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Blustream BLUARC HDMI Bluetooth Audio Extractor & Embedder

£402.00 £335.00
SKU
BLUARC
Free UK Delivery
5 Years
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SPEAKER CABLES:

A quantity of 2 means you will receive a pair of speaker cables e.g. for your front left and front right speakers. By entering a quantity of 1, you will get a cable for a single speaker e.g. centre speaker and this option also enables you to vary the length (and termination) of your cable for each speaker.

OTHER CABLES:

A quantity of 1 means you will receive a single cable in the case of aerial, satellite, subwoofer, digital coaxial & optical cables and a pair of cables in the case of 2 rca to 2 rca analogue audio cables.

NON-CABLE PRODUCTS:

A quantity of 1 means you will receive 1 of the specified products.

Available

Need help? Call us on 0800 772 3688 or 0208 905 1555

Prefer email? Contact us via sales@futureshop.co.uk

The Blustream BLUARC HDMI Bluetooth Audio Extractor & Embedder is a versatile audio routing device suitable for residential and commercial environments, offering seamless integration with various audio source and sink devices. With support for multiple audio inputs, high-quality video pass-through, and extensive control options, it ensures an unparalleled audio experience and future-proof design for professional installations.

Blustream BLUARC HDMI Bluetooth Audio Extractor & Embedder

 

The Blustream BLUARC HDMI Bluetooth Audio Extractor & Embedder stands out as a versatile and reliable audio routing device, perfect for various applications in residential and commercial settings. Its ability to embed or de-embed and route audio between different source and sink devices where HDMI video is distributed makes it a highly desirable solution for audio management needs.

One of the key features of the BLUARC is its support for multiple audio inputs, including HDMI embedded audio, external L/R analog audio, optical digital audio, and Bluetooth audio. This wide range of input options ensures compatibility with a diverse array of audio source devices, allowing users to stream music from smartphones or connect to high-end sound systems with ease.

The device offers seamless integration with existing setups, providing various output options such as HDMI, HDMI ARC, analog L/R audio, and optical digital outputs. This ensures compatibility with a wide range of audio devices, including soundbars and home theatre systems, making it ideal for various residential and commercial environments.

The BLUARC also boasts high-quality video support, with HDMI2.0b 18Gbps 4K UHD 60Hz 4:4:4 pass-through including HDR. This ensures pristine video quality, guaranteeing an immersive viewing experience without compromise.

Furthermore, the device supports pass-through of all known HDMI audio formats, including Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, and DTS-HD Master Audio transmission. This ensures an unparalleled audio experience, capturing every nuance and detail of your favourite movies, music, and games.

Control options for the BLUARC are extensive, allowing for easy management via front panel, IR remote, RS-232, TCP/IP, Web-GUI, GPIO, and CEC. Whether you prefer traditional remote control or advanced network-based management, the BLUARC caters to your needs.

 

Key Features

  • Supports HDMI2.0b 18Gbps 4K UHD 60Hz 4:4:4 pass-through including HDR
  • Supports all industry standard video resolutions including VGA-WUXGA and 480i-4K
  • Supports pass-through of all known HDMI audio formats including Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD Master Audio transmission
  • HDMI audio breakout to Bluetooth audio (2ch PCM), HDMI output, HDMI audio only output, HDMI soundbar output, analogue L/R audio (2ch PCM) and optical digital outputs concurrently (up to LPCM/Dolby/DTS 5.1ch)
  • HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) to Bluetooth audio (2ch PCM), HDMI audio only output, HDMI soundbar output, analogue L/R audio (2ch PCM) and optical digital outputs concurrently (up to LPCM/Dolby/DTS 5.1ch)
  • Analogue L/R and optical digital audio embedding
  • Analogue L/R and optical digital audio de-embedding
  • Bluetooth 5.0 output and L/R output support volume adjustment
  • Bluetooth 5.0 specification supporting SBC/MP3/AAC/APT-X /APTX-LL/APTX-HD, 44.1K-48KHz 16/24Bit 2ch only
  • Control via front panel, IR, RS-232, TCP/IP, Web-GUI, GPIO, & CEC
  • Supplied with Blustream 5V IR receiver
  • 3rd party drivers available for all major control brands
  • HDCP2.3 compliant with advanced EDID management

 

