Yamaha YAS-108 vs Yamaha YAS-107

Yamaha YAS-107 vs Yamaha YAS-108 comparison chart

Yamaha YAS-107 vs Yamaha YAS-108

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Features

The Yamaha YAS-107 vs Yamaha YAS-108 built-in channels comparison shows that both models are equal – they are 2.0 channel systems, which support the 5.1 channel setup. These solutions allow you to connect a separate set of speakers – both models support the cable type connection, but the YAS-108 also support the wireless speaker connection protocol.

The Yamaha YAS-107 has a built-in subwoofer. Again, these two models allow you to add a separate subwoofer – you can connect it using a cable or if you get the YAS-108 – you can connect it wirelessly. The Yamaha YAS-108 vs Yamaha YAS-107 streaming services comparison shows that the YAS-107 supports the most popular services and technologies, like AirPlay, Spotify, Chromecast, Amazon Music, etc. while the YAS-108 does not support any streaming service. However, if we compare these solutions in terms of the controlling, we will see that the YAS-108 wins here – it supports the Alexa voice control technology. However, both models can be controlled either using an application or using a remote controller.

These two models don’t support Wi-Fi technology, but they have Bluetooth modules. The YAS-108 also features a USB port.

Unfortunately, both models don’t support the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X technologies.

Design

The design of these models looks almost identical – they have a nice grill that protects the speakers. They have a special panel with the LED lights. There is also a special section with all the ports. The Yamaha YAS-107 vs YAS-108 design difference is that the YAS-108 has rounded sections on both ends. Both models feature the most important buttons – power on/off, volume up/down, input and mute. These solutions can be placed on a table or wall-mounted. The dimensions are 2.1x35x5.1 in for the YAS-107 versus 2.1x35x5.1 in for the YAS-108.

Yamaha YAS-107

Pros:

  • The remote controller allows you to tweak various settings, like subwoofer volume.
  • It has a clear voice feature that makes all dialogues clearer.

Cons:

  • Some customers experience static noise after a certain period of exploitation.
  • The output bass sound is not very deep, so you may need to consider using an extra solution if you expect much.

Yamaha YAS-108

Pros:

  • The overall sound is great, it does not distort the output sound at a high volume level.
  • Easy to install, especially if you use the HDMI ARC feature.
  • The “Clear voice” audio enhancement feature.

Cons:

  • The output sound maybe not perfect for music, especially if you expect much from it.
  • Compatibility issues with the QLED 4K TV – you need to pair these devices every time you turn them on.

Yamaha YAS-108

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Yamaha YAS-107

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Common

Product

Yamaha YAS-108
Yamaha YAS-107

Model

YAS-108
YAS-107

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

380
675

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

input, mute, volume down, volume up, power
input, mute, volume down, volume up, power

Audio features

Amplification type

active
active

Built-in channels

2.0
2.0

Supported channel quantity

5.1
5.1

Separate speaker (in package)

Separate speaker connections

wired, wireless
wire

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wire

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

1
1

Optical digital input/output

1
1

USB

1

Coaxial digital input/output

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

1
1

Features

Voice control

Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

DTS:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (H x W x D), cm/in

5.3 x 88.9 x 12.9/2.1 x 35 x 5.1
5.1 x 88.9 x 12.7/2.1 x 35 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.1
3.1/7.5

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