- The Yamaha YSP-5600BMK2 MusicCast Soundbar features 6-array speakers on each side to provide cinematic surround sound.
Featuring a 32-speaker array, the YSP-5600BMK2 has the horizontal sound power to deliver rich and thumping audio output.
Thanks to its MusicCast capability, the Yamaha YSP-5600BMK2 can be part of your wireless network, delivering audio playback virtually anywhere at home.
This MusicCast soundbar comes with a 300 Series wired subwoofer for added power to bass output.
This Yamaha soundbar has adjustable height channel positions to change ideal listening positions inside your home theatre.
Renowned as the very first Dolby Atmos and DTS:X sound bar, surround sound will never be the same again.
Surround sound from a 44-speaker array in a total 46-speaker configuration - the most in YSP history
6 dedicated height channel speakers on each side provide 7.1.2 channel surround sound
The latest surround sound formats, Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X, are supported
10 CINEMA DSP 3D programs
Dialogue Lift ensures that dialogue comes from the centre of the screen
MusicCast lets you stream any music content to other MusicCast products
The MusicCast app allows you to control all MusicCast products and operate all music sources from your iOS or Android device
Support for Internet radio and various music streaming services
AirPlay® allows music streaming from Mac, PC, iPod, iPhone and iPad
Supports Bluetooth® output for sharing audio with other Bluetooth speakers
Supports various codecs: MP3, WMA, MPEG4-AAC, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC and AIFF
HDMI input with 4K60p Pass through and HDCP2.2
Clear Voice makes dialogue and narrations easy to hear
Simple external design features a mesh grille cover over the front and top
Indicators are placed on the inside of the grille and extinguished when not needed
A powerful subwoofer with wired or wireless connection (via the optional SWK-W16 Wireless Kit)
Wall-mounting via the optional SPM-K30 bracket
OSD supports overlay over HDMI input and multiple languages
(English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Japanese)
Real 3D Surround Sound Reproduction Realised in a Single Unit by Digital Surround Projector Technology
Inside the unit’s front grille are 44 precisely calculated and positioned speakers. In order to create 7-channel sound beams (Front left/right, Centre, Surround left/right, Height left/right), each of the speakers is controlled by and individual delay time and is driven with its own independent amplifier circuit. These beams are projected onto the walls and ceiling, to be reflected accurately to the listening position. This creates the same sound as real wall and ceiling speakers —not a virtual sound, but real 3D surround sound reproduction. In addition, the YSP-5600 uses the Surround channel sound beam for Surround Back, and the Surround channel is phantom merged to support the equivalent of up to 7.1.2-channel Dolby Atmos or DTS:X reproduction.
Incorporates the First YSP to Create a Height Channel by Using Sound Beams from Specific Array Speakers
Height channel audio playback is realised by placing six array speakers at each end of the unit (a total of 12). For these array speakers, 28mm diameter units are used. In order to obtain the maximum sound beam effect, they are mounted on an angled baffle and sound beam vertical control is adapted. Sound field reproduction is just as if real speakers were mounted on the ceiling, so you get great sound without the bother of mounting speakers and stringing wires.
Height Channel Positions Can Be Precisely Adjusted to Match the Listening Position
For reproduction of the latest surround sound formats such as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, the relationship between the listening position and the height channel locations is very important for faithful reproduction of the sound space. The YSP-5600 adjusts the angle of the sound beam directed at the ceiling allowing the height channel position to be matched to the listening position either manually or automatically. Even if the listening position relative to the display changes, you’ll get the effect of the height channel for natural 3D surround sound.
Directed Sound Beams Realise Distinct Height Channel Audio
The height channels can be located as close to the listening position as the centre speakers, and their positions and sound quality have a large effect on the live performance feeling created by multi-dimensional sound. By using directed beams reflected just once off the ceiling for reproducing the height channels, the YSP-5600 obtains a sharp sound position and distinct sound, ensuring realistic reproduction of environmental sounds such as thunder. You’ll experience the thrill of 3D surround sound that “rains from heaven.”
