The YAS306 is another powerful soundbar from Yamaha, with digital optical connection to your television and wireless music playback over Bluetooth or Apple Airplay. Using Yamaha's Air Surround Xtreme technology, the bar creates a virtual surround soundspace equivalent to 7.1 channels, with two powerful subwoofers delivering powerful bass reproduction.
MusicCast, Yamaha's networking technology, is included in the YAS-306, meaning you can stream audio to and from other MusicCast devices around your house. Stream audio from your smart phone or tablet over Bluetooth or using Apple's AirPlay app. The sound quality is incredible, with the '306 supporting FLAC and other high resolution audio formats up 192khz/24bit resolution.
As well as wireless connections, the YAS306 features optical and coaxial digtal audio connections and analogue stereo line in. There is also a subwoofer output, if you want to boost the bar's bass reproduction even more.
To back up its powerful sound, the YAS-306 has good looks. It can be placed in front of your television- with a remote repeater to pass on signals if it blocks the television's sensor- or mounted on the wall under it.
Good looking and powerful, the YAS-306 soundbar from Yamaha.
|Amplifier power (watts) ||(Front L/R) 30W + 30W (6 ohms)|
(Subwoofer) 60W (3 ohms)
Digital optical audio in (via toslink)
Digital coaxial audio in (via RCA/phono)
Analog audio in (2 x RCA/phono)
Subwoofer output (via RCA/phono)
Network socket (via RJ45)
USB socket (for service updates only)
TV remote repeater- mounted on the rear panel. this repeats the signal from the TV remote control, if the soundbar obscures the receiver on the television. If the speaker is to be wall mounted, there is a cover to block the light from the repeater.
|Crossover frequency (kHz)||0.15|
|Extra||Air Surround Xtreme creates a virtual soundspace equivalent to 7.1 channel surround|
MusicCast is Yamaha's network audio system. Connect MusicCast enabled devices around your house to listen anywhere.
Stream music over Bluetooth or Apple Airplay.
Smart phone control app available.
|Finish ||Black or silver|
|Frequency response (Hz)||55 - 23,000|
|Key decoding||PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS digital surround|
|Speakers||2 x 55mm (2-1/8") woofers|
2 x 19mm (3/4") tweeters
2 x 75mm (3") built-in subwoofers
|Supplied accessories ||Remote control, optical digital audio cable, remote repeater cover|
|W x H x D (mm) ||950 x 72 x 131 (desk mounted)|
950 x 131 x 80 (wall mounted, with spacer)