Yamaha YAS-706 MusicCast Wireless Multiroom Sound Bar
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Yamaha YAS-706 MusicCast Wireless Multiroom Sound Bar
Breathtaking Sound, Powerful Wireless Streaming
Escape into your favorite movies and TV shows like never before. This high-performance sound bar delivers the fidelity, depth and spine-tingling sonic details that put you in the middle of the action. MusicCast provides versatile wireless connectivity (Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, AirPlay® and Spotify Connect), access to streaming services and music libraries, and wireless multiroom audio control using a simple app on your smartphone or tablet.
Dynamic and Enveloping Sound
Employing eight speaker drivers and two bass reflex ports, the YAS-706 delivers immersive and well-balanced sound. The included wireless subwoofer works with subwoofer drivers built into the bar to produce remarkably rich, deep bass. Sound equalization is automatically adjusted for tabletop or wall mount orientation.
Triple Amplifier Drive
The YAS-706 features separate amps for treble, midrange and bass frequencies. These dedicated amps reduce interference, allowing the sound bar to produce exceptionally clear sound.
AIR SURROUND XTREME Provides Superior Virtual Surround
Yamaha-exclusive AIR SURROUND XTREME reproduces virtual 7.1-channel surround sound with excellent imaging and rich presence far superior to other virtual surround technologies. You’ll experience an extremely realistic and impressive sound field with clear dialogue in the front and dynamic sound action effects from behind.
Five Sound Programs
The YAS-706 offers a choice of five sound programs that enhance different types of content to give you a greater sense of “being there.”
Ultra Slim and Wall Mountable
At less than 3-inches tall, the YAS-706 fits neatly in front of most TVs or can be placed on the shelf of a TV stand. Its flexible orientation and built-in keyholes make it easy to wall mount with a sleek look that perfectly complements your TV.
Wireless Subwoofer for Flexible Placement
The subwoofer eliminates the need to connect cables, so setup and placement are faster and easier. This convenient subwoofer delivers powerful, high-quality bass sound.
Access all of your music with a simple app and wirelessly stream it throughout your home using your existing Wi-Fi® network. Stream it all. Listen to Pandora®, Spotify, Napster®, SiriusXM Internet Radio, thousands of free internet radio stations and the music stored on your smart devices and computers.
Wireless connectivity. All MusicCast products are fully loaded with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and AirPlay®.
Expand to a whole home audio experience. When you’re ready, add MusicCast wireless speakers, sound bars or other devices in up to 9 other rooms and listen throughout your home.
No wires, easy installation. By using MusicCast, you don't need to fuss with placing wires through walls into other rooms.
Stream via Bluetooth or AirPlay®
You can hear all the music sources from your smartphone via Bluetooth or AirPlay connection. You can play music from music apps, radio apps, or video hosting services.
Bluetooth Output for Convenient Music Streaming
The YAS-706 is equipped with the latest Bluetooth wireless technology, making wireless operation more convenient than ever. With Bluetooth, stream music from the YAS-706 to headphones, for private listening, or to speakers.
Compressed Music Enhancer
The Compressed Music Enhancer restores frequency response lost during digital compression, so your music sounds the way it should. It is optimized for Bluetooth audio transmission for vivid, lively sound quality during wireless playback. The function engages automatically when a compressed source is played.
HD Audio Decoding
The YAS-706 decodes HD Audio signals to ensure that you hear the best possible sound from Blu-ray Disc™ players, as well as from other digital sources.
HDMI® Terminals with 4K Ultra HD Support
The YAS-706 has two HDMI input terminals and one HDMI output terminal, and supports 4K/60p video signal pass-through. It’s also compatible with HDCP 2.2 digital copy protection. This gives it extensive expandability, so you’ll be able to use it far into the future.
Other Notable Features
Clear Voice makes dialogue and narrations easy to hear.
Learning feature and HDMI CEC feature let you use your TV remote or set-top box remote to control volume.
TV Remote Repeater allows commands from remote controls to reach your TV even if the TV’s IR sensor is blocked by the bar.
Subwoofer output terminal allows for wired connection.
|General||Drivers||Dual 2-1/8” woofers, dual 3" built-in subwoofers, four 3/4" tweeters (center unit), 5-1/2" cone woofer (subwoofer)|
|Output Power||285 W total power: 210 W + 75 W subwoofer|
|Power Consumption||38 W (center unit), 75 W (subwoofer)|
|Standby Power Consumption||0.3 W (center unit) (HDMI control, LAN, Wi-Fi, Wireless Direct, Bluetooth off), 2.5 W (HDMI control, Wireless Direct, Bluetooth on, LAN, Wi-Fi off), (subwoofer) 1.5 W ( wireless)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||37-3/8" x 2-7/8" x 5-1/8" (center unit), 11-5/8” x 11-3/4” x 12-1/8” (subwoofer)|
|Weight||11.9 lbs. (center unit), 20 lbs. (subwoofer)|
|Input / Output||HDMI||2 in / 1 out|
|Digital Optical||1 in|
|Digital Coaxial||1 in|
|Analog Audio||1 in|
|HDMI||4K Pass-through||Yes (50 / 60 Hz YCbCr=4:4:4, HDR, HDCP 2.2)|
|Sound Technology||Surround Mode||Music, Movie, Sports, Game, TV Program|
|Surround Technology||AIR SURROUND XTREME|
|Compressed Music Enhancer||Yes (for Bluetooth)|
|Audio Formats||DTS Digital Surround||Yes|
|HD Audio Format Decoding||Yes|
|Dolby Digital Plus||Yes|
|Dolby Pro Logic II||Yes|
|DTS-HD Master Audio||Yes|
|DTS-HD High Resolution||Yes|
|File Format||MP3, WMA, MPEG-4 AAC; up to 96 kHz: Apple® Lossless; up to 192 kHz: WAV, FLAC, AIFF|
|Connectivity||Wireless Music Streaming||Yes|
|Bluetooth Version/Profile||(Version) Ver. 2.1 + EDR / A2DP, AVRCP; (Codec) SBC, AAC|
|Bluetooth Maximum Communication Range||33 ft. (without obstructions)|
|Other Features||TV Remote Repeater||Yes|
|On-Screen Display Languages||English, French, Spanish|
|App Control||Yes (MusicCast Controller)|