mobile device. Because the music apps are streamed
from the cloud, you get crystal clear sound and your mobile device's battery
won't drain as fast compared to Bluetooth.
- Supported Content: Chromecast built-in offers Internet
Radio apps like TuneIn &
iHeart Radio; plus
online music service apps like
Music, and more. You can even mirror exactly what's playing on your
Android phone or tablet to the BeoSound 2 speaker. Or, if you're on your
laptop or computer, you can also cast any music streaming website through
the Chrome browser.
- Simple-to-Use: Simply tap the Cast button from a
Chromecast built-in compatible music app to start streaming to the
BeoSound 2 speaker. You can even adjust the volume or change the song, right from
your mobile device. And with Chromecast built-in, you can keep using your
phone to send texts, answer calls, and scroll through social media without
disturbing your music.
- Google Home: Multiple Chromecast built-in speakers can
be added to the same WiFi network to form a multiroom audio system using the
Google Home app. Using the Google Home app for
Apple iOS 10.0+ and
Android OS 4.4+, you can sync multiple speakers with Chromecast Built-in
in multiple rooms of your home to play the same song throughout your house
at the same time. Only Chromecast Built-in compatible music apps are
- Voice Control (Optional): Purchase a Google Home
wireless speaker (sold separately - see Accessories Tab) and gain voice control of compatible Chromecast
music apps. You'll be able to access a specific music app and then select a
specific station or song using only your voice. You'll also have voice
control over Play, Pause, Skip, & Volume. The BeoSound 2 & the Google Home
Speaker must be connected to the same wireless (WiFi) network.
Note: Chromecast built-in is a cloud based function and
requires that the BeoSound 2 and your Apple iOS or Android mobile device are
on the same wireless network, and have access to the Internet.
AirPlay: AirPlay lets you wirelessly stream music directly
from your Apple iOS device (running iOS 4.3.3+) or from your iTunes library on
your Windows (XP-up) or Mac computer (running iTunes 10.2.2+) to the BeoSound 2
speaker system, over your home's WiFi network. By downloading Apple' free
Remote App onto your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad you don't even need to be
in the same room as the speaker or your computer to play, pause, skip, and stop
the songs in your iTunes music library. AirPlay can be enabled to work with
multiroom distribution through the Bang & Olufsen app. AirPlay requires that the BeoSound 2 and
your Apple iOS device or computer are on the same wireless network.
DLNA: The BeoSound 2 is DLNA compliant for playback of
various music files stored on your Windows PC or
DLNA-certified NAS drive connected to your home network. Use the Bang & Olufsen app on
your Apple iOS or Android device to access these music files. MAC OSX computers
and laptops require third party software to be visible on the network (Twonky,
Plex, Servio etc.) as they do not support DLNA. DLNA works with multiroom
distribution through the Bang & Olufsen app. Compatible music files include MP3, WMA,
AAC, ALAC, FLAC, WAV, and AIFF (up to 24-bit/192kHz).
Bluetooth 4.1: The BeoSound 2 offers built-in Bluetooth 4.1
with support for wireless music streaming (A2DP). You'll be able to stream
stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad,
Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC/Phone, Mac computer/laptop and more to the BeoSound 2 speaker system. Basic playback control, such as Play/Pause &
Previous/Next Track can be done from the speaker's top-panel controls. The
speaker can pair with up to 8 devices, but only one device can be used for
playback at a time. Once paired, the BeoSound 2 will automatically re-connect with your
device when in wireless range (up to 33'). Bluetooth can also be distributed to
multiple Bang & Olufsen wireless speakers (sold separately) that support multiroom distribution
through the Bang & Olufsen app.
Aux Input: In addition to network and Bluetooth connectivity, the
BeoSound 2 is equipped with a 3.5mm line-level Aux input for a hardwired
connection to an external audio source. This 3.5mm Aux input is signal sensing.
Top-Panel Controls: The top of the speaker works as a simple-to-use
control panel. Simply tap to start your favorite radio station, turn the wheel
to adjust the volume and swipe to change tracks. The control panel even detects
your position allowing uniform and intuitive operation from any direction.
AC Power: The BeoSound 2 includes a detachable 6.5' AC power cord and
will need to be plugged into an AC wall outlet or surge protector (sold
separately). This speaker system is not battery powered.
Placement Options: The BeoSound 2 is extremely
easy to integrate into your home interior thanks to its clean lines and minimal
footprint. Place it on a table, your night stand,
or anywhere you want to enjoy beautiful music.