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Yamaha PDX-50

Yamaha PDX-50
alaScore 86

98 reviews

Dec, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Yamaha PDX-50. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Yamaha PDX-50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Yamaha PDX-50


alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 user reviews of Yamaha PDX-50 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha PDX50 Air Wired iPod Speaker System - BlackYamaha PDX50GR Grey AirWired iPod Speaker SystemYamaha PDX50BLB Air Wired Ipod Speaker Sysem

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: (

Yamaha PDX-50 review


Yamaha's PDX-50 looks like a normal iPod -docking speaker system, but where you'd expect to insert your portable there's a sticky-out nubbin. Instead, you attach a small transmitter to the base of your player (all current iPods are compatible) and...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: (

Yamaha PDX-50


Wireless music so often falls short of expectations, but the PDX-50 really delivers

Lossless wireless transmission ; great sound for a dock ; sensibly small transmitter

Bass is a touch detached


Expert review by: Dave Bullard (

Lab Test: Players and Dockers – Yamaha PDX-50 and GenevaSound Model S


The Yamaha PDX-50 is similar to the Bose SoundLink, but instead of playing music from your Mac it streams music directly from your iPod or iPhone.

Easy to listen to; controlled directly from iPod/iPhone

Very average build quality; limited wireless range

Click here to go to the B&W Zeppelin Mini and Sonos ZonePlayer S5.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: (

Yamaha PDX-50


It's still a worthy product, but close rivals have gained the edge

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: electricpig (

Yamaha PDX-50 review


A nifty, capable iPod dock with some of the finest wireless tech we've encountered

Simple design and clear audio

Charging requires separate dock

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Andy Penfold (

Yamaha PDX-50 review


Transmit uncompressed audio from your iPhone / iPod touch to the Yamaha PDX-50 immediately.

Idiot-proof and clever wireless technology, decent sound, good looking

Sound could be more defined, the handheld iPod dock feels a bit vulnerable

Sound is pleasing without being exceptional, and the handheld element could be sturdier. Overall, though, the PDX-50 is a fun option.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: paul_smart (

Yamaha PDX 50 and Veho360 : Yamaha PDX 50 & Veho 360


Two very different approaches to music through a speaker. First the rather grand Yamaha offering that enables your iPod to be located away from the speaker. Second a small (fits in pocket) speaker to give a good sound for iPod or MP3.

This seems like an easy mix. Place your iPod in the wireless sender that fits around your iPod it sends signals to the speaker and sound comes out. Not what happened for me, I assumed (wrongly) that the speaker was faulty and a replacement was sent,...

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Yamaha PDX-50


big sound from a dock, wireless works well

Not the brightest sound from this dock. EQ on ipod may be necessary to suit some tastes

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: paul_smart (

Yamaha PDX 50 & Veho 360


I seem to remember there is a switch one way is TV, the other is external, but its a while ago now so I may be wrong.

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: iGuvnor (

The Nuts!!


Absolutely Awesome Product!! Music sounds first class, clear and with great bass when needed.

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
Remote Control: No
Subwoofer: No


Android Docking: No
Apple Docking:iPod / iPhone Docking
Bluetooth: No
PMP Docking:iPod Docking
Signal Input:Analogue

Energy Information

Battery Powered: No

General Features

Construction:Single Case Speaker System
Signal Connection:Wired / Wireless + Wired
Speaker Type:Active