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YAMAHA WXC50

YAMAHA WXC50
alaScore 89

17 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of YAMAHA WXC50. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the YAMAHA WXC50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Great sound, well built, minor software issues

 

I was upgrading from Logitech Squeezebox Duo. WXC-50 sounds better, gives more connectivity and is more stable. BUT, the major issue is in MusicCast software. There is no search for the connect USB drive or on the DLNA server - though Yamaha site says...

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Exactly what I wanted

 

I've always preferred separates for better quality sound, but I needed an internet streamer to compliment the existing setup, and the Yamaha is absolutely perfect.

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Ignore it at your peril!

 

I have had a mixed experience of this product - the first sample I bought kept losing its stream and stopping playback, and regrettably was returned to the store. But - the last firmware update appears to have resolved this issue, and - Oh boy. This is...

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Really good product

 

I bought yamaha wxc-50, to pair with yamaha as 1100, really like it, lots of good features, put a 256g usb in the back for all my music, there are better preamps out there, but for £250 you definitely can't beat it, 5 stars all the way.

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Hidden gem!

 

Yamaha have targeted the everyday hifi enthusiast with an incredibly generous feature set and impressive performance at a palatable price. This might not be a unit for obsessive purists who spend their days listening for differences between different...

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Great preamp but.....

 

Great preamp but if using like me as a streamer and a DAC on the optical connection you lose quite a lot of functionality in the software. Also this keeps dropping the Net Radio with no explanation, luckily I have a WXAD 10 and use that connection to...

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Digital pre amp and dac

 

I got this Digital pre amp and dac 2 weeks ago, very happy with it, sounds very good connected direct to two rotel power amps feeding floor speakers and rel sub, use optical in from cd transport and Internet radio good considering the low bit rate that...

Feb, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

The missing link

 

This is what I have been waiting for, a reasonably priced streamer that would connect to my existing hi-fi. For several years I have owned a Sonos3, which is great except that the sound quality does not compare to a reasonable hi-fi set up. The WXC-50...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Great Quality

 

Excellent build, flexibility/features and sound quality. Using it in conjunction with my Linn amp and Castle floorstanders and streaming from my WD NAS, have compared with the Arcam equivilant IR Dac II (although Arcam does not Wi-fi stream) very...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

An absolute bargain.

 

My audio system is very high end with the cheapest interconnect worth much more than this streamer so the decision to purchase this was with some trepidation. I need not have worried. Sound quality is absolutely outstanding. Setting everything up was...

Dec, 2017
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