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Black Magic ATEM Constellation 8k

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! With 40 HD inputs, 24 outputs, 4DVEs, 16 Keyers, 4 Media players, 4 Multiviewers it's probably the only vision mixer you'll ever need.

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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 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. You get 40 independent 12G‑SDI inputs, with each input featuring its own dedicated up and cross converter. That means it’s possible to convert 1080p and Ultra HD sources to stunning 8K to use them in your 8K programs! When used in HD or Ultra HD, you can connect up to 40 different sources in all formats up to 2160p60. When running 8K formats, connect 10 Quad Link 12G‑SDI 8K sources in all formats up to 4320p60! You can even loop out audio channels 1, 2, 3 and 4 from SDI inputs 1 to 30 to the two MADI digital audio outputs, so you can hand off the audio from all switcher sources to an external audio engineer for mixing.

Total Video Inputs

40 x up to Ultra HD / 10 x in 8K


Total Video Outputs

28 x up to Ultra HD / 7 x in 8K


Total Aux Outputs

24 x up to Ultra HD / 6 x in 8K


SDI Rates

1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G


Total Audio Inputs

2 x balanced 1/4 inch Jack, 1 x 32 stereo channel BNC MADI in.


Total Audio Outputs

2 x 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

40 x 10-bit 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p and 10 x 4320p switchable.


Extra Audio Outputs

1 x 5 pin XLR Talkback.


SDI Audio Outputs

2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs.


Extra Audio Inputs

1 x 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

4 x up to Ultra HD / 1 x 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 Interface

1 x 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.


Upstream Keyers

16 x up to Ultra HD / 4 x in 8K with Chroma/Linear/Luma key.


Downstream Keyers

4 x up to Ultra HD / 2 x in 8K.


Advanced Chroma Keyers

16 x up to Ultra HD / 4 x in 8K.


Talkback Support

Yes


Mix Minus Support

Yes


Linear/Luma Keyers

21 x up to Ultra HD / 7 x in 8K


Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE)

4 Stinger, 4 DVE .


Total Number of Layers

28 x up to Ultra HD / 7 x in 8K


Pattern Generators

21 x up to Ultra HD / 9 x in 8K


Color Generators

2


DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow

4 x up to Ultra HD / 1 x in 8K


Control Panel

Front fascia emergency switching, software or optional hardware panel.


Routable Windows

64 x up to Ultra HD / 16 x in 8K


Tally

Red for program and green for preview indication.


Windows Source Labels

Yes


Media Players

4 x up to Ultra HD / 1 x in 8K


Channels

Fill and key for each media player.


Media Pool Still Image Capacity

64 x up to Ultra HD / 24 x in 8K with fill and key.


Media Pool Clip Capacity

4 x up to Ultra HD / 2 x 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.f

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