Yamaha ISX-18D Audio System Owner's Manual PDF

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Before using this unit, be sure to read the Safety Brochure and Quick Manual.

tripod, bracket, or table specified by the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when bination to avoid injury from tip-over.

ightning storms or when unused for long periods of

service personnel. Servicing is required when the any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has llen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or mally, or has been dropped.

g For A Lifetime lectronic Industries Associations Consumer Electronics o get the most out of your equipment by playing it at a safe ts the sound come through loud and clear without annoying on and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive

sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, Yamaha and ations Consumer Electronics Group recommend you to avoid ive volume levels.



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nation of Graphical Symbols The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert you to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the products enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert you to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.

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use this apparatus near water.

nly with dry cloth.

block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.

install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus ing amplifiers) that produce heat.

defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has des with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third ing prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided es not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.

the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience cles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.

se attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.

12 Use only with the cart, stand, manufacturer, or sold with the moving the cart/apparatus com

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ON STATEMENT rporation of America A/V Division venue, Buena Park, CA 90620

Audio System

15 of FCC Rules and Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS

wing two conditions: terference, and

interference, including interference that may cause undesired


nd found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, les. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection

residential installation. d can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used s, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. at interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this terference to radio or television reception, which can be ent off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the

e following measures: ing antenna. n the equipment and receiver. outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is

enced radio/TV technician for help. C/IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled

radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines and RSS-102 of the IC les. This equipment should be installed and operated keeping the ay from persons body.

cated or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or


ice complies with part 15 of FCC Rules and Industry Canadas licence-exempt RSSs. Operation is o the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this ust accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.


his product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets C requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority,

anted by the FCC, to use the product. PORTANT: When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only

gh quality shielded cables. Cable/s supplied with this product MUST be used. Follow all stallation instructions. Failure to follow instructions could void your FCC authorization to e this product in the USA. OTE: This product has been tested and found to comply with the requirements listed in FCC egulations, Part 15 for Class B digital devices. Compliance with these requirements ovides a reasonable level of assurance that your use of this product in a residential vironment will not result in harmful interference with other electronic devices.

his equipment generates/uses radio frequencies and, if not installed and used according to the structions found in the users manual, may cause interference harmful to the operation of her electronic devices. iance with FCC regulations does not guarantee that interference will not occur in all installations. product is found to be the source of interference, which can be determined by turning the unit and ON, please try to eliminate the problem by using one of the following measures: te either this product or the device that is being affected by the interference. power outlets that are on different branch (circuit breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line . case of radio or TV interference, relocate/reorient the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300 bbon lead, change the lead-in to coaxial type cable. corrective measures do not produce satisfactory results, please contact the local retailer zed to distribute this type of product. If you can not locate the appropriate retailer, please contact a Corporation of America A/V Division, 6600 Orangethorpe Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620. ove statements apply ONLY to those products distributed by Yamaha Corporation of ca or its subsidiaries.

AUTION e or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void rs authority to operate the equipment.

ANADIAN CUSTOMERS vent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot and fully insert. CE-3 (B)/NMB-3 (B)

IMPORTANT Please record the serial number o MODEL: Serial No.: The serial number is located on th future reference.

COMPLIANCE INFORMATI Responsible Party: Yamaha Co Address: 6600 Orangethorpe A Telephone: 714-522-9011 Type of Equipment: Integrated Model Name: ISX-18 This device complies with Part standard(s). Operation is subject to the follo (1) this device may not cause in (2) this device must accept any operation of this device.

This equipment has been tested a pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Ru against harmful interference in a This equipment generates, uses an in accordance with the instruction However, there is no guarantee th equipment does cause harmful in determined by turning the equipm interference by one or more of th Reorient or relocate the receiv Increase the separation betwee Connect the equipment into an

connected. Consult the dealer or an experi This equipment complies with FC environment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure ru radiator at least 20cm or more aw

This transmitter must not be co-lo transmitter.

NG YOUR UNIT. adaptor. Also, do not use the supplied AC adaptor for other units. ay cause a fire, burns, or malfunctions.


om the AC power source as long as it is connected to the wall turned off by A. This state is called the standby mode. In this nsume a very small quantity of power.

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TION: READ THIS BEFORE OPERATI re the finest performance, please read this manual carefully. Keep it in a safe place for eference.

this sound system in a well ventilated, cool, dry, clean place - away from direct sunlight, urces, vibration, dust, moisture, and/or cold. For proper ventilation, allow the following m clearances.

cm (2 in.), Rear: 5 cm (2 in.), Sides: 5 cm (2 in.)

his unit away from other electrical appliances, motors, or transformers to avoid humming sounds.

expose this unit to sudden temperature changes from cold to hot, and do not locate this unit vironment with high humidity (i.e. a room with a humidifier) to prevent condensation inside t, which may cause an electrical shock, fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.

nstalling this unit where foreign object may fall onto this unit and/or this unit may be d to liquid dripping or splashing. On the top of this unit, do not place: er components, as they may cause damage and/or discoloration on the surface of this unit. ning objects (i.e. candles), as they may cause fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury. tainers with liquid in them, as they may fall and liquid may cause electrical shock to the

r and/or damage to this unit.

cover this unit with a newspaper, tablecloth, curtain, etc. in order not to obstruct heat radiation. mperature inside this unit rises, it may cause fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.

plug in this unit to a wall outlet until all connections are complete.

operate this unit upside-down. It may overheat, possibly causing damage.

use force on switches, knobs and/or cords.

isconnecting the power cable from the wall outlet, grasp the plug; do not pull the cable.

clean this unit with chemical solvents; this might damage the finish. Use a clean, dry cloth.

ltage specified on this unit must be used. Using this unit with a higher voltage than specified erous and may cause fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury. Yamaha will not be held ible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than specified.

ent damage by lightning, keep the power cable and outdoor antennas disconnected from a tlet or this unit during a lightning storm.

attempt to modify or fix this unit. Contact qualified Yamaha service personnel when any is needed. The cabinet should never be opened for any reasons.

ot planning to use this unit for long periods of time (i.e. vacation), disconnect the AC plug from the wall outlet.

to refer to the Troubleshooting section for common operating errors before concluding s unit is faulty.

moving this unit, press A to set it to standby mode and disconnect the AC power plug from l outlet.

sation will form when the surrounding temperature changes suddenly. Disconnect the cable from the outlet, then leave this unit alone.

sing this unit for a long time, this unit may become warm. Turn the power off, then leave t alone for cooling.

this unit near the AC outlet and where the AC power plug can be reached easily.

