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The Yamaha Extended Control (or YXC) is Yamaha’s new communication protocol sent over Ethernet and Wi-Fi to control MusicCast enabled device.

The version of the protocol (1.20) used for this I/O server supports the following devices: Vx81(OSD), Vx81(GUI), WXA-50 WXC-50, R-N402/D, CRX-N470/D, ISX-18/D, WX-010, YAS-306, YAS-706, YSP-2700, Vx79(OSD),Vx79(GUI),R-N602, NX-N500, CD-NT670/D, ISX-80, WX-030, SRT-1500, YSP-1600, YSP-5600. For the updated list of compatibility consult the Yamaha official documentation.

Yamaha Configuration

In order to be able to control the device with HSYCO the Yamaha device must be connected to a LAN with a fixed ip assigned.

HSYCO Configuration

Add a YAMAHAEC I/O Server in the I/O Servers section of the Settings and set its parameters:


  • IP Address: the IP address of the device.
  • Port: the TCP/IP port used for connecting (default 80)

High Availability

  • Shutdown when inactive: defaults to true.


ID Value R/W Description
connection online R connection established
offline R HSYCO can't connect to the panel
power 1 R the amplifier is on
W turn on
0 R the amplifier is off
W turn off
volume 0..100 R the current volume
<value> W se the volume to <value>
sleep 0 R the sleep time is set to off
W set the sleep time to off
30 R the sleep time is set to 30 minutes
W set the sleep time to 30 minutes
60 R the sleep time is set to 60 minutes
W set the sleep time to 60 minutes
90 R the sleep time is set to 90 minutes
W set the sleep to 90 minutes
120 R the sleep time is set to 120 minutes
W set the sleep time to 120 minutes
input <src>[Note 1] R the input is set to <src>[Note 1]
W set the input to <src>[Note 1]
mute 1 R volume is muted
W mute
0 R the volume is not muted
W un-mute
device.id value R The device id of the amplifier
model.name value R The model name of the amplifier
api.version value R API version of the protocol
system.version value R System version of the amplifier

Note 1 
Inputs name are retrieved by the driver, an example of valid names: napster,spotify,juke,qobuz,tidal,deezer,airplay,mc_link,server,net_radio,bluetooth,usb,optical,aux.

Release Notes


  • initial release

YAMAHA is a registered trademark of Yamaha Corporation