Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Review

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400
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Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 rating

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Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 review

If you watch a lot of TVs or often listen to music at home, you'll want something that sounds good and is compatible with your existing devices. Pay attention to a Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 review. As any soundbar, it offers some advantages: takes up less space, is easier to set up, and is affordable. After analyzing the features of Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400, we gave it an overall rating of 8.2 points out of 10 possible.

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Pros

  • Separate subwoofer in package for the best performance on the low frequency channel
  • Streaming music from any Apple device is made as easy as possible with proprietary AirPlay technology
  • Connect quickly and stream music without lag with Amazon Music support
  • There is support for one of the most popular services for listening to music - Spotify
  • Wireless connection to other devices and interaction with network services via Wi-Fi is possible
  • Control your soundbar remotely or stream music from your devices via Bluetooth
  • Play your audio library from external media by USB
  • With HDMI ARC support reduce the number of cables between your TV and MusicCast BAR 400
  • You can make MusicCast BAR 400 a part of a multiroom system

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Cons

  • There is no support for the Dolby Atmos surround sound
  • There is no support for the object oriented format DTS:X
  • No soundbar control App provided
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Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 specs and features


Placement type table-top, wall-mountable
Connection to source wired, wireless
Soundbar buttons power, volume down, volume up, input, mute

Audio features

Built-in channels 5.1
Amplification type active
Output power, W 200 (overall)
Separate speaker (in package) 0
Separate speaker connections wireless


Built-in subwoofer
Separate subwoofer (in package)
Separate subwoofer connections wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Other streaming services Pandora, Deezer, TIDAL, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz


Ethernet (RJ45) 1
HDMI input/output 1/1
Optical digital input/output 1/0
USB 1 (USB 2.0)
Coaxial digital input/output 0/0
Analog audio input/output (RCA) 1/0
Headphone output 0
Subwoofer output 0


Voice control Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
App control
Remote control

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital
DTS (other) DTS Virtual:X, DTS Digital Surround


Size (Wx H x D), cm/in 94.2 x 8.3 x 11/38.6 x 3.3 x 4.3
Weight, kg/pounds 2.7/6


Release year 2018