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 8,4 out of 10 versus 6,6 for ATS-1070. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, volume down, volume up, power and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.
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 128 (overall) W for the YSP-5600 versus 120 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.
Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
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.
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.
Only the YSP-5600 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the YSP-5600. For multichannel surround Yamaha YSP-5600 got a rating of 8, and Yamaha ATS-1070 6 out of 10.