Yamaha WXA-50 MusicCast Wireless Streaming Amplifier
Connect a pair of your favorite speakers to this stereo amp, then use your existing Wi-Fi® network to access all of your music from a simple app. Add other MusicCast speakers, sound bars or receivers for wireless multiroom audio playback. Great for use with in-ceiling and outdoor patio speakers. In addition to Wi-Fi, this amp also supports Bluetooth® and AirPlay®, allowing for greater wireless connection flexibility.
- High-performance design with premium audio components
- Extremely versatile control and connectivity options
- Access to your music library, TIDAL, Deezer, Spotify, Internet Radio and more
- Add audio in up to 9 additional rooms with MusicCast
- Voice control using your Alexa
- MusicCast app for Apple® iOS and Android™ devices
- Conveniently slim, can be placed horizontally or vertically
Audiophile Sound, Exquisite Design
The WXA-50 features a solid metal body with an aluminum cover and a slim, compact design that fits just about anywhere. Under the hood, you’ll find high-performance components and advanced circuitry that deliver powerful, sonically-pure pre-amplification.
Control at your Fingertips
Connect the WXC-50 to your existing AV receiver or Hi-Fi system, then download the free MusicCast app to connect it to your existing home Wi-Fi to create a powerful streaming audio system.
Quickly select sources, browse your music library and control playback right from your smartphone or tablet. You can also control sound EQ settings from the app.
Access all of your music with a simple app and wirelessly stream it throughout your home using your existing Wi-Fi® network.
Amazon Alexa-enabled devices — including Echo, Dot, Tap and Show — can now control key functions of any MusicCast product using voice commands. Discover a new, exciting way to control music and entertainment experiences in your home.
Bluetooth & Airplay
Stream virtually any audio source via Bluetooth as an input to the WXA-50. Bluetooth sources can be redistributed through Wi-Fi to other MusicCast devices. Or stream using AirPlay from an Apple® device to a single unit.
Superior Audio Technology
Yamaha’s relentless pursuit of sonic purity is clearly evident in the engineering of the WXA-50. The preamp circuitry uses the same high-performance ESS Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) found in high-end Yamaha AV receivers and a proprietary power supply ground configuration prevents sound degradation. A 48-bit digital volume control provides much greater precision and quality than conventional controls. A highly-rigid metal chassis supplies the stability necessary for clear, powerful music reproduction.
High Resolution Audio
The WXA-50 supports high-resolution audio –including FLAC/WAV/AIFF up to 192 kHz/24-bit, Apple Lossless (ALAC) up to 96 kHz/24-bit and DSD up to 5.6 MHz – for more accurate reproduction of sonic details, presence and atmosphere.
Yamaha Proprietary Sound Processing
The Compressed Music Enhancer greatly improves sound reproduction from smartphones or other compressed sources, like MP3 files. Volume-adaptive EQ automatically adjusts the bass/treble balance according to the volume level. Advanced Bass Extension provides a deeper, richer low-end sound — great for use with compact or in-wall speakers. Direct Mode allows you to play back high-resolution audio sources just as they are, without any processing.
One Touch Controls
Pressing any button on the front panel turns the unit on and initiates playback of the previously selected source providing quick and easy access to your favourite music.
The WXA-50 also comes with an ultra-slim remote offering six presets, so you can quickly access your favorite Internet radio stations even when your smartphone or tablet’s not handy.
Pro-Grade Connectivity and Control
The WXA-50 supports professional-grade features including:
- High-quality binding posts
- Wired Ethernet port
- Wireless off switch
- Optical and analog inputs
- Subwoofer out
- Trigger in/out
- Remote in
Low Power Consumption
The WXA-50 consumes less than two watts of power in standby mode. When the power is on, power consumption is still a low 15 watts. In addition, the Auto Power Standby feature lets you save energy by automatically turning the power off after two, four, eight or 12 hours.
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