Specification

  • Video Input Connectors: 1 x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female
  • Video Output Connectors: 3 x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female
  • Audio Input Connectors: 1 x Optical (S/PDIF), 1 x analogue L/R (3.5mm stereo jack)
  • Audio Output Connectors: 1 x Optical (S/PDIF), 1 x analogue L/R (3.5mm stereo jack)
  • Network Connectors: 1 x Ethernet connection (RJ45)
  • Bluetooth Antennae: 1 x SMA connector
  • RS-232 & I/O Connectors: 1 x 5-Pin Phoenix connector
  • IR Input Connectors: 1 x 3-Pin Phoenix connector
  • Firmware Upgrade: 1 x Micro-USB UART port
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 125mm x 147mm x 25mm
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6kg • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Storage Temperature: - 4°F to 140°F (- 20°C to 60°C)
  • Power Supply: 12V/1A DC, screw connector

 

Package Contents

  • 1 x BLUARC
  • 1 x IR receiver
  • 1 x 3-pin Phoenix connector
  • 1 x 5-pin Phoenix connector
  • 1 x IR Remote Control
  • 1 x Mounting kit
  • 1 x Quick reference guide
  • 1 x 12V/1A DC power supply

 

About Blustream

Blustream is a leading provider of advanced HDMI distribution solutions in the audio-visual industry. With over 30 years of experience, the company's products are designed and engineered by a global team of AV specialists. Blustream's research revealed the need for an AV distribution brand that delivers industry-leading performance and reliability. To address this, the company has developed a range of HDBaseT, Video over IP, and HDMI solutions that provide seamless AV integration within any installation environment.

Blustream is an official adopter and alliance member of HDBaseT, positioning the company at the forefront of this advanced technology. Blustream's engineers have created the world's most innovative range of AV distribution products by integrating the latest pioneering chipsets. The company's dedication to quality and innovation has earned it numerous awards in the audio-visual industry, making Blustream the go-to option for advanced HDMI distribution.

 

Specification

  • Video Input Connectors: 1 x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female
  • Video Output Connectors: 3 x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female
  • Audio Input Connectors: 1 x Optical (S/PDIF), 1 x analogue L/R (3.5mm stereo jack)
  • Audio Output Connectors: 1 x Optical (S/PDIF), 1 x analogue L/R (3.5mm stereo jack)
  • Network Connectors: 1 x Ethernet connection (RJ45)
  • Bluetooth Antennae: 1 x SMA connector
  • RS-232 & I/O Connectors: 1 x 5-Pin Phoenix connector
  • IR Input Connectors: 1 x 3-Pin Phoenix connector
  • Firmware Upgrade: 1 x Micro-USB UART port
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 125mm x 147mm x 25mm
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6kg • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Storage Temperature: - 4°F to 140°F (- 20°C to 60°C)
  • Power Supply: 12V/1A DC, screw connector

UK Delivery

 

1. We use Royal Mail 1st Class Services as a Standard Postage Option

Orders received before 4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) are usually dispatched the same day by FIRST CLASS post (unless premium postal or timed courier services are selected), subject to stock availability. Over 98% of our orders are usually delivered the next working day including Saturdays.

Standard delivery is usually within 2-3 working days, although 98% of all orders are delivered the next working day including Saturdays . In extreme cases, such as delivery to the Highlands and Islands, this may take 3 days.

All items are fully insured and come with an invoice from Futureshop.co.uk. We use the Royal Mail for delivery of small packages and DPD or Interlink Express for items that weigh over 2KG. Items over 2KG are fully insured and will usually be delivered within 48 hours of placing your order Monday to Friday subject to stock availability. For International orders, we use FedEx Services where customers have selected this option.

Please note, special orders for non-standard cable lengths or custom-made cables may be subject to longer delivery time-scales. This may vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.

