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Yamaha YSP-2500

Yamaha YSP-2500
alaScore 92

167 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 167 reviews of Yamaha YSP-2500. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Yamaha YSP-2500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Yamaha YSP-2500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Yamaha YSP-2500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk.

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha YSP-2500 Digital Sound Projector - BlackYamaha YSP-2500 Digital Sound Projector - Black

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Yamaha YSP-2500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Yamaha YSP-2500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com.

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha YSP-2500 Sound Bar with Bluetooth and Wireless SubwooferYamaha YSP-2500 Sound Bar with Bluetooth and Wireless Subwoofer

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Yamaha YSP-2500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Yamaha YSP-2500 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha YSP2500 B Digital Sound Projector (Black)Yamaha YSP2500 B Digital Sound Projector (Black)

Feb, 2018

hcc best buy

Expert review by: Adrian Justins (homecinemachoice.com)

Yamaha YSP-2500 review

 

Calling the sound that comes out of a regular soundbar 'surround sound' is like saying that watching the World Cup on TV is the same as being in the stadium. But, judging from marketing literature, it's a good selling feature.

Neat design; good build quality; connectivity; convincing surround sound; HD audio decoding; superb sonic quality; versatile DSP modes

Bluetooth metadata not shown on display; remote control not backlit/non-learning

Mar, 2015

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Yamaha YSP-2500

 

A full 5.1 speaker system is the best way to experience home cinema, but for many people practicalities such as room layout, budget and clutter-fearing partners make it an impossible dream.

Enveloping surround sound ; Superb build quality and elegant design ; Extensive feature list

Surround effect dependent on room layout ; More complicated than most soundbars ; Relatively expensive

Yamaha’s fantastic soundbar delivers home cinema thrills like no other, while a packed feature list and killer design seal the deal.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Yamaha YSP-2500 review

 

Best soundbar £600+, Awards 2014. Yamaha's done it again – a superbly talented soundbar delivering captivating sound

Exciting, expansive surround sound Good scale Plenty of punch Great build and design

Needs sympathetic placement and room acoustics to get a convincing effect

The YSP-2500’s expansive soundfield, punch and scale are impressive, and it’s the most appealing solution for those that want cinema-style sound without going the full hog with a 5.1 system. MORE: Awards 2014 - all the winners

Oct, 2014

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Yamaha YSP-2500 review

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The Yamaha YSP-2500 is a premium sound bar with a price to match. There are some lofty claims about its performance, with a simulated surround sound mode being one of the main selling points. We've tested Best Buys that cost a third as much as this...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: (avforums.com)

Yamaha YSP-2500 Soundbar Review

 

Yamaha have been pushing the boundaries of soundbars for years but does the YSP-2500 deliver that killer combination of design, performance and price?

Excellent audio quality ; Sound beam technology ; Feature packed ; Attractive design and finish ; Great build quality ; Price

May not suit every room

If it's a soundbar that you're after then you'll be hard pushed to find a better performer for the money than the Yamaha YSP-2500. The company's long association with soundbars shows through in every aspect of the YSP-2500's design and there's an...

Expert review by: Don Disbennett (hometheaterhifi.com)

Yamaha YSP-2500 Sound Bar with Subwoofer Review

 

The Yamaha YSP-2500 Sound Bar is one of three new entries from long-time audio manufacturer, Yamaha, which also includes the YAS-203

Doesn’t tamper with video, including 4K Ultra HD ; Excellent build quality ; Lively dynamic sound with good bass output ; Wireless sub ; More consistency in calibration, as calibration may not work in some rooms ; Improved surround sound, especially...

More consistency in calibration, as calibration may not work in some rooms ; Improved surround sound, especially with Blu-ray movies ; Less dependency on location of sub, which is important as it is somewhat directional

YAMAHA YSP-2500 is the Best Build Quality Soundbar

Jul, 2015

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by: Ryan Waniata (digitaltrends.com)

Yamaha YSP-2500 review

 

Yamaha's YSP-2500 throws a powerful burst of surround sound imagery that pulls you in, and doesn't let go

Edging towards the price point of diminishing returns in the sound bar genre, Yamaha’s YSP-2500 may not be cheap, but it offers a powerful burst of audio imagery that pulls you into the action and refuses to let go. While music isn’t its forte,...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by: Marshall Guthrie (audioholics.com)

Yamaha YSP-2500 Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer Review

 

This review of the new Yamaha YSP-2500 Sound bar explores whether you can get true surround sound out of a simple sound bar at a modest price. A more affordable version of the YSP-3300 and YSP-4300.

Discrete surround sound from a single sound bar ; Easy auto-setup with a user-friendly features ; A more affordable version of Yamaha's YSP technology

Even at the middle of Yamaha's YSP product range, still more costly than most soundbars

Nov, 2014

Expert review by: Kenny Yeo (hardwarezone.com)

Yamaha YSP-2500: The true entry-level digital sound projector

 

Yamaha has a wide range of digital sound projectors and after checking out their new entry-level sometime ago, we are now taking a look at the next model up the YSP hierarchy - the YSP-2500 sound bar.

Excellent audio performance ; Superb subwoofer ; Believable surround sound ; Lots of inputs, Bluetooth connectivity ; Support for 4K/60fps pass-through

No USB port ; Looks weird if mounted on walls ; Dialogue sometimes muffled ; Pricey but justifiable

To sum up, if you are looking for a true surround sound experience from a minimal speaker setup, the YSP-2500 will not disappoint. And this is especially true for readers who want to buy into the Yamaha digital sound projector experience. The YSP-2500...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Jez Ford (avhub.com.au)

Yamaha YSP-2500 Digital Sound Projector REVIEW

 

Yamaha’s latest Digital Sound Projector is loaded with technologies more common in AV receivers than soundbars. Is this overkill?

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio output channels:7.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
RMS rated power:162

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, SPP
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR

Other features

Soundbar dimensions (WxDxH):944 x 144 x 73
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):147 x 353 x 444

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:2
HDMI In:3
HDMI Out:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
Number of HDMI Outputs:1

Power

Power Consumption (Standby):2
Power consumption (typical):100

Radio

FM radio: No

Receiver

Receiver included: No

Soundbar speaker

Mid-range driver diameter:2.8
Mid-range driver size:2.8
Number of mid-range drivers:16
Number of woofer drivers:2
Soundbar speaker RMS power:32
Woofer Diameter:10
Woofer size:10

Subwoofer

Subwoofer included: Yes
Subwoofer location:Separate
Subwoofer RMS power:130
Wireless Subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

3D pass-through: Yes
Apple docking compatibility: No
Colour of product:Black / Silver
Deep colour support: Yes
Docking connector type: No
Recommended usage:Universal
Wall mountable: Yes
x.v.Color support: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Soundbar weight:4
Subwoofer weight:7.9