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ATEM Constellation 8K

ATEM Constellation 8K


1 $17435.00


The ATEM Constellation 8K is a powerful switcher in a 2RU chassis that can easily handle 4K video and supports 8K. It features a built-in control panel and 40 12G-SDI inputs, with two main and 24 AUX 12G-SDI outputs. Each input has its own standards converter, allowing you to switch between inputs in any format.

The Constellation 8K also features 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! All of these features combine to make a powerful native 8K switcher when switched to work in 8K!

There's also built-in talkback and a 156-channel Fairlight audio mixer with EQ and dynamics!

12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty


  • 40 x 12G-SDI Inputs, 2 x 12G-SDI Outputs
  • Standards Converter on Each Input
  • 4 x Media Players
  • Built-In LCD View Screen
  • Built-In Fairlight Audio Mixer
  • 24 x 12G-SDI AUX Outputs
  • 4 x DVE, 16 x Keyers
  • 4 x Multiview Outputs
  • Front Panel or Ethernet Control
  • Front and Rear Talkback Connectors


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


Mix Minus Support


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

Colour Generators


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


Red for program and green for preview indication

Windows Source Labels



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


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


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


HDMI Multi View Outputs


Control Panel Connection

Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT. Allows direct connection between panel and chassis, or via network

Internal Timecode Generator


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


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


Colour Precision


Colour 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.

Multi View Monitoring

Multi View Monitoring

4 x 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

4 x up to Ultra HD / 1 x in 8K


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


Media Pool Video File Format

TGA Sequence

Media Pool Audio File Format




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


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.


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 Requirement

Power Supply

2 x Internal 100 - 240 AC

Power Usage


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



8.4 kg


482 mm


336 mm


90 mm


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ATEM Constellation 8K



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