Get the workflow of a traditional 1 M/E SDI switcher combined with a very portable compact 2 RU size and a software control panel you can run on your laptop! Includes 4 SDI inputs, 4 HDMI inputs for consumer cameras or computers, analog input, and SDI, HDMI and analog outputs including down converted SDI output and USB 3.0! You even get a complete frame resynchronizer on every input! You also get professional features such as stinger and DVE transitions, 6 keyers, multi view, built in media players and more!
Everything you need for live production!
Live production demands error free operation and the features you need for incredible production values. ATEM switchers include powerful creative tools such as DVE, upstream keyers, media pool, Photoshop™ plug in, preview transition and more! With ATEM you get the features you need for an incredible live production that will amaze your audience!.
Built in Multi ViewSave thousands of dollars on costly camera monitoring with ATEM’s built in multi view. Multi view allows 10 channels of video to be displayed on a single SDI or HDMI television or monitor. Views are fully routable, so you can select any external video source or any internal video source such as media players, color generators, auxiliary outputs, clean feeds and more! You can change the multi view layout, as well as customize the labels and set safe area markers on the preview display. Multi view includes tally, so on-air sources have red borders and preview sources have green borders. No other switcher is more portable than ATEM because you only need the ATEM chassis, laptop and a single television for a complete multi-camera production environment!
ATEM is a professional broadcast SDI switcher that also includes loads of HDMI connections, so you can start affordably with consumer HDMI cameras then move up to SDI cameras as your budget grows! Unlike other switchers, every video input features an automatic frame re-synchronizer, so you can plug in any device and it always works! Imagine getting started with incredible multi-camera production using the latest low cost and high quality HD consumer cameras! ATEM is perfect at locations where you need to adapt to the environment because it includes SDI, HDMI, and component/composite inputs and outputs. You can send live program output to anyone who needs it because ATEM includes 6 program outputs in HD-SDI, HDMI, HD component and USB 3.0, as well as permanently down converted SD-SDI and composite video. All ATEM models include built in black, bars, media player and color generator sources. The ATEM multi-viewer includes both SDI and HDMI outputs, plus you get 3 Aux outputs for connecting to stage screens and venue monitoring. The ATEM 1 M/E model includes a total of 8 inputs with 4 HDMI, 1 component/composite, and 4 SDI/HD-SDI connections. If you need even more inputs, the ATEM 2 M/E model features extra SDI connections for a total of 16 inputs, as well as 6 Aux outputs, and support for 2 independent multi-viewers!
Preview TransitionWhen you’re in the middle of a busy live production, the last thing you need is to make a mistake! ATEM includes a transition preview function that’s as easy to use as pushing the Preview Transition button! The Preview Transition button lets you see how the transition will look on the preview output of the switcher. Now you can see the effect before it goes on air!
Adobe Photoshop Plug-in
For incredible character and title generation, every ATEM includes a Photoshop plug-in that lets you instantly download graphics and titles from Photoshop directly into the ATEM media pool. Imagine the moment a live event happens, you can update your Photoshop file and instantly download it into the ATEM media player. Now you can get titles on air in seconds! Because Photoshop is the standard tool for millions of graphic designers, it’s easy to get help to create your own custom graphics! ATEM also supports rendered stills and clip sequences from Photoshop, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and many more!
Total Video Inputs 8
Total Outputs 14
SDI Video Input 4 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable. 2 channel embedded audio.
Analog Video Input 1 x 10-bit Component/S-Video/Composite. Component SD/HD switchable.
HDMI Video Input 4 x HDMI type A, 10-bit SD/HD switchable. 2 channel embedded audio.
Analog Audio Output 2 Ch balanced XLR via breakout cable
SDI Audio Output 2 Ch embedded into SDI output
Audio Input 2 Ch analog balanced XLR via breakout cable
Sync Input Tri-Sync or Blackburst
Internal Frame Synchronizers 8. All inputs
SDI Program Output 1 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable
HDMI Program Output 1 x HDMI type A, 10-bit SD/HD switchable
Analog Program Output 1 x Component SD/HD switchable and 1 permanently down converted composite NTSC/PAL output
Down Converted SDI Program Output 1 x 10-bit SDI
Down Converted Composite Program Output 1 x NTSC/PAL
SDI Preview Output 1 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable
SDI Aux. Output 3 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable
SDI M/E 2 Program Output None
Computer Output 1 x USB 3.0 from Aux. 1 output. Media Express for Windows included.
Qty of Multi-View’s 1
Outputs per Multi-View 1 x HD-SDI and 1 x HDMI
Control Panel Connection Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT. Allows direct connection between panel and chassis, or via network.
Control Panel Included ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac OS X 10.7.2 or 10.8 Mountain Lion and Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit or Windows 8 32-bit or 64-bit.
Serial Communication Output 1 x RS-422
Tally Output Added via ethernet connection to Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally Interface product. (Not included.)
GPI Added via ethernet connection to Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally Interface product. (Not included.)
Software Updates Using USB connection directly connected to Mac OS X or Windows computers. Includes ATEM Switcher Utility.
Configuration Set via ATEM Software Control Panel, excluding ATEM chassis IP address which is set via the ATEM Switcher Utility connected via USB to chassis.
Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time.
Processing Delay 1 Line
Audio Mixer 11 input x 2 channel mixer.
Level and Peak metering.
Master gain control.
Analog outputs may be used for separate monitoring
HD Down Conversion Built in, high quality hardware down converter always outputs to SD-SDI and composite outputs when working in HD video formats. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.
Total Number of Layers 7
Upstream Keyers 4
Downstream Keyers 2
Linear/Luma Keyers 7
Chroma Keyers 4
Pattern Generators 5
Color Generators 2
Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE) 1 1
SuperSource Box Generators None
DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow 1
Control Panel Compatibility ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel preferred. Compatible with ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel. Includes ATEM Software Control Panel.
Redundant Power None
Input Voltage 12V
Power Usage 50W
Product Warranty 12 Months Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty
Interface Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768.
Media Players 2
Channels Fill and key for each Media Player
Media Pool Still Image Capacity 32 with fill and key
Media Pool Clip Capacity 2 wth fill and key
Maximum Clip Length in 1080i 180 frames
Maximum Clip Length in 720p 360 frames
Maximum Clip Length in NTSC/PAL 900 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
Multi View Monitoring
Number of Windows 1 x 10
Routable Windows 8
Tally Red for program and green for preview indication
Windows Souce Labels Yes
Size 2 Rack Units
Width 19″ or 482mm
Height 3.5″ or 88mm
Depth 2.5″ or 62mm
Weight 5.2 lbs or 2.4 kg