Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 vs Yamaha YAS-109

MusicCast BAR 400 vs YAS-109 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
8.2
Yamaha YAS-109
6.8
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-109

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

112
766

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

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
1

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, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Virtual:X, 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
89 x 5.3 x 13.1/35 x 2.1 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6
3.4/7.5

Other

Release year

2018
2019
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Yamaha YAS-109
Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
Yamaha YAS-109

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 6.8
  • 8.2Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
  • 6.8Yamaha YAS-109

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