Yamaha WXA-50

Regular price $599.95
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Easy music streaming meets high-quality Yamaha amplification
Yamaha's WXA-50 MusicCast amplifier makes it easy to enjoy your favorite Internet music streaming services, audio files, and more in any room of your house. Just connect a pair of speakers and use your existing Wi-Fi network to access your tunes with the free MusicCast mobile app. This stereo amp packs 55 watts per channel into a compact-but-sturdy metal chassis that fits in tight spaces. You can place it horizontally on a shelf, or even stand it upright to save space on your desktop.

High-res audio
MusicCast lets you choose how to listen
MusicCast gives you lots of sources to choose from. Access your personal digital music library, Internet radio, and popular streaming services. There's support for Pandora® and SiriusXM. If you're a Spotify® Premium subscriber, Spotify Connect lets you access all your favorite albums and playlists. MusicCast even supports high-resolution audio formats. Built-in Bluetooth lets you listen to content streaming directly from your mobile device, and even send those Bluetooth streams to other MusicCast players on your Wi-Fi network.

You can expand your wireless music system throughout your entire home by adding compatible Yamaha wireless speakers, sound bars, and receivers.

A free app puts the control in your hand
Control all your MusicCast speakers and components with the free app for Apple® and Android™ smartphones or tablets. It lets you select rooms, browse music sources, and start and stop playback with an intuitive interface.

Product highlights:
built-in stereo amplifier: 55 watts x 2 into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.06% THD
built-in Wi-Fi® for listening to music from a networked PC, free Internet radio, and music services)
includes support for Pandora, Rhapsody, and SiriusXM Internet Radio (subscription required for some services
Spotify Connect lets you play Spotify's streaming music library through the receiver via your smartphone or tablet (requires Spotify app and a premium subscription)
built-in Bluetooth for wireless music streaming and transmission
Apple AirPlay for streaming music from an iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® or computer running iTunes
MusicCast wirelessly connects compatible Yamaha components for whole-home audio
free MusicCast app lets you control the player and play music with your Apple or Android device
DLNA certified for streaming music with compatible devices and computers
plays high-resolution digital music files via USB storage device or a networked computer
built-in music enhancer for smoothing out the sound of over-compressed MP3 files
multi-zone synchronous playback (same music plays in multiple zones simultaneously) or multi-stream playback (each plays individually selected music)
can be placed horizontally or vertically to fit in nearly any space
front-panel volume and playback controls
Ethernet port for wired network connection
back-panel switch for turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
rear USB input for connecting a thumb drive or portable music player
ESS Sabre DAC for detailed, accurate sound
high-quality binding post speaker connectors
minimum impedance: 4 ohms
subwoofer output
optical digital and analog RCA inputs
remote input and 12 volt-trigger in/out for use with external controllers
8-3/8"W x 2"H x 9-5/8"D (4-7/8"H with Wi-Fi antenna raised; 1-5/8"H without antenna or feet)
4.28 lbs.
warranty: 2 years
60-day returns