Yamaha YAS-108 vs Yamaha YSP-2700 review

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Yamaha YAS-108
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Yamaha YSP-2700

In this article, we will talk about Yamaha YAS-108 vs Yamaha YSP-2700 comparison. The Yamaha YAS-108 was rated 5.8, while the Yamaha YSP-2700 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the YAS-108 and power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YAS-108 has 2.0 and YSP-2700 has 7.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 120 versus 107 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha YAS-108. An external subwoofer connects to the YAS-108 via wired and wireless, but YSP-2700 has wireless connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Yamaha YAS-108 for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 received 9 out of 10. Both devices do not 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-2700. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha YAS-108 versus 3/1 HDMIs in the Yamaha YSP-2700. As in the YAS-108, so in the YSP-2700 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the YAS-108 at 7 out of 10, while the YSP-2700 was rated 9/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are 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 YAS-108 or YSP-2700. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-108 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X. The YAS-108 was rated 5/10, while the YSP-2700 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-108 over Yamaha YSP-2700

  • Built-in subwoofer

Advantages Yamaha YSP-2700 over Yamaha YAS-108

  • WI-FI enabled
  • Multi-room support

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YAS-108
5.8
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-108
Yamaha YSP-2700

Model

YAS-108
YSP-2700

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

916
25

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
7.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120
107 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
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, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
3/1

HDMI ARC

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)

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
94.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.1
3.9/8.7
Yamaha YAS-108
Yamaha YSP-2700
Yamaha YAS-108
Yamaha YSP-2700

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.8
  • 7.6
  • 5.8Yamaha YAS-108
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700

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