Yamaha SRT-1500BL MusicCast TV Speaker Base
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Yamaha SRT-1500BL MusicCast TV Speaker Base
Space-saving TV Sound, Multiroom Wireless Freedom
The MusicCast TV speaker base employs 10 speakers plus dual built-in subwoofers to bring your shows and movies to life with remarkable sound realism. It can also provide wireless multiroom audio playback using your existing Wi-Fi network by adding other MusicCast speakers, sound bars or AV receivers in other rooms.
MusicCast makes it easy to bring music to every room in your home wirelessly with playback controlled by a simple app. Start with a MusicCast TV Speaker Base then add a MusicCast capable AV receiver in your main entertainment room for the ultimate home theater experience, next add MusicCast Wireless Speakers or Hi-Fi components in other rooms wirelessly.
True 5.1-channel Surround Sound for Incredible Realism
While other TV speaker bases offer only stereo audio or a “virtual surround” experience, the MusicCast TV Speaker Base uses Yamaha exclusive Digital Sound Projector technology to produce sound beams that reflect off the walls of your room to deliver true 5.1-channel surround sound. The result is an expansive and immersive listening experience that brings your favorite TV shows and movies to life.
10 Speaker Drivers in a Wood Cabinet Provide Exceptional Sound Quality
The large capacity cabinet is built using MDF materials ideal for producing good quality sound, with a central array of eight beam speakers and oval woofer units on both sides that together create Yamaha's original Digital Sound Projector sound beams. Beams can be adjusted to cover a wider listening area with the remote control or with the dedicated Home Theater Controller app, for more people to enjoy the powerful, expansive sound.
Dual Built-In Subwoofers with Bass Reflex Ports Reproduce Rich and Clear Bass
The subwoofers mounted on the left and right sides of the bottom surface come equipped with independent bass reflex ports. The ports reduce unwanted resonance by facilitating a smooth flow of air. Combined with the cabinet’s large-capacity construction, the unit delivers rich, clear bass.
Choice of Five CINEMA DSP Programs
CINEMA DSP technology creates thrillingly realistic soundscapes in any room. You can use the remote control to select five different programs, including movie, music, sports, game or TV program.
All Your Content
MusicCast allows you to access your digital music library, streaming music services and Internet radio, as well as Bluetooth® sources and external sources attached to your MusicCast TV Speaker Base, such as a Blu-ray disc player or CD player.
Bluetooth® Music Streaming
Stream music directly from your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth or AirPlay®. Use the MusicCast app to pause/play and adjust the volume from your handheld device. In addition, a Bluetooth standby mode provides the convenience of having the MusicCast TV Speaker Base turn on and off automatically.
Bluetooth Output for Convenient Music Streaming
Equipped with Bluetooth technology, you can stream music from the MusicCast TV Speaker Base to Bluetooth enabled headphones for private listening or any other compatible speaker.
4K Ultra HD Pass-through and HDCP 2.2
The MusicCast TV Speaker Base supports the latest HDMI® standards. Thanks to transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per second, you can fully enjoy the high definition video quality of without degradation. It also adheres to the HDCP 2.2 copyright protection standard for 4K video transmission.
Sophisticated Design with a Beautiful Hairline Finish
The top surface of the MusicCast TV Speaker Base has a classic hairline finish for a luxurious feel. The front panel and sides have a beautiful glossy-black finish with a soft rounded design. It goes beautifully with any TV and gives a stylish air to any space.
MusicCast makes it easy to bring music to every room in your home wirelessly. Whether you start with a single speaker or the ultimate home theater, MusicCast expands to fit your needs, providing wireless multiroom audio playback controlled by a simple app.
AirPlay® provides the convenience of wireless music playback from iTunes®, iPod® / iPhone® / iPad® and Mac® or PC.
