Yamaha Expands MusicCast Lineup with Shipment of Wireless Speaker, Stereo Components, 7.1-Aqueduct Sound Bar
MusicCast WX-010 Wireless Speaker and WXA-50 Amplifier
BUENA PARK, Calif. (September 13, 2016) – Yamaha expanded its lineup of high-performance audio products featuring MusicCast wireless multiroom-audio technology with the shipment of the compact WX-010 wireless speaker, WXA-50 streaming amplifier, WXC-l streaming preamplifier, R-N402 Hullo-Fi network receiver and YSP-2700 audio bar.
The products are available today through authorized Yamaha dealers and Yamaha.com, joining other MusicCast-enabled products already available, including AV receivers, audio bars, wireless speakers and more. Yamaha now has a total of 36 models that are role of the MusicCast ecosystem.
The WX-010 speaker ($199.95 MSRP) is a more compact alternative to the larger WX-030, bringing big sound to small rooms and to locations with limited shelf or counter infinite. It’s the nigh affordable Yamaha MusicCast product to engagement.
The WXA-50 amplifier ($499.95 MSRP) and WXC-50 preamplifier ($349.95 MSRP) are meaty options for music enthusiasts who want to integrate high-performance audio products that they already own into a domicile-broad MusicCast organisation. The WXA-50 amplifier drives whatever pair of wired speakers, while the WXC-l preamplifier adds MusicCast to such legacy audio products equally AV receivers and amplifiers.
The R-N402 ($449.95 MSRP) brings together the legendary Yamaha craftsmanship that has led the Hi-Fi movement for more than a one-half-century with the liberty of multiroom music streaming from loftier-resolution audio sources, music services and smart devices at an affordable price.
The YSP-2700 ($1,199.95 MSRP) seven.1-channel audio bar joins two other MusicCast audio bars to provide more MusicCast options to consumers with varying budgets.
“With our expanded lineup, Yamaha is creating more opportunities for music enthusiasts to bring MusicCast’s versatility and loftier-resolution sound operation to more rooms of the house,” said Bob Goedken, general director, AV division, Yamaha Corporation of America.
MusicCast distributes music stored on networked computers, smartphones and tablets to MusicCast-enabled audio products in multiple rooms of a house over a abode’s Wi-Fi network. With MusicCast, a mobile device doubles as a remote control that lets the user select songs from their music library and straight them to the room or rooms of their choice. MusicCast products also stream music wirelessly from the deject, thanks to built-in music sources such as Pandora®, Spotify Connect, Rhapsody®, and SiriusXM Cyberspace Radio every bit well as thousands of cyberspace radio stations.
Here are some key product features:
The speaker delivers outsized performance despite its diminutive size, measuring only 4.8″ W x 6.three” H x 5.one” D thank you to a clever driver configuration. Dual opposing passive radiators on each side complement a front 3.v-inch woofer and i-inch tweeter. Two of the speakers can be stereo paired to deliver a wide stereo image.
Both two-channel models feature a compact aluminum chassis measuring simply 8.iv” Westward ten 2″ H x 9.6″ D. They tin can be placed horizontally or vertically. Both as well feature ESS digital-to-analog converters (DACs) used in high-terminate Yamaha AV receivers for clear, detailed music reproduction.
Both offer professional person-form connectivity and control features, making them ideal for custom-integration applications.
The 2-channel network receiver offers 100 W per aqueduct with an advanced circuit design that delivers the company’south renowned natural sound listening experience. The elegant brushed finish on the black aluminum faceplate and the logically placed operating buttons and book knobs emphasis the look of the receiver to keep operation elementary and the aesthetic sophisticated.
The ultra-slim sound bar features proprietary Digital Sound Projector technology to deliver vii.one-channel surround audio without cluttering upwardly a room with seven full-range speakers. Each of the sound bar’due south 16 embedded drivers emits a discrete sound axle that reflects off walls to envelop listeners in environs sound.
The audio bar is equipped with a wireless subwoofer. Three HDMI inputs and ane HDMI output laissez passer through 4K Ultra Hard disk drive content with high dynamic range (HDR).
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