I had a chance to test and compare two models: Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Yamaha YAS-107 and this review should help people who are looking for a good soundbar. The Yamaha YSP-5600 was rated 8, while the Yamaha YAS-107 has a rating 6.2. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, volume down, volume up, power for the YSP-5600 and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the YAS-107.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YSP-5600 has 7.1.2 and YAS-107 has 2.0. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 90 versus 60 according to devices. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 7 out of 10 in our ranking.
AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Both the YSP-5600 and the YAS-107 have Google Play Music on board. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the YSP-5600. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha YSP-5600 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Yamaha YAS-107. As in the YSP-5600, so in the YAS-107 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the YSP-5600 at 9 out of 10, while the YAS-107 was rated 6/10.
Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Yamaha YSP-5600 equipped with a microphone. The Yamaha YSP-5600 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the YSP-5600. The YSP-5600 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The YAS-107 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The YSP-5600 was rated 7/10, while the YAS-107 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.
The Yamaha YSP-5600 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-5600 price