Owner's Manual (Advanced)
Read “IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS” described in the Owner's Manual (Basic) before using the unit.
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CONTENTS
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Connecting to a network........................................................................ 15
Accessories................................................................................................ 4
Connecting to a wired network........................................................................................................................................ 17
Preparing the remote control.............................................................................................................................................. 4
Setting the MusicCast............................................................................. 18
Preparing the wireless antenna.......................................................................................................................................... 4
Installing MusicCast CONTROLLER to your mobile device..................................................................................... 18
About this manual.................................................................................... 4
Adding the unit to the MusicCast network.................................................................................................................. 18
BEFORE USING THE UNIT
Connecting to a network wirelessly............................................................................................................................... 15
Features..................................................................................................... 5
PLAYBACK
Enjoying music easily.............................................................................................................................................................. 5
Sharing music with MusicCast compatible devices.................................................................................................... 5
19
Playing back music with MusicCast CONTROLLER............................... 19
Part names and functions......................................................................... 6
Music on a mobile device................................................................................................................................................... 19
Front panel................................................................................................................................................................................. 6
Internet radio.......................................................................................................................................................................... 19
Rear panel................................................................................................................................................................................... 7
Music stored on media servers (PCs/NAS).................................................................................................................... 20
Remote control......................................................................................................................................................................... 9
Online streaming services.................................................................................................................................................. 20
Indicators on the front panel............................................................................................................................................. 10
Music stored on a USB storage device........................................................................................................................... 21
Registering the song/station being played back to a preset................................................................................. 21
PREPARATIONS
11
Playing back music from other devices................................................ 22
Listening to music from an external source................................................................................................................. 22
Placing the unit....................................................................................... 11
Playing back music with Bluetooth®............................................................................................................................... 23
Horizontal placement.......................................................................................................................................................... 11
Playing back music with AirPlay....................................................................................................................................... 25
Vertical placement................................................................................................................................................................ 11
Connecting an audio system.................................................................. 11
OPERATING THE UNIT FROM A WEB BROWSER
27
For an audio system with analog stereo audio input............................................................................................... 12
For an audio system with digital optical / coaxial audio input............................................................................. 12
For other audio systems...................................................................................................................................................... 13
Web control using a PC........................................................................... 27
Connecting a power amplifier............................................................... 13
Displaying the Web Control screen....................................................... 27
Connecting a subwoofer........................................................................ 14
Configuring with Windows................................................................................................................................................ 27
Connecting external devices................................................................. 14
Configuring with Mac OS.................................................................................................................................................... 27
For an external device with digital optical audio output........................................................................................ 14
Operating on the Web Control screen.................................................. 29
For an external device with analog stereo audio output........................................................................................ 14
Connecting the power cable.................................................................. 15
CONFIGURING ADVANCED FEATURES
Setting the power to on/standby.......................................................... 15
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Configuration from a web browser....................................................... 30
SETTINGS1................................................................................................................................................................................ 30
SETTINGS2................................................................................................................................................................................ 31
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Configuration on Advanced Settings screen in mobile device app
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APPENDIX
37
Updating the unit's firmware via the network..................................... 37
Updating with MusicCast CONTROLLER....................................................................................................................... 37
Updating with a USB memory device............................................................................................................................ 37
Setting up the wireless connection manually...................................... 38
Restarting the unit.................................................................................. 38
Restoring the default settings............................................................... 38
Troubleshooting..................................................................................... 40
General...................................................................................................................................................................................... 40
Network..................................................................................................................................................................................... 41
Bluetooth®................................................................................................................................................................................ 42
Error table of STATUS indicator............................................................. 43
Glossary................................................................................................... 44
Trademarks............................................................................................. 44
Supported devices and file formats...................................................... 45
Supported devices................................................................................................................................................................ 45
File formats.............................................................................................................................................................................. 45
Specifications.......................................................................................... 46
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BEFORE USING THE UNIT
Preparing the wireless antenna
Accessories
Connect the wireless antenna and stand it upright.
Confirm that all the following items are included in the package.
£ Remote control
£ Wireless antenna
£ Stand x 2
£ Non-skid pad (6 pads, including 2 spares)
Notice
▪ Do not apply excessive force on the wireless antenna. Doing so may damage the antenna.
▪ Check the direction that the bending joint of the antenna is able to move, and bend the antenna only in
that direction.
▪ Do not remove the antenna.
£ Power cable
£ Owner's Manual (Basic)
About this manual
Preparing the remote control
• In this manual, iOS and Android mobile devices are collectively referred to as
“mobile devices”. The specific type of mobile device is noted in explanations as
needed.
Remove the insulation sheet of the remote control before using.
• This manual describes the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch collectively as the “iPhone”.
• Due to product improvements, specifications and appearance are subject to
change without notice.
• Updates offering improved functionality of the dedicated “MusicCast
CONTROLLER” app for mobile devices may become available without prior notice.
Notice:
Indicates precautions for use to avoid the possibility of malfunction/damage to the unit.
Note:
Indicates instructions and supplementary explanations for optimum use.
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Features
The unit is equipped with full of useful functions.
• Play back music files stored on a USB storage device
Note
Enjoying music easily
In order to select music files in PCs and DLNA servers or music files stored on a USB storage device, the
dedicated application MusicCast CONTROLLER for mobile devices is necessary.
Using the free dedicated application “MusicCast CONTROLLER” on your mobile
device such as a smartphone, you can easily select music to play back and configure
the unit without the remote control. For details, search for “MusicCast CONTROLLER”
on the App Store or Google Play™.
Operating and configuring the unit
• Select the input source, adjust the volume and mute the audio output
• Select from a wide variety of sound processing features
n MusicCast CONTROLLER capabilities
Play back music from
internet radio and online
streaming services.
Play back music files
stored on a USB
storage device.
n Capabilities without MusicCast CONTROLLER
• Play back audio from external devices (TVs, CD players, etc.)
Play back audio from
TV and other external
devices.
• Play back music files stored on a Bluetooth device, and enjoy music played back on
the unit using Bluetooth speakers/headphones
• Play back iTunes or iPhone/iPad/iPod touch music via a network with AirPlay
Sharing music with MusicCast compatible devices
By connecting the unit and MusicCast compatible devices in different rooms to a
network, you can easily share and enjoy music with MusicCast compatible devices
anywhere in your house.
The unit
Select the input source, play back
music, and adjust the volume
using MusicCast CONTROLLER.
Play back music files in PCs and
DLNA servers.
Selecting and playing back various content
• Play back music from your mobile device
• Select an Internet radio station
• Select a streaming service
• Play back music files in PCs and DLNA servers
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Part names and functions
The part names and functions of the unit and the supplied remote control are as follows.
Front panel
a
1 Remote control sensor
Receives remote control signals.
2 z (power) key
Turns the unit's power to on/standby.
3
(input) key
Selects an input source.
Holding down for 3 seconds allows the wireless network
connection to be configured using the wireless LAN
router's WPS button (p.16).
4
(play/pause) (CONNECT) key
Resumes playback or stops playback temporarily.
Holding down for 5 seconds allows the network settings to
be configured using the MusicCast CONTROLLER app
(p.18).
b
c
d
e
f
g
5 STATUS indicator
Indicates the selected input source and unit status
depending on its color and whether it is lit or flashing.
Note
For details, refer to Indicators on the front panel p.
6 NET indicator
Lights up while the unit is connected to the wired or
wireless (Wi-Fi) network.
7 Bluetooth indicator
Lights up while the Bluetooth connection is established.
8 Volume knob
Adjusts the volume.
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Rear panel
a
l
b
m
1 AC IN jack
c
d
e
n
f
g
h
2 TRIGGER IN/OUT jacks
For connecting to an external device that supports the
trigger function (p.13, p.14).
3 Wireless switch
Turns on/off wireless communications (wireless LAN
connection and Bluetooth).
Position
Function
j
k
o
5 AUX OUT jacks
For connecting the supplied power cable (p.15).
i
8 Mode switch
For connecting to audio components (such as pre-main
amplifiers) equipped with analog input.
6 REMOTE IN jack
For switching the unit between player mode and preamp
mode.
Mode
For connecting to an external component for remote
control.
By connecting an infrared receiver to the REMOTE IN jack,
you can operate the unit using the supplied remote control
even if the unit is stored out of sight.
