Yamaha MusicCast Receivers


The yamaha_musiccast platform allows you to control Yamaha MusicCast Receivers from Home Assistant.

Supported devices are listed on their German site.

To add a Yamaha Network Receiver to your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
media_player:
  - platform: yamaha_musiccast
    host: 192.168.xx.xx

Configuration variables:

  • host (Required): IP address or hostname of the device
  • port (Optional): UDP Port
  • interval_seconds (Optional): Polling interval (default: 480 seconds = 8 minutes)

A few notes:

  • Currently, this component supports powering on/off, mute, volume control, and source selection. Playback controls, for instance, play and stop are available for sources that support it.

A full configuration example will look like the sample below:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
media_player:
  - platform: yamaha_musiccast
    host: 192.168.178.97
    port: 5005