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Atlona HDBaseT HDMI 2 by 8 Distribution Amplifier over a Single Category Cable


Model Number: AT-HDCAT-8

One source to many displays. The HDCAT enables you to send one source to multiple displays up to 230ft away. With built in audio de-embedding to ensure all audio and video needs are met in zone and locally, the Atlona HDBaseT HDMI 2 by 8 Distribution Amplifier over a Single Category Cable ensure you can pass any audio from 2CH to uncompressed multi-channel and any video up to 1080p or 1920x1200.


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Powerful Smart Auto-Switching

  • The HDCAT’s smart switching capability eliminates the need to manually change inputs. Simply power on/off a source device and the matrix conveniently switches automatically.

Go Further with More

  • Extend your audio/visual experience up to 230ft. HDBaseT technology allows you to send power, video (up to 1080p or 1920x1200) and audio (all Lossy and Lossless formats) signals over a single category cable.

Power of One for All

  • Leave behind the power cable on your receiver. With the latest feature of Power over Category cable (PoCc) the HDCAT transmits power to all the connected receivers over category cable.

Never too Many Displays

  • With a built in local HDMI loop out, send your source to multiple HDCATs. Supports Cascading up to 8x (@1080p).

Audio de-embedding

Additional Features

  • Redundant power supply (optional)
  • EDID learning mode to ensure compatibility
  • Supports pass through of all 3D formats
  • Pass through support of all Lossy and Lossless audio (up to Dolby TrueHD or DTS-HD Master Audio).
  • Locking HDMI port
  • Field serviceable firmware port
  • Includes dual purpose wall/rack mount ears
  • For added reliability use AT-PW24V6.25A Optional Redundant Power Supply

Suggested Receiver

  • AT-HDRX - Atlona HDBaseT-Lite Receiver over a Single Category Cable
  • AT-HDWP - Atlona HDBaseT RX HDMI 2-Gang US Decora Wall Plate
  • AT-HDWP-UK - Atlona HDBaseT RX HDMI 1-Gang UK Wall Plate


  Video 480i@60Hz, 480p@59.94/60Hz, 576i@50Hz, 576p@50Hz, 720p@50/59.94/60Hz, 1080i@50/59.94/60Hz, 1080p@23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60Hz
  VESA 640x480@60Hz, 800x600@60/75Hz, 1024x768@60/75Hz, 1280x768@60/75Hz, 1280x800@60Hz, 1280x1024@60/75Hz, 1366x768@60Hz, 1400x1050@60Hz, 1440x900@60/75Hz, 1600x1200@60Hz, 1600x900@60Hz, 1680x1050@60Hz, 1920x1200@60Hz
  Colorspace RGB, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2
  Color depth 10-bit, 12-bit
  Formats PCM 2Ch, LPCM 5.1, LPCM 7.1, Dolby Digital, DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital+, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
  Sample Rate 32kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz
  HDMI 8-bit up to 15 meters up to 50 feet
  HDMI 12-bit up to 10 meters up to 30 feet
  CAT5e/6 up to 60 meters up to 197 feet
  CAT6a/7 up to 70 meters up to 230 feet
  Bandwidth 6.75 Gbps
  CEC No
  HDCP Compliant
  Operating 0°C to 40°C 32°F to 104°F
  Storage -20°C to 60°C -4°F to 140°F
  Humidity 20 to 90% non-condensing
  Consumption 93W
  Supply Input: AC100~240V 50/60Hz
Output: DC 24V/6.25A
  H x W x D 44 x 433.8 x 255 (mm) 1.73 x 17.08 x 10.04 (inch)
  w/feet 55.15 x 433.8 x 255 (mm) 2.17 x 17.08 x 10.04 (inch)
  Rack Unit 1
  Device 2.95kg 6.50lbs
  Shipping 5.13kg 11.31lbs
  Power Supply CE, FCC, cULus


  Features 3D, 1080p@60Hz, 1920x1200, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
  Features 3D, 1080p@60Hz, 1920x1200, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
  Features PoCc, 3D, 1080p@60Hz, 1920x1200, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
  Features Captive screw
  Formats PCM 2Ch
  Formats PCM 2Ch, LPCM 5.1, Dolby Digital, DTS 5.1
  Mini USB
  Use Firmware updating

Package Contents

QTY   Item
1   AT-HDCAT-8
1   24V DC power supply adaptor
1   Pair of wall/rack mount ears
1   User manual


V.2 (08/2014)
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AT-HDCAT-8 Firmware

Download Firmware version 1.0.3
File Size 221 KB
Date 02.27.14

Firmware 1.0.3

  • Factory Firmware