The heart of your music
The essential connectivity hub that turns your Beolab speakers into a future-proof and wireless speaker system.
Stream from your favourite music app
With Beosound Core, nothing stands between your music and your beloved speakers. Stream directly from your favourite music apps on your phone via Chromecast built-in, Apple AirPlay or Bluetooth. Or play your own digital music collection via DLNA.
Uncompromising sound quality
Only the very best for your Beolab speakers. Beosound Core renders music in ultra high resolution to deliver the highest digital streaming quality we have ever offered.
All the connections you need
Beosound Core is the intelligent connectivity hub for your all your wired and wireless devices and speakers. Optical-in and optical-out interfaces provide end-to-end digital sound. We also included analogue interfaces for your older equipment.
Extend the life of your speakers
In a time of fast-changing technologies, the Beosound Core safeguards your precious Beolab speakers or Beosound Shape through automatic software updates, keeping them up-to-date for many years to come.
Get the full Multiroom experience
Beosound Core adds Multiroom functionality to Beosound Shape or your Beolab speakers, allowing you to wirelessly connect multiple speakers throughout your home into one seamless audio system.
THE LITTLE BIG DIFFERENCE
If you own a set of BeoLab speakers, think of BeoSound Core as the engine that turns them into a connected speaker system, complete with built-in sources and a solid range of wireless connectivity options.
Dimensions and weight
Base diameter 151.8 mm
Height: 44.2 mm
Weight: 290 g
USB-C power supply
Weight: 145 g
LightWeight composite casing in matt black
Wi-Fi/WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz) and Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Audio Streaming
DLNA – DMR
QPlay 2.0 (China specific)
Chromecast built-in is a trademark of Google Inc
Integrated music services
TuneIn Internet radio*
QQ Music (China specific)
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)
Supported audio format
MP3, WMA, AAC, ALAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF
Standard sample rates up to 192 kHz, stereo and up to 24 bit
Note:WMA lossless is not supported
End-to-end rendering path on the optical interface: 96kHz/24bit
BeoSound Core can be paired wirelessly (Bluetooth Low Energy) with the Essence Remote.
BeoSound Core and the Essence Remote will generally be fully operational when located in a square room of up to 9×9 meters