Bluesound does not have the same presence in the audio market as it used to. However, it is still a famous brand and well-liked by many consumers worldwide. There is some good news from Bluesound as they have launched a new wireless speaker, PULSE M.
This sleek and stylish-looking speaker has many excellent features and comes at an interesting price. Bluesound is well-known for making high-fidelity multi-room streamers and speakers. There are a lot of things to know about the speaker, so let’s dive right in.
The New Bluesound PULSE M
As mentioned above, Bluesound is famous for making hi-fi speakers, and the new PULSE M will expand on the same principle. This is a stylish speaker with outstanding performance capabilities.
A Stylish Design
The new PULSE M wireless speaker follows a simple and stylish approach. It is cylindrical all the way to the top and still looks quite sleek when sitting on a desk. The new wireless speaker has two color options: Black and White. It is one of those instances when the white one looks better than the black one. The speaker has a dual-color finish and can go perfectly with any desk or home setting.
As per Bluesound, this one comes with an Omni-Hybrid design. There is a 5 ¼-inch up-firing woofer. Then there are dual 3/4-inch tweeters. The tweeters are mounted and offset at 45 degrees from each other. There is a custom-designed acoustic reflector covering the woofer. This helps in creating a 360-degree soundstage and helps to deliver consistent audio to the entire room.
So the driver assembly gets its power from a smartly constructed power supply. There is also a DSP smart amplifier that can produce 80 watts of system power. So you get real-time processing, all the distortion is cleared, and you get outstanding audio performance with incredible dynamic range and frequency from the speaker.
Overall, the speaker is 8-inches in height, and because of its design, it can easily match any home aesthetics and other Bluesound products as well.
With the new PULSE M, Bluesound has integrated many fantastic features to enhance usability. With music at its core, there are around 20 music services that come integrated with the wireless speaker. Furthermore, there are over a thousand internet radio stations. All of this can be controlled via the BluOS Controller app.
You get the volume buttons along with 5 programmable presets. These buttons are present on the top of the speaker, along with a proximity-sensing touch panel display.
The new PULSE M works seamlessly with voice assistants like Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa, or Google Assistant. This one also has Airplay 2 Integration.
These are not the only way to play music on this speaker. It comes with dual-band WiFi, Ethernet, two-way aptX HD Bluetooth, USB-A, 3.5mm dual analog/digital input, or the 3.5mm headphone jack. So overall, the speaker is quite versatile and offers excellent usability for the users.
The PULSE M wireless speaker supports both Stereo Pair and Home Theater Grouping. This means that you can use this one for a pure two-channel listening experience. After pairing the speaker, you can get a wide soundstage that can work seamlessly even at off-axis listening angles.
So it doesn’t matter if you are a regular user who wants to play music or someone who likes to watch TV with high-clarity sound. The new PULSE M can serve everyone equally. Users can also pair this for multi-room audio and do much with other speakers in the Bluesound ecosystem.
Pricing and Availability
The new Bluesound PULSE M wireless speaker is available for all users via authorized dealers and Bluesound.com. You can get the new speaker for USD 449. It might not be an ideal price, given that there are many premium brands offering their best speakers in this same price range. So it will be interesting how this one performs in the market.