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Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio HD8 ISO


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Key Features
  • 8-Input 3G-SDI 1080p60 Live Switcher
  • Redesigned Buttons and Layout
  • Record Each Input to Separate Files
  • Supports Remote Internet Cameras
  • Streaming Support, USB & M.2 Recording
  • Blackmagic Cloud Integration
  • Up to 16 Multiview Output Sources
  • Audio Mixing, Transitions, T-Bar, AUX
  • Customizable Electronic LCDs
  • Camera Control, Timecode, Talkback


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The ATEM Television Studio HD8 ISO from Blackmagic Design is a versatile live TV switcher designed for streaming production with advanced features. Here’s an in-depth look at its capabilities:

Live Production:

8-input switcher with program and two aux outputs, suitable for mobile production.

Connect up to 8 cameras with professional camera control, talkback, and audio mixing.

Familiar broadcast panel layout for easy operation.


ISO model records all inputs into separate files for editing using any NLE that supports multicam.

Perfect timecode sync for seamless editing.

Built-in network storage allows editing while recording, facilitating collaboration among multiple users.


Built-in hardware streaming engine for live streaming events to a global audience.

Recording to H.264 files with AAC audio for easy uploading to platforms like YouTube.

Aux outputs for sharing live broadcasts on large screens and projectors.

Production Switcher Control:

Advanced broadcast-grade switcher with ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers, Fairlight audio mixer, DVE, still store, and more.

Front panel operation or use the free ATEM Software Control on macOS or Windows for additional features.

Easy Setup and Usage:

Intuitive front panel with buttons for source selection, transitions, and video effects.

Built-in T-bar for manual transition control.

Innovative audio mixer control area with live metering on a dedicated LCD.

Supports 5G or 4G phones for mobile data and as a backup for the main Ethernet connection.

Edit Live Production with Separate ISO Recordings:

ISO model records each input to separate video files, enabling easy editing with any NLE.

DaVinci Resolve Project file linked to input video files for seamless editing with new color grades and graphics.

Separate WAV files for professional audio remixing.

Connect to Remote Internet Cameras:

Connects to Blackmagic URSA Broadcast G2, Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K Pro G2, and Blackmagic Studio Camera 6K Pro for live streaming.

Camera control and tally features available.

Supports live interviews with program audio sent back to the camera.

Broadcast Style Mix/Effects Switching:

Professional program/preview style operation for precise control.

A/B style switching option for simplicity.

Customizable transitions including mix, dip, wipes, and DVE effects.

Built-In DVE:

Independent DVE for repositioning graphics and creating picture-in-picture compositions.

Professional picture-in-picture effects with 3D borders, shadows, and lighting.

Supports DVE transitions for added excitement.

Supports Internal Media:

Built-in media pool for storing broadcast-quality graphics and animations.

Media players appear as independent sources, eliminating the need for SDI inputs.

Media pool supports RGB colorspace with alpha channel for transparency and layering.

Includes 4 ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers:

Perfect for green screen keying effects with precise controls.

Color picker for automatic key parameter generation.

Foreground color corrector for seamless compositions.

SuperSource Processing:

Powerful SuperSource multilayer processor with 4 extra DVE layers.

Ideal for multiple picture-in-picture displays during interviews.

Independent multilayer VFX switcher built-in.

8 Standards Converted 3G-SDI Inputs:

8 independent 3G-SDI inputs with dedicated standards converter for each input.

Converts any 1080HD or 720HD input source to the video standard of the switcher.

SDI input audio channels can be manually routed to various embedded audio channels.

3G-SDI Outputs with 16-Channel Embedded Audio:

Nine 3G-SDI program outputs for sending a separate program return feed to cameras.

Two dedicated aux outputs for stage monitors and master recorders.

Manual routing of audio into all 16 embedded audio channels in the SDI outputs.

16-Source Multiview on a Single Monitor:

Professional multiview for monitoring all video sources simultaneously.

Customizable multiview layout with up to 16 simultaneous views.

Tally indicators, custom labels, and audio meters for each camera view.

Add Audio Expansion for More Microphones:

ATEM Microphone Converter allows audio input expansion.

Connects to the ATEM Television Studio using the MADI port for easy setup.

