Updated 1 Sep 2016

Yamaha

YSP-5600BSW

Snapshot: The Yamaha YSP-5600BSW sound bar has bluetooth and a wireless subwoofer. But how good is the sound quality?

YSP-5600BSW
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$2299

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Test results

Overall score
89
Ease of use
?/10
Remote control
?/10
Stereo
?/10
Multi-channel
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent stereo sound.
  • Good remote control.
  • Excellent multichannel sound.
  • OK to use.
  • Has 4 HDMI inputs.
  • Has bluetooth and a wireless subwoofer.

But

  • Expensive.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Sound (60 percent)
  • Ease of use (25 percent)
  • Remote control (10 percent)
  • Standby energy (5 percent)

Sound (/10): Made up of spoken word, 5.1 movie surround-sound effects and 5.1 music.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$2299

Specifications

Sound bar HxWxD (cm)
22 x110.5 x 12.5
Subwoofer HxWxD (cm)
40.5 x 37.5 x 43
Weight - sound bar (kg)
11.85
Weight - subwoofer (kg)
19.45

Features

HDMI inputs
4
HDMI outputs
1
Subwoofer speaker orientation
front
Multi-channel capability (claimed)
7.1.2
Sound bar speaker drivers
46
Bluetooth
Wireless subwoofer
Video switching

More Info

Notes
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