Yamaha Wireless Streaming Amplifiers WXA-50

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.

  • 2.1-Channel powerful sound
  • MusicCast App for easy operation. The app lets you control other MusicCast-compatible components
  • 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

Description

MusicCast

MusicCast is a new revolution in network audio, use all your MusicCast products together or separately, it’s completely up to you. Control it, all from one app, designed to be intuitive, quick and simple to use. Use a soundbar, a wireless speaker, an AV Receiver, Hi-Fi audio whichever suits you best, mix and match then expand your MusicCast system as time goes on. All new from Yamaha, the MusicCast system brings everything to everywhere for everyone.

 

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.

 

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 WXA-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.

* Music service availability varies by region and may change or be discontinued without notice.

 

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.

Network sectionDLNAVersion 1.5
File FormatMP3, WMA, MPEG4 AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD
Wi-FiYes
AirPlayYes
BluetoothYes (SBC / AAC)
Rated Output Power70 W + 70 W (6 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.06 % THD, 2-ch driven)
Maximum Output Power90 W + 90 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 % THD, 1-ch driven)
Pure DirectYes
Total Harmonic Distortion (20 Hz-20 kHz)0.02 % (SP out)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio110 dB (Opt / Net / USB / Bluetooth in) / 98 dB (AUX in)
Audio In / Out1 / 1
Digital Input1 (Optical) / -
USB Input1
Ethernet1
Subwoofer Out1
Remote In / Out1 / 0
Control (Trigger) In / Out1 / 1
Standby Power Consumption1.8 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”)
Weight1.94 kg; 4.28 lbs.