Yamaha is a world-renowned name as they play a part in a number of different markets. Not surprisingly, they also have a hand in the outdoor speakers market competing with a number of premium name brand speakers, such as the Polk Audio Atrium 6 and Klipsch KHO-7 outdoor speakers. While they tend to compete because of their name and reputation, in all honesty, their outdoor speakers aren’t exactly considered premium. However, they still offer a nice line of speakers at a decent price, making them a great option for those on the hunt for a great outdoor audio speaker.
Not everyone is an audiophile. In fact, the large majority of the population just wants a system that sounds good. They aren’t tuning into highs and lows and mids (what’s that?!). As long as they can jam out and enjoy their favorite tunes, that’s all they need in life. As far as speakers go anyways. That’s where Yamaha comes in. They actually have quite a few options, so we will just clue in on some of our top picks for Yamaha outdoor speakers.
Yamaha NS-AW150 2-Way Indoor / Outdoor Speakers
The Yamaha NS-AW150 Outdoor Speakers are the most popular of Yamaha’s Indoor Outdoor Speakers. With over 600 user reviews on Amazon, they still have a ranking of 4.6/5.0 stars which is pretty awesome. With 120-watts of maximum power, these are by no means going to rock your socks off. But for a price of around $70, they are pretty impressive. Delivering a frequency response of 80-40 HZ and 6 ohms nominal impedance, the bass performance is great for this compact speaker. While these speakers are weather resistant, keep in mind they are not weather proof and its recommended they be placed out of the way of direct falling water. Mounting brackets are included and consumers were pleased with the ease of installation. With a price that’s hard to beat and a name like Yamaha, you aren’t going to find a better budget speaker. Available in black or white. More on the Yamaha AW150’s =>
Yamaha NS-AW350 2 Way Indoor / Outdoor Speakers
A step up from the 150’s, the Yamaha NS-AW350 Indoor Outdoor Speakers are another excellent option from the Yamaha line. They offer more power at 130-watts of maximum power capacity and 40-watts of nominal power. They have nearly 400 user reviews on Amazon with a rating of 4.5/5.0. Each speaker measures 7.22 W x 13.47 H x 8.5 inches D, weighing in at 6 lbs making them extremely lightweight with a compact, portable design. This makes it easy to bring them indoors in the midst of a monsoon or a blizzard in order to preserve and extend the life of your Yamaha indoor outdoor speakers. It’s also convenient should you wish to bring them inside when hosting a party, movie night, karaoke night or just for your nightly television show lineup. These speakers are equipped with a 6.5″ high-compliance, polypropylene, mica-filled woofer and 1″ PEI dome tweeter, delivering 55-40,000 HZ frequency response, 6 ohms nominal impedance and sensitivity of 87 dB. Available in black or white. Read more reviews =>
Yamaha NS-AW992 All Weather Speakers
Possibly Yamaha’s most superior outdoor speakers is the Yamaha NS-AW992 All-Weather Speaker. The thing that sets this speaker apart from the rest is the durable design and their ability to survive and provide quality sound in any outdoor environment. While they do not have many reviews from consumers at this point, all feedback we have found has been excellent. Depending on your budget and the amount of wattage you want in a speaker, these Yamaha outdoor speakers can be purchased at 120-W, 150-W or 180-W with 180-W obviously being the most powerful and providing the highest quality sound. Their unique angled design and flexible installation options enables them to blend in beautifully with any indoor or outdoor environment. Mounting brackets are included and these are available in a white or black finish. If you are looking for the best of Yahama’s outdoor speakers, these are the way to go. Read more reviews =>