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Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Constellation HD

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Product highlights
20x 3G-SDI inputs and 12x 3G-SDI outputs
Two DVEs
8 ATEM Advanced Keyers, 2 multiviews and a SuperSource for a total of 6 DVEs
12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty
Product Family
ATEM Production Switchers
  • - 20x 3G-SDI inputs and 12x 3G-SDI outputs
  • - Two DVEs
  • - 8 ATEM Advanced Keyers, 2 multiviews and a SuperSource for a total of 6 DVEs
  • - 12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty
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  • Product Family ATEM Production Switchers
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Introducing ATEM Constellation HD, the world's most powerful HD live production switchers! These incredibly powerful HD switchers are available in 3 great models, including a 1 M/E model with 10 inputs, a 2 M/E model with 20 inputs and a massive 4 M/E model with 40 inputs! Plus each SDI input features a full standards converter! ATEM Constellation includes advanced features such as DVEs, ATEM advanced chroma keyers, media players, multiviews, and SuperSource processors! Plus the built in Fairlight audio mixer includes a compressor, limiter, 6 band parametric EQ and expander on each input. The free ATEM Software Control is included, or you can add a 1 M/E, 2 M/E or 4 M/E ATEM Advanced Panel!

ATEM Constellation HD switchers feature a compact rack mount design with a built in control panel. This allows operation of the switcher, critical during setup or for emergency use. Also included is a large LCD so you can see program output and change switcher settings via on screen menus. The compact design is perfect for portable live production, with the rear of the switcher including the connections for 3G-SDI inputs, 3G-SDI aux outputs, balanced audio and Ethernet for control. The top 4 M/E model even includes RS-422 for serial control and MADI digital audio connections. Even with all this power, ATEM Constellation is extremely quiet with its innovative high efficiency thermal system.

The ATEM 2 M/E Constellation HD live production switcher doubles the features of the 1 M/E model with 20 x 3G-SDI inputs, 12 x 3G-SDI outputs, 2 DVEs, 8 ATEM Advanced Keyers, 2 multiviews and a SuperSource for a total of 6 DVEs.

- Product Identifiers -

EAN: 9338716007732

- In The Box -

  • ATEM 2 M/E Constellation HD
  • Welcome wallet with QR code for software download

- Product Specifications -


  • Total Video Inputs: 20
  • Total Video Outputs: 12
  • SDI Rates: 1.5G, 3G
  • Total Audio Inputs: 2x balanced 1/4 inch Jack, 1x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
  • Total Audio Outputs: 1x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
  • SDI Audio Inputs: 2 Ch embedded audio on all SDI inputs.
  • SDI Audio Outputs: 2 Ch embedded audio on all SDI outputs.
  • Timecode Connections: None
  • Reference Input: Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
  • Video Input Re-Sync: On all 20 inputs.
  • Frame Rate and Format Converters: On all 20 inputs.
  • SDI Aux Outputs: Any of the 12 SDI outputs.
  • SDI Preview Outputs: Any of the 12 SDI outputs.
  • SDI Program Outputs: Any of the 12 SDI outputs.
  • Down Converted SDI Program Output: None
  • Webcam Output: 1x USB-C supporting 720p or 1080p at PGM frame rate.
  • Total Multi Views: 2x 3G-SDI
  • Control Panel Connection: Ethernet. Direct connection between panel and chassis, or via network.
  • Internal Timecode Generator: Yes
  • Talkback: RJ45 for 3rd party talkback systems.
  • Tally Output: Added via ethernet connection to Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally Interface product. (Not included).
  • Ethernet: Supports 10/100/1000 BASE-T.
  • Computer Interface: 1x USB-C supports USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gb/s)


  • SD Video Standards: None
  • HD Video Standards
    • 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
    • 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
    • 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
  • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M level A and B.
  • Video Sampling: 4:2:2
  • Color Precision: 10-bit.
  • Color Space: REC 709
  • SDI Auto Switching: Automatically detects between 1.5G-SDI and level A or level B 3G-SDI.

Product Specifics

  • Upstream Keyers: 8
  • Downstream Keyers: 2
  • Advanced Chroma Keyers: 8
  • SuperSource: 1
  • Talkback Support: Yes
  • Mix Minus Support: Yes
  • Linear/Luma Keyers: 11
  • Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE): 2 Stinger, 2 DVE.
  • Total Number of Layers: 15
  • Pattern Generators: 11
  • Color Generators: 2
  • Control Panel: Front fascia emergency switching, software or optional hardware panel.
  • Routable Windows: 32
  • Tally: Red for program and green for preview indication.
  • Windows Source Labels: Yes

Multi View Monitoring

  • Multi View Monitoring: 2 x multi view configurable to 16, 13, 10, 7 or 4 up view. Includes monitoring of Program, Preview, Inputs, Media Players, M/Es, DSKs, SuperSource, Clean Feed with optional labels and audio meters.
  • Multi View Video Standard: HD
  • Display Minimum Resolution: 1366 x 768

Media Player

  • Media Players: 2
  • Channels: Fill and key for each media player.
  • Media Pool Still Image Capacity: 60
  • Media Pool Clip Capacity: 2x up to 1080p60.
  • Media Player Clip Length in 720 HD: 800 frames.
  • Media Player Clip Length in 1080 HD: 400 frames.
  • Media Pool Still Image Format: PNG, TGA, BMP, GIF, JPEG and TIFF.
  • Media Pool Video File Format: TGA Sequence.
  • Media Pool Audio File Format: WAV, MP3 and AIFF.


  • Front panel: Built in 2.2 inch LCD monitor for video, 22 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: < 10 lines.
  • Audio Mixer
    • 48 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: None


  • Control Panel Included: ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac 11.11 Big Sur, Mac 12 Monterey or later and Windows 10 or 11.
  • Software Updates: Using USB or Ethernet 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 to chassis.

Operating Systems

  • Mac: 11.1 Big Sur, Mac 12.0 Monterey or later.
  • Windows: 10 and 11.

Power Requirements

  • Power Supply: 1x Internal 100 - 240 AC.
  • Power Usage: 52W

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions: 19in x 7.16in x 1.74in
  • Weight: 6.57lbs
  • Physical Installation: 1 Rack Unit Size

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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At Motion Media, our goal is to ensure your complete satisfaction with your purchase. If, for whatever reason, you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you may return it to Motion Media within 30 days. Claims for missing items or items damaged in transit must be received within three business days of receipt of merchandise.

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  • In order to return an item you need to first obtain an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) number.
  • To request an RMA number, please visit our contact page and send us an email with the request.
  • To request an RMA number by phone, call Customer Service at 310-450-4000.
  • Place the original package into a shipping carton.
  • Include the invoice and the reason for the return. If defective, please specify the defect.
  • Please do not place stickers or shipping labels on the original manufacturer's package.
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  • Ship via insured ground service with a tracking number. Return shipping charges are the responsibility of the customer. We are not responsible for lost or damaged packages.
  • Send pre-authorized returns to:

    Motion Media, LLC
    Attn: RMA#XXXXX
    709 N. Douglas St.
    El Segundo, CA 90245

  • Alternatively, you may return an item at our office at the above location, with an approved RMA.


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  • Motion Media is not responsible for personal data or items left in returned merchandise.
  • Defective items may be repaired or exchanged at our discretion for the same model or manufacturer's equivalent model.
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