Blackbird™ 4K 1X8 HDMI® Splitter w/ 3D Support
    Product # 8205
    Blackbird™ 4K 1X8 HDMI® Splitter w/ 3D Support
    Product # 8205
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    Blackbird™ 4K 1X8 HDMI® Splitter w/ 3D Support

    Watch your video content on eight displays at the same time using this 1x8 HDMI® Splitter from Monoprice!

    This splitter features an internal amplifier, which boosts the HDMI signal and allows the transmission of High Speed HDMI signals (1080p) up to 49 feet (15 meters) using ordinary High Speed HDMI cables. The one HDMI input and eight HDMI output ports are gold-plated to ensure smooth, corrosion-free connections. The splitter is powered by an included 5 VDC, 3A AC adapter.

    The splitter supports High Speed HDMI signals, which means that it supports the following HDMI features:

    • 1080p Resolution - It supports the full 1080p@60Hz HDMI resolution.
    • 3D Video - It supports all standard HDMI 3D modes.
    • Deep Color - It supports deep color up to 12-bits per channel, 36-bits total.
    • High Definition Audio - It supports high-definition multi-channel audio signals, including Dolby TrueHD™ and DTS-HD Master Audio™.

    Note: Monoprice strongly recommends using 22AWG, 24AWG, or active HDMI cables with Redmere technology to achieve the best results and to ensure minimum signal loss over longer distances.

    Support Files:

    HDMI, the HDMI Logo, and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.

    DTS is a registered trademark and the DTS logos, Symbol, DTS-HD and DTS-HD Master Audio are trademarks of DTS, Inc.

    Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

    Data Transfer Speed/Rate up to 675MHz/6.75Gbps (225MHz/2.25Gbps per channel)
    Supported Video Formats 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K
    3D Video Support Yes
    Deep Color Support 36-bits total (12-bits per channel)
    Supported Audio Formats DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby TrueHD, LPCM7.1, AC3, DTS, DSD
    Input Video Signal 0.5-1.0 Vp-p
    Input DDC Signal 5 Vp-p (TTL)
    Transmission Distance up to 49 ft. (15m) using 26AWG Standard HDMI Cable
    Power consumption up to 10W
    Operating Temperature Range +23 to +95°F (-5 to +35°C)
    Operating Humidity Range 5 to 90% RH (non-condensing)
    Dimension (LxWxH) 10.6" x 4.3" x 1.1" (270 x 110 x 28 mm)
    Net Weight 29.6 oz. (840g)

    13 Reviews

    80.77% of the reviewers recommend this product


    Good product

    • Anonymous,
    •  Milton, TN 
    • 7/21/2016 7:40:09 AM

    Pros: Good price & works great

    I am running two 70 inch LEDs with 131ft HDMI cables without any trouble.

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    Long Term Review of Product 8205

    • BJP,
    •  colorado springs, co 
    • 5/6/2015 9:47:48 AM

    Pros: When working, distributes HDMI Video/Audio with no flickers or delays

    Cons: Price has increased since original purchase in 2012.
    Is not following the lower price trend of other manufacturers offering 1x8 3D HDMI Splitters.
    Does not work with DirecTV 3D

    I purchased this unit to distribute a DirecTV HDMI signal to 7 TV's in the house including 1 3D TV.
    FYI... I could never get this unit to pass a 3D signal. I had to buy a 1x2 3D HDMI splitter to get 3D. I used Port 1 of the 1x2 splitter to send 3D signal to the TV and Port 2 to send signal to the 1x8 HDMI splitter to support the rest of the Non-3D TV's in the house.

    Despite the 3D issue, the unit worked fine until just outside of the warranty when it stopped distributing signals to all ports. I contacted Monoprice about the issue and went through a long a difficult process of getting them to agree to an warranty exchange. Just before I was to send the unit back, it started working.

    Happy to have TV again I opted to keep the current unit and watch TV versus sending it back and be without TV for another week. In hindsight I should have taken the exchange.

    The unit continued to work until 5/2015 when all ports lost signal. The port lights are all out and the power light just pulses. I unplugged the unit and let it sit overnight only to find the same behavior after plugging it in the next morning.

    I believe it is gone for good now. The unit lasted almost 3 years, which is not great but not completely unacceptable. I returned to Monoprice to look for a replacement only to find out that the unit is not only more expensive than when I originally purchased it, but it is also about $20 more than comparable units from other manufacturers.

    Based on this I will end up purchasing a replacement elsewhere.

    Don't let this review deter you from Monprice products, I still highly endorse their cables and mounts.

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    • Jay,
    •  Madison, AL 
    • 3/10/2015 11:24:44 AM

    Pros: This HDMI Splitter is doing everything I envisioned. I just build a new house, and I ran HDMI cable through the entire house. And this switch tied it all together. I am outputing from the DVR to the Switch, and the outputting to the family room, kitchen, master bath, guest bath, Game Room, Exercise Room, & Master Bedroom. I now can start in the family room, and have what I am playing their display over the entire house. If I need to take a bathroom break, No problem!, HD on the throne.

    Cons: The only problem that I had was in getting the sound to play on all of the TV's. I was getting Picture and sound on 5 TV's, but only Picture on the 3 identical 24" LG TV's that I had. I contacted MONOPRICE Tech support, and they gave me a super easy fix. I just had to unplug and power down everything, and power/connect everything in reverse order.
    1. Power off and disconnect the power and HDMI of the TV/Display
    2. Power off and disconnect the power and HDMI of the Splitter
    3. Power off and disconnect the power and HDMI of the Source(cable box, bluray players, av receivers, etc)
    4. Wait roughly 3-5 minutes
    5. The reconnect and power on the devices listed in steps 1-3
    6. Reconnect HDMI and power of the TV/Display
    7. Reconnect HDMI and power of the Splitter
    8. Reconnect HDMI and power of the source(cable box, bluray players, a/v receivers, etc)
    This took about 5minutes, and Hooray! HD Picture and Sound Everywhere!


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    • Phillip,
    •  Douglas, AZ 
    • 7/20/2014 7:19:20 AM

    Pros: Easy and straight forward to set up.

    Cons: It's not working as advertised.

    I just bought it and set it up. None of the LED's are lit to show the connection status of the 5 devices I have plugged into it. Although the product is functional at this time in "splitting" between multiple devices, I have doubts that it will continue to be functional as it's already not working as advertised.

    by Monoprice Administrator
    Hello Phillip,

    Thank you for your review and my apologies for the issues you have experienced with PID 8205. I will be sure to pass this info along to our product team so they can look into the matter further. Now of course should you have any issues with the splitter, don't hesitate to contact us. Sorry again for the trouble and thanks for your support!

    Jonathan Arteaga
    Tech Support Associate
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    • Anonymous,
    •  Winnipeg, MB 
    • 3/12/2014 2:47:34 PM

    works great.

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