Blackmagic Design ATEM 4 M/E Constellation 4K

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Total Video Inputs - 40
Total Video Outputs - 28
Total Aux Outputs - 24
Media Players - 4
Built in HD LCD monitor for video, 42 LED buttons for setup and emergency switching and more
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ATEM Production Switchers
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ATEM 4 M/E Constellation 4K is a massive 4 M/E Ultra HD live production switcher. It features 40 standards converted 12G-SDI inputs, 24 12G-SDI aux outputs, 4 DVEs, 16 ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers, 4 media players, 4 independent Ultra HD multi viewers, 2 SuperSource processors and more. You even get built in talkback and a professional 156 channel Fairlight audio mixer with EQ and dynamics!

- Product Identifiers -

EAN: 9338716008425

- In The Box -

  • ATEM 4 M/E Constellation 4K
  • Welcome wallet with QR code for software download

- Product Specifications -


  • Total Video Inputs
  • Total Video Outputs
  • Total Aux Outputs
  • SDI Rates
    1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G.
  • Total Audio Inputs
    • 2x balanced 1/4 inch Jack
    • 1x 32 stereo channel BNC MADI in
    • 1x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
  • Total Audio Outputs
    • 2x balanced 1/4 inch Jack
    • 2x 32 stereo channel BNC MADI out
    • 1x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
  • Timecode Connections
  • 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.
  • SDI Audio Inputs
    2 Ch embedded audio on all SDI inputs.
  • Extra Audio Inputs
    1x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
  • SDI Video Outputs
    28x 10-bit 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p.
  • SDI Audio Outputs
    2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs.
  • Extra Audio Outputs
    1x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
  • SDI Program Outputs
    Any of the 24 SDI outputs.
  • Down Converted SDI Program Output
  • SDI Preview Outputs
    Any of the 24 SDI outputs.
  • SDI Multi View Outputs
  • HDMI Multi View Outputs
  • Webcam Output
    1x USB-C supporting 720p or 1080p at PGM frame rate.
  • Remote
    RJ12 supports RS-422.
  • Control Panel Connection
    Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT. Allows direct connection between panel and chassis, or via network.
  • Internal Timecode Generator
  • Talkback
    RJ45 for 3rd party talkback systems.
  • Tally Output
    Added via ethernet connection to Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally Interface product. (Not included).
  • Computer Interface
    1x USB-C port.


  • SD Video Standards
  • HD Video Standards
    • 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
    • 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
    • 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
  • Ultra HD Video Standards
    2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60.
  • 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
  • Color Precision
  • Color Space
    REC 709, REC 2020.
  • SDI Auto Switching
    Automatically detects between 1.5G-SDI, level A and level B 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI.

Product Specifics

  • Upstream Keyers
  • Downstream Keyers
  • Advanced Chroma Keyers
  • SuperSource
  • Talkback Support
  • Mix Minus Support
  • Linear/Luma Keyers
  • Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE)
    4 Stinger, 4 DVE.
  • Total Number of Layers
  • Pattern Generators
  • Color Generators
  • DVEs
  • Control Panel
    Front fascia emergency switching, software or optional hardware panel.
  • Routable Windows
  • Tally
    Red for program and green for preview indication.
  • Windows Source Labels

Multi View Monitoring

  • Multi View Monitoring
    4x 16 Multi View pattern options for up to 64 total views.
  • Multi View Video Standard
    Select HD or Ultra HD.

Media Player

  • Media Players
  • Channels
    Fill and key for each media player.
  • Media Pool Still Image Capacity
  • Media Pool Clip Capacity
  • Media Player Clip Length in 720 HD
    3200 frames.
  • Media Player Clip Length in 1080 HD
    1600 frames.
  • Media Player Clip Length in Ultra HD
    400 frames.
  • Media Pool Still Image Format
  • Media Pool Video File Format
    TGA Sequence.
  • Media Pool Audio File Format
    WAV, MP3 and AIFF.


  • Interface
    Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768.
  • Front panel
    Built in HD LCD monitor for video, 42 LED buttons for setup and emergency switching, 8 source buttons, 4 transition buttons, 6 talkback selection and mix buttons, menu control knob and set button, front panel lock button.


  • Processing Delay
  • Audio Mixer
    • 156 Channel mixer
    • Selectable On/Off/Audio-Follow-Video.
    • Level and Peak metering.
    • Master gain control.
    • 6 band parametric EQ, Dynamics including Expander, Gate, Compressor and Limiter.
  • Down Conversion


  • Control Panel Included
    ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac 12.0 Monterey, Mac 13.0 Ventura or later and Windows 10 and 11.
  • Software Updates
    Using USB-C connection directly connected to Mac OS or Windows computers. Includes ATEM Setup Utility.
  • Configuration
    Set via ATEM Software Control Panel, excluding ATEM chassis IP address which is set via the ATEM Setup Utility connected via USB-C to chassis.

Operating Systems

  • Mac 12.0 Monterey, Mac 13.0 Ventura or later.
  • Windows 10 and 11.

Power Requirements

  • Power Supply
    2x Internal 100 - 240 AC 50/60Hz.
  • Power Usage

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions
    19in x 13.26in x 3.54in
  • Weight

Physical Installation

  • 2 rack units height.

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating Temperature
    0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
  • Storage Temperature
    -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F)
  • Relative Humidity
    0% to 90% non-condensing

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