Enables the wireless LAN and Bluetooth
connection.
Function
PLAYER
The volume is controlled by audio devices
connected to the PRE OUT / OPT OUT / COAX
OUT jacks. The unit outputs audio at maximum
volume. Additionally, some sound processing
effects (Equalizer, Enhancer, Bass Extension,
Direct, Monaural Downmix and Speaker Type)
are disabled.
PRE AMP
The volume is controlled by the unit or by
MusicCast CONTROLLER.
Enables the Bluetooth connection only. Use a
wired LAN connection if connecting to a
network.
9 OPT OUT jack
Disables the wireless LAN and Bluetooth
connection. Use a wired LAN connection if
connecting to a network.
: COAX OUT jack
Note
After changing this switch, be sure to disconnect the power cable
from the AC wall outlet and plug it again.
For connecting to audio components equipped with optical
digital input (p.12).
For connecting to audio components equipped with coaxial
digital input (p.12).
7 PRE OUT jacks
For connecting to audio components (such as minisystems, Hi-Fi components, AV receivers or power
amplifiers) equipped with analog input (p.12).
4 AUX IN jacks
For connecting to audio components (such as audio
players) equipped with analog output (p.14).
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A Wireless antenna
For a wireless (Wi-Fi) connection to a network and a
Bluetooth connection (p.4).
B OPT IN jack
For connecting to audio components equipped with optical
digital output (p.14).
C NETWORK jack
For a wired connection to a network (p.17).
Note
▪ When using a wireless LAN connection Wi-Fi , a wired LAN
connection is not necessary.
▪ When playing back high resolution contents p.
via the
network, we recommend using the wired network connection
for stable playback.
D USB jack
For connecting a USB storage device (p.21).
E SUBWOOFER jack
For connecting to a subwoofer with built-in amplifier
(p.14).
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Remote control
a
+/-
Adjusts the volume for playback.
(Mute)
Mutes the speaker output.
Note
To adjust the maximum volume, see CONFIGURING
ADVANCED FEATURES p. .
b
n Replacing the battery
1
While pushing the release tab in
direction “A”, slide out the battery
holder in direction “B” as shown below.
2
Check the “+” of the battery and set it
on the battery holder.
3
Insert the battery holder in the correct
direction.
4 PRESET keys
Presets PC/NAS albums or songs, Internet radio stations
and streaming stations on the unit.
To register a song/station, press and hold any one of the
PRESET keys (1 to 6) for 3 seconds. After a song/station is
registered to a PRESET key, it can be played back by
simply pressing that key (p.21).
c
5 USB/NET operation keys
d
Controls playback when selecting USB or NET as the input
source.
e
1 z (power) key
Turns the unit's power to on/standby.
2 Input source selection keys
Selects the input source for playback.
f
Skips to the beginning of the song being played
back (press and hold to skip to the previous song).
ad
Plays/pauses.
g
Skips to the next song.
n Operating by the remote control
Point the remote control at the remote control sensor on
the unit and remain within the operating range shown
below.
(Bluetooth) Bluetooth input
NET*
Network input
USB*
USB jack
OPT
OPT IN jack
AUX
AUX IN jack
* In order to select content, the dedicated application
“MusicCast CONTROLLER” for mobile devices is
necessary.
Withii 6 m (20 ft)
30°
30°
Note
The selected input source is indicated by the status indicator on
the front panel p. .
3 Volume adjustment keys
Adjusts the volume.
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CR2025 type Lithium
battery
Indicators on the front panel
The selected input source and unit status are indicated by three indicators on the front
panel. Indications depending on their color and condition (lit or flashing) are shown
below.
a
b
-
Unlit
Blue
c
Note
Standby
Lit
Bluetooth connected
Flashing
Performing pairing
For details on Bluetooth connections, see Playing back music with Bluetooth® p.
1
STATUS indicator
Red
Unlit
Standby
Lit
Network standby or Bluetooth standby
Flashing
Error occurred
Blue
Lit
Bluetooth input
Green
Lit
Network input
Pink
Lit
AirPlay input
Sky blue
Lit
USB input
Purple
Lit
Optical digital input
White
Lit
AUX input
Note
▪ The indicator is lit with the same color as the input source selection key on the remote control.
▪ For details on error indications, see Error table of STATUS indicator p.
2
-
Green
Unlit
Standby
Lit
Network connected
Flashing
Setting up a network connection
Note
For details on network connections, see Connecting to a network p.
3
.
NET indicator
.
(Bluetooth) indicator
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PREPARATIONS
Vertical placement
Placing the unit
When placing the unit vertically, loosen the screws to remove the feet and attach the
stands to the unit.
Place the unit horizontally or vertically according to the place in your room.
Note
Allow ventilation space of at least
cm
in. on the top, side and back of the unit.
Horizontal placement
When placing the unit horizontally, affix the non-skid pads on the feet.
Non-skid pad
Note
Be careful not to lose the removed feet and screws there are
of each .
Connecting an audio system
Connect an audio system with a volume control function (such as mini-systems, Hi-Fi
components or AV amplifiers) to the unit.
Note
▪ Flip the mode switch according to your audio system p. .
– Volume control by the unit or MusicCast CONTROLLER : PRE AMP
– Volume control by audio system: PLAYER
▪ Turn the unit to standby before flipping the mode switch.
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For an audio system with digital optical / coaxial
audio input
For an audio system with analog stereo audio input
Connect an audio system to the unit with a commercially available analog stereo pin
cable.
Connect an audio system to the unit with a commercially available digital optical or
digital coaxial cable.
Note
The digital audio output from the unit cannot be recorded.
Mini-system / Hi-Fi audie system
AV amplifier (digital input)
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For other audio systems
Connecting a power amplifier
In the following connection setup which connects a Yamaha Hi-Fi amplifier (A-S series)
to the unit, when the unit is turned to on or standby, the A-S series amplifier is also
turned to on or standby automatically.
Note
Note
▪ To prevent loud sound or unexpected noise, before connecting a power amplifier, be sure to remove the
unit’s power cable from the AC wall outlet and turn off the power amplifier.
▪ Turn the unit to standby before flipping the mode switch.
▪ For more information about this trigger function, refer to the Owner's Manual of the A-S series amplifier.
▪ Turn the unit to standby before flipping the mode switch.
(Example) A-S1100
Monaural mini-plug cable
Connect audio devices without a volume control function such as power amplifiers to
the unit. Set the mode switch to PRE AMP.
Connect a power amplifier to the unit with a commercially available analog stereo pin
cable.
Stereo pin cable (RCA cable)
Power amplifier
Note
Control the volume using the volume knob on the front panel of the unit, the remote control or MusicCast
CONTROLLER .
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Connecting a subwoofer
Connecting external devices
Connect a subwoofer (with built-in amplifier) to the unit with a commercially available
audio pin cable.
Connect external devices such as a TV or CD player to the unit.
Note
For an external device with digital optical audio
output
Before connecting a subwoofer, remove the unit’s power cable from the AC wall outlet and turn off the
subwoofer.
Use a commercially available digital optical cable.
Subwoofer
For an external device with analog stereo audio
output
Note
Use a commercially available analog stereo pin cable.
▪ You can adjust the volume or high frequency cut off control when the subwoofer is equipped with those
functions.
▪ If a Yamaha subwoofer has system connection support, its power can be controlled in synchronization
with the unit's power through the trigger function. If the subwoofer is connected to the unit with a
commercially available mini-plug cable, switching the unit between on and standby will automatically turn
the subwoofer on and off. For details, refer to the instruction manual for the subwoofer.
Yamaha subwoofer
SYSTEM
CONNECTION
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Connecting with a wired router
Connecting the power cable
• Connect using the automatic setup function of the router
– Connect to a network by simply connecting to it with a cable (p.17)
After all the connections are complete, plug the supplied power cable into the AC IN
jack on the rear panel, and then plug the power cable to an AC wall outlet.
Note
When playing back high resolution contents p.
connection for stable playback.
To an AC wall outlet
via the network, we recommend using the wired network
Connecting to a network wirelessly
Connect the unit to a wireless router (access point) using a wireless connection (WiFi). You can also connect the unit to a wireless network with the MusicCast
CONTROLLER (p.18).
