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Yamaha SRT-1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Yamaha SRT-1000. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and price. The size and design are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Yamaha SRT-1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Yamaha SRT-1000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Yamaha SRT-1000 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the price. The design is also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, design, price

reliability

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

Jun, 2020

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by : Ryan Waniata (digitaltrends.com)

Yamaha SRT-1000 review

 

You won't find a sound platform with more convincing virtual surround sound, provided you can get it to work in your room at all.

Yamaha clearly made some sacrifices to bring its Sound Projector technology to the SRT-1000, including a pedestrian interface, and a lack of features like HDMI, which show up in units that cost hundreds less. However, for those willing to pay a...

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

Yamaha SRT-1000 gives good single-speaker surround

 

The Yamaha SRT-1000 sound base offers discreet looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features in a package that is still affordable enough.

The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers the best simulated surround sound of any sound bar at its price level. Dolby and DTS decoding help it sound excellent with movies and decent with music. The speaker is well-built and attractive, with plenty of usability...

Music mode is poor. More expensive than many sound bases.

The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers discreet looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features, upping the ante for the sound base speaker category.

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Steve Munz (audioholics.com)

Yamaha SRT-1000 Pedestal Soundbar Preview

 

Preview: Yamaha's SRT-1000 pedestal soundbar is priced at $499.95 and features the company's digital sound projector technology for a convincing surround experience. Click to read all the details

Sep, 2014

Expert review by : Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Yamaha SRT-1000

 

Get true surround sound from Yamaha's debut soundbase

Sleek design and solid build ; Convincing surround sound ; Muscular, well integrated bass and crisp detail ; Excellent control app

Surround performance dependent on room ; No HDMI inputs or front panel readout ; Not as refined as some rivals ; Expensive

Yamaha’s debut soundbase is the first to deliver convincing surround sound, backed up by attractive features and a stylish design – although the cheaper Canton offers a more assured performance.

Dec, 2014

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Yamaha SRT-1000 review

 

Packed full of features, Yamaha's first soundbase is a strong attempt at boosting tinny TV sound...

Big, expansive sound ; Rich, solid bass ; Well featured ; Extensive setup control ; Detail levels largely good

Midrange lacks expression and subtle detail ; No HDMI inputs ; ‘Surround sound’ feature is very room dependent

The SRT-1000 is a good first soundbase from Yamaha, but some competitors deliver a more exciting sound

Jun, 2015

hcc best buy

Expert review by : Danny Phillips (homecinemachoice.com)

Yamaha SRT-1000 soundbase review

 

Not only is the SRT-1000 Yamaha's first soundbase, but it's also the first to promise ‘true' surround sound, using technology found on the company's high-end digital sound projectors.

Excellent build; sleek design; thumping bass output; good detail and dialogue clarity; surround sound mode

No HDMI; surround sound not for all rooms; pricey

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com.au)

Yamaha SRT-1000 gives good single-speaker surround

 

The Yamaha SRT-1000 sound base offers discreet looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features in a package that is still affordable enough.

The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers the best simulated surround sound of any sound bar at its price level. Dolby and DTS decoding help it sound excellent with movies and decent with music. The speaker is well-built and attractive, with plenty of usability...

Music mode is poor. More expensive than many sound bases.

The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers discreet looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features, upping the ante for the sound base speaker category.

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury Steve Guttenberg (cnet.co.uk)

Yamaha SRT-1000 gives good single-speaker surround

 

The Yamaha SRT-1000 sound base offers discreet looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features in a package that is still affordable enough.

The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers the best simulated surround sound of any sound bar at its price level. Dolby and DTS decoding help it sound excellent with movies and decent with music. The speaker is well-built and attractive, with plenty of usability...

Music mode is poor. More expensive than many sound bases.

The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers discreet looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features, upping the ante for the sound base speaker category.

Nov, 2014

Expert review by (avforums.com)

Yamaha SRT-1000 Sound Base Review

 

Yamaha's SRT-1000 is their first speaker base and the masters of the soundbar show the competition how it's done.

Great sound quality ; Effective sense of surround ; Attractive design ; Excellent features ; Useful remote app

No HDMI inputs

It will obviously depend on the size of your TV but if the Yamaha SRT-1000 fits then it should definitely be on your list of potential sound bases. The design is attractive and the build quality is excellent; so not only will it look good but it will...

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Not Bad Overall - Wish it had a couple of extra things

 

I know a lot of the reviews here mention no HDMI input. At this price point you don't really see that. I basically have this setup where the TV acts as a monitor, so I use digital out on the TV to input into receiver. Makes everything nice and easy I...

Optical In Size/Quality/Number of Speakers

Would have been nice to have more than indicator lights Apparent lack of some flexibility

May, 2016
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