Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K

Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K
Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K

Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K

Key Features

  • Choose from a wide range of built in transitions
  • Standards Converter on Each Input
  • Amazing multi layer live action
  • Built-In LCD View Screen
  • Front Panel or Ethernet Control
  • Add bugs, logos and lower thirds
  • Move, resize, scale and rotatelive video instantly
  • Built-In Fairlight Audio Mixer
  • Front and Rear Talkback Connectors
  • Mix cameras and audio inputs with the built in audio mixer
  • 40 x 12G-SDI Inputs, 2 x 12G-SDI Outputs
  • 4 x 12G-SDI AUX Outputs
  • 4 x DVE, 16 x Keyers
  • 4 x Media Players
  • 4 x Multiview Outputs

Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation Specs Table


40 x BNC, 12G-SDI
1 x BNC, REF
2 x 1/4" Phone, Analog Audio

2 x BNC, Main
24 x BNC, 12G-SDI
4 x BNC, Multiview
2 x 1/4" Phone, Analog Audio

1 x USB Type-B
1 x RJ45, Control
1 x RJ45, Talkback
1 x RJ12, Remote

Video Format Support

4320p: 50.94/50/29.97/25/24/23.98

3840 x 2160p: 50.94/50/29.97/25/24/23.98

1080p: 50.94/50/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i: 59.94/50
720p: 59.94/50

SDI Compliance SMPTE 292M, 296M, 424M, 425M Level A and B
SMPTE 2081-1, 2081-10
SMPTE 2082-1, 2082-10, 2082-12
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Color Precision 10-Bit
Color Space REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020.
SDI Auto Switching Automatically Detects between Level A and Level B 3G/6G/12G-SDI. Requires 2SI in 8K Mode.
Processing Delay UHD 4K: 7 x Lines
8K: 10 x Lines
OS Support

High Sierra (10.13)
Mojave (10.14 or Later)

8.1 or 19 (64-Bit)

Power 2 x Internal Power Supplies
100 to 240 VAC
Usage: 300 W
2 x IEC Connectors
Environmental Operating: 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage: -20 to 60°F / -29 to 16°C
Relative Humidity: 0 to 90% Non-Condensing
Size 2 RU
Dimensions 19 x 3.54 x 13.23" / 48.26 x 8.99 x 33.6 cm
Weight 18.5 lb / 8.4 kg

In the Box

  • Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K
  • SD Card with Software
  • Standard Manufacturer's Warranty

The new ATEM Constellation 8K is an Ultra HD live production switcher with so many features, you can combine them all to make an incredibly powerful 8K switcher! You get 4 M/Es, 40 x 12G SDI inputs, 24 x 12G SDI aux outputs, 4 DVEs, 16 Keyers, 4 media players, 4 multi viewers, 2 SuperSource and standardsconversion on every SDI input! Then when switched to 8K, all these features combine to make a powerful 8K switcher! You even get built in talkback and a professional 156 channel Fairlight audio mixer with EQ and dynamics! That’s an audio mixer so big, you can connect and use a full Fairlight audio console! ATEM Constellation 8K has also been designed as an ideal upgrade for ATEM Television Studio.

Creative Transitions
Choose from a wide range of built in transitions!
ATEM live production switchers have an amazing choice of transitions including Cut, Mix, Dip and Wipe patterns. The ATEM Constellation 8K also gives you key frame based DVE moves, flying graphics and animated stingers! Every transition is instantly available and you get full control of the transition type, pattern, length and more. With so many creative options you can always find the perfect 'on air' style, so there's no limit to the combination of exciting effects you can create!
Upstream Keyers
Amazing multilayer live action
All ATEM live production switchers include powerful upstream keying for amazing broadcast effects! Layer live video, titles, graphics and animation over live video or graphic backgrounds with incredible quality using chroma, luma, linear and pattern keying. The ATEM Constellation 8K has 4 advanced keyers for each M/E! That’s a massive 16 independent chroma keyers which means you can create mind blowing broadcast quality multi layer effects for your production.

Downstream Keyers
Add bugs, logos andlower thirds
ATEM Constellation 8K features 4 downstream keyers so you can insert high quality graphics like logos, bugs and titles over the live 'on air' program output. Downstream keyers are the last layers of keying so they overlay all video switched to the main program. You can also easily bypass the downstream keyers by using the clean feed aux outputs. This means you can record the clean feed as your master and use the downstream keyers for overlays that you only want on air.

Move, resize, scale and rotatelivevideo instantly!
Perfect for live breaking news production, the DVE lets you create live crosses from the studio to the excitement on location. Create picture in picture effects with both the studio host and location reporter combined as one video output. The high quality DVE gives you control of size, position, and features 3D borders, drop shadows and lighting! You can save customized DVE positions and automatically trigger the picture to animate full screen or zoom as the live interview concludes.

Audio Mixer
Mix cameras and audioinputs withthebuiltinaudio mixer!
ATEM's built in audio mixer is incredibly powerful and easy to use! Open the audio mixer control tab on your Mac or PC and you get complete multi track mixing control with level meters! You can direct camera and external audio with precision level and balance adjustments, enable and disable channels or activate audio follow video mode instantly. You can also connect to Mackie™ standard USB audio mixer panels, giving you hardware feedback and the feel of flying faders and meter displays.

The advanced ATEM Constellation 8Kfeatures two amazing SuperSource layers built in!
In addition to 4 full M/E’s, keyers and DVE, you get an additional 8 independent DVE channels so you can resize and position live cameras, video replays, broadcast graphics and more. SuperSource is like having an additional multi layer VFX switcher built in! Imagine being able to take a satellite video feed from 8 different locations to create multi camera interviews or a picture in picture live broadcast!

Multi View
Includes HD, Ultra HD or8K Multi View with labels, tally and meters!
ATEM live production switchers let you connect loads of sources and monitor them all at the same time using the built in multi view. Multi view makes it easy to see your cameras, graphics, preview and program outputs on a single screen. The advanced ATEM Constellation 8K features 4 independent multiview outputs that can each be individually customized or transformed into a single full resolution 8K multiview when you switch to 8K. Each multiview can be independently set to 4, 7, 10, 13 or 16 simultaneous views. Each view also has on screen status including a custom label, VU meters and tally.

Multiple TelevisionStandards
Switch television standards foranytypeoflive production
ATEM gives you the flexibility to work in different standards at any time! Most live production is currently being produced in HD or Ultra HD, and now you can work in the new 8K standard whenever you need. ATEM Constellation 8K is designed to operate in virtually any HD, Ultra HD and 8K television format, so you can operate in the HD or Ultra HD television format you need today, and then instantly switch over to 8K in the future! That’s a true future proof design!

Photoshop CC Plug in
Create and download graphics directly to your ATEM
With the included Photoshop CC plug in, you can create graphics live and then instantly download them into the ATEM media pool. Most graphic designers know and use Photoshop CC every day and now you can use their creative skills on your live production! Designers can create professional broadcast graphics such as logos, lower thirds, scorecards and other real time graphics that can be downloaded directly to the media pool. Now you can instantly change live graphics in seconds!

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