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Bluesound Pulse

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User ratings:
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4.3 out of 5
39 user ratings
5 stars
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4 stars
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3 stars
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Editorial reviews:
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3.7 out of 5
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5 stars
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Pros

  • and flexibility of configurations
  • crisp
  • detailed dialogue

Cons

  • the sound was coming entirely from a box
  • the sound was congested and closed in
  • The speaker was no longer in the Wi-Fi list

Key specs

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Bluesound Pulse - Pros & Cons

Bluesound Pulse

Pros

  • and flexibility of configurations
  • crisp
  • detailed dialogue
  • unparalleled sound
  • clear vocals
  • and punchy bass
  • sound quality is superb for digital music and high-resolution audio
  • it looks great amongst my living room setup as well
  • it together with a control and user experience that is genuinely excellent
  • The Bluetooth implementation is also brilliant
  • excellent performance across the very wide selection of features and functions it possesses

Cons

  • the sound was coming entirely from a box
  • the sound was congested and closed in
  • The speaker was no longer in the Wi-Fi list
  • The sound was very thick and closed in with a congested vocal
  • performance falls far short of what I had expected
  • It would be nice to have an automatic room correction option
  • there is no option to sync and use your Apple Music account within
  • Touch controlsThis is not to say the app isn t functional
  • it s not attractive
  • The volume is not device-dependent
  • sounded a bit too flat

Bluesound Pulse - Technical Overview

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IconPeak power
80 W
Best:
Devialet Phantom
Peak power: 4500 W
IconWeight
6100.82 g
Best:
Philips BT2650
Weight: 0.21 g

Bluesound - Video Reviews (9)

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Bluesound Pulse - Full Specifications

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Sound
Peak power80.0 W
Supported formats
  • AAC+
  • AIFF
  • Apple Lossless
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • OGG Vorbis
  • WAV
  • WMA
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Dimensions
Height7.48 in
Width16.54 in
Depth7.76 in
Weight215.2 oz
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Features
Smart speaker (virtual assistant)no
Streaming standardsSpotify Connect
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Design
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Blue
  • White
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Connectivity
USByes
Other connectors
  • Digital optical input
  • Ethernet
Bluetoothyes
Bluetooth codec
  • AAC
  • aptX
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yes

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Bluesound Pulse Bluesound - Editorial Reviews (13)

3.7
Based on 13 reviews
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Bluesound Pulse Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i & Pulse Mini 2i: Review
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ecoustics.com
Published: 01.12.2021
Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i & Pulse Mini 2i: Review

The Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i and Pulse Mini 2i are strong performers in the wireless speaker category and come with the fantastic BluOS app.

Bluesound Pulse Bluesound Pulse 2i review
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whathifi
Published: 02.10.2018
Bluesound Pulse 2i review

Bluesound’s bold revamp seems to have backfired

Bluesound Pulse Flexible in name, flexible in nature
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CNET
Published: 26.07.2017
Flexible in name, flexible in nature

Doing its best in its struggle against the Sonos juggernaut, the Bluesound Pulse Flex is a slice of streaming hi-fi in an affordable package.

Bluesound Pulse Bluesound Pulse 2 and Pulse Flex Review: Great Audio, But Tough to Set Up
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WIRED
Published: 02.08.2017
Bluesound Pulse 2 and Pulse Flex Review: Great Audio, But Tough to Set Up

We test two wireless speakers that offer lossless audio over Wi-Fi.

Bluesound Pulse BlueSound Pulse Flex 2i review
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LaptopMag
Published: 25.10.2020
BlueSound Pulse Flex 2i review
4.0

A speaker that is compact, but packs a punch

Bluesound Pulse Bluesound Pulse 2i review: Powerful premium sound and clean sleek design
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Techaeris
Published: 01.02.2021
Bluesound Pulse 2i review: Powerful premium sound and clean sleek design
4.5

The Bluesound Pulse 2i is my first experience with this company and it's worth the time to check them out for yourselves too. Read on!

Bluesound Pulse Bluesound Pulse 2i Wireless Streaming Speaker Review - HomeTheaterHifi.com
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HomeTheaterHifi.com
Published: 05.08.2021
Bluesound Pulse 2i Wireless Streaming Speaker Review - HomeTheaterHifi.com

Hot on the heels of my recent review of the Bluesound Pulse Sub+ and Powernode 2i Streaming Amplifier comes the Pulse 2i Wireless Streaming Speaker

Bluesound Pulse Bluesound Pulse Soundbar 2i & Pulse 2i review: Magical sounds, meagre smarts
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wareable.com
Published: 11.01.2021
Bluesound Pulse Soundbar 2i & Pulse 2i review: Magical sounds, meagre smarts
3.5

The smart home and home theater are on a much needed collision course. For too long these areas have been segmented and separated, but now that we have stre...

Bluesound Pulse Bluesound Pulse 2i Soundbar Review ~ | Gadget Review
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Gadget Review
Published: 08.09.2020
Bluesound Pulse 2i Soundbar Review ~ | Gadget Review
4.3

Not many have necessarily heard of the Bluesound Pulse Soundbar, but it has been a strong competitor in the sound market for years. So much so that it ranks

Bluesound Pulse Bluesound PULSE 2i
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AVForums
Published: 11.06.2019
Bluesound PULSE 2i
4.0

We’ve already established that Bluesound has some of the best operating software in the business but how does this translate to an all in one speaker?

Bluesound Pulse Wireless Wonders: 7 Wireless Speakers Reviewed Bluesound Pulse Flex
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Sound & Vision
Published: 03.06.2016
Wireless Wonders: 7 Wireless Speakers Reviewed Bluesound Pulse Flex

Bluesound Pulse Flex Performance Features Ergonomics

Bluesound Pulse Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i review: This well-built wireless speaker delivers an underwhelming audio performance
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Published: 26.06.2019
Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i review: This well-built wireless speaker delivers an underwhelming audio performance
2.0

Don't be fooled by the distinguished parentage. This pricey Bluetooth speaker from Bluesound has great features, but its sound is a disappointment.

Bluesound Pulse Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i And Pulse Mini 2i: Early Takes The Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i and Pulse Mini 2i are already proving to be worthy alternatives to the Sonos One SL system in my kitchen. Review By Ian White Of eCoustics
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Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i And Pulse Mini 2i: Early Takes The Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i and Pulse Mini 2i are already proving to be worthy alternatives to the Sonos One SL system in my kitchen. Review By Ian White Of eCoustics

Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i And Pulse Mini 2i: Early Takes The Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i and Pulse Mini 2i are already proving to be worthy alternatives to the Sonos One SL system in my kitchen. Review By Ian White Of eCoustics

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