YAMAHA YSP-2200 Digital Sound Projector Powered Home Theater Soundbar With Subwoofer

Audio Features

Digital Sound Projector System:

  • The Yamaha Ysp-2200 Digital Sound Projector System Consists Of A Digital Sound Projector (Or "Soundbar") And A Subwoofer.
  • The Ysp-2200 Digital Sound Projector System Provides Virtual Surround Sound For Maximum Home Entertainment Enjoyment Without The Need For Multiple (Rear) Speakers.
  • The Yamaha Ysp-2200 Offers You 11 Cinema Dsp Modes And Hd Audio Format Decoding, With 1080p-compatible Hdmi (V.1.4a).
  • The Digital Sound Projector And Subwoofer Are Both Low Profile, So They Can Fit Into Almost Any Home Decor.

Rigid Enclosure:

  • The Yamaha Ysp-2200 Is Fitted With An Aluminum Body And Four Damping Feet To Eliminate Vibration And Distortion.
132 Watt Digital Amplifier:
  • With A Built-in 132w (Peak) Digital Amplifier That Efficiently Drives All Channels, The Ysp-2200 Digital Sound Projector System Delivers 7.1-channel Surround Sound With Outstanding Clarity And Linearity.

Rated Output Power:

  • 1.7 Watts X 16ch (Sound Projector) + 70 Watts X 1ch (Subwoofer)

Maximum Output Power:

  • 2 Watts X 16ch (Sound Projector) + 100 Watts X 1ch (Subwoofer)

16 Beam Drivers:

  • The Digital Sound Projector Employs Sixteen 1-1/8" Beam Drivers Loaded In An Acoustic Suspension Enclosure For Crisp, Accurate, Detailed Sound.


  • The Included Subwoofer Features Two 4" Woofers Loaded In A Bass-reflex Enclosure.
  • The Subwoofer Is Powered By The Digital Sound Projector (Speaker Cable Included).
  • The Subwoofer's Sound Has Been Tuned To Perfectly Match The Ysp-2200 Digital Sound Projector.

Note: The Subwoofer Connects To The Digital Sound Projector With The Supplied 9.75' Speaker Cable. Higher-grade Cable Can Be Substituted. Both The Digital Sound Projector And Subwoofer Have Spring-clip Terminals.

Digital Sound Projector Technology:

  • The Yamaha Ysp-2200 Applies A Sophisticated Digital Sound Projector Technology To Precisely Control The Orientation Of The Sound By Focusing It Through Multiple Beams.
  • The Center Channel Sound Is Heard Directly, While Sounds From Other Channels Are Heard After Reflecting Off Walls.
  • The Result Is True Multichannel Surround Sound That Sounds Just Like A Multi-speaker System, But Without The Need For Extra Speakers.

Versatile Listening Modes:

  • The Ysp-2200 Achieves Virtual Surround Sound By Directing Sound Beams Off The Walls To Reach The Listener From Various Angles.
  • The Main Mode Is 5 Beamplus2 For 7-channel Sources.
  • In Addition, There Is A Wide Variety Of Other Listening Modes. You Can Select 3 Beamplus2 + Stereo, 5 Beam, Stereo + 3 Beam, 3 Beam, Stereo, And My Surround.

Beam Modes For 5.1 Channels:

  • 5 Beam: Typical Surround With Five Full Range Channels

Stereo + 3 Beam:

  • Left And Right Stereo, Plus Center Channel And Left And Right Surround Channels, Ideal For Live Concert Dvds To Narrow The Stage But Keep The Depth And Reflections Of The Venue

3 Beam:

  • Outputs Only The Left, Right, And Center Channels, Widens The Ideal Listening Area.
  • Surround Right And Left Channels Are Mixed Into The Front Right And Left Channels

Beam Modes For 7.1 Channels:

  • 5 Beamplus2: 
  • Outputs Sound Beams From The Front Right And Left, Center, And Surround Back Right And Left Channels.
  • The Surround Right And Left Channels Are Mixed Into The Front Right And Left And Surround Back Right And Left Channels

Stereo + 3 Beamplus 2:

  • Left And Right Stereo, Plus Center And Surround Back Right And Left Channels.
  • The Surround Right And Left Channels Are Mixed Into The Front Right And Left And Surround Back Right And Left Channels

3 Beam:

  • Outputs Only The Left, Right, And Center Channels. Surround Right And Left Channels And Surround Back Right And Left Channels Are Mixed Into The Front Right And Left Channels.


