Yamaha NS-SP1800BL 5.1-Channel Home Theater Speaker Set

Looking For the Best Bang for the Buck?

Then check out the Yamaha NS-SP1800BL 5.1 Speaker Set

Maybe not everyone, but if you’re reading this then you are probably a sucker for top quality home theatre sound systems like myself. And while some can afford to get vastly expensive home theater components worth four or five figures others can’t. So, we made our findings on which home theatre system would provide a cinema level sound and of course come at an affordable price. Hence, we chose the Yamaha NS-SP1800BL 5.1; a system which would be best for most people as well as offer the best value for money. It’s obvious Yamaha knows what they are doing, as for a low price; the NS-SP1800 5.1 system possesses an impressive level of audio clarity and punchy low end.

This is the kind of system that performs better in particularly enclosed and small spaces, like your bedroom or small sized living room. Of course, you can’t compare the audio detail of the Yamaha NS-SP1800BL 5.1 with that of really expensive sets, but without a doubt, these Yamaha speakers can definitely hold their own.

MAIN FEATURES

  • 1-Channel entry class speaker package
  • Conventional speaker bracket compatibility
  • Magnetic Shielding (all speakers)
  • Removable grill cloth
  • Wall hanging capability
  • Wide-Range system frequency response (28Hz – 50kHz)

Four Satellite Speakers

  • 2-Way Acoustic Suspension
  • Input Power (Max/Nominal): 100W/30W
  • Impedance: 6 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 82 dB/2.83 V/1 m
  • 5″ cone woofer and 1/2″ dome tweeter

Center Speaker

  • 2-Way Acoustic Suspension
  • Input Power (Max/Nominal): 100W/30W
  • Impedance: 6 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 85 dB/2.83 V/1 m
  • Dual 2.5″ woofers and 1/2″ dome tweeter

Powered Subwoofer

  • Advanced YST
  • Driver: 8″ Multi-range
  • Output Power of 50 Watts

OTHER FEATURES

  • Advanced Yamaha Active Servo Technology (YST): Possesses a unique system where the speaker and amplifier works together to cancel out impedance so the speaker unit has a perfectly linear motion.
  • Exceptional Surround Sound: Capable of reproducing a frequency response of 28Hz – 50KHz. The speaker system is so well balanced and blends seamlessly at the front, canter and rear channels.
  • Compact design: Equipped with four compact satellite speakers and center channel speaker, a wide-range system frequency response (28Hz – 50kHz) which helps deliver full, rich and original sound with restored harmonics, accurate bass and crisp highs. It also has a removable grill cloth which keeps out dust and prevents damage to the speaker.
  • Magnetically shielded: Equipped with four satellite speakers, one center speaker, and subwoofer; all magnetically shielded to prevent picture interference when they are placed near a TV or display.
  • Top entry-level home theater speakers: Possesses 2-way satellite speakers with 2.5″ woofer & 1/2″ tweeter, 2-way center speaker with dual 2.5″ woofers & 1/2″ tweeter and 8″ 100W cube-type high power subwoofer.
  • Wall hanging capability

SPECS

Description 5.1 Speaker Package
Type Acoustic Suspension Design
Front Speakers (Woofer, Tweeter Size) 2-1/2″
Center Speaker (Woofer, Tweeter Size) Dual 2-1/2″
Surround Speakers (Woofer, Tweeter Size) 2-1/2″
Magnetic Shielding Yes
Input Power (Maximum / Nominal) 100W / 30W
Frequncey Response 28 Hz – 50 kHz
Sensitivity 82 dB/2.83 V/1 m
Impedance 6 Ohms
Subwoofer Advanced YST
Power Output 100W
Driver Size 8″
Shipping Dimensions (W x H x D) 21-3/16″ x 17-9/16″ x 16-1/2″
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 34

 

Possessing an exceptional surround sound reproduction capability at 600w, the Yamaha NS-SP1800BL 5.1 Home Theater System will be sure to take your home theater experience to new heights. What’s more, you get the same surround sound entertainment value one would naturally expect to get at a night out at the movies.

PROS

  • Affordable
  • Comes with speaker wires
  • Easy to mount
  • Powerful subwoofer with a rumbling bass.

CONS

  • The center and front speakers have the tendency to create echoes at mid-range volumes

Conclusion

Without a doubt, this set is fantastic for the price. And unlike most, the sub is quite easy to set up and adjust. The Yamaha NS-SP1800BL 5.1 home theater system falls right in the middle of our list for sound quality. And while the system’s sound quality in terms of dialogue and treble clarity is above average, it does not engulf the listener.

In other words, if you want to get a home theater system at a low-cost budget and want to look cool to your guests, the Yamaha NS-SP1800BL 5.1 home theatre system is your perfect choice.  Now go find that perfect receiver to pair with these great speakers.

 

Yamaha NS-SP1800BL 5.1 home theater system

Yamaha NS-SP1800BL 5.1 home theater system
8.2

Performance

8.0/10

Quality

7.5/10

Value

9.0/10

Pros

  • Powerful subwoofer
  • Great Value

Cons

  • echoes at mid-range
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