ATEM 2 M/E Constellation HD
Blackmagic Design

ATEM 2 M/E Constellation HD

Powerful live event HD switching, supporting up to 20 individual 3G/HD-SDI inputs built into a 1 RU chassis!
Product Highlights
  • Supports 3G/HD-SDI at 10-Bit
  • 20 x 3G-SDI Inputs, 12 x 3G-SDI Outputs
  • Up to 16-Multiview Monitoring Windows
  • Webcam Output via USB Type-C
  • Frame Rate/Format Converter per Input
  • 48-Channel Audio Mixer
  • 8 x Upstream, 2 x Downstream Keyer
  • Chroma/Luma Keyers
  • Color/Pattern Generators
  • Hardware or Software Mac/Windows Control
  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

ATEM 2 M/E Constellation HD is a high definition live production switcher packed with advanced features! The 2 M/E design includes 20 standards converted 3G‑SDI inputs and 12 independent 3G‑SDI aux outputs! It also includes a USB webcam output, SuperSource processor, DVEs, chroma keyers, media players, multiviews and more! You even get built in talkback and a professional built in Fairlight audio mixer with EQ and dynamics!

Price: Upon Request

Total Video Inputs 20
Total Video Outputs 12
SDI Rates 1.5G, 3G
Total Audio Inputs 2 x balanced 1/4 inch Jack,
1 x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
Total Audio Outputs 1 x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
SDI Audio Inputs 2 Ch embedded audio on all SDI inputs.
SDI Audio Outputs 2 Ch embedded audio on all SDI outputs.
Timecode Connections None
Reference Input Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
Video Input Re-Sync On all 20 inputs.
Frame Rate and Format Converters On all 20 inputs.
SDI Aux Outputs Any of the 12 SDI outputs.
SDI Preview Outputs Any of the 12 SDI outputs.
SDI Program Outputs Any of the 12 SDI outputs.
Down Converted SDI Program Output None
Webcam Output 1 x USB-C supporting 720p or 1080p at PGM frame rate.
Total Multi Views 2 x 3G-SDI
Control Panel Connection Ethernet. 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).
Ethernet Supports 10/100/1000 BASE-T.
Computer Interface 1 x USB-C supports USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gb/s)
SD Video Standards None
HD Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
SDI Compliance SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M level A and B.
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Color Precision 10-bit
Color Space REC 709
SDI Auto Switching Automatically detects between 1.5G-SDI and level A or level B 3G-SDI.
Product Specifics
Upstream Keyers 8
Downstream Keyers 2
Advanced Chroma Keyers 8
SuperSource 1
Talkback Support Yes
Mix Minus Support Yes
Linear/Luma Keyers 11
Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE) 2 Stinger, 2 DVE
Total Number of Layers 15
Pattern Generators 11
Color Generators 2
Control Panel Front fascia emergency switching, software or optional hardware panel.
Routable Windows 32
Tally Red for program and green for preview indication.
Windows Source Labels Yes
Multi View Monitoring
Multi View Monitoring 2 x multi views each configurable to 16, 13, 10, 7 or 4 up views. Includes monitoring of Program, Preview, Inputs, Media Players, M/Es, DSKs, SuperSource, Clean Feed with optional labels and audio meters.
Multi View Video Standard HD
Display Minimum Resolution 1366 x 768
Media Player
Media Players 2
Channels Fill and key for each media player.
Media Pool Still Image Capacity 60
Media Pool Clip Capacity 2 x up to 1080p60.
Media Player Clip Length in 720 HD 800 frames
Media Player Clip Length in 1080 HD 400 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.
Front panel Built in 2.2 inch LCD monitor for video, 22 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 < 10 lines
Audio Mixer 48 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 11.11 Big Sur, Mac 12 Monterey or later and Windows 10 or 11.
Software Updates Using USB or Ethernet 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 Mac 11.1 Big Sur,
Mac 12.0 Monterey or later.
Windows Windows 10 and 11.
Power Requirements
Power Supply 1 x Internal 100 - 240 AC.
Power Usage 52W
Physical Specifications
Width 482 mm
Height 44.2 mm
Depth 181.8 mm
Weight 2.97 KG
Physical Installation
Physical Installation 1 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

Price: Upon Request

What's Included
  • ATEM 2 M/E Constellation HD
  • Welcome wallet with QR code for software download