The Blackmagic Design ATEM Constellation 8K is a next-generation broadcast-quality video switcher designed for professional broadcasters, production houses, and post-production facilities. The Constellation 8K results from years of research, development, and innovation by Blackmagic Design’s engineering team to create the most powerful and reliable video switcher on the market today.
With robust and highly scalable software, it’s the only live streaming switcher that can offer audio and video mixing, zero-latency output to virtually any device, simultaneous multiple camera operations via intelligent and high-performance mixing technology, and more. Below are some of its exciting features in detail.
Supports UHD video (4K & 8K)
The Blackmagic ATEM 8K Studio is a professional video production switcher that supports the latest standards in video production, including 4K and 8K Ultra HD. It also has a built-in optical audio channel that provides a clean, high-quality audio output while streaming 4K or 8K content.
In addition to supporting up to 8K resolutions, the ATEM Constellation 8K also features a built-in scaler that can down-convert any incoming signal to a standard HD or SD resolution.
An Array of Broadcast Transitions
Every aspect of the ATEM Constellation 8K has been designed for maximum flexibility and ease of use, including an array of broadcast transitions such as native 8K, 4:2:2 chroma key and color correction. Customizable parameters allow you to create the perfect look for each scene.
Inbuilt Control Panel
The Blackmagic ATEM Constellation 8K is its class’s most flexible, robust, and feature-rich professional SDI monitoring and production switcher. It is built for the most demanding applications, with a wide array of inputs, outputs, and controls that simplify the production process.
It’s also the first switcher to offer inbuilt full front panel control over every major function from input to output.
Reliable Number of Inputs
The ATEM Constellation 8K provides a reliable and uncompromising output, allowing you to connect any number of inputs to any number of outputs. It enables you to produce live events with massive numbers of sources and destinations.
This makes ATEM Constellation 8K perfect for large-scale productions, live shows, concerts, sporting events and more!
24 Customizable 12G‑SDI Outputs
You can connect up to 24 cameras or devices to the ATEM Constellation 8K with 12G‑SDI. The signal can be split into 12 different channels, each assigned to a different color channel. Each channel has its gain control, so you can adjust the signal level to match your needs. If you want to send multiple signals from multiple cameras simultaneously, this model allows you to do so seamlessly.
Professional Broadcast Talkback
The Blackmagic ATEM Constellation 8K is the most advanced broadcast production console ever built. At its core is a professional broadcast talkback system with a front five-pin XLR headset connector, rear RJ12 talkback, and an integrated audio processor for the ultimate integrated audio control. The switcher packs this functionality into a compact console designed to fit seamlessly into any studio space.
This switcher brings the best of Blackmagic Design’s technology to a new level of broadcast quality. Its extraordinary 8K resolution can capture any content with incredible clarity and detail. And with its new Broadcast Transition feature, you can seamlessly shift between live and playback footage in real-time.
The ATEM Constellation switcher is a versatile, powerful, and reliable asset that any event professional would love to use in their next large event. Whether it’s a live, virtual, or hybrid production, this switcher offers all the features and controls you need to deliver an incredible event with minimal hassle.