Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Yamaha YAS-107 review

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Yamaha YSP-2700
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Yamaha YAS-107

I had a chance to test and compare two models: Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Yamaha YAS-107 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Yamaha YSP-2700 was rated 7.6, while the Yamaha YAS-107 has a rating 6.2. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700 and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the YAS-107.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YSP-2700 has 7.1 and YAS-107 has 2.0. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 107 (overall) versus 60 according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha YAS-107. An external subwoofer connects to the YSP-2700 via wireless, but YAS-107 has wired connection type. Rate 9 out of 10 received the Yamaha YSP-2700 for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YAS-107 received 7 out of 10.

Streaming services

AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Google Play Music service is only in the YAS-107. 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. There are 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha YSP-2700 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Yamaha YAS-107. As in the YSP-2700, so in the YAS-107 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the YSP-2700 at 9 out of 10, while the YAS-107 was rated 6/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the 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 YAS-107. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-107 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-2700 over Yamaha YAS-107

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages Yamaha YAS-107 over Yamaha YSP-2700

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
Yamaha YAS-107
6.2
8
5
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-2700
Yamaha YAS-107

Model

YSP-2700
YAS-107

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

27
805

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

107 (overall)
60

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
wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

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
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
3.1/7.5
Yamaha YSP-2700
Yamaha YAS-107
Yamaha YSP-2700
Yamaha YAS-107

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6.2
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700
  • 6.2Yamaha YAS-107

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