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n Collection and Disposal of Old Equipment: ducts, packaging, and/or accompanying documents means that tronic products should not be mixed with general household

ecovery and recycling of old products, please take them to oints, in accordance with your national legislation. roducts correctly, you will help to save valuable resources and egative effects on human health and the environment which rom inappropriate waste handling. about collection and recycling of old products, please contact , your waste disposal service or the point of sale where you

in the European Union: electrical and electronic equipment, please contact your dealer information.

osal in other Countries outside the European Union: id in the European Union. If you wish to discard these items, l authorities or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal.

ATION OF CONFORMITY GmbH declares that the radio equipment type [ISX-18D] is in /53/EU. The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is et address: upport/compliance/doc.html

bottom of the unit.


U.K. customers cket outlets in the home are not suitable for the plug supplied with this appliance, it e cut off and an appropriate 3 pin plug fitted. For details, refer to the instructions d below.

g severed from the mains lead must be destroyed, as a plug with bared flexible cord is us if engaged in a live socket outlet.

cial Instructions for U.K. Model

er shall not reverse engineer, decompile, alter, translate or disassemble the software used unit, whether in part or in whole. For corporate users, employees of the corporation s well as its business partners shall observe the contractual bans stipulated within this If the stipulations of this clause and this contract cannot be observed, the user shall iately discontinue using the software.




colours of the wires in the mains lead of this apparatus may not correspond with the ed markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: ire which is coloured BLUE must be connected to the terminal which is marked with ter N or coloured BLACK. The wire which is coloured BROWN must be connected to minal which is marked with the letter L or coloured RED. g sure that neither core is connected to the earth terminal of the three pin plug.

Information for Users o This symbol on the pro used electrical and elec waste. For proper treatment, r applicable collection p By disposing of these p prevent any potential n could otherwise arise f For more information your local municipality purchased the items.

For business users If you wish to discard or supplier for further

Information on Disp This symbol is only val please contact your loca

SIMPLIFIED EU DECLAR Hereby, Yamaha Music Europe compliance with Directive 2014 available at the following intern

The name plate is located on the

Using the sleep timer......29

Updating the firmware......30

Updating with a MusicCast CONTROLLER......30 Updating with the unit......30

Other functions......31

Disabling the Wi-Fi function......31 Disabling the Bluetooth function......31 Initializing network settings......32 Setting the auto standby function......32


General......33 Network......34 Bluetooth......36 FM reception......37 DAB reception (ISX-18D)......38

Supported devices/media and file formats......39





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accessories......3 s manual......3

audio network with Cast......4

rol with the app......4 can do with this unit......5


l......6 l......6 el display......7


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n the power......11 g to the network......12

the devices and playback......13 g to the network by sharing the iOS device


g network contents......15

to the songs in the computer......15

Listening to Internet radio......17 Supports streaming services......17 Presetting network contents......18

Listening to the Music with AirPlay......19

Playing back songs with iPhone......19 Playing back songs with iTunes......19

Listening to music via Bluetooth connection......20

Pairing a Bluetooth device with the unit......20 Connecting a paired Bluetooth device and playing back music......21 Listening to music through wireless headphones......22

Listening to FM radio stations......23

Tuning in FM stations......23 Presetting FM stations......23

Listening to DAB stations (ISX-18D)......24

Preparing for DAB reception......24 Tuning in DAB stations......24 Presetting DAB stations......25

Using the alarm function......26

3 types of alarms......26 Source......26 Snooze......26 Setting the alarm time......27 Turning the alarm on/off......27 Stopping the alarm for a short time(snooze)......28 Turning the alarm off......28

Non-skid pads Quick Manual

About this manual iOS and Android mobile devices are collectively referred

as mobile devices. The specific type of mobile device is noted in explanations as needed.

iPhone described in this manual may also refer to iPod or iPad.

Illustrations may differ from actual item depicted.


Indicates precautions for use of the unit and its feature limitations.

Indicates supplementary explanations for better use.

Indicates the corresponding reference page(s).

AC adaptor: DC 12 V, 2.5 A

Country Number

U.S.A. AY30AA-BF1202502-US/-01

Taiwan AY30AA-BF1202502-TW/-01

Europe, Asia AY30AA-BF1202502-EU/-01

U.K. AY30AA-BF1202502-UK/-01

Australia AY30AA-BF1202502-AU/-01

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hen placing the unit on a flat surface, affix he included Non-skid pads to the corners of the nit undersides, as shown. The pads will prevent

he unit from moving around.

When hanging the unit on the wall, to prevent the vibration from the sound from reaching the wall, attach the Non-skid pads on the two corners of the rear panel.

Safety BrochureKeep the screw out of reach of children to prevent them from accidentally swallowing a screw.

oduction he package contents and useful points of this manual.

plied accessories AC adaptor Standenna

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f your rooms with a variety of devices. You can enjoy music o-use app. For more details and a lineup of MusicCast




me audio network with MusicCa

y control with the app MusicCast is a brand new wireless musical solution from Yamaha, allowing you to share music among all o from your smartphone, PC, NAS drive and music streaming service anywhere in your house with one easy-t compatible products, visit our website.

System requirements - For details, search App Store or Google Play for MusicCast CONTROLLER. - The application supports iPhone and Android mobile devices.

To use the unit, you need the dedicated app MusicCast CONTROLLER for the operation. Install the MusicCast CONTROLLER app to the mobile device.

