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4K HDMI over IP Receiver

  • Extends AV connections from a simple point-to-point to a multi-point to multi-point setup via LAN
  • Delivers visually lossless high-quality video up to 4K @ 30 Hz 4:4:4
  • Daisy Chaining - Connects multiple displays through a single port
  • Video Wall Support

The ATEN VE8950R Video over IP Receiver delivers visually lossless 4K AV signals with low latency over long distance via a local network of standard Gigabit network switch*.

The VE8950R provides an effective, easy-to-use, and economical digital signage solution with the following features and advantages that directly address the challenges system integrators encounter when implementing AV over IP systems:

  • Limitless scalability and flexibility

  • No complicated IP setup

  • No additional server PCs or software required required

  • Go further for less with daisy chaining

Engineered to meet today’s demands of large scale, multi-display, 4K signal transmission, and designed to be easy to set up and operate, the VE8950R Video over IP Receiver is an ideal product for a wide range of environments, such as trade shows, airports, university campuses, conference centers, and shopping centers.

*Note: Regarding the detail information requirement of network switch, please refer to Implementation guide: https://assets.aten.com/product/manual/Implementation_Guide.pdf

Package Contents

  • 1x VE8950R 4K HDMI over IP Receiver
  • 1x RS-232 Terminal block
  • 1x 5V Power adapter
  • 1x User instructions
  • Lightweight Compression with Ultra-low Latency
    • Delivers visually lossless high-quality video up to 4K @ 30 Hz 4:4:4
    • Ensures stunning quality video using ATEN advanced video lossless compression technology
    • EDID Expert™ selects the optimum EDID settings for smooth power-up, high-quality display and the best video resolution across different screens
    • Offers different levels of video compression rate including Smooth, Balance, and High Quality for users to choose depending on practical usage

  • Limitless Scalability and Flexibility
    • Extends AV connections from a simple point-to-point to a multi-point to multi-point setup via LAN without distance limitations
    • Offers multi-functionality in extender, splitter, matrix switch, video wall and daisy chain applications
    • Mix and match the latest 4K displays and 1080p screens. The built-in scaler automatically scales up incoming video signal to match the maximum resolution of the connected display devices*

  • Collaboration with ATEN Control System
    • Integrated solution – Compatible with ATEN Control System, allowing users to directly operate VE8950R via CLI Telnet or RS-232 protocol
    • Effortless operation – One click to effectively operate VE Manager, TV, projector, source player, and related equipments via touch panel and keypad


  • Spontaneous Scheduling Management
    • Offers an user-friendly scheduling management function for users to pre-plan the display schedule
    • Provides robust and intuitive scheduling management options to help users to manage all events in the calendar to as detailed as to setting events to minute intervals
    • Integrates all VE89 units to arrange the profile by grouping individual receiver or video wall
    • Multiple profiles can be arranged to play in any order over a selected period of time


  • No Complicated IP Setup
    • Simple configuration that requires no extensive IT experience or extra learning
    • Effortlessly switches among input sources via top panel pushbuttons


  • Web GUI-Based Management, No Additional Server PCs or Software Required
    • Simple Access – Without typing IP address on Chrome browser, users are allowed to directly link to VE Manager via one click on “Find My VE” Chrome based free tool


  • Go Further For Less with Daisy Chaining*
    • Connects multiple displays through a single port to utilize every port of the network switch and maximize their value
    • Easily expandable – cabling and system deployment is easy with no huge network switches and fewer cables needed
    • Perfect for large-scale deployment covering hundreds of meters, such as hotel facilities, airports, university campuses, stations, shopping malls, and exhibition centers
      * Depending on your network architecture, we recommend daisy chaining up to 30 units. Please contact ATEN representatives for more details.

Daisy Chaining
*Use daisy chains to configure a video wall or expand the AV system hundreds of meters

  • Video Wall Support
    • Supports up to 8 x 8 video wall (64 displays)*
    • Supports horizontal or vertical (90° and 270° rotation) display orientation
    • Easily switches layout profiles, preview and drag-and-drop video sources via the intuitive web GUI
      *Depends on your network architecture, please contact ATEN representatives for more details.

  • Embedded / De-embedded Audio Support
    • audio stream can be extracted from the HDMI stream and delivered as a separate audio signal

  • Multiple Control Channels
    • Multiple control methods – the system can be managed via Ethernet or top-panel pushbuttons
    • USB Connectivity – USB port (USB 2.0) allows for connection of devices such as keyboard, mouse, flash drive, printer, and other USB peripherals*
    • Bi-directional IR Channel – IR transmission is processed one way at a time
    • RS-232 Channel – bi-directional RS-232 serial port allows for connection of peripherals such as touch screens and bar code scanners
      Note: *Each VE8950T transmitter can be controlled by a total of 4 USB touch screens installed to VE8950R receivers.

