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Yamaha MusicCast 50 review

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Key features
  • Home speaker
  • Works with Alexa
  • Multi-room
Expert review

Yamaha is a multi-room audio specialist, alongside companies such as Sonos and Bose, and it offers impressive sound systems in its MusicCast range. The versatile MusicCast 50 supports the latest and traditional technologies, from High-Resolution Audio and AirPlay for Apple devices, to RCA analogue connections for turntables and home theatre with your TV. Read our expert review to see if this speaker's sound matches the promise.

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First reviewed by Which?

November 2018

Released

August 2018

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