|Dimensions||10.5 × 7.3 × 2.5 in|
Get great-sounding, high-definition Bluetooth audio from your device to any music system. Extended-range wireless streaming perfect for updating that good old vintage system stashed in your attic.
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Stream music from your phone, tablet, or computer to any music system or powered speakers. The ultimate Bluetooth music receiver that seamlessly works with all your apps, music, and devices for high-quality, extended-range wireless streaming anywhere in your home.
Tidal, Spotify, Pandora…all your favorite streaming apps play instantly.
No matter how you listen, the B1 Bluetooth Music Receiver has you covered.
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT
Easy setup, connects in seconds
No network setup, no passwords, no hassle
Extended-range wireless aptX-HD Bluetooth
Connects to any music system
Analog and optical outputs
Bluetooth aptX LED indicator
The B1 Bluetooth Music Receiver is a simple way to get great-sounding wireless music from your device to any music system. Setup and pairing is easy and no custom software, driver, or app is needed.
No network setup, passwords to enter, or buttons to push. Setting them up is so easy you’ll be rocking in no time.
Keep your music fun, easy, and sounding great.
GET CONNECTED, STAY CONNECTED
The B1 has special circuitry and a precision-tuned antenna for incredible, extended-range wireless audio that offers more versatility and superior sound.
The audio quality of most Bluetooth products is improving but B1 takes it to a new level by implementing the aptX-HD codec, which offers the highest fidelity Bluetooth audio.
Experience stunning audio with the Audioengine B1 Bluetooth Music Receiver including aptX-HD, a 24-bit upsampling DAC, and extended range.
You can absolutely still use the B1, and it will sound great. aptX® is a high quality Bluetooth audio codec that works really well. With that said, in addition to mandatory support for SBC, Bluetooth also includes optional support for many other codecs, like MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and AAC, all of which have their own advantages, and some of which sound very close to aptX®.
Yes, any audio product with a standard analog audio input can connect to B1 with the included RCAs. B1 also includes a digital output so you also can connect via optical (TOSLINK).
No extra software or drivers are needed. The B1 is compatible with any device that supports Bluetooth, and the A2DP profile for streaming stereo audio. This includes most all Smartphones, Tablets, and Laptop Computers.
Yes, you can still use the B1 with the original A5 model! With this kind of setup, you'd just need to use either an RCA to mini-stereo adapter (like the one that was included with your A5s) or an RCA to mini-stereo cable. You would just connect the RCA end into the RCA outputs of the B1 and the connect the mini-stereo side to either the top or back mini-stereo inputs of the A5s.
Setting up your Bluetooth turntable with your B1, B2, HD6, or HD3 should be simple. First, you would also need to make sure your Audioengine Bluetooth device is on, in pair mode (LED light flashing), and near the turntable. Next, you would need to use the pairing button to send the turntable into pairing mode. Depending on the turntable, you will need to either press and release the turntable's pair button or press and hold it; for example, on the Audio Technica AT-LP60-BT you would need to hold the turntable's pairing button for about two seconds, until the light flashes different colors. Once the turntable is in pairing mode, it will search and connect to the nearest available Bluetooth device. Once the turntable if paired and connected to your Audioengine Bluetooth device, the pair light on the receiver should turn solid.
|Inputs||Outputs||Multiroom||Wifi Network||Battery||Wifi||Bluetooth||Max Receiver
Stream multiroom music from your phone, tablet, or computer through your home network.
|Wifi||Analog, Optical||n/a||8||Shop B-Fi|
|Stream music directly from your phone, tablet, or computer via Bluetooth aptX HD.||Bluetooth aptX HD||Analog, Optical||n/a||1||Shop B1|
|Make any audio gear wireless. Easy connection to and from any powered speakers, stereo receiver, or subwoofer.||Analog, USB||Analog||point-to-point
closed Wifi network
|n/a||Up to 3 (W3R add-on receivers req'd)||Shop W3|
|Dimensions||10.5 × 7.3 × 2.5 in|