All Bluesound NODE and VAULT Players (except VAULT Gen 1) include a TRIGGER OUT port on the rear panel. This TRIGGER OUT port can be connected to the amplifier’s TRIGGER IN port (if available) using a 3.5 mm mini-jack cable to conserve power.
After 15 minutes1) of idle status (playlist is paused or cleared), the Bluesound Player enters a low power Standby Mode and also sends a trigger command to switch the connected amplifier to Standby Mode.
To awaken the connected amplifier from Standby Mode, select the Play button (on Bluesound Player or BluOS Controller App). Expect a slight delay in playback as the amplifier requires powering up when returning from Standby Mode.
Voltage and mini-jack Cable Specification
Bluesound Players2) (with TRIGGER OUT port) output a 12V DC signal and work with 12V triggered amplifiers. They can be connected with a 3.5 mm mono to 3.5 mm mono mini-jack cable.
- 1)The TRIGGER OUT signal’s delay time (15 minutes) cannot be adjusted or turned OFF using the BluOS firmware.
- 2)Bluesound NODE (Gen 1 only) outputs a 5V DC signal and works with 5V triggered amplifiers.