Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Denon HEOS BAR review

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Yamaha YSP-2700
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Denon HEOS BAR

The Yamaha YSP-2700 vs Denon HEOS BAR comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YSP-2700 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 7 for HEOS BAR. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect and volume down, volume up, sound off, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YSP-2700 has 7.1 versus 3.0 for the Denon HEOS BAR. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Yamaha YSP-2700 got our rating of 9 out of 10, and the Denon HEOS BAR 6 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the Yamaha YSP-2700 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YSP-2700 has 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 of the Denon HEOS BAR. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the YSP-2700 received a rating of 9/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is available to every soundbar.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 4 points out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-2700 over Denon HEOS BAR

  • WI-FI enabled

Advantages Denon HEOS BAR over Yamaha YSP-2700

  • Amazon Music compatible

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
Denon HEOS BAR
7
8
10
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-2700
Denon HEOS BAR

Model

YSP-2700
HEOS BAR

Brand

Yamaha
Denon

Reviews

27
20

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1
3.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

107 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM
Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, iHeart

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/1
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

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

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

94.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6
109.8 x 7.1 x 14.7/43.3 x 2.8 x 5.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
4.8/10.5
Yamaha YSP-2700
Denon HEOS BAR
Yamaha YSP-2700
Denon HEOS BAR

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 7
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700
  • 7Denon HEOS BAR

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