Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Yamaha YAS-107 review

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Yamaha YSP-5600
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Yamaha YAS-107

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.

Audio features

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.

Streaming services

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.

Connectivity

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.

Features

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.

Multichannel surround

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.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-5600 over Yamaha YAS-107

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-5600
8
Yamaha YAS-107
6.2
8
5
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha YAS-107

Model

YSP-5600
YAS-107

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

47
805

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.2
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

90
60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
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

1
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

91.4 x 20.3 x 10.2/36 x 8.5 x 4.8
88.9 x 5.1 x 12.7/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

11.3/25.8
3.1/7.5
Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha YAS-107
Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha YAS-107

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 6.2
  • 8Yamaha YSP-5600
  • 6.2Yamaha YAS-107

The Yamaha YSP-5600 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-5600 price