4 analog inputs with mic/line selection and phantom power.

Record Direct to Internal Cloud Storage or USB Disks:

Supports recording to external USB flash disks or internal M.2 flash disk.

Recordings in H.264 format with AAC audio for broadcast-quality video.

Internal and external storage available for sharing over the local Ethernet network.

Outputs to Any Software that Supports USB Webcams:

USB connection emulates a webcam for compatibility with any video software.

Suitable for professional presentations on platforms like Zoom, Teams, and Skype.

Works seamlessly with streaming software like Open Broadcaster and XSplit Broadcaster.

Includes Free ATEM Software Control Panel:

ATEM Software Control app unlocks advanced features.

Visual switcher user interface with parameter palettes for adjustments.

Multiple copies can run on different computers via USB or Ethernet connection.

Live Stream to a Global Audience:

Built-in hardware streaming engine for high-quality live streaming to global platforms.

Stream to YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, and more with easy setup using ATEM Software Control.

Data-rate indicator for monitoring internet speed requirements.

Localized for 13 Popular Languages:

Supports multiple languages in menus and ATEM Software Control.

Customizable to English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, Polish, and Ukrainian languages.

Flexible and Redundant Power:

All-in-one design with built-in power supply for easy setup.

International power supply works from 100 to 240 VAC for global use.

AC and DC power connections available for flexibility.

Broadcast-standard XLR 12 VDC power connection for backup power or battery use.

Designed to Be Easy to Repair:

Modular design for easy repair with built-in redundancy.

Modular PCBs, including connector PCBs, can be easily replaced by qualified technicians.

Spare parts kit available for large broadcasters.


Compact Broadcast Vans: Ultracompact broadcast vans without the need for racks of equipment.

Music Venues and Clubs: Ideal for small venues where space is limited.

Online Education: Perfect for creating educational content with live chat integration.

Live Sports: Simple design for easy use by community volunteers in sports clubs or on the road.

Available M/E Layers
4 M/E
Effect Types
1 x DVE, Stinger
4 x Chroma Key
7 x Luma Key
Downstream Keys
2 x Chroma, Luma, DVE
7 x Pattern
2 x Color
Audio Mixing
58-Channel Mixing
Switching Type
Pushbutton, Software, T-Bar
Processing Resolution
1080p at 60
Color Processing
10-Bit 4:2:2 RGB
Number of Video Input Sources
Video Inputs
8 x BNC (3G-SDI) Female
Input Video Format
SDI (10-Bit 4:2:2 RGB)
1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/60 fps
1080i at 50/59.94/60 fps
720p 50/59.94/60 fps
Audio Inputs
1 x BNC MADI Female
1 x 2RCA Stereo Analog Female
2 x XLR 3-Pin Analog Female
1 x XLR 5-Pin Female
Embedded Audio Input
Video Output Channels
Video Outputs
8 x BNC
Output Video Format
SDI (10-Bit 4:2:2 RGB)
1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
1080i at 50/59.94/60 fps
720p at 50/59.94/60 fps
Audio Outputs
2 x 1/4″ TRS Stereo Analog Female
Embedded Audio Output
Multiview Output
16-Way Multiview
Monitor Output
1 x HDMI
Other I/O
1 x BNC Reference Input
1 x BNC Reference Output
1 x BNC Timecode
1 x BNC Timecode
4 x RJ45 LAN Input/Output
1 x RJ45 Talkback Input/Output
1 x RJ12 Remote Input/Output
2 x USB-C Output
Video Standard Compliance
SMPTE 292M/296M/424M/425M-A/425M-B
IP Video
1920 x 1080 at 60p Encoding
Transport Protocols
OS Compatibility
macOS 12 to 13 or Later
Windows 10 to 11
*As of February, 2023: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Power I/O
1 x IEC C14 (100 to 240 VAC) Input
1 x XLR 4-Pin (12 VDC) Input
Power Consumption
Device: 100 W
Operating Temperature
32 to 72°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
Operating Humidity
0 to 90%
Storage Humidity
0 to 90%
23 x 14.8 x 6.35″ / 58.4 x 37.6 x 16.13 cm
14.9 lb / 6.8 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
25.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
28.5 x 22 x 10″



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