Home audio network with MusicCast


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Register stations to "Favorites (PRESET)"

Manually register/delete radio stations

Automatically register FM radio stations

Recall registered radio stations y

Compatible with Initial Scan/Tune Aid for DAB

Specifying unit settings

Set a sleep timer

Adjust the front panel display brightness (DIMMER)

Music enhancer

This function enhances the sound of compressed digital sound by regenerating musical elements that are lost through compression via Bluetooth connection.


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Enjoying network content

Listen to music from a mobile device

Listen to Internet radio

Play back music files from a PC or NAS

Play back music with AirPlay

Listen to network streaming services

Register contents to "Favorites (PRESET)"

Register/delete contents

Recall registered contents y

MusicCast network

Distribute audio via MusicCast network

Link distribution

Adjust audio output

Bluetooth distribution


Enjoy music with a Bluetooth connection

Connect to Bluetooth-compatible devices

Disconnect from Bluetooth-compatible devices y

1 Wi-Fi indicator ( P.12)

2 Bluetooth indicator ( P.20)

3 A (Power)/CONNECT ( P.11) Turns the unit on or switches it to standby.

4 SOURCE Switches the playback source.

5 VOLUME/+ Controls the volume.

6 PRESET ( P.18, 23 ) Recalls registered network contents or radio stations.

7 ALARM ( P.27) Turns on/off the alarm function and stops the alarm.

1 Screw hole for installing the stand ( P.8)

2 Hole for wall-hanging installation ( P.8)

3 NETWORK jack

4 DC input connector ( P.10)

5 Service terminal Terminal for service maintenance: Do not connect cables, and do not remove the attached cap.

6 ANT FM jack (ISX-18) ( P.9)

7 ANT FM/DAB jack (ISX-18D) ( P.9)





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Setting the clock of front panel display

You can set the clock time in the MusicCast CONTROLLER app. Tap (Settings) in the room select display.

The clock can be automatically synchronized with the clock on your smartphone by using the app (auto setting).

The clock can be set by using the app (manual setting).

- The clock can be switched between a 12-hour and 24-hour display.

- The clock setting will be lost if you disconnect the power cable from the wall outlet for about a week. Set the clock again.

Adjusting brightness of front panel display

You can set the brightness of front panel display in the MusicCast CONTROLLER app. Tap (Settings) in the room select display.

- Auto (default setting): adjusts the brightness automatically to match the surroundings.

- 0: darker

- 1: between 0 and 2

- 2: brighter

When Auto is set, the brightness of the front panel display is adjusted automatically with the illumination sensor. Ensure that the sensor is not covered.


nt panel display 1 Source indicator Shows selected source. NET: Network sources

: Bluetooth FM: FM radio DAB: DAB radio (ISX-18D)

2 Play indicator Displays the playback mode.

3 Illumination sensor Detects ambient lighting. Do not cover this sensor.

4 Multi-function indicator Displays various information, including the clock time or volume settings.

5 Sleep timer indicator Lights up when the sleep timer is set ( P.29).

6 Alarm indicator Lights up if the alarm is turned on ( P.27).




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Spread a soft cloth or other protective mat over the table before installation.

Keep the screw out of reach of children to prevent them from accidentally swallowing a screw.

Make sure that the screw is securely caught by the narrow part of the hole.

Do not mount the unit on thin plywood or on a wall made of soft material. Otherwise, the screw may pull out of the surface and the unit may fall, possibly damaging it or causing personal injury.

Do not mount the unit on a wall using nails, adhesives, or unstable hardware. Long term use and vibration may cause the unit to fall.

To prevent the unit from falling down, it is recommended to attach a commercially available safety wire. Use the supplied screw to attach the safety wire to the screw hole for installing the stand.

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When you turn on the unit for the first time after purchase, the Wi-Fi indicator blinks and the unit automatically starts to search iOS device ( P.14).

When the unit is turned on, a Source indicator ( P.7) lights up.

Network standby

Eco standby

Enable/disable the alarm Yes No

Control from the app Yes No

Clock display Yes No

Network connection Yes No

Bluetooth connection Yes No

When the auto standby is on (default setting), the unit will automatically go into the standby state under the following conditions.

- When the unit produces no sound of audio input and is not operated for about 20 minutes at selecting Bluetooth or NET as the source.

- When the unit has passed for 8 hours in the FM/ DAB reception.


. k standby is turned off, the unit can reduce power consumption without displaying the clock dby). For details, see the table on the right. standby can be turned on /off in the following procedure.

ile pressing ALARM of the unit, plug the power cable into an outlet.

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nnecting to the twork lay back music files stored on your PC, mobile LNA*-compatible NAS, or audio contents on the y connecting this unit to the network. You can te the unit with your mobile device.

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ou have already connected a MusicCast mpatible device to the network, tap ttings) in room select display, and then add

is unit as a new device.

n on the unit.

ss and hold the A (power)/ NNECT on the unit for 5 seconds.

llow the guidance displayed in the app to set.

low the instructions in the sicCast CONTROLLER app to play sic. hen the unit is connected to a network via a reless connection, the Wi-Fi indicator ( P.6) hts up.

cting to the network using ast CONTROLLER

For details on Internet connection, refer to the owners m

Some security software installed on your PC or the firewa access of the unit to the network devices or the Internet. network devices.

If you connect the unit to the network with a network cab pair) network cable (straight, CAT-5 or higher).

For network connection, MusicCast CONTROLLER is req where MusicCast CONTROLLER has been installed to th

This unit


Wireless router (access point)

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ting of the devices d playback following network (MusicCast Network) using ast CONTROLLER app.

If you want to install a MusicCast compatible device to a another MusicCast support device to the router with a ne

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In order to enjoy all features of the unit, connect it to a network with MusicCast CONTROLLER ( P.12).

You need iOS device with iOS 7.1 or later.

