Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 review

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Yamaha YSP-5600
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Yamaha ATS-1070

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Yamaha ATS-1070 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, YSP-5600 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, volume down, volume up, power and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YSP-5600 has 7.1.2 versus 2.0 for the Yamaha ATS-1070. The output power is different and equal to 90 W for the YSP-5600 versus 60 W for the ATS-1070. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha YSP-5600 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Yamaha ATS-1070 6 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Both models support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YSP-5600 has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha ATS-1070. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the YSP-5600 received a rating of 9/10 versus 6/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present only on the YSP-5600. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-5600.

Multichannel surround

Only the YSP-5600 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the YSP-5600. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround Yamaha YSP-5600 got a rating of 7, and Yamaha ATS-1070 4 out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-5600 over Yamaha ATS-1070

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha ATS-1070

Model

YSP-5600
ATS-1070

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

47
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

input, volume down, volume up, power
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.2
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

90
60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
1

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

91.4 x 20.3 x 10.2/36 x 8.5 x 4.8
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

11.3/25.8
3.1/7.5
Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha ATS-1070
Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha ATS-1070

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 8
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  • 8Yamaha YSP-5600
  • 6Yamaha ATS-1070

The Yamaha YSP-5600 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-5600 price