The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Denon HEOS BAR comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, MusicCast BAR 400 has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 versus 7 for HEOS BAR. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, mute and volume down, volume up, sound off, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 has 5.1 versus 3.0 for the Denon HEOS BAR. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Denon HEOS BAR 6 for its audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 of the Denon HEOS BAR. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the MusicCast BAR 400 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
Both models support voice control using Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant. App control is available for the HEOS BAR. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is available to every soundbar.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 got a rating of 6, and Denon HEOS BAR 5 out of 10.
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 price