B&O Beosound Core - Wireless Music Streamer
The essential connectivity hub that turns your Beolab speakers into a future-proof and wireless speaker system.
BeoSound Core is a connectivity hub designed for the high-end BeoLab speakers and the innovative BeoSound Shape. The discreet hide-away device gives you easy music streaming directly from your phone or tablet. Essentially, BeoSound Core is the engine that turns your beloved speakers into a future-proof wireless speaker system, complete with Multiroom functionality and a solid range of connectivity options. Along with the optional Essence remote control, all essential functions and music in the highest quality can be accessed with a single touch.
BeoSound Core features a simple, black, round body for a discreet, hands-on setup near the speakers. Compared to the Essence Box, the product is smaller and easier to hide.
BeoSound Core can be connected to the Essence Remote, a simple and intuitive remote control that is always near you. It's the best solution that gives you easy access to the mobile device and cloud music in your home pushing the boundaries of technology. If you include the Essence remote control in your configuration, you can start your favorite Internet radio stations with just one touch. The rotary button is used for convenient volume control and to select the titles or radio stations - it has never been easier.
Nothing beats the sound quality of Bang & Olufsens BeoLab speakers. And nothing beats the comfort of choosing and playing digital music directly from your phone or tablet, making BeoSound Core a match made in music heaven. The small device allows you to stream music from your favourite music app through a wide range of streaming technologies including Chromecast built-in, Apple AirPlay, Bluetooth or your own digital music collection via DLNA. The choice is yours.
Immaculate sound quality
No matter what listening mode you prefer, the quality of your music should never be compromised. Our end-to-end digital solution ensures that nothing is lost on the way from the source to your speakers. In fact BeoSound Core delivers the highest digital streaming quality we have ever off offered, rendering music in high resolution far beyond CD quality.
Streaming technologies are constantly changing. New features arrive and old ones grow obsolete, but Bang & Olufsens BeoLab speakers are designed to stand the test of time. By adding BeoSound Core to your setup you can continue to enjoy all the comforts of the latest technologies, as it keeps your speakers up-to-date through automatic software updates.
- Wi-Fi/WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz)
- Bluetooth 4.1
- Apple AirPlay
- DLNA – DMR
- Spotify Connect
- 1 x USB-C (for power via external power supply)
- 1 x Power Link socket (RJ45) with two channels
- 1 x Line-in (analogue & digital combo) with sensing
- 1 x Ethernet 10/100 Mbit/s
- 1 x Toslink digital sound out
- 1 x USB (for Connection to the BeoSound Shape)
- MP3, WMA, AAC, ALAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF Standard sample rates up to 192 kHz, stereo and up to 24 bit
- End-to-end rendering path on the optical interface: 96kHz/24bit
- BeoSound Core can be paired wirelessly (Bluetooth Low Energy) with the Essence Remote (sold separately).