We offer 'Free UK delivery on orders over £99' subject to the following terms & conditions:

  • Applies only to orders with £99 or more of items (including VAT at the UK rate), at FutureShop.co.uk
  • Free Delivery on orders over £99 utilises Royal Mail First Class postal service for items weighing under 2KG. For items weighing over 2KG, we use DPD next working day services which deliver from 9.00am to 6pm within mainland UK (excludes Royal Mail Special Delivery Services and timed next day delivery services by UK Mail).
  • Applies only to deliveries to addresses within mainland UK and Northern Ireland addresses. Applies only to orders that are to be delivered to a single Mainland UK delivery address.
  • You will not be eligible for free delivery on your order if any items are cancelled or returned for a refund, bringing the total order amount below £99. Where items are returned, the refund due will be the cost of the item less any postage costs.
  • We reserve the right to change or discontinue 'Free delivery on orders over £99 promotion at any time.
  • FREE DELIVERY FOR ORDERS OVER £99 OFFER DOES NOT APPLY TO TRADE CUSTOMERS.

Free Delivery on orders over £99 utilises Royal Mail First Class postal service for items weighing under 2KG. For items weighing over 2KG, we use DPD or Interlink Express next working day services which deliver from 9.00am to 6pm within mainland UK.

Free Delivery for orders over £99 excludes Royal Mail Special Delivery Services and timed next day delivery services by DPD or Interlink Express.

 

Royal Mail 1st Class Shipping DPD Next Day Delivery

 

2. Special Delivery UK - Guaranteed Next Working Day

We have 99.9% of the UK covered With Royal Mail Next Day Special Delivery. We guarantee delivery to most UK addresses by 1pm the next working day. This includes Northern Ireland, Jersey and Guernsey. Some places take longer to deliver to but we still guarantee delivery within three working days by 5.30 PM.

For the Next Day Special Delivery service, orders must be received by futureshop.co.uk by 4.30pm weekdays. Orders after the 4.30pm deadline cannot be guaranteed for same day dispatch.

Please note, Royal Mail Special Delivery for next working day may not be possible where non-standard cable lengths are ordered. If this is the case, the item will be shipped via The Royal Mail Special Delivery service as soon as the cable is custom made.

For orders weighing over 2KG, we reserve the right to ship items using Next Day Pre-Noon Courier Services where Royal Mail Special Delivery option has been selected.

 

Royal Mail Special Next Working Day Delivery

 

3. Channel Islands & Northern Ireland

We accept orders from all Channel Islands including Alderney, Jersey, Guernsey and Sark. Unless you select a premium service, Items weighing under 2KG are delivered using our standard UK delivery option above. For items weighing over 2KG, a surcharge may be applied for all deliveries to the Channel Islands as well as Northern Ireland.

 

European Countries

Deliveries to EU member states are subject to 20% VAT. We offer the following shipping services:

  • Royal Mail First Class International Untracked Airmail Services - Items are usually delivered within 10 working days.
  • Royal Mail First Class International Tracked Airmail Services - Items are usually delivered within 3 to 7 working days.
  • DHL Express International - Items are usually delivered within 24 to 48 hours. DHL orders must be received by 3:30pm for next day service to most destinations in Europe
  • Federal Express International Priority - Items are usually delivered within 24 to 48 hours. FedEx orders must be received by 3.00pm for next day service to most destinations in Europe
  • Federal Express International Economy - Item are usually delivered within 48 to 72 hours

 

Royal Mail International DeliveryRoyal Mail International Tracked DeliveryFedEX Express Economy International DeliveryFedEX Express Priority International DeliveryDHL Worldwide Express International DeliveryDHL Econmy Select International Delivery

 

Worldwide - Excluding UK & Europe

Deliveries outside of the EU are not subject to 20% VAT and so the 20% tax on items is automatically deducted when you login or register.
We offer the following shipping services:

  • Royal Mail First Class International Untracked Airmail Services - Items are usually delivered within 15 working days.
  • Royal Mail First Class International Tracked Airmail - Items are usually delivered within 10-15 working days.
  • DHL Express International - Items are usually delivered within 48 hours. DHL orders must be received by 3:30pm in order to ship items the same day, subject to stock availability.
  • Federal Express International Priority - Items are usually delivered within 48 hours. FedEx orders must be received by 3.00pm in order to ship items the same day, subject to stock availability.

Where the actual weight of the package significantly exceeds the shipping cost charged on orders, we may write to you for an additional shipping charge. For larger orders, items may be shipped in multiple packets.

 

Royal Mail International DeliveryRoyal Mail International Tracked DeliveryFedEX Express Economy International DeliveryFedEX Express Priority International DeliveryDHL Worldwide Express International DeliveryDHL Econmy Select International Delivery