The new ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K lets you produce broadcast quality live multi camera production in SD, HD or amazing Ultra HD ! Featuring 20 inputs with built in re-synchronizers so you can connect the widest range of video sources such as cameras, disk recorders and computers for incredible live music, sport and more! ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K has advanced broadcast features such as chroma key, customizable transitions, upstream and downstream keyers, DVE, Super Source, audio mixer, 2 x multi views, media pool and more! You also get 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K connections and 6 auxiliary outputs for the most advanced live production switching!
Total Video Input
Total Video Output
SDI Video Input
20 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 Program 2 x XLR Monitor
Extra Audio Outputs
1 x XLR Timecode and 1 x XLR Talkback
SDI Audio Output
2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs.
2 x XLR. 2 x RCA.
Extra Audio Inputs
1 x XLR Timecode and 1 x XLR Talkback
Tri-Sync or Blackburst
Internal Frame Synchronizers
20. All inputs
SDI Program Output
3 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
6 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable
Quantity of Multi Views
2 x SDI plus 2 x HDMI, able to be used concurrently.
Multi View Outputs
2 x SDI and 2 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
625/25 PAL 4:3 and 16:9, 525/29.97 NTSC 4:3 and 16:9
HD Format Support
720p50, 720p59.94, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94.
Ultra HD 4K Format Support
3840x2160p23.98, 3840x2160p24, 3840x2160p25, 3840x2160p29.97.
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. Note: Also supported are; 24, 30 and 60 Hz inputs when switcher is in 23.98, 29.97 and 59.94 Hz formats respectively.
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 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
22 input x 2 channel mixer.
Level and Peak metering.
Master gain control.
Dedicated analog outputs for monitoring.
4K to HD Down Conversion
Yes, program x 1
Mac OS X 10.8 Lion or later, and 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
Yes, progam x 1
Control Panel Compatibility
ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel preferred. Compatible with ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel. Includes ATEM Software Control Panel.
Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768.
Built in LCD monitor for video and 42 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
2 x 10
Red for program and green for preview indication.
Windows Source Labels
2 Rack Unit Size.
2 x built in international AC power supply. 100-240V AC
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K