Yamaha WXC-50 MusicCast Preamplifier


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Yamaha started business in 1987 manufacturing musical instruments. As the business grew it added motorcycle and audio equipment manufacture to it's portfolio. Today all of these product areas are flourishing, and over 25000 employees in more than 40 countries are involved in Yamaha. The Yamaha consumer electronics range offers solutions for music and movie enjoyment in the home, with a wide range of hifi separates and home cinema products covering all budgets, from entry level systems costing a few hundred pounds, to high end systems where each item represents to absolute pinnacle of performance.

The WXC-50 is a simple to use and highly flexible music system, allowing for a truly wireless listening experience. The WXC-50 allows you to access music from a wide range of sources, whether they be stored on your device or NAS drive or from a variety of music streaming sources. MusicCast is a multiroom technology, so you are able to listen to the same music in different rooms at the same time for an immersive listening experience throughout your home. You can also choose to have different songs playing in different rooms, depending on the situation. 

The WXC-50 also features Bluetooth support, alongside DLNA, AirPlay and Spotify Connect. 

The WXC-50 is designed to connect with existing audio amplifiers/equipment in order to give you access to its wealth of network features, including the ability to turn your existing system into part of a wireless Yamaha MusicCast multiroom audio network. 


DLNA  Version 1.5 
File Format  MP3,
Wireless Features  AirPlay, WiFi, Bluetooth
Pure Direct  Yes 
Total Harmonic Distortion (20 Hz-20 kHz)  0.003 % (Pre out)
 Signal to Noise Ratio 112 dB
(Opt / Net / USB / Bluetooth in)
/ 98 dB (AUX in)
 Audio Inputs/Outputs 1 x Analogue In
1 x Digital In (Optical)
 1 x USB In
1 x Ethernet
2 x Digital Out (Optical, Coaxial)
1 x Analogue Out 
1 x Subwoofer Out 
 Dimensions 215 x 51.5 x 245.9 mm 
Weight  1.44kg 

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