Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K

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40 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
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ATEM Production Switchers
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Ultra HD live production switcher with so many features, you can combine them all to make an incredibly powerful 8K switcher! This massive 4 M/E switcher features 40 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 even standards conversion on all inputs! When switched to work in 8K, all of these features are be combined to make a powerful native 8K switcher! You even get built in talkback and a professional 156 channel Fairlight audio mixer with EQ and dynamics!

- Product Identifiers -

EAN: 9338716006186

- In The Box -

  • ATEM Constellation 8K
  • Welcome wallet with QR code for software download

- Product Specifications -


  • Total Video Inputs: 40x up to Ultra HD / 10 x in 8K
  • Total Video Outputs: 28x up to Ultra HD / 7 x in 8K
  • Total Aux Outputs: 24x up to Ultra HD / 6 x in 8K
  • SDI Rates: 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G
  • Total Audio Inputs: 2x balanced 1/4 inch Jack, 1 x 32 stereo channel BNC MADI in.
  • Total Audio Outputs: 2x balanced 1/4 inch Jack, 2 x 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 10 x 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 Views: 4x up to Ultra HD / 1x in 8K
  • SDI Multi View Outputs: 4
  • HDMI Multi View Outputs: None
  • 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: Yes
  • 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 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 709
  • 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.
  • SuperSource: 2
  • 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.

Media Player

  • Media Players: 4x up to Ultra HD / 1x in 8K
  • Channels: Fill and key for each media player.
  • Media Pool Still Image Capacity: 64x up to Ultra HD / 24x in 8K with fill and key.
  • Media Pool Clip Capacity: 4x up to Ultra HD / 2x in 8K with fill and key.
  • 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 Player Clip Length in 8K: 100 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.


  • 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: < 7 lines in up to Ultra HD / in 10 lines in 8K
  • 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: None


  • Control Panel Included: ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac 10.13 High Sierra, Mac 10.14 Mojave or later and Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit.
  • Software Updates: Using USB 2.0 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: 10.14 Mojave, Mac 10.15 Catalina or later.
  • Windows: 8.1 and 10, both 64-bit.

Power Requirements

  • Power Supply: 2x Internal 100 - 240 AC.
  • Power Usage: 300W

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions: 19in x 13.23in x 3.54in
  • Weight: 18.52lbs
  • Physical Installation: 2 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.

Refunds on returned items will be issued in the same payment form as tendered at the time of purchase. If payment was made by credit card, once we receive the product we will credit your account. Please allow 7-10 days for a credit to appear on your credit card statement. If payment was made by check, please allow 10 business days for a refund check to be issued.

Please read all conditions below. If conditions are not met, Motion Media reserves the right to refuse the return or to charge a restocking fee of up to 25%.

How to return or exchange an item:

  • 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.
  • The RMA number must be clearly written on the outer box. If you received a label in the email, print the label and tape it to the carton.
  • 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.


  • All returned or exchanged items must be in new condition, in the original box, and must include all packing material, blank warranty cards, manuals, and all accessories.
  • 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.
  • RMA numbers are valid for 10 days.
  • Motion Media is not responsible for any consequential or incidental damage resulting from the sale or use of any merchandise bought from us. We are responsible for the monetary value of the merchandise only.

No Return/Exchange On:

  • Any Electronically Delivered Software*
  • 3D Printers & Accessories
  • Custom systems built or modified by Motion Media to customer's specifications
  • Educational dvd's and books once unwrapped
  • Motion Media Gift Cards are redeemable for merchandise only and may not be redeemed for cash.

*We offer 30 day returns on Autodesk licenses, excluding monthly terms.