The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 7.6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, mute and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, 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 5.1.4 for the VIZIO SB46514-F6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. Both models received our 8 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs.
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 has support AirPlay 2, and its competitor in our comparison has AirPlay. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the MusicCast BAR 400.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. 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 8/10, respectively.
App control is available for the SB46514-F6. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400.
Only the SB46514-F6 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X supports both devices. For multichannel surround Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 got a rating of 4, and VIZIO SB46514-F6 7 out of 10.
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 price