The network settings on iOS devices cannot be applied to the unit to establish a wireless connection if your wireless router (access point) uses WEP encryption.


nnecting to the network by sharing the iOS vice setting turn on the unit for the first time after purchase or initialization of network settings ( P.12), the Wi-Fi indicator the unit automatically starts to search iOS device (such as iPhone). You can easily setup a wireless connection by he network settings on iOS devices. ceeding, confirm that your iOS device is connected to a wireless router (access point). g does not need to be specified if the unit is connected to a network with MusicCast CONTROLLER.

the Wi-Fi setup screen on the iOS device and select the unit from SETUP A NEW SPEAKER....

llow the on-screen instructions displayed on the iOS device.

) files stored in the computer (server) connected to

For details on media sharing settings, refer to Windows Media Player help.

For Windows Media Player 11

1 Start the Windows Media Player 11 on your PC.

2 Select Library then Media Sharing.

3 Check the Share my media to box, select the ISX-18 icon, and click Allow.

- The names on the list are device names (Room names). You can set Room names on

(Settings) in the room select display. If the Room name is not set, the Room name is ISX-18 ***. (*** is an arbitrary number.)

4 Click OK to exit.

Refer to the owners manual of your device or software and configure the media sharing settings.

For a PC or a NAS with other DLNA server software installed

Refer to the owners manual of your device or software and configure the media sharing settings.

The names on the list are device names (Room names). You can set Room names on

(Settings) in the room select display. If the Room name is not set, the Room name is ISX-18 ***. (*** is an arbitrary number.)

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he MusicCast CONTROLLER, select Server.

y back songs by following the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

back songs in the PC

Playing network contents

Lis You can Make sur

1 In t

2 Pla

Su You can enjoy music from a variety streaming services. Make sur

Service i

This serv

Service m

You can store your favorite stations beforehand ( P.18).

You can use the advanced feature of vTuner (such as adding a new station to the list) by accessing the following website with the web browser on your PC.

- Before registering the Internet radio station, play any Internet radio station with this unit.

- To create a necessary account for registration, you need the vTuner ID of this unit and your e- mail address. You can check the vTuner ID on

(Settings) in the room select display.


e that the unit is connected to the Internet properly ( P.12).

s limited to certain areas.

ice may not be available for units purchased in some regions.

ay change or be discontinued without notice.

tening to Internet radio listen to Internet radio stations from all over the world. e that the unit is connected to the Internet properly ( P.12).

he MusicCast CONTROLLER, select Net Radio.

y the radio by following the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

pports streaming services

Playing network contents

Pre Up to 40


1 Use

2 Reg


1 Select a registered content from Favorites of MusicCast CONTROLLER.


1 Pre sou

2 Pre


Using t


g preset contents

ss SOURCE to select the network rce.

ss PRESET to select the content.

he buttons on the unit


setting network contents contents can be registered. You can easily play back contents after registered.

ing contents

MusicCast CONTROLLER to play back the content you want to register.

ister the contents by following the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

g preset contents


For an iPhone with iOS7/iOS8/iOS9 installed, is displayed within the control center. To display the control center, swipe the iPhone screen in an upward direction.

Clearing AirPlay

Tap/click on the iPhone/iTunes screen and select a device other than the unit from the speaker list. Or, change the source to other than AirPlay.

Listen The AirPlay functio Make sure that the

Playing with iPh

1 Turn on the playback sc

If the iPhone on the screen

2 Tap and

The source au (except in the

3 Select a son

Playing with iTu

1 Turn on the

If the iTunes r on the screen

2 Click an

The source au (except in the

3 Play back so


ing to the Music with AirPlay n allows you to play back iPhone/iTunes music on the unit wirelessly via a network. unit and your PC or iPhone are connected to the same router ( P.12).

back songs one

unit and display the reen on the iPhone.

recognizes the unit, is shown of the iPhone.

select the units name.

tomatically switches to AirPlay eco standby mode).

g and start playback.

back songs nes

unit and start iTunes.

ecognizes the unit, is shown of iTunes.

d select the units name.

tomatically switches to AirPlay eco standby mode).

ngs with iTunes.







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When connecting a Bluetooth device to the unit for the first time, the device is required to be registered to the unit. This process is called pairing.

Once pairing is completed, subsequent connection can be made with a couple of easy steps.

If another device is already connected to the unit, press and hold SOURCE to terminate the Bluetooth connection, then perform pairing with the new device.

If pairing information for a device is deleted, you will need to perform pairing of that device again in order to connect it again.

You can check or change the network name of this unit with MusicCast CONTROLLER.

If a passkey is required during the pairing operation, enter the number 0000.

A Bluetooth device connecting for the

first time

Perform paring and playing back music

A Bluetooth device already having been


Connecting via Bluetooth

playing back music ( P.21)

Listen You can listen to s

Pairing device w

1 Press SOUR Bluetooth.

2 Turn on the your device

3 In the Bluet select the u unit).

After pairing i ( P.6) lights established.

If the device d automatically select the uni the Bluetooth

For details, se

4 Play back m


ing to music via Bluetooth co ound wirelessly from a Bluetooth compatible device.

a Bluetooth ith the unit

CE to set the source to

Bluetooth function on .

ooth setting of the device, nit (network name of the

s complete, the Bluetooth indicator up when a Bluetooth connection is

oes not connect to the unit after the pairing is completed, t (network name of the unit) again in setting on your device.

e the owners manual of your device.

usic on your device.




The units network name is displayed where ------- is indicated above.

2, 3, 4

(Bluetooth indicator)

Co ba

If the unit Bluetooth

1 Per

Co Pre

Co Tu av


2 Pla

Decrease the volume of the unit before playback. Otherwise, playback volume may be too loud.

If connecting from the unit, the unit searches for the Bluetooth device connected the last time. In this case, make sure that device's Bluetooth function is turned on.

Terminating the Bluetooth connection

Bluetooth connection can be terminated by either one of the following.

Press SOURCE to set the another input source.

Set the unit to standby mode.

Terminate the Bluetooth connection from the connected device.