Manufactured under license from Dolby ® Laboratories. Dolby, Pro Logic, Surround EX and the
double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
DTS Digital Surround™
DTS Digital Surround™ was developed to replace the analog soundtracks of movies with a multichannel digital sound track. This system produces practically distortion-free 6-channel sound (front left and right, center, surround left and right and subwoofer low frequency effect channels for a total of 5.1-channels).
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.
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products provide the best user experience and carry the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, ensuring products meet industry-agreed requirements for interoperability, security and reliability. Choosing Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products enables you to mix and match devices from different manufacturers without worry. All Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products deliver interoperability and industry standard security.
The DLNA Certified® logo ensures that all relevant mandatory formats and features are supported by the products, and 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 industry supported, 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 at “http://www.hdmi.org/.” HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) is to protect digital entertainment content against unauthorized interception and copying between devices. HDCP 2.2 is the latest version designed especially for 4K video transmissions.
4K Ultra HD Pass-through
4K Ultra HD pass-through receives super high-definition resolution video and passes it to a 4K compatible monitor. This ensures compatibility with the latest super high resolution video formats.
CINEMA DSP Digital™
Conventional multichannel audio reproduction systems base their sound on Dolby® Digital and DTS Digital Surround™ decoding, using matrix and steering technologies to create surround sound effects. Yamaha CINEMA DSP Digital™ is much more advanced; actually creating independent sound fields that envelop you in an unmatched surround sound experience. With dialogue, music and effects located in separate sound fields, you will hear sound with directionality, smooth movement, exceptional clarity and presence.
Pandora is the effortless and endless source of personalized music enjoyment and discovery. Personalized stations launch instantly with the simple input of a favorite artist, song, or genre, and we take it from there to provide the soundtrack for that moment... anytime, anywhere.
Meet your new music collection complete with millions of songs, entire albums and artist hits spanning across the decades. This is more than just Internet radio. This is the power to play exactly the songs you want, wherever you are. Give it a try, sign in and start listening.
For more information, http://www.rhapsody.com/
SiriusXM Internet Radio
SiriusXM Internet Radio delivers a variety of commercial-free music including Pop, Rock, Country, R&B, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Classical and much more, plus expert sports talk and analysis. You also get exclusive entertainment, talk, comedy, family programming, local traffic and weather and news from your most trusted sources.
With the Spotify app on your smartphone, you have instant access to millions of songs. Now you can stream these songs to your Yamaha networked AV receiver when using Connect by Spotify. Just hit play to start streaming music. Additionally, when you listen to music on your smartphone outside and come inside, the song immediately streams to your AVR. You can also personalize playlists and receive phone calls while listening to music.
Spotify is all the music you’ll ever need with millions of songs instantly available. Just search for the music you love, or let Spotify recommend something great. Spotify works on your phone, tablet, computer and home speakers so you’ll always have the perfect soundtrack for whatever you’re doing.
Drivers 1-1/8” x 8 beam drivers
Output Channel 5.1-channel
Output Power 140 W total power: 2.0 W x 8 beam drivers + 60 W (30 W x 2) woofer + 60 W 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)
Woofers 1-1/2” × 4” woofers
Subwoofer 3-1/4” subwoofers
Dimensions (W x H x D) 30-3/4” x 3” x 14-5/8” (without Antenna)
Weight 20.5 lbs.
Input / Output
HDMI 1 in, 1 out
Digital Optical 1 in
Analog Audio 1 in (Stereo mini jack)
Subwoofer Output Yes
HDMI 4K Pass-through Yes (60p)
3D Pass-through Yes
Auto Lip-Sync Yes
Surround Technology Digital Sound Projector
CINEMA DSP Movie 1
CINEMA DSP Music 1
CINEMA DSP Entertainment 5 (Movie, Music, Sports, Game, TV program)
Audio Formats Dolby Digital Yes
Dolby Pro Logic II Yes
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 33 ft. 10 in. (without interference)
Other Features App Control Yes (MusicCast App, HOME THEATER CONTROLLER [WLAN])