Yamaha YAS-109 vs Klipsch R-10B comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YAS-109 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 5.2 for R-10B. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, microphone and input, mute, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YAS-109 has 2.0 versus 5.1 for the Klipsch R-10B. The output power is different and equal to 60 W for the YAS-109 versus 250 (overall) W for the R-10B. Only the Yamaha YAS-109 has a built-in subwoofer. The YAS-109 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the R-10B - wireless. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Only the R-10B supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Yamaha YAS-109 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the YAS-109 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the YAS-109 received a rating of 9/10 versus 4/10, respectively. App control is available for the YAS-109. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-109. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. The YAS-109 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround Yamaha YAS-109 got a rating of 5, and Klipsch R-10B 2 out of 10.
The Yamaha YAS-109 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-109 price