When Bluetooth is selected as the input source, terminate the connection by pressing and holding SOURCE.

Listening to music via Bluetooth connection


e Bluetooth indicator ( P.6) lights up when a connection is established.

y back music on the connected device.

nnecting a paired Bluetooth device and playing ck music is connected to another device via Bluetooth connection, terminate that connection (see Terminating the connection on the right) before connecting to the target device.

form Bluetooth connection.

nnecting from the unit: ss SOURCE to set the source to Bluetooth input source.

nnecting from the Bluetooth device: rn on the Bluetooth function of the connected device, and select the unit (network name of the unit) from the ailable device list.

Lis You can lis through B audio will using Mu device.

1 Set Blu hea

2 Tap Mu

3 Tap

4 Sele hea

W Blu

5 Tap

Th de

Use Bluetooth devices compatible with the A2DP profile.

Audio from AirPlay or a Bluetooth device cannot be transmitted to and output by another Bluetooth device.

The playback sound is also output by the unit.

The MusicCast CONTROLLER app displays shown here are from an iPhone.

For details on using your Bluetooth device, refer to its owners manual.

Listening to music via Bluetooth connection


tening to music through wireless headphones ten to the audio played back by this unit

luetooth-compatible wireless headphones. The be transmitted to the wireless headphones sicCast CONTROLLER installed on your mobile

the Bluetooth connection for the etooth device (wireless dphones, etc.) to standby.

in the playback display of sicCast CONTROLLER.

Bluetooth Transmission.

ct the Bluetooth device (wireless dphones, etc.).

hen the connection is established, the etooth indicator ( P.6) lights up.


e sound is output by the receiving Bluetooth vice (wireless headphones, etc.).




Bluetooth speakers/headphones





st CONTROLLER From the menu on the playback screen, you can

also automatically registered to receive all possible FM stations (auto preset function).

Listen To listen to FM rad See Connecting t

Tuning 1 In the Mus

2 Select FM st

Presetti Up to 30 contents can

Presetting stati

1 Tune into a

2 Register the

Selecting prese

1 Select a regi

Selecting prese

1 Press SOUR

2 Press PRESE

Using MusicCa

Using the butto



station you want to register.

station by following the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

t stations

stered radio station from Favorites of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

t stations

CE to select FM.

T to select the radio station.

ns on the unit


ing to FM radio stations io stations, connect the supplied FM antenna. he FM antenna (ISX-18) or DAB/FM antenna (ISX-18D) (P.9) for connecting the antenna to the

in FM stations icCast CONTROLLER, select Tuner.

ation by following the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

ng FM stations be registered.

) pared to analog signals. DAB+ is based on the

re simultaneously broadcast. me. nformation display.

display of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

Listening DAB (Digital Audio Broadcastin original DAB standard but uses DAB and DAB+ are broadcast in DAB and DAB+ can also include Other information, such as the DAB described in this manual

Preparing for D Before tuning into DAB stations, an in

1 In the MusicCast CONT

2 Select DAB by follow

3 Tap in the playback

4 Tap Initial Scan and th

Tuning in DAB 1 In the MusicCast CONT

2 Select DAB station by fo


en Yes to start the initial scan.

stations ROLLER, select Tuner.

llowing the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

to DAB stations (ISX-18D g) and DAB+ use digital signals for clearer sound and more stable reception com a more efficient audio codec. blocks of data called ensembles containing up to several radio stations that a an extensive amount of text information, enabling you to select a station by na

ensemble name or the status of the digital signal, can be displayed on the DAB i may also refer to DAB+.

AB reception itial scan must be performed.

ROLLER, select Tuner.

ing the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

Listening to DAB stations (ISX-18D)

Pre Up to 30 c


1 Tun

2 Reg


1 Sele


1 Pre

2 Pre


Using t

The Tune Aid function can also be used to check the signal quality.


g preset stations

ss SOURCE to select DAB.

ss PRESET to select the radio station.

he buttons on the unit


setting DAB stations ontents can be registered.

ing stations

e into a station you want to register.

ister the station by following the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

g preset stations

ct a registered radio station from Favorites of MusicCast CONTROLLER.


et time in a variety of different methods. Before

be selected. The following can also be selected depending

mes after 5 minutes ( P.28).

yback thod


eset Plays back the specified network content.

sume Plays back the last network content played back.

eset Plays the selected preset radio station.

sume The radio station you listened to last time is played back.

eset Plays the selected preset DAB station.

sume The DAB station you listened to last time is played back.

Bluetooth cannot be used as music source.

Using The unit includes a using the alarm fu

3 types Use MusicCast CONT and beep sounds. Fol

Source only

Source with beep



the alarm function n alarm function (IntelliAlarm) that plays back music sources or beeps (built-in alarm) at the s

nction, set the time in the clock ( P.7). The alarm function has following features.

of alarms ROLLER to make setting. Select from 3 alarm types, combining music low the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER to make setting.

Source Network contents and radio can on the audio source.

Snooze The alarm sound stops and resu

The selected audio source is played at the set time. The volume fades in gradually and increases to the set volume.

The selected audio source and beep sound are played at the set time. This mode is recommended for the best possible start to the day. 3 minutes before the set time: the source music begins to fade in and the volume gradually increases as the alarm time approaches. Alarm time: a beeping sound also begins playing.

If the beep has been turned on ( P.27), only the beep sound will be played.

Source Pla me

Network contents



FM radio






Devices connected via

Using the alarm function

Set 1 Tap

2 Fol





3 Sele


Tu Press AL

W th tu tu

The indicator and alarm time setting flashes on the front panel display when the alarm time setting is being changed. When finished, it remains illuminated.

The alarm setting will be saved even if the alarm is turned off. If the alarm is turned on again by pressing ALARM, the alarm will sound with the previous alarm settings.


rning the alarm on/off ARM.

hen the alarm is turned on, lights up, and e alarm time is shown for a while. When is rned off by pressing ALARM again, the alarm is rned off.


ting the alarm time (Settings) in the room select display of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

low the instructions in MusicCast CONTROLLER to specify settings for the following.

arm time

peat function enabled/disabled

ep on/off

arm volume

ct the playback source.

pending on the circumstances of the source selected at the alarm time, sound may not be output.

