The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Yamaha YAS-109 vs Dayton Audio BS36 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, YAS-109 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 4.5 for BS36.
The Yamaha YAS-109 has the active amplification type, the Dayton Audio BS36 - passive. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YAS-109 has 2.0 versus 3.0 for the Dayton Audio BS36. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha YAS-109 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Dayton Audio BS36 5 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the YAS-109.
Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the YAS-109 has Bluetooth support. Only the YAS-109 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the YAS-109 received a rating of 9/10 versus 4/10, respectively. App control is available for the YAS-109. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-109. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. The YAS-109 supports DTS Virtual:X.
The Yamaha YAS-109 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-109 price