Blackmagic ATEM 4 M/E Constellation HD
The Blackmagic Design ATEM 4 M/E Constellation HD is a high definition live production switcher packed with advanced features! The single M/E design includes 40 standards-converted 3G‑SDI inputs and 24 independent 3G‑SDI aux outputs. It also includes a USB webcam output, DVEs, chroma keyers, media players, multiview and more!
The ATEM 4 M/E Constellation HD
switcher features 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 users 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 four built-in multiviews let you monitor multiple sources on a single monitor. The ATEM 4 M/E Constellation HD
includes 4 multiview outputs. All external SDI inputs, plus all internal video sources can be routed to any view. All multiviews are fully customizable and can be independently set to 4, 7, 10, 13 or 16 simultaneous views. Users can add the tally border plus source label and VU meters as an overlay on each view. Plus a red and green border will show tally on each view, so you know what sources are on air.Blackmagic Design ATEM 4 M/E Constellation HD
includes a wide range of broadcast quality native transitions such as mix, dip, wipe, and more. All transitions can be customized in the system control menus with adjustments for border color, border width, position, direction and a lot more. The ATEM 4 M/E Constellation HD
switcher includes a powerful digital video effects processor for DVE transitions, which can be used to squeeze the current picture off screen revealing a new video under it. The four DVEs can even be used to create graphic wipe transitions.
The ATEM 4 M/E Constellation HD
will keep users working as a single creative team, with its built-in talkback. Talkback supports a 5 pin XLR headset connector, plus a rear-mounted RJ12 connector for interfacing with industry standard talkback systems such as ClearCom or RTS. Customers get full talkback control including program and engineering loops, sidetone control for hearing the headset mic into the headphones and program mix. ATEM Constellation HD also supports SDI talkback that uses SDI channels 15 and 16 for 2-way communication with Blackmagic Design cameras. Customers can even use channels 13 and 14 for engineering talkback.
The built-in media pool stores broadcast quality RGBA graphics and animations that can be played back instantly by the media players. The built in media pool holds graphics for use with the media two players and can hold 60 stills and 600 frame animations.
For news or virtual set work, ATEM 4 M/E Constellation HD
is perfect as it features ATEM advanced keyers for high quality chroma or luminance keying. The chroma keyer is incredibly powerful and features a color picker to sample background colors for automatic generation of the key parameters. Customers get precise controls for edge and flare, and there is even a foreground color corrector so customers can match the "look" of the foreground layer to the background layer making seamless compositions possible. The keyer can also be used for pattern and DVE keying. Users will find great success with the 16 ATEM Advanced Keyers on the 4 M/E model.