MusicCast BAR 40 Virtual Surround Soundbar
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.
- 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
- 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
They’re all around me
Take your home cinema experience to new heights with sound that comes from above as well as all around you.
The MusicCast BAR 40 features DTS Virtual:X – immersing you in exhilarating 3D surround sound from a single bar solution.
Wireless sub and surrounds
Take movies and music to another level with the addition of a wireless subwoofer or surround sound speakers (sold separately).
What was that?
Say ‘goodbye’ to hard-to-hear dialogue with the MusicCast BAR 40.
Clear Voice modes brings the sound of narration and dialogue to the fore, while keeping the overall sound quality intact. Movies, TV shows, sports commentary, news casts - all instantly more clear and audible.
Sounds as good as it looks
The ideal surround sound system for those with limited space, the MusicCast BAR 40 delivers multi-channel audio in an elegant, space-saving design.
The slim profile allows for discreet placement in front of flat panel televisions without obscuring the screen.
On the wall
Yamaha sound bars not only enhance the audio experience of watching movies at home but are also designed to be positioned discreetly in the room and complement modern televisions.
The ability to wall-mount the MusicCast BAR 40 guarantees a seamless installation and integration with existing furniture.
Connect it your way = Bluetooth, AirPlay, Wi-Fi, Optical and HDMI.
A world of music
Explore a world of music with music streaming services* built-in. Syncing your playlists and song likes from your smart phone or computer to the MusicCast BAR 40, music streaming services make it impossibly easy to either listen to your favourites or discover new music.
*Streaming service availability varies by region.
MusicCast takes the headache out of multi-room audio. Simply connect all MusicCast devices to the same network and start sharing audio throughout the home.
Take MusicCast for a test drive by downloading the free MusicCast app and using the demo mode.
“Alexa, ask MusicCast to play Favourite 1 in the kitchen.”
With Alexa voice control integration, all you have to do is ask. The MusicCast BAR 40 offers full compatibility with Amazon’s range of voice control devices.
Welcome to the smart home.
*Availability of voice command control via Amazon Alexa varies by region.
Four 4.6 cm (1-3/4”) woofers, Dual 2.5 cm (1") tweeters
100 W total power: 50 W x 2
Standby Power Consumption
0.4 W (HDMI control, Network standby off), 0.5 W (HDMI control on, Network standby off), 1.9 W (HDMI control off, Network standby on), 2.1 W (HDMI control on, Network standby on)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
980 x 60 x 110.5 mm; 38-5/8” x 2-3/8” x 4-3/8”
2.7 kg; 6.0 lbs
Input / Output
1 in / 1 out
Yes (50 / 60 Hz YCbCr=4:4:4, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG and HDCP2.2)
Music, TV programme, Movie, Sport, Game
Compressed Music Enhancer
Yes (for Bluetooth®)
Dolby Pro Logic II
DTS Digital Surround
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
Wireless Music Streaming
Yes (2.4 / 5 GHz)
Ver. 4.2 + EDR / A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth Maximum Communication Range
10 m ; 33 ft (*without obstructions)