The Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Denon HEOS BAR comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YSP-5600 has a total rating of 8,4 out of 10 versus 7 for HEOS BAR. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, volume down, volume up, power and volume down, volume up, sound off, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Yamaha YSP-5600 has 7.1.2 versus 3.0 for the Denon HEOS BAR. Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 has a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha YSP-5600 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Denon HEOS BAR 6 for its audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each soundbar has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the YSP-5600 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.
Only the YSP-5600 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the YSP-5600. For multichannel surround Yamaha YSP-5600 got a rating of 8, and Denon HEOS BAR 5 out of 10.