Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 (Black) Soundbar

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 (Black)

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Delivering powerful sound from your movies and music, the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW is a soundbar and streaming speaker in one.

Quality sound for your TV
Boasting sound quality that most TVs can only dream of, the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW puts the ‘Audio’ into AV. Featuring built-in stereo speakers and separate subwoofer, this soundbar gives you spacious, powerful 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.

Bass to make the room shake
Driving the dedicated eight-inch sub is a powerful amp with 130 watts output power. This not only produces a deep, powerful bass but also gives precise control of the bass - meaning it doesn't distract from the rest of the music or soundtrack.

Incorporating Yamaha's renowned YST for bass depth
Providing Yamaha speaker systems with awesome bass for decades now, YST (Yamaha Active Servo Technology) optimises the output to give not only a powerful bass response but also one that's stable and accurate. In short, its powerful bass without the flab.

DTS Virtual:X – spacious sound, without the extra speakers
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW 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
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.

The MusicCast difference
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW 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 SW to play your music is easy. Compatible with Spotify Premium, 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 SW 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.

Bring the thrill back to your favourite music and movies, with the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW.

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We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

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Free UK delivery

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.
Delivering powerful sound from your movies and music, the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW is a soundbar and streaming speaker in one.

Quality sound for your TV
Boasting sound quality that most TVs can only dream of, the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW puts the ‘Audio’ into AV. Featuring built-in stereo speakers and separate subwoofer, this soundbar gives you spacious, powerful 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.

Bass to make the room shake
Driving the dedicated eight-inch sub is a powerful amp with 130 watts output power. This not only produces a deep, powerful bass but also gives precise control of the bass - meaning it doesn't distract from the rest of the music or soundtrack.

Incorporating Yamaha's renowned YST for bass depth
Providing Yamaha speaker systems with awesome bass for decades now, YST (Yamaha Active Servo Technology) optimises the output to give not only a powerful bass response but also one that's stable and accurate. In short, its powerful bass without the flab.

DTS Virtual:X – spacious sound, without the extra speakers
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW 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
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.

The MusicCast difference
The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW 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 SW to play your music is easy. Compatible with Spotify Premium, 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 SW 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.

