YAMAHA NS-F210BL Floorstanding speaker review

4.3 Mixed Usages
4.3 Dialogue & Vocal Accuracy:
4.4 Treble Accuracy:
4.3 Bass Accuracy:
4.3 Imaging & Soundstage:
4.3 Dynamic Range:
Release year: 2009 Rating: 4.4 Warranty: 2 years 0.875" tweeter 3.125" woofer stereo speaker home speaker compact space best for: overall

Yamaha NS-F210 floorstanding speaker delivers rich and dynamic sound. It produces engaging sound while playing music and movies. It is a fast-sounding speaker that blends in well with a matching subwoofer. The result is dramatic improvement in the sound quality. It produces a balanced sound and sounds quite full.

Our Verdict

Yamaha NS-F210 is a set of compact floorstanding speakers. They have good built quality with slim profile. They are great for music but for movies, a center channel and a subwoofer will be a good choice. Voices are intelligible and the speakers can get loud enough for mid-sized rooms. Setup is simple and if you receiver has bass and treble levels, you can also tweak the sound.

PROS
  • Well built
  • Small footprint with minimalist design
  • Affordable
  • Great value for money
  • Clear mids
CONS
  • Slightly boomy bass
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Specification

GENERAL:

Speaker Type Floor standing speaker
Number Of Channels 2.0 way speaker
Amplification Type Passive Speaker (External Amp)
Power Source AC Powered

DRIVERS

Drive Unit 2x2
Tweeter Type balanced dome
Tweeter Size (inches) 0.875"
Midrange Size (inches) N/A
Midrange Type N/A
Woofer Size (inches) 3.125"
Woofer Type cone
Other

SPECS

Power Range 120 W / 40 W
Sensitivity 86 dB
Impedance 6 ohms
Frequency Range 50 Hz-45 kHz
Crossover Frequencies 8 kHz

CONNECTIVITY:

Speaker Wire Input: Yes
Speaker Level Input N/A
Line Level Input N/A
Digital Input (Optical) N/A
Digital Input (Coaxial) N/A
RCA Input N/A
3.5mm Stereo Analog Input N/A
Aux Input
Bi-amp Input: N/A
HDMI Input N/A
USB Port N/A
Subwoofer Output N/A

WIRELESS FEATURES

Bluetooth N/A
Wi-Fi N/A
Other

CONNECTOR:

Connector Type binding post
Compatible Connector Types bare speaker wire, pins, or spades
Speaker Wire Compatibility standard speaker wire

AUDIO QUALITY ( TESTED )

Bass Accuracy: Tight and clear bass
Dialogue & Vocal Accuracy: Loud vocals
Treble Accuracy Decent highs
Imaging & Soundstage: Focused imaging and wide soundstage
Dynamic Range: Good dynamic range
Power Handling: Easy to drive
Frequency Response: Broad frequency response
Transient Response: Quick transient response

BUILD MATERIAL

Enclosure ported
Finish MDF
Color White, black, brown, piano black

SIZE & WEIGHT

Height (inches) 41.3"
Width (inches) 9.3"
Depth (inches) 9.3"
Weight (pounds) 16.1 lbs
Recommended Stand Height (inches) none

CONTROL

Handheld Remote N/A
Control by app N/A
Amazon Alexa N/A
Google Assistant N/A

IN THE BOX

Accessories: Yamaha NS-F210 speakers, 4m Speaker Cable
User manual: Yes
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Details Review

Design and Build:

Yamaha NS-F210 tower speakers have a sleek and slim design. The speakers stand on rounded shaped steel stands. It comes with a removable speaker grille that will protect the drivers. It is available in black and white color. They are sleek and slim, and perfectly goes with TV setup. They are very lightweight so it will be easier for you to move them from one place to another. The cabinet is made of MDF, and it blends in easily with any room décor.

Performance:

 

The speaker has rich trebles, but they might sound a bit harsh. Light aluminum cones used in woofer drivers ensure they will move faster delivering tight bass response. It has clear mids along with detailed highs. Both male and female vocals are loud and clear. While they are not the best audiophile grade speakers, the NS-F210 still enjoyable and produces decent sound quality.

If you connect the speakers to the AV receiver, then set them to ‘small’. It comes with speaker wire so setup will be easier and will not take any more than 5 minutes. With a sensitivity of 86 dB, the speakers are quite easy to drive and will not need a very powerful amplifier. Place the speakers on both sides of the TV with a gap of 20 cm from them to get rid of any buzzing sound. It has a rear firing port so you need to leave some gap from the rear wall.

Use case:

 

Yamaha NS-F210 tower speakers are loud enough to fill up small to medium sized rooms.

Compatible device:

 

Pair these tower speakers with NS-C210 center speaker, NS-B210 surrounds and NS-SW210 subwoofer. Then connect a matching amplifier with these tower speakers. Based on amp or receiver ports, you can connect audio devices like Blu-ray player, CD player, TV, turntable, etc.

Cost:

Yamaha NS-F210BL floorstanding speakers are available under $400. They are affordable so you can easily spend after amplifier or subwoofer.

FAQ:

 

Who is the Yamaha NS-F210BL best for?

The Yamaha NS-F210BL tower speakers are best for users who have tight space but do not want to compromise sound quality. These are some of the thinnest floorstanding speakers in the market. In terms of performance, the speakers will deliver the best sound at this price point.

What is the best alternative to Yamaha NS-F210BL speakers?

The ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2 tower speakers can be considered as an alternative to the Yamaha NS-F210BL speakers. They can deliver clean, clear, and powerful sound with decent bass from 6.5” woofer driver. They offer great performance and is available under $250.

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