Yamaha MusicCast review

More Stories in this Series

Yamaha WX-030 MusicCast wireless speaker review: Sonos draws its strongest challenger

This excellent speaker is part of a strong multi-room audio system.

Yamaha WX-030
At a Glance
  • Yamaha WX-030 MusicCast wireless speaker

    TechHive Rating

    Yamaha’s WX-030 is a great little speaker, and the MusicCast ecosystem that it’s part of has some very attractive elements.

At a Glance
  • TechHive Rating

    Yamaha’s WX-030 is a great little speaker, and the MusicCast ecosystem that it’s part of has some very attractive elements.

    MSRP: $250

    Pros

    • Terrific bang-for-the buck performance
    • Support for high bit-rate lossless file formats, including FLAC and ALAC
    • Can be networked with a variety of other Yamaha audio components

    Cons

    • MusicCast app inferior to the Sonos app
    • Supports only a handful of music-streaming services
    • Mute button on slave speakers doesn’t work

Subscribe to the Now Playing Newsletter

Comments
Greenbot Top Android stories
from our new site, Greenbot

Subscribe to the Now Playing Newsletter

See All Newsletters »