In this article, we will talk about Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Yamaha YSP-2700 comparison. The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 was rated 8.2, while the Yamaha YSP-2700 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, mute for the MusicCast BAR 400 and power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700.
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 YSP-2700 has 7.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 200 (overall) versus 107 (overall) 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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is equipped with AirPlay 2, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 has AirPlay on board. 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 3/1 HDMIs in the Yamaha YSP-2700. As in the MusicCast BAR 400, so in the YSP-2700 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10.
Both devices have integrated voice control via Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant. The manufacturer of the YSP-2700 provides a device control application. The soundbars in this review are 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 YSP-2700. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 6/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.