Using the alarm function

Sto Press SO playbac


Tu Press AL during t

When source and beep is set, press SOURCE or PRESET once to stop the beep sound, and twice to stop the audio source. 4 minutes after the audio source is stopped, it will start fading in again and after another minute the beep sound will resume.

The indicator flashes on the front panel display while the snooze mode is activated.

The alarm stops automatically after 60 minutes unless you stop the alarm.

The alarm setting will be saved even if the alarm is turned off. If the alarm is turned on again by pressing ALARM, the alarm will sound with the previous alarm settings.


pping the alarm for a short time (snooze) URCE or PRESET during the alarm


p the alarm and resume again in 5 minutes.

rning the alarm off ARM or A (power)/CONNECT he alarm playback.



Using You can set the tim

1 Tap in th

2 Follow the i

Time can be s

lights up

To cancel the


sleep timer, set it to Off in MusicCast CONTROLLER.

the sleep timer e to elapse which the unit automatically enters to standby mode.

e playback display of MusicCast CONTROLLER.

nstructions in MusicCast CONTROLLER to set the time.

elected from 120/90/60/30 min., or Off.

after the time is selected, and the sleep timer is set.

turn off the UP indication on the front panel display).

plug from the wall outlet.

Do not operate the unit or disconnect the power cable while updating.

When Internet speed is not fast enough, network update may not be possible depending on the condition of the wireless connection. If the firmware update fails, the Er indication flashes. In that case, try updating again after a while.

Updat When new firmwar There are two way

Updatin You can use MusicCa the firmware.

Updatin 1 Press A (po

the unit off.

2 Pull out the

3 While press power cable

The UP indic

4 Press PRESE

The unit start finished, the d

5 Press A (po that the nor


ing PRESET, plug the into the wall outlet.

ations flash on the unit.


s updating the firmware. When isplay flashes as shown in the figure.

wer)/CONNECT to check mal display is returned.


ing the firmware e is detected from the network, UP will be shown on the front panel display (press any button to s to updating the firmware.

g with a MusicCast CONTROLLER st CONTROLLER to update the firmware. Follow the indication of MusicCast CONTROLLER to update

g with the unit wer)/CONNECT to turn

Set the network standby setting ( P.11) to ON.

The wireless function is enabled, when you connect to the network or the network setting is initialized.


Dis 1 Pre

2 Pre


3 Wit


To to

Wh co

Dis 1 Pre

2 Pre


3 Wit

Ea fro

Wh pa


abling the Bluetooth function ss A (power)/CONNECT to turn the unit to standby.

ss and hold SOURCE and PRESET at 5 seconds.

e NET and (Bluetooth) indicators flash alternately on the front panel display.

hin 10 seconds, hold down VOLUME + for 2 seconds.

ch time the operation is repeated, this function switches to enable/disable, and ON/OFF will be shown on the nt panel display.

en the source is switched to Bluetooth under the Bluetooth function disabled, OFF will be shown on the front nel display.

er functions

abling the Wi-Fi function ss A (power)/CONNECT to turn the unit to standby.

ss and hold SOURCE and PRESET at 5 seconds.

e NET and (Bluetooth) indicators flash alternately on the front panel display.

hin 10 seconds, hold down VOLUME for 2 seconds.

FF will be shown on the front panel display when you disable the Wi-Fi function.

enable the Wi-Fi function, follow the procedures in Connecting to the network ( P.12) and reconnect the unit the network.

en the source is switched to network content while the Wi-Fi function is disabled and no network cable is nnected, "OFF" will be shown on the front panel display.

Other functions

Ini 1 Pre


2 Pul

3 Wh plu

Af se dis

Set If about 20 You can ch select disp


ting the auto standby function minutes have elapsed with no playback and no operation while the unit is on, it will automatically enter standby. ange the auto standby function setting in the "MusicCast CONTROLLER" app. Tap (Settings) in the room lay, and then change the setting.

tializing network settings ss A (power)/CONNECT to turn unit to standby.

l out the plug from the outlet.

ile pressing A (power)/CONNECT, g the power cable into an outlet.

ter the Source indicator (NET and ) flashes for veral seconds, the screen changes to the clock play.

nstruction below does not help, turn off the unit,


ower cable firmly.

ower cable from the outlet, and plug it again after about

ropriate source with SOURCE on the unit.


nit and play the music again.

e with VOLUME.

nit and play the source again.

ication of MusicCast CONTROLLER to set another alarm

a network problem, or the service may have been stopped. r content.

t silence at certain of times of the day. In this case, no sound is f the content is received. Select another content.

y mode to network standby ( P.11).

Troub Refer to the table b disconnect the po

First, check that the



The unit enters the sta after the power is turn The unit does not ope

No sound.

Sound is cracked/disto abnormal noise.

The power is suddenly

The selected source d the alarm time.

The clock display does standby state.


leshooting elow when the unit does not function properly. If your problem is not listed below or if the i

wer cable, and contact the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center.

connectors of each cable are securely inserted in to jacks on each device.

lem Cause

ndby mode soon ed on. rate properly.

The power cable is not properly connected. Connect the p

The unit got a strong electric shock from an outside source, such as lighting or excessive static electricity.

Unplug the p 30 seconds.

No appropriate source has been selected. Select an app

The volume is minimum or mute. Turn up the v

The power is off. Turn on the u

Auto Standby function is activated.

rted or there is The volume of the input music source is high. Or the volume of the unit is set to a high level.

Adjust volum

turned off. The sleep timer may be set ( P.29).

Turn on the u Auto Standby function is activated ( P.32).

oes not play back at

The alarm source is set to None. Follow the ind source.

