Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs VIZIO SB36512-F6

MusicCast BAR 400 vs SB36512-F6 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
8.2
VIZIO SB36512-F6
7.4
10
7
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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VIZIO SB36512-F6

Nov 22, 2019

Have a look at the 36-inch Vizio 5.1.2 home theater speaker system with Dolby Atmos (or, technically speaking, SB36512-F6). This soundbar comes with two satellite speakers, a subwoofer and the abilit...

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Common

Product

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
VIZIO SB36512-F6

Model

MusicCast BAR 400
SB36512-F6

Brand

Yamaha
VIZIO

Reviews

112
150

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
5.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

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, TIDAL, VIZIO SmartCast, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

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
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

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
91.4 x 6.3 x 8.1/36 x 2.5 x 3.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6
2.5/5.6

Other

Release year

2018
2018
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
VIZIO SB36512-F6
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
VIZIO SB36512-F6

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7.4
  • 8.2Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
  • 7.4VIZIO SB36512-F6

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