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Yamaha MusicCast WXC-50 Wireless Preamplifier - Ultra Sound & Vision
Yamaha MusicCast WXC-50 Wireless Preamplifier - Ultra Sound & Vision
Yamaha MusicCast WXC-50 Wireless Preamplifier - Ultra Sound & Vision
Yamaha MusicCast WXC-50 Wireless Preamplifier - Ultra Sound & Vision
Yamaha MusicCast WXC-50 Wireless Preamplifier - Ultra Sound & Vision

    Yamaha MusicCast WXC-50 Wireless Preamplifier

    R 10,490.00

      Yamaha MusicCast WXC-50 Wireless Preamplifier

      The WXC-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.

      • Use with non-MusicCast amp or receiver to enjoy streaming music or a true MusicCast system
      • Compatible with all types of music sources and services, such as streaming services
      • MusicCast App for easy operation. The app lets you control other MusicCast-compatible components
      • One push play — Pressing any button turns the unit on and initiates playback of the previously selected source
      • Retro modern and superior quality
      • 48-bit digital volume control is far greater than the input signal bit resolution, achieving high quality control
      • Supports DSD 5.6 MHz and FLAC / WAV / AIFF 192 kHz / 24-bit for high resolution reproduction
      • 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
      • Seamless linkage to Yamaha amp with MAIN IN and Trigger In terminals for control of system power and volume.
      • Player mode — turn off Pre Amp mode and use the device as a simple network audio player.

      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 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 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.

      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.

      high level technologies

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

      The WXA-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.

      MusicCast WXC-50
      Network section DLNA Version 1.5
      File Format MP3, WMA, MPEG4, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD
      Wi-Fi Yes
      AirPlay Yes
      Bluetooth Yes (SBC / AAC)
      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 In / Out 1 / 1
      Digital Input 1 (Optical) / 1 (Optical, Coaxial)
      USB Input 1
      Ethernet 1
      Pre Out 1
      Subwoofer Out 1
      Remote In / Out 1 / 0
      Control (Trigger) In / Out 1 / 1
      Standby Power Consumption 1.8 W
      Dimensions (W x H x D) 215 x 51.5 x 245.9 mm (with antenna: 214 x 123.6 x 245.9 mm); 8-3/8” x 2” x 9-5/8” (with antenna: 8-3/8” x 4-7/8” x 9-5/8”)
      Weight 1.44 kg; 3.17 lbs.