Yamaha YAS-207 vs Yamaha YSP-2700

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YAS-207 vs YSP-2700 comparison chart

Yamaha YAS-207
Yamaha YSP-2700
Multichannel surround

Yamaha YAS-207 vs Yamaha YSP-2700 review

Yamaha YAS-207
Yamaha YSP-2700

Let's compare Yamaha YAS-207 and Yamaha YSP-2700 for an overview of all their audio functions. And according to the comparison results, we can see that YSP-2700 is superior to YAS-207 in quality and number of functions. According to the results of our comparison, YAS-207 received 5,4 points out of 10 possible, and YSP-2700 was rated 7.6 points.

Advantages Yamaha YAS-207 over Yamaha YSP-2700

  • Available the Apple Music service

Advantages Yamaha YSP-2700 over Yamaha YAS-207

  • Comes with 2 separate speakers
  • Possible to create a multi-room system
  • Wireless connection via Wi-Fi
  • Supports external media connection via USB
  • Voice control supports
  • Built-in microphone

Audio features

Each of the compared models received 7 points for the audio features.


It worth understanding the difference between the two types of amplification: a passive soundbar does not have its own amplifier and receives amplification from the signal source, while an active soundbar has a built-in amplifier. The same active type of amplification is used in the YAS-207 and the YSP-2700.

There are stereo soundbars and multichannel ones. It is with the help of multichannel devices that you can get volumetric sound. It is worth noting one of the main differences, the YAS-207 has 2.1 channels, while the YSP-2700 has 7.1 channels. Also, the output power of the soundbars under consideration is different, Yamaha YAS-207 has 200 W, and 107 (overall) W has the competitor.

YAS-207 YSP-2700
Built-in channels2.17.1
Amplification typeactiveactive
Output power, W200107 (overall)
Separate speaker (in package)02
Separate speaker connectionswirelesswireless


Soundbars can have a built-in or external subwoofer. The first type is inseparable from the soundbar body, but for the second, you can choose a good location for deep bass. Both reviewed devices are equipped with an external subwoofer. Competitors support wireless connection to a separate external subwoofer.

YAS-207 YSP-2700
Built-in subwoofer
Separate subwoofer (in package)
Separate subwoofer connectionswirelesswireless

Multichannel surround

Unlike stereo, when reproducing multichannel sound, each specific direction of sound corresponds to its dedicated channel with a separate independent loudspeaker, which creates a three-dimensional sound stage. The YAS-207 received rating 4 out of 10 for multichannel audio processing, but the YSP-2700, in the same category, earned 6 out of 10 points.


The peculiarity of Dolby Atmos is that this format is object-oriented, that is, each object of the audio signal is sounded separately and linked to its spatial location. If we look at the models in terms of Dolby Atmos support, then none of these soundbars can work with this technology.

DTS:X is an algorithm for processing sound scenes by the processor, linking directly to objects, rather than channels, and calculating the optimal distribution of sound output in a room. This ability to reproduce surround sound with DTS:X technology is not implemented in any of the soundbars in this comparison.

YAS-207 YSP-2700
Dolby Atmos
Dolby (other)Dolby DigitalDolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
DTS (other)DTS Virtual:XDTS HD

Streaming services

The possibility to listen online to millions of songs from one device has become a reality thanks to streaming services. For the ability to work with streaming services, the YAS-207 received 4 points, and the YSP-2700 - 8 on a 10-point scale.


The popular Spotify service is available on both soundbars.

YAS-207 YSP-2700
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay
Amazon Music
Other streaming serviceshas notPandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM


The existence of a sufficient number of current connectors significantly expands the functionality of the device. For example, only through HDMI is it possible to implement the transfer of object-oriented formats, and the presence of a Bluetooth connection will allow remote control, etc. The devices received different ratings for connectivity: Yamaha YAS-207 was rated 6 out of 10, and Yamaha YSP-2700 was rated 8 out of 10.


The presence of Wi-Fi in the soundbar allows you to get rid of wires when connected to a sound source and get minimal audio latency when playing content from streaming services. Wireless connection via Wi-Fi is possible on the YSP-2700.

Bluetooth connection is now one of the main communication protocols for speaker systems, which provides excellent quality and minimal audio latency. The availability of Bluetooth protocol, we can see in both models. The YAS-207 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs, but the YSP-2700 got 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs from the manufacturer.

HDMI ARC is a very usefull technology that creates a two-way communication channel between a TV and another device. This is convenient since there is no need to use optical and other cables in the system. HDMI ARC is basic for both soundbars.

YAS-207 YSP-2700
Ethernet (RJ45)01
HDMI input/output1/03/1
Optical digital input/output1/01/0
USB1 (USB 2.0)
Coaxial digital input/output0/01/0
Analog audio input/output (RCA)1/01/0
Headphone output00
Subwoofer output00


Voice control is designed to make operating the device more convenient. This allows you to control basic soundbar functions from anywhere in the room.

Proprietary applications allow you to control your soundbars remotely. This is possible both via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The ability to control the soundbar using the application is implemented in each of the competitors. Only Yamaha YSP-2700 has a built-in microphone.

Some soundbars can be part of a multi-room system and it is an affordable solution for sounding the whole house. The YSP-2700 has the ability to use a multiroom system.

YAS-207 YSP-2700
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant
App control
Remote control


YAS-207 YSP-2700
Size (Wx H x D), cm/in92.9 x 5.8 x 10.9/36.6 x 2.3 x 10.694.2 x 5 x 15.2/37.1 x 2 x 6
Weight, kg/pounds2.7/6.13.9/8.7
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