Klipsch R-10B vs Yamaha YSP-2700 review

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Klipsch R-10B
vs
Yamaha YSP-2700

In this article, we will talk about Klipsch R-10B vs Yamaha YSP-2700 comparison. The Klipsch R-10B was rated 5.2, while the Yamaha YSP-2700 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up for the R-10B and power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that R-10B has 5.1 and YSP-2700 has 7.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 250 (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. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Klipsch R-10B for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 received 9 out of 10.

Streaming services

AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Google Play Music service is only in the R-10B. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YSP-2700. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YSP-2700. We rated the connectivity of the R-10B at 4 out of 10, while the YSP-2700 was rated 9/10.

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 R-10B or YSP-2700. 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. The R-10B was rated 2/10, while the YSP-2700 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Klipsch R-10B over Yamaha YSP-2700

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible

Advantages Yamaha YSP-2700 over Klipsch R-10B

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

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-10B
5.2
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
4
8
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Common

Product

Klipsch R-10B
Yamaha YSP-2700

Model

R-10B
YSP-2700

Brand

Klipsch
Yamaha

Reviews

404
27

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

input, mute, volume down, volume up
power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
7.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

250 (overall)
107 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
3/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

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

101.5 x 10.5 x 7.1/40 x 4.1 x 2.8
94.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.1
3.9/8.7
Klipsch R-10B
Yamaha YSP-2700
Klipsch R-10B
Yamaha YSP-2700

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 7.6
  • 5.2Klipsch R-10B
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700

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