Finances sound bars are so sizzling proper now — Polk, Yamaha and Vizio all supply compelling fashions for between $100 and $200. These audio system are inclined to characteristic one cable connection and are available with out the necessity for a separate subwoofer.
The YAS-108 is the most recent replace to considered one of our favourite finances fashions — the YAS-106 from a few years in the past. It presents up to date appears to be like and a few new tweaks, together with DTS Digital:X 3D encompass emulation. Digital:X first appeared on the YAS-207 and it supplied an honest approximation of encompass. The sound bar additionally contains Yamaha Clear Voice expertise to present the bar an additional enhance over tinny-sounding TV audio system.
The YAS-108 is a two-inch excessive sound bar that features twin subwoofers plus two dome tweeters and two woofers. It contains HDMI ARC connectivity along with optical and analog audio.
Curiously, the Yamaha additionally presents two Bluetooth connections directly, although it is not fairly clear how this works. Presumably you possibly can solely play again from one gadget at a time.
The Yamaha sound bars we have reviewed in the previous few years have supplied excessive ranges of sound high quality and worth for cash, so we’re anticipating huge issues from this speaker.
The YAS-108 will likely be accessible in July for $199 with Australian and UK availability to be introduced. Count on pricing within the realm of AU$400 and £200, respectively.
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