Yamaha MusicCast YSP-1600 80W 5.1-Channel Soundbar

Brand: Yamaha
Product Code: YSP1600BL

Price: $499.95

Enjoy wireless audio from multiple sources and multi-channel sound with the black Yamaha MusicCast YSP-1600 80W 5.1-Channel Soundbar. This soundbar is equipped with eight 1.1" beam drivers and two 3.25" subwoofers, which combine to deliver 80W of total output power. On-board Bluetooth, AirPlay, and Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to access music from devices such as smartphones, tablets, and computers. Additionally, this soundbar allows you to stream music from free and subscription-based services like Pandora, Rhapsody, and Spotify Connect. Using the free MusicCast app, you can conveniently control playback from your Android or iOS smart device. A standard remote control is also included.


The Yamaha YSP-1600 is well-equipped for connecting high-resolution video sources up to 4K with an HDMI input and an ARC-enabled HDMI output. Digital optical and 3.5mm inputs are also available for interfacing high-quality audio sources; an optical cable is included. This soundbar's subwoofer output allows you to connect an external powered subwoofer for added bass impact. The Yamaha YSP-1600 also features a wall-mountable design and includes mounting brackets and a mounting template.


MusicCast allows you to access your digital music library, streaming music services and Internet radio, as well as Bluetooth sources and external sources attached to your MusicCast Soundbar, such as a Blu-ray disc player or CD player. This soundbar is also compatible with other MusicCast-enabled components such as receivers and wireless speakers for multi-room listening.

5.1-Channel Sound

The MusicCast Soundbar uses Yamaha Digital Sound Projector technology to produce sound beams that reflect off the walls of your room to deliver true 5.1-channel surround sound.

Dual Built-In Subwoofers with Bass Reflex Ports

Two upward-facing powerful subwoofers are built into the ends of the unit. Combined with the bass reflex port and a wide, large volume body, the MusicCast Soundbar is designed to deliver deep and expansive bass for both movies and music.

Choice of Five Cinema DSP Programs

Cinema DSP technology is engineered to create exciting and realistic soundscapes. You can use the remote control to select five different programs, including movie, music, sports, game or TV program.

Wireless Music Streaming

Stream music directly from your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth or AirPlay. Use the MusicCast app to pause/play and adjust the volume from your handheld device. In addition, a Bluetooth standby mode provides the convenience of having the MusicCast Soundbar turn on and off automatically.

Bluetooth Output for Convenient Music Streaming

Equipped with Bluetooth technology, you can stream music from the MusicCast Soundbar to Bluetooth-enabled headphones or speakers for private listening.

4K Ultra HD Pass-Through and HDCP 2.2

The MusicCast Soundbar supports the transmission of 4K video at 60 frames per second, allowing you to enjoy the high definition video quality of without degradation. It also adheres to the HDCP 2.2 copyright protection standard for 4K video transmission.

Additional Features

·         Slim body design makes it suitable for wall mounting

·         The subwoofer output lets you connect an additional subwoofer for added bass


·         TV remote repeater




Amplifier Output

Beam Drivers: 8 x 2.5 W 
Subwoofer: 60 W (2 x 30 W)
Total: 80 W


Front: 8 x 1.1" / 2.8 cm beam drivers
Subwoofer: 2 x 3.25" / 8.3 cm

Audio Formats

Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS, LPCM

Sound Technology

Digital Sound Projector, Cinema DSP Movie, Cinema DSP Music, Cinema DSP Entertainment (Movie, Music, Sports, Game, TV programs)




Version: 2.1 + EDR
Profiles: A2DP, AVRCP, SBC, AAC (receiving only)
Range: 32.8' / 10.0 m (without interference)


Yes, with Wireless Direct




1 x HDMI
1 x Digital optical 
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm audio


1 x HDMI
1 x Subwoofer

Other Connections

1 x Ethernet
1 x USB (update only)


4K Pass-through: Yes (60p)
3D Pass-through: Yes
ARC: Yes
CEC: Yes
Auto Lip-Sync: Yes



Power Consumption

Active: 25 W
Standby: 0.4 W (HDMI control off, network standby off)
Standby: 1.8 W (network standby on, Wi-Fi connection)

Dimensions (WxHxD)

39.4 x 2.5 x 5.1" / 100.1 x 6.4 x 13.0 cm (without antenna)


10.4 lb / 4.7 kg



Packaging Info

Package Weight

14.2 lb

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

42.5 x 9.5 x 7.5"

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