12/4/2016 [Audio & Visual]
Yamaha Introduces WXA-50 Amplifier and WXC-50 Pre-Amplifier – Simple and Flexible New Concept Audio for Ultimate Listening Freedom
Yamaha today introduced two audio components – the WXA-50 Amplifier and WXC-50 Pre-Amplifier –representing new AV product concepts that go beyond conventional audio thinking. The WXA-50 and WXC-50 join the company’s highly acclaimed MusicCast multiroom wireless system that has been growing in popularity since its launch in 2015.
MusicCast is a revolution in network audio – a family of products including Yamaha AV receivers, speakers, sound bars, Hi-Fi gear and HTiB systems that can be used separately or in tandem to create a whole home wireless audio experience. Controlled by a simple app, MusicCast offers users easy access to a huge selection of audio content from virtually any source, including streaming music services, Internet radio stations, music files on smart devices and computers, Bluetooth® sources, as well as external sources such as a TV, DVD, Blu-ray Disc and CD.
Addition of WXA-50 and WXC-50 significantly expands the versatility and enjoyment of the multiroom wireless system.
By simply connecting the WXA-50 to an existing pair of speakers, or the WXC-50 to a favorite audio system, the user can easily and immediately enjoy all types of music sources and services as a standalone experience, or as a part of the MusicCast multiroom audio system.
Each component features a high-quality metal body, simple design and eye-catching, two-tone colouring, creating a high level of style that integrates beautifully with any audio system.
Both of WXA-50 and WXC-50 incorporate advanced Yamaha audio technologies and circuit designs, which enables enjoyment of great sound from any music source — no matter the listening environment, or the quality or kind of speakers being used.
At only 214 mm (8-3/8") wide and 51.5mm (2.02”) high, the WXA-50 and WXC-50 each fit neatly in any space, either horizontally or vertically, on their own or with other audio components.
The new wireless components also offer highly flexible and scalable audio installation options for the custom installation market, including flexible trigger control, a, web setting application, and a. well thought out dimension that enables two of the units to be placed side-by-side in a 1U rack installation.