Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Yamaha YAS-109

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
vs
Yamaha YAS-109

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Yamaha YAS-109 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. MusicCast BAR 400 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 vs 6.8 out of 10 for YAS-109.

Advantages Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 over Yamaha YAS-109

  • 2.1 vs 2.0 built-in channels
  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • AirPlay 2 compatible
  • Multi-room support

Advantages Yamaha YAS-109 over Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

  • Built-in subwoofer
  • App control

Common strengths

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify compatible
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • 1/1 HDMI in/out
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Both have microphones
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
7.6
Yamaha YAS-109
6.8
8
8
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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Yamaha YAS-109

Yamaha YAS-109 review

Jan 24, 2020

Yamaha has replenished the catalog with the Yamaha YAS-109 soundbar. The model is characterized by a relatively low price and, as the manufacturer claims, high-quality sound. The basic technical Yama...

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Common

Product

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Yamaha YAS-109

Model

MusicCast BAR 400
YAS-109

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

97
309

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, volume down, volume up, input, microphone

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100
60

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

HDMI ARC

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, Siri
Amazon Alexa

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

94.2 x 8.3 x 11/38.6 x 3.3 x 4.3
89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6
3.4/7.5
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Yamaha YAS-109
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Yamaha YAS-109

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6.8
  • 7.6Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
  • 6.8Yamaha YAS-109

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