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Yamaha YAS-101

Yamaha YAS-101
alaScore 89

2748 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2748 reviews of Yamaha YAS-101. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Yamaha YAS-101 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Yamaha YAS-101

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 347 user reviews of Yamaha YAS-101 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the size and design are generally positive. The price and usability are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha YAS101bl SoundBar System with Built-In Subwoofer - Black (discontinued by manufacturer)Yamaha YAS101bl SoundBar System with Built-In Subwoofer - Black (discontinued by manufacturer)

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Yamaha YAS-101

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 750 user reviews of Yamaha YAS-101 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and price also get good views.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha YAS-101BL Front Surround System, Piano BlackYamaha YAS-101BL Front Surround System, Piano Black

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Jamie Lendino (pcmag.com)

Yamaha YAS-101

 

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.

Smooth, natural sound. Powerful bass even without a subwoofer. Stylish design

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

Yamaha's YAS-101 soundbar ($299.95 list) delivers plenty of punch for a single-piece home theater audio system. It saves space by including the subwoofer—really, a bass module, as you're not going to get subterranean frequencies out of a thin...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by: Follows us on Facebook (gadgetreview.com)

Yamaha YAS-101 Soundbar Review

 

Since the advent of Plasma and LCD, big screen TVs can fit just about any where you stick it. However, it's an entirely different story when it comes to home theater systems. They generally require more [...]

Good bass response considering its size ; Well built with a black glossy piano finish that gives it a high perceived value ; Easy to setup and use

No detectable surround sound ; Subwoofer must be cranked to 100% to hear it

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Yamaha YAS-101

 

Does this sleek Yamaha sound bar really mimic 7.1 channels of simulated surround sound? How does such a small sound bar provide such big sound? Check out our sound bar reviews.

The sleek and beautifully styled Yamaha YAS-101 sound bar produces good, clean sound

The Yamaha YAS-101 lacks HDMI and RCA inputs. You don't have the option to stream music wirelessly to the sound bar

Despite providing clear and distinct dialogue, the lack of inputs and weak bass prevent the YAS-101 from ranking higher among its competition.

Consumer review by: Chrisitne (reevoo.com)

Yamaha YAS101BL

 

Sounds great, saved us buying a new TV

Bit on the big side for fitting on to TV. stand, and alternatives in-puts would be helpful

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Barry (reevoo.com)

Yamaha YAS101BL

 

Sleek looks. Great sound.

Stopped working after 3 days. Awaiting replacement. Attracts dust.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Barry (reevoo.com)

Yamaha YAS101BL

 

Sleek looks. Great sound

Stopped working after 3 days. Awaiting replacement ; Attracts dust

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Debbie (reevoo.com)

Yamaha YAS101

 

This was so easy to set up that I didn't even read the manual, great sound and good with the built in sub woofer, gives an amazing sound and blends in so well positioned in front of the tv, would highly recommend

Not really a bad point but obviously not as good as having speakers behind you

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Peter (reevoo.com)

Yamaha YAS101BL

 

Design matches most flat screen TVs. Sound quality excellent

Would appreciate 3.5mm socket

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Andy (reevoo.com)

Yamaha YAS101BL

 

This is exactly what I wanted all built in to the bar - no extra boxes or speakers

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Peter (reevoo.com)

Yamaha YAS101

 

Very easy to set up and a great increase in sound quality over the TV speakers

Not as good as reviews that I have read regarding the surround sound. I still have difficulty in getting the remote to learn from my TV remote and when I called the technical support I was told after waiting ages for the call to be answered to call...

May, 2012

Product Specifications

Configuration

Active / Passive Speakers:Active
Signal Connection:Wired

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
HDMI: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

Active / Passive Speakers:Full Active System
Number of Speakers:Not Applicable
Sound Projector:Sound Projector
Soundbar:Soundbar
Speaker Type:Front / Center
System Type:Single Soundbar
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