Blackmagic Design SWATEMSCN4/1ME4/8K ATEM Constellation 8K Ultra HD Live Production Switcher


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    SWATEMSCN4/1ME4/8K - Overview

    The Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K is an Ultra HD live, powerful 8K production switcher! Ideal for large live events 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 standards conversion 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! Plus, you can use the free ATEM Software Control or a choice of amazing hardware ATEM Advanced Panels.

    With so many inputs, ATEM Constellation 8K is ideal for concerts and music festivals because you can place cameras on all areas of the stage for amazing coverage! Even live sports benefit from the huge number of inputs and the four DVEs that let you build multi layer compositions to cover ALL the action. You know the fastest way to produce programming is live! With powerful internal graphics and four ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers, you get everything you need for complex program production. ATEM Constellation 8K is also perfect for house of worship programming as it has the size to produce professional results, but it's simple to learn so it's easy to train your volunteer Video Crew!

    Because ATEM Constellation 8K is so incredibly big, you can use it as a massive HD and Ultra HD switcher, then instantly combine these features together to work in native 8K. You get the power of 40 independent 12G SDI inputs when working in HD or Ultra HD, or when switched to 8K, these 40 inputs transform into 10 Quad Link 12G SDI 8K inputs! Each input even has up and cross conversion! That means you can instantly switch 720p, 1080p, 1080i, Ultra HD and 8K video standards! Plus, you get 4 independent Ultra HD multi views that also transform into a full resolution 8K multi view! Even the keyers, DVE, Super Source and downstream keyers all switch to native 8K!

    • Features:

      • Includes Free Software Control Panel!
      • Designed for Massive Live Events
      • The Ultra HD Switcher ready for an 8K Future
      • Seriously Advanced Broadcast Power
      • Full Front Panel Control
      • Massive 40 Standards Converted 12G SDI Inputs
      • 24 Customizable 12G SDI Outputs
      • Includes 8K Multiview with Labels, Tally and Meters
      • Broadcast Transitions, DVE, Stingers and More
      • Full Resolution 8K DVE
      • Professional Broadcast Talkback
      • Includes New ATEM Advanced Chroma Key in 8K
      • Multi Rate 12G SDI for HD, Ultra HD and Native 8K
      • Professional Fairlight Audio Mixer
    • Specifications:

      • Connections
      • Total Video Inputs:40x up to Ultra HD / 10x in 8K
      • Total Video Outputs:28x up to Ultra HD / 7x in 8K
      • Total Aux Outputs:24x up to Ultra HD / 6x in 8K
      • SDI Rates:1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G
      • Total Audio Inputs:2x balanced 1/4 inch Jack, 1x 32 stereo channel BNC MADI in.
      • Total Audio Outputs:2x balanced 1/4 inch Jack, 2x 32 stereo channel BNC MADI out.
      • Timecode Connections:None
      • Reference Input:Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
      • Video Input Re-sync:On all 40 inputs.
      • Frame rate and format converters:On all 40 inputs.
      • SDI Video Inputs:40x 10-bit 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p and 10x 4320p switchable.
      • Extra Audio Outputs:1x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
      • SDI Audio Outputs:2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs.
      • Extra Audio Inputs:1x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
      • SDI Program Outputs:Any of the 24 SDI outputs.
      • Down Converted SDI Program Output:None
      • SDI Preview Outputs:Any of the 24 SDI outputs.
      • Total Multi View:s4x up to Ultra HD / 1x in 8K
      • SDI Multi View Outputs:4
      • HDMI Multi View Outputs:None
      • Control Panel Connection:Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT. Allows direct connection between panel and chassis, or via network.
      • Internal Timecode Generator:Yes
      • Tally Output:Added via ethernet connection to Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally Interface product. (Not included).
      • Computer Interface1x USB 2.0 port.

      • SD Video Standards:None
      • HD Video Standards:720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50, 1080i59.94,1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p50, 1080p59.94
      • Ultra HD Video Standards:2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p50, 2160p59.94
      • 8K Video Standards:4320p23.98, 4320p24, 4320p25, 4320p29.97, 4320p50, 4320p59.94
      • SDI Compliance:SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B, SMPTE 2081-1, SMPTE 2081-10, SMPTE 2082-1 and SMPTE 2082-10, SMPTE 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-SDI, 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI. Requires 2SI in 8K mode.

        Product Specifics
      • Upstream Keyers:16x up to Ultra HD / 4x in 8K with Chroma/Linear/Luma key.
      • Downstream Keyers:4x up to Ultra HD / 2x in 8K.
      • Advanced Chroma Keyers:16x up to Ultra HD / 4x in 8K.
      • Talkback Support:Yes
      • Mix Minus Support:Yes
      • Linear/Luma Keyers:21x up to Ultra HD / 7x in 8K
      • Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE) :4 Stinger, 4 DVE .
      • Total Number of Layers:28x up to Ultra HD / 7x in 8K
      • Pattern Generators:21x up to Ultra HD / 9x in 8K
      • Color Generators:2
      • DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow:4x up to Ultra HD / 1x in 8K
      • Control Panel:Front fascia emergency switching, software or optional hardware panel.
      • Routable Windows:64x up to Ultra HD / 16x in 8K
      • Tally:Red for program and green for preview indication.
      • Windows Source Labels:Yes

        Multi View Monitoring
      • Multi View Monitoring:4x 16 Multi View pattern options for up to 64 total views.
      • Multi View Video Standard:Select HD, Ultra HD or 8K.
    • Item Includes:

      • ATEM Constellation 8K
      • SD card with software and manual
    • Warranty:

      • 1 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty
    • Operating Systems


      • Mac 10.13 High Sierra, Mac 10.14 Mojave or later.
      • Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit.
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