Setting the power to on/standby
Internet
Use the z (power) key on the front panel or on the remote control to switch the unit's
power between on and standby.
Wireless router
Modem
Mobile device (such
as iPhone)
Connecting to a network
Select whether to use a wired or wireless network connection, depending on your
network environment.
Note
The unit
For a wireless connection, turn on the wireless switch on the rear panel.
Connecting with a wireless router (access point)
Select a connection method listed below according to your network environment.
• Connecting with the MusicCast CONTROLLER
– Follow the instructions in the MusicCast CONTROLLER screen (p.18)
• Connecting using the Wi-Fi setting of an iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch)
– Share the Wi-Fi settings of the iOS device (p.16)
• Connecting using the WPS push button on the wireless router (access point)
– Set up using the WPS push button (p.16)
• Connecting with a wireless router (access point) without a WPS push button
– Set up the wireless connection manually (p.38)
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n Sharing the Wi-Fi settings on an iOS device (WAC)
3
You can easily setup a wireless connection by applying the connection settings with
WAC (Wireless Accessory Configuration) on iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch).
Select the network (access point) of which you want to share the
settings with the unit.
When the sharing process finishes, the unit is automatically connected to
the selected network (access point).
Before proceeding, confirm that your iOS device is connected to a wireless router
(access point).
Tap here to start setup
Note
▪ In order to share Wi-Fi settings, the iOS device must be installed with iOS
or later.
▪ The sharing process will reset the registered settings and specified account information on music
streaming service accounts, registered presets, Bluetooth settings and bookmarks of Internet radio
stations.
The network currently selected
▪ The unit automatically starts WAC only at the first time of power on. When WAC does not start
automatically, restore the unit to the factory default settings p. , and then follow the procedure below.
1
Turn on the unit.
n Using the WPS push button configuration (WPS)
The NET indicator on the front panel flashes during the sharing process.
2
You can easily set up a wireless connection with one push of the wireless router's WPS
button.
1
Turn on the unit.
2
Hold down
On the iOS device, select the unit as the AirPlay speaker in the WiFi screen.
iOS 9 (example of English version)
(INPUT) on the front panel for 3 seconds.
The NET indicator on the front panel flashes during the connection
process.
The name of the unit
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Press the WPS button on the wireless router (access point).
Connecting to a wired network
When the connection process finishes, the NET indicator changes to lit in
green.
Connect the unit to your router with a commercially-available STP network cable
(CAT-5 or higher straight cable).
Note
When playing back high resolution contents p.
connection for stable playback.
Note
The WPS button on the wireless router access point must be pressed within
Step . After minutes have passed, the setup operation is canceled.
via the network, we recommend using the wired network
minutes after completing
Turn on the unit. The network settings will be automatically configured.
When the connection is established, the NET indicator on the front panel changes to lit
in green.
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Setting the MusicCast
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MusicCast allows you to share music among all of your rooms with a variety of
devices.
Operate the “MusicCast CONTROLLER” application following the
onscreen instructions to set up the network.
You can operate the unit easily as well as enjoy music from your smartphone, PC, NAS
drive and music streaming service anywhere in your house with one easy-to-use
application: “MusicCast CONTROLLER” for mobile devices. For more details and a
lineup of MusicCast compatible products, visit the Yamaha website.
Installing MusicCast CONTROLLER to your mobile
device
Hold down CONNECT for 5 seconds.
When the connection is established, the NET indicator on the front panel
changes to lit in green.
Search for the free application “MusicCast CONTROLLER” on the App Store or Google
Play™ and install it to your mobile device.
Adding the unit to the MusicCast network
Follow the procedure below to add the unit to the MusicCast network.
You can also configure the unit’s wireless network settings at the same time.
Note
▪ Connect the mobile device in which the MusicCast CONTROLLER application has been installed to the
wireless router access point in advance.
▪ The SSID and security key for your network will be needed.
1
Tap the “MusicCast CONTROLLER” application icon on your
mobile device and tap “Setup”.
Note
If you have already connected other MusicCast compatible devices to the network, tap Settings
and then Add New Device .
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PLAYBACK
n Selecting an Internet radio station
Playing back music with MusicCast CONTROLLER
You can play back music with the MusicCast CONTROLLER (p.18) on your mobile
device. On the MusicCast CONTROLLER screen, select the room name that was
specified for the unit, and then play back contents.
1
Select “Net Radio”.
2
Select the radio station to be tuned into.
Note
To play back contents from the Internet, the unit must be connected to the Internet.
Music on a mobile device
With a mobile device that has MusicCast CONTROLLER installed, you can use the unit
to play back music files stored on the mobile device.
1
Select
n Registering favorite Internet radio stations
You can register your favorite Internet radio stations to the “Bookmarks” folder on your
mobile device.
2
Select the music file to be played back.
1
Select any of the Internet radio stations on the MusicCast
CONTROLLER screen.
2
Tap
Note
on the playback screen and select “Add Bookmark”.
You can quickly access registered Internet radio stations by selecting Net Radio, then Bookmarks, then
My__Favorites.
Internet radio
You can listen to Internet radio stations from all over the world.
Note
▪ Some Internet radio stations may not be receivable or may be unavailable during certain times.
▪ The unit uses the vTuner Internet radio station database service.
▪ This service may be discontinued without notice.
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Music stored on media servers (PCs/NAS)
2
3
The unit can play back music files stored on PCs and Network Attached Storage (NAS)
devices that are connected to the network.
Note
▪ To use this function, the unit and your PC/NAS must be connected to the same router p.
.
4
▪ To play back music files, the server software installed on the PC/NAS must support the music file formats
that you want to play back.
Select “Library”, then “Media Sharing”.
Check the “Share my media to” box, select the unit’s icon, and
click “Allow”.
Click “OK” to exit.
n Playing back music files
▪ The audio may be interrupted while using the wireless network connection. In this case, use the wired
network connection.
n Setting the media sharing of music files
1
Select “Server”.
2
Select the music file to be played back.
To play back music files stored on your PC or DLNA-compatible NAS, first you need to
configure the media sharing setting on each music server.
The setting procedure may vary depending on the PC and DLNA server software. The
procedures are setup examples for Windows Media Player 12 and Windows Media
Player 11.
Note
For a PC/NAS with other DLNA server software installed, refer to the instruction manual for the device or
software and configure the media sharing settings.
For Windows Media Player 12
1
2
3
4
Start Windows Media Player 12 on your PC.
5
Click “OK” to exit.
Online streaming services
You can listen to millions of songs through streaming services.
Select “Stream”, then “Turn on media streaming”.
Note
Supported music streaming services vary by the country or region of use.
Click “Turn on media streaming”.
Select “Allowed” from the drop-down list next to the unit’s
model name.
For Windows Media Player 11
1
Start Windows Media Player 11 on your PC.
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n Selecting a streaming service by its station name
1
2
Select “USB”.
3
Select the music file to be played back.
Select a streaming service on the MusicCast CONTROLLER
screen.
Note
Stop playback of the USB storage device before disconnecting it from the USB jack.
Select the station to be tuned into.
Registering the song/station being played back to a
preset
Music stored on a USB storage device
The unit can play back music files saved on a USB storage device.
Note
Up to 40 albums or songs stored on PC/NAS, Internet radio stations and streaming
stations can be registered on the unit and easily recalled by using the MusicCast
CONTROLLER.
Connect a USB storage device directly to the USB jack of the unit. Do not use extension cables.
1
2
The first 6 presets can be registered/recalled by using the supplied remote control.
Connect the USB storage device to the USB jack.
Note
The PRESET keys to on the remote control are the same as presets number to registered by the
MusicCast CONTROLLER. If you register a song/station to a PRESET key on the remote control, the
previously registered song/station is overwritten.
n Registering a song/station by remote control
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Play the song/station to be registered.
2
n Recalling a registered song/station by remote control
Hold down any of the PRESET keys 1 to 6 on the remote control
for 3 seconds.
1
On the remote control, press the PRESET key where the song/
station is registered.
PRESET 1– 6
When the registration is finished, the STATUS indicator on the front panel
flashes once in blue.
Note
▪ If a PRESET key with a registered song/station is pressed while the unit is in standby mode, the unit
automatically turns on, and the registered song/station is played.
