MusicCast WXC-50

Use Your Favourite Audio Equipment with MusicCast

Even if your present Hi-Fi amp or AV receiver is not compatible with a network or MusicCast, simply by adding the WXC-50, you can easily enjoy network audio or MusicCast (multi-room audio).

MusicCast

MusicCast ist eine Revolution des vernetzten Audios. Nutzen Sie alle Ihre MusicCast-Produkte gemeinsam oder einzeln – ganz wie Sie wollen. Die Steuerung erfolgt über eine einzelne App, die für schnelle, einfache und intuitive Bedienung gestaltet wurde. Ihnen stehen auf Wunsch Soundbars, Netzwerklautsprecher, Heimkinosysteme oder Hi-Fi- Systeme zur Verfügung. Stellen Sie die Komponenten zusammen, die am besten zu Ihrem Lebensstil passen, und erweitern Sie Ihr MusicCast-System im Laufe der Zeit. Das kabellose MusicCast-System, die neueste Schöpfung von Yamaha, liefert alles für jeden, überall hin.

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 WXC-50. Audio content from Bluetooth®-connected smartphones or tablets can also be streamed to MusicCast devices in multiple rooms.

Stream the Same or Different Music to Each Room

Play the same song in multiple rooms, or play different songs in each room. With MusicCast, freely enjoy the music you love anywhere in your home.

Enjoy All Music Sources and Components

The WXC-50 is compatible with all types of music sources and services, such as streaming services. Provided with various types of terminals for connecting a TV, CD player, computer and other AV equipment, you’ll be able to enjoy music from around the world throughout your home from just one component.

Stream via Bluetooth® or AirPlay®

You can hear all the music sources from your smartphone via wireless Bluetooth or AirPlay connection. You can play music from music apps, radio apps, or YouTube™-type video hosting services.

Intuitive Einrichtung mit Ihrem Smartphone oder Tablet

Nutzen Sie Ihr Smartphone oder Tablet mit der MusicCast Controller App, um Lautsprecher einzurichten und andere Einstellungen vorzunehmen. Die App dient auch als Fernbedienung für alle MusicCast-Komponenten.

One Push Play

Pressing any button on the front panel turns the unit on and initiates playback of the previously selected source. Quick and easy access to your favourite music.

Six Preset Buttons on the Remote Control

Set the six numbered buttons on the remote control for your favourite network / USB sources, such as internet radio stations, NAS or USB stick albums or songs, then just press a button to instantly hear that station or song.

Retro Modern and Superior Quality

The simple design creates a stylish musical space and integrates beautifully with your audio system. With a high quality metal body and cool two-tone colouring, Yamaha’s fastidiousness extends to the exterior, for a completely enjoyable listening experience.

Put it Anywhere, Any Style

Only 214 mm (8-3/8") wide, the compact body fits neatly in any space without drawing attention to itself. You can chose any convenient location, placing it horizontally or vertically, on its own or with other audio components.

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.

High Level Technologies for High Quality Sound

The WXC-50 reaps the benefits of Yamaha’s advanced audio technologies and circuit designs. The preamp circuitry, for example, minimises digital jitter and uses the same high performance ESS DAC that is found in high-end AV receivers. Yamaha’s proprietary power supply ground configuration, called DAC on Pure Ground, ensures that the power supply will never negatively affect sound quality. The 48-bit digital volume control provides much greater precision and quality that conventional digital or analogue controls. In addition, a highly rigid, metal chassis supplies the stability necessary for powerful, clear music reproduction.

Supports DSD 5.6 MHz and FLAC / WAV /AIFF 192 kHz / 24-bit for High Resolution Reproduction

The WXC-50 supports a wide range of high resolution formats, including DSD 5.6 MHz, FLAC and WAV, AIFF 192 kHz / 24-bit, and ALAC (Apple Lossless) 96 kHz / 24-bit for iTunes. Whether from a music download site or from music streaming services, you can enjoy the full benefits of high resolution sound sources, for a feeling like you’re right inside a concert hall.

Player mode

If you want to adjust the volume from the Hi-Fi amp or AV receiver, the WXC-50 allows you to turn off PRE AMP mode and use the device as a simple network audio player. Switching to Player mode bypasses the volume and any processing for direct playback of high-resolution audio.

Low Power Consumption

The WXC-50 consumes less than two watts of power in standby mode, When the power is on, power consumption is still a low 5W, and even when used for long periods, power consumption is environmentally friendly. In addition, the Auto Power Down lets you save energy by having the power automatically turned off after 2, 4, 8 or 12 hours.

Easy Installation

The WXC-50 offers various custom installation functions, so by using several units it’s easy to create an extensive home audio

system.

Suitable Size for 1U Rack

With a width of 214 mm (8-3/8") and height of 42 mm (1-5/8") (without feet), this component will fit easily into a 1U (19-inch) rack.

Professional Functionality

- Flexible Trigger In / Out setup

- Wired LAN connectivity

- Wireless Off function

- Web setup compatibility