Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 vs Yamaha YAS-207 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Shockwafe Elite 7.2 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 5,4 for YAS-207. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, source, demo, volume down, volume up and input, mute, volume down, volume up, power, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 has 7.2.4 versus 2.1 for the Yamaha YAS-207. The output power is different and equal to 800 (overall) W for the Shockwafe Elite 7.2 versus 200 W for the YAS-207. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 got our rating of 9 out of 10, and the Yamaha YAS-207 7 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 has 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the Yamaha YAS-207. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the Shockwafe Elite 7.2 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
App control is available for the YAS-207. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the Shockwafe Elite 7.2 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the Shockwafe Elite 7.2. For multichannel surround Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 got a rating of 10, and Yamaha YAS-207 4 out of 10.