Sonos Playbar vs Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

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Rating 5 5

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Sonos Playbar
4.7
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
7.6
2
8
Sonos Playbar

Sonos Playbar review

Nov 19, 2019

The low-profile design of the panel corresponds to the Sonos corporate identity; it is successfully designed in such a way that it can look relatively flat both when mounted on a wall and when instal...

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Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 review

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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Common

Product

Sonos Playbar
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

Model

Playbar
MusicCast BAR 400

Brand

Sonos
Yamaha

Reviews

1492
66

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

play/pause, volume up, volume down
power, volume down, volume up, input, mute

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2
AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

2
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

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

90 x 14 x 8.5/35.4 x 5.5 x 3.3
94.2 x 8.3 x 11/38.6 x 3.3 x 4.3

Weight, kg/pounds

5.4/11.9
2.7/6
Sonos Playbar
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Sonos Playbar
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 4.7
  • 7.6
  • 4.7Sonos Playbar
  • 7.6Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

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