  • 2-channel And 5-channel Stereo Without Surround Processing

My Surround:

  • For Small Listening Area Or When Surround Sound Effects Are Unsubstantial Due To The Listening Room Conditions

HD Audio Format Decoding:

  • The Ysp-2200 Decodes Hd Audio Signals To Ensure That You Hear The Best Possible Sound From Blu-ray Disc Players, As Well As From All Other Digital Sources.
  • The Ysp-2200 Supports The Following Digital Audio Formats.

11 Cinema DSP Modes:

  • Yamaha's Ultra-sophisticated Cinema Dsp Technology Creates Thrillingly Realistic Soundscapes In Any Room.
  • You Can Select 11 Different Programs, Including Three Movie, Three Music And Five Entertainment Modes.

Music DSP Modes:

  • Music Video: Reproduces A Vibrant Environment
  • Concert Hall: Rich Effect Of A Large Round Concert Hall With A Lot Of Presence, Placing You Near The Center Of The Stage
  • Jazz Club: Recreates "The Bottom Line", A Famous Jazz Club In New York City, Places You Right In Front Of The Stage

Movie DSP Modes:

  • Sci-fi: Clearly Reproduces Dialog And Special Effects, Mimics A Large Space
  • Spectacle: Reproduces A Wide And Grand Environment
  • Adventure: Reproduces The Dynamics And Excitement Of Fast Moving Action Movies


  • Sports: Converges The Commentator's Voice On The Center And Broadens The Overall Atmosphere Of The Stadium
  • Talk Show:Reproduces The Excitement Of Live Talk Shows, While Keeping The Conversations At A Comfortable Volume.
  • Drama: Stabilizes Reverberations That Match A Wide Range Of Movie Genres And Offers An Optimum 3d Feeling.
  • Game: Suitable For Adventure And Role-playing Games, Representing The Depth And Spatial Feeling Of The Field Of Play While Offering Movie-like Surround Effects
  • Mch Stereo: Downmixes Multi-channel Sources To 2 Channels, And Outputs The Sound From All Speakers
Music Enhancer:
  • Yamaha Employs Sophisticated Digital Signal Processing With Exclusive Algorithms To Enable Playback That Improves The Performance Of Compressed Music Formats, Including Mp3 And Wma. When Music Is Encoded Into A Digitally Compressed Format Like Mp3 Or Wma, The Frequency Response Suffers.
  • This Function Restores What Was Lost, So Your Music Always Sounds The Way It Should.
  • With The Compressed Music Enhancer, Highs And Especially Lows Are Richer And Smoother, Bringing Music Back To Life To Be As Close To The Original As Possible

Intellibeam Automated System Calibration:

  • This Yamaha Exclusive Feature Ensures Optimum Multichannel Sound Reproduction With Accurate Image Location. By Monitoring And Analyzing The Sound With The Microphone Included With The Ysp-2200, Intellibeam Automatically Sets The Best Beam Angles, While Optimizing The Level And Frequency Response Of Each Beam.
  • This Makes Initial Setup Both Extremely Simple And Acoustically Perfect.
  • The Unit Performs The Following Automatic Optimizations With The Aid Of The Supplied Microphone.

Beam Optimization:

  • This Feature Optimizes The Beam Angle So That The Parameter Best Matches Your Listening Environment.

Sound Optimization:

  • This Feature Optimizes The Beam Delay, Volume, And Quality So That The Parameters Best Match Your Listening Environment.

Note: Make Sure There Are No Obstacles Between The Intellibeam Microphone And The Walls In Your Listening Room, As These Objects Obstruct The Path Of The Beams. However, Any Objects That Are In Contact With The Walls, Will Be Regarded As A Protruding Part Of The Wall.

Manual Beam Setup:

  • In Addition To The Auto Setup, You Can Manually Fine Tune The Beam Outputs:

Setting Parameters


  • Flat To Wall Or Angled To Wall (Corner)
  • Room Configuration:
  • Enter Length And Width Of Room
  • Distance Settings: 
  • Distance From The Unit To Left Wall, And Distance From Speaker To Listening Position

Beam Adjustment:

Horizontal Angle:

  • Set The Horizontal Angle Of The Listening Position Relative To The Center Of The Speaker, This Adjusts The Angle Of Each Beam To Best Match Your Listening Position

Beam Travel Length:

  • Total Travel Distance From Speaker To Reflecting Surface To Ear For Each Beam

Focal Length:

  • Distance From The Speaker To The Focal Point Of Each Beam (Where The Speaker Would Be If You Had Five Separate Speakers)

Image Location:

  • Adjust The Direction From Which The Front Left And Right Speakers Are Heard If They Sound Unnatural.

