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7.3 out of 10

Yamaha YHT-S400

Unique Home Theater Package that supports 3D pass-through with a Read more

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Overall 10
10

Great product for the price

bigdave21062, Ebay
3 February 2013
  • Summary: I bought this system for my 32 inch tv in my bedroom so it would expand the sound through the room better.And was very pleased because it was much better then coming out of the speakers on the front of the tv,Maybe not a surround system per-say but definitely a approvment
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Overall 8
8.0

yamaha is yamaha!!

Yermal Kumar "pavan", Amazon
10 August 2012
  • Summary: i originally purchased a LG NB3520A sound bar simply because it had the best ratings, 300W output & had awesome features like bluetooth capable. This was a good soundbar but with one major problem which is the sound quality which i started to notice when i started watching movies. Sound was so imbalanced only an audiophile would notice that but for most normal users LG is still the best out there.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome sound plus sleek looks

Tangent, Amazon
22 July 2012
  • Summary: I bought this after doing a lot of research online and in big box stores. I researched both traditional home theater (with Blu Ray) systems and sound bars from almost all leading brands. Traditional home theater comes with its own pain for arranging speakers and adds to living room clutter. I stay in an apartment and I don't want to add clutter to my living room.So I decided to go for sound bar.
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Overall 10
10

A "must have" for flat panel TVs

OphirDude, Amazon
7 July 2012
  • Summary: The design goals for flat panel TVs is to manufacture them to be as thin as possible and to minimize the boarders to optimize the viewing area. Unfortunately, this leaves very little room for built-in speakers and the consequence is "tinny" or "shrill" sounds from the TV's tiny speakers. Even though a soundbar is relatively small, the sound quality is rich and full. Add in the subwoofer, and you will hear the bass that you are *supposed* to hear.
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Overall 6
6.0

OK for many or most, but doesn't work well for my needs

Truth, Amazon
30 June 2012
  • Summary: I bought this for a second TV in a bedroom. I have a higher-end built-in surround sound system including a Yamaha receiver in my living room. That living room receiver has "pass-through standby" or standby pass-through, which is to say that, when the receiver isn't on, the TV speakers still produce sound, e.g., if you want to listen quietly at night.
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Overall 10
10

I am so impressed.

Jeff C. "Jeff C", Amazon
20 June 2012
  • Summary: I install audio / video on the side. I do it because I love it. I also take great care and pride in my work. Part of what I bring to the table for the people I help is advisement on equipment (usually saving them thousands by recommending alternative brands / dealers). On this last install, I was helping a friend who did not want to go the multichannel / surround route. Instead he was interested in a sound bar.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not all that

Darrel Owen, Amazon
17 June 2012
  • Summary: After seeing 51 out of 91 reviews being 5 stars, and lots of 4 star reviews as well, I had high expectations for this unit. Unfortunately, it really isn't that impressive. I had an old JVC THC-5 DVD playing unit that recently died, and I've been looking for a suitable replacement. This Yamaha unit isn't it.
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Overall 8
8.0

for small rooms

Robert E. Bednarek, Amazon
14 June 2012
  • Summary: Adjust your expectations for this sexy little unit and I think you will be pleased. My viewing room is 15' X 15' and only has half-walls at the back. The system sounds very good when we moved the couch to within ten feet. the overall quality of sound varies wildly with the source: full HD video typically has very full sound while non-HD cable signals sound compressed. Playing music through the system works very nicely--if you sit close enough.
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Overall 10
10

Best option for the money.

Joe Murray, Amazon
23 May 2012
  • Summary: I just set up this system and it is a great deal for such little money. My apartment living room is about 15'x15' and this setup fills it with deep, rumbling movie theater sound. The receiver/sub woofer is fairly large, but it is exceptionally well-built and looks like a high-end piece of audio gear sitting under my tv. I was worried that since the woofer is built into the receiver that it would be under-powered, but I was wrong.
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Overall 10
10

the mad note

tgbazooka, Amazon
21 May 2012
  • Summary: Works seamlessly with Panasonic Plasma ST30 42". Perfect for small New York apartments(like mine). My only gripe is that the speaker wire isn't quite long enough. Worth the $$$.
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