Yamaha WXA-50 MusicCast Wireless Streaming Amplifier


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Brand: Yamaha


Supercharge Your Favorite Speakers with MusicCastStreaming Audio

Connect a pair of your favorite speakers to this stereoamp, then use your existing Wi-Fi network to access all of your music from asimple app. Add other MusicCast speakers, sound bars or receivers for wirelessmultiroom audio playback. Great for use with in-ceiling and outdoor patiospeakers.


  • High-performance design with premium audio components
  • Extremely versatile control and connectivity options
  • Access to your music library, Pandora®, Spotify, Rhapsody® and more
  • MusicCast app for Apple® iOS and Android™ devices
  • Conveniently slim, can be placed horizontally or vertically

Audiophile Sound, Exquisite Design

The WXA-50 features a solid metal body with an aluminumcover and a slim, compact design that fits just about anywhere. Under the hood,you’ll find high-performance components and advanced circuitry that deliverpowerful, sonically-pure amplification.

Control at Your Fingertips

Connect the WXA-50 to any pair of traditional wired speakers(bookshelf, tower, in-ceiling or outdoor speakers), then download the freeMusicCast app to connect it to your existing home Wi-Fi to create a powerfulstreaming audio system.

Quickly select sources, browse your music library and control playback rightfrom your smartphone or tablet. You can also control sound EQ settings from theapp.

All Your Content

Access streaming music and Internet radio stations, musicfiles on your mobile devices and computers, Bluetooth® sources andexternal sources such as a TV, Blu-ray Disc™ player or even a turntable.


A single WXA-50 can be used with speakers to create astandalone streaming audio system or multiple units can be used throughout thehome. Play different music in each room or get everyone listening to the samething. It can also be used with other MusicCast speakers, sound bars, AVreceivers or Hi-Fi gear, providing more options and versatility than everbefore.

Bluetooth® and AirPlay®

Stream virtually any audio source via Bluetooth®as an input to the WXA-50. Bluetooth sources can beredistributed through Wi-Fi to other MusicCast devices. Or stream using AirPlayfrom an Apple® device to a single unit.

Slim, Compact Design

Only 2″ tall and 8-3/8″ wide, it can be placedhorizontally or vertically, allowing it to fit neatly in almost any space.

Rack Shelf Friendly

With the feet removed, the WXA-50 is only 1-5/8″ high,allowing it to be placed on a rack shelf within a 1U high rack space. Two unitscan be placed side-by-side on a 19″ wide shelf.

Superior Audio Technology

Yamaha’s relentless pursuit of sonic purity is clearlyevident in the engineering of the WXA-50. The preamp circuitry uses the samehigh-performance ESS Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) found in high-end YamahaAV receivers and a proprietary power supply ground configuration prevents sounddegradation. A 48-bit digital volume control provides much greater precisionand quality than conventional controls. A highly-rigid metal chassis suppliesthe stability necessary for clear, powerful music reproduction.

High-Resolution Audio

The WXA-50 supports high-resolution audio – includingFLAC/WAV/AIFF up to 192 kHz/24-bit, Apple Lossless (ALAC) up to 96 kHz/24-bitand DSD up to 5.6 MHz – for more accurate reproduction of sonic details,presence and atmosphere.

Yamaha Proprietary Sound Processing

The Compressed Music Enhancer greatly improves soundreproduction from smartphones or other compressed sources, like MP3 files.Volume-adaptive EQ automatically adjusts the bass/treble balance according tothe volume level. Advanced Bass Extension provides a deeper, richer low-endsound — great for use with compact or in-wall speakers. Direct Mode allows youto play back high-resolution audio sources just as they are, without anyprocessing.

One-Touch Controls

Pressing any button on the front panel turns the unit on andinitiates playback of the previously selected source providing quick and easyaccess to your favorite music. 

The WXA-50 also comes with an ultra-slim remote offering six presets, so youcan quickly access your favorite Internet radio stations even when yoursmartphone or tablet’s not handy.

Pro-Grade Connectivity and Control

The WXA-50 supports professional-grade features including:


  • High-quality binding posts
  • Wired Ethernet port
  • Wireless off switch
  • Optical and analog inputs
  • Subwoofer out
  • Trigger in/out
  • Remote in


Low Power Consumption

The WXA-50 consumes less than two watts of power in standbymode. When the power is on, power consumption is still a low 15 watts. Inaddition, the Auto Power Standby feature lets you save energy by automaticallyturning the power off after two, four, eight or 12 hours.

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