Blackmagic: ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K
- Full live production switcher with media players, chroma keying, transitions and more.
- Switcher can be selected between SD, HD and Ultra HD video formats instantly.
- Built in multi view lets you see 8 sources, preview and program on an HD-SDI and HDMI output.
- 10 Inputs total with 10 6G-SDI and 1 HDMI inputs. All inputs feature auto re-sync.
- 2 6G-SDI program outputs, 1 HDMI 4K program out and 1 down converted HD-SDI program output.
- Built in media pool graphics storage for 32 RGBA Ultra HD stills and 180 frame Ultra HD clips.
- Built in full motion 2D DVE with position, scale, resize and rotate features.
- 2 media players allow graphics to be connected to keyers for fill and key layering.
- Transitions include cut, mix, dip to color, SMPTE wipes and more.
- 4 upstream keyers include chroma keyer and 2 downstream keyers are included.
- 3 auxiliary outputs include front panel aux switching buttons and LCD screen for viewing.
- Built in audio mixer live mixes embedded audio from all video inputs and independent audio inputs.
- Balanced XLR stereo analog audio inputs and 1 HiFi RCA stereo audio inputs into built in audio mixer.
- Audio mixer is output onto balanced XLR audio outputs and on all video outputs.
- Internal sources include black, color bars, two color generators and media pool.
- Ethernet connection for control panel connection. Mac and Windows control panel software included.
- Compatible with all ATEM Broadcast Panel control panels when hardware panel is required.
- Black Burst and HD-Tri-Sync genlock input.
- Compact 1 rack unit size for a portable solution.
- ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K
- Software CD
Create stunning multi camera live production with the world's most advanced production switchers!
ATEM switches between SD, HD or Ultra HD video standards so you can connect a wide range of video sources such as cameras, disk recorders and computers.
You get powerful features such as chroma key, creative transitions, media pool, downstream keyers, audio mixer, multi view and more! The advanced ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K features extra inputs, full motion DVE, stinger transitions, larger media pool with full motion clips and 3 auxiliary outputs.
Take your live production beyond broadcast quality! ATEM Production Studio 4K has all the features you need for the most innovative live concerts, sporting events, theater productions, conferences and more! When you're doing live events with super large high resolution screens, then simply switch your ATEM Production Studio 4K to Ultra HD for incredible quality. Many live events now use massive high resolution LED screens and projectors and now you can drive those screens in full resolution.
Powerful Software and Hardware Control
ATEM live production switchers have the widest range of control options. You get full switcher control from any laptop or desktop computer with the included ATEM software control panel for both Mac and Windows. For demanding live production environments you can add a hardware based ATEM 1 M/E or 2 M/E Broadcast Panel featuring the highest quality buttons, knobs and faders for even faster switching. You also get an SDK for custom control. Only ATEM gives you such a wide range of control options!
ATEM Production Studio includes advanced 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K inputs that are SD, HD or Ultra HD switchable so you can connect to virtually anything! Every input supports embedded audio mixing and features a frame resynchronizer so you can use sources without genlock such as consumer HDMI cameras or even computers for live PowerPoint™ presentations! You also get 2 balanced XLR audio inputs for connecting professional mixers and a HiFi audio input for consumer equipment like an iPod®.
Get all the outputs you need to record your video master and to broadcast your program to the audience at the event! ATEM includes program and down converted program outputs plus auxiliary outputs allowing clean feeds, perfect for connecting to giant outdoor LED screens, projectors, disk recorders, monitors and broadcast decks! The multi view outputs are 1080i HD so you can use any TV or monitor. You also get a balanced XLR output of your audio mix, which is also embedded into all video outputs.
Multi View Monitoring
ATEM's built in multi view lets you monitor the switcher's video inputs on a single SDI monitor or regular HDMI TV! Multi view outputs in regular 1080i HD, so even if your broadcast is in SD or Ultra HD you can still use a standard TV for monitoring! You can customize the multi view layout and also add custom labels. Multi view makes it easy to watch your program, preview, and 8 live sources all simultaneously on a single monitor. Multi view means you get a true portable solution.