Beam Memory:

  • The Ysp-2200 Lets You Store Your Intellibeam Or Manual Beam Settings (1-3) For Easy Recall. This Is Useful For Saving Settings Under Varying Conditions (Curtains Open, Curtains Closed, Etc).

Tone Control:

  • You Can Adjust The Ysp-2200's Bass & Treble To Increase Or Decrease The System's High/low Frequency Sound.


  • You Can Activate The Dynamic Range Compression (Drc) Function To Compress The Dynamic Range Of The Output Signals When Playing Back A Soundtrack In Dolby Digital Soundtrack.

Volume Balance Adjustment:

  • Use This Feature To Adjust The Volume Balance Of Each Channel During Playback.
  • You Adjust The Front Left, Front Right, Center, Surround Left, Surround Right, And Subwoofer Channels (+/- 10db).


  • Univolume Is A Yamaha-developed Technology That Maintains A Consistent Volume Level Between Different Channels, Programs, Commercials And Input Sources.
  • For Instance, When Watching Tv While Using Univolume, The Volume Of Commercials Will Not Be Louder Than The Program Being Viewed.
  • The Same Is True When Switching Sources To Watch A Dvd Or Blu-ray Movie Or To Listen To Music On Cd.
  • This Is Particularly Helpful For Late Night Watching And Listening When Spikes In Volume Can Disturb Others In The House Or Apartment Building.

Volume Trim:

  • The Level (+/- 6db) Of Each Input Can Be Adjusted So The Volume Remains The Same When Switching From One Input To Another.

Turn On Volume:

  • The System's Volume Can Be Set To Come On At A Preset Level When Power Is Turned On.

Audio Inputs:

  • The Digital Sound Projector Is Equipped With One Analog Input And Three Digital Audio Inputs (2 Optical/1 Coaxial).

Video Features

  • 1080p Compatible Hdmi (V.1.4a): 
  • The Yamaha Ysp-2200 Provides 3 In/1 Out Hdmi (V.1.4a) Connections With Support For 1080p (60/24hz) Resolution. Hdmi V.1.4a Supports 3d, Arc, Deep Color, X.v.color, And Auto Lip-sync.

Note: All Audio/video Connections Are Found On The Rear-panel Of The Digital Sound Projector.

Composite Video Output:

  • The Digital Sound Projector Is Also Equipped With A Standard-definition Composite Video Output.
  • (The On-screen Display Is Only Output Through The Composite Output.)


  • The Hdmi Connections Will Accept 3d Video From Your 3d Blu-ray Player And Output The Video Signal In 3d To Your 3d-ready Hdtv.

Arc (Audio Return Channel):

  • This Feature Allows Audio To Be Sent From Your Compatible Hdtv To Your Receiver Through The Same Hdmi Cable Already Being Used To Send Audio And Video To Your Hdtv.
  • This Eliminates The Need For Extra Cables Connected To Your Television.

Deep Color:

  • The Hdmi Inputs/output Support Deep Color, Increasing The Number Of Bits Available For Transmission, Meaning More Colors.
  • This Results In Much Greater Color Fidelity, Smooth Tonal Transitions, And Ultra-fine Gradations Between Colors.
  • It Also Enables Many Times More Shades Of Gray, For Higher Contrast Ratio.


  • The Hdmi Inputs/output Also Support X.v.color Space, Reproducing A Wide Range Of Colors And Displaying Almost All Of The Colors The Human Eye Can Detect.

Auto Lip-Sync:

  • The Ysp-2200 Automatically Adjusts The Delay In Output Timing Between Video Signals And Audio Signals So They Match When You Are Watching A Movie.

Convenience Features

Front-panel LCD :

  • The Digital Sound Projector Is Equipped With A Front-panel Lcd To Indicate Source Status.
  • The Front-panel Lcd Offers Adjustable Brightness Control. You Can Even Turn The Display Off.

