JBL Bar 5.1 vs Yamaha YSP-5600

JBL Bar 5.1
JBL Bar 5.1 review

May 13, 2019

JBL company offers many models of soundbars for creating compact home theaters. The latest model BAR 5.1 is the most powerful of them. This soundbar combines all the main advantages of low-end models...

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Yamaha YSP-5600
Yamaha YSP-5600 review

May 03, 2019

The Yamaha YSP-5600 is a complex solution that delivers the clear audio output and it has numerous useful features that make this model versatile and easy to blend with your audio setup. This is a tr...

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Common

Product

JBL Bar 5.1
Yamaha YSP-5600

Model

Bar 5.1
YSP-5600

Brand

JBL
Yamaha

Rating

4.1 of 5
3.9 of 5

Reviews

99
39

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Amplification type

active
active

Built-in channels

5.1
7.1.2

Supported channel quantity

5.1
7.2.2

Separate speaker (in package)

2

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer
Pandora, Napster, TIDAL, Deezer

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

3/0
4/1

HDMI ARC

1
1

Optical digital input/output

1
1

USB

1
1

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

1
1

Features

Voice control

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

5.8 x 114.8 x 9.3/2.3 x 45 x 3.7 (5.8 x 131.3 x 9.3/2.3 x 51.7 x 3.7 with detachable speakers)
20.3 x 91.4 x 10.2/8.5 x 36 x 4.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.6 (4.5/9.9 with detachable speakers)
11.3/25.8

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  • 12.7
  • 13.6
  • 12.7JBL Bar 5.1
  • 13.6Yamaha YSP-5600

The Yamaha YSP-5600 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Yamaha YSP-5600 price