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Russound BTC-2X Bluetooth Remote Transceiver


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Add Bluetooth Streaming Sources to Your Audio System

Add Bluetooth connectivity to your Russound audio system with the Russound BTC-2X Bluetooth Remote Transceiver! This Bluetooth transceiver is a versatile communication module that provides a selection of wireless applications to include into your home audio setup. Once connected to a Russound or 3rd party amplifier or audio receiver the transceiver enables Bluetooth audio sources to be played through the connected receiver. The BTC-2X provides Russound MCA-66 or MCA-88 amplifiers unrivaled Bluetooth range via an exclusively programmed PoE connection. An Ethernet cable up to 500 ft long can be run between the transceiver and a MCA-series controller to allow you to place a Bluetooth audio connection nearly anywhere you wish within your home.

  • Bluetooth 5.1 transceiver module for Russound and 3rd party audio amplifiers
  • Bluetooth range up to 65' (20m) indoors and up to 195' (60m) outdoors
  • Supports PoE connection with Russound MCA-66 or MCA-88 amplifiers
  • PoE connection compatible with Cat5e cables up to 500 ft
  • Connects to 3rd party audio amplifiers with 3.5mm cable
  • Two pairing modes: Automatic pairing for common usage and Manual pairing for restricted pairing access
  • Optional contact closure relay connection to enable remote manual pairing
  • Delivers audio metadata to Russound app or Russound displays and allows local control from Russound keypads or touchscreens
  • RNET connection via compatible Russound controller and BTC-2 Audio Hub allows for up to 8 Bluetooth receiver pairings per system

Additionally, the BTC-2X can use a contact closure connection to create a unique remote pairing control option. By connecting the BTC-2X to either a contact closure compatible control system or to a local pushbutton or keypad, the Bluetooth transceiver can be triggered to remotely activate/deactivate its manual pairing mode to give you control when you wish to have Bluetooth connectivity available for your audio system.

Installation Details

The BTC-2X can be placed atop a flat surface, mounted to a wall, or mounted inside a cabinet or media enclosure with its convenient keyhole mounting slots.

When added to a 3rd party amplifier or home audio setup, the BTC-2X connects via 3.5mm cable and is powered via micro USB and an included power supply. When added to a Russound home audio system with a MCA-Series controller or amplifier, the BTC-2X utilizes a PoE connection to minimize the amount of wires and to deliver higher quality audio from paired Bluetooth devices.


  • BTC-2X Bluetooth Remote Transceiver
  • MicroUSB cable
  • Power Supply
  • Manual

NOTE: 3.5mm cable not included. Cat5 Ethernet cable not included.

Russound Brings Engineered Innovation and Extraordinary Sound

The Russound name is synonymous with audio quality around the world. Russound delivers a complete range of multiroom audio systems, source equipment, volume controls, amplifiers, loudspeakers and intercom systems. Every audio device from Russound has been manufactured to fulfill the ideal listening experience of any user – from background music listening to premium performance in your favorite listening areas at home. Russound remains dedicated to providing its dealers and customers with the right products for their desired audio needs.


  • Manufacturer Part #: BTC-2X
  • UPC: 612934853692
  • Bluetooth Version: 5.1
  • Range:
    • Indoors: Up to 65' (20m)
    • Outdoors: Up to 195' (60m)
  • Connections: RJ-45, 3.5mm Audio Out, Remote Pairing
  • Max Cat5 Cable Length: 500' (152m)
  • Pairing Modes: Automatic, Manual, and Contact Closure
  • Audio Out: 3.5mm Analog Stereo Out (Cable Not Included)
  • Power Requirements:
    • Standalone Operation 5VDC microUSB (110-220VAC Power Supply Included)
    • Working with BTC-2 or MCA Controller Power Supplied by BTC-2 or MCA Controller via Cat5/6 Cable Connection (Not Included)
  • Dimensions: 3.375" L x 2.25" W x 1.13" H (8.6 x 5.7 x 2.9 cm)
  • Weight: 0.3 lbs (.14 kg)
  • Warranty: 2 Years