Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Yamaha YAS-108

MusicCast BAR 400 vs YAS-108 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
8.2
Yamaha YAS-108
6.2
10
8
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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Yamaha YAS-108

Nov 22, 2019

Here in this Yamaha YAS-108 review we’ll see that inside, the Yamaha YAS-108 has everything you need to ensure that it takes on not only the audio playback functions, but also the switching cent...

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Common

Product

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Yamaha YAS-108

Model

MusicCast BAR 400
YAS-108

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

112
1385

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
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200 (overall)
120

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

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
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa

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
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X

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
88.9 x 5.3 x 12.9/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6
3.1/7.1

Other

Release year

2018
2018
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Yamaha YAS-108
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Yamaha YAS-108

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 6.2
  • 8.2Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
  • 6.2Yamaha YAS-108