Published On: November 15, 2013

Yamaha Supports Spotify Connect on AV Receivers

Published On: November 15, 2013

Yamaha Supports Spotify Connect on AV Receivers

Yamaha has continued the company's commitment to making its products very networked friendly. Through a firmware update, select Yamaha receivers will be able to stream music from Spotify.

Yamaha-supports-Spotify-small.jpgYamaha recently announced that the company will support Spotify Connect. Spotify Connect is a home audio experience giving you control of your music across your phone, tablet, and speakers with millions of songs built right in. Spotify Connect will be available on all 2013 released Yamaha network AV receivers via a firmware update.

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Yamaha network AV receiver owners that have a Spotify Premium account can now enjoy instant access to millions of songs on their Yamaha home entertainment system.

Spotify Connect compatible models:
AVENTAGE Preamplifier: CX-A5000
AVENTAGE series AV receivers: RX-A3030, RX-A2030, RX-A1030, RX-A830, RX-A730
RX-V series AV receivers: RX-V775WA, RX-V675, RX-V575, RX-V475
RX-S series slim AV receivers: RX-S600
HTR series AV receivers: HTR-4066
TSR series AV receivers: TSR-6750WA

The most apparent feature of the RX-V 75 Series network AV receivers and AVENTAGE RX-A 30 Series is the network capabilities - a necessity in today's environment. Yamaha's networking capabilities deliver benefits, such as operation through the AV Controller App, music streaming from PC or NAS devices, AirPlay for music streaming from iOS devices and Yamaha's own Music Play providing wireless music streaming for both Android and iOS devices.

Music streaming services has changed the way consumers access music. The integration of Spotify Connect within Yamaha products will provide customers with access to the music archive that Spotify has to offer.

To use Spotify Connect, customers are required to download the Spotify app for a smartphone, tablet or laptop and have an active Spotify Premium account. If you own a compatible Yamaha network AV receiver and would like to try a Spotify Premium account, there is a free 30-day trial available. For more details, visit spotify.com/yamaha.

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