Yamaha YAS-408BL MusicCast 200W 3.1-Channel Soundbar System

Brand: Yamaha
Product Code: YAS-408BL

Price: $499.00

Enjoy enhanced dialogue clarity with the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 200W 3.1-Channel Soundbar System. The soundbar is equipped with two 1" tweeters and four 1.75" woofers, and features a subwoofer with two 6.5" cones. It outputs up to 200W of total audio power for an augmented listening experience compared to your display's built-in speakers. Built-in Bluetooth and AirPlay connectivity allow you to wirelessly stream music from other compatible devices such as smartphones or tablets.


The MusicCast BAR 400 features HDMI and optical inputs for interfacing digital audio sources, and an 1/8" input for connecting legacy devices. You can pass-through HDR UHD content over HDMI through the soundbar, ensuring no loss in video quality. A remote control is also included for added convenience.



Designed for Immersive Sound


DTS Virtual:X virtual 3D surround sound is designed to create more spacious, lifelike sound for all your favorite entertainment, particularly multichannel content, including DTS- and Dolby-encoded soundtracks.


Engineered for Clear Dialogue and Details


Clear voice helps make narration and dialogue more distinct, while keeping the overall sound quality intact.


Wireless Subwoofer


With wireless connectivity to the soundbar, the subwoofer can be placed virtually anywhere in the room.


Slim Design


The soundbar features a slim design at under 2.5" to fit discreetly in front of your display on a cabinet, or underneath it wall-mounted.


Convenient Connections


For audio from your display, connect with optical or HDMI for UHD, HDR, and Dolby Vision pass-through. For music, connect with Bluetooth, AirPlay, or Spotify Connect with the MusicCast app.


MusicCast Streaming


The MusicCast Controller app allows you to stream your favorite music services, downloads, or music from your computer and other devices straight to the MusicCast BAR 400.


MusicCast Surround


Add a pair of MusicCast 20 speakers or one or a pair of MusicCast 50 speakers for wireless rear surround sound.


MusicCast Wireless Multi-Room Audio


Connect all your MusicCast devices to the same network and you can share audio throughout the home.


Amazon Alexa Voice Control


Use any Amazon Alexa device with the Smart Home skill and the MusicCast skill to play music, link rooms, and more.


Additional Features


·         Compressed Music Enhancer


·         Bass Extension







4x 1.75" / 44.5 mm woofers


2x 1" / 25.4 mm tweeters


2x 6.5" / 165.1 mm cone woofers

Power Output

Total: 200 W
Soundbar, Subwoofer: 100 W each

Amplifier Type

Not specified by manufacturer

Frequency Response

Not specified by manufacturer




Wireless Specifications

Bluetooth Version

4.2 + EDR

Bluetooth Profile Support



Yes, with MusicCast Surround






Wired Interface


1 x HDMI
1 x optical TOSLINK
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm


1 x HDMI

ARC (Audio Return Channel)




HDCP Version


Maximum Resolution Supported

UHD 4K 50/60 Hz

HDR Support

HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG

File Formats

MP3, WMA, MPEG-4 AAC up to 48 kHz / 16-bit, ALAC up to 96 kHz / 24-bit, FLAC/WAV/AIFF up to 192 kHz / 24-bit

Audio Formats

DTS Virtual:X, DTS Digital Surround, Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II




Physical Specifications

Power Requirements

Not specified by manufacturer

Power Consumption (Active)

Soundbar: 30 W
Subwoofer: 19 W

Power Consumption (Standby)

Soundbar, CEC & Network Standby Off: 0.4 W
Soundbar, CEC On, Network Standby Off: 0.5 W
Soundbar, CEC Off, Network Standby On: 1.9 W
Soundbar, CEC & Network Standby On: 2.1 W
Subwoofer: 1.3 W

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Soundbar: 38.63 x 2.38 x 4.38" / 98.11 x 6.03 x 11.11 cm
Subwoofer: 7.13 x 16.38 x 16" / 18.1 x 41.59 x 40.64 cm


Soundbar: 6 lb / 2.72 kg
Subwoofer: 21 lb / 9.53 kg




Packaging Info

Package Weight

33.7 lb

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

40.75 x 22.75 x 10.0"

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