Blackmagic Design SWATEMRRW4ME4K 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K

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  • Blackmagic Design ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
  • Blackmagic Design ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
  • Blackmagic Design ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
  • Blackmagic Design ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
  • Blackmagic Design ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
  • Blackmagic Design ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K

What's in the Box

  • ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
  • SD card with software and manual

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Get one of the world's most compact and advanced switchers with the new ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K from Blackmagic Design. You get an incredibly high performance live production switcher designed to work with the latest formats and high frame rates, all the way up to Ultra HD 2160p59.94! You get 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers with 4 per M/E, perfect for advanced work and virtual sets. As the most advanced ATEM switcher, this model also includes the latest technology and features such as 2 Ultra HD multi viewers, full 2D DVE, built in SuperSource compositing engine with 4 picture in picture DVE's, full re-synchronization on each 12G-SDI input and much more!

The multi rate 12G-SDI connections automatically switch between all HD and Ultra HD formats up to 2160p59.94 with a single BNC cable! Even if you're not working in Ultra HD now, the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K has all the power and features for the highest end live production work, while being Ultra HD ready the instant you need it!


Total Video Inputs 20
Total Video Outputs 13
Total Aux Outputs 6
SDI Rates 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G
Total Audio Inputs 2 x XLR. 2 x RCA
Total Audio Outputs 2 x XLR Program 2 x XLR Monitor
Timecode Connections 1 x XLR Timecode in and 1 x XLR Timecode out
Reference Input Tri-Sync or Black Burst
Video Input Re-sync On all 20 inputs
SDI Video Inputs 20 x 10-bit HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable. 2 channel embedded audio
Extra Audio Outputs 1 x XLR Timecode and 1 x XLR Talkback
SDI Audio Outputs 2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs
Extra Audio Inputs 1 x XLR Timecode and 1 x XLR Talkback
SDI Program Outputs 3 x 10-bit HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable
Down Converted SDI Program Output 1 x 10-bit (From Ultra HD 4K to HD)
SDI Preview Outputs 1 x 10-bit HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable
Quantity of Multi Views 2 x SDI
Multi View Outputs 2 x SDI
Control Panel Connection Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT. Allows direct connection between panel and chassis, or via network
Tally Output Added via ethernet connection to Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally Interface product. (Not included)
Computer Interface 1 x USB 2.0 port


SD Video Standards None
HD Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080i50, 1080i59.94
Ultra HD Video Standards 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p50, 2160p59.94
SDI Compliance SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 2082
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Color Precision 10-bit
Color Space REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020

Product Specifics

Upstream Keyers 16 with Chroma/Linear/Luma key
Downstream Keyers 2
Chroma Keyers 16
Talkback Suppport None
Mix Minus Support None
Linear/Luma Keyers 19
Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE) 1 Stinger, 1DVE
Total Number of Layers 26
Pattern Generators 19
Color Generators 2
DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow 1
Control Panel Software or optional hardware panel
Routable Windows 16
Tally Red for program and green for preview indication
Windows Source Labels Yes
Multi View Monitoring 2 x 10 Views for 20 total views
Multi View Video Standard Select HD or Ultra HD

Media Player

Media Players 4
Media Pool Still Image Capacity 64 with fill and key
Media Pool Still Image Capacity 64 with fill and key
Media Pool Clip Capacity 2 with fill and key
Media-player Clip Length in 720 HD 3200 frames
Media-player Clip Length in 1080 HD 1440 frames
Media-player Clip Length in Ultra HD 360 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


Display Interface Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768
Front panel Built in HD LCD monitor for video and 42 LED buttons for Aux switching
Processing Delay < 7 Lines
Audio Mixer 24 input x 2 channel mixer; Selectable On/Off/Audio-Follow-Video; Level and Peak metering; Master gain control; Dedicated analog outputs for monitoring
4K to HD Down Conversion Yes, program x 1
Operating Systems macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later; Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.


Power Supply 2 x Internal 110 - 240 AC
Power Usage 300W
Physical Installation 2 Rack Unit Size
Operating Temperature 32° to 104°F
Storage Temperature -4° to 113°F
Relative Humidity 0% to 90% non-condensing
Warranty 12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty