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Yamaha’s WXAD-10 MusicCast adapter: instantly upgrade your audio

Yamaha has announced the WXAD-10, Yamaha’s new MusicCast adapter. Connect it to any audio product you already own it gives all the benefits of a multi-room system without getting rid of your beloved audio chain

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It’s small enough to be placed discreetly out of sight and powered by a single USB cable for easy connectivity.

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Whether it be a soundbar, a set of HiFi components, a home theatre, a CD system or pretty much any audio product you may already have… the WXAD-10 can connect to it via the RCA connection on the back to send a line level signal. You can use the 3.5mm output and control the volume directly via the MusicCast app.

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MusicCast brings Bluetooth connectivity, Airplay, a wide range of streaming services including Spotify, TIDAL and Deezer as well as app control and net radio. The app is compatible with Android and Apple devices.

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There’s also over 50 different compatible MusicCast compatible products to choose from.

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The WXAD-10 is compatible with hi-res audio up to 24bit/192kHz FLAC, WAV and AIFF with support for 24bit/96kHz. Inside is originally designed circuitry by Yamaha plus a Burr-Brown DAC alongside original PML condensers. The network module is also custom built and uses an in-house design.

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The WXAD-10 is available from May 2017, price is TBC.

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To learn more click uk.yamaha.com/en or call 01908 366700.

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