Yamaha’s winning formula for the YAS-207 (our favorite value-packed soundbar for years now) scores another success with the YAS-209, which keeps the major features of its predecessor, while adding extras like Alexa voice control.
Klipsch’s Bar 40 does its namesake proud when it comes to both style and sound, with a great look and impressively clear performance. However, those seeking loads of features may want to look elsewhere.
Sonos makes really good surround sound speakers for home theaters, but they’re expensive. A cheaper model with great sound would be a win. The Sonos Beam is that speaker, but were too many corners cut to make a more affordable product?
Samsung’s first Dolby Atmos soundbar was the bar to beat for thrilling Atmos sound. With the HW-N950, the company has one-upped its own creation by offering the best surround soundbar in the business. But is it worth the high price tag?
Soundbars with true Dolby Atmos surround sound have historically been a rich man’s game, but Vizio’s 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos soundbar undercuts similar competitors by hundreds of dollars. Can this budget Atmos system stand up to the big boys?
Yamaha’s latest soundbar is all about multiroom audio, offering multiple ways to play including creating your own surround sound system using MusicCast speakers. We spent a week with the bar to see if its chameleon ways make it worth its $500 starter price.
Anker has expanded into audio in a big way in recent years, the latest example being the SoundCore Infini soundbar. At just $99, it makes for a very affordable add-on to your entertainment setup, but is it worth it?
For our Yamaha YAS-207 soundbar review, we put Yamaha’s latest affordable sound system to the test across film, TV, and music to find out if this value-packed bar has what it takes to secure a spot on your TV stand.