▪ Songs/stations from the following input sources can be registered to presets.
– Server
– Net Radio
– Streaming service
– USB
Note
▪ If the STATUS indicator flashes once in red, the selected song/station cannot be registered. Try with a
different song/station.
▪ If a PRESET key where a song/station has already been registered is held down for
previously registered song/station is overwritten.
Playing back music from other devices
seconds, the
Using the remote control, you can play back music from other devices.
Listening to music from an external source
Music from an external device can be enjoyed by connecting the device to the OPT IN
jack or AUX IN jack on the rear panel of the unit.
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n For an external device with digital optical audio output
1
n For an external device with analog stereo audio output
1
Press OPT on the remote control.
The STATUS indicator on the front panel lights up in purple.
2
Press AUX on the remote control.
The STATUS indicator on the front panel lights up in white.
2
Play back music on the external device.
Play back music on the external device.
Playing back music with Bluetooth®
The unit can play back music from Bluetooth-compatible devices such as
smartphones and digital music players. Additionally, audio played back by the unit
can be listened to using Bluetooth-compatible speakers or headphones.
Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the Bluetooth device.
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Notice
1
When you use the controls of Bluetooth devices (such as smartphones) to adjust volume, the volume
may be unexpectedly loud. This could result in damage to the unit or speakers. If the volume suddenly
increases during playback, stop playback on the Bluetooth device immediately.
Press
(Bluetooth) on the remote control.
Note
▪ When making a Bluetooth connection, be sure to attach the wireless antenna to the unit p. .
▪ You cannot make Bluetooth connections to a Bluetooth device such as smartphones and Bluetooth
speakers/headphones at the same time.
The Bluetooth indicator on the front panel of the unit flashes during the
connection process.
The unit
Bluetooth device
The unit
Note
Bluetooth speakers/headphones
If the unit detects the Bluetooth device previously connected, the unit automatically connects to the
last connected device. To establish another Bluetooth connection, first terminate the current
Bluetooth connection.
n Playing back music from a Bluetooth® device
Follow the procedure below to establish a Bluetooth connection between a Bluetooth
device (such as smartphones) and the unit, and play back music from the Bluetooth
device.
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2
Turn on the Bluetooth function on the Bluetooth device, and
select “WXC-50 XXXXXX Bluetooth” in the Bluetooth device list
on the device.
“XXXXXX” represents a unique sequence of numbers and letters for your
unit.
2
3
Tap
4
Set the Bluetooth speakers/headphones to the pairing mode, and
then select the Bluetooth speakers/headphones to be connected
with the unit.
on the playback screen.
Select “Bluetooth Transmission” and enable the “Bluetooth
transmission” function.
When the connection process finishes, the Bluetooth indicator changes to
lit in blue, and audio played back on the unit will be played back with the
Bluetooth speakers/headphones.
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Note
The Bluetooth indicator changes to lit in blue.
▪ To terminate the Bluetooth connection, perform the disconnect operation on the Bluetooth
speakers/headphones.
▪ AirPlay and DSD audio cannot be delivered.
Playing back music with AirPlay
The AirPlay function allows you to play back iTunes or iPhone music on the unit via a
network.
iTunes
Note
If the unit has been registered with the MusicCast CONTROLLER, the room name entered during
registration appears on the Bluetooth device.
3
PC
Router
Play back music on the Bluetooth device.
The unit
Note
▪ Depending on your Bluetooth device, it may be necessary to select the unit as the audio output.
▪ Adjust the Bluetooth device volume as needed.
▪ To terminate the Bluetooth connection, hold down
Bluetooth on the remote control for
When the connection is disconnected, the Bluetooth indicator flashes.
(Wired network or wireless network)
seconds.
iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
n Enjoying music with Bluetooth® speakers/headphones
By establishing a Bluetooth connection between Bluetooth speakers/headphones and
the unit with the MusicCast CONTROLLER, you can enjoy music played back on the
unit with Bluetooth speakers/headphones.
1
Select an input source other than Bluetooth in the MusicCast
CONTROLLER screen and play back music on the unit.
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Notice
3
When you use iTunes/iPhone controls to adjust volume, the volume may be unexpectedly loud. This
could result in damage to the unit or speakers. If the volume suddenly increases during playback, stop
playback on the iTunes/iPhone immediately.
Select a song and start playback on the iTunes/iPhone.
The unit automatically selects “AirPlay” as the input source and starts
playback.
Note
The STATUS indicator changes to lit in pink.
▪ For details on supported iPhone devices, see Supported devices and file formats p.
.
▪ You can limit access to the unit from other devices with the AirPlay by setting password in AirPlay
Password p.
or Password Setting p. .
1
Turn on the unit, and start iTunes on the PC or display the
playback screen on the iPhone.
When the iTunes/iPhone recognizes the unit, the AirPlay icon (
appears.*
)
* For iPhone, the AirPlay icon is displayed in Control Center. To access Control
Center, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
iTunes (example)
iOS 9 (example)
Note
▪ The unit automatically turns on when starting playback on iTunes/iPhone by setting Network Standby
p. , p.
to On .
▪ You can adjust the unit’s volume from the iTunes/iPhone during playback by setting Volume Interlock
p. , p. .
Note
If the icon does not appear, check whether the unit and PC/iPhone are connected to the router
properly.
2
On the iTunes/iPhone, click (tap) the AirPlay icon and select the
unit (network name of the unit) as the audio output device.
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OPERATING THE UNIT FROM A WEB BROWSER
Web control using a PC
2
With the Web Control screen displayed in a web browser on a PC, you control the
unit's music playback also display or modify the various unit settings such as the
network connection settings as well as update the firmware.
A special browser starts up and the Web Control screen for the unit
appears.
Perform the following steps after connecting the unit to the network (p.15).
Configuring with Mac OS
Note
We recommend using one of the following web browsers. Operation on all web browsers cannot be
guaranteed.
▪ Internet Explorer
▪ Safari .x
Double-click the room name (the unit) icon, which appears below
“Other Devices” or “Media Devices”.
.x
1
Start up Safari, then open the “Preferences” window and click
“Advanced”.
2
Select all check boxes for Bonjour.
Displaying the Web Control screen
Follow the procedure below to display the Web Control screen on a PC with Windows
or Mac OS.
Note
Enable Network Discovery in advance to display the Web Control screen on a PC with Windows via Network
folder.
Configuring with Windows
1
Open the “Network” folder.
WXC-50 XXXXXX
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3
Select the room name (the unit) from the Bookmarks menu list.
WXC-50 XXXXXX
The Web Control screen for the unit appears.
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Operating on the Web Control screen
The Main screen of the Web Control screen appears first.
3
Input Info/Operation
Displays information about the selected input source and controls playback.
4
SETTINGS1
Moves to the settings1 screen (p.30).
a
5
f
b
SETTINGS2
Moves to the settings2 screen (p.31).
6
POWER
Turns the unit's power to on/standby. You can also set a sleep timer.
7
Adjusts the volume or mutes the audio output. You can also select the increments used for
volume adjustment.
g
c
VOLUME
8
RELOAD
9
Menu
Refreshes the information on the Web Control screen to show the most current data.
h
d
Selects a settings menu.
e
:
SETTINGS1/SETTINGS2 screen
A
Settings item
For configuring advanced features.
BACK
Moves to the Main screen.
i
j
k
1
INPUT
Selects an input source.
2
Enhancer
Enables/disables the Compressed Music Enhancer (p.44) feature.
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CONFIGURING ADVANCED FEATURES
Configuration from a web browser
Using a PC, the following items can be displayed and configured on the Web Control screen.
SETTINGS1
SETTINGS (Menu)
Item
Rename
Current Network Connection
Network Connection Select
WPS PIN
SSID
Network*
Security
Security Key
Setting values
Default
-
-
Sets the network name of the unit and sets the zone name.
-
-
Displays information about the current network connection of the
unit.
Wired / Wireless /
Extend (1) / Extend (2) /
Extend (3)
Wired
(check box)
unchecked
-
-
None / WEP /
WPA2-PSK (AES) /
Mixed Mode
None
Sets the method of connecting to the network (p.38).
Allows a PIN code to be entered to a wireless router (access point)
to establish a wireless connection (p.38).
Sets the SSID (network name) for the access point to which the
unit is connected.
