Using More than One SuperSource

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madeyalook

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Using More than One SuperSource

PostTue Nov 21, 2023 8:53 pm

I have a live production event where we have a total of 6 online presenters. I am very familiar with big name switchers like Grass Valley and Ross and how to handle creating a 6-box view. What I would like to know is if I can achieve this look with the ATEM 4 M/E Constellation? Has anybody tried to create more than a 4-box view on their switchers? If so, what was your workaround?

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Re: Using More than One SuperSource

PostWed Nov 22, 2023 8:30 pm

Gotta spend a pretty penny for a Ross or Grass with six keyers. With the Atem you can do it using the super source and 2 DVE keys without having to cascade MEs.

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Re: Using More than One SuperSource

PostThu Nov 23, 2023 11:05 pm

The Constellation 4ME does have two Supersource along with four DVE so you could potentially have up to 12 Picture in Picture. I hope this helps.

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Re: Using More than One SuperSource

PostMon Nov 27, 2023 7:01 pm

Howard Roll wrote:Gotta spend a pretty penny for a Ross or Grass with six keyers. With the Atem you can do it using the super source and 2 DVE keys without having to cascade MEs.

Good Luck


I have worked in TV trucks and am currently the GameDay Technical Director at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. In the past we have had a Ross Vision and are currently setup with the Grass Valley Kayenne. Like I said, I know how I would do it with them.

I was figuring the SuperSource, but was curious if there was a limitation on the DVEs at the same time. I appreciate the answer!
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Re: Using More than One SuperSource

PostMon Nov 27, 2023 7:03 pm

Gary Adams wrote:The Constellation 4ME does have two Supersource along with four DVE so you could potentially have up to 12 Picture in Picture. I hope this helps.

Gary


Hi Gary,

Thank you for the response. I was curious as to whether you could have both SuperSource running at the same time on the screen. This answers that question, potentially. Thank you. I will have to try to get my hands on a Constellation 4ME and test it out before the event!
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Re: Using More than One SuperSource

PostTue Nov 28, 2023 6:29 pm

Yes. The ATEMs with two Supersource have a Cascade check box where both will appear in SS1. I hope this helps.

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Re: Using More than One SuperSource

PostSun Dec 03, 2023 3:31 am

Not my video, but after seeing the Constellation 8k being able to do this, I bought it. The 4 M/E Constellation has this feature as well. Video example.
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