Multi-language On-screen Display:

  • The Yamaha Digital Sound Projector Features A Multi-language On-screen Display.
  • Choose From English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Dutch, And Swedish.

Note: The Digital Sound Projector's Composite Video Output Must Be Connected To Your Television To View The System's On-screen Menu.
Input Rename Function: You Can Rename Each Input So The Display Reflects The Actual Source, Up To Nine Characters.

Auto Power Down:

  • When Auto Power Down Is Activated, The Unit Is Turned To Standby Mode Automatically After Approximately 10 Minutes Of No Audio/video Signal.
  • This Function Is Useful To Prevent You From Forgetting To Turn Off The Unit.

Sleep Timer:

  • You Can Set The Sleep Timer To Turn The Unit Off In 30, 60, 90, Or 120 Minutes.

Remote Control

Remote Control:

  • The Ysp-2200 Includes An Ir Remote Control For Wireless Operation Of The System And Your Connected Ipod/iphone (Via Optional Dock).

HDMI Control:

  • You Can Use Your Tv's Remote Control To Operate This System, If Your Television Supports The Hdmi Control Function (Ex. Regza Link) And Is Connected To Digital Sound Projector's Hdmi Output.
  • This Unit Will Automatically Select The Input According To The Input Source Setting On Your Tv.
  • You Will Also Be Able To Turn On/off The System With Your Television.

IR Output:

  • The Ysp-2200 Features An Ir Output And Includes An Ir Flasher In Case The Digital Sound Projector Blocks The Remote Receiver On The Front-panel Of Your Tv.
  • The Ir Flasher Receives The Signal From Your Tv Remote And Then Transmits The Control Signal To Your Tv.

Mounting Options

Low Profile:

  • The Digital Sound Projector Is Only 3 1/8" High, So You Can Place It In Front Of Most Flat Screen Tvs Without Blocking The Picture.
  • The Height-adjustable Feet (1-1/8" To 1-1/2") Let You Achieve Optimum Positioning.
  • The Feet Can Also Be Removed, Reducing The Height Of The Speaker To Only 2".
  • The Included Compact Subwoofer Can Be Used Vertically Or Horizontally, So You Can Place It Inside Or Outside A Rack.

Note: To Achieve Desired Surround Sound Effects, Install Digital Sound Projector Where There Are No Objects, Such As Furniture, Obstructing The Path Of The Sound Beams.

The Digital Sound Projector Can Be Placed Horizontally On A Shelf Or A Stand Above Or Below Your Flat-panel Tv. Positioning Can Be Parallel To A Wall Or In A Corner. The Only Major Requirement Is The Room Must Have Side And Rear Walls For Beam Reflection To Create The Surround Effect. The Included Subwoofer Can Be Positioned Vertically Or Horizontally On A Shelf Or On The Floor.

Note: The Digital Sound Projector Is Not Wall-mountable.
Magnetic Shielding: The Digital Front Projector Is Magnetically Shielded For Safe Placement Next To Your Television. The System's Subwoofer Is Not Video Shielded And Should Not Be Placed Next To Your Tv.

Add-on Devices

Ipod Universal Dock:

  • With The Optional Yds-12 Ipod Dock (022yds12, Sold Separately), You Can Connect Your Compatible Ipod Or Iphone To The Ysp-2200 And Control Audio/video Playback Using The Remote Control.
  • Most Fourth Generation And Later Ipods (Clickwheel) Are Compatible. Video From Your Ipod And Album Art Can Be Displayed On A Connected Tv Monitor (Via Composite Video).

Note: The Ysp-2200 Will Not Up-convert Ipod/iphone Video To Component Or Hdmi.

Ipod Wireless Dock:

  • The Yamaha Yid-w10 (022yidw10, Sold Separately) Is A Wireless Dock System Designed For Apple Ipod/iphone And The Yamaha Ysp-2200 Digital Sound Projector.
  • The Yid-w10 Consists Of A Wireless Ipod/iphone Dock Transmitter (Which Plugs Into Your Ipod/iphone) And A Receiver Base (Which Plugs Into The Dock-port On The Ysp-2220.
  • The Yid-w10 Lets You Enjoy Ipod/iphone Audio Through Your Compatible Yamaha Digital Sound Projector While Viewing Cover-art, Watching Videos, Or Playing Games On Your Ipod/iphone Screen.
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