The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 was rated 7.6, while the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 has a rating 6.
Soundbars have different amplification type - active versus passive respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that MusicCast BAR 400 has 5.1 and Mythos SSA-50 has 5.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50. Rate 8 out of 10 received the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 for audio features and specs, but the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 received 6 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The MusicCast BAR 400 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the MusicCast BAR 400. Bluetooth support integrated in the MusicCast BAR 400. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the MusicCast BAR 400. We rated the connectivity of the MusicCast BAR 400 at 9 out of 10, while the Mythos SSA-50 was rated 6/10. None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 equipped with a microphone. The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the MusicCast BAR 400 or Mythos SSA-50. 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 Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 price