Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Sony HT-X9000F

MusicCast BAR 400 vs HT-X9000F comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
8.2
Sony HT-X9000F
7
10
2

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Sony HT-X9000F review

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
vs
Sony HT-X9000F

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Sony HT-X9000F comparison definitely makes sense. MusicCast BAR 400 has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for HT-X9000F.

Advantages Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 over Sony HT-X9000F

  • 5.1 vs 2.1 built-in channels
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages Sony HT-X9000F over Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Common strengths

  • Both soundbars have separate subwoofers in package
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify compatible
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
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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Sony HT-X9000F

Nov 29, 2019

The Sony HT-X9000F soundbar design is tuned to the same design as the Sony XF90 series, which immediately makes the TV and soundbar a great combination. In general, this is a bold step - to make a pan...

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Common

Product

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Sony HT-X9000F

Model

MusicCast BAR 400
HT-X9000F

Brand

Yamaha
Sony

Reviews

112
231

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
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
2.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200 (overall)
300 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

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
1

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X, DTS Digital Surround
has not

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
93 x 5.8 x 8.5/36.6 x 2.3 x 3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6
2.5/5

Other

Release year

2018
2018
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Sony HT-X9000F
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Sony HT-X9000F

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7
  • 8.2Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
  • 7Sony HT-X9000F

The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is better soundbar in this comparison - check Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 price.