MusicCast skills

More Ways to Take Control, Hands-Free

Yamaha offers two Alexa skills that work hand-in-hand to give you a wide range of voice command possibilities, allowing you to control either a single MusicCast product or a whole MusicCast system.

*Availability of skills varies by region.

MusicCast Smart Home skill

Standardized Alexa commands for the most commonly-used control functions

MusicCast skill

Custom commands that give you enhanced control unique MusicCast functions

Function

MusicCast Smart Home skill -common commands-

MusicCast skill -custom commands-

Power on/off

"Alexa, turn on the Kitchen."

"Alexa, ask MusicCast to turn on the Kitchen." "Alexa, ask MusicCast to turn off all rooms."

Volume up/down

"Alexa, volume up in the Kitchen."

"Alexa, ask MusicCast to turn volume up in the Kitchen." "Alexa, ask MusicCast to turn the group volume down in the Kitchen"

Volume settings

"Alexa, set volume to 30 in the Kitchen."

"Alexa, ask MusicCast to set volume to 30 in the Kitchen." "Alexa, ask MusicCast to set group volume to 30 in the Kitchen."

Play/Pause/Stop

"Alexa, pause in the Kitchen."

"Alexa, ask MusicCast to pause in the Kitchen."

Next/Previous

"Alexa, next in the Kitchen."

"Alexa, ask MusicCast to skip song in the Kitchen."

Mute/Unmute

"Alexa, mute the Kitchen."

"Alexa, ask MusicCast to mute the Kitchen." "Alexa, ask MusicCast to mute all rooms."

Input selection

"Alexa, select HDMI 1 in the Living Room."

"Alexa, ask MusicCast to switch input to HDMI 1 in the Living Room."

Room Linking

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"Alexa, ask MusicCast to link the Kitchen with the Living Room." "Alexa, ask MusicCast to link the Kitchen with all rooms."

MusicCast Playlists/Favorites

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"Alexa, ask MusicCast to play Favorite 1 in the Kitchen."

Disklavier Piano Controls

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"Alexa, ask MusicCast to play 'Angel' on the piano."

Actions on Google

Control MusicCast with your voice via your Google Home or Mini device.

This includes action commands for the hands-free convenience of linking rooms, playing your favorite tunes, adjusting the volume, streaming your favorite music services and more.

*Availability of Actions on Google varies by region.

Function

Action Commands

Power on/off

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to turn on the Kitchen." "Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to turn off all rooms."

Volume up/down

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to turn up the volume in the Kitchen." "Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to turn down the group volume in the Kitchen."

Volume settings

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to set volume to 30 in the Kitchen." "Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to set group volume to 30 in the Kitchen."

Play/Pause/Stop

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to pause in the Kitchen."

Next/Previous

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to skip song in the Kitchen."

Mute/Unmute

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to mute the Kitchen." "Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to mute all rooms."

Input selection

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to switch input to HDMI 1 in the Living Room."

Room Linking

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to link the Kitchen with the Living Room." "Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to link the Kitchen with all rooms."

MusicCast Playlists/Favorites

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to play Favorite 1 in the Kitchen."

Disklavier Piano Controls

"Ok Google, talk to MusicCast to play 'Angel' on the piano."