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Comparing Dayton Audio T652 and Yamaha NS-F210BL

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Dayton Audio T652 ranks #51 out of 90. It is in the top 10%.
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8.8
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Yamaha NS-F210BL ranks #74 out of 90. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great
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Experts recommend Dayton Audio T652 more than Yamaha NS-F210BL

As of 3 Jun 2022, experts prefer Dayton Audio T652 over Yamaha NS-F210BL, but both Speakers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Dayton Audio T652 received 3 recommendations: from The Master Switch (19 Jan 2022), KBonet (10 May 2022) and Music Critic (25 May 2022). By contrast, Yamaha NS-F210BL received only 2 recommendations from Music Oomph (19 Jun 2021) and Lifewire (3 Mar 2022).

Rank Change Price Speakers
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Old Time Music
Love and Lavender
Bob Vila
The Sound Junky
Music Oomph
KBonet
Music Critic
Lifewire
9
- $150
Dayton Audio T652
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
10
4
-
13
- $200
Yamaha NS-F210BL
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
2

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 19 Jan 2022 The Master Switch ranked Dayton Audio T652 as #7
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    #7 out of 19 Dayton Audio T652
    Best of the Rest
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  • On 10 May 2022 KBonet ranked Dayton Audio T652 as #10
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    #10 out of 10 Dayton Audio T652
    Best for Easy Installation
    Source: kbonet.com
  • On 25 May 2022 Music Critic ranked Dayton Audio T652 as #4
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    #4 out of 10 Dayton Audio T652
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  • On 19 Jun 2021 Music Oomph ranked Yamaha NS-F210BL as #3
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    #3 out of 16 Yamaha NS-F210BL
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  • On 3 Mar 2022 Lifewire ranked Yamaha NS-F210BL as #2
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    ... ... ...
    #2 out of 7 Yamaha NS-F210BL
    Best for Small Rooms
    ... ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 103 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Dayton Audio T652 outranks Yamaha NS-F210BL. This is not to say that that Yamaha NS-F210BL is a bad option. Like Dayton Audio T652, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Dayton Audio T652 noticeably more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Dayton Audio T652
Yamaha NS-F210BL
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Dayton Audio T652, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Yamaha NS-F210BL.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling speakers receives a consumer score of 9.0 (great). Both Dayton Audio T652 and Yamaha NS-F210BL receive customer reviews that average out below that median threshold.

Dayton Audio T652
In comparison:
Dayton Audio T652 ranks #51 out of 90. It is in the top 10%.
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8.8
Great
Yamaha NS-F210BL
In comparison:
Yamaha NS-F210BL ranks #74 out of 90. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great
Median best-selling Speakers
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-260F ranks #46 out of 90. It is in the top 10%.
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9.0
Great





Dayton Audio T652 is more popular than Yamaha NS-F210BL

It's fairly safe to say that Dayton Audio T652 are more popular speakers than Yamaha NS-F210BL, based on their 900+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Dayton Audio T652 and Yamaha NS-F210BL often consider Polk Audio T50, a more popular, cheaper option with better reviews.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Dayton Audio T652 and Yamaha NS-F210BL
Polk Audio T50 $149
In comparison:
Polk Audio T50 ranks #32 out of 90. It is in the top 10%.
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9.4
Amazing
3 expert recommendations Cheaper More Popular Better Reviews
Klipsch R-610F $150
In comparison:
Klipsch R-610F ranks #26 out of 90. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
No expert recommendations Better Reviews
Yamaha NS-F210BL $200
In comparison:
Yamaha NS-F210BL ranks #74 out of 90. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great
2 expert recommendations
Polk Audio Monitor60 Series II $189
In comparison:
Polk Audio Monitor60 Series II ranks #29 out of 90. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
No expert recommendations More Popular Better Reviews
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Dayton Audio T652 outranks Yamaha NS-F210BL by 4 positions. This indicates that, as of 3 Jun 2022, Dayton Audio T652 is more critically acclaimed than Yamaha NS-F210BL.
Rank Change Price Speakers
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Old Time Music
Love and Lavender
Bob Vila
The Sound Junky
Music Oomph
KBonet
Music Critic
Lifewire
1
- Check price
Q Acoustics 3050i
7
4
7
-
6
-
-
9
-
-
2
- $299
Polk Audio Monitor70 Series II
-
-
-
1
-
4
5
-
10
-
3
- $449
Klipsch RP-8000F
-
-
1
4
-
-
-
1
-
-
4
- $1798
SVS Prime Pinnacle
-
1
2
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [2]

80
Total expert reviews: 2
  • with a score: 1
  • without a score: 1

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [2]

