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Yamaha YHT-4940

Yamaha YHT-4940
alaScore 89

17 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 16 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 94/100. The average review date is Sep 21, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 175833 reviews from other Home Theater Systems. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Yamaha YHT-4940 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers really like the usability and design. The price and size are also mentioned favorably.

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

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha YHT-494BL 5.1-Channel Complete Home Theater System (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Yamaha YHT-494BL 5.1-Channel Complete Home Theater System (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Tom Andry (

Yamaha YHT-494 Home Theater in a Box First Look


As a HTiB solution, the Yamaha YHT-494 has a lot going for it. The slim LCR front speaker and cubed back speakers look to be easy to place. At $550 MSRP, this seems like a very nice entry level deal.

As a HTiB solution, the Yamaha YHT-494 has a lot going for it. Consumers new to home theater are going to have a few problems understanding the lack of analogue to HDMI upconversion but that's par for the course. The slim LCR front speaker and cubed...

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:DTS-HD Master Audio,Dolby TrueHD
Audio output channels:5.1


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y



Front speakers

Front speakers wall mountable:Y


Ethernet LAN:N

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:N
Optical disc player type:Not included

Ports & interfaces

HDMI in:4
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Subwoofer type:active subwoofer

Technical Details

Audio amplifier:Y
Color of product:Black
iPhone connectivity:Y
iPod connectivity:Y
Number of Speakers:5
Power source type:AC
USB ports quantity:1


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Full HD:Y