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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.

    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

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