Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Yamaha YSP-2700 review

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Rating 4 4
Yamaha YSP-5600
vs
Yamaha YSP-2700

In this article, we will talk about Yamaha YSP-5600 vs Yamaha YSP-2700 comparison. The Yamaha YSP-5600 was rated 8, while the Yamaha YSP-2700 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, volume down, volume up, power for the YSP-5600 and power, volume down, volume up, input, mute, connect for the YSP-2700.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that YSP-5600 has 7.1.2 and YSP-2700 has 7.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 90 versus 107 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha YSP-5600. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Yamaha YSP-5600 for audio features and specs, but the Yamaha YSP-2700 received 9 out of 10.

Streaming services

AirPlay supported by both soundbars. Google Play Music service is only in the YSP-5600. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha YSP-5600 versus 3/1 HDMIs in the Yamaha YSP-2700. As in the YSP-5600, so in the YSP-2700 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 9/10.

Features

Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration can become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the YSP-5600. The YSP-5600 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The YSP-5600 was rated 7/10, while the YSP-2700 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha YSP-5600
8
Yamaha YSP-2700
7.6
8
8
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Common

Product

Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha YSP-2700

Model

YSP-5600
YSP-2700

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

47
25

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, mute, connect

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.2
7.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

90
107 (overall)

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, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

4/1
3/1

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

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
94.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6

Weight, kg/pounds

11.3/25.8
3.9/8.7
Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha YSP-2700
Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha YSP-2700

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7.6
  • 8Yamaha YSP-5600
  • 7.6Yamaha YSP-2700

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