Selects the encryption method for the network (p.38).
-
-
Off / On
On
IP Address
-
-
Subnet Mask
-
-
Sets/displays the subnet mask for the unit.
Default Gateway
-
-
Sets/displays the IP address of the default gateway for the unit.
DNS Server (P)
-
-
Sets/displays the IP address of the primary DNS server.
DNS Server (S)
-
-
Off / On
Off
-
-
DHCP
AirPlay
Password
Mode
Password
AirPlay
Volume Interlock
MAC filter
Explanation
MAC Address 1-10
Off / Limited / Full
Limited
-
0
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Sets the security key.
Enables/disables the DHCP function.
Sets/displays the IP address for the unit.
Sets/displays the IP address of the secondary DNS server.
Enables/disables the password functions for AirPlay.
Sets the password for AirPlay.
When AirPlay input is selected, this sets whether or not the volume
of the unit and the volume of iTunes or the iPhone are
synchronized.
Specifies the MAC addresses of the devices permitted access to
the unit.
SETTINGS (Menu)
Item
Setting values
Default
Explanation
Enables/disables the MAC address filter function.
Note
MAC filter
Mode
Network Standby
Off / On
Off
Off / On / Auto
Auto
When enabling the MAC address filter, be sure to check the MAC
addresses carefully before clicking APPLY . Configuring the filter
incorrectly may result in the unit becoming inaccessible. If this happens,
the unit must be restored to the default settings p. .
Enables/disables the feature allowing the unit to be turned on by
network devices (Network Standby).
Saves the unit’s current settings to a PC or loads them back from a
PC.
Note
Backup / Recovery
-
-
▪ The backup does not contain user information such as user accounts
and passwords or unit-specific information such as its IP address .
▪ Do not operate the unit during the recovery process loading the
settings back from a PC , as this may result in the incorrect recovery of
the settings. When the recovery finishes, click OK to set the unit to
standby mode.
Firmware
-
-
Updates the unit’s firmware from the web browser.
Licenses
-
-
Displays license information about the software used by the unit.
* After configuring the network settings, it may be necessary to access the unit again or restart the browser.
SETTINGS2
SETTINGS (Menu)
Item
Default
Explanation
-
-
Displays whether the unit is currently in PRE AMP mode or
PLAYER mode.
Enhancer
Off / On
On
Enables/disables the Compressed Music Enhancer feature
(p.44).
Bass Extension
Off / On
Off
Enables/disables extension of the low-frequency range of the
frequency band of the speakers’ playback. When this is “On”, you
can enjoy rich bass sounds as if you are using significantly larger
speakers.
Monaural Downmix
Off / On
Off
Enables/disables a mode that plays back stereo signals as
monaural audio.
Direct
Off / On
Off
Enables/disables Direct playback. When this is enabled, audio is
played back without being passed through the DSP.
PRE AMP/PLAYER Mode
Sound
Setting values
Sets the strength of the jitter removal applied to the audio input
being played back, in order to adjust the audio quality.
Ultra Low Jitter PLL
Level1-3
Level2
When the level is set high, the jitter removal is more effective, but
the sound is likely to cut out.
When the level is set low, the jitter removal is less effective, but the
sound is less likely to cut out.
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SETTINGS (Menu)
Item
Default
Explanation
Bypass / Auto /
Manual
Auto
Adjusts the volumes for the low-frequency, middle-frequency, and
high-frequency ranges of the audio. When this is “Auto”, they stay
synchronized with the main volume and perform hearing correction
for the auditory response of the human ear.
High
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Adjusts the volume of the high-frequency range of the audio
output.
Mid
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Adjusts the volume of the medium-frequency range of the audio
output.
Low
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Adjusts the volume of the low-frequency range of the audio output.
Equalizer
Manual
Sound
Setting values
Adjusts the effects of features such as Bass Extension and
Adaptive EQ for optimal results depending on the speaker type.
“Compact”: optimizes for small speakers.
Compact /
Bookshelf /
Floor standing /
In-ceiling / In-wall
Speaker Type
Bookshelf
“Bookshelf”: optimizes for bookshelf speakers.
“Floor standing”: optimizes for large speakers that are placed on
the floor.
“In-ceiling”: optimizes for speakers embedded in the ceiling.
“In-wall”: optimizes for speakers embedded in walls.
-12 to 0 to +12
(steps of 1)
0
Adjusts the balance of the volume between the left and right
speakers.
Mode
Off / On
Off
Enables/disables setting of the initial volume when the unit is
turned on.
Level
Mute,
-80 dB to +0.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
-40.0 dB
-20 dB to +0.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Sets an upper limit for the volume levels to which the unit can be
adjusted using the remote control, etc.
Subwoofer Volume
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Makes fine adjustments to the volume of the subwoofer.
Input Trim
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Compensates for volume differences between input sources.
L/R Balance
Initial Volume
Volume
Max Volume
Sets the initial volume for when the unit is turned on.
Sets whether or not audio is automatically played back from
servers, USB devices, etc. when the unit is turned on or the input
source is switched.
“Off”: always starts up with playback stopped.
Input Setting
Auto Play
Off / On / Auto
different for every input source
“On”: always begins playing back the content that was played the
previous time.
“Auto”: begins playback if audio was currently being played back
when the unit was turned to standby.
Note
The setting value is different for every input source or service.
User Interface
LED Dimmer
0-3
3
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Adjusts the brightness of the LED (“3” is the brightest).
SETTINGS (Menu)
Item
Setting values
Default
Explanation
Front Panel Operation
Off / On
On
Enables/disables operation using the front panel (other than the
power key).
Sensor
Off / On
On
Enables/disables operation using the remote control. When this is
“Off”, the unit can still be operated by other means.
Changes the ID of the remote control from which the unit receives
signals.
User Interface
Remote
To change the ID of the remote control, set it as follows.
ID
ID1 / ID2
ID1
Set to ID1: on the remote control, hold down f and PRESET 1
at the same time for 5 seconds.
Set to ID2: on the remote control, hold down f and PRESET 2
at the same time for 5 seconds.
Access device Indication
-
Off / On
On
Enables/disables the Bluetooth function.
Off / On
On
Enables/disables the feature allowing the unit to be turned on by
Bluetooth devices (Bluetooth Standby).
Off / On
Off
Sets whether or not the unit responds to searches other than from
the paired Bluetooth device. When this is “On”, the unit does not
respond to searches.
Disconnect
-
-
Transmitter
Off / On
Off
Bluetooth
Standby
Bluetooth
Audio Receive Private Mode
Audio Send
Auto Power Standby
Other Setup
Memory Guard
Network Info
Lights the LED of the device currently being used for operation via
a web browser.
-
Terminates the Bluetooth connection between the Bluetooth device
and the unit.
Enables/disables transmission of Bluetooth audio.
Sets the unit to be automatically set to standby mode when there
are no operations for a specified amount of time.
Off / 20min / 2h /
4h / 8h / 12h
Off
Off / On
Off
Protects the settings of the unit and prevents them from being
modified.
-
-
Displays network information about the unit, such as its MAC
address.
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When this is set to 20min, the unit will only be set to standby mode
automatically if there is no input signal during the 20 minutes
without any operations.
Configuration on Advanced Settings screen in mobile device app
Using your mobile device, the following items can be displayed and configured on the Advanced Settings screen in the MusicCast CONTROLLER.
To display the Advanced Settings screen, hold down the room name (the unit) on the MusicCast CONTROLLER screen and tap “Room Settings”, then tap “Advanced Settings” in
the “Room Settings” menu.
SETTINGS (Menu)
Item
PRE AMP/PLAYER Mode
Enhancer
Settings
Default
Explanation
-
-
Displays whether the unit is currently in PRE AMP mode or
PLAYER mode.
Off / On
On
Enables/disables the Compressed Music Enhancer feature
(p.44).
Bass Extension
Off / On
Off
Enables/disables extension of the low-frequency range of the
frequency band of the speakers’ playback. When this is “On”, you
can enjoy rich bass sounds as if you are using significantly larger
speakers.
Monaural Downmix
Off / On
Off
Enables/disables a mode that plays back stereo signals as
monaural audio.
Direct
Off / On
Off
Enables/disables Direct playback. When this is enabled, audio is
played back without being passed through the DSP.