Bring the thrill back to your favourite music and movies, with the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 SW.
Brand Yamaha
Colour Black
Apple AirPlay Yes
Subwoofer Yes - Wireless (SUB 100)
HDMI Configuration 1 in / 1 out
Sub Dimensions HxWxD (mm) 373 x 252 x 418
Subwoofer Weight (KG) 12.5
Optical Inputs Yes - 1
IR repeater No
Learning TV volume Yes
Wall Bracket Yes
HDR Compatible HDMI Yes
Soundbar yes
Soundbar or Sound base soundbar
Weight (KG) 2.7
Remote Control yes
Audio Inputs 3.5mm x 1
Included Cables Optical Cable
Bluetooth Yes
Smartphone control Yes
Speaker Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 980 x 110.5 x 60
Wi-Fi Built In yes
ARC - Audio Return Channel Yes
Power Consumption- Normal Use 30 (Soundbar)
Power Output - Watts per CH 100 + 130 (Soundbar/Sub)
Sub Output Yes
Power Consumption - Standby 0.4 - 2.1
Dolby ProLogic Surround Pro Logic II
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Room bursting sound I've had this system for two weeks now. It forms part of the rest of my Yamaha MusicCast system around my house. I have a MusicCast 500 turntable , two network CD receiver's two MusiCast 50 and four MusicCast 20. To be able to play vinyl or CDs all around my house is fantastic. My real pleasure is internet radio and as all Yamaha MusicCast products allow this to happen the system for me is unsurpassable. Early on I found that the system works better when it's hardwired in using ethernet cable. My house is older so sometimes the WiFi struggled to get through the walls. I'm lucky in that I have hardwired my house with the cables running through the wall cavities so no need for lengths of cable across floors etc. The result is no drop in sound from the system. The music bar 49 is hooked up to my recently bought 65 inch oled Panasonic bought from Richer sounds. It's awesome to listen too. Just awesome. One point that has to be raised though. I hardwired in the bar and the subwoofer. The result was I could not pair them. The Yamaha support team were amazing and we tried everything to sort the problem however we were unsuccessful. I can pair them if I have the subwoofer working wirelessly. This is what I'm doing at the moment. Yamaha have promised to further investigate this issue when the Covid situation has been resolved. I live this Yamaha MusicCast system. Honestly it's really amazing
Date published: 2020-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb sound just right for my mid sized room I bought this two weeks ago and it enhances my tv superbly
Date published: 2020-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yamaha Bar40 SW Bought for me as a Birthday present it goes along with my Yam CRX, Fantastic service as always from the guys at Richer Sounds Norwich, really pleased the music cast works brilliantly, once set up. Great sound and great look very pleased
Date published: 2020-02-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love my new Yamaha MusicCast Bar 40 SW and 20’s. I did a lot of research on soundbars, soundbars with subwoofers and sound bars capable of adding 5.1 surround sound. The Yamaha MusicCast Bar 40 SW was the bar I wanted due to its huge spec list, massive range of features and of course it had decent reviews across the board. I ordered the Yamaha MusicCast Bar 40 SW (Black) and two MusicCast 20’s from Richer Sounds on a Saturday night. I was informed where it was every step of the way and was shocked when it arrived on Monday at lunchtime. This meant work took a blow as the excitement got the better of me and I now had to leave early. It’s packaged in a decent sized box with plenty of protection. My wife had a breakdown when she saw the size of the box and thought our new sound system would be consuming our lounge area. The bar is out of the box it is nice and compact. I did compare it to other soundbars, and it does seem to be more compact. The subwoofer is a different story, it’s big and it’s loud. My wife had another breakdown when she saw me cutting up the couch to get the subwoofer inside, but it sounds amazing!! I’ve had to turn it all the way down for movies, but when it comes to music it gets cranked up. It has probably given the neighbours a heart-attack which is why they haven’t bashed my door down. I also purchased two of Yamaha’s MusicCast 20’s to give me a 5.1 surround system. This is when my wife had the third breakdown. I originally planned to get these later in the year which is part of the beauty of Yamaha’s system. You can just add more speakers when ever you want. The MusicCast 20’s are more than enough for the rear speakers in a 5.1 surround set up but you take it out of the 5.1 setting and have an amazing HiFi system which is currently to loud for my house. A friend of mine has Samsung’s N950 ATMOS system and I have to admit I didn’t think the extra money he spent on it was worth it. I have to admit it takes a little while to get used to all of the settings (there are loads) and setting it up for the perfect sound in your room may take a little while but I can guarantee that once you get it right you will fall in love with the quality, clarity and volume of sound this system produces. I prefer to use the App which makes it a breeze to fiddle with. It’s so easy to use I find myself changing settings just to see what it sounds like. I use the remote for adjusting the volume and simple commands. Overall, I am very happy with my set up and would recommend it to anyone and would definitely buy it again.
Date published: 2020-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good sound bar with every penny Worth every penny Great sound easy to connect with wi fi
Date published: 2020-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yamaha music cast 40 Bought this a month ago and I'm very happy about this product! The subwoofer is so powerfull soundbar is loud and clear. Added bonus with the clear voice option on the remote. No voice delay on my part with a samsung tv.
Date published: 2019-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A little bit more Oompf! Needed to liven up our TV sound replacing aged AV Receiver/Audio Speakers combo with a Yamaha MusicCast bar40 SW sound-bar. Cleared a lot of bulk and cables, adding superb bottom to all channels. The thud of a 40 yard pass from defence to attack, a golf ball circling round the cup delivers an enhanced TV sport experience. Streaming music almost as good as HomePod but it is the Hollywood blockbusters that really blow you away, justifying a premium price for a quality product.
Date published: 2019-11-04
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Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 (Black) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 7.
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Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
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Free UK delivery

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
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