Product Spotlight: ATEN’s 4K HDMI HDBase T Receiver with Scaler


The ATEN VE816R 4K HDMI HDBaseT Receiver with Scaler is fully designed to work with several ATEN HDBaseT Matrix Switches that will extend your 4K HDMI signals up to 100 m over a single Cat 5e/6/6a or an ATEN 2L-2910 Cat 6 cable, plus it simultaneously scales your video of different resolutions for optimal display.

The unit supports bi-directional RS-232 channel and IR signal pass-through that gives the users  of the VE816R complete control to remotely enable the compatible devices. The VE816R features Frame Sync and Cable Quality Tester technologies to ensure smooth video and intuitive cable testing process when working with ATEN HDBaseT Matrix. Working as a total ATEN Solution,  the VE816R supports video wall integration and ATEN’s Seamless Switch ™ function. The ATEN HDMI HDBaseT-Lite Matrix Switches, or Modular Matrix Switches with HDBaseT output boards, which delivers users the ultimate A/V experiences.

Key Features:


  • Extends HDMI, RS-232, and IR signals up to 100 m over a single Cat 5e/6/6a or ATEN 2L-2910 Cat 6 cable
  • HDCP 2.2 compatible
  • Superior video quality:
  • 4K up to 100 m
  • 1080p up to 150 m
  • HDBaseT Long Reach Mode – activated by RS-232 commands, Long Reach Mode extends signals up to 150 m, 1080p, via a single Cat 5e/6 cable
  • Scaler – scales videos of different resolutions to their optimal output for display and to avoid black screen*
  • Video Wall – features video wall profiles that allows for custom screen layouts via an intuitive web GUI**
  • Seamless Switch™ – close-to-zero second switching that provides continuous video streams, real-time switching, and stable signal transmissions**
  • HDBaseT Anti-jamming – resists signal interference during high-quality video transmissions using HDBaseT technology
  • Bi-directional RS-232 channel – allows for control using serial terminals or serial devices, such as touch screens and barcode scanners
  • Bi-directional IR channel – IR transmission is processed one direction at a time***
  • Cable Quality Tester – examines the category cable quality through signal level detection from HDBaseT Matrix Switches to the VE816R.
  • FrameSync – prevents image tearing by synchronizing the scaler output frame rate to the input signal frame rate
  • Remote Firmware upgrade
  • Built- in 8KV / 15 KV ESD protection
  • Plug-and-play
  • Rack-mountable

NOTE: Videos may not display within range when Seamless Switch™ or Video Wall is enabled, in which case please adjust the display settings on your device; The Seamless Switch™ and video wall functionalities are available when the VE816R is used with ATEN HDBaseT Matrix. For further information, please see the compatible list below; Supports full-frequency IR signals from 30 KHz to 56 KHz.

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About ATEN:

ATEN has specialized in connectivity and management solutions in information technology, professional audio/video and green energy business since its establishment in 1979, and has been a worldwide leader in the KVM switch market. ATEN offers a broad range of solutions to meet the needs of consumers, small office/home office (SOHO) users, and small and medium sized business (SMB) customers. ATEN´s state-of-the-art KVM switches include Cable KVM, Desktop KVM, Rack KVM and KVM Extenders. ATEN also offers LCD KVM switches to meet the needs of server rooms in tandem with the ALTUSEN™ line of high-end server management solutions for the enterprise-level KVM switch market. Furthermore, ATEN´s Over the NET™ solutions allow you to effectively manage IT infrastructure from anywhere in the world. ATEN also offers the VanCryst™ range of video integrated solutions for a wide variety of corporate, commercial, and home theater applications. Our high-quality audio/video switches, splitters, extenders, and converters are available with various audio, video and control interfaces. At ATEN, we are committed to protecting the environment. To this end, ATEN NRGence™ line is the latest evolution of energy intelligence. A green energy solution for data centers that provides instant real-time power management control and energy-saving efficiency, by allowing you to easily upgrade your current IT resources quickly and cost-effectively. ATEN delivers and we make customer care a priority. We are committed to providing the best customer support available in the industry.


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