Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 review

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Rating 5 5
Yamaha YSP-2700
vs
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Yamaha YSP-2700 was rated 7.6, while the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 has a rating 6.

Audio features

Soundbars have different amplification type - active versus passive respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YSP-2700 has 7.1 and Mythos SSA-50 has 5.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50. Rate 9 out of 10 received the Yamaha YSP-2700 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 YSP-2700 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YSP-2700. Bluetooth support integrated in the YSP-2700. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YSP-2700. We rated the connectivity of the YSP-2700 at 9 out of 10, while the Mythos SSA-50 was rated 6/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the YSP-2700 provides a device control application. The Yamaha YSP-2700 equipped with a microphone. The Yamaha YSP-2700 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the YSP-2700 or Mythos SSA-50. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-2700 over Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 over Yamaha YSP-2700

  • Built-in subwoofer

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
6
8
inapplicable
8
inapplicable
4
inapplicable
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-2700
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Model

YSP-2700
Mythos SSA-50

Brand

Yamaha
Definitive Technology

Reviews

27
33

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1
5.0

Amplification type

active
passive

Output power, W

107 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/1
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
5/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

94.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6
13.6 x 117.5 x 10.7/5.4 x 46.2 x 4.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
15.4/34
Yamaha YSP-2700
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
Yamaha YSP-2700
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700
  • 6Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The Yamaha YSP-2700 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-2700 price