YAMAHA WXC-50 Wireless Pre-Amplifier - Silver


Product code: 226702

Product features

  • MusicCast-enabled
  • Supports High-Resolution Audio
  • WiFi / Bluetooth
  • USB / Optical / RCA

Product features

  • MusicCast-enabled
  • Supports High-Resolution Audio
  • WiFi / Bluetooth
  • USB / Optical / RCA
Product information
Top features: 

- Convert your Hi-Fi system in a multi-room audio system 

- Get access to multiple streaming services, Internet radio and more 

- One push play gets your music started instantly 

- High resolution reproduction makes your audio sound better than ever 

- Small, compact design fits neatly into any room 

Convert your Hi-Fi

Elevate your Hi-Fi system with the Yamaha WXC-50 Wireless Pre-Amplifier, and make the most of your home audio.

Enjoy your favourite music while you do the washing up, relaxing with a good book, and even while you do the gardening, with no irritating syncing and re-syncing to different speakers as you go. By simply adding the WXC-50 to your Hi-Fi system, you can use your home network to stream music to any room in the house, so nothing needs to interrupt your flow.

Get access to multiple streaming services

With access to all the major streaming services and thousands of internet radio stations, you'll always be able to find something you want to listen to, at any time day or night. If it's your own playlist you're craving, you can also stream your music from a smart device via Bluetooth or Apple Airplay.

One push play

Turn the unit on and initiate immediate playback of the last source with the handy one push play function – great for getting the party started at a moment's notice. With the Yamaha MusicCast App, you can control all your MusicCast products quickly and efficiently, straight from your mobile.

High resolution audio

If you miss the sound quality of a CD, the WXC-50 supports FLAC, WAV and other high resolution files, so you can enjoy every note with a new clarity.

Small, compact design

The compact WXC-50 will fit into any convenient space and can be used horizontally or vertically. In subtle dark silver with a simple, modern body, it will blend in with any decor.

Technical specifications for YAMAHA WXC-50 Wireless Pre-Amplifier - Silver

Type Wireless streaming HiFi pre-amplifier
Colour Dark silver
Number of speakers None
Subwoofer Subwoofer output only
Audio presets - Auto/manual equalizer
- Speaker type adjustment (compact, bookshelf, floorstanding, in-ceiling, in-wall)
Sound enhancement - Compressed music enhancer
- Volume-adaptive EQ
- Bass extension
- Direct Mode
Supports high-resolution audio Yes
High-resolution audio files supported - WAV
Playback via USB Yes
Playback via aux-in Phono
Controls - Power
- Input
- Play/pause/connect
- Skip forward/back
- Presets 1-6
- Volume
Auto power off / dimmer Yes
Range name MusicCast
Number of attachable multi-room speakers 10 (per zone)
Multi-room connection via Home WiFi network
Hardware required Wireless router
Compatible hardware components Compatible speakers:
- WX-010
- WX-030
- SRT-1500
- YSP-160
- YSP-2700
Other multi-room Smart Sound features One push play
App name Yamaha MusicCast App for Android & iOS
Multi-room app features - Individual room management
- Add multiple households/areas
- Customisable room pictures
Streaming services available - Napster
- Spotify
- Juke
- Gobuz
- Tidal
- Deezer
Wireless Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.1
AirPlay Yes
WPS / Supports one-touch pairing to router Yes
Sync with TV / Home Cinema System Yes
USB USB 2.0 x 1
Inputs - Optical x 1
- RCA x 1
Outputs RCA x 1
Power options Mains
Standby power consumption 1.8 W
Normal power consumption 12 W
Auto standby mode Yes
Box contents - Yamaha WXC-50 Wireless Pre-Amplifier
- Remote
- Stand x 2
- Antenna
- Power cable
- Non skid pads x 6
- Manual
Dimensions 215 x 51.5 x 245.9 mm (H x W x D)
Boxed dimensions 110 x 290 x 420 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 1.44 kg
Boxed weight 2.4 kg
Manufacturer’s guarantee 2 years
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christchurch GB OLD
small footprint,finish and build.
Had good help from your help line to get set up. Thanks.
I had a problem connecting bluetooth,but this was probably down to my own inexperience with all this new tech!
Confirmed purchase: 14 December 2018
Published on: 11 January 2019
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YAMAHA WXC-50 Wireless Pre-Amplifier - Silver