Elevate your home cinema experience with exhilarating DTS Virtual: X™ surround sound. Supporting the latest 4K Ultra HD TVs, the MusicCast BAR 40 delivers a range of connectivity options including Bluetooth® and HDMI®, as well as built-in music streaming services and MusicCast multi-room functionality. Product available from October
- 3D surround sound with DTS Virtual:X
- Clear Voice mode makes movie dialogue stand out and easier to hear
- Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice control compatibility* (*Availability varies by region)
- Music streaming services built-in
- MusicCast multi-room technology
- Ability to add wireless surround sound speaker/s* (*MusicCast 20 or MusicCast 50)
- Ability to add wireless subwoofer* (*MusicCast SUB 100)
- High-Resolution Audio
- Qualcomm® DDFA™ digital amplifier technology
- HDMI (ARC), optical, aux input, Ethernet connectivity
Quality sound for your TV
Boasting sound quality that most TVs can only dream of, the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 puts the ‘Audio’ into AV. Featuring built-in stereo speakers, this soundbar gives you spacious, immersive sound that’s missing from your TV. Thanks to Clear Voice mode, you also finally get to hear dialogue just as it should be – crisp and clear.
DTS Virtual:X – spacious sound, without the extra speakers
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 impresses with DTS Virtual:X technology. Virtual:X gives the impression of height from the sound, meaning that effects such a helicopter flying overhead or falling rain sound more realistic than ever – without the need for extra ceiling speakers.
Optional wireless rear speakers and subwoofer
Another great feature with this MusicCast BAR is the option to add wireless rear speakers. Simply pair with compatible MusicCast 20 or MusicCast 50 speakers and you’ve got speaker cable-free rear speakers – perfect for when you’ve hard floor coverings that won’t accept cable underneath. For added punch, simply connect up the optional MusicCast SUB 100.
The MusicCast difference
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 is part of Yamaha’s hugely impressive network audio system, MusicCast. With MusicCast, you can control all your compatible Yamaha MusicCast products via your smartphone or tablet. Play the same music on all the components or split the sound into different zones for different moods in each room; the choice is yours. The MusicCast CONTROLLER app also lets you operate the speaker and change settings quickly and easily.
Voice control via Alexa
With Amazon’s hugely popular Alexa voice control integration, all you have to do is ask. “Alexa, ask MusicCast to play Favourite 1 in the kitchen”, is all you need to say to get the music started.
All your favourite Music streaming services
Getting the MusicCast BAR 40 (also known as Yamaha YMS4080) to play your music is easy. Compatible with Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Qobuz, Pandora and Napster, all of the major providers are covered. Simply sync with your smartphone or tablet and you’re good to go.
Bluetooth and Apple AirPlay as standard
Built-in Apple AirPlay means that you can stream music from your Apple iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad or other compatible Apple device, wirelessly. If you use another brand of smartphone or tablet then you’ve also got Bluetooth, for easy music streaming from your portable device.
Compatible with 4K HDR
With flexible connectivity, the MusicCast BAR 40 is compatible with most TVs. HDMI is standard and is compatible with HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG and HDCP2.2 – meaning that it works with top quality streaming and UHD Blu-ray sources. The HDMI connections (1 in/1 out) are also 3D Ready and support Audio Return Channel (ARC) functionality for reduced cabling.
Upgrade your TV sound and get a first-rate smart music speaker into the bargain, with the multi-talented Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40.