82
Total expert reviews: 2
  • with a score: 1
  • without a score: 1

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
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From Seller:
  • Dual 6-1/2" woofers provide superb bass power and punch
  • 5/8" polycarbonate dome tweeter with ferrofluid cooling
  • Slim-profile tower cabinet won't overwhelm your room
  • Ported bass-reflex design delivers extended, deep bass to 45 Hz
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From Seller:
  • 2 way bass reflex floorstanding speaker
  • Designed to reproduce the full, dynamic sound of HD sources
  • Woofers use light aluminum cones for extra fast response
  • Slim design matches flat panel TVs
  • Heavy duty, round, steel bass anchor speaker stand
  • Read more
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0848791001758
UPC Numbers: 848791001758
Model Numbers: T652
General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
2 Speaker(s)
1 Speaker(s)
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Sound Quality
Speaker Design Speaker design is a term used to describe the number drivers in the speaker. Drivers are the cones that actually create sound. These cones come in three types: tweeters, midranges (sometimes called mi ... Show more
Two-Way
Two-Way
Sensitivity Measured in decibels, or dB, sensitivity measures a speaker’s ability to convert power to volume. Lower sensitivity speakers require more power from the amplifier to achieve higher volumes. Higher sen ... Show more
88 dB
86 dB
Crossover Network The crossover is the component of the speaker that interprets incoming audio sounds and directs frequencies to the correct part of the speaker—low frequency sounds to the woofer, high frequency sounds ... Show more
First order high-pass, 4500 Hz for crossover.
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Frequency Response Range Given as a range in Hertz (Hz), frequency response is a measurement of the range of sound a speaker can reproduce. For reference, the human ear can hear a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (shorte ... Show more
45-20,000 Hz
50 Hz-45 kHz
Impedance Impedance is a key electrical measurement, provided in ohms. This number describes the electrical resistance provided by the speaker to the power signal sent by your amplifier. A common analogy used f ... Show more
4 Ohms
6 Ohms
Maximum Power Handling Power handling, or peak power, is the highest wattage a speaker can accept from an amplifier before it burns out or becomes damaged. This number is given in watts. It’s recorded by measuring how loud ... Show more
90 Watts
120 Watts
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Physical Features
Enclosure Type The type of enclosure, or cabinet, plays a key role in determining the focus of your sound. Do you prefer accurate bass or loud, “boomy” bass? There are three types of enclosures to consider when purc ... Show more
Bass Reflex
Bass Reflex
Enclosure Material The material used to make the speaker enclosure, also called baffle, plays a big part in the sound quality of the speaker. The best materials are stiff and resistant to extra vibrations (which would c ... Show more
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
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Finish The type of finish describes the material used on the exterior surface of the cabinet. There is no recommended material; it is purely aesthetic and dependent on your tastes and style. The most importa ... Show more
Ebony pica vinyl cabinet finish
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Dimensions
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Weight

28 lbs
 

16 lbs
 
Type of Feet Consider the type of feet accessories that come with the speaker based on where the speaker will be located. The “feet” are the supports that go on the bottom of the speaker to hold it in place. For c ... Show more
Rubber
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Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
1 Tweeter(s)
1 Tweeter(s)
Tweeter Size Tweeters produce the highest frequencies in sound, typically anything above 2,000 Hz. Usually located at the top of the speaker, tweeters come in different shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, the si ... Show more
0.62 inches
0.75 inches
Tweeter Type For the true audiophile, choosing the right tweeter shape is key to getting the best out of your speaker. Different tweeter styles distribute sound more effectively throughout the room, and because hi ... Show more
Dome
Dome
Tweeter Composition In addition to the shape of the tweeter, the material has a big impact on the type of sound emitted. The two most popular materials are metals (aluminum, titanium, beryllium etc.) and soft textiles (s ... Show more
Polycarbonate dome tweeter
Balanced dome
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Woofers
Number of Woofers
2 Woofer(s)
2 Woofer(s)
Woofer Size A critical element of a floor standing speaker is its woofer. This is the driver responsible for low frequency sounds and bass. It is the biggest driver in size and is usually shaped like a cone. When ... Show more
6.5 inches
3.1 inches
Woofer Composition Woofers are built with a variety of materials, such as paper, plastic, polypropylene, Kevlar, or metal. Some are even made with more unique materials like wood. They key to quality in a woofer materia ... Show more
Polypropylene cone with 4-layer coil
Dual cone
Powered Subwoofer Some floor standing speakers contain a built-in powered subwoofer as part of the overall speaker design. Typically when you’re building a home theater system, the subwoofer is purchased as a separate ... Show more
No
No
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Connections and Controls
Receiver Inputs The type of connectors or terminals on the speaker determine how you connect the speaker to your receiver. There are two main types: spring clips and binding posts. Spring Clips: Spring clips are desi ... Show more
Speaker wire
Speaker wire
Banana Plug Compatible Banana plugs are a type of connector for speaker wire. They are often regarded as more beneficial than bare wire, which can fray and degrade over time. Banana plugs allow you to insert the bare wire i ... Show more
No
No
Inputs Some speakers have other inputs in addition to the binding posts or terminals. This may include HDMI, auxiliary jack, and/or optical inputs. An example of how this may be beneficial is the auxiliary c ... Show more
Speaker wire
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Bi Amp/Bi Wire Capable For the more sophisticated listener, you may want to bi-wire or bi-amp your speakers. For bi-wiring: If the speaker has dual binding posts or terminals, you may be able to use two wires to connect to ... Show more
No
No
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
No
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Wireless Connections
Bluetooth Enabled Speakers with built-in Bluetooth allow you to stream audio content directly from a device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop) on the speakers. This feature behaves just like any other Bluetooth-enabled ... Show more
No
No
Wireless Connectivity Some floor standing speakers may come with the option to connect to your TV wirelessly or via your Wi-Fi network. The benefit to this set up is the absence of wires, which makes setup simple and clean ... Show more
No
No
Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
  • Made with bass reflex tower cabinet.
  • Has ebony pica vinyl finish.
  • Quality High Sound for HD speakers
  • Exceptional quality on parts
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Dayton Audio T652 are a very popular option at the bottom of the price range. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Klipsch R-610F or Polk Audio T50 .

Dayton Audio T652 are $299.02 cheaper than the average speakers ($449).

Yamaha NS-F210BL are a very popular and one of the cheapest options. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as BIC America Venturi DV84 or Klipsch Synergy F-200 .

Yamaha NS-F210BL were released in 2009. There are more than 5 newer speakers on the market. Show newer Speakers

Yamaha NS-F210BL are $249.05 less expensive than average speakers ($449).

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