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Yamaha YHT-S401

Yamaha YHT-S401
alaScore 90

305 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 305 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and value for money. The usability and design also get good reviews.

design, usability, value for money, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Yamaha YHT-S401 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 305 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Yamaha YHT-S401

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Yamaha YHT-S401 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha YHTS401-BLACK 7.1 Channel Soundbar & Subwoofer System with USB Digital ConnectionYamaha YHT-S 401

Expert review by:

Yamaha YHT-S401 Sound Bar - A Cut Above the Rest

 

A step up from older models, the Yamaha YHT-S401 is one of the latest mid-level sound bar offerings in the market. Can it deliver on features, design, performance and value to convince us it is a worthy successor to the excellent YHT-S400?

Excellent performance - neutral/natural tone4 HDMI ports providedOption to add extra surround speakers

No wireless capabilitiesReceiver unit is heavy and a bit bulkyLacks cinema feel when playing movies

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Yamaha YHT-S401 review

 

The YHT-S401 seemingly has a lot going for it, including Yamaha's rich heritage in soundbars and a comprehensive specification that makes a mockery of the similarly-priced Bose Solo. The YHT-S401 boasts four HDMI sockets, a headphone jack, FM aerial...

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Yamaha YHT-S401

 

Yamaha has a strong tradition in soundbars, but this isn't its finest by a long stretch

Weighty bass; lots of control and precision; good build

Thin vocals; compressed treble; not wholly intuitive to use

While the S401 doesn’t aim to offer true surround sound, it still feels small scale, and lacks the sonic width and scale we’d like.

Consumer review by:

Great purchase

 

Arrived packaged well inside shipping box.Item is as described - excellent depth of sound!! Hard to believe so much clear deep sound from such a lightweight sound bar.RF repeater doesn't work well and can't be positioned where needed, but having...

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Yamaha YHT-S401BL Front Surround Home Theater System

 

Arrived packaged well inside shipping box.Item is as described - excellent depth of sound!! Hard to believe so much clear deep sound from such a lightweight sound bar.RF repeater doesn't work well and can't be positioned where needed, but having...

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Kent

 

Very easy to set up. Great sound especially the clear voice. Subwoofer does not have the deep bass sound of my old Boston Acoustics Subwoofer had, but it is not bad. System way way better than TV speakers and pretty close to my 5.1 surround system I...

Product Specifications

Configuration

Active / Passive Speakers:Full Active System
Signal Connection:Wired

General Features

Number of Speakers:<=3
Sound Projector:Sound Projector + Subwoofer
Speaker Type:Speaker System
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