Summary: Looks and sounds great! A really great unit! My only issue is that it has no inputs (rca) on the rear of the unit. It does have a usb input on the front, but for some reason my Ion Profile LP archiving turntable is not working through it. I believe the turntable doesn't produce enough output.
Yamaha MCR-B142 - can't charge phone while connected via Bluetooth + doesn't work with Android phones via app or via USB
Ramin A., Amazon
22 March 2015
Summary: Contrary to the website description, the Android app does not work (it either crashes or can't find the stereo). The USB source doesn't recognize Android phone (Samsung S5) but interesting design choice requires you to select the USB source before device connected to USB can be charged.
Excerpt: the user-friendly features, sound system, size and price make this compact unit perfect for me! Not to mention the very fast and efficient shipping and no tax from B&H!! Awesome! Will definitely buy from them again!!
Summary: This little stereo fits great on my bookshelves and has pretty good sound. I just wish it didn't have the wimpy little wire antennae for the radio. My cats love to destroy these. It works well for playing songs from my I-Pod.
Summary: This is my 3rd Yamaha desktop audio system. I was most excited about the new Bluetooth feature and paid extra for this model for that feature. I am having trouble with the connection dropping out.
The sound on this system is very nice for such a small device
22 February 2015
Summary: The sound on this system is very nice for such a small device. The speakers are both detached. I was unsure about this with the promotional images here and at Yamaha's site. I do not have an Ipod or an Iphone so the cover for the top dock is a welcome addition to keep dust and moisture from the...