Yamaha MusicCast WXA-50

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The WXA-50 is a new-concept audio component that goes beyond conventional audio thinking. It let you access a wide variety of audio content such as music from streaming services or stored on a smartphone, and enjoy high-quality sound and style thanks to the ability to network with Yamaha’s exclusive MusicCast multi-room audio system. High functionality and performance bring you musical enjoyment just the way you want it.

Simply by adding to your speaker system, enjoy streaming music or a full MusicCast (multi-room audio) system

2.1-Channel powerful sound

--- 90 W per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 % THD, 1-ch driven)

--- 70 W per channel (6 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.06 % THD, 2-ch driven)

Compatible with all types of music sources and services, such as streaming services MusicCast App for easy operation. The app lets you control other MusicCast-compatible components One push play — Pressing any button turns the unit on and initiates playback of the previously selected source

Retro modern and superior quality 48-bit digital volume control is far greater than the input signal bit resolution, achieving high quality control

Supports DSD 5.6 MHz and FLAC / WAV / AIFF 192 kHz / 24-bit for high-resolution reproduction

Compact body only 214 mm (8-3/8") wide fits in any convenient location, can be used horizontally or vertically.

Easy installation - Suitable size for 1U rack with a width of 214 mm (8-3/8") and height of 42 mm (1-5/8") (without feet). Low standby power consumption: 1.8 W

 

MusicCast Expands Entertainment Possibilities

MusicCast employs a high-performance wireless network to deliver music and audio enjoyment. It can stream digital music content from your smartphone, PC or NAS to other MusicCast devices in your home. It can also share the music from external devices such as a TV or Blu-ray Disc™ player connected to the WXA-50. Audio content from Bluetooth®-connected smartphones or tablets can also be streamed to MusicCast devices in multiple rooms.

 

Luxurious Sound, All the Time

Thanks to Yamaha’s superior sound processing technologies, you’ll enjoy great sound from all your music sources — no matter what their quality, or your listening environment, or the kind of speakers you’re using. When listening to audio from smartphones or other compressed sources, the Compressed Music Enhancer greatly improves the sound at all frequency levels. Volume-adaptive EQ automatically adjusts the bass / treble balance according to the volume level. Advanced Bass Extension provides a deeper, richer low-end sound — it’s great for compact or in-wall speakers. And a Direct Mode allows you to play back high-resolution audio sources just as they are without any processing.

 

Specifications

MusicCast WXA-50
Network section DLNA Version 1.5
File Format MP3, WMA, MPEG4 AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD
Wi-Fi Yes
AirPlay Yes
Bluetooth Yes (SBC / AAC)
Rated Output Power 70 W + 70 W (6 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.06 % THD, 2-ch driven)
Maximum Output Power 90 W + 90 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 % THD, 1-ch driven)
Pure Direct Yes
Total Harmonic Distortion (20 Hz-20 kHz) 0.02 % (SP out)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 110 dB (Opt / Net / USB / Bluetooth in) / 98 dB (AUX in)
Audio In / Out 1 / 1
Digital Input 1 (Optical) / -
USB Input 1
Ethernet 1
Subwoofer Out 1
Remote In / Out 1 / 0
Control (Trigger) In / Out 1 / 1
Standby Power Consumption 1.8 W
Dimensions (W x H x D) 215 x 51.5 x 251.4 mm (with antenna: 214 x 123.6 x 251.4 mm); 8-3/8” x 2” x 9-5/8” (with antenna: 8-3/8” x 4-7/8” x 9-5/8”)
Weight 1.94 kg; 4.28 lbs.

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