Sets the strength of the jitter removal applied to the audio input
being played back, in order to adjust the audio quality.
Ultra Low Jitter PLL
Level1-3
Level2
When the level is set high, the jitter removal is more effective, but
the sound is likely to cut out.
When the level is set low, the jitter removal is less effective, but the
sound is less likely to cut out.
Sound
Auto
High
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Adjusts the volume of the high-frequency range of the audio
output.
Mid
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Adjusts the volume of the medium-frequency range of the audio
output.
Low
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Adjusts the volume of the low-frequency range of the audio output.
Equalizer
Manual
Adjusts the volumes for the low-frequency, middle-frequency, and
high-frequency ranges of the audio. When this is “Auto”, they stay
synchronized with the main volume and perform hearing correction
for the auditory response of the human ear.
Bypass / Auto /
Manual
Adjusts the effects of features such as Bass Extension and
Adaptive EQ for optimal results depending on the speaker type.
Speaker Type
“Compact”: optimizes for small speakers.
Compact /
Bookshelf /
Floor standing /
In-ceiling / In-wall
Bookshelf
“Bookshelf”: optimizes for bookshelf speakers.
“Floor standing”: optimizes for large speakers that are placed on
the floor.
“In-ceiling”: optimizes for speakers embedded in the ceiling.
“In-wall”: optimizes for speakers embedded in walls.
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SETTINGS (Menu)
Item
Settings
Default
Explanation
-12 to 0 to +12
(steps of 1)
0
Adjusts the balance of the volume between the left and right
speakers.
Mode
Off / On
Off
Enables/disables setting of the initial volume when the unit is
turned on.
Level
Mute,
-80 dB to +0.0 dB (0.5 dB steps)
-40.0 dB
-20 dB to +0.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Sets an upper limit for the volume levels to which the unit can be
adjusted using the remote control, etc.
Subwoofer Volume
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Makes fine adjustments to the volume of the subwoofer.
Input Trim
-6.0 to 0.0 to +6.0 dB
(0.5 dB steps)
0.0 dB
Compensates for volume differences between input sources.
L/R Balance
Initial Volume
Volume
Max Volume
Sets the initial volume for when the unit is turned on.
Sets whether or not audio is automatically played back from
servers, USB devices, etc. when the unit is turned on or the input
source is switched.
“Off”: always starts up with playback stopped.
Input Setting
Auto Play
Off / On / Auto
different for every input source
“On”: always begins playing back the content that was played the
previous time.
“Auto”: begins playback if audio was currently being played back
when the unit was turned to standby.
Note
The setting value is different for every input source or service.
Front Panel Operation
Off / On
On
Enables/disables operation using the front panel (other than the
power key).
Sensor
Off / On
On
Enables/disables operation using the remote control. When this is
“Off”, the unit can still be operated by other means.
Changes the ID of the remote control from which the unit receives
signals.
User Interface
Remote
To change the ID of the remote control, set it as follows.
ID
ID1 / ID2
ID1
Set to ID1: on the remote control, hold down f and PRESET 1
at the same time for 5 seconds.
Set to ID2: on the remote control, hold down f and PRESET 2
at the same time for 5 seconds.
LED Dimmer
Access device Indication
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
0–3
3
Adjusts the brightness of the LED (“3” is the brightest).
-
-
Lights the LED of the device currently being used for operation via
a web browser.
Off / On
On
Enables/disables the Bluetooth function.
Standby
Off / On
On
Enables/disables the feature allowing the unit to be turned on by
Bluetooth devices (Bluetooth Standby).
Private Mode
Off / On
Off
Sets whether or not the unit responds to searches other than from
the paired Bluetooth device. When this is “On”, the unit does not
respond to searches.
Audio Receive
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SETTINGS (Menu)
Bluetooth
Item
Audio Receive Disconnect
Audio Send
Transmitter
Type
SSID
Security Type
Connection
Network*
Settings
-
Default
Explanation
-
Terminates the Bluetooth connection between the Bluetooth device
and the unit.
Off / On
Off
Wired / Wireless
Wired
-
-
None / WEP /
WPA2-PSK (AES) /
Mixed Mode
None
-
-
Off / On
On
-
-
Sets/displays the IP address for the unit.
Sets the security key.
Enables/disables the DHCP function.
Subnet Mask
-
-
Sets/displays the subnet mask for the unit.
Default Gateway
-
-
Sets/displays the IP address of the default gateway for the unit.
DNS Server (P)
-
-
Sets/displays the IP address of the primary DNS server.
DNS Server (S)
-
-
Sets/displays the IP address of the secondary DNS server.
Off / On / Auto
Auto
-
-
Off / Limited / Full
Limited
Off / On
Off
-
-
Network Name
Volume Interlock
AirPlay
Password
Passphrase
Auto Power Standby
Memory Guard
Selects the encryption method for the network (p.38).
Security Key
Network Standby
Other Setup
Sets the method of connecting to the network (p.38).
Sets the SSID (network name) for the access point to which the
unit is connected.
DHCP Client
IP Address
Password
Setting
Enables/disables transmission of Bluetooth audio.
Enables/disables the feature allowing the unit to be turned on by
network devices (Network Standby).
Sets the Network Name of the unit.
When AirPlay input is selected, this sets whether or not the volume
of the unit and the volume of iTunes or the iPhone are
synchronized.
Enables/disables the password functions for AirPlay.
Sets the password for AirPlay.
Sets the unit to be automatically set to standby mode when there
are no operations for a specified amount of time.
Off / 20min / 2h /
4h / 8h / 12h
Off
Off / On
Off
* After configuring the network settings, it may be necessary to access the unit again or restart the browser.
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When this is set to 20min, the unit will only be set to standby mode
automatically if there is no input signal during the 20 minutes
without any operations.
Protects the settings of the unit and prevents them from being
modified.
APPENDIX
Updating the unit's firmware via the network
When the unit is connected to the Internet, you can update the firmware via the
network.
Firmware can also be updated by downloading a firmware update file from the
Yamaha website.
1
Turn the unit to standby and disconnect the power cable from the
AC wall outlet.
2
Connect the USB memory device to the USB jack on the rear
panel.
3
While holding down (CONNECT) on the front panel, plug the
power cable to the AC wall outlet.
Firmware update procedures
• Updating with MusicCast CONTROLLER (p.37)
• Updating with a USB memory device (p.37)
STATUS indicator conditions
• When a new firmware update is available, the STATUS indicator flashes slowly in
white after turning on the unit.
• If an error occurred during firmware updating, the STATUS indicator will repeatedly
blink 2 - 7 times in red and 1 second off until the unit is turned to standby.
Note
▪ Do not operate the unit, turn it to standby or disconnect the power cable or network cable during a
firmware update.
▪ A firmware update takes about
minutes or more depending on your network connection speed .
▪ If the Internet connection speed is slow, or the unit is connected to the wireless network, a firmware
update may not be possible depending on the condition of the wireless connection. In this case, try
updating again after a while or update the firmware using a USB memory device p. .
▪ After a firmware update, check the version of firmware currently installed on the unit using the MusicCast
CONTROLLER.
▪ For details on firmware updates, visit the Yamaha website.
The firmware update starts. During firmware updating, the STATUS
indicator lights up in blue, and the NET indicator and (Bluetooth)
indicator flash alternately.
Updating with MusicCast CONTROLLER
When a new firmware update is available, a message prompting you to update
appears in the MusicCast CONTROLLER screen.
Follow the procedure on the MusicCast CONTROLLER screen to update the firmware.
Updating with a USB memory device
You can update the firmware using a USB memory device. Download the firmware
update file from the Yamaha website to a USB memory device on a PC, and then
connect the USB memory device to the USB jack on the unit.
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5
When the update is finished, press z (power) on the front panel
to turn the unit on again.
When updating is finished, the STATUS indicator (blue), NET indicator
and (Bluetooth) indicator light up.
6
Setting up the wireless connection manually
Switches the DHCP function on/off. When set to “Off”, some
network settings, such as the IP address and subnet mask, can
be specified manually.
IP Address
Displays the IP address for the unit.
Subnet Mask
Displays the subnet mask for the unit.
Default Gateway
Displays the IP address of the default gateway for the unit.
DNS Server (P)
Displays the IP address of the primary DNS server.
