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 7.6 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 8 out of 10, and the Denon HEOS BAR 6 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. 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 9/10 versus 7/10, respectively.
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. The MusicCast BAR 400 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 4 points out of 10.
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 price