Yamaha YAS-207 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 review

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Rating 5 5
Yamaha YAS-207
vs
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The Yamaha YAS-207 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Yamaha YAS-207 was rated 5, while the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 has a rating 6.

Audio features

Soundbars have different amplification type - active versus passive respectively to devices. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YAS-207 has 2.1 and Mythos SSA-50 has 5.0. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Yamaha YAS-207 for audio features and specs, but the Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 received 6 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The YAS-207 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Bluetooth support integrated in the YAS-207. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the YAS-207. Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 6/10.

Features

The manufacturer of the YAS-207 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the YAS-207 or Mythos SSA-50. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The YAS-207 has a modern feature such as DTS Virtual:X.

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-207
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Model

YAS-207
Mythos SSA-50

Brand

Yamaha
Definitive Technology

Reviews

1186
26

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

input, mute, volume down, volume up, power
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.0

Amplification type

active
passive

Output power, W

100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
5/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

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

92.9 x 5.8 x 10.9/36.6 x 2.3 x 10.6
13.6 x 117.5 x 10.7/5.4 x 46.2 x 4.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6.1
15.4/34
Yamaha YAS-207
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50
Yamaha YAS-207
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 5
  • 6
  • 5Yamaha YAS-207
  • 6Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

The Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 price

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