The selected content is not currently provided. There may be Select anothe

The selected content is playing back silence. Some conten output even i

not appear in the The unit is set to eco standby mode. Set the standb



The front ness of the front panel display to a setting other than Auto. Or, the illumination sensor.

The clock ower cable, and set the clock again ( P.7).

There is n high-frequ

farther away from such equipment.



The netwo CP server function of the router. For details on how to set the t the manufacturer of the router.

Playback s back cont

iles (including image files or hidden files) which the unit does rom the folder being played back.

The unit d

sharing setting of the PC and select the unit as a device to ontents are shared ( P.15).

ting of the security software installed in your PC.

work connections and your router settings, and then connect he PC to the same network.

The files in played ba

rmat supported by both the unit and the media server



display becomes dim. The front display setting is set to Auto. Set the bright do not cover

setting has been cleared. The power cable of the unit was unplugged from the outlet. Or an outage occurred.

Connect the p

oise interference from digital or ency equipment.

This unit is too close to the digital or high-frequency equipment. Place this unit

Problem Cause

Problem Cause

rk feature does not function. The network parameters (IP address) have not been obtained properly. Enable the DH router, contac

tops (songs cannot be played inuously).

There are unsupported files in the server. Remove the f not support, f

oes not detect the PC.

The media sharing setting of the PC is not correct. Configure the which music c

Some security software installed on your PC is blocking the access of the unit to your PC.

Check the set

The unit and PC are not in the same network. Check the net the unit and t

the PC cannot be viewed or ck.

The files are not supported by the unit or the media server. Use the file fo ( P.39).


The Intern

a network problem at the radio station, or the service may pped. Try the station later or select another station.

t radio stations broadcast silence at certain of times of the day. sound is output even if the radio waves are received. Try the

r select another station.

wall settings of your network devices. The Internet radio can be hen it passes through the port designated by each radio ort number varies depending on the radio station.

The Musi not detec

work connections and your router settings, and then connect he PC to the same network.

Update of again after a while.

The unit c a wireless

and the wireless router (access point) closer to each other.

and the wireless router (access point) without any obstacle .

Wireless n

he unit via wireless connection, place it away from devices romagnetic waves.

wall setting of the wireless router (access point).

The iPhon when usin

eparation function of the router may prevent the iPhone from unit. When connecting an iPhone, use SSID that can access the



et radio cannot be played.

The selected Internet radio station is currently not available. There may be have been sto

The selected Internet radio station is currently broadcasting silence. Some Interne In this case, no station later o

Access to the network is restricted by the firewall settings of your network devices (such as the router).

Check the fire played only w station. The p

cCast CONTROLLER app does t the unit.

The unit and mobile devices are not in the same network. Check the net the unit and t

the firmware failed. The network connection is unstable. Try updating

annot connect to the Internet via router (access point).

The unit and the wireless router (access point) are too far apart. Place the unit

There is an obstacle between the unit and the wireless router (access point). Place the unit between them

etwork is not found.

Wireless communication is interrupted by the electromagnetic waves emitted from a microwave oven or other wireless devices.

When using t emitting elect

Access to the network is restricted by the firewall settings of your wireless router (access point).

Check the fire

e does not recognize the unit g AirPlay.

A multi-SSID supported router is used. The network s accessing the unit.

Problem Cause




Cannot m device.

on and perform the paring ( P.20).

rent Bluetooth connection, and perform pairing with the new

nd device within a distance of 10 m (33 ft).

t away from the device that is emitting radio-frequency signals.

hose passkey is 0000.

g with a device which supports A2DP.

Cannot m


rent connection, then establish a connection with that device

luetooth function of the device.

iring history for this unit from the Bluetooth device, and then g again ( P.20).

g again ( P.20).



Problem Cause

ake the unit pair with a Bluetooth

The unit is turned off. Turn the unit

Another Bluetooth device is connected. Terminate cur device.

This unit and the device are too far apart. Pair the unit a

There is a device (microwave oven, wireless network, etc.) that outputs signals in the 2.4 GHz frequency band nearby.

Move this uni

A Bluetooth adapter, etc., that you want to pair with this unit has a passkey other than 0000.

Use a device w

The Bluetooth device does not support A2DP. Perform pairin

ake a Bluetooth connection.

The unit is turned off. Turn the unit

Another Bluetooth device is connected. Terminate cur again.

The Bluetooth function of the device is turned off. Turn on the B

The pairing information has been deleted. Delete the pa perform pairin

This unit is not registered on the devices Bluetooth connection list. Perform pairin



No sound interrupte

olume of the connecting device.

tput of Bluetooth audio signals of the connecting device to the

ooth connection operations again ( P.21).

t away from the device that is emitting radio-frequency signals.

necting device to within 10 m (33 ft) of the unit.

luetooth function of the device.

e Bluetooth function of the connecting device is set properly.



FM stereo

antenna is connected properly and change the position of the .9).

rcially available outdoor antenna. For details, consult a e.


rcially available outdoor antenna. For details, consult a e.

al tuning method ( P.23).

Cannot se ations again ( P.23).

There is d cannot be antenna o

eight, direction, or placement of the antenna.



is produced, or the sound is d during playback.

The volume of the connecting device is set too low. Turn up the v

The connecting device is not set to send Bluetooth audio signals to the unit. Switch the ou unit.

The Bluetooth connection of the unit with the device has terminated. Perform Bluet

There is a device (microwave oven, wireless network, etc.) that outputs signals in the 2.4 GHz frequency band nearby.

Move this uni

This unit and the connecting device are too far apart. Move the con

The Bluetooth function of the device is turned off. Turn on the B

The connecting device is not set to send Bluetooth audio signals to this unit. Check that th

Problem Cause

Problem Cause

reception is noisy.

The antenna is not connected properly. Make sure the antenna ( P

The radio station you selected may be far from your area, or the antenna input is poor.

Use a comme specialist stor

tuning does not work. The radio station you selected may be far from your area, or the antenna input is poor.

Use a comme specialist stor

Use the manu

lect a preset radio station. The preset (memory) may have been erased. Preset radio st

istortion, and clear reception obtained even with a good FM r an outdoor antenna.