DNS Server (S)
Displays the IP address of the secondary DNS server.
Click “APPLY”.
The unit can be restarted forcibly.
Follow the procedure after connecting the unit to your router with a network cable.
1
Note
You need to setup the SSID network name , security method and security key for your network.
4
DHCP
Restarting the unit
You can set up the wireless connection manually with the Web Control screen on a PC
(p.27).
1
2
3
Specify the network settings.
Hold down z (power) on the front panel for 15 seconds.
The unit restarts when the key is released.
On the Web Control screen, click “SETTINGS1”.
Select “Network”.
Select “Wireless” from the drop-down list at “Network Connection
Select” in the “Network” menu.
Restoring the default settings
Specify the wireless router (access point) settings.
SSID
Enter the SSID.
Security
Select the security method.
Security Key
Enter the security key.
All unit settings can be restored to the defaults.
1
Note
If you select WPS PIN as the connection method, the PIN code for the unit appears. Enter the PIN
code into the wireless router access point , and then proceed to Step .
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Turn the unit to standby.
2
Hold down (INPUT) and
seconds at the same time.
(CONNECT) on the front panel for 5
When restoring is finished, the unit is turned on and all settings are
returned to their factory default configurations.
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Troubleshooting
Refer to the table below if the unit does not function properly.
If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instructions below do not help, turn off the unit, disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized
Yamaha dealer or service center.
General
Problem
The power does not turn on.
The power turns off immediately after the power
has been turned on.
The unit is not reacting.
Cause
Remedy
The power cable is not properly connected.
Connect the power cable firmly.
The protection circuitry has been activated.
As a safety precaution, capability to turn on the unit is disabled. Contact your
nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center to request repair.
The inner power supply circuit is malfunctioning.
Contact your nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center to request
repair.
Hold down the z (power) key on the front panel for at least 15 seconds to restart
The internal microcomputer is frozen, due to an external electric shock
the unit. If the problem persists, disconnect the power cable from the AC wall
(such as lightning or excessive static electricity).
outlet and plug it again.
The remote control IDs of the unit and the remote control are not
identical.
No sound.
Noise or humming is heard coming from the unit
or devices surrounding it.
Change the remote control ID of the unit or the remote control (p.31, p.34).
Incorrect input or output cable connections.
Connect the cable properly.
Another input source is selected.
Select an appropriate input source with the input selection keys.
The volume is at the minimum or muted.
Turn up the volume.
The output of the device that is connected to the unit's digital optical
input is set to an audio format other than PCM.
The optical input of the unit supports only PCM signals. Change the audio output
setting on the playback device (such as a TV) to PCM.
The unit is too close to another digital or radio frequency device.
Move the unit further away from the device.
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Network
Problem
Cause
Remedy
The mobile device is not connected to the wireless router at your
home.
Cannot configure connection settings on
MusicCast CONTROLLER.
Connect the mobile device to the wireless router and start MusicCast
CONTROLLER.
Disable the cellular data transmission of your mobile device.
It takes time for the application to detect the unit.
Wait a moment while making sure that your mobile device does not go into sleep
mode.
The wireless switch on the rear panel is turned off.
Connect the unit to a router (access point) with a network cable or set the
wireless switch properly.
The unit is set to standby mode.
Turn on the unit.
Access to the network is restricted by the firewall settings of the
wireless router (access point).
Check the firewall setting and the MAC address filter of the wireless router
(access point).
Microwave ovens or other wireless devices in your neighborhood
might disturb the wireless communication.
Move the unit away from those devices.
The media sharing setting is not correct.
Configure the sharing setting and select the unit as a device to which music
contents are shared.
Some security software installed on your DLNA server is blocking the
Check the settings of security software installed on your DLNA server.
MusicCast CONTROLLER does not detect the unit access of the unit to your DLNA server.
or the server (PC or DLNA-compatible NAS).
Check the network connections and your router settings, and then connect the
The unit, DLNA server and mobile device are not in the same network.
unit, DLNA server and mobile device to the same network.
Multiple routers are connected between your network devices (double
Connect the network device you wish to use to the same router.
router).
The network feature does not function.
The network parameters (IP address) have not been obtained
properly.
Enable the DHCP server function on your router. And also the DHCP function on
the unit must be set to “On” (default: On).
Access to the network is restricted by the firewall settings of the
wireless router (access point).
Check the firewall setting of the wireless router (access point) or the MAC
address filter setting.
The mobile device is connected to Secondary SSID when using a
multiple SSID router.
In this case, access to the devices connected to the Primary SSID or wired
network might be restricted by the router (only Internet access is available).
Connect your mobile device to the Primary SSID.
Playback stops unexpectedly and files cannot be
The folder contains some files that cannot be played via the unit.
played continuously.
Delete or remove files (including video or hidden files) that cannot be played via
the unit from the folder.
Sound from high resolution contents is
interrupted.
Place the unit and the wireless router (access point) closer or use the wired
network connection for stable playback.
The wireless network connection is unstable or the wireless signal is
weak.
The service of selected Internet radio station may have been stopped. Try the station later or select another station.
The Internet radio cannot be played.
The selected Internet radio station is currently broadcasting silence.
Some Internet radio stations broadcast silence at certain of times of the day. Try
the station later or select another station.
Access to the network is restricted by the firewall settings of your
network devices (such as the router).
Check the firewall settings of your network devices. The Internet radio can be
played only when it passes through the port designated by each radio station.
Firmware update via the network failed.
The network connection is unstable.
Try updating again after a while.
The unit cannot connect to the Internet via a
wireless router (access point).
The wireless router (access point) is turned off.
Turn on the wireless router (access point).
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Problem
The unit cannot connect to the Internet via a
wireless router (access point).
Cause
Remedy
The unit and the wireless router (access point) are too far apart or
there is an obstacle between them.
Place the unit and the wireless router (access point) closer to each other or move
them to a location where there are no obstacles between them.
Bluetooth®
Problem
Cannot make the unit pair with a Bluetooth device.
Cause
Remedy
The Bluetooth device does not support A2DP.
Use a Bluetooth device that supports A2DP.
A Bluetooth device that you want to pair with the unit has a password
other than “0000”.
Use a Bluetooth device whose password is “0000”.
The unit and the Bluetooth device are too far apart.
Move the Bluetooth device closer to the unit.
There is a device (such as a microwave or a wireless network device)
that outputs signals in the 2.4 GHz frequency band nearby.
Move the unit away from those devices.
The unit enters standby mode.
Turn on the unit and select Bluetooth as the input source, and then perform
pairing with the device.
The wireless switch on the rear panel is turned off.
Set the wireless switch properly to enable the Bluetooth connection (p.7).
The wireless antenna is not attached.
Attach the wireless antenna.
Another Bluetooth device is already connected to the unit.
Terminate the current Bluetooth connection and then establish a new connection.
Private Mode is set to “On”. In this case, you can connect only a
Bluetooth device that has been connected before.
Set Private Mode to “Off” and then connect the new Bluetooth device.
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Error table of STATUS indicator
Refer to the table below when the STATUS indicator on the front panel flashes in error indications.
Color
Red
Condition
Blink
Status of the unit
Flashing, and the power turns off immediately after the
power has been turned on
2 - 8 times
As a safety precaution, the unit has turned itself off.
Flashing, and the power does not turn on
4 - 8 times
As a safety precaution, capability to turn on the unit is disabled. Contact your
nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center to request repair.
Fast flashing
Once
No presets have been registered.
Flashing (every 0.5 second) *
Repeat blinking 2 - 7 times and 1
second off until the unit is turned off
An error occurred during firmware updating. Check the connection of the USB
memory device, or the unit to the network, and then update the firmware again.
Twice
An error is occurring with the USB device.
3 times
An error is occurring with the network.
5 times
An error is occurring with WAC/WPS/CONNECT.
Slow flashing (every 1 second)
Repeated until the unit is turned off
Firmware update failed. Update the firmware using a USB memory device (p.37).
Orange
Flashing
Twice
The remote control IDs of the unit and the remote control are not identical, or
reception of the remote control signal is disabled. To specify the remote control
settings, see “CONFIGURING ADVANCED FEATURES” (p.31, p.34).
White
Slow flashing after turning on the unit
10 times
A new firmware update is available. Update the firmware (p.37).
