Yamaha YAS-209 vs JBL Bar 5.1

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Yamaha YAS-209

Yamaha YAS-209 review

Jan 24, 2020

The Yamaha YAS-209 soundbar was released in 2017. Yamaha YAS-209 is an updated version of the soundbar YAS-207, providing surround sound technology DTS Virtual:X. See Yamaha YAS-209 specs in this com...

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JBL Bar 5.1

JBL Bar 5.1 review

Nov 22, 2019

The JBL Bar 5.1 Soundbar is the first model to feature battery powered wireless surround speakers. Want to see the JBL Bar 5.1 review as well as JBL Bar 5.1 specs? You are at the right place. Artic...

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-209
JBL Bar 5.1

Model

YAS-209
Bar 5.1

Brand

Yamaha
JBL

Reviews

139
397

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, microphone
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

100
510 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
3/0

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)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

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

93 x 6.2 x 10.9/36.6 x 2.5 x 4.2
114.8 x 5.8 x 9.3/45 x 2.3 x 3.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6
3.9/8.6
Yamaha YAS-209
JBL Bar 5.1
Yamaha YAS-209
JBL Bar 5.1

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  • 6.4Yamaha YAS-209
  • 7JBL Bar 5.1

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