- Digital Sound Projector technology with eight array speakers reproduces true 5.1ch surround sound
- Dual upward-facing built-in subwoofers with bass reflex ports deliver high response and clear bass sound
- Provides a choice of five CINEMA DSP programmes
- Compatible with DTS and Dolby Digital
- Supported high resolution audio codec: Flac/WAV/AIFF 192khz, Apple lossless 96kHz
- Bluetooth® for wireless music streaming (SBC/AAC)
- AirPlay® allows music streaming from Mac, PC, iPod, iPhone, iPad
- Supports Bluetooth output for pairing YSP-1600 and other Bluetooth equipped products
- HDMI input with 4K60p Pass through and HDCP2.2
- OSD supports overlay and ten languages
- HDMI CEC and Audio Return Channel compatibility
- Slim cabinet design: height is only 6.5cm
- Includes Subwoofer
MusicCast is a new revolution in network audio, use all your MusicCast products together or separately, it’s completely up to you. Control it, all from one app, designed to be intuitive, quick and simple to use. Use a soundbar, a wireless speaker, an AV ...
MusicCast is a new revolution in network audio, use all your MusicCast products together or separately, it’s completely up to you. Control it, all from one app, designed to be intuitive, quick and simple to use. Use a soundbar, a wireless speaker, an AV Receiver, HiFi audio whichever suits you best, mix and match then expand your MusicCast system as time goes on. All new from Yamaha, the MusicCast system brings everything to everywhere for everyone.
MusicCast Expands Entertainment Possibilities
MusicCast employs a high performance wireless network to deliver music and audio enjoyment. It can stream digital music content from your smartphone, PC or NAS to other MusicCast devices in your home. It can also share the music from external devices such as a TV or BD player connected to the YSP-1600. Audio content from Bluetooth-connected smartphones or tablets can also be streamed to MusicCast devices in multiple rooms.
Digital Sound Projector Technology Delivers True Surround Sound
Yamaha’s unique Digital Sound Projector technology achieves actual (not virtual) surround sound in your home theatre. Eight 2.8cm (1-1/8”) high quality array speakers create beams of sound that are precisely time- and direction controlled using digital signal processing. The sound reflects off the walls, enveloping you in true surround sound. Beam positions can be adjusted using the remote control or a smartphone app, allowing many people to enjoy the realistic, expansive sound.
True Realism and Powerful Surround Sound from a Slim Body
The slim body makes it extremely easy to position the unit in front of a TV, ensuring that the screen is not blocked. The 76W digital amplifier, eight beam speakers and two built-in subwoofers produce truly high quality surround sound from your TV, smartphone or other source.
Clear Voice Makes Dialogue and Narrations Easy to Hear
Clear Voice raises the level of dialogue and narrations while maintaining overall sound quality. Movies and TV shows, sports commentary and news broadcasts are more clearly audible.
Provides a Choice of Five CINEMA DSP Programmes from Control App
Yamaha’s ultra-sophisticated Cinema DSP technology creates thrillingly realistic soundscapes in any room. You can use the app to select five different programmmes: Movie, Music, Sports, Game or TV programmes.
Wireless Music Streaming via Bluetooth or AirPlay
Enjoy music from your smartphone or tablet wirelessly using a Bluetooth connection. You can also use the convenient AirPlay function for wireless music streaming from iPhone or iPads. In addition, a Bluetooth standby mode provides the convenience of having the YSP-1600 turn on and off automatically.
Bluetooth Output for Convenient Music Streaming
The YSP-1600 is equipped with the latest Bluetooth technology, making wireless operation more convenient than ever. You can stream music from the YSP-1600 to Bluetooth headphones for private listening or to Bluetooth speakers.
HDMI Terminal and 4K Ultra HD Full Support with 4K60p, HDCP2.2
The YSP-1600 completely supports the latest HDMI standards. Thanks to transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per second pass-through, you can fully enjoy the high definition video quality of 4K without degradation. It also adheres to the HDCP2.2 copyright protection standard for 4K video transmission.
Other Notable Features
• OSD supports overlay and multiple languages (Japanese, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Turkish)
• HDMI CEC and Audio Return Channel compatibility
Control App for Easy Operations
The MusicCast Controller app can be used with a single MusicCast product or with multiple MusicCast products. The app features a beautifully designed display, which you can customise to your taste. Operation requires simply tapping the display, making it extremely easy to enjoy the music you want to hear. In addition, by using the YSP-1600 Beam setting or surround adjustments, you can perform detailed sound adjustment. This app puts control of your home listening experience in the palm of your hand. It can be downloaded for free from the App Store or Google Play.
Enjoy even more powerful bass with the included Subwoofer.
AirPlay enables the streaming of music from a compatible iOS device directly to your Yamaha network receiver. This includes but is not limited to streaming of audio from AirPlay-enabled apps such as Pandora, YouTube, TuneIn Radio and the Music app on your iOS device. AirPlay also enables streaming of music directly from an iTunes library, regardless of whether that music is stored on a Mac or PC.
