B2 Specifications

  • Stores 500/1000/4400 CDs on 240G/480G/2T as FLAC.
  • Stores 2250/4500/9000 CDs on 240G/480G/2T disk as MP3.
  • Total 15W+15W RMS TPA3110 power amplifier
  • 32 key credit card remote
  • 3.5 million album database
  • Text Search for Track or Album by remote control, front panel or web browser
  • Segue - blends one track into the next
  • Internet Radio - 40,000+ stations from around the world. Organised geographically or search by name with the Web UI - ten presets.
  • Play through Sonos loudspeakers.
  • Apps for Android and iPhone.
  • Bluetooth In - play music from your mobile phone or tablet through B2 - nothing to do on B2 just connect on your phone/tablet and play. (Bluetooth dongle included).
  • NAS (Network Attached Storage) facility - lets you see the Brennan hard disk contents on a computer.
  • Spotify Connect. Use the Spotify App on your phone or computer and play through B2.
  • HDMI Out - play music through your TV or Home Cinema
  • 256 x 64 soft scrolling graphic white OLED display
  • Compact 4.8 x 17 x 15.3 cm
  • 1.2kg solid aluminium construction
  • Loads CDs to hard disk at up to 12x - play music while loading
  • Music compressed to FLAC or MP3 automatically
  • Two USB 2.0 Hi-Speed 480 Mbits / sec ports. These are used by the Wifi and Bluetooth dongles but can be expanded using a USB hub.
  • Optical SPDIF output (shares connector with line out jack - we can supply compatible optical cables)
  • Record from line in - convert vinyl to MP3s
  • Rear connectors - loudspeakers, line in, SPDIF/line out, USBx2, 24V DC
  • Backup music and playlists to external USB hard disk for safe keeping
  • Built in Raspberry Pi processor module.
  • External laptop computer style 24V power supply / AC adaptor - included - works from 110V to 240V. Size  3cm x 6cm x 13cm. 3m overall lead length.
  • Loudspeakers 22cm (H) x 14.5cm (W) x 18cm (D) - sold separately 


B2 is simple to connect

  • 24V DC - from the AC adaptor
  • Loudspeakers

Extra connections - may be useful but not necessary

  • Wifi dongle - usually in USB A
  • Bluetooth dongle - usually in USB C
  • SPDIF / Line out - 3.5mm electrical or optical. Sold separately.
  • Aux in - tuner, turntable, ipod etc you can record from this input so you could use it to transfer from vinyl to mp3
You can connect to Ethernet using a USB to Ethernet adaptor or by unscrewing the rear panel and connecting to the Raspberry Pi directly.



The remote control is included with the B2. You can also use a mobile phone or laptop to control the B2.