Yamaha YAS-108 vs Klipsch R-10B review

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Yamaha YAS-108
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Klipsch R-10B

Yamaha YAS-108 vs Klipsch R-10B comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YAS-108 has a total rating of 5.8 out of 10 versus 5.2 for R-10B. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up, power and input, mute, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YAS-108 has 2.0 versus 5.1 for the Klipsch R-10B. The output power is different and equal to 120 W for the YAS-108 versus 250 (overall) W for the R-10B. Only the Yamaha YAS-108 has a built-in subwoofer. The YAS-108 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the R-10B - wireless. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Only the R-10B supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the YAS-108 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the YAS-108 received a rating of 7/10 versus 4/10, respectively. App control is available for the YAS-108. A built-in microphone is present only on the YAS-108. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. The YAS-108 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround Yamaha YAS-108 got a rating of 5, and Klipsch R-10B 2 out of 10.

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-108
Klipsch R-10B

Model

YAS-108
R-10B

Brand

Yamaha
Klipsch

Reviews

619
368

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
input, mute, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120
250 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

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

88.9 x 5.3 x 12.9/35 x 2.1 x 5.1
101.5 x 10.5 x 7.1/40 x 4.1 x 2.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.1
3.2/7.1
Yamaha YAS-108
Klipsch R-10B
Yamaha YAS-108
Klipsch R-10B

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 5.8
  • 5.2
  • 5.8Yamaha YAS-108
  • 5.2Klipsch R-10B

The Yamaha YAS-108 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YAS-108 price