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Monster M1000 HD-8 Ultimate High Speed HDTV HDMI Cable (8 feet)

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List Price: $200.00
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  • Updated packaging with speed badges.
  • Large gauge silver coated conductors for superior signal transfer and ultimate high-definition video.
  • Ultra high-density quad-layer shielding for ultimate rejection of RF and EM interference.
  • Advanced nitrogen (N2) gas-injected dielectric ensures maximum signal strength, even over longer runs.
  • 24k gold contacts for maximum signal transfer and corrosion resistance.
6 new from $87.54 1 used from $39.99 1 refurbished from $37.99

Frequently Bought Together

Monster M1000 HD-8 Ultimate High Speed HDTV HDMI Cable (8 feet) + Monster M850 DFO-8 M-Series 850 Toslink Fiber Optic Audio Cable (8 feet) + Monster M850 SW-12 12 feet M-Series 850 Subwoofer Cable
Price for all three: $181.08

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Length: 8 feet
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Technical Details

Length: 8 feet
  • Brand Name: Monster
  • Model: M1000 HD-8
  • Cable Type: Video / audio cable
  • Left Connector Type: HDMI A
  • Left Connector Gender: Male
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Product Details

Length: 8 feet
  • Product Dimensions: 96 x 1 x 1 inches ; 1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B000JVGWJI
  • Item model number: M1000 HD-8
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: October 20, 2006

Product Description

Length: 8 feet

From the Manufacturer

1080p certified The Demands of High Definition
High Definition home entertainment delivers astonishing life-like picture and sound; from Blu-Ray discs to video games picture and sound quality has been raised to levels that standard cables cannot match:
  •  Bandwidth has increased from 2.2 Gbps to greater than 10.2 Gbps with features such as:
  • Uncompressed 1080p high definition video with up to 16 bit Deep Color
  • Eight channels of 192/24 digital audio for ultimate 7.1 surround sound, and an integrated control channel
Achieving every audio/video detail and nuance requires a fast and accurate high quality cable that can not only produce the highest quality image, but maintain that quality during the most demanding of situations requires a cable that can produce and maintain the highest quality image. Using a higher grade HDMI cable ensures that outside noise interference bends in the cable or poor connections do not interfere with the high definition experience.not all hdmi are the same

Surpassing the Demands
Monster has been manufacturing High Performance Quality cables for more than thirty years, and the ultra-high speed M1000 HD for HDMI is one of Monster's flagship cables. Monster's M1000 HD ensures everything you like to watch in high definition has maximum realism, and impact.

Get All the Bandwidth You'll Ever Need:
4Kx2K screens provide four times the resolution of 1080p TVs for dazzling displays on par with today's digital cinemas. This quadruples the need for speed and the Monster M1000HD delivers the full experience.

Reproduce All the Colors Your HDTV Can Capture
Displaying movies and photos on your HDTV in all the living color your camera and camcorder can capture calls for today's higher bandwidth cables like the M1000 HD.


The Monster HDMI Difference
While it is true that HDMI is a digital connection, not all cables are the same. Any cable used must not only pass the signal; it must maintain he signal with high-speed especially when accessing all of the advanced formats that are available from sources such as a Blu-Ray disc. Other HDMI cables do not provide protection from bends necessary for tight installation, or provide advanced manufacturing techniques and materials for proper terminations to eliminate noise. Only cables designed to eliminate noise and constructed with the highest standards to protect against installation methods will produce the highest definition audio and video.
Monster has been a leader in the HDMI connectivity from the beginning, working with HDMI LLC to educate consumers on the benefits and performance aspects of the cables. With Monster Advanced for HDMI design and construction for the highest level of HDMI performance is guaranteed, thanks to greater cable capacity for support of 12-bit, 14-bit, or even 16-bit color (Deep Color) available from advanced HD sources and displays.
Every Monster Ultra-High Speed rated cable is manufactured with 24K contacts for maximum signal transfer and ultra-low distortion at the point of connection, silver-content soldering, connecting the HDMI cable's conductors to the connector's internal connection pins lowers resistance and maximizes digital signal transfer. Additionally, Monster Advanced for HDMI cables feature a heavy-duty internal metal shell which provides full shielding of the internal conductor wiring routed inside the connector. This provides an extra defense against interference that can enter at the connector can degrade the digital signal causing a poor image or drop-outs in the audio. This provides an advantage in performance not found in other HDMI cables. Many HDMI cables only feature metal at the connection point. Inside the connector, a thin plastic shield typically separates the molded or metal connector body from the wiring inside. This type of construction allows for damage to the conductor wiring caused during installation or everyday use to needlessly expose the stream bit to noise.