      Please refer to the FAQ link below on how to select network switches and network switch information collected by ATEN Customer Service Division, where the collected information includes customer's feedback from their actual experience in using and installing the product(s).
Video Output
Interfaces1 x HDMI Type A Female (Black)
Impedance100 Ω
Max. Distance3 m
Max. Data RateAverage: 150 ~ 500Mbps
HDCP Compatible
Max. Resolutions / DistanceUp to 4K@100m (Cat 5e/6, point to point)

*4K supported:
4096 x 2160 / 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz (4:4:4)
Output1 x HDMI Type A Female (Black)
1 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Green)
Unit To Unit2 x RJ-45 Female
Power1 x DC Jack (Black) with locking
IR1 x Mini Stereo Jack Female (Black)
RS-232Connector: 1 x Terminal Block, 3 pole
Baud Rate: 19200, Data Bits:8,
Stop Bits:1, no parity and flow control
USB2 x USB Type A Female (Black)
ID Number Selection3 x Push buttons
Power ConsumptionDC5V:4.53W:43BTU/h

● The measurement in Watts indicates the typical power consumption of the device with no external loading.
● The measurement in BTU/h indicates the power consumption of the device when it is fully loaded.
Operating Temperature0 - 40°C
Storage Temperature-20 - 60°C
Humidity0 - 80% RH, Non-Condensing
Physical Properties
Weight0.49 kg ( 1.08 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H) with bracket14.02 x 12.30 x 3.06 cm
(5.52 x 4.84 x 1.2 in.)
Dimensions (L x W x H) without bracket13.60 x 10.10 x 2.96 cm
(5.35 x 3.98 x 1.17 in.)

Input Resolutions640x480p @ 59.94/60Hz (4:3)720x576p @ 50/200Hz (4:3)/(16:9)
720x480p @ 59.94/60/119.88/120/239.76/240Hz (4:3)/(16:9)720x576p @ 100Hz (16:9)
1280x720p @ 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/100/
119.88/120 Hz (16:9)
1440x480p @ 59.94/60Hz (4:3)/(16:9)
1280x720p @ 29.97/30/50/59.94/60/100/119.88/120Hz  1440x576p @ 50Hz (4:3)/(16:9)
1920x1080i @ 50/59.94/60/100/119.88/120Hz (16:9)(2880)x480p @ 59.94/60Hz  (4:3)/(16:9)
1920x1080p @ 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60/100/
119.88/120Hz (16:9)
1680x720p @ 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/ 60/100/119.88/120 Hz 
720 (1440)x576i @ 50/100/200Hz (4:3)/(16:9)2560x1080p @ 23.98/ 24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60Hz
720 (1440)x480i @ 59.94/60Hz (4:3)/(16:9)3840x2160p @ 23.98/24/25/29.97/30Hz (16:9)
720 (1440)x288p @ 50Hz (4:3)/(16:9) 4096x2160p @ 23.98/24/25/29.97/30Hz 
720 (1440)x240p @ 59.94/60/119.88/120/239.76/ 240Hz (4:3)/(16:9)

Desc.Ver.Release DateFile Name
Firmware Upgradev1.4.1322022-05-31 ve89x0_v1.4.132_exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.4.1322022-05-31 ve89x0_v1.4.132_fw.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1292022-01-19 ve89x0_v1.3.129_fw.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1292022-01-19 ve89x0_v1.3.129_exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1262021-04-21 ve89x0_v1.3.126_exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1262021-04-21 ve89x0_v1.3.126_fw.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1232020-09-11 ve89x0_v1.3.123_fw.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1232020-09-11 ve89x0_v1.3.123_exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.2.1142020-08-07 ve89x0_v1.2.114.exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.2.1142020-08-07 ve89x0_v1.2.114.fw.zip
Firmware UpgradeV1.2.1112020-02-19 ve89x0_v1.2.111_fw.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.2.1112020-02-19 ve89x0_v1.2.111_exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1082019-04-12 ve89x0_v1.1.108_exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1082019-04-12 ve89x0_v1.1.108_fw.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1072019-01-04 ve89x0_v1.1.107_fw.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1072019-01-04 ve89x0_v1.1.107_exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1022018-08-13 ve89x0_v1.1.102_exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1022018-08-13 ve89x0_v1.1.102_fw.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.0.0912018-02-07 VE89x0_v1.0.091.fw.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.0.0912018-02-07 VE89x0_v1.0.091.exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.0.0892018-01-26 ve89x0_v1.0.089.exe.zip
Firmware Upgradev1.0.0892018-01-26 ve89x0_v1.0.089.fw.zip
OSDesc.Ver.Release DateFile Name
Drivers for ATEN Control System
Drivers for ATEN Control Systemv1.4.1322022-05-31 ve8900_ve8950_v1.4.132_vkd.zip
Drivers for ATEN Control Systemv1.3.1292022-01-19 ve8900_ve8950_v1.3.129_vkd.zip
Drivers for ATEN Control Systemv1.3.1232020-09-11 ve8900_ve8950_v1.3.123_vkd.zip
Drivers for ATEN Control Systemv1.0.0792019-03-28 ve8900_ve8950_v1.0.079_vkd.zip
Firmware Upgrade Tool
Firmware upgrade toolv1.2.1132021-12-21 FirmwareUpgradeTool_Setup_v1.2.113.zip
Firmware upgrade toolv1.1.1062018-01-09 FirmwareUpgradeTool_Setup_v1.1.106.zip
IP Installer & Utility
IP Installerv1.4.1342018-03-22 IPInstaller_v1.4.134.zip
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