In this article, we will talk about Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 was rated 7.6, while the Sony HT-CT800 has a rating 5.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, mute for the MusicCast BAR 400 and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that MusicCast BAR 400 has 5.1 and HT-CT800 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 100 versus 110 according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 8 out of 10 received the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 for audio features and specs, but the Sony HT-CT800 received 6 out of 10. Google Play Music service is only in the HT-CT800. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 versus 3/0 HDMIs in the Sony HT-CT800. As in the MusicCast BAR 400, so in the HT-CT800 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the MusicCast BAR 400 at 9 out of 10, while the HT-CT800 was rated 8/10. None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the MusicCast BAR 400 or HT-CT800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The MusicCast BAR 400 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The MusicCast BAR 400 was rated 4/10, while the HT-CT800 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 price