Enjoy a crisp picture and detailed sound with your high-definition home theater gear. Monster Cable's 800HD Series HDMI cables can transfer digital signals at high speeds, passing full-bandwidth HD video and multichannel audio. And the cables support "Deep Color" high color resolution — important for high-definition video.

Great performance from your best A/V sources
800HD Series cables can handle today's highest-bandwidth audio and video signals, including true 1080p video, and high-resolution surround sound. The "Simplay HD" badge means these cables are certified by an independent testing group, Simplay Labs, to deliver outstanding HD performance.

High-end Monster Cable construction
Careful construction and high-quality materials deliver exceptional picture and sound. Precision-wound copper conductors and corrosion-resistant gold-plated contacts ensure efficient signal transfer. Nitrogen gas-injected insulation maintains signal strength even over greater cable lengths. Three layers of high-density shielding block interference from external electronic noise. And a flexible, durable outer jacket ensures your cable will last a long time.

Product Highlights:

  • Advanced High Speed HDMI cable
  • guaranteed compatibility with:
    • full 1080p video
    • "Deep Color" high color resolution (up to 12-bit)
    • up to eight channels of 192 kHz/24-bit high-resolution audio
    • Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD™ lossless surround sound formats
  • gas-injected cellular dielectric for maximum signal strength throughout length of cable
  • high-density triple shielding rejects noise
  • flexible Duraflex protective jacket
  • Precision-Wound DoubleHelix™ construction for signal strength
  • 24k gold-plated contacts
  • limited lifetime warranty

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What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • 3.28' (1-meter) HDMI cable (has an HDMI type-A connector on each end)
  • Hookup Tips and Performance Guide
  • "Information to consumers in application of EU WEE Directive 96/2002" note

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Features

Digital Video and Multi-Track Audio Transfer: Monster HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) 800HD is a high-bandwidth digital connection that offers superior digital video and multi-channel audio in a single cable, reducing the maze of home theater connections.

Advanced High Speed: The 8000HD HDMI cable features a bandwidth of 6.68 Gbps for ultra-high definition 1080p video, extended color and theater-quality sound from high-definition home theaters. The Monster 800HD HDMI cable will support source and display technologies such as 1080p, 60 Hz refresh rates, 12-Bit Color, HDMI-CEC, 192/24 Audio, and Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD surround sound.

  • Full HD 1080p: Support for ultra-high definition 1080p video. A 1080p HDTV picture feature 1,080 progressive lines of vertical resolution every frame.
  • 60 Hz Smooth Video Refresh Rate: Support for DVD players and HDTVs with 60 Hz frame/refresh rates.
  • 12-Bit Color: Greater cable capacity for support of 12-bit color, also called Deep Color, available from advanced HD sources and displays. Greater color depth, from 8-bit to 12-bit, allows more detailed gradations of individual colors for the display of billions of colors.
  • 192/24 Audio: This HDMI cable can transfer up to eight channels of 192 kHz/24-bit high-resolution audio for ultimate 5.1/7.1 surround sound.
  • Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD: Greater cable bandwidth for support of Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD lossless surround sound, available on Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD movies.
  • HDMI-CEC: Support for the HDMI Consumer Electronics Control channel, enabling automated audio/video component setup and control.

Precision Wound DoubleHelix Construction: Precision Wound DoubleHelix construction maximizes signal strength for crisp, clear 1080p video.

High-density Triple-Layer Shielding: The high density triple-layer shielding rejects radio frequency and electromagnetic interference for the clearest possible HDTV picture.

Nitrogen-injected Cellular Dielectric: The nitrogen-injected cellular dielectric provides maximum signal strength and ultra low-loss, even over long runs.

24k Gold Connectors: Rugged, fully shielded, 24k gold connectors provide accurate signal transfer, maximum corrosion resistance and ensure long-lasting durability.

Duraflex Protective Jacket: The Duraflex protective jacket is flexible for easy routing and installation. This ultra-durable material protects the cable no matter where you install it.

 

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Works perfectly

Written By JHB, TX on Wednesday, February 02, 2011

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Cheapest price I found around the internet, and Crutchfield is a trusted company. Cable works great, very clean, crisp picture!

No nonsense

Written By Hugo, Houston, TX on Saturday, November 20, 2010

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I used to have constant interruptions of video and audio with a cheaper HDMI cable. Never
thought it would be the cable. Cheap cables can't handle the throughput in MBPS that HD
video and 7.1 HD sound need. These monster cables can. Since I've had them installed, no
more interruptions, EVER.

Monster cables

Written By Larry C, Chesapeake, VA on Monday, May 04, 2009

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I needed a cable to run through and under the wall, through crawl space and back into a cabinet. This was 19 foot, just right for my purposes and has worked wonderfully. Best quality cable available, at a fair price, and the length is not easy to find. I connected through a wall plate also provided through Crutchfields.

HDMI Cables

Written By Mariano, Fairfield, CA on Monday, March 16, 2009

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I purchased these cables because I'm a fan of Monster's quality. I know there are much cheaper cables out there, but I didn't want to sacrifice. I purchased one for my Samsung BDP 2500 and one for my HD cable box. Easy to install and I used the Crutchfield lables. Fit snug and offer peace of mind!

Great Cable and Performance!!!

Written By skully, Newport Beach, CA on Friday, September 19, 2008

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This cable is great works perfect. I know alot of people say you don't need the best cables for HDMI but that's not the case. Quality is quality Im a big fan of Monster products all of my AV cables are Monster! Will buy another one soon for my Blu-Ray player when I purchase that to!

fabulous

Written By Carol, Napa, CA on Sunday, August 24, 2008

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When you purchase an LCD or Plasma screen HD TV you need to plan on several hundred dollars extra for the cables. I've seen them without monster cables and trust me, the difference is like night and day. If you have just your HD Box and the Television you are talking one cable...add to that a DVD or DVR player, and surround sound and you are talking close to $400. But if you are going to invest in a good HD television it is plain stupid not to invest in the right cables for them. Without them the color and the sound will be off quite a bit. I tried with my first system. Crutchfield is alot cheaper than local stores for purchasing them, and you may even get a discount from them on the purchase price. I buy everything from Crutchfield, but I check out the prices locally before I purchase. They always are cheaper and the tech back up is worth the price you pay.

Exceptional performance!!

Written By Jim, Thorne Bay, Alaska on Wednesday, August 20, 2008

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The DIRECTV service technician originally installed their HDMI connection when I recently upgraded my service and said "...these are the bottom of the line cables and I would get a better one as soon as you can." Well, I took his advice and went straight to Crutchfield for advice on which one was right for me. There is much more improvement in the "Standard" broadcast shows than the "HD" broadcasts with my new "Monster" connection but there is also quite a bit of improvement there also.

Best product and guaranty on the market! Thank you Crutchfield, for once again satisfying my needs!

Monster Advanced High Speed 800HD HDMI Cable

Written By thomas, salem ny on Sunday, June 01, 2008

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the price will scare u,but there worth every penny. monster name -lifetime guarantee - the quality is excellent. U get what u pay for and with these cables it holds true. enjoy!