Yamaha ATS-1070 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 review

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Rating 5 5
Yamaha ATS-1070
vs
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The Yamaha ATS-1070 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. Both soundbars received a score of 6 in our ranking.

Audio features

Soundbars have different amplification type - active versus passive respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that ATS-1070 has 2.0 and Mythos SSA-50 has 5.0. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking. Google Play Music service is only in the ATS-1070. The ATS-1070 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the ATS-1070. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the ATS-1070. Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 6/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the ATS-1070 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the ATS-1070 or Mythos SSA-50. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.

Advantages Yamaha ATS-1070 over Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha ATS-1070
6
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
6
9
inapplicable
5
inapplicable
4
inapplicable
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Common

Product

Yamaha ATS-1070
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Model

ATS-1070
Mythos SSA-50

Brand

Yamaha
Definitive Technology

Reviews

0
33

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

input, mute, volume down, volume up, power
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
5.0

Amplification type

active
passive

Output power, W

60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
5/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1
13.6 x 117.5 x 10.7/5.4 x 46.2 x 4.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.5
15.4/34
Yamaha ATS-1070
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
Yamaha ATS-1070
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6Yamaha ATS-1070
  • 6Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The Yamaha ATS-1070 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha ATS-1070 price