Yamaha WXC-50 MusicCast

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Key specs

Integrated WiFi
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Multi-room audio
Yes
Streaming services
Juke, Napster, Qobuz, Spotify
Audio streaming quality
CD quality (16-bit), HD quality (24-bit), MP3 quality

Pros and cons

According to our audio streamer expert
  • With its compact housing, it's easy to find a place for this preamplifier.
  • With MusicCast, you connect the amplifier to other MusicCast appliances at home.
  • The amplifier streams music from Apple appliances via AirPlay.
  • This set doesn't feature Bluetooth aptX, which means the set doesn't stream in CD quality.
Product Expert audio streamers

Description

With the Yamaha WXC-50, you make a network player from your existing audio system. Connect the preamplifier to the internet via WiFi or a cable. The preamplifier can be connected to your amplifier, home cinema set, or HiFi system. Thanks to its compact housing, it's easy to find a place for this preamplifier. You stream music to your audio system wirelessly via Spotify Connect, AirPlay, and Bluetooth. With MusicCast, you expand the system to a multi-room set-up. Connect other MusicCast players and determine with the app per room what kind of music you'd like to hear. For music of highest quality, send lossless audio files to the amplifier via DLNA.

With the Yamaha WXC-50, you make a network player from your existing audio system. Connect the preamplifier to the internet via WiFi or a cable. The preamplifier can be connected to your amplifier, home cinema set, or HiFi system. Thanks to its compact housing, it's easy to find a place for this preamplifier. You stream music to your audio system wirelessly via Spotify Connect, AirPlay, and Bluetooth. With MusicCast, you expand the system to a multi-room set-up. Connect other MusicCast players and determine with the app per room what kind of music you'd like to hear. For music of highest quality, send lossless audio files to the amplifier via DLNA.


Included by default

  • Manual
  • Remote control
  • Batteries

Included by default

  • Manual
  • Remote control
  • Batteries

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Key specs

Integrated WiFi
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Multi-room audio
Yes
Streaming services
Juke, Napster, Qobuz, Spotify
Audio streaming quality
CD quality (16-bit), HD quality (24-bit), MP3 quality

Specifications

Product

Product number
730006
Manufacturer code
AWXC50DS
Brand
Yamaha
Warranty
2 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty
Old product returned for free
Yes

General

Speaker type
Amplifier, Transmitter
Year introduced
2016
Alarm function
No
Audio streaming quality
CD quality (16-bit), HD quality (24-bit), MP3 quality

Network and streaming

Bluetooth
Yes
Bluetooth profiles
Standard Audio (A2DP)
Integrated WiFi
Yes
Multi-room audio
Yes
AirPlay
Yes

Physical properties

Height
5,15 cm
Depth
24,59 cm
Width
21,5 cm
Color
Gray
Material
Metal
Weight
1,44 kg
Power supply type
Grid current

Playback options

Radio
Yes
Multi-room audio
Yes
Plays from network
Yes
Plays from USB memory
Yes
Number of zones (audio)
10
Multi-room functions
Make a stereo pair, Surround sound mode, Zones separately, Zones simultaneously
DLNA
Yes
SonosNet
No
Google Cast
No
Spotify Connect
Yes
UPnP AV support
No
AirPlay
Yes
Internet radio
Yes
Streaming services
Juke, Napster, Qobuz, Spotify
Streaming services support
Yes
Plays from Apple devices via USB
No
Plays from Android devices via USB
No
Fireconnect
No
MusicCast
Yes

Ports

Number of stereo RCA line inputs
1
RCA connector
Yes
USB port
Yes
Headphone jack
No
Network connector
Yes
Number of USB ports
1

Awards

Awards
EISA The Netherlands
Best tested
Yes

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Yamaha WXC-50 MusicCast
Yamaha WXC-50 MusicCast
372,-
Temporarily sold out