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The Sony has 3.1 vs 2.0 channels from its opponent. The output power is 400W (overall) against 100W. Sony HT-Z9F supports Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.2 and the Bluetooth LDAC codec, except for SBC and AAC codecs. Support for standard audio formats, the Sony HT-Z9F includes various Dolby formats, up to Dolby Atmos, DTS to DTS:X formats. In addition, the Sony HT-Z9F soundbar works with Google Assistant using the Chromecast audio standard and supports Spotify Connect, for streaming music over Wi-Fi. The Sony HT-Z9F is best connected to your TV or home entertainment system via HDMI, as it allows you to use 4K, HDR and Dolby Vision mode.
On many soundtracks, the DTS YAS-209 displays impressive lively sound. All sound effects gain real strength and weight. And their distribution over the sound stage, offered by DTS Virtual:X processing, is also quite adequate to the video sequence. As expected, the Yamaha YAS-209 panel gives a lot of bass, but it does not suppress the sound. Yamaha remains crisp and well-projected even during intense operations. Possessing an energy and punch compared to some soundbars in this class, there is a nagging feeling that the panel tightens the front of the punch.