ATEM includes a huge range of real time high quality transitions that are available in all SD, HD or Ultra HD resolutions! Use mixes, dips, wipes and more for amazing broadcast quality live switching! Every transition is instantly available and you get full control of the transition type, pattern, length and other attributes. Create a customized 'on air' looks using the large choice of wipe patterns. The ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K also includes animated stingers and DVE transitions!
Digital Video Effects
The advanced 1 M/E Production Studio 4K model includes a powerful digital video effects processor. Use this amazing high quality DVE to position, resize, rotate and scale live video all in real time. Create professional picture-in-picture effects with customizable 3D borders, shadows and lighting. Add dynamic DVE transitions to your production with squeeze, push, swoosh and spin effects that displace your live video revealing the next source. You can even use the DVE for graphic wipe transitions!
Total Video Input
Total Video Output
SDI Video Input
10 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable. 2 channel embedded audio.
HDMI Video Input
1 x HDMI type A. 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable. 2 channel embedded audio.
Analog Audio Output
2 x XLR.
SDI Audio Output
2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs.
2 x XLR. 2 x RCA.
Tri-Sync or Blackburst.
Internal Frame Synchronizers
10. All inputs.
SDI Program Output
2 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.
HDMI Program Output
1 x HDMI type A, 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.
Down Converted SDI Program Output
1 x 10-bit (Ultra HD 4K to HD)
SDI Preview Output
1 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.
SDI Aux. Output
3 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.
Quantity of Multi Views
Multi View Outputs
1 x SDI and 1 x HDMI.
Control Panel Connection
Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT. Allows direct connection between panel and chassis, or via network.
Added via ethernet connection to Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally Interface product. (Not included.)
1 x USB 2.0 port.
SD Format Support
525 59.94i NTSC, 625 50i PAL, 525 59.94i 16:9, 625 50i 16:9.
HD Format Support
720 50p, 720 59.94p 1080 50i, 1080 59.94i, 1080 23.98p, 1080 24p, 1080 25p, 1080 29.97p, 1080 50p, 1080 59.94p.
Ultra HD 4K Format Support
3840x2160 23.98p, 3840x2160 24p, 3840x2160 25p, 3840x2160 29.97p.
SMPTE 259M, 292M.
REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020.
HDMI Input Resolutions for Computers
720 x 480i 59.94Hz, 720 x 576i 50Hz, 1280 x 720 59.94Hz, 1280 x 720 50Hz, 1920 x 1080 50Hz, 1920 x 1080 59.94Hz, 3840 x 2160 23.98Hz, 3840 x 2160 24Hz, 3840 x 2160 25Hz, 3840 x 2160 29.97Hz.
Control Panel Included
ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac OS X 10.7.2 or 10.8 Mountain Lion and Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 8 32-bit or 64-bit.
Using USB 2.0 connection directly connected to Mac OS X or Windows computers. Includes ATEM Switcher Utility.
Set via ATEM Software Control Panel, excluding ATEM chassis IP address which is set via the ATEM Switcher Utility connected via USB to chassis.
Hardware based real time.
< 2 Lines.
12 input x 2 channel mixer.
Level and Peak metering.
Master gain control.
Analog outputs may be used for separate monitoring.
4K to HD Down Conversion
Yes, program x 1.
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later.
Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 8 32-bit or 64-bit.
Total Number of Layers
Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE)
1 and 1
DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow
Control Panel Compatibility
ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel preferred. Compatible with ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel. Includes ATEM Software Control Panel.
Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768.
Built in LCD monitor for video and 27 LED buttons for Aux switching.
Fill and key for each Media Player.
Media Pool Still Image Capacity
32 with fill and key.
Media Pool Clip Capacity
2 with fill and key.
Maximum Clip Length in Ultra HD 4K
Maximum Clip Length in 1080
Maximum Clip Length in 720p
Maximum Clip Length in NTSC/PAL
Media Pool Still Image Format
PNG, TGA, BMP, GIF, JPEG and TIFF.
Media Pool Video File Format
Media Pool Audio File Format
WAV, MP3 and AIFF.
Multi View Monitoring
Number of Windows
1 x 10
Red for program and green for preview indication.
Windows Source Labels
1 Rack Unit Size.
1 x built in international AC power supply. 110-240V AC.
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K
2 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.