Dialogue Lift Ensures Proper Dialogue Orientation
With many soundbars positioned below the TV, especially when the TV is a widescreen model, dialogue and vocals seem to be coming from below the people who are talking or singing. To prevent this problem, the YSP-5600 has a Dialogue Lift function (adjustable in three steps) that causes the reflecting beams from its array speakers to raise the apparent height of the dialogue to appropriate levels on the screen. You enjoy sounds and images that are perfectly aligned, just as in a movie theatre.
Compatible with the New Formats Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
The YSP-5600 supports both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, the latest surround sound formats that have attracted a lot of attention in the movie industry. Dolby Atmos is supported by the unit when shipped, while DTS:X is planned to be supported with a firmware update.
Supports Yamaha’s Own CINEMA DSP 3D Mode
Yamaha’s original CINEMA DSP 3D Mode adds an expansive height direction to the sound field, creating a rich surround space. The YSP-5600 supports this feature by using special array speakers to create vertical beams. You can enjoy the feeling of a live performance with standard sound formats, and combine this effect with Dolby Atmos or DTS:X to enjoy a more natural expansion of the 3D surround sound.
Choose One of Four Listening Modes to Match Your Scenario
The YSP-5600 is equipped with four listening modes: 3D Surround, which commands five horizontal beams and two vertical beams to recreate the equivalent of up to a 7.1.2-channel three-dimensional sound field; Surround, which uses five horizontal beams to perform normal 5.1-channel surround playback; Stereo, which uses a special vertical beam speaker as a tweeter to produce high sound quality 2-channel stereo from audio sources; and Target, which aims monaural speech clearly to a precise location in the room. In 3D Surround mode you can optionally select CINEMA DSP 3D Mode, while in Surround mode you can optionally select CINEMA DSP, providing a wider variety of sound field programmes.
Intellibeam Automates the Height Channel Settings
The YSP-5600 employs beam optimisation and sound optimisation features with the aid of the supplied IntelliBeam microphone, allowing you to avoid troublesome listening-based setup and achieve highly accurate sound adjustments that best match your listening environment. Together, these two features are called IntelliBeam. The positions of the sound beams directed at the ceiling can also be automatically set. The YSP-5600 can thus reproduce the live music ambience of a variety of rooms.
MusicCast is a new revolution in network audio, use all your MusicCast products together or separately, it’s completely up to you. Control it, all from one app, designed to be intuitive, quick and simple to use. Use a soundbar, a wireless speaker, an AV Receiver, HiFi audio whichever suits you best, mix and match then expand your MusicCast system as time goes on. All new from Yamaha, the MusicCast system brings everything to everywhere for everyone.
MusicCast Expands Entertainment Possibilities
MusicCast employs a high performance wireless network to deliver music and audio enjoyment. It can stream digital music content from your smartphone, PC or NAS to other MusicCast devices in your home. It can also share the music from external devices such as a TV or Blu-ray player connected to the YSP-5600. Audio content from Bluetooth-connected smartphones or tablets can also be streamed to MusicCast devices in multiple rooms. All MusicCast models support Bluetooth. Not only can you enjoy streaming all content from your smartphone including content from video hosting services and music applications, but you can also distribute audio to other rooms. In addition, a wide range of sound source s are supported including MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC and AIFF.
Control App for Easy Operations
The MusicCast Controller app can be used with a single MusicCast product or with multiple MusicCast products. The app features a beautifully designed display, which you can customise to your taste. Operation requires simply tapping the display, making it extremely easy to enjoy the music you want to hear. In addition, by using the YSP-5600 Beam setting or surround adjustments, you can perform detailed sound adjustment.
This app puts control of your home listening experience in the palm of your hand. It can be downloaded for free from the App Store or Google Play.
Bluetooth Output for Convenient Music Streaming
The YSP-5600 is equipped with the latest Bluetooth technology, making wireless operation more convenient than ever. You can stream music from the YSP-5600 to Bluetooth headphones for private listening or to Bluetooth speakers.