Yamaha YAS-706


Yamaha YAS-706

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Breathtaking Sound, Powerful Wireless Streaming
Description Details

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. It?s also a powerful streaming music system that gives you access to all of your content using your home Wi-Fi? network.
Clear, dynamic and spacious sound
HDMI? inputs with 4K Ultra HD pass-through for best performance
Slim design fits in front of TV or can be wall-mounted
Access to your music library, Pandora?, Spotify, Rhapsody? and more
Versatile connectivity ? Wi-Fi,?Bluetooth?, AirPlay? and Spotify Connect


MusicCast makes it easy to bring music to every room in your home wirelessly with playback controlled by a simple app. Start with a MusicCast sound bar, then add MusicCast wireless speakers or other MusicCast products in other rooms.

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.

Control at Your Fingertips

The free MusicCast Controller app puts control of your sound bar in the palm of your hand. Use the app to change settings, select your source and control music playback throughout your home. Available for Apple? iOS and Android? devices.

All Your Content

MusicCast allows you to access your digital music library, streaming music services and internet radio, as well as?Bluetooth??wireless technology sources and external sources attached to your MusicCast sound bar, such as a Blu-ray Disc? player or CD player.

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. WithBluetooth, 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.

Sound Bars

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)
11.9 lbs. (center unit), 20 lbs. (subwoofer)
Input / OutputHDMI
2 in / 1 out
Digital Optical
1 in
Digital Coaxial
1 in
Analog Audio
1 in
Subwoofer Output
HDMI4K Pass-through
Yes (50 / 60 Hz YCbCr=4:4:4, HDR, HDCP 2.2)
3D Pass-through
Auto Lip-Sync
Sound TechnologySurround Mode
Music, Movie, Sports, Game, TV Program
Bass Extended
Surround Technology
Compressed Music Enhancer
Yes (for Bluetooth)
Audio FormatsDTS Digital Surround
HD Audio Format Decoding
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital
Dolby Pro Logic II
DTS-HD Master Audio
DTS-HD High Resolution
DTS 96/24
File Format
MP3, WMA, MPEG-4 AAC; up to 96 kHz: Apple? Lossless; up to 192 kHz: WAV, FLAC, AIFF
ConnectivityWireless Music Streaming
Bluetooth Version/Profile
(Version) Ver. 2.1 + EDR / A2DP, AVRCP; (Codec) SBC, AAC
Bluetooth Maximum Communication Range
33 ft. (without obstructions)
Wireless Subwoofer
Other FeaturesTV Remote Repeater
On-Screen Display
On-Screen Display Languages
English, French, Spanish
App Control
Yes (MusicCast Controller)
Learning Function

MusicCast makes it easy to bring music to every room in your home wirelessly. Whether you start with a single speaker or the ultimate home theater, MusicCast expands to fit your needs, providing wireless multiroom audio playback controlled by a simple app.

AIR SURROUND XTREME employs a virtual 7.1 channel technology that generates surround and surround back sound images without using dedicated surround speakers. The result is accurate sound directionality while maintaining an immersive surround sound envelopment. Hear clear dialogue from the front while distinctly separate surround effects move smoothly throughout the entire sound field.

Dolby Audio?
Manufactured under license from Dolby ? Laboratories. Dolby, Pro Logic, Surround EX and the
double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

DTS-HD featured products have the ability to decode all streams required for DTS-HD Master Audio? and may have limitations in channel output and/or sampling frequency or may utilize unique post processing.

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products provide the best user experience and carry the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, ensuring products meet industry-agreed requirements for interoperability, security and reliability. Choosing Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products enables you to mix and match devices from different manufacturers without worry. All Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products deliver interoperability and industry standard security.

DLNA Certified?
The DLNA Certified? logo ensures that all relevant mandatory formats and features are supported by the products, and confirms interoperability between devices in support of mandatory formats and features.?
DLNA Certified is a trademark of the Digital Living Network Alliance.

Bluetooth? is a technology for wireless communication between devices within an area of about 10 meters (33 ft) employing the 2.4 GHz frequency band, a band which can be used without a license.
The Bluetooth? word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

AirPlay? provides the convenience of wireless music playback from iTunes?, iPod? / iPhone? / iPad? and Mac? or PC.

Made for iPod / iPhone / iPad
?Made for iPod, iPhone and iPad? means that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, iPad and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple? performance standards.

Spotify Connect
With the Spotify app on your smartphone, you have instant access to millions of songs. Now you can stream these songs to your Yamaha networked AV receiver when using Connect by Spotify. Just hit play to start streaming music. Additionally, when you listen to music on your smartphone outside and come inside, the song immediately streams to your AVR. You can also personalize playlists and receive phone calls while listening to music.

Spotify is all the music you?ll ever need with millions of songs instantly available. Just search for the music you love, or let Spotify recommend something great. Spotify works on your phone, tablet, computer and?home speakers so you?ll always have the perfect soundtrack for whatever you?re doing.

Pandora is the effortless and endless source of personalized music enjoyment and discovery. Personalized stations launch instantly with the simple input of a favorite artist, song, or genre, and we take it from there to provide the soundtrack for that moment… anytime, anywhere.

SiriusXM Internet Radio
SiriusXM Internet Radio delivers a variety of commercial-free music including Pop, Rock, Country, R&B, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Classical and much more, plus expert sports talk and analysis. You also get exclusive entertainment, talk, comedy, family programming, local traffic and weather and news from your most trusted sources.

vTuner Internet Radio
vTuner uses the Internet as a global antenna, allowing you to find and play the thousands of radio stations on the Internet.

Compressed Music Enhancer
Yamaha employs sophisticated digital signal processing with exclusive algorithms to enable playback that improves the performance of compressed music formats, including MP3 and WMA. With the Compressed Music Enhancer, highs and especially lows are richer and smoother, bringing music back to life to be as close to the original recording as possible.

HDMI? (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first industry supported, uncompressed, all-digital audio / video interface. Providing an interface between any source (such as a set-top box or AV receiver) and an audio / video monitor (such as a digital television), HDMI supports standard, enhanced or high-definition video as well as multichannel digital audio using a single cable. HDMI transmits all ATSC HDTV standards and supports 8-channel digital audio with bandwidth to spare to accommodate future enhancements and requirements. When used in combination with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), HDMI provides a secure audio / video interface that meets the security requirements of content providers and system operators.?
For further information on HDMI, visit the HDMI website at ?http://www.hdmi.org/.? HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

HDCP 2.2
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) is to protect digital entertainment content against unauthorized interception and copying between devices. HDCP 2.2 is the latest version designed especially for 4K video transmissions.

Meet your new music collection complete with millions of songs, entire albums and artist hits spanning across the decades. This is more than just Internet radio. This is the power to play exactly the songs you want, wherever you are. Give it a try, sign in and start listening.
For more information, http://www.rhapsody.com/
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Power (system)

Frequency Response +/-3dB

HDMI Inputs

Audio Return Channel (ARC)

Component Video Inputs

Composite Video Inputs
Optical Digital Inputs

Coaxial Digital Inputs
Analog Audio Inputs
Video Outputs

Audio Outputs


Display Type


Remote Control

Midrange Driver

Wireless Subwoofer

Bar Width

Bar Height

Bar Depth

Sub Width

Sub Height

Sub Depth

Optional orientation

Bar Weight

Sub Weight

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