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Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000

Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000
alaScore 86

28 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000 - Home theater system - 5.1 channel - blackYamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000 - Home theater system - 5.1 channel - black

Sep, 2018

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Yamaha YSP-4000 ( black)

 

If you're one of those people who don't want to "live with wires and boxes all over my living room," Yamaha's Digital Sound Projector series of single-speaker surround systems may be exactly what you're looking for. Building on the success of earlier...

Single-speaker surround system with 40 1.5-inch "beam" drivers and two 4.25-inch woofers; built-in digital amplifiers, Dolby Digital, DTS, Neural, and proprietary surround processing; eliminates the need for an AV receiver; HDMI connectivity with...

Expensive, lacks the dynamic muscle of an equivalently priced 5.1 channel system; no Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD decoding; no S-Video inputs or outputs; setting up multiple sources is likely to confuse and frustrate most users; most listeners will want to...

The addition of enhanced video connectivity options cements Yamaha's already excellent Digital Sound Projector technology as the go-to choice for single-speaker surround sound.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000 review: Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000

 

Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-4000

Single-speaker surround system with 40 1.5-inch "beam" drivers and two 4.25-inch woofers; built-in digital amplifiers, Dolby Digital, DTS, Neural, and proprietary surround processing; eliminates the need for an AV receiver; HDMI connectivity with...

Expensive, lacks the dynamic muscle of an equivalently priced 5.1 channel system; no Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD decoding; no S-Video inputs or outputs; setting up multiple sources is likely to confuse and frustrate most users; most listeners will want to...

The addition of enhanced video connectivity options cements Yamaha's already excellent Digital Sound Projector technology as the go-to choice for single-speaker surround sound.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

Yamaha YSP-4000 Digital Sound Projector Review

 

The YSP-4000 is the newest and top-of-the-line product in this well received line. To say that it has been pushed to its limits in this review is probably an understatement. But did it pass? In my

Single speaker solution is great for the aesthetic and space conscious ; Provides convincing audio envelopment ; Tons of options for pseudo-surround sound ; Essentially a receiver and 5.0 speaker system in one box ; Extremely easy setup

Multi-channel music performance is sub-par ; Pinpoint rear effects can sound muddy and unfocused ; Pricy but you are paying for convenience ; Won't pass 480i over HDMI

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : HomeTheaterReview.com (hometheaterreview.com)

Yamaha YSP-4000 Digital Sound Projector Reviewed

 

One of the elite contenders in the world of soundbars is the Yamaha YSP-4000 Digital Sound Projector. At $1,800, this is a top-of-the-line product with HDMI, XM radio, tons of drivers and much more. If you want the best from the soundbar category - the...

In the market today, its hard to find a better sounding, more flexible sound bar to match your sexy new 1080p flat HDTV ; The YSP-4000 can take the place of an entry-level receiver with itsvideo switching capabilities and well-rounded connection set...

The remote isn't backlit, so it can be hard to use in a dark roomwhich will draw the Eyre of any AV reviewer and consumer alike. AHarmony remote might be a good, affordable solution to control yoursound bar, Blu-ray player and HDTV ; The YSP-4000...

While the Yamaha YSP-4000 is not the ultimate solution for thoselooking to fill a big room with bone-rattling surround sound, it is agood product for homeowners with small to medium rooms who wantcompetent, simulated surround sound in an elegant,...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Kim Wilson (e-gear.com)

Review: Yamaha YSP4000 Digital Sound Projector

 

The Yamaha YSP4000 Digital Sound Projector is simplicity personified. For every person that ever said that a 5.1 surround system was too difficult to set up or took up too much space, this product was made for them.

While the YSP4000 didn't have the depth and power of my reference sound system, I thought it performed extremely well. What it might lack in maximum impact and performance it makes up for in design and function

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Kim Wilson (hometheatermag.com)

Yamaha YSP-4000 Digital Sound Projector

 

The Yamaha YSP-4000 Digital Sound Projector ($1,799) is one of the simplest solutions this speaker-shy demographic could embrace. One could call the YSP-4000 the ultimate HTiB (Home Theater in a Box) because it contains speakers (or what Yamaha calls...

The optional iPod dock [$199] allows access to the iPod's menu via the on-screen display and is controlled with the YSP-4000 remote. I would have liked to see a more interesting GUI interface but it got the job done. All my playlists were there and I...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by : Jim Swantko (avrev.com)

Yamaha YSP-4000 Digital Sound Projector

 

Introduction It should come to no surprise that flat panel televisions are all the rage these days, and rightly so. They look great, can be hung on the wall for mega-wow factor and are the reason for marital bliss in countless homes nationwide. The...

Jan, 2001

Expert review by : Stephen Dawson (avhub.com.au)

Yamaha YSP-4000 Digital Sound Projector

 

Yamaha presents the latest version of its 42-driver Digital Sound Projector concept performing its surround beam magic from one front unit plus a subwoofer.

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Worked for me

 

Easy to install and did so quickly ; Good sound but not as good as it sounded at a stereo store ; Looks nice

As above, sounds good but not nearly as good as it did at a stereo store ; Surround sound is better if you do not mind running the wires

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

AWESOME Projector

 

I have researched sound bars and sound projectors for over a year. There is a MASSIVE difference between the two. This Yamaha is a fantastic piece of technolgy. I waited on buying one until the price dropped but it was worth waiting for. You get what...

None whatsoever, I have had it for 6 months now with NO complaints

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications

The YSP-4000 Digital Sound Projector offers versatile new features such as, 1080p-compatible HDMI, analog video to HDMI digital video up-conversion, and component / composite inputs. Other features include iPod and XM HD surround compatibility, built-in FM tuner, RS-232C for custom installation and a wide variety of beam settings, including My Surround Beam, for a true multi-channel surround sound experience from a single component.

Amplifier

Output Power / Total:120Watt

Audio

Audio output channels:2.0
Equalizer: Yes
RMS rated power:120

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:DTS-ES decoder / Dolby Pro Logic II / Dolby Digital Surround EX / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS 96/24 / DTS decoder / Dolby Pro Logic IIx
Components:AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Sound Effects:SRS TruBass
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround Sound Effects:CINEMA DSP / Neural Surround / IntelliBeam
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:Home theater system

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Connectors

Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.6in
Height:7.6in
Weight:28lbs
Width:40.6in

DVD

Type: None

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Type:Parametric

Header

Manufacturer:Yamaha
Model:YSP-4000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Yamaha Digital Sound Projector

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

MD System

Type: None

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):40.6 x 7.8 x 5.67
HDMI ports quantity:2
Weight:33.5

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
FM antenna: Yes
TV in port: Yes

Radio

FM band:87.5 - 108
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:FM
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Soundbar speaker

Tweeter Size:1.57
Woofer Size:4.33

Turntable

Type: None