Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Denon HEOS BAR

MusicCast BAR 400 vs HEOS BAR comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
8.2
Denon HEOS BAR
7
10
10
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

Jan 24, 2020

Yamaha has extensive experience with sound panels, so when it releases something new in this area, expectations are high. Fortunately, the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 - a 2.1-channel soundbar consisting...

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Denon HEOS BAR

Jan 24, 2020

The Denon HEOS Bar soundbar is part of the company's multi-room wireless multi-room devices and its functionality is superior to those typically found in this class. So why not to read this Denon HEO...

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Common

Product

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Denon HEOS BAR

Model

MusicCast BAR 400
HEOS BAR

Brand

Yamaha
Denon

Reviews

112
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
volume down, volume up, sound off

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
3.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
4/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
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
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
has not

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X, DTS Digital Surround
DTS HD

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

94.2 x 8.3 x 11/38.6 x 3.3 x 4.3
109.8 x 7.1 x 14.7/43.3 x 2.8 x 5.8

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6
4.8/10.5

Other

Release year

2018
2017
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Denon HEOS BAR
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Denon HEOS BAR

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7
  • 8.2Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
  • 7Denon HEOS BAR

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