Multipath reflection or other radio interference may have occurred. Change the h




Cannot tu

itial scan operations ( P.24 ).

ur dealer or WorldDMB Online at the DAB coverage in your area.

eight, direction, or placement of the antenna.

The initial successfu ur dealer or WorldDMB Online at

the DAB coverage in your area.

The DAB s

eight, direction, or placement of the antenna.There is no or jitter).

The DAB s appear or

AB broadcaster.


B reception (ISX-18D)

Problem Cause

ne into any DAB stations.

The initial scan operations were not performed. Perform the in

There is no DAB coverage in your area. Check with yo for a listing of

The DAB signals are too weak. Change the h

scan operations are not l.

The DAB signals are too weak.

There is no DAB coverage in your area. Check with yo for a listing of

tation reception is weak. The DAB signals are too weak.

Change the hise interference (e.g. hiss, crackle, The antenna needs to be repositioned.

The DAB signals are too weak.

tation information does not is inaccurate.

The DAB station may be temporarily out of service, or the DAB station information is not provided by the DAB broadcaster.

Contact the D



Sup me

PC with W Player 12 in

NAS comp

Supports iO Configurat AirPlay wo 4.3.3 or late PC with iTu (as of July





ported devices/media and file

ported devices/ dias

indows Media Player 11 or Windows Media stalled.

atible with DLNA version 1.5.

S 7 or later for setup using Wireless Accessory ion. rks with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS r, Mac with OS X Mountain Lion or later, and nes 10.2.2 or later.


File format File format the unit supporting is as follows.

The unit supports playback of WAV (PCM format only), MP3, WMA, MPEG-4 AAC, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF files (1- or 2- channel audio only).

The unit is compatible with sampling rates of up to 192 kHz/24 bit for WAV, FLAC, AIFF files, 96 kHz/24 bit for ALAC files, and 48 kHz/320 kbps for other files.

To play back FLAC files, you need to install server software that supports sharing of FLAC files via DLNA on your PC or use a NAS that supports FLAC files.

Digital Rights Management (DRM) contents cannot be played back.


Ver. 2.1+EDR


quency) 2402 MHz to 2480 MHz

4.0 dBm (2.5 mW)


Bluetooth Class 2

10 m (33 ft) (without obstructions)

Woofer 10 W (100Hz, 10% THD) Tweeter 10 W (10kHz, 10% THD)

(U.S.A. model) AC120 V, 60Hz (Taiwan model) AC110 to 120 V, 60 Hz (Other models) AC100 to 240V, 50/60Hz

10 W

0.2 W

Wired (Ethernet): 1.9 W Wireless (Wi-Fi/Wireless Direct/Bluetooth):

1.9 W/1.9 W/1.7 W

1.1 kg (2.4 lbs.)


FM Tune

FM tuning


Receive fre


Support A


Ethernet in


Radio freq

Wireless n

Available s

PC client f

Internet ra



Radio Freq





range (U.S.A. model) 87.5 to 107.9 MHz (Other models) 87.5 to 108.0 MHz

er (ISX-18D)

quency band 174 to 240 MHz (Band III)

ility DAB/DAB+

udio Format MPEG 1 Layer II/MPEG-4 HE-AAC v2

terface 100 Base-TX/10 Base-T

n method Wi-Fi connection

uency band 2.4 GHz

etwork standards IEEE802.11 b/g/n

ecurity method WEP, WPA2-PSK (AES), Mixed Mode

unction DLNA ver.1.5 (DMR function) supported

dio vTuner supported

AirPlay supported

uency (Operational Frequency) 2412 MHz to 2472 MHz

Output Power (EIRP) 19.0 dBm (79.8 mW)


Bluetooth version

Supported profile

Radio Frequency (Operational Fre

Maximum Output Power (EIRP)

Compatible codecs

Wireless output

Maximum communication range


Maximum output power


Power voltage/Frequency

Power consumption

Standby power consumption (Network standby off)

Standby power consumption (Network standby on)



The conte To obtain

less communication between devices within an area of about .4 GHz frequency band, a band which can be used without a

tions oth compatible devices is a radio band shared by many types

ompatible devices use a technology minimizing the influence ame radio band, such influence may reduce the speed or in some cases interrupt communications.

the distance at which communication is possible differs en the communicating devices, the presence of obstacles, pe of equipment.

ireless connections between this unit and devices ion.

19 5

m m

(7 -5

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nts of this manual apply to the latest specifications as of the publishing date. the latest manual, access the Yamaha website then download the manual file.

Bluetooth Bluetooth is a technology for wire

10 meters (33 ft) employing the 2 license.

Handling Bluetooth communica The 2.4 GHz band used by Blueto

of equipment. While Bluetooth c of other components using the s distance of communications and

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Android Google Play

Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google, Inc.

This unit supports DAB/DAB+ tuning.

MusicCast is a trademark or registered trademark of Yamaha Corporation.


AirPlay, iPad Apple Inc.,

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DLNA and trademarks reserved. U

The Wi-Fi C Alliance.



, iPhone, iPod, and iPod touch are trademarks of registered in the U.S. and other countries.

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s a service mark of Apple Inc.

DLNA CERTIFIED are trademarks or registered of Digital Living Network Alliance. All rights nauthorized use is strictly prohibited.

ERTIFIED logo is the certification mark of Wi-Fi

The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Yamaha Corporation is under license.

Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

Bluetooth protocol stack (Blue SDK)

Copyright 1999-2014 OpenSynergy GmbH

All rights reserved. All unpublished rights reserved.


Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

Internet Explorer, Windows Media Audio, and Windows Media Player are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Explanations regarding GPL

This product utilizes GPL/LGPL open-source software in some sections. You have the right to obtain, duplicate, modify, and redistribute this open-source code only. For information on GPL/LGPL open source software, how to obtain it, and the GPL/LGPL license, refer to the Yamaha Corporation website ( sourcecodes/musiccast/).


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