Value + Functionality
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I think Yamaha accomplished a good balance between value and performance with this unit. It is simply a portable audio device with Bluetooth connectivity, and that is what it does well. The Bluetooth connectivity has been consistent, the sound quality is good and the construction seems to be solid. I have read many complaints about the lack of a rechargeable battery but that was actually a major SALES POINT for me! I am tired of keeping everything charged and would rather have the ability to simply change out the power supply when in a bind. I have had great experiences with my other Yamaha audio equipment, and know they are very capable of producing premium audio equipment. I think they did well with this unit but i would have liked to see a little more range. The sound quality is good, and considering the environments it will be in i think its plenty good for areas that wont provide good acoustics anyway. Just for the sake of competing with the higher priced Bose equipment i would liked to have seen Yamaha flex a little more. Overall very pleased.
Pros: Good sound, quality materials, convenient size without being too petite and NO rechargeable battery pack
Cons: Possibly a little more audible range would be nice.