Yamaha YSP-5600 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 review

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Rating 5 5
Yamaha YSP-5600
vs
VIZIO SB46514-F6

The Yamaha YSP-5600 vs VIZIO SB46514-F6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, YSP-5600 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7.6 for SB46514-F6. The competitors' control buttons are different: input, volume down, volume up, power and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.

Audio features

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 5.1.4 for the VIZIO SB46514-F6. Only the Yamaha YSP-5600 has a built-in subwoofer. The Yamaha YSP-5600 got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB46514-F6 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Each of rivals supports AirPlay. Only the YSP-5600 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the YSP-5600.

Connectivity

These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha YSP-5600 has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the VIZIO SB46514-F6. 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 8/10, 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

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the YSP-5600. The SB46514-F6 supports DTS Virtual:X. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 7 points out of 10.

Advantages Yamaha YSP-5600 over VIZIO SB46514-F6

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • Multi-room support
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-5600
8
VIZIO SB46514-F6
7.6
8
8
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-5600
VIZIO SB46514-F6

Model

YSP-5600
SB46514-F6

Brand

Yamaha
VIZIO

Reviews

47
165

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

input, volume down, volume up, power
power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.2
5.1.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

90

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer
Pandora, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
1/1

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
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

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

91.4 x 20.3 x 10.2/36 x 8.5 x 4.8
116.8 x 8.4 x 6.4/46 x 2.5 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

11.3/25.8
3.2/7.2
Yamaha YSP-5600
VIZIO SB46514-F6
Yamaha YSP-5600
VIZIO SB46514-F6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7.6
  • 8Yamaha YSP-5600
  • 7.6VIZIO SB46514-F6

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