* The NET indicator and
(Bluetooth) indicator flash at the same time.
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Glossary
This is a glossary of the technical terms used in this
manual.
Compressed Music Enhancer
The Compressed Music Enhancer feature compensates for
missing harmonics in compression music formats (such as
MP3). As a result, this technology provides improved
performance for the overall sound system.
High Resolution
High Resolution signifies high quality audio devices and
content (such as 192 kHz/24 bit FLAC). The Consumer
Electronics Association (CEA) defines High-Resolution Audio
(Hi-Res Audio or HRA) as, “lossless audio that is capable of
reproducing the full range of sound from recordings that have
been mastered from better than CD quality music sources.”
SSID
SSID (Service Set Identifier) is a name that identifies a
particular wireless LAN access point.
Supports iOS 7 or later for setup using Wireless Accessory
Configuration.
“Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad”
mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to
connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and
has been certified by the developer to meet Apple
performance standards.
Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its
compliance with safety and regulatory standards.
Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or
iPad may affect wireless performance.
iTunes, AirPlay, iPad, iPhone, iPod, and iPod touch are
trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
countries.
App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) is a technology that allows an
electronic device to exchange data or connect to the Internet
wirelessly using radio waves. Wi-Fi offers the advantage of
eliminating the complexity of making connections with LAN
cables by using wireless connection. Only products that
complete Wi-Fi Alliance interoperability tests can carry the “WiFi Certified” trademark.
DLNA™ and DLNA CERTIFIED™ are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Digital Living Network Alliance. All rights
reserved. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.
WPS
Windows™
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) is a standard established by the
Wi-Fi Alliance, which allows easy establishment of a wireless
home network.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in
the United States and other countries.
The trademarks used in this manual are as follows.
The Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ Identifier Mark is a certification
mark of Wi-Fi Alliance®.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered
trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such
marks by Yamaha Corporation is under license.
Bluetooth protocol stack (Blue SDK)
Copyright 1999-2014 OpenSynergy GmbH
All rights reserved. All unpublished rights reserved.
iPad Air and iPad mini are trademarks of Apple Inc.
Wi-Fi
Trademarks
The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Logo is a certification mark of Wi-Fi
Alliance®.
MusicCast is a trademark or registered trademark of Yamaha
Corporation.
Explanations regarding GPL
Internet Explorer, Windows Media Audio and Windows Media
Player are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other
countries.
Android™
Google Play™
Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.
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This product utilizes GPL/LGPL open-source software in some
sections. You have the right to obtain, duplicate, modify, and
redistribute this open-source code only. For information on
GPL/LGPL open source software, how to obtain it, and the
GPL/LGPL license, refer to the Yamaha Corporation website
(http://download.yamaha.com/sourcecodes/musiccast/).
Supported devices and file formats
The following devices and file formats can be used by the unit.
File formats
Supported devices
File
DLNA
WAV(LPCM)
• PC installed with “Windows Media Player 11” or “Windows Media Player 12”
Support for
gapless
playback
Sampling
frequency
(kHz)
Quantization
bit number
(bit)
Bitrate (kbps)
Number of
channels
Up to 192 kHz
16/24
-
2
4
FLAC
Up to 192 kHz
16/24
-
2
4
AIFF
Up to 192 kHz
16/24
-
2
4
Bluetooth devices
ALAC
Up to 96 kHz
16/24
-
2
4
• Bluetooth devices that support A2DP
– Yamaha does not assure the connections of all Bluetooth devices.
MP3
Up to 48 kHz
-
8 to 320
2
• DLNA (ver. 1.5) compatible NAS
USB devices
• USB mass storage class devices (e.g., flash memory or portable audio players)
using FAT16 or FAT32 format
– Do not connect USB chargers, USB hubs, or other devices that are not USB mass
storage class devices. Do not connect PCs, card readers, or external hard disk
drives.
– USB devices with encryption cannot be used.
– Some features may not be compatible, depending on the model or manufacturer
of the USB storage device.
WMA
Up to 48 kHz
-
8 to 320
2
MPEG-4 AAC
Up to 48 kHz
-
8 to 320
2
DSD
2.8 MHz/
5.6 MHz
1
-
2
AirPlay
AirPlay works with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 4.3.3 or later, Mac with OS X
Mountain Lion or later and Mac and PC with iTunes 10.2.2 or later.
Made for.
iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s
iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (3rd and 4th generation),
iPad 2
iPod touch (5th generation)
(as of May 2016)
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Specifications
The specifications of the unit are as follows.
Bluetooth
Input jacks
Sink Function
• Source Device to Unit (ex. Smartphone/Tablet)
• Supported profile
– A2DP, AVRCP
• Supported codec
– SBC, AAC
Analog Audio
• Stereo Audio (RCA) x 1
Digital Audio (Supported frequencies: 32 kHz to 192 kHz)
• Optical x 1
Source Function
• Unit to Sink Device (ex. Bluetooth Headphone)
• Supported profile
– A2DP, AVRCP
• Supported codec
– SBC
Other jacks
• USB x 1 (USB2.0)
• NETWORK (Wired) x 1 (100Base-TX/10Base-T)
• NETWORK (Wireless) x 1 (IEEE802.11b/g/n)
Output jacks
Bluetooth version
• Ver. 2.1+EDR
Analog Audio
• Subwoofer Out x 1
• Stereo Audio (RCA) x 1
Wireless output
• Bluetooth Class 2
Digital Audio (Supported frequencies: 32 kHz to 192 kHz)
• Optical x 1
• Coaxial x 1
Maximum communication distance
• 10 m (33 ft) without interference
Other jacks
Network
Trigger Out x 1
Compatible with DLNA ver. 1.5
Trigger In x 1
AirPlay supported
Remote In x 1
Internet Radio
USB
Streaming Service
Capable of Mass Storage Class USB Memory
Wi-Fi
Current Supply Capacity: 0.5 A
Wireless Network Standard: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Radio Frequency Band: 2.4GHz
Capable of WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) by PIN Method and Push-Button-Method
Available Security Method: WEP, WPA2-PSK (AES), Mixed Mode
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Audio Section
Standby Power Consumption
• Network Standby Off, Bluetooth Standby Off
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
• (20 Hz to 20 kHz, PRE OUT)
0.1 W
• Network Standby On, Bluetooth Standby Off
0.003% THD
Frequency Response (+0/‒3 dB)
– Wired
1.6 W
– Wireless (Wi-Fi)
1.8 W
• Network Standby On, Bluetooth Standby On
• PRE OUT (OPT/NET/USB IN)
10 Hz to 80 kHz
• PRE OUT (AUX IN)
10 Hz to 40 kHz
– Wired
1.8 W
• AUX OUT (OPT/NET/USB IN)
10 Hz to 50 kHz
– Wireless (Wi-Fi)
1.8 W
• AUX OUT (AUX IN)
10 Hz to 40 kHz
Dimensions (W x H x D)
214 x 51.5 x 245.9 mm (8.43” x 2.03” x 9.68”)
Signal to Noise Ratio (IHF-A)
• (OPT/NET/USB/Bluetooth IN)
• (AUX IN)
112 dB
Reference Dimensions (with wireless antenna upright)
98 dB
* Including legs and protrusions
214 x 123.6 x 245.9 mm (8.43” x 4.87” x 9.68”)
Channel Separation
• (1 kHz/10 kHz)
95/85 dB
Weight
1.44 kg (3.17 lbs)
Rated Output Level / Output Impedance
• PRE OUT (1 kHz)
2.0 V/470 Ω
• Subwoofer (30 Hz) (Except for China model)
4.0 V/470 Ω
• AUX OUT
* The contents of this manual apply to the latest specifications as of the publishing date. To obtain
the latest manual, access the Yamaha website then download the manual file.
2.0 V/1 kΩ
Maximum Output Level
• PRE OUT (0.9% THD, PRE AMP / PLAYER mode, Gain offset +6 dB)
4.0V
Maximum Input Signal
• AUX IN (1 kHz, 0.5% THD)
2.4 V
General
Power Supply
• [U.S.A. and Canada models]
• [Korea model]
• [Other models]
AC 100 to 120 V, 50/60 Hz
AC 220 V, 60 Hz
AC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption
12 W
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