These advanced design and construction features provide for the Highest Definition possible for the full entertainment experience today and into the future.
192/24
ultra high speed
cable for life




Live Forever







M1000HD for HDMI Performance Capabilities

4K x 2K Resolution- Ultra High Definition Video
Enables home theatre owners with advanced AV sources and displays to achieve the same high resolution picture definition as that of commercial digital cinemas.

240/480 Hz Display- Faster Speed for Smooth Video Motion**
Ideal for HD components with fresh rates of 480 Hz to 640 Hz yet compatible with slower refresh rates for the smoothest, most fluid video

8-16 Bit Color- Smoothest Gradation of Colors**
Greater cable capacity to handle 16-bit color from advanced HD sources and displays that support this color depth yet compatible with all color bits from 8-bit to 16-bit. Enables more detailed gradations of individual colors for billions of colors realism.

Monster 3D- Ready for 3D Displays
Newer 3D movies and games supply two video streams each at 1080p Full HD. With this doubling in bandwidth, the Monster 1000HD is ready to handle it all with the capacity to for future generations of 3D.

Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD- Lossless Surround Sound
Greater cable bandwidth for support of Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD lossless surround sound, available on Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD movies.

**Availability of advanced audio/video features is dependant on the capabilities of your components and display




Product Description

Monster Advanced for HDMI cables feature a heavy-duty internal metal shell which provides full shielding of the internal conductor wiring routed inside the connector. This provides an extra defense against interference that can enter at the connector can degrade the digital signal causing a poor image or drop-outs in the audio.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

You'd be a fool to buy a monster HDMI cable.
Razzle
HDMI is a digital signal - you either get the complete signal or no signal at all, there is absolutely no difference in picture and audio quality between HDMI cables.
Jeff287
After disconnecting my free HDMI cable with this Monster HDMI cable, there was absolutely NO difference in sound and quality.
Eugene T. Perez

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

600 of 663 people found the following review helpful By A. Dent #1 HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on January 11, 2009
Size Name: 8 feet
FUD - Fear, uncertainty, doubt.

According to Wikipedia, "the term originated to describe disinformation tactics in the computer hardware industry and has since been used more broadly. FUD is a manifestation of the appeal to fear."

Still Wikipedia, quoting Eric S. Raymond: "The idea, of course, was to persuade buyers to go with safe [...] gear rather than with competitors' equipment. This implicit coercion was traditionally accomplished by promising that Good Things would happen to people who stuck with [...], but Dark Shadows loomed over the future of competitors' equipment [...]".

HDMI is all-digital for both sound and picture. As such, it either works or it doesn't and, when it doesn't work, you will know immediately. There's really nothing in-between. If a claim is made that the Monster is 'more reliable' or that it 'lasts longer', I can't see how such claim can be backed - does the hundred-dollar cable last 20 times longer than than the five-dollar cable? And, if it does, do we REALLY care that a cable supporting a standard that may be obsolete in 5 years COULD last for 100 years?