DTS Digital Surround
DTS digital surround was developed to replace the analog soundtracks of movies with a 6.1-channel digital sound track, and is now rapidly gaining popularity in movie theaters around the world. DTS, Inc. has developed a home theater system so that you can enjoy the depth of sound and natural spatial representation of DTS digital surround in your home. This system produces practically distortion-free 6-channel sound (technically, front left and right, center, surround left and right, and LFE 0.1 (subwoofer) channels for a total of 5.1 channels). This unit incorporates a DTS-ES decoder that enables 6.1-channel reproduction by adding the surround back channel to the existing 5.1-channel format.
DTS is a registered trademark and the DTS logos, Symbols, DTS-HD and DTS-HD Master Audio are trademark of DTS, Inc.
Bluetooth is a technology for wireless communication between devices within an area of about 10 meters (33 ft) employing the 2.4 GHz frequency band, a band which can be used without a license.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
The DLNA Certification and Logo Program: (a) ensures that all relevant mandatory formats and features are supported by the products, and (b) confirms interoperability between devices in support of mandatory formats and features.
DLNA Certified is a trademark of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first industrysupported, uncompressed, all-digital audio/video interface. Providing an interface between any source (such as a set-top box or AV receiver) and an audio/video monitor (such as a digital television), HDMI supports standard, enhanced or high-definition video as well as multichannel digital audio using a single cable. HDMI transmits all ATSC HDTV standards and supports 8-channel digital audio, with bandwidth to spare to accommodate future enhancements and requirements. When used in combination with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), HDMI provides a secure audio/video interface that meets the security requirements of content providers and system operators. For further information on HDMI, visit the HDMI website
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
4K Pass Through receives super high-def resolution video and pass it to a 4K compatible monitor.
This ensures compatibility with the latest super high resolution video formats.
CINEMA DSP Digital
･ Since the Dolby Surround and DTS systems were originally designed for use in movie theaters, their effect is best felt in a theater having many speakers designed for acoustic effects. Since home conditions, such as room size, wall material, number of speakers, and so on, can differ so widely, it is inevitable that there are differences in the sound heard. Based on a wealth of actually measured data, Yamaha CINEMA DSP provides the audiovisual experience of a movie theater in the listening room of your own home by using the Yamaha original sound field technology combined with various digital audio systems.
･ The actually measured sound field data contain the information of the height of the sound images. CINEMA DSP 3D mode achieves the reproduction of the accurate height of the sound images so that it creates the accurate and intensive stereoscopic sound fields in a listening room.
Listen to the music you love with Pandora® internet radio - a personalised music streaming service that lets you create your own stations based on your favourite artist, song composer, genre or comedian. Whether listening to old classics or discovering new music, log in directly from a compatible Yamaha network receiver and enjoy your favourite tunes.
With the Spotify app on your smartphone, you've got instant access to millions of songs.
And now you can stream those songs to your Yamaha system by using Connect by Spotify.
Just hit play to start streaming music. What's more, when you've been listening on your smartphone outside and come inside, the song immediately streams to your AVR - like magic, you enjoy uninterrupted music. You can also personalize playlists and receive phone calls while listening to music.
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MusicCast Setup guide
Front Surround System
|General||Drivers||2.8 cm (1-1/8”) x 8 beam drivers|
|Output Power||80 W total power: 2.5 W x 8 beam drivers + 60 W (30 W x 2) subwoofer|
|Power Consumption||25 W|
|Standby Power Consumption||0.4 W (HDMI Control OFF, Network Standby OFF), 1.8 W ( Network standby ON, Wi-Fi connection)|
|Subwoofer||Dual 8.5 cm (3-1/4”) subwoofers|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||1000 x 65 x 130 mm ; 39-3/8” x 2-1/2” x 5-1/8” (without antenna)|
|Weight||4.7 kg; 10.4 lbs.|
|Input / Output||HDMI||1 in, 1 out|
|Digital Optical||1 in|
|Analog Audio||1 in (Stereo mini jack)|
|HDMI||4K Pass-through||Yes (60p)|
|Sound Technology||Surround Technology||Digital Sound Projector|
|CINEMA DSP Movie||1|
|CINEMA DSP Music||1|
|CINEMA DSP Entertainment||5 (Movie, Music, Sports, Game, TV programmes)|
|Audio Formats||Dolby Digital||Yes|
|Dolby Pro Logic II||Yes|
|Connectivity||Wireless Music Streaming||Yes (with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi)|
|Wi-Fi||Yes (with Wireless Direct)|
|Bluetooth Version/Profile||Ver. 2.1 + EDR / A2DP, AVRCP* ; (Audio Codec) SBC, AAC* (*Receiving Only)|
|Bluetooth Maximum Communication Range||10 m / 33 ft. 10in. (without interference)|
|Other Features||App Control||Yes (MusicCast CONTROLLER, HOME THEATER CONTROLLER [WLAN])|
|TV Remote Repeater||Yes|
- YSP-1600 Firmware Update Version 2.48
- MusicCast Setup Guide [English / 851KB]
- Supplement for Pandora flyer [English / 30KB]
- Supplement for Spotify flyer [English / 165KB]
- MusicCast Setup Guide [English / 851KB]
- Supplement for Pandora [English / 30KB]
- Supplement for Spotify [English / 165KB]
- YSP-1600 Owner's Manual [English / 2.7MB]
- YSP-1600 Quick Reference Guide [English / 742KB]
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