LG SN10YG vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC review

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Rating 5 5

LG SN10YG vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC comparison chart

Overall
7.2
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC
5.8
8
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LG SN10YG vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC review

LG SN10YG
vs
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the LG SN10YG vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The LG SN10YG was rated 7.2, while the Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC has a rating 5.8.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SN10YG has 5.1.2 and Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC has 7.1.4. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 570 (overall) versus 850 (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 8 out of 10 in our ranking.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SN10YG. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SN10YG versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC. As in the SN10YG, so in the Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SN10YG at 9 out of 10, while the Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the SN10YG provides a device control application. The LG SN10YG equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. Units from this comparison can process surround sound due to DTS:X support. The same score of 10/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages LG SN10YG over Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

LG SN10YG
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC

Model

SN10YG
Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC

Brand

LG
Nakamichi

Reviews

7
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.2
7.1.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

570 (overall)
850 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

2/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TruHD
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

142.2 x 5 x 12.7/56.8 x 2.5 x 5.8
114.3 x 7.6 x 7.8/45.5 x 3 x 3.6

Weight, kg/pounds

6.8/15.9
2.7/6

Other

Release year

2020
2022
LG SN10YG
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC
LG SN10YG
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.2
  • 5.8
  • 7.2LG SN10YG
  • 5.8Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 eARC

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