By the way, I do not challenge the claim of high quality for this cable. It appears to be well built. However, it is quality not needed and, in my view, not worth paying for. The way most of us use cables is: we plug them at the back of our electronic boxes and, if they work on 'day one' they are likely to work in the exact same fashion on day 1000 because they are not going to be subjected to any physical or thermal stress and the materials used to build them are not easily degradable. While 'quality' was important for analog cables where good quality made all the difference in the world, the digital wires either transmit the digits or they don't.
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70 of 79 people found the following review helpful By Robert on December 11, 2011
Size Name: 16 feet
Many here have attempted, through both negative reviews and comments, to present a convincing case that Monster Cable products are a complete ripoff, essentially identical to products which cost less than $10. Phrases such as "it's digital, it either works or it doesn't" or "all HDMI cables are the same" have a factual technical basis, but are unfortunately susceptible to the FUD-based tactics of both Monster Cable shills and individuals who are completely consumed by that ultra-defensive psychological state so commonly induced by the realization one has purchased a commodity item for an obscene multiple of its actual value. So, I submit the following information concerning both HDMI itself and Monster Cable as a corporation, information which cannot be dismissed, even by a middle-aged male with a massive new television, who is no doubt considering the price of this cable both in relation to the value of said television and under the influence of a nagging desire to "be on the safe side." In other words, the perfect mark, for whom Monster Cable has devised a devious but entirely predictable sales pitch.

HDMI is simply a standardized interface for the transmission of uncompressed digital data. The standard is promulgated, licensed, and maintained by the HDMI Forum, whose website (hdmi.org) is actually quite informative but rarely referenced in the review/comment wars here. HDMI is inexpensive and flexible, well-suited to connecting consumer multimedia devices, and was expressly designed for this purpose.

Any group who manufactures an HDMI-compliant device or cable pays a fee of several thousand dollars per year and a few cents per item (around $10,000 and $.04, respectively).
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196 of 239 people found the following review helpful By TM on January 12, 2009
Size Name: 8 feet
I used to work for Best Buy, and our discount at the time was to get the items for cost. We could buy these cables for less than $7 each.... bit of a markup from the companies, huh? I also found that these cables do the exact same thing as the lower end cables, just with a brand name.

Don't waste your money. During these hard economic times we all still enjoy getting some items that make us feel better, why not be able to get more of what we enjoy with less money spent.
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47 of 56 people found the following review helpful By Bryce Godfrey on June 14, 2010
Size Name: 8 feet
HDMI is a digital signal, this isn't the analog age and these expensive cables are not needed. As long as the cable supports the HDMI standard you need 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 then it will work. Save yourself the money and get the 10 dollar cable. IT WILL be the same quality. Digital either makes it or it doesn't, there is no distortion like analog signals. Don't be a sucker and pay the monster tax.
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32 of 38 people found the following review helpful By Steve on February 14, 2011
Size Name: 8 feet
Monster isn't the only one milking the uneducated. Audioquest had a 5M cable for $2,594.75 here on Amazon. Even the cables at Walmart are over priced at $20.

The other posters pretty much said it all, but I'll add my two cents.

First off, contrary to what some people believe, digital is not perfect. I've used many digital cables (non HDMI) in my audio chain and each one has a different sound. The only explanation is bit loss. HDMI is a different animal since it has error checking.

My experience is that no matter the brand or the cost, all the HDMI cables "I own" pass the signal the same. I can't tell one from the other. I even have a 60 foot cable that is as good as my 3 foot cable. I paid $40 for the 60 foot cable.

Although there is much contention on the subject, I have spent years cable matching the analog and digital cables in my audio system. Each and every cable I used changed the sound. HDMI brings a new standard that is very welcomed, consistent quality irregardless of which brand used and at a low price. To show you how crazy it gets, I saw one set of speaker cables (8 foot) that sold for $42,000, yes! $42,000... And yes, they sounded good. They didn't sound as good as a luxury car for the same price.

IMO... If you're buying (non HDMI) cables for analog or digital, then yes it makes a difference (depends on your audio system), but when it comes to HDMI, price and construction quality are the only two issues. BTW, I noticed a 3.3 foot cable on Amazon for 27 cents with $1.99 shipping. How cool is that?

As for Monster...

I cringe every time I walk into a store and see all monster products on the shelves. I'm not saying that monster products are bad, just that they are WAY over priced. Monster isn't the only one that does this. As soon as I see the shelves of monster products, I figure that the shop doesn't care about it's customers or it's too lazy to find and stock alternatives.
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