Yamaha YAS-108 vs Yamaha YSP-5600 review

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Yamaha YAS-108
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Yamaha YSP-5600

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha YAS-108 vs Yamaha YSP-5600 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, YAS-108 has a total rating of 5.8 out of 10 versus 8 for YSP-5600. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, mute, volume down, volume up, power and input, volume down, volume up, power, 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 7.1.2 for the Yamaha YSP-5600. The output power is different and equal to 120 W for the YAS-108 versus 90 W for the YSP-5600. Competitors have a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 7 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Only the YSP-5600 supports Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YAS-108 has 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 of the Yamaha YSP-5600. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the YAS-108 received a rating of 7/10 versus 9/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Yamaha YSP-5600.

Multichannel surround

Only the YSP-5600 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the YSP-5600. The YAS-108 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround Yamaha YAS-108 got a rating of 5, and Yamaha YSP-5600 7 out of 10.

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-108
Yamaha YSP-5600

Model

YAS-108
YSP-5600

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

619
43

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, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

120
90

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
4/1

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
1

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
91.4 x 20.3 x 10.2/36 x 8.5 x 4.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.1
11.3/25.8
Yamaha YAS-108
Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha YAS-108
Yamaha YSP-5600

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 5.8
  • 8
  • 5.8Yamaha YAS-108
  • 8Yamaha YSP-5600

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