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8.8 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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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 7
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Performance 7
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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. Once dismissed by the techno-elite as home theater for the lazy, the soundbar has since evolved into a viable compromise bet ween…well, something great and nothing at all.
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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
4 June 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. It’s relatively easy on the wallet and designed to provide 120 watts of 7.1 audio from a single soundbar and built-on 60-watt subwoofer.
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Overall 8
8.0

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 $300, we think this will make an attractive add-on for those who demand better sound than their TV can provide on its own, but don’t have much space to give up.
  • 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 4
3.8

Yamaha YAS-101

COMPUTER BILD
21 March 2012
  • Summary: Satter Klang, schlanke Abmessungen und ein günstiger Preis: Das erhofft man sich von einem TV-Lautsprecher für Flachbildfernseher. Gelingt dem Yamaha YAS-101 dieses Kunststück?
  • Pros: Guter Klang, Durch die TV-Fernbedienung steuerbar
  • Cons: Fummlige Grundeinstellungen
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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. Die YAS-101 dagegen ist Yamahas Debüt im zunehmend übervölkerten Budget-Segment und eine der wenigen Soundbars, die sich von den vielen Konkurrenten abheben kann.
  • 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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