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Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio HD8
Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio HD8

Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio HD8

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ATEM Television Studio HD8 is a compact live production switcher with built in broadcast control panel. Get a fully featured broadcast quality live production studio with 8 standards converted 3G-SDI inputs, built in streaming, master recorder, multiview, USB webcam support, DVE, 4 ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers, media players, talkback, 4 way Ethernet switch and optional internal cloud media storage.

Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio HD8 Features

  • Self Contained Broadcast Quality Switcher
  • Portable All‑In‑One Television Studio
  • Includes Production, Post Production, and Distribution
  • Easy to Use and Fast to Learn
  • Connect up to 8 Independent Cameras
  • True Broadcast Style Mix Effects Switching
  • Includes Loads of Extremely Creative Transitions
  • Built in DVE for Broadcast Video Effects
  • Supports Internal Media for Stills and Motion Graphics
  • Includes 4 ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers
  • Powerful SuperSource Processing
  • Up to 8 Standards Converted 3G-SDI Inputs
  • Professional 3G‑SDI Outputs with 16 Channel Embedded Audio
  • Built In Audio Mixer with 6 Band EQ, Compressor and Limiter
  • Built-in Multiview Supports 16 Sources on a Single Monitor
  • Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio HD81
  • Welcome wallet with QR code for software download1
  • 12 Months Limited Manufacturer's Warranty1
  • Connections
    • SDI Video Inputs: 8
    • SDI Video Outputs: 12
    • SDI Rates: 1.5G, 3G
    • HDMI Video Outputs: 1
    • Total Audio Inputs: 2 x XLR balanced analog audio, 1 x BNC 32 Ch MADI digital audio, 2 x RCA stereo analog audio, 1 x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
    • Total Audio Outputs: 4 x 1/4 inch Jack analog audio, 1 x BNC 64 Ch MADI digital audio, up to 50 active, 1 x 5 pin XLR Talkback.
    • SDI Audio Inputs: 4 Ch embedded audio on all SDI inputs.
    • SDI Audio Outputs: 2 Ch embedded audio on all SDI outputs.
    • Timecode Connections: 1 x BNC In, 1 x BNC Out.
    • Reference Input
      • 1 x BNC In, 1 x BNC Out.
      • Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
    • Video Input Re-Sync: On all 8 inputs.
    • Frame Rate and Format Converters: On all 8 inputs.
    • SDI Aux Outputs: 2
    • SDI Program Outputs: 1
    • Webcam Output: 2 x USB-C supporting 720p or 1080p at PGM frame rate.
    • Total Multi Views
      • 1 x 3G-SDI
      • 1 x HDMI
    • Remote: RJ12 supports RS-422
    • 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: 4 x RJ45 with internet network switch. Supports 10/100/1000 BASE-T.
    • Computer Interface: 2 x USB-C supports USB 2.0 for external drive recording, webcam out, software control, software updates and switcher connection.
  • Standards
    • SD Video Standards: None
    • HD Video Input 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: 4
    • Downstream Keyers: 2
    • Advanced Chroma Keyers: 4
    • SuperSource: 1
    • Linear/Luma Keyers: 7
    • Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE): 1 Stinger, 1 DVE.
    • Total Number of Layers: 8
    • Pattern Generators: 7
    • Color Generators: 2
    • Control Panel: Integrated panel with full control of switching and settings.
    • Routable Windows: 16
    • Windows Source Labels: Yes
    • Tally: Red for program and green for preview indication.
    • Talkback Support: Yes
    • Mix Minus Support: Yes
  • StreamingDirect Streaming: Supports direct live streaming using Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) over ethernet or a shared internet connection over USB C.
  • Recording
    • Direct Recording Video and Audio: USB-C expansion port can record directly to external media.
    • Video Recording: Program recorded as a H.264 .mp4 file at the streaming quality setting and at the ATEM video standard with AAC audio.
    • Media Format: Supports media formatted ExFAT (Windows/Mac). APFS or HFS+ (Mac).
  • Multi View Monitoring
    • Multi View Monitoring: 1 x multi view via SDI and HDMI configurable to 16, 13, 10, 7 or 4 up views. Includes monitoring of Program, Preview, Inputs, Media Players, 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: 20
    • Media Pool Still Image Format: PNG, TGA, BMP, GIF, JPEG and TIFF.
    • Media Pool Clip Capacity: 2 x up to 1080p60.
    • Media Player Clip Length in 720 HD: 400 frames.
    • Media Player Clip Length in 1080 HD: 200 frames.
    • Media Pool Video File Format: TGA sequence.
    • Media Pool Audio File Format: WAV, MP3 and AIFF.
  • Processing
    • Processing Delay: < 10 lines when genlocked and in the same format as the switcher.
    • Audio Mixer
      • 58 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.
    • Camera Control: When used with most Blackmagic Design cameras, ATEM can control focus, iris and zoom of compatible lenses and camera settings including gain, white balance, tint, shutter, ND filter, color corrector, tally and record start/stop.
    • Down Conversion: None
  • Software
    • Control Panel Included: ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac 12.0 Monterey, Mac 13.0 Ventura 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.
  • Operating Systems
    • Mac 12.0 Monterey, Mac 13.0 Ventura or later.
    • Windows 10 and 11.
  • Power Requirements
    • Power Supply
      • 1 x Internal 100 - 240 AC 50/60Hz with IEC C14 socket.
      • 1 x 4 pin XLR 12V DC In for external power supply or battery use.
    • Power Usage: 100 W max.
  • Physical
    • Dimensions (WxDxH): 23x14.8x6.35”
    • Weight: 14.9 lbs
  • Physical InstallationDesktop or in-desk mount.
  • Environmental
    • 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

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