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Yamaha YAS-101
8.6 out of 10

Yamaha YAS-101

The YAS-101 is a slim, low-profile sound bar speaker system feat Read more

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Yamaha YAS-101

consumersearch.com
16 August 2013
  • Conclusion: The Yamaha YAS-101 won't break the bank, and, more important, it sounds great with TV and movies. Music lovers should look elsewhere, though. The Yamaha YAS-101 includes an integrated subwoofer and an automatic calibration feature that makes setup a breeze, though the sound bar's connection options...
  • Pros: Audio quality, Integrated subwoofer, Automatic calibration option
  • Cons: Few port options, Low end not as strong as sound bars with a sub, Not made for music
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 7
7.0
Performance 7
7.0
Ergonomics 7
7.0

Yamaha YAS-101 Soundbar

Sound & Vision Magazine
31 January 2013
  • Excerpt: The valley between most televisions' woeful onboard audio and the glory of a full-on 5.1-, 6.1-, or 7.1-channel audio system is a broad one indeed, and wending its way through the middle like some bittersweet creek is the much-maligned soundbar.
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Overall 7
7.0

Yamaha YAS-101

PC Magazine
1 August 2012
  • Conclusion: In smaller rooms, the Yamaha YAS-101 delivers impressive value for the dollar. It sounds like a more expensive system, and since there's no subwoofer, it can fit into just about any decor when placed underneath an HDTV.
  • Pros: Smooth, natural sound. Powerful bass even without a subwoofer. Stylish design.
  • Cons: Doesn't reach the home theater-like levels a system with a discrete subwoofer does. Does not support Bluetooth streaming. No HDMI or stereo RCA inputs.
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Boom Stick

Gear Patrol
14 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Most TV speakers have the acoustical chops of a cowbell orchestra. We put up with them simply because alternatives are pricey, bulky, and a pain in the ass to install in a clean and proper manner. The Yamaha YAS-101BL Front Surround System improves on these common drawbacks in several ways.
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Yamaha YAS-101 Review

Digitaltrends
19 October 2011
  • Conclusion: If Yamaha’s aim was to create a full sounding, self-contained, slim sound bar solution at an accessible price, we’d say they pretty much nailed it on the head with the YAS-101. Though not without its limitations, we think this sound bar does more with one box than some solutions do with two and, at...
  • Pros: Substantial low bass for a small enclosure, Clean, controlled high frequencies, Univolume keeps loud ads at bay, One digital optical cable included
  • Cons: No analog audio input, Surround mode steals from fidelity, Mounting screws not included
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Overall 8
8.0

Yamaha YAS-101

Digitaltrends
19 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Review: The Yamaha YAS-101 is the company’s most affordable sound bar yet, but still produces impressive bass without the need for a separate subwoofer.
  • Pros: Substantial low bass for a small enclosure, Clean, controlled high frequencies, Univolume keeps loud ads at bay, One digital optical cable included
  • Cons: No analog audio input, Surround mode steals from fidelity, Mounting screws not included
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Yamaha YAS-101 Produkteinschätzung

PCWELT
5 August 2012

Yamaha YAS-101 Soundbar: goed geluid voor een (bios)koopje

hifi.nl
6 July 2012
  • Excerpt: In de wereld van home cinema liefhebbers vormen soundbars momenteel de lekkerste snoepjes. De ene na de andere audio en tv-fabrikant verschijnt met een ‘geluidsreep’, bedoeld om het geluid van je tv op te krikken zonder al te veel ruimte van je woning in te pikken.
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Overall 8
8.0

Pieni tehopesä

mbnet.fi
15 February 2012
  • Conclusion: Yamaha on testin ainoa laite, jossa ei ole erillistä lisäbassoa. Laitteen rakenne on selkeästi muuta ryhmää jämäkämpi, minkä huomaa perusyksikön painosta. Joukon kapeimpana laitteena Yamaha sop ...
  • Pros: Selkeä ääni, Sijoitettavuus, Kaukosäädin
  • Cons: Ei näyttöä, Ei hdmi-liitäntöjä
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Overall 8
8.0

Yamaha YAS-101: Budget-Soundbar mit exzellentem Klang für TV-Sendungen und Filme

CNET
7 February 2012
  • Summary: Yamaha hat die Soundbar-Klasse praktisch erfunden und dominiert sie mit seiner Digital-Sound-Projector-Produktlinie immer noch. Aber man tut sich mit einer Empfehlung einer solchen Soundbar schon schwer, wenn die Preise bei 700 Euro beginnen.
  • Pros: solider Klang für Serien und Filme, integrierter Subwoofer spart Platz, innovativer Transponder für Fernbedienungs-Signale, interessanter Preispunkt
  • Cons: keine kräftigen Bässe, maximale Lautstärke vergleichsweise niedrig, keine HDMI-Eingänge, keine analogen Audio-Eingänge
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