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Russound MBX-AMP Wi-Fi Streaming Zone Amplifier


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Play Audio Anywhere You Want From Local or Streaming Sources

Add streaming audio to your home audio system with the Russound MBX-AMP Wi-Fi Streaming Zone Amplifier! This audio streaming player can act as a standalone audio amplifier or be included into an existing Russound or 3rd party audio system to deliver local and wireless streaming sources to connected zones. The Wi-Fi Streaming Zone Amplifier connects to your Internet network to deliver 3 local audio sources and 1 Bluetooth streaming source to 2 local outputs and any connected wireless streaming zones. The MBX-AMP can also stream audio to up to 32 wireless zones in a single system when connected to other Russound MBX-Series streaming devices or up to 48 total zones when incorporated with Russound MCA-series amplifiers. The MBX-AMP can stream audio from popular streaming services via Apple AirPlay2 or Chromecast from your mobile devices, computers, or IP controllers on the same Internet network.

  • Wi-Fi streaming amplifier shares audio across your Russound or 3rd party audio system
  • Supports 2 wired audio sources (digital and analog), 1 Bluetooth streaming source, and 1 USB port connection
  • Supports 2 local outputs: digital or analog, line audio to 1 speaker pair
  • Supports Bluetooth or Wi-Fi audio streaming directly from smart device or from compatible audio system
  • Hi-Res audio streaming support up to 24-bit/192 kHz
  • Pair with other MBX or MCA-Series® components to reach up to 32 streaming zones
  • Built-in Chromecast and Apple AirPlay 2 compatible streaming with most popular streaming services
  • TV integration features shares a TV's speakers if added to your audio system
  • Included IR Receiver pairs existing IR remotes with the MBX-AMP
  • Fully compatible with the Russound XTS7 In-Wall Touchscreen and IPK-1 Keypad
  • Switch between audio sources and audio settings through the Russound App
  • Voice Compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Home

The Wi-Fi Streaming Zone Amplifier provides local control of the amplifier's core command features through front-facing pushbuttons. You can play, pause, raise/lower volume and save up to two "favorite" sources at the push of a button. A One Touch to Music feature automatically starts the last played audio source when the Play button is pressed when no media is currently active. If you have a smart TV or have connected your TV to your audio system, the MBX-AMP has a TV Integration feature that enables the amplifier to play audio from your audio system through your TV speakers and vice versa without having to use any additional hardware or control system.

MyRussound™ App

The intuitive MyRussound™ App controls the entire Russound system from smart tablets and smartphones. The MyRussound app takes advantage of all of the features available to your Russound devices to simplify control of your Russound audio system no matter the scale or configuration. Control everything from small audio systems of only a few rooms in the home to the most complex audio installations.

Easy, Intuitive Room Grouping

Add, remove, or group any number of rooms for seamless synchronized audio throughout your home. Simply go to the room list and tap the speaker icon of the room that you'd like to share or withhold audio with other rooms in your home.

Faster and More Responsive Browsing

Quickly and easily find and select the song, artist, album that you're looking for within the always available navigation bar.

Improved Favorites Access

Easily access support for customizable room-based and app-based favorites. Create favorites and shortcuts for individual zones or the whole system.

Quick access to Schedules, Alarms and Sleep Timers

Set up innovative scheduling features, alarms and sleep timers that give you the ability to add advanced automation to your listening routines. Scheduling is available quickly from anywhere in the app via the always available navigation bar.

Installation Details

The MBX-AMP Wi-Fi Streaming Zone Amplifier's small design allows it to easily be stored and hidden anywhere you choose, whether it is placed on a flat surface or mounted into a media cabinet or enclosure. Connect the MBX-AMP Amplifier to your Internet via Ethernet or Wi-Fi connection. The amplifier and connected audio sources and zones can be controlled through the MyRussound mobile app and by IP controllers on the same Internet network including the Russound XTS7 Touchscreen and IPK-1 Keypad.


  • MBX-AMP Streaming Audio Player
  • SLM-1 IR Receiver
  • Power supply w/ US, UK, EU, AUS plug adapters
  • (4) Non-marking rubber feet
  • (2) Wall-Mount brackets with screws
  • Instruction Manual

NOTE: The MBX-AMP is part of the Russound Certified Installer Required Program and must be installed and configured by a Russound Certified Installer. Become an RCI Dealer today!

Russound Brings Engineered Innovation and Extraordinary Sound

The Russound name is synonymous with audio quality around the world. Russound delivers a complete range of multiroom audio systems, source equipment, volume controls, amplifiers, loudspeakers and intercom systems. Every audio device from Russound has been manufactured to fulfill the ideal listening experience of any user – from background music listening to premium performance in your favorite listening areas at home. Russound remains dedicated to providing its dealers and customers with the right products for their desired audio needs.


  • Manufacturer Part #: MBX-AMP
  • UPC: 612934537127
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20KHz
  • Speaker Output: 50 Watts Per Channel @ 8 ohms, 70 watts @ 4 ohms
  • Audio Outputs:
    • Analog – Stereo Audio RCA
    • Digital Optical
    • Subwoofer Out
  • Line Audio Output: 2V rms
  • Audio Inputs:
    • 3.5mm Analog Stereo Audio
    • Digital Optical
    • USB 2.0 Media Playback
  • Communication Ports: Ethernet RJ45 10/100 BaseT
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11ac, dual band
  • Bluetooth Audio: Support Yes
  • Trigger Output: 12vDC @100mA
  • Music File Formats:
    • MP3 (CBR, VBR), WAV (8, 16-bit)
    • OGG Vorbis, FLAC (8, 16-bit). AAC, AAC+
    • (supports up to 24-bit/192 kHz)
  • Power Requirements: 100-240V~50/60Hz, 4A
  • Product Dimensions: 8.25 W x 7 D x 1.75 H inches; 21 W x 17.8 D x 4.5 H cm
  • Product Weight: 1.5 lb / 0.68 kg