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Yamaha - WX-010 Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music - Black

Get extreme sound in a compact size with this Yamaha Wireless MusicCast speaker. Its Apple or Android app connects through Wi-Fi to play music from your streaming service or your device's playlist. This Yamaha Wireless MusicCast speaker lets you easily control the volume, power and other controls with either the app or the speaker's buttons.

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    Overview

    What's Included


    • Yamaha WX-010 Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    85% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (37 out of 44)

    Features


    Multiroom compatible speaker

    Plays music in multiple rooms at once.

    Wireless streaming lets you access all the music you love in one place

    Enjoy your music library, radio stations and online services.

    Play a different song in every room, at the same time

    Tune in to an Internet radio station in the bedroom, stream a music service in the kitchen and play a song from your music library in the living room - simultaneously.

    Works with Amazon Alexa

    Easily control, monitor and schedule your electronics using your voice.

    SBC sound decoders

    Provide rich, detailed sound.

    MusicCast

    Stream music live via Livestream using Music Cast.

    2-way speaker system

    Sends the right frequencies to the right speakers for outstanding audio.

    Supports WAV, AIFF, FLAC and ALAC formats

    For high-resolution sound.

    Rich, powerful sound

    Includes a woofer and a tweeter.

    Simple setup

    Put your Yamaha wireless speaker in any room where you want music and connect it to your home Wi-Fi network. With the touch of a few buttons, you're ready to enjoy multiroom music.

    More ways to connect with the music you love

    Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capability for pairing wireless devices.


    Customer rating

    Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews

    84%
    would recommend to a friend

    Expert rating

    Rating 3.8 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews

    Pros

    Cons

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    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Solid but not Excellent Sound

      Posted
      JoeS
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      These little speakers fit into the environment in an almost invisible footprint. I have purchased three of them and now simply have a five zone sound system. I had outdoor speakers, my home theater and I added one to the master bedroom, the family room, and my office. Bass is good, almost too strong for the rest of the sound. I found them lacking in the vocals in many songs, but not all songs. Since these are used mostly for background music, they work quite well. While $180 may seem like a lot for a just adequate speaker, the cost justification is in the ease at which the enter the system. Plug it in, turn it on, synch it, name it, you are playing music in a new room. Compare that to running wires, it's a no brainer. Now, I don't want to come across as negative about the sound, rather I would just have preferred something a little sweeter with stronger vocal performance. With the app, you can adjust low, midrange, and high frequencies. With that adjustment, I've gotten them sounding pretty good in my environment. Which by the way is pretty large as I have 10' ceilings. They perform well. Consider them if you have a Yamaha system that supports them.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Up and running in minutes

      Posted
      BBMusic

      These are severely discounted due to the WX-021 coming out soon. So I picked one up at Best Buy. I already had a Yamaha RX-A770 receiver, so I already had the MusicCast app up and running. I brought it home, followed the instructions on my phone and it was working in a few minutes. It was easy to link with the two zones on the receiver with the WX-010, so I can listen to CDs or any other receiver input through the WX-010 speaker. The final location for this speaker is my 3 car garage. It filled the room with sound better than I expected. I reduced the rating 1 star because the sound quality is not the best. It is fine for listening to compressed music over the Internet or Bluetooth, especially at the current price.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      Poor customer service "supporting" a poor unit

      Posted
      Rickeye

      Do not ignore other reviews complaining about poor Wi-Fi connection. It is true. Could not get it to connect and therefore could not get a firmware update that might have helped. Customer "service" with hold time of 8 minutes, then told the tech folk would call me back in the next 48 hours! So I am supposed to sit with speaker in hand for two days, waiting? Unlike them, I work! Worse than cable TV. Asked for a supervisor, but told they were all in a meeting. That's it. Returning it for a different unit. Yamaha receivers are also noted for poor AirPlay and wireless performance. Not an isolated problem. Just wish customer loyalty meant something these days. Twenty years in and this is the result. Time to rethink it.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      Unbelievably BAD

      Posted
      Antikythera

      Japanese just can't do software. Both Sony and Yamaha are lousy with their respective casting solutions. Unlike Sonos these two are a constant work to make them work. To top it off both companies are asking crazy money for their devices as if they are the best and only ones on the market. Shame really considering how many input sources they support with only Bluetooth working most of the time. Neither supports LOUDNESS setting so they sound tiny with the bass cranked all the way up. To put the speakers in stereo you need to perform voodoo tricks only to see them unpair the next day.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Speakers work great

      Posted
      BearBear
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I was rerunning wires through my family room wall to the patio after re-stuccoing and trying to figure out how to camouflage them when I realized there must be better technology, and there was. Wi-Fi ready speakers I can run with my phone. You'll have to upload your favorite CDs to your computer, then covert and transfer them to ITunes on your phone, but once your music is on your phone, you can plug the speakers in anyway, including outside, and drive the music from your phone. Great sound and very portable.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Good if you can find them on sale

      Posted
      3Dguy
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      I bought two of these to go with my RX-V681 reciever. First of all these integrated flawlessly so I can play music in my Living Room, Kitchen, and Bedroom. The app works great, I had no problem setting up the speakers, and can direct the music to whichever rooms I want. The speakers sound good, not great, it really depends on the type of music. There is not a lot of low end, but the mids and highs are great. I got these on sale for $100 each, and for that price they are great, but I wouldn’t pay the $180 MSRP for them.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      Doesn't play from Yamaha MusicCast receiver!

      Posted
      DavidC

      From the store information, website, and Yamaha flier in the receiver box, it states "play all your music" even showing the WX-010 wireless speaker. After 6 hours today trying everything, even linking its room to the receiver in the living room, and vice-versa, it will not even read my receiver or HDMI-connected DVD player, let alone play it. The WX-010 appears to be a glorified Spotify or net radio station player, not a wireless speaker for other rooms in my house. Am I missing something here?

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Very good wireless choice

      Posted
      WCSound
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      If you like the wireless option for remote speakers on your Yamaha home audio then this is very good. It has small footprint but packs a decent punch. The connection is very stable but somewhat intricate to figure out the app and all the options available. I like that it can operate as a standalone bluetooth or networked speaker. Has a longer power cord too. I wish it was PoE capable, that would be my only dislike. But it is a very good little wifi speaker for the Yamaha systems.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    What experts are saying

    Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews

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    • cnet.co.ukRating, 3.5 out of 5Ty Pendlebury on November 2, 2017
      Yamaha MusicCast WX-010 review
      The march of Bluetooth speakers continues onward without relent, even amid increasing competition from better-sounding alternatives that use Wi-Fi. Take the Yamaha MusicCast WX-010. Sure it does Bluetooth too, but its main appeal is as a smartFull Review
    • which.co.ukSeptember 11, 2017
      Yamaha WX-010 review
      Yamaha's latest wireless speaker has all bases covered, you can connect to it via wi-fi, Bluetooth and AirPlay, but does this small-scale multi-room speaker have the audio chops and oomph to deliver top-quality sound? Read on for our full verdictFull Review
    • Trusted Reviews (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Danny Phillips on February 2, 2017
      Yamaha WX-010
      The WX-010 is a wireless speaker from Yamaha's MusicCast multiroom range that streams music via DLNA, Bluetooth, AirPlay, Spotify and more. It's a more compact version of last year's WX-030 speaker, selling for around £50 less.Full Review



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