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BLUESOUND NODE2/2i PSU MODIFICATION GUIDE

A complete PSU modification guide for Node2/2i

Own a latest Node [N130]? We have the complete modification guide for it too! Here you go: link

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Video Guide

DISCLAIMER

  • Modifications void the product warranty.

  • Please do not attempt to modify the unit if you're not comfortable in electronics modification works

Tools Required

  • LHY Audio Bluesound PSU Kit

  • Phillips Screwdriver 

  • Long-nose Plyer

Step 1: Dismantle the Top Cover (as shown in the video above)

Step 2: Disconnect the two connectors on the mainboard

Step 3: Use a + Phillips Screwdriver to remove the two screws

Step 4: Remove the two screws holding the SMPS, and a screw at the rear panel holding the bracket, as well as two screws holding the AC inlet

Step 5: Place the bracket and 7 screws safely aside, we need them later. Dismantle the SMPS from the chassis

Step 6: Locate the Back Panel of the PSU Kit, fit it to the PSU module

Step 7: The indication 'On', 'Protect', 'DC5V' shall be at the front facing

Step 7: Install the PSU module to the chassis, align it properly to the screw holes

Step 8: Use the two sets of screws & nuts to secure the Back Panel and Bluesound chassis wit the help of screwdriver & plyer

Step 9: Tighten the two screws to secure the PSU module

Step 10: Tighten the two screws to secure the PSU module and Bracket

Step 11: Tighten a screw at the rear panel to secure the bracket and the chassis

Step 12: Use the provided high quality jumper cable, connect it to the PSU module firmly

Step 13: Connect the other end of the jumper to the Bluesound mainboard socket firmly. And yes, just the 9pins connector. The 2pins connector is not required.

Step 14: It's done. You have successfully installed the LHY Bluesound PSU Kit to the Bluesound Node2/2i :)

FAQ

  • Q1: Can I use the stock power cord that come with the NODE to power up the NODE after the modification?

  • A1: No, you need a 5VDC Power Supply with DC Cable (5.5/2.1mm) to power up the NODE.

  • Q2:  Which 5VDC Power Supply can I use?

  • A2: You may use LHY Audio LPS25VA/5V Linear Power Supply.

  • Q3: The PSU Kit cost US$119/279. What is the different?

  • A3: The PSU Kit itself cost $119, it doesn't include the LHY Audio LPS25VA. You may opt